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November 2017

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

1-3NORTH BEND , OREGON: Show and sale; Farwest lapidary members, Pony Village Mall; 1611 Virginia Ave., Rm #138; Fri. 10-8, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-6; Free Admission; Selling opal rough & jewelry, Wire Wrap, Gems, beads, all types jewelry, petrified wood, craft items, small fun items, & too much to mention. FRESH Kettle Corn and fresh lemon - Raspberry lemonade. Prizes, Drawings, & Spin & win - Prize every time. Welcome one and all.; contact Carolyn / Keith DeMetz, 413 Ingersoll Ave., Coos Bay, OR 97420, (541)-267-5008; e-mail: kczdemetz@hotmail.com

2-2CORNVILLE, ARIZONA: Show and sale; Verde River Rockhounds, Windmill Park; Cornville Road; Sat. 9-4; Free Admission; Verde River Rockhounds of Cottonwood, Arizona presents the \\\"Rocks in the Park\\\" Rock and Mineral sale. Three clubs will be selling mineral specimens, crystals, decorative yard rock, cabochons, rough rock, loose gems, jewelry, slabs, rock art, lapidary equipment and more! Food available on premises. Free parking and admission. Come rock with us!!; contact Jan Avery, P. O. Box 653, Cornville, AZ 86325; e-mail: jaelav334@gmail.com; Web site: http://www.verderiverrockhounds.com

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

2-3PATCHOGUE, NEW YORK: Retail show; Suffolk Gem and Mineral Club, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church; 495 No. Ocean Ave., Rear Auditorium; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $4, Children free under 12; 44th annual gem show; Hourly Prizes; kids activities; Grand prize drawing at show close; contact Elaine Casani, 1522 Walnut Ave, Bohemia, NY 11716, (631)-567-3342; e-mail: lavenderlady@optonline.net; Web site: www.suffolkgem.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

April 2018-October 2017

13-16DENVER, COLORADO: Annual show; Rocky Mountain Gems and Minerals , Crowne Plaza Dia ; 15500 E 40th Ave; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Wholesale Dealers, Gold Panning Lessons, Free Rocks for Kids, Hourly Mineral Drawings Free Show - Free Parking ; contact Sandra Gonzales, P.O Box 100187, Denver, CO 80250, (720)-425-3908; e-mail: rockygems@comcast.net; Web site: www.coloradomineralandfossilshows.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

12-13MARLBOROUGH, MASSACHUSETTS: Wholesale and retail show; The Innovative Beads Expo, Embassy Suites Hotel ; 123 Boston Post Road West; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5; Free Admission with coupon; Quality beads, great prices, best vendors! All at the Innovative Beads Expo. The shows are designed for beginners and advanced beaders, designers & jewelry makers, hobbyists and gift seekers. Offering quality gemstones, semi-precious stones, sterling beads, findings & charms; and latest styles in finished jewelry, kits and beading supplies then make your way to the Innovative Beads Expo.; contact The Innovative Beads Expo, (845)-352-9735; e-mail: Shows@IBExpos.com; Web site: IBEXPOS.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

13-14YACHATS, OREGON: Annual show; Yachats Chamber of Commerce, Yachats Commons; 441 Hwy 101; Sat. 10-4, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; The 7th Ever Yachats Agate Festival, over the MLK Holiday weekend. Gems, Minerals, Fossils and more. Rock identification, cabbing and wire wrapping demonstrations , featured speakers. See our website for more details.; contact Donna Hirschman, PO Box 550, Yachats, OR 97498, (541)-270-3777; e-mail: iamhrisch@yahoo.com; Web site: www.yachatsagatefetival.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

20-21PANAMA CITY, FLORIDA: Annual show; Panama City Gem and Mineral Society, Central Panhandle Fairgrounds; 2230 E. 15th Street; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Free Admission; The show will feature exhibits, minerals, fossils, cabochons, gems, crystals, wire wrapping, lapidary arts, jewelry, beads, silent auction and more. One grand prize and several additional door prizes are donated by the club members and show vendors. ; contact Steve Shipton, 5113 e. 13th Court, Panama City, FL 32404, 850-867-0586; e-mail: shipton3@comcast.net; Web site: pcgmsociety.com

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

20-21EXETER, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Tule Gem & Mineral Society, Exeter, CA Veteran\\\'s Memorial Bldg.; 324 N. Kaweah Ave.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; Demonsstrations, Free Door Prizes, Free Parking, Gems, Grab Bags, Great Food, Jewelry, Lapidary Supplies, Minerals, Outstanding Displays, Raffle, Rocks, Silent Auction, Ten Dealers, Wheel of Fortune; contact Margaret Buchmann, 5215 W. Nicholas Ave., Visalia, CA 93291, (559)-799-6034; e-mail: margaretbu03@gmail.com; Web site: tulegem.com

20-21DELAND, FLORIDA: Annual show; Tomoka Gem & Mineral Society, Volusia County Fair Grounds; 3150 E New York Ave, Tommy Lawrence Arena; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $4, Children 12 and under free; Jewelry, Gem, Mineral, Fossil, Show and Sale. Daily drawings, silent auction, children’s activities, demonstrations, free parking. See Tomokagms.org for $1 off coupon.; contact Mary DeJan, (386)-871-6221

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

3-4MERRITT ISLAND, FLORIDA: Show and sale; Central Brevard Rock and Gem Club, Kiwanis Recreation Center; 951 Kiwanis Island Park Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Admission $5, Children free under 12 with adult; We will have about 23 vendors displaying finished jewelry minerals, fossils, minerals, slabs, rocks, and gemstones. There will also be some equipment for sale. Vendors will be displaying strands of natural gemstones, pearls, and beads. We will have raffles, silent auction, grand prize and hourly door prizes. A sluice and spinning wheels will be available for a small fee for the children and those who like to play. Demonstrations of cabbing and faceting, as well as, club displays will also be ongoing.; contact Roz Mestre; e-mail: roz.mestre@att.net

10-11OAK HARBOR, WASHINGTON: 53rd Annual ; Whidbey Island Gem Club, Oak Harbor Senior Center; 51 SE Jerome; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Free Admission; Member exhibits, demonstrations; vendors selling rough rock, slabs and polished display pieces; silent auction, spinning wheel and hourly raffle prizes. ; contact Keith Ludemann, (360)-675-1837 ; e-mail: rock9@whidbey.net

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

16-18KIRKWOOD, MISSOURI: Annual show; Cabin Fever Productions, Inc., Kirkwood Community Center; 111 South Geyer Road; Fri. 4-9, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3, Seniors/Students $2, Children 12 & Under: Free; Rocks, minerals and fossils for everyone from novice to expert collectors. Finished jewelry, loose gems and beads add sparkle to your cold, dull winter. Unusual and unique finds, including a variety of metaphysical items. Great outing for the kids!; contact Bruce Vick, 1801 Barbary Way, Swansea, IL 62226, (618)-973-7222; e-mail: cabinfeverprod@aol.com; Web site: www.cabinfeverprod.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

17-17LLANO, TEXAS: Annual show; Friends of the Llano Red Top Jail, Llano County Community Center; County Rd 152; Sat. 8-5; Free Admission; This fun, educational and free event is for Prospectors, Rock Collectors, Treasure Hunters, and Metal Detecting enthusiasts to get together, share ideas and experiences. There will be a limited number of commercial vendors, and a swap meet outside for noncommercial individuals selling items related to the theme of the show. A silent auction will be held to benefit the historic Llano Red Top Jail renovation.; contact Frank Rowell, 805 Berry St, Llano, TX 78643, (325)-248-1067; e-mail: frank@enchantedrocksandjewelry.com; Web site: prospectingtexas.com

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

17-18MESA, ARIZONA: Annual show; Apache Junction Rock & Gem Club, Skyline High School; 845 South Crimson Rd; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3, Students $1, Children 12 & under free; Fun for all ages! Bring the kids and browse original jewelry, gemstones, and beads, as well as rare and unusual crystals, minerals, and fossils. See the wonders of the Earth and take home a beautiful amazing piece of nature. Almost every country in the world has been able to unearth unique specimens specific to their locale, and Arizona is a treasure trove of minerals found nowhere else in the world. So come and see what our state has to offer! Vendors from across the region will be offering unique and interesting mineral specimens, crystals, gemstones, jewelry, beads, fossils, findings and cutting material at competitive prices. Many of our artisans have created original jewelry designs, and our gem and mineral vendors will have specimens on display in both the rough and the cut-and-polished states. ; contact Wanda Sisk, 10836 E. Dartmouth St., Mesa, AZ 85207, (480)-294-1156; e-mail: wsisk2@cox.net; Web site: https://www.ajrockclub.com/About_Who_We_are_AnnualShow.html

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

23-25PORTLAND, OREGON: Annual show; Oregon Agate and Mineral Society, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry; 1945 SE Water Avenue; Fri. 9:30-5:30, Sat. 9:30-5:30, Sun. 9:30-5:30; Free Admission; Oregon Agate & Mineral Society\\\'s Annual Rock Show is a free event with Demonstrations, Exhibits -showcasing lapidary and creativity skills, Jewelry, Kid\\\'s Corner, Rock, Mineral, and Slab Sales, \\\"Rock\\\" Food Table, Touch Table, and much more! ; contact Sonia Watt, 4821 Grant St, Portland, OR 97215; e-mail: sonywatt@yahoo.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

24-25PLAINVIEW, TEXAS: Annual show; Hi Plains Gem and Mineral Society, Ollie Liner Center; 2000 S Columbia; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $2, Students $1, Children free; We will have a Kid\\\'s Wheel, Silent Auction, and various dealers selling rocks, minerals and fossils. We will also demonstrate silversmithing, flint knapping, wire wrapping and how spheres are made. We will have a raffle that will benefit the local university geology scholarship fund.; contact Bobby Shipman, 1616, Ennis St., (806)-685-3748

24-25PLAINVIEW, TEXAS: Annual show; Hi Plains Gem and Mineral Society, Ollie Liner Center; South Business I-27; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Asults $2, Students $1, Children free; Dealers will have rocks, minerals, jewelry, fossils for sale. There will be a Kid\\\\\\\'s Wheel, Silent Auction, and snack bar. We will have various demonstrations of silversmithing, wire-wrapping, flint knapping, and various lapidary arts. A grand prize raffle and hourly door prizes add to the fun.; contact Bobby Shipman, 1616 Ennis Street, Plainview, TX 79072, (806)-685-3748; e-mail: bobcat22@suddenlink.net; Web site: n/a

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

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; Admission $10; Smokey Quartz Jubilee! 70th annual show & sale! Family friendly event. $10, 3-day pass; $6, one day; under 13 free with adult. 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. 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. Lapidary Demonstrations by MGSCV members and guests, and membership info. Spinning wheel. Geode cracking. Door Prizes. ; contact Cathy Miller, CA, (510)-305-4196; e-mail: showchair@mgscv.org; Web site: mgscv.org

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

3-4VENTURA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Ventura Gem & Mineral Society, Ventura County Fairgrounds; 10 W. Harbor Blvd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; Exhibits of gems, minerals, fossils & lapidary arts; on-going demos of lapidary arts & jewelry making; raffle & silent auctions; a \\\"Country Store\\\" flea market & plant sale. children\\\\\\\'s activities. A Southern California tradition for over 50 years!; contact Diane Cook, P.O. Box 1573, Ventura, CA 93002, (805)-312-8467; e-mail: info@vgms.org; Web site: www.vgms.org

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

3-4MERIDEN, CONNETICUT: Annual show; Lapidary & Mineral Society of Central Connecticut , Maloney High School; 121 Gravel Street; Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults/Seniors $5; The Lapidary & Mineral Society of Central Connecticut will hold our 47th Show & Sale. See the World of Gems, Minerals, Jewelry, Fossils, Meteorites, Crystals, Vendors plus Wholesale Dealer, educational exhibits, beads, lapidary supplies, LIVE gem cutting demonstrations, wire wrapping, free kids games, Door Prize Drawings every HALF HOUR, food & refreshments, and a free mineral and free ticket for Grand Prize Drawing with each paid admission. Free parking. Free admission for Scouts in uniform! ; contact Tom Benedict, LMSCC, P.O. Box 476, Meriden, CT 06450; e-mail: MeridenMineralClub@gmail.com; Web site: www.LMSCC.org

3-4CALDWELL, IDAHO: 64th Annual Gem and Mineral Show; Owyhee Gem and Mineral Society, O\\\'Conner Field House; 2200 Blaine; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $4, Children 11 and under free with paid adult; Dealers, demonstrators, door prizes every half hour, grand prize, show cases, black light display, silent auction, Wheel of Gems, sand dig, Make A Critter, and Grab Bags. ; contact Darell Ehlers, (208)-674-1213 ; e-mail: ddehlers@fmtc.com ; Web site: www.OwhyeeRocks.com

3-4ARCADIA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Monrovia Rockhounds, The Arboretum and Botanical Gardens of Los Angeles; 301 Baldwin Ave; Sat. 9-4:30, Sun. 9-4:30; Adults $9, Seniors/Students $6, Children $4; There will be vendors selling Gems, Jewelry, Minerals, Fossils, Beads, Findings. Monrovia Rockhounds members will crack Geodes, identify rocks in our famous Grab Bags and man Treasure Wheel where everybody wins, let you pick out fossils at our Dino Dig and Fossil Find. ; contact Jo Anna Ritchey, 224 Oaks Ave, Monrovia, CA 91016-2115, (626)-359-1624; e-mail: joannaritchey@gmail.com; Web site: www.moroks.com

8-11DEMING, NEW MEXICO: Annual show; Deming Gem & Mineral Society, SWNM State Fairgrounds; 4200 Raymond Reed Blvd., Deming; Thu. 9-5, Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; Free Admission; Rockhound Roundup the 53rd Annual Gem & Mineral Show & Sale. Everything from rough rock to finished jewelry for sale. Equipment sales, demonstrations, silent & live auctions, Mexican & American food, children\\\'s activities, guided field trips, raffle and gift drawings. Something for everyone.; contact Marilyn Page, P.O. Box 1459, Deming, NM 88031, (575)-544-9019; e-mail: theDGMS@gmail.com; Web site: theDGMS.com

9-11AUGUSTA, GEORGIA: Annual show; Aiken and Augusta Gem and Mineral Societies, Julian Smith Casino; 2200 Broad Street; Fri. 10-6; Admission $3 or $5 for a weekend pass, Children under 12 free; Display cases, Ongoing demonstrations of lapidary arts, Treasure dig for children of all ages. All specimens in the grab bags are individually labeled; contact Chris Glass, 7 Knollwood Blvd, North Augusta, SC 29841, (706)-284-9239; e-mail: crismineral@gmail.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

9-11 KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Annual show; Greater Kansas City Association of Earth Science Clubs, KCI Expo Center; 11730 NW Ambassador Dr; Fri. 10-8, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, Children 4 and under free; Multi-day passes available. Retail dealers plus swap area and wholesale area. Lectures, special exhibits, demonstrations. Scholarship benefit auction 7:00 PM Saturday. Silent Auctions Saturday and Sunday. ; contact Bruce Stinemetz, P.O. Box 200 , Independence, MO 64051, (816)-795-5159; e-mail: kcgsinfo@yahoo.com; Web site: www.kcgemshow.org or www.gemshowkc.org

9-11AUGUSTA, GEORGIA: Annual show; Aiken Gem, Mineral and Fossil Society & Augusta Gem and Mineral Society, Julian Smith Casino; 2200 Broad St.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $3/day $5 weekend pass, Children under 12 free; Diamonds, sapphires, rubies, tanzanite and more in fine jewelry. Gorgeous everyday jewelry, loose gemstones. Fabulous minerals and fossils from around the world. Geode cutting, Kid’s Treasure Dig, Grab Bags of identified minerals and gems. Jewelry and cabochon making demos. Door prizes. Member case displays. Educational resources. Free “Adopt-a-Rock.” ; contact Chris Glass, Show Chair, GA, (706)-284-9239; e-mail: cglassfossil@yahoo.com; Web site: http://agams.club or http://www.aikengmfs.org

9-11VICTORVILLE, CALIFORNIA: 42nd ; Victor Valley Gem & Mineral Club, Along Stoddard Wells Road; Exit # 157 from I-15, proceed 12 Mi. NE ; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Free Admission; Famous \\\"Tailgate\\\" event is an outdoor/dry-camping venue in Mojave Desert beneath the Verde Antique Marble Quarry. First come-First camp FREE Vendor spaces (no holding of sites for friends). Donations to club accepted. Variety of wholesale and retail vendors of rough materials, slabs, finished jewelry, fossils & minerals, equipment and all lapidary items. Sat 9am-1pm field trip for marble varieties. Youth members host silent auction. Green & yellow \\\"Tailgate\\\" signs mark route on county graded dirt road. PLEASE see MAP & Flier at club web site for details. Rain or shine, we will be there!; contact Brett Ward, 15555 Main St., # D4, Hesperia, CA 92345, (760)-948-1232; e-mail: bretts88@verizon.net; Web site: www.vvgmc.org

10-10FAIRLESS HILLS, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Leidy Microscopical Society, Nothminster Presbyterian; 140 Trenton Rd.; Sat. 9am-3pm; Free Admission; 42nd Annual Micromount Symposium sponsored by the Leidy Microscopical Society. Learn about the world of mineral micromounts.; contact Don McAlarnen, (610)-584-1364; e-mail: don.mcalarnen@hpe.com

10-11TURLOCK, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Mother Lode Mineral Society, Stanislaus County Fair Grounds; 900 N. Broadway; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, Children 12 & under free with adult admission; New expanded fluorescent room, rocks, minerals, fossils, beads, findings, lapidary supplies, jewelry, 20 continuous demonstrations, gold panning - take home real gold, geode cutting, dealers, exhibits, rock sale, gemstone mining, lots of educational children\\\'s activities. Speakers on dinosaurs, fossils, volcanos, and California history - check website for times.; contact Bud and Terry McMillin, PO Box 1263, Modesto, CA 95353, (209)-484-4416; e-mail: terry.mcmillin@yahoo.com; Web site: www.turlockgemshow.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

10-11SAN MARINO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Pasadena Lapidary Society, San Marino Masonic Center; 3130 Huntington Drive; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Pasadena Lapidary Society’s Annual Tournament of Gems returns with our 60th show ‘Can You Dig It!!’, featuring Exhibits, Demonstrations and Dealers. There will be faceted gems, jewelry, minerals, beads, kids’ games, grab bags, silent auction, free hourly door prize drawing, and raffle prizes! ; contact Ellen Ferrell, CA, (727)-512-0381; e-mail: pasadenalapidary@aol.com; Web site: www.pasadenalapidarysociety.org

10-11KALISPELL, MONTANA: Gold, Gem and Mineral Show; Northwest Montana Rock Chucks, Flathead County Fairgrounds; Expo Building, 265 North Meridian Road; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Admission $2; Our rock show features a wide variety of items from our vendors; demonstrations and displays by our club members and the local gold prospectors group; silent auctions featuring items from local rockhounds, fossil collectors, and flint knappers. Our kids\\\' corner is one of the most popular attractions giving children an opportunity to hunt for gems and play games for mineral and rock prizes ; contact Lloyd Fager, (608)-436-0780; e-mail: oldgrayelf@sbcglobal.net

10-11KLAMATH FALLS, OREGON: Annual show; Rock and Arrowhead Club, Klamath County Fairgrounds; 3531 South 6th Street; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9:30-4; Admission $2 donation; contact Laura Limb, PO Box 1803, Klamath Falls, OR 97601, (541)-281-8058

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

16-18ARDEN, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; M.A.G.M.A., Camp Stephens; 263 Clayton Road; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; Numerous indoor and outdoor vendors specializing in gems, minerals, fossils, meteorites and artifacts from North Carolina and around the world. ; contact Richard Jacquot, PO Box 542, Leicester, NC 28748, (828)-779-4501; e-mail: rick@wncrocks.com; Web site: www.americanrockhound.com

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

16-18SPANISH FORK, UTAH: Annual Rock, Gem and Mineral Show - ; Timpanogos Gem and Mineral Society, Spanish Fork Fair Grounds; 475 South Main Street; Fri. 10-7, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Each attendee receives a free polished rock of their choice. The show consists of dealers, display cases (approximately 25), a Wheel of fortune booth, a rock sale booth, a junior booth screening sand for topaz, a grab bag booth (the face of one rock is polished for each bag sold), a rock and bone touch table, a raffle every 1/2 hour, demonstration booths, a membership booth, a concession booth to purchase food, and of course Mr. Bones walking around as a dinosaur.; contact Karl Brough, (435)-660-0032 ; e-mail: jkbrough@gmail.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, Children 12 and under 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

17-18MISSOULA, MONTANA: Missoula MT annual rock and gem show; Hellgate Mineral Society, Hilton Garden Inn; 3720 North Reserve St; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $2, Children under 14 free with paid adult; We will have vendors selling all aspects of the lapidary trade. We will be demonstrating cab making, faceting, wire wrapping & flint knapping. We have one table especially for the kids, where they dig through the gravel and pick out gemstones. We also have a club table, selling grab bags, mineral cards, rock pencils, mineral coloring books, and other items for kids. We will have a florescent mineral tent, and about 20 display cases. The hotel will have a kiosk selling wrap sandwiches, drinks, and goodies. ; contact Bob Riggs, (406)-543-3667 ; e-mail: robert.riggs3@gmail.com

17-18LEMOORE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Lemoore Gem and Mineral Club, Lemoore Trinity Hall; 470 Champion Street ; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; Gems, minerals, rocks, jewelry, beads, lapidary rough and supplies. Kids activities, demonstrations, free parking. ; contact Christopher Wertenberger, (559)-309-3433; e-mail: kim-morrell@hotmail.com; Web site: Lemoore Gem And Mineral on Facebook

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

23-25MARIETTA, GEORGIA: Annual show; Damian w/ Bellpoint Promotions, Cobb County Civic Center ; 548 S. Marietta Pkwy; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $5, Children under 16 free; Please join us for a great event featuring amazing gem, mineral, fossil, jewelry, bead & metaphysical dealers selling their beautiful finds from all over the globe. ; contact Damian Belgali, GA, (678)-852-8273; e-mail: mbellpoint@gmail.com; Web site: www.bellpointpromotions.com

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

24-25LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY: Annual show; Blue Grass Gem And Mineral Club, Clarion Hotel; 1950 Newtown Pike; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $2, Children $1; Lexington Rock Gem and Jewelry Show. Show includes minerals, jewelry, equipment dealers, exhibits, KY Agate, fluorescent display, club sales, prizes and auctions. Scouts in uniform free admission.; contact Allen Ferrell, Lexington, KY 40504, (859)-277-2469; e-mail: kyrock2010kentucky@yahoo.com; Web site: www.bggamc.homestead.com

24-25ANGELS CAMP, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Calaveras Gem and Mineral Society, Calaveras County Fairgrounds; 101 Frogtown Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Admission $5, Children under 12 free with adult; 42th Anniversary Gem Show The Annual Calaveras Gem and Mineral Show. Amazing displays, vendors and Super Raffle! Free demonstrations, silent auction, Fun and interesting activities for children. Door Prizes! Raffle! Food on site. Great Fun! ; contact Robin Williams, CA, (209)-728-8277; e-mail: robinski@yahoo.com; Web site: calaverasgemandmineralsociety.org

24-25ANTHEM, ARIZONA: Annual show; Daisy Mountain Rock & Mineral Club, Boulder Creek High Schjool; 40404 North Gavilan PeakPkwy; Fri. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3, Seniors/Students $2, Children under 5 free; Gems, minerals, Jewelry, geodes, wire wrapping, kids events, fluorescent rocks, raffle, ; contact Ed Winbourne, 1717 west Medinah Court, Anthem, AZ 85086, (978)-460-21528; e-mail: ewinbourne@gmail.com; Web site: Daisy Mountain Rock and Mineral Club

24-25CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA: Annual show; Cedar Valley Rock And Minerals Club, Hawkeye Downs Expo Center; 4400 6th St. SW; Sat. 8:30-6, Sun. 9:30-5; Adults $3, Students $1, Chilren under 12 free; Crinoids featured,Iowa’s fossil. Exhibits,programs,demos,dealers, educational programs. Food on site. Various children’s activities. Gem sluice,pebble pit plus more. Silent auction,door prizes, raffles. ; contact Marv Houg, 1820 30th St. Dr., Cedar Rapids, IA 52403, (319)-364-2868; e-mail: M_houg@yahoo.com; Web site: Cedarvalleyrockclub.org

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

31-1SWEET HOME, OREGON: 70th Annual Gem and Mineral Show ; Sweet Home Rock and Mineral Society, Sweet Home High School Gym; 1641 Long Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $.50, Children 12 and under free with paid adult; Once again we will have displays by skillful artisans and devoted hobbyists. We will feature demonstrations by dedicated lapidary artists, such as cabochon creation, wirewrapping, flint knapping, and geode preparation. Vendors offer a wide variety of gem, mineral, fossil, slabs and one of a kind home décor and collectibles. Activities for adults include silent auction, raffles, door prizes and expert rock identification. Children can participate in art activities, silent auctions, raffle and door prizes.; contact Ed Anderson, (541)-451-1577 ; e-mail: ela4rocks@gmail.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

6-8RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Tar Heel Gem & Mineral Club, Raleigh, NC; NC State Fairgrounds, Blue Ridge Rd, Kerr Scott Building; Fri. 3-8, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; National Show - Host of American & Eastern Federation Meetings. Club areas of Demonstration of jewelry making, gem trees, faceting, cabbing, Hospitality with grab bags, t-shirts, door prize tickets, membership, Geode area with sales and cutting of purchased geodes, Silent Auction area for children and adults with minerals and jewelry.; contact Cyndy Hummel, 10609 Chelsea Dr, Raleigh, NC 27603, (919)-779-6220; e-mail: mchummel@mindspring.com; Web site: tarheelclub.org

6-8ORLANDO, FLORIDA: Annual show; Central Florida Mineral and Gem Society, National Guard Armory; 2809 S. Fern Creek Ave. ; Fri. 1-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, Students $2, Children Free; Central Florida Mineral and Gem Society’s Annual Fall Gem, Mineral, and Bead and Fossil Show. 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. Demos include cutting cabochons, wire wrapping. Adults $5.00, Grade school students $2.00, Scouts free. ; contact Salvatore Sansone, 6728 Oman Court, Orlando, FL 32809, (321)-278-9294; e-mail: ssfossilhunter@aol.com; Web site: www.cfmgs.ord

6-8INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Annual show; Treasures Of The Earth Gem & Jewelry Shows, Indiana Stare Fairgrounds - Agriculture/Horticulture Building; 1202 E 38th Street; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Admission $5 (Good all three days), Children under age 16 Free; Annual Show. Jewelry makers, goldsmiths & silversmiths from all over the U.S, who can recontruct, repair, design or make original jewelry from customer selected gems, stones, opals and crystals. Wire wrapk wire sculpture, stone beads, pearls, stone setting, amber, opal,mineral meteroite southwestern jewelry 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, 5273 Bradshaw Rd, Salem, VA 24153, (540)-384-6047; e-mail: vanwimmer@comcast.net; Web site: www.toteshows.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

7-8MARIPOSA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Mariposa Gem and Mineral Club, Mariposa County Fairgrounds; 5007 Fairgrounds Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Admission $3, Children free; Vendors will have beautiful mineral specimens, rough for cutting, cut and finished pieces, completed jewelry and jewelry-making supplies, and lots of other goodies. We have speakers/presentations both days as well. This is a nice little show in a beautiful part of California.; contact Meredith Meehan, CA, (559)-868-3535; e-mail: jimmiemeehan@yahoo.com; Web site: Mariposagemclub.org

7-8JOHNSON CITY, NEW YORK: Annual show; New York Southern Tier Geology Club, Johnson City Senior Center; 30 Brocton St.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults/Seniors $4, Students under 12 free, Children under 12 free; 49 th. Annual New York Southern Tier Geology Clubs Show \\\" Museum of Gems\\\' Featuring Exhibits, Ultra Violet Display and show. Beads and supplies, Minerals, Fossils, Jewelry, Gemstones. Flintknapping Display, Hourly Door Prizes, Silent Auction, Food and Drinks for sale. ; contact Thomas Ogden, 96 West Main St., Bainbridge, NY 13733, (607)-967-8552; e-mail: stonecuttertom@yahoo.com

7-8POCATELLO, IDAHO: 62nd Annual Rock and Gem Show; South East Idaho Gem and Mineral Society, North Bannock County Fairgrounds; 10588 Fairground; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Admission $2, Children under 12 free with adult; Vendors, silent auction, gem dig, hourly door prizes and much more.; contact Joe Rodriquez, PO Box 3089 West Neeley Loop, American Falls, ID 83211; e-mail: joe.rodriquez@itd.idaho.gov.

7-8HELLERTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Saucon Valley Lions, Saucon Valley High School; Walnut and Constitution Ave; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6; Annual Lions\\\' Club blood drive, free admission with blood donation.; contact Amy Musser, 157 Northampton St, Hellertown, PA 18055, (484)-554-6299; e-mail: angelblessings999@gmail.com; Web site: www.sauconvalleylions.org

7-8ORANGE, CONNETICUT: Annual show; NEW HAVEN MINERAL CLUB, Amity Middle School; 100 Ohman Ave; Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 10-4:30; Admission $6, Children free when accompanied by adult; Exhibits, dealers, door prizes, lectures, demonstrations; contact Arthur Doyle, (203)-530-4554; e-mail: president@newhavenmineralclub.org; Web site: www.newhavenmineralclub.org

7-8ABILENE, TEXAS: Annual show; Central Texas Gem & Mineral Society, Abilene Convention Center; N 6th & Pine; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Admission $3, Children 6-12, $1.50; under under 6 & Scouts and Military in uniform free; Central Texas Gem & Mineral Society. 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; proceeds benefit scholarship program. ; contact Kay McDaniel, 3118 Woodglenn Cove, Abilene, TX 79606, (325)-668-8558; e-mail: kmcdaniel23@suddenlink.net; Web site: www.new.calichetimes.com

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

13-15OGDEN, UTAH: 67th Gemstone Junction Rock, Gem and Mineral Show; Golden Spike Gem and Mineral Society, Golden Spike Event Center; Weber County Fairgrounds, 1000 N 1200 W; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3, Students $2, Children under 12 free with adult; Golden Spike Gem & Mineral Society invites you to attend the 67th Gemstone Junction. Activities include rock id, touch & see area, gem search, grab bags, lapidary demonstrations, exhibits, and over dealers for all things rock related. The club will be conducting a silent auction with materials provided by club members, and Mr. Bones will be on hand with his famous dinosaur puppets. ; contact Deborah Blake, (385)-205-9187 ; e-mail: gemshow@goldenspikegem.org; Web site: goldenspikegem.org

13-15RICKREALL, OREGON: Annual show; Willamette Agate and Mineral Society, Polk County Fairgrounds; 520 S Pacific Hwy W; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4:30; Adults/Seniors $2; contact Mimi Surgeon, 209 DeAnn Dr, Independence, OR 97351, (503)-602-9405; e-mail: wams.riverofgems@gmail.com; Web site: http://www.wamsi.net/

13-15RICKREALL, OREGON: 64th Annual Rock and Gem Show - River of Gems; Willamette Agate and Mineral Society, Polk County Fairgrounds; 520 S Pacific Hwy W; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4:30; Adults $2, Children under 11 free with paid adult; Willamette Agate and Mineral Society, a non-profit educational organization, presents the 64nd annual rock and gem show. This event includes - multiple dealers, demonstrators, kid area games, silent auction, oral auction, kid’s treasure hunt, education opportunities and incredible display cases.; contact Mimi Surgeon, PO Box 13041 , Salem, OR 97309; e-mail: wams.riverofgems@gmail.com ; Web site: www.WAMSI.net

14-15STANDISH, MAINE: Annual show; Maine Mineralogical and Geological Society, Saint Joseph\\\'s College ; 278 Whites Bridge Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $4, Seniors/Students $3, Children Free; Our 35th Annual Show! Thousands of breathtaking, one-of-a-kind mineral specimens, fossils, beads, meteorites, rock art, and jewelry items from renowned local and international dealers. Door prizes every half hour and four exquisite Grand Prizes! Special features for the kids, including educational programs, the Mini-Mine, and our Spin Wheel. Live gold-panning and stone-cutting demonstrations.; contact Steve Bridge, 278 Whites Bridge Road, Standish, ME 04084, (207)-893-7953; e-mail: sbridge@sjcme.edu; Web site: mainemineralclub.org

14-15MIDLAND PARK, NEW JERSEY: Annual show; The North Jersey Mineralogical Society, Midland Park High School; 250 Prospect Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, Seniors $4, Students under 12 free, Children free; One of the TOP shows in the NorthEast! Featuring an array of dealers displaying Rocks, Minerals, Fossils, Gemstones, Crystals, Jewelry, and MORE! Free specimen for all kids. Door Prizes and Grand Prize Drawing.; contact Jeff Wilson, 14 Beach Drive, Montague, NJ 07827; e-mail: buckwood4@yahoo.com; Web site: www.nojms.webs.com

14-15EDMONDS, WASHINGTON: April Rock and Gem 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

14-15MARION, ILLINOIS: Annual show; Southern Illinois Earth Science Club, Pavilion of the City of Marion; 1602 Sioux Drive; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults/Seniors $2, Students/Children 18 and under free; Rare rocks, minerals, jewelry, lapidary, fluorescent light shows, door prizes, silent auctions, displays and more; contact Mike chontofalsky, (618)-532-0455; e-mail: chontofalsky@att.net; Web site: siesclub.org

20-22SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Scottish Rite Center; 1895 Camino del Rio S; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; 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

20-22WICHITA, KANSAS: Annual show; Wichita Gem and Mineral Society, Cessna Activity Center; 2744 George Washington Blvd; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, Students ages 12-17 $1, Children under 12 free with adult admission; contact Jerry Honas, PO Box 1464 , Wichita, KS 67201-1464; e-mail: ghonas@sbcglobal.net

20-22SOUTH JORDAN, UTAH: Annual show; Wasatch Gem Society, Salt Lake County Equestrian Park and Events Center; 2100 West 11400 South; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $2, Children 12 and Under Free; Rocks, Minerals, Fossils, Gemstones, Beads, Jewelry, Wood, Lapidary, Faceting, Flint Knapping, Science Demonstrations, Door Prizes, Raffles, Wheel of Fortune, Kids\\\' Zone, Silent Auction, Showcase Displays and Educational Tables.; contact Roberta Chase, (801)-966-0639; e-mail: roberta.chase@outlook.com; Web site: wasatchgemsociety.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

21-22EAU CLAIRE, WISCONSIN: Annual show; Chippewa Valley Gem & Mineral Society, Eau Claire County Exposition Center; 5530 Fairview Drive; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; 55th Annual Chippewa Valley Gem & Mineral Society Show & Sale - kids\\\' activities and crafts, demonstrations, shopping, silent auction, fluorescent mineral displays, rock collections, rock spheres demonstration, wire wrap jewelry, rock cutting and cabbing, jewelry and gemstones, mineral specimens, agates and geodes, fossils and petrified wood, beads and supplies, copper and silver finds, crystal and amethyst, books and rough rock.; contact Paul Tubbs, 619 Van Buren Street, Eau Claire, WI 54703-6061, (715)-834-5747; e-mail: bizpam1@charter.net

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

27-28ADA, OKLAHOMA: Annual show; Ada Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Club, Pontotoc County Agriplex; 1710 N Broadway Ave; Fri. 8-6, Sat. 9-5; Free Admission ; contact Bobby Freeman, 1111 East Central Blvd, Ada, OK 74820, (580)-235-5946; e-mail: bobby.freeman@chickasaw.net

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

27-29SANTA 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

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

28-29CUYAHOGA FALLS,, OHIO: Show and sale; Akron Mineral Society and Summit Lapidary Cluby, Emidio & Sons Expo Center; 48 E Bath Rd; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, Seniors $4, Students $4, Children $1; Vendors, Silent Auction, demonstrations, gemstone ID, Fluorescent Minerals, Geode Cracking, Gem mine and crafts for children, Many displays, some are by our\\\" GeoJunior\\\" students, door prizes. handicap accessible and free parking.; contact Evelyn Tryon, Dealer Chair, 2028 Tallmadge Rd, Kent, , OH 44240, (330)-673-9664; e-mail: gemboree76@gmail.com; Web site: gemboree.org

28-29RENO , NEVADA: Annual show; Reno Gem and Mineral Society, Inc. , Reno Livestock Event Center; 1350 N. Wells Ave.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, Seniors/Students $4, Children free; 53rd annual JACKPOT OF GEMS! Gem and mineral displays; silent auctions; raffles with hourly drawings for prizes including a $500 grand prize! Demonstrations of lapidary, wire wrap, beading, carving, gold panning, and more...; contact Steve Norman, (775) 358-7322; e-mail: snorm11@hotmail.com; Web site: www.renorockhounds.com

28-29SEATTLE, WASHINGTON: Annual show; West Seattle Rock Club, Alki Masonic Temple; 4736 40th Avenue SW; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; free; Fun activities for kids, displays, demonstrations, dealers and good food.; contact Diane Christensen, (206)-582-2267; e-mail: dchristensen59@gmail.com; Web site: www.westseattlerockclub.org

28-29ELMA, WASHINGTON: 50th annual rock and gem show ; Grays Harbor gem and mineral club, Elma County Fair and Event Center; 43 Elma-McCleary Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4:30; Free Admission; contact Gary Emberley, (360)-533-6196; e-mail: Melissa624@hotmail.com

May 2018

4-6KALAMAZOO, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Kalamazoo Geological and Mineral Society, Kalamazoo County Expo Center; 2900 Lake Street; Fri. 4-8, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $4, Children 12 and above free with paying adult; The 2018 show theme is Michigan Mineral Masterpieces, with programs and displays from the A.E. Seaman Museum, and other area Museums. A fun filled event for the whole family. Select a polished stone and have it wired rapped to take home a unique piece of jewelry unlike any other in town. Pan for gold, learn about silver smithing, play a game, polish a Petoskey stone, crack open a geode, build a mineral collection, search out fossils, buy some beads; all this and more can be done at the Show. Learn about geology through the many KGMS members\\\' displays; hands on educational activities provided by Western Michigan University. Hourly door prizes and a grand prize drawing.; contact Jerry VanNocker, (269)-979-3348; e-mail: show@kalamazoorockclub.org; Web site: www.KalamazooRockClub.org

4-6SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Scottish Rite Center; 6151 H St; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; 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

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

5-6MARSHFIELD, WISCONSIN: Annual show; Heart of Wisconsin Gem & Mineral Society, Marshfield High School field house; 1401 Becker Rd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; Dealers, displays, presentations, continuous silent auctions, kid\'s activities, door prizes, concessions; contact Cynthia Kelman, 1403 N Broadway Ave., Marshfield, WI 54449, (715)-387-8782; e-mail: kelman@tznet.com; Web site: www.heartofwisconsinrocks.com

5-6ROSEBURG, OREGON: ; Umpqua Gem and Mineral Club, Douglas County Fairgronds; I-5 Exit 123; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; contact Sue Woodman, (541)-672-3486; e-mail: suew@mydfn.net; Web site: www.facebook.com/Umpquagem

5-6LUBBOCK, TEXAS: Show and sale; Lubbock Gem and Mineral Society, Lubbock Memorial Civic Center; 1501 Mac Davis Lane; Sat. 10-06, Sun. 10-05; Adults $4, Seniors $3, Students $2, Children Free; 60th Anniversary show; This year the Lubbock Gem & Mineral Society is Hosting the South Central Federation Convention (SCFMS). Vendors with Jewelry, Loose Stones, Rough, Cabs, Slabs, Geodes, Beads, Gemstones, Mineral Specimens, Crystals, Fossils, Spheres, and Lapidary Tools. Hourly door prizes. Drawings for two grand prizes, one for Kids and one for Adults. Numerous display cases and large rocks in our “rocks you can touch” area! Our kid’s area will have games and grab bags, and we will feature our new fluorescent tent with rocks that “glow in the dark”. Proceeds support the LGMS (501(c)(3) organization), and scholarships in the Earth Sciences at Texas Tech.; contact Walt Beneze, PO Box 6371, Lubbock, TX 79493; e-mail: walt@lubbockgemandmineral.org; Web site: www.lubbockgemandmineral.org

5-6EVERETT, WASHINGTON: 65th Annual Gem, Jewelry and Mineral Show; Everett Rock and Gem Club, Everett Community College; Walt Price Student Fitness Center, 2206 Tower Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Dealers, crystals & geodes, tools and equipment, demonstrations, books and maps, club sales table, hourly door prizes, kids’ activities, silent auction, special exhibits and displays, food. ; contact John Peterson, PO Box 1615, Everett, WA 98206, (425)-402-9227; Web site: everettrockclub.com

10-13FRANKLIN, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Bellpoint Promotions , Echo Valley Showplace ; 6456 Sylva Rd. (across fr GLW); Thu. 9-6, Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 9-5; Free Admission; Wholesale & Retail dealers from all over the world selling minerals, fossils, gem, rough rock & beads; open to the public; across the street from GLW show. ; contact Damian Belgali, (678)-852-8273; e-mail: mbellpoint@gmail.com; Web site: bellpointpromotions.com

11-13SANTA 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

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

18-20COSTA 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

19-20SAINT JOSEPH, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Blossomland Gem & Mineral Society, Lake Michigan Catholic Elementary School; 3165 Washington Ave.; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 12-6; Free Admission; Non profit annual Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show, multiple vendors will have items for sale, including custom made jewelry, fossils, crystals, beading, rock & mineral specimens. Club members will do demonstrations such as: rock cutting, polishing, silversmithing and more.; contact Pam Kriegsmann, (630)-779-8258; e-mail: blossomlandrockclub@gmail.com

25-27SALEM, VIRGINIA: Annual show; Treasures Of The Earth Gem & Jewelry Shows, Salem Civic Center; 1001 Boulevard; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Admission $5 (Good all three days), Children under age 16 Free; Annual Show. Jewelry makers, goldsmiths & silversmiths from all over the U.S, who can recontruct, 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 meteroite southwestern jewelry and fossil dealers. Hourly door prizes including a ring with a precious stone that will be given as a Grand Prize.; contact Van Wimmer - Show Director, 5273 Bradshaw Rd, Salem, VA 24153, (540)-384-6047; e-mail: vanwimmer@comcast.net; Web site: www.toteshows.com

June 2018

1-3TULSA, OKLAHOMA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Expo Square; 4145 E 21st St; 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

1-3BONNEY LAKE, WASHINGTON: Annual Show ; Puyallup Valley Gem and Mineral Club, Swiss Park; 9205 198th Avenue East; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Something for everyone! Energy stones, crystals, fossils, rare minerals & landscape treasures. Books, displays, club sales & silent auctions. Local vendors, raffle drawing on Sunday, lapidary demonstrations all weekend. Gold panning, rock carving/sculptures, metal detecting, kids crafts Free parking, handicap parking, wheelchair access into main hall ; contact Nancy LeMay, PVGMC, PO Box 134, Puyallup, WA 98371; e-mail: beesknees369@gmail.com; Web site: info@puyallupgemclub.org

2-2MACUNGIE, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; PESA, Macungie Memorial Park; 50 Poplar St. ; Sat. 8:30-3; Admission $2; Welcome to the PESA Autumn Mineralfest! Held at Macungie Memorial Park from 830 AM to 3 PM, there will be two levels of gem, mineral, fossil, lapidary, and rock dealers (with related items) as well as outside tailgating - weather permitting. Parking is free and admission is $2 for guests over 12 with young\'uns getting a free sample when they enter - and be sure you keep your entry ticket because we have hourly door prizes! Our club table also has other goodies such as information on the club and our scouting programs as well as club merchandise. Restaurant facilities are available and there are free gold panning sign ups for the kids. For information visit us on Facebook at \'Pennsylvania Earth Sciences Association / PESA Mineralfest - and clubs.; contact Mandy Apgar; e-mail: mineralfest@verizon.net

2-3COEUR D’ALENE , IDAHO: Annual show; North Idaho Mineral Club, Kootenai County Fairgrounds; 4060 North Government Way; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Admission $3, Children under 12 free with paid adult; Vendors, displays, demonstrations, kid’s activities, and lots more.; contact Mike Rose, PO Box 1643, Hayden, ID 83835; e-mail: Showchair2018@gmail.com

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

8-10CARTERSVILLE, GEORGIA: Annual show; Damian w/ Bellpoint Promotions, Clarence Brown Conference Center; 5450 State Route 20 ; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $5, Children under 16 free; Please join us for a great event featuring amazing gem, mineral, jewelry, fossil, bead and metaphysical dealers selling their spectacular finds from all over the globe ; contact Damian Belgali, (770)-386-1608; e-mail: mbellpoint@gmail.com; Web site: www.bellpointpromotions.com

9-10BUTTE, MONTANA: Annual show; Butte Mineral and Gem Club, Butte Civic Center Annex; 1340 Harrison Avenue; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; $3, under 12 free with paid adult; There will be dealers in fossils, minerals, gems, cutting rough, jewelry, and unusual treasures you won’t find anywhere else, 20 + top class exhibits, a silent auction and a games area for children.; contact Pete Knudsen, PO Box 4492, Butte, MT 59702, (406)-490-5828

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

15-17SANDY, 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

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

July 2018

25-29FRANKLIN, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Bellpoint Promotions , Echo Valley Showplace; 6456 Sylva Rd (across from GLW); Wed. 9-6, Thu. 9-6, Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6; Free Admission; Wholesale & retail dealers from all over the world selling minerals, fossils, gems, rough rock & beads.; open to the public; across the street from GLW show *Sunday hours 9am-5pm ; contact Damian Belgali, (678)-852-8273; e-mail: mbellpoint@gmail.com; Web site: www.bellpointpromotions.com

August 2018

3-5NORTH BEND, OREGON: Annual show; Far West Lapidary, North KBend Community Center; 2222 Broadway; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Admission $1, Children free under 12; Silent auction, door prizes, displays, jewelry, rough and polished rock; contact Don Innes, 54416 Arago-Fishtrap Rd, Myrtle , Point, OR 97458, (541)-294-0490; e-mail: doninnes.innes20@gmail.com; Web site: Farwestlapidary

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

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

September 2018

21-23MARIETTA, GEORGIA: Annual show; Damian w/ Bellpoint Promotions, Cobb County Civic Center ; 548 S. Marietta Pkwy; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $5, under 16 free; Please join us for an exciting event featuring amazing gem, mineral, jewelry, fossil, bead and metaphysical dealers selling their beautiful finds from all over the globe. ; contact Damian Belgali, (678)-852-8273; e-mail: mbellpoint@gmail.com; Web site: www.bellpointpromotions.com

28-30INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Annual show; Treasusres Of The Earth Gem & Jewelry Shows, Indiana State Fairgrounds - Agriculture/Horticulture Building; 1202 E 38th Street; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Admission $5.00 (Good all three days), Children under age 16 Free; Annual Show. Jewelry makers, goldsmiths & silversmiths from all over the U.S, who can recontruct, repair, design or make original jewelry from customer selected gems, stones, opals and crystals. Wire wrapk wire sculpture, stone beads, pearls, stone setting, amber, opal,mineral meteroite southwestern jewelry 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 Rd, Salem, VA 24153, (540)-384-6047; e-mail: vanwimmer@comcast.net; Web site: www.toteshows.com

October 2018

26-28HARRISONBURG, VIRGINIA: Annual show; Treasures Of The Earth Gem & Jewelry Shows, Rockingham County Fairgrounds - Commercial Exhibits Building; 4808 S Valley Pike; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; AdultAdmission $5 (Good all three days), Children under age 16 Free; Annual Show. Jewelry makers, goldsmiths & 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 meteroite southwestern jewelry and fossil dealers. Hourly door prizes including a ring with a precious stone that will be given as a Grand Prize. ; contact Van Wimmer - Show Director, 5273 Bradshaw Rd, Salem, VA 24153, (540)-384-6047; e-mail: vanwimmer@comcast.net; Web site: www.toteshows.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

10-11EDMONDS, WASHINGTON: Annual Fall 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

December 2018

8-9EDMONDS, WASHINGTON: 7th 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