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November 2014

28-30RENO, 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; adults $7, children (ages 0-11) free; fine jewelry, gems, beads, crystals, gold and silver, minerals, exhibitors, jewelry repair while you shop, hourly door prizes; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: www.gemfaire.com

29-30SHARONVILLLE, OHIO: 16th annual show and sale; GemStreet USA, Sharonville Convention Center; 11355 Chester Rd.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; adults $6, children (under 12) and Scouts in uniform free; tools, supplies, pearls, silver, gold, wire wrapping, holiday gifts, door prizes; contact Jane K. Smith, PO Box 770680, Lakewood, OH 44107, (216) 521-4367; e-mail: janestrieter1946@gmail.com; Web site: www.gemstreetusa.com

29-30SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Guild, Fort Mason Center; 2 Marina Blvd.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; adults $8, children (under 12) free; contact Jerry Tomlinson, PO Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 94966, (415) 383-7837; e-mail: jerry@crystalfair.com; Web site: www.crystalfair.com

29-30WICKENBURG, ARIZONA: Show and sale; Wickenburg Gem & Mineral Society, Wrangler Event Center; 251 S. Tegner St.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; more than 40 dealers, rocks, gems, beads, minerals, jewelry, fossils, lapidary tools, kids' room, door prizes; contact Beth Myerson, (480) 540-2318; e-mail: myerbd@gmail.com

November 2014-December 2014

29-1MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc., Monterey County Fairgrounds; 2004 Fairground Rd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5, Mon. 10-4; free admission; fine jewelry, gems, beads, crystals, gold and silver, minerals, exhibitors, jewelry repair while you shop, hourly door prizes; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: www.gemfaire.com

December 2014

5-7EL PASO, TEXAS: Annual show; El Paso Mineral & Gem Society, El Maida Auditorium; 6331 Alabama; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; free admission; gems, minerals, fossils, beads, jewelry, tools, books, equipment, geode cutting, silent auction, raffles, lapidary demonstrations; contact Jeanette Carrillo, 4100 Alameda Ave., El Paso, TX 79905, (877) 533-7153; e-mail: gemcenter@aol.com; Web site: epmgs.com

5-7SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc., Earl Warren Showgrounds; 3400 Calle Real; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults $7, children (ages 0-11) free; fine jewelry, gems, beads, crystals, gold and silver, minerals, exhibitors, jewelry repair while you shop, hourly door prizes; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: www.gemfaire.com

6-7LAKESIDE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; El Cajon Valley Gem & Mineral Society, Lakeside Rodeo Grounds; 12584 Mapleview St.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; free admission; rocks, minerals, fossils, slabs, gemstone jewelry, crafts, kids' activities, raffle; contact Mary Ness, 10101 Alenwood Way, Santee, CA 92071, (619) 449-0759; e-mail: ecvgms@gmail.com

6-7NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE: Wholesale and retail show; American Bead Shows, Tennessee State Fairground; Smith Ave.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; adults $6 (discount coupon on Web site); antique and vintage jewelry components, beads, freshwater pearls, gemstone beads, Swarovski beads and components, seed beads, beading supplies, carved wood and bone beads, Kumihimo supplies, jewelry and craft tools, finished items; contact Samuel Mbullah, PO Box 490803, Atlanta, GA 30349, (770) 739-0057; e-mail: beadshows@hotmail.com; Web site: https://americanbeadshows.com

12-14RIALTO, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; OrangeBelt Gem & Mineral Society, 105 S. Palm Ave.; open field across the street from Rialto City Hall; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-3; free admission; fossils, minerals, gems, jewelry, jade, rough rock, polished stones, crystals, opals, crafts, Spinning Wheel, tailgate; contact Ken Gard, 205 W. Benedict, #8, San Bernardino, CA 92408, Workshop (909) 381-0089 or Jessica (909) 887-5507; e-mail: kengard@roadrunner.com; Web site: obmsrocks.yolasite.com

12-14COSTA 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; adults $7, children (ages 0-11) free; fine jewelry, gems, beads, crystals, gold and silver, minerals, exhibitors, jewelry repair while you shop, hourly door prizes; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: www.gemfaire.com

12-14NORCROSS, GEORGIA: 20th Annual Show; Mammoth Rock Shows LLC, North Atlanta Trade Center; 1700 Jeurgens Ct.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-6; adults $4 for 3 days, military and law enforcement personnel, students and children free; 50 dealers, minerals, fossils, rough rock, gold and silver findings, tools and lapidary equipment, beads, jewelry creations, loose and mounted precious stones, on-site jewelry repairs, drawings, grand door prize; contact Richard Hightower, 78 Emerald Hill, Franklin, NC 28734, (800) 720-9624; e-mail: staff@mammothrock.com; Web site: www.mammothrock.com

13-14FRANKLIN, TENNESSEE: Annual show; Mid-Tennessee Gem & Mineral Society, Williamson County AgExpoPark; 4215 Long Ln.; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; adults $4, students $1, children free; demonstrations, exhibits, silent auction, hourly door prizes, grand prize, more than 30 dealers, beads, crystals, geodes, minerals, fossils, rough, cabochons, gemstones, finished jewelry, Native American jewelry, tools, supplies; contact John Stanley, 2828 Donna Hill Dr., Nashville, TN 37214, (615) 885-8704; e-mail: show@mtgms.org; Web site: www.MTGMS.org

19-21SAN 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; adults $7, children (ages 0-11) free; fine jewelry, gems, beads, crystals, gold and silver, minerals, exhibitors, jewelry repair while you shop, hourly door prizes; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: www.gemfaire.com

February 2015

7-8MERRITT ISLAND, FLORIDA: Annual show; Central Brevard Rock & Gem Club, Kiwanis Recreation Center; 951 Kiwanis Island Park Rd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; adults $5 ($1 off coupon on Web site), children free with adult; more than 20 dealers, lapidary tools, rocks, slabs, minerals, specimens, hand-made jewelry, beads, cabochons, demonstrations by club members, sluice, kids' activities; contact Roz Mestre, (321) 431-0159; e-mail: roz.mestre@att.net; Web site: www.centralbrevardgems.org

January 2015

9-11LARGO, FLORIDA: Annual show; Pinellas Geological Society, Largo Cultural Center; 105 Central Park Dr.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 12-5; adults $1.50; drawing, silent auction; contact Leona Sheffield, 2440 S. Shore Dr. SE, St. Petersburg, FL 33705, (727) 709-3236; e-mail: nwilkin@sjvcc.org

16-18GLOBE, ARIZONA: 58th Annual Show; Gila County Gem & Mineral Society, Gila County Fairgrounds; 3 miles northeast of junction U.S. 60; Fri. 9-5; adults $3, students and children free; more than 40 specimen display cases, children's fossil and mineral specimen dig, fossil program; contact Jodi Brewster, (623) 810-9780; Web site: gilagem.com

17-18EXETER, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Tule Gem & Mineral Society, Veteran's Memorial Bldg.; 324 N. Kaweah/Hwy. 65; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; showcases, dealers, demonstrations, children's activities, near Sequoia National Park; contact Bill Bingaman, PO Box 265, Three Rivers, CA 93271, (559) 741-6381; e-mail: Bandgbing@aol.com; Web site: Tulegem.com

17-18YACHATS, OREGON: Annual show; Yachats Chamber of Commerce, Yachats Commons; 4th and Hwy. 101; Sat. 10-4, Sun. 10-4; free admission; gemstones, fossils, minerals, jewelry; contact Donna Hirschman, PO Box 550, Yachats, OR 97498, (541) 270-3777; e-mail: iamhrsch@yahoo.com; Web site: www.yachatsagatefestival.com

23-25TYLER, TEXAS: Annual show; East Texas Gem & Mineral Society, Rose Garden Center; 420 S. Rose Park Dr.; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults $5, students and children $1, Scouts in uniform free; dealers, jewelry, gems, minerals, fossils, decorator items, geodes, demonstrations, cabbing, faceting, wire wrapping, silent auction, kids' spinning wheel, fluorescent mineral display, hourly door prizes, grand prizes; contact Keith Harmon, 9116 US Hwy. 84 West, Rusk, TX 75785, (903) 795-3860; e-mail: keithharmon19@yahoo.com

24-25PANAMA CITY, FLORIDA: Annual show; Panama City Gem & Mineral Society, Central Panhandle Fairgrounds; 2230 E. 15th St.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; free admission; hourly silent auctions, door prizes, grand prize; contact Steven Shipton, 5113 E. 13th Ct., Panama City, FL 32404, (850) 867-0586; e-mail: shipton3@comcast.net

January 2015-February 2015

29-15TUCSON, ARIZONA: Wholesale and retail show; Eons Expos, 22nd Street Mega-Tent; 600 W. 22nd St.; Daily 9-6; free admission; meet the cast of the TV show "Prospectors", who will be at the show selling their finds; contact Heather Grana, 235 First St., Keyport, NJ 07735; e-mail: Heather@EonsExpos.com; Web site: www.EonsExpos.com

30-15TUCSON, ARIZONA: Annual show; Marana Miner's Co-op, The Rock Show; 6107 N. Travel Center Dr.; Daily 9-6; free admission; www.facebook.com/pages/Tucson-Miners-Co-op-The-Rock-Show/313811585410623?ref=hl; contact Rachel Ford-Dingfield, (720) 495-8362; e-mail: kaipuravida@gmail.com; Web site: http://tucsonrockgemmineralshow.com/

February 2015

7-8OAK HARBOR, WASHINGTON: Show; Whidbey Island Gem Club, Oak Harbor Senior Center; 51 SE Jerome St.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; free admission; member exhibits, demonstrations, dealers, rough and finished rock and gems, slabs, silent auction, door prizes, kids' corner; contact Keith Ludemann, (360) 675-1837; e-mail: rock9@whidbey.net

13-22INDIO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; San Gorgonio Mineral & Gem Society, Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival; 82-503 Hwy. 111; Daily 10-10; adults $8, seniors $7, students $6, children (under 5) free; indoor dealers, 108 showcases, jewelry, gems, beads, crystals, geodes, jewelry repair, lapidary demonstrations, geode cutting; contact Bert Grisham, 1029 N. 8th St., Banning, CA 92220, (951) 849-1674; e-mail: bert67@verizon.net

14-15ALBANY, NEW YORK: Annual show; Capital District Mineral Club, New York State Museum; Empire Plaza, Madsion Ave.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; adults $5, children free; museum exhibits and tours; contact Michael Hawkins, 3140 CEC, Albany, NY 12230, (518) 486-2011; e-mail: mhawkins@mail.nysed.gov; Web site: www.nysm.nysed.gov

20-22INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Annual show; Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites, Indiana State Museum; 650 W. Washington St.; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 11-4; adults $12, seniors $10, children $7; dealers, regional clubs, adult and kids' activities; contact Peggy Fisherkeller, 650 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46204, (317) 232-7172; e-mail: pfisherkeller@indianamuseum.org; Web site: www.indianamuseum.org

21-22MESA, ARIZONA: Annual show; Apache Junction Rock & Gem Club, Skyline High School; 845 S. Crismon Rd.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; adults $3, students $1, children (12 and under) free; dealers, jewelry, gems, cabochons, beads, opals, rocks, slabs, fossils, lapidary equipment and supplies, hourly door prizes, silent auction, gem tree making, raffle, kids' egg-carton rock collections, Wheel-of-Rocks; contact Kelly Iverson, (480) 325-2705; Web site: www.ajrockclub.com

21-22LAS CRUCES, NEW MEXICO: Annual show; Friends of the Museum, New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum; 4100 Dripping Springs Rd.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5; adults $5; contact Dawn Starostka, PO Box 15150, Las Cruces, NM 88004, (575) 522-1232; e-mail: dawn@helpinghandsevents.com; Web site: www.lcmuseumrocks.com

21-22BOISE, IDAHO: Annual Rock and Gem Show; Idaho Gem Club, Expo Idaho; 5610 Glenwood; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults $3, children (12 and under) free; contact Brent Stewart, (208) 342-1151; e-mail: rocksbybrent@gmail.com

21-22ANTIOCH, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Antioch Lapidary Club, Contra Costa County Fairground; 1201 W. 10th St.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; adults $5, children (12 and under), Scouts in uniform, and active military with ID free; jewelry, gems, findings, supplies, slabs, auction, grab bags, exhibits, hands-on projects for kids; contact Brenda Miguel, 115 Hillside Ln., Martinez, CA 94553, (925) 301-6957; e-mail: Brenda.miguel@yahoo.com; Web site: www.antiochlapidaryclub.com

28-28LAKELAND, FLORIDA: Annual show; Bone Valley Gem, Mineral & Fossil Society, FPC of Lakeland; 175 Lake Hollingsworth Dr.; Sat. 9-4:30; adults $3, teachers, students and children free; special teacher raffle prizes, hourly door prizes, Spin & Win Mineral Wheel, kids' Treasure Dig, demonstrations, educational displays, silent and Chinese auctions, more than 30 dealers, rocks, minerals, fossils, jewelry, gifts, hobby supplies, wire wrapping and cabochon making craftsmen; contact Kim Price, PO Box 2054, Auburndale, FL 33823, (863) 412-9156; e-mail: IBVGMFS@gmail.com; Web site: www.bonevalley.net

February 2015-March 2015

28-1JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI: Annual show; Mississippi Gem & Mineral Society, State Fairgrounds; Trade Mart Building; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; adults $5, students $3; gems, jewelry, minerals, fossils, beads, books, lapidary tools, free demonstrations, cutting, faceting, jewelry making, flint knapping, wire wrapping, kids’ activities and educational exhibits; contact Ricky Odum, Jr., (601) 750-8765; e-mail: rickyhalffeather@icoud.com; Web site: http://missgems.org

28-1SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Guild, Fort Mason Center; 2 Marina Blvd.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; adults $8, children (under 12) free; contact Jerry Tomlinson, PO Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 94966, (415) 383-7837; e-mail: jerry@crystalfair.com; Web site: www.crystalfair.com

28-1VALLEJO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Vallejo Gem & Mineral Society, Solano County Faairgrounds, Mc Cormack Hall; 900 Fairgrounds Dr.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; adults $5, children (under 12) free with adult; "Spring Bling": jewelry, beads, necklaces, turquoise, jade, minerals, fossils, crystals, demonstrators, Kids' Corner activities; contact Dan Wolke, 900 Fairgrounds Dr., Vallejo, CA 94590, (707) 334-2950; e-mail: dncwolke@sbcglobal.net; Web site: www.vjgems.org

March 2015

6-8RICHMOND, INDIANA: Annual show; Eastern Indiana Gem & Geological Society, Wayne County Fairgrounds; 861 N. Salisbury Rd.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-4; adults $5, seniors $3, students $1, children (under 7) and Scouts and leaders in uniform free; jewelry, minerals, fossils, displays, demonstrators, silent auction, children's activities; contact John LaMont, 1271 Fairfield Ave., Brookville, IN 47012, (765) 647-4894 or (937) 339-1966

6-8LARGO, FLORIDA: Annual show; Suncoast Gem & Mineral Society, Minnreg Hall; 6340 126th Ave. No.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults $5, students with ID $4; contact Bill Schmidt, SGAMS, PO Box 13254, St. Petersburg, FL 33733-3254, (727) 822-8279; e-mail: SGAMSgemshow@gmail.com; Web site: www.sgams.com

6-9ARCADIA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Monrovia Rockhounds, Arboretum Botanic Gardens; 201 S. Baldwin Ave.; Sat. 9-4:30, Sun. 9-4:30; Arboretum admission: adults $9, seniors and students $7, children $4; more than 15 dealers, beads, lapidary, jewelry, minerals, rocks, raffle, grab bags, treasure wheel, geodes, silent auction, kids' corner; contact Rudy Lopez, (626) 351-6283; e-mail: rclopez002@verizon.net; Web site: www.moroks.com

7-8NEWARK, DELAWARE: Annual show; Delaware Mineralogical Society, Delaware Technical & Community College- Stanton Campus; 400 Stanton-Christiana Rd.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; adults $6, seniors $5, students (12-16) $4, children (under 12) free with adult; educational exhibits of mineral, lapidary and fossil specimens, regional and university museum displays, dealers, minerals, fossils, gems, jewelry, lapidary supplies, door prizes, demonstrations, gem cutting and polishing, children’s table, inexpensive mineral and fossil specimens; contact Gene Hartsteiin, 9 Verbena Dr., Newark, DE 19711; e-mail: gene@fossilnut.com; Web site: www.delminsociety.org

7-8CALDWELL, IDAHO: Annual show; Owyhee Gem & Mineral Society, O'Conner Field House; 2200 Blaine; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults $3, children (11 and under) free with adult; dealers, demonstrators, door prizes, grand prize, showcases, black light display, silent auction, Wheel of Gems, sand dig, grab bags; contact Susan Beattie, 104 N. Poplar St., Nampa, ID 83651; Web site: www.owyheerocks.com

7-8VENTURA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Ventura Gem & Mineral Society, Ventura County Fairgrounds; 10 W. Harbor Blvd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; gem, mineral, fossil and lapidary exhibits, 15 dealers, jewelry art demonstrations, silent auctions, raffle, kids' activities, white elephant country store and plant sale; contact Krishna Juarez, PO Box 1573, Ventura, CA 93002, (805) 323-6725; e-mail: info@VGMS.org; Web site: www.vgms.org

12-15DEMING, NEW MEXICO: 50th Annual Rockhound Roundup Gem & Mineral Show; Deming Gem & Mineral Society, SWNM State Fairgrounds; 4100 Raymond Reed Blvd.; Thu. 9-5, Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; free admission; more than 100 dealers, rough rock, slabs, cabs, handcrafted jewelry, rock-related items, lapidary tools, supplies and equipment, educational demonstrations, children's activities, displays, silent auctions, live auction, drawings, Spinning Wheel, guided field trips; contact Marilyn Page, PO Box 1459, Deming, NM 88031, (575) 544-9019; e-mail: thedgms@gmail.com; Web site: www.thedgms.com

13-15VICTORVILLE, CALIFORNIA: 39th annual ; Victor Valley Gem & Mineral Club, Stoddard Wells Tailgate; I-15 Exit 157, Stoddard Wells Rd., 11 miles NE of I-15; Daily 8-5; free admission; outdoor event, Saturday field trip for tri-colored marble, silent auctions Saturday and Sunday, more than 50 dealers, rough, slabs, cabs, handcrafted jewelry, minerals, fossils; contact Brett Ward, 15555 Main St., #D4, PMB 214, Hesperia, CA 92345, (760) 954-4323; e-mail: bretts88@verizon.net; Web site: vvgmc.org

14-15FILER, IDAHO: 64th Annual Gem Show; Magic Valley Gem Club, Twin Falls County Fairgrounds; Merchant Bldg. #1, 215 Fair Ave.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5; adults $2, children (under 12) with an adult free; contact Shirley Metts, 550 Main St. S., Kimberly, ID 83341, (208) 423-4827; e-mail: imetts@centurylink.net

14-15SAN MARINO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Pasadena Lapidary Society, San Marino Masonic Center; 3130 Huntington Dr.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; free admission; member displays, demonstrations, jewelry making, carving, dealers, minerals, rough material, jewelry, gems, collectibles; contact Marcia Goetz, (626) 260-7239

14-15CLIFTON, NEW JERSEY: Annual show; The North Jersey Mineralogical Society, Pope John II Center; 775 Valley Rd.; Daily 10-5; adults $5, seniors $4, children (under 12) free; more than 25 dealers, minerals, fossils, crystals, lapidary rough, jewelry, free specimens for kids; contact Jeff Wilson, 14 Beach Dr., Montague, NJ 07827, (973) 293-7911; e-mail: buckwood4@yahoo.com; Web site: nojms.webs.com

14-15WAUKESHA, WISCONSIN: Annual show; Kettle Moraine Geological Society, Waukesha County Expo Center; 1000 Northview Rd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; adults $3, children (under 12) free; agates, minerals, gems, fossils, cabochons, Native American artifacts, geology and Earth history displays, educational speakers, demonstrations, club sales, mineral and gem dealers, jewelry, lapidary, wire wrapping, fluorescence; contact Richard Rosenberger, 245 Meadowside Court, Pewaukee, WI 53072; e-mail: rosenber.w@sbcglobal.net; Web site: kmgsrocks.com

14-15SPRECKELS, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Salinas Valley Rock & Gem, Spreckels Vets Memorial Hall; 5th St. and Llano St.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; free admission; contact Teri Beck, (831) 679-2896; Web site: salinasrockandgem.com

20-22JACKSON, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Michigan Gem & Mineral Society, Jackson County Fairgrounds - American 1 Event Center; 200 W. Ganson; Fri. 11-7, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; adults $4, seniors $2, students $1, children (under 5) free; kids' activities, gems, minerals, fossils, beads, jewelry, lapidary supplies, demonstrators, exhibits, displays, silent auctions, door prizes, raffle; contact Sally Hoskin, (517) 522-3396; e-mail: saltoosal2@yahoo.com; Web site: mgmsrockclub.com

21-22LEMOORE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Lemoore Gem & Mineral Club, Trinity Hall; 470 Champion St.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; free admission; contact Keith Olivas, PO Box 455, Lemoore, CA 93245, (559) 622-9440; e-mail: georgersilva@sbcglobal.net

27-29SPOKANE, WASHINGTON: 56th Annual Gem, Jewelry & Mineral Show; Rock Rollers Club of Spokane, Spokane County Fair & Expo Center; N. 604 Havana, at Broadway; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; adults $6, seniors and military $5, children (12 & under) free; the incredible lapidary artistry of Olive Cohour, more than 40 dealers, 60 display cases, fossils, crystals, gemstones, minerals, specimens, handcrafted jewelry, lapidary supplies and demonstrations, hourly door prizes, youth activities, grand prize; contact David Rapp, (509) 891-6533; e-mail: showchair@rockrollers.org

27-29INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Annual show; Treasures Of The Earth Gem & Jewelry Shows, Indiana State Fairgrounds, Agriculture/Horticulture Bldg.; 1202 E. 38th St.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; adults $5 for 3 days, children (under 16) free; beads, pearls, gemstones, gem trees, wire wrapping, wire sculpture, silversmiths and goldsmiths, custom work and repairs while you wait, door prizes, classes available, Western jewelry; contact Van Wimmer Show Director, 5273 Bradshaw Rd., Salem, VA 24153, (540) 384-6047; e-mail: van@toteshows.com; Web site: www.toteshows.com

27-29HICKORY, NORTH CAROLINA: 45th Annual Unifour Show and 2015 Eastern Federation Convention; Catawba Valley Gem & Mineral Club, Hickory Metro Convention Center; 1960 13th Ave. Dr. SE, I-40, Exit 125; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; adults $4, students and children free; dealers, exhibits, hourly door prizes, hands-on children's activities, cabbing, faceting and wire wrapping demonstrations, "Somewhere in the Rainbow" exhibit; contact Baxter Leonard, 2510 Rolling Ridge Dr., Hickory, NC 28602, (828) 320-4028; e-mail: gailandbaxter@aol.com; Web site: cvgmc.org/

28-29PLYMOUTH MEETING, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Philadelphia Mineralogical Society, The Philadelphia Paleontological Society, LuLu Temple; 5140 Butler Pike; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; adults $5, children (under 12) $1; special exhibits by the Academy of Natural Sciences and the Leidy Microscopical Society, fossils, minerals, gems, speakers, exhibits, fossil dig, Kids' Mineral Corner, door prizes, Scouting Merit Badge information; contact Karenne Snow, (609) 353-4101; Web site: www.philamineralsociety.org

28-29CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA: Annual show; Cedar Valley Rocks & Minerals Society, Hawkeye Downs; 400 6th St. SW; Sat. 8:30-6, Sun. 9:30-5; adults $2, students $1, children and groups with adult leader free; educational programs, silent auctions, demonstrations, displays, door prizes, kids' activities, gem sluice, dealers, minerals, fossils, gems, jewelry, tools, equipment, lapidary supplies; contact Marv Houg, (319) 364-2868; e-mail: m_houg@yahoo.com; Web site: www.cedarvalleyrockclub.org

28-29SAYRE, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Che-Hanna Rock & Mineral Club, Athens Twp. Fire Hall; 211 Herrick Ave.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; adults $3, students $1, children (under 8) free; museum displays, kids' activities, geode cutting, UV program, dealers, minerals, fossils, gems, lapidary, jewelry; contact Bob McGuire, 224 Church St., Lopez, PA 19628, (570) 928-9238; e-mail: uvbob@epix.net; Web site: www.chehannarocks.com

28-29ROSEVILLE, CALIFORNIA: 53rd Annual Show; Roseville Rock Rollers Gem & Mineral Society, Roseville (Placer County) Fairgrounds; 800 All America City Blvd. (off Washington), four buildings, plus outside grounds; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; adults $6 (discount coupon on Web site), seniors $5, children (12 and under) free with adult; educational activities, kids' "Education Station", exhibits, more than 50 dealers, crystals, fossils, minerals, beads, gemstones, gold panning, mining equipment, meteorites, polished stones, jade, opal, world-class mineral specimens, tourmaline, gold, petrified wood, lapidary demonstrations, silent auctions, free mineral and gem ID, raffle prizes, door prizes, lapidary shop open house, rain or shine; contact Gloria Marie, PO Box 452, Roseville, CA 95661, (916) 216-1114; e-mail: gloriarosevillerockrollers@gmail.com; Web site: www.rockrollers.com

28-29NORTHAMPTON, MASSACHUSETTS: Western Mass Mineral, Jewelry, and Fossil Show; Connecticut Valley Mineral Club, Clarion Hotel & Conference Center; 1 Atwood Dr.; Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 10-4; adults $5, children (12 and under) free with adult, Scouts in uniform free; more than 19 dealers, minerals, crystals, jewelry, gems, lapidary, free exhibits, free mineral specimen for children; contact Lee Champigny, (413) 320-9741; Web site: www.westernmassmineralshow.com or www.cvmineralclub.org

April 2015

4-5CHICO, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Paradise Gem & Mineral Club, Silver Dollar Fair Grounds; 2335 Fair St.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; adults $3, children (under 16) free; "Petrified Wood": 48 display cases, free specimens for the first 200 children; contact Manuel Garcia, 5659 Foster Rd., Paradise, CA 95969, (530) 877-7324; e-mail: mmpg@att.net

9-11WYOMING, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Indian Mounds Rock & Mineral Club, Rogers Plaza Town Center; 972 28th St. SW; Thu. 9:30-9, Fri. 9:30-9, Sat. 9:30-7; free admission; dealers, minerals, fossils, gems, jewelry, beads, rough, equipment, books, displays, demonstrations, children's table; contact Don Van Dyke, 4296 Oakview, Wyoming, MI 49519, (616) 669-6932; e-mail: donvandyke@tm.net; Web site: www.indianmoundsrockclub.com

10-12ORLANDO, FLORIDA: Annual Spring Gem, Mineral and Bead Show; Central Florida Mineral & Gem Society, National Guard Armory; 2809 S. Fern Creek Ave.; Fri. 1-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults $5 ($1 off coupon on Web site), students $2, Scouts free; demonstrations, cabochon cutting, faceting, wire wrapping, flint knapping, metal work, 30-minute auctions, kids' table, sluice mining for gems, hourly door prizes, gems, minerals, beads, metaphysical stones, fossils, Scout merit badges; contact Paul Hayes, 1400 Sawyerwood Ave., Orlando, FL 32809, (407) 816-1229; e-mail: phayes3@cfl.rr.com; Web site: www.cfmgs.org

11-12YAKIMA, WASHINGTON: 54th Parade of Gems; Yakima Rock & Mineral Club, Central Washington State Fair Grounds; Modern Living Building, 1301 S. Fair Ave.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; adults $3.50, seniors and students $2, children (under 12) free with adult; displays, dealers, rough rock, finished jewelry, specimens, lapidary equipment, demonstrations, cabbing, wire wrapping, silent auction, door prizes, raffle, spin the wheel, grab bags, gold panning; contact Marti Sondgeroth, 2013 S. 41st Ave., Yakima, WA 98903, (509) 248-6401; e-mail: marthams@q.com

11-12MARION, ILLINOIS: Annual show; Southern Illinois Earth Science Club, Pavilion of the City of Marion; 1602 Sioux Dr.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults $2, children (18 and under) free; gems, minerals, fossils, lapidary, fluorescent light shows, door prizes, silent auctions; contact Mike Chontofalsky, 1019 E. Broadway, Centralia, IL 62801, (618) 532-0455; e-mail: chontofalsky@att.net; Web site: siesclub.org

11-12ABILENE, TEXAS: Show and sale; Central Texas Gem & Mineral Society, Abilene Civic Center; N. 6th and Pine; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; adults $3, students (6-12) $1.50, children (under 6) and Scouts in uniform free; exhibits, Wheel of Fortune, dealers, fossils, rare minerals, cut and uncut gems, fluorescent display, lapidary supplies and rough, jewelry making equipment, beads, crack your own geode, silent auction, door prizes, grand prize drawing; contact Kay H. McDaniel, 3118 Woodglen Cove, Abilene, TX 79606, (325) 668-8558; e-mail: kmcdaniel23@suddenlink.net; Web site: rockclub.txol.net

11-12JOHNSON CITY, NEW YORK: Annual show; New York Southern Tier Geology Club, Johnson City Senior Citizens Center; 30 Brockton St.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; adults $3, children (under 12) free; club exhibits, silent auctions, dealers, minerals, fossils, gems, lapidary, jewelry; contact Tom Ogden, 96 Main St., Bainbridge, NY 13733, (607) 967-8552; e-mail: tandjogden@stny.rr.com

11-12ORANGE, CONNETICUT: Annual show; New Haven Mineral Club, Amity Middle School; 100 Ohman Ave., off Rte.34; Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 10-5; adults $5, children free with adult; minerals, gems, jewelry, fossils, exhibits, dealers, door prizes, lectures, demonstrations; contact Art Doyle; e-mail: president@newhavenmineralclub.org; Web site: newhavenminerlclub.org

17-19RICKREALL, OREGON: Show, ; Willamette Agate & Mineral Society, Polk County Fairgrounds; 520 S. Pacific Hwy. West; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4:30; adults $2, children (under 12) free; contact Etheleen Flippo, (503) 623-4241; e-mail: reflippoo@hotmail.com

18-18SEVERNA PARK, MARYLAND: Annual show; Patuxent Lapidary Guild, Earleigh Heights VCF Fire Hall; 161 Ritchie Hwy.; Sat. 10-5; adults $1, children (under 10) free; "Kids' Corner", dealers, fossils, minerals, cabochons, rough rock and slabs, jewelry; contact Donna Madej, 181 Chelsea Rd., Pasadena, MD 21122, (410) 215-1774; e-mail: littlewings@mdonline.net; Web site: www.patuxentlapidary.org

18-19KENNEWICK, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Lakeside Gem & Mineral Club, Benton County Fairgrounds; 1500 South Oak; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; adults $5, children (12 and under) free; dealers, demonstrations, silent auction, junior activities, door prizes, displays; contact Mary Lou Omstead, PO Box 6652, Kennewick, WA 99336, (509) 783-2798

18-19LANCASTER, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; North Museum of Nature and Science, The Farm and Home Center; 1383 Arcadia Rd.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults (12 and over) $5; door prizes, educational demonstrations and lectures, children's activities; contact Alison Mallin, 400 College Ave., Lancaster, PA 17602, (717) 358-7188; e-mail: amallin@northmuseum.org

21-23IRVINE, KENTUCKY: Annual Kentucky Agate Hunt; Mountain Mushroom Festival, Estell County School's Central Office Gym; 253 Main St.; Tue. 9-4, Wed. 9-4, Thu. 9-4; $10 per day; all-day Kentucky agate hunt, easy- or rough-terrain trips each day; contact Francine Bonny, Irvine City Hall, 101 Chestnut St., Irvine, KY 40336, (606) 723-1233; e-mail: mushroomfestival@irvineonline.com; Web site: www.mountainmushroomfestival.org

24-26IRVINE, KENTUCKY: Annual show; Mountain Mushroom Festival, Agate, Gem & Mineral Show, Estell County School's Central Office Gym; 253 Main St., (enter at the back of the gym); Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; free admission; agates, gems, rocks, fossils, minerals, demonstrations, dealers; contact Francine Bonny, Irvine City Hall, 101 Chestnut St., Irvine, KY 40336, (606) 723-1233; e-mail: mushroomfestival@irvineonline.com; Web site: www.mountainmushroomfestival.com

24-26WICHITA, KANSAS: Annual show; Wichita Gem & Mineral Society, Cessna Activity Center; 2744 George Washington Blvd.; Fri. 9-7, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 10-5; adults $5, students $1, children free; "Earth's Hidden Treasures": gemstone jewelry, crystals, beads, agates, polished stones, fossils, rocks, minerals, special children'sprograms and events; contact Gene Maggard, 8318 SE Highway 77, Leon, KS 67074, (316) 742-3746; e-mail: gandpmaggard@gmail.com

25-26WACO, TEXAS: Annual show; Waco Gem & Mineral Club, Extraco Events Center; 4601 Bosque Blvd., Creative Arts Bldg.; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 11-5; adults $5, students and children $1; contact Andrew McDonald, 3039 Spring Valley Rd., Lorena, TX 76655, (254) 366-3846; e-mail: babydocmac@aol.com; Web site: www.facebook.com/WacoGemAndMineralClub?ref=hl

25-26TROY, OHIO: Annual show; Brukner Gem & Mineral Club, Miami County Fairgrounds; 650 N. Co. Road 25A; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; adults $2, students and children free; dealers, grab bags, demonstrations, gold panning demonstrations, gem sluice, crystals, jewelry, rocks, fossils, silent auction; contact Judy Burton, 912 Kent Lane, Troy, OH 45373, (937) 339-1966; e-mail: jleeburton@woh.rr.com; Web site: www.bruknergemandmineralclub.com

25-26CUYAHOGA FALLS, OHIO: Semi-annual show; Akron Mineral Society, Summit Lapidary Club, Emidio & Sons Expo Center; 48 E. Bath Rd.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults $5, seniors and students $4, children (under 6) and Scouts in uniform free; 30 dealers, geodes, minerals, jewelry, beads, findings, slab material, lapidary equipment, silversmith work, gold findings, children’s activities, gem tree making, gem mine, kaleidoscope, treasure hunt, demonstrations, gem ID, wire wrapping, cutting and polishing stones, faceting, displays, Ohio flint, member projects, Geo Juniors displays, silent auction, door prizes; contact Joyce Kish, 3014 Clarkmill Rd., Norton, OH 44203, (330) 753-7081; e-mail: gemboree@outlook.com

May 2015

1-3LA HABRA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; North Orange County Gem & Mineral Society, La Habra Coummunty Center; 101 W. La Habra Blvd.; Fri. 5-8, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; free admission; dealers, demonstrators, exhibits, kids' games, projects and educational programs; contact Don Warthen, (626) 330-8974; e-mail: odwarthen@verizon.net; Web site: nocgms.com

1-3MCPHERSON, KANSAS: 23rd Annual Sale and Swap; McPherson Gem & Mineral Club, McPherson 4-H Building; 710 W. Woodside; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10:30-3; free admission; dealers, minerals, fossils, gems, jewelry, lapidary work, hourly door prizes, kids' spin-n-win wheel, Saturday-evening auction; contact Kim Vasper, 1489 Janasu Rd., McPherson, KS 67460, (620) 755-5415; e-mail: kimvasper@sbcglobal.net

2-3ROSEBURG, OREGON: 45th Annual Show; Umpqua Gem & Mineral Club, Douglas County Fairgrounds; I-5 Exit 123; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; dealers, demonstrators, silent auction, raffles, door prizes, kids' activities; contact Sue Woodman, (541) 391-3347; e-mail: suew1952.sw@gmail.com

15-17MARTINSVILLE, VIRGINIA: Annual show; Treasures Of The Earth Gem & Jewelry Shows, National Guard Armory; 315 Commonwealth Blvd. W., across from Liberty Fair Mall; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; free admission; beads, pearls, gemstones, gem trees, wire wrapping, wire sculpture, silversmiths and goldsmiths, custom work and repairs while you wait, door prizes, classes available; contact Van Wimmer, Show Director, 5273 Bradshaw Rd., Salem, VA 24112, (540) 384-6047; e-mail: van@toteshows.com; Web site: www.toteshows.com

16-17WAUWATOSA, WISCONSIN: Show and sale; Wisconsin Geological Society, Muellner Building - Hart Park; 72nd and State St.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; adults $3 (two for $5), children free; more than 20 dealers, exhibits, children's activities, door prizes; contact Paul Schmidt, 8213 Red Arrow Ct., Wauwatosa, WI 53213, (414) 7721-8668; e-mail: pvs@wi.rr.com; Web site: www.wisgeologicalsociety.com

22-24SALEM, VIRGINIA: Annual show; Treasures Of The Earth Gem & Jewelry Shows, Salem Civic Center; 1001 Boulevard; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; $5 (3-day pass), children (under 16) free; beads, pearls, gemstones, gem trees, wire wrapping, wire sculpture, silversmiths and goldsmiths, custom work and repairs while you wait, door prizes, classes available; contact Van Wimmer, Show Director, 5273 Bradshaw Rd., Salem, VA 24153, (540) 384-6047; e-mail: van@toteshows.com; Web site: www.toteshows.com

June 2015

5-7BONNEY LAKE, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Puyallup Valley Gem & Mineral Club, Swiss Park; 9205 198th Ave. E.; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; free admission; contact Nancy LeMay, PVGMC % Club Show, PO Box 134, Puyallup, WA 98371, (253) 952-6216; e-mail: bees2knees@att.net; Web site: www.puyallupgemclub.org

26-28FISHERSVILLE, VIRGINIA: Annual show; Treasures Of The Earth Gem & Jewelry Shows, Augusta Expo; 277 Expo Rd., I-64 Exit 91; Sun. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; $4 (3-day pass), children (under 16) free; beads, pearls, gemstones, gem trees, wire wrapping, wire sculpture, silversmiths and goldsmiths, custom work and repairs while you wait, door prizes; contact Van Wimmer, Show Director, 5273 Bradshaw Rd., Salem, VA 24153, (540) 384-6047; e-mail: van@toteshows.com; Web site: www.toteshows.com

October 2015

2-4INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Annual show; Treasures Of The Earth Gem & Jewelry Shows, Indiana State Fairgrounds, Agriculture/Horticulture Bldg.; 1202 E. 38th St.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; adults $5 (3-day pass), children (under 16) free; beads, pearls, gemstones, gem trees, wire wrapping, wire sculpture, silversmiths and goldsmiths, custom work and repairs while you wait, door prizes, classes available, Western jewelry; contact Van Wimmer, Show Director, 5273 Bradshaw Rd., Salem, VA 24153, (540) 384-6047; e-mail: van@toteshows.com; Web site: www.toteshows.com

23-25HARRISONBURG, VIRGINIA: Annual show; Treasures Of The Earth Gem & Jewelry Shows, Rockingham County Fairgrounds; 4808 S. Valley Pike, I-81, between exits 240 and 243; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; adults $4 (3-day pass), children (under 16) free; beads, pearls, gemstones, gem trees, Herkimers, opals, wire wrapping, wire sculpture, silversmiths and goldsmiths, custom work and repairs while you wait, door prizes; contact Van Wimmer, Show Director, 5273 Bradshaw Rd., Salem, VA 24153, (540) 384-6047; e-mail: van@toteshows.com; Web site: www.toteshows.com