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July-August 2015

31-2NORTH BEND, OREGON: 53rd Annual Gem and Mineral Show - Are You Ready to Rock?; Far West Lapidary and Gem Society, North Bend Community Center; 2222 Broadway; Fri. 10 am-5 pm, Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. 10 am-4 pm; Adults $1, Children under 12 free; contact Don Innes, (541) 396-5722; e-mail: doninnes.innes20@gmail.com

31-2SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Earl Warren Showgrounds; 3400 Calle Real; Fri. Noon-6 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Students, Adults + Seniors $7, Children ages 0-11 are free!; 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 while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

31-2PRESCOTT VALLEY, ARIZONA: Annual show; Prescott Gem & Mineral Club, Prescott Valley Event Center; 3201 North Main St.; Fri. 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Sat. 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Sun. 9:00 am-4:00 pm; Adults $5.00, Seniors $4.00, Students $4.00, Children under 12 yrs free!; 12th annual Prescott Gem & Mineral Show. Minerals, fossils, meteorites, slabs, tools, jewelry, exhibits and demonstrations. Hourly raffel drawing for valuable prizes. Child friendly demonstrations, displays, games, face painting, geode cracking, spinning wheel, flourescent rocks and minerals. Currently all spaces for vendors are filled at this time. New vendors will be added to our waiting list.; contact Prescott Gem & Mineral Club Attn: Melanie, P.O. Box 3923, Chino Valley, AZ 86323; Web site: www.prescottgemmineral.org

August 2015

1-1ISHPEMING, MI, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Ishpeming Rock and Mineral Club, Ishpeming Elks Club; 597 Lake Shore Dr. ; Sat. 9:30 am-4:30 pm; Admission is Free; 2014 show information AUGUST 2nd, Ishpeming, Michigan: Ishpeming Rock and Mineral Clubs 39th Annual Gem and Mineral Show, Ishpeming Elks Club, 597 lake Shore Dr.; Saturday 9:30-4:30; Free admission; kids' area, silent auction, hourly prizes, raffle, demonstrations, dealers; Cracker Barrel session Saturday evening at 7pm; live mineral auction, raffle, program; Mineral field trips Fri., Aug 1, and Sun., Aug 3; Contact Ernest Johnson, 1962 W. Fair, Marquette, MI 49855, 906-228-9422; e-mail; ejohnson@nmu.edu Ernest Johnson, Show Chairperson Ishpeming Rock and Mineral Club 1962 W. Fair Marquette, MI 49855 906-228-9422 ejohnson@nmu.edu ; contact Ernest Johnson, 1962 W. Fair, Marquette, MI 49855, (906) 228-9422; e-mail: ejohnson@nmu.edu; Web site: www.ishpemingrocks.org

1-2HILLSBORO, OREGON: Annual show; Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals, Rice Nortwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals; 26385 NW Groveland Drive; Sat. 10:00 am-5:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-5:00 pm; Adults $5.00, Children are Free!; 2015 Summer Festival is an annual outdoor show on the ground of the Rice NW Museum of Rocks and Minerals in Hillsboro. There will be dozens of rock and mineral dealers as well as educational activities, live music, food for sale. The famous Flintstone mobile will be ther both days.; contact Julian Gray, 26385 NW Groveland Drive, Hillsboro, OR 97124, (503) 647-2418; e-mail: infor@ricenorthwestmuseum.org; Web site: ricenorthwestmuseum.org

7-9WEST SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS: Wholesale and retail show; Martin Zinn Expositions, L.L.C., Eastern States Exposition - Better Living Center; 1305 Memorial Dr.; Fri. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sat. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-5:00 pm; Adults $6.00, Children are Free!; Huge air-conditioned hall with over 200 vendors in retail and wholesale (registration required) sections. Free lectures by popular speakers, free mineral identification, free mineral samples for all kids, and hourly door prize drawings. Also available for a small fee are sluice-panning for gems or fossils, and geode cracking. Fine minerals, fossils, gems, jewelry, beads, meteorites, lapidary supplies and decorator items in all price ranges.; contact Regina Aumente, PO Box 665, Bernalillo, NM 87004, (505) 867-0425; e-mail: mzexpos@gmail.com; Web site: http://www.mzexpos.com/east_coast.html

7-9HOUGHTON, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Copper Country Rock and Mineral Club, Houghton Elementary School; 203 W Jacker Street , (Corner of Bridge and Jackson Streets); Fri. 1:00 pm-8:00 pm, Sat. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun. 11:00 am-3:00 pm; Admission is Free; Past events have included geode cracking and metal detector use for children.; contact Norm Gruber, (906) 228-6764; e-mail: pres@ccrmc.info

7-9PLEASANTON, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Alameda County Fairgrounds; 4501 Pleasanton Ave; Fri. Noon-6 pm, Sat. 10am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Students, Adults + Seniors $7, Children ages 0-11 are free!; 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 while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

7-9DALTON, GEORGIA: Annual show; Dalton gem and mineral jewelry show, North west Georgia trade and convention center; 2211 dug gap battle road ; Fri. 2 pm-7 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 11 am-5 pm; Adults $ 4, Children are Free!; Ticket good for all three days kids under age 16 free. This is 24th year for this show!; contact Mohammad Tahir, PO Box 4046, Dalton, GA 30719, (706) 537 8960; e-mail: Tahir1269@yahoo.com

8-9RICE LAKE , WISCONSIN: Annual show; Northwest Wisconsin Gem & Mineral Society, Barron County Fair Grounds; Hwy. 48 North; Sat. 10:00 am-5:00 pm; Admission is Free!; Gems, jewelry, beads, minerals, fossils, rocks, lapidary equipment and supplies, jewelry-making and wire wrapping demonstrators, polished rocks, geodes, crystals. ; contact Roy Wickman, 1127 7th St, Almena, WI 54805; e-mail: rktswick@chibardun.net

8-9EDMONDS, WASHINGTON: August Sale; Maplewood Rock and Gem Club, Maplewood Rock and Gem Clubhouse; 8802 196th St; Sat. 9 am-5 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Admission is Free; vendors welcome; contact Bev Ryder, (425) 338-4184; e-mail: famryd@aol.com

8-9WALNUT CREEK, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Pacific Crystai Guild, Civic Park Community Center; 1371 Civic Drive; Sat. 10:00 am-6:00 pm; Adults $8, Children are Free!; Get ready for THE SUMMER CONTRA COSTA CRYSTAL FAIR which includes a magical mix of crystals, minerals, beads, and jewelry. Whether it’s stone beads from Nepal, amethyst geodes from Madagascar, jade from China, or jewelry from northern California artisans –you’ll find it at the Crystal Fair at below market prices. You’ll also find an aura camera, tarot reader, sound healer, massage therapist, reiki master and many others – 30 booths in all. The exact location is the Civic Park Community Center at 1375 Civic Drive at Broadway in Walnut Creek. The hours are 10am to 6pm on Saturday, August 8; and 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday, August 9. Admission is $8 (under 12 free). There is plenty of free parking and the downtown Walnut Creek BART station has a shuttle to Civic Park. For info: Jerry Tomlinson at (415) 383-7837. ; contact Jerry Tomlinson, PO Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 94966, (415) 383-7837; e-mail: jerry@crystalfair.com; Web site: www.crystalfair.com

8-9BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA: Annual show; Baton Rouge Gem & Mineral Society, Baton Rouge Marriott Hotel; 5500 Hilton Ave; Sat. 10:00 am-5:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-5:00 pm; Adults $5.00, Children >12 & younger $3.00; Demonstrations: cabbing, faceting, wire wrapping, and more. Door prizes all day. Silent auctions going on both days. Scout and educational groups are welcome.; contact Tony Rouchon, LA, (225) 219-0698; e-mail: aroucho@entergy.com; Web site: brgemandmineral.org

13-16BUENA VISTA, COLORADO: Annual show; Greg Tunnicliff, Buena Vista Rodeo Grounds; 300 CR 321; Thu. 9:00 am-6:00 pm, Fri. 9:00 am -6:00 pm , Sat. 9:00 am -6:00 pm , Sun. 9:00 am -5:00 pm; Admission is Free!; Annual Show, Contin-Tail Gem & Mineral Show, Free Admission, Colorado\'s largest outdoor show, over 100 vendors. Gems, minerals, fossils, beads, jewelry, cabochons, raw rock, lapidary equipment, and tools. Contact: Greg Tunnicliff, 720-491-0689, email: contin.tail@gmail.com, www.facebook.com/ContinTail, www.coloradorocks.org.; contact Greg Tunnicliff, 1130 Francis #7010, Longmont, CO 80510, (720) 491-0689; e-mail: contin.tail@gmail.com; Web site: www.coloradorocks.org

14-15TAHLEQUAH, OKLAHOMA: Annual show; Tahlequah Rock & Mineral Society, Tahlequah, OK; 300 W. First St; Fri. 9;00 am-6:00 pm, Sat. 9:00 am-5:00 pm; Adults $3.00 18 and over; Fluorescence and other Educational displays, Silent auction, Demonstrations, Children's Games, Door Prizes and Snack Bar.; contact Sara Brasel, 14236 Cross Timbers Rd, Tahlequah, OK 74464, (918) 284-5770; e-mail: rockhoundsally@aol.com; Web site: tramsok.webs.com

14-16SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Scottish Rite Center; 6151 H St; Fri. Noon-6 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Students, Adults + Seniors $7, Children ages 0-11 are free!; 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 while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

14-16PORT TOWNSEND, WASHINGTON: Annual Rock and Gem Show in conjunction with the Jefferson County Fair; Port Townsend Rock Club, Jefferson County Fairgrounds; 4907 Landers Street; Fri. 10 am-9 pm, Sat. 10 am-9 pm, Sun. 10 am-6 pm; Admission is Free for show, -- fair has gate fees; Fair admission gate prices Adults - $6 Seniors (65+) - $5 Students (13 – 17) - $5 Children (6 – 12) - $2 Age 5 and under – free Three-day Season Tickets include Sunday’s Beef BBQ in Advance $13 at gate $15 ; contact Garnett Brooks, (360) 379-5531; e-mail: garnett@email.com

14-16GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN: Faceting Seminar; Midwest Faceters Guild, Tallmadge Township Hall ; O-1451 Leonard NW; Fri. 4:30 pm-8:00 pm, Sat. 8:30 am-5:00 pm, Sun. 8:30 am-5:00 pm; Admission = see information; Learn to Facet - classes in beginners - all equipment furnished - Advanced - bring your machine and rough and we will assist you with new techniques and designs - GemCad - a computer aided software for gemstone designs. - Need to bring a laptop. Price for beginners class and Gem-Cad is $95.00 - Advanced classes are $50.00 - Information packets will be mailed upon request.; contact Barb Yost, (616) 254-9777; e-mail: barbandben@gmail.com

14-16SEASIDE, OREGON: Annual show; Jean Miller, Seaside Convention Center; 415 1st Ave.; Daily 10 am-6 pm; Admission is free; Beads, Fossils, Gems, Minerals, Crystals, Petrified Wood, Sunstones, Turquoise, Jewelry, Opal, Native American Jewelry, Rough and Polished Rock Free Admission Free Pearls to the first 75 women through the door daily For more info call Jean Miller 971-219-0323 or e-mail karmicbeadsandgems@yahoo.com; contact Jean Miller, (971) 219-0323; e-mail: karmicbeadsandgems@yahoo.com

14-16PARRSBORO,, NOVA SCOTIA, CANADA: 50th Annual - Nova Scotia Gem and Mineral Show; Fundy Geological Museum, Lion's Arena; 2163 Western Avenue, Canada; Fri. 10 am-7 pm, Sat. 10 am-5 pm; Adults $5.00; Celebrating the 50th Anniversary this year, there will be a special gold theme and events throughout the weekend. Over thirty vendors from the region and across Canada. Workshops and demonstrations, field trips and presentations occur throughout the weekend. Originally the Parrsboro Rockhound Roundup founded in 1966 by Eldon George and others from Parrsboro, the Gem Show is the largest show in the Maritime Provinces. The Fundy Geological Museum will also be hosting a Gold exhibit and providing gold activities in a Prospectors Camp throughout the summer. This is the year to visit Nova Scotia! ; contact Sandra Tanner, (866) 856-3466; e-mail: sandra.tanner@novascotia.ca; Web site: http://fundygeological.novascotia.ca/gemshow

14-16LEBANON, PENNSYLVANIA: Wholesale and retail show; Mid-Atlantic Gem and Mineral Association, Lebanon PA County Fairgrounds and Expo; 80 Rocherty Road; Fri. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sat. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-4:00 pm; Adults $6.00, Children are Free!; The Gem Miner's Jubilee is an annual gathering of the finest vendors of gems, minerals, fossils, beads and Jewelry. There are classes and ongoing demonstrations daily. Outdoor tailgate section featuring fine minerals. Free and handicapped parking; air-conditioned halls.; contact Teresa Schwab, PO Box 15513, Chevy Chase, MD 20825, (301) 807-9745; e-mail: beadware@rcn.com; Web site: www.gem-show.com

15-15SHELTON, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Shelton Rock and Mineral Society, Shelton Soccer Park; 2102 Johns Prairie Rd; Sat. 9 am-5 pm; Admission is Free; 6th Annual Tailgate Rock Sale and Swap. All rockhounds are invited to bring their rocks, minerals, fossils, and rock crafts to sell or trade. Tailgate space $15 Raffle, door prizes, rock display. Shoppers and browsers free admission and free parking. Visit our club on Facebook; contact Susan Perrault, Shelton, WA 98584, (360) 275-9432; e-mail: srms242@yahoo.com; Web site: www.sheltonrockclub.weebly.com

15-16BOSSIER CITY, LOUISIANA: Annual show; Arklatex G&M Society, Bossier City Civic Center; 620 Benton Rd; Sat. 10:00 am-5:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-5:00 pm; Adults $4.00, Students $1.00, Children under 12, and scouts in uniform are Free!; "Earth Treasures of Louisiana", Custom and Unique Jewelry, Gems, Minerals, Fossils, Educational Exhibits and Kids Games.; contact Del Glasner, P.O. Box 6633, Bossier City, LA 71171-6633, (318) 517-7372; e-mail: larockclub@gmail.com; Web site: larockclub.com

20-23WOODLAND PARK, COLORADO: Annual show; Rock Gypsies, Woodland Park Saddle Club grounds; 19570 E HWY 24; Thu. 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Fri. 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Sat. 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Sun. 9:00 am-5:00 pm; Admission if Free!; The Woodland Park Rock, Gem and Jewelry show is located in the beautiful Rocky Mountains. We have over 40 dealers with Gems and Minerals from all over the world, including Colorado Minerals. You will meet custom jewelers who can sell you beautiful one of a kind jewelry. Kids will have a ball in the kids digging area. Food and fun for everyone and it's all free!! If you can't get enough, The Lake George Rock and Gem cub is also having a show 20 minutes up the road. See 2 shows in one weekend!; contact Kim Packham, (719) 360-9665; e-mail: runninboar@hotmail.com; Web site: woodlandparkrockandgemshow.com

21-23SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Scottish Rite Center; 1895 Camino del Rio S; Fri. Noon-6 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Students, Adults + Seniors $7, Children ages 0-11 are free!; 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 while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

21-23SOUTH BEND, INDIANA: Show and sale; Michiana Gem & Mineral Society, St. Joseph County 4-H Fairgrounds; Ester Singer Building, 5117 South Ironwood Road; Fri. Noon-7 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Adults $3.00, Students 6-12: $1.00, Children under 6 free; Michiana Gem & Mineral Society's 52nd Annual Jewelry, Gem, & Mineral Show and Sale; contact John Davis, South Bend, IN, (574) 232-8823; e-mail: sumu95@hotmail.com; Web site: www.michianagms.org

21-23LAKE GEORGE, COLORADO: Annual show; Lake George Gem & Mineral Club, Lot next to Lake George Post Office; 38200 US Hwy 24; Fri. 9 am-5 pm, Sat. 9 am-5 pm, Sun. 9 am-5 pm; Admission is Free; Free parking; good selection local mineral specimens, meet local miners.; contact Rebecca Blair, P.O. Box 171, Lake George, CO 80827, (719) 330-8123 ; e-mail: blairra@hotmail.com; Web site: LGGMClub.org

22-23PEORIA, ILLINOIS: Annual show; Geology Section of the Peoria Academy of Science, The Grand Hotel; 4400 N. Brandywine Dr.; Sat. 9 am-5 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Admission is Free!; 52nd Annual Show. There will be exhibits of fossils, geodes, specimens of all kinds, cabochons and faceted stones, jewelry, flint knapping and an outstanding fluorescent display. Activities include silent auctions, a kids area with games and prizes, a panning flume, door prizes and much more. Admission and parking are free.; contact Jim Travis, (309) 645-3609; e-mail: boatnik@aol.com

22-23SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; San Francisco Gem & Mineral Society, SF County Fair Building; 9th Avenue & Lincoln Way; Sat. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-5:00 pm; Adults $10, Seniors $8, Students $8, Children under 12 with adult free ; Dealers, displays, demonstrations, kids' activities, mineral and gem identification, silent and live auctions!; contact Ellen Nott; e-mail: ellen_nott@yahoo.com

22-23MOUNTAIN HOME, ARKANSAS: Annual show; Ozark Earth Science Gem, Mineral, & Fossil Club, Baxter county Fairgrounds, (Educational Bldg.); 1507 Fairgrounds Drive; Sat. 9 am-6 pm, Sun. 9 am-4 pm; Adults $2.; The Ozark Earth Science Gem, Mineral, & Fossil Club is sponsoring its annual show this year at our NEW LOCATION at the Baxter County Fairgrounds. FREE admission for active military with ID, Scouts in uniform, & children under 12 yrs. Gems, Minerals, Fossils, unique mineral jewelry & crafts, games, geode cracking, free hourly door prizes, a grand prize drawing, displays, Arkansas State Geologist for mineral/fossil information, DVD educational programs, concession will be on site and provided by the Clarkridge Fire Dept. ; contact Sharon Waddell, MO, (417) 274-8712; Web site: www.ozarkearthscience.org

28-30COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, OC Fair & Event Center; 88 Fair Dr; Fri. Noon-6 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Students, Adults + Seniors $7, Children ages 0 - 11 Free!; 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 while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

29-30FREEPORT, NEW YORK: Retail show; Freeport Recreation Center, Freeport Recreation Center; 130 East Merrick Road; Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Students, Adults, & Seniors $5.50, Children 12 and under Free!; The show features dealers selling minerals, gems, jewelry, fossils, and beads. Goldsmith and silversmith. Find meteorites from other worlds, and prehistoric fossils from our own. Why pay shopping mall prices when you can get gems and minerals from around the world, and hand crafted gold and silver jewelry directly from the artist. Admission $5.50, -- With This Ad $5. Children 12 and under FREE with Adult. Every dollar of the admission fees helps support Freeport Recreation Center programs for children and seniors.; contact Ralph Gose, PO box 1418, Melville, NY 11747, (631) 271-8411; e-mail: ralph_gose@kaleidoscopegemshows.com; Web site: www.kaleidoscopegemshows.com

29-30ASHLAND, OREGON: Annual show; Scott's Rocks, United Methodist Church, Wesley Hall; 175 North Main Street; Sat. 10:00 am-5:00 pm, Sun. 12:00 am-5:00 pm; Adults $2.00; Crystals, minerals, gemstone beads, hand crafted gemstone jewelry, fossils, precious opals. Free admission for children under 12. Silent auction. Free rock for each child. Free fossil leaf field trip on Monday, Aug. 31st. ; contact Scott Blair, (541) 621-2558; e-mail: scottsrocks@scottsrocks.com; Web site: scottsrocks.com

29-30CONCORD, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Contra Costa Mineral & Gem Society, Centre Concord; 5298 Clayton Rd., near Ygnacio Valley Rd; Daily 10 am-5 pm; Adults $6.00, Children are Free!; Adults $6, children (under 16) free; 25 Dealers: gems, jewelry, fossils, minerals, crystals, jade, meteorites & Tekties, fluorescent rocks, lapidary tools & equipment, findings, books; 20 Demonstrations: cabbing, beading, wire-wrapping, faceting, stone setting, stone carving, gold panning, and more; 48 Exhibits and Educational Displays; Activities for all ages: youth and Scout activities, free rock and gem identification, silent auction, fluorescent display room, hourly door prizes, raffle. (Please Note: The August show date is a one-time change. In 2016 the Concord Gem Show will return on the first weekend in November); contact Harry Nichandros, CA, (925) 289-0454; e-mail: show-r@ccmgs.org; Web site: http://ccmgs.org

September 2015

4-7RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA: Retail show; Treasures of the Earth, Inc., NC State Fairgrounds; 1025 Blue Ridge Blvd; Fri. 12 noon-6 pm, Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm, Mon. 10 am-4 pm; Adults $5.00, Military Free with ID, Children16 and under Free; Vendors from across the US bring their merchandise to you. You will find • 14K and sterling silver, classic, estate, fashion and handmade jewelry • Loose stones, beads and findings, pearls • Mineral specimens, crystals, lapidary supplies • Books, carvings and gift items ; contact Jane Westbrook, PO Box 59, Gloucester Point, VT 23062, (804) 285-4281; e-mail: jane@treasuresoftheearth.com; Web site: www.treasuresoftheearth.com

4-7HENDERSONVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Henderson County Gem & Mineral Society, Whitmire Center; 301 Lily Pond Rd; Fri. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sat. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Mon. 10:00 am-5:00 pm; Adults $4.00, Children under 12 free w/paid admission; There will be demonstrations, exhibits, refreshments, wheel of fortune, gem identification on Saturday, vendors, hourly door prizes and a grand prize. Venue is air conditioned. Our theme is Opals - the beauty within the stone.; contact Diane Lapp, (828) 775-8098; e-mail: dlapp_2000@yahoo.com; Web site: hcgms.com

5-7SILVER CITTY, NEW MEXICO: Retail show; Grant County Rolling Stones Gem and Mineral Society, Western New Mexico University Intramural Gym; College Ave, ; Sat. 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-5:00 pm, Mon. 10:00 am-4:00 pm; Free, Free, Free, Free; New Location this year. Follow the signs to parking on campus at Western New Mexico University. ; contact Lee Stockman, 16 McKinley St, Silver City, NM 88061, (575) 956-8578; e-mail: Leet@stockmanfamily.net; Web site: http://rollingstonesgms.blogspot.com/

5-7CANBY, OREGON: Annual show; Jean Miller, Clackamas County Fairgrounds; 694 N.E. 4th Ave., (off Hwy. 99E); Daily 10 am-6 pm; Admission if free; Beads, Gems, Minerals, Crystals, Jewelry, Fossils, Silver, Turquoise, Opal, Sunstone, Petrified Wood, Thunder Eggs, Grab Bags, Rough and Polished Rock and much, much more! Fun for the whole family. Free pearls to the first 75 women through the gate daily For more info contact Jean Miller 971-219-0323 or e-mail karmicbeadsandgems@yahoo.com; contact Jean Miller, (971) 219-0323; e-mail: karmicbeadsandgems@yahoo.com

11-13GREENFIELD, INDIANA: Annual show; 500 Earth Sciences Club, Hancock County 4-H Fairgrounds; 620 N. Apple Street; Fri. 10:00 am-7:00 pm, Sat. 9:00 am-7:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-4:00 pm; Admission is Free!; Dealers and Swappers in Fossils, Minerals, Gems and Jewelry and Lapidary Equipment Plus Silent Auctions, Door Prizes and much more. Kids Activities, Demonstrations, Educational Displays and Programs for All.; contact Cheryl Hamilton, 3507 Luewan Dr., Indianapolis, IN 46235, (317) 897-6639; e-mail: clhamilton1951@gmail.com

11-13RENO, NEVADA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Reno Sparks Livestock Events Center; 1350 N Wells Ave; Fri. Noon-6 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Students, Adults + Seniors $7, Children ages 0 - 11 Free!; 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 while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

11-13ORLANDO, FLORIDA: Annual show; Central Florida Mineral and Gem Society, FL National Guard Armory; 2809 Fern Creek Ave.; Fri. 1 pm-6 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Adults $5, Students $2; Annual Fall gem, mineral, and bead show will be at the Florida National Guard Armory, 2809 South Fern Creek Ave. Orlando, Fl 32806. Show will be on Friday September 11, 1pm to 6pm, Saturday September 12, 10am to 6pm, and Sunday September 13, 10am to 5pm. Go to www.cfmgs.org for $1 off coupon. There will be demonstrations, 30 minute auctions, kids table, sluice mining for gems, and hourly door prizes. See and buy gems, minerals, beads, metaphysical stones, fossils and much more from all over the world. Scouts can earn merit badges from a mineral gemologist to assist with identification and requirements. Demos include cutting cabochons, faceting gems, wire wrapping, flint knapping and metal work. Adults $5.00, Students $2.00, Scouts free. Free Parking. ; contact Paul Hayes, 1400 Sawyerwood Ave, Orlando, FL 32809, (407) 816-1229; e-mail: phayes3@cfl.rr.com; Web site: www.cfmgs.org

11-13TOLEDO, OHIO: Annual show; Toledo Gem and Rockhound Club, Stranahan Great Hall; 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd.; Fri. 2 pm-8 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 11 am-5 pm; Adults $4, Seniors $3.50, Students $3.50, Children under 12 free!; Active Military with ID and Scouts in Uniforms are Free, Exhibits, Lapidary and Jewelry making demonstrations, scholarship raffle, free kids' mineral kits, dealers, club sales; contact Stephen Shimatzki, 4295 County Rd. 16, Woodville , OH 43469, (567) 868-8794; e-mail: sjs132@gmail.com; Web site: www.rockyreader.com

11-13WINSTON-SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Forsyth Gem And Mineral Club, Education Building, Winston-Salem Fairgrounds; Enter Gate 9 from 27 th Street; Fri. 10:00 am- 7:00 pm, Sat. 10:00 am-7:00 pm, Sun. 12 noon-5:00 pm; Adults $3.00, Students K-12 Free; Activities; Gold Panning, Geode Cutting, Grab Bags and Mineral Identification.; contact W. A. Marion, 1163 Bear Creek Church Road, Mocksville, NC 27028; e-mail: mariona1@yadtel.net; Web site: www.forsythgemclub.com

12-13HANFORD, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Diggin'sproductions , Hanford Civic Center; 400 N. Douty St; Sat. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-6:00 pm; Adults $2.00, Children are Free!; Rock, minerals, slabs, fossils. Demonstrations, Jewelry; contact Kathy Corbett, 341 cedar st., Hanford, CA 93230, (559) 904-4795; e-mail: Corbett1@sbcglobal.net; Web site: Digginsproductions.com

12-13PORT ANGELES, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Clallam County Gem and Mineral Association, Vern Burton Community Center; 308 East 4th Street; Sat. 9 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-4 pm; Admission is Free!; contact Jennie Bourassa, PO Box 98, Sequim, WA 98382, (360) 681-0372

12-13NORTH ADAMS, MASSACHUSETTS: Annual show; Northern Berkshire Mineral Club, Eagles Hall; 515 Curran Highway; Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-4 pm; Adults $4, Seniors are Free, Students are Free, Children are Free; The show will feature choice minerals, gems, jewelry, gifts, geode cracking, gem panning, door prizes and refreshments.; contact Larry Michon, 385 West Main Street, North Adams, MA 01247, (413) 663-8430; e-mail: lmichon@rcn.com

12-13WALLA WALLA, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Marcus Whitman Gem and Mineral Society, Walla Walla County Fairgrounds; 363 Orchard St; Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Adults $2, Children are Free; contact Jack Edwards, (509) 529-3673; e-mail: jcedwards1475@yahoo.com

12-13SILOAM SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Annual show; Northwest Arkansas Gem and Mineral Society, Clubhose; Hwy 43N; Sat. 9 am-5 pm, Sun. 10 am-4 pm; Admission is Free!; Annual Fall Swap, Lots of rocks, slabs and some jewelry. Gem wash. Auction 1:00 pm Saturday. Free setup as this is a tailgate event. Like us on Facebook for more information!; contact Dave Leininger, 14029 White Oak Lane, Bentonville, AR 72712, (479) 721-1579; e-mail: hulagrub@aol.com; Web site: www.nwarockhounds.org

12-20DENVER, COLORADO: Annual show; Eons Expos, LLLP, Denver Coliseum; 4600 Humboldt Street; Sat. 9 am-6 pm, Sun. 9 am-6 pm, Mon. 9 am-6 pm, Tue. 9 am-6 pm; Admission is Free; Come see 250 dealers on both levels of the Denver Coliseum plus in 100 tent spaces outside. It's all here: fine minerals, fossils, meteorites, gems, artisan jewelry, gold, silver, lapidary, beads and rough — split evenly between wholesale and retail. Running from Sept 12 - 20, this is Denver's only weekend-to-weekend show and attracts 18,000 visitors of those nine days. With 2,000 tables covered with earth treasures and free parking for 1,500 cars on the 33 acre complex, this is America's largest mineral, fossil, and gem show. The low booth fee and aggressive advertising ensures that the show continues to grow 20% a year. Meet the cast of the TV show 'Prospectors' who will be at the show selling their finds. Peruse the dinosaurs on display. Ogle museum-quality sculptures in sold blocks of clear quartz. Take home a piece of the Moon. Select specimens found in only one place on Earth, being offered by the mine owner herself. Prices range from just $1 to $1 million. Free Parking and Admission! ; contact Heather Grana, 235 First Avenue, Keyport, NJ 07735, (973) 903-3256; e-mail: Heather@EonsExpos.com; Web site: http://ColiseumShow.com

13-20DENVER, COLORADO: Wholesale and retail show; Martin Zinn Expositions, L.L.C., Ramada Plaza Denver Central; 4849 Bannock St.; Daily 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-5:00 pm; Admission is Free!; Two hundred retail and wholesale dealers from around the world offer minerals, fossils, gems, jewelry, beads, meteorites, and decorator items. Over 30 years in the same location, this is Denver's longest-running satellite show, with the best dealers and the best buys.; contact Regina Aumente, PO Box 665, Bernalillo, NM 87004, (505) 867-0425; e-mail: mzexpos@gmail.com; Web site: http://www.mzexpos.com/colorado_fall.html

18-20SAN RAFAEL, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Marin Center; 10 Avenue of the Flags; Fri. Noon-6 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Admission is Free!; 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 while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

18-20RICHMOND, VIRGINIA: Retail show; Treasures of the Earth, Inc., Richmond Raceway Complex; 600 E Laburnum Ave.; Fri. 12 noon-6 pm, Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. 10 am-4 pm; Adults $5.00, military Free with ID, Children 16 and under Free; Vendors from across the US bring their merchandise to you. You will find • 14K and sterling silver, classic, estate, fashion and handmade jewelry • Loose stones, beads and findings, pearls • Mineral specimens, crystals, lapidary supplies • Books, carvings and gift items Displays and demonstrations by the Richmond Gem & Mineral Society ; contact Jane Westbrook, PO Box 59, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, (804) 285-4281; e-mail: jane@treasuresoftheearth.com; Web site: www.treasuresoftheearth.com

18-20HOLLAND, MICHIGAN: Show and sale; Tulip City Gem & Mineral Club, Civic Center; 150 West 8th Street , (between Pine & Maple Streets); Fri. 9 am-8 pm, Sat. 9 am-7 pm, Sun. 11 am-5 pm; Adults$3 each; Free parking. **MASTODON - MICHIGAN'S STATE FOSSIL** offers Special Exhibits from 2 museums & 3 colleges plus Personal Collection displays. DEALERS in minerals, crystals, fossils, geodes, jewelry & meteorites. INTERACTIVE OPPORTUNITIES include Kids Games, Silent Auction, Club Sales, Gem Sluice, Fluorescent Tent, Touch Rocks and Lapidary Demonstrations. ~ Our 46th Annual Show will be Educational and FUN!!; contact Rebecca Cistaro, PO Box 2082, Holland, MI 49422-2082, 616-393-9307; e-mail: cistaror@mail.gvsu.edu; Web site: www.tulipcity.org

18-20 FISHERSVILLE, VIRGINIA: Annual show; Shenandoah Valley Gem and Mineral Society, Augusta Expo; 277 Expo Rd; Fri. 2:00 pm-6:00 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 11 am-5 pm; Adults $3, Seniors $2, Students $2, Children 12 and under Free!; Member display cases, Lapidary videos and rock tumbling demonstrations; contact Dean Hostetter; e-mail: svgem-min-club@live.com; Web site: www.shenandoahvalleyrockclub.org

18-20LINCOLN, MISSOURI: Annual show; Mozarkite Society of Lincoln, Inc., Lincoln City Park; 2 Blocks east of Casey\\\'s; Fri. 9 am-5 pm, Sat. 9 am-5 pm, Sun. 9 am-3 pm; Admission is Free!; contact Joyce Grinstead, 1211 S Carr, Sedalia, MO 65301, (660) 827-3888; e-mail: jgrnstd@sbcglobal.net; Web site: Mozarkite.com

19-19TWO HARBORS, MINNESOTA: Annual show; Robert Lynch, Agate City Rock Shop; 721 7th Avenue; Sat. 9:00 am-5:00 pm; Admission is Free; TWO HARBORS, MINNESOTA: 16th annual show. On the Agate City grounds on the beautiful Lake Superior northshore Hwy 61. Sat. 9-5; free admission; dealers, collectors, buy, sell, trade, Lake Superior agates, thomsonite, fossils, crystals, rough and polished rocks, flint knapping, marbles, spheres; contact Bob Lynch, 721 7th Ave., Two Harbors, MN. 55616, (218) 834-2304; email: bob@agatecity.com; Website: www.agatecity.com; contact Robert Lynch, 721 7th Ave, Two Harbors, MN 55616, (218) 834-2304; e-mail: bob@agatecity.com; Web site: www.agatecity.com

19-20HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Central PA Rock and Mineral club 50th annual, Zembo Shrine; Third & Division Streets; Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Adults $6, Seniors $6, Children 12 and under Free!; Rocks, Minerals, fossils, jewelry, beads and much more. Many activities for the children!; contact Betsy Oberheim, Box 6271, Harrisburg, PA 17112, (717) 469-2243; Web site: www.rockandmineral.org

19-20MAYS LANDING , NEW JERSEY: Annual show; Cape-Atlantic Rockhounds, Mays Landing, NJ; 2641 Cologne Ave; Sat. 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Sun. 9:00 am-5:00 pm; Admission is Free!; Annual Fall Rock, Gem, Mineral, Jewelry, and Fossil Show. This show will be held rain or shine. Food is available onsite.; contact Billie Brockhum, (609) 879-1179; Web site: http://capeatlanticrockhounds.com/

19-20CHICO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Feather River Lapidary & Mineral Society Inc, Sliver Dollar Fair Grounds; 2357 Fair st.; Sat. 9:30 am-5 pm, Sun. 9:30 am-5 pm; Students, Adults + Seniors $3, Children under 16 Free!; Annual Show: Feather River Lapidary & Mineral Society: Chico's Silver Dollar Fair Grounds: 2357 Fair St: Sat. + Sun. 9:30-5: Adults $3 children (16 & under) free: HOME OF THE WORLDWIDE ROCK TUMBLING COMPETITION! Free shark tooth necklace, first 200 Kids. Dealers Opals, Rough Rock, Crystals, Fossils, Jewelry, Minerals, Wire Wrapping, Flint, Knapping, jewelry making, silent auction, door prizes, raffle, Boy & Girl Scout Badge area, Kids wheel of fortune, grab bags FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY! Contact John Scott 1288 Glenwood ave. Chico ,CA 95926. (530-343-3491): e-mail jweazel@sbcglobal.net Web site: www.featherriverrocks.org ; contact John Scott, 1288 Glenwood ave., Chico, CA 95926, (530) 343-3491; e-mail: jweazel@sbcglobal.net ; Web site: www.featherriverrocks.org

19-20HOWELL , MICHIGAN: Annual show; Livingston Gem and Mineral Society, Hartland Support Service Center; 9525 Highland Rd.; Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-4 pm; Adults $2.00, Seniors $2.00, Students 12-18 .50¢, Children 0-11 are free!; gem and mineral dealers, lapidary exhibits, fossils, unique jewelry, club table, children's table, silent auction, door prizes, grand prize, demonstrations: silver smithing, bead making, wire wrapping, faceting, free flint knapping lessons; contact Ed Oiler, 9525 Highland Rd, Howell, MI 48843, (810) 241-8801; e-mail: camber459@gmail.com; Web site: http://www.livingstongemandmineralsociety.com/home.html

19-20CASTLE ROCK, WASHINGTON: 50th Annual Rock and Gem Show; Southern Washington Mineralogical Society, Castle Rock Fairgrounds; 120 Fair Lane; Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. 10 am-4 pm; Admission is Free!; There will be dealers, food, door-prizes, a gem dig, demonstrations, a spin table, country store, silent auction along with a voice-auction; sand castle, black light display and display cases, along with free parking!; contact Chuck Sonner, (360) 785-3909; e-mail: spuds@clatskanie.com

19-20TORONTO, ONTARIO, CANADA: Annual show; The Scarborough Gems and Mineral Club, Don Montgomery Community Centre; 2467 Eglinton Ave E, Canada; Sat. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun. 11:00 am-5:00 pm; Adults $5, Children $1; Sept 19th & 20th – Wonders of the Earth Sale & Show Held at the Don Montgomery Community Centre, 2467 Eglinton Ave East Scarborough (Toronto, Canada) Dealers, Displays, Demonstrations, Auctions and fun for all ages. Hours Sat: 10am to 6pm, Sun 11am to 5pm. For more information www.scarbgemclub.ca ; contact sheila Hamilton, 1 Lawlor Ave, 203, Toronto, Canada M4E3L8, (416) 538-2265; e-mail: sheila.hamilton@rogers.com; Web site: www.scarbgemclub.ca

25-27JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA: Annual show; Jacksonville Gem and Mineral Society & Tomoka Faceters Guild, Morocco Temple; 3800 St. Johns Bluff Road South; Fri. 10 am-7 pm, Sat. 10 am-7 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Adults $3, Seniors $2, Children under 12 are FREE!; This will be a combined event with the Tomoka Faceters Guild for the United Faceters Guild, Southeast Faceters Frolic. Over 80 dealers, guest speakers, inflatable planetarium. There will be many continuious lapidary demos and special large demo classes throughout the event.; contact Jason Hamilton, 3733 Crown Point Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32257; e-mail: JGMS-SHOW@hotmail.com; Web site: http://www.jaxgemandmineral.org/show.html

25-27HUMBLE, TEXAS: Annual show; Houston Gem and Mineral Society, Humble Civic Center; 8233 Will Clayton Parkway, ; Fri. 9:00 am-6:00 pm, Sat. 9:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-5:00 pm; Adults $8.00, Seniors $7.00, Students $7.00, Children 10 and under Free!; More than 40 gem, mineral, jewelry, lapidary, bead and fossil dealers with unique and colorful items from all major localities worldwide. Educational displays, including fossils, minerals, jewelry and beadwork. Demonstrations of jewelry making, faceting, bead work and lapidary. Mineral and fossil identification. Professional gemologist for faceted stone identification. Kids activities - Dino Dig, Youth Section games, Science Museum activities. Scout program for merit badge. Girl Scout program. Swap Area for inexpensive minerals, fossils and jewelry.; contact Scott Singleton, Houston Gem & Mineral Society, 10805 Brooklet, Houston, TX 77099, (281) 530-0942; e-mail: show@hgms.org; Web site: hgms.org

25-27SANDY, UTAH: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, South Towne Expo Center; 9575 S State St; Fri. 10 am-6 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Students, Adults + Seniors $7, Children ages 0-11 are free!; 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 while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

25-27OCEAN CITY, MARYLAND: Retail show; Treasures of the Earth, Inc., Roland E Powell Convention Center; 4001 Coastal Highway; Fri. 12 noon-6 pm, Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. 10 am-4 pm; Adults $5.00, Military Free with ID, Children 16 and under Free; Vendors from across the US bring their merchandise to you. You will find • 14K and sterling silver, classic, estate, fashion and handmade jewelry • Loose stones, beads and findings, pearls • Mineral specimens, crystals, lapidary supplies • Books, carvings and gift items ; contact Jane Westbrook, PO Box 59, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, (804) 285-4281; e-mail: jane@treasuresoftheearth.com; Web site: www.treasuresoftheearth.com

25-27TOOELE, UTAH: Annual show; Tooele Gem & Mineral Society, Dow James Building; 400 North 400 West; Fri. 10:00 am-7:00 pm, Sat. 10:00 am-7:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-5:00 pm; Admission is Free; TOOELE GEM & MINERAL ROCK & GEM SHOW 2015, "FESTIVAL OF THE OLD WEST", September 25, 26, 27, 2015 (Fri., Sat., Sun.), Hours: Friday & Saturday 10 AM - 7 PM, Sunday 10 AM - 5 PM, at the Dow James Building, 400 North 400 West, Tooele, Utah, Exit 99 off the I-80 Freeway onto SR-36, go South to Tooele, then turn Right on 400 North and go West to 400 West, Dow James Memorial Park is on your Right. FREE - NO ADMISSION FEE. ROCKS & GEMS, DOOR PRIZES, DEMONSTRATIONS, SILENT AUCTION, FOSSILS, DISPLAYS, JEWELRY, VENDORS. HELD IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE MOUNTAIN MAN RENDEZVOUS! FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Ed Gage 210-365-9149, or Colleen Edwards at 435-882-5752 or email us at TooeleGemAndMineral@gmail.com or Visit us on Facebook and Like our page! https://www.facebook.com/TooeleGem?ref=hl ; contact Ed Gage, Tooele Gem & Mineral, PO Box 348, Tooele, UT 84074, (210) 365-9149 or (801)599-6529; e-mail: tooelegemandmineral@gmail.com; Web site: www.tooelegem.com

25-27JOPLIN, MISSOURI: Annual show; Tri-State Gem & Mineral Society, Joplin Historical & Mineral Museums Inc.; 504 Schifferdecker Ave.; Fri. 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Sat. 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Sun. 9:00 am-3:00 pm; Admission is Free!; 17th Annual ROCK-A-THON, gem and mineral expo. Held inside the Joplin Mineral Museum. Free Admission. Door Prizes. For more information EMAIL jmc-cwiseman@sbcglobal.net; contact Christopher Wiseman, (417) 623-1180; e-mail: jmc-cwiseman@sbcglobal.net

26-27SOUTH SIOUX CITY, NEBRASKA: Annual show; Siouxland Gem/Mineral Society, South Sioux City Senior Citizens Center; 1501 W 29th St.; Sat. 9 am-4 pm, Sun. 10 am-4 pm; Admission is Free!; Exhibits, 4 fabulous dealers with gems, agates, minerals, rough and polished specimens, beads, geodes, superb faceted jewelry, fossils, door prizes, spin the wheel, silent auction, displays, identification. ; contact Bob Powell, 406 Brandon, Kingsley, , IA 51028, (712) 899-6461; e-mail: bobphyl.com

26-27SANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Santa Rosa Mineral & Gem Society, Wells Fargo Center; 50 Mark West Springs Road; Sat. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-5:00 pm; Adults $6, Children under 12 Free; Lots of Vendors, Bake Sale, Raffle, Rough Rock Sale, Wire Classes, Fun Kid Stuff; contact Jolene Coon, (707) 849-9551; e-mail: jolene4srmgs@gmail.com; Web site: SRMGS.ORG

26-27FRANKLIN, NEW JERSEY: Annual show; Franklin Mineral Museum, Franklin Elementary School; 50 Washington Ave; Sat. 9 am-5 pm, Sun. 10 am-4 pm; Adults $7, Children $4; Saturday, September 26th and Sunday, September 27th Indoor show: Saturday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Sunday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Outdoor Swap: Saturday 7:30 am to 6:00 pm. Sunday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Adults:$7 and Children are $4 (ages 6-16); contact Robyn Seger, 32 Evans Street, Franklin, NJ 07416, (973) 827-3481; e-mail: pesolutions.minerals@gmail.com; Web site: http://spmom3.wix.com/franklin-gem-mineral

26-27DOWNEY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Delvers Gem & Mineral Society, Elks Lodge; 11233 Woodruff Ave.; Sat. 9 am-5 pm, Sun. 9 am-4 pm; Admission is Free!; 20+ vendors, displays, raffle, demonstrations, and wonderful grab bags.; contact Dale Harwood, 1914 El Segundo Apt. 2, Gardena, CA 90249-1871, (310) 217-0551; e-mail: nancyjbird@verizon.net; Web site: https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/delvers/info

26-27MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Carmel Valley Gem & Mineral Society, Monterey Fairgrounds; 2004 Fairgrounds Road; Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Adults $4.00, Children under 12 are FREE!; We have approx 15 dealers at the show featuring jewelry, cut and uncut gemstones, beads, crystals, rough and polished rocks, mineral specimens, and fossils. This annual event also has over 50 displays featuring the gem, mineral, and fossil collections of guest and member exhibitors. In addition, there will also be demonstrations of jewelry making, sphere making, rock grinding and polishing. A silent auction will run continuously for people to bid on. This is a family event with plenty of great activities for the kids. A full snack bar is always open with drinks, hot dogs, chili, homemade sandwiches, and desserts. This event supports the Carmel Valley Gem & Mineral Society's educational outreach for Monterey schools. ; contact Janis Rovetti, 1047 Roosevelt Street, Monterey, CA 93940, (831) 372-1311; e-mail: janis12@sbcglobal.net; Web site: www.cvgms.com

26-27LODI, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Stockton Lapidary & Mineral Club\'s , Lodi Grape Festival Grounds; 413 E. Lockeford St.; Sat. 10:00 am-5:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-5:00 pm; Adults $6.00, Children 12 and under free with adult; Discount coupons available at: www.stocktonlapidary.com. See Exhibits, Demonstrations, Dealers, Gems, Minerals, Fossils, Beads, Crystals, Fluorescent Displays, Finished Jewelry, Jewelry Making Supplies and Tools, Gold Panning, Children\'s Activities, Educational Displays, Rock Identification, Super Raffle, Snack Bar, Gold Panning with Delta Goldiggers, and more! Show contact is Jerold Kyle, (209) 368-9411, mail c/o SLMC Clubhouse, 3136 E. Anita St., Stockton, CA, 95205 - or e-mail directly to: JeroldKyle@Yahoo.com. Contact Kyle via USPS: 327 Del Mont St., Lodi, CA 95242. ; contact Jerold Kyle

26-27OSHKOSH, WISCONSIN: Annual show; Oshkosh Earth Science Club, Sunnyview Expo Center; 500 E. County Road Y; Sat. 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-4:00 pm; Adults $2.00, Students $1.00 w/ID, Children Under 12 FREE; Oshkosh Earth Science Club 44nd Annual Gem and Mineral Show. - Member Displays / - Rocks, Minerals, Fossils / - Door Prizes / - Over 80 Vendors Tables / - Exhibits and Kids Events / - Lapidary Arts and Jewelry / - Concessions Available. Free Parking. For more information contact Bob Fox @ 920-235-4669.; contact WANDA TIMM, 656 BOYD STREET, OSHKOSH, WI 54901, (920) 573-2968; e-mail: wijit656@msn.com; Web site: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Oshkosh-Earth-Science-Club

26-27WEST FRIENDSHIP, MARYLAND: Annual show; Gem Cutters Guild of Baltimore. Inc, Howard County Fairgrounds; 2210 Fairgrounds Rd.; Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Admission is $5.00, Children Under 12 are Free with an Adult Admission; We will have demonstrations of cutting slabs, grinding and polishing stones, and door prizes. For kids we have a gem mine, wishing well, and a fun gem quiz both days of the show. Rain or Shine. There is lots of FREE parking. Go to gemcuttersguild.com for a dollar off coupon.; contact Brenda Triplett, (443) 869-5202; e-mail: firestormonmars@yahoo.com; Web site: gemcuttersguild.com

September 2015-October 2015

30-4JOSHUA TREE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Hi-Desert Rockhounds, Sportsman’s Club of Joshua Tree; 6225 Sunburst Street; Daily 9 am-6 pm; Admission if Free!; Sportsman’s Club of Joshua Tree Gem, Mineral and Craft Show. Over 60 Dealers Featuring Rocks, Minerals, Fossils, Gemstones, Jewelry, Beads, Lapidary supplies & items, Mining equipment, Gemstone rough, Findings, Geodes, Slabs, Meteorites, Dazzling crystals, Carvings, Jewelry boxes, New Age items, Gifts, Collectibles, Books, Tools And so much more!; contact Judy & Roger Thompson, 6225 Sunburst Street, Joshua Tree, CA 92252, (760) 902-5340; e-mail: rogerthompson@mac.com; Web site: www.jtsportsmansclub.com/gem.html

October 2015

2-4DEL MAR, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Del Mar Fairgrounds; 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd; Fri. Noon-6 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Students, Adults + Seniors $7, Children ages 0-11 are free!; 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 while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

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

2-4ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO: Annual show; Jay Penn, Expo NM ; 300 San Pedro NE, 87108; Fri. 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Sat. 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Sun. 9:00 am-5:00 pm; Admission is Free!; Gem & Mineral show in the Creative Arts Bldg. @ NM State Fairground (Expo NM). Enter Gate 3 @ San Pedro & Copper (west side of the fairgrounds). FREE ADMISSION. 60+ dealers, gemstones, mineral specimens, rough, slabs, jewelry, beads, cabochons, fossils, tools. Contact Jay Penn, 505-883-4195, jaypenn246@gmail.com. Website: abqfallshow.wix.com/abq-fall-show; contact Jay Penn, 2324 Alvarado NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110, (505) 883-4195; e-mail: jaypenn246@gmail.com; Web site: abqfallshow.wix.com/abq-fall-show

2-4CLARKDALE, ARIZONA: Annual show; Mingus Gem & Mineral Club, Elks Club Lodge, Clarkdale, Arizona; 100 S. Broadway; Fri. 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Sat. 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-4:00 pm; Adults $2, Children are Free with Adult; contact Amy Joe, (505) 204-6881; Web site: www.mingusclub.org

2-4DALLAS, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Gaston Gem Mineral & Faceters Club, Gaston County Park; 1303 Dallas - Cherryville Hwy, Hwy 279; Fri. 9:00 am-6:00 pm, Sat. 9:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun. 9:00 am-5:00 pm; Admission is Free!; Grab bags $1.00-$10.00 Sluice buckets $3.00-$5.00 Gems, minerals, fossils, findings, wire wrapping, jewelry; contact Rick Perkins, 100 Lake View Drive, Belmont, NC 28012, (704) 915-8366; e-mail: rocksrick@gmail.com

3-3MACUNGIE, PENNSYLVANIA: Show; PA Earth Science Assn, Macungie Memorial Park; Macungie Town Park; Sat. 8:30 am-3:00 pm; Adults $5.00, Children are Free; 100+ tables 50+ vendors from wide geographic area and broad range of interests. Fossils, minerals, PA minerals, fluorescent minerals, jewelry, lapidary rough, cabochons, and much more are represented. Opportunity to try gold panning.; contact Johan Maertens; e-mail: Mr.Calcite@verizon.net; Web site: mineralfest.com

3-4JACKSONVILLE, ARKANSAS: Annual show; Central Arkansas Gem, Mineral and Geology Society, Jacksonville Community Center; 5 Municipal Drive, Hwy 67/167 Exit 9 Main Street; Sat. 09:00 am-05:00 pm, Sun. 09:00 am-05:00 pm; Admission is Free!; 43rd Annual Show. Minerals, Fossils, Gem Stones and Jewelry. Over 20 Dealers from 6 states. Kids activities.; contact Tom Sharp, AR, (501) 379-8653; e-mail: thom61847@yahoo.com

3-4VISTA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Vista Gem & Mineral Society, Antique Gas &Steam Engine Museum ; 2040 N Santa Fe Ave; Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. 10 am-4 pm; Admission is Free!; contact Ray Pearce, (760) 535-5524; e-mail: vistarocksgms@gmail.com; Web site: Vistarocks.com

3-4SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS: Annual show; Lincoln Orbit Earth Science Society, Illinois Building; IL State Fairgrounds, 801 Sangamon Ave; Sat. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-5:00 pm; Adults $2.00, Seniors $1.00, Children are Free; Mineral, fossil, gem, jewelry, geode and used equipment dealers, club member and special exhibits, live demonstrations, concessions stand, silent auction, spin and win and kid’s activities, gem flume and outdoor swap; contact Ed Wagner, (309) 838-7782; e-mail: loesseditor@gmail.com; Web site: Facebook us

3-4OMAHA, NEBRASKA: Annual show; Omaha Mineral and Gem Club, Westside Community Center; 3334 S 108th St, (108th and Grover); Sat. 9:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-5:00 pm; Adults $5, Seniors $3, Students $3, Children under 12 Free with adult; The Omaha Gem and Mineral Show includes dealers and demonstrators from around the Midwest, games and activities for adults and kids both. Check out the Wire Wrap and Jewelry artists, Rock painters and carvers, Flint Knapper and learn how to polish and create unique gemstones from rocks. Buy that one of a kind gift or collectible or check out the custom designed jewelry and the unique specimens available from our 9 dealers. Learn how to identify fossils and gemstones in our gem and fossil digs. Race a rock or try your hand at the wheel of fortune or silent auction. Lots of fun for adults and kids both.; contact Allan Jeanneret, 7287 N Rd, Nebraska City, NE 68410, (402) 873-6515; e-mail: tjeanneret@hughes.net; Web site: www.nerockgem.org

3-4JEFFERSON, WISCONSIN: Annual show; Rock River Valley Geological Society, Jefferson County Fair Park ; Jackson & Peurner Rd.; Sat. 10:00 am-5:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-4:00 pm; Admission = Free/Accepting Donations; 43rd Annual Mineral, Fossil, Gem & Jewelry Show. Demonstrations of Faceting & Cabochon Cutting and Wire Wrapping. Mineral, Gem & Fossil Dealers. Educational Programs for all ages. Exhibits of Minerals & Fossils.; contact Steven Streich, Steven's Rocks & Gifts, 134 E. Main Street, Marshall, WI 53559, 608-655-1011; e-mail: srockshop@gmail.com; Web site: www.StevensRockShop.com

3-4MORGANTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA: Annual show; Prehistoric Enterprises, LLC, Mylan Park; 500 Mylan Park Lane, Ruby Community Center; Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 11 am-5 pm; Adults $3, Children under 6 Free; The largest Gem, Mineral, Jewelry and Fossil Show in the region returns to Mylan Park Ruby Community Center October 3-4. There you will see high quality displays of minerals, rocks, gems, jewelry, beads, fossils, artifacts, projectile points, geode cutting, lapidary, demonstrations, science shows and exciting shopping opportunities. It really is “the museum where you can purchase every exhibit”. There are dealers from Arkansas, North Carolina, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia. Nonprofit exhibitors include the West Virginia Geological & Economic Survey, WVU Geology Department, WVU SME Society of Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration and the life size skeleton of Tarbosaurus bataar (the African Trex). Bring that rock or fossil you\\\'ve always wanted identified and let one of our geologists or paleontologist identify it for you. Come see fine jewelry making demonstrations in the form of wire wrapping. There are also free science shows and demonstrations ranging from Solar Beads to Rockets. See the life size skeleton of Tarbosaurus bataar (the African Trex). There will be hourly door prize drawings and a grand prize drawing. Fun for all ages. Food and drinks on site and plenty of free parking. $3 admission good for both days, kids under 6 are free. Children under 12 will receive a free rock or fossil specimen when accompanied by an adult. Call 304-282-2306 for more information.; contact Ray Gartojn, PO Box 200, Barrackville, WV 26559, (304).282-2306; e-mail: garton@prehistoricplanet.com; Web site: http://www.prehistoricstore.com/item.php?item=1580

9-10MOUNT IDA, ARKANSAS: Annual Amateur World Championship Quartz Crystal Digging Contest; Mount Ida Area Chamber of Commerce, Montgomery County Fairgrounds; Fairgrounds Rd; Fri. 9 am-4 pm, Sat. 9 am-4 pm; $75/$100; Annual Amateur Quartz Crystal Digging Contest. Keep all you find, meet other miners; maybe even win a prize!; contact Sherrie Ellison, Mount Ida Area Chamber of Commerce, Mount Ida, AR 71957, (870) 867-2723; e-mail: director@mountidachamber.com; Web site: www.mountidachamer.com

9-11BUCKEYE, ARIZONA: Annual show; West Valley Rock & Mineral Club, Helzarockin' Rodeo Arena; 802 North 1st Street, Miller Road; Fri. 9:00 am-4:00 pm, Sat. 9:00 am-4:00 pm, Sun. 9:00 am-4:00 pm; Admission is $3.00, Children under 12 are Free!; Helzarockin’ Gem & Mineral Annual Outdoor Show hosted by West Valley Rock and Mineral Club; Downtown Buckeye, Arizona at the Historic Rodeo Grounds, 802 North Miller Road, Fri. 9-4, Sat. 9-4, Sun. 9-4; Adults $3, kids under 12 free admission. Raw rock material for lapidary enthusiasts, gems, jewelry, minerals, fossils, beads and cabochons for sale. Saturday there will be demonstrations and a raffle. Kids enjoy a free rock scavenging hunt daily. Snacks and beverages available. Contact Lara Serbin, 423 Monroe Ave, Buckeye Arizona 85326, cell 602-405-2926, email: lara@serbinstudio.com, website: http://www.westvalleyrockandmineralclub.com. ; contact Lara Serbin, 423 Monroe Ave, Buckeye, AZ 85326, (602) 405-2926; e-mail: lara@serbinstudio.com; Web site: http://www.westvalleyrockandmineralclub.com

9-11HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA: Annual show; Huntsville Gem & Mineral Society, Jaycee Community Center; 2180 Airport Rd.; Fri. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sat. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun. 12:00 pm-5:00 pm; Adults $3; The largest Gem, Jewelry, and Mineral Show in the region. Outstanding selection of dealers. Children's activities: Gem dig and flume. Food service. Ample FREE parking.; contact Lowell Zoller, 3027 Flint Mill Run, Hampton Cove,, AL 35763, (256) 534-8803; e-mail: Lzol@comcast.net; Web site: www.huntsvillegms.org

9-11KELSO, WASHINGTON: Mineral symposium; Fluorescent Mineral Society and the Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Freinds of Mineralogy, Red Lion Hotel-Kelso, WA; 510 Kelso Drive; Fri. 6:00 pm-11:00 pm; Free admission to see the displays & the dealers.; The symposium theme is "Northeast US Minerals and Fluorescent Minerals". The speakers and their topics are: Jeff Post: (i) Highlights and Stories from the Smithsonian Gem and Mineral Collection. (ii) Fluorescence in Gemstones. Richard Bostwick: (i) Minerals and Mines of Franklin and Sterling Hill, Sussex County, New Jersey (ii) Franklin and Sterling Hill: The Fluorescent Mineral Capital of the World Tom Moore: (i) Classic Mineral Localities of Southeastern Pennsylvania (ii) The Phoenixville and French Creek Localities, Chester County, Pennsylvania Albert Liebetrau: Exceptional Fluorescence of Common Minerals There will be 12 displays of non-fluorescent minerals and 20 displays of fluorescent minerals, "The most ever on the West Coast". Four main floor dealers and 15 room dealers. It is free to see all the displays and the dealers. There is a fee to attend the symposium.; contact Don Newsome, 16605 127th Ave SE, Renton, WA 98058, (425) 228-9988; e-mail: don@uvminerals.org; Web site: www.pnwfm.org

9-11SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Scottish Rite Center; 6151 H St; Fri. Noon-6 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Students, Adults and Seniors $7, Children ages 0-11 are free!; 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 while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

9-11MOUNT IDA, ARKANSAS: Annual show; Mount Ida Area Chamber of Commerce, Montgomery County Fairgrounds; Fairgrounds Rd; Fri. 9 am-6 pm, Sat. 9 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Admission is FREE; Annual Quartz, Quiltz and Craftz Festival. Inside and outside dealers. Held in conjunction with the Annual Amateur World Championship Quartz Crystal Digging Contest ; contact Sherrie Ellison, Mount Ida Chamber of Commerce, Hwy 270 West, Mount Ida, AR 71957, (870) 867-2723; e-mail: director@mtidachamber.com; Web site: www.mtidachamber.com

9-11HILLSBORO, OREGON: 35th Annual Gem and Mineral Show; Portland Regional Gem and Mineral Association, Washington County Fair Complex; 873 NE 34th Avenue; Fri. 10 am-6 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Adults $5, Children 12 and under free with paying adult; 40+ vendors of fossils, rocks, gems, minerals, tools, jewelry, beads and more. Kids corner with games & activities. 100 exhibits of fossils and finished lapidary arts to learn about diversity of rocks and minerals. Speaker presentations from authors of geology, fossils, and rock collecting. 10+ demonstrations in cutting precious stones, wire wrapping, cabochons, etc. Door prizes, win a bargains at the silent auction. ; contact L. Smith, PO Box 5401, Portland, OR 97228; e-mail: Portlandregional.Dealerchair@gmail.com; Web site: www.PortlandRegionalGemandMineral.com

9-11WARREN, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Michigan Mineralogical Society, Macomb Community College ; 14500 E. 12 Mile Rd, S. Campus Expo Center; Fri. 9:00 am-6:00 pm, Sat. 10:00 am-7:00 pm, Sun. 11:00 am-5:00 pm; Adults $8, Seniors +62 $5, Children ages 5-17 $4; The 71st Annual Greater Detroit Gem, Mineral, & Fossil Show, presents one of the largest collection of gems, minerals, & fossils in the Midwest. This year's theme: "A RAINBOW OF CRYSTALS". This family friendly and educational show features displays from internationally renowned universities, museums, and collections. This very exciting show is for the beginning collector to the experienced collectors. Over 60 dealers and vendors offer specimens, lapidary supplies, jewelry, collecting supplies, & printed materials. Lectures and demonstrations take place throughout the weekend. Please check www.michmin.org after April 2015, for updated show information including new author book signings, new university listings, and other exciting events that will take place. School tour information can be obtained at joodiddy13@yahoo.com Vendor information can be obtained at mydirtypawdog@yahoo.com ; contact Patricia Graves-Wesolosky, 1151 Yule Rd, Leonard, MI 48367; e-mail: mmsgeograves@hotmail.com; Web site: www.michmin.org

9-11MOAB, UTAH: Annual show; Moab Points and Pebbles Club, Old Spanish Trail Arena; 3641 S Hwy 191, 5 miles S. of Moab; Fri. 10 am-6 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-4 pm; Admission is Free!; Show has dealers, displays, spin table, door prizes and more. Field Trips leave the arena 9 a.m. Sat.-- Yellow Cat area for Yellow Cat Redwood limb casts, agate petrified wood etc. Sun. Dubinky Well area. purple Dubinky agate etc. No dogs allowed inside the arena please!; contact Jerry Hansen, PO Box 1459, Moab, UT 84532; e-mail: moabrockclub@live.com

9-11HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA: Annual show; Huntsville Gem & Mineral Society, Jaycee Community Center; 2180 Airport Road; Fri. 10 am-6 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 12 pm-5 pm; Adults $3, Students $2, Children under 5 free; We have already submitted the announcement, but I did not have the Admission at that time. We suggest the following DONATIONS Adults: $3, Students: $2, Children under 5: Free, Weekend passes: $5; contact Lowell Zoller, 3027 Flint Mill Run, Hampton Cove, AL 35763, (256) 534-8803; e-mail: Lzol@comcast.net

10-11TOPEKA,, KANSAS: Annual show; Topeka Gem & Mineral Society, Inc., KS Expocentre AG Hall; 17th & Topeka Blvd.; Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Adults $5, Students $1 (13-17), Children under 13 free w/adult; Dealers, Demonstrators in wire wrap and silversmithing, 4-H Displays, silent auctions, lapidary supplies, grab bags, and door prizes. Web www.topekagemandmineral.org or contact M. Mowry rock2plate@aol.com 785-267-2849 Dealer inguiries welcome.; contact Millie Mowry, 1934 SW 30th St, Topeka, KS 66611-1917, (785) 267-2849; e-mail: rock2plate@aol.com; Web site: www.topekagemandmineral.org

10-11MARYSVILLE, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Marysville Rock and Gem Club, Totem Middle School ; 7th Street and State Avenue ; Sat. 10:00 am-5:00 pm, Sun. 10:00am-5:00 pm; Admission is Free; Marysville Rock and Gem Club Presents The 41st Annual ROCKTOBERFEST 2015 Gem and Mineral Show The show will have rocks from all over the world. There’ll be dealers with rock rough, slabs, and polished cabs to gem quality faceting rough; minerals, fossils, tools, and lapidary equipment; jewelry, beads, gems and books. There will be demonstrators, jewelry artists, club displays, and youth games. Door prizes every half hour, silent auctions, raffle prizes and food service. Free admission, free parking. For more information, check us out on facebook: Marysville Rock and Gem Club ; contact Brian Murril, WA; e-mail: bmurril@aol.com

10-11WALNUT CREEK, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Guild, Civic Park Community Center; 1371 Civic Drive; Sat. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-4:00 pm; Adults $8, Children are Free; Get ready for THE FALL CONTRA COSTA CRYSTAL FAIR which includes a magical mix of crystals, minerals, beads, and jewelry. Whether it’s stone beads from Nepal, amethyst geodes from Madagascar, jade from China, or jewelry from northern California artisans –you’ll find it at the Crystal Fair at below market prices. You’ll also find an aura camera, tarot reader, sound healer, massage therapist, reiki master and many others – 30 booths in all. The exact location is the Civic Park Community Center at 1375 Civic Drive at Broadway in Walnut Creek. The hours are 10am to 6pm on Saturday, October 10; and 10 am to 4 pm on Sunday, AOctober 11. Admission is $8 (under 12 free). There is plenty of free parking and the downtown Walnut Creek BART station has a shuttle to Civic Park. For info: Jerry Tomlinson at (415) 383-7837. ; contact Jerry Tomlinson, PO Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 94966, (415) 383-7837; e-mail: jerry@crystalfair.com; Web site: www.crystalfair.com

10-11SIERRA VISTA, ARIZONA: Annual show; Huachuca Mineral and Gem Club, Cochise College; 901 N. Colombo Ave; Sat. 9 am-5 am; Admission is Free; 41st Annual Gem, Mineral, and Jewelry Show. Free admission, free parking, handicapped accessible, child friendly. Vendors inside and outside. Largest selection of geodes around (reasonable prices and free cutting with purchase). Raw and finished stones, finished jewelry, jewelry-making supplies, beads, and lapidary supplies. Hourly raffles (proceeds go to scholarship/educational funds).; contact Maudie Bailey, 5036 S. San Carlos Avenue, Sierra Vista, AZ 85650, (520) 378-6291/(520) 249-1541; e-mail: gmbailey@msn.com; Web site: huachucamineralandgemclub.info

10-11WALNUT CREEK, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Guild, Civic Park Community Center; 1371 Civic Drive; Sat. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-4:00 pm; Adults $8, Children are Free; The Fall Contra Costa Crystal Fair in Walnut Creek hosts over 35 vendors -gems, minerals, crystals, gem & jewelry.; contact Jerry Tomlinson, PO Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 94966, (415) 238-7564; e-mail: jerry@crystalfair.com; Web site: www.crystalfair.com

10-11ANDERSON, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Shasta Gem & Mineral Society, Inc, Shasta District Fairgrounds; 1890 Briggs Street; Sat. 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-4:00 pm; Admission is Free!; Free Family Fun! Demonstrations, gold panning, raffle, kids arena, dealers selling jewelry, beads, minerals, fossils, silent auctions, food and more.; contact Kelly O\\\'Leary, (530) 722-7133; e-mail: shastagemandmineral@gmail.com; Web site: shastagemandmineral.com

10-11 TEMPLE, TEXAS: Annual show; Tri-Cities Gem & Mineral Society, Mayborn Civic Center; 3303 N 3rd St,; Sat. 9:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-5:00 pm; Adults $5.00, Children $2.00; Vendors, Fine jewelry, Treasure Wheel, Hourly door prizes, Grand Prize drawing, demonstrations, Silent auction, Sand search, Touch Table, Member displays; contact Chip Burnette, 2630 Polk St, Killeen, TX 76543, (254) 630-3573; e-mail: burnette@aceweb.com

10-11GRASS VALLEY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Nevada County Gem & Mineral Society, Nevada County Fairgrounds; McCourtney Road; Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Adults $2.00, Seniors $2.00, Students with teacher - Free Showcase exhibits, Demonstrators, Children\\\'s Corner Activities, Children under 12 - Free; Showcase Exhibits, Demonstrators, Young Rock Hounds Corner, Fluorescent Display, Silent Auction, Raffle drawing every half hour, Grand Raffle Drawing at Show Closing, Gigantic Cave Bear Skeleton Display - Something for Everyone!; contact Anita Wald-Tuttle, 6 Rockwood Drive #6, Grass Valley, CA 95945-5607, (530) 277-6195; e-mail: anitaw1t3@gmail.com

11-11FALLBROOK, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Society, Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Museum; 123 W. Alvarado St.; Sun. 9:00 am-4:00 pm, Daily -; Free, Free, Free, Free; The Fallbrook Fall Festival of Gems and Minerals will be held on October 11, 2015, by the Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Society. The event will feature: gem, mineral, and fossil vendors; panning for minerals; geode cracking; gem identification; raffles; and more. Vendors will sell a variety of gems, minerals, fossils, jewelry, and related items. The Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Society Museum will be open (admission is always free) during the show. Food and drink will be available for purchase.The Fall Festival will take place on W. Alvarado Street (the street will be closed to traffic between Main and Pico Avenues) at Main Avenue, in downtown Fallbrook, California. ; contact Mishell Rose, 123 W. Alvarado St., Fallbrook, CA 92028, (760) 728-1130; e-mail: fgms@sbcglobal.net; Web site: www.fgms.org

16-18FRANKLIN, NORTH CAROLINA: Retail show; Gem & Mineral Society of Franklin, NC, Robert C. Carpenter Community Building; 1288 Georgia Road; Fri. 10 am-5 pm, Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. 11 am-4 pm; Adults $2.00, Children under 12 free!; 25th Annual Leaf Lookers Gemboree featuring rough and cut gemstones, minerals, beads, supplies and demonstrations. Dealers from across the United States. Creating, repairing and setting done during the show. ; contact Linda Harbuck, 425 Porter Street, Franklin, NC 28734, (800) 336-7829; e-mail: lindah@franklin-chamber.com; Web site: www.visitfranklinnc.com

16-18COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, OC Fair & Event Center; 88 Fair Dr; Fri. Noon-6 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Students, Adults + Seniors $7, Children ages 0 - 11 are free; 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 while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

16-18FORT WAYNE, INDIANA: Annual show; Three Rivers Gem & Mineral Society, Allen County Fairgrounds; 2726 Carroll Road; Fri. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sat. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun. 11:00 am-5:00 pm; Adults $5.00, Seniors $3.00, Students $1.00, Children 12 and under free; Attractions: gem, mineral, fossil and jewelry dealers, lapidary arts demonstrations, Viking Knit classes, exhibits, geode cracker, gem sluice, kid's games, door prizes, silent auction, fluorescence room, touch 'n feel table, mineral ID, speakers (Saturday.) ; contact Russell Greim, 7619 Co. Rd. 68, Spencerville, IN 46788, (260) 403-0450; e-mail: 3riversshow@gmail.com; Web site: http://members.tripod.com/3riversgem_mineral/

16-18VIRGINA BEACH , VIRGINIA: Retail show; Treasures of the Earth, Inc., Virginia Beach Comvention Center; 1000 19th Street; Fri. 12 noon-6 pm, Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. 10 am-4 pm; Adults $5.00, Military Free with ID, Children 16 and under Free; Vendors from across the US bring their merchandise to you. You will find • 14K and sterling silver, classic, estate, fashion and handmade jewelry • Loose stones, beads and findings, pearls • Mineral specimens, crystals, lapidary supplies • Books, carvings and gift items Displays and demonstrations by the two Gem & Mineral Societies in the area. Appraisals available on site; contact Jane Westbrook, PO Box 59, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, (804) 285-4281; e-mail: jane@treasuresoftheearth.com; Web site: www.treasuresoftheearth.com

16-18METAIRIE, LOUISIANA: Annual show; Gem & Mineral Society of LA, Inc., Best Western Plus Landmark Hotel; 2601 Severn Avenue; Fri. 10 am-6 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-4 pm; Adults $6, Students $3, Children under 12 free; Admission prices good for all three days; Military w/ID also $3, Scouts in Uniform - Free Fluorescent Display, Dinosaur Display, Oil Exploration Display Grab bags for Kids, Cabochon Polishing for Kids Cabochon Cutting and Jewelry-Making Displays ; contact Levette Carlos, 2027 Swan Street, Slidell, LA 70460, (504) 214-3205; e-mail: gemshow2015@gmail.com

17-18SO. CHARLESTON,, WEST VIRGINIA: Annual show; Kanawha Rock & Gem Club & S, So. Charleston Community Center; 601 jefferson Rd ; Sat. 9 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Adulsts 3.50, Children under 12 free; A well selected group of dealers with gems, minerals, fossils & jewelry. plenty of free parking,& a kids corner & demos.; contact Mr. Franko, PO Box 252, Farmington, WV 26571, (304) 657 7089; e-mail: frankowirewrapping@gmail.com

17-18 CHICAGO HEIGHTS, ILLINOIS: Annual show; South Suburban Earth Science Club, Prairie State College; 202 S. Halsted St.; Sat. 10:00 am-5:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-5:00 pm; Admission is Free; The South Suburban Earth Science Club is eager to share their experience and knowledge of Earth’s treasures with you! The weekend show, held in the Prairie Room Gym area, will have displays of minerals, fossils, artifacts, and jewelry making to name just a few. Come and enjoy the demonstrations on various aspects of the hobby. Purchase items, such as handmade jewelry, crystals, fossils, geodes, etc., from our dealers. There will be something of interest for all age groups including a children’s activity area. ; contact Peggy Keating-Bolm, 20 Charles Ct., Crete, IL 60417, (708) 822-0361; e-mail: peggyjanekb@comcast.net

17-18COTTAGE GROVE, MINNESOTA: Annual show; Minnesota Mineral Club, National Guard Training and Community Center; 8180 Belden Blvd.; Sat. 10:00 am-5:00 pm; Adults $2.00, Children $1.00; Exhibits - Dealers - Tailgate Sales - "Kids' Corner" - Programs - Demonstrations; contact phil gotsch, 8063 Hayes St. NE, Spring Lake Park, MN 55432, (763) 717-1641; e-mail: agatephil@earthlink.net; Web site: www.minnesotamineralclub.org

17-18LEWISTON, IDAHO: Annual show; Hells Canyon Gem Club, Nez Perce County Fair Bldg; 1229 Burrell Ave; Sat. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-5:00 pm; Adults $3.00, Students are Free, Children under 12 Free; Its our 49th Annual Gem & Mineral Show featuring kids activity, silent auction, door prizes, grand prizes, dealers and special exhibits of jade, local star garnets, agates, demonstrators.; contact Dan Cease, 1122 6th Street, Clarkston, WA 99403, (509) 254-1720; e-mail: rockmangem@q.com; Web site: hellscanyongemclub.com

17-18HERMISTON, OREGON: Natures Treasures Under Foot - Annual Gem and Mineral Show; Hatrockhounds Gem and Mineral Society, Hermiston Conference Center; Highway 395 South; Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. 10 am-4 pm; Adults $3; contact Mike Filarski, (541) 571-2593; e-mail: stonemorlin1@netscape.net

17-18CLIO, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Flint Rock & Gem Club, Carter Middle School; 300 Upland Drive, 2120 Christner street; Sat. 10:00 am-5:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-5:00 pm; Adults $3.00, Students $1.50, Children $1.50 ages 6-12; Free Admissions for Scouts in uniform. Minerals, Rock's displays & lapidary skills; contact Diana Dady, 2120 Christner Street, Burton, MI 48519, (810) 744-0852; e-mail: ddady@comcast.net; Web site: FlintRockandGem.org

17-18WHITTIER, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Whittier Gem & Mineral Society, Whittier Community Center; 7630 Washington Ave; Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Admission is Free; The Whittier Gem and Mineral Society’s annual show “Rocks Rock” will be held on October 17th and 18th, 2015, 10 am to 5 pm. The show will be held at the Whittier Community Center, 7630 Washington Ave., Whittier (corner of Mar Vista and Washington Ave). Free admission and parking. There will be vendors featuring minerals, jewelry, gems, and collectables and members demonstrating different aspects of the lapidary hobby. For more information call 626 260-7239.; contact Marcia Goetz

17-18PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; EL DORADO COUNTY MINERAL & GEM SOCIETY, Placerville, CA; Placerville Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Drive; Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Adults $4.00, 12 and under are free; EDCM&G Society's 32nd Annual Rock & Gem Show. This year's theme is agate. Displays, dealers and demonstrations and more. Minerals, gems, jewelry, beads, fossils, geodes, petrified wood, gold, opal, meteorites, lapidary materials, rough rock and equipment. Lot of free activities for the kids. Buy a geode and watch us cut it open for you! Raffle drawings and door prizes. Buy lunch at our popular concession booth.; contact Karen Newlin, 4232 Gailey Circle, Cameron Park, CA 95682, (530) 676-1643; e-mail: k.m.newlin@comcast.net; Web site: www.rockandgemshow.org

17-18SEDONA, ARIZONA: Show and sale; Sedona Gem and Mineral Club, Sedona Red Rock High School; 995 Upper Red Rock Loop Rd; Sat. 10:00 am-5:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-4:00 pm; Adults $3, Children under 12 free!; 16th annual show and sale.indoors and outdoors, 40+ dealers, displays, Kids Corner, hourly and grand raffle prizes, minerals, agates, gemstones, copper, jewelry, lapidary tools and supplies.; contact Bill Schwartz, 75 Sheath Dr, Sedona, AZ 86336, (928) 821-3900; e-mail: bschwar13@msn.com; Web site: www.sedonagemandmineral.org

17-18SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI: Annual show; Ozark Mountain Gem & Mineral Society, Springfield Expo Center; 635 E. St. Louis Street; Sat. 10:00 am-5:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-4:30 pm; Adults $5.00, Children $1.00; We are proud to present our 48th Annual Springfield Rock, Gem & Mineral Show at the Springfield Expo Center, on Saturday, October 17th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. & Sunday, October 18th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. There will be rock & mineral specimens, gemstones, jewelry, fossils, grab bags, educational displays, silent auctions, door prizes & more. Paleontologist & Author Neil L Larson will be giving a one hour presentation at 1:30 PM each day.; contact Larry Lillich, PO Box 35, 2131 W. Republic Rd., Springfield, MO 65810, (417) 882-8449; e-mail: omgms.57@gmail.com; Web site: https://www.facebook.com/SGFGemShow/

17-18BRISTOL, CONNETICUT: Annual show; Bristol Gem & Mineral Club, Beals Community Center; 240 Stafford Ave; Sat. 9:30 am-5:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-4:00 pm; Adults $5.00, Seniors $4.00, Children 12 and under are Free!; This is a show / sale featuring gems & jewelry; mineral specimens and crystals, fossils and more. There are displays and hands-on educational exhibits and free games and activities for the kids. Complimentary raffle ticket for grand door prize with paid admission; food & refreshments are available. Free parking.; contact David Korzendorfer, 208 Westledge Rd., W. Simsbury, CT 06092, (860) 490-4370; e-mail: dkorzend27@comcast.net; Web site: www.bristolgem.org

23-25SANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Sonoma County Fairgrounds; 1350 Bennett Valley Rd; Fri. Noon-6 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Students, Adults + Seniors $7, Children ages 0-11 are free!; 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 while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

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

23-25AUSTIN, TEXAS: Annual show; Austin Gem & Mineral Society, Palmer Events Center; 900 Barton Springs Rd; Fri. 9 am-6 pm, Sat. 9 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Adults $8, Seniors $7, Students ages 13-18 $2, Children age 12 and under free!; Gem Capers 2015 annual show with over 30 vendors of jewelry, beads, gemstones, mineral specimens, crystals, fossils, spheres, meteorites and lapidary items. This year hosting national federation show (AFMS) and regional federation show (SCFMS) as well as S.C.R.I.B.E. Several talks will be held during the show and are open to public with show admission. Topics such as Central Tx Pegmatites and American diamond mining. See website for more details on schedules. Numerous free exhibits and demos and Touch Table of rocks. For $1 each, view fluorescent minerals, take a spin on Wheel of Fortune, find stones in the Gem Mine, make a piece of jewelry. Fri is youth education day sponsored by Silicon Labs. Fri, Sat, and Sun prizes. Sun is Grand Prize of floor sized globe with semi-precious stone inlay. Sat & Sun hourly door prizes as well. Proceeds support AGMS (501(c)(3) organization) and scholarships in the Earth Sciences.; contact Susan Postlethwait, 6719 B urnet Ln, Austin, TX 78757, (512) 458-9546; e-mail: showchairman@austingemandmineral.org; Web site: www.gemcapers.com

23-25MASON, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Central Michigan Lapidary & Mineral Society, Main Arena, Ingham County Fair Grounds, Mason Mi.; 700E. Ash St., ; Fri. 6:00 pm-9:00 pm, Sat. 10;00 am-6:00 pm, Sun. 11:00 an-5:00 pm; Adults $3.00, Students $1.00, Children under 12 FREE with paying Adult; Free Parking, 12 Dealers, Club and Guest Displays, children\\\'s table, mineral identification kits, fluorescent mineral booth, hourly door prizes, mineral identification, petoskey stone polishing, raffle, silent auction, spinning wheel, working demonstrators and more.; contact L. Roger Laylin, 1770 Sandhill Rd., Mason, MI 48854, (517) 349-3249; e-mail: l.r.laylin@gmail.com; Web site: michrocks.org

23-25WEST JORDAN, UTAH: Annual show; R.O.C.K. (Rockhounders Outreach for Community Knowledge), \\; 8030 South 1825 West; Fri. 10 am-7 pm, Sat. 10 am-7 pm , Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Adults $2, Children 12 and under are *FREE*, SCOUTS IN UNIFORM are *FREE*!; **FREE PARKING** Fun for the ENTIRE family. There will be DOOR PRIZES, SEVERAL SILENT AUCTIONS THROUGHOUT THE THREE DAYS, A TOPAZ FIND, SHOWCASES, WHEEL OF FORTUNE, SCOUTS WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO EARN A MERIT BADGE, A TOUCH TABLE, AUCTION BASKETS, AND A GEM HUNT. THE PRESENTERS WILL HAVE DEMONSTRATIONS OF FLINT KNAPPING, GOLD PANNING, WIRE WRAPPING, DINOSAUR BONES, LAPIDARY, AND GLASS WORKING. Our vendors will have a wide array of slabs, rough rock, cabs, jewelry, Lapidary equipment, Gold panning equipment, finished rock products, and much more. ; contact Angela McMahon, 1060 West Prosperity Ave, Salt Lake City, UT 84116, (801) 634-5167; e-mail: RockhoundersOCK@yahoo.com; Web site: RockhoundersOCK.com

24-24ALBANY, NEW HAMPSHIRE: Annual show; saco valley gem & mineral cllub, Albany Town Hall; Rt 16; Sat. 9 am-5 pm; Adults $2.00; Annual mineral show and Auction. Local dealers. Auction starts at 1 PM; contact Jonathan Herndon, 110 Ossipee MT Rd, Center Ossipee, NH 03814, (603) 539-3884; e-mail: jherndon1@roadrunner.com; Web site: sacovalleygemandmineralclub.org

24-25CANBY, OREGON: 50th Annual Rock and Gem Show; Clackamette Mineral and Gem club, Clackamas County Fairgrounds; 694 NE 4th Avenue; Sat. 9 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Admission is Free!; Kid’s corner, silent auction, magazine and rock slab sales, bargain rock by the bucket or the large piece, fluorescent show, demonstrations, raffle and door prizes along with our wonderful dealers.; contact Beth Heesacker, 4145 NW Heesacker Road, Forest Grove, OR 97116; e-mail: heesacker@coho.net

24-25BELLEVUE, WASHINGTON: Rock, Gem and Jewelry Show; Bellevue Rock Club, Vasa Park; 3560 West Lake Sammamish Blvd SE; Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Admission is Free; contact Bruce Himko, PO Box 1851, Bellevue, WA 98009, (425) 957-1284

24-25LOS ALTOS, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Peninsula Gem and Geology Society, Los Altos Youth Center; One No. San Antonio; Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Admission $4.00, Children $2.00; contact Steve Jobe, (408) 834-5384; e-mail: steve_jobe@sbcglobal.net; Web site: http://pggs.org/

24-25CUYAHOGA FALLS, OHIO: Semi Annual Show; Akron Mineral Society & Summit Lapidary club, Emidio & Sons Expo Center; 48 Bath Road; Sat. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-5:00 pm; Adults $5.00, Seniors $4.00, Students $4.00, Children $1.00; October 24th & 25 Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio Fall Gemboree gem and mineral show; Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 10am-5pm; Emidio & Sons Party Center, 48 East Bath rd., Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; Admission: Adults $5.00, Seniors (55+) & Students, $4.00 Children (7-14) $1.00, Children (6 and under) free. Displays of our beautiful gemstone Ohio Flint and members beautiful work, Geo Juniors displays, Dealers with geodes, minerals, jewelry, beads and findings, slab material, lapidary equipment, silver smith work, wire wrap, gold findings and more. Children’s activities: make a gem tree, mine for minerals and stones in our gem mine, and take a look in to our kaleidoscope. Members demonstrate throughout the day: Gem Id, wire wrapping, gem trees; cutting and polishing stones and faceting; We have a silent auction and door prizes throughout the day and a children’s treasure hunt. Free parking and wheel chair accessible. Show Chairman: Bob Powers Contact email: Gemboree@outlook.com ; contact Joyce Kish, 3014 Clarkmill Rd., Norton, OH 44203; e-mail: gemboree@outlook.com

24-25HONOLULU, HAWAII: Annual show; Rock and Mineral Society of Hawaii, Outrigger on the Beach Hotel, Waikiki; Leahi Room, Upper Lobby, 2335 Kalakaua Ave.; Sat. 10:00 am-5:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-5:00 pm; Admission is Free; This is the only mineral show in Hawai‘i, orginzed by and for the members of the Rock & Mineral Society of Hawai\\\'i, with minerals and gems stones in one location that can be found nowhere else on the islands. ; contact Keith Kruger, PO Box 23020, Honolulu, HI 96823; e-mail: hui.pohaku@gmail.com; Web site: http://pohakugalore.net/Hui_pohaku/Annual-Hawaii-Mineral-Show.html

31-31BIGLERVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Swap and Sale; Franklin County and Central Penn Rock & Mineral Clubs, South Mountain Fairgrounds; 615 Narrows Road; Sat. 8:00 am-3:00 pm; Adults + Seniors $1.00, Students + Children are free!; Located in pavilion among trees; food stand; wonderful time with our hobby; contact Tom Smith, 10 Roger Ave, Shippensburg, PA 17257, (717) 552-6554; e-mail: tsmith1012@comcast.net

31-31FAIRLESS HILLS, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; The Rock & Mineral Club of Lower Bucks County, PA, First United Methodist Church; 840 Trenton Road; Sat. 9:00 am-5:00 pm; Admission is $2.00, Children are Free; contact Chuck O’Loughlin, 130 Maple Terrace, Merchantville, NJ 08109, (856) 663-1383; e-mail: ultraviolation@yahoo.com

October 2015-November 2015

30-1BOISE, IDAHO: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Expo Idaho; 5610 Glenwood; Fri. Noon-6 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Students, Adults + Seniors $7, Children ages 0-11 are free!; 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 while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

30-1BLACK CANYON CITY, ARIZONA: Annual show; High Desert Helpers, Inc., High Desert Park; 19001 E. Jacie Lane; Daily 9:00 am-4:00 pm; Admission is Free!; 39th Annual Rock-A-Rama Gem & Mineral Show – family friendly, out door, free admission and ample parking. Features 30+ vendors and dealers, minerals, gem stones, jewelry, fossils, crystals, tools, equipment, books, lapidary supplies, gold panning, beading, wire wrapping, faceting, stone carving, gem setting, raffle, rock identification, hourly door prizes, plus food and beverages. ; contact Susan Marley, PO Box 212, Black Canyon City, AZ 85324-0212, 623-295-1970; e-mail: riverdiva@gmail.com; Web site: hgihdeserthelpers.org

31-1PLANT CITY, FLORIDA: Annual show; Tampa Bay Mineral and Science Club, Strawberry Festival Expo ; 2301 W. Oak Ave.; Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Adults + Seniors $5.00, Students $4.00, Children Under 12 are Free! ; Great for all ages! There will be over 40 vendors selling rough material, slabs, mineral specimens and finished jewelry. Club members will host tables with handcrafted jewelry and lapidary items for sale. See live demonstrations; enjoy our silent auctions; explore the touch table and sluice; and win door prizes throughout the day. For discount coupon visit our web site at www.tampabayrockclub.com ; contact Norma Jackson, 6036 Golf & Sea Blvd., Apollo Beach, FL 33572, (813) 641-7897; e-mail: jjnj6036@verizon.net; Web site: www.TampaBayRockClub.com

31-1OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA: Show and sale; Oklahoma Mineral & Gem Society, Oklahoma State Fair Park; 3001 General Pershing Boulevard; Sat. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-5:00 pm; Adults $6.00; contact Dale Moore, 12352 Spring Cir, Guthrie, OK 73044, (405) 834-0765; e-mail: HALFFULL101-ROCKNGEM@YAHOO.COM; Web site: HTTP://OMGS-MINERALS.ORG

31-1OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA: every two years; Oklahoma Mineral & Gem Society, Oklahoma City, OK; Moderan Living Bldg., Fair Grounds, 10th & May; Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. 10 am-4 pm; Adults $6.00, Children are free; Competitive and non-competitive cases, silent auction, children\'s corner, demonstrations, door prizes, dealers.; contact Dale Moore, 12352 Spring Circle, Guthrie, OK 73044, (405) 834-0765; e-mail: halffull101-omgs2@yahoo.com; Web site: omgs.org

31-1MIDLAND , MICHIGAN: Annual show; Mid-Michigan Rock club, Great Hall; 5121 Bay City Road; Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-4 pm; Adults $1.00, Children .50¢; contact Dale Foster, 6113 Partridge Lane, Midland, MI 48640, (989) 513-7254; e-mail: MMRCrockclub@yahoo.com

November 2015

6-7HURRICANE , UTAH: Annual show; Southern Utah Rock and Gem Show, Washington County Regional Park ; 5500 West 700 South; Fri. 10 am-7 pm, Sat. 10 am-7 pm; Admission is FREE ; 2nd Annual Show with Door prizes, Silent Auction, Dealers, Demonstrations, Fluorescent Display, Rock Sales, Rocks in rough, Minerals, Fossils, Crystals, Petrified Wood, Slabs, Cabs, Jewelry, Beads, and much more. ; contact Eric Funk, PO Box 537, Ferron, UT 84523, (435) 609-0136; e-mail: eric_funk@yahoo.com

6-8EUGENE, OREGON: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Lane County Events Center; 796 W 13th Ave; Fri. Noon-6 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Students, Adults + Seniors $7, Children ages 0 - 11 Free!; 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 while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

7-8EXTON, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Tuscarora Lapidary Society, Church Farm School; 1001 East Lincoln Highway; Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm ; Admission $10, Children $1; 2015 is the 46th year that Tuscarora Lapidary Society has hosted its annual fine gem, jewelry & mineral show Gemarama. Saturday, November 7, 2015, 10am – 6pm & Sunday, November 8, 2015 10am – 5pm. CFS, Church Farm School, 1001 E. Lincoln Highway, Exton, PA 19341. Admission is $7 for adults, $1 for children under 12 years of age; two-day adult tickets are $10. Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts in uniform and accompanied by an adult Scoutmaster are admitted free. In addition to vendors you would expect at any gem show, a third of the show houses over 30 instructional and competitive cases & a large lapidary arts demonstration area where visitors can see live the cutting of stones, jewelry making, beading, chain making, wirewrapping, & other arts and sciences associated with lapidary. More information and discount tickets are available at www.lapidary.org.; contact Lisa Roman, 24 Upland Road, Brookhaven , PA 19015, (610) 490-5252; e-mail: TLS.gemarama.publicity@gmail.com; Web site: www.lapidary.org

7-8RIDGECREST, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Indian Wells Gem and Mineral Society, Desert Empire Fairgrounds; 520 South Richmond Rd; Sat. 9 am-5 pm, Sun. 9 am-5 pm; Admission is Free!; There will be a field trip to the famous Rainbow Ledge agate mining claim on Sunday at 9am. The group will caravan from the fairgrounds to the collecting area. High-clearance vehicles are required, however, limited seating will be available for those without high-clearance vehicles. Be sure to bring water, snacks, sturdy shoes, sun screen, digging tools and buckets for collected material. ; contact John DeRosa, P.O. Box 1481, Ridgecrest, CA 93556, (760) 375-7905; e-mail: jfrocks@dslextreme.com

7-8BREWER, MAINE: Annual show; Penobscot Mineral & Lapidary Club, Brewer Auditorium; 203 State St.; Sat. 10:00 am-5:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-4:00 pm; Admission is $2.00, Children under 12 Free when accompanied by an adult; The Penobscot Mineral & Lapidary Club will hold its 11th Annual Rock and Gem Show on November 7th and 8th. There will be about twenty vendors selling rocks, minerals, gemstones, jewelry and related products. Some dealers will feature Maine Tourmaline, Amethyst and other Maine Minerals and Jewelry. Gold panning information and equipment will also be available. Hourly door prizes and silent auctions will take place. Food will be available at the concessions stand. This will be the only rock and gem show in eastern Maine.; contact James White, 54 Gilbert St., Orono, ME 04473, (207) 866-2546; e-mail: jameshwhite@myfairpoint.net

7-8AMARILLO, TEXAS: Annual show; Golden Spread Gem & Mineral Society, Amarillo Civic Center; 401 S. Buchanan St., Regency Room, Entrance #4; Sat. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-5:00 pm; Adults $3.00, Children under 12 free; pPehistoric, outer space, Down Under, precious, unusual, cheaps, artifacts, valuables, jewelry, Indian jewelry, beads, fluorescent minerals. ; contact Wanda Finley, 9170 FM 1151, Claude, TX 79019, (806) 944-5464; e-mail: finfran@midplains.coop

7-8OXNARD, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Oxnard Gem and Mineral Society, Oxnard Performing Arts Center; 800 Hobson Way; Sat. 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-4:00 pm; Admission is Free!; FREE Event - Oxnard Gem and Mineral Society presents 45th annual show themed “Pyrite” at Oxnard Performing Arts Center, 800 Hobson Way, Oxnard, CA; approx 70 displays; National Park Service Paleontologist Junior Ranch Program (Ages 5-12); School age activities; Scout and school teacher resources; select group of dealers with gems, minerals, fossils, beads, findings, Idaho opals, silver craft, finished jewelry, tools, lapidary supplies and books; live demos of lapidary techniques, glass-bead making, wire wrapping and rock polishing. A silent auction offers rock and mineral treasures. Free Admission, parking and hourly door prizes. Jo Martinez, (805)447-4153, email: ogmspublicity@gmail.com website: http://www.oxnardgem.com/html/gem_show.html; contact Jo Martinez, (805) 701-1826; e-mail: ogmspublicity@gmail.com; Web site: oxnardgem.com

7-8OAKS , PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Tuscarora Lapidary Society, HALL C at the Greater Philadelphia EXPO Center at Oaks, PA; 100 Station Avenue; Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Admission is $6.00, Children are $.001; Admission is $6 for adults, $1 for children under 12 years of age; two-day adult tickets are $9. Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts in uniform and accompanied by an adult Scoutmaster are admitted free. In addition to vendors you would expect at any gem show, a third of the show houses over 30 instructional and competitive cases & a large lapidary arts demonstration area where visitors can see live the cutting of stones, jewelry making, beading, chain making, wirewrapping, & other arts and sciences associated with lapidary. More information and discount tickets are available at www.lapidary.org.; contact Lisa Roman, 24 Upland Road, Brookhaven, PA 19015, (610) 490-5252; e-mail: TLS.gemarama.publicity@gmail.com; Web site: www.lapidary.org

7-8ANAHEIM , CALIFORNIA: Annual show; American Opal Society , The Phoenix Club/Anaheim Event Center; 1340 S. Sanderson Ave ; Sat. 10:00 am-6:00 pm , Sun. 10:00 am-5:00 pm ; Adults $3.00, Seniors $3.00, Students $3.00, Children under 15 are FREE!; Seminars and demonstrations , Kids Activity Area , And Huge Drawing , Lots of Dealers from Australia and US ; contact Veronica Purpura, American Opal Seciety PO Box 4875, Garden Grove , CA 92842-4875, (714) 501-9959; e-mail: angeldragonoflight@yahoo.com; Web site: info@opalsociety.org/ http://opalsociety.org

13-15PUYALLUP, WASHINGTON: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Washington State Fair Events Center; 110 9th Ave SW; Fri. Noon-6 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Students, Adults + Seniors $7, Children ages 0-11 are free!; 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 while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

13-15SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; LLD Productions, with Martin Zinn Expositions, Holiday Inn-Orange County Airport; 2726 S. Grand Ave.; Fri. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sat. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-5:00 pm; Admission is Free!; 75 local and national dealers offer a variety of fine minerals, fossils, meteorites, gems, beads, jewelry, and decorator items. A friendly show in a lovely setting, with excellent food available.; contact Regina Aumente, PO Box 665, Bernalillo, NM 87004, (505) 867-0425; e-mail: mzexpos@gmail.com; Web site: http://www.mzexpos.com/west_coast_fall.html

13-15GRAY, TENNESSEE: Annual show; Kingsport Gems & Minerals Show, ; Gray Fossil Site, Natural History Museum Annex;; 1212 Suncrest Dr; Fri. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sat. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun. 12:00 Noon-5:00 pm; Adults $ 3.00, Children 12 and under are Free!; November 13-15—GRAY, TENNESSEE: 3rd Annual Show; Kingsport Gems & Minerals Society; Gray Fossil Site, Natural History Museum Annex; East Tennessee State University, 1212 Suncrest Dr.; Fri 10 – 6, Sat 10 – 6, Sun 12- 5; Admission $3 for show only – Additional Admission for Museum; Entrance and Parking for show only is behind the Annex, Entrance for Museum and Show use Main Entrance; Contact Robert Morgan, 181 Harmony Acres Drive East, Jonesborough, TN 37659, (423) 956-9486, e-mail: morganjewellry@msn.com ; contact Robert Morgan, 181 Harmony Acres Drive East, Jonesborough, TN 37659, (423) 956-9486; e-mail: morganjewwllry@msn.com

14-15NEW YORK, NEW YORK: Wholesale and retail show; New York Mineralogical Club, Holiday Inn Midtown Manhattan; 440 West 57th Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues; Sat. 10:00 am-06:00 pm, Sun. 11:00 am-05:00 pm; Adults $6:00, Children under 12 free with adult; Show and Sale of Minerals, Gems, Jewelry, Crystals, Fossils, Beads, and exciting and unusual gift items for the experienced collector and the novice. Lectures, Door Prizes, Kids Events, Exhibits... Top Dealers Hotel Parking and Restaurant on Premises............ Handicap Accessible; contact Tony Nikischer, Excalibur Mineral Corp., 1885 Seminole Trail, Charlottesville, VA 22901, (434) 964-0875; e-mail: info@excaliburmineral.com; Web site: www.excaliburmineral.com

20-21ENID, OKLAHOMA: Annual show; Enid Gem and Mineral Society, Hoover Building; 318 E. Oxford; Fri. 9 am-6 pm, Sat. 9 am-6 pm; Adults $1, Under 18 are FREE!; The show features educational exhibits and unique dealers selling minerals, gems, cabs and slabs, crystals, fossils, petrified wood, beads, hand crafted jewelry directly from the artists, gem trees, polished rock crosses, coins and collectibles; Flint knapping demonstration and more; Fun for the entire family!; contact Leon and Mary Walters, (580) 237-1177 or (580) 541-7500; e-mail: leon.walters@att.net; Web site: www.enidgemandmineral.org

20-22PORTLAND, OREGON: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Oregon Convention Center; 777 NE MLK Jr Blvd; Fri. Noon-6pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Students, Adults + Seniors $7, Children ages 0-11 are free!; 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 while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

20-22CRESTWOOD , KENTUCKY: Annual show; KYANA Geological Society, Camp Crestwood; 7206 Clore Lane; Fri. 10 am-7 pm, Sat. 10 am-7 pm, Sun. Noon-5 pm; Admission is Free!; Annual Mineral, Gem & Fossil Show sponsored by KYANA Geological Society. Beautiful custom jewelry, jewelry supplies, beads, gemstones, crystals, minerals and fossils. Door Prizes, Children's Activities, Free Admission and Parking. ; contact Richard Hunter, 250 W. Triangle Lane, Louisville , KY 40229, (502) 298-8871; e-mail: kyanashowchair@gmail.com; Web site: www.kyanageo.org

20-22COLUMBIA 29210, SOUTH CAROLINA: Annual show; The Columbia, SC Gem & Mineral Society , Jamil Temple; 206 Jamil Rd; Fri. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sat. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun. 12:00 Noon-5:00 pm; Admission is $5.00, Children 16 & under Free; Jewelry, beads, loose stones, fossils, minerals, gold, silver, & tools for sale Geodes sold & cut Club member’s rock collections on exhibit & lapidary demonstrations. Lots of fun for the whole family. South Carolina amethyst on display. All military & their dependents are free. ; contact Sue Shrader, PO Box 6333, Columbia, SC 29260, (803) 736-9317; e-mail: ashrader@mindspring.com; Web site: www.cgams.org

20-22GOLDEN, COLORADO: Annual show; Denver Area Mineral Dealers, Jefferson County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall; 15200 W 6th Ave; Fri. 10 am-5 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 11 am-4 pm; Admission is Free!; Gems, Minerals, Fossils, Jewelry, and more. 24 dealers. Open to the public. Free Admission. Free Parking.; contact Pat Tucci, PO Box 16339, Golden, CO 80401; e-mail: ptucci@sprintmail.com; Web site: www.geodyssey-rocks.com

21-22PAYSON, ARIZONA: Annual show; Payson Rimstones Rock Club, Payson High School, Longhorn Gymnasium; Corner of W.Longhorn Rd and S.McLane Rd; Sat. 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-4:00 pm; Students, Adults + Seniors $2.00, Children under 12 free!; Payson Rimstones Annual Gem & Mineral Show Public Service Announcement - 2015 The Payson Rimstones Rock Club from Payson AZ, will be having their 18th Annual Gem & Mineral Show November 21st & 22nd at the Payson High School, Longhorn Gymnasium in Payson, AZ. Parking is located in the school parking lot near the corner of West Longhorn Road and South McLane Road. Admission is $2.00 for adults, Children under 12 are free. Saturday hours are: 9 am to 5 pm, Sunday hours are: 10 am to 4 pm. Gems, minerals, fossils, lapidary equipment, jewelry and jewelry findings, slabs or rough material plus gold prospecting equipment and displays will be available from our vendors. The club sponsors an education center for the children and adults with a geologist to answer questions, a Spinning Wheel (where everyone wins a rock!), a magnificent fluorescent mineral display, with beading and sandstone painting as well. A silent auction area for those persons interested in obtaining beautiful minerals and rocks is available too! All our proceeds go toward supporting scholarships for graduating Payson High School students and students who are residents of Northern Gila County attending a college of their choice, as well as books and educational materials for the local elementary schools and public libraries. The Payson Rimstones Rock Club, INC is a 501 © (3) non-profit gem & mineral club setting aside funding for the higher and/or better education of our local children and adults. If anyone has any questions they can call Margaret Jones at 928-970-0857. Thank you, Margaret Jones Show Chair, 2015 Payson Rimstones Rock Club, Inc. 928-970-0857 paysonrimstoneshow@gmail.com or margieaberry@gmail.com ; contact Margaret Jones, P O Box 884, Pine, AZ 85544, (928) 970-0857; e-mail: margieaberry@gmail.com

21-22APPLE VALLEY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Victor Valley Gem and Mineral Club, Victor Valley Museum; 11873 Apple Valley Rd X Bear Valley Rd.; Sat. 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Sun. 9:00 am-3:00 pm; Admission is Free; contact Cyndy Mandell, 14625 Cashew St., Hesperia, CA 92345, (760) 508-1080; e-mail: cynmandell@me.com; Web site: vvgmc.org

21-22WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA: Annual show; Gem & Mineral Society of the Palm Beaches, South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center East; 9067 Southern Blvd., zip code 33411; Sat. 9 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Adults $9, Seniors $9, Students (Over 12) $9 , Children under 12 free; Always held the weekend before Thanksgiving 49th annual gem, mineral, jewelry, bead and fossil show. 2 day admission $12. Visit website for $2 off coupon. Free Parking, door prizes, hourly prize drawings, Scholarship fund raffle, over 80 dealers, Fossil Dig, Gem Mining, Geode Cracking, Displays, Demonstrations, Speakers.; contact Jeff Slutzky, (561) 585-2080; e-mail: show@gemandmineral.cc; Web site: www.gemandmineral.cc

21-22LEBANON, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Mid-Atlantic Gem and Mineral Association, Lebanon PA County Fairgrounds and Expo; 80 Rocherty Road; Sat. 10:00 am-5:00 pm, Sun. 11:00 am-4:00 pm; Adults $5.00, Children are Free; The Gem Miner's Holiday Show is an annual gathering of the finest vendors of gems, minerals, fossils, beads, jewelry, gift and craft items. Hourly doorprize drawings and a Grand Prize drawing. Free and handicapped parking. Discount admission coupon on website.; contact Teresa Schwab, PO Box 15513, Chevy Chase, MD 20825, (301) 807-9745; e-mail: beadware@rcn.com; Web site: www.gem-show.com

21-22MESQUITE, TEXAS: Annual show; Dallas Gem & Mineral Society, Mesquite Rodeo Center Exhibit Hall; 1800 Rodeo Drive; Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Admission is $8, Children 3 and under are Free; Adults: $8.00 12 & under: $3.00 3 & under: FREE! Family of 4 or more: $20.00 Scouts & Leaders in uniform FREE! Rocks/Mineral Specimens Polished/Faceted Gems Fossils Lapidary Equipment Jewelry Supplies Games & Demonstrations Fluorescent Display Prizes & Silent Auction ; contact Darrell Harrison, P O Box 742033, Dallas, TX 75374-2033, (214) 454-0945; e-mail: bravo1bravo@sbcglobal.net; Web site: http://www.dallasgemandmineral.org/

21-22APACHE JUNCTION, ARIZONA: Show and sale; Apache Junction Rock and Gem Club, Apache Junction High School Cafeteria; 2525 South Ironwood Drive; Sat. 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-4:00 pm; Adults $3, Seniors $3, Students $1, Children are FREE; Activities for kids, Free rock collection for kids, Food service, Jewelry, Gems, Beads, Opals, Cabochons, Slabs, Rocks, Minerals, Fossils, Gem-tree-making activity for all ages, Raffle, Silent auction, Jewelry-making supplies and equipment; contact Phil Gadd, (503) 705-3933; e-mail: mmpdg16@msn.com; Web site: www.ajrockclub.com

21-22FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: Annual show; Northern Virginia Mineral club, GMU Fairfax / the HUB; 4400 University Drive; Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-4 pm; Adults $6, Seniors $4, Students $3, Children, 12 and under are free!; More than 20 dealers, minerals, fossils, gems, jewelry, meteorites, crystals, demonstrations, exhibits, door prizes, kids\\\\\\\' mini-mines, learning activities, Cub Scout activities, silent auction on Sunday; (sorry vendor space is full); contact Jim Kostka, 906 North St NE, Leesburg, VA 20176, (202) 207-5437; e-mail: jkostka@juno.com; Web site: www.novamineralclub.org

27-29SALEM, VIRGINIA: Annual show; Roanoke Valley Mineral and Gem Society, Salem Civic Center; 1001 Boulevard; Fri. 2:00 pm-7:00 pm, Sat. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun. 12:00 pm-5:00 pm; Adults $4.00, Children are Free!; Ticket good for all 3 days. Hobby related exhibitors, Fluorescent Mineral Display, Geode Cutting; contact Carol Messimer, VA; e-mail: ckwlt@aol.com

27-29MOBILE, ALABAMA: Annual show; Mobile Rock and Gem Society, Abba Shrine Center; 7701 Hitt Road, Mobile, Al. 36695; Fri. 2 pm-7 pm, Sat. 9 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Adults $3.00, Children under 12 free; contact jim Patterson

28-29SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Pacific Crystal Guild, Hall of Flowers; 9th Avenue & Lincoln Blvd; Sat. 10:00 am-4:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-4:00 pm; Adults $8, Children are Free; The Golden Gate Crystal Fair is at a great new location in November 2015. The San Francisco County Fair Building (also called the Hall of Flowers at 9th Avenue $ Lincoln Blvd. (just inside Golden Gate Park) has been used for gem shows for over 30 years. We are looking forward to it. Go to www.crystalfair.com for details.; contact Jerry Tomlinson, PO Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 94966, (415) 238-7564; e-mail: jerry@crystalfair.com; Web site: www.crystalfair.com

28-30MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Monterey County Fairgrounds; 2004 Fairground Rd; Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm, Mon. 10 am-4 pm; Admission is Free!; 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 while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

December 2015

4-6SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Earl Warren Showgrounds; 3400 Calle Real; Fri. Noon-6 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Students, Adults + Seniors $7, Children ages 0-11 are free!; 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 while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

4-6EL PASO, TEXAS: Annual show; El Paso Mineral & Gem Society, El Maida Auditorium; 6331 Alabama; Fri. 10 am-6 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Admission is Free!; What will be there: Gems, Fossils, Minerals, Beads, Jewelry, Tools, Books, Equipment, Geode Cutting, Silent Auction, Door Prizes, Raffle, and Demonstrations. ; contact Jeannette Carrillo, 4100 Alameda Ave, El Paso, TX 79905, (877) 533-7153; e-mail: gemcenter@aol.com

4-6MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA: Annual show; Montgomery Gem & Mineral Society, Garrett Coliseum; 1555 Federal Drive; Fri. 9:00 am-6:00 pm, Sat. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun. 11:00 am-5:00 pm; Adults $2.00, Students and Children are Free!; Free Parking. Free door prize ticket with each paid adult admission. Club members will display their individual collections and will give demonstrations on gem and rock cutting, faceting, cabochon making, and knapping.; contact Terry Fetzer, P.O. Box 3273, Montgomery, AL 36109; Web site: http://www.montgomerygemandmineralsociety.com/#!annual-gem-show

4-6EDISON, NEW JERSEY: Annual show; Eons Expos, LLLP, NJ Convention & Expo Center; 97 Sunfield Avenue; Fri. 5 pm-9 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-6 pm; Admission is $5; This is our inaugural annual winter show. With the success of our April Show in this location, we've added this show in December so you can get out of the cold. Come see 120 dealer booths just in time for holiday gift giving. It's all here: fine minerals, fossils, meteorites, gems, amber, opal, artisan jewelry, gold, silver, beads, dinosaur teeth, moon rocks, and more! Prices range from just $1 to $1 million. Free parking. Contact Heather Grana, 235 First Avenue, Keyport, NJ 07735, (973) 903-3256; e-mail: Heather@EonsExpos.com; Web site: www.Eons-Expos.com; contact Lowell Carhart, (804) 291-6357; e-mail: LowellCarhart@yahoo.com; Web site: www.Eons-Expos.com

4-6MARIETTA, GEORGIA: Annual show; Cobb County Gem and Mineral Society, Jim Miller Park ; 2245 Callaway Rd. SW, ; Fri. 10:00 am-6:00 pm; ; Free admission and Free parking. We have over 35 of the top dealers in the southeast exhibiting this year. ; contact Michael Perrine, , 30062, (805) 636-4670; e-mail: mrperrine@gmail.com

5-6BARSTOW, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; High Desert Gem & Mineral Society, Cora Harper Fitness Center; 841 Barstow Rd; Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Admission is Free!; 41st Annual Show. Free admission. Lapidary arts & crafts, 40+ Displays with special Petrified Wood exhibit by Walt Wright. Silent Auctions both days & Raffle. Dealers with gem, mineral, lapidary rough, beads, unique jewelry & gifts. Demonstrations, lapidary instruction. Grab bags & Wheel of Fortune for the young. Proceeds go to our local scholarship. Barstow is home to Diamond Pacific. Cora Harper Center is north of I-15 on Barstow Road.; contact Danny Watts, P.O. Box 138, Barstow, CA 92312, (760) 373-1309; e-mail:

5-6EDMONDS, WASHINGTON: Winter Bazaar; Maplewood Rock and Gem Club, Maplewood Rock and Gem Clubhouse; 8802 196th St; Sat. 9 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Admission is Free; vendors welcome; contact Mike Collins, PO Box 5657, Lynnwood, WA, (206) 714-6861

5-6LAKESIDE, 92040, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; El Cajon Valley Gem & Mineral Society, Lakeside Rodeo Grounds; 12584 Mapleview Rd.; Sat. 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Sun. 9:00 am-4:00 pm; Admission is Free; The El Cajon Valley Gem & Mineral Society Rock & Gem Round Up is a Free Rock & Gem show on the corner of Mapleview Rd. and Hwy 67. Saturday, December 5th & Sunday, December 6th, 2015. Free Parking. Gem, Mineral, Fossil, Jewelry, Lapidary Supplies and Craft Vendors. Free Gem & Mineral Identification. Raffle Prizes, Food Booths, Demonstrations, Activities for the kids and fun for the whole family. A great place to do your holiday shopping.; contact Mary Ness, 10101 Allenwood Way, Santee, CA 92071, (619) 449-0759; e-mail: ecvgms@gmail.com; Web site: www.ecvgms.org

11-13NORCROSS,, GEORGIA: Annual show; Mammoth Rock Shows LLc., Norcross, Georgia; North Atlanta Trade Center, 1700 Jeurgens Court; Fri. 10 am-6 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Adults + Seniors $5., Students + Children under 16 are Free!; 22nd Year of the Largest Gem, Mineral, Fossil, and Jewelry show in GA - 50 of the best dealers East of the Mississippi in one location. *Very high quality specimens of minerals & fossils for hobbyists, collectors and museums in all price ranges.. *Rough rock, gold and silver findings, tools and lapidary equipment for the hobbyists. * Metaphysical dealers and Geode Crackers *Beads, both finished and in do-it-yourself strands. *Distinctive and unusual jewelry creations plus all types of precious stones loose and mounted. *On the premises jewelry repairs. * $20. Gift Certificates awarded every hour by drawing * Grand door Prize awarded on the last day of show. One admission fee covers all three days. & Free parking; contact Richard Hightower, 78 Emerald Hill, Franklin, NC 28734, (800) 720-9624; e-mail: staff@mammothrock.com; Web site: www.mammothrock.com; contact Richard Hightower, 78 Emerald Hill, Franklin, NC 28734, (800) 720-9624; e-mail: staff@mammothrock.com; Web site: www.mammothrock.com

11-13COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, OC Fair & Event Center; 88 Fair Dr; Fri. Noon-6 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Students, Adults + Seniors $7, Children ages 0-11 are free!; 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 while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

11-13NORCROSS, GA 30093, GEORGIA: Annual show; Mammoth Rock Shows LLC, North Atlanta Trade Center; 1700 Jeurgens Court; Fri. 10 am-6 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm; Admission is $4, Children under 16 Free!; 22nd Year of the Largest Gem, Mineral, Fossil, and Jewelry show in GA 50 of the best dealers East of the Mississippi in one location. *Very high quality specimens of minerals & fossils for hobbyists, collectors and museums in all price ranges.. *Rough rock, gold and silver findings, tools and lapidary equipment for the hobbyists. * Metaphysical dealers and Geode Crackers *Beads, both finished and in do-it-yourself strands. *Distinctive and unusual jewelry creations plus all types of precious stones loose and mounted. *On the premises jewelry repairs. $20. Gift Certificates awarded every hour by drawing Grand door Prize awarded on the last day of show. One admission fee covers all three days. & Free parking; contact Richard Hightower, 78 Emerald Hill, Franklin, NC 28734, (800) 720-9624; e-mail: staff@mammothrock.com; Web site: mammothrock.com

12-13FRANKLIN, TENNESSEE: Annual show; Mid-Tennessee Gem & Mineral Society, Williamson County AgExpoPark; 4215 Long Lane; Sat. 9 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Admission is $4.00, Students are $1.00, Children are Free!; Classes, Speakers, Exhibits, Demonstrations, Silent Auction, Hourly Door Prizes, Grand Prize, and OVER 30 DEALERS. Beads, crystals, geodes, lapidary & faceting rough, slabs, cabochons, gem stones, finished jewelry, native american jewelry, tools, supplies, and mineral & fossil specimens. For information on classes, speakers, or location visit www.MTGMS.org/show.htm. (John Stanley, Show Chairman, show@mtgms.org; Dealer contact Steve Henegar, show@mtgms.org) I-65 exit 61 (easy access from the interstate; 20 miles south of Nashville); contact John Stanley, 2828 Donna Hill Dr, Nashville, TN 37214, (615) 763-5704; e-mail: show@MTGMS.org; Web site: www.MTGMS.org/show.htm

18-20SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Scottish Rite Center; 1895 Camino del Rio S; Fri. Noon-6 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Students, Adults + Seniors $7, Children ages 0-11 are free!; 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 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 2016

8-10LARGO, FLORIDA: Annual show; Pinellas Geological Society, Largo Cultural Center; 105 Central Park Drive, Parkside Room; Fri. 10 am-5 pm, Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. 12 Noon-5 pm; Admission is Free; 40th Annual Show Drawing $1.50, Silent Auction; contact Leona Sheffield, 2655 Nebraska Ave #247, Palm Harbor, FL 34684, (727) 709-3236; e-mail: sheffieldleona@gmail.com

February 2016

13-14OAK HARBOR, WASHINGTON: 51st Sweetheart of Gems Show; Whidbey Island Gem Club, Oak Harbor Senior Center; 51 SE Jerome Street; Sat. 9 am-5 pm, Sun. 9 am-4 pm; Admission is Free!; Member exhibits, demonstrations, dealers, jewelry, specimens, beads, rough and finished rock and gems, slabs, a silent auction, door prizes, kid’s corner and food sales.; contact Keith Ludeman, (360) 675 1837; e-mail: rock9@whidbey.net

March 2016

5-6ARCADIA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Monroia Rockhounds, L.A. Arboretum, Ayres Hall; 301 N. Baldwin Ave; Sat. 9:00 am-4:30 pm, Sun. 9:00 am-4:30 pm; Admission is Free!; Admission FREE with paid admission to the Arboretum. Free tumbled stone for each guest. Over 20 Dealers, Display Cases, Geode Cracking, Kid's Corner, Teacher's Resource Center, Treasure Wheel, Raffle Prizes and our famous $2.00 Grab Bag and we will identify the rocks for you.; contact Jo Anna Ritchey, 224 Oaks Ave, Monrovia, CA 91016, (626) 359-1624; e-mail: joannaritchey@gmail.com; Web site: www.moroks.com

5-6NEWARK, DELAWARE: Annual show; Delaware Mineralogical Society, Delaware Technical & Community College- Stanton; 400 Stanton-Christiana Road ; Sat. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun. 11:00 am-5:00 pm; Adults $6.00, Seniors $5.00, Students $4.00, Children are Free w. adult; 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, demonstrations of gem cutting and polishing and a children’s table, where youngsters may purchase inexpensive mineral and fossil specimens. ; contact Wayne Urion, (302) 998-0686; e-mail: wurion@aol.com ; Web site: www.delminsociety.org

5-6ISSAQUAH, WASHINGTON: Annual show; East KingCo Rock Club, Pickering Barn; 1730-10th Avenue NW; Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Admission is free; contact Cindy Smith, PO Box 2203, Redmond, WA 98073; e-mail: cndysmith@gmail.com

12-13FILER, IDAHO: Annual show; Magic Valley Gem Club, Twin Falls County Fairgrounds; 215 Fair Avenue; Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-4 pm; Adults $2, Children under 12 free if accompanied by an adult; Demonstrations and Displays by: Herrett’s Museum, Hagerman Fossil Beds, Snake River Gold Prospector’s Association and Kemmerer Wyoming Fossil Society. 10 dealers, silent auctions, door prizes, lapidary demonstrations, 56 display cases, hands-on mineral table, educational exhibits, black light room, sand dig for gems, dollar wheel of fortune, wheel of fortune, grand prize drawing. ; contact Shirley Metts, (208) 423 4827; e-mail: rmetts@magicvalleygemclub.org

12-13SPRECKELS, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Salinas Valley Rock and Gem Club, Spreckels Vets Hall; 5th and Llano Streets; Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Adults $2.00, Children are free w/adult!; silent auction, demonstrators, gems, crystals, jewelry, minerals, fossils, dealers, craft supplies, beads, fluorescent and member displays, snack bar and free hourly door prizes; contact Gary Beck; e-mail: garybeckpca@yahoo.com; Web site: salinasrockandgem.com

18-20JACKSON, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Michigan Gem and Mineral Society, Jackson County Fairgrounds American One Event Center; 200 W. Ganson St.; Fri. 10:00 am-7:00 pm, Sat. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun. 11:00 am-5:00 pm; Adults $4, Seniors $2, Students $1, Children under 5 are free ; The Michigan Gem & Mineral Society annual show at the Jackson County Fairgrounds American One Event Center, 200 W. Ganson St., Jackson, MI, presents, \"May the Quartz Be With You\" on March 18th, 19th, & 20th 2016. Fri 10am-7pm, Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 11am-5pm. Adults $4, Seniors $2, Students $1, Under 5 free. http://www.mgmsrockclub.com 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. School groups and organizations are welcome to attend. For Information & Questions Contact Sally Hoskin at: (517) 522-3396 info@mgmsrockclub.com ; contact Sally Hoskin, P.O. Box 633, Michigan Center, MI 49254, (517) 522-3396; e-mail: info@mgmsrockclub.com; Web site: http://www.mgmsrockclub.com/

25-27SPOKANE, WASHINGTON: 57th Annual Gem, Jewelry and Mineral Show - Honoring our Armed Forces; Rock Rollers of Spokane Washington, Spokane County Fair & Expo Center; n.604 Havana ; Fri. 10 am-6 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm , Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, Seniors $5, Children 12 and under free; Over 40 dealers, 60 display cases, fossils, crystals, gemstones, minerals, handcrafted jewelry, lapidary supplies and demonstrations, hourly door prizes, youth activities, grand prize. ; contact Vonnie Dillon, (509) 951-8173; e-mail: showchair@rockrollers.org

April 2016

1-3INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Annual show; Treasures Of The Earth Gem & Jewelry Shows, Indiana State Fairgrounds - Agriculture/Horticulture Buiding; 1202 East 38th Street; Fri. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sat. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun. 11:00 am-5:00 pm; Adults $5.00 (Good all 3 days), Children under age 16 Free; Jewelry makers, goldsmiths and silversmiths from all over the U.S. who can reconstruct, repair, design or make original jewelry from customer-selected gems, stones, opals and crystals. Wire wrap, wire sculpture, stone beads, pearls, stone setting, amber, opal, mineral and fossil dealers. Hourly door prizes including a Ring with a precious stone that will be given as a Grand Prize.; contact Van Wimmer - Show Director, 5273 Bradshaw Road, Salem, VA 24153, (650) 384-6047; e-mail: vawimmer@verizon.net; Web site: www.toteshows.com

8-10EDISON, NEW JERSEY: Annual show; Eons Expos, LLLP, NJ Convention & Exposition Center; 97 Sunfield Avenue; Fri. 12 pm-9 pm; Adults $10.00, Students $5.00, Children Free; 450 vendor booths and 15,000 visitors makes this the largest Mineral, Fossil, and Gem Show east of the Mississippi River. The 'Mindat.org Speaker Series' will feature presenters from around the world. A huge display of glowing UV minerals from all major sites on Earth will be featured in our darkened Junior Ballroom (presented by the Franklin Mineral Museum and Sterling Hill Mining Museums). Activities for the kids include sluicing and every child over 5 will receive a UV rock upon entry -- so they will want to rush to the UV room to see in which color that it glows. A 2,000 sq foot section in the middle of the show will highlight large specimens of dinosaurs and other fossilized life. For business-to-business transactions, there will be a separate 20,000 sq. ft. 'Wholesale Only' section. Entry is $10 for those over 12 years old, just $5 for kids between 5 and 12, and under 5 are free. Parking is free. The full-service cafeteria can seat 100 people at a time. ; contact Heather Grana, 235 First Avenue, Keyport, NJ 07735, (973) 903-3256; e-mail: LowellCarhart@yahoo.com; Web site: http://www.NY-NJ-GemShow.com

May 2016

27-29SALEM, VIRGINIA: Annual show; Treasures Of The Earth Gem & Jewelry Shows, Salem Civiv Center; 1001 Boulevard; Fri. 10:00 AM-6:00 PM, Sat. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun. 11:00 am-5:00 pm; Adults $5 (Good all 3 days), Free under age 16; Jewelry makers, goldsmiths and silversmiths from all over the U.S. who can reconstruct, repair, design or make original jewelry from customer-selected gems, stones, opals and crystals. Wire wrap, wire sculpture, stone beads, pearls, stone setting, amber, opal, mineral and fossil dealers. Hourly door prizes including a Ring with a precious stone that will be given as a Grand Prize.; contact Van Wimmer - Show Director, 5273 Bradshaw Road, Salem, VA 24153, (540) 384-6047; e-mail: vawimmer@verizon.net; Web site: www.toteshows.net

September 2016

10-18DENVER, COLORADO: Annual show; Eons Expos, LLLP, Denver Coliseum; 4600 Humboldt Street; Daily 9 am-6 pm, Sun. 9 am-5 pm, Daily 9 am-6 pm, Sun. 9 am-5 pm; Admission is Free!; Open 9 am-6 pm every day except Sunday, 9 am-5 pm. Admission is Free; Parking is Free; Come see 250 dealers on both levels of the Denver Coliseum plus in 100 tent spaces outside. It's all here: fine minerals, fossils, meteorites, gems, artisan jewelry, gold, silver, lapidary, beads and rough — split evenly between wholesale and retail. Running from Sept 10 - 18, this is Denver's only weekend-to-weekend show and attracts 18,000 visitors over those nine days. With 2,000 tables covered with earth treasures and free parking for 1,500 cars on the 33 acre complex, this is America's largest mineral, fossil, gem & jewelry show. The low booth fee and aggressive advertising ensures that the show continues to grow 20% annually -- which makes it interesting to visit every year. Meet the cast of the TV show 'Prospectors' who will be at the show selling their finds. Peruse the dinosaurs on display. Ogle museum-quality sculptures in solid blocks of clear quartz. Take home a piece of the Moon. Select specimens found in only one place on Earth, being offered by the mine owner herself. Prices range from just $1 to $1 million; Contact Heather Grana, 235 First Avenue, Keyport, NJ 07735, (973) 903-3256; e-mail: Heather@EonsExpos.com; Web site: http://www.ColiseumShow.com; contact Lowell Carhart, (804) 291-6357; e-mail: LowellCarhart@yahoo.com; Web site: www.Eons-Expos.com

September 2016-October 2016

30-2INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Annual show; Treasures Of The Earth Gem & Jewelry Shows, Indiana State Fairgrounds - Ag/Hoticulture Bldg; 1202 East 38th Street; Fri. 10 am-6 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 11 am-5 pm; Adults $5 (Good all 3 days), Children Under age 16 free when accompanied by an adult; Jewelry makers, goldsmiths and silversmiths from all over the U.S. who can reconstruct, repair, design or make original jewelry from customer-selected gems, stones, opals and crystals. Wire wrap, wire sculpture, stone beads, pearls, stone setting, amber, opal, mineral and fossil dealers. Hourly door prizes including a Ring with a precious stone that will be given as a Grand Prize. Note the Fairgrounds charges $5 per day for parking.; contact Van Wimmer, Sr. - Show Director, 5273 Bradshaw Road, Salem, VA 24153, (540) 384-6047; e-mail: van@toteshows.com; Web site: www.toteshows.com

December 2016

2-4EDISON, NEW JERSEY: Annual show; Eons Expos, LLLP, NJ Convention & Expo Center; 97 Sunfield Avenue; Fri. 5 pm-9 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-6 pm; Admission is $5, ; Free parking. Come see 120 dealer booths just in time for holiday gift giving. It's all here: fine minerals, fossils, meteorites, gems, amber, opal, artisan jewelry, gold, silver, beads, dinosaur teeth, moon rocks, and more! With the success of our April Show in this location, we've added this show in December so you can get out of the cold. Prices range from just $1 to $1 million. Contact Heather Grana, 235 First Avenue, Keyport, NJ 07735, (973) 903-3256; e-mail: Heather@EonsExpos.com; Web site: Eons-Expos.com; contact Lowell Carhart, (804) 291-6357; e-mail: LowellCarhart@yahoo.com; Web site: www.Eons-Expos.com

March 2017-April 2017

31-2INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Annual show; Treasures Of The Earth Gem & Jewelry Shows, Indiana State Fairgrounds - Agriculture/Horticulture Building; 1202 East 38th Street; Fri. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sat. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun. 11:00 am-5:00 pm; Adults $5 (Good all 3 days), Children Free under age 16; Jewelry makers, goldsmiths and silversmiths from all over the U.S. who can reconstruct, repair, design or make original jewelry from customer-selected gems, stones, opals and crystals. Wire wrap, wire sculpture, stone beads, pearls, stone setting, amber, opal, mineral and fossil dealers. Hourly door prizes including a Ring with a precious stone that will be given as a Grand Prize.; contact Van Wimmer - Show Director, 5273 Bradshaw Road, Salem, VA 24153, (540) 384-6047; e-mail: vawimmer@verizon.net; Web site: www.toteshows.com

May 2017

25-28SALEM, VIRGINIA: Annual show; Treasures Of The Earth Gem & Jewelry Shows, Salem Civic Center; 1001 Boulevard; Fri. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sat. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun. 11:00 am-5:00 pm; Adults $5 (Good all 3 days), Children Free Under age 16; Jewelry makers, goldsmiths and silversmiths from all over the U.S. who can reconstruct, repair, design or make original jewelry from customer-selected gems, stones, opals and crystals. Wire wrap, wire sculpture, stone beads, pearls, stone setting, amber, opal, mineral and fossil dealers. Hourly door prizes including a Ring with a precious stone that will be given as a Grand Prize.; contact Van Wimmer - Show Director, 5273 Bradshaw Road, Salem, VA 24153, (540) 384-6047; e-mail: vawimmer@verizon.net; Web site: www.toteshows.net

September 2017-October 2017

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