Friday, Jan 24, 2020

Rock & Gem Show Dates

 
 

January 2020

24-26TYLER, TEXAS: Annual show; The East Texas Gem & Mineral Society; Tyler Rose Garden Center, 420 South Rose Park Dr.; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, students and children $1 ; 24th Annual Gemstone and Jewelry Show, with dealers offering minerals, cut and uncut stones, geodes, equipment and supplies, demonstrations, displays, and activities for children ; contact Margaret Kilanski ; Email: mlkilanski@yahoo.com

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30-10TUCSON, ARIZONA: Wholesale and retail show; JOGS Tucson Gem & Jewelry Show; Tucson Expo Center, 3750 E. Irvington Road; daily 10-6; Registered businesses free admission, adults $20, no admittance for children under age 14; Exhibitors from more than 26 countries offering minerals, specimens, raw/rough material, crystals, gemstones, jewelry, gemstone décor, beads, cabochons, findings, and tools; contact Yelena Masenko, (213) 629-30; Email: info@jogsshow.com; Website: https://jogsshow.com/

31-2ROSEVILLE, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Placer County Fairgrounds, 800 All America City Blvd.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 (all-weekend access); Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

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1-2MERRITT ISLAND, FLORIDA: Show and sale; Central Brevard Rock and Gem Club; Kiwanis Recreation Ctr, 951 Kiwanis Island Park Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5 ($1 off admission coupon on club website and Facebook), free admission for children under 12 accompanied by paid adult; Vendors, cabbing demonstrations, displays, and activities for children; contact Roz Mestre, 1867 Longleaf Rd, Cocoa, FL 32926-____, (321) 431-0159; Email: roz.mestre@att.net; Website: www.centralbrevardgems.org

8-9OAK HARBOR, WASHINGTON: 55th Annual ; Whidbey Island Gem Club; Oak Harbor Senior Center, 51 SE Jerome St.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; free; Dealers offering gems, minerals, fossils, demonstrations, exhibits, and activities for children; contact Keith Ludemann, (360) 675-1837; Email: rock9@whidbey.net

14-23INDIO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; San Gorgonio Mineral & Gem Society; Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival, Gem & Mineral Building , 82-503 Hwy 111; Fri. 10-10, daily 10-10, daily 10-10, daily 10-10; Adults $11, seniors $10, youth 6-12 $9, free admission for children 5 and under; Dealers offering gems, minerals, fossils, jewelry, crystals, beads, geodes, 100+ display cases, demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Bert Grisham, 1029 N 8th street, Banning, CA 92220, (951) 849-1674; Email: bert67@verizon.net; Website: https://www.facebook.com/sangorgoniogem

15-16ANTIOCH, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Antioch Lapidary Club; Contra Costa County Fairgrounds, 1201 West 10th Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, free admission for children 12 and under, uniformed scouts and active military personnel with ID; Dealers offering jewelry, gems, findings, and supplies, with exhibits, and activities for children; contact Brenda Miguel, 425 Fulton Shipyard Rd., Antioch , CA 94509-0009, (925) 301-6957; Email: brenda.miguel@yahoo.com; Website: www.antiochlapidaryclub.com

15-16GEORGETOWN, TEXAS: Annual show; Williamson County Gem and Mineral Society, Inc.; Georgetown Community Center at San Gabriel Park, 445 East Morrow Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $3, Youth (ages 6-12) $2, free admission for children under 6; 50th annual show, featuring dealers offering gemstones, crystals, jewelry, mineral specimens, geodes, fossils, beads; contact WCGMS Show Chairperson, P.O. Box 422, Georgetown, TX 78627, (512) 516-5575; Email: wcgmstx1@outlook.com; Website: www.wcgms.org

22-23VALLEJO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Vallejo Gem & Mineral Society; Solano County Fairgrounds, Mc Cormack Hall, 900 Fairgrounds Drive; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6 ($1 off admission coupon at www.vjgems.org), free admission for children under 12; 55th Annual Vallejo Gem & Mineral Show, 40 vendors offering jewelry, gems, fossils, minerals, meteorites, demonstrations, displays, and activities for children ; contact Debra Duhon, Vallejo Gem & Mineral Society, P.O. Box 706, Vallejo, CA 94590-0706, (415) 254-1506; Email: dduhonvgms@gmail.com; Website: vjgems.org

22-23ALBANY, NEW YORK: Annual show; New York State Academy of Mineralogy & Capital District Mineral Club; New York State Museum, 222 Madison Ave.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, free admission for children under 12; contact Jared Borelli, (518) 633-163; Email: postmaster@nysam.org; Website: nysam.org

22-23PASADENA, TEXAS: Annual show; Clear Lake Gem & Mineral Club; Pasadena Convention Center, 7902 Fairmont Parkway; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $7, children (6-12) $3, free admission for children and scouts in uniform; contact Sandra Christiansen; Email: clgmsvendors@gmail.com; Website: http://www.clgms.org/page2.html

22-23JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI: Annual show; Mississippi Gem and Mineral Society; Mississippi Trade Mart on the State Fairgrounds, 1200 Mississippi Street ; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, Students $3, Scouts and leaders in uniform $2, free admission for children under 5; More than 25 dealers offering gems, fossils, minerals, jewelry, lapidary, tools, beads, with demonstrations, exhibits, and activities for children; contact Leslie Lane, 176 Tazan Avenue, Florence, MS 39073-8720, 6013448171; Email: rock2lanes@gmail.com; Website: http://missgems.org

22-23PLAINVIEW, TEXAS: Annual show; Hi-Plains Gem & Mineral Society; Ollie Liner Center, 2000 S Columbia; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $3, students $1; 58th annual show, vendors offering gems, minerals, beads, demonstrations, jewelry, displays, and activities for children; contact Bobby and Kitty Shipman, 1616 Ennis St., Plainview, TX 79072, (806) 685-3748; Email: bobcat22@suddenlink.net

22-23BOISE, IDAHO: Annual show; Idaho Gem Club; Expo Idaho, 5610 Glenwood Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $4, free admission for children 12 and under; contact Brent Stewart, (208) 342-1151; Email: rocksbybrent@gmail.com; Website: http://idahogemclub.com/

22-23BELLEVUE, WASHINGTON: Show; Crystallography Gem Mineral Market Bellevue: Rocks Gems Art & More; Bellevue Red Lion Hotel, 1211 Main St, Lake Washington Ballroom; Sat. 11-6, Sun. 11-6; Adults $2, free admission for children 12 and under, seniors (65 and older), teachers/military/veterans with ID; More than 20 dealers selling crystals, minerals, stones, gems, jewelry, tools, and nature art. *Reserve tickets via Eventbrite and admission is free: http://bit.ly/362hrpN; contact Michelle Ferris; Email: CrystallographyGems@gmail.com; Website: https://tinyurl.com/BellFeb2020

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27-1PORTLAND, OREGON: Annual show; Oregon Agate and Mineral Society; OMSI Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, 1945 SE Water Ave; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; free admission; Rocks, minerals, finished materials, lapidary, jewelry, displays, no vendors, activities for children; contact Ken Thistle, (360) 891-808; Email: Kthisistle815@gmail.com; Website: http://www.oregonagate.org

28-1COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Dr; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 (all-weekend access); Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

28-1JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Morocco Shrine Convention Center, 3800 Saint Johns Bluff Rd S.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $5 (all-weekend access); Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

28-1CLARKDALE, ARIZONA: Show; Mingus Gem & Mineral Club; Clark Memorial Clubhouse Auditorium, 19 N. Ninth Street; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; Semi-annual spring show featuring dealers selling agates, fossils, gems, beads, cabochons, crystals, geodes, rock slabs, and jewelry; wire-wrapping and geode-splitting demonstrations; mineral specimen identification, displays, and activities for children; contact Bill Hedglin, (928) 634-0269; Email: billkarin3@q.com; Website: www.mingusgem.club

29-1DES PLAINES , ILLINOIS: Annual show; Des Plaines Valley Geological Society; Des Plaines Park District Leisure Center, 2222 Birch St; Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3, seniors $2, students w/ID $1, free admission for children under 12 accompanied by an adult; Dealers selling gems, jewelry, fossils, minerals, with exhibits, demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Frank Lavin, 9942 MONTROSE AVE, SCHILLER PARK, IL 60176, 815-222-8197; Email: nival42@hotmail.com

29-1SEATTLE, WASHINGTON: Annual show; North Seattle Lapidary & Mineral Club; Crown Hill Center, 9250 14th Ave NW; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; free admission; Fun for the entire family — explore demonstrations, dealer offerings and displays of rocks, gems, and fossils, with activities (Rockosaurus rides!) for children; contact Susan Gardner; Email: sgardner3@mindspring.com; Website: www.NorthSeattleRockClub.org

29-1MESA, ARIZONA: Annual show; Apache Junction Rock an Gem Club; Skyline High School, 845 S Crismon Rd; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3, students with ID $1, free admission for children under 12; Dealers selling rocks, gems, jewelry, fossils, minerals, jewelry supplies, rare and unusual crystals, with demonstrations, exhibits, and activities for children; contact Tom Mortensen, (480) 620-8178; Email: Tmorteno75@hotmail.com; Website: https://www.ajrockclub.com/

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6-8NEWARK , CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Mineral and Gem Society of Castro Valley; Newark Pavilion, 6430 Thornton Ave.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Cost of admission TBD; Auction 2 p.m. Saturday ; contact Beth Farmer, PO Box 2145, Castro Valley, CA 94546, (510) 887-9007; Email: Info@mgscv.org; Website: MGSCV.org

6-8FOREST GROVE, OREGON: 62nd Annual Rock and Mineral Show; Tualatin Valley Gem Club; Forest Grove National Guard Armory, 2950 Taylor Way; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $1, free admission for children 12 and under; Vendors offering a variety of minerals, gems, rocks, and lapidary, demonstrations, displays, and activities for children; contact Rose Jackson, (503) 349-7418; Email: 1jeweledrose@gmail.com; Website: www.tvgc.org

6-8DEL MAR, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 (all-weekend access); Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

6-8CLEARWATER, FLORIDA: Show and sale; Suncoast Gem and Mineral Society; Banquet Masters, 13355 49th St North; Fri. 1-6, Fri. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Donations: Adults $5, students with a parent or ID $4 (good for all three days), free admission for children under 6; Rocks, minerals, gems, jewelry, beads, fossils, crystals, slabs, cabochons; contact Bill Schmidt, 4619 69th St North, St. Petersburg, FL 33709, (727) 657-0998; Email: sgamsgemshow@gmail.com; Website: sgams.com

7-8WILMINGTON, DELAWARE: Annual show; Delaware Mineralogical Society; DoubleTree by Hilton, 4727 Concord Pike (Rt-202); Sat. 10-5, Sun. 11-5; Adults $6, seniors $5, children (12-16) $4, and free admission for scouts in uniform and children under 12 when accompanied by an adult; Vendors offering minerals, rocks, lapidary pieces, fossils, demonstrations, displays, and activities for children; contact Elaine Kipp , 410-392-6826; Email: Kippekipp@msn.com; Website: www.delminsociety.net

7-8VENTURA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Ventura Gem & Mineral Society; Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; A southern California tradition for 58 years, featuring more than 15 vendors, 50 exhibits of gems, minerals, fossils, lapidary arts, demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Richard Slyker, CA; Email: info@vgms.org; Website: www.vgms.org

7-8BIG SPRING, TEXAS: Annual show; Big Spring Prospectors Club; Howard County Fair Barn, 2900 Old State Hwy 80; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5; free admission; Dealers offering minerals, jewelry, beads, rough rocs, slabs, geode cutting, demonstrations, activities for children; contact Lola Lamb, 2200 Cecilia, Big Spring, TX 79720, (528) 732-3; Email: lolabellelamb@yahoo.com; Website: https://www.facebook.com/bigspringprospectorsclub/

7-8ROBSTOWN, TEXAS: Annual show; Gulf Coast Gem and Mineral Society; RMB Fairgrounds, 1213 Terry Shamsie Blvd, Exhibit Hall A; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, free admission for scouts in uniform and children under 12; 58th annual show, with vendors selling rocks, minerals, gems, fossils, and minerals, lapidary materials, exhibits, demonstrations, and fluorescent display, and activities for children; contact Russell Wheeler, POBox 60781, Corpus Christi, TX 78466, 361-944-7877; Email: gulfcoastgemandmineralsociety@gmail.com; Website: gcgms.org

7-8CALDWELL, IDAHO: Annual show; Owyhee Gem and Mineral Society; O'Connor Fieldhouse, 2200 Blaine; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $4, free admission for children 11 and under; Dealers, demonstrators, fluorescence display, activities for children; contact Darell Ehlers, 1301 Anderson Corner Rd, Parma , ID 83660; Email: ddehlers@fmtc.com; Website: OwyheeRocks.com

7-8ISSAQUAH, WASHINGTON: Annual show; East King County Rock Club; Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave NW; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; free admission; contact Walter Filson, 10116 125th Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98033, (763) 232-2963; Email: waltfilson@gmail.com; Website: http://www.eastkingco.org/

7-8MERIDEN, CONNETICUT: Annual show; The Lapidary & Mineral Society of Central Connecticut; Maloney High School, 121 Gravel Street; Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, free admission for children 12 and under; 19 dealers selling gems, minerals, jewelry, fossil, meteorites, crystal; with educational exhibits, beads, lapidary supplies; demonstrations and activities for children; contact Tom Benedict, LMSCC, P.O. Box 476, Meriden, CT 06450; Email: MeridenMineralClub@gmail.com; Website: www.LMSCC.org

7-8SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Guild; San Francisco County Fair Building, 1199 - 9th Avenue; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $12 for adults, free admission for children under 12; Over 50 vendors from the U.S. and internationally offering minerals, crystals, beads, gems, and jewelry; contact Jerry Tomlinson, 415-383-7837; Email: jerry@crystalfair.com; Website: http://www.crystalfair.com

12-15DEMING, NEW MEXICO: Show and sale; The Deming Gem & Mineral Society,Inc.; SW New Mexico Fairgrounds, 4200 Raymond Reed Blvd; daily 9-5; admission is free; 55th annual Rochound Roundup, guided field trips, vendors offering jewelry, gemstones, equipment, demonstrations, activities for children; contact Marilyn Page, P.O. Box 1459, Deming, NM 88031, (575) 544-9019; Email: thedgms@gmail.com; Website: www.thedgmsclub

13-14COLVILLE, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Panorama Gem and Mineral Club; Colville Fairgrounds, 317 West Astor; Fri. 8:30-6, Sat. 9-5; Free admission (donations accepted for a scholarship fund); contact Sheila Stratton, 509-207-8506; Email: skstratton@hotmail.com

13-15PUYALLUP, WASHINGTON: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 9th Ave SW.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 (all-weekend access); Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

13-15VICTORVILLE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Victor Valley Gem and Mineral Club; Stoddard Wells Rock Hound Tailgate, Stoddard Wells and Bell Mountain Roads, Cross St. Dale Evans Parkway; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; free admission; Slabs and cabs, findings and equipment, minerals and fossils, rough, jewelry, activities for children, auction; contact Ruben Martinez, 15056-B Seventh Street, Victorville, CA 92395, (760) 490-8263; Email: rmstonewalk54@gmail.com; Website: vvgmc.org

13-15AUGUSTA, GEORGIA: Annual show; Augusta Gem and Mineral Society; Aiken Gem, Mineral and Fossil Society; Julian Smith Casino, 2200 Broad Street; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $4 (weekend pass $6), free admission for children under 12 accompanied by a paying adult; Member display cases, demonstrations, dealers selling geodes, silver, jewelry, gemstones, cabochons, crystals, minerals, fossils, meteorites, and activities for children; contact Richard McNutt, GA; Email: Rmcnutt9@comcast.net; Website: Agams.club

13-15COTTONWOOD, ARIZONA: Annual show; Karmic Beads & Gems; Verde Valley Fairgrounds, 800 E Cherry St.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Free admission, bring a pet related item, food, toys, beds to donate to the animal shelter and receive a free raffle ticket; More than 15 vendors offering gems, jewelry, lapidary, beads, activities for children; contact Jennifer Mecias, 619-261-8765; Email: karmicbeadsandgems@yahoo.com; Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/549692335603373

13-15KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Wholesale and retail show; Greater Kansas City Association of Earth Science Clubs; KCI Expo Center, 11730 NW Ambassador Dr.; Fri. 10-8, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6 (2-day pass $10, 3-day pass $14), ages 5-12 $3, free admission for children age 4 and under; 60 dealers, lectures, demonstrations, exhibits, scholarship benefit auction – 7 p.m. Saturday, activities for children; contact Mark Sherwood, PO Box 436, Oak Grove, MO 64075, (816) 690-3773; Email: markdsherwood@comcast.net; Website: www.kcgemshow.org

13-15LOVELAND, COLORADO: Annual show; Fort Collins RockHounds; Larimer County Fairgrounds, 5280 Arena Circle, McKee Building —The Ranch; Fri. 4-8, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $4 (3-day pass $7), student (12-18) $1, free admission for children under 12 when accompanied by an adult; Dealers selling ore-grade specimens, fine jewelry, beads and rockhounding equipment, club exhibits with a theme of “Copper and New World Minerals,” rock identification services provided by Metro State University, demonstrations, activities for children; contact Nancy Howerter, (970) 218-2356; Email: fcrockhounds@gmail; Website: www.fortcollinsrockhounds.org

14-14SKOKIE, ILLINOIS: 71st Annual Silent Auction; Chicago Rocks & Minerals Society; St. Peter's United Church of Christ gymnasium, 8013 Laramie (at Oakton); Sat. 6-9; free admission; View minerals, fossils, crystals, gemstones, jewelry, rough rock, references, geodes, lapidary art and jewelry, first table closes at 6:30 p.m., activities for children; contact Jeanine N. Mielecki, (312) 623-1554; Email: jaynine9@aol.com; Website: www.chicagorocks.org

14-15TURLOCK, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; The Mother Lode Mineral Society; Stanislaus Fairgrounds, 900 North Broadway; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, free admission for children under 12 and military personnel; Educational and interactive show with 45 dealers offering minerals, fossils, gems, jewelry, tools and equipment, meteorites, with 60 exhibits including Tethys Ocean Project, speakers, a fluorescent room, gem identification, hands-on kids activities - including an animatronic dinosaur; contact Terry McMillin, (209) 484-4416; Website: http://www.turlockgemshow.com

14-15NAPLES, FLORIDA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Naples Italian American Club, 7035 Airport Pulling Rd. N; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $5 (all-weekend access); Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals, jewelry repair and demonstrations; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

14-15SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS: Annual show; Southwest Gem and Mineral Society; San Antonio Event Center, 8111 Meadow Leaf Drive; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, military and seniors $3, students $1; 26 dealers, displays, demonstrations, silent auction supporting university scholarships, activities for children; contact Robert Bowie, 1324 Kings Point Drive, Canyon Lake, TX 78133, (830) 387-1766; Email: krbotx@gvtc.com; Website: SWGMS.ORG

14-15VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA: Annual show; Hastings Centre Rockhounds; Hastings Community Centre, 3096 East Hastings Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Donations accepted; Dealers and club member selling jewelry, rocks, gems, beads, and fossils; demonstrations, displays, and activities for children; contact Sante Gasparin, BC, (604) 805-0623; Email: squintog10@gmail.com; Website: http://www.hastingscentrerockhounds.com/

14-15FILER, IDAHO: 70th Annual Rock, Gem, Mineral, and Jewelry Show; Magic Valley Gem Club; Twin Falls County Fair Grounds, 215 Fair Ave.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $2, free admission for children 12 and under if accompanied by an adult; 12 dealers, displays by Herrett’s Museum, Hagerman Fossil Beds, Magic Valley Gold Panning Club, demonstrations, exhibits, geodes, activities for children; contact Chris Funk, (208) 539-5369; Email: rmetts@magicvalleygemclub.org

14-15WEST BEND, WISCONSIN: Annual show; Kettle Moraine Geological Society (KMGS); Washington County Fair Park & Convention Center, 3000 Hwy PV; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3, free admission for military personnel, scouts, 4-H members in uniform, and children under 12; Dealers offering a variety of rocks, fossils, minerals, and jewelry, geological and earth science displays, demonstrations, artifacts, fluorescent display, activities for children; contact John M Rettler, 1921 West Sumner Street, Rubicon, WI 53078, (262) 617-0022; Email: johnrettler@gmail.com; Website: www.kmgsrocks.com

14-15KALISPELL, MONTANA: Annual show; Northwest Montana Rock Chucks; Flathead County Fairgrounds, Expo Building, 265 North Meridian Road; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $2 free admission for children junior high age and younger; Vendors offering a wide variety of items, demonstrations, displays, and activities for children; contact Lloyd Fager, (608) 436-0780; Email: oldgrayelf@sbcglobal.net; Website: https://rockchucks.org/

20-22ARDEN, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Mountain Area Gem and Mineral Association (M.A.G.M.A.); Camp Stephens, 263 Clayton Road; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 9-4; free admission; dealers specializing in gems, minerals, fossils, meteorites and artifacts from North Carolina and around the world will be offered; contact Richard Jacquot, PO Box 542, Leicester, NC 28748, 8287794501; Email: rick@wncrocks.com; Website: www.americanrockhound.com

20-22PORTLAND, OREGON: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE MLK Jr Blvd.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 (all-weekend access); Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

20-22ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO: Annual show; Albuquerque Gem & Mineral Club; Expo NM State Fairgrounds, 300 San Pedro NE; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Friday: Adults $2, Saturday and Sunday Adults $5, free admission for children 13 and under; Treasures of the Earth Gem, Mineral, Jewelry Expo, including mineral specimens, rough, slabs, jewelry, cabochons, beads, fossils, petrified wood, tools, with displays and exhibits, and activities for children; contact Paul Hlava, (505) 850-7524; Email: paulhlava@q.com; Website: www.agmc.info

20-22SPANISH FORK, UTAH: Annual show; Timpanogos Gem and Mineral Society; Spanish Fork Fair Grounds, 475 South Main Street; Fri. 10-7, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 10-5; free admission; Dealers offering minerals, jewelry, rough rocks, petrified wood, opals, gems, references, lapidary equipment, fluorescence display, demonstrations, activities for children; contact Keith Fackrell, (801) 592-0410; Email: krfackrell@gmail.com; Website: timprocks.weebly.com

20-22MARIETTA, 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 when accompanied by a paying adult; Gem dealers from near and far selling crystals, fossils, beads, jewelry, geodes, minerals, gems and rocks from all over the world. ; contact Damian; Email: mbellpoint@gmail.com; Website: www.bellpointpromotions.com

20-22JACKSON, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Michigan Gem and Mineral Society; Keeley Park American 1 Credit Union Event Center, 200 W. Ganson St.; Fri. 10-7, Sat. 11-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $4, seniors $2, students $1, free admission for children 5 and under; Three days of silent auctions, dealers offering gems, minerals, fossils, jewelry; demonstrations, exhibits, and displays, and activities for children; contact Sally Hoskin, PO Box 633, Michigan Center, MI 49254, (517) 522-3396; Email: main@mgmsrockclub.com; Website: http://mgmsrockclub.com/annual-show.html

21-21CARTERSVILLE, GEORGIA: Show; Tellus Science Museum; Tellus Science Museum, 100 Tellus Dr.; Sat. 8:30-5; Members: $30, Non-members: $40; Tellus Mineral Symposium 2020, featuring speakers discussing building a collection, valuing your collection, organizations of collectors, and going out in the field to collect. Prepaid reservation required; contact Asia Johnson, 100 Tellus Dr., Cartersville, GA 30120, (770) 606-57; Email: ryanr@tellusmuseum.org; Website: tellusmuseum.org

21-22GAITHERSBURG , MARYLAND: Annual show; Gem Lapidary & Mineral Society of Montgomery County MD; Montgomery County Agricultural Fairgrounds, 16 Chestnut St, Building 6; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $6 (visit www.glmsmc.com to download a coupon for $1 off admission), free admission for children 11 and under and scouts in uniform; More than 40 exhibits, 20 dealers, demonstrations, fluorescent mineral tent, activities for children ; contact Show Chairman, PO Box 444, Gaithersburg, MD 20884; Email: show_education_chair@glmsmc.com; Website: www.glmsmc.com

21-22LEMOORE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Lemoore Gem and Mineral Club; Trinity Hall, 470 Champion St.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Free admission; Dealers offering minerals, fossils, beads, stone carvings, gems, lapidary rough and artisan jewelry, and activities for children; contact Georgina Silva, P.O. Box 443, Lemoore, CA 93245; Email: lemooregemandmineralclub@gmail.com; Website: http://lemooregemandmineralclub.org

21-22SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Santa Clara Valley Gem & Mineral Society; Santa Clara County Fairgrounds, 344 Tully Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, free admission for children 12 and under, active military and dependents, veterans, and first responders with valid ID; View a large display of petrified wood, arrowheads, displays, demonstrations; contact Missy Fox, 16344 Shady View Lane, Los Gatos, CA 95032, (408) 356-7711; Email: jfox152@comcast.net; Website: www.scvgms.org

21-22MISSOULA, MONTANA: 26th Annual Rock and Gem Show; Hellgate Mineral Society; Hilton Garden Inn, 3720 North Reserve St.; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; free ; contact Neil Maier, (406) 546-6013; Email: nam56@yahoo.com

21-22ANTHEM, ARIZONA: Annual show; Daisy Mountain Rock and Mineral Club; The Anthem School, 41020 N Freedom Way; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9:30-4; Adults $4, Seniors and children over 12 $3, free admission for children under 12; Rocks, jewelry, fluorescents, geodes, mineral identification, activities for children; contact Ed Winbourne, 34807, 32nd Drive, Phoenix, AZ 85086, (978) 460-1528; Email: ewinbourne@gmail.com; Website: dmrmc.com

21-22WHEATON, ILLINOIS: Annual show; ESCONI Earth Science Club of Northern Illinois; Dupage Fairgrounds, 2015 Manchester Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; Dealers selling minerals, fossils, gems, and jewelry; with demonstrations, auctions, exhibits, and activities for children ; contact Dianna Lord, 1327 Churchill, Schaumburg, IL 60195, (224) 735-9894; Email: diannal20@yahoo.com; Website: www.esconi.org

21-22SEATTLE, WASHINGTON: Show; Crystallography Seattle Spring Showcase — ; OmCulture, 2210 N Pacific St; Sat. Noon-7, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3 suggested donation, free admission for children 12 and under, seniors (65 and older), teachers/military/veterans with ID; Various dealers offering crystals, minerals, stones, gems, jewelry, with music and demonstrations. *Reserve tickets via Eventbrite and admission is free: http://bit.ly/2R0J8el; contact Michelle Ferris; Email: CrystallographyGems@gmail.com; Website: http://www.tinyurl.com/Om2020spring

27-28ADA, OKLAHOMA: Annual show; Ada Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Club; Pontotoc Country Agri-Plex, 1710 North Broadway; Fri. 8-6, Sat. 9-5; free admission; Features various demonstrations, displays, fluorescent minerals, fossils, lapidary, and jewelry, and an educational booth hosted by the Oklahoma Geological Survey ; contact Bobby Freeman; Email: bfreeman.1966@yahoo.com

27-29SPOKANE, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Rock Rollers Club of Spokane; Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, seniors and military personnel $5, free admission for children 12 and under and scouts in uniform; More than 40 vendors offering gems, jewelry, lapidary supplies, crystals, with demonstrations, displays, and activities for children; contact Mike Shaw, (509) 251-1574; Email: showchair@rockrollers.org; Website: www.rockrollers.org

27-29INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Annual show; American Gem, Mineral And Jewelry Shows LLC; Indiana State Fairgrounds Agriculture / Horticulture Building, 1202 East 38th Street; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults (18 and older) $7, children ages 11-17 $2, free admission for children 10 and under; Note: A new show date, featuring dealers selling gems, minerals, fossils, jewelry, beads, meteorites, cutting materials, findings, tools and equipment, activities for children; contact Alan Koch, 6956 East Broad Street Suite #105, Columbus, OH 43213-1517, (614) 537-9304; Email: agmjs3@gmail.com

27-29HICKORY, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Catawba Valley Gem and Mineral Club; Hickory Metro Convention Center, 1960 13th Ave Dr. SE , #A; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, free admission for law enforcement, youth groups, scouts in uniform, and children 12 and under; 50th annual show, held in association with the annual Eastern Federation of Mineralogical and Lapidary Societies, Inc. convention, 24 vendors with a variety of specimens; contact Rick Glover, (828) 446-7633; Email: ricktopsarge@gmail.com; Website: http://cvgmc.com/SpecialEvents.html

27-29SANDY, UTAH: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire ; Mountain America Expo Center, 9575 S State St.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 (all-weekend access); Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

27-29BRIDGETON, MISSOURI: Annual show; Rock Hobby Club of Greater St. Louis; Machinists Hall, 12365 St. Charles Rock Road; Fri. 4-8, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 10-5; Adults $4, free admission for scouts in uniform and children 12 and under; Vendors, exhibitors, demonstrators; contact Roy Hurlburt, 2942 Piney Pointe Dr, St Louis, MO 63129, (314) 303-7218; Email: hurlburtr@juno.com; Website: https://rocksrulestl.com/

27-29LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY: Retail show; Blue Grass Gem and Mineral Club; Clarion Hotel Conference Center, 1950 Newtown Pike; Fri. 4-8, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5 (Special Friday preview $10 - good for all three days), free admission for youth under 18 when accompanied by an adult; Friday Preview Night features special deals and a door prize, with a more than four-foot amethyst geode, raffles, demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Jane Volk, 3133 Dale Hollow Rd, Lexington, KY 40515, (859) 351-3323; Email: jane.volk@outlook.com; Website: http://bggamc.homestead.com/Lexington-Rock-Gem-and-Jewelry-Show.html

28-29JANESVILLE, WISCONSIN: Annual show; Badger Lapidary & Geological Society; Craig Center - Rock County Fair Grounds, 1301 Craig Ave.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; free will donation; 50th annual show, “All That Glitters” theme, with vendors offering minerals, rocks, gems, fossils, and lapidary jewelry, displays, speakers, demonstrations, fluorescent tent, and activities for children; contact Laurie Trocke; Email: glowyrocks@gmail.com; Website: badgerrockclub.org

28-29ROSEVILLE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Roseville Rock Rollers Gem and Mineral Society; Placer County Fairgrounds, 800 All America City Blvd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, seniors (60+) $5, visit www.rockrollers.com/show for a discount coupon for admission, free admission for children 12 and under; parking $10; More than 60 vendors offering a variety of materials, demonstrations, displays, and free mineral and gem identification, and activities for children; contact James Hutchings; Email: jhutchings22@hotmail.com; Website: http://www.rockrollers.com/show.html

28-29BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Mt Baker Rock and Gem Club; Bloedel-Donovan Field House, 2214 Electric Ave.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; free; contact Wes Gannaway, 360-384-4209; Email: debnwes@comcast.net

28-29CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA: Annual show; Cedar Valley Rock and Minerals Society; Hawkeye Downs Exposition Center, 4400 6th. St. SW; Sat. 8:30-6, Sun. 9:30-4; Adults $3.00, Students (12-18) $1.00, free admission for children under 12 and youth groups with leaders; Theme of this year's show, "Meteorites, The Earth's Oldest Rocks," includes exhibits, demonstrations, dealers, educational programs, activities for children; contact Marv Houg, 1820 30th.St. Dr. SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403, (319) 350-943, 3193509435; Email: m_houg@yahoo.com; Website: cedarvalleyrockclub.org

28-29WYSOX, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Che-Hanna Rock and Mineral Club, Inc.; Wysox Volunteer Fire Co. Social Hall, 111 Lake Road ; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3, students $1, free admission for children under 8; Special exhibits, fluorescent show, dealers selling minerals, fossils, lapidary, gems and jewelry, activities for children; contact Bob McGuire, 224 Church St., Lopez, PA 19628, (570) 928-9238; Email: uvbob1942@gmail.com; Website: chehannarocks.com

28-29HADLEY, MASSACHUSETTS: Annual show; Connecticut Valley Mineral Club; Hadley Farms Meeting House, Hampton Village Barn Shops, 41 Russell St.; Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 9:30-4; Adults $5, free admission for scouts in uniform, children 12 and under accompanied with a paying adult; Dealers selling minerals, jewelry, gems, rocks, fossils, with exhibits, activities for children; contact Helen Rodak, Hadley; Email: helenrodak@gmail.com; Website: www.westernmassmineralshow.com

28-29PLYMOUTH MEETING, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Philadelphia Mineralogical Society and the Delaware Valley Paleontological Society ; Lu Lu Temple , 5140 Butler Pike; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $7, kids 12 and under $2, free admission for uniformed scouts ; Dealers selling fossils, minerals, gems, with exhibits, speakers, activities for children; contact Douglas M Klieger; Email: dklieger@verizon.net; Website: www.philamineralsociety.org

28-29POCATELLO, IDAHO: Annual show; South East Idaho Gem and Mineral Society; Bannock County Fair Grounds, 10588 Fairground Dr.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $2, free admission for children under 12 when accompanied by an adult; Features vendors, with demonstrations, displays, auctions, activities for children; contact Val Wuthrich, (208) 720-8239; Email: valwuthrich@gmail.com

28-29CANTON, OHIO: Annual show; Stark County Ohio Gem & Mineral Club; Stark County Ohio Fair Grounds, 305 Wertz Ave. ; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, seniors 55+ $4, children age 6-14 $1, and free admission for scouts in uniform; contact Jeffrey Storz; Website: https://www.facebook.com/SCOGMC/

28-29TORRANCE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; South Bay Lapidary & Mineral Society; Ken Miller Recreation Center, 3341 Torrance Blvd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; Various rough and polished stones for sale, demonstrations, displays, and activities for children; contact Nancy Pekarek, 2122 W. 233rd Street, Torrance, CA 90501, (310) 561-8152; Email: pekareks@hotmail.com; Website: https://southbaylapidaryandmineralsociety.com

April 2020

3-3ABBOTSFORD, BRITISH COLUMBIA: Annual show; British Columbia Lapidary Society; Central Fraser Valley Fairgrounds, 32470 Haida Drive; Fri. 10-8, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6 (3-day pass $12),students (6-17) $2, free admission for children under 6, when accompanied by an adult; Dealers selling various minerals, rock, gems, and more, demonstrations, exhibits, displays, a special presentation by speaker Bob Jones, of Rock & Gem magazine, activities for children; contact Maureen Parsley; Email: gemshowchair@gmail.com; Website: www.bclapidary.com

3-5RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Tar Heel Gem & Mineral Club; North Carolina State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Rd., Kerr Scott Bldg.; Fri. 3-7, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $3, free admission for children 14 and under; Dealers offering gems, minerals, rocks, with grab bags, demonstration area with gem trees, displays, activities for children; contact Cyndy Hummel, 10609 Chelsea Dr, Raleigh, NC 27603, (919) 779-6220; Email: mchummel@mindspring.com; Website: tarheelclub.org

4-5COLUMBUS, OHIO: Annual show; Columbus Rock and Mineral Society, Licking County Rock and Mineral; Northland Performing Arts Center, 4411 Tamarack Blvd., ; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $7, seniors 60+ $6, youth (6-15} $3, free admission for children under 6 , teachers, scouts and 4-H members in uniform with identification; 28 vendors, exhibits, displays, demonstrations, lectures, and activities for children; contact Craig W Kramer, 628 Sanbridge Circle, Columbus, OH 43229, (614) 436-4511; Email: show-info@ColumbusRockAndMineralSociety.org; Website: https://www.columbusrockandmineralsociety.org/

4-5MARION, ILLINOIS: Annual show; Southern Illinois Earth Science Club, Inc.; Pavilion of the City of Marion, 1602 Sioux Drive; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $2, free admission for children 18 and under; Dealers selling gems, minerals, fossils, jewelry, with demonstrations, exhibits, auctions, fluorescent display, activities for children; contact Michael Chontofalsky, 1019 E. Broadway, Centralia, IL 62801, (618) 367-0046; Email: chontofalsky@att.net; Website: siescub.org

4-5RENO, NEVADA: Annual show; Reno Gem and Mineral Society; Reno-Sparks Convention Center, 4590 S. Virginia St.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, free admission for children under 12; Vendors, 40 displays, demonstrations in lapidary, silversmithing, wire wrap, and beading, fluorescent tent, and activities for children; contact Dan Ellis, Sparks, NV 89434, (775) 229-4420; Email: sailondan55@aol.com; Website: www.renorockhounds.com

4-5EDMONDS, WASHINGTON: Maplewood Rock and Gem Club 5th Annual Spring Sale; Maplewood Rock and Gem Club; Maplewood Rock and Gem Clubhouse, 8802 196th Street SW.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5; free admission; contact Mary Ann Collins; Email: collma1@comcast.net; Website: http://www.maplewoodrockclub.com/

4-5ORANGE, CONNETICUT: Annual show; New Haven Mineral Club; Amity Middle School, 100 Ohman Ave.; Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, free admission for children under 12 when accompanied by an adult; 47th annual gathering, with more than 20 vendors offering minerals, gems, fossils, and jewelry; contact Art Doyle; Email: president@newhavenmineralclub.org; Website: newhavenmineralclub.org

4-5SPRINGFIELD, OREGON: 63rd Annual Rock and Mineral Show; Springfield Thunderegg Rock Club; Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 W. C Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-3; free admission (donations appreciated); Local and regional dealers, with demonstrations, displays (including fluorescent minerals), activities for children; contact Dean Burkhart, (541) 744-1919; Email: burkhaks@aol.com

4-5CHICO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Paradise Gem and Mineral Club; Silver Dollar Fair Grounds, 2357 Fair Street; Sat. 9-5; Adults $4, free admission for children 12 and under; Celebrating the club's 70th birthday! Show theme is "From the Fire, We Rise," features vendors, displays, and activities for children; contact Trish Haggerty, 15267 Northlake Rd, Magalia, CA 95954, (530) 966-5112; Email: Hagboyz5@gmail.com; Website: www.ParadiseGem.org

4-5CENTRAL POINT, OREGON: Annual show; Roxy Ann Gem and Mineral Society; The EXPO - Jackson County Fairgrounds, 1 Penninger Road; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, seniors $3, students $2; Dealers selling a variety of materials, with demonstrations, displays, exhibits, silent auction, activities for children, all proceeds enable the Roxy Ann Gem and Mineral Society to provide education in earth sciences and maintain the Crater Rock Museum; contact Liz Ellingson; Email: craterrockgemshow@gmail.com; Website: www.craterrock.com

10-12ORLANDO, FLORIDA: Annual show; Central Florida Mineral and Gem Society; Nation Guard Armory, 2809 South Fern Creek Ave.; Fri. 1-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, children $2; Annual show, visit www.crmgs.org for coupon to save $1 on admission; contact gordon oakley, 5032 Lido Street

10-12OGDEN, UTAH: 69th Gemstone Junction and NFMS Show; Golden Spike Gem and Mineral Society; Golden Spike Event Center, 1000 N 1200 W; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3, ages 12-18 $2, free admission for children under 12; More than 25 dealers, with demonstrations, exhibits, rock identification, silent auction, activities for children; contact Margie Miller, (385) 205-9187; Email: gemshow@goldenspikegem.org; Website: www.goldenspikegem.org

11-12MARIPOSA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Mariposa Gem and Mineral Club; Mariposa County Fairgrounds, 5007 Fairgrounds Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3, free admission for children 14 and under; Dealers selling gems, minerals, gold, rock rough, slabs, jewelry, supplies with a silent auction, geode cutting, speakers, demonstrations, and admission to the California State Mining and Mineral Museum is free during the show; contact Meredith Meehan, CA

11-12ABILENE, TEXAS: Annual show; Central Texas Gem & Mineral Society; Abilene Convention Center, 1100 North 6th Street and Pine; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $4, children 6-12 $2; Dealers selling jewelry, specimens, beads, lapidary, with demonstrations, silent auction, activities for children ; contact Linda Walker, P.O. BOX 206, Hawley, TX 79525, (325) 721-4477; Email: linewalk26@yahoo.comGem; Website: http://www.new.calichetimes.com/page13.html

11-12TACOMA, WASHINGTON: Show; Crystallography Tacoma Spring Showcase; Landmark Catering & Convention Center, 47 St Helens Ave., Ionic Hall; Sat. 11-7, Sun. 11-5; Adults $2, free admission for children 12 and under, seniors (65 and older), teachers/military/veterans; Dealers selling crystals, minerals, stones, gems, jewelry, and rocks. *Reserve tickets via Eventbrite and admission is free: http://bit.ly/38isdd8; contact Michell Ferris; Email: CrystallographyGems@gmail.com; Website: https://tinyurl.com/TacSpring2020

17-19SANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire ; Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Rd.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 (all-weekend access); 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

17-19SOUTH JORDAN, UTAH: Annual show; Wasatch Gem Society; Salt Lake County Equestrian Park and Event Center, 2100 West 11400 South; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $2, free admission for children 12 and under; Vendors offering rocks, minerals, fossils, gemstones, lapidary, demonstrations, displays, activities for children; contact Roberta Chase, (801) 541-7569; Email: roberta.chase@outlook.com; Website: wasatchgemsociety.com

17-19RICKREALL, OREGON: 66th Annual Rock and Gem Show; Willamette Agate and Mineral Society; Polk County Fairgrounds, 520 S Pacific Hwy W; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $2, free admission for children under 11; Dealers, demonstrators, display cases, auctions, a fluorescent exhibit, and activities for children; contact Mimi Surgeon, (503) 602-9405; Email: rockclubnewsletter@gmail.com; Website: www.WAMSI.net

18-19KENNEWICK, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Lakeside Gem and Mineral Club; Benton County Fairgrounds, 1500 South Oak; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, free admission for children 12 and under with a paying adult; More than 40 displays, dealers offering gems, minerals, fossils, and jewelry, demonstrations, fluorescent displays, tailgating on Sunday morning, and activities for children; contact Larry Hulstrum, 5093088312; Email: rockhound132@charter.net; Website: https://www.lakesidegemandmineralclub.com/

18-19IDAHO FALLS, IDAHO: 56th Gem and 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

18-19WALNUT CREEK, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Guild; Civic Park Community Center, 1375 Civic Drive; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $12, free admission for children under 12; Contra Costa Crystal Fair, over 35 vendors of gems, minerals, jewelry; contact Jerry Tomlinson, PO Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 94966, (415) 383-7837; Email: jerry@crystalfair.com; Website: www.crystalfair.com

18-19ISSAQUAH, WASHINGTON: Show; Crystallography Issaquah Spring Showcase; Holiday Inn, 1801 12th Avenue NW., Olympic Room; Sat. 11-7, Sun. 11-7; Adults $2, free admission for children 12 and under, seniors (65 and older), teachers/military/veterans with ID; Dealers selling crystals, minerals, stones, gems, jewelry, tools, and nature art. *Reserve tickets via Eventbrite and admission is free: http://bit.ly/2QZckCk; contact Michelle Ferris; Email: CrystallographyGems@gmail.com; Website: https://tinyurl.com/IQCrys2020

24-26GRANTS PASS, OREGON: Annual show; Rogue Gem and Geology Club; Fairgrounds Pavilion, 1451 Fairgrounds Rd.; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $2, seniors and students $1, free admission for children 11 and under; 35th annual gem and mineral show, vendors offering a wide variety of material, exhibits, demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Janet Fields, (541) 415-1720; Email: jfields123@outlook.com; Website: https://roguegemandgeology.org/

24-26SAN 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 (all-weekend access); 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

24-26YAKIMA, 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 $6 (save $1 with coupon), students $2, free admission for children 12 and under accompanied by paying adult; Dealers selling jewelry, rocks, minerals, fossils, with silent auctions, 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

24-26WICHITA, KANSAS: Annual show; Wichita Gem & Mineral Society; Cessna Activity Center, 2744 George Washington Boulevard; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adult $5, youth (13-17) $1, free admission for children 12 and under when accompanied by an adult; Special offerings for children include: Friday, April 24 is Education Day, wherein children will learn how to identify rocks and minerals and have the opportunity to enjoy a junior rock pile, gem hunt, and gem wheel; plus dealers from across the U.S. will be selling rocks, gems, minerals all three days; contact Peggy Maggard, 8318 SE Highway 77, Leon, KS 67074, (316) 742-3746; Email: gandpmaggard@gmail.com; Website: wichitagemandmineralsociety.org

25-26KENT, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Crystallography Gem + Mineral Market; Kent Commons Community Center, 525 4th Ave N.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $3, free admission for children under 12 and seniors over 65; More than 60 dealers offering crystals, minerals, gems, beads, fossils, and art; RSVP: https://tinyurl.com/CGMMkent20; contact Michelle Ferris, 117 East Louisa Street, PMB 169, Seattle, WA 98102, (206) 582-9157; Email: crystallographygems@gmail.com; Website: www.crystallographygems.com

25-26LANCASTER, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Antelope Valley Gem & Mineral Club; Antelope Valley Fairgrounds, 2551 West Avenue H; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; free admission; More than 30 vendors, daily field trips, demonstrations, displays, and activities for children; contact Susan Chaisson-Walblom; Email: slchaisson@yahoo.com; Website: www.avgem.weebly.com

25-26CUYAHOGA FALLS, OHIO: Show and sale; Summit Lapidary Club and Akron Mineral Society; Emidio And Sons Expo Center, 48 East Bath Rd.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, seniors (+55) and students 15+ $4, children (7-14) $1, free admission for scouts and military in uniform and children 6 and under; More than 30 vendors with minerals, rocks, cut stones, agates and jaspers, beads, fossils, jewelry, tools and supplies, displays, demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Evelyn Tryon, 2028 Tallmadge Rd, Kent, OH 44240, (330) 673-9664; Email: gemboree76@gmail.com; Website: https://www.summitlapidaryclub.com

25-26SEATTLE, WASHINGTON: Annual Rock, Gem, and Mineral Show; West Seattle Rock Club; Alki Masonic Temple, 4736 40th Avenue SW; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; free admission; contact Annette Nelson or Sue Fox; Email: wsrc.show@gmail.com; Website: westseattlerockclub.org

25-26FRANKLIN, NEW JERSEY: Show and sale; The Franklin-Ogdensburg Mineralogical Society, Inc. (FOMS); Littel Community Center, 12 Munsonhurst Rd.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $7, children (ages 6-16) $4; Indoor and outdoor sales of minerals, rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and fossils; contact Gavin Hannah; Email: green4gavin@hotmail.com; Website: http://www.fomsnj.org/Events.aspx

25-26ARCADIA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Pasadena Lapidary Society; Arcadia Masonic Center, 50 W. Duarte Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; free admission; Show theme: “Inspiration Unearthed,” 63rd Annual Tournament of Gems, featuring gem, mineral, fossil and jewelry displays, dealers, demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Ellen Ferrell, President, (727) 512-0381; Email: Ellenbf2007@aol.com; Website: www.pasadenalapidary.org

25-26EAU CLAIRE, WISCONSIN: Annual show; Chippewa Valley Gem & Mineral Society; Eau Claire County Exposition Center, 5530 Lorch Avenue; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; Dealers selling jewelry, gemstones, minerals, agates and geodes, fossils and petrified wood, rock art, beads, supplies, crystals, books, fluorescent minerals display, demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Paul Tubbs, 619 Van Buren Street, Eau Claire, WI 54703, (715) 834-5747; Email: bizpam1@gmail.com

25-26MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE: Annual show; Memphis Archaeological and Geological Society; Memphis International Agricenter, 7777 Walnut Grove Rd.; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5 (2-day pass $8), students (12 and under) $2, free admission for scouts in uniform; Dealers, exhibits, demonstrations, The MAGS Rock Banquet display — a table full of rocks that look like real food, activities for children, including geode bowling; contact WC McDaniel, 2038 Central Avenue, Memphis, TN 38104, (901) 490-3575; Email: w.c.mcd@att.net; Website: www.theearthwideopen.com

25-26ELMA, WASHINGTON: 52nd Annual Rock and Gem Show; Grays Harbor Gem and Geology; Grays Harbor County Fair and Event Center, 43 Elma-McCleary Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; Dealers offering wide variety of specimens, demonstrations, auctions, activities for children; contact Gary Emberley, 624 Faimont Place, Aberdeen, WA 98520, 3605336196; Email: melissa624@hotmail.com; Website: https://www.facebook.com/GraysHarborGeologyandGem/

25-26TROY, OHIO: Annual show; Miami County Gem and Mineral Club; Miami County Fairgrounds, 650 N County Rd. 25A; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $2, free admission for children; Sales, demonstrations, free identification services; contact Dewey Buck; Email: deweybuck12@gmail.com; Website: https://mcgamc.org/

25-26SANTA CRUZ, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Santa Cruz Mineral & Gem Society; Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; $6; Spring show with a variety of vendors, jewelry, gemstones, lapidary supplies and rough stone, fossils, mineral specimens, and displays; contact Dave Duncan; Website: http://www.scrockngem.org

25-26KENT, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Crystallography Gem + Mineral Market; Kent Commons Community Center, 525 4th Ave N; 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 60 dealers offering minerals, crystals, gems, jewelry, art; with music and demonstrations. *Reserve admission ticket via Eventbrite and save $2: http://bit.ly/2Nz0Mns; contact Michelle Ferris; Email: CrystallographyGems@gmail.com; Website: https://tinyurl.com/CGMMkent20

26-26WATERLOO, IOWA: Annual show; Black Hawk Gem and Mineral Society; Waterloo Center for the Arts, 225 Commercial St.; Sun. 12-5; free admission; Show theme: "Iowa Rockhounds - Something for Everyone," vendors selling rocks, minerals, and fossils, with presentations, exhibits, and activities for children; contact Dave Malm; Email: davidmalm@cfu.net; Website: http://www.blackhawkgemandmineralclub.com/

May 2020

1-3PLEASANTON, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc; Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 (all-weekend access); Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

1-3KALAMAZOO, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Kalamazoo Geological and Mineral Society; Kalamazoo Expo Center, 2900 Lake Street; Fri. 4-8, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, free admission for children under 12 accompanied by a paying adult; 61st annual show, more than 50 dealers, demonstrations, presentations, activities for children; contact Wrifton Graham, 33 W. Battle Creek Street, Galesburg, MI 49053, (269) 665-4300; Email: wrifton@greatlakesgeneralstore.com; Website: www.KalamazooRockClub.org

1-3MCPHERSON, KANSAS: Annual show; McPherson Gem & Mineral Club; 4-H Fairgrounds, 710 W. Woodside; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10:30-3; free admission; Dealers offering minerals, fossils, gems, lapidary, free rock identification, and activities for children; contact Brett Whitenack, 620-242-6003; Website: www.mcphersongemandmineralclub.org

2-3ROSEBURG, OREGON: ; Umpqua Gem and Mineral Club; Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 Frear Street; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5; free admission; Dealers, demonstrators, silent auction, raffles, and activities for children kids; contact Brooke Jakubos, (541) 784-7515; Email: bajakubos@hotmail.com; Website: www.facebook.com/Umpquagem

2-3MARSHFIELD, WISCONSIN: Annual show; Heart of Wisconsin Gem & Mineral Society; Marshfield High School fieldhouse, 1401 Becker Rd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; Dealers, displays, demonstrations, activities for children, continuous silent auctions; contact Cynthia Kelman, 1403 N Broadway Ave, Marshfield, WI 54449; Email: kelman@tznet.com; Website: www.heartofwisconsinrocks.com

2-3KINGMAN, ARIZONA: Annual show; Mohave County Gemstoners; Kingman Academy of Learning High School , 3420 N Burbank; Sat. 9-5; free admission; Vendors offering rocks, minerals, gems, displays, demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Mary Gann, PO Box 3992, Kingman, AZ 86402, (928) 757-8121; Email: quadpol@aol.com; Website: www.gemstoners.org

2-3TOPSFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS: Annual show; North Shore Rock and Mineral Club; Topsfield Fairgrounds, 207 Boston St.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6 (save $1 with coupon), seniors $4, free admission for children under 12; Dealers offering minerals, fossils, beads, gems, lapidary, exhibits and demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Kenneth Barrie Cooper, 21 Oakwood Knoll Road, Ipswich, MA 01938, (978) 337-4486; Email: drkencoop@comcast.net; Website: www.northshorerock.org

2-3EVERETT, WASHINGTON: 67th Annual Gem, Jewelry and Mineral Show; Everett Rock and Gem Club; Everett Community College, 2206 Tower Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; free admission; Dealers offering crystals, geodes, minerals, displays and exhibits, activities for children ; contact Fritz Mack, (425) 232-0809; Website: www.everettrockclub.com

6-10FRANKLIN, 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 admission; Featuring dealers from around the world selling minerals, fossils, geodes, rough rock, slabs, cabochons, gems, beads, jewelry, crystals; contact Damian w/ Bellpoint; Email: mbellpoint@gmail.com; Website: www.bellpointpromotions.com

8-10SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Scottish Rite Center, 6151 H St.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 (all-weekend access); 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

8-10MARIETTA, GEORGIA: Annual show; Georgia Mineral Society; Cobb County Civic Center, 548 South Marietta Pkwy SE; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 12-5; free admission; More than 30 dealers, auction set for 1 p.m. Saturday, activities for children; contact Shelley Stubbs, GA; Email: mayshow@gamineral.org; Website: www.gamineral.org

8-10COLUMBIA, MISSOURI: Show and sale; Central Missouri Rock and Lapidary Club; Knights of Columbus Hall, 2525 N. Stadium Blvd. (Route E ) ; Fri. 12-7, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, seniors (60+) and youth (12-18) $3 — good for all three days, free admission for children 11 and under; Dealers offering agates, fossil, spheres, crystals, lapidary jewelry, geodes, and geode cracking; exhibits, demonstrations, rock identification, and activities for children; contact Mary Wozny, 404 W. Leslie Lane, Columbia, MO 65202; Email: LMWOZ@MSN.COM; Website: http://cmrlc.org

9-10BRAINERD, MINNESOTA: Annual show; Cuyuna Rock, Gem & Mineral Society; Crow Wing County Fairgrounds, 2000 13th St. S.E.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Saturday: Adults $2, children 11 and under $1; Sunday: Free admission for moms on Mother’s Day, adults $2, and children 11 and under $1; Agates, minerals, fossils, gems, jewelry, exhibits, and activities for children; contact Ed Opatz, 43330 125th Ave., Holdingford, MN 56340, (320) 250-1363; Email: opatz1@att.net; Website: www.cuyunarockclub.org

9-10BOZEMAN, MONTANA: Gem, Jewelry, Mineral, Bead and Fossil Show; Bozeman Gem and Mineral Club; Gallatin County Fairgrounds, 901 North Black; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3 (Mothers receive $1 discount on Sunday in honor of Mother’s Day), free admission for children under 12 when accompanied by a paid adult admission; 25 gem and mineral display cases, many “Best of Montana” minerals, 18 dealers, garnet sorting table, field trip opportunity, activities for children and free polished rocks; contact Linda Johnson, (406) 580-3419; Email: lindajohnson.montana@gmail.com; Website: http://bozemangemandmineralclub.com/

15-17COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire ; OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Dr.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 (all-weekend access); 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

16-16BIGLERVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA: Show and sale; Franklin County and Central Pennsylvania Rock & Mineral Clubs; South Mountain Fairgrounds, 615 Narrows Road; Sat. 8-3; Adults $1, free admission for children; 35th annual show with a great diversity of fossils, rocks, minerals, books, associated equipment, an opportunity swap, buy and share stories; contact Tom Smith, 10 Roger Ave., Shippenburg, PA 17257; Email: tsmith1012@comcast.net; Website: http://rockandmineral.org/

16-17WAUWATOSA, WISCONSIN: Show and sale; Wisconsin Geological Society; Hart Park Community Center, Muellner Building, 7300 W Chestnut St.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4:30; Adults $3 or 2 people for $5, free admission for children; More than 20 dealers selling rocks, gems, fossils, and jewelry, and activities for children; contact Paul Schmidt, 8213 Red Arrow Ct., Wauwatosa, WI 53213-3023, 414-771-8668; Email: pvs@wi.rr.com; Website: http://wisgeologicalsociety.com/

16-17SAINT JOSEPH, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Blossomland Gem & Mineral Society; Lake Michigan Catholic Elementary School, 3165 Washington Ave.; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 12-6; free admission; Annual club show, family friendly, vendors sales, demonstrations; contact Pam; Email: blossomlandrockclub@gmail.com

22-24SALEM, VIRGINIA: Annual show; Treasures Of The Earth Gem & Jewelry Shows; Salem Civic Center, 1001 Boulevard; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $5 (good for all three days), free admission for children age 16 and under ; contact Van A. Wimmer, Sr.; Email: vanwimmer@comcast.net; Website: www.toteshows.com

22-24SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real; 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

23-23FAIRLESS HILLS, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; The Rock & Mineral Club of Lower Bucks County, PA, Inc.; Christ United Methodist Church, 501 Wistar Road; Sat. 9-2; Adults $2, free admission for children 12 and under; contact Brian Schwab, 539 Sycamore Avenue, Croydon, PA 19021; Email: www.holschw2@aol.com; Website: https://sites.google.com/view/lowerbucksparocks/home or https://www.facebook.com/rockclublowerbucksco/

23-24ST. CHARLES, ILLINOIS: Annual show; CGMA (Chicagoland Gems & Minerals Association); Kane County Fairgrounds, 525 S. Randall Raod; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, seniors (62) and students $3, two-day passes available, free admission for children under 13, active service personnel with ID and scouts in uniform; More than 30 dealers, special exhibits, demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Mark Kuntz, 2020 President, 164 Jewett St., Elgin, IL 60123, (847) 742-9244; Email: m_kuntz@sbcglobal.net; Website: www.cgma.rocks

23-24FORT WORTH, TEXAS: Annual show; Fort Worth Gem and Mineral Club; Will Rogers Memorial Center, 3401 Lancaster; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, military, seniors and students $5, free admission for children 12 and under; contact Janice Craddock, P.O. Box 123975, Fort Worth, TX 76121-3975; Email: fwgmc.info@gmail.com; Website: fortworthgemandmineralshow.org

23-24NEWPORT, OREGON: Annual show; Oregon Coast Agate Club; National Guard Armory, 541 SW Coast Hwy 101; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-3:30; Adults $2, free admission for service personnel and children under 12 accompanied by paid adult; Dealers, the Oregon Coast Rock Doc, displays featuring cut, shaped and polished agate, japser, and more from Oregon and elsewhere, plus gems, fossils, and activities for children; contact K Myers, PO Box 714, Newport, OR 97365; Email: books4agates@yahoo.com; Website: www.coastagates.org

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

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

6-6DETLA, COLORADO: Annual show; Delta County Rock Wranglers; Heddles Recreation Center, 531 North Palmer Street; Sat. 9-5; free admission; 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

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: Annual show; Mineral Area Gem & Mineral Society; Missouri Mines Historic Site, 4000 State Highway 32; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 9-4; free admission; 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: Annual show; 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 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

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: Show and sale; Culver City Rock & Mineral Club; Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 4117 Overland Ave; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Free admission; 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/

18-19DARRINGTON, WASHINGTON: ; Darrington Rock and Gem Club; Mansford Grange, 1265 Railroad Avenue, (Behindd 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

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

August 2020

8-9EDMONDS, WASHINGTON: 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; 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

22-23CANTON, NEW YORK: Annual show; 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; 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

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

September 2020

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/

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/

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

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

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

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

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

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/

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

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

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

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

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/

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