Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019

Rock & Gem Show Dates

 
 

August 2019

23-24TAHLEQUAH, OKLAHOMA: Annual show; Tahlequah Rock & Mineral Society; Tahlequah Community Center Building, 909 S. College Ave; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-5; free; contact Elizabeth Spinks, PO Box 932, Tahlequah, OK 74465-0932

23-25COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Dr.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Weekend pass for teens, adults and seniors $7, free admission for children through age 11; Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

24-24EAU CLAIRE, WISCONSIN: 5th Annual Rock Swap Meet; Chippewa Valley Gem & Mineral Society; Eau Claire County Expo Center - Outside , 5530 Lorch Avenue; Sat. 8-4; Free; shop and swap event, gems, minerals, and rock related equipment, swap spot $25 ; contact Paul Tubbs, 619 Van Buren Street, Eau Claire, WI 54703-6061, (715) 834-5747; Email: CVGMS2017@gmail.com

24-24SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS: Retail show; Southwest Gem and Mineral Society of San Antonio; Wonderland of the Americans Mall, I10 and Loop 410 on Fredericksburg Road; Sat. 10-5; free admission; contact John Speck, 9515 Potters Point, Helotes, TX 78023, 210-372-9722; Email: jspeck2@att.net

24-24RACINE, WISCONSIN: Rock Swap and Sale; Racine Geological Society; Bartlet Youth Foundation, 1120 N. Stuart Road; Sat. 10-4:30; free admission; Rock Swap & Sale; contact Johnny, WI; Email: rgswisconsin2@outlook.com; Website: www.racinegeologicalsociety.weebly.com

24-25CANTON, NEW YORK: Annual show; St. Lawrence County Rock and Mineral Club; Canton Recreational Pavilion, 90 Lincoln St., 9 Indian Head Trl.; Sat. 9-4:30, Sun. 9-3; $2 for adults; free admission for children 12 and under; contact William deLorraine, 1 Indian Head Trl, Gouverneur, NY 13642, (315) 287-4652; Email: wdellie@gmail.com; Website: www.stlawrencecountymineralclub.org

24-25EAST PEORIA, ILLINOIS: Annual show; Geology Section of Peoria Academy of Science; Eastside Centre, #1 East Side Drive; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5; free; Vendors selling rocks, gems, fossils, and jewelry, demonstrations, fluorescence display, activities for children; contact Jim Travis, 2812 N. Peoria Ave., Peoria,, IL 61603; Email: boatnik@aol.com; Website: pasgeology.com

31-31MARION, KENTUCKY: Fluorescent Mineral Swap/Sale; Fluorescent Mineral Society, Midwest Chapter; Crittenden County Senior Center, 210 N. Walker St.; Sat. 10-5; free admission; Swap, sale and annual meeting of the Midwest Chapter of the Fluorescent Mineral Society, guided tours of Ben E. Clement Mineral Museum and field trips, membership is not required to attend; contact Chris Clemens, (817) 454-0338; Email: chris@uvminerals.org; Website: https://www.uvminerals.org/

August 2019-September 2019

29-1TUCSON, ARIZONA: Wholesale and retail show; JOGS International Exhibits LLC; Tucson Expo Center, 3750 E Irvington Rd.; Thu. 10-6, Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $10 adults (good for all three days), free admission for retailers of the gem and jewelry industry and military personnel and their families; Wholesale dealers, miners, manufacturers, and gem and jewelry designers, about 350 booths; contact Yelena Masenko, 3750 E Irvington Rd., Tucson, AZ 85714, (213) 629-3030, 208; Email: info@jogsshow.com; Website: https://jogsshow.com/

30-1SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Scottish Rite Center, 1895 Camino del Rio S.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Weekend pass for teens, adults and seniors $7, free admission for children through age 11; Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

30-2PENSACOLA, FLORIDA: Annual show; Southeastern Gem And Mineral Shows; Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds, 6655 Mobile Hwy; Fri. 9-6, Fri. 9-6, Sun. 9-6, Mon. 9-6; free; Dealers offering minerals, crystals, gemstones, fossils, meteorites, exhibit, demonstrations; contact Lee Baker, 2172 W Nine Mile Road, #356, Pensacola, FL 32534, (850) 999-9865; Email: support@segms.org; Website: www.segms.org

30-2RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Treasures of the Earth, Inc.; North Carolina State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Rd; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5, Mon. 10-4; adults $5 (tickets are good for the weekend), and free admission for youth 16 and under; vendors offering mineral specimens, rocks, fossils, lapidary jewelry, crystals, demonstrations, remount of stones and repairs; contact Ellen White, PO Box 59, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, (804) 642-2011; Email: Ellen@treasuresoftheearth.com; Website: http://www.TreasuresOfTheEarth.com

30-2CANBY, OREGON: Annual show; Willamette Valley Gem, Mineral, Jewelry & Fossil Show; Clackamas County Fairgrounds and Event Center, 694 NE 4th Ave; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5, Mon. 9-4; free admission; Various vendors offering slabs, cabs, specimens, and finished jewelry; contact Sari Trevarthen, 6309 NE St. John's Rd , Vancouver , WA 98661, (503) 705-1520; Email: sarisuztreasures@yahoo.com

31-1HANFORD , CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Diggin’s Productions; Hanford Civic Auditorium, 400 Douty St.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3, free admission for children 13 and under; 5th Annual Gem & Mineral Show, with vendors offering gems, minerals, jewelry, fossils, and finished and rough material, museum quality exhibit, demonstrations, activities for children; contact Kathy Corbett , 341 cedar st, Hanford, CA 93230, (559) 904-4795; Email: Corbett1@sbcglobal.net; Website: https://www.facebook.com/Gem-Mineral-Show-Hanford-by-Diggins-Productions-1560396140867556/

31-1CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE: Annual show; Capital Mineral Club; Douglas N. Everett Arena, 15 Loudon Rd.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Adults $5, free admission for children 15 and under ; 56th Annual Show, with dealers offering retail and wholesale minerals, crystals, lapidary rough rocks, faceted gems, fossils, jewelry, books, and activities for children; contact Capital Mineral Club , 7133 Oak Hill Road , Loudon, NH 03307; Website: www.capitalmineralclub.org

31-2SILVER CITY, NEW MEXICO: Annual show; Grant County Rolling Stones Gem & Mineral Society; Grant County Veterans Memorial Conference Center, 3031 Hwy 180 East; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5, Mon. 10-4; free admission; Vendors with a large assortment of offerings, displays including the New Mexico State University Zuhl Collection of petrified wood, and daily field trips; contact Jeannine Weiner, P.O Box 1555, Silver City, NM 88061, (575) 654-4424; Email: jweiner2011@hotmail.com; Website: https://rollingstonesgms.blogspot.com

September 2019

6-8GREENFIELD, INDIANA: Annual show; 500 Earth Sciences Club; Hancock County 4-H Fairgrounds, Greenfield, Indiana, 620 N. Apple Street; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; free admission; 43rd Annual Greater Indianapolis Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show, dealers and swappers offering a variety of specimens, jewelry, and equipment, demonstrations and displays, and activities for children; contact Tom Odom, 650 W. Henry Road, Kirklin, IN 46050, (765) 325-2690; Email: tomo1@hughes.net; Website: 500earthsciencesclub.org

6-8WINSTON-SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Forsyth Gem & Mineral Club, Inc.; Winston-Salem Fairgrounds —Education Building , Enter at Gate 9 off 27th Street; Fri. 10-7, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 12-5; Adults $3, free admission for children in senior year of high school and under with accompanying adult; 48th annual show - theme: Minerals, Gems, and Fossils of Mexico; contact W. A. Marion - Show Chairman, 1163 Bear Creek Church Rd., Mocksville, NC 27028; Email: mariona1@yadtel.net; Website: www.forsythgemclub.com

6-8ANDERSON, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Shasta District Fair & Events Center, 1890 Briggs St.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Weekend pass for teens, adults, seniors $5, free admission for children through age 11; Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

6-8TOLEDO, OHIO: Annual show; Toledo Gem and Rockhound Club; Stranahan Theater Complex, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd; Fri. 2-8, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $5, seniors $4.50, free admission for children under 12 and scouts in uniform; More than 23 dealers offering rocks, specimens, gems, geodes, fossils, jewelry, supplies and tools, and displays, demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Stephen Shimatzki, 4295 county road 16, Woodville, OH 43469, (567) 868-8794; Email: sjs132@gmail.com; Website: www.rockyreader.com

7-8PORT ANGELES, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Clallam County Gem and Mineral Association; Vern Burton Community Center, 308 East Fourth St.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; contact Kathy Schreiner, PO Box 98, Sequim, WA 98382, (360) 681-3811

7-8WALLA WALLA, WASHINGTON: 50th Annual Gem and Mineral Show; Marcus Whitman Gem and Mineral Club; Walla Walla County Fairgrounds, Community Center, 363 Orchard Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; adults $3 and free admission for children; 15 dealers, silent auction, activities for children, and raffle drawings; contact Jack Edwards, (509) 520-1182; Email: jcedwards1475@hotmail.com

7-8NEW MILFORD, CONNETICUT: Annual show; Danbury Mineralogical Society; New Milford High School, 388 Danbury Road (Rt 7); Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, seniors and full-time students with ID $4, free admission for children 11 and under and scouts in uniform; Various vendors, club displays, mineral identification, activities for children; contact Elizabeth Triano, 11 Stage Coach Ln, Patterson, NY 12563, (845) 319-6089; Email: lizziewriter@comcast.net; Website: https://www.facebook.com/Danbury-Mineralogical-Society-PAGE-157499457596134/

7-8ARROYO GRANDE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; San Luis Obispo Gem and Mineral Club; South County Regional Center, 800 West Branch Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-7; free admission; Dealers selling gems, minerals, fossils, carvings, jewelry, beads, jade, crystals, meteorites, and lapidary, also including demonstrations and displays; contact Millie Chalk, President; Email: info@slogem.org; Website: http://www.slogem.org

7-8GRAND MARAIS, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Grand Marais Chamber/Rock-On Advisory Committee; Burt Township Community Center, E21738 Brazel Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; General admission $1, free admission for children 12 and under; Dealers offering rocks and minerals from many locations, including Lake Superior agate, lapidary services, demonstrations, and speaker during a special dinner; contact Karen Brzys, PO Box 308, Grand Marais, MI 49839, (906) 494-2590, 9064942590; Email: kbrzys@jamadots.com; Website: www.grandmaraisrockonfestival.com

13-15HOLLAND, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Tulip City Gem & Mineral Club; Soccer Stop Sportsplex, 5 River Hills Drive; Fri. 10-8, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 11-5; Adults $3, free admission to students with ID, as well as uniformed scouts and military personnel; 50th Anniversary Show! Dealers offering rocks, minerals, fossils, jewelry, beads, displays by A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum, GVSU and Hope College, demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Linda Winklemann, 340 East 24th Street, Holland, MI 49423, (616) 834-6651; Email: lindawinkelmann@att.net; Website: www.tulipcity.org

13-15RICHMOND, VIRGINIA: Annual show; Treasures of the Earth, Inc.; Richmond Raceway Complex, 600 E Laburnum Ave.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; adults $5 (tickets are good for the weekend), and free admission for youth 16 and under; Vendors offering mineral specimens, crystals, loose stones, beading supplies, pearls, displays of dinosaur bones and Virginia rocks and minerals presented by the Richmond Gem & Mineral Society; contact Ellen White, PO Box 59, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, (804) 642-2011; Email: Ellen@treasuresoftheearth.com; Website: http://www.TreasuresOfTheEarth.com

13-15SAN RAFAEL, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Marin Center, 10 Avenue of the Flags; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; free admission; Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

13-15CEDAR CITY, UTAH: Show and sale; Southern Utah Rock Club; Cross Hollow Event Center (Diamond Z Arena), 11 N. Cross Hollow Road; Fri. 11-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 9-4; free admission; Dealers offering rocks, minerals, fossils, jewelry, and beads; exhibits and demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Jeff; Email: surc.show@gmail.com; Website: http://www.southernutahrockclub.org

13-15CEDAR CITY, UTAH: Show; Southern Utah Rock Club, Inc; Cross Hollow Event Center, 11 N Cross Hollow Rd; Thu. 11-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 9-4; free admission; Dealers selling rocks, minerals, fossils, jewelry, beads, exhibits and demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Glenn; Email: surc.show@gmail.com; Website: http://www.southernutahrockclub.org

13-15ARDEN, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Mountain Area Gem and Mineral Association (M.A.G.M.A.); Camp Stephens, 263 Clayton Road; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 9-4; free admission; 11th Bi-Annual Show, dealers specializing in gems, minerals, fossils, meteorites and artifacts from North Carolina and around the world will be offered; contact Richard Jacquot, PO Box 542, Leicester, NC 28748, (828) 779-4501; Email: rick@wncrocks.com; Website: www.americanrockhound.com

14-14ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS: Rock Swap - Buy, Sell, Trade; Rock River Valley Gem and Mineral Society; Odd Fellows Club, 6219 Forest Hills Rd.; Sat. 9:30-4; free; vendor space still available (10 x 10 for $25) and activities for children; contact Duane Cushing, 11717 Waidi Avenue, Machesney Park, IL 61115, (815) 218-5011; Email: tcdc78@comcast.net; Website: https://www.facebook.com/Rock-River-Valley-Gem-Mineral-Society-122878604534001

14-15NORTH ADAMS, MASSACHUSETTS: Annual show; Northern Berkshire Mineral Club; American Legion Post 125, 91 American Legion Drive; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $4, free admission for children 15 and under; 56th Annual Show, dealers offering gems, jewelry, crystals, and activities for children; contact Lawrence J. Michon, 385 West Main St., North Adams, MA 01247, (413) 663-8430; Email: LMICHON@RCN.COM; Website: https://nbmclub.webs.com/

20-22MARIETTA , GEORGIA: Annual show; Bellpoint Gem Show; Cobb County Civic Center, 548 S. Marietta Pkwy.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $5, free admission for children under 15 accompanied by a paying adult; dealers from near and far will be offering minerals, fossils, jewelry, healing stones, rocks, cabochons, beads, crystals, gems and geodes; contact Damian; Email: mbellpoint@gmail.com; Website: www.bellpointinc.com

20-22LINCOLN, MISSOURI: Annual show; Mozarkite Society of Lincoln, Inc.; Under the water tower, 2 blocks east of Bullseye; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-3; free admission; public digs for Mozarkite during the show, proceeds benefitting scholarship fund; contact Karl Parsons, (301) 641-6188

20-22OCEAN CITY, MARYLAND: Annual show; Treasures of the Earth, Inc.; Roland E Powell Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; adults $5 (tickets good for the weekend), free admission for youth 16 and under ; Vendors offering custom faceted gemstones, loose stones, mineral specimens, rocks, fossils, demonstrations, displays, and jewelry repair work; contact Ellen White, PO Box 59, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, (804) 642-2011; Email: Ellen@treasuresoftheearth.com; Website: http://www.TreasuresOfTheEarth.com

20-22PAYSON, ARIZONA: Annual show; Payson Rimstones Rock Club Inc.; Event Center Mazatzal Hotel & Casino, Highway 87, Mile Marker 251; Fri. 4-8, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; general admission $3, free admission for children 12 and under; Vendors offering gems, minerals, fossils, jewelry, slabs, lapidary equipment, tools and equipment, demonstrations, and activities; contact Becky Bagshaw, 8962 W Fossil Creek Rd, Strawberry, AZ 85544-2623, (928) 476-3419; Email: paysonrimstones@aol.com

20-22SANDY, UTAH: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Mountain America Expo Center, 9575 S State St; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Weekend pass for teens, adults, and seniors $7, free admission for children through age 11; Exhibitors from around the world offering gems, beads, gold, silver, minerals, crystals, and jewelry; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

20-22FISHERVILLE, VIRGINIA: Annual show; Shenandoah Valley Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show; The Augusta Expo , 277 Expo Rd. ; Fri. 2-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; $3 adults, $2 students and senior citizens, free admission for children 12 and under and scouts in uniform; 52nd Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show; contact Shenandoah Valley Gem and Mineral Society ; Email: showboss@shenandoahvalleyrockclub.org; Website: http://www.shenandoahvalleyrockclub.org

21-21LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Long Beach Mineral & Gem Society; Expo Arts Center, 4321 Atlantic Ave; Sat. 10-5; free; this years show theme is Gems By the Beach; contact Carol Kron, (562) 577-9044; Email: lbmineralgemsociety@gmail.com; Website: https://www.facebook.com/LBMGS

21-22HOWELL, MICHIGAN: Show and sale; Livingston Gem & Mineral Society; Hartland Education Services Center, 9525 E. Highland Road; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults and seniors $3, students $1, free admission for children under 12; 46th Annual Rockhound's Dream Show - Home of the 2020 Midwest Federation Convention, dealers offering rough rock to finished jewelry, fossils, demonstrations and displays, activities for children; contact Sherlynn Everly, 314 Hadley St., Holly, MI 48442, (810) 965-5899; Email: everly55@gmail.com; Website: www.livingstongems.com

21-22MORGANTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA: Annual show; Mystical Gifts; National Guard Readiness Center, 90 Army Band Way; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $5, free admission for children under 13; Vendors offering minerals, fossils, crystals, beads and findings, geode cutting, lapidary, demonstrations and displays; contact Robbin Maxwell, PO Box 4414, Clarksburg, WV 26302; Email: mystical.gifts@hotmail.com

21-22GRAND JUNCTION, COLORADO: Annual show; Grand Junction Gem & Mineral Club; Mesa County Fairgrounds, 2785 Hwy 50; Sat. 10-4, Sun. 10-4; $5, seniors and military personnel $4, free admission for children under 12 ; Dealers presenting rocks and minerals, equipment, jewelry, beads, fossils; interactive exhibits; activities for children; contact Deidre O-Callaghan; Email: docallaghan01@gmail.com; Website: www.grandjunctionrockclub.org

21-22POUGHKEEPSIE, NEW YORK: Show and sale; Mid-Hudson Valley Gem & Mineral Society, Inc.; Golds Gym Family Sports Complex, 258 Titusville Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; adults $5, seniors $4, students $2, and free admission for children under 12 with paying adult; 50th annual show: “Pyrite….Don’t Be Fooled,” more than 25 dealers offering a variety, fluorescent mineral display and lapidary demonstrations, pyrite exhibit presented by Vassar College Museum and MHV Society members, activities for children; contact Linda Wuest, PO Box 327, Accord, NY 12404; Email: garnet327@hvc.rr.com; Website: www.mhvgms.org

21-22AUBURN, WASHINGTON: Cascade Gem and Mineral Show; Cascade Mineralogical Society; Green River College, 12401 SE 320th Street, Phys. Ed. Facility; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; free; More than 35 dealers, demonstrations, displays, and activities for children; contact Mark Hohn; Email: markhohn@gmail.com; Website: www.cascademineralogicalsociety.org

21-22CHICO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Feather River Lapidary & Mineral Society Inc.; Silver Dollar Fair Grounds, 2357 Fair St.; Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 9:30-4; Adults $4, free admission for children 14 and under; Dealers offering opals, rough rock, crystals, fossils, jewelry and minerals, demonstrations, activities for children and free copper nugget necklace for the first 200 children to attend the show each day; contact Lori Millard, 2660 Cherokee Rd., Cherokee, CA 95965, (530) 533-2968; Email: lorimillard58@yahoo.com; Website: featherriverrocks.org

21-22MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Carmel Valley Gem and Mineral Society; Monterey County Fairgrounds, 2004 Fairgrounds Rd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $4, free admission for children with an adult; 15+ dealers offering jewelry, cut and uncut gemstones, crystals, rough and polished rocks, mineral specimens, fossils, beads, 50+ displays, and demonstrations; contact Janis Rovetti, 1047 Roosevelt St, Monterey, CA 93940, 8313721311; Email: janis12@sbcglobal.net; Website: cvgms.rocks

21-22CASTLE ROCK, WASHINGTON: 54th Annual Gem and Mineral Show; Southern Washington Mineralogical Society; Castle Rock Fairgrounds, 120 Fair Lane, SW Corner of Highway 411 and Cowlitz River; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; Dealers, member displays, demonstrations, auction, and activities for children; contact Vicki Johnson, (360) 751-8031; Email: vickijrocks@msn.com

27-29JOPLIN, MISSOURI: Annual show; TriState Gem & Mineral Society; Joplin Historical & Mineral Museum, 504 S. Schifferdecker Ave.; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-3; free admission; contact Chris Wiseman, 504 S. Schifferdecker Ave., Joplin, MO 64801, (417) 623-1180; Email: joplinmuseum@sbcglobal.net

27-29TOOELE, UTAH: Annual show; Tooele Gem and Mineral Society; Dow James Building, 400 North 400 West; Fri. 10-7, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 10-5; free; Vendors offering rocks, gems, fossils, jewelry, displays, demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Robert Vigil, P.O. Box 348, Tooele, UT 84074; Email: tooelegemandmineralsociety@gmail.com; Website: https://www.facebook.com/Tooele-Gem-Mineral-Society-1742342656045404/

27-29BOISE, IDAHO: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Expo Idaho, 5610 N Glenwood; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Weekend pass for teens, adults, and seniors $5, free admission for children through age 11; Exhibitors from around the world offering gems, beads, gold, silver, minerals, crystals, and jewelry; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

27-29CLARKDALE, ARIZONA: Annual show; Mingus Gem and Mineral Club; Clark Memorial Clubhouse Auditorium, 19 N. Ninth Street; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; Dealers, exhibits, demonstrations, free gift and activities for children; contact Mike Kavanaugh, (928) 634-0269; Email: kavanagh1368@yahoo.com; Website: http://mingusgem.club/special-events.html

28-29WEST FRIENDSHIP, MARYLAND: Annual show; The Gem Cutters Guild of Baltimore; Howard County Fairgrounds, 2210 Fairgrounds Road; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, free admission for children under 12; More than 35 vendors, lapidary demonstrations, exhibits, interactive Gem Mine, activities for children; contact A. Meyers; Email: marketing@gemcuttersguild.com; Website: http://www.gemcuttersguild.com

28-29NASHVILLE, INDIANA: Annual show; Brown County Rock & Mineral Club, Inc.; Brown County History Center, 90 E. Gould Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; free; Demonstrations on flint-knapping, wire-wrapping, and gold-panning, vendors from across the Midwest, silent auction, and activities for children; contact Rhonda A. Dunn, P. O. Box 2023, Nashville, IN 47448, (812) 320-6237; Email: bcrnc2010@gmail.com; Website: https://browncountyrock.webs.com/

28-29SOUTH SIOUX CITY, NEBRASKA: Annual show; Siouxland Gem and Mineral Society; South Sioux City Senior Citizens Center, 1501 W 29th St.; Sat. 9-4, Sun. 10-4; free admission; Dealers offering gems, agates, rough and polished stones, geodes, faceted jewelry, fossils, and demonstrations; contact Bob Powell, 406 Brandon, Kingsley, IA 51028, (712) 378-277; Email: bobphyl.powell@gmail.com

28-29OSHKOSH, WISCONSIN: Annual show; Oshkosh Earth Science Club; Sunnyview Expo Center, 500 E County Road Y; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $2, students with identification $1, free admission for children under 12; Vendors selling rocks, minerals, fossils, jewelry, displays, demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Susan Bellmer, 2579 W. Palisades Drive, Menasha, WI 54952, (920) 740-8985; Email: sbellmer@new.rr.com

28-29LODI, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Stockton Lapidary and Mineral Club; Lodi Grape Festival Grounds, 413 East Lockeford St.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, free admission for children 12 and under; contact Mike Mathis, Galt, CA 95632, (510) 301-3612; Email: mmathis@nwp.org; Website: https://stocktonlapidary.org/show

October 2019

2-6JOSHUA TREE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Sportsman’s Club of Joshua Tree; Sportsman’s Club of Joshua Tree, 6225 Sunburst Street; daily 9-6; FREE ADMISSION; club is located next to the world famous Joshua Tree National Park, features a number of vendors offering a variety of items; contact Wayne Hamilton, 6225 Sunburst Street, Joshua Tree, CA 92252, (760) 366-2915; Email: jtsportsmans@ymail.com; Website: jtsportsmansclub.com

4-6INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Annual show; Treasures Of The Earth Gem & Jewelry Shows; Indiana State Fairgrounds - Agriculture/Horticulturre Building, 1202 E. 38th Street; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults: $5.00 — ticket good all 3 days. Free admission for children under age 16.; Jewelry makers, goldsmiths and silversmiths from all over the country. Class available and gifts for the children.; contact Van Wimmer, Sr., 5273 Bradshaw Road, Salem, VA 24153-8025, (540) 384-6047; Email: vanwimmer@comcast.net; Website: www.toteshows.com

4-6ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO: Annual show; Jay Penn; Expo NM State Fairgrounds, 301 San Pedro Dr. NE, Creative Arts Bldg.; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; free admission; 60 dealers offering mineral specimens, rough, slabs, jewelry, cabochons, beads, and fossils; contact Jay Penn, (505) 883-4195; Email: Jaypenn246@gmail.com; Website: http://abqfallshow.wixsite.com/abq-fall-show

4-6DALLAS, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Gaston Gem, Mineral & Facetor's Club; Gaston County Park, HWY 279 Dallas-Cherryville HWY; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 9-4; free admission; Minerals, fossils, cutting material, quality gemstones, wire wrapping, settings, geodes, jewelry, real working sluice, and activities for children; contact Bob Winstanley, 148 Hampshire Drive, Mooresville, NC 28115, (704) 577-3391; Email: Machine66man@gmail.com; Website: http://gastongemclub.weebly.com/

4-6SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Scottish Rite Center, 6151 H St.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Weekend pass for teens, adults, and seniors $7, free admission for children through age 11; Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

4-6ORLANDO, FLORIDA: Annual show; Central Florida Mineral and Gem Society; Florida National Guard Armory, 2809 S. Ferncreek Ave.; Fri. 1-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, students (grade school) $2 ($1 off coupon on club site); More than 30 dealers, displays, exhibits, and activities for children; contact Gordon Oakley, 5032 Lido Street, Orlando, FL 32807, (407) 592-4358; Email: oakleysmall@gmail.com; Website: www.cfmgs.org

5-5IDAHO FALLS, IDAHO: Annual show; Idaho Falls Gem and Mineral Society; Pinecrest Event Center, 560 East Anderson; Sat. 9-5; Adults $3, free admission for children 12 and under; Club members selling unique jewelry, rough and polished rocks, slabs, minerals, fossils, gemstones, and jewelry-making supplies; contact Bill Thielbahr, (208) 524-0139; Email: tbar@srv.net

5-6JEFFERSON , WISCONSIN: Annual show; Rock River Valley Geological Society; Jefferson County Fair Park, Jackson & Peurner Rd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free will offering; Dealers offering minerals, fossils, gemstones, demonstrations of faceting, wire wrapping and lapidary, and activities for children; contact Steven Streich, Steven's Rocks & Gifts, 134 Main Street, Marshall, WI 53559, (608) 655-1011; Email: srockshop@gmail.com; Website: www.stevensrockshop.com.

5-6OMAHA, NEBRASKA: Annual show; Nebraska Mineral and Gem Club; Westside Middle School, 8601 Arbor St.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; adults $6, seniors (12-18) $4, free admission for children under 12 with a paying adult; vendors offering gems, jewelry, and specimens, demonstrations and displays, carvings, activities for children, UNO/UNL scholarships; contact Tammy Jeannret, 7287 N Rd, Nebraska City, NE 68410, (402) 873-6515; Email: tjeanneret@hughes.net; Website: http://www.nerockgem.org

5-6MARYSVILLE, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Marysville Rock and Gem Club; Totem Middle School - Gymnasium, 1605 7th Street NE; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission Free Parking; Rough, slabs, and polished cabs; minerals, fossils, tools, and lapidary equipment, jewelry, demonstrators, club displays, and activities for children; contact Brian Murril; Email: bmurril@aol.com; Website: https://www.marysvillerockclub.com/page/

5-6GRASS VALLEY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Nevada County Gem and Mineral Society; Nevada County Fairgrounds, 11228 McCourtney Road; Sat. 10-5; adults $3, free admission for students with identification and children 13 and under accompanied by a paying adult; More than 22 vendors, 26 exhibitor displays, gold panning lessons, cave bear and other Pleistocene fossils on view, activities for children; contact Mitchell Frank Van Hecke, 14534 Mumford Drive, Grass Valley, CA 95945, (530) 575-42; Email: 4vanclan5@att.net; Website: www.ncgms.org

5-6SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS: Annual show; Lincoln Orbit Earth Science Society; Illinois State Fairgrounds, 801 Sangamon Ave.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $2, seniors $1, free admission for children under 12; Mineral, fossil and jewelry dealers, demonstrators, special exhibits, geode cracking, activities for children; contact Edward Wagner, PO Box 2272, Springfield, IL 62705, (309) 838-7782; Email: loesseditor@gmail.com; Website: http://www.loess.org

11-12MOUNT IDA, ARKANSAS: 32 Annual World Championship Quartz Crystal Digging Contest; Mount Ida Area Chamber of Commerce; Montgomery County Fairgrounds, Fairgrounds Rd; Fri. 7-4, Sat. 7-4; $100 (entry fee and banquet meal); 2018 World Championship Quartz Crystal Dig, part of the 39th Annual Quartz, Quiltz, & Craftz Festival, for more information call Gail at the Chamber office number listed, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday thru Friday. (R&G, please call GAIL for confirmation, at 870-867-2723, b/w 10am and 2pm M - F, only. These are normal Chamber business hours) ; contact Mount Ida Area Chamber of Commerce, 124 US 270 W, PO Box 6, Mount Ida, AR 71957, (870) 867-2723; Email: director@mtidachamber.com; Website: www.mtidachamber.com

11-13VIRGINIA BEACH, VIRGINIA: Annual show; Treasures of the Earth, Inc.; Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th Street; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; adults $5 (tickets good for the weekend), free admission for youth 16 and under; Vendors offer loose stones, mineral specimens, fossils, lapidary jewelry, displays and demonstrations, and geode cutting by two local gem and mineral societies; contact Ellen White, PO Box 59, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, (804) 642-2011; Email: Ellen@treasuresoftheearth.com; Website: http://www.TreasuresOfTheEarth.com

11-13MOAB, UTAH: Annual show; Moab Points & Pebbles; Old Spanish Trails Arena, 3641 S. Highway 191; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; free; 60th Annual Show, vendors selling items related to lapidary arts, geology, rocks, gemstones, fossils, demonstrations, field trips, and activities for children; contact Jerry Hansen; Email: moabrockclub@live.com

11-13COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Dr.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Weekend pass for teens, adults, and seniors $7, free admission for children through age 11; Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

11-13TRONA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Searles Lake Gem & Mineral Society; SLG&MS Lapidary and Show building, 13337 Main St.; Fri. 1:30-6:30, Sat. 7:30-5, Sun. 7:30-3; free admission; Dealers, demonstrations, and displays, and a special afternoon dealer trip ($100 per vehicle+$50 per person), field trip Saturday $15 per car, $20 per car for Sunday field trip reservations required for field trips; contact Bonnie Fairchild, PO Box 966, Trona, CA 93592-0966, (760) 372-5356; Email: slgms@iwvisp.com; Website: www1.iwvisp.com/tronagemclub/

11-13SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH: Annual show; Mineral Collectors of Utah; Trolley Square, 602 South 700 East; Fri. 12-9, Sat. 10-9, Sun. 10-5; free admission; Dealers, exhibits, demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Curt Forrester, UT, (801) 368-4103; Email: 801-368-4103; Website: http://m-c-u.org/

11-13PORTLAND, OREGON: 39th Annual Show of Gems, Minerals, and Fossils; Portland Regional Gem and Mineral Association; Jackson Army National Guard, 6255 NE Cornfoot Road; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, free admission for children 12 and under with a paying adult; Vendors with fossils, rocks, gems, minerals, beads, tools, jewelry, exhibits, demonstrations, presentations, activities for children ; contact Linda Harvey, (503) 310-3036; Email: lindaharvey2010@gmail.com; Website: www.PortlandRegionalGemandMineral.com

11-13HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA: Annual show; Huntsville Gem & Mineral Society; Jaycee Community Center, 1280 Airport Road, Jaycee Community Center, 1280 Airport Road, Jaycee Community Center; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 12-5; Adults $3 (weekend pass $5), free admission for children under 5; Dealers offering a variety of specimens, displays, demonstrations, a fluorescent exhibit, activities for children, and the annual meeting of the Southeast Federation of Mineralogical Societies; contact Lowell Zoller, 3027 Flint Mill Run, Hampton Cove, AL 35763, (256) 534-8803; Email: Lzol@comcast.net; Website: www.huntsvillegms.org

12-13TEMPLE, TEXAS: Annual show; Tri-City Gem and Mineral Society; Frank W. Mayborn Civic and Convention Center, 3303 N. Third Street; Sat. 9-6, Sat. 10-5; Adults $5, teens $2; Dealers offering rocks, gems, minerals, jewelry, demonstrations of wire wrapping and cabochon carving, and fluorescence; contact Ruth Rolston, 106 Ottoway Drive, Temple, TX 76501; Email: lrolston@hot.rr.com; Website: http://drarhie.wixsite.com/tcgme

12-13WALNUT CREEK, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Guild; Civic Park Community Center, 1375 Civic Drive (at Broadway); Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $12, free admission for children under 12; the Fall Contra Costa Crystal Fair features more than 30 vendors carrying gems, jewelry, rocks, minerals, and beautiful crystals; contact Jerry Tomlinson, PO Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 94966, (415) 383-7837; Email: jerry@crystalfair.com; Website: http://www.crystalfair.com

12-13SIERRA VISTA, ARIZONA: Annual show; Huachuca Mineral And Gem Club; Cochise College, 901 N. Colombo Ave.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; free; inside and outside vendors, handicapped accessible, free gemstone identification, geode sales and cutting, and activities for children; contact Maudie Bailey, 5036 S. San Carlos Ave., Sierra Vista, AZ 85650, (249) 154-1; Email: gmbailey@msn.com; Website: huachucamineralandgemclub@info.com

12-13TOPEKA, KANSAS: Annual show; Topeka Gem & Mineral Society, Inc.; KS Expocentre Agricultural Hall, 17th & Topeka Blvd; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, students (13-17) $1, free admission for children under child under 13 with paid adult admission; Show theme is -Many Shades of Turquoise- with a lecture each day lead by Greg Purdy, dealers offering rocks, lapidary supplies/equipment, jewelry and beads, 4-H geology club students displaying geology boxes for judging and demonstration; contact M. Mowry, 1934 SW 30th St, Topeka, KS 66611, (785) 267-2849; Email: rock2plate@aol.com; Website: www.TopekaGMS.org

12-13SEATTLE, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Crystallography Gem + Mineral Full Inventory Show: Seattle; OmCulture (Wallingford), 2210 N Pacific St.; Sat. 12-7, Sun. 10-4; free admission; Full shop inventory show featuring crystals, minerals, and gems; RSVP: https://tinyurl.com/om2019wall; contact Michelle Ferris, 117 East Louisa Street, PMB 169, Seattle, WA 98102, (206) 582-9157; Email: crystallographygems@gmail.com; Website: www.crystallographygems.com

18-20LEWISTON, IDAHO: Northwest Federation Show and Hells Canyon Gem Club Annual Show; Hells Canyon Gem Club; Nez Perce County Fairgrounds, 1229 Burrell Ave.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $3 per day and $8 for a 3 day pass; wide variety of vendors, speakers, exhibits, silent, actives for children; contact Mary Lou Northrup, (208) 743-6944; Email: mlandjl@yahoo.com; Website: http://www.hellscanyongemclub.com/

18-20FORT WAYNE, INDIANA: Annual show; Three Rivers Gem & Mineral Society; Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Rd.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults $5, seniors (55+) $3, students: $1, free admission for children 12 and under; Vendors offering gems, fossils, minerals, and lapidary jewelry, demonstrations, displays, fluorescent room, activities for children; contact Russell Greim; Website: http://3riversgem_mineral.tripod.com/

18-20DEL MAR, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Weekend pass for teens, adults, and seniors $7, free admission for children through age 11; Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

18-20MASON, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Central Michigan Lapidary and Mineral Society; Ingham County Fairgrounds—Main Arena, 700 E. Ash St.; Fri. 6-9, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $3, teens $1, free admission for children under 12 with paying adult; Displays by club members and guests, Petoskey stone polish, 13 dealers offer various items, demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Lyle R Laylin, 1417 Center St., Lansing, MI 48906, (517) 485-7908; Email: lyle18@gmail.com; Website: Michrocks.org

18-20AUSTIN, TEXAS: Annual show; Austin Gem and Mineral Society; Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Rd.; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $8, military personnel (with ID) and seniors (60+) $7, students age 13-18 $2, free admission for children 12 and under; Show theme: Canadian minerals; more than 30 dealers, exhibits, displays, fluorescent minerals area, demonstrations in faceting, cabbing, and wire wrapping, and activities for children; contact Laird Fowler, Show Chair, 6719 Burnet Ln, Austin, TX 78757, (512) 458-9546; Email: showchariman@austingemandmineral.org; Website: www.agms-tx.org

18-20KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE: Show and sale; Knoxville Gem & Mineral Society; Rothchild Conference Center, 8807 Kingston Pike; Fri. 10-7, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $6 (3-day pass for $10), free admission for children under 12; contact Travis Paris; Email: taparis@msn.com; Website: http://www.knoxrocks.org/

19-19WEST HILLS, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Woodland Hills Rock Chippers; First United Methodist Church, 22700 Sherman Way; Sat. 10-5; free; crafts, dealers, jewelry, dealers, minerals, rocks, silent auction, gold panning, displays, games, demos and geode cutting; contact Virginia Rotramel, 3598 Chestnut Dr., Norco, CA 92860, (951) 403-2634; Email: ginigem@gmail.com; Website: www.rockchippers.org

19-19ALBANY, NEW HAMPSHIRE: Annual show; Saco Valley Gem & Mineral Club; Albany town Hall, 1972 B NH RT 16; Sat. 9-5; Adults $2 donation, free admission for children under 12 with a paying adult; Local dealers, demonstrations, displays, and activities for children; contact Jonathan Herndon, 197 Rice Hill Rd., Freedom, NH 03836; Email: ossipeemtsminerals13@outlook.com; Website: sacovalleygemandmineralclub.org

19-20SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI: Annual show; Ozark Mountain Gem & Mineral Society; Springfield Expo Center, 635 East St Louis Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4:30; adult $6, student $3, children under 12 $1; 52nd Annual Springfield Rock, Gem & Mineral Show will feature rock and mineral specimens, gemstones, jewelry, fossils, displays, speakers, and activities for children ; contact Mike Hackeson, 2131 West Republic Road, Box #35, Springfield, MO 65807, (417) 501-9690; Email: omgms.57@gmail.com; Website: www.omgms.rocks

19-20SOUTH CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Annual show; Kanawha Rock and Gem Club; So. Charleston Community Center, 601 Jefferson Rd.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $3.50, free admission for children under 12; a well selected group of dealers offering a wide variety of gems, minerals, fossils, beads and jewelry, activities for children; contact Robbin Maxwell, PO Box 4414, Clarksburg, WV 26302; Email: mystical.gifts@hotmail.com; Website: http://kanawharockandgemclub.org

19-20COTTAGE GROVE, MINNESOTA: Annual show; Minnesota Mineral Club; National Guard Training & Community Center, 8180 Belden Blvd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $2, children $1, $5 for family admittance; Exhibitions, demonstrations, tailgate sales, vendors selling agates, rocks, gems, minerals, fossils, jewelry, beads, and activities for children; contact Martha Miss, 8445 Grange Boulevard, Cottage Grove, MN 55016, (763) 717-1641; Email: info@rock-biz.biz; Website: https://mnmineral.org/

19-20DES MOINES, IOWA: Show and sale; Des Moines Lapidary Society (DMLS); Iowa State Fairgrounds - Knapp Learning Center, 3000 East Grand Avenue; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, free admission for children 12 and under; Vendors offering gemstones, beads, silver, crystals, slabs, rough, minerals, fossils, lapidary tools, jewelry, demonstrations, displays, and activities for children; contact Show Committee; Email: DMLS.2019Show@DMLapidary.org; Website: www.DMLapidary.org/OurShow

19-20SEDONA, ARIZONA: Show and sale; Sedona Gem and Mineral Club; Sedona Red Rock High School, Hwy89A and Upper Red Rock Loop Rd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3, free admission for children under 12; contact Bill Schwartz, 75 Sheath Dr, Sedona, AZ 86336, (928) 203-0356; Email: bschwar13@msn.com; Website: sedonagemandmineral.org

19-20LANCASTER, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Palmdale Gem & Mineral Club; Antelope Valley Fairgrounds, 2551 West Ave. H; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; free admission; contact Allison McClung, 18343 West Ave. F, Lancaster, CA 93536, (661) 839-7403; Email: ali_cares@aol.com; Website: palmdalegemandmineral.org

19-20CLIO, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Flint Rock And Gem Club; Carter Middle School, 300 Upland Dr.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $3, children age 6-18 $1.50, free admission for children under 6 with a paying adult and scouts in uniform; Dealers offering minerals, fossils, jewelry, gems, displays, demonstrations, and activities for children ; contact Diana Dady, 2120 Christner Street, Burton, MI 48519, (810) 406-2144; Email: ddady@comcast.net; Website: www.flintrockandgem.org

19-20HONOLULU, HAWAII: Annual show; Rock and Mineral Society of Hawaii (Hui Pohaku O Hawaii); Ohana Hale Marketplace, 333 Ward Avenue #3; Sat. 10-8, Sun. 10-5; free admission; 18th annual rock and mineral show at a new location; contact Markus Faigle, PO Box 23020, Honolulu, HI 96823; Email: hui.pohaku@gmail.com; Website: https://hawaiimineralsociety.pohakugalore.net/18th-annual-hawaii-rock-and-mineral-show-oct-19-and-20-2019

19-20CHICAGO HEIGHTS, ILLINOIS: Annual show; South Suburban Earth Science Club; Prairie State College, 202 South Halstead St.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; free admission; Mineral, fossil, jewelry, crystal, artifact, and lapidary exhibits, and activities for children. Special presentation on Sunday, recognizing the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing on the moon; contact Jan; Email: jpodbielski@comcast.net; Website: http://www.prairestate.edu

19-20ORLANDO, FLORIDA: Annual show; Florida Fossil Hunters; Central Florida Fairgrounds, 4603 West Colonial Dr; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $4, children $1; Fossils, rocks, minerals, artifacts, bones, educational exhibits, and activities for children; contact Valerie First, (407) 699-9274; Email: vjfirst@aol.com; Website: https://floridafossilhunters.com/

19-20PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; El Dorado County Mineral & Gem Society; El Doroado County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Drive; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, seniors, teens, and military $5, free admission for children 12 and under when accompanied by an adult; More than 50 dealers offering gems, minerals, jewelry, fossils, petrified wood, rough and finished material, supplies, with displays, demonstrations, fluorescent area, and activities for children; contact Merryan ONeill; Email: mvoneill@comcast.net; Website: http://www.eldoradorocks.org

19-20SANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Santa Rosa Mineral & Gem Society; Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial, 1351 Maple Ave; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, free admission for children under 12; Dealers offering minerals, gemstones, fossils, rough rock, with demonstrations and displays, and activities for children. Visit SRMGS.org to download a coupon for $1 off admission; contact Jolene Coon; Email: jolene4srmgs@gmail.com; Website: www.srmgs.org

25-27SANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Rd.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Weekend pass for teens, adults, and seniors $7, free admission for children through age 11; Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

26-27CUYAHOGA FALLS, OHIO: Show and sale; Summit Lapidary Club and Akron Mineral Society; Emidio's Expo Center, 48 E. Bath Rd; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults $5, seniors ( 55+) $4, children 7-14 $1.00, free admission for children 6 and under, and scouts and military in uniform ; 32 vendors presenting beads, gemstones, jewelry, minerals, rocks, and tools, among other items; demonstrations of lapidary arts, gem mine, silent auction, and activities for children; contact Evelyn Tryon, 2028 Tallmadge Rd, Kent, OH 44240, 3306739664, 3306739664; Email: gemboree76@gmail.com

26-27CANBY, OREGON: Annual show; Clackamette Mineral and Gem Club; Clackamas County Fairgrounds, 649 NE 4th Ave.; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; free admission; Dealers offering slabs and bargain rocks, free fluorescent show, demonstrations, silent auction, displays, raffles, and activities for children; contact Bob Oblack; Email: oblackbob@gmail.com; Website: http://www.clackamettegem.org

26-27BELLEVUE, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Bellevue Rock Club; Vasa Park, 3560 West Lake Sammamish Pkwy SE; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; free admission; 20 dealers offering minerals, fossils, slabs, faceting rough, tools, activities for children ; contact Bruce Himko, PO Box 1851, Bellevue, WA 98009; Email: bellevuerockclub@comcast.net; Website: www.bellevuerockclub.org

26-27OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA: Annual show; Oklahoma Mineral & Gem Society; State Fair Park, 608 Kiamichi Place, Modern Living Bldg.; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; adults $6, free admission for children under 12; More than 30 vendors offering minerals, gems, crystals, rough rock, fossils, and lapidary tools, demonstrations, exhibits, auction, and activities for children; contact Doug Pollitt, Oklahoma City, OK 73151, (405) 719-8477; Email: show@omgs-minerals.org; Website: omgs-minerals.org

26-27PORT MOODY, BRITISH COLUMBIA: Annual show; Port Moody Rock and Gem Club; Kyle Centre, 125 Kyle Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; By donation; Show theme: “Petrified 2 — Another Look at Fossils & Mud Jaspers,” with an exploration of show theme from the past focusing on fossils and sedimentary jasper; contact Andrew Danneffel, (604) 323-4273; Email: adanneffel@atomation.com; Website: http://www.portmoody.rocks

November 2019

1-2HURRICANE, UTAH: Annual show; Southern Utah Rock & Gem Show; Washington County Fairgrounds, 5500 W. 700 S. ; Fri. 10-7, Sat. 10-7; free admission; Vendors offering rocks, fossils, minerals, lapidary and collecting equipment, petrified wood, demonstrations, tours for school groups, and activities for children; contact Antonella Funk, P.O. Box 537, Ferron, UT 84523, (435) 609-9265; Email: antonellalr@yahoo.com

1-3KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Annual show; Shows of Integrity; Kansas City International Expo Center, 11730 NW Ambassador Dr.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-6:30; adults $6, children 6 to 12 $3; contact Terry James, 3522 Brazos St, Melissa, TX 75454, (903) 815-5957; Email: tt_james78@hotmail.com; Website: www.showsofintegrity.com

1-3EUGENE, OREGON: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Lane County Events Center, 796 W 13th Ave.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Weekend pass for teens, adults, and seniors $7, free admission for children through age 11; Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

1-3CLOVERDALE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Karmic Beads & Gems; Cloverdale History Center, 215 N. Cloverdale Blvd.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; free admission; Dealers with gems, minerals, jewelry, crystals, fossils, beads; contact Jenny Macias, (619) 261-8765; Email: karmicbeadsandgems@yahoo.com; Website: www.karmicbeadsandgems.rocks

2-3OAKS, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Tuscarora Lapidary Society; Greater Philadelphia EXPO Center, 100 Station Avenue, Hall D; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $6, two-day ticket $9, children under 12 $1, free admission for scouts in uniform when accompanied by scoutmaster ; 50th anniversary show: Gemarama 2019 – All That Glitters, featuring 27 vendors, demonstrations, exhibits, silent auction, and activities for children; contact Linda Green, Tuscarora Lapidary Society, 24 Upland Road, Brookhaven, PA 19015, (610) 490-5252; Email: Information@lapidary.org; Website: www.lapidary.org

2-3CONCORD, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Contra Costa Mineral and Gem Society; Centre Concord, 5298 Clayton Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; General admission $6 ($1 off with flyer), free admission for scouts in uniform, active military and first responders with ID; Vendors, activities, demonstrations, displays, and questions with gemologists; contact Mike Hopkins; Email: mhopkins@ironhorsedesign.net; Website: https://contracostamineralandgemsociety.org/

2-3BREWER, MAINE: 15th Annual Rock & Gem Show; Penobscot Mineral & Lapidary Club; Brewer Auditorium, 318 Wilson St; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults, seniors and students $2, free admission for children under 12; 20 vendors selling rocks, mineral specimens, fossils, gemstones, beads, jewelry, and unique Maine minerals; contact Sharon Wright, 1 Farnsworth St, Lisbon, ME 04250, (207) 577-3770

2-3MOUNTAINSIDE, NEW JERSEY: Annual show; New Jersey Mineralogical Society & New Jersey Lapidary Society; Trailside Nature and Science Center, 452 New Providence Rd.; Sat. 12-5, Sun. 12-5; free admission; contact Russell Brarens, 515 Lincoln Blvd., Middlesex, NJ 08846, (908) 421-1045; Email: njmin515@gmail.com; Website: www.njmin.org

2-3STURTEVANT, WISCONSIN: Annual show; Racine Geological Society; Fountain Banquet Hall, 8505 Durand Ave.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; Annual Pre-Christmas Rock Show; contact JohnnyFaye, WI; Email: rgswisconsin2@outlook.com; Website: www.racinegeologicalsociety.weebly.com

2-3RIDGECREST, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Indian Wells Gem and Mineral Society; Desert Empire Fairgrounds, 520 South Richmond Road; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; free admission; contact John De Rosa, 117 South Desert Candles Street, Ridgecrest, CA 93555, 7603757905; Email: jfrocks@dslextreme.com; Website: https://indianwellsgemandmineral.com

2-3MIDLAND, TEXAS: Annual show; Midland Gem and Mineral Society; Barbara and George H. W. Bush Convention Center, 105 N. Main St., ; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $7 daily, $10 for both days, children age 6-18 $3, free admission for children 5 and under; More than 20 vendors, exhibits, displays, rock identification, fluorescent mineral tent, demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Linda Page, (432) 242-7057; Email: mgmstx@gmail.com; Website: www.midlandgemandmineral.org

8-10HUMBLE, TEXAS: Retail show; Houston Gem & Mineral Society; Humble Civic Center, 8233 Will Clayton Pkwy; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $8 (good for all three days), free admission for children 10 and under; 66th annual gem, jewelry, mineral and fossil show; contact Scott Singleton, 3607 Durness Way, Houston, TX 77025-2517, (832) 524-8382; Email: ShowChair@HGMS.org; Website: https://hgms.org

8-10PUYALLUP, WASHINGTON: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Washington State Fair & Events Center, 110 9th Ave. SW; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Weekend pass for teens, adults, and seniors $7, free admission for children through age 11; Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

8-10PASCAGOULA, MISSISSIPPI: Annual show; Mississippi Gulf Coast Gem & Mineral Society, Inc.; Jackson County Fairground Community Center, 2902 Shortcut Road; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $3 (3-day pass $5), free admission for children 12 and under with paying adult; 30th Annual Magnolia State Gem Show, more than 25 vendors, activities for children; contact Barbi Beatty, PO Box 857, 7700 Fountainbleau Rd., Ocean Springs, MS 39564, (228) 238-9900; Email: mgcgms@bellsouth.net; Website: www.mgcgms.org

8-10GRAY, TENNESSEE: Annual show; Kingsport Gems & Minerals Society; Appalachian Fairgrounds, 100 Lakeview Street, Building #1; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 12-5; Adults $ 3, students $ 1, free admission for children 6 and under ; contact Robert G Morgan, 181 Harmony Acres Drive East, Jonesborough, TN 37659, 423-956-9486; Email: morganjewellry@msn.com; Website: https://www.facebook.com/kgmsociety/

9-10EDMONDS, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Maplewood Rock and Gem Club; Maplewood Rock and Gem Clubhouse, 8802 196th ST SW; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5; free; contact Mary Ann Collins, (206) 714-3922; Email: collma1@comcast.net

9-10YUBA CITY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Sutter Buttes Gem & Mineral Society; Yuba/Sutter Fairgrounds, Franklin Hall Franklin Blvd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free; contact Karen Horita, 1364 Golden Plover St., Plumas Lake, CA 95961-8730, (916) 677-6696; Email: horita@comcast.net; Website: https://sutterbuttesgemmin.org

9-10FREEPORT, ILLINOIS: Annual show; North West IL. Rock Club; Highland Community College, 2998 West Pearl City Road, Student Conference Center / Parking Lot A; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; free will donation; contact Brian Green, PO Box 396, Warren, IL 61087; Email: bgreen57@hotmail.com; Website: nwilrockclubfrpt.blogspot.com

9-10SEDRO WOOLLEY, WASHINGTON: Annual Rock and Gem Show ; Skagit Rock and Gem Club; Sedro Woolley Community Center, 703 Pacific Street; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; free; Displays demonstrations, vendors, rock slab sales, and activities for children; contact Debbie Frank; Email: skagitrockandgem@gmail.com; Website: https://www.skagitrockandgem.com/

9-10OLYMPIA, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Crystallography Gem + Mineral Market; The Olympia Center, 222 Columbia St NW; Sat. 11:30-5:30, Sun. 11-5; Adults $1, free admission for children under 12 and seniors over 65; Dealers offering crystals, minerals, gems, fossils, jewelry, and art; RSVP: https://tinyurl.com/CGMMoly19; contact Michelle Ferris, 117 East Louisa Street, PMB 169, Seattle, WA 98102, (206) 582-9157; Email: crystallographygems@gmail.com; Website: www.crystallographygems.com

15-17GOLDEN, COLORADO: Annual show; Denver Area Mineral Dealers; Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 15200 W. 6th Avenue; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 11-4; free admission; More than 25 vendors offering quality mineral specimens, gemstones, jewelry, and fossils; contact Brian Costigan; Email: brian@costigansminerals.com; Website: https://www.facebook.com/denverareamineraldealers/

15-17PORTLAND, OREGON: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE MLK Jr Blvd.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Weekend pass for teens, adults, and seniors $7, free admission for children through age 11; Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

16-17SHORELINE, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Crystallography Gem + Mineral Market; Shoreline Community College, 16101 Greenwood Ave. N., Bldg #9000 / Student Union Building; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $2, free admission for children under 12 and seniors over 65; Dealers offering crystals, minerals, gems, fossils, jewelry, and art; RSVP: https://tinyurl.com/CGMMshor19; contact Michelle Ferris, 117 E Louisa St., PMB 169, Seattle, WA 98102, (206) 582-9157; Email: crystallographygems@gmail.com; Website: www.crystallographygems.com

16-17LEBANON, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Mid-Atlantic Gem and Mineral Association; Lebanon County PA Fairgrounds and Expo, 80 Rocherty Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 1-4; General admission $5 (discount coupon at website), free admission for children under 12; Vendors from across the U.S. offer a variety of specimens, displays, exhibitions, materials, and jewelry; contact Teresa Schwab, PO Box 352, Monrovia, MD 21770, (301) 807-9745; Email: beadware@rcn.com; Website: www.gem-show.com

16-17LAKESIDE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; El Cajon Valley Gem and Mineral Society; Lakeside Rodeo Grounds, 12584 Mapleview St.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; Vendors offering gems, minerals, fossils, jewelry, and gem and mineral identification services, and activities for children; contact Palmer Taskerud, 222 Pictor Lane, El Cajon, CA 92019, (619) 440-6116; Email: Palmer.taskerud@cox.net; Website: https://www.ecvgms.org

16-17SANTA CRUZ, CALIFORNIA: Retail show; Santa Cruze Gem and Mineral Society; Live Oak Grange, 1900 17th Ave.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; free admission; Annual Holiday Sale. Rokin' Sale; contact Julia Cornblatt, 1900 17th ave., Santa Cru, CA 95062, (831) 483-4190; Email: Julia Cornblatt,; Website: scrockngem.org

16-17HESPERIA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Mining Supplies and Rock Shop; Mining Supplies and Rock Shop, 16808 Main St. ; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; free admission; Fourth Annual Gem, Minerals, Rock, Gold and Jade Show; contact Cyndy Mandell, 16808 Main St., Suite D-381, Hesperia, CA 92345, (760) 508-1080; Email: cynmandell@me.com; Website: miningsuppliesandrockshop.com

22-24WEST JORDAN, UTAH: Annual show; Rockhounders Outreach for Community Knowledge (R.O.C.K.); Viridian Library and Event Center , 8030 South 1825 West; Fri. 10-7, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 10-5; $2, free admission for children under 12 and scouts in uniform; Vendors offering fossils, minerals, gems, and lapidary jewelry, auctions, demonstrations and displays; contact Angela Deiter, (801) 634-5167; Website: http://www.rockhoundersock.com

22-24COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; 2019 West Coast Fall Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show ; Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa, 3050 Bristol St.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6; free admission; Featuring 75 dealers from around the globe selling minerals, fossils, jewelry, meteorites, crystals, decorator items and lapidary supplies; contact Laura Delano, President; Email: mineralshowslld@gmail.com; Website: www.mineralshowslld.com

22-24COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA: Annual show; The Columbia Gem & Mineral Society; Jamil Temple, 206 Jamil Rd.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 12-5; Adults $5, free admission for children 16 and under, and military personnel and their families; Vendors offering loose stones, fossils, minerals, equipment, geodes sold and cut on site, displays, and demonstrations ; contact Sue Shrader, PO Box 6333, Columbia, SC 29260, (803) 736-9317; Email: ashrader@mindspring.com; Website: www.cgms.rocks

22-24CRESTWOOD, KENTUCKY: Annual show; KYANA Geological Society; Camp Crestwood, 7206 Clore Lane; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 12-4; free admission; Jewelry, gemstone, minerals, fossils, gemstones, crystals; contact Gerard Lasley, P.O. Box 32561, Louisville, KY 40232; Email: kyanageoshowchair@gmail.com; Website: www.kyanageo.org

23-24MESQUITE, TEXAS: Annual show; Dallas Gem and Mineral Society; Mesquite Rodeo Center Exhibition Hall, 1800 Rodeo Dr; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; dults $8, seniors (65 and older) $6, kids $4 Kids-4, free admission for veterans and scouts in uniform; Rough, polished stones, slabs, and finished rocks and minerals, fluorescent display, demonstrations, auction, and activities for children; contact Lynn Couvillion, PO Box 550395, Dallas, TX 75355, (214) 349-2022; Email: lynncouvillion@gmail.com; Website: www.dallasgemandmineral.org

23-24WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA: Annual show; Gem & Mineral Society of the Palm Beaches; South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center East, 9067 Southern Blvd.; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $9, free admission for children under 12; 53rd Annual Gem, Mineral, Jewelry, Bead and Fossil Show, more than 80 vendors, geode cracking, displays, demonstrations, lectures, and activities for children; contact Walt Triche, P. O. Box 18095, West Palm Beach, FL 33416, 5615852080; Email: wtriche@gmail.com; Website: www.gemandmineralsociety.org

23-24FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: Annual show; The Northern Virginia Mineral Club; George Mason University, 4400 University Dr., Dewberry Hall, Johnson Center; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, seniors $4, teens (13-17) $3, free admission for children 12 and under, scouts in uniform and GMU students; More than 20 dealers offering minerals, fossils, crystals, gems, jewelry, carvings, and meteorites, along with demonstrations, exhibits, and activities for children; contact Tom Taaffe; Email: rockcllctr@gmail.com; Website: www.novamineralclub.org

23-24OXNARD, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Oxnard Gem & Mineral Society; Oxnard Performing Arts Center, 800 Hobson Way; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free; contact Laura Driskell, 800 Hobson Way, (805) 394-80; Email: club_info@oxnardgem.com; Website: www.oxnardgem.com

November 2019-December 2019

30-1SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Guild; San Francisco County Fair Bldg., 1099 9th Ave (at Lincoln Way); Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $12, free admission for children 12 an under; More than 50 dealers; contact Jerry Tomlinson, PO Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 94966, (415) 383-7837; Email: jerry@crystalfair.com; Website: http://www.crystalfair.com

30-1MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Monterey County Fairgrounds, 2004 Fairground Rd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

December 2019

6-8COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Dr.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Weekend pass for teens, adults, and seniors $7, free admission for children through age 11; Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

6-8HUDSON, FLORIDA: Annual show; Withlacoochee Rockhounds; Veterans Memorial Park, 14333 Hicks Rd.; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; Adults $3, teens $1, free admission for children 12 and under; Vendors offering gemstones, jewelry, minerals, fossils, fluorescent area, activities for children; contact Ralph Barber, (352) 200-6852; Email: barbersbloomers@hotmail.com; Website: www.withlacoccheerockhounds.com

7-8EDMONDS, WASHINGTON: Winter Rock and Mineral Sale; Maplewood Rock and Gem Club; Maplewood Rock and Gem Clubhouse, 8802 196th ST SW; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5; free; contact Mary Ann Collins, (206) 714-3922; Email: collma1@comcast.net

13-15LAWRENCEVILLE, GEORGIA: Annual show; Bellpoint Gem Show; Gwinnett County Fairgrounds, 2405 Sugarloaf Pkwy.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults $5, free admission for children under 15 when accompanied with paying adult; dealers selling beautiful gems, fossils, jewelry, crystals, geodes, minerals, healing stones, cabochons, beads and rocks; contact Damian ; Email: mbellpoint@gmail.com; Website: www.bellpointpromotions.com

13-15SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Weekend pass for teens, adults, and seniors $7, free admission for children through age 11; Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

14-15FRANKLIN, TENNESSEE: Annual show; Mid-Tennessee Gem & Mineral Society ; Williamson County Ag Expo Park , 4215 Long Lane ; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5 (2-day pass $7), students 18 and under $1, free admission for children 12 and under with a paying adult; More than 30 dealers offering stone, lapidary and faceting rough, slabs, mineral specimens, fossils, jewelry, tools and supplies, classes, exhibitions, demonstrations, and speakers; contact Linda Cartwright, TN; Email: show@MTGMS.org; Website: http://www.MTGMS.org/show.htm

20-22SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Scottish Rite Center, 1895 Camino del Rio S; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Weekend pass for teens, adults, and seniors $7, free admission for children through age 11; Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

January 2020

10-12LARGO, FLORIDA: Annual show; Pinellas Geological Society; Central Park Performing Arts Center, 105 Central Park Ave.; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 12-5; Adults $2, free admission for children under 12; Vendors offering minerals, slabs, fossils, cut gems, jewelry, exhibits, and demonstrations; contact Leona Feldhausen, 2655 N. Nebraska Ave, # 247, Palm Harbor, FL 34684, (727) 709-3236; Email: sheffieldleona@gmail.com; Website: www.PGS.Rocks

10-12GLOBE, ARIZONA: Annual show; Gila County Gem & Mineral Society; Gila County Fairgrounds, 900 Fairgrounds Rd.; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults single $3, adult couples $5, free admission for children and students; Dealers offering various materials, demonstrations, displays, activities for children ; contact Jodi Brewster, PO Box 487, Miami, AZ 85539, (623) 810-9780; Email: jodibrewster66@gmail.com; Website: www.gilagem.org

18-19FREDERICKSBURG, TEXAS: Annual show; Fredericksburg Rockhounds; Lady Bird Johnson Park at the Pavilion, Hwy.16 South; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4; free admission; Dealers, demonstrations, rock cutting, activities for children; contact Frank Rowell, 474 Lost Hollow Rd., Llano, TX 78643, (325) 248-1067; Email: hcgms20@gmail.com; Website: fredericksburgrockhounds.org

24-26TYLER, TEXAS: Annual show; The East Texas Gem & Mineral Society; Tyler Rose Garden Center, 420 South Rose Park Dr.; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, students and children $1 ; 24th Annual Gemstone and Jewelry Show, with dealers offering minerals, cut and uncut stones, geodes, equipment and supplies, demonstrations, displays, and activities for children ; contact Margaret Kilanski ; Email: mlkilanski@yahoo.com

February 2020

8-9OAK HARBOR, WASHINGTON: 55th Annual ; Whidbey Island Gem Club; Oak Harbor Senior Center, 51 SE Jerome St.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; free; Dealers offering gems, minerals, fossils, demonstrations, exhibits, and activities for children; contact Keith Ludemann, (360) 675-1837; Email: rock9@whidbey.net

14-23INDIO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; San Gorgonio Mineral & Gem Society; Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival, Gem & Mineral Building , 82-503 Hwy 111; Fri. 10-10, daily 10-10, daily 10-10, daily 10-10; Adults $11, seniors $10, youth 6-12 $9, free admission for children 5 and under; Dealers offering gems, minerals, fossils, jewelry, crystals, beads, geodes, 100+ display cases, demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Bert Grisham, 1029 N 8th street, Banning, CA 92220, (951) 849-1674; Email: bert67@verizon.net; Website: https://www.facebook.com/sangorgoniogem

15-16ANTIOCH, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Antioch Lapidary Club; Contra Costa County Fairgrounds, 1201 West 10th Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, free admission for children 12 and under, uniformed scouts and active military personnel with ID; Dealers offering jewelry, gems, findings, and supplies, with exhibits, and activities for children; contact Brenda Miguel, 425 Fulton Shipyard Rd., Antioch , CA 94509-0009, (925) 301-6957; Email: brenda.miguel@yahoo.com; Website: www.antiochlapidaryclub.com

22-23VALLEJO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Vallejo Gem & Mineral Society; Solano County Fairgrounds, Mc Cormack Hall, 900 Fairgrounds Drive; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6 ($1 off admission coupon at www.vjgems.org), free admission for children under 12; 55th Annual Vallejo Gem & Mineral Show, 40 vendors offering jewelry, gems, fossils, minerals, meteorites, demonstrations, displays, and activities for children ; contact Debra Duhon, Vallejo Gem & Mineral Society, P.O. Box 706, Vallejo, CA 94590-0706, (415) 254-1506; Email: dduhonvgms@gmail.com; Website: vjgems.org

February 2020-March 2020

28-1PORTLAND, OREGON: Annual show; Oregon Agate and Mineral Society; OMSI Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, 1945 SE Water Ave.; Fri. 9:30-5, Sat. 9:30-5; free admission; Rocks, minerals, finished materials, lapidary, jewelry, displays, activities for children; contact Ken Thistle, 2006 SE 140th , Vancouver, WA 98683, (360) 891-8088; Email: Kthisistle815@gmail.com; Website: http://www.oregonagate.org

March 2020

6-8NEWARK , CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Mineral and Gem Society of Castro Valley; Newark Pavilion, 6430 Thornton Ave.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Cost of admission TBD; Auction 2 p.m. Saturday ; contact Beth Farmer, PO Box 2145, Castro Valley, CA 94546, (510) 887-9007; Email: Info@mgscv.org; Website: MGSCV.org

14-15TURLOCK, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; The Mother Lode Mineral Society; Stanislaus Fairgrounds, 900 North Broadway; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, free admission for children under 12 and military personnel; Educational and interactive show with 45 dealers offering minerals, fossils, gems, jewelry, tools and equipment, meteorites, with 60 exhibits including Tethys Ocean Project, speakers, a fluorescent room, gem identification, hands-on kids activities - including an animatronic dinosaur; contact Terry McMillin, (209) 484-4416; Website: http://www.turlockgemshow.com

20-22ARDEN, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Mountain Area Gem and Mineral Association (M.A.G.M.A.); Camp Stephens, 263 Clayton Road; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 9-4; free admission; dealers specializing in gems, minerals, fossils, meteorites and artifacts from North Carolina and around the world will be offered; contact Richard Jacquot, PO Box 542, Leicester, NC 28748, 8287794501; Email: rick@wncrocks.com; Website: www.americanrockhound.com

21-22GAITHERSBURG , MARYLAND: Annual show; Gem Lapidary & Mineral Society of Montgomery County MD; Montgomery County Agricultural Fairgrounds, 16 Chestnut St, Building 6; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $6 (visit www.glmsmc.com to download a coupon for $1 off admission), free admission for children 11 and under and scouts in uniform; More than 40 exhibits, 20 dealers, demonstrations, fluorescent mineral tent, activities for children ; contact Show Chairman, PO Box 444, Gaithersburg, MD 20884; Email: show_education_chair@glmsmc.com; Website: www.glmsmc.com

21-22LEMOORE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Lemoore Gem and Mineral Club; Trinity Hall, 470 Champion St.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Free admission; Dealers offering minerals, fossils, beads, stone carvings, gems, lapidary rough and artisan jewelry, and activities for children; contact Georgina Silva, P.O. Box 443, Lemoore, CA 93245; Email: lemooregemandmineralclub@gmail.com; Website: http://lemooregemandmineralclub.org

27-29SPOKANE, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Rock Rollers Club of Spokane; Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, seniors and military personnel $5, free admission for children 12 and under and scouts in uniform; More than 40 vendors offering gems, jewelry, lapidary supplies, crystals, with demonstrations, displays, and activities for children; contact Mike Shaw, (509) 251-1574; Email: showchair@rockrollers.org; Website: www.rockrollers.org

April 2020

4-5COLUMBUS, OHIO: Annual show; Columbus Rock and Mineral Society, Licking County Rock and Mineral; Northland Performing Arts Center, 4411 Tamarack Blvd., ; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $7, seniors 60+ $6, youth (6-15} $3, free admission for children under 6 , teachers, scouts and 4-H members in uniform with identification; 28 vendors, exhibits, displays, demonstrations, lectures, and activities for children; contact Craig W Kramer, 628 Sanbridge Circle, Columbus, OH 43229, (614) 436-4511; Email: show-info@ColumbusRockAndMineralSociety.org; Website: https://www.columbusrockandmineralsociety.org/

18-19KENNEWICK, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Lakeside Gem and Mineral Club; Benton County Fairgrounds, 1500 South Oak; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, free admission for children 12 and under with a paying adult; More than 40 displays, dealers offering gems, minerals, fossils, and jewelry, demonstrations, fluorescent displays, tailgating on Sunday morning, and activities for children; contact Larry Hulstrum, 5093088312; Email: rockhound132@charter.net; Website: https://www.lakesidegemandmineralclub.com/

25-26KENT, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Crystallography Gem + Mineral Market; Kent Commons Community Center, 525 4th Ave N.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $3, free admission for children under 12 and seniors over 65; More than 60 dealers offering crystals, minerals, gems, beads, fossils, and art; RSVP: https://tinyurl.com/CGMMkent20; contact Michelle Ferris, 117 East Louisa Street, PMB 169, Seattle, WA 98102, (206) 582-9157; Email: crystallographygems@gmail.com; Website: www.crystallographygems.com

25-26LANCASTER, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Antelope Valley Gem & Mineral Club; Antelope Valley Fairgrounds, 2551 West Avenue H; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; free admission; More than 30 vendors, daily field trips, demonstrations, displays, and activities for children; contact Susan Chaisson-Walblom; Email: slchaisson@yahoo.com; Website: www.avgem.weebly.com

25-26CUYAHOGA FALLS, OHIO: Show and sale; Summit Lapidary Club and Akron Mineral Society; Emidio And Sons Expo Center, 48 East Bath Rd.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, seniors (+55) and students 15+ $4, children (7-14) $1, free admission for scouts and military in uniform and children 6 and under; More than 30 vendors with minerals, rocks, cut stones, agates and jaspers, beads, fossils, jewelry, tools and supplies, displays, demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Evelyn Tryon, 2028 Tallmadge Rd, Kent, OH 44240, (330) 673-9664; Email: gemboree76@gmail.com; Website: https://www.summitlapidaryclub.com

May 2020

16-17WAUWATOSA, WISCONSIN: Show and sale; Wisconsin Geological Society; Hart Park Community Center, Muellner Building, 7300 W Chestnut St.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4:30; Adults $3 or 2 people for $5, free admission for children; More than 20 dealers selling rocks, gems, fossils, and jewelry, and activities for children; contact Paul Schmidt, 8213 Red Arrow Ct., Wauwatosa, WI 53213-3023, 414-771-8668; Email: pvs@wi.rr.com; Website: http://wisgeologicalsociety.com/

29-31WAUSEON, OHIO: Annual show; State Line Gem & Mineral Society; Fulton County Fairgrounds, 8514 SR 108; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-4; Adults $4, seniors, students and military personnel $3, free admission for children 12 and under ; More than 15 dealers, displays, demonstrations, Mine Safety Class, activities for children ; contact Sherm Kardatzke, 1355 W Maumee, Adrian, MI 49221, (517) 673-5487; Email: sakardatzke@gmail.com

30-31LUBBOCK, TEXAS: Annual show; Lubbock Gem and Mineral Society; Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, 1501 Mac Davis Lane; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $4, seniors $3, children (6-12) $2, free admission for children under 6; More than 60 displays, large fluorescent tent, vendors selling jewelry, loose stones, rough, cabs, slabs, geodes, gemstones, mineral, fossils, lapidary, tools; contact WalterBeneze, PO Box 6371, Lubbock, TX 79493, (806) 797-5832; Email: walt@lubbockgemandmineral.org; Website: www.lubbockgemandmineral.org

June 2020

26-28LOKE, CALIFORNIA: Show; California Federation of Mineralogical Societies; Like Grape Festival & Harvest Fair, 413 East Lockeford Street; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, seniors $5, free admission for children 12 and under, military personnel active and veterans and dependents with valid military ID card; Dealers offering rocks, gems, lapidary supplies and tools, beads, demonstrations, rock and mineral identification service, exhibitions, and activities for children; contact Margaret Kolaczyk; Email: Markolaczyk@gmail.com; Website: cfmsinc.org

26-28BEDFORD, INDIANA: Annual show; Lawrence County Rock Club; Lawrence County Fairgrounds, Highway 50; Fri. 10-6:30, Sat. 9-6:30, Sun. 10-4; Free admission; 55th annual gem, mineral and fossil show, dealers offering gems, jewelry, beads, minerals, fossils, rocks, lapidary, rockhounding supplies, demonstrations, displays, activities for children; contact DavedTreffinger, 13101 E 250 N, Loogootee, IN 47553; Website: lawrencecountyrockclub.org

October 2020

17-18TACOMA, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Crystallography Gem + Mineral Market; Greater Tacoma Convention Center, 1500 Commerce St., Rooms 315-317; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $2, free admission for children under 12 and seniors over 65; Dealers offering crystals, minerals, gems, beads, fossils, and arts; RSVP: https://tinyurl.com/CGMMtac20; contact Michelle Ferris, 117 East Louisa Street, PMB 169, Seattle, WA 98102, (206) 582-9157; Email: crystallographygems@gmail.com; Website: www.crystallographygems.com