Gem Faire back at fairgrounds

Three-day run in Pleasanton begins Friday

The Gem Faire is returning to the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton this weekend.

Arts and crafts exhibitors from all over the world will be onsite with a large selection of fine jewelry, crystals, gemstones, beads, minerals, fossils and more.

Jewelry repair, cleaning and ring-sizing service will be available as well. Attendees can also enter for a chance to win free door prizes, with drawings every hour throughout the weekend.

The Gem Faire begins Friday from noon to 6 p.m. and continues through the weekend, with hours 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the fairgrounds on Pleasanton Avenue.

Admission costs $7, valid for the entire weekend. For more information, visit, call 503-252-8300 or email


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