This page displays all "approved" Show Dates that start today onward. To display past approved events use the Approved link above.


February 2018

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

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

March 2018

3-4ROBSTOWN, TEXAS: Annual show; Gulf Coast Gem & Mineral Society, RMB Regional Fairgrounds; 1213 Terry Shamsie Blvd; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $6; 56th Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry show. Rocks, minerals, gems, fossils, jewelry, beads, lapidary materials and equipment, educational resources, displays, exhibits, demonstrations, shopping, and education for everyone. Open to the public. Raffle prizes. Door prizes, silent auction, kid’s wheel, touch table, mineral & gem identification. Grand prize and raffle prizes drawn at end of show, do not need to be present to win. ; contact Russell Wheeler, (361)-944-7877; e-mail:; Web site:

10-11SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS: Annual show; Southwest Gem and Mineral Society, San Antonio Event Center; 8111 Meadow Leaf Dr. , Near corner of Marbach and I-410; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, Seniors/Military $3, Students $2 w/ID, Children under 12 $1; 57TH Fiesta of Gems. Rocks, minerals, fossils, jewelry, gemstones, silent auction, hourly and grand prizes, games, exhibits, make your own cabachon, parking $3; contact Robert Bowie, TX 78133, (830)-387-1766; e-mail:; Web site:

March 2018-April 2018

30-1ALPINE, TEXAS: Show and sale; Chihuahuan Desert Gem & Mineral Club, Alpine Civiv Center; 801 W. Holland Ave., (W. Hwy 90); Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Inside and outside vendors. Exhibits (non-competitive).; contact Judith Brueske, PO Box 195, Alpine, TX 79831, (432)-244-9503; e-mail:

April 2018

14-15ABILENE, TEXAS: Annual show; Central Texas Gem & Mineral Society, Abilene Convention Center; N 6th & Pine; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Admission $3, Children 6-12, $1.50; under under 6 & Scouts and Military in uniform free; Central Texas Gem & Mineral Society. Exhibits, Wheel of Fortune, dealers, fossils, rare minerals, cut and uncut gems, fluorescent display, lapidary supplies and rough, jewelry making equipment, beads, Crack your own Geode, Silent Auction, door prizes, grand prize drawing; proceeds benefit scholarship program. ; contact Kay McDaniel, 3118 Woodglenn Cove, Abilene, TX 79606, (325)-668-8558; e-mail:; Web site:

May 2018

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

26-27FORT WORTH, TEXAS: Annual show; Fort Worth Gem and Mineral Club, Will Rogers Memorial Center; 3401 West Lancaster; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, Seniors/Students $4, Children 16 and under free; Gem, mineral, fossil, bead & jewelry shop ; contact Janice Craddock, PO Box 123975, Fort Worth, TX 76116; e-mail:; Web site: