Thursday, Nov 14, 2019

Rock & Gem Show Dates

 
 

November 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

December 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

January 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

February 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

March 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

April 2020

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

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

4-5EDMONDS, WASHINGTON: Maplewood Rock and Gem Club 5th Annual Spring Sale; Maplewood Rock and Gem Club; Maplewood Rock and Gem Clubhouse, 8802 196th Street SW.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5; free admission; contact Mary Ann Collins; Email: collma1@comcast.net; Website: http://www.maplewoodrockclub.com/

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

25-26FRANKLIN, NEW JERSEY: Show and sale; The Franklin-Ogdensburg Mineralogical Society, Inc. (FOMS); Littel Community Center, 12 Munsonhurst Rd.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $7, children (ages 6-16) $4; Indoor and outdoor sales of minerals, rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and fossils; contact Gavin Hannah; Email: green4gavin@hotmail.com; Website: http://www.fomsnj.org/Events.aspx

May 2020

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

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

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

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

2-3TOPSFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS: Annual show; North Shore Rock and Mineral Club; Topsfield Fairgrounds, 207 Boston St.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6 (save $1 with coupon), seniors $4, free admission for children under 12; Dealers offering minerals, fossils, beads, gems, lapidary, exhibits and demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Kenneth Barrie Cooper, 21 Oakwood Knoll Road, Ipswich, MA 01938, (978) 337-4486; Email: drkencoop@comcast.net; Website: www.northshorerock.org

2-3EVERETT, WASHINGTON: 67th Annual Gem, Jewelry and Mineral Show; Everett Rock and Gem Club; Everett Community College, 2206 Tower Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; free admission; Dealers offering crystals, geodes, minerals, displays and exhibits, activities for children ; contact Fritz Mack, (425) 232-0809; Website: www.everettrockclub.com

6-10FRANKLIN, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Echo Valley Gem Show; Echo Valley Showplace (across from GLW), 6456 Sylva Rd; Wed. 9-6, Thu. 9-6, Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6; free admission; Featuring dealers from around the world selling minerals, fossils, geodes, rough rock, slabs, cabochons, gems, beads, jewelry, crystals; contact Damian w/ Bellpoint; Email: mbellpoint@gmail.com; Website: www.bellpointpromotions.com

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

9-10BRAINERD, MINNESOTA: Annual show; Cuyuna Rock, Gem & Mineral Society; Crow Wing County Fairgrounds, 2000 13th St. S.E.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Saturday: Adults $2, children 11 and under $1; Sunday: Free admission for moms on Mother’s Day, adults $2, and children 11 and under $1; Agates, minerals, fossils, gems, jewelry, exhibits, and activities for children; contact Ed Opatz, 43330 125th Ave., Holdingford, MN 56340, (320) 250-1363; Email: opatz1@att.net; Website: www.cuyunarockclub.org

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

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

16-17SAINT JOSEPH, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Blossomland Gem & Mineral Society; Lake Michigan Catholic Elementary School, 3165 Washington Ave.; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 12-6; free admission; Annual club show, family friendly, vendors sales, demonstrations; contact Pam; Email: blossomlandrockclub@gmail.com

22-24SALEM, VIRGINIA: Annual show; Treasures Of The Earth Gem & Jewelry Shows; Salem Civic Center, 1001 Boulevard; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $5 (good for all three days), free admission for children age 16 and under ; contact Van A. Wimmer, Sr.; Email: vanwimmer@comcast.net; Website: www.toteshows.com

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

23-24ST. CHARLES, ILLINOIS: Annual show; CGMA (Chicagoland Gems & Minerals Association); Kane County Fairgrounds, 525 S. Randall Raod; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, seniors (62) and students $3, two-day passes available, free admission for children under 13, active service personnel with ID and scouts in uniform; More than 30 dealers, special exhibits, demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Mark Kuntz, 2020 President, 164 Jewett St., Elgin, IL 60123, (847) 742-9244; Email: m_kuntz@sbcglobal.net; Website: www.cgma.rocks

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

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

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

June 2020

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

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

12-14CARTERSVILLE, GEORGIA: Annual show; Bellpoint Gem Show; Clarence Brown Conference Center, 5450 GA-20; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, free admission for children under 15 when accompanied by paying adults; Gem dealers offering crystals, fossils, jewelry, beads, gems, geodes, and minerals; contact Damian; Email: mbellpoint@gmail.com; Website: www.bellpointpromotions.com

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

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

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

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

July 2020

23-26FAIRPLAY, COLORADO: Annual show; Jay Penn ; Outdoor Show, 200 Platte Dr.; Thu. 9-5, Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; free admission; More than 24 dealers offering mineral specimens, rough, slab, jewelry, cabochons, beads, petrified wood, equipment; contact Jay Penn, Fairplay River Park Event Site, Fairplay, CO 80440, (505) 883-4195; Email: jaypenn246@gmail.com; Website: http://abqfallshow.wix.com/abq-fall-show

24-26FRANKLIN, NORTH CAROLINA: Show and sale; Gem & Mineral Society of Franklin, NC; Robert C. Carpenter Community Building, 1288 Georgia Road, ; Fri. 10-6, Sat. Select Start Time-6, Sun. 10-6; Adults $2, free admission for children 12 and under; Dealers offering gem stones (rough and cut), minerals, beads, fossils, along with demonstrations and displays; contact Linda Harbuck, 98 Hyatt Road, Franklin, NC 28734, 8285243161; Email: lindah@franklin-chamber.com; Website: www.visitfranklinnc.com

August 2020

8-9EDMONDS, WASHINGTON: Maplewood Rock and Gem Club 14th Annual August Sale; Maplewood Rock and Gem Club; Maplewood Rock and Gem Clubhouse, 8802 196th Street SW; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5; free admission; contact Mary Ann Collins, (206) 714-3922; Email: collma1@comcast.net

September 2020

18-20MARIETTA, GEORGIA: Annual show; Bellpoint Gem Show; Cobb County Civic Center, 548 S. Marietta Pkwy.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, free admission for children under 15 with a paying adult; Dealers offering jewelry, minerals, fossils, healing stones, crystals, geodes, beads, and gems; contact Damian; Email: mbellpoint@gmail.com; Website: www.bellpointpromotions.com

26-27LANCASTER, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Palmdale Gem & Mineral Club; Antelope Valley Fairgrounds, 2551 West Ave. H.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; Dealers, demonstrations, presentations, and activities for children; contact Allison McClung, (661) 839-7403; Email: ali_cares@aol.com; Website: palmdalegemandmineral.org

October 2020

2-4ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO: Annual show; Jay Penn ; Expo NM State Fairgrounds, Creative Arts Bldg. , 300 San Pedro; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; free admission; 60 dealers offering mineral specimens, rough, slabs, jewelry, cabochons, beads, fossils, petrified wood, tools, and equipment; contact Amy Penn, 2324 Alvarado Dr. NE, ABQ, NM 87110, (505) 203-1900; Email: amypenn246@gmail.com; Website: http://abqfallshow.wix.com/abq-fall-show

9-11WARREN, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Michigan Mineralogical Society; Macomb Community College Expo Center, 14500 E. 12 Mile Road; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 11-5; Adults $8, seniors $5, children $4; View 84 display exhibits, tour the fluorescence tent, attend lectures, shop for gems, minerals, and fossils from over 60 dealers, enjoy activities for children; contact David Lurie, 755 Lakeview, Birmingham, MI 48009; Email: dlurie2001@comcast.net; Website: www.michmin.org

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

December 2020

11-13LAWRENCEVILLE, GEORGIA: Annual show; Bellpoint Gem Show; Gwinnett County Fairgrounds, 2405 Sugarloaf Pkwy.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, free admission for children under 15 accompanied by paying adult; An extensive group of dealers selling fossils, jewelry, beads, geodes, crystals, gems, and minerals; contact Damian; Email: mbellpoint@gmail.com; Website: www.bellpointpromotions.com