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Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Rock & Gem Show Dates

 
 

May 2022

19-21LOGAN, UTAH: Annual show; Cache Rock and Gem Club; Cache County Events Center, 450 S 500 W; Thu. 10-7, Fri. 10-7, Sat. 9-6; Adults $3, Family $10, Children 12 and under are free; Rocks, Minerals, Fossils, Jewelry, Displays, Educational Exhibits, Hands-on Demos, Supplies, Vendors, Door Prizes, Concessions, Activities for Kids. New this year - Fabulous Fluorescence; contact Larry Christopherson; Email: crgc.showmanager@gmail.com

20-22TULSA, OKLAHOMA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Expo Square, 4145 E 21st St; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 weekend pass; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Buy direct; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

20-22SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 weekend pass; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Buy direct; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

21-22VENTURA, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Diane Cook; Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Free; Gems, Minerals, Fossil, Jewelry, Beads, Lapidary Supplies! Local Gem Clubs will be here too; contact Diane Cook, (805) 626-8155; Email: goldcoastgemshow@gmail.com; Website: www.goldcoastgemshow.com

21-22SEATTLE, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Brittany Burkhardt; Magnuson Park Hangar 30, 7400 NE Sand Point Way; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Free admission and parking; Over 60 dealers in minerals, fossils, gemstones, jewelry and more. DOOR PRIZES & FREE ROCKS FOR KIDS; contact Brittany Burkhardt, WA, (360) 489-5607; Email: seattlemineralmarket@gmail.com; Website: elementalendeavors.com/seattle-mineral-market

21-22MIAMI, FLORIDA: Show and sale; MIAMI MINERALOGICAL AND LAPIDARY GUILD; Evelyn Greer Park, 8200 SW 124 Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $6 / Children under 12 free; Exhibits, displays, demonstrations, raffles, and vendors showcasing mineral & fossil specimens, gemstones, artisan jewelry. Children’s activities include jewelry-making sessions, surprise grab-bags, and scavenger hunts; contact Sandy Mielke, (305) 460-2244; Email: webguy@mmlg-inc.org; Website: www.miamigemandmineral.com.

21-22BENNINGTON, VERMONT: Annual show; Southwestern Vermont Mineral & Gem Club; Grace Christian School, Kocher Drive; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-3; Adults $5. Kids Free; Quality vendors selling minerals, fossils, polished items, fine custom-made jewelry using natural gems, books; contact Bill Cotrofeld, (802) 233-1339; Email: cotrofeldauto@comcast.net

21-22KENNEWICK, WASHINGTON: 25th Anniversary Rock, Gem and Mineral Show; Lakeside Gem and Mineral; Benton County Fairgrounds, 1500 South Oak; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; $5 children 12 and under free with paid adult; Exhibits; Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Dealers; demonstrations including cabochon fashioning, gemstone faceting, gem trees, sphere making, silversmithing, wire wrapping; silent auction; junior activities; door prizes; raffle; Fluorescent displays; Geode cracking. Tailgating on Sunday morning; contact Larry Hulstrom, (509) 308-8312; Email: rockhound132@charter.net; Website: www.lakesidegemandmineralclub.com

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

27-29MELBOURNE , FLORIDA: Retail show; Jerri Heer; Melbourne Auditorium, 625 E Hibiscus Blvd; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5; Jewelry, Gems, Minerals, Fossils, Beads Seeking new vendors with quality products; contact Jerri Heer, (419) 344-9999; Email: Hrgemshows@gmail.com; Website: Hrgemshows.com

27-29MELBOURNE, FLORIDA: Retail show; H & R Gem Shows, Jerri A Heer; Melbourne Auditorium, 625 E Hibiscus Blvd; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; $5/person Adult; Full Gem and Mineral Show with Jewelry, Gems, Mineral and Fossil Specimens, Rough Rock, Beads and Findings; contact Jerri Heer, (141) 934-49999; Email: hrgemshows@gmail.com

28-29MONROE, WASHINGTON: 67th Annual Gem, Jewelry, & Mineral Show; Everett Rock and Gem Club; Evergreen State Fairgrounds (East Entrance), 18359 Cascade View Drive; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; free; Crystals and geodes; displays and exhibits; tools and equipment; kids’ activities; silent auction; Club Sales table; hourly door prizes; dealers; and demonstrations. NEW LOCATION; contact Fritz Mack, (425) 232-0809; Website: www.everettrockclub.com

28-29CANBY, OREGON: 58th Annual Gem and Rock Show; Clackamette Mineral and Gem Club; Clackamas County Fairgrounds, 694 NE 4th Ave; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 9-4; free; Vendors, door prizes, demonstrations, kid’s korner, guess the weight, slabs, raffle, bargain rocks, displays, silent auction, fluorescent show several times each day (check the schedule for showtimes), free parking Betsy Bensen betsybensen@msn.com - publicity chair; contact Mary Sparks; Email: mksparks424@yahoo.com; Website: www.clackamettegem.org

28-29FORT WORTH, TEXAS: Annual show; Fort Worth Gem and Mineral Club; Will Rogers Memorial Center, 3401 W Lancaster Ave; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $6 Adults, $5 Military Seniors and Students, Children 12 and under free; Gems, minerals, fossils, beads and jewelry show and sale. Kids corner. Fun for the whole family; contact Glenda Bradley, 2581 SW Hulen St , Burleson, TX 76028, (817) 229-5467; Email: fwgmc.info@gmail.com; Website: http://www.fortworthgemandmineralclub.org/

28-29LAKEVIEW, OREGON: Annual show; Tall Man Rock Chippers; Lake County Fairgrounds, 1900 N 4th, 39 N L ST; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; FREE; There will be a good variety of vendors. We will have several demonstrators including one making arrowheads, Kids activities, Kitchen, and field trips leaving each day from the fairgrounds at 8 am (one trip to Oregon sunstone area); contact LeRoy Johnson, (541) 947-4267; Email: lostmymarblesor@yahoo.com

June 2022

3-5LAWRENCEVILLE , GEORGIA: Annual show; Bellpoint Gem Show; Gwinnett Co. Fairgrounds, 2405 Sugarloaf Pkwy; Fri. 10-5:30, Sun. 10-4:30; Admission $5 Cash Only at the Door. Kids Under 7 Free if Accompanied w/ Paying Responsible Adult; Select dealers from near and far selling extraordinary minerals, jewelry, fossils, healing stones, beads, crystals, rocks ; contact BJ ; Email: mbellpoint@gmail.com; Website: www.bellpointpromotions.com

3-5WAUSEON, OHIO: Annual show; State Line Gem & Mineral Society; 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, (517) 673-5487; Email: sakardatzke@gmail.com; Website: statelinegms.com

4-4DELTA, COLORADO: Annual show; Delta County Rock Wranglers; Heddles Recreation Center, 531 North Palmer St; Sat. 9-5; Free Admission; Numerous dealers offering rock and minerals, jewelry; exhibits; and activities for children; contact Harry Masinton, 24662 Sorrento Lane, Cedaredge, CO 81413, (970) 856-3861; Email: masinton@tds.net

4-4MACUNGIE, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Pennsylvania Earth Sciences Association (PESA); Macungie Memorial Park, 50 Poplar St, Macungie, PA 18062; Sat. 8:30-3; Free; Over 100 tables with gems, fossils, minerals, rocks and related items from six continents and outer space. Additional activities / offers are dependent upon Covid regulations at the time of the show; contact Mandy Apgar; Website: www.facebook.com/Pennsylvania-Earth-Sciences-Association-PESA-mineralfest-and-clubs-1555170821375067

4-5ONALASKA , WISCONSIN: Annual show; Coulee Rock Club of La Crosse Wisconsin; Omni Center, 255 Riders Club Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; $2 per person, kids age six and under free; 24 plus vendors, family friendly event, genstones, agates, fossils, minerals, jewelry, rough rock, rock slabs, polished stones, geodes, petrified wood, crystals, kids korner with interactive activities, silent auction, demonstrations, air conditioning, large parking lot, food court, fun for all; contact Allison Conrad, (507) 895-8109; Email: rockinbabe@acegroup.cc

4-5WEST FRIENDSHIP, MARYLAND: Wholesale and retail show; Mid-Atlantic Gem and Mineral Assoc. LLC; Howard County Fairgrounds, 2210 Fairgrounds Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; $6 - with online discount; Show features gems, minerals, beads, jewelry and craft items. An outdoor tailgate section where vendors have rough material and unique presentations. Hourly and grand prize drawings; contact Teresa Soltis Schwab, (301) 807-9745; Email: beadware@rcn.com; Website: www.gem-show.com

4-5SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Guild; Fort Mason Center, 2 Marina Blvd, 2 Marina Blvd; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $15 (under 12 free); Crystals gems jewelry-over 35 vendors; contact Jerry Tomlinson, PO Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 94966; Website: www.crystalfair.com

4-5COEUR D’ALENE, IDAHO: Rock, Mineral, Gem, and Jewelry Show ; North Idaho Mineral Club; Kootenai County Fairgrounds, Jacklin Building , 4956 North Government Way; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; $5 daily entrance Children under 12 free with paid adult; 28 Dealers with minerals, rocks jewelry and rock related items anduch more! Displays! Grand Prize Drawing! Hourly prize drawing, Kids Corner, Silent Auction; contact Mike Rose; Email: NIMCshowchairman@gmail.com.

10-12RIVERTON, WYOMING: Wholesale and retail show; Riverton Mineral and Gem Society; Fremont Center, 1010 Fairgrounds Drive; Fri. 12-8, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-3; Adults $2, Kids under 13 free; Wyoming State Mineral and Gem Society Annual Show, hosted by RMGS; dealers, demonstrations, exhibits, kids' games, raffles and auctions, agate hunting field trip; contact Stan Grove, Show Chairman; Email: stangrove2004@yahoo.com; Website: rivertonmgs.com

11-11KENT, CONNETICUT: Show; Danbury Mineralogical Society and Connecticut Museum of Mining and Mineral Science; Connecticut Museum Of Mining and Mineral Science, 31 Kent - Cornwall Road; Sat. 9-4; Free; contact John Pawloski, P.O. Box 425, Kent, CT 06757, (860) 927-0050; Email: j.a.pawloski@att.net; Website: www.ctamachinery.com

11-11COTTONWOOD, ARIZONA: Annual show; Verde River Rockhounds; Old Town Activity Park, 187 E Pima St; Sat. 9-5; Free; Mineral specimens, crystals, decorative yard rock, loose gems, cabochons, petrified wood, rough rock, lapidary equipment, jewelry, slabs, rock art and more! Admission and parking is free. Come rock with us; contact Emil Yatsko; Email: verderiverrockhounds@yahoo.com; Website: https://verderiverrockhounds.club/

11-12GASTONIA, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Gaston Gem, Mineral and Faceters Club; Johan Newcombe Event Center/Habitat for Humanity Bldg, 1840 E. Franklin Blvd; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Free; Minerals, fossils, gemstones, jewelry. Sluice on site with salted treasure buckets ($5,$10). Vendors offering the best in lapidary rough, mineral specimens and so much more. Current Covid-19 precautions will be followed; contact Robert Winstanley, (704) 577-3391; Email: machine66man@gmail.com; Website: gastongemclub.weebly.com

11-12BUTTE, MONTANA: Annual show; Butte Mineral and Gem Club; Butte Civic Center Annex, 1340 Harrison Avenue; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Admission $3, Children under 12 free if accompanied by an adult; There will 15 dealers in fossils, minerals, gems, cutting rough, jewelry, and fantastic and unusual treasures you won’t find anywhere else, 20 + top-class exhibits, a silent auction; contact Pete Knudsen, (406) 490-5828

11-12MANSFIELD, OHIO: Annual show; Mid-Ohio Mineral & Fossil Club; Richland County Fairgrounds, Fair Haven Hall, 750 North Home Rd; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; $5 adults, senior citizens over 60 and children 12 and up $4 children under 12 $3 scouts in uniform free; Show theme “ native copper and copper minerals”; contact Tom Kottyan, (419) 561-3595; Email: themineralhouse@netzero.net; Website: rrls.webs.com

11-12ESCONDIDO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Palomar Gem and Mineral Club; California Center for the Arts, 340 North Escondido Blvd, ; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; $5 admission and free parking; Beautiful indoor, air conditioned facility with clean bathrooms and walkable sit down restaurants. Cabochons, Faceted stones, handmade jewelry, Crystals, Beads, Mineral Specimens, Rough, Sculptures, Fossils, Free Gemstone Identification. 35 miles from Temecula wine country or south to San Diego; contact Toni D Floyd, (425) 281-6218; Email: tonifloyd41615@gmail.com; Website: palomargem.org

17-18KEMMERER, WYOMING: Annual show; Fossil Basin Institute; South Lincoln Training and Events Center, 215 Wyoming State Hwy 233; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6; FREE; Non-profit fundraiser for Fossil Basin Institute • FOSSILS • MINERALS • GEMS • DOOR PRIZES • SILENT AUCTION • KIDS SPLIT THEIR OWN FOSSIL FISH FREE; contact Keely Sweeney; Email: paleokeely@gmail.com

17-19BIG PINEY, WYOMING: Annual show; Sublette County Rock Hounds; Sublette County Fairgrounds, Event Center, 10937 Hwy 189; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; $2.00; Rough rock, slabs, cabs, beads, jewelry-making supplies, fossils, and jewelry. Mr. Bones Dinosaur Puppeteer, kids activities, fluorescent mineral display, demonstrators, exhibits, field trips, door prizes and raffles. Food concessions on site.; contact Jim Gray, PO Box 1351, Big Piney, WY 83113, (307) 260-6442; Email: jimgray@wyoming.com

17-19CARLSBAD , NEW MEXICO: Annual show; Carlsbad Gem and Mineral Society; Living Desert Zoo and Garden State Park, 1054 Skyline Road; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-3; Free to the Gem Show; Gems, Minerals, Rocks, Fossils, Meteorites, Beads, Handcrafted Jewelry. There will be a silent auction, wheel of prizes and much more; contact Jack Sewell, (505) 426-7664; Email: Rockhound2620@gmail.com; Website: carlsbadgms.org

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

17-19REEDSPORT, OREGON: Annual Father’s Day Weekend Rock and Gem Show; Lower Umpqua Gem & Lapidary Society; Reedsport Community Center/City Hall, 451 Winchester Avenue; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free; contact Bambi Darling, (541) 420-8014; Email: reedsportrockshow@gmail.com; Website: ReedsportRockandGemShow.com

17-19SWANNANOA, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; M.A.G.M.A.; Land of the Sky Shrine Club, 39 Spring Cove Road, Swannanoa, NC 28778; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Free; New venue! Dozens of fantastic vendors offering gems, minerals, fossils, artifacts, gold, silver, handmade jewelry, meteorites, moldavite, trinitite and much more. Free admission, rain or shine. Best show in the mountains; contact Richard Jacquot, (828) 779-4501; Email: rickjacquot@gmail.com; Website: AmericanRockhound.com

18-18NEWTON, MASSACHUSETTS: Mineral Specimen Auction; Boston Mineral Club; American Legion Nonantum Post 440, 295 California St; Sat. 9-5; Free; Voice auction and silent auction of mineral specimens in a wide price range, along with gemstones, lapidary rough, jewelry, equipment, books, magazines, and more; contact Mike Haritos, (857) 991-2294; Email: mharitos@comcast.net; Website: www.bostonmineralclub.org

18-19HAMILTON, MONTANA: Bitterroot Gem and Mineral Society Annual Show; Bitterroot Gem and Mineral Society; Hamilton Fairground, Interstate Building, 100 Old Corvallis Road; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $2;12 and under free; We will have vendors, display cases, and speeches given by professionals in their fields; contact Faith Farley, (406) 961-3347; Email: farley.faith@yahoo.com

18-19GRAPEVINE, TEXAS: Annual show; Arlington Gem and Mineral Club; Grapevine Convention Center, 1209 South Main Street, 2416 Cales Dr; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4; $10 Kids 12 and under are free; contact Rick Allen, (817) 528-4752; Email: AGMCLUB57@GMAIL.COM; Website: AGMC57.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 weekend pass; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Buy direct; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

24-26ELDON, MISSOURI: Annual show; Osage Rock and Mineral Club; Eldon Commumity Center, 309 E. 2nd St, 14354 Hwy 64; Fri. 2-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 9-3; free; Gemstones, jewelry, geodes, fossils, minerals, quartz crystals, custom jewelry by many gifted artists. Cabochons, gift items, demonstrations, displays, kids games and prizes, fluorescent mineral display; contact Roger Varvel, (417) 533-2788; Email: ormc2022show@centurylink.net

24-26KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Annual show; Shows of Integrity; KCI Expo Center, 11730 N W Ambassador Dr; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Wholesale-only retail sales tax gem related businesses; The Annual Wholesale-Only Gem, Mineral, Jewelry, Bead & Gift Show. This show will have everything from, beads, minerals, loose stones, Native American jewelry, estate jewelry, gold, silver and gems for your business buying. ; contact Terry James, 18362 S Hwy 78, Leonard, TX 75452, (903) 815-5957; Email: t_james78@hotmail.com; Website: www.showsofintegrity.com

24-26KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Wholesale show; Shows of Integrity; Kansas City International Expo Center, 11730 N W Ambassador Dr, 18362; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; This trade show is for jewelry-related businesses with a sales tax number to buy wholesale for their business ; contact Terry James, (903) 815-5957; Email: info@showsofintegrity.com; Website: www.showsofintegrity.com

24-26BEDFORD, INDIANA: Annual show; Lawrence County Rock Club; Lawrence County Fairground, Hwy 50; Fri. 10-6:30, Sat. 9-6:30, Sun. 10-4; Free; 57th Annual Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show Wide variety of Gems, Jewelry, Beads, Minerals, Fossils, Rocks, Lapidary Equipment & Supplies, Rockhound & Prospecting Supplies; contact Kathy Shaffer, (812) 671-8704; Website: lawrencecountyrockclub.org

24-26ELDON, 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; Gems, jewelry, geodes, fossils, minerals, quartz crystals, custom jewelry, cabochons, gift items, demonstrations, displays, kids games and prizes, fluorescent mineral display; contact Roger Varvel, 14354 Hwy 64, LEBANON, MO 65536, (417) 533-2788; Email: ormc2022show@centurylink.net

25-26GILSUM, NEW HAMPSHIRE: Annual show; Gilsum Recreation Committee; Gilsum STEAM Academy grounds, 640 Route 10; Sat. 8-6, Sun. 8-4; Admission is free donations accepted.; Displays range from newly found specimens in the rough to fossils, prized collector’s pieces and hand-crafted jewelry; contact Jonathan Bialek; Email: GilsumRocks@gmail.com; Website: gilsum.org/rockswap/

July 2022

1-3FARMINGTON, NEW MEXICO: Annual show; San Juan County Gem & Mineral Society; McGee Park, 41 Road 5568; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Free; Raffle tickets, hourly door prizes, silent auction, kids corner, polishing demonstrations, & more; contact Tory Bonner; Email: torycbonner@gmail.com

9-10SYRACUSE, NEW YORK: Annual show; Gem & Mineral Society of Syracuse, Inc; Center of Progress Building at the New York State Fairgrounds, 575 State Fair Boulervard; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $7 Adults, Free for children under 12 & scouts in uniform with paid adult admission; More than 60 retail and wholesale dealers, several demonstrators, displays, and activities for children. You can pick out a geode and watch the dealer crack it. Vendors will be selling minerals, fossils, crystals, jewelry, beads, cabs, and jewelry making supplies; contact Cheryl Brown, ; Email: show@syracusegemsociety.com; Website: www.syracusegemsociety.com

9-10SHOW LOW, ARIZONA: Annual show; White Mountain Gem and Mineral Show; Elks Lodge, Show Low, Arizona, 805 E. Whipple Street; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $2.00 Juniors (18 and under with Student ID) Free (accompanied by an adult); contact Carl Hickman, 4523 Indian Bend Road, Snowflake, AZ 85937, (928) 536-3744; Email: carlhickman8@earthlink.net; Website: www.whitemountain-azrockclub.com

14-17DENVER, COLORADO: Annual show; Thompson Marketing; Home Rock Show, 4242 Thompson Court; daily 9-5; Free; Rough, Rock, Crystals, Slabs, Cabs, Fossils, Amber, Turquoise, Gemstone Bowls & Boxes Lapidary Equipment & Supplies Lapidary Student Discounts Apply (South I-70, East of York St, West of Steele St) Cash or Check with ID only; contact John Haney, (303) 656-0320; Email: Rocksisme@comcast.net

15-16MINOCQUA, WISCONSIN: Annual show; Lakeland Gem and Mineral Club; Lakeland Union High School, 9573 Hwy 70 West; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 9-5; free admission; 54th annual show! The theme is Minerals of Madagascar. Food and drinks are available. Silent auctions both days; contact Ron Zimmer, (715) 358-7870; Email: rzimmer@charter.net

15-17VIRGINIA BEACH, VIRGINIA: Retail show; Treasures of the Earth, Inc; Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th Street; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $8, 16 and under free; Vendors have jewelry of all types, custom faceted-gemstones, beads, crystals, minerals, and fossils. The local clubs provide displays, demonstrations and geode cutting on site; contact Ellen White, (804) 642-2011; Email: Ellen@TreasuresOfTheEarth.com; Website: www.TreasuresOfTheEarth.com

16-17ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Gem City Rock & Mineral Society; Zem Zem Shrine Temple, 2525 W. 38th Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $4, Seniors $3.50. Children under 12 free; Dealers, Displays and Door prizes. Discovery Blocks; contact Robert Gallivan, (814) 454-6770; Email: gallivan427@gmail.com

16-17CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Culver City Rock & Mineral Club; Veteran's Memorial Auditorium, 4117 Overland Ave; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Free; The Culver City Rock & Mineral Club is happy to announce the FIESTA OF GEMS SHOW to be held the weekend of July 16 and 17, 2022 The two-day gem & mineral show features 40 vendors and demonstrators with earth science displays, children's games, and activities for the entire family.; contact Christine Thompson, (626) 818-5454; Email: cjthompso@gmail.com; Website: culvercityrocks.org/fiesta.htm

16-17TULSA, OKLAHOMA: Annual show; Tulsa Rock and Mineral Society; Exchange Center at the Expo Square, 4145 E. 21st Street; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 for adults, kids free with paid adult, fire, police and military free with ID; Show highlights include rocks, minerals, jewelry, fossils, a fluorescent room, beads, crystals, touch table, working displays and a free kid’s zone; contact Martha Rongey, (918) 230-1094; Email: m_rongey@sbcglobal.net; Website: www.tulsarockandmineralsociety.org

16-17MOOSE LAKE, MINNESOTA: Annual show; Carlton County Gem and Mineral Club with Moose Lake Chamber of Commerce; Riverside Arena, 20 Earl Evans Drive, Moose Lake, MN; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-3; Free to all; Vendors offering minerals, fossils, jewelry, books, and lapidary equipment, Kid's dig at the high school; door prizes in the arena. Stampede 3 pm on Saturday dumping two truckloads of gravel with many agates, half dollars and quarters. Masks required in arena; contact Lynn Sverci, (218) 721-2679

20-24FRANKLIN, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Echo Valley Gem Show ; Echo Valley Showplace (across from GLW), 6456 Sylva Rd.; Wed. 10-5:30, Thu. 10-5:30, Sat. 10-5:30, Sun. 10-3; Free Admission; Dealers from around the world selling extraordinary mineral, fossils, cabochons, slabs, rough rock, jewelry, beads, crystal ; contact BJ; Email: mbellpoint@gmail.com; Website: www.bellpointpromotions.com

22-24TENINO, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Washington Agate and Mineral Society; Tenino City Park, Tenino City Park 98589; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 9-5; Free; Held during the Annual Oregon Trail Days celebration; contact Daniel De Boer; Email: keylock1@live.com

22-24TENINO, WASHINGTON: 2022 Rock & Gem Rendezvous ; Washington Agate and Mineral Society; Tenino City Park, On Park Avenue, next to the Quarry House and swimming pool; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 9-5; free; Rock and Gem Show held during Oregon Trail Days in Tenino WA. Featuring: Dealer Booths and Demonstrators Learn how to polish rocks, make gem trees, make jewelry, make arrowheads, knives and spear points ; contact Daniel De Boer; Email: keylock1@live.com; Website: wamsolympia.wordpress.com

28-31FAIRPLAY, COLORADO: Annual show; Jay Penn; Fairplay River Park Event Site, 200 Platte Dr., 2324 Alvarado Dr. NE; Thu. 9-5, Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; Free Admission, Free Parking; Fairplay Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show. Dealers at this OUTDOOR show. There are mineral specimens, rough, slabs, jewelry, cabochons and beads; contact Jay Penn, (505) 883-4195; Email: jaypenn246@gmail.com

29-31FRANKLIN, NORTH CAROLINA: Show and sale; Frankin NC Gem & Mineral Society; Robert C. Carpenter Community Building, 1288 Georgia Road, 98 Hyatt Road; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $3.00 Adults; 12 & Under FREE; Gold & Silver Jewelry, Rough and cut gemstones, Repairs, Fine jewelry, Beads, Findings, Specimens, Demonstrations, Door Prizes given hourly each day; contact Linda Harbuck, (828) 524-3161; Email: lindah@franklin-chamber.com; Website: www.visitfranklinnc.com

30-30CANTON, SOUTH DAKOTA: Annual show; Sioux Empire Gem and Mineral Society; Bethany Reformed Church, 702 W 7th St; Sat. 10-5; Adults $2, Kids (12 and under) Free; contact Harlan Hoogeterp; Email: rockswap@segams.org

30-31MATTITUCK , NEW YORK: Annual show; Long Island Mineral and Geology Society; Mattituck Jr/Sr High School, 15125 Main Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; 12 and over $6, under 12 free with paying adult, $1 off when you show the flyer; Over 30 dealers of fine gemstones, jewelry, fossils, minerals, meteorites and related items. We have a scavenger hunt, geode cracking, gem cutting, and educational displays. Last entry at 4:30 pm; contact Elizabeth Wiesemann, (516) 458-6638; Email: elizabeth.wiesemann@gmail.com; Website: limineralandgeology.com/LiMags/Annual_Gem_Show.html

30-31ESSEX JUNCTION, VERMONT: Annual show; Burlington Gem and Mineral Club; Champlain Valley Exposition, 105 Pearl Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; $4 adults (16-59), $3 seniors (60+), children under 16 free with paying adult; Come to the 41st Annual Champlain Valley Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show — the largest gem, mineral and fossil show in Vermont! Thousands of beautiful natural specimens and jewelry are available at affordable prices. Exhibits, lectures, raffles, silent auctions, door prizes, and activities for kids; contact Lexi Boudreau; Email: westiegirl703@gmail.com; Website: burlingtongemandmineralclub.org/show.html

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5-7NORTH BEND, OREGON: 59th Annual Rock Show; Far West Lapidary & Gem Society; The Mill Casino, 3201 Tremont St; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; $1 children under 12 free; Silent Auctions, Door Prizes, Displays, Jewelry, Gemstones, Rough and Polished Rocks, Beautiful Fluorescent Display, Demonstrators additional contact: Howard Clements, 541-396-3635 howardclements34@gmail.com; contact Debbie McPherson, (541) 404-4970; Email: mcphersonclan@frontier.com

5-7PRESCOTT VALLEY, ARIZONA: Show and sale; Prescott Gem & Mineral Club; Findlay Toyota Event Center, 3201 N. Main; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Adults $5, Seniors, Kids under 12, Veterans $4, Kids under 12 Free with a paid adult admission; Over 60 vendors from the Southwest offering a large variety of Gem & related products. Fine mineral specimens, crystals, gemstones, jewelry, beads, fossils, lapidary equipment, tools and much more. Demonstrators will be wire wrapping, Genie polishing, geode splitting, gold panning & Kids area; contact Melanie Capps, (208) 818-2363; Email: melaniecapps123@gmail.com; Website: www.prescottgemmineral.org

6-7ROSEVILLE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Roseville Rock Rollers Gem and Mineral Society; The Grounds , 700 Event Center Drive; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; General Admission $8, Seniors $7, Kids 12 and under Free - Parking $10; Roseville Rock Rollers 60th Diamond Jubilee! Diamond give away each day. Over 60 vendors, inside/outside featuring: Crystals, Fossils, Minerals, Opal, Amethyst, Beads, Gemstones, Meteorites, Gold, & for Kids - “Education Station." Also, Mineral ID, bring your rocks, stones, meteorites for evaluation; contact Gloria Marie; Email: gloriarosevillerockrollers@gmail.com; Website: www.rockrollers.com/show.html

10-10HANCOCK, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Friends of the Quincy Mine Hoist Association; Quincy Mine, 49750 US Highway 41; Wed. 10-7:30; Free Admission - Donations Accepted; The QMHA also has daily mine tours that take you down an old copper mine shaft in a tram to show actual mining equipment and how they built the shafts and mined. Check out their site at quincymine.com ; contact Dale Hartmann, (715) 477-2519; Email: brujodale@coslink.net; Website: quincymine.com

11-14BUENA VISTA , COLORADO: Annual show; Rachel Ford; Buena Vista Rodeo grounds, Buena Vista Rodeo grounds; Thu. 9-6, Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 9-6; Admission and Parking are FREE; Over 100 dealers with gems, minerals, jewelry, cabochons, beads, fossils, petrified wood, slabs, rough, tools, & equipment. Largest outdoor show in CO ; contact Rachel Ford; Email: bvrockshow@gmail.com; Website: www.bvrockshow.com

12-14WEST SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS: Wholesale and retail show; East Coast Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show produced by LLD Productions, Inc.; Eastern States Expositions, 1305 Memorial Avenue; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $10 per person; The largest gem, mineral & fossil show east of Denver. The show features over 250 dealers from around the world and across the United States. Our dealers feature gems, minerals, fossils, meteorites, jewelry gemstone, beads, findings, mineral supplies; contact Laura L. Delano, (941) 223-1351; Email: MineralShowsLLD@gmail.com; Website: www.mineralshowslld.com

12-14SARASOTA, FLORIDA: Show and sale; Frank Cox Productions; Sarasota Municipal Auditorium, 8-1 N. Tamiami Trail (US. 41), 755 S. Palm Ave. #203; daily 10-5; Adult $5 ($4 if you mention this listing); Show & Sale of Gems, Jewelry, Crystals, Minerals and Beads; contact Frank Cox, (941) 323-3130; Email: frankcox@comcast.net; Website: Frankcoxproductions.com

13-14EDMONDS, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Maplewood Rock and Gem Club; Maplewood Rock and Gem Clubhouse, 8802 196th Street SW; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5; Free; contact Eric Adams, (206) 940-1949; Email: vtceo@hotmail.com

13-14WALNUT CREEK, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Guild; Civic Park Community Center, 1371 Civic Drive (at Broadway); Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $14 (Under 12 free); Over 35 vendors with minerals, crystals, beads and jewelry; contact Jerry Tomlinson, (415) 383-7837; Email: jerry@crystalfair.com; Website: www.crystalfair.com

18-21WOODLAND PARK, COLORADO: Annual show; Kim and Bodie Packham; Ute Pass Saddle Club Grounds, 19570 E. HWY 24; Thu. 9-5, Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; FREE; We have a free kids digging area filled with fun minerals. There is also a mineral auction both Friday and Saturday night starting at 6 p.m. that is open to the public and full of great deals on minerals and jewelry!; contact Kim Packham, (719) 360-9665; Email: wpgemshow@outlook.com

19-21LEBANON, PENNSYLVANIA: Wholesale and retail show; Mid-Atlantic Gem and Mineral Association, LLC; Lebanon PA, 80 Rocherty Road, Lebanon Valley Expo; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $6 - Children 12 and under free; discount coupon on website; The Mid-Atlantic's premium bead, mineral, gem and jewelry show is a major production in the gem show circuit and an international event with vendors from around the world, both wholesale and retail. Artisans are available to do work on the premises including wire wrapping, stone setting and repairs; contact Teresa Schwab, USdivider, (301) 807-9745; Email: beadware@rcn.com; Website: www.gem-show.com

19-21LAKE GEORGE, COLORADO: Annual show; Lake George Gem & Mineral Club; Lake George Company, Hwy 24 (East of the Post Office); Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; Free Admission & Parking; 30+ vendors with local specimens, rocks, minerals, fossils, gems, beads, jewelry, lapidary & more; contact Carol Kinate, (719) 648-9015; Email: kinatec@aol.com; Website: www.lggmclub.org

20-21BOSSIER CITY, LOUISIANA: Annual show; Arklatex Gem & Mineral Society; Bossier Civic Center, 620 Benton Rd; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4; $4; Custom and unique Jewelry, Beads, Gems and Minerals, Fossils, Educational exhibits and Demonstrations/Speakers, Door prizes ; contact Del Glasner, (318) 517-7372; Email: larockclub@gmail.com; Website: larockclub.com

20-21ARCADIA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Pasadena Lapidary Society; Arcadia Masonic Center, 50 W. Duarte Road; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; FREE; Our 62nd Annual Tournament of Gems - "Inspiration Unearthed." Dealers selling everything rock, gem, geology and jewelry related. Sand Scoop and Wheel of Fortune for the kids, grab bags, silent auction, demonstrations, minerals, gemstones and lapidary exhibits, prize raffle, snack bar, free parking; contact Marcia Goetz, (626) 260-7239; Email: marcia.pls.emails@gmail.com; Website: pasadenalapidary.org/pls-2022-show/

20-21TEHACHAPI, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Tehachapi Valley Gem and Mineral Society; Tehachapi Senior Center , 500 E F St, Tehachapi, CA 93561; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4:30; FREE; Gems, Minerals, Jewelry, activities for kids, also Mountain Fest weekend ; contact Ronald Myrick, (661) 972-1117; Email: travis462@outlook.com; Website: tvgms.org

20-21AUBURN, WASHINGTON: Cascade Gem and Mineral Show; Cascade Mineralogical Society; Green River College, Phys. Ed. Facility, 12401 SE 320th Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; free; You will find everything from rough to finished gemstone jewelry! Free polished rock for every child and free kids activities. Great Family Event. Free Parking. Mark your calendar now and plan on attending; contact James Starke; Email: james.a.starke@gmail.com; Website: www.cascademineralogicalsociety.org

26-27CASTLE ROCK, WASHINGTON: 56th Annual Show; Southern Washington Mineralogical Society; Silver Lake Grange, 4200 Spirit Lake Hwy, Exit #49 off I-5; 5 miles up Spirit Lake Hwy; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5; free; Dealers, Member Display Cases, Food, Door Prizes, Gem Dig, Demonstrators, Spin Table, free parking; contact Vicki Johnson, (360) 751-8031; Email: vickijrocks@msn.com

26-28MARIETTA, GEORGIA: Annual show; Bellpoint Gem Show; Cobb Civic Center, 548 S. Marietta Pkwy; Fri. 10-5:30, Sat. 10-5:30, Sun. 10-4:30; Admission $5 Cash Only at the Door; Select dealers from near and far selling extraordinary minerals, jewelry, fossils, healing stones, beads, crystals, rocks ; contact BJ; Email: mbellpoint@gmail.com; Website: www.bellpointpromotions.com

27-28EAST PEORIA, ILLINOIS: Annual show; Geology Section of the Peoria Academy of Science; East Side Center, #1 East Side Drive; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5; Free; 58th Annual Show; Dealers, Demonstrations, Fluorescent Display, Silent Auctions and Activities for Children; contact Jim Travis; Email: boatnik@aol.com; Website: pasgeology.com

27-28CANTON, NEW YORK: Annual show; St. Lawrence Rock & Mineral Club; Canton Pavilion, 90 Lincoln St., 1 Indian Head Trail; Sat. 9-4:30, Sun. 9-3; Adults $3.00 children 12 < free; Free mineral kits for kids; mineral ID table, Collecting field trip Sat. 9 a.m., mineral craft classes on Sunday, Large Amethyst Cathedral raffle Sunday at 2; contact William F. deLorraine, (315) 287-4652; Email: wdellie@gmail.com

27-28ELK MOUND, WISCONSIN: Rock Swap Meet; Chippewa Valley Gem & Mineral Society; Town of Wheaton Ball Parks - South Field, 3900 38th Street; Sat. 8-4, Sun. 8-4; Free; Vendor Spots - 20' x 20' - $25.00 per day. Gems & minerals & rock-related equipment. Make payment on the date of the show. Payable to Chippewa Valley Gem & Mineral Society. Rain or shine! Something for everyone! Shop and swap. No overnight camping. Food and drink available ; contact Paul Tubbs, (715) 834-5747; Email: bizpam1@gmail.com

September 2022

1-4TUCSON, ARIZONA: Wholesale show; Yelena Masenko; Tucson Expo Center, 3750 E Irvington Rd; Thu. 10-6, Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-6; General Admission: $15, Veterans: Free, Wholesale Buyers: Free; JOGS Tucson Gem and Jewelry Show is one of the leading gem and jewelry events in North America for all gemstone, jewelry, and mineral industry professionals and is one of the key jewelry markets in the world; contact Yelena Masenko, (213) 629-3030; Email: info@jogsshow.com; Website: jogsshow.com/

2-4ST PETERSBURG, FLORIDA: Retail show; Jerri Heer; St Petersburg Coliseum, 535 Fourth Ave N; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5; Jewelry, Gems, Minerals, Fossils, Beads Seeking new vendors; contact Jerri Heer, (419) 344-9999; Email: Hrgemshows@gmail.com; Website: Hrgemshows.com

2-5RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA: Retail show; Treasures of the Earth, Inc; North Carolina Fairgrounds, Kerr Scott Building, 4285 Trinity Rd; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5, Mon. 10-4; $8 for adults, 16 and under free; Vendors from across the U.S. bring custom faceted-gemstones, beads, pearls, crystals, minerals, and fossils. There is a wide variety of finished jewelry in gold and silver as well as custom-designed jewelry; contact Ellen White, (804) 642-2011; Email: Ellen@TreasuresOfTheEarth.com; Website: www.TreasuresOfTheEarth.com

3-4AUGUSTA, MAINE: Annual show; Kennebec Rocks and Minerals Club; Augusta Armory, 179 Western Ave; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; $3; Annual show with a wide variety of vendors selling rock and mineral specimens, fossils, beads, jewelry, gemstones, and unique Maine minerals. Raffles, silent auction, and drawings throughout the day; contact Sharon E Wright

9-11BOWLING 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, children under 12 free; contact Jerri Heer, (419) 344-9999; Email: Jheerx6@gmail.com; Website: Rockyreader.com

9-11BOWLING GREEN , FLORIDA: Annual show; Toledo Gem & Rockhound Club; Wood County Fairgrounds-Pratt Pavilion, 13800 W Poe Rd; Fri. 12-8, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; $5 Adults, under 12 free. $1 off coupon available online; Over 40 Vendors, Club Booth, Displays, Mini Classes. Free Parking; contact Jerri Heer, (419) 344-9999; Email: jheerx6@aol.com; Website: Rockyreader.com

9-11GREENFIELD, INDIANA: Show and sale; 500 Earth Sciences Club; Hancock County 4-H Fairgrounds, 620 N. Apple Street; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; FREE; 45th Annual Greater Indianapolis Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show Dealers in Fossils, Minerals, Gems and Jewelry and Lapidary Equipment PLUS Silent Auctions, Door Prizes and Much, Much More!!! Kid's Activities, Demonstrations, Educational Displays and Programs for All.; contact Brian Mercer, (317) 459-1572; Email: bkremercer@gmail.com; Website: 500earthsciencesclub.org

9-11WINSTON-SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Forsyth Gem and Mineral Club, Inc.; Educational Building, Winston-Salem Fairgrounds, 412 27th Street, Northwest; Fri. 10-7, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 12-5; Adults $ 3 - Children thru Grade 12, free with accompanying adult; Show Theme: Precious and Semi-Precious Gemstones & Crystals 28 Dealers featuring Minerals, Jewelry, Beads, Fossils, Cutting Rough, Tools, and Decorator Items Educational Exhibits, Demonstrations Hourly Drawing for $20 Gift Certificate - good at any dealer in the show; contact W. A. Marion; Email: mariona1@yadtel.net; Website: www.forsythgemclub.com

10-11PORT ANGELES, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Clallam County Gem and Mineral Association; Vern Burton Community Center, 308 East 4th Street, ; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; free; contact Kathy Schreiner , (360) 460-0827; Email: kmsjes@olypen.com

10-11RENO, NEVADA: Annual show; Reno Gem and Mineral Society; Reno Sparks Convention Center (New Location), 4590 South Virginia Street ; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; $5 everyone except kids under 12 free; Annual Show with 40 educational displays, lapidary, silversmithing, wire wrap, and gold panning demonstrations. Silent Auction every half hour. Raffle, door prizes, Wheel of Fortune. Fluorescent Booth, 30 vendors with Jewelry and Gems; contact Steve Norman, (775) 560-4782; Email: snorm11@hotmail.com; Website: renogms.org

10-11NEW MILFORD, CONNETICUT: Annual show; Danbury Mineralogical Society, Inc; New Milford High School, 388 Danbury Road (Route 7); Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Admission CASH only: $5 adults, $4 seniors and full time-students w/ID. Free admission for kids 11 and under and Scouts in uniform.; 70th Annual Show! Retail & wholesale. Plenty of free parking, & Handicapped accessible. Door prizes, Grand prize, cheap grab bags, club info, display cases, specimen identification; contact Elizabeth Triano, (845) 319-6089; Email: lizziewriter@comcast.net; Website: www.facebook.com/events/1370912340085449

16-18PAYSON, ARIZONA: Annual show; Payson Rimstones Rock Club; Mazatzal Hotel and Casino Event Center, Mile Marker 251, HWY 87; Fri. 2-7, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; $4 adults, kids under 14 free, family rate, $3 on Friday for adults; Over 20 vendors from Arizona and New Mexico selling raw and polished rocks, fossils, gems, minerals, jewelry and. Kids' and educational activities, including a fluorescents booth. Plus hourly silent auctions and a raffle; contact Rollo Pool, (925) 595-2059; Email: rollo_pool@outlook.com; Website: www.rimstonesrockclub.org

16-18CEDAR CITY, UTAH: Annual show; Southern Utah Rock Club, Inc; Cross Hollow Event Center, 22 N. Cross Hollow Road; Fri. 10-7, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; Family Educational Experience - 3rd Annual Show - Rocks, Gems, Minerals, and Jewelry - Door Prizes, Silent Auctions, Children's Activities - Spinner - NEW in 2022 - Fluorescent Mineral Display - Free parking - Concession; contact J. Hassett; Email: surc.show@gmail.com; Website: www.southernutahrockclub.org

16-18FISHERSVILLE, VIRGINIA: Annual show; Shenandoah Valley Gem & Mineral Society; The Augusta Expo - Main Expo Hall, 277 Expo Road; Fri. 2-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Admission is $4 for Adults. $3 for Students & Seniors. Children age 12 & under & Scouts/Military in uniform admitted free - Admission good for all three days. Cash only for tickets; The 54th Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show is presented by The Shenandoah Valley Gem & Mineral Society - Exhibits from SVGMS members & vendors; minerals, gems & hand-crafted jewelry offered for sale; features, attractions & demonstrations for the entire family; contact Scott Gregory, (727) 542-9723; Email: showboss@shenandoahvalleyrockclub.org; Website: tinyurl.com/SVGMS-Show-2022

16-18LINCOLN, MISSOURI: Annual show; Mozarkite Society of Lincoln, Inc.; Lincoln City Park, 20 miles south of Sedalia, east on Main Street, north side of road, 1211 S Carr Ave; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-3; Free; Public digs for Mozarkite during show; contact John, (816) 835-2044; Website: Mozarkite.com

16-18HOLLAND, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Tulip City Gem & Mineral Club; Soccer Stop Sportsplex, 5 River Hills Drive; Fri. 3-8, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 11-5; Attendance is free for children, while there is a $3 fee for adults; Our show is a great events for children interested in geology and paleontology. The show will feature popular children's author Paleo Joe, who will have a booth at the show throughout the weekend. There are also displays where kids can view, touch and pose with different gem and minerals; contact Michael B. Larson c/o Tulip City Gem & Mineral; Email: tcgmc.news@gmail.com; Website: www.tulipcity.org/

17-18CHICO, CALIFORNIA: Retail show; Feather River Lapidary & Mineral Society; Silver Dollar Fair Grounds, 2357 Fair St, 22331 Samson Ave; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4:30; 17 and older, $5 16 and younger free, military free, first responders free; Geode Cracking, Treasure Hunt, Silent Auction - over 35 vendors ; contact Featherriverrocks.org

23-25RICHMOND, VIRGINIA: Annual show; Treasures of the Earth, Inc; Richmond Raceway Complex, 600 East Laburnum Ave; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; $8 for adults, 16 and under free; There will be jewelry of all types, custom faceted-gemstones, beads, crystals, minerals, and fossils. The RGMS provides displays Virginia rocks, minerals, fossils and many dinosaur bones ; contact Ellen White, (804) 642-2011; Email: Ellen@TreasuresOfTheEarth.com; Website: www.TreasuresOfTheEarth.com

23-25CLARKDALE, ARIZONA: Retail show; Mingus Gem & Mineral Club; Clark Memorial Clubhouse Auditorium, 19th N Ninth St. Clarkdale, Arizona; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Free Admission; Bi-annual show. Vendors selling mineral, jewelry, fossils, slabs, cabachons and other rock related items. Junior rock hound room for the kids. Hourly raffles; contact Bill Hedglin, (928) 634-0269; Email: billkarin3@q.com

24-25 SAN LUIS OBISPO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; San Luis Obispo Gem and Mineral Club; San Luis Obispo Veterans Memorial Building, 801 Grand Avenue; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; $5 (Children 12 and under free); contact Mary Rafferty; Email: 2022show@slogem.org; Website: www.slogem.org/show.htm

24-25SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS: Show and sale; Southwest Gem and Mineral Society of San Antonio; Wonderland of the Americas, 4522 Fredericksburg Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Free admission; Free parking; contact John Speck, (210) 596-1611; Email: jspeck2@att.net; Website: www.SWGMS.org

24-25NASHVILLE, INDIANA: Annual show; Brown County Rock & Mineral Club, Inc.; Brown County 4-H Fairgrounds, 802 Memorial Drive; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Free; Rock and mineral displays, wire-wrapping, lapidary demonstrations, gold-panning, geode-cracking, flint-knapping, children's activities, sales of minerals and jewelry, experts for identification; contact Rhonda Dunn, (812) 320-6237; Email: bcrmc2010@gmail.com; Website: browncountyrock.webs.com/

24-25GRAND JUNCTION, COLORADO: Annual show; Grand Junction Gem & Mineral Club; Mesa County Fairgrounds, 2785 U.S. Highway 50, 81503; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults: $5 Seniors/Veterans: $4 Child 12 & Under: Free; Jewelry, Fossils, Tools and Equipment, Mineral Specimens, Kids Activities, Interactive Exhibits, Geode Cutting, GJGMC members Mineral and Fossil Displays; contact Jeff Southern, (970) 234-0953; Email: papspix@yahoo.com; Website: www.grandjunctionrockclub.org

24-25LUBBOCK, TEXAS: Annual show; The Lubbock Gem and Mineral Society; Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, 1501 Mac Davis Lane; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $4, Seniors $3, Kids (6-12) $2, under 6 free; Dealers selling minerals, jewelry, fossils, beads, crystals, rocks, specimens, rough, slabs, cabochons and geode cracking. Demonstrations, fluorescent tent, kid’s corner, silent auction, hourly door prizes, and grand prizes ; contact Walter Beneze, (806) 797-5832; Email: walt@lubbockgemandmineral.org; Website: www.lubbockgemandmineral.org

24-25SPRINGFIELD, OREGON: 64th Annual Show; Springfield Thunderegg Rock Club; Willamalane Adult Center, 215 W C Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-3; free; Snack Bar *Kid’s Corner *Arrowhead Napping Demos *Free Parking *Grab Bags *Jewelry *Rocks *Minerals *Silent Auction *Door Prizes *Rock Shop Tour; contact Pat Engelmann, (541) 650-8253; Email: macsbest13@gmail.com

24-25OSHKOSH, WISCONSIN: Annual show; Oshkosh Earth Science Club; Sunnyview Exposition Center, 500 E County Road Y, Oshkosh, WI 54901, 4158 County Road II; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; $2 Adult, $1 Student with ID, Kids under 12 free; Member Displays - Demonstrations Rocks, Minerals, Fossils, Jewelry Over 20 Vendors filling over 80 Tables Door Prizes - Raffles Fun Children's Area ; contact Michael Lenz, (920) 637-1322; Email: 2817@sbcglobal.net

24-25HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Central PA Rock and Mineral Club; Harrisburg Consistory, 2701 North Third St; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6 ($5 with coupon or ad) Children 12 and under; free; Rocks, minerals, fossils, beads, jewelry! Lots of activities for children; mini mines with free rocks, quarter increment silent auction, and quarter rock wheel, a winner every time, lectures for adults and children by the famous Jeri Jones,(PA authority on earthquakes and volcanoes); contact Betsy Oberheim, (717) 469-2243; Email: aoberheim3@comcast.net; Website: rockandmineral.org

24-25FALCON HEIGHTS, MINNESOTA: Annual show; Minnesota Mineral Club; Minnesota State Fairgrounds Dairy Building, 1694 Judson Ave, Dairy Building; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission, Donation Requested; contact Show Chair; Email: showchair@minnesotamineralclub.org; Website: minnesotamineralclub.org/minnesota-mineral-club-annual-show/

24-25HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Central Pennsylvania Rock and Mineral Club; Harrisburg Consistory, 2701 North Third Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; General Admission $6/ Children Under 12 FREE With Paying Adult; Lots of Great Vendors Lectures and Demonstrations Quarter Auction Food and Drinks Available; contact Caren Sealover; Email: info@rockandmineral.org; Website: /rockandmineral.org/

24-25BENNINGTON, VERMONT: Annual show; Southwestern Vermont Mineral & Gem Club, Inc; Grace Christian School, Kocher Dr; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-3; Adults $5. Kids Free; Annual Fall Show. Quality vendors selling minerals, gems, fossils, hand crafted jewelry using natural stones, polished stones, crystals, books and collecting equipment; contact Bill Cotrofeld, (802) 375-6782; Email: cotrofeldauto@comcast.net

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30-2ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO: Annual show; Jay Penn ; Albuquerque Expo NM State Fairgrounds, 300 San Pedro Dr. NE, 87108 ; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; Free Admission (Parking $10.50); 60 dealers, mineral specimens, rough, slabs, jewelry, cabochons, beads, fossils, petrified wood, tools, equipment ; contact Jay Penn 87110, (505) 883-4195; Email: jaypenn246@gmail.com; Website: http://abqfallshow.wix.com/abq-fall-show

30-2HILLSBORO, OREGON: 41st Annual Portland Regional Gem and Mineral Show and the Annual Northwest Federation of Mineralogical Societies Meeting; Portland Regional Gem & Mineral Show Association; Wingspan Event & Conference Center Building, At the Westside Commons, 801 NE 34th Avenue; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; (at the door) $7 for weekend pass kids 12 and under free with paying adult; Many Dealers with fossils, rocks, gems, minerals, beads, tools, jewelry. Kid’s Activity Corner with games & prizes. Many Exhibits of fossils, lapidary arts, minerals, faceted gems. Demonstrators showing the process of creating precious stones, wire wrapping and more. Presentations, Door & Raffles; contact Linda Harvey; Email: lindaharvey2010@gmail.com; Website: www.PortlandRegionalGemandMineral.com

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1-2CABOT, ARKANSAS: Annual show; Central Arkansas Gem, Mineral, and Geology Society; Cabot Event Center, 508 North Lincoln St; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; $3 Adults, Children under 12, first responders, scouts, military in uniform free; Dealers selling gems, minerals, fossils, geodes, beads, jewelry, and supplies. Door prizes, educational displays, demonstrations and make and take activities, fluorescent room, Kids dig, spinning wheel and other games for all. Check out our new larger venue across from Cabot High School; contact David Murray, (501) 346-5990; Email: lenoramur@aol.com; Website: centralarrockhound.org

1-2MONROE, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Marysville Rock & Gem Club; Evergreen State Fairgrounds, Display Bldg #500, 14405 179th Ave SE, (Off Hwy 2, Just West of Monroe, WA); Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission & Free Parking; New & Larger Location! 46th Annual Rocktoberfest! Children's Activities, Displays, Door Prizes, Food, Grab Bags, Lapidary Demonstrations, Raffle, Silent Auction, Vendors. Welcome back after two years!!; contact Christina Morrissey; Email: cmvw@frontier.com; Website: marysvillerockclub.com

1-2EAST MOLINE, ILLINOIS: Annual show; Worthen Earth Searchers; Rock Island County Fairgrounds, 4200 Archer Drive; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Admission $1, Children under 12 Free; Silent Auctions, Rocks, Fossils, Jewelry and more! Geode Cracking, Wire Wrapping; contact Mike Shumate, (217) 219-2315; Email: mikepepping@dahlford.us; Website: worthenearthsearchers.org

7-9BUCKEYE, ARIZONA: Annual show; West Valley Rock & Mineral Club; Buckeye Arena, 802 North 1st Street; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-2; $3 Adults kids under 13 free; Rocks, Gems, Jewelry, Minerals, Fossils, Beads, Slabs, Cabs, Gold Panning, Scavenger Hunt, and Rock Painting; contact Lara Serbin, (602) 405-2926; Email: lara@serbinstudio.com; Website: www.westvalleyrockandmineralclub.com/

7-9PLANT CITY, FLORIDA: Retail show; H & R Gem Shows; Sadye Gibbs Martin Community Center, 1601 E Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Blvd; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; $5/person Adult; Full Gem and Mineral Show with Jewelry, Gems, Mineral and Fossil Specimens, Rough Rock, Geodes, Components, Beads and Findings; contact Jerri A Heer, (419) 344-9999; Email: hrgemshows@gmail.com; Website: hrgemshows.com

7-9PLANT CITY, FLORIDA: Retail show; Jerri Heer; Sadye Gibbs Martin Community Center, 302 S Maryland Ave; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5; Jewelry, Gems, Minerals, Fossils, Beads Seeking new vendors; contact Jerri Heer, (419) 344-9999; Email: Hrgemshows@gmail.com; Website: Hrgemshows.com

7-9VIRGINIA BEACH, VIRGINIA: Retail show; Treasures of the Earth, Inc; Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th Street; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $8, 16 and under free; Vendors have jewelry of all types, custom faceted-gemstones, beads, crystals, minerals, and fossils. The local clubs provide displays, demonstrations and geode cutting on site; contact Ellen White, (804) 642-2011; Email: Ellen@TreasuresOfTheEarth.com; Website: www.TreasuresOfTheEarth.com

8-8IDAHO FALLS, IDAHO: Annual Members Rock, Gem, and Jewelry Sale; Idaho Falls Gem and Mineral Society; Bonneville Co. Fairgrounds, 1542 East 73rd South, South of Sandy Downs Racetrack on Woodruff Ave; Sat. 9-5; $3 Children 12 and under free; This one day event offers an opportunity to purchase, offers an opportunity to purchase only from members of the Society their unique jewelry; unusual handcrafted artisan items; gemstones; rough rock and slabs; polished stones; mineral and fossil specimens; used equipment; contact Bill Thielbahr, (208) 524-0139; Email: tbar@srv.net

8-9SIERRA VISTA, ARIZONA: Annual show; Huachuca Mineral and Gem Club; The Mall at Sierra Vista, 2200 El Mercado Loop; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; free; Vendors inside and out. Handicapped accessible. Free admission and free parking. Fluorescent display, Raffle (hourly and door prize). Family-friendly; contact Maudie Bailey, (520) 249-1541; Email: gmbailey@msn.com; Website: huachucamineralandgemclub.info

8-9WALNUT CREEK, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Guild; Civic Park Community Center, 1371 Civic Drive (at Broadway), 2 Marina Blvd.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $14 (under12 free); Crystals, gems, jewelry over 30 booths; contact Jerry Tomlinson, (415) 383-7837; Email: jerry@crystalfair.com; Website: www.crystalfair.com

8-9TEMPLE, TEXAS: Annual show; Tri-City Gem and Mineral Society; Mayborn Civic and Convention Center, 3303 N. 3rd St; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, Teens (13-17) $3, Children 12/under free with parents; Featuring vendors with jewelry, beads, geodes, slabs, gems, and minerals,carvings, and more, Door prizes, silent auctions, displays, demos., scavenger hunt for kids, treasure wheel, and more; contact Susan Lovelace, (619) 987-1140; Email: selovelace@showdirection.com

8-9TOPEKA, KANSAS: Annual show; Topeka Gem and Mineral Society; Agriculture Hall, Stormont Vail Event Center, 17th & Topeka Blvd; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adult $6, Student (13-17) $2, Child under 13 w/adult Free. Coupon is available at our website; Gems, Minerals, Jewelry, Lapidary Supplies, Rock & Fossil Dealers, Junior Rockhound Presentations, 4H Displays, Speakers, Free Demonstrations: Silversmithing, Stone Cutting-Rocks, Wire Wrapping & Sphere Making, Silent Auctions, Door Prize Drawings; contact M Mowry, (785) 267-2849; Email: rock2plate@aol.com; Website: www.topekagms.org

9-9FALLBROOK, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Society; Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Museum, 123 W. Alvarado Street; Sun. 9-4; Free; Free admission to show and museum, free parking. Free booths for nonprofit groups promoting minerals, gems, or fossils. Vendors must apply by August 1. Family-friendly event in downtown Fallbrook. Don't miss the spectacular raffle; contact Mishell Rose, (760) 728-6599; Email: info@fgms.org; Website: www.fgms.org

14-16WESTWEGO, LOUISIANA: Annual show; Gem & Mineral Society of Louisiana; The John A. Alario Event Center, 2000 Segnette Blvd.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $6 Adult Admission and $3 Admission for Students, Military, & Members (all with ID) covers all days! Kids under 12 and Scouts in Uniform are Free! Kids under 12 will get free Grab Bags of specimens; Demonstrations of cabochon cutting and jewelry making! Exhibits of specimen materials, cabochons, and jewelry. Games for kids, and geode cracking, too; contact J. David Cope, (504) 214-6754

14-16DANVILLE, INDIANA: Annual show; American Gem, Mineral And Jewelry Shows LLC; Hendricks County Fairgrounds, 1900 E Main St; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-4; Adults $7, Ages 11-17 $2, Free admission for age 10 and under; Vendors offering Gems, Minerals, Jewelry, Beads, Fossils and Meteorites; contact Alan Koch; Email: agmjs3@gmail.com; Website: www.americangemshow.com

15-15WEST HILLS, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Woodland Hills Rock Chippers; First United Methodist Church, 22700 Sherman Way, 3598 Chestnut Dr; Sat. 10-5; Free admission and parking; contact Virginia Rotramel, (951) 403-2634; Email: whrc@rockchippers.org; Website: www.rockchippers.org

15-16SEDONA, ARIZONA: Annual show; Sedona Gem and Mineral Club; Sedona Red Rock H.S., Hwy 89A and Upper Red Rock Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Admission $4 - Children under 12 FREE; contact Bill Schwartz; Email: bschwar12@msn.com; Website: sedoangemandmineral.org

15-16TAMPA, FLORIDA: Annual show; Tampa Bay Mineral & Science Club; 10207 Fisher Ave, 4800 N US-301; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $8, Seniors and Military $7, kids under 12 free; Visit one of the Largest indoor Rock, Mineral, Gem, Jewelry, Bead, Crystal and Lapidary shows, (over 38K SQ FT). Over 50 vendors offering Rough through finished Jewelry. A huge kids activity area. Full concessions, and an ATM out front. Plus Free Parking at the Florida State Fairgrounds ; contact Greig Lundergan, (813) 719-5563; Email: tbmscshow@gmail.com

15-16DES MOINES, IOWA: Annual show; Des Moines Lapidary Society; Iowa State Fairgrounds - Elwell Family Food Center, 3000 E Grand Ave; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Admission - $6, Children 12 & Under FREE and FREE Parking; The 2022 Annual Gem, Jewelry, Mineral & Fossil Show returns to the Iowa State Fairgrounds. This event is family-friendly, with activities, speakers, demonstrations, displays, and much more to see. 20+ Vendors from across the United States; contact Show Committee; Website: www.dmlapidary.org/Shows-Swaps/Our-Shows

15-16BRISTOL, CONNETICUT: Annual show; Bristol Gem & Mineral Club; Douglas Beals Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave, 127 Herschel Ave; Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 10-4; $5; contact Michael Zagielski, (860) 997-3350; Email: mzagielski@comcast.net

21-23DANVILLE, INDIANA: Annual show; American Gem, Mineral And Jewelry Shows LLC; Hendricks County Fairgrounds, 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

21-23SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS: Annual show; Mid America Paleontology Society (MAPS); Orr Building State of Illinois Fair Grounds, State of Illinois Fairgrounds 66 4H Rd Springfield Il 62629, 45 Birch Drive; Fri. 8-5, Sat. 8-5, Sun. 8-3; Free Admission; Topic Lagerstatten Talk Friday at 5:30 pm Friday Live Auction 5:30 pm both events at the Northfield Inn Springfield Il; contact Thomas Williams Show Chairman, (815) 228-5083; Email: paleotom234@comcast.net

21-23FRANKLIN, NORTH CAROLINA: Show and sale; Frankin NC Gem & Mineral Society; Robert C Carpenter Community Building, 1288 Georgia Road, ; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $3 adults; 12 & under Free; Rough and cut gemstones, gold and silver jewelry, gemstone jewelry, specimens, jewelry repair, beads, findings, demonstrations, door prizes given each hour; contact Linda Harbuck, (828) 524-3161; Email: lindah@franklin-chamber.com; Website: visitfranklinnc.com

21-23MASON, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Central Michigan Lapidary & Mineral Society (The Lansing, Michigan area Rock Club); Ingham County Fairgrounds ... Main Arena, 700 East Ash Street; Fri. 1-7, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, Teen $3, 12 and under FREE with Adult, Scouts In Uniform Free, ($1 off with Coupom @ www.Michrocks.org); Gems, Minerals, Fossils, Lapidary & Jewelry Show .... Displays, Silent Auction, Dealers, Hourly Door Prizes, Raffle, Fluorescent Display, Working Demonstrations, Petoskey Stone Polishing,Touch & Feel Table, FREE Parking ; contact Ruth Lehner, (517) 643-4406; Email: Geacie48@gmail.com; Website: www.MichRocks.org

22-23CUYAHOGA FALLS, OHIO: Show and sale; Akron Mineral Society and Summit Lapidary Club; Emidio's Expo Center, 48 E Bath Rd; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, Seniors (55+) $4, Children (7-14) $1, Under 7 and Scouts in uniform Free; Fluorescent Mineral Display, Lapidary Arts Displays, Geode Cracking, Gem Mine, Children's Activities, Demonstrations, Door Prizes, Silent Auction. Our Future Rockhounds of America Chapter makes displays. Handicap Accessible. Free Parking; contact Evelyn Tryon, (330) 673-9664; Email: Gemboree76@gmail.com; Website: Gemboree Network

29-30OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA: Annual show; Oklahoma Gem & Mineral Society; State Fair Park - Modern Living Building, 608 Kiamichi Place; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6; 12 and under Free; 2022 Gems & Stones & Petrified Bones - Come see & purchase crystals, fossils, artisan jewelry, gems, rough rock, and tools from 40 vendors. There will be exhibits & demonstrations of lapidary techniques. Win door prizes, bid on silent auctions, see a fluorescent display and children's activities; contact Douglas Pollitt, (405) 537-1997; Email: douglas.pollitt@yahoo.com; Website: omgs-minerals.org

29-30ANCHORAGE, ALASKA: Annual show; Chugach Gem and Mineral Society; Midtown Mall, 600 E Northern Lights Blvd; Sat. 10-7, Sun. 12-6; free; contact Paul Burger; Email: cavemonpaul@hotmail.com

29-30CRYSTAL, MINNESOTA: Retail show; Anoka County Gem & Mineral Club; Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Dr. N; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free; contact Martha Miss, (651) 459-0343; Email: martha@rock-biz.biz

November 2022

5-6AMARILLO, TEXAS: Annual show; Golden Spread Gem, Mineral & Treasure Society; Amarillo Civic Center Complex, 401 South Buchanan; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 9-5; $4 adults 13 and under free, First Responders & Scouts in Uniform free; Wheel of fortune, Silent Auction, Door Prizes & 2 Grand Prizes, Follow Us on Facebook; contact Steve Guerrero, (806) 678-0379; Email: andrew6772@yahoo.com; Website: www.amarillotreasure.com

5-6RIDGECREST, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Indian Wells Gem and Mineral Society; Desert Empire Fair Grounds, 520 South Richmond Road; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; Free admission; Geodes sales and cutting, gems, minerals and jewelry sales, displays and exhibits. Field trip to famous agate/jasper claim on Sunday. Vendor space available; contact Mr. John DeRosa, (760) 375-7905; Email: jfrocks@dslextreme.com

11-13HUMBLE, TEXAS: Annual show; Houston Gem and Mineral Society; Humble Civic Center, 8233 Will Clayton Parkway, ; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; $9.00 good for all three days. Kids 10 and under are free; Dino Dig, Youth Section activities, Scout program, Mad Science; contact Scott Singleton, Show Chairman, (281) 530-0942; Email: show@hgms.org; Website: hgms.org

11-13GRAY, TENNESSEE: Annual show; Kingsport Gems & Minerals Society; Building No. 1, Appalachian Fairgrounds, 100 Lakeview St; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 12-5; $ 3 adults, $ 1 students, children 6 and under free; Free fossil casting Saturday and Sunday; contact Robert G Morgan, (423) 956-9486; Email: morganjewellry@msn.com

11-13SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; West Coast Gem & Mineral Show produced by LLD Productions, Inc; Holiday Inn Orange County Airport, 2726 South Grand Avenue; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Free; A gem, mineral and fossil show featuring 80 dealers from across the United States who carry gems, minerals, fossils, jewelry, beads, findings, metaphysical and decorator pieces. Come shop for unique gift items for the holidays or find something for your own collection; contact Laura Delano

12-13OMAHA, NEBRASKA: Annual show; Nebraska Mineral and GemClub; UNO Scott Conference Center, 6450 Pine St; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, Seniors, UNO Students, 12-18 $3, under 12 free with paying adult; Demonstrators, Dealers, Displays, Kids activities and Silent auction. Specimens and collectibles, rough rock and lapidary materials, minerals gems and jewelry, rock paintings and carvings, Coin Dealers. Something for everyone ; contact Tammy Jeanneret, (402) 209-0747; Email: tjeanneret@hughes.net; Website: Nerockgem.org

12-13N.Y., NEW YORK: Wholesale and retail show; New York Mineralogical Club; The School of Fashion Industries GYM 3rd FL, 225 West 24th Street ; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Admission Fee $6 - 12 years & under free with a paid adult; The Oldest Gem, Jewelry & Mineral Show In New York City Lots of Favorite Dealers! Retail And Wholesale Dealers! Door Prices! Free Lectures by the New York Mineralogical Club; contact Mohamed Bary, (347) 247-6568; Email: barygems@gmail.com

18-20RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA: Retail show; Treasures of the Earth, Inc; North Carolina State Fairgrounds, Kerr Scott Building, 4285 Trinity Rd; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; $8 for adults, 16 and under free; Vendors from across the US bring custom faceted-gemstones, beads, pearls, crystals, minerals, and fossils. There is a wide variety of finished jewelry in gold and silver as well as custom-designed jewelry; contact Ellen White, (804) 642-2011; Email: Ellen@TreasuresOfTheEarth.com; Website: www.TreasuresOfTheEarth.com

18-21TUCSON, ARIZONA: Wholesale and retail show; JOGS International Exhibits; Tucson Expo Center, 3750 E Irvington Rd; Fri. 10-6; $15; contact Yelena Masenko, (213) 629-3030; Email: info@jogsshow.com; Website: jogsshow.com/

19-20LAKESIDE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; El Cajon Valley Gem and Mineral Society; Lakeside Rodeo Grounds, 12584 Mapleview Street, 222 Pictor Ln; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Free Admission; Gems, Minerals, Fossils, Jewelry, Beads & Craft Vendors. Free Gem & Mineral Identification. Raffle & Kids Activities. Fun for the whole family; contact Palmer Taskerud, (619) 440-6116; Email: palmer.taskerud@cox.net; Website: www.ecvgms.org

19-20BREMERTON, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Kitsap Mineral & Gem Society; Presidents Hall, Kitsap Fairgrounds, 1250 Fairgrounds Rd NW; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Family Fun; Kitsap Mineral and Gem Society is back with our annual Fall Festival of Gems. Come see demonstrators, venders, displays, silent auction and so much more! Free Admission, Fun for the whole family; contact Danielle Foss, (360) 506-9910; Email: kmgsfallshow@gmail.com; Website: www.kmgsrockclub.com

19-20MESQUITE, TEXAS: Annual show; Dallas Gem and Mineral Society; Mesquite Convention Center at the Hampton Inn, 1750 Rodeo Dr, Mesquite, TX 75149; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $8 - Adults, $4 - Kids under 12, free - Scouts in uniform, $5 - Seniors, Teachers w/ID, Vets w/ID; contact Diana Case, (214) 349-2022; Email: dgmscontracts@yahoo.com; Website: dallasgemandmineral.org

21-21PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; JOGS Palm Springs Gem & Jewelry Show; Palm Springs Convention Center, 277 N Avenida Caballeros; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5, Mon. 10-5; General Public: $15, Veterans: Free, Wholesale Buyers: Free; The JOGS Gem & Jewelry show will take place in Palm Springs Desert this coming Fall in 2022! It is one of the largest jewelry tradeshows in the Americas, and brings together a variety of manufacturers, wholesalers and brands during one of the most important buying/restocking seasons of the year; contact Yelena Masenko, (213) 629-3030; Email: info@jogsshow.com; Website: jogsshow.com/

December 2022

9-11LAWRENCEVILLE, GEORGIA: Annual show; Bellpoint Gem Show ; Gwinnett Fairgrounds, 2405 Sugarloaf Pkwy; Fri. 10-5:30, Sat. 10-5:30, Sun. 10-4:30; Admission $5 Cash Only at the Door; Select dealers from near and far selling extraordinary minerals, jewelry, fossils, healing stones, beads, crystals, rocks ; contact BJ ; Email: mbellpoint@gmail.com; Website: www.bellpointpromotions.com

February 2023

25-26BOISE, IDAHO: Annual Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Show; Idaho Gem Club; Expo Idaho, 5610 Glenwood, ; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $5 kids under 12 free; We offer demonstrations, showcases, kid’s games, silent auction, & loads of vendors; contact Brent Stewart, (208) 342-1151

April 2023

14-16DANVILLE, INDIANA: Annual show; American Gem, Mineral And Jewelry Shows LLC; Hendricks County Fairgrounds, 1900 E Main St; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-4; Adults $7, Ages 11-17 $2, Free admission for age 10 and under; Vendors offering Gems, Minerals, Jewelry, Beads, Fossils and Meteorites; contact Alan Koch; Email: agmjs3@gmail.com; Website: www.americangemshow.com

May 2023

26-28SALEM, VIRGINIA: Annual show; American Gem, Mineral And Jewelry Shows LLC; Salem Civic Center, 1001 Roanoke Blvd; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-4; Adults $7, Ages 11-17 $2, Free admission for age 10 and under; Vendors offering Gems, Minerals, Jewelry, Beads, Fossils and Meteorites; contact Alan Koch; Email: agmjs3@gmail.com; Website: www.americangemshow.com

October 2023

20-22DANVILLE, INDIANA: Annual show; American Gem, Mineral And Jewelry Shows LLC; Hendricks County Fairgrounds, 1900 E Main St; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-4; Adults $7, Ages 11-17 $2, Free admission for age 10 and under; Vendors offering Gems, Minerals, Jewelry, Beads, Fossils and Meteorites; contact Alan Koch; Email: agmjs3@gmail.com; Website: www.americangemshow.com

November 2023

3-5HONOLULU, HAWAII: Annual show; Honolulu Show, LLC; Hawaii Convention Center, 1801 Kalakaua Ave; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-8, Sun. 10-6; Adults $10 | Children $5; Brought to you by the founder of the Denver Show, the 22ndStreet Show and the NJ.Show. See your Asian sellers and buyers halfway instead of hoping they come to Tucson! Hotel is $190 / night; UPS Freight starts at $450 / pallet; the booth fee is $1,200, and flights are free with your FF miles; contact Lowell, PSC 9 BOX 5733, APO, NY 09123, (804) 291-6357; Email: lowellcarhart@yahoo.com; Website: www.Honolulu.Show