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April 2017

28-30SHENANDOAH THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS: Annual show; Fine Mineral Show, Holiday Inn & Suites Shenandoah The Woodlands; 19333 David Memorial Dr; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; The April Houston 2017 Fine Mineral Show has changed the location. It will not be held in the Embassy Suites in Houston. The same show has now moved to the Woodlands. ; contact Dave Waisman, P.O. Box 8543, Spokane, WA 99203; e-mail:; Web site:

29-30WACO, TEXAS: Annual show; Waco Gem and Mineral Club, Extraco Events Center Creative Arts Bldg; 4601 Bosque Blvd; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $5, Children 6-12 $1; Scout and Leaders in Uniform will get in free. Cabochon Contest. Kid's zone with new Game for kids. Numerous vendors and exhibitors to include the Waco Mammoth National Monument.; contact Jennifer Bennett, TX; e-mail:; Web site:

May 2017

6-6ARLINGTON, TEXAS: Swap Meet; Arlington Gem and Mineral Club, Arlington Gem and Mineral Club; 1408 Gibbins Road; Sat. 7-3; free; Free swap meet for all rock, gem, and mineral related items. No electrical hookups. Come sell, swap. and buy rough, slabs, finished stones, mineral specimens, tools and equipment, etc.; contact J K Peel, 1408 Gibbins Road, Arlington, TX 76012; e-mail:; Web site:

6-7LUBBOCK, TEXAS: Annual show; Lubbock Gem & Mineral Society, Lubbock Memorial Civic Center; 1501 Mac Davis Lane; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $4, Seniors $3, Students $2, Children free; 59th Annual show; Lubbock Memorial Civic Center; Vendors with Jewelry, Loose Stones, Rough, Cabs, Slabs, Geodes, Beads, Gemstones, Mineral Specimens, Crystals, Fossils, Spheres, and Lapidary Tools. Hourly door prizes. Drawings for two grand prizes, one for Kids, and one for Adults. Numerous free exhibits and demos and big rocks you can touch! Our kid’s area will have games and grab bags, and we will feature displays by our youth. We will have presentations about geology by experts in the field on both days! ; contact Walter Beneze, PO Box 6371, Lubbock, TX 79493; e-mail:; Web site:

27-28FORT WORTH, TEXAS: Annual show; Fort Worth Gem and Mineral Club, Fort Worth, TX; Will Rogers Memorial Center, 3401 West Lancaster; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, Seniors/Students $4, Children under 16 are free; 66th Annual show of the Fort Worth Gem and Mineral Club featuring numerous dealers offering jewelry, gems, minerals, fossils and beads from all over the world. Wheel of Chance and Rock & Fossil Dig for kids. A silent auction, hourly door prizes and a Grand Prize raffle add to the entertaining and educational experience.; contact Steve Hilliard, (817)-925-5760; e-mail:; Web site:

July 2017

1-2GRAPEVINE, TEXAS: Annual show; AGMC, Grapevine Convention Center; 1209 South Main Street; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, Seniors/Children $4; 2017 AGMC Jubilee Show. Jewelry, Gems, Minerals & Fossils. Vendors, classes, food, fellowship. Rockhounds, geologists, gemologists, jewelry artisans featuring custom designs, designer fine jewelry, stone identification, faceted gemstones, druzy, cabochons, special shaped stones, tons of rough stones, rocks, slabs, rare minerals, fossils, beads, metaphysical stones, arrowheads, carvings, sculptures, skulls, antlers, bones, petrified wood, glass fusion, enameled jewelry, crystals, himalayan salt lamps, rock/mineral home decor, steampunk designs, butterflies and mine from a mobile mine. ; contact Nadira Charaniya, (469)-751-2944; e-mail:; Web site:

August 2017

12-13SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS: Show; Peppers Gems, Crystal Mystic; 4703 Shavano Oak, Ste.100; Sat. 11-6, Sun. 12-5; Free Admission; The Amateur Rock, Gem and Jewelry Show is put on by local people. There will be minerals, fossils, meteorites, gems, jewelry, lapidary instructions and metaphysical stones. ; contact Sam Rogers, 14835 Willow Moss Street, San Antonio, TX 78232, (210)-240-7721; e-mail:

26-27JASPER, TEXAS: Annual show; Pine Country Gem & Mineral Society, The Event Center; 6258 Highway 190 West; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults/Seniors $3, Students/Children free; Exhibits, door prizes, silent auction, grand prize raffle, spinning wheel, lapidary demonstrations, ; contact Jonetta Nash, 737 FM 254 South, Jasper, TX 75951, (409)-384-3974; e-mail:; Web site:

November 2017

18-19MESQITE , TEXAS: Annual show; Dallas Gem and Mineral Society, Dallas Texas; 1800 Rodeo Drive; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $8, Seniors $8, Children $3; There will be fluorescent displays, kid's mine and wheel of fortune, lapidary equipment and jewelry supplies, wire wrapping, stone polishing, knapping demonstrations, and you'll get to open your own geodes. ; contact Diana Case, 7522 CAMPBELL #113-196, DALLAS, TX 75248, (469)-688-4057; e-mail:; Web site: