Greenfield Community College

Greenfield Community College

Events on Saturday November 11

21st Annual Great Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show

Saturday November 11

9:30am-4:00pm

Cohn Family Dining Commons

Featuring the Jurassic Roadshow! Vendors display specimens from around the world in all price ranges. See rocks and minerals, gemstones and fossils, jewelry and fine art! Featured speakers, demonstrations, activities for kids, and videos, posters and books for sale.

Featuring free meteorites for kids, jewelry and beads. Dealers will have amazing specimens from around the world, plus a large selection of Connecticut River Valley concretions for sale this year from a long-time collector. You can bring your unknown samples for experts to ID, and teachers can find classroom kits and other teaching aids.

Special presentations include:

  • 11:00 – 11:45am Journal of a Mineral Tour to Brazil – Eric Greene presents his experiences collecting crystals in Brazil, including an 800 meter descent into an emerald mine.
  • 1:00 – 1:45pm Law and Order “Meteorites” – Peter Scherff brings his wealth of meteorite experiences to GCC with the action packed presentation.
  • 3:00 – 3:30pm Guided Tour of the new GCC Geo Path – Richard Little explains the origin and significance of these monumental specimens highlighting regional geology. Meet in front of the Sloan Theater, south end of the Main Building.

All talks are in the Stinchfield Lecture Hall, all show dealers will be in the Cohn Family Dining Commons. Free admission to all events!

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Other Desert Cities

Saturday November 11

7:30pm-9:30pm

Sloan Theater

GCC Theater presents Jon Robin Baitz’s Other Desert Cities, a comedy-drama nominated for a 2012 Tony Award for Best Play and a finalist for a 2012 Pulitzer Prize. Young writer Brooke Wyeth returns home to Palm Springs to celebrate Christmas with her famous and politically-connected parents, brother and aunt. When she announces her plans to publish a tell-all memoir of crucial events in the family’s past, she brings to light old wounds, family secrets, scandal and intrigue. Tickets are $5 students/seniors, $10 general admission. Reserve your seats online!

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