The 25th Annual Rockhounders Gem and Mineral Show, sponsored by the Kennebec Rocks and Minerals Club will be held on Saturday, August 30th and Sunday, August 31st. The event will be held at the National Guard Armory on Western Avenue in Augusta from 10 AM to 4 PM. There will be door prizes, a daily grand door prize, demonstrations in cabbing and lapidary, mineral displays, dealers in minerals, jewelry, gems and fossils, geode slicing, mineral mine and other games for the kids. Children can win a mineral starter kit and get a free stone just for attending. For information on rockhounding and how to join a mineral club, see “Rocky” the rockhound dog. For more information, call 873-6270.
Madison V.F.W will host a luck of the draw event on Saturday, September 6th. Doors will open at 9 AM and the drawing will begin at 12 PM. Food will be provided and served by the V.F.W. This event will benefit the area Special Olympics of Somerset and Upper Kennebec Counties. The V.F.W Hall is located on Preble Avenue in Madison.