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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; Email:; Website:

July 2018

27-29TENINO, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Washington Agate & Mineral Society; Parkside Elementary School, 301 Central Avenue E; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 9-5; free admission; demonstrations, dealer booths, learn how to polish rocks, make gem trees, jewelry, arrowheads, knives and spear points, enjoy Oregon Trail Days; contact Daniel De Boer, 5107 Brenner Road NW , Olympia, WA 98502; Email:; Website:

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 ; Email:

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; Email:; Website: 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 ; Email:

18-18SHELTON, WASHINGTON: Tailgate sale and swap; Shelton Rock and Mineral Society; Mason County Recreation Association, 2100 E Johns Prairie Road; Sat. 9-5; free admission; All rockhounds and vendors invited to participate and bring rocks, minerals, fossils, rock crafts and equipment for sale or trade. Free admission and parking for shoppers and browsers. Food concession, raffle, display and restrooms; contact Susan Perrault, (360) 275-9432; Email:; Website:

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; Email:

15-16CASTLE ROCK, WASHINGTON: 53rd Annual Rock, Gem and Mineral Show; Southern Washington Mineralogical Society; Castle Rock Fairgrounds, 120 Fair Lane, SW Corner of Highway 411 and Cowlitz River; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free; Dealers, member display cases, food, door prizes, gem Dig, demonstrators, spin table, scavenger hunt, rock cutting, verbal auction Saturday at 3pm, Scholarship Raffle Sunday at 3pm ; contact Robert Klickman , PO Box 679 , Winlock, WA 98596, (360)-785-4417

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; Email: showchair@cascademineralogical; Website:

October 2018

6-7MARYSVILLE, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Marysville Rock and Gem Club; Marysville Totem Middle School - Gymnasium, 1605 7th Street NE; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission ; At our 44th annual show there will 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, club displays, and more fun and games for the kids. Door prizes, silent auctions, raffle prizes and food service. Free admission, free parking. ; contact Michael McWilliams, 28028 44th Ave NW, Stanwood, WA 98292, (360)-631-7469; Email:,; Website:

27-28BELLEVUE, WASHINGTON: "Octoberfest of Gems" club-retail show; Bellevue Rock Club; Vasa Park, 3560 W. Lake Sammamish Pkwy SE; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; free admission; 20 dealers in minerals, fossils, tools, equipment, slabs, faceting rough, finished stones, children’s activity, door prizes, silent auction; contact Bruce Himko, PO Box 1851, Bellevue, WA 98009; Email:; Website:

November 2018

9-11PUYALLUP, 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; adults, seniors and students $7, children (ages 0-11) free; fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold and silver, minerals and more at manufacturer prices, exhibitors from all over the world, jewelry repair and ring sizing while you shop, free hourly door prizes; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email:; Website:

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 ; Email:

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 ; Email:

March 2019

2-3ISSAQUAH, WASHINGTON: Annual show; East KingCo Rock Club; Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave. NW; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; free admission; gem, jewelry and mineral dealers offering metaphysical crystals, collector specimens, cabbing material, jewelry-making supplies, lapidary equipment, stone sculpture exhibit presented by the Northwest Stone Sculptors Association, free "What's my rock?" identification, door prizes, silent auction, kids' activities; contact Cindy Smith, PO Box 2203, Redmond, WA 98073; Email:; Website:

22-24SPOKANE, WASHINGTON: 60th Anniversary Gem, Jewelry and Mineral Show; Rock Rollers of Spokane, WA; Spokane County Fair and Event Center, N 404 Havana; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; adults $6 (good all weekend), seniors and military $5, Scouts in uniform free, children 12 and under free with paid adult; more than 40 dealers, 60 display cases, fossils, crystals, minerals, specimens, handcrafted jewelry, lapidary supplies, demonstrations, hourly door prizes, youth activities, grand prize, free parking; contact Mike Shaw, (509) 251-1574; Email:; Website: