Saturday Evening, we are holding a Banquet Celebration at the new St. Mary’s Center at the Fair Grounds, here in Cedarburg. This will be a ticketed event, and will be held for approximately 350-400 people.

When: July 9, 2016; 6:00pm – 11pm

Where: St. Mary’s Center at the Ozaukee County Fairgrounds   
               W67N890 Washington Ave.
              Cedarburg, WI 53012

St. Mary's Center

Scheduled Banquet Events:

  • Doors open at 6pm
  • Buffet Dinner begins at 7pm
  • Featured Speaker: Brad Cross
  • Live Auction of 10-15 items, to raise funds for geological educational groups
  • Music / Dancing, 9pm – 11pm


Featured Speaker: Brad Cross

Brad Jan 2013

Topic: The Majestic Treasures of Mexico

Brad Cross, is a renowned authority on Mexican agates and author of “The Agates of Northern Mexico”, “Gem Trails of Texas”, and “Geodes: Nature’s Treasures.”  His latest book, “Mexican Agates: Majestic Treasures” is anticipated to be published in early 2014.  Brad has been a collector of museum quality agates for over 40 years.  He has travelled extensively throughout northern Mexico and has conducted geologic mapping at a number of the agate beds throughout Chihuahua.  He has also visited southern Brazil, evaluating the agate and geode deposits of the extensive Parana flood basalts in the state of Rio Grande do Sul.  He is a professional hydrogeologist  and is currently employed with a consulting firm in Austin, Texas. Click here to read Brad’s full bio