Vernon Lapidary and Mineral Club hosting an exhibition at Vernon museum

Museum ready to rock

Vernon's museum is going to rock on Saturday.

The Vernon Lapidary and Mineral Club is hosting an exhibition and sale of jewelry, rocks and gemstones, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The club encourages families to get out and enjoy the last weekend of spring break by exploring the museum.

Admission is by donation, in support of the club.

“We are a fun club for beginner and serious rock hounds of all ages and backgrounds. Satisfy your natural curiosity about local rocks and minerals surrounded by knowledgeable others with a similar passion and interest. We are proud members of the British Columbia Lapidary Society,” says a statement on the club's website.

The club meets on the second Wednesday of the month at the Vernon Community Arts Centre at 7 p.m., September through June.

The club also holds field trips spring through fall to various local rock sites.

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