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March 2018

3-4ISSAQUAH, WASHINGTON: Annual show; East KingCo Rock Club Kirkland WA, Pickering Barn; 1730 10th Avenue NW; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; free; Stone sculpture exhibit, kid’s activities, silent auction, raffle, What\\\'s My Rock identification and hourly door prizes. ; contact Cindy Smith, (206)-953-3456; e-mail:

9-10COLVILLE, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Panorama Gem and Mineral Club, Colville Ag Trade Center; NE WA Fairgrounds; Fri. 8:30-6, Sat. 9-5; Free Admission; contact Bill Allen, (509)-936-2446; e-mail:

10-11SEATTLE, WASHINGTON: Annual show; North Seattle Lapidary & Mineral Club, Crown Hill Center; 9250 14th Ave NW; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Family fun!  Explore our world of rocks, gems, and fossils.  Many junior activities, demonstrations, club member displays, the best grab bags, Rockosaurus rides, Rockhound Dinner, dealers, door prizes, and more!; contact Susan Gardner, (425)-483-2295; Web site:

23-25SPOKANE , WASHINGTON: 59th Annual Gem, Jewelry and Mineral Show; Rock Rollers Club of Spokane, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center; N. 404 Havana; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, Seniors $5, Children 12 and under free; Fossils, crystals, minerals, specimens, handcrafted jewelry, lapidary supplies, demonstrations, hourly door prizes, youth activities, and a grand prize. ; contact Mike Shaw, (509)-251-1574; e-mail:

April 2018

6-8PUYALLUP, WASHINGTON: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Washington State Fair Events Center; 110 9th Ave SW; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $7, Children free (ages 0-11); 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 & ring sizing while you shop. Free hourly door prizes.; contact Yooy Nelson, (503)-252-8300; e-mail:; Web site:

14-15EDMONDS, WASHINGTON: April Rock and Gem Sale; Maplewood Rock and Gem Club, Maplewood Rock and Gem Clubhouse; 8802 196th ST SW ; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; contact Mary Ann Collins, (206)-714-3922; e-mail:

21-22KENNEWICK, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Lakeside Gem and Mineral, Benton County Fairgrounds; 1500 South Oak; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; $5 (discount coupon available), 12 and under free with paid adult; Collectors’ exhibits; Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Dealers; demonstrations including cabochon fashioning, gemstone faceting, gem trees, sphere making, silversmithing, wire wrapping and jewelry fabrication; silent auction; junior activities; door prizes; raffle; Fluorescent displays; Geode cracking; Tailgating on Sunday morning; contact Mary Lou Omstead, PO Box 6652, Kennewick, WA 99336, (509)-783-2798

27-29YAKIMA, WASHINGTON: Northwest Federation of Mineralogical Societies\\\' 80th Anniversary Show and Convention; Yakima Rock and Mineral Club, Central Washington State Fair Park; Modern Living Building and Pioneer Hall, 1301 South Fair Avenue; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $4, Students $2, Children 14 & under free; Featuring: Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks & Minerals, North American Research Group, Ginkgo Petrified Forest Interpretive Center, Amethyst Scepters of Montana and Jewelry Dealers, Children’s Activities, Rock, Mineral & Fossil Dealers, Grab Bags, Wheel of Fortune, NFMS Display Competitions, Fossil Preparation Demos, Door Prizes, $1 Raffle Tickets, Silent Auctions, Stone Knapping & Gold Prospecting Demos, Wire Tree Classes, Metal Smith Classes (reserve in advance), Special Speakers, Food Concession, Free Parking Gate 5 ; contact Ronna Watkins, PO Box 326, Yakima, WA 98907, (509)-433-7841; e-mail:; Web site:

28-29SEATTLE, WASHINGTON: Annual show; West Seattle Rock Club, Alki Masonic Temple; 4736 40th Avenue SW; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; free; Fun activities for kids, displays, demonstrations, dealers and good food.; contact Diane Christensen, (206)-582-2267; e-mail:; Web site:

28-29ELMA, WASHINGTON: 50th annual rock and gem show ; Grays Harbor gem and mineral club, Elma County Fair and Event Center; 43 Elma-McCleary Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4:30; Free Admission; contact Gary Emberley, (360)-533-6196; e-mail:

May 2018

5-6EVERETT, WASHINGTON: 65th Annual Gem, Jewelry and Mineral Show; Everett Rock and Gem Club, Everett Community College; Walt Price Student Fitness Center, 2206 Tower Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Dealers, crystals & geodes, tools and equipment, demonstrations, books and maps, club sales table, hourly door prizes, kids’ activities, silent auction, special exhibits and displays, food. ; contact John Peterson, PO Box 1615, Everett, WA 98206, (425)-402-9227; Web site:

June 2018

1-3BONNEY LAKE, WASHINGTON: Annual Show ; Puyallup Valley Gem and Mineral Club, Swiss Park; 9205 198th Avenue East; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Something for everyone! Energy stones, crystals, fossils, rare minerals & landscape treasures. Books, displays, club sales & silent auctions. Local vendors, raffle drawing on Sunday, lapidary demonstrations all weekend. Gold panning, rock carving/sculptures, metal detecting, kids crafts Free parking, handicap parking, wheelchair access into main hall ; contact Nancy LeMay, PVGMC, PO Box 134, Puyallup, WA 98371; e-mail:; Web site:

August 2018

4-5DARRINGTON, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Darrington Rock and Gem Club, Mansford Grange; 28806 463rd Avenue NE; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Collecting Field Trip – Saturday 12:00 to Rocks Bars and Sweetwater Travertine. Hourly door prizes – Kids create their own rock kritters – Free rocks for kids - Vendors ; contact Troy Lehman, (360)-391-1153 ; e-mail:

10-12PORT TOWNSEDN , WASHINGTON: Annual show; Port Townsend Rock Club, Jefferson County Fairgrounds ; 4907 Landis St. ; Fri. 10-8, Sat. 10-8, Sun. 10-6; Adults $8, Seniors/Students $6, Children $2; contact Joan Zimmerman, 40 Combs St. , Port Townsend, WA 98368, (907)-230-6836; e-mail:; Web site: facebook

11-12EDMONDS, WASHINGTON: 12th Annual Summer Rock and Mineral 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 ; e-mail:

September 2018

8-9PORT ANGELES, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Clallam County Gem and Mineral Association, Vern Burton Community Center; 308 East 4th Street; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; There will be a Raffle, featured speakers both days, a Rock Alley for kids, great vendors, and on-going cab making and faceting demos. We have display boxes; contact Kathy Schreiner, PO Box 98, Sequim, WA 98382, (360)-681-3811

8-9WALLA WALLA, WASHINGTON: 49th Annual Gem and Mineral Show; Marcus Whitman Gem and Mineral Society, Walla Walla Fairgrounds; Community Center, 363 Orchard Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Admission $3, Children under 12 free with paid adult; Rocks, minerals, fossils, demonstrators, exhibits, silent auction, children activities, retail dealers; contact Jack Edwards, (509)-520-1182; e-mail:

22-23AUBURN, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Cascade Mineralogical Society, Kent, WA, Green River College; Student Union Building, 12401 SE 320th St.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; An indoor show plus several sheltered outdoor vendors. Beautiful, state-of-the-art, new venue. You will find minerals, gemstones, cabs, fossils, geodes, tools and equipment. Everything from rough rock, supplies, finished jewelry and more. Hourly door prizes plus end of show Grande Prize Raffle. Hands on demonstrations, knapping, faceting, wire wrapping and cabbing. Continuous silent auction. Case displays. Many activities for the kids. A great family event!; contact Mark Hohn, 32009 199th Ave. SE, Kent, WA 98042, (253)-332-3736; e-mail: showchair@cascademineralogical; Web site:

October 2018

27-28BELLEVUE, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Bellevue Rock Club, Vasa Park; 3560 W. Lake Sammamish Pkwy SE,; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; \\\"Octoberfest of Gems\\\" Club-Retail Show - FREE Admission, 20 dealers in minerals, fossils, tools, equipment, slabs, faceting rough, finished stones, etc. Children’s activity, Door prizes and Silent Auction. Please visit our web site for additional information. ; contact Bruce Himko, PO Box 1851, bellevue, WA 98009; e-mail:; Web site:

November 2018

10-11EDMONDS, WASHINGTON: Annual Fall Show; Maplewood Rock and Gem Club, Maplewood Rock and Gem Clubhouse; 8802 196th ST SW ; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; contact Mary Ann Collins, (206)-714-3922 ; e-mail:

December 2018

8-9EDMONDS, WASHINGTON: 7th Annual 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 Admission; contact Mary Ann Collins, (206)-714-3922 ; e-mail: