Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019

Rock & Gem Show Dates

 
 

October 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

19-20BRISTOL, CONNETICUT: Annual show; Bristol Gem and Mineral Club; Beals Community Center , 240 Stafford Ave.; Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, free admission for children under 12 and scouts in uniform; Vendors offering gems, jewelry, mineral specimens, crystals, and fossils, displays, demonstrations, exhibits; contact David Korzendorfer, Tucson, AZ, (860) 490-4370; Email: dkorzend27@comcast.net; Website: www.bristolgem.org

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

25-27FRANKLIN, NORTH CAROLINA: Retail show; Gem & Mineral Society of Franklin; Robert C. Carpenter Community Building, 1288 Georgia Road; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $2, free admission for children 12 and under; Fine jewelry, gems, minerals, beads, and demonstrations; contact Linda Harbuck, 98 Hyatt Road, Franklin, NC 28734, 828-524-3161; Email: lindah@franklin-chamber.com; Website: www.visitfranklinnc.com

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

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

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

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

26-27EVANSVILLE, INDIANA: Annual show; Evansville Lapidary Society; C K Newsome Community Center, 100 E. Walnut St.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $2, free admission for children age 12 and under; 53rd annual show, with vendors offering minerals, fossils, specimens, carvings, tools, cabochons, tumbled stones, jewelry, crystals, slabs and rough; fluorescent display, demonstrations, displays, and activities for children; contact Sara Rappee, Evansville, IN, (812) 589-3079; Email: sararappee@gmail.com; Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/Lapidary/

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

26-27SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Sacramento Mineral Society; The Scottish Rite Temple, 6151 H St.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6 (visit site for $1 off coupon), free admission for children 12 and under accompanied by a paying adult; 83rd annual gem and mineral show with vendors selling fossils, beads, gemstones, meteorites, cabochons, slabs, rough rock, lapidary equipment, as well as demonstrations, and activities for children including free prizes for children who dress up in a Halloween costume; contact Alyssa; Email: gemshow@sacramentomineralsociety.org; Website: http://sacgemshow.com

26-27PORT ST. LUCIE, FLORIDA: Annual show; St. Lucie County Rock and Gem Club; Port St. Lucie Civic Center, 9221 SE Civic Center Place; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; $5 (etix.com) / $6 box office; Artisans and vendors with jewelry, beads, slabs, cabs, etc.; demonstrations of bead weaving, chain maille, wire weaving, faceting, and cabbing; activities for children; contact Debra Goodrich, (772) 462-6597; Email: rockgemnewsletter@gmail.com; Website: http://www.slcrockandgem.org/AnnualClubShow.html

November 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2-3AMARILLO, TEXAS: Annual show; Golden Spread Gem, Mineral & Treasure Society; Amarillo Civic Center Regency Room, 401 S. Buchanan ; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $4 admission; 58th annual Golden Spread Gem, Mineral Show, with vendors offering jewelry, gems, minerals, demonstrations, and displays; contact Pat Foster; Email: patfoster2@hotmail.com; Website: http://www.amarillotreasure.com/gemshowflyer.pdf

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

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

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

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

9-9MOUNTVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Lancaster County Fossil and Mineral Club; Trinity United Church of Christ, 450 W. Main St.; Sat. 9-4; Admission $3; contact Eric Miller; Email: emill1960@embarqmail.com; Website: https://www.facebook.com/LancasterFossilandMineralClub

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

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

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

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

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

9-10LAKE HAVASU CITY, ARIZONA: Annual show; Lake Havasu Gem & Mineral Society; Lake Havasu, 100 Park Ave.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Adults $2, and free admission for children under 12; Boutique marketplace format, with 40 vendors, demonstrations, displays, and activities for children; contact Gayle Gilpin; Email: lakehavasugemmineralshow@gmail.com; Website: https://www.golakehavasu.com/gem-mineral-show

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

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

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

16-17LEBANON, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Mid-Atlantic Gem and Mineral Association; Lebanon County PA Fairgrounds and Expo, 80 Rocherty Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 11-4; General admission $5 (discount coupon at website), free admission for children under 12; Vendors from across the U.S. offer a variety of specimens, displays, exhibitions, materials, and jewelry; contact Teresa Schwab, PO Box 352, Monrovia, MD 21770, (301) 807-9745; Email: beadware@rcn.com; Website: www.gem-show.com

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

23-24WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS: Annual show; Worcester Miner Club Show; National Guard Armory, 701 Lincoln St.; Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 10-4:30; Adults $6, students and seniors $5, free admission for children 12 and under; 44th annual show, featuring jewelry, gems, fossils, and minerals 16 dealers exhibits, demonstrations, activities for children; contact Darlene Fohlin, CT, (860) 923-9023; Email: hunzo.dgf@gmail.com; Website: www.worcestermineralclub.org

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29-1MOBILE, ALABAMA: Annual show; Mobile Rock and Gem Society; ABBA Shrine Center, 7701 Hitt Rd.; Fri. 1-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $4k, free admission for children 12 and under; More than 30 vendors offering rocks, gems, minerals, fossils, and jewelry, with activities for children; contact Jim Patterson, (251) 510-8527; Email: mobilerockandgemsociety@gmail.com; Website: http://www.mobilerockandgem.com

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

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

30-1WICKENBURG, ARIZONA: Annual show; Wickenburg Gem and Mineral Society; Hassayampa Elementary School, 251 S Tegner St.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; Vendors offering rocks, gems, minerals, lapidary jewelry, gemstones, and activities for children; contact Wickenburg Gem and Mineral Society, Po box 224, P. O. Box 20375, Wickenburg, AZ 85358; Website: http://www.wickenburggms.org/gem-mineral-show/

December 2019

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

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

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

7-8PATCHOGUE, NEW YORK: Annual show; Suffolk Gem and Mineral Club; Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Auditorium, 495 No. Ocean Ave; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adult's $6, free admission forchildren under 12 with a paying adult; 20 vendors; gems, minerals, beads, jewelry, wire wrapping, demonstration, and displays; contact Elaine Casani, 1522 Walnut Ave, Bohemia, NY 11716, (631) 567-3342; Email: lavenderlady@optonline.net; Website: suffolkgem.com

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

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

13-15FLETCHER, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Mountain Area Gem and Mineral Association; WNC Agriculture Center, 1301 Fanning Bridge Road; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; free admission; 2nd annual Holiday, Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show, with vendors offering rocks, gems, minerals, jewelry, fossils, meteorites, Viking artifacts, among others; contact Richard Jacquot, NC; Email: rick@wncrocks.com; Website: www.americanrockhound.com

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

14-15PINECREST, FLORIDA: Show and sale; Miami Mineralogical and Lapidary Guild; Evelyn Greer Park, 8200 SW 124 Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, free admission for children under 12; Annual show will include 15+ vendors offerings specimens, gemstones, minerals, fossils; exhibits, demonstrations, displays, geode splitting, participation from the geology departments of the University of Miami and Florida International University, and activities for children; contact Sandy Mielke, FL; Email: webguy@mmlg-inc.org; Website: www.miamigemandmineral.com

14-15SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS: Annual show; Peppers Gems; San Antonio Garden Center, 3310 N. New Braunfels St.; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 9-4; free admission; Group of dealers presenting for sale geodes, specimens, slabs, finished jewelry, fossils amber, faceted stones, petrified wood, and decorator items ; contact Sam H. Rodgers, 14835 Willow Moss st., San Antonio, TX 78232-4546, (210) 240-7721; Email: buckrodgers000@netzero.net; Website: www.peppers-gems.com

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

January 2020

3-5SANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Rd.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 (all-weekend access); Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals, jewelry repair and demonstrations; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

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

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

10-12DEL MAR, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 (all-weekend access); Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals, jewelry repair and demonstrations; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

17-19SAN RAFAEL, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Marin Center, 10 Avenue of the Flags; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; free admission; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, beads, crystals, gold and silver, minerals and displays; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

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

18-19DELAND, FLORIDA: Annual show; Tomoka Gem & Mineral Society; Volusia County Fairgrounds, 3150 E New York Ave.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $4 for adults (visit www.tomokagms.org to save $1), free admission for children 12 and under free with paid adult ; More than 50 vendors offering jewelry, minerals, gems, and fossils, displays, and activities for children; contact Mary DeJan, FL, (386) 871-6221; Email: tomokagmsvendor@gmail.com; Website: tomokagms.org

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

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31-2ROSEVILLE, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Placer County Fairgrounds, 800 All America City Blvd.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 (all-weekend access); Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

February 2020

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

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

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

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

22-23ALBANY, NEW YORK: Annual show; New York State Academy of Mineralogy & Capital District Mineral Club; New York State Museum, 222 Madison Ave.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, free admission for children under 12; contact Jared Borelli, (518) 633-163; Email: postmaster@nysam.org; Website: nysam.org

22-23PASADENA, TEXAS: Annual show; Clear Lake Gem & Mineral Club; Pasadena Convention Center, 7902 Fairmont Parkway; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $7, children (6-12) $3, free admission for children and scouts in uniform; contact Sandra Christiansen; Email: clgmsvendors@gmail.com; Website: http://www.clgms.org/page2.html

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27-1PORTLAND, OREGON: Annual show; Oregon Agate and Mineral Society; OMSI Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, 1945 SE Water Ave; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; free admission; Rocks, minerals, finished materials, lapidary, jewelry, displays, no vendors, activities for children; contact Ken Thistle, (360) 891-808; Email: Kthisistle815@gmail.com; Website: http://www.oregonagate.org

28-1COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Dr; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 (all-weekend access); Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

28-1JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Morocco Shrine Convention Center, 3800 Saint Johns Bluff Rd S.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $5 (all-weekend access); Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

March 2020

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

6-8FOREST GROVE, OREGON: 62nd Annual Rock and Mineral Show; Tualatin Valley Gem Club; Forest Grove National Guard Armory, 2950 Taylor Way; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $1, free admission for children 12 and under; Vendors offering a variety of minerals, gems, rocks, and lapidary, demonstrations, displays, and activities for children; contact Rose Jackson, (503) 349-7418; Email: 1jeweledrose@gmail.com; Website: www.tvrgc.org

6-8DEL MAR, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 (all-weekend access); Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

7-8WILMINGTON, DELAWARE: Annual show; Delaware Mineralogical Society; DoubleTree by Hilton, 4727 Concord Pike (Rt-202); Sat. 10-5, Sun. 11-5; Adults $6, seniors $5, children (12-16) $4, and free admission for scouts in uniform and children under 12 when accompanied by an adult; Vendors offering minerals, rocks, lapidary pieces, fossils, demonstrations, displays, and activities for children; contact Elaine Kipp , 410-392-6826; Email: Kippekipp@msn.com; Website: www.delminsociety.net

7-8VENTURA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Ventura Gem & Mineral Society; Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; A southern California tradition for 58 years, featuring more than 15 vendors, 50 exhibits of gems, minerals, fossils, lapidary arts, demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Richard Slyker, CA; Email: info@vgms.org; Website: www.vgms.org

7-8ROBSTOWN, TEXAS: Annual show; Gulf Coast Gem and Mineral Society; RMB Fairgrounds, 1213 Terry Shamsie Blvd, Exhibit Hall A; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, free admission for scouts in uniform and children under 12; 58th annual show, with vendors selling rocks, minerals, gems, fossils, and minerals, lapidary materials, exhibits, demonstrations, and fluorescent display, and activities for children; contact Russell Wheeler, POBox 60781, Corpus Christi, TX 78466, 361-944-7877; Email: gulfcoastgemandmineralsociety@gmail.com; Website: gcgms.org

13-15PUYALLUP, WASHINGTON: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 9th Ave SW.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 (all-weekend access); Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

13-15VICTORVILLE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Victor Valley Gem and Mineral Club; Stoddard Wells Rock Hound Tailgate, Stoddard Wells and Bell Mountain Roads, Cross St. Dale Evans Parkway; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; free admission; Slabs and cabs, findings and equipment, minerals and fossils, rough, jewelry, activities for children, auction; contact Ruben Martinez, 15056-B Seventh Street, Victorville, CA 92395, (760) 490-8263; Email: rmstonewalk54@gmail.com; Website: vvgmc.org

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

14-15NAPLES, FLORIDA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Naples Italian American Club, 7035 Airport Pulling Rd. N; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $5 (all-weekend access); Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals, jewelry repair and demonstrations; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

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

20-22PORTLAND, OREGON: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE MLK Jr Blvd.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 (all-weekend access); Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

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

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

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

27-29HICKORY, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Catawba Valley Gem and Mineral Club; Hickory Metro Convention Center, 1960 13th Ave Dr. SE , #A; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, free admission for law enforcement, youth groups, scouts in uniform, and children 12 and under; 50th annual show, held in association with the annual Eastern Federation of Mineralogical and Lapidary Societies, Inc. convention, 24 vendors with a variety of specimens; contact Rick Glover, (828) 446-7633; Email: ricktopsarge@gmail.com; Website: http://cvgmc.com/SpecialEvents.html

27-29SANDY, UTAH: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire ; Mountain America Expo Center, 9575 S State St.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 (all-weekend access); Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

28-29JANESVILLE, WISCONSIN: Annual show; Badger Lapidary & Geological Society; Craig Center - Rock County Fair Grounds, 1301 Craig Ave.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; free will donation; 50th annual show, “All That Glitters” theme, with vendors offering minerals, rocks, gems, fossils, and lapidary jewelry, displays, speakers, demonstrations, fluorescent tent, and activities for children; contact Laurie Trocke; Email: glowyrocks@gmail.com; Website: badgerrockclub.org

28-29ROSEVILLE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Roseville Rock Rollers Gem and Mineral Society; Placer County Fairgrounds, 800 All America City Blvd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, seniors (60+) $5, visit www.rockrollers.com/show for a discount coupon for admission, free admission for children 12 and under; parking $10; More than 60 vendors offering a variety of materials, demonstrations, displays, and free mineral and gem identification, and activities for children; contact James Hutchings; Email: jhutchings22@hotmail.com; Website: http://www.rockrollers.com/show.html

28-29BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Mt Baker Rock and Gem Club; Bloedel-Donovan Field House, 2214 Electric Ave.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; free; contact Wes Gannaway, 360-384-4209; Email: debnwes@comcast.net

April 2020

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

4-5RENO, NEVADA: Annual show; Reno Gem and Mineral Society; Reno-Sparks Convention Center, 4590 S. Virginia St.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, free admission for children under 12; Vendors, 40 displays, demonstrations in lapidary, silversmithing, wire wrap, and beading, fluorescent tent, and activities for children; contact Dan Ellis, Sparks, NV 89434, (775) 229-4420; Email: sailondan55@aol.com; Website: www.renorockhounds.com

4-5EDMONDS, WASHINGTON: Maplewood Rock and Gem Club 5th Annual Spring 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; Email: collma1@comcast.net; Website: http://www.maplewoodrockclub.com/

4-5ORANGE, CONNETICUT: Annual show; New Haven Mineral Club; Amity Middle School, 100 Ohman Ave.; Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, free admission for children under 12 when accompanied by an adult; 47th annual gathering, with more than 20 vendors offering minerals, gems, fossils, and jewelry; contact Art Doyle; Email: president@newhavenmineralclub.org; Website: newhavenmineralclub.org

17-19SANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire ; Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Rd.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 (all-weekend access); Vendors offering fine jewelry, precious and semi-precious gemstones, beads, crystals, gold and silver, and minerals, jewelry repair and cleaning, demonstrations and displays; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

17-19SOUTH JORDAN, UTAH: Annual show; Wasatch Gem Society; Salt Lake County Equestrian Park and Event Center, 2100 West 11400 South; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $2, free admission for children 12 and under; Vendors offering rocks, minerals, fossils, gemstones, lapidary, demonstrations, displays, activities for children; contact Roberta Chase, (801) 541-7569; Email: roberta.chase@outlook.com; Website: wasatchgemsociety.com

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

18-19IDAHO FALLS, IDAHO: 56th Gem and Mineral Show; Idaho Falls Gem and Mineral; City Recreation Center, Memorial and B Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $3, free admission for children 12 and under; Vendors selling everything from rough rock and minerals to lapidary jewelry, demonstrations, displays, and activities for children; contact Nicole Strong, 208-768-7953; Email: nicolek_hansen@hotmail.com; Website: www.ifrockhounds.com

24-26GRANTS PASS, OREGON: Annual show; Rogue Gem and Geology Club; Fairgrounds Pavilion, 1451 Fairgrounds Rd.; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $2, seniors and students $1, free admission for children 11 and under; 35th annual gem and mineral show, vendors offering a wide variety of material, exhibits, demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Janet Fields, (541) 415-1720; Email: jfields123@outlook.com; Website: https://roguegemandgeology.org/

24-26SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire ; Scottish Rite Center, 1895 Camino del Rio S.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 (all-weekend access); Vendors offering fine jewelry, precious and semi-precious gemstones, beads, crystals, gold and silver, and minerals, jewelry repair and cleaning, demonstrations and displays; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

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

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

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

May 2020

1-3PLEASANTON, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc; Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 (all-weekend access); Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

2-3ROSEBURG, OREGON: ; Umpqua Gem and Mineral Club; Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 Frear Street; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5; free admission; Dealers, demonstrators, silent auction, raffles, and activities for children kids; contact Brooke Jakubos, (541) 784-7515; Email: bajakubos@hotmail.com; Website: www.facebook.com/Umpquagem

2-3MARSHFIELD, WISCONSIN: Annual show; Heart of Wisconsin Gem & Mineral Society; Marshfield High School fieldhouse, 1401 Becker Rd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; Dealers, displays, demonstrations, activities for children, continuous silent auctions; contact Cynthia Kelman, 1403 N Broadway Ave, Marshfield, WI 54449; Email: kelman@tznet.com; Website: www.heartofwisconsinrocks.com

2-3KINGMAN, ARIZONA: Annual show; Mohave County Gemstoners; Kingman Academy of Learning High School , 3420 N Burbank; Sat. 9-5; free admission; Vendors offering rocks, minerals, gems, displays, demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Mary Gann, PO Box 3992, Kingman, AZ 86402, (928) 757-8121; Email: quadpol@aol.com; Website: www.gemstoners.org

8-10SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Scottish Rite Center, 6151 H St.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 (all-weekend access); Vendors offering fine jewelry, precious and semi-precious gemstones, beads, crystals, gold and silver, and minerals, jewelry repair and cleaning, demonstrations and displays; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

15-17COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire ; OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Dr.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 (all-weekend access); Vendors offering fine jewelry, precious and semi-precious gemstones, beads, crystals, gold and silver, and minerals, jewelry repair and cleaning, demonstrations and displays; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

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

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; Adults $5 (good for all three days), free admission for children age 16 and under ; contact Van A. Wimmer, Sr.; Email: vanwimmer@comcast.net; Website: www.toteshows.com

22-24SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 (all-weekend access); Vendors offering fine jewelry, precious and semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold and silver, and minerals, jewelry repair and cleaning, demonstrations and displays; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

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

29-31TULSA, OKLAHOMA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Expo Square, 4145 E 21st St.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 (all-weekend access); Vendors offering fine jewelry, precious and semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold and silver, and minerals, jewelry repair and cleaning, demonstrations and displays; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

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

June 2020

6-7MONROE, NEW YORK: Annual show; Orange County Mineral Society of New York; Museum Village, 1010 Route 17 M.; Sat. 10-4, Sun. 10-4; Admission for show and museum — adults $5, seniors $3, free admission for scouts in uniform and children under 12; Outdoor event featuring 65 vendors offering a wide variety of rock, mineral, and fossil-related items, displays, exhibits, demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Ron Nelson; Email: rn33@optimum.net; Website: www.ocmsny.org

12-13QUARRYVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Lancaster County Fossil and Mineral Club; Solanco Fairgrounds, Hoffman Building, 172 South Lime St.; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 9-4; $3; contact Eric Miller; Email: emill1960@embarqmail.com; Website: https://www.facebook.com/LancasterFossilandMineralClub

19-21SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Scottish Rite Center, 1895 Camino del Rio S.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 (good for the weekend); Vendors offering fine jewelry, precious and semi-precious gemstones, beads, crystals, gold and silver, and minerals, jewelry repair and cleaning, demonstrations and displays; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

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

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

26-28EUGENE, OREGON: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Lane County Events Center, 796 W 13th Ave.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 (weekend access); Vendors offering fine jewelry, precious and semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold and silver, and minerals, jewelry repair and cleaning, demonstrations and displays; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

August 2020

8-9EDMONDS, WASHINGTON: Maplewood Rock and Gem Club 14th Annual August 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; Email: collma1@comcast.net

October 2020

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