Mother’s Day weekend will be a busy time in Franklin as the 11th Annual Mother’s Day Gemboree opens its doors on May 11. The event will be held at the Macon County Community Building located just off Highway 441 south of Franklin. This show, sponsored by the Franklin Chamber of Commerce, complements two other well known gem and mineral shows held here in July and October. Franklin continues to earn its name as “The Gem Capital of the World.”
This year’s Mother’s Day Gemboree will be held Friday through Sunday, May 11 to 13, with doors open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m to 4 p.m. Sunday.
“Some of the nation’s finest gem and mineral dealers will display and sell everything from fine jewelry to rough and cut gems and minerals.” said Linda Harbuck, Executive Director of the Franklin Chamber of Commerce.