Annual Catawba Valley Gem and Mineral Expo & Show

  • Dates: 3/24/2023, 3/25/2023, 3/26/2023
  • Hickory Metro Convention Center
  • 1960 13th Ave Dr SW
    Hickory, NC 28602
  • Friday and Saturday 10 AM - 6 PM, Sunday 10 AM - 5 PM
  • Price: Adult $6 Free admission for children 12 and under, Scouts and Leaders in uniform, military (active or retired), law enforcement with credentials.
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The Catawba Valley Gem and Mineral Club, Inc. will hold their 53rd Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil and Jewelry show on March 24, 25 and 26, 2023 at the Hickory Metro Convention Center.
The convention center is located at 1960 13th Ave Drive SE, in Hickory, NC.
Scheduled are many educational displays and presentations that will be in operation during the show. Some of the areas will include Children's "Hands On" table, Mini Mine for children, wire-wrapping, cabochoning, faceting, and other lapidary arts. Other glass-enclosed displays will feature high quality specimens from many United States locations and other countries. Drawing for regular door prizes will be held every hour and a Grand Door Prize will be drawn on Sunday at 5:00 p.m.
The club will be selling grab bags containing minerals and fossils for $1.00 each for as long as they last.
The web page for the club is  
For additional information concerning the show, contact Dean Russell, Show Chairperson, at or call 828 303-1448.