The 50th annual Catawba Valley Gem & Mineral Show is held in hopes to increase knowledge of the earth sciences. There will also be an education area, vendors, mini-mine, fossil & geologist booths, demonstrations, and more. The event will be held at the Hickory Metro Convention Center between March 27 & 29, 2020. Admission is $5 for all 3 days. Free admission for military, law enforcement, scouts, organized youth groups, organized senior groups, and Children 12 & under. See more details at cvgmc.com.