× With health guidelines issued concerning the COVID-19 virus, most shows and events are being cancelled and rescheduled. We will continue to update the listings with this information when notified, but we recommend you check websites and social media pages of specific clubs to learn the latest about their events.
Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Rock & Gem Show Dates

 
 

May 2020

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

29-31FLAGSTAFF, ARIZONA: Annual show; Coconino Lapidary Club; Fort Tuthill County Park Fairgrounds-Commercial Building, 2446 Fort Tuthill Loop; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; free admission; Rock, gem and jewelry show for all ages; contact Wayne Scott, (928) 607-3185; Email: 4nsgsrocks@gmail.com; Website: flagstaffmineralandrock.org

29-31RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Treasures of the Earth, Inc.; Kerr Scott Building, NC State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Rd; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, free admission for children 16 and under; This show offers a variety of precious and semi-precious gemstones, pearls, beads, fossils, minerals, crystals; contact Jane Westbrook, PO Box 59, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, (804) 642-2011; Email: jane@treasuresoftheearth.com; Website: http://www.TreasuresOfTheEarth.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

30-31COEUR D’ALENE, IDAHO: The Dinosaurs are Coming to the 60th Annual Rock and Gem Show; North Idaho Mineral Club; Kootenai County Fairgrounds — Jacklin Building #25, 4056 North Government Way and Kathleen Avenue , Gates C & D; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $4 or $6 for a two-day pass; Vendors, displays, demonstrations, exhibits, and activities for children; contact Mike Rose; Email: NIMCshowchairman@gmail.com; Website: https://www.northidahomineralclub.org/

30-31OLYMPIA, WASHINGTON: Show; Crystallography Spring Showcase Olympia; DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel , 415 Capitol Way N; Sat. 11-7, Sun. 11-6; Adults $2, free admission for children 12 and under and seniors (65 and older); Dealers selling crystals, minerals, stones, gems, jewelry; contact Michelle Ferris; Email: CrystallographyGems@gmail.com; Website: https://tinyurl.com/Oly2020Crystals

June 2020

5-7BONNEY LAKE, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Puyallup Valley Gem & Mineral Club; Swiss Park, 9205 198th Avenue East; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; free admission; Dealers selling fossils, minerals, crystals, with demonstrations (silversmithing, intarsia, wire wrapping, cabbing), free gem appraisals Saturday and Sunday, activities for children; contact Jim Christian, (253) 987-6751; Email: pvgamc@gmail.com; Website: puyallupvalleygemandmineralclub.com

6-6DELTA, COLORADO: CANCELED; Delta County Rock Wranglers; Heddles Recreation Center, 531 North Palmer Street; Sat. 9-5; free admission; SHOW CANCELED Numerous dealers offering rocks and minerals, jewelry, exhibits, activities for children; contact Harry Masinton, 24662 Sorrento Lane, Cedaredge, CO 81413, (970) 856-3861; Email: masinton@tds.net

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

6-7ONALASKA, WISCONSIN: Annual show; Coulee Rock Club of La Crosse; Onalaska Omni Center, 255 Riders Club Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $2, free admission for children 6 and under; More than 20 dealers offering agates, geodes, crystals, minerals, fossils, jewelry, rough and slabs, polish stones, lapidary equipment, with demonstrations, rock identification, displays, speakers, activities for children; contact Allison Conrad, 33435 Burns Valley Road, La Crescent, MN 55947; Email: rockinbabe@acegroup.cc

6-7SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Guild; Fort Mason Center, 2 Marina Blvd; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $12, free admission children 12 and under; contact Jerry Tomlinson, PO Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 94966, (415) 383-7837; Email: jerry@crystalfair.com; Website: www.crystalfair.com

6-7BUTTE, MONTANA: Annual show; Butte Mineral and Gem Club; Butte Civic Center Annex, 1340 Harrison Avenue; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $3, free admission for children under 12 accompanied by a paying adult; 15 dealers selling minerals, gems, cutting rough, jewelry, fossils, with more than 20 exhibits, silent auction, special display: Doug True's T-Rex Skull; contact Pete Knudsen, (406) 490-5828

6-7CANANDAIGUA, NEW YORK: Annual show; Wayne County Gem and Mineral Club; Greater Canandaigua Civic Center, 250 N. Bloomfield Rd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3, free admission for children under 12; 20 vendors, exhibits, demonstrations, fluorescent mineral program, geode cutting, and activities for children; contact Fred Haynes, 10 Country Club Drive, Rochester, NY 14618, (585) 203-1733; Email: fredmhaynes55@gmail.com; Website: http://www.wcgmc.org/

6-7SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI: CANCELED; Ozark Mountain Gem & Mineral Society; Missouri Institute of Natural Science, 2327 West Farm Road 190; Sat. 10-5:30, Sun. 10-4:30; Free ; SHOW CANCELED; contact Mark Northrup, 2131 West Republic Road, Box #35, Springfield, MO 65807, (417) 501-9690; Email: omgms.57@gmail.com

6-7PELHAM, ALABAMA: Annual show; Alabama Mineral and Lapidary Society; Oak Mountain State Park, 200 Terrace Dr; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; free admission; Vendors selling rocks, minerals, gemstones, fossils, and lapidary jewelry; contact Sarah Landis; Email: alabamarockhound@gmail.com; Website: https://www.lapidaryclub.com

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

12-14PARK HILLS, MISSOURI: CANCELED; Mineral Area Gem & Mineral Society; Missouri Mines Historic Site, 4000 State Highway 32; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 9-4; free admission; SHOW CANCELED Swap, sell, buy rocks, minerals, or fossils; visit a historic mining site and mineral museum; co-sponsored by Mineral Area Gem & Mineral Society and Missouri State Parks; contact Boneta M Hensley, 411 Allen Street, Farmington, MO 63640, (573) 760-0488; Email: mojellybean63@yahoo.com; Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1249800061698210/

13-13NEWTON, MASSACHUSETTS: Annual Auction; Boston Mineral Club; American Legion Nonantum Post 440, 295 California St.; Sat. 11-5; free admission; Annual auction including voice auction of more than 200 lots of mineral specimens, gems, equipment and reference material, with a silent auction of more than 100 flats of mineral specimens, lapidary rough, equipment, and books; contact Mike Haritos, (857) 991-2294; Email: mharitos@comcast.net; Website: www.bostonmineralclub.org

13-13KENT, CONNETICUT: Annual show; Connecticut Antique Machinery Association, Inc. and the Danbury Mineralogical Society; Connecticut Antique Machinery Association grounds, 31 Kent Cornwall Rd., (1 mile north of Kent, on Route 7); Sat. 9-4; free admission; 20th Annual Mineral and Gem Show, to benefit the Connecticut Museum of Mining and Mineral Science, with rocks, minerals, fossils, and jewelry available for sale or trade, tours of new exhibits at the mining museum; contact John Pawloski, (860) 927-0050; Website: http://www.ctamachinery.com/

13-14MANSFIELD, OHIO: CANCELED; The Richland Lithic & Lapidary Society; Richland County Fairgrounds, 750 N. Home Road, Fairhaven Hall; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $5, seniors $4, students $3, free admission for children under 6 and scouts in uniform; SHOW CANCELED Show theme: Diamonds and Gemstones: Our 60th anniversary, 12 dealers selling gems, minerals, jewelry, beads, and fossils; with demonstrations, lectures, displays, and activities for children; contact Tom Kottyan, (419) 562-1152; Email: themineralhouse@netzero.net; Website: www.rlls.webs.com

13-14ESCONDIDO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Palomar Gem and Mineral Club; Center for the Arts - Escondido, 340 N Escondido Blvd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, seniors $3; More than 30 dealers selling a wide variety inside an art gallery venue, with professional demonstrators; contact Toni D Floyd, PO Box 1583, Escondido, CA 92033, (425) 281-6218; Email: tonifloyd41615@gmail.com; Website: http://www.palomargem.org/annual-gem-mineral-and-jewelry-show/

13-14CARTERSVILLE, GEORGIA: Annual show; Tellus Science Museum; Tellus Science Museum, 100 Tellus Dr.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Museum members free; Adults $15.95, seniors (65+) $13.95, children (3-17) and student with ID $11.95, military personnel with ID, free admission; Dealers selling gems, minerals, fossils, and jewelry; contact Rockfest, 100 Tellus Dr., Tellus Science Museum, Cartersville, GA 30120, (770) 606-5700; Email: asiaj@tellusmuseum.org; Website: tellusmuseum.org

18-21PRINEVILLE, OREGON: 75th Annual Prineville Rockhound Pow Wow; Prineville Rockhound Pow Wow Association; Crook County Fairgrounds, 1280 Main St; Thu. 9-5, Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; free admission; contact Janice Van Cura, 3448 NW Covey Run Road, Corvallis, OR 97330; Email: janicevc@peak.org

19-20QUARRYVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Lancaster County Fossil and Mineral Club; Solanco Fairgrounds, Hoffman Building, 172 South Lime St.; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 9-4; Adults $4, children (6-12) $1, free admission for children under 6; contact Eric Miller; Email: emill1960@embarqmail.com; Website: https://www.facebook.com/LancasterFossilandMineralClub

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

19-21BIG PINEY, WYOMING: Annual show; Sublette County Rock Hounds; Sublette County Fairgrounds, 10937 Hwy 189, Event Center; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; Adults $2, free admission for children; Show also serves as the annual convention of the Rocky Mountain Federation of Mineralogical Societies and the annual Wyoming State Mineral and Gem Society show, with dealers selling rough, slabs, supplies, fossils, beads, jewelry; as well as fluorescent mineral display, demonstrations, exhibits, field trips, and activities for children; contact Jim Gray, PO Box 1351, Big Piney, WY 83113; Email: jimgray@wyoming.com; Website: https://www.wsmgs.org/clubs.html

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

26-28ELDON, MISSOURI: Annual show; Osage Rock and Mineral Club; Eldon Community Center, 309 E. 2nd St.; Fri. 2-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 9-3; free admission; Dealers, displays, demonstrations, fluorescent mineral display, activities for children; contact Roger Varvel, 14354 Hwy 64, Lebanon, MO 65536, (417) 533-2788; Email: ormc2020show@centurylink.net; Website: https://www.facebook.com/pg/osagerockandmineralclub/

27-28CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA: CANCELED; Culver City Rock & Mineral Club; Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 4117 Overland Ave; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Free admission; SHOW CANCELED Featured gemstone of the show is amazonite; dealers, exhibits, demonstrations, and displays; contact Janice Metz, CA, (310) 850-4398; Email: culvercityrocks35@gmail.com; Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/972433519805471/

July 2020

11-12LAKESIDE, ARIZONA: Annual show; White Mountain Gem and Mineral Club; Country Court Event Hall, 3369 W. White Mountain Blvd.; Sat. 9-6; Adults $2, free admission for children under 16; 23rd annual show, dealers offering gems, minerals, fossils, jewelry, displays, activities for children; contact Steve Fowers, PO Box 3504, Show Low, AZ 85902, 926-537-2195; Email: Whitemtngmc@gmail.com; Website: http://www.whitemountain-azrockclub.org/

11-12TULSA, OKLAHOMA: Annual show; Tulsa Rock and Mineral Society; Exchange Center, Tulsa County Fairgrounds, 4145 E. 21st Street ; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; $6 adults, free admission for children 12 and under when accompanied by a paying adult, scouts in uniform, police, fire, and military personnel with ID; Show highlights include rocks, minerals, jewelry, fossils, a fluorescent room, beads, crystals, touch table, working displays, and activities for children; contact Martha Rongey, 612 W. 120th St. S., Jenks, OK 74037, (918) 230-1094; Email: m_rongey@sbcglobal.net; Website: www.tulsarockandmineralsociety.org

11-12CASPER, WYOMING: Annual show; Natrona County Rockhounds; Ramkota Inn, 800 N Poplar; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; $3 adults, free admission for children under 12; contact Mac Goss, Casper, WY 82604; Email: macogre13@gmail.com

11-12BILLINGS, MONTANA: Annual show; Billings Gem and Mineral Club; Al Bedoo Shrine Auditorium , 1125 Broadwater Ave; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free admission; Activities for the entire family, dealers, displays, demonstrations, auction, and activities for children; contact Doug True; Email: billingsgemclub@gmail.com; Website: BillingsGemClub.com

11-12SYRACUSE, NEW YORK: CANCEL; Gem & Mineral Society of Syracuse, Inc.; Center of Progress Building, New York State Fair Grounds, 575 State Fair Blvd.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $7, free admission for children under 12 and scouts in uniform when accompanied by paid adult admission; SHOW CANCELED Theme: Fossils of New York State, more than 60 dealers offering rocks, minerals, slabs, geodes, jewelry, fossils, beads, and crystals; demonstrations, displays, and activities for children; contact Dick Lyons, c/o GMSS P.O. Box 2801, Syracuse, NY 13220; Email: show@gmss.us; Website: http://www.gmss.us

17-19VIRGINIA BEACH, VIRGINIA: Annual show; Treasures of the Earth, Inc.; Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th Street; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, free admission for children 16 and under; Vendors with custom-faceted gemstones, beads, crystals, minerals, and fossils, demonstrations, and displays of two local gem and mineral societies, graduate gemologist available for on-site appraisals; contact Jane Westbrook, PO Box 59, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, (804) 642-2011; Email: jane@treasuresoftheearth.com; Website: http://www.TreasuresOfTheEarth.com

18-19DARRINGTON, WASHINGTON: ; Darrington Rock and Gem Club; Mansford Grange, 1265 Railroad Avenue, (Behind IGA); Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; free admission; Rocks, gems, minerals for sale, demonstrations, displays, custom rock cutting, activities for children, and w a field trip on July 18 for Travertine and River bar collecting; contact Ed Lehman, (425) 334-6282; Email: wsmced@hotmail.com; Website: https://www.facebook.com/DarringtonRGC

18-19BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON: CANCELED; Crystallography Gem + Mineral Market / LIFE:FORMS Festival; The Majestic, 1027 N Forest St; Sat. 11-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $5; free admission for children 12 and under, seniors (65 and older), teachers/military/veterans with ID; SHOW CANCELED More than 33 vendors selling crystals, minerals, stones, gems, and jewelry, along with a variety of other festival activities. *Reserve tickets via Eventbrite and save $2 on admission: http://bit.ly/3aOKAsb; contact Michelle Ferris; Email: CrystallographyGems@gmail.com; Website: https://tinyurl.com/CGMMbh20

18-19MOOSE LAKE, MINNESOTA: CANCELED; Carlton County Gem & Mineral Club; Riverside Arena, 20 Earl Ellens Dr.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-3; free admission; SHOW CANCELED 51st Annual Moose Lake Agate Days Gem & Mineral Show, vendors, Agate Stampede 3 p.m. Saturday, with 400 pounds of agates, $400 quarters and $100 in half dollars and spread along Elm Avenue for a finders-keepers scramble; contact David Johnson, 2815 E 4th St, Superior, WI 54880; Email: davidrj@chartermi.net; Website: https://www.facebook.com/mooselakeagatedays2020/

18-19ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA: Show and sale; Gem City Rock and Mineral Society; Zem Zem Shriners Banquet and Conference Center, 2525 West 38th St.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $4, seniors (65 and older) $3.50; contact Robert Gallivan, 427 Colleen Dr.; Website: http://www.gemcityrockclub.org/

22-26FRANKLIN, 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; Featuring dealers offering minerals, fossils, geodes, rough rock, slabs, cabochons, gems, beads, jewelry, crystals *Additional day Sun. 9-4 ; contact Damian w/ Bellpoint; Email: mbellpoint@gmail.com; Website: www.bellpointpromotions.com

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

25-26RAPID CITY, SOUTH DAKOTA: Annual show; Western Dakota Gem & Mineral Society; Best Western Ramkota Hotel, 2111 N Lacrosse St.; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, free admission for children 12 and under when accompanied with an adult; Displays, speakers, demonstrations, vendors offering fine minerals, lapidary items, agates, with a silent auction, and activities for children; contact Leslie, SD; Email: westdakota.rocks@gmail.com; Website: www.wdgms.org

25-26ESSEX JUNCTION, VERMONT: CANCELED; Burlington Gem and Mineral Club; Champlain Valley Exposition, 105 Pearl Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $4, Seniors (60+) $3, free admission for children under 16 with a paying adult; SHOW CANCELED Dealers, exhibits, lectures, demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Andy Simmons; Email: bgmcvt@yahoo.com; Website: http://www.burlingtongemandmineralclub.org/show.html

August 2020

1-2LUBBOCK, 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 age 6-12 $2, and free admission for children age 5 and under; Vendors selling loose stones, rough, cabochons, geodes, beads, jewelry, mineral specimens, crystals, and fossils, silent auctions, and activities for children; contact Walter Beneze, PO Box 6371, Lubbock, TX 79493; Email: walt@lubbockgemandmineral.org; Website: www.lubbockgemandmineral.org

7-9DALTON, GEORGIA: Annual show; Dalton Gem and Mineral Jewelry Show; Dalton Convention Center, 2211 Dug Gap Battle Rd; Fri. 2-7, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $4 (good for all three days), free admission for children 16 and under when accompanied by a paying adult; 29th Annual Dalton Bead, Gem, Fossil, Mineral, and Jewelry Show, with dealers, displays, and demonstrations, and activities for children ; contact Mohammad Tahir, P.O. Box 4046 , Dalton, GA 30719, (706) 537-8960; Email: tahir1269@yahoo.com; Website: https://www.facebook.com/daltongemandmineraljewelryshow/

8-9EDMONDS, WASHINGTON: CANCELLED — 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; SHOW CANCELLED; contact Mary Ann Collins, (206) 714-3922; Email: collma1@comcast.net

8-9WALNUT CREEK, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Guild; Civic Park Community Center, 1375 Civic Drive (at Broadway); Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $12, free admission for children under 12; More than 35 dealers; contact Jerry Tomlinson, PO Box 1371 , Sausalito, CA 94966, (415) 383-7837; Email: jerry@crystalfair.com; Website: www.crystalfair.com

8-9GONZALES, LOUISIANA: Annual show; Baton Rouge Gem & Mineral Society; Lamar Dixon Expo Center-Trademart Building, 9039 S. Saint Landry Ave; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, children (5-13) $3, $1 off admission for scouts in uniform, free admission for military personnel with ID; Vendors selling gemstones, minerals, fossils, lapidary equipment, win a beautiful 23 x 9-inch amethyst cathedral, drawing tickets are $1 a ticket or 6 for $5; contact Wanda Gawarecki, 5191 Hwy 19, Ethel, LA 70730; Email: mercymom3@gmail.com; Website: www.brgemandmineral.org

13-16WOODLAND PARK, COLORADO: Annual show; Kim and Bodie Packham; Woodland Park Saddle Club grounds, 19250 Highway 24; Thu. 10-5, Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; free admission; Featuring a diverse selection of minerals and gems, custom jewelry - including turquoise jewelry and pieces from Shelly of Stone, auction both days, and activities for children; contact Kim Packham, 87 Plum Creek Rd , Divide, CO 80814, (719) 360-9665; Email: wpgemshow@outlook.com; Website: Woodlandparkrockandgemshow.com

14-16LAKE GEORGE, COLORADO: Annual show; Lake George Gem & Mineral Club; Field between Starkey’s and East of the Post Office), Highway 24; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; free admission; More than 30 dealers with local specimens, rocks, minerals, gems, fossils, jewelry, lapidary, and activities for children ; contact Carol Kinate, P.O. Box 171, Lake George, CO 80827, 719-648-9015; Email: kinatec@aol.com; Website: www.LGGMclub.org

14-16SARASOTA, FLORIDA: Show and sale; Frank Cox Productions; Sarasota Municipal Auditorium, 801 N. Tamiami Trail (U.S. 41); daily 10-5, daily 10-5; Adults $5 ($1 off if you mention this listing); Show and sale of gems, jewelry, crystals, minerals and beads.; contact Frank Cox, 755 S. Palm Ave. #203, Sarasota, FL 34236, (941) 954-02; Email: frankcox@comcast.net; Website: http://www.frankcoxproductions.com

14-16PORTLAND, OREGON: Annual show; Mount Hood Rock Club; Jackson Armory, 6255 NE Cornfoot Road, (Take NE Alderwood Rd from NE Columbia Blvd – just south of PDX); Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-3; Free Admission; More than 24 dealers selling minerals, rocks, beads, jewelry, and fossils; demonstrations, displays, silent auction, and activities for children; contact Wayne King, (503) 284-7195; Email: mhrcdc@gmail.com; Website: www.mthoodrockclub.com

14-16ST LOUIS, MISSOURI: Annual show; Greater St Louis Association of Earth Science Clubs; Machinists Hall, 12365 St. Charles Rock Road; Fri. 3-8, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $5, seniors (62 and older) $4, juniors (ages 6-17) $2, and free admission for children age 5 and under, as well as scouts and leaders in uniform; Vendors, demonstrations and exhibits related to rocks, minerals, lapidary, fossils, gems and jewelry; contact Jerry Kubat, (636) 928-4938; Email: gkubat7911@sbcglobal.net; Website: http://stlearthsci.org/Show.aspx

15-15SHELTON, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Shelton Rock and Mineral Society; Mason County Recreation Area, 2100 E. Johns Prairie Rd; Sat. 9-5; free admission; Vendor spaces open for anyone selling rocks, minerals, fossils, equipment and supplies, and auctions; contact Susan Perault, Shelton, WA, (360) 275-9432; Email: srms242@yahoo.com

15-16SPOKANE VALLEY, WASHINGTON: CANCELED; Crystallography Gem + Mineral Market / LIFE:FORMS Festival ; Spokane County Fair & Expo Center (in the Plaza), 404 N Havana St; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-6; Adults $6, free admission for children 12 and under, seniors (65 and older), teachers/military/veterans with ID; Show Canceled More than 50 vendors selling minerals, gems, crystals, jewelry, rock, and a variety of festival events. *Reserve tickets via Eventbrite and save $2 on admission http://bit.ly/3aMoNB7; contact Michelle Ferris; Email: CrystallographyGems@gmail.com; Website: https://tinyurl.com/LFF2020spokane

15-16BOSSIER CITY, LOUISIANA: Annual show; Arklatex Gem & Mineral Society; Bossier City Civic Center, 620 Benton Rd.; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $4, free admission for children under 6 years of age and students with identification; Dealers offering custom and unique jewelry, beads, gems, minerals, fossils; educational exhibits, demonstrations, and speakers; activities for children; contact Del Glasner, P.O. Box 6633, Bossier City, LA 71171, (318) 517-7372; Email: larockclub@gmail.com; Website: larockclub.com

21-22TAHLEQUAH, OKLAHOMA: Show and sale; Tahlequah Rock & Mineral Society; Cherokee Community Building, 908 S. College Ave.; Fri. 12:30-6, Sat. 9-5, Mon. Select Start Time-Select End Time; Adults $3, free admission for children 12 and under; Vendors selling rocks, minerals, gems, fossils, and lapidary jewelry, museum displays, and fluorescent rocks, and children's activities; contact Sara Brasel, 14236 Cross Timbers Rd., Tahlequah, OK 74464, (918) 284-5770; Email: rockhoundsally@aol.com; Website: n/a

22-22SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS: Show and sale; Southwest Gem and Mineral Society; Wonderland of the Americas Mall, I10 and Loop 410 at Fredericksburg Road; Sat. 10-5; free admission; contact John Speck, 9515 Potters Point, Helotes, TX 78023, 2105961611; Email: jspeck2@att.net; Website: http://www.swgms.org/

22-23CANTON, NEW YORK: CANCELED; St. Lawrence County Rock & Mineral Club; Canton Pavilion, 90 Lincoln St.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-3; Adults $2, free admission for children 12 and under; SHOW CANCELED Dealer sals, free mineral kits for children, field trips, gem tree classes, and a mineral identification table; contact William deLorraine, 1 Indian Head Trail, Gouverneur, NY 13642, (315) 287-4652; Email: wdellie@gmail.com; Website: www.stlawrencecountymineralclub.org

22-23EAST PEORIA,, ILLINOIS: Annual show; Geology Section of the Peoria Academy of Science; East Side Center, #1 East Side Drive; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5; free admission; 57th annual show; dealers, demonstrations, fluorescent display, and activities for children; contact Jim Travis, 2812 N. Peoria Ave., Peoria, IL 61603, 309-645-3609; Email: boatnik@aol.com; Website: pasgeology.com

29-29EAU CLAIRE, WISCONSIN: 6th Annual - Rock Swap Meet; Chippewa Valley Gem & Mineral Society; Eau Claire County Exposition Center - Outside, 5530 Lorch Avenue; Sat. 8-4; free admission; Shop and swap event, gems, minerals, and rock related equipment; contact Paul Tubbs, 619 Van Buren Street, Eau Claire, WI 54703, (715) 834-5747; Email: bizpam1@gmail.com

29-30FORT WORTH, TEXAS: Annual show; Fort Worth Gem and Mineral Club; Will Rogers Memorial Center, 3401 W Lancaster; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, seniors, military, and students $5, free admission for children 12 and under; Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil, Bead and Jewelry Show and Sale (Rescheduled from earlier date, due to restrictions related to COVID-19 pandemic), silent auction, and activities for children; contact Janice Craddock, PO Box 123975, Fort Worth, TX 76121; Website: http://www.fortworthgemandmineralclub.org/show.html

September 2020

4-7RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Treasures of the Earth, Inc.; Kerr Scott Building, NC State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Rd; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5, Mon. 10-4; Adults $6, free admission for children 16 and under; Vendors offering precious and semi-precious gemstones, beads, supplies, fossils, minerals, gems, and displays and demonstrations; contact Jane Westbrook, PO Box 59, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, (804) 642-2011; Email: jane@treasuresoftheearth.com; Website: http://www.TreasuresOfTheEarth.com

4-7HENDERSONVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA: Retail show; Henderson County Gem & Mineral Society; Whitmire Center, 310 Lily Pond Dr; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 9-6, Mon. 9-5; Adults $4, free admission for children under 12 when accompanied by an adult who paid admission; Exhibits, demonstrations, vendors, hourly door prizes, and refreshments; contact Diane M Lapp, 22 Foxmoor Ct, ETOWAH, NC 28729-9749, (828) 775-8098; Email: dlapp_2000@yahoo.com; Website: HCGMS.org

11-13WINSTON-SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA: 49th Annual Jewelry, Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show and Sale; Forsyth Gem & Mineral Club, Inc.; Educational Building - Winston Salem Fairgrounds, Gate 9 - off 27th Street; Fri. 10-7, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 12-5; Adults $3, free admission for children through 12th grade when accompanied by a paid adult; Show Theme - Gems and Minerals of Brazil; 28 dealers, educational exhibits, demonstrations, and special presentations each day by Ron Godbee, retired nuclear engineer and avid mineral collector, discussing amethyst, tourmaline, and beryls of Brazil; contact Arvil Marion, NC; Email: mariona1@yadtel.net; Website: www.forsythgemclub.com

11-20DENVER, LOUISIANA: Annual show; Eons Expos, RLLLP; National Western Complex and the Denver Coliseum, 4600 Humboldt Street; daily 10-6; Free admission and free parking; Largest gem and mineral show — 500,000 square feet inside and out — with more than 500 retail and wholesale dealers from 24 countries, offering a wide range of items all 10 days, with 17 food trucks on site; contact Lowell Carhart, 106 Horseguards Ave, Bossier City, LA 71111, (804) 291-6357; Email: lowellcarhart@yahoo.com; Website: https://coliseumshow.com

11-20DENVER, COLORADO: Annual show; Miners Co-Op; National Western Complex, 4655 Humbolt St.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-6, Mon. 10-6; free admission; Associated with the big Denver Mineral show, organized and includes miners discussing their mining interest; contact Kim Packham, 87 Plum Creek Rd , Divide, CO 80814, (719) 360-9665; Email: wpgemshow@outlook.com; Website: Woodlandparkrockandgemshow.com

12-13ARROYO GRANDE, CALIFORNIA: CANCELED; San Luis Obispo Gem and Mineral Club; South County Regional Center, 800 West Branch Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, free admission for children 12 and under; Show Canceled Dealers selling an array of gems, minerals, fossils, carvings, jewelry, lapidary, and demonstrations and displays; contact Mary Rafferty, P. O. Box 563, San Luis Obispo, CA 93406; Email: show@slogem.org; Website: http://www.slogem.org/show.htm

12-13NEW MILFORD, CONNETICUT: Annual show; Danbury Mineralogical Society, Inc.; New Milford High School, 388 Danbury Road (Route 7); Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, seniors and students with ID $4, free admission for scouts in uniform and children 11 and under; More than 15 vendors, club displays, free specimen identification; contact Elizabeth Triano, (845) 319-6089; Email: lizziewriter@optonline.net; Website: https://www.facebook.com/Danbury-Mineralogical-Society-PAGE-157499457596134/

12-13WALLA WALLA, WASHINGTON: 51st Annual Gem and Mineral Show; Marcus Whitman Gem and Mineral Society; Walla Walla County Fairgrounds, 831 Orchard Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $3, free admission for children under 12; More than 15 vendors, demonstrations, displays, and activities for children; contact Jack Edwards, (509) 520-1182; Email: jcedwards.2019@gmail.com

18-20FISHERSVILLE, VIRGINIA: Annual show; Shenandoah Valley Gem & Mineral Society; Augusta Expo, 277 Expo Road; Fri. 2-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $3, seniors $2, free admission for children under 12; contact Scott Gregory, PO Box 324, Waynesboro, VA 22980; Website: www.shenandoahvalleyrockclub.org

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

18-20DENVER, COLORADO: Annual show; Greater Denver Area Gem and Mineral Council; Denver Mart, Expo Hall, 451 E 58th Ave; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $7, seniors $5, teens (13-19) and military personnel $3 (three-day passes: Adults $15, seniors/teens/military $10), free admission for scouts and leaders in uniform and children under 13 when accompanied by an adult; Exhibits presented by individuals, groups, and institutions, dealers, demonstrations, speakers; contact Nancy K Kimber, 9960 S. Sylvestor Road, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129, (303) 807-8919; Email: nkk9960@hotmail.com; Website: https://www.denvermineralshow.com/

18-20LINCOLN, MISSOURI: Annual show; Mozarkite Society of Lincoln, Inc.; Mike Hare Memorial Field, in the area of the community water tower; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-3; free admission; Silent auctions daily with proceeds to local scholarships; contact Kelly Blum, 26875 Carefree Lane, Warsaw, MO 65355, (816) 835-2044; Website: Mozarkite.com

18-20RICHMOND, VIRGINIA: Annual show; Treasures of the Earth, Inc.; Richmond Raceway Complex, 600 E Laburnum Ave; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, free admission for children 16 and under; Vendors selling gemstones, crystals, minerals, fossils, and displays of Virginia rocks and fossils, and a graduate gemologist on-site for appraisals; contact Jane Westbrook, PO Box 59, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, (804) 642-2011; Email: jane@treasuresoftheearth.com; Website: http://www.TreasuresOfTheEarth.com

19-19ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS: Outdoor Rock Swap - Buy, Sell, Trade; Rock River Valley Gem & Mineral Society; Odd Fellows Hall, 6219 Forest Hills Rd.; Sat. 9:30-4; free admission; Buy, sell or swap rocks, fossils, minerals, and related jewelry, activities for children; contact Duane Cushing, 11717 Waidi Avenue, Machesney Park, IL 61115, (815) 218-5011; Email: tcdc78@comcast.net; Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/890823657607474/

19-20BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Crystallography Summer Sale Bellingham; The Majestic, 1027 N Forest St; Sat. 11-7, Sun. 11-6; Adults $2, free admission for children 12 and under, seniors (65 and older), teachers/military/veterans with ID; More than 15 vendors selling minerals, stones, gems, jewelry, and crystals. *Reserve tickets via Eventbrite and admission is free: http://bit.ly/3aJM2Md; contact Michelle Ferris; Email: CrystallographyGems@gmail.com; Website: https://tinyurl.com/summerBH2020

19-20CASTLE ROCK, WASHINGTON: 55th Annual Show; Southern Washington Mineralogical Society; Castle Rock Fairgrounds, 120 Fair Lane; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; Dealers, auction, demonstrations, displays, and activities for children; contact Chuck Sonner, (360) 785-3909; Email: chucksnnr@yahoo.com

25-27CLARKDALE, ARIZONA: Show; Mingus Gem & Mineral Club; Clark Memorial Clubhouse Auditorium, 19 N. Street; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Dealers offering agates, fossils, gems, beads, cabochons, geodes, rock sculptures and slabs, demonstrations, daily raffles, displays, mineral specimen identification, and activities for children. Additional contact: Mike Kavanagh, kavanaghm1368@yahoo.com; 928-451-9193; contact Bill Hedglin, (928) 634-0269; Email: billkarin3@q.com; Website: www.mingusgem.club

25-27OCEAN CITY, MARYLAND: Annual show; Treasures of the Earth, Inc.; Ocean City Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, free admission for children 16 and under; Dealers offering a wide variety of semi-precious gemstones, pearls, beads, fossils, crystals, gems; contact Jane Westbrook, PO Box 59, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, (804) 642-2011; Email: jane@treasuresoftheearth.com; Website: http://www.TreasuresOfTheEarth.com

25-27TOOELE, UTAH: Annual show; Tooele Gem and Mineral Society; Dow James Building, 400 West 400 North; Fri. 10-7, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 10-4; free admission; Dealers offering a variety of minerals, gems, rocks, and lapidary; demonstrations; displays; and a raffle drawing; contact Robert Vigil, P.O. Box 348, Tooele, UT 84074; Email: TooeleGemandMineralSociety@gmail.com; Website: facebook.com/Tooele-Gem-Mineral-Society-1742342656045404/

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

26-27LODI, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Stockton Lapidary And Mineral Club; Lodi Grape Festival Grounds, 413 E Lockeford Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6 (Save $2 with this listing or a photo of the mention), free admission for children 12 and under; contact Anne Nishioka, 3136 East Anita Street, Stockton, CA 95205, (209) 598-4027; Email: annehnishioka@yahoo.com; Website: stocktonlapidary.org

26-27NASHVILLE, INDIANA: Annual show; Brown County Rock & Mineral Club; Brown County History Center, 90 E. Gould Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; free admission; Vendors from across the Midwest showing and selling a wide variety, demonstrations including gold-panning by the Southeastern Indiana Gold Club, and activities for children; contact Rhonda Dunn, 6033 S Poplar Grove Road, Columbus 47201; Email: bcrmc2010@gmail.com; Website: http://browncountyrock.webs.com/

26-27SOUTH SIOUX CITY, NEBRASKA: Annual show; Siouxland Gem and Mineral Society; South Sioux City Senior Citizens Center, 1501 W. 29th St.; Sat. 9-4, Sun. 10-4; free admission; Dealers selling gems, agates, rough and polished specimens, beads, geodes, minerals, fossils, lapidary jewelry, displays, exhibit, and activities for children; contact Bob Powell, 406 BRANDON, Kingsley, IA 51028, (712) 899-6461; Email: bobphyl.powell@gmail.com

26-27MENASHA, WISCONSIN: Annual show; The Oshkosh Earth Science Club; Sunnyview Expo Center, 500 E County Road Y (Sunnyview Road); Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $2, students with ID $1, free admission for children under 12; Rocks, minerals, fossils, jewelry, demonstrations, displays; contact Bob Fox, WI; Email: foxbooks@att.net

26-27LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA: CANCELED; Long Beach Mineral and Gem Society; Expo Arts Center, 4321 Atlantic Blvd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; SHOW CANCELED Dealers selling gems, rocks, fossils, lapidary supplies, and activities for children; contact Karin Alvarez, PO Box 213, Long Beach, CA 90801, (562) 253-1390, 5622531390; Email: karin.yasuda@gmail.com; Website: www.facebook.com/LBMGS

26-27HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Central PA Rock and Mineral Club; Scottish Rite Auditorium , 2701 North Third St. ; Sat. 10-6, Sun. Select Start Time-Select End Time; Adults $6, free admission for children under 12; Rocks, minerals, fossils, beads, gemstones, activities for children; contact Betsy Oberheim; Email: aoberhrim3@comcast.net; Website: rockandmineral.org

26-27OMAHA, NEBRASKA: Annual show; Nebraska Mineral and Gem Club; Ramada Plaza, 3321 S 72nd St; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, seniors and 12-18-year-olds $4, and free admission for children under 12 when accompanied by a paying adult; Dealers offering gems, specimens, jewelry, collectibles, demonstrations, silent auction, and activities for children; contact Allan Jeanneret, 7287 N Rd, Nebraska City, NE 68410, (402) 873-6515; Email: tjeanneret@hughes.net; Website: nerockgem.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

2-4HILLSBORO, OREGON: 40th Annual Gem and Mineral Show; Portland Regional Gem and Mineral; Washington County Event Center, 873 NE 34th Avenue; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $7, free admission for children 12 and under when accompanied by paying adult; 45 dealers selling fossils, rocks, gems, minerals, beads, tools, and jewelry, exhibits, demonstrations, displays, activities for children; contact Linda Harvey; Email: lindaharvey2010@gmail.com; Website: www.PortlandRegionalGemandMineral.com

2-4SARASOTA, FLORIDA: Show and sale; Frank Cox Productions; Sarasota Municipal Auditorium, 801 N. Tamiami Trail (U.S. 41); daily 10-5, daily 10-5, daily 10-5; Adults $5 ($1 off with mention of this listing); Gems, crystals, minerals, rocks, and jewelry for sale; contact Frank Cox, 755 S. Palm Ave. #203, Sarasota 34236, (941) 954-02; Email: frankcox@comcast.net; Website: http://www.frankcoxproductions.com

3-4JEFFERSON, WISCONSIN: Show and sale; Rock River Valley Geological Society; Jefferson County Fair Park, 503 N. Jackson Ave ; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission, donations welcome; Dealers selling minerals, gemstones, fossils, and jewelry, demonstrations, displays, activities for children; contact Steven Streich, Steven's Rocks & Gifts, 134 Main Street, Marshall, WI 53559, 608-655-1011; Email: srockshop@gmail.com; Website: wwwstevensrockshop.com

3-4MARYSVILLE, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Marysville Rock & Gem Club; Totem Middle School – Gymnasium, 1605 7th Street NE; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; free admission; Rough, slabs, polished cabs, minerals, fossils, tools, and lapidary equipment, jewelry, demonstrator, club displays and activities for children.; contact Brian Murril ; Email: bmurril@aol.com; Website: Website: https://www.marysvillerockclub.com

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

9-11BUCKEYE, ARIZONA: Annual show; West Valley Rock & Mineral Club; Buckeye Arena , 802 N 1st St.; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-2; Adults $3, free admission for children under 13; Outdoor show with vendors selling rocks, gems, jewelry, minerals, fossils, beads, slabs, cabs, gold panning, scavenger hunt and rock painting; contact Lara Serbin, 11442 S Wilson Ln, Goodyear, AZ 85338, (602) 405-2926; Email: lara@serbinstudio.com; Website: http://www.westvalleyrockandmineralclub.com/

9-11VIRGINIA BEACH, VIRGINIA: Annual show; Treasures of the Earth, Inc; Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th Street; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, free admission for children 16 and under; Vendors selling custom-faceted gemstone, beads, crystals, minerals, fossils, and displays of two rock and mineral societies, and a graduate gemologist available on-site for appraisals; contact Jane Westbrook, PO Box 59, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, (804) 642-2011; Email: jane@treasuresoftheearth.com; Website: http://www.TreasuresOfTheEarth.com

10-11WALNUT CREEK, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Guild; Civic Park Community Center, 1375 Civic Drive (at Broadway); Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $12, free admission for children under 12; More than 35 dealers for the Fall Contra Costa Crystal Fair; contact Jerry Tomlinson, PO Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 94966, (415) 383-7837; Email: jerry@crystalfair.com; Website: www.crystalfair.com

10-11TEMPLE, TEXAS: Annual show; Tri-City Gem and Mineral Society; Frank Mayborn Civic and Convention Center, 3303 N. 3rd Street; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, youth (13-17) $2, free admission for children under 13; 51st Annual Show and also 2020's South Central Federation Convention and Meeting, with 13 vendors, and various activities for participants; contact Lois Ruth Rolston, 106 Ottoway Drive, Temple, TX 76501; Email: lrolston@hot.rr.com

10-11SIERRA VISTA, ARIZONA: Show and sale; Huachuca Mineral and Gem Club; Cochise College, 901 N. Colombo Ave.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; Vendors selling minerals, gemstones, and jewelry, gem identification by a certified gemologist, displays, demonstrations; contact Maudie Bailey, 5036 S. San Carlos Ave, Sierra Vista, AZ 85650, (520) 249-1541; Email: gmbailey@msn.com; Website: huachucamineralandgemclub.info

10-11MARION, KENTUCKY: Annual show; Ben E. Clement Mineral Museum; Fohs Hall, 201 N. Walker Street; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Free admission - donations appreciated; Vendors, silent auctions, demonstrations and displays, and activities for children; contact Tina Walker, 205 N Walker St, Marion, KY 42064, 270-965-4263; Email: beclement@att.net; Website: clementmineralmuseum.org

10-11GRASS VALLEY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Nevada County Gem and Mineral Society; Nevada County Fairgrounds, 11228 McCourtney Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3, free admission for children 12 and under when accompanied by a paying adult; 2020 Earth's Treasures Show: Dinosaurs Rule, see a life-size T-Rex skull and other fossil displays, along with more than 25 vendors, 30 exhibitors, demonstrations, activities, and activities for children; contact Mitchell Frank Van Hecke, 14534 Mumford Drive, Grass Valley, CA 95945, (530) 575-4252; Email: 4vanclan5@att.net; Website: https://www.ncgms.org/

10-11TOPEKA, KANSAS: Annual show; Topeka Gem & Mineral Society; Agricultural Hall, Stormont Vail Events Center, 17th & Topeka Blvd; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, Student (13-17) $1 (discount on www.topekaGMS.org), and free admission for children under 13; Dealers selling minerals, gemstones, fossils, cabs, slabs, rough, lapidary supplies, jewelry, beads, demonstrations, club displays, and activities for children; contact M. Mowry, 1934 SW 30th ST, Topeka, KS 66611, (785) 267-2849; Email: rock2plate@aol.com; Website: www.TopekaGMS.org

10-20SEATTLE, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Crystallography Fall Showcase Gem + Mineral Show & Psychic Fair; OmCulture , 2210 N Pacific St; Sat. Noon-7, Sun. 10-4; Suggest donation: Adults $3, free admission for children 12 and under, seniors (65 and older), teachers/military/veterans with ID; Various dealers crystals, minerals, stones, gems, jewelry. *Reserve tickets via Eventbrite and save $1 on admission: http://bit.ly/2O51b0T; contact Michelle Ferris; Email: CrystallographyGems@gmail.com; Website: https://tinyurl.com/om2020wallOct

11-11FALLBROOK, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Society; Fallbrook Gem & Mineral Museum, 123 W. Alvarado St.; Sun. 9-4; free admission; Annual "Festival of Gems," featuring jewelry, gems, fossils, minerals, displays, activities for children; contact Michelle Shearer, 123 W. Alvarado Street, Fallbrook, CA 92028, (760) 728-1130; Email: info@fgms.org; Website: www.fgms.org

16-18FORT WAYNE, INDIANA: Annual show; Three Rivers Gem and Mineral Society; Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Road; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, seniors $3, students $1, free admission for children under 12 when accompanied by a paying adult; Dealers offering all types of minerals, gems, unique jewelry, and fossils, plus services and demonstration, displays, fluorescence room, activities for children; contact Beverly Jenkins, 16624 Winchester Road, Ossian, IN 46777, (260) 701-0312; Email: cabsbybev@gmail.com; Website: http://3riversgem_mineral.tripod.com/

16-18KNOXVILLE, VERMONT: Annual show; Knoxville Gem and Mineral Society; Rothchild Conference Center, 8807 Kingston Pike; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6:30, Sun. 11-7; Adult $6 and run-of-show admission $10, free admission for children under 12; Free rock and mineral I.D., competitive and display exhibits, talk with a geologist.; contact Travis Paris; Email: nuggetnose1829@gmail.com; Website: www.knoxrocks.org

16-18FORT WAYNE, INDIANA: Annual show; Three Rivers Gem and Mineral Society; Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Road; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, seniors $3, students $1; contact beverly jenkins, 16624 winchester road, ossian, IN 46777, (260) 701-0312; Email: cabsbybev@gmail.com

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

17-18ISSAQUAH, WASHINGTON: Octoberfest of Gems; Bellevue Rock Club; Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Avenue NW; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; free admission; 24 dealers selling minerals, fossils, slabs, faceting rough, and finished stones, with demonstrations and activities for children; contact Bruce Himko, PO Box 1851, Bellevue, WA 98009; Email: bellevuerockclub@comcast.net; Website: www.bellevuerockclub.org

17-18BRISTOL, CONNETICUT: Annual show; Bristol Gem and Mineral Club; Bristol Community Center, 240 Stafford Ave.; Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults and seniors $5, free admission for children under 12 with a paying adult, and scouts and 4-H members; Show and Sale, including approximately 20 dealers offering and featuring gems, mineral specimens, crystals, and fossils, displays, exhibits, and activities for children; contact David Korzendorfer, 6822 N Table Mountain Rd, Tucson, AZ 85718, (860) 490-4370; Email: bristolgem@hotmail.com; Website: www.bristolgem.org

17-18TACOMA, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Crystallography Gem + Mineral Market Tacoma / LIFE:FORMS Festival; Landmark Catering & Convention Center, 47 St Helens Ave.; Sat. Noon-7, Sun. 11-5; Adults $4, free admission for children 12 and under, seniors (65 and older), teachers/military/veterans with ID;; More than 30 dealers selling minerals, stones, gems, crystals, jewelry. *Reserve tickets via Eventbrite and save $2 on admission: http://bit.ly/2RVffeI; contact Michelle Ferris; Email: CrystallographyGems@gmail.com; Website: https://tinyurl.com/LFF2020tacoma

23-25FRANKLIN, NORTH CAROLINA: Show and sale; Gem & Mineral Society of Franklin, NC; Robert C. Carpenter Community Building, 1288 Georgia Road, ; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3, free admission for children 12 and under; Dealers offering a wide variety of rough and cut gemstones, jewelry, minerals, fossils, and repairs; contact Linda Harbuck, 98 Hyatt Road, Franklin, NC 28734, 828-524-3161; Email: lindah@franklin-chamber.com; Website: www.visitfranklinnc.com

23-25AUSTIN, TEXAS: Annual show; Austin Gem and Mineral Society (AGMS); Palmer Events Center, 900 Bartons Springs Rd; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $8, seniors and military personnel $7, children ages 13-18 $2 (good for all three days), and free admission for children 12 and under; Dealers offering a variety of rocks, gems, minerals, fossils, a fluorescent mineral and club member collection displays, demonstrations in faceting, cabbing, wire wrapping, and jewelry making, activities for children; contact Laird Fowler, 6719 Burnet Ln, Austin, TX 78757, (512) 458-9546; Email: showchairman@austingemandmineral.org; Website: www.agms-tx.org

24-25CANBY, OREGON: Annual show; Clackamette Mineral and Gem Club; Clackamas County Fairgrounds, 649 NE 4th Ave.; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; free admission; 56th Annual Mineral and Gem Show, dealers selling a variety of specimens, slabs and bargain rocks, fluorescent show, demonstrations, displays, silent auction, activities for children; contact Bob Oblack, (503) 708-0083; Email: oblackbob@gmail.com; Website: http://www.clackamettegem.org

24-25CUYAHOGA FALLS, OHIO: Show and sale; Akron Mineral Society and Summit Lapidary Club; Emidio & Sons Expo Center, 48 East Bath Rd.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, seniors, high school and college students $4, children (age 7-14) $1, free admission for scouts in uniform and children 6 and under; More than 30 vendors selling minerals, rocks/agates, jaspers, Ohio flint, fossils, gemstones, tools and supplies; demonstrations, displays, and activities for children; contact Evelyn Tryon, dealer chair, 2028 Tallmadge Rd, Kent, OH 44240, (330) 673-9664; Email: Gemboree76@gmail.com; Website: gemboree.org, Facebook: Gemboree

October 2020-November 2020

31-1OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA: Annual show; Oklahoma Mineral & Gem Society; State Fair Park - Modern Living Bldg., 608 Kiamichi Place; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, free admission for children 12 and under; Approximately 40 vendors selling a wide variety, displays, including fluorescence, demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Douglas Pollitt, OK 73151, (405) 537-1997; Email: douglas.pollitt@yahoo.com

November 2020-March 2020

7-8SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Guild; San Francisco County Fair Building, 1199-9th Avenue (at Lincoln Way) in Golden Gate Park; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $12, free admission for children under 12; San Francisco's biggest gem mineral and crystal show with over 50 vendors; contact Jerry Tomlinson, PO Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 94966, (414) 383-7837; Email: jerry@crystalfair.com

6-8HUMBLE, TEXAS: Annual show; Houston Gem and Mineral Society; Humble Civic Center, 8233 Will Clayton Parkway; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; 8.00 adults, seniors. Children 10 and under free; More than 40 dealers selling minerals, fossils, agates, beads, meteorites, gemstones, jewelry, and lapidary materials, supplies; educational displays, including a fluorescent display; demonstrations, and activities for children.; contact Scott Singleton, Show Chairman, 10805 Brooklet, Houston, TX 77099, (281) 530-0942; Email: show@hgms.org; Website: hgms.org

6-8PLANT CITY, FLORIDA: Annual show; Tampa Bay Mineral and Science Club; Plant City Strawberry Festival Expo Hall , 303 N. Lemon Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, Military & Students $4; More than 40 vendors, demonstrations, displays, silent auction, and activities for children; contact Jerry Heer, 10207 Fisher Ave., Tampa, FL 33689, (813) 684-2039; Email: jheerx6@aol.com; Website: www.tampabayrockclub.com

7-8BREWER, MAINE: Annual show; Penobscot Mineral and Lapidary Club ; Brewer Auditorium, 318 Wilson St; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3 Saturday, $2 Sunday, free admission for children under 12; 16th Annual Rock and Gem Show, vendors selling rocks, minerals, gemstones, fossils, and jewelry; contact Steve Foden, ME, (207) 974-6231; Email: Glowgone@gmail.com ; Website: https://www.facebook.com/PenobscotMineralandLapidaryClub/

7-8OAKS, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Tuscarora Lapidary Society; Greater Philadelphia EXPO Center, 100 Station Avenue, Hall D & E; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6 (two-day ticket $9), children under 12 $1, free admission for scouts in uniform when accompanied by a scoutmaster; 51st Annual Show: Gemarama 2020 - Pictures in Stone, with 27 vendors, demonstrations, exhibits, mini classes, and activities for children; contact Linda Green, Tuscarora Lapidary Society, 24 Upland Rd, Brookhaven, PA 19015, (610) 490-5252; Email: information@lapidary.org; Website: www.lapidary.org

7-8AMARILLO, TEXAS: Annual show; Golden Spread Gem, Mineral & Treasure Society; Amarillo Civic Center, 401 S. Buchanan; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $4, free admission for children 13 and under, as well as boy and girl scouts, and first responders; 59th annual show, vendors, silent auction, demonstrations, educational displays, and activities for children; contact Golden Spread Gem, Mineral & Treasure Society; Email: info@amarillotreasure.com ; Website: http://www.amarillotreasure.com/

7-8AMARILLO, TEXAS: Annual show; Amarillo Golden Spread Gem, Mineral & Treasure Society; Amarillo Civic Center Complex, 401 S. Buchanan; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $4, free admission for kids 13 and under, boy and girl scouts, and first responders in uniform; Dealers selling a wide variety, demonstrations, displays, silent auction, and activities for children; contact Pat Foster, 306 Cowboy Lane, Fritch, TX 79036, (806) 681-7950; Email: patfoster2@hotmail.com ; Website: http://www.amarillotreasure.com/

14-15ISSAQUAH, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Crystallography Issaquah Fall Showcase: Crystals Rocks Art Craft; Holiday Inn, 1801 12th Ave NW; Sat. 11-6, Sun. 11-6; Adults $4, free admission for children 12 and under, seniors (65 and older), teachers/military/veterans with ID; More than 15 vendors selling minerals, stones, gems, jewelry. *Reserve tickets via Eventbrite and save $2 on admission: http://bit.ly/2U80zM5; contact Michelle Ferris; Email: CrystallographyGems; Website: https://tinyurl.com/IQ2020Fall

14-15MELBOURNE, FLORIDA: Annual show; Canaveral Mineral & Gem Society; Melbourne Auditorium, 625 East Hibiscus Blvd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; $5 donation; 47th Annual Parade of Gems Show & Sale, more than 40 dealers displaying and selling gems, minerals, tools, rough and slabs, jewelry, fossils, with demonstrations, displays, and activities for children; contact Don McLamb, 570 Seabreeze Drive, Indialantic, FL 32903, (321) 723-2592; Email: fdjmc@aol.com; Website: www.Canaveral-mgs.com

20-22RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Treasures of the Earth, Inc.; Kerr Scott Building, NC State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Rd; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, free admission for children 16 and under; Vendors selling gemstones, pearls, beads, fossils, minerals, crystals, displays, and demonstrations; contact Jane Westbrook, PO Box 59, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, (804) 642-2011; Email: jane@treasuresoftheearth.com; Website: http://www.TreasuresOfTheEarth.com

21-22SHORELINE, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Crystallography Gem + Mineral Market: Shoreline / North Seattle; Shoreline Community College , 16101 Greenwood Ave N., Student Union Building / #9000; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $5, free admission for children 12 and under, seniors (65 and older), teachers/military/veterans with ID; More than 100 dealers selling minerals, gems, rocks, lapidary jewelry, and additional events. *Reserve tickets via Eventbrite and save $2 on admission: http://bit.ly/37C1dFd; contact Michelle Ferris; Email: CrystallographyGems@gmail.com; Website: https://tinyurl.com/LFF2020shoreline

21-22HESPERIA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Mining Supplies and Rock Shop; Mining Supplies and Rock Shop, 16808 Main St., Suite D-381; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; free admission; contact Cyndy Mandell, 16808 Main St., Suite D-381, Hesperia, Calif. 92345 92345, (760) 244-9642; Email: cynmandell@me.com; Website: www.miningsuppliesandrockshop.com

21-22ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; American Opal Society; Business Expo Center, 1960 S. Anaheim Way; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, free admission for children 15 and under when presenting a student ID; 53rd Annual Opal Show, with dealers selling rough and cut opals, other gemstones, rocks, beads, and jewelry, various demonstrations, and gemstone identification; contact Veronica Purpura, (714) 501-9959; Email: info@opalsociety.org; Website: http://opalsociety.org

December 2020

3-6SECAUCUS, NEW JERSEY: Annual show; Oceanic Linkways; Meadowlands Expo Center, 355 Plaza Dr.; Thu. 12-7, Fri. 10-7, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 10-4; Adults $10, free admission for children under 10; contact George Brandt, 1300 Livingston Avenue, North Brunswick, NJ 08902, (732) 489-2430; Email: info@newenergygemshow.com; Website: www.newenergygemshow.com

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

April 2021

17-18IDAHO FALLS, IDAHO: 56th Annual Idaho Falls Gem & 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