× 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, Jul 27, 2021

Rock & Gem Show Dates

 
 

July-August 2021

30-1SPRUCE PINE, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Mitchell County Chamber of Commerce; Spruce Pine Commons, 12085 S. Hwy 226 ; Thu. 10-6, Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 12:30-5; $ 4/ Children under 10 are free; Since the early 1950's Spruce Pine, North Carolina has been the host of the Festival and welcomed visitors from around the world to shop for beautiful jewelry, gemstones, minerals, beads, crystals, fossils and more! ; contact Patti Jensen, PO Box 858, Spruce Pine, NC 28777, (828) 765-9033; Email: pjensen@mitchellcountychamber.org; Website: www.ncgemfest.com

August 2021

6-8PRESCOTT VALLEY, ARIZONA: Annual show; Prescott Gem & Mineral Club; Findlay Toyota Event Center, 3201 N. Main St.; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Adults - $5 Seniors, Veterans, Students $4 Children under 12 free with a paid adult admission; 17th Annual Prescott Gem & Mineral Show. Over 65 vendors from California, Utah, New Mexico and Arizona will be offering a large variety of Gem & Mineral related products. ; contact Melanie Capps, 7485 E. Horizon Way, Prescott Valley, AZ 86315, (208) 818-2363; Email: melaniecapps123@gmail.com; Website: Melanie Capps

6-8AUGUSTA, GEORGIA: Annual show; 33rd Annual Aiken-Augusta Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show; Julian Smith Casino, 2200 Broad St; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; $4 per Adult or $6 Weekend Pass. Children 12 & under free with Adult; Member Display Cases, Lapidary Demos, Educational Resources, Hourly Door Prizes. Dealers: Minerals, Fossils, Meteorites, Cabochons, Crystals, Loose Gemstones, Gold-Silver-Fine and Everyday Jewelry, Treasures, Beads & More; contact Wayne Parker; Email: dwpgems@gmail.com; Website: www.agams.club

6-8PRESCOTT VALLEY, ARIZONA: Annual show; Prescott Gem and Mineral Club; Findlay Toyota Event Center, 3201 N. Main; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Adults-$5, Seniors, Veterans, Students-$4, Children under 12 Free with paid adult admission; Over 65 vendors from the South West featuring slabs, cabs, rough, polished, fine jewelry, equipment. Raffle each day, Demonstration of gold panning, Genie operations, wire wrapping, kids area where a lot of fun for the kids and learning about Mother Earth. ; contact Melanie Capps; Email: melaniecapps123@gmail.com; Website: www.prescottgemmineral.org

11-11HANCOCK, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Quincy Mine Hoist Association; Quincy Mine Hoist Association, 49750 US-41; Wed. 10-8; free; This is the quincy mine annual rock swap, which is now an all day event and held in the large open area in the back of the hoist. This is where all the locals come to bring their finds to sell. They also have a great mine tour which is a must.; contact dale hartmann, 24012 oneco road, calumet, MI 49913, (715) 477-2519; Email: brujodale@coslink.net; Website: https://www.quincymine.com/

12-15BUENA VISTA, COLORADO: Annual show; Buena Vista Contin-Tail Gem, Mineral, & Fossil Show; Buena Vista Rodeo Grounds, Gregg Dr.; Thu. 9-7, Fri. 9-7, Sat. 9-7, Sun. 9-6; Free; More than 100 vendors offering a wide variety of lapidary arts, minerals, gems and handmade jewelry.; contact Rachel Ford; Email: @bvrockshow on social media; Website: www.bvrockshow.com

13-15PUYALLUP, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Puyallup Valley Gem & Mineral Club; Tacoma Sportsmen's Club, 16409 Canyon Road East; daily 10-5; Free admission; Vendors offering finished and rough materials, crystals, fossils, geodes, lapidary equipment, demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Jim Christian, 13814 109th Avenue Court East, Puyallup, WA 98374, (253) 720-9502; Email: jimchristian_205@hotmail.com

13-15PORTLAND, OREGON: Annual show; Mt. Hood Rock Club; Jackson Armory, 6255 NE Cornfoot Road; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-3; free admission; Vendors selling: minerals, rocks, beads, jewelry, fossils; demonstrations; displays; and activities for children; contact Wayne King , (503) 284-7195; Email: mhrcdc@gmail.com; Website: www.mthoodrockclub.com

14-15ARCADIA, CALIFORNIA: CANCELED; Pasadena Lapidary Society; Arcadia Masonic Center, 50 W. Duarte Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Free admission; SHOW IS CANCELED NEW DATES!! 62nd Annual Tournament of Gems with the theme —Inspiration Unearthed— features vendors selling gems, minerals, fossils and jewelry, with displays, demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Ellen Ferrell, President, c/o PO BOX 5025, Pasadena, CA 91117-0025, (727) 512-0381; Email: Ellenbf2007@aol.com; Website: pasadenalapidary.org

14-15GONZALES, LOUISIANA: Annual show; Baton Rouge Gem & Mineral Society ; Lamar Dixon Expo Center Trademart Building, 9039 S St. Landry Ave; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; $5 Adults; $3 Children 5-12; Children 4 and under free; $1 off for Scouts in uniform; Military personnel free with military ; Vendors will be selling rock specimens, fossils, minerals, tools & jewelry. We will be raffling off an Amethyst Cathedral again this year. ; contact Wanda Gawarecki, 5191 Hwy 19, Ethel, LA 70303, (225) 603-3870; Email: mercymom3@gmail.com; Website: www.brgemandmineral.org

19-22WOODLAND PARK, COLORADO: Annual show; Kim and Bodie Packham; Ute Pass Saddle Club grounds, 19520 W. Hwy 24; Tue. 9-5, Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; Free; We have a mineral auction both Friday and Saturday nights, starting at 6:00pm. Lots of fun and great buys! ; contact Kim Packham, 87 Plum Creek Rd., Divide, CO 80814, (719) 360-9665; Email: wpgemshow@outlook.com; Website: woodlandparkrockandgemshow

20-22LEBANON, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Mid-Atlantic Gem and Mineral Association; Lebanon Valley Fairgrounds and Expo, 80 Rocherty Road; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, free admission for children under 12; Mid-Atlantic's 23rd annual premium gem, jewelry, bead, mineral and arts show: Gem Miner's Jubilee; contact Teresa Schwab, PO Box 352, Monrovia, MD 21770, (301) 807-9745; Email: beadware@rcn.com; Website: www.gem-show.com

20-22RICKREALL, OREGON: Annual show; Willamette Agate and Mineral Society; Polk County Fairgrounds - outdoors, 520 S Pacific Hwy W; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; free; outdoor show with various vendors; contact Theresa Donley , (503) 930-5115; Email: tkdddt@hotmail.com; Website: www.WAMSI.net

20-22SOUTH BEND, INDIANA: Annual show; Michiana Gem and Mineral Society; St. Joseph County 4-H Fair Grounds Esther Singer Building, 5117 Ironwood Road; Fri. 12-7, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults: $3; Kids (6-12): $1; free admission for children under six ; MGMS annual show and sale, featuring minerals, rough stones, beads, findings, finished pieces, jewelry, tools, fossils, meteorites; demonstrations, silent auction, and activities for children; contact Joshua A Klosinski, (574) 274-8714; Email: mgmsshowchair@gmail.com; Website: https://www.michianagms.org

20-22LAKE GEORGE, COLORADO: Annual show; Lake George Gem & Mineral Show; Hwy 24 , (east of Post Office); daily 9-5; free admission; Outdoor show with over 30 vendors offering gems, minerals, fossils, rocks, artifacts, jewelry, lapidary.; contact Carol Kinate; Email: kinatec@aol.com ; Website: https://www.lggmclub.org

21-21SHELTON, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Shelton Rock and Mineral Society; Mason County Recreation Association, 2100 E Johns Prairie Road; Sat. 9-5; Free Admission and parking; 11th Annual Tailgate Rock Sale and Swap Rock hounders and vendors of rocks, minerals, fossils, rock crafts and equipment are invited to have a tailgate space at $40. Contact Susan at srms242@yahoo.com or 360-275-9432 Like us on Facebook; contact Susan Perault, Shelton , WA 98584, (360) 275-9432; Email: srms242@yahoo.com

21-22TEHACHAPI, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Tehachapi Valley Gem and Mineral Society; Tehachapi Senior center, 500 East ; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; Free; Gems, Minerals, Jewelry ,Kid's activities , raffle's, beads, something for everyone. ; contact Ronald Myrick, 105 Brentwood dr., Tehachapi, CA 93561, (661) 972-1117; Email: travis462@outlook.com; Website: tvgms.org

21-22BOSSIER CITY, LOUISIANA: Annual show; Arklatex Gem & Mineral Society; Bossier Civic Center, 620 Benton Rd., 2009 Chelsy Dr.; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4; $4.00; Aug 21-22 Bossier City, Louisiana: 46th annual show, Ark-La-Tex Gem & Mineral Society, Bossier City Civic Center, Sat 9-6, Sun 10-4. Adults $4.00, Admission is free for Children under 6 & Students with I.D., Custom and unique Jewelry, Beads, Gems and Minerals, Fossils, Educational exhibits and Demon; contact Delwin Glasner, 2009 Chelsy Dr., Benton, LA 71006, (318) 517-7372; Email: dglasner2001@yahoo.com; Website: Delwin Glasner

27-28CASTLE ROCK, WASHINGTON: 55th Annual Show; Southern Washington Mineralogical Society; Silver Lake Grange, 3104 Spirit Lake Hwy, Exit #49 off I-5; 7 miles up Spirit Lake Hwy; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5; Free; Dealers, member displays, demonstrations, and activities for children ; contact Vicki Johnson, PO Box 704, Longview, WA 98632, (360) 751-8031; Email: vickijrocks@msn.com

28-29EAST PEORIA, ILLINOIS: Annual show; Geology Section of Peoria Academy of Science; East Side Center, #1 East Side Drive; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5; free admission; 57th Annual Show with dealers, demonstrations, bead making, flint knapping, 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

September 2021

3-6HENDERSONVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Henderson County Gem & Mineral Society; Whitmire Center, 310 Lily Pond DR; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 9-6, Mon. 9-6; adults $4.00 children under 12 free with adult; Exhibits, Demos, Vendors, Hourly door prizes; contact Diane M Lapp, 22 Foxmoor Ct, ETOWAH, NC 28729, (828) 775-8098; Email: dlapp48@gmail.com; Website: HCGMS.com

4-5AUGUSTA, MAINE: Annual show; Kennebec Rocks and Minerals; Augusta Armory, 240 Western Avenue; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; $2; contact Ronald LePage, 37 May St., Watervillle, ME 04901, (816) 667-6; Email: ronlep!947@gmail.com

10-12BOWLING GREEN, OHIO: Annual show; Toledo Gem and Rockhound Club; Pratt Pavilion, Wood County Fairgrounds , 13800 W Poe Rd; Fri. 12-8, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; $6 adults, $12 three day pass; contact Jerri Heer, 9016 122nd Ave, Tampa, FL 33637, (419) 344-9999; Email: jheerx6@aol.com; Website: Rockyreader.com

10-12GREENFIELD, INDIANA: Annual show; 500 Earth Sciences Club; Hancock County 4-H Fairgrounds, 620 North Apple Street; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; FREE; 44th Annual Greater Indianapolis Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show Dealers and Swappers in Fossils, Minerals, Gems and Jewelry and Lapidary Equipment ... Plus Silent Auctions, Door Prizes and Much, Much, More! Kids Activities, Demonstrations, Educational Displays and Programs for All!; contact Tom Odom, 650 W. Henry Road, Kirklin, IN 46050, (765) 325-2690; Email: tomodom650@gmail.com; Website: 500earthsciencesclub.org

10-12WINSTON-SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Forsyth Gem & Mineral Club; The Winston-Salem Fairgrounds, 421 West 27th Street , Education Building; Fri. 10-7, Sat. 10-7, Sun. Noon-5; Adults $3, free admission youth through grade 12 when accompanied by an adult ; Show theme: North Carolina Minerals and Gold. Nearly 30 dealers, demonstrations, displays, and activities for children.; contact Ken Reed; Website: https://forsythgemclub.com/

10-19DENVER, LOUISIANA: Annual show; Eons Expos, RLLLP; National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt Street; daily 10-6; Free admission; Denver area largest show, with 100 tents outside and 400 dealers inside on both floors of the Main Building and on both levels of the adjacent Events Center; contact Lowell Carhart, 106 Horseguards Ave, Bossier City, LA 71111, (804) 291-6357; Email: lowellcarhart@yahoo.com; Website: https://www.coliseumshow.com

11-12PORT ANGELES, WASHINGTON: Annual Fall Rock Show; Clallam County Gem and Mineral Association; Vern Burton Community Center, 308 East 4th Street; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; contact Kathy Schreiner, PO Box 98, Sequim, WA 98382, (360) 460-0827; Email: kmsjes@olypen.com

11-12NEW MILFORD, CONNETICUT: Annual show; Danbury Mineralogical Society; New Milford High School cafeteria, 388 Danbury Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, Students/Seniors $4, free admission for children under 11 and scouts in uniform; Wholesale room available with Tax ID.; contact Elizabeth Triano, NY, (845) 319-6089; Email: lizziewriter@comcast.net; Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/192286412696317

11-12FERNDALE, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Mt. Baker Rock and Gem Club; Pioneer Pavillion, 2007 Cherry Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; free admission; vendors and displays; contact Wes Gannaway , (360) 384-4209; Email: debnwes@comcast.net; Website: www.mtbakerrockclub.org

11-12WALLA WALLA, WASHINGTON: 51st Gem and Mineral Show and Federation Meeting; Marcus Whitman Gem and Mineral Society of Walla Walla WA; Walla Walla County Fair Grounds, Community Center Building, 831 Orchard St.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; adults $3 children free; Show has cases, federation cases, dealers, silent auction, kid’s area, raffle drawings and demonstrations.; contact Jack L. Edwards, (509) 520-1182; Email: jcedwards.2019@gmail.com

11-12RENO, NEVADA: Annual show; Reno Gem and Mineral Society ; 480 South Rock Blvd. Sparks, NV 89431, 4590 South Virginia Street, Reno Sparks Convention Center (New Location); Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; $5.00 for everyone except kids under 12 free; 56th Annual Show with 40 educational display cases with numerous demonstrations and a silent auction every half hour. Door prizes and a Wheel of Fortune. Gold panning demonstrations, fluorescent minerals booth, and of course vendors from the region of finely selected gems, minerals, and tools.; contact Stephen Norman, 1653, Topeka Circle, Sparks, NV 89434, (177) 560-4782; Email: snorm11@hotmail.com; Website: RENOGMS.ORG

11-12SILOAM SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Annual show; Northwest Arkansas Gem & Mineral Society; Siloam Springs Community Building, 110 N. Mt. Olive St in Downtown; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; $3 donation; Dealers in rocks, minerals, cabochons, fossils, finished jewelry, educational exhibit cases, live demonstrations, and activities for children.; contact DeLane Cox, 8152 Spanker Ridge Dr., Bentonville, AR 72712, (479) 254-0894; Email: delanec3@earthlink.net

17-19MARIETTA, GEORGIA: Annual show; Bellpoint; 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 when accompanied by a paying adult ; Select dealers from near and far selling exquisite minerals, gems, jewelry, beads, rocks, geodes, healing stones, fossils, crystals ; contact Damian; Email: mbellpoint@gmail.com; Website: www.bellpointpromotions.com

17-19ARDEN, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; MAGMA, Jacquot & Son Mining; Camp Stephens, 263 Clayton Road; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4; free admission; 14th annual gem, mineral and fossil show, dozens of vendors from across the U.S. offering gems, minerals, fossils, rocks, artifacts, meteorites, trinitite; contact Richard Jacquot, NC 28748, (828) 779-4501; Email: rick@wncrocks.com; Website: www.AmericanRockhound.com

17-19LINCOLN, MISSOURI: Annual show; Mozarkite Society of Lincoln, Inc.; Mike Hare Memorial Ballfield, Under the water tower; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-3; free admission; contact Kelly Blum, (816) 835-2044; Email: Mozarkiterocks@gmail.com; Website: Mozarkite.com

17-19HOLLAND, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Tulip City Gem & Mineral Club; Soccer Stop Sportsplex, 5 River Hills Drive; Fri. 3-8, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 11-5; Adults $3, free admission for children and students with ID; Theme: Canada's Mineral Treasures; vendors selling rocks, minerals, fossils, jewelry; displays by the A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum, GVSU and Hope College; demonstrations and member displays; activities for children; contact Linda Winkelmann, 340 East 24th Street, Holland 49423, (616) 834-6651; Email: lindawinkelmann@att.net; Website: www.tulipcity.org

17-19PAYSON, ARIZONA: Annual show; Payson Rimstones Rock Club; Mazatzal Hotel and Casino, Mile Marker 251 Hwy 87; Fri. 2-7, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; $3, Ages 13 and under free; Club Displays and Silent Auction, Kids Education Corner, Vendors with Gems, Minerals, Fossils, Slabs, Jewelry, Lapidary Equipment, Specimen Rocks & Minerals, Rough Material; contact Rebecca Bagshaw, P.O. Box 1641, Payson, AZ 85547, (928) 476-3419; Email: paysonrimstones@aol.com; Website: rimstonesrockclub.org

18-18ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS: Annual show; Rock River Valley Gem & Mineral Society; Odd Fellows Lodge, 6219 Forest Hills Rd.; Sat. 9:30-3:30; free admission; Outdoor Rock Swap, Rain or Shine — buy, sell, trade rocks, minerals, fossils & jewelry, activities for children and social distancing required; contact Duane Cushing, IL, (815) 218-5011; Email: rrvgms@gmail.com; Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/890823657607474

18-19CHICO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Feather River Lapidary and Mineral Sociaty; Silver Dollar Fair Grounds, 2357 Fair St.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Adults $4, and free admission for children 16 and under; contact Manuel Garcia, 22331 Samson Ave., Corning, CA 96021, (530) 586-7052; Email: mmpg@att.net; Website: www/ featherriverrocks.org

18-19GRAND JUNCTION, COLORADO: Annual show; Grand Junction Gem and Mineral Club; Mesa County Fair Grounds, 2785 US Highway 50; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; Adults $5, children $3; 75 anniversary show—diamond celebration; contact Wayne Sims, 622 Glacier Dr., Grand Junction, CO 81507, (970) 516-3870; Email: lks10042@msn.com

24-26CLARKDALE, ARIZONA: Annual show; Mingus Gem & Mineral Club; Clark Memorial Clubhouse Auditorium, 19 N. Ninth Street; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Free; The Semi-Annual Clarkdale Gem and Mineral Show and Sale. Wire-wrapping and geode-splitting demonstrations, agates, fossils, gems, beads, findings, cabochons, crystals, jewelry, unique gift item and so much more; mineral specimens for children 12 and under; Kids can play the Spin-n-Win Wheel.; contact Bill Hedglin; Email: billkarin3@q.com; Website: http://www.mingusgem.club/

24-26JOPLIN, MISSOURI: Annual show; Tri-State Gem & Mineral Society and Joplin Park & Recretion; Joplin Historical & Mineral Museum, 504 S. Schifferdecker Ave.; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-3; Free admission; contact Christopher Wiseman, 504 S. Schifferdecker Ave., Joplin, MO 64801, (417) 623-1180; Email: jmc-cwiseman@sbcglobal.net; Website: Christopher Wiseman

25-26NASHVILLE, INDIANA: Annual show; Brown County Rock & Mineral Club, Inc.; Brown County History Center, 90 E. Gould Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; free; Demonstrations on gold-panning by the SE Indiana Gold Club, flint-knapping by world-renowned artisan, Ed Mosher, wire-wrapping, lapidary demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Rhonda Dunn, 6033 S Poplar Grove Road, Columbus, IN 47201, (812) 320-6237; Email: bcrmc2010@gmail.com; Website: https://browncountyrock.webs.com/browncountyrockshow.htm

25-26LUBBOCK, 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, ages 6-12 $2, and free admission for children 5 an under; Vendors selling rough rock and minerals, fossils, lapidary tools; demonstrations and displays; silent auctions; and activities for children; contact Walter Beneze, PO Box 6371, Lubbock, TX 79493, (806) 797-5832; Email: walt@lubbockgemandmineral.org; Website: www.lubbockgemandmineral.org

25-26KENNEWICK, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Lakeside Gem and Mineral; Benton County Fairgrounds, 1500 South Oak; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, free admission for children 12 and under with a paid adult; More than 40 collectors’ exhibits; gem, mineral, fossil and jewelry dealers; demonstrations including cabochon fashioning, gemstone faceting, gem trees, sphere making, silversmithing, wire wrapping and jewelry fabrication; and activities for children; contact Larry Hulstrom, (509) 308-8312; Email: rockhound132@charter.net ; Website: www.lakesidegemandmineralclub.com

25-26HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Central Pennsylvania Rock and Mineral Club, Inc; Harrisburg Consistory, 2701 North Third Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, ($1 discount on each of 2 adult admission when presenting flyer or postcard), free admission for children 12 and under with a paying adult; Dealers offering rocks, fossils, minerals, and activities for children; contact Betsy Oberheim, 7952 Appalachian Tr. E, Harrisburg, PA 17112, (717) 439-6549; Email: aoberheim3@comcast.net; Website: rockandmineral.org

25-26FALCON HEIGHTS, MINNESOTA: Annual show; Minnesota Mineral Club; Dairy Building, Minnesota State Fairgrounds, 1694 Judson Ave; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; $4 Adults $2 Seniors Free 16 and Under; New Larger Location, New Date. Rock Identification, Demonstrations, Vendors, Kids Corner, Exhibits, Food Trucks - September in Minnesota is Awesome, Come & Join Us!; contact Earl Netwal, 1694 Judson Ave, MN; Email: Publicity@MinnesotaMineralClub.org; Website: MinnesotaMineralClub.org

25-26SPRINGFIELD, OREGON: 63nd Annual Rock and Mineral Show; Springfield Thunderegg Rock Club; Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 W C Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-3; free - donations appreciated; Snack Bar *Kid’s Corner *Arrowhead Napping Demos *Free Parking *Grab Bags *Jewelry *Rocks *Minerals *Silent Auction *Door Prizes *Rock Shop Tours Children get a free rock. Proceeds go toward a $750 Scholarship for a Springfield student ; contact Dean Burkhart , , (541) 744-1919; Email: burkhaks@aol.com

25-26LIVERPOOL, NEW YORK: Retail show; Syracuse Gem & Mineral Society, Inc.; Holiday Inn (Changing to Ramada Inn effective July 1st.), 441 Electronics Parkway (Exit 37 of New York State Thruway); Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $5.00 Adults. Children under 12 free with an adult. Scouts in uniform free.; This is a mini show replacing our annual show in July which is at the New York State Fairgrounds.; contact Cheryl Brown, c/o GMSS P. O. Box 2801 , Syracuse, NY 13220; Email: show@syracusegemsociety.com; Website: syracusegemsociety.com

25-26SANFORD, FLORIDA: Show and sale; Central Florida Mineral & Gem Society, Inc; 6100 S. Orange Ave., Orlando, FL 32809, Sanford Civic Center, 401 E. Seminole Blvd.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Adults $5, Kids $2, Scouts in uniform Free; Offering: minerals, rocks, fossils, beads, gemstones, hand crafted cabochons, etc. Hosing silent auction, door prizes and family activities.; contact Salvatore Sansone, 6100 S. Orange Ave., Ste. 190A, Orlando, FL 32809, (321) 278-9294; Email: ssfossilhunter@aol.com; Website: http://www.cfmgs.org

25-26IRVINE, KENTUCKY: Show and sale; Southeast KY Gem, Mineral, & Fossil Club; Estill Co. Fairgrounds, Hwy. 89, 38 South Irvine Road; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-3; Free admission; contact Francine Bonny, P.O. Box 121, Irvine, KY 40336, (859) 200-46; Email: kyrockclub@gmail.com

25-26BENNINGTON, VERMONT: Annual show; SOUTHWESTERN VERMONT MINERAL CLUB; Grace Christian School, Kocher Drive; Sat. 10-3, Sun. 10-3; Adults $5. Kids Free; contact Bill Cotrofeld, P.O. Box 235, East Arlington, VT 05252, (802) 375-6782; Email: cotrofeldauto@comcast.net; Website: Bill Cotrofeld

October 2021

1-3HILLSBORO, OREGON: 40th Annual Portland Regional Gem and Mineral Show; Portland Regional Gem & Mineral Show Association; Wingspan Event Building, 801 NE 34th Avenue; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $7, free admission for children 12 and under with paying adult; 45 dealers with fossils, rocks, gems, minerals, beads, jewelry; exhibits; demonstrations; and activities for children; contact Linda Harvey; Email: lindaharvey2010@gmail.com ; Website: www.PortlandRegionalGemandMineral.com

1-3ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO: Annual show; Sponsored by Jay Penn; Expo NM State Fairgrounds , 300 San Pedro NE; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; Free Admission, Parking $7; We are in the Creative Arts Bldg. Enter at Gate 3 @ San Pedro and Copper. 60 dealers, mineral specimens, rough, slabs, jewelry, cabochons, beads, fossils, petrified wood, tools, equipment. ; contact Jay Penn, jaypenn246@gmail.com, Abq; Website: http://abqfallshow.wix.com/abq-fall-show

2-3SOUTH 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 for all.; Four dealers with gems, agates, rough and polished specimens, beads, geodes, minerals, superb faceted jewelry, fossils, door prizes, spin the wheel, silent auction, artifacts, displays.; contact Bob Powell, 406 Brandon, Kingsley, IA 51028, (712) 378-2775; Email: bobphyl.powell@gmail.com

2-3JACKSONVILLE, ARKANSAS: Annual show; Central Arkansas Gem,Mineral & Geology Society; Jacksonville Community Center, 5 Municipal Drive, 300 Old Highway 11 S; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; FREE to ALL; Dealers for beautiful gems, fine minerals, fossils, jewelry and beads. Also demonstrations, mineral I.D,geode cracking, door prizes, kids dig and other activities.; contact David Murray, 300 Old Highway 11 S, Hazen, AR 72064, (501) 346-5990; Email: lenoramur@aol.com; Website: www.centralarrockhound.org

8-10WARREN, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Michigan Mineralogical Society; Macomb Community College South Campus Expo Center, 14500 E. 12 Mile Road; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 11-5; Adults $8 (3-day pass $12), seniors (62+) $5, children (5-12) $4, uniformed scouts $3, free admission for military with ID; During these pandemic times, it is difficult to accurately predict all that may be included in this years' show. Currently all is subject to change relative to pandemic restrictions. For updated information on displays, lectures, etc. please go to www.michmin.org/show-info; contact Dave Lurie, 755 Lakeview Ave., Birmingham, MI 48009; Email: dlurie2001@comcast.net

8-10HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA: Annual show; Huntsville Gem & Mineral Society; Jaycee Community Center, , 2180 Airport Rd. Huntsville, AL 35801; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $3, weekend $5, primary & secondary students $1, under 5 free; Our returning dealers offer a full spectrum of gems, jewelry, art objects, fossils, materials, and equipment. Displays, demonstrations, and hands-on activities for adults and kids. ; contact Lowell K. Zoller, 12021 Defender Dr., Huntsville, AL 35803, (256) 534-8803; Email: lzol@comcast.net; Website: www.Huntsvillegms.org

8-10MOAB, UTAH: Annual show; Moab Points and Pebbles Club; Old Spanish Trail Arena, 5 miles S of Moab on Hwy 191; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Free admission; Vendors, displays, spin table ,demonstrations, door prizes; Field trips: Saturday - Yellow Cat area. Sunday - Entrada Bluffs.; contact Jerry Hansen, PO Box 1459, Moab, UT 84532

8-10WESTWEGO , LOUISIANA: Annual show; Gem & Mineral Society of Louisiana; Alario Center, 2000 Segnette Blvd; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults: $5, students, and military (both with ID) $3, free admission for children under 12 ; 50th annual show, featuring dealers offering gems, fossils, minerals, Louisiana Opal, finished jewelry and tools; demonstrates and displays, and activities for children; contact Gem & Mineral Society of Louisiana , P.O. Box 52973, New Orleans , LA 70152, (225) 571-7871; Email: show@gmsofla.org; Website: HTTPS://www.gmsofla.org

9-9ANTIOCH, CALIFORNIA: Artisan Jewelry and Rock Sale; Antioch Lapidary Club; Antioch Lapidary Club clubhouse, 425 Fulton Shipyard Road; Sat. 10-4; FREE; Your invited to the Antioch Lapidary Club's annual Artisan Jewelry and Rock Sale/Swap. There will be booths with Jewelry, slabs, rough and other rock related item to purchase.; contact Gary Casillas, (925) 458-4076; Website: www.antiochlapidaryclub.com

9-10LOS ALTOS, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Peninsula Gem and Geology Society; Los Altos Community Center, One No. San Antonio Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; free admission; contact Steve Jobe, PO Box 4062, Los Altos, CA 94022, (408) 834-5384; Email: Steve_joge@sbcglobal.net; Website: Pggs.org

9-10SIERRA VISTA, ARIZONA: Annual show; Huachuca Mineral and Gem Club; The Mall at Sierra Vista, AZ, El Mercado Drive; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; Indoor and outdoor vendors, free gem identification by graduate gemologist, demonstrations and displays; contact Maudie Bailey, 5036 S. San Carlos Ave, Sierra Vista, AZ 85650, (520) 249-1541; Email: gmbailey@msn.com; Website: huachucamineralandgemclub.info

9-10TEMPLE, TEXAS: Annual show; Tri-City Gem and Mineral Society; P.O. Box 1663 Temple, TX 76503, Mayborn Civic and Convention Center 3301 N. 3rd St. ; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, children (13-17) $3, free admission for children under 12 when accompanied by an adult; Vendors, displays, demonstrations, raffles, and activities for children; contact Ruth Rolston, 106 Ottoway Drive, Temple, TX 76501, (718) 255-9; Email: lrolstoon@hot.rr.com

9-10TOPEKA, KANSAS: Annual show; Topeka Gem & Mineral Society; Stormont Vail Event Center, Agricultural Hall, 17th & Topeka Blvd; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, students (13-17) $1, free admission for children under 13 with paying adult; Dealers offering gems, minerals, jewelry, rocks, fossils, and lapidary supplies; junior rockhound and 4H displays; educational programs; activities for children; coupon for $1 off admission available on the club website www.TopekaGMS.org; contact Millie Mowry, 1934 SW 30th St, Topeka, KS 66611, (785) 267-2849; Email: rock2plate@aol.com; Website: www.TopekaGMS.org

9-10WALNUT CREEK, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Guild; Civic Park Community Center, 1371 Civic Drive; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $12 (Under 12 free); Minerals, Crystals, Gems, Jewelry, beads, more than 30 booths; contact Jerry Tomlinson, PO Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 9o4966, (415) 383-7837; Email: jerry@crystalfair.com; Website: https://www.crystalfair.com

9-10WYSOX, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Che-Hanna Rock & Mineral Club; Wysox Vol. Fire Hall , 111 Lake Rd; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3.00 Students $1.00 under 8 free; Fluorescent program presented by UVBob , geode cutting, dealers selling minerals, fossils, jewelry, lapidary . ; contact Bob McGuire, 224 Church St., Lopez, PA 18628, (570) 928-9238; Email: uvbob1942@gmail.com; Website: chehannarocks1969@gmail.com

9-10TEMPLE, TEXAS: Annual show; Tri-City Gem and Mineral Society; Frank Mayborn Civic and Convention Center, 3301 N. 3rd St. ; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; $5.00 Adults; $3.00 13-17; Free under 12 years with parents; Vendors with rough, slabs, fossils, jewelry, geodes, displays, hourly door prizes, raffle, cab and wire-wrap demos.; contact Ruth Rolston, 106 Ottoway Drive, Temple, TX 76501, (718) 255-9; Email: lrolston@hot.rr.com

10-10BRUSH, COLORADO: Annual show; Mark Elworth Jr; Jaycee Building, 500 Ellsworth Street, 116 s Clifton St; Sun. 11-5; Free Admission; contact Mark Elworth, 116 s Clifton St, Brush, CO 80723, (402) 812-1600; Email: markelworthjr@aol.com

10-10FALLBROOK, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Society; Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Society, 123 W. Alvarado Street; Sun. 9-4; Free!; Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Society proudly presents our annual Fall Festival of Gems - Reinvented! ; contact Michelle L Shearer, Fallbrook, CA 92028, (760) 805-2184; Email: Michelleleeshearer@gmail.com; Website: www.fgms.org

15-17CRANBROOK, BRITISH COLUMBIA: Annual show; Cranbrook History Centre; Cranbrook History Centre, 57 van Horne St. So .; Fri. 4-9, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-3; Adults: $6, youth (11 - 19) and seniors $4, free admission for children 10 and under; Featuring vendors and exhibitors with gems, minerals, jewelry, beads, fossils and more. Educational exhibits, demonstrations, and activities for children. COVID restrictions if any, will apply. ; contact Valerie Bourne, P.O. Box 400, Cranbrook BC, BC V1C4H9, (250) 489-3918; Email: info@cranbrookhistorycentre.com; Website: https://www.cranbrookhistorycentre.com

16-17DES MOINES, IOWA: Annual show; Des Moines Lapidary Society (DMLS); Iowa State Fairgrounds Elwell Family Food Center, 3000 E Grand Ave; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Admission $6, Children 12 & under FREE with adults; Vendors selling a variety of Gemstones, Beads, Jewelry, Silver, Crystals, Cabochons, Slabs, Rough, Mineral Specimens, Fossils, Tools, Findings, Children's Activities, Demonstrations, Displays, and Speakers; contact Show Committee, P.O. Box 470, Des Moines, IA 50302; Website: http://dmlapidary.org/Shows-Swaps/Our-Shows

16-17SEDONA, ARIZONA: Annual show; Sedona Gem and Mineral Club; Sedona Red Rock H.S., Upper Red Rock Loop Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $4.00 - Children under 12 Free; 45 vendors, Many with native Arizona specimens. Kid Adventure to find free mineral specimens throughout the show. Food trucks on site.; contact Mark Moorehead; Email: fifthestate23@gmail.com; Website: sedonagemandmineral.org

16-17SANFORD , FLORIDA: Annual show; Florida Fossil Hunters; Sanford Civic Center, 401 E. Seminole Blvd; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $4, children $1; Fossils, rocks, minerals, artifact, educational exhibits, and activities for children; contact Valerie First, 223 Ringwood Dr, Winter Springs, FL 32708, (407) 721-0481; Email: vjfirst@aol.com; Website: www.floridafossilhunters.com

16-17LEWISTON, IDAHO: Annual show; Hells Canyon Gem Club; Nezperce County Fair Grounds, 1229 Burrell Avenue; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3 per day, free admission for kids under 12 when accompanied by an adult; Vendors offering various specimens, silent auction, activities for children, and a raffle; contact Mary Lou Northrup, (208) 743-6944; Email: mlandjl@yahoo.com

22-24AUSTIN, TEXAS: Annual show; Austin Gem and Mineral Society (AGMS); Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Rd; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $8, military and seniors (60+) $7, children ages 13-18 $2, free admission for children 12 and under; Theme is Quartz; more than 30 vendors selling gemstones, minerals, crystals, fossils, beads, jewelry; exhibits including a touch table and fluorescent minerals; demonstrations and displays; contact Laird Fowler, 6719 Burnet Lane, Austin, TX 78641, (512) 458-9546; Email: showchairman@austingemandmineral.org; Website: www.agms-tx.org

22-24FRANKLIN, 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 $3.00; Under 12 FREE; Gold & Silver Jewelry, Rough & Cut Gemstones, Beads, Minerals, Lapidary supplies, Demonstrations and Repairs. Door prize drawings every hour. ; contact Linda Harbuck, 98 Hyatt Road, Franklin, NC 28734, (828) 524-3161; Email: lindah@franklin-chamber.com; Website: www.visitfranklinnc.com

23-24CUYAHOGA FALLS, OHIO: Annual show; Akron Mineral Society and Summit Lapidary Club; Emidio & Sons Expo Center, 48 E Bath Rd.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $5, seniors and students $4, children 7-14 $1, free admission for children under 6 and scouts in uniform; Show participants will adhere to safety regulations related to COVID-19, dealers will be selling rocks, minerals, fossils, gemstones, lapidary art and supplies; displays and demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Evelyn Tryon, 2028 Tallmadge Rd, Kent, OH 44240, (330) 673-9664; Email: gemboree76@gmail.com; Website: SummitLapidaryClub.com

23-24DOVER, NEW HAMPSHIRE: Annual show; Southeastern New Hampshire Mineral Club; Dover ELKS Lodge, 282 Durham Rd.; Sat. 10-4, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, free admission for children under 12 (accompanied by an adult) ; 16th Annual Earl and Melvina Packard Rock, Gem & Mineral Show. ; contact Brian, (207) 710-6254; Email: cshore108@yahoo.com

29-31DANVILLE, INDIANA: Annual show; American Gem, Mineral And Jewelry Show LLC; Hendricks County Fairgrounds, 1900 East Main St.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $7, ages 11-17 $2, and free admission for 10 and under; NEW LOCATION. NEW DATE. FREE PARKING. Vendors offering gems, minerals, jewelry, fossils, and meteorites; contact Alan Koch; Email: agmjs3@gmail.com; Website: www.americangemshow.com

30-31OKALHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA: Annual show; Oklahoma Mineral & Gem Society; Oklahoma State Fair Park, 608 Kiamichi Place, Modern Living Building; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, free admission for children under 12; Featuring artisan jewelry, gemstones, crystals, fossils, rough rock, tools; demonstrations, displays, activities for children; contact Douglas Pollitt, 7400 NE 94th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73151, (405) 537-1997; Email: info@omgs-minerals.org; Website: omgs-minerals.org

30-31JANESVILLE, WISCONSIN: Annual show; Badger Lapidary & Geological Society; Craig Center, Rock County Fairgrounds, 1301 Craig Ave, 4771 County Road II; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Good Will Donation; 50th Annual Show! We'll have Rock & Mineral Vendors; Kids games & activities; Demonstrators; Speakers; Club Displays, and The Amazing Fluorescent Display.; contact Laurie A Trocke, 4771 County Road II, Highland, WI 53543, (608) 935-0597; Email: laurie.trocke@landsend.com; Website: www.badgerrockclub.org

November 2021

6-7CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA: Annual show; Cedar Valley Rock and Mineral Society; 1820 30th St Dr. Cedar Rapids ,IA 52403, Hawkeye Downs Expo Center 4400 6th. St. SW Cedar Rapids,Ia; Sat. 8:30-6, Sun. 9:30-4; Adults $3, students (12-18) $1, free admission for children and youth groups with adults; Vendors selling a variety of items, educational programs, displays with a special feature highlighting Iowa meteorites, demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Marvin Houg, 1820 30th St Dr., Cedar Rapids, IA 52403, (319) 364-2868; Email: M_Houg@yahoo.com; Website: Cedarvalleyrockclub.org

6-7PLANT CITY, FLORIDA: Annual show; Tampa Bay Mineral and Science Club; Sady Gibbs Martin Community Center, 302 Maryland Ave; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-6; Adults $5; Over 40 vendors, kids activities, exhibits; contact Jerri Heer, 9016 122nd Ave, Tampa, FL 33637, (419) 344-9999; Email: jheerx6@aol.com; Website: Tampabayrockclub.org

6-7AMARILLO, TEXAS: 59th Annual Golden Spread Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show; Golden Spread Gem, Mineral, and Treasure Society ; Amarillo Civic Center, 401 S. Buchanan; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $4, free admission for people in uniform and children 13 and under; Door prizes, silent auction, demonstrations and Wheel of Fortune for the kids.; contact Shanna Smith; Website: https://www.facebook.com/Golden-Spread-Gem-Mineral-and-Treasure-Society-1489121894750990/

6-7GRANTS PASS, OREGON: Annual show; Rogue Gem and Geology Club; Josephine County Fairgrounds, Pavilion, 1451 SW Fairgrounds Rd, 38 Detrick Dr; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; FREE Admission; Featuring a wide variety of gemstones, fossils, crystals, all types of minerals, specimens, slabs, artisan sterling silver jewelry and more. Vendors, raffle, silent auction, kids wheel.; contact Susan; Email: susan.rggc@gmail.com; Website: https://roguegemandgeology.org

12-14HUMBLE, TEXAS: Annual show; Houston Gem and Mineral Society; Humble Civic Center, 8233 Will Clayton Pkwy; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; $8 for everyone 11 and older, ticket is good for all 3 days; - Gem, Mineral, Jewelry, and Fossil Show - Over 40 dealers with items from around the world - Educational displays and demos; contact Sarah Metsa, HGMS Publicity Chair, (713) 444-0498; Email: publicity@hgms.org; Website: www.hgms.org

13-14MELBOURNE, FLORIDA: Annual show; Canaveral Mineral and Gem Society; 255 East Drive , 255 East Drive ; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5:30; $5 (Save $1 with coupon); https://www.canaveral-mgs.com/; contact MELISSA J HORAN, 1178 Firthview dr, Melbourne, FL 32935, (321) 960-4134; Email: 4memelissa@gmail.com; Website: https://www.canaveral-mgs.com/

13-14YUBA CITY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Sutter Buttes Gem & Mineral Society; Yuba/Sutter Fairgrounds, 442 Franklin Ave.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $2, free admission for children 12 and under; contact Karen Horita, (916) 677-6696; Email: horita@comcast.net; Website: sutterbuttesgemin.org

13-14SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Guild; Fort Mason Center, 2 Marina Blvd.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $14 (under 12 free); contact Jerry Tomlinson, PO Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 94966, (415) 383-7837; Email: jerry@crystalfair.com; Website: https://www.crystalfair.com

19-21COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA: Annual show; The Columbia, SC Gem and Mineral Society ; Jamil Temple, 206 Jamil Rd. ; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 12-5; $5.00 for adults, Sixteen & under free. All military free; Club member’s rock collections on exhibit & lapidary demonstrations. South Carolina amethyst on display. ; contact Sue Shrader, PO Box 6333 , Columbia, SC 29060, (803) 736-9317; Email: ashrader@mindspring.com; Website: http://www.cgms.rocks

20-21LAKESIDE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; El Cajon Valley Gem and Mineral Society; Lakeside Rodeo Grounds, 12584 Mapleview St.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; free admission; contact Palmer Taskerud, CA, (619) 440-6116; Email: palmer.taskerud@cox.net; Website: www.ecvgms.org

20-21MESQUITE, TEXAS: Annual show; Dallas Gem & Mineral Society; Mesquite Convention Center, 1800 Rodeo Drive; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $8, seniors and veterans $5, children under 12 $3, family of four $2, free admission for scouts in uniform; contact Diana Case, PO Box 550395, Dallas, TX 75355, (469) 688-4057; Email: dgmscontracts@yahoo.com

20-21WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA: Annual show; Gem & Mineral Society of the Palm Beaches; Expo Center East at the South Florida Fairgrounds, 9067 Southern Blvd.; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults/Seniors $9, 2-day pass $14 (visit website to get $1 coupon), free admission for children under 12; More than 70 dealers, demonstrations, displays, speakers, and activities for children; contact Barbara Ringhiser; Email: bar5678@aol.com; Website: www.gmspb.org

December 2021

10-12ARDEN, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; MAGMA, Jacquot & Son Mining; Camp Stephens, 263 Clayton Road; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4; Free; Annual Christmas Show; Dozens of vendors from across the U.S. offering gems, minerals, fossils, rocks, artifacts, meteorites, and trinitite; contact Richard Jacquot, NC 28748, (828) 779-4501; Email: rick@wncrocks.com; Website: www.AmericanRockhound.com

10-12LAWRENCEVILLE, GEORGIA: Annual show; Bellpoint; Gwinnett County Fairgrounds, 2405 Sugarloaf Pkwy., Enter on Davis Rd; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, free admission for children under 15 when accompanied by a paying adult ; Select dealers from near and far selling exquisite minerals, gems, jewelry, beads, rocks, healing stones, geodes, fossils, crystals; contact Damian; Email: mbellpoint@gmail.com; Website: www.bellpointpromotions.com

January 2022

14-16GLOBE, ARIZONA: Annual show; Gila County Gem & Mineral Society Inc; Gila County fairgrounds, 900 E Fairgrounds Rd Globe​, AZ; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Single: $3.00 Couples: $5.00 Students and kids: free; Wire wrapping, lapidary, silversmithing, and special fossil presentation by John O'Brien ; contact Jodi Brewster, PO Box 487, Miami, AZ 85539, (623) 810-9780; Email: jodibrewster66@gmail.com; Website: gilagem.org

14-16LARGO, FLORIDA: Annual show; Pinellas Geological Society ; Central Park Performing Arts Center , 105 Central Park Drive; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 12-5; Adults $2, ages 12 and up; contact Leona Feldhausen , 2655 Nebraska Avenue #247, Palm Harbor , FL 34684, (727) 709-3236; Email: Sheffieldleona@gmail.com

14-16GLOBE, ARIZONA: Annual show; Gila County Gem & Mineral Society; Gila County Fairgrounds, 900 Fairgrounds Rd; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adult: $3, Couples: $5 and students and kids: Free; ; contact Jodi Brewster, PO Box 487, Miami, AZ 85539, (623) 810-9780; Email: jodibrewster66@gmail.com; Website: gilagem.org

February 2022

18-20LIVE OAK, FLORIDA: Annual Federation Rockhound Roundup; Southeast Federation of Mineralogical Societies ; Suwannee River Music Park, 3076 95th Drive; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 9-4, Sun. 9-4; Free; SFMS Member vendors from seven States: FL, GA, TN, MS, NC, SC, AL. Rough rock, slabs, jewelry, cabs, minerals, fossils and more!; contact Jerri Heer, 9016 122nd Ave, Tampa, FL 33637, (419) 344-9999; Email: jheerx6@aol.com; Website: Southeastfed.org

March 2022

5-6VENTURA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Ventura Gem & Mineral Society; Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free; Dealers selling gems & minerals, fossils, jewelry & healing stones; hourly silent auctions; exhibits; kids' activities; demonstrations of lapidary arts & jewelry making; raffle; flea market & plant sale. ; contact Richard Slyker, P.O. Box 1573, Ventura, CA 93002, (805) 312-8467; Email: info@vgms.org; Website: www.vgms.org

April 2022

9-10IDAHO FALLS, IDAHO: Annual show; Idaho Falls Gem and Mineral Society; City Recreation Center, Corner of Memorial Drive and B Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $3, free admission for children under 12; Vendors selling everything from rough rock and mineral specimens to finished jewelry; demonstrations and displays; and various activities for children; contact Nicole Strong , (208) 768-7953; Email: nicolek_hansen@hotmail.com; Website: http//ifrockhounds.com

22-24YAKIMA, WASHINGTON: 59th Parade of Gems A Blast from the Past 40+ Years After Mt. St. Helens Blew; Yakima Rock and Mineral Club; Central Washington State Fair Park, Modern Living Building, 1301 South Fair Avenue; Fri. 10-4, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3 per day, free admission for kids under 12 when accompanied by an adult; Rock, mineral and fossil dealers, jewelry dealers, special exhibits and displays, silent auctions, and activities for children; contact Marti Sondgeroth, 2013 South 41st Avenue, Yakima, WA 98903, (509) 248-6401, 5099103484; Email: marthams@q.com; Website: www.yakimarockclub.com www.facebook.com/YakimaRockandMineraClub

April 2022-May 2022

30-1TOPSFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS: Annual show; North Shore Rock & Mineral Club; Topsfield Fair Grounds, 207 Boston Road, Rt. 1; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; General Admission $6.00 per person, $5.00 with ad; Seniors $5.00; Children under 12 FREE; contact Kenneth Barrie Cooper, 21 Oakwood Knoll Road, Ipswich, MA 01938, (978) 337-4486; Email: drkencoop@comcast.net; Website: Kenneth Barrie Cooper

May 2022

27-29SALEM, VIRGINIA: Annual show; American Gem, Mineral And Jewelry Shows LLC; Salem Civic Center, 1001 Roanoke Blvd.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $7, ages 11-17 $2, free admission for 10 and under; Vendors offering gems, minerals, jewelry, beads, fossils and meteorites; contact Alan Koch; Email: agmjs3@gmail.com; Website: www.americangemshow.com

June 2022

3-5WAUSEON, OHIO: Annual show; State Line Gem & Mineral Society; Fulton County Fairgrounds, 8514 SR 108, Wauseon, OH, Fulton County Fairgrounds, 8514 SR 108, Wauseon, OH, Fulton County Fairgrounds; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-4; Admission is $4.00 for Adults, $3.00 for Seniors 60 & older and Students, 12 and Under Free; Come join us at the Fulton County Fairgrounds Junior Fair Building in Wauseon, OH for our 61st Annual Show. ; contact Sherm Kardatzke, 1355 W. Maumee, Adrian, MI 49221, (517) 673-5487; Email: sakardatzke@gmail.com; Website: statelinegms.com

17-19LAS VEGAS, NEVADA: Rocky Mountain Federation & Mineralogical Society Conference & Show; Southern Nevada Gem and Mineral Society; The Orleans Hotel and Casino, 4500 W Tropicana Ave.; Fri. 9-4, Sat. 9-4, Sun. 9-2; Adults: $5.00, Children under 12 with parent: Free; Rock, gem and jewelry vendors plus free drawings, raffles, door prizes, speakers, displays and kids activities. ; contact Andrea Packo; Email: sngmspublicity@gmail.com; Website: www.snvgms.org

October 2022

21-23DANVILLE, INDIANA: Annual show; American Gem, Mineral And Jewelry Shows LLC; Hendricks County Fairgrouds, 1900 East Main St.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $7, ages 11-17 $2, free admission for 10 and under; contact Alan Koch; Email: agmjs3@gmail.com; Website: www.americangemshow.com