Northwest Illinois Rock Club will sponsor its annual Holiday Gem, Jewelry, Fossil and Mineral show and sale, November 10th & 11th, at Highland Community College Student/Conference Center in Freeport, IL. Vendors from the Midwest will offer an array of fossils, minerals, dazzling gem stones, jewelry, and gift items perfect for holiday giving. Also featured are fascinating displays, intriguing lapidary demonstrations, and a fun-filled children’s area. In addition, several prestigious speakers will cover topics including: The geology of Mars and Meteorites; Dino Tracks and the Jurassic Road show; Treasures and legends of the University of Wisconsin Geology Museum; and The latest happenings at the Burpee Museum. Show hours are from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday. A free will donation is appreciated to defray the cost of the show. For more information call Brian Green at 815-745-2228 or email email@example.com, or check out the Northwest Illinois Rock Club Facebook page and nwilrockclubfrpt.blogspot.com.