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September 2017

22-24OCEAN CITY, MARYLAND: Retail show; Treasures of the Earth, Inc., Ocean City Convention Center; 4001 Coastal Highway; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, Students 16 and under free; Vendors from across the US bring a variety of merchandise, including jewelry of all types, gemstones, beads, crystals, minerals, and fossils. Jewelers and wire wrappers who can design, remount and set stones and make repairs on site will be present. ; contact Jane Westbrook, PO Box 59, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, (804)-642-2011; e-mail: jane@treasuresoftheearth.com; Web site: www.TreasuresOfTheEarth.com

22-24JOPLIN, MISSOURI: Annual show; Tri-State Gem & Mineral Society, Joplin Historical & Mineral Museum; 504 S. Shifferdecker Ave.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-3; Free Admission; 19th annual Rock-A-Thon Gem and Mineral Show. Free Admission. Door Prizes. Hosted at the Joplin Historical & Mineral Museum, in Joplin's Schifferdecker Park.; contact Chris Wiseman, (417)-623-1180; e-mail: jmc-cwiseman@sbcglobal.net

22-24SANDY, UTAH: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, South Towne Expo Center; 9575 S State St; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $7, Children free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from all over the world will be on site. Jewelry repair & ring sizing while you shop. ; contact Allen Van, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

22-24FISHERSVILLE, VIRGINIA: Annual show; Shenandoah Valley Gem & Mineral Society, Augusta Expo; 277 Expo Road; Fri. 2-6, Sat. 10-6:, Sun. 11-5; Admission $3; contact Scott Gregory, 316 Sandy Ridge Road, Waynesboro, VA 22980; e-mail: sgregory357@hotmail.com; Web site: www.shenandoahvalleyrockclub.org

22-24JACKSONVILE, FLORIDA: Annual show; Jacksonville Gem &a Mineral Society, Morocco Shrine Center; 3800 Saint Johns Bluff Rd S; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $4, Seniors $3, Children Free; contact Jason Hamilton, (904)-294-4744; e-mail: jgms-show@hotmail.com; Web site: http://www.jaxgemandmineral.org/phone/executive-board.html

23-24MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Carmel Valley Gem & Mineral Society, Monterey County Fairgrounds; 2004 Fairgrounds Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Admission $4, Children free with adult; We have dealers at the show featuring jewelry, cut and uncut gemstones, beads, crystals, rough and polished rocks, mineral specimens, and fossils. This annual event also has over 50 displays featuring the gem, mineral, and fossil collections of guest and member exhibitors. In addition, there will also be demonstrations of jewelry making, sphere making, rock grinding and polishing. A silent auction will run continuously for people to bid on. This is a family event with plenty of great activities for the kids. ; contact Janis Rovetti, 1047 Roosevelt Street, Monterey, CA 93940, (831)-372-1311; e-mail: janis12@sbcglobal.net; Web site: www.cvgms.rocks

23-24FRANKLIN, NEW JERSEY: Annual show; Franklin Mineral Museum, Littell Community Center; 10 Munsonhurst Road #12; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $7, Children $4 (6-16); 61st Annual Franklin-Sterling Mineral Museum Gem & Mineral Show with Outdoor Swap ; contact Robyn Seger; e-mail: pesolutions.minerals@gmail.com; Web site: https://www.facebook.com/AnnualFranklinSterlingGemMineralShow/

23-24SOUTH SIOUX CITY, , NEBRASKA: Annual show; Siouxland Gem and Mineral Society, South Sioux City Senior Citizens Center; 1501 West 29th St.; Sat. 9-4; Free Admission; 52nd annual show. Exhibits, fabulous dealers with gems, agates, rough and polished specimens, beads, geodes, minerals, superb faceted jewelry. fossils,door prizes spin the wheel silent auction, artifacts.; contact Bob Powell, 406 Brandon, Kingsley, IA 51028, (712)-378-2775; e-mail: doctorrobert32@gmail.com

23-24OSHKOSH, WISCONSIN: Annual show; Oshkosh Earth Science Club, Sunnyview Expo Center; 500 E Country Road Y; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $2, Students $1 w/ID, Children under 12 FREE; Member displays, rocks, minerals, fossils, door prizes, exhibits and kids events, lapidary arts and jewelry, concessions available; contact Wanda Timm, 656 Boyd St., Oshkosh, WI 54901, (920)-573-2968; e-mail: wijit656@msn.com; Web site: https://www.facebook.com/Oshkosh-Earth-Science-Club-202088083155987/

23-24WEST FRIENDSHIP, MARYLAND: Annual show; Baltimore Gem Cutters Guild, Howard County Fairground Maryland; 2210 Fairgrounds Rd; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $6; contact Bernie Emery, 3600 Clipper Mill Rd, #116, Baltimore, MD 21211; e-mail: Info@gemcuttersguild.com; Web site: http://www.gemcuttersguild.com

30-30SEATTLE, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Seattle Gem & Mineral Show, Lake City Community Center; 12531 28th Ave NE; Sat. 10-6; Free Admission; The Seattle Gem & Mineral Show is hosting an annual event in the Fall, featuring high quality minerals, as well as some gems, fossils, and more. There is something for everyone, with a focus on mineral specimens. We\\\'ll have vendors with a diverse range of product available to make sure you find exactly the crystal you\\\'re looking for. Find your favorite new crystal at the Seattle Gem & Mineral Show. ; contact Michelle Ferris, 117 E louisa st, 117 E louisa st, pmb 169, seattle, WA 98102, (206)-582-9157; e-mail: crystallographygems@gmail.com; Web site: www.gemshowseattle.com

30-30LINN CREEK, MISSOURI: Auction; Osage Rock and Mineral Club, Camden County Museum; 206 S. Locust Street; Sat. 9-3; Free Admission; We are reducing inventory! You will not want to miss this opportunity to enhance your collections. Items for auction include: rough and polished stones; jewelry and related equipment; rock related books and magazines; cabochons, geodes, fossils, and miscellaneous \\\'rock garden\\\' specimens. ; contact Cheryl Hudson, 411 Eastland Drive, Jefferson City, MO 65101, (573)-635-7728; e-mail: ormc2017show@centurylink.net

September 2017-October 2017

29-1INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Annual show; Treasures Of The Earth Gem & Jewelry Shows, Indiana State Fairgrounds - Agriculture/Horticulture Building; 1202 East 38th Street; Fri. 10-6:00 pm, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $5 (Good all 3 days), Children Free under age 16; Jewelry makers, goldsmiths and silversmiths from all over the U.S. who can reconstruct, repair, design or make original jewelry from customer-selected gems, stones, opals and crystals. Wire wrap, wire sculpture, stone beads, pearls, stone setting, amber, opal, mineral and fossil dealers. Hourly door prizes including a Ring with a precious stone that will be given as a Grand Prize. Demonstrations and classes.; contact Van Wimmer - Show Director, 5273 Bradshaw Road, Salem, VA 24153, (540) 384-6047; e-mail: van@toteshows.com; Web site: www.toteshows.com

29-1ANCASTER, ONTARIO, CANADA: Annual show; Robert Hall Originals, Ancaster Fairgrounds; 630 Trinity Road, Canada; Fri. 9:30-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $8, Children under age 12 free; The Ancaster Gem, Mineral, Bead & Jewellery Show combines the worlds of rockhounding and Canadian jewellery design into one amazing educational experience for the whole family! Held at the Ancaster Fairgrounds, Marritt Hall Building, September 29th to October 1st, the show provides an opportunity to learn about and purchase fossils, rocks, minerals, gems and jewellery. This show has something for everyone, visitors will see mineral specimens from all over the world in every colour and shape that can be imagined. Celebrating Canada's 150th anniversary! This is a chance to see and purchase one-of-a-kind jewellery creations from Canadian Jewellery Designers, who incorporate Mother Nature’s gems and stones into stunning wearable art. ; contact Robert Parry, ON, Canada, (519)-448-1236; e-mail: robert@ancastergemshow.com; Web site: www.ancastergemshow.com

29-1SAN 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; Admission $7, Children free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from all over the world will be on site. Jewelry repair & ring sizing while you shop.; contact Allen Van, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

30-1HOWES CAVE, NEW YORK: Annual show; Cave House Museum of Mining and Geology, Doc Reilly Park; Nippen Road (Dug Road); Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Admission $5, Children under 12 Free; Tours of Howes Cave and Cave House Museum, local harvest foods, talks by noted local geologists, specimen raffles; contact Paul Griggs, 262 Menemsha Lane, Wynantskill, NY 12198, (518)-283-9849; e-mail: Pgriggs@nycap.rr.com

30-1NASHVILLE, INDIANA: Annual show; Brown County Rock & Mineral Club, Brown County History Center; 90 E. Gould Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-6; Free Admission; The 2nd Annual Brown County Rock & Mineral Show presented by the Brown County Rock & Mineral Club. There will be demonstrations of wire-wrapping, gold-panning, flint-knapping, etc. There will be vendors from all over the Midwest with everything from gems to geodes to fossils to healing stones. ; contact Rhonda Dunn, P. O. Box 2023, Nashville, IN 47448-2023, (812)-320-6237; e-mail: radunn1972@aol.com; Web site: http://browncountyrock.webs.com/

30-1OMAHA, NEBRASKA: Annual show; Nebraska Mineral and Gem Club, Westside Middle School; 8601 Arbor St; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, Students/Seniors $3, Children under 12 free with adult; Dealers from several states with fossils, minerals, gems, jewelry and unique gift and collectible items. Demonstrators showing how to make wire wrap jewelry, silversmithing, rock painting, carving and arrowhead making. Displays of lapidary art, jewelry, fossil and mineral collections. Special activities including gem and fossil digs for the kids, rock racing, rock pile, and silent auctions. Show proceeds go to geology scholarships and related activities.; contact Allan or Tammy Jeanneret, 7287 N Rd, Nebraska City, NE 68410, (402)-873-6515; e-mail: tjeanneret@hughes.net; Web site: www.nerockgem.org

30-1OMAHA, NEBRASKA: Annual show; Nebraska Mineral and Gem Club, West Middle School; 8601 Arbor St., 8601 Arbor St; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, Students/Seniors $3, Children 12 and under free with paying adult; Gems and jewelry, specimens and collectibles, demonstrators and dealers and lots of kids activities. Silent auction, rock races, gem and fossil digs and lots of beautiful things to see and to buy. Check out our demonstrators, see how to make gemstones out of rocks, how to take gemstones and make custom jewelry, watch rock painting and arrowhead making. Fun for every age. ; contact Allan Jeanneret, 7287 N Rd, Nebraska City , NE 68410, (402)-873-6515; e-mail: Tjeanneret@hughes.net; Web site: Nerockgem.org

30-1MORGANTOWN, , WEST VIRGINIA: Annual show; Mystical Crystals, Hazel &JW Ruby community center @ Mylan Park; 500 Mylan Park Ln; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Admission $3, Children 12 & under free & Vets are always free; Gems, minerals, beads ,fossils & jewelry. Live demos in wirewrapping & geode cutting . We are trying to book our own science guy who will keep the kids busy with excitement & a huge dino display by our own Ray Garton. bA well selected group of dealers by invitation only. Plenty of activities for the kids. ; contact Robbin Maxwell, Po box 4414, Clarksburg, WV 26302, (304)-657-7089; e-mail: Mysticalcrystals1@hotmail.com

30-1OKLAHOMA CITY , OKLAHOMA: Show and sale; Oklahoma Mineral and Gem Society, Modern Living Building, Oklahoma State Fair ; 3001 General Pershing Blvd.,, Oklahoma State Fair Grounds; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $6, Children free; Artisan jewelry, gem stones, fossils, crystals, exhibits, tools, rough rocks and slabs, displays and demos, education, and a children\\\'s activity area.; contact Jami Poor, P.O. Box 2084, Oklahoma City, OK 73127, (405)-603-6604; e-mail: Pres@omgs-minerals.org; Web site: Omgs-mineral.org

October 2017-January 2017

21-22SEDONA, ARIZONA: Annual show; Sedona Gem and Mineral Club, Sedona Red Rock H.S.; Hwy 89A and Upper Red Rock Loop Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Admission $3, Under 12 free; 18th Annual show and sale. Indoors and outdoors, vendors, displays, Kids Adventure, hourly and grand raffle prizes, minerals, agates, gemstones, copper, jewelry, lapidary tools and supplies.; contact Bill Schwartz, 75 Sheath Dr, Sedona, AZ 86336, (928)-821-3900; e-mail: bschwar13@msn.com; Web site: sedonagemandmineral.org

4-8JOSHUA TREE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Sportsman\'s Club of Joshua Tree, Sportsman\'s Club; 6225 Sunburst Street; Wed. 12-6, Thu. 9-6, Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6; Free Admission; This will be our 42nd Annual Gem & Mineral Show in warm and sunny Joshua Tree, Ca. Our location is only 30 miles North of Palm Springs and right next to the world famous Joshua Tree National Park. This wholesale/retail show offers everything from rugged rough rock, mineral specimens, crystals, precious gemstones, and millions of beads to exquisite fine jewelry. Our outdoor & indoor show has a beautiful Mojave desert setting, plenty of free parking and a more than abundant number of fine vendors offering something for everyone.; contact Wayne Hamilton, 6225 Sunburst Street, Joshua Tree, CA 92252, (760)-366-2915; e-mail: jtsportsmans@ymail.com; Web site: jtsportsmansclub.com

6-8VIRGINIA BEACH, VIRGINIA: Retail show; Treasures of the Earth, Inc., Virginia Beach Convention Center; 1000 19th Street; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, Students 16 and under free; Vendors from across the US bring a variety of merchandise, including jewelry of all types, gemstones, beads, crystals, minerals, and fossils. Jewelers and wire wrappers who can design, remount and set stones and make repairs on site will be present. There will be displays of rocks and minerals and demonstrations of lapidary arts by the two Gem and Mineral Societies of the area. ; contact Jane Westbrook, PO Box 59, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, (804)-642-2011; e-mail: jane@treasuresoftheearth.com; Web site: www.TreasuresOfTheEarth.com

6-8ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO: Annual show; Jay Penn , Expo NM State Fairgrounds; 300 San Pedro NE, 87108; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; Free Admission; Dealers, gemstones, mineral specimens, rough, slabs, jewelry, beads, cabochons, fossils, tools, equipment. ; contact Jay Penn, 2324 Alvarado Dr. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110, (505)-883-4195; e-mail: jaypenn246@gmail.com

6-8DALLAS, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Gaston Gem, Mineral and Faceters Club, Gaston County Park ; 1303 Leisure Ln. ; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 9-5; Free Admission; There will be jewelry, wire wrapping, faceting, rough materials and minerals around the world. We\\\'ll also have hourly raffles and a grand prize raffle on Sunday. Grab bags and gem buckets for slicing. ; contact David Long, Gastonia, NC, NC, (704)-860-1025; e-mail: david28054@att.net; Web site: http://gastongemclub.weebly.com/

6-8SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH: Annual show; Mineral Collectors Of Utah, Trolley Square; 600 South entrance & 700 East; Fri. 12-9, Sat. 10-9, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Dealers, Exhibit Showcases, Wheel of Fortune, Grab Bags, Hourly Drawings, great family fun and educational in the Earth Sciences. ; contact Curt Forrester, UT, (801)-368-4103 ; e-mail: fossilmin@gmail.com; Web site: http://m-c-u.org/

6-8SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Scottish Rite Center; 6151 H St; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $7, Children free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from all over the world will be on site. Jewelry repair & ring sizing while you shop.; contact Allen Van, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

6-8SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH: Annual show; Mineral Collectors of Utah, Trolley Square; 600 South entrance & 700 East ; Fri. 12-9, Sat. 10-9, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Dealers, Exhibit Showcases, Wheel of Fortune, Grab Bags, Hourly Drawings, great family fun and educational in the Earth Sciences. ; contact Kurt Forrester, (801)-368-4103; e-mail: fossilmin@gmail.com; Web site: http://m-c-u.org/monthly-program/

6-8ORLANDO, FLORIDA: Annual show; Central Florida Mineral and Gem Society, National Guard Armory; 2809 South Fern Creek Ave.; Fri. 1-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, Students $2; Annual fall gem, mineral, and bead show will be at the Florida National Guard Armory. Go to www.cfmgs.org for $1 off coupon. There will be demonstrations, 30 minute auctions, kids table, sluice mining for gems, and hourly door prizes. See and buy gems, minerals, beads, metaphysical stones, fossils and much more from all over the world. Scouts can earn merit badges from a mineral gemologist to assist with identification and requirements. ; contact George Wood, 6100 S. Orange Ave #190A, Orlando, FL 32809, (321)-663-8805 ; e-mail: geow98@gmail.com; Web site: www.cfmgs.org

6-8BUCKEYE, ARIZONA: Annual show; West Valley Rock & Mineral Club, Helzapoppin\\\' Arean; 802 North First Street, Miller Road; Fri. 9-4, Sat. 9-4, Sun. 9-2; Admission $3, Children free; Helzarockin’ Gem & Mineral Show, rocks, gems, jewelry, minerals, fossils, beads, slabs, cabs and gold panning. Helzapoppin’ Arena, 802 N 1st Street (Miller Road) Buckeye, Arizona. Adults $3 and Kids 13 and under free. Free Rock Scavenger Hunt. Food trucks and Beer Saloon will be open. ; contact Lara Serbin, 423 Monroe Ave, Buckeye, AZ 85326, (602)-405-2926; e-mail: lara@serbinstudio.com; Web site: http://www.westvalleyrockandmineralclub.com/

7-7IDAHO FALLS, IDAHO: 7th Annual Rockhounds Rock, Gem, and Mineral Sale; Idaho Falls Gem and Mineral Society, Pinecrest Event Center; 560 East Anderson; Sat. 9-5; Admission $3, children 12 and under free; Membership selling their unique jewelry; unusual rough and polished rocks, minerals, fossils; handcrafted artisan items; gemstones; contact Bill Thielbahr, (208)-524-0139; e-mail: tbar@srv.net

7-8GRASS VALLEY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Nevada County Gem & Mineral Society, Nevada County Fairgrounds; McCourtney Road, 95945-5607; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults/Seniors $2, Students free with I.D., Children 12 and Under free; Major Prize, Half Hourly Raffle, Silent Auction, Kids Korner, Special Large Display, Individual Display Cases by Members, Demonstrations in a forest setting with camping facilities.; contact Anita Wald-Tuttle, 6 Rockwood Drive, Grass Valley, CA 95945-5607, (530)-277-6195; e-mail: anitaw1t3@gmail.com; Web site: http://www.ncgms.org

7-8WALNUT CREEK, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Guild, Civic Park Community Center; 1375 Civic Drive; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Admission $12, , Children free; You will find a magical mix of crystals, minerals, beads, gems, jewelry and metaphysical healing tools. Thousands of items will be available at excellent prices, plus you can get a massage, have your aura read, and have a great psychic reading. ; contact Jerry Tomlinson, PO Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 94966, (415)-383-7837; e-mail: jerry@crystalfair.com; Web site: www.crystalfair.com

7-8JEFFERSON, WISCONSIN: Annual show; Rock River Valley Geological Society, Jefferson County Fair Park; Jackson & Peurner Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Will Offering; Rock River Valley Geological Society 45th Annual Mineral, Fossil, Gem & Jewelry Show. Demonstrations of faceting, wire wrapping and lapidary. Dealers of minerals, fossils, gems stones and jewelry. Children's activity area.; contact Steven Streich, Steven's Rocks & Gift, 134 E. Main Street, Marshall, WI 53559, (608)-655-1011; Web site: stevensrockshop.com

7-8MARYSVILLE, WASHINGTON: 43rd Annual Rocktoberfest; Marysville Rock and Gem Club, Totem Middle School Gymnasium; 7th Street & State Avenue; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; There’ll be dealers with rock rough, slabs, and polished cabs to gem quality faceting rough; minerals, fossils, tools, and lapidary equipment; jewelry, beads, gems and books. There will be demonstrators, club displays, and more fun and games for the kids. Door prizes, silent auctions, raffle prizes and food service. For more information, check us out on facebook: Marysville Rock and Gem Club ; contact Bill Moser, (425)-238-8222; e-mail: bill-jj@comcast.net; Web site: http://sites.google.com/sit/marysvillerockngemclub

7-8VISTA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Vista Gem and Mineral Society, Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum; 2040 N. Santa Fe; Sat. 10-4, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; Rocks, gems, minerals, slabs and jewelry items! Great place to shop for gifts for the Holidays! ; contact Kelly Hickman, 2040 N. Santa Fe, Vista, CA 92083; e-mail: vistarocksgms@gmail.com; Web site: VistaRocks.org

8-8FALLBROOK, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Society, Alvarado Street, Fallbrook, CA; 123 W. Alvarado Street; Sun. 9-4; Free Admission; Street Fair with vendors, 6 silent auctions, wheel of fortune, mineral panning, ; contact Janice Bricker, 123 W. Alvarado St. Suite B, Fallbrook, Ca, CA 92028, (760)-723-8568; e-mail: info@fgms.org; Web site: www.fgms.org

13-15MOUNT IDA, ARKANSAS: Show and sale; Mount Ida Area Chamber of Commerce, Montgomery County Fairgrounds; Fairgrounds Road; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 9-5; Free Admission; 30th Annual Quartz, Quiltz and Craftz, Festival. Free admission and parking. Children's digging contest on Saturday. Crystal, Mineral and food vendors. ; contact KennGreene JenniferSweeney, Mount Ida Area Chamber of Commerce, Mount Ida, AR 71957, (870)-867-2723; e-mail: director@mtidachamber.com; Web site: www.mtidachamber.com

13-15HILLSBORO, OREGON: Annual show; Portland Regional Gem and Mineral , Washington County Fair Complex; 873 NE 34th Avenue; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, Children 12 and under free; Vendors with fossils, rocks, gems, minerals, beads, tools, jewelry. Kid’s Activity Corner with games & prizes. Demonstrations showing cutting precious stones, wire wrapping, cabochons, and more. Door & Raffle prizes, win bargains at the silent auction. ; contact Linda Harvey, PO Box 5401 , Portland, OR 97228; e-mail: lindaharvey2010@gmail.com; Web site: www.PortlandRegionalGemandMineral.com

13-15PAHRUMP, NEVADA: Annual show; Pahrump Valley Rock Hounds & Nye Gold Seekers, Petrack Park; 150 NV-Hwy 160 , Corner of Basin and Hwy 160; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; This 3-day event will showcase rock slabs, polished stones, cabochons, wire wrappings, silver smithing, jewelry, various forms of rock art, gold mining equipment, unusual and rare rocks, mineral and fossil specimens and a live rock crushing demonstration with an antique rock crushing machine. There will be scheduled speakers and live demonstrations throughout the day. Our goal is to have a fun and educational show for all (we are family friendly). This is a great opportunity for some early Christmas shopping. See our video on YouTube, search for Pahrump Gold Gem and Mineral Show.; contact Jane Goodrow, PO Box 3409, Pahrump, NV 89041, (702)-218-0428; e-mail: pahrumpgoldgemandmineralshow@gmail.com; Web site: www.PahrumpRocks.com

13-15 WESTWEGO, LOUISIANA: Annual show; Gem & Mineral Society of Louisiana, Alario Center; 2000 Segnette Blvd; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults/Seniors $6 (all 3 days), Students $3 w/ID (all 3 days), Children under 12 free; Special exhibits include the Dinosaur Corner, a Fluorescent Minerals Booth, Geode Cracking, Grab Bags for kids, and Demonstrations of Cabochon Cutting and Computer-aided Subsurface Mapping! Kids can even polish their own Cabochons. Dealers will present a wide variety of wares, including fossils, minerals, rough and finished gem material, jewelry, and tools and equipment.; contact Levette Carlos, (504)-214-3205; e-mail: gemshow2017@gmail.com; Web site: https://www.facebook.com/GemAndMineralSocietyOfLouisiana/

13-15COSTA 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; Admission $7, Children free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from all over the world will be on site. Jewelry repair & ring sizing while you shop.; contact Allen Van, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

13-15MOAB, UTAH: Annual show; Moab Points and Pebbles Club, Old Spanish Trail arena; 3641 S. Hwy 191; Fri. 10-10, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-6; Free Admission; Vendors, displays spin table, Door prizes. Field trips Saturday Yellow cat, limb casts,petrified wood etc., Sunday various locations for agate, petrified wood etc. Trips leave the arena at 9 am sharp.; contact Jerry Hansen, PO Box 186, Moab, UT 84532; e-mail: moabrockclub@live.com

13-15HUNTSVILLE, , ALABAMA: Annual show; Huntsville Gem & Mineral Society, jaycee Community Center; 2180 Airport Road; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 12-5; Adults $3, Seniors $2, Students $1, Children under 5 free; The 50th annual Gem, Jewelry, and Mineral Show, sponsored by the Huntsville Gem & Mineral Society. This is the largest jewelry show in the region, the only rock, mineral and gem show in the region, and a great resource for the school earth science curriculum at all levels. Offerings: National and International Dealers with every type and quality of gem, finished jewelry (costume to fine), beads, art objects, collector specimens (gems, minerals, rocks, fossils, etc.), lapidary and jewelry materials and supplies. Displays, demonstrations, fluorescent exhibit, geode cracking. Children’s gem dig, mining flume, and presentations. Hourly drawings.; contact Lowell Zoller, 3027 Flint Mill Run, Hampton Cove, AL 35763, (256)-534-8803; e-mail: Lzol@comcast.net; Web site: www.huntsvillegms.org.

13-15WOODINVILLE, WASHINGTON: Retail show; Davenport Cellars, Davenport Cellars; 19495 144th Avenue NE , A-160; Fri. 12-7, Sat. 12-6, Sun. 12-5; Free Admission; Come join FossilEra at Davenport Cellars in Woodinville for a weekend to sip and discover! October 13-15, FossilEra will be showcasing stunning fossil and mineral specimens, many of which will be available for purchase. Discover incredible spiny trilobites, giant fossil megalodon teeth, awe inspiring dinosaur bones and deep purple amethyst clusters. There will also be a dig area for kids to search for their own fossils to keep. ; contact Karen O\\\'Bryan, 16642 146th St SE, Ste 155, Monroe, WA 98272, (360)-961-7555; e-mail: karen@fossilera.com; Web site: https://www.facebook.com/events/149983278917584

13-15WARREN, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Michigan Mineralogical Society, Macomb Community College Expo Center; 14500 E 12 Mile Road; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 11-5; Adults $8, Seniors $5, Children $4; Fossil Dig, Gold Panning, Grab Bag, Speakers, Museum Displays from the most prestigious collections, and a family friendly venue make this Show a must-see. For details see our web site at www.michmin.org.; contact Dave Lurie, 755 Lakeview, Birmingham, MI 48009; e-mail: dlurie2001@comcast.net; Web site: www.michmin.org

14-14ALBANY, NEW HAMPSHIRE: Annual show; Saco Valley Gem & Mineral Club, Albany Town Hall; 1972 A Rt 16; Sat. 9-5; Admission $2, Childre under 12 free; Annual show and auction. Local dealers, silent auction, displays, and mineral auction; contact Jonathan Herndon, 110 ossipee mt rd, Center Ossipee, NH 03814, (603)-539-3884; e-mail: jherndon1@roadrunner.com; Web site: sacovalleygemandmineralclub.org

14-15TOPEKA, KANSAS: Annual show; Topeka Gem & Mineral Society, KS Expocentre AG Hall; 17th & Topeka Blvd; Sat. 10-6; Admission $5, Students (13-17) $1, Children under 13 free; Demonstrators, displays, Jr rockhound activities, dealers with fossils, equipment, rock, geodes and many other items of interest to the lapidarist.; contact Millie Mowry, 1934 SW 30th St, Topeka, KS 66611-1917, (785)-267-2849; e-mail: rock2plate@aol.com; Web site: www.TopekaGMS.org

14-15SIERRA VISTA, ARIZONA: Annual show; Huachuca Mineral and Gem Club, Sierra Vista, AZ; 901 N. Colombo Ave; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; Educational displays, jewelry/jewelry making supplies hourly raffles, kids games, fluorescent displays. Free gem identification. Geode sales, geode cutting free with purchase.; contact Maudie Bailey, P.O. Box 1596, Sierra Vista, AZ 85635, (520)-249-1541 or (520)-378-6291; e-mail: gmbailey@msn.com; Web site: huachucagemandmineralclub.info

14-15ANDERSON, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Shasta Gem & Mineral Society, Shasta District Fairgrounds; Briggs Street; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; Great family event: Treasures include Jewelry, gems, minerals, fossils, beads, crystals, slabs, rough rock, equipment and supplies are being sold at great prices to the public. There will be many displays of stones from around the world, demonstrations, kids corner, incredible rocks on the silent auction, raffle, free hourly drawings, and more. ; contact Steve Puderbaugh, (530)-604-2951; Web site: shastagemandmineral.com

14-15SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI: Annual show; Ozark Mountain Gem & Mineral Society, Springfield Expo Center; 635 East St Louis Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4:30; Adults $6, Students $3, Children $1; The Ozark Mountain Gem & Mineral Society are proud to present our 50th Annual Springfield Rock, Gem & Mineral Show at the Springfield Expo Center. There will be rock & mineral specimens, gemstones, jewelry, fossils, grab bags, educational displays, silent auctions & more. This year, to celebrate our 50th Anniversary, there will be very special door prize drawn each day, 15 minutes before closing. All paid Adult admissions will be eligible for the draw. You don\\\'t have to be present for the drawing to win.; contact Larry Lillich, 2131 West Republic Road, Box #35, Springfield, MO 65807, (417)-882-8449; e-mail: omgms.57@gmail.com; Web site: https://www.facebook.com/SGFGemShow

14-15TEMPLE, TEXAS: Annual show; Tri-City Gem & Mineral Society, Mayborn Convention Center; 3303 N 3rd St.; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; $5, Students $2, Children Free ; Lapidary rough, minerals, lapidary tools & equipment, beads, and jewelry. Informative displays and games for kids of all ages!; contact Chip Burnette, 2630 Polk St, Killeen, TX 76543, (254)-630-3573; e-mail: burnette@aceweb.com

14-15TEMPLE, TEXAS: Annual show; Tr-City Gem and Mineral Society, Mayborn Convention Center; 3303 North 3rd St; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults/Seniors $5, Students $2 age 13-17, Children free 12 and under; Come to the two day rock show and learn more about gems, fossils, rocks, and minerals! We will have vendors, fine jewelry, games for the kids, demonstrations, a silent auction, a Rollin Rock Club meeting, and door prizes!; contact Ruth Rolston, (254)-773-1039; e-mail: lrolston@hot.rr.com

14-15FORT WORTH, TEXAS: Annual show; Cowtown Gem, Mineral & Glass, CERA; 3300 Bryant Irvin Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Rockfest 2017, combined with \\\"Pottery in the Park\\\" outdoors at CERA.; contact Steve Shearin, (817)-777-1997; e-mail: steve.l.shearin@lmco.com

14-15HONOLULU, HAWAII: Annual show; Rock and Mineral Society of Hawaii, Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort; Leahi Room, Upper Lobby, 2335 Kalakaua Ave; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; contact Markus Faigle, PO Box 62223, Honolulu, HI 96839; e-mail: hui.pohaku@gmail.com; Web site: http://hawaiimineralsociety.pohakugalore.net/mineral-show-hawaii/

14-15HONOLULU, HAWAII: Annual show; Rock and Mineral Society of Hawaii, Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort, Waikiki; Leahi Room, Upper Lobby, 2335 Kalakaua Ave; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Unique educational displays of Minerals, Fossils and Fluorescent Minerals as well as items for sale exclusively by our members, such as: Agate Geodes, Amethyst, Fossils, Faceted Gemstones, Fine Jewelry, Herkimer Diamonds, Jade, Meteorites, Lapidary Minerals, Opals, Ruby, Quartz crystals, Sapphire, Topaz, Tourmaline, and many other beautiful stones. ; contact Markus Faigle, PO Box 62223, Honolulu, HI 96822; e-mail: hui.pohaku@gmail.com; Web site: http://hawaiimineralsociety.pohakugalore.net/mineral-show-hawaii/

20-22WEST JORDAN, UTAH: Annual show; R.O.C.K. (Rockhounders Outreach for Community Knowledge), Viridan Library & Event Center; 8030 South 1825 West; Fri. 10-7, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 10-5; Adults/Seniors $2, Students/Children free; There will be fossils, minerals, gems and  jewelry on display and for sale. Hands-on activities for everyone. Come build your own rock collection. Door prizes and a Silent Auction will be going on daily. Admission is $2 except for Scouts in Uniform and children under 12 are free admittance.; contact Angela Dieter, UT, (801)-634-5167; e-mail: utahinnj@aol.com; Web site: http://www.rockhoundersock.com/about.html

20-22FORT WAYNE, INDIANA: Annual show; Three Rivers Gem & Mineral Society, Allen County Fairgrounds; 2726 Carroll Rd; Fri. 10-6; Adults $5, Seniors $3, Students $1, Children under 12 free; Theme: “Crinoids: Indiana’s Most Famous Fossil” Attractions: gem, fossil, mineral and jewelry dealers, lapidary arts demonstrations, Viking Knit classes, exhibits, geode cracker, gem sluice, kid’s games, dinosaur models, door prizes, silent auction, fluorescent room, touch ‘n feel table. ; contact Russell Greim, 7619 CR 68, Spencerville, IN 46788, (260)-403-0450; e-mail: 3riversshow@gmail.com; Web site: bit.do/3rivers-show

20-22SANTA 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; Admission $7, Children free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from all over the world will be on site. Jewelry repair & ring sizing while you shop. ; contact Allen Van, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

20-22AUSTIN, 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, Seniors $7, Students ages 13-18 $2, Children 12 and under free; Gem & mineral show with endors of jewelry, beads, gemstones, minerals, crystals, fossils & spheres. Exhibits like the touch table of rocks and fossils and members’ collections. Silent auction Sat & Sun, demos in faceting, cabbing, fossil cleaning, and polymer clay. This year’s theme is geodes. For $1 each Gem Mine, Wheel of Fortune, Jewelry Making, or Illumination Station. Hourly door prizes Sat and Sun. Grand Prize Sun is a geode. Hosted by Austin Gem and Mineral Society (AGMS) a 501(c)(3) organization.; contact Ludy Toles, 6719 Burnet Ln, Austin, TX 78757, (512)-458-9546; e-mail: showchairman@austingemandmineral.org; Web site: www.agms-tx.org

20-22KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE: Annual show; Knoxville Gem and Mineral Society , Kerbela Temple; 315 Mimosa Ave; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $6, Children free under 12; The Gem and Mineral Show will have many vendors that offer great products including a wide variety of jewelry, rare fossil and mineral specimens, meteorites, gems of all colors shapes & sizes, lapidary & jewelry equipment, and much more. There will be Kids activities and demonstrations. ; contact Teresa Polly, Knoxville Gem and Mineral Society, PO Box 51554, Knoxville, TN 37954; Web site: http://www.knoxrocks.org

20-22MASON,, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Central Michigan Lapidary and Mineral Society, Main Arena Ingham County Fair Grounds; 700 Ash St. ; Fri. 6-9, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $3, Students $1, Children Free; Displays, Silent Auctions, Demonstrations, \\\"Children\\\'s\\\" table, Petoskey stone polishing; contact Roger Laylin, (517)-349-3249; e-mail: l.r.laylin@gmail.com

21-22CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Show and sale; Kanawha Rock & Gem Club, So. Charleston Community Center; 601 Jefferson Hwy; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $3.50, Children 12 & under free; A well selected Groupe of dealers with a wide variety of gems, minerals, fossils, beads & jewelry. Plenty activity for the kids , parking is free & food in the building. ; contact Franko Franko, po box 252, farmington, WV 26571, (304)-657-7089; e-mail: Lambcheryl@hotmail.com

21-22COTTAGE 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; There will be exhibits, dealers, tailgate sales, speakers, \\\"Kids Corner.\\\" demonstrations; contact Phil Gotsch, (763)-717-1641; e-mail: agatephil@earthlink.net; Web site: www.minnesotamineralclub.org

21-22COTTAGE GROVE, MINNESOTA: Annual show; Minnesota Mineral Club, National Guard Training & Community Center; 8180 Belden Blvd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Admission $2, Children $1; There will be exhibits, vendors, tailgate sales, \\\"kids corner\\\", speakers, demonstrations; contact Martha Miss, 8445 Grange Blvd., Cottage Grove, MN 55106, (651)-459-0343; e-mail: Martha@rock-biz.biz; Web site: www.MinnesotaMineraClub

21-22CLIO, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Flint Rock & Gem Club, Carter Middle School; 300 Upland Drive; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $3, Students $1.50, Children $1.50 ages 6 to 12; 50th Anniversary of the Flint Rock & Gem Club Show. Minerals, jewelry, displays, lapidary skills, & demonstrations.; contact Diana Dady, 2120 Christner Street, Burton, MI 48519-1004, (810)-744-0852; e-mail: ddady@comcast.net; Web site: www.flintrockandgem.org

21-22LEWISTON, IDAHO: Annual show; Hells Canyon Gem Club, Nez Perce County Fair Building; 1229 Burrell Avenue; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3, Children under 12 free; Exhibits of local collections, lapidary carving, crystals and precious gems, educational and fossils. Retail dealers of rough rock, cut stones, jewelry and equipment. Food. Kid’s Activities creating own masterpieces, wheel of stones. Demonstrations. ; contact Linn Enger, (208)-746-4957; e-mail: engerocks@yahoo.com

21-22DES MOINES, IOWA: Annual show; Des Moines Lapidary Society, Iowa State Fairgrounds - Paul R. Knapp Learning Center; E 33rd St.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, Children under 12 free; Dealers, exhibits, demonstrations, children\\\'s activities, silent auctions, door prizes, refreshments, and FREE parking. Dealers with gemstones, beads, jewelry, silver, crystals, cabochons, slabs, rough, mineral specimens, fossils, tools, findings, and much more.; contact Show Committee, Des Moines Lapidary Society, P.O. Box 470, Des Moines, IA 50302; e-mail: DesMoinesLapidarySociety@gmail.com; Web site: http://dmlapidary.org/OurShow

21-22BRISTOL, CONNETICUT: Annual show; Bristol Gem and Mineral Club, Beals Community Center; 240 Stafford Ave; Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults/Seniors $5, Children free; This is a show / sale featuring gems & jewelry; mineral specimens and crystals, fossils and more. There are displays and hands-on educational exhibits and free games and activities for the kids. Complimentary raffle ticket for grand door prize with paid admission; food & refreshments are available. Free parking. Bring your rocks and minerals for identification. Contact us ahead of time to arrange for someone to help your scout group complete their earth science badges. The 2017 show is held in conjunction with the annual meeting for the EFMLS.; contact David Korzendorfer, 208 Westledge Rd., West Simsbury, CT 06092, (860)-490-4370; e-mail: bristolgem@hotmail.com; Web site: www.bristolgem.org

21-22DES MOINES, IOWA: Annual show; DMLS - Des Moines Lapidary Society, Iowa State Fairgrounds - Paul R. Knapp Learning Center; E 33rd St; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Admission $5, Children 12 & under free; Gemstones, beads, jewelry, silver, crystals, cabochons, slabs, rough, mineral specimens, fossils, tools, findings, children\\\\\\\'s activities, demonstrations, displays, and speakers.; contact Ken Belzer, P.O. Box 470, Des Moines, IA 50302; e-mail: DesMoinesLapidarySociety@gmail.com; Web site: http://dmlapidary.org/OurShow

21-22WHITTIER 90602, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Whittier Gem & Mineral Society, Whittier Community Center; 7630 Washington Ave.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Whittier Gem & Mineral Society’s Annual Show, \\\"Found in America\\\" Features gems, mineral, and jewelry displays, lapidary and jewelry demonstrations, vendors, educational children’s activities, snack bar, silent auction, raffle with hourly drawings. ; contact Yvonne Morton, 11319 Telechron Ave., Whittier, CA 90605, (562)-895-8667; e-mail: will.yvonne.morton@verizon.net; Web site: wgmsca.com

21-22EVANSVILLE, INDIANA: Annual show; Evansville Lapidary Society, CK Newsome Community Center; 100 Walnut St. (corner of Heidelbach); Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $1, Children 12 and under free; This show offers something for every rock lover: beads, jewelry, minerals, fossils, specimens, carvings, cabochons, tumbled stones, slabs, rough, geodes, and more. Join in our many activities- like the hourly door prize drawings, silent auction, working lapidary demonstrations, and a great raffle with a large display crystal for the grand prize. We have a junior rockhound booth hosted by our very own kids club, arrowhead and artifacts group (bring your unknowns), fluorescent display, and a free tumbled stone for all the kids at the club booth, plus a 285 Lb geode on-site. ; contact Sara Rappee, 413 North Park Dr., Evansville, IN 47710, (812)-589-3079; e-mail: sararappee@gmail.com; Web site: https://www.facebook.com/EvansvilleLapidarySocietyInc/

21-22SANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Santa Rosa Mineral & Gem Society, Santa Rosa Vets Hall; 1351 Maple Ave., (across st. from Fairgrounds); Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $6., under 12 free; Minerals, rough rock, slabs, gold panning, beads, fossils, meteorites, lapidary jewelry. Kids’ table with games, rock ID expert, wire wrap classes, bake sale, raffles and door prizes and lots more!; contact Jolene Coon, (707)-849-9551; Web site: www.SRMGS.org

21-22EVANSVILLE, INDIANA: Annual show; Evansville Lapidary Society, CK Newsome Community Center; 100 Walnut St.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; $1, Children free; This show offers something for every rock lover: beads, jewelry, minerals, fossils, specimens, carvings, cabochons, tumbled stones, slabs, rough, geodes, and more. Join in our many activities- like the hourly door prize drawings, silent auction, working lapidary demonstrations, and a great raffle with a large display crystal for the grand prize. We have a junior rockhound booth hosted by our very own kids club, arrowhead and artifacts group (bring your unknowns), fluorescent display, and a free tumbled stone for all the kids at the club booth, plus a 285 Lb geode on-site. ; contact Sara Rappee, 413 North Park Dr., Evansville, IN 47710, (812)-589-3079; e-mail: sararappee@gmail.com

21-22CHICAGO HEIGHTS, ILLINOIS: Annual show; South Suburban Earth Science Club, Prairie State College, Prairie Center Gym; 202 S. Halsted St.; Sat. 10-5; Free Admission; Dealers with minerals, fossils, gemstones, jewelry, crystals, and geodes, exhibits, presentations, and more. ; contact Helen Funk, (708)-747-3536; e-mail: ssescus@yahoo.com

27-29HARRISONBURG, VIRGINIA: Annual show; Treasures Of The Earth Gem & Jewelry Shows, Rockingham County Fairgrounds; 4808 S Valley Pike, (I-81 Between exits 240 & 243); Fri. 10 -6 , Sat. 10 -6 , Sun. 11 -5 ; $4 Admission, Under age 16 Free; Annual show. Jewelry makers, goldsmiths and silversmiths from all over the U.S. who can reconstruct, repair, design or make original jewelry from customer-selected gems, stones, opals and crystals. Wire wrap, wire sculpture, stone beads, pearls, stone setting, amber, opal, mineral and fossil dealers. Hourly door prizes including a Ring with a precious stone that will be given as a Grand Prize. Free Parking.; contact Van Wimmer - Show Director, 5273 Bradshaw Road, Salelm, VA 24153, 540-384-6047; e-mail: van@toteshows.com; Web site: www.toteshows.com

27-29GLEN ROSE, TEXAS: Show and sale; Dallas Paleontological Society, Somervell County Expo Ctr; 202 Bo Gibbs Blvd; Fri. 9-6; Free Admission; Periodic speakers, auction.; contact Mark Randall, 2200 Uecker Drive, Apt 10208, Lewisville, TX 75067, (469)-371-5309; e-mail: markrandall00@sbcglobal.net; Web site: www.dallaspaleo.org

27-29GLEN ROSE, TEXAS: Show and sale; Dallas Paleontological Society, Dallas, TX; 202 Bo Gibbs Blvd; Fri. 8-6; Free Admission; Fossil show and sale; door prize drawings; children\\\'s activities; lecture presentations.; contact Mark Randall, 2200 Uecker Drive, Apt 10208, Lewisville, TX 75067, (469)-371-5309; e-mail: markrandall00@sbcglobal.net; Web site: DALLASPALEO.ORG

28-28BIGLERVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Swap & Sale; Franklin County & Central Penn Rock & Mineral Clubs, South Mountain Fairgrounds; 615 Narrows Road; Sat. 8-3; Adults/Seniors $1, Students/Children Free; Lots of fun for all ages in a covered pavilion with food stand.; contact Tom Smith, (717)-552-6554; e-mail: tsmith1012@comcast.net

28-29CANBY, OREGON: Fantastic Rocks, Beautiful Minerals; Clackamette Mineral and Gem Club, Clackamas County Fairgrounds; 694 NE 4th Avenue; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Rocks & minerals, gems & jewelry, fossils & beads, dealers & supplies, door prizes, silent auction, demonstrations, special flint knapping demonstration & special meteorite display, kid’s corner fun!; contact Beth Heesacker, 4145 NW Heesacker Road, Forest Grove, OR 97116; e-mail: heesacker@coho.net

28-29BELLEVUE, WASHINGTON: Octoberfest of Gems; Bellevue Rock Club, Vasa Park; 3560 W. Lake Sammamish Pkwy SE; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Dealers in minerals, fossils, tools, equipment, slabs, faceting rough, finished stones, etc. Children’s activities, Door prizes, and Silent auction.; contact Bruce Himko, PO BOX 1851, Bellevue, WA 98009; e-mail: bellevuerockclub@comcast.net; Web site: www.bellevuerockclub.org

28-29WARWICK , RHODE ISLAND: Annual show; Rhode Island Mineral Hunters, Community College of Rhode Island Knight Campus; 400 East Ave (rt 113); Fri. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, Seniors $5, Children under 10 free; We have a Silent Auction Kids Corner Flourescent Display; contact Don Fail, (781)-784-3224; e-mail: kfarrell-dfail@caomcast.net; Web site: RIMH.us

28-29ORLANDO, FLORIDA: Annual show; Florida Fossil Hunters, Central Florida Fairgrounds; 4603 W. Colonial Dr; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $4, Children $1; Fossils, rocks, minerals, artifacts, educational exhibits, children\\\'s dig pit, silent auctions, books, supplies; contact Valerie First, 223 Ringwood Dr, Winter Springs, FL 32708, (407)-699-9274; e-mail: vjfirst@aol.com; Web site: Floridafossilhunters.com

28-29ORLANDO , FLORIDA: Annual show; Florida Fossil Hunters, Central Florida Fairgrounds; 4603 W. Colonial Dr; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Admission $4, Children $1; Fossils, rocks, minerals, books, supplies, educational exhibits, silent auctions, children\\\'s dig pit; contact Valerie First, (407)-699-9274; e-mail: vjfirst@aol.com; Web site: Floridafossilhunters.com

28-29PORT MOODY, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA: Annual show; Port Moody Rock and Gem Club, Kyle Centre; 125 Kyle Street, Canada; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Our 39th annual Rock and Gem Show and Sale titled, \\\"150 Rocks – Celebrating Canada Through our Rocks and Minerals\\\". Canada will be celebrating its 150th birthday in 2017, and our club, its 50th birthday. To recognize this special year, we will be hosting a display of 150 Canadian rocks, fossils, and minerals and their respective stories at our show. This display will be a coast-to-coast-to-coast project; our goal is to feature rocks and minerals from each province and territory.; contact Andrew Danneffel, 1205 Barberry Drive, Port Coquitlam, BC, Canada V3B 1E9, (604)-323-4273; e-mail: adanneffel@atomation.com; Web site: http://www.portmoody.rocks

28-29LOS ALTOS, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Peninsula Gem & Geology Society, Los Altos Youth Center; One No. San Antonio; Sat. 10-5 , Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, Students 12-18 $2, Children under 12 free; Easy access and free parking next to downtown Los Altos. Fossils, minerals, rocks, gems, and jewelry. Free Hourly drawing prizes. Raffle tickets $2 each or 6 for $10 for multiple quality prizes.; contact Steve Jobe, P O Box 4962, Los Altos, CA 94024, (408)-834-5384; e-mail: steve_jobe@sbcglobal.net; Web site: pggs.org

28-29SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Sacramento Mineral Society, Scottish Rite Masonic Center; 6151 H Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Admission $6, Seniors $5, Students $6, under 12 are free; The 81st Sacramento Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show Looking for some family fun? Worried about the cold or it raining this weekend? Well come out and check out our show!! It has something for everyone and it\\\\\\\'s all indoors! What You Will Find: Minerals, fossils, beads, gemstones, meteorites, jade, tools/books, slabs and cabochons, snack bar. Also we will have a raffle, silent rock auctions, and kids activities. Kids come in costume, get a free prize! ; contact Alyssa Meiszinger, P.O. Box 279291, Sacramento, CA 95827, (916)-662-5819; e-mail: gemshow@sacramentomineralsociety.org; Web site: http://sacgemshow.com

28-29OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA: Annual show; Oklahoma Mineral and Gem Society, Modern Living Oklahoma State Fair Park; 3001 General Pershing Blvd; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, Children under 12 free; Artisan jewelry, tools, gemstones, fossils, rough rock, crystals, exhibits, demos, education, children\\\'s area and silent auction all day. Visit us on omgs-minerals.org or check us out on Facebook.; contact Scott Cunningham; e-mail: slibacon@aol.com; Web site: omgs-minerals.org

28-29EAST ROCHESTER, NEW YORK: Annual show; Rochester Lapidary Society, Total Sports Experience; 435 West Commercial Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, Students $3, Children free; An opportunity for kids to explore the world of rocks and minerals. The gem show offers demonstrations of gem cutting, glass bead making, mineral bingo, a gem sluice, soapstone carving, a straw draw ,with rock prizes and much more! The Rochester Gem, Mineral, Jewelry and Fossil Show and Sale is MOVING. ; contact Dan Sperber, NY; e-mail: show@rochesterlapidary.org; Web site: http://www.facebook.com/ROCGemShow

November 2017

3-5BLACK CANYON CITY, ARIZONA: Annual show; High Desert Helpers, High Desert Park; 19001 E. Jacie Ln; Fri. 9-4, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Free Admission; 41st Annual Rock-a-Rama Gem & Mineral show, vendors and dealers offering high end jewelry to rough cut slabs, minerals, faceted stones, fossils, crystals, tools, lapidary supplies, beads. ; contact Darlynn Donohue, PO Box 212, Black Canyon City, AZ 85324, (719)-229-7396; e-mail: darlynndd@q.com; Web site: http://www.highdeserthelpers.org/?tribe_events=rock-a-rama-5

3-5EUGENE, 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; Admission $7, Children free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from all over the world will be on site. Jewelry repair & ring sizing while you shop. ; contact Allen Van, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

4-5CONCORD, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Contra Costa Mineral & Gem Society, Centre Concord; 5298 Clayton Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Admission $6, Children free; Concord Gem Show. Gems, jewelry, fossils, minerals, crystals, jade, meteorites, tekties, fluorescent rocks, and lapidary tools & equipment, findings, books; Demonstrations: cabbing, beading, wire-wrapping, faceting, stone setting, stone carving, gold panning, and more; Exhibits and educational displays, fluorescent display room, free rock and gem identification; Activities for all ages: youth and scout activities, hourly door prizes, raffle, cafe. Giant T-Rex. ; contact Harry Nichandros, Concord, CA 94520, (925)-289-0454; e-mail: showinfo@ccmgs.org; Web site: http://ccmgs.org

4-5STURTEVANT, WISCONSIN: Annual show; Racine Geological Society, Fountain Hall; 8505 Durand Ave; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; Hourly door prizes and club displays; contact John Lowman, 3223 Spruce St, Racine, WI 53403, (262)-989-9193; Web site: racinegeologicalsociety.weebly.com

4-5OLD GREENWICH, CONNETICUT: Show and sale; Stamford Mineralogical Society, Eastern Greenwich Civic Center; 90 Harding Road; Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 10-4:30; Admission $6, under 12 free; There will be Mini-mine for children, hourly door prize, two show grand prizes.; contact Howard Heitner, (914)-274-1370; e-mail: docheitner@gmail.com; Web site: stamfordmineralsociety.org

4-5PLANT CITY, FLORIDA: Annual show; Tampa Bay Mineral and Science Club, Plant City Strawberry Festival Expo Hall; 303 N. Lemon Street; Sat. 10-5; Adults $5, Students $4, Children under 12 free w/parent; contact Norma Jackson, 6036 Golf & Sea Blvd. , Apollo Beach, FL 33572, (813)-641-7897; e-mail: fireweedarts@gmail.com; Web site: www.tampabayrockclub.com

4-5SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; The San Diego Mineral and Gem Society, Al Bahr Shrine Center; 5440 Kearney Mesa Blvd, behind the Hampton Inn; Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; Featuring: High quality gem and mineral dealers, rough, gemstones, minerals, beads, jewelry, fossils. Demonstrations include: wire wrapping, faceting, lost wax casting, silver chain making, intarsia, sphere making, find out about upcoming free or low cost field trips, see display cases of mineral specimens, lapidary and jewelry work done by our members and learn more about our club and hobby. Free Gemstone Identification, Door Prizes and much more. The Junior Booth and Club Booths will be setup featuring bargain basement prices on books, rocks, equipment and slabs.; contact Bob Hancock, (619)-889-6886; e-mail: rtourmaline2@aol.com; Web site: www.sdmg.org

4-5BREWER, MAINE: Annual show; Penobscot Mineral & Lapidary Club, Brewer Auditorium; 318 Wilson St.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Admission $2, Children under 12 free; The Penobscot Mineral & Lapidary Club will hold its 13th Annual Rock & Gem Show at the Brewer Auditorium in Brewer, Maine. There will be approximately vendors selling rocks, mineral specimens, fossils, gemstones, cabochons, beads, gold and silver jewelry and other related mineral products. The show also has a silent auction hourly. Door prizes will be announced periodically. ; contact James White, 54 Gilbert St., Orono, ME 04473, (207)-866-2546; e-mail: jameshwhite@myfairpoint.net

4-5CONCORD, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Contra Costa Gem and Mineral Show, Centre Concord; 5298 Clayton Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, Children under 12 free; Browse through Dealers tables, selling Gems, Jwelery, Minerals, Fossils, Meteorites, a Fluorescent room, Beads and Findings, Tools and Equipment as well as a Cafe to keep you nourished. ; contact Mary Hicks, 2418 Larkin Ct., Antioch, CA 94531, (925)-779-0698; e-mail: maryhicks@comcast.net; Web site: www.ccmgsshowcoupon.com

4-5AMARILLO, TEXAS: Annual show; Golden spread Gem and Mineral Society, Amarillo Civic Center; 400 Buchanan Street, Regency Room; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $3; children (under 12). military, law enforcement, and scouts in uniform free; dealers, demonstrations, door prizes, exhibits, silent auction, wheel of fortune;; contact Wanda Finley, 9170 FM 1151, Claude, TX 79019, (806)-944-5464; e-mail: finfran@midplains.coop

4-5RIDGECREST, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Indian Wells Gem and Mineral Society, Desert Empire Fairgrounds; 520 South Richmond Road; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; Free Admission; Display cases, door prizes, silent auctions, geode cutting ; contact John De Rosa, (760)-375-7905; e-mail: jfrocks@dslextreme.com

4-5ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; American Opal Society, Business Expo Center; Business Expo Center, 1960 S. Anaheim Way; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults/Seniors $5, 5.00, Students free with ID, Children under 15 free; Rough & Cut Opals; other gemstones; jewelry tools & supplies. Books. Prize drawing. Free Demonstrations - gemstone identification, gem cutting, jewelry making, gem carving, wire wrapping, inlay, faceting, cabbing. Free parking.; contact Veronica Pupura, American Opal Society, PO Box 4875, Garden Grove, CA 92842, (714)-501-9959; e-mail: info@opalsociety.org; Web site: https://www.facebook.com/AmericanOpalSociety/

4-5MIDLAND, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Mid-Michigan Rock Club, Chippewa Nature Center; 400 S. Badour Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; Many educational and informative exhibits and seminars for all ages. Special children\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s activities, including activities for Scouts working on Geology badges. Dealers will have agates, fossils, minerals, rocks, and jewelry. ; contact Debra Young, 212 Auburn Street, Midland, MI 48640, (989)-245-0343; e-mail: mmrcrockclub@yahoo.com; Web site: www.midmichrockclub.com

10-12SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; LLD Productions, Inc., Holiday Inn - OCA; 2726 S Grand Ave; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Dealers selling minerals, fossils, rough and cut gems, jewelry, meteorites, crystals, metaphysical materials, lapidary supplies, home decor and more. Wholesale section for qualified buyers, international and local dealers. Items in all price ranges, for all interest levels.; contact Regina Aumente, PO Box 665, Bernalillo, NM 87004, (505)-867-0425; e-mail: mzexpos@gmail.com; Web site: http://www.mzexpos.com

10-12PUYALLUP, 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; Admission $7, Children free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from all over the world will be on site. Jewelry repair & ring sizing while you shop. ; contact Allen Van, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

10-12TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA: Annual show; Blue Sapphire Beads, Hyatt Regency Toronto; 370 King St West, Canada; Fri. 11:30-8, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, Students $1, Children free; The Gem Expo is Canada\\\'s premier show for beads, beading supplies and tools, gems & gemstones, copper and sterling silver findings, jewelry, minerals, amber, pearls, glass and lampwork artisans The show features handmade jewelry from talented artisans and features a large variety of precious and semi-precious stones such as diamonds, rubies, sapphires, emeralds, pearls, and many others. Whether you\\\'re looking for strands to make your own jewellery, beautifully faceted stones for setting or wire wrapping, or finished pieces with exquisite gems, exquisite mineral samples or interested in the healing properties of Minerals, The Gem Expo has it all. ; contact Salim Moorani, 12 Coatsworth Cres, Toronto, ON, Canada M4C 5P6, (647)-773-9001; e-mail: salim@thegemexpo.com; Web site: http://thegemexpo.com

10-12HUMBLE, TEXAS: Annual show; Houston Gem and Mineral Society, Humble Civic Center; 8233 Will Clayton Parkway; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $8, Children under 10 free; SCFMS Show with activities and exhibits; contact Stephen Blyskal, 20403 Coleridge Ln, Richmond, TX 77407, (832)-264-1278; e-mail: steve.blyskal@gmail.com; Web site: hgms.org

10-12PASCAGOULA, MISSISSIPPI: Annual show; Mississippi Gulf Coast Gem and Mineral Society, Pascagoula Fairground Civic Center; 2902 Shortcut Road; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $3; Gold, silver, copper, and multi-mineral displays. Educational demonstrators, to show you how to Gold pan and Flint Nap, and many more. ; contact Bill LaRue, (228)-229-8781; e-mail: wildbill2736@gmail.com

10-12GRAY, TENNESSEE: Annual show; Kingsport Gems & Minerals Society, Appalachian Fairgrounds; Building # 1, 100 Lakeview Street; Fri. 10-6, Fri. 10-6, Sun. 12-5; Adults $3, Students $1, Children 6 and under free; contact Robert Morgan, 181 Harmony Acres Drive East, Jonesborough, TN 37659, (423)-956-9486; e-mail: morganjewellry@ msn.com

10-12PASCAGOULA, MISSISSIPPI: Annual show; Mississippi Gulf Coast Gem and Mineral Society, Jackson County Fairgrounds; Jackson County Fairgrounds; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $3/ $5 for three day pass, Children free with adult; Natural and educational. Gold, silver, copper and multi-mineral displays. Many educational demonstrators to show you how to gold pan and flint nap, and many more. Several great casinos near by. ; contact Bill LaRue, (228)-229-8781; e-mail: wildbill2736@gmail.com

11-11QUINCY, ILLINOIS: Annual show; Gem City Rock Club of Quincy, Quincy Mall Community Room; 32nd and Broadway; Sat. 10-5; Free Admission; Minerals, Geodes, Fossils, Wire Wrapping, Flint Knapping, Childs Activities.; contact Brad Fanning, 1344n.1720th, Fowler, IL 62338, (217)-617-2751; e-mail: bfanning58@yahoo.com

11-11MOUNTVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Lancaster County Fossil and Mineral Club, Trinity Reformed United Church of Christ; 450 W. Main St.; Sat. 9-4; Adults $3; Annual club show. A smaller, more intimate show with excellent, friendly vendors.; contact Eric Miller, (717)-339-9338; Web site: https://www.facebook.com/LancasterFossilandMineralClub

11-12EDMONDS, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Maplewood Rock and Gem Club, Maplewood Rock and Gem Clubhouse; 8802 196th St. SW; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; contact Mary Ann Collins, (206)-714-3922; e-mail: collma1@comcast.net

11-12YUBA CITY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Sutter Buttes Gem & Mineral Society, Yuba Suter Fairgrounds; 442 franklin ave.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; We will have many dealers, as well as a silent auction. We will be sponsoring a raffle and hourly drawings. Our kids table is everyone\\\\\\\'s favorite and our exhibits are beautiful. We offer a large food menu with very reasonable prices.; contact karen horita, 1364 golden plover street, plumas lake, CA 95961-8730, (916)-677-6696; e-mail: horita@comcast.net; Web site: www.sutterbuttes.net

11-12YUBA CITY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Sutter Buttes Gem & Mineral Society, Yuba/Sutter fairgrounds; 442 Franklin Ave. ; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; We will be sponsoring a raffle, silent auction, kids table, door prizes, dealers, several exhibits and great food.; contact karen horita, 1364 golden plover street, 1364 golden plover street, plumas lake, CA 95961-8730, (916)677-6696; e-mail: horita@comcast.net

11-12SEDRO WOOLLEY , WASHINGTON: Treasures of the Earth Rock and Gem Show; Skagit Rock and Gem Club, Sedro Woolley Community Center; 703 Pacific Street; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; Beautiful displays, kid\\\'s activities, silent auction, rock slab sales, lapidary demonstrations, raffle and door prizes along with our wonderful dealers. ; contact Eric Self, (360)-840-8342; e-mail: skagitrockandgem@gmail.com

11-12NEW YORK, NEW YORK: Wholesale and retail show; New York Mineralogical Club, The Watson Hotel (formerly Holiday Inn @57th ); 440 West 57th Street; Sat. 10-06, Sun. 11-05; Adults $6, Children with adult and under 12 free; Knowledgable dealers with an amazing variety of quality minerals, fossils, meteorites, gems, jewelry, crystals and gift items for the novice collector as well as the advanced one. Beaders and jewelry makers will find interesting and unusual items to enhance their designs. ; contact Tony Nikischer, 1885 Seminole Trail, STE. 202, Charlottesville, VA 22901, (434)-964-0875; e-mail: info@excaliburmineral.com; Web site: www.excaliburmineral.com

11-12NEW YORK, NEW YORK: Wholesale and retail show; New York Mineralogical Club, Watson Hotel; 440 W 57 Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Admission $6, Children under 12 free; Retail and wholesale dealers in minerals, fossils, jewelry and gemstones. Hosted by the NY Mineralogical Club, the oldest club of its kind in the US! Daily lectures, free rocks for kids, restaurant and parking on premises.Dealer space is filled.; contact Tony Nikischer, 1885 Seminole trl, Suite 202, Charlottesville, VA 22901, (434)-964-0875; e-mail: info@excaliburmineral.com; Web site: www.newyorkmineralogicalclub.org

11-12MELBOURNE, FLORIDA: Annual show; Canaveral Mineral and Gem Society, Melbourn Auditorium; 625 East Hibiscus Blvd; Sat. 10-5; Admission $5; contact Don McLamb, 570 Seabreeze Drive, Indialantic, FL 32903, (321)-723-2592; e-mail: fdjmc@aol.com; Web site: www.canaveral-mgs.com 

11-12FREEPORT, ILLINOIS: Annual show; Northwest Illinois Rock Club, Highland Community Center, Student Conference Center; 2998 W. Pearl City Rd.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Freewill Donation; Dealers in minerals, fossils, jewelry, beads, and more, speakers, exhibits, kids\\\' activities, and geode cracking. ; contact Brian Green, (815)-745-2228; e-mail: bgreen57@hotmail.com

17-19PORTLAND, 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; Admission $7, Children free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from all over the world will be on site. Jewelry repair & ring sizing while you shop.; contact Allen Van, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

17-19COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA: Annual show; The Columbia, SC Gem & Mineral Society, Jamil Temple; 206 Jamil Rd.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 12-5; Admission $5, Children 16 & under free; 50th Annual Gem, Mineral, & Jewelry Show Jewelry, beads, loose stones, fossils, minerals, gold, silver, & tools for sale. Geodes sold & cut Club member’s rock collections on exhibit & lapidary demonstrations. South Carolina amethyst on display. ; contact Sue Shrader, PO Box 6333, Columbia, SC 29060, (803)-736-9317; e-mail: ashrader@mindspring.com; Web site: www.cgams.org

17-19GOLDEN, COLORADO: Annual show; Denver Area Mineral Dealers, Jefferson County Fairgrounds; 15200 W. 6th Ave.; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-4; Free Admission; JEFFCO Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall.; contact Brian Costigan, (303)-660-9564; e-mail: brian@costigansminerals.com

17-19MARIETTA, GEORGIA: Annual show; Cobb County Gem and Mineral Society, Cobb County Civic Center; 548 South Marietta Parkway SE; Fri. 10-6; Free Admission; Cobb County Gem & Mineral Society/CCGMS invites you to join them in their 32nd Annual Gem. Calling all collectors, artists, educators, formal/informal students of lapidary and rock hounds alike. Come immerse yourselves in a showcase of rocks, gemstones, minerals and fossils collected and sold all over the world! Free admission and Free parking provide the option of a weekend of shopping, live lapidary and artisan demonstrations, mineral identification and instruction, the chance to buy and crack open your very own geode and much more. Be sure to listen for the hourly door prizes! ; contact Tamara Watkins, 516 West Atlanta Street SE, Marietta, GA 30060; e-mail: CCGMS.TamiWatkins@gmail.com; Web site: http://www.cobbcountymineral.org/

18-19FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: Annual show; Northern Virginia Mineral Club, Dewberry Hall, Johnson Center, George Mason University; 4400 University Dr; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, Seniors $4, Students $3 ages 13-17, Children 12 and under free; 26th Annual Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show. New GMU location for 2017. Show includes: Demonstrations, exhibits, kids activities and door prizes. Mini-mines for kids to dig and get free minerals & fossils. Silent auction on Sunday. Dealers offering gems, minerals, fossils, crystals, meteorites & more. Event is co-sponsored by GMU\\\\\\\'s Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic & Earth Sciences.; contact Tom Taaffe, (703)-281-3767; e-mail: rockcllctr@gmail.com; Web site: www.novamineralclub.org

18-19LAKESIDE, CA 92040, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; El Cajon Valley Gem and Mineral Society, Lakeside Rodeo Grounds; 12584 Mapleview Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; The El Cajon Valley Gem and Mineral proudly presents it\\\\\\\'s annual Gem and Mineral Show on November 18th & 19th, 2017. Vendors will be selling gems, minerals, fossils, jewelry, beads and crafts. Free gem and mineral identification. Huge raffle, food booths and kids activities.; contact Mary Ness, PO Box 451, El Cajon, CA 92022, (619)-449-0759; e-mail: ecvgms@gmail.com; Web site: ecvgms.org

18-19MESQITE , TEXAS: Annual show; Dallas Gem and Mineral Society, Dallas Texas; 1800 Rodeo Drive; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $8, Seniors $8, Children $3; There will be fluorescent displays, kid's mine and wheel of fortune, lapidary equipment and jewelry supplies, wire wrapping, stone polishing, knapping demonstrations, and you'll get to open your own geodes. ; contact Diana Case, 7522 CAMPBELL #113-196, DALLAS, TX 75248, (469)-688-4057; e-mail: case53d@yahoo.com; Web site: http://www.dallasgemandmineral.org/

18-19LEBANON, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Mid Atlantic Gem and Mineral Association, Lebanon Expo Center; 80 Rocherty Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 11-4; Admission $5, Children under 12 are free; Gem Miner\\\'s Holiday! Retail and wholesale exhibition of beads, minerals, fossils, gems, and jewelry. Gifts and crafts with hourly door prizes.; contact Jill Feder, P.O. Box 266, Sellersville, PA 18960, (908)-720-1774; e-mail: jillfeder.jf@gmail.com; Web site: www.gem-show.com

18-19HESPERIA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Mining Supplies and Rock Shop, Mining Supplies and Rock Shop; 9565 C Ave; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Free Admission; Jewelry, rocks, slabs, beads, jade, gold panning and more.; contact Cyndy Mandell, 9565 C Ave, Hesperia, CA 92345, (760)-244-9642; e-mail: cynmandell@me.com; Web site: www.miningsuppliesandrockshop.com

18-19WEST 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, Children under 12 free; Fossil dig, gem mining, geode cracking, rock and face painting, spin the wheel game, displays, demonstrations, speakers. ; contact Walt Triche, (561)-585-2080; e-mail: wtriche@gmail.com; Web site: www.gemandmineralsociety.org

18-19LEBANON, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Mid Atlantic Gem and Mineral Association, Lebanon County Fairgrounds; 80 Rocherty Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 11-4; Adults $5, Children under 12 free; An exhibit of gems, jewelry, beads, minerals, and fossils. Gift and craft related items. Hourly door prizes. ; contact Jill Feder, (908)-720-1774; e-mail: jillfeder.jf@gmail.com; Web site: www.gem-show.com

18-19PAYSON, ARIZONA: Annual show; Payson Rimstones Rock Club, Inc, Payson High School, Longhorn Gym; West Longhorn Rd , Gym is located on West Longhorn Rd East of McLane; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Admission $2, Children 12 and under free; Gems, minerals, fossils, slabs, rough cut material, gem stones, jewelry, lapidary equipment, displays, books, educational materials, gold prospecting displays, plus much more available from our vendors. The club will have a magnificent fluorescent display, a treasure hunt for the kids (and adults), a spinning wheel to win a stunning rock ( you always win!!), sandstone drawing with colored pens, a silent auction to obtain some amazing specimens, and an education center with a geologist to answer your questions. All proceeds from the show support our local elementary schools and their respective earth science programs, books and materials in earth sciences for the local libraries, and scholarships for graduating seniors at Payson High as well as scholarships for Northern Gila County students enrolled in a college of their choice. ; contact Margaret Jones, P O Box 884, Pine, AZ 85544, (928)-970-0857; e-mail: margieaberry@gmail.com

18-19WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS: Annual show; Worcester Mineral Club, National Guard Armory; 701 Lincoln st.; Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 10-4:30; Adults $5, Seniors/Students $4, Children under 12 and scouts in uniform free; 42nd Annual Worcester Mineral show (rocks, minerals,fossils, gemstones, jewlery ,hourly door prizes, grand prize drawing ,snack bar and free parking DVid ; contact David Fohlin, 26 Wakefield pond rd, Thompson, CT 06277, (860)-923-9023; e-mail: thestonemanswife@gmail.com

18-19OXNARD, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; The Oxnard Gem & Mineral Society, Oxnard Performing Arts Center; 800 Hobson Way; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; contact Stephanie Hagiwara, (805)-394-8002; e-mail: webmaster@oxnardgem.com; Web site: http://www.oxnardgem.com

24-26MOBILE, ALABAMA: Annual show; Mobile Rock and Gem Society, Abba Shrine Center; 7701 Hitt Road; Fri. 1-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $4, Children free under 12; contact Jim Patterson; e-mail: jimandde@mobis.com; Web site: mobilerockandgeem

24-26SALEM, VIRGINIA: Annual show; Roanoke Valley Mineral and Gem Society, Salem Civic Center; 1001 Roanoke Blvd.; Fri. 2-7, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 12-5; Admission $5, Children free; Panning Sluice, Fluorescent Mineral Display, Kindness Rocks Project, Geode Sales, DOOR PRIZES, Videos and more! ; contact Carol Messimer; e-mail: ckwlt@aol.com

25-26MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Monterey County Fairgrounds; 2004 Fairground Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; Fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from all over the world will be on site. Jewelry repair & ring sizing while you shop. ; contact Allen Van, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

December 2017

1-3COSTA 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; Admission $7, Children free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from all over the world will be on site. Jewelry repair & ring sizing while you shop.; contact Allen Van, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

1-3HUDSON, FLORIDA: Annual show; Withlacoochee Rockhounds, Veterans Memorial Park; 14333 Hicks Rd; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; Adults/Seniors $3, Teens $1, Children 12 and under free; Educational displays, demonstrations, door prizes, Diamonds of the World, Aaron\\\'s Breastplate replica. Mineral and fossil specimens for everyone from beginner to advanced collectors, handcrafted jewelry, gemstones, and handcrafted knapped stone blade knives. ; contact Ralph Barber, FL, (352)-200-6852; e-mail: barbersbloomers@hotmail.com; Web site: www.withlacoocheerockhounds.com

1-3MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA: Annual show; Montgomery Gen & Mineral Society, Garret Coliseum; 1555 Federal Drive; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $2, Students/Children Free; Dealers will have beads, crystals, geodes, rough, cabochons, gem stones, finished jewelry, tools, supplies and mineral & fossil specimens. Club members will display their individual collections and will give demonstrations on gem and rock cutting, faceting, cabochon making, and knapping. $1 Wheel of Fortune.; contact Terry Fetzer; e-mail: gemshow@MontgomeryGemAndMineralSociety.com; Web site: http://www.montgomerygemandmineralsociety.com/#!annual-gem-show

2-3BARSTOW, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Mojave Desert Gem & Mineral Society, Cora Harper Fitness Center; 841 Barstow Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; 43rd Annual Show. Fun for the whole family. Lapidary arts & crafts, Displays with special Petrified Wood exhibit by Walt Wright. Silent Auctions both days & Raffle. Dealers with gems, minerals, lapidary rough, beads, unique jewelry & gifts. Demonstrations & Lapidary instruction. Our Famous Grab Bags & Wheel of Fortune for the young & young at heart. Food booth. Proceeds go to our local scholarships.; contact Danny Watts, P.O. Box 138, Barstow, CA 92312, (760)-373-1309; Web site: www.mdgms.net

2-3PINECREST, FLORIDA: Show and sale; Miami Mineralogical and Lapidary Guild, Evelyn Greer Park; 8200 SW 124 Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Admission $6, Children free; The MIAMI MINERALOGICAL AND LAPIDARY GUILD (MMLG) is holding a Gem, Jewelry, Mineral, and Fossil Show. There will be exhibits, displays, demonstrations, raffles, and vendors showcasing mineral & fossil specimens, gemstones, fine jewelry, and artisan-crafted collectibles. Children’s activities include jewelry-making sessions, surprise grab-bags, gem prospecting, and geode splitting. ; contact Sandy Mielke, Miami, FL 33133, (305)-858-6967; e-mail: webguy@mmlg-inc.org; Web site: www.miamigemandmineral.com

8-10SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Ealr Warren Showgrounds; 3400 Calle Real; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $7, Children free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from all over the world will be on site. Jewelry repair & ring sizing while you shop.; contact Allen Van, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

8-10LAWRENCEVILLE, GEORGIA: Annual show; Mammothrockshows LLC, Gwinnett County Fairgrounds; 2405 Sugarloaf Parkway; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults/Seniors $5, Students/Children under 16 free; North Atlanta Gem, Mineral, Fossil, and Jewelry Show 2017. 24th year of annual event. Offering minerals, gemstones, beads, jewelry, fossils, geode cracking, and related items in a large indoor show with easy entrance and free parking. $20 Gift certificates awarded hourly, and a Grand prize drawing on the last day of the show. ; contact Richard Hightower, 78 Emerald Hill, Franklin, NC 28734, (478)-832-1755; e-mail: staff@mammothrock.com; Web site: mammothrockshows.com

8-10LONGMONT, COLORADO: Annual show; Flatirons Mineral Club, Boulber Fairgrounds Main Exhibit Hall; 9595 Nelson Road; Daily 10-5, Daily 10-5, Daily 10-5; Admisison $5, Children 12 and under free; Gems, rocks, jewelry, model railroad layouts, toy train items, tools from a variety of dealers and vendors. Club displays, demo\\\\\\\'s, kids area with games, grabs. ; contact Raymond Gilbert, 4629 W. County Rd 4, Berthoud, CO 80513, (303)-774-8468; e-mail: hoss@q.com

9-10EDMONDS, WASHINGTON: 6th Annual 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 Admission; contact Mary Ann Collins, (206)-714-3922; e-mail: collma1@comcast.net

9-10FRANKLIN, TENNESSEE: Annual show; Mid-Tennessee Gem and Mineral Society, Inc., Ag Exp Park; 4215 Long Lane; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults/Seniors $5, Students $1, Children Free; Dealers plus classes, speakers, exhibits, demonstrations, silent auction, and door prizes hourly. Show features handmade silver, stone, and Native American jewelry, lapidary and faceting rough, slabs, fossils and mineral specimens, supplies, tools, and more.; contact Mardy Smith, TN, (615)-417-1416; e-mail: show@mtgms.org; Web site: www.MTGMS.org

9-10LEESVILLE, LOUISIANA: Annual show; DeRidder Gem and Mineral Society, West LA. Forestry Assoc. Bldg.; 276 H. M. Stevens Blvd.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $2, Children 12 and under free; Hands on demonstrations, knapping, faceting and cabbing. Hourly door prizes and Grand prize on Sun. at 4 PM.; contact Adam Valin, (337)-585-3693; e-mail: deridder.rockngem@gmail.com; Web site: rockngemswla.com

9-10RIALTO, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; OrangeBelt Mineralogical Society, Across street from Rialto City Hall; 105 S. Palm Ave.; Sat. 9am-Dusk, Sun. 9am-Dusk; Free Admission; Tons of rocks, minerals, fossils, gems, jewelry, hand made crafts, tools, petrified woods, agate, geodes, and much more. Fun and educational.; contact Jessica Pearson; e-mail: jpearson1915@gmail.com; Web site: OBMSRocks.yolasite.com

15-17SAN 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; Admission $7, Children free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from all over the world will be on site. Jewelry repair & ring sizing while you shop. ; contact Allen Van, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

January 2018

5-7MESA, ARIZONA: Annual show; Flagg Mineral Foundation, Mesa Community College; 1833 W. Southern Avenue; Daily 9-5; Free Admission; Join us for our 46th Annual Flagg Gem and Mineral Show! NE corner of Dobson Road and US 60 in Mesa Community College parking lot. Vendors with special displays, club booths, ATM, food vendors and activities and free samples for children! The largest show in the Valley--we hope to see you there!; contact Dana Slaughter, 2952 E Silverbell Rd, San Tan Valley, AZ 85143-4598, (602)-312-9791; e-mail: dsminerals@aol.com; Web site: flaggmineralfoundation.com

5-7SANTA 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; Admission $7, Children free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from around the world. Jewelry repair, cleaning & ring sizing while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

12-14LARGO, FLORIDA: Show and sale; Pinellas Geological Society, Largo Cultural Center; 105 Central Park Drive; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 12-5; Free Admission; 42nd Annual Event, $1.50 drawing hourly, silent auction hourly; contact Leona Feldhausen, 2655 Nebraska Ave #247, Palm Harbor, FL 34684-2605, (727)-709-3236; e-mail: sheffieldleona@gmail.com

12-14GLOBE, ARIZONA: Annual show; Gila County Gem and Mineral Society, Gila County Fairgrounds; HWY 60, 3 mi. north of Globe, AZ; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Admission $3 or $5/couple, Students/Children free; contact Jodi Brewster, (623)-810-9780; e-mail: jodibrewster66@gmail.com; Web site: gilagem.org

12-14DEL 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; Admission $7, Children free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from around the world. Jewelry repair, cleaning & ring sizing while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

19-21SAN 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; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from around the world. Jewelry repair, cleaning & ring sizing while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

20-21DELAND, FLORIDA: Annual show; Tokoka Gem and Mineral Society, Volusia County Fairgrounds; 3150 New York Ave; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $4, Children 12 and under free; contact Mary Dejan, (386)-871-6221

20-21FREDERICKSBURG, TEXAS: Annual show; Fredericksburg Rockhounds , Pioneer Pavillion ; Lady Bird Johnson Park , Hwy 16 South; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; Minerals, fossils, meteorites, geodes, stone carvings, jewelry. Vendors from the southwest geologists to identify your mystery rocks, silent auction. ; contact Jim Gedeon, 1156 Old Willow Rd., Fredericksburg, TX 78624, (830)-456-5419; e-mail: gedeonjim!@gmail.com

26-28HILLSBORO, OREGON: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Washington County Fairgrounds; 873 NE 34th Ave; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $7, Children free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from around the world. Jewelry repair, cleaning & ring sizing while you shop. Free hourly door prizes.; contact Yooy Nelson, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

January 2018-February 2018

26-11MARANA , ARIZONA: Annual show; Smoky\'s , Miner\'s Co-op ; 6901 N. Casa Grande Hwy. ; Daily 8:30-6; Free Admission; Miner owned and operated! - Artisan jewelry, gems, rough, specimens, cabochons etc. Dealers - Old Time Knowledge - REAL Miners *Find us on Facebook!; contact Alby Davis , 9901 W. Picture Rocks Rd. , Tucson , AZ 85743, (520)-981-2787; e-mail: picturerocksjewelry@gmail.com; Web site: http://tucsonrockgemmineralshow.com/

27-10TUCSON, ARIZONA: Annual show; Martin Zinn Expositions, LLC, Hotel Tucson City Center; 475 N. Granada; Daily 10-6, Sat. 10-5; Free Admission; Dealers from around the world sell minerals, fossils, meteorites, rough and cut gems, lapidary supplies, home decor and so much more. From a single shark's tooth to an entire dinosaur, from micro-minerals to 10-ft high geodes, cutting rough to custom cut gems, the Arizona Mineral & Fossil Show has it all! Don't miss the Artists' Gallery of stone delights, Fossil Hall, and the large dinosaur sculptures playing in the courtyard. Allow plenty of time to see it all.; contact Regina Aumente, PO Box 665, Bernalillo, NM 87004, (505)-867-0425; e-mail: mzexpos@gmail.com; Web site: http://www.mzexpos.com

February 2018

2-4ROSEVILLE, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Placer County Fairgrounds; 800 All America City Blvd; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $7, Children free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from around the world. Jewelry repair, cleaning & ring sizing while you shop. Free hourly door prizes.; contact Yooy Nelson, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

16-18INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Annual show; Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites, Indiana State Museum ; 650 West Washington Street; Fri. 10-5; Adults $14.95, Seniors $13.95, Students $12.95, Children $9.95; GeoFest, the 16th Annual Indiana State Museum Fossil, Gem and Mineral Show. Retail show will include dealers, regional clubs, and adult and kid\'s activities in a beautiful museum building. ; contact Peggy Fisherkeller, 650 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204, (317)-232-7172; e-mail: pfisherkeller@indianamuseum.org

16-18SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Earl Warren Showgrounds; 3400 Calle Real; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $7, Children free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from around the world. Jewelry repair, cleaning & ring sizing while you shop. Free hourly door prizes.; contact Yooy Nelson, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

16-25INDIO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; San Gorgonio Mineral & Gem Society, Riverside County Fairgrounds & National Date Festival; 82-503 Hwy 111; Daily 10-10; Adults $9, Seniors $8, Students $7, Children 5 & under free; We have dealers featuring jewelry, beads, crystals, minerals, precious & semi-precious gemstones, geodes & much more. There are 108 display cases featuring gem & mineral and fossil collections of club member & guest collections. There are demonstrations of sphere making, rock grinding & polishing, and cutting of geodes and free polished rocks for the children. ; contact Bert Grisham, (951)-849-1674

17-18ANTIOCH, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Antioch Lapidary Club, Contra Costa County Fairgrounds; 1201 West 10th Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults/Seniors $5, Students/Children under 12 free; Jewelry, Gems, Findings, Supplies, Auction, Grab bags, Exhibits and hands on projects for kids. ; contact Brenda Miguel, 425 Fulton Shipyard Rd., Antioch, CA 94509-0009, (925)-301-6957; e-mail: brenda.miguel@yahoo.com; Web site: antiochlapidaryclub.com

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; Admission $7, Children free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from around the world. Jewelry repair, cleaning & ring sizing while you shop. Free hourly door prizes.; contact Yooy Nelson, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

24-24LAKELAND, FLORIDA: Annual show; Bone Valley Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Club, First Presbyterian Church of Lakeland; 175 Lake Hollingsworth Dr.; Sat. 9-4:30; Admission $3, Students/Children free; Teachers Raffle, hourly door prizes, Spin & Win Mineral Wheel, Kids Treasure Dig, Earth Sciences educational demonstrations and displays, Silent and Chinese auctions and over 25 dealers of rocks, minerals, fossils, jewelry, gifts and hobby supplies. Facebook: Bone Valley Gem, Mineral & Fossil Club ; contact Kim Price; e-mail: kprice1105@gmail.com; Web site: www.bonevalley.net

24-25BOISE, IDAHO: Annual show; Idaho Gem Club, Expo Idaho; 5610 Glenwood ; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $4, Children under 12 free; We offer demonstrations, showcases, kid’s games, silent auction, & loads of vendors.; contact Brent Stewart, (208)-342-1151; e-mail: rocksbybrent@gmail.com

24-25VALLEJO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Vallejo Gem & Mineral Society, Solano County Fairgrounds, Mc Cormack Hall; 900 Fairgrounds Drive,, Mc Cormack Hall; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, Children under 12 free; Vallejo Gem & Mineral Society Proudly Presents it\\\'s annual show \\\"Spring Bling.\\\". Artisan gem & mineral dealers from California, Oregon and Utah who sell jewelry, minerals, gems, fossils, crystals, jade, meteorites, turquoise, beads and rough rock and slabs. Demonstrations, free hourly drawings, silent auction, grab bags and wheel of fortune.; contact Dan Wolke, Benicia, CA 94510, (707)-334-2950; e-mail: dncwolke@sbcglobal.net; Web site: vjgems.org

24-25ALBANY, NEW YORK: Annual show; New York State Museum, New York State Museum; Empire Plaza, 222 Madison Ave; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Admission $5, Children Free; Museum Mineral Gallery Tours; contact Michael Hawkins, 3140 CEC, Albany, NY 12230, (518)-486-2011; e-mail: michael.hawkins@nysed.gov; Web site: www.nysm.nysed.gov

24-25JACKSON , MISSISSIPPI: Annual show; Mississippi Gem and Mineral Society , Mississippi Trade Mart on State Fairgrounds ; 1200 Mississippi Street; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, Students $3, Children free 5 and under; Dealers of gems, fossils, minerals, jewelry, lapidary tools, beads, and more Demonstrations of lapidary art including flint knapping, cabochon cutting, and jewelry making Exhibits and educational opportunities by colleges and state organizations ; contact Leslie Lane, MS, (601)-344-8171; e-mail: rock2lanes@gmail.com; Web site: http://missgem.org

March 2018

2-4ATHENS, GEORGIA: Annual show; Southeastern Mineral Specimens , The Classic Center; 440 Foundry Street, The Pavilion; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $5, Children under 15 and under free; contact Mark Woods, 515 Tallassee Road, Athens, GA 30606, (706)-296-9467; e-mail: darklighter@bellsouth.net; Web site: https://m.facebook.com/SoutheasternMineralSpecimens/

2-4 NEWARK, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Mineral & Gem Society of Castro Valley , Newark Pavilion; 6430 Thornton Ave. ; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, Children free with adult; Smokey Quartz Jubilee! 70th annual show & sale! Family friendly event. Dealers, local & from across the country..., with minerals, rocks, gemstones, fossils, rough & cut stones, crystals, opals, faceted stones, beads, jewelry, lapidary equipment, jewelry making supplies. Over 40 lapidary, mineral, fossil, & jewelry displays. Featuring Special Smokey Quartz displays celebrating our 70th annual show. Local Ice Age Fossils presented by Math Science Nucleus of Fremont. Large display by the Fluorescent Mineral, and fluorescent mineral dealers. ; contact Cathy Miller, (510)-305-4196; e-mail: showchair@mgscv.org; Web site: mgscv.org

2-4DEL 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; Admission $7, Children free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from around the world. Jewelry repair, cleaning & ring sizing while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

3-4ISSAQUAH, WASHINGTON: Annual show; East KingCo Rock Club Kirkland WA, Pickering Barn; 1730 10th Avenue NW; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; free; Stone sculpture exhibit, kid’s activities, silent auction, raffle, What\\\'s My Rock identification and hourly door prizes. ; contact Cindy Smith, (206)-953-3456; e-mail: showchair@eastkingco.org

3-4NEW YORK, NEW YORK: Wholesale and retail show; New York Mineralogical Club, Watson Hotel; 440 W 57 Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Admission $6, Children under 12 free; Retail and wholesale dealers in minerals, fossils, jewelry and gemstones. Hosted by the New York Mineralogical Club, the oldest club in the U.S.. Daily lectures, free rocks for kids, restaurant and parking on premises. ; contact Tony Nikischer, 1885 Seminole Trail, Suite 202, Charlottesville, VA 22901, (434)-964-0875; e-mail: info@excaliburmineral.com; Web site: www.newyorkmineralogicalclub.org

3-4WILMINGTON, DELAWARE: Annual show; Delaware Mineralogical Society, Inc., University of Delaware – Wilmington Campus Arsht Conference Center; 2800 Pennsylvania Ave (Rt-52; Sat. 10-5, Mon. 11-5; Adults $6, Seniors $5, Students $4, Children free underr 12 and scouts in uniform w/ adult; The show features educational exhibits of mineral, lapidary and fossil specimens, displays from regional and university museums, a roster of fine dealers of minerals, fossils, gems, jewelry and lapidary supplies, door prizes, a fossil/mineral symposium, demonstrations of gem cutting and polishing and a children’s table, where youngsters may purchase inexpensive mineral and fossil specimens; contact Elaine Kipp, (410)-392-6826 ; e-mail: Kippekipp@msn.com; Web site: www.delminsociety.net

3-4CALDWELL, IDAHO: Annual show; Owyhee Gem and Mineral Society, O\\\'Connor Field House; 2200 Blaine; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $4, Children 11 and under free; We will have dealers, demonstrators, door prizes every half hour, grand prize, show cases, black light display, silent auction, wheel of gems, sand dig, grab bags, make a critter ; contact Darell Ehlers, 1301 Anderson Corner Rd, Parma , ID 83660, (208)-674-1213; e-mail: ddehlers@fmtc.com; Web site: WWW.OwyheeRocks.com

9-11PLEASANTON, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Alameda County Fairgrounds; 4501 Pleasanton Ave; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $7, Children free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from around the world. Jewelry repair, cleaning & ring sizing while you shop. Free hourly door prizes.; contact Yooy Nelson, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

10-11FILER, IDAHO: 68th Annual Rock, Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show; Magic Valley Gem Club, Twin Falls County Fairgrounds; 215 Fair Avenue, East of Filer on US Highway 30; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Admission $2, under 12 free when accompanied by an adult; Demonstrations and Displays by: Herrett’s Museum, Hagerman Fossil Beds, Snake River Gold Prospector’s Association. Dealers, silent auctions, door prizes, lapidary demonstrations, 50 display cases, hands-on mineral table, educational exhibits, black light room, sand dig for gems, wheel of fortune, grand prize drawing. ; contact Chris Funk, Magic Valley Gem Club, POB 725, Twin Falls, ID 83303, (208)-539-5369; e-mail: rmetts@cableone.net

10-11HADLEY, MASSACHUSETTS: Annual show; Connecticut Valley Mineral Club, Hadley Famrs Meeting House; 41 Russell St. (Route9); Sat. 9:30 -5, Sun. 10-4; Admission $5, Children 12 and under free with paid adult; Minerals, Jewelry, Fossils, Gems Crystals, Lapidary and Mineral Art. Free rock & mineral identification offered by UMass Geology Dept. Exhibits ; contact Helen Rodak, 31 Huntington Rd., Hadley, MA 01035; e-mail: helenrodak@gmail.com; Web site: www.westernmassmineralshow.com

10-11SPRECKELS, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Salinas Valley Rock and Gem, Spreckels Vet\\\'s Hall; 5th and Llano Sts; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $2, free; Displays, snack bar, vendors, jewelry, slabs, fossils, demonstrations, make and take, wheel of fortune, tumbled stone bags, specimens; contact Gary Beck, (831)-679-2896; e-mail: garybeckpca@yahoo.com; Web site: salinasrockandgem.pagecloud.com

16-18JACKSON, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Michigan Gem and Mineral Society, American One Event Center; 200 W. Ganson St.; Fri. 10-7, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $4, Seniors $2, Students $1, Children 5 & under free; Many activities for kids, over 20 dealers and demonstrators. Gems, minerals, fossils, beads, jewelry, raffle, exhibits, displays, lapidary supplies, door prize drawings, and 3 days of silent auctions. ; contact Sally Hoskin, P.O. Box 633, Michigan Center, MI 49254, (517)-522-3396; e-mail: info@mgmsrockclub.com; Web site: http://mgmsrockclub.com/annual-show.html

16-18RENO, NEVADA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Reno Sparks Livestock Events Center; 1350 N Wells Ave; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $7, Children free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from around the world. Jewelry repair, cleaning & ring sizing while you shop. Free hourly door prizes.; contact Yooy Nelson, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

17-18SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Santa Clara Valley Gem & Mineral Society, Santa Clara County Fairgrounds; 344 Tully Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Admission $6, free; Vendors of minerals and jewelry, educational exhibits, rocks that glow in the dark, how to make arrowheads, etc.; contact Sonia Dyer, (408)-629-5735; e-mail: sonia.dyer@sbcglobal.net; Web site: www.scvgms.org

23-25SPOKANE , WASHINGTON: 59th Annual Gem, Jewelry and Mineral Show; Rock Rollers Club of Spokane, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center; N. 404 Havana; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, Seniors $5, Children 12 and under free; Fossils, crystals, minerals, specimens, handcrafted jewelry, lapidary supplies, demonstrations, hourly door prizes, youth activities, and a grand prize. ; contact Mike Shaw, (509)-251-1574; e-mail: showchair@rockrollers.org

23-25EUGENE, 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; Admission $7, Children free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from around the world. Jewelry repair, cleaning & ring sizing while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

24-25ROSEVILLE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Roseville Rock Rollers Gem and Mineral Society, Placer County Fairgrounds ; 800 All America City Blvd., off Washington; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, Seniors $5, Children 12 and under Free; 56th Roseville Gem, Jewelry, Mineral, and Fossil Show - Northern California’s BIG Gem and Mineral Show!!! A fun family event, with educational activities, vendors, and many exhibits, throughout the fairgrounds. Hosted by the Roseville Rock Rollers Gem and Mineral Society, a nonprofit organization. Vendors, 4 buildings, plus outside grounds ~ full of activities, special exhibits, vendors inside and outside, bringing treasures from all over the world. Featuring: Crystals, Fossils, Minerals, Brilliant Ethiopian Opal, Beads, Gemstones, Gold Panning - take home real gold! Meteorites, and for Kids - “Education Station\\\\\\\". Also; World Class Mineral Specimens, Gold Nuggets and Nugget Jewelry, Prospecting equipment, detectors and supplies, Hand crafted jewelry, Petrified Wood, Tourmaline, Polished Stones, Jade, and Stone carvings. Watch Demonstrations in the Lapidary Arts & bid on Silent Auctions. Also, a full menu cafeteria to meet your needs for drink and food. ; contact Gloria Marie, (916)-216-1114; Web site: http://www.rockrollers.com/show.html

March 2018-April 2018

30-1SANDY, UTAH: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, South Towne Expo Center; 9575 S State St; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $7, Children free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from around the world. Jewelry repair, cleaning & ring sizing while you shop. Free hourly door prizes.; contact Yooy Nelson, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

April 2018

6-8PUYALLUP, 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; Admission $7, Children free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from around the world. Jewelry repair, cleaning & ring sizing while you shop. Free hourly door prizes.; contact Yooy Nelson, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

7-8EUGENE, OREGON: 61st Annual Rock and Mineral Show; Springfield Thunderegg Rock Club, Goshen Grange; 85628 Dillard Access Road; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-3; Free Admission; Children get a free rock, snack bar, kid’s corner, demonstrations, free parking, craft items, jewelry, rocks, minerals, local sellers, silent auction, door prizes. Proceeds go toward a $500 scholarship for a Springfield student.; contact Trish Adams, (541)-517-3617; e-mail: cadnshac2@comcast.net

13-15HILLSBORO, OREGON: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Washington County Fairgrounds; 873 NE 34th Ave; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $7, Children free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from around the world. Jewelry repair, cleaning & ring sizing while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

21-22KENNEWICK, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Lakeside Gem and Mineral, Benton County Fairgrounds; 1500 South Oak; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; $5 (discount coupon available), 12 and under free with paid adult; Collectors’ exhibits; Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Dealers; demonstrations including cabochon fashioning, gemstone faceting, gem trees, sphere making, silversmithing, wire wrapping and jewelry fabrication; silent auction; junior activities; door prizes; raffle; Fluorescent displays; Geode cracking; Tailgating on Sunday morning; contact Mary Lou Omstead, PO Box 6652, Kennewick, WA 99336, (509)-783-2798

24-26IRVINE, KENTUCKY: Annual show; Mountain Mushroom Festival, Estell County School\\\'s Cental Office; 253 Main Street, (Parking lot in the rear of building); Tue. 9-4, Wed. 9-4, Thu. 9-4; Admission $10; All day Kentucky agate hunt. Easy or rough terrain trips each day.; contact Francine Bonny, Irvine City Hall, 101 Chestnut Street, Irvine, KY 40336, (606)-723-1233; e-mail: mushroomfestival@irvineonline.com; Web site: www.mountainmushroomfestival.org

27-29IRVINE, KENTUCKY: Annual show; Mountain Mushroom Festival, Estell County School\'s Central Office - Gym; 253 Main Street; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Agates, gems, rocks, fossils, minerals, wire wrap, wire scupture, tool dealers & demonstrations.; contact Francine Bonny, Irvine City Hall, 101 Chestnut Street, Irvine, KY 40336, (606)-723-1233; e-mail: mushroomfestival@irvineonline.com; Web site: www.mountainmushroomfestival.org

27-29YAKIMA, WASHINGTON: Northwest Federation of Mineralogical Societies\\\' 80th Anniversary Show and Convention; Yakima Rock and Mineral Club, Central Washington State Fair Park; Modern Living Building and Pioneer Hall, 1301 South Fair Avenue; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $4, Students $2, Children 14 & under free; Featuring: Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks & Minerals, North American Research Group, Ginkgo Petrified Forest Interpretive Center, Amethyst Scepters of Montana and Jewelry Dealers, Children’s Activities, Rock, Mineral & Fossil Dealers, Grab Bags, Wheel of Fortune, NFMS Display Competitions, Fossil Preparation Demos, Door Prizes, $1 Raffle Tickets, Silent Auctions, Stone Knapping & Gold Prospecting Demos, Wire Tree Classes, Metal Smith Classes (reserve in advance), Special Speakers, Food Concession, Free Parking Gate 5 ; contact Ronna Watkins, PO Box 326, Yakima, WA 98907, (509)-433-7841; e-mail: yakima_rockhounds12@yahoo.com; Web site: www.yakimarockclub.com

28-29TROY, OHIO: Annual show; Miami County Gem and Mineral Club(Formely Brukner Gem and Mineral Club), Miami County Fairgrounds, Duke Lundgard Building; 650 North Couty Road 25-A ; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $2, Seniors $2, Students/Children free admission; Mineral identification, dealers, specimens, fossils, jewelry, gems, silent auctions, demonstrations, gold panning, sluicing, geode cracking, children\\\'s activities, door prizes.; contact Dewey Buck, 100 Windmere Drive, Troy, OH 45373, (937)-335-4375; e-mail: manningsrockshop@gmail.com; Web site: Miami County Gem and Mineral Club

May 2018

5-6BOULDER CITY, NEVADA: Annual show; Southern Nevada Gem &Mineral Society, Boulder City Parks & Rec Building; 900 Arizona Street; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Free Admission; contact Sheri Johnson, PO Box 230071, Boulder City Spring Jamboree, Las Vegas, NV 89105, (702)-525-0256; e-mail: SherisRocks89121@gmail.com; Web site: www.SNVGMS.org

18-20SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; LLD Productions, Inc., Holiday Inn-Orange County Airport; 2726 S Grande Ave; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Local, national, and international dealers selling minerals, fossils. meteorites, gems, jewelry, beads, gift items and metaphysical supplies. Wholesale area for qualified buyers; contact Regina Aumente, PO Box 665, Bernalillo, NM 87043, (505)-867-0425; e-mail: MineralShowsLLD@gmail.com; Web site: http://www.MineralShowsLLL.com

June 2018

7-10FAIRPLAY, COLORADO: Annual show; Jay Penn, Fairplay, CO; 1/2 mile south of US 285 & Rt. 9, Platte Dr., near Fairplay Beach ; Thu. 9-5, Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Free Admission; Fairplay Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show, June 7-10, 2018, Dealers, gems, minerals, slabs, rough, jewelry, beads, cabochons, fossils, equipment. From the intersection of US 285 and Rt. 9, go south 1/2 mile. Turn west onto Platte Dr. Show is near the Fairplay Beach. ; contact Jay Penn, 2324 Alvarado NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110, (505)-883-4195; e-mail: jaypenn246@gmail.com; Web site: http://abqfallshow.wixsite.com/fairplay

15-16QUARRYVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Lancaster County Fossil and Mineral Club, Solanco Fairgrounds, Hoffman Building; 172 South Lime Street; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-4; Adults/Children $3; The show features rock, mineral and jewelry vendors as well as a working tinsmith and Native American craft items. Speakers for the 2018 show are yet to be determined.; contact Eric Miller, (717)-339-9338; e-mail: admin@millersmineralmine.com; Web site: https://www.facebook.com/LancasterFossilandMineralClub

22-24SAN 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; Admission $7, Children free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from around the world. Jewelry repair, cleaning & ring sizing while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

23-24NEW YORK, NEW YORK: Wholesale and retail show; New York Mineralogical Club, Watson Hotel; 440 W 57 Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Admission $6, Children under 12 free; Dealers offering minerals, fossils, jewelry and gemstones, hosted by the New York Mineralogical Club, the oldest club in the U.S. Daily lectures, free rocks for kids, restaurant and parking on premises.; contact Tony Niksicher, 1885 Seminoel Trail, Suite 202, Charlottesville, VA 22901, (434)-964-0875; e-mail: info@excaliburmineral.com; Web site: www.newyorkmineralogicalclub.org

August 2018

9-12BUENA VISTA , COLORADO: Annual show; Greg Tunnicliff, Rodeo Grounds in Buena Vista, CO ; 343 US 24, 81211; Thu. 9-5; Free Admission, ; Dealers, gemstones, mineral specimens, rough, slabs, jewelry, beads, cabochons, fossils, tools, petrified wood. In Buena Vista at the Rodeo Grounds, near Rodeo Dr. and Gregg Dr. ; contact Greg Tunnicliff, 1130 Francis St, #7010, Longmont, CO 80501, (720)-491-0689 ; e-mail: gregtunnicliff@yahoo.com; Web site: http://abqfallshow.wix.com/contin-tail

10-12WEST SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS: Wholesale and retail show; LLD Productions, Inc., Eastern States Exposition; 1305 Memorial Ave.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $8, Children free; Largest gem and mineral show in the East, with wholesale and retail dealers. Special exhibit of the Dave & Karen DeBruin Collection. Lectures, free mineral ID, free mineral specimens for children, gem and fossil panning for a fee.; contact Regina Aumente, PO Box 665, Bernalillo, NM 87004, (505)-867-0425; e-mail: MineralShowsLLD@gmail.com; Web site: http://www.MineralShowsLLL.com

November 2018

9-11SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; LLD Productions, Inc., Holiday Inn-Orange County Airport; 2726 S. Grande Ave; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Fossils, gems, jewelry, meteorites, beads, gift items and metaphysical supplies. Local, national, and international vendors include many miners and artisans.; contact Regina Aumente, PO Box 665, Bernalillo, NM 87004, (505)-867-0425; e-mail: MineralShowsLLD@gmail.com; Web site: http://www.MineralShowsLLL.com