52nd Nova Scotia Gem and Mineral Show begins in Parrsboro on Friday

The 52nd annual Nova Scotia Gem and Mineral Show begins in Parrsboro Friday. 

Tim Fedak, director and curator of the Fundy Geological Museum, says this is an important event for those who are interested in learning more about geology. 

He also says this is an exciting year with new displays, including Gerald Gloade's design featured on the 2017 five-cent coin.

A special poster, designed by the organizers and Mi'kmaw artists Gerald Gloade and Cynthia Martin featuring a Mi'kmaw eight-pointed star agate design, will also be available. 

The show will take place at the Parrsboro Lions Recreation Centre from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily until August 20th.