Thursday, Sep 29, 2022

Rock & Gem Show Dates

 
 

September-October 2022

30-2 VISTA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Vista Gem and Mineral Society; Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum, 2040 N Santa Fe Ave; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission and Parking; You will find everything from fossils crystals and gems, rough slabs and cabs, and even lapidary tools. We will also have the Artists Alley this year focusing on our Lapidary Artists and Jewelry Makers. GIA Kids program will be there on Saturday with lots of fun free stuff for the kids; contact Jessica Harmer; Email: info@vistarocks.org; Website: vistarocks.org/

30-2ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO: Annual show; Jay Penn; Albuquerque Expo NM State Fairgrounds, 300 San Pedro Dr. NE; 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, (505) 883-4195; Email: jaypenn246@gmail.com; Website: http://abqfallshow.wix.com/abq-fall-show

30-2JOPLIN, MISSOURI: Annual show; Tri-State Gem & Mineral Society; Joplin Historical & Mineral Museum, 504 S. Schifferdecker Ave, PO Box 555; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; FREE ADMISSION; 23rd Annual Fall Show, Door Prizes; contact Chris Wiseman

30-2SWANNANOA, NORTH CAROLINA: Show; MAGMA, Jacquot & Son Mining; Land of The Sky Shrine Club, 39 Spring Cove Road; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Free; 20th MAGMA, Land of the Sky Gem Show! All Are Welcome! Open To The Public. Food and Drink Available Daily. Indoor and Outdoor Vendors offering: Gems, Minerals, Fossils, Artifacts, Rocks, Meteorites, Trinitite, Moldavite, Silver, Gold, Jewelry, Geodes, Crystals and other hobby-related items; contact Rick Jacquot, (828) 779-4501; Email: rickjacquot@gmail.com; Website: www.AmericanRockhound.com

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

October 2022

1-1MACUNGIE, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Pennsylvania Earth Sciences Association (PESA); Macungie Memorial Park, 50 Poplar Street; Sat. 8:30-3; Free admission; Welcome to the Fall Mineralfest! TWO FLOORS of dealers in addition to outside tailgating dealers with gems, fossils, minerals, and related items await you. Admission is free and nonprofits or scouting groups/families are encouraged to visit and ask about our lecture and badge programs; contact Dane Transue; Email: danetransue@rcn.com; Website: www.facebook.com/Pennsylvania-Earth-Sciences-Association-PESA-mineralfest-and-clubs-1555170821375067

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

1-2ANDERSON, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Shasta Gem and Mineral Society; Shasta District Fair and Event Center, 1890 Briggs St; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Free; Vendors come from the West Coast and will be selling gems, minerals, jewelry, crystals, rocks and fossils. Door prizes, rock auctions and great educational and spectacular displays; contact Kelly OLeary; Email: kelly13@shasta.com or SGMSRocksRedding@gmail.com; Website: shastagemandmineral.org

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

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! Childrens 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

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/

7-9WARREN, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Michigan Mineralogical Society; Macomb Community College Sports & Expo Center, 14500 E. 12 Mile Rd; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 11-5; Adults - $8 online; Children - $4 online Seniors - $4 online Veterans with ID FREE; Fossil dig, $1 grab bags, panning for gold, 72 dealers with beautiful jewelry, gems, minerals and fossils; 40 educational displays from museums and private collectors, geode splitting, door prizes, FREE quartz crystal for the first 250 entrants each day, world-renowned lecturers, two silent auctions; contact Dave Lurie, (248) 224-0752; Email: dlurie2001@comcast.net; Website: www.michmin.org/show-info

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

7-9VIRGINIA 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

7-9SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Scottish Rite Center, 6151 H 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, pearls, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.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

8-8MONT CLARE, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Philadelphia Mineralogical Society; St Michaels Grove, 400 Jacobs St; Sat. 10-6; $5 Adults, under 13 free, scouts in uniform free; Mineral Treasures Outdoor Show Minerals, Fossils, Gem sales Kids Activities and Free Specimens Snack Bar, Picnic Grounds, Free Parking, Indoor Restrooms; contact Don McAlarnen; Email: donmcalarnen@outlook.com; Website: www.phillyrocks.org

8-8COTTONWOOD, ARIZONA: Annual show; Verde River Rockhounds; Old Town Activity Park, 187 E Pima St, 19 N. Ninth Street; 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; contact Emil Yatsko; Email: verderiverrockhounds@yahoo.com; Website: https://verderiverrockhounds.club

8-9FORT WORTH, TEXAS: Annual show; Cowtown Gem, Mineral, & Glass; CERA, 3300 Bryant Irvin Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free admission & parking; Indoors, rocks, gems, local artisan's jewelry, glass, and pottery; contact Steve Shearin; Email: steve.l.shearin@lmco.com

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

8-9GRASS VALLEY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Nevada County Gem and Mineral Society; Nevada County Fairgrounds, 11228 McCourtney Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; $3 For Adults, Children Age 12 years and under free with a paid adult. Military with I.D. Free; 2022 Earth's Treasurers Show, 26+ exhibitors, 28+ Vendors, Gold Panning, Demonstrations, Talks, Expanded Kids Corner Raffles, Silent Auction and much more; contact Mitchell Frank Van Hecke, (530) 575-4252; Email: 4vanclan5@att.net; Website: www.ncgms.org/show-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 (under 12 free); Crystals, gems, jewelry over 30 booths; contact Jerry Tomlinson, (415) 383-7837; Email: jerry@crystalfair.com; Website: www.crystalfair.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

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

8-9REDWOOD CITY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; SGMS and PGGS; Redwood City Communities Activities Building, 1400 Roosevelt Avenue Redwood City, CA 94061; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $3 ​Children under 12 free; Vendors, Food, Kids collections and geode cutting, displays and collections, silent auction and raffle prizes; contact Cathy Phalen, (650) 743-7447

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. A family-friendly event in downtown Fallbrook. Do not miss the spectacular raffle; contact Mishell Rose, (760) 728-6599; Email: info@fgms.org; Website: www.fgms.org

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

14-16HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA: Annual show; Huntsville Gem & Mineral Society; Huntsville Jaycee ComunutyCenter, 1280 Airport Rd; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adult $3, weekend $5, $1 under 18, under 5 free; Free parking, food vendors, demonstrations, auctions, children’s activities, and hourly door prizes; contact Lowell K. Zoller, (256) 534-8803; Email: Lzol@comcast.net; Website: www.Huntsvillegms.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

14-16COSTA 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 weekend pass; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, pearls, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.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

15-16BRISTOL, 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

15-16TAMPA, FLORIDA: Annual show; Tampa Bay Mineral & Science Club; Florida State Fairgrounds - Special Events Center, 4800 US 301, Tampa FL 33610, Special Events Center; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; $8 Includes Parking, Kids under 12 free. Look for online coupons; Come visit us and our vendors for the Tampa Bay Mineral & Science Clubs 63rd Annual Tampa Rock, Gem, Mineral and Bead show; contact Greig Lundergan, (813) 684-2039; Email: tbmscshow@gmail.com; Website: tampabayrockclub.org

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

15-16LEWISTON, IDAHO: Annual show; Hells Canyon Gem Club; Nez Perce County Fair Grounds, 1229 Burrell Avenue; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; $5 for the weekend; We have a silent auction, kids activities, a raffle, hourly door prizes, various vendors; contact Mary Lou Northrup, (208) 816-8329; Email: mlandjl@yahoo.com

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

15-16PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; El Dorado County Mineral and Gem Society; El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Drive; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; ADULTS - $7 Seniors or Military - $6 Kids 12 and Under Free with Paid Adult; Variety of Dealers featuring Gems, Minerals, Fossils, Meteorites, Crystals, Beads, Jewelry and more. Activities include Rock & Gem Identification, Demonstrations, Educational Displays, Silent Auction, Fluorescent Tent, Geode Cutting, Free Kids Activities. Something for everyone and every age; contact Jackie Cerrato, (530) 676-2472; Email: office@edcmgs.org; Website: ElDoradoCountyMineralandGemSociety.org

15-16SOUTH CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Annual show; Kanawha Rock and Gem Club; South Charleston Community Center, 601 Jefferson Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; $3.50 Adults, Kids Free, Coupons available; Best Rock, Mineral, Gem, Fossil and Jewelry Show and Sale in WV - Quality Vendors, Gift items, display items, gemstones, pearls, beads, landscaping and home decor. Top notch one of a kind handmade jewelry. Rare and interesting fossils. Gold panning, geode cracking, demos, and crafts for the kids; contact Cheryl Lamb, (304) 989-7558; Email: lambcheryl@hotmail.com; Website: kanawharockandgemclub.org

21-23AUSTIN, TEXAS: Annual show; Austin Gem and Mineral Society (AGMS); Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Rd; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Children ages 12 and under free, Ages 13-18 $2, Adults $8, Military ID and Seniors (60+) $7; 30+ vendors of jewelry, beads, gemstones, minerals, crystals, fossils & spheres. Exhibits of touch table of rocks and fossils, fluorescent minerals, and collections. Demos in faceting, cabbing, and wire wrapping. Theme Fluorescents. $1 each Gem Mine, Jewelry making, Wheel of Fortune. Grand prize; contact Laird Fowler, (512) 458-9546; Email: showchairman@austingemandmineral.org; Website: www.agms-tx.org

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 Coupon @ 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

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

21-23DEL 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 weekend pass; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, pearls, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

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

22-23MOUNT BETHEL, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Mt. Bethel Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show; Mt. Bethel Firehouse, 2341 Rt. 611; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Adults $5, Kids Free, $1 with flyer; See amazing treasures from the Earth! Our show features Gems, Minerals, Fossils, Meteorites, Crystals, Stones, and More; contact Diana Tasco, (201) 776-6856; Email: dianatasco@yahoo.com

22-23CUYAHOGA FALLS, OHIO: Show and sale; Akron Mineral Society and Summit Lapidary Club; Emidios 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, Childrens 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

22-23SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI: Annual show; Ozarks Gem & Mineral Society; Springfield Expo Center, 635 St. Louis Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4:30; Adults $6 ($1 off w/flyer); Students w/ID $3; 12 and Under $1 (flyer can be printed off FB OMGMS.Rocks); The Midwest Federation will have activities at this years show so plan on attending. We have vendors with a variety of treasures for you to find, including cabs, rocks, minerals, rock & gem ID, rough, fossils, slabs, Displays, gems, jewelry, kids corner, silent auction, geodes, books and gifts; contact Mark Northrup, (417) 597-4657; Email: omgms.57@gmail.com; Website: ogms.rocks

28-30SANTA 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 weekend pass; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, pearls, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

28-30WEST JORDAN, UTAH: Annual show; Rockhounders Outreach for Community Knowledge (R.O.C.K.); Viridian Library and Event Center, 8030 South 1825 West; Fri. 4-8, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission is $2 except for scouts in uniform and children under 12 are free admittance; There will be fossils, minerals, gems and jewelry on display and for sale. Hands-on activities for everyone. Come build your own rock collection. Door prizes and a silent auction will be going on daily; contact Angela Deiter (801-634-5167) / Janica Wright (801-641-8588)

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

29-30CRANSTON, RHODE ISLAND: Annual show; Rhode Island Mineral Hunters; Scottish Rite Valley, 2115 Broad St; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; $5; contact Dante Caprara, (401) 269-6753; Email: dlcjr8@cox.net

29-30SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Sacramento Mineral Society; Scottish Rite Masonic Center, 6151 H St; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adult admission $6; Featuring AMAZING vendors, exhibits, demonstrations, crafts, fun for the whole family! Minerals, Fossils, Beads, Gemstones, Meteorites, Jade, Gold, Opals, Crystals, Slabs, & much more! Kids 12 & under free with paid adult FREE Parking; contact Alyssa Meiszinger, (916) 662-5819; Email: gemshow@sacramentomineralsociety.org; Website: http://sacgemshow.com

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

November 2022

4-6SARASOTA, FLORIDA: Show and sale; Frank Cox Productions; Sarasota Municipal Auditorium, 801 N. Tamiami Trail (US. 41); Fri. 10-5, Sun. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; $5 ($4 if you mention this listing); Show and sale of Gems, Jewelry, Crystals, Minerals and Beads; contact Frank Cox Productions, (941) 954-0202; Email: frankcox@comcast.net; Website: Frankcoxproductions.com

4-6EUGENE, 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 pass; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, pearls, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

4-6KENNER, LOUISIANA: Wholesale and retail show; AKS Gem Shows; Pontchartrain Convention & Civic Center, 4545 Williams Blvd; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Cash Admission $5, credit card $6; Bead & Jewelry Show open to the public featuring beads, findings, finished jewelry, pearls, charms, chain, beading classes, precious & semi-precious stone beads. Wholesale buyers may pre-register online at aksshow.com; contact Kay Clift, (504) 265-8830; Email: info@aksshow.com; Website: www.aksshow.com

5-5WALDORF, MARYLAND: Show and sale; Southern Maryland Rock and Mineral Club; Old Waldorf School, 3074 Crain Highway; Sat. 9-4; Adults $5, Seniors (65+) $4, Juniors (7 to 17) $3, Under 7 Free; Rocks, Crystals, Fossils, Lapidary, Handcrafted Jewelry, Minerals, Holiday Gifts. Fluorescent Tent. Door Prizes. Free parking; contact Dave Lines, (240) 427-7062; Website: www.SMRMC.org

5-6GRANTS PASS, OREGON: Annual show; Rogue Gem & Geology Club; Josephine County Fairgrounds, 1451 Fairgrounds Rd; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Free admission to all; Vendors, Demonstrators, Silent Auction, Raffle, Kids Corner with games and prizes and Hourly door prizes; contact Janet Fields, (541) 415-1720

5-6OAKS, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Tuscarora Lapidary Society; Greater Philadelphia EXPO Center, 100 Station Avenue; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6 ($5 with discount coupon); 2-day adult ticket $9; children under 12 years $1; Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts in uniform accompanied by adult scoutmaster admitted free; Gemarama: “A Rainbow of Possibilities” will feature vendors of fine gems, minerals, and jewelry. In addition, there will be numerous exhibit cases, a large demonstration area of lapidary and jewelry arts, kids activities, silent auctions and more. Free parking and food available; contact Linda Green, (610) 490-5252; Email: tuscaroralapidary@gmail.com; Website: www.lapidary.org

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

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

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 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

11-13SANTA 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

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

11-13PUYALLUP, 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 weekend pass; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, pearls, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

12-13NEW YORK, NEW YORK: Annual show; Bary Gems Inc. & New Youk Mineralogical Club; The School of Fashion Industries, 225 West 24th St; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; $6 adults; children under 12 free; Mineral, jewelry, gem and fossil dealers. hourly door prizes. Free lectures organized by New York Mineralogical Club; contact Mohamed Bary; Email: barygems@gmail.com; Website: www.barygems.com

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

12-13SEDRO-WOOLLEY, WASHINGTON: Treasures of the Earth Annual Show; Skagit Rock & Gem Club; Sedro Woolley Community Center, 703 Pacific Street; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; free; Beautiful displays, kids activities, silent auction, rock slab sales, lapidary demonstrations, raffle and door prizes along with our wonderful dealers; contact Debbie Frank; Email: skagitrockandgem@gmail.com ; Website: skagitrockandgem.com

12-13MELBOURNE, FLORIDA: Annual show; Canaveral Mineral and Gem Society; Melbourne Auditorium, 625 E. Hibiscus Blvd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adult $5; contact Dave Wayment; Email: webiecmgs@gmail.com; Website: www.canaveral-mgs.com/our-show.html

18-20COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Columbia, SC Gem & Mineral Society; Jamil Temple, 206 Jamil Rd, 7719 Wessex Lane; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 12-5; $5 for adults, Sixteen & under free. All military & their dependents free; Jewelry, beads, loose stones, fossils, minerals, gold, silver, & tools for sale Geodes sold & cut Club member’s rock collections on exhibit & lapidary demonstrations. Lots of fun for the whole family. South Carolina amethyst on display; contact Susan Shrader, (803) 736-9317; Email: sue_shrader@mindspring.com; Website: www.cgms.rocks

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

18-20CRESTWOOD, KENTUCKY: Annual show; KYANA Geological Society; Camp Crestwood, 7206 Clore Ln ; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 11-5; Free; KYANA Geological Society will hold its annual show on 11/18/22 - 11/20/22. We will have lots of vendors selling minerals, fossils, gemstones, rough rock, jewelry, silent auctions, and much more. So come out and join us for this fun event; contact Gerard Lasley; Email: kyanageoshowchair@gmail.com; Website: www.kyanageo.org

18-20HILLSBORO, OREGON: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Westside Commons, 801 NE 34th Ave; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 weekend pass; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, pearls, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

18-21PALM 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/

19-20LAKESIDE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; El Cajon Valley Gem and Mineral Society; Lakeside Rodeo grounds, 1258 4 Mapleview Street, 5790 Dehesa Rd; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Free to the public; contact Cheryl Boney, (619) 277-4981; Email: cherylboney@yahoo.com

19-20FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: Annual show; Northern Virginia Mineral Club, Inc; Dewberry Hall, Johnson Center, George Mason University, 4400 University Dr; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, Seniors $4, Teens (13-17) $3, Children 12 and under FREE, GMU Students & Faculty FREE w/ID; Over 20 Gem, Mineral & Fossil dealers offering high-quality specimens for sale. Demonstrations, Door Prizes, Kids Activities & more. There is a Silent Auction on Sunday; contact Tom Taaffe; Email: rockcllctr@gmail.com; Website: www.novamineralclub.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, vendors, 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

19-20WEBSTER, MASSACHUSETTS: Annual show; Worcester Mineral Club; St Joseph School / Richard Nowak Gymnasium, 47 Whitcomb Street; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 12-5; Kids under 12 free, seniors $1 off; Brand new Location! 21 Vendors, exhibits. demonstrations, hourly door prizes. raffle, food, club booth, club displays. Free Parking, HCP accessible. gift bags for kids; contact Darlene Fohlin, (860) 428-4148; Email: hunzo.dgf@gmail.com

19-20WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA: Show and sale; Gem and Mineral Society of the Palm Beaches; South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center East, 9067 Southern Blvd, 2940 Bellarosa Circle; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $9, 2-Day Pass $14, Children 12 and under Free; Visit website for $1 off coupon. Free Parking, door prizes, hourly prize and other prize drawings, over 70 dealers, Gem and fossil Mining, Geode Cracking, Displays, Demonstrations, Speakers, activities for children, spin the wheel game; contact Barbara Ringhiser, 561-585-2080; Email: bar5678@aol.com; Website: gmspb.org

19-20LEBANON, PENNSYLVANIA: Wholesale and retail show; Mid-Atlantic Gem and Mineral Association (MAGMA); Lebanon Expo and Fairgrounds, 80 Rocherty Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 11-4; $6 General Admission; Children 12 and under free; The Mid-Atlantic’s premium Gem, Jewelry, Mineral and Bead Show will be conducting its 13th Annual Holiday Show focusing on jewelry crafts and holiday-related items. View the rough materials of the mineral world in its original form and after it is transformed into refined products and jewelry; contact Teresa Schwab, (301) 807-9745; Email: beadware@rcn.com; Website: www.gem-show.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

December 2022

2-4SWANNANOA, NORTH CAROLINA: Show; MAGMA, Jacquot & Son Mining; Land of The Sky Shrine Club, 39 Spring Cove Road; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Free; 21st MAGMA Land of The Sky Christmas Gem Show! All Are Welcome! Food and Drink Available Daily. Rain or Shine. Indoor and Outdoor Vendors offering: Gems, Minerals, Fossils, Artifacts, Rocks, Meteorites, Trinitite, Moldavite, Silver, Gold, Jewelry, Geodes, Crystals and other hobby-related items; contact Richard Jacquot, (828) 779-4501; Email: rickjacquot@gmail.com; Website: www.AmericanRockhound.com

2-4GRAPEVINE, TEXAS: Wholesale and retail show; AKS Gem Shows; Grapevine Convention Center, 1209 S Main Street; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Cash admission $5, credit card $6; Bead & Jewelry Show open to the public featuring beads, findings, finished jewelry, pearls, charms, chain, beading classes, precious & semi-precious stone beads. Wholesale buyers may pre-register online at aksshow.com; contact Kay Clift, (504) 265-8830; Email: info@aksshow.com; Website: www.aksshow.com

2-4COSTA 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 weekend pass; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, pearls, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

2-4MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA: Annual show; Montgomery Gem & Mineral Society; Garrett Coliseum, 1555 Federal Dr; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 11-4; Admission is $1. Children under 18 are FREE with student ID and paid adult admission; We will have over 25 dealers selling everything from gems, crystals, cabs, rough, jewelry, geodes, decorator items, and jewelry, books, beads and supplies. Displays provided by club members. $1 Wheel of Fortune Free parking. Free door prize ticket with each paid adult admission; contact Chris Rutherford; Email: gemshow@mgms.club; Website: mgms.club

2-4EL PASO, TEXAS: Annual show; El Paso Mineral & Gem Society; El Maida Temple, 6331 Alabama St; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission, Free Parking; Rocks, minerals, gems, beads, Fossils, plus silent auction, door prizes and more Kids Activities, Educational Displays. Spaces available; contact Elizabeth Kosturakis, TX, (915) 328-5488; Email: ekosturakis@gmail.com; Website: epmgs.com

2-4SARASOTA, FLORIDA: Show and sale; Frank Cox Productions; Sarasota Municipal Auditorium, 801 N. Tamiami Trail (US. 41); Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; $5 ($4 if you mention this listing); Show & Sale of Gems, Jewelry, Crystals, Minerals and Beads; contact Frank Cox Productions, (941) 954-0202; Email: frankcox@comcast.net; Website: Frankcoxproductions.com

2-4HUDSON, FLORIDA: Annual show; The Withlacoochee Rockhounds; Veterans Memorial Park, 14333 Hicks Road; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Adults $5. Children 14 and under FREE; Rocks and Minerals, Rock Slabs, Gemstones, Artisan Jewelry, Fossils, Crystals, Lapidary and Jewelry tools, Demonstrations, Fluorescent Minerals, Door Prizes hourly; contact Janice Wojcik; Email: jfwojcik@verizon.net

3-4PINECREST, FLORIDA: Show and sale; Miami Mineralogical and Lapidary Guild; Evelyn Greer Park, 8200 SW 124 Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6 - Children under 12 free; Exhibits, displays, demonstrations, raffles, and vendors of mineral & fossil specimens, gemstones, fine jewelry, and artisan-crafted collectibles. Children’s activities include jewelry-making sessions, surprise grab-bags, and scavenger hunts. One block off US 1 with plenty of free parking; contact Sandy Mielke, (305) 640-2244; Email: sandmielke@aol.com; Website: www.miamigemandmineral.com

3-4OLD BETHPAGE, NEW YORK: Annual show; Island Rock Hounds and Suffolk Gem & Mineral Club; Old Bethpage Restoration Village, 1300 Round Swamp Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; $6 Adults; children under 12 free if accompanied by adult; Minerals, Gems, Jewelry and Fossil Dealers. Hourly door prizes. Children's activities. Grand prize drawing; contact Elaine A Casani; Email: lavenderlady@optonline.net; Website: www.suffolkgem.com or www.islandrockhounds.com

9-11SANTA 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, pearls, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

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

10-11MOUNTAIN HOME, ARKANSAS: Annual show; Ozark Earth Science Club; Baxter County Fairgrounds Educational Building, 1507 Fairgrounds Dr; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; $2 Scouts in Uniform and children under 12 free; This year we will be having a Grand prize of a Mineral and a Fossil. (Need Not be Present to win) Childrens games, Hourly drawings; contact Allison, (417) 679-0466

January 2023-February 2022

25-5TUCSON, 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/

6-8MESA, ARIZONA: Annual show; Flagg Mineral Foundation; Mesa Community College, 1833 W. Southern Avenue; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; Free admission and parking; Please join us for the 50th Flagg Gem and Mineral Show at Mesa Community College, corner of Dobson Road and US 60. Free admission and parking, over 100 dealers, ATM, displays, club booths, food trucks and great weather! Free activities for kids. The largest show in the Phoenix area; contact Dana Slaughter; Email: dsminerals@aol.com; Website: flaggmineralfoundation.org

21-22FREDERICKSBURG, TEXAS: Annual show; Fredericksburg Rockhounds; Lady Bird Johnson Park, Pioneer Pavilion, Hwy. 16 South; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4; Free; Free door prizes hourly and silent auction, raffle prizes and dealers for all over the southwest. Demonstrations and a geologist to identify your mystery rocks; contact Frank Rowell, (325) 248-1067; Email: hcgms20@gmail.com; Website: fredericksburgrockhounds.org

27-29TYLER, TEXAS: Annual show; East Texas Gem & Mineral Society; Tyler Rose Garden Center, 420 Rose Park Drive; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, students $1; Rock Food Tables, Florescent Rock Display, Club Member Collection Displays, Lapidary Demonstrations, kids game; contact Ed Grounds, (903) 316-9157; Email: egrds1@gmail.com; Website: www.etgms.org/

February 2023

4-5MERRITT ISLAND, FLORIDA: Show and sale; Central Brevard Rock & Gem Club; Kiwanis Recreation Center, 951 Kiwanis Island Park; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; $6 adults, $1 off coupon available on website or Fl today advertisement, children under 12 are free with an adult; We will have about 25 vendors selling, rocks, minerals, specimens, gems, slabs, handmade and fabricated jewelry and findings. There will be a sluice and spinning wheel primarily for the kids and those young at heart. Silent auction and raffles will be running both days; contact Roz Mestre, (321) 431-0159; Email: roz.mestre@att.net; Website: www.centralbrevardgems.com

11-12OAK HARBOR, WASHINGTON: 57th Annual Sweetheart of Gems Show; Whidbey Island Gem Club; The Center in Oak Harbor, 51 SE Jerome St; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; free; Door Prizes, Member Displays, Vendors, Demonstrators; contact Victoria Lovett; Email: vick_o_rama@hotmail.com

18-19ANTIOCH, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Antioch Lapidary Club; Contra Costa County Fairgrounds, 1201 West 10th Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; ADULTS - $6, Kids 12 and Under and Scouts in uniform Free with Paid Adult, Active Military with ID - free; Variety of Dealers featuring Gems, Minerals, Fossils, Meteorites, Crystals, Beads, Jewelry and more. Activities include Rock & Gem Identification, Demonstrations, Educational Displays, Silent Auction, Free Kids Activities. Something for everyone and every age; contact Kelly Plumb, (510) 693-9075; Email: Kellyplumb900@yahoo.com; Website: Antiochlapidaryclub.com

25-25LAKELAND, FLORIDA: Annual show; Bone Valley GM&FS; First Presbyterian Church of Lakeland, 175 Lake Hollingsworth Dr, P.O. Box 906; Sat. 9-4:30; $3 Adults, Children under 18 and teachers Free; Door prizes, spin & win mineral wheel, kids treasure dig, educational displays, silent and chance auctions, lots of dealers selling rocks, minerals, fossils, jewelry, gifts, hobby supplies; contact Jim Reed, (863) 255-0651; Email: BoneValley.info@gmail.com; Website: www.bonevalley.net/

25-26VELLEJO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Vallejo Gem and Mineral Society; Solano County Fairgrounds, McCormack Hall, 900 Fairgrounds Drive, Vallejo CA 94589; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, kids under 12 free; Gems, geodes, fossils, beads and minerals from around the globe. Discover lapidary and stone crafts from vendors and live demonstrations. Something for everyone! Silent auction, geode cuttings, and games of chance and discovery for kids; contact Debra Duhon, (415) 254-1506; Email: dduhonvgms@gmail.com; Website: vjgems.co/

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

25-26ANCHORAGE, ALASKA: Spring rock and gem show; Chugach Gem and Mineral Society; Midtown Mall, 600 E Northern Lights Blvd; Sat. 10-7, Sun. 12-6; free; free parking; contact Paul Burger; Email: cavemonpaul@hotmail.com

March 2023

3-5NEWARK, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Mineral and Gem Society of Castro Valley; Newark Pavilion, 6430 Thornton Ave; Fri. 10-4, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-3; $10/3 day; $6/day; under 13 Free w/adult; Family-friendly, Educational event. 35+ dealers, local & from across the country: Jewelry, Supplies, Gemstones, Rocks, Fossils, Minerals, Crystals, Opals, Faceted Gems, Beads. Fluorescents. Exhibits. Gem ID. Kids Spin Wheel. Geodes. Door Prizes. Auction, Sat. 2 p.m. Hand crafted - Raffle $1; contact Cathy; Email: showchair@mgscv.org; Website: mgscv.org/show.html

3-5FOREST GROVE, OREGON: Annual show; Tualatin Valley Gem Club; Forest Grove National Guard Armory, 2950 Taylor Way; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; $1; children 12 & under free with adult; 64th Annual Rock and Gem Show Vendors, Displays, Door Prizes, Silent Auction, Kid’s corner fun, Demonstrations; contact William Harvey Jr; Email: WLHARVEYJR@msn.com; Website: www.tvgc.org

4-5WILMINGTON, DELAWARE: Annual show; Delaware Mineralogical Society; DoubleTree by Hilton, 4727 Concord Pike (Rt-202); Sat. 10-5, Sun. 11-5; Seniors (60+) $5, Adults (18-59) $6 ($5 with coupon), Juniors (12–17) $3, Scouts in Uniform & Children under 12 Free when accompanied by a paying adult; Family Friendly show features educational exhibits of mineral, lapidary and fossil specimens; a roster of fine dealers of minerals, fossils, gems, jewelry; raffles of interesting specimens and a children’s area, where youngsters may purchase inexpensive mineral and fossil specimens; contact Christine Verdi; Email: 1DMS.President@gmail.com; Website: https://www.facebook.com/Delaware-Mineralogical-Societys-Annual-Gem-Mineral-and-Fossil-Show-109057331950888

4-5CALDWELL, IDAHO: 69th Annual Show - Rock & Gem Show 2023; Owyhee Gem & Mineral Society; OConner Field House, 2207 Blaine; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $5 kids 11 and under free with adult; Dealers, Demonstrators, Blacklight Display, Wheel of Gems, Sand Dig, Grab Bags, Door Prizes Every Half Hour, Raffles, Silent Auction, Grand Prize; contact Paul Deveau, (208) 994-8025; Email: devidaho@q.com; Website: www.OwyheeRocks.com

4-5ANCHORAGE, ALASKA: Spring Rock and Gem Show; Chugach Gem and Mineral Society; Midtown Mall, 600 E Northern Lights Blvd; Sat. 10-7, Sun. 12-6; free; Free Parking, 2-weekend event; contact Paul Burger; Email: cavemonpaul@hotmail.com

4-5ISSAQUAH, WASHINGTON: Gem, Mineral, and Jewelry Show; East KingCo Rock Club; Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Avenue NW; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; free; We have 26 gem, jewelry and mineral dealers, gem and mineral displays, stone sculpture exhibit, kid’s activities, silent auction, Whats My Rock identification and hourly door prizes; contact Kim Villines, (425) 828-3872; Email: earthlightgems@gmail.com; Website: EastKingCo.org

4-5VENTURA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Ventura Gem & Mineral Society; Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free! Fairgrounds does charge a parking fee; 50 exhibits of gems, minerals, fossils & lapidary arts; on-going demos of lapidary arts & jewelry making; raffle prizes & silent auctions; a Second-Hand Treasures Store & plant sale; 15+ dealers; children's activities & free resources for teachers. A SoCal tradition for 6 decades & counting; contact Richard Slyker, (805) 312-8467; Email: info@vgms.org; Website: www.vgms.org

10-12VICTORVILLE, CALIFORNIA: Retail show; Victor Valley Gem & Mineral Club - Stoddard Wells Rockhound Tailgate; 15056B Seventh Street, Victorville, CA 92395, Stoddard Wells Road, 11473 Mint St; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; Adults, Kids, Families; contact Mark Lantz, 760-243-2330 ; Email: president@vvgmc.org

17-19ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO: Annual show; Albuquerque Gem & Mineral Club; Expo NM State Fairgrounds, 300 San Pedro NE; Fri. 10-6, Thu. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Fri. $2, Sat. & Sun. $5, kids under 13 Free; Treasures of the Earth Gem, Mineral, Jewelry Expo, in the Creative Arts Bldg. Enter Gate 3 @ San Pedro and Copper. 50 + dealers, mineral specimens, jewelry, cabochons, beads, fossils, slabs, rough, petrified wood, tools, equipment Door prizes, silent auctions, junior table, displays; contact Paul Hlava, 505-850-7524; Email: paulhlava@q.com; Website: www.agmc.info

18-19LEMOORE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Lemoore Gem & Mineral Show; Trinity Hall, 470 Champion St; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Free; Featuring gems & minerals from around the world! Fossils, Jewelry, Beads, Stone Carvings, Lapidary Rough, Geode Cutting, and Artisan Jewelry; contact Dave Morrell, (559) 362-8904; Email: lemooregemandmineralclub@gmail.com; Website: www.facebook.com/AndLemoore

18-19MISSOULA, MONTANA: 28th Annual Hellgate Gem, Mineral, Fossil, & Lapidary Sale; Hellgate Mineral Society; Hilton Garden Inn, 3700 North Reserve St; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; $3, children 14 and under free with adult admission; Vendors selling all aspects of the lapidary trade. Demonstrating cab making, faceting, wire wrapping & flint knapping. One table especially for the kids, where they dig through the gravel and pick out gemstones. We also have a club table, selling grab bags, a florescent mineral tent, and cases; contact Neil Maier or Lora Hall; Email: info@hellgatemineralsociety.org; Website: hellgatemineralsociety.org

25-26CANTON, OHIO: Annual show; Stark County Gem and Mineral Show; Stark County Fairgrounds, 305 Wertz Ave; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, Seniors 55 and older $4, kids (6 to 14) $1, Scouts in uniform free; Door prizes, gem and mineral dealers with lapidary items, jewelry, beads, rock slabs, gem and mineral specimens. We have a fluorescent display, kids games, silent auction for kids and adults; contact Vicky Waltz, (330) 862-2162; Email: fvwaltz46@live.com

25-26TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, NEW MEXICO: Annual show; Sierra County Rock and Gem Society; Sierra County Fair Barn, S Broadway St @ Hyde; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Free; Rough & Finished Rock, Slabs, Cabs, Beads, Jewelry, Petrified Wood, Fossils. Field Trips, Presentations, Demos. Gold and Sapphire Panning. Wheel of Fortune. Family Friendly. Door Prizes; contact Dan Lorimier, (575) 740-2927; Email: scragssierracounty@gmail.com; Website: scrags.org

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

29-30KENNEWICK, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Lakeside Gem and Mineral Club; Benton County Fairgrounds, Building 2, 1500 South Oak Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; $5 children 14 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 Sunday morning; contact Larry Hulstrom, (509) 308-8312; Email: rockhound132@charter.net; Website: www.lakesidegemandmineralclub.com

29-30WEST SEATTLE, WASHINGTON: Annual show; West Seattle Rock Club; Alki Masonic Temple (West Seattle), 4736 40th Avenue SW; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; free; Silent Auction, Vendors, Demonstrations, Activities for Kids; contact Annette Nelson, (206) 379-3677; Website: www.westseattlerockclub.org

May 2023

5-7KALAMAZOO, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Kalamazoo Geological and Mineral Society; Kalamazoo County Expo Center, 2900 Lake Street; Fri. 4-8, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adult admission: $5, Children under 12 are free. Scouts, free when in uniform; The 2023 show is bigger — 50,000+ sq. ft. New vendors. Play a game, polish a Petoskey stone, crack open a geode, build a mineral collection, search out fossils, buy some beads. Learn about geology through the many KGMS member displays; hands-on educational activities provided by Western MI University; contact Dave Haas, (269) 625-5909; Email: stonehouserock@cs.com; Website: kalamazoorockclub.org

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

June 2023

2-3SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI: Annual show; Ozarks Gem & Mineral Society; Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 815 E Farm Rd 182 (Planview); Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5; Admission is Free; Vendors with a variety of treasures to sell - there is something for everyone, including rough, slabs, cabs, jewelry, minerals, display specimens, geodes, gems, fossils and more. Its an outdoor event and fun for the entire family; contact Amy Hinkler, (417) 597-4657; Email: omgms.57@gmail.com; Website: ogms.rocks

2-4BONNEY LAKE, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Puyallup Valley Gem & Mineral Club; Swiss Park - Bonney Lake, 9205 198th Ave. E; Fri. 12-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free; contact Jillian Higgins, (253) 987-6751; Email: pvgamc@gmail.com; Website: puyallupvalleygemandmineralclub.com/

10-11ESCONDIDO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Palomar Gem and Mineral Club; California Center for the Arts - Convention Center, 340 North Escondido Blvd, 41615 Chaparral Dr; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; $5, children under 12 free; Artisans will sell handmade silver, gold, beaded and fabricated jewelry, antique and vintage jewelry, commercial quality gold and silver faceted stone jewelry, handmade specialty cabochons, mineral specimens, gem trees, other lapidary decorative items and rough rock from Africa, Australia as well; contact Toni D Floyd; Email: pgmcshow@gmail.com; Website: palomargem.org

22-25MADRAS, OREGON: Annual show; Stone Collector LLC; Jefferson County Fairgrounds - Madras, Oregon, 430 SW Fairgrounds Road; daily 9-6, Sun. 9-2; Free - Field trips $10 per person; Old show, new host! Madras Rock and Gem Show has more than 40 venders and 70-plus years of history. Do not miss this show! Venders offer everything from rough rock to finely crafted jewelry; cabs and slabs to amazing carvings. You will find tools and expertise along with daily field trips; contact Steven Keever, (541) 233-8953

23-25BEDFORD, INDIANA: Annual show; Lawrence County Rock Club; Lawrence County Fairgrounds, Highway 50; Fri. 10-6:30, Sat. 9-6:30, Sun. 10-4; Free & free parking; 58th Annual Gem, Mineral Fossil Show Wide variety of Gems, Jewelry, Beads, Minerals, Fossils, Rocks, Lapidary, Rockhound & Prospecting Supplies, 4-H Project & Science Project Material. A fun, interesting & educational experience for all ages; contact Kathy Shaffer, (812) 929-5367; Website: www.lawrencecountyrockclub.org

August 2023

3-6BILLINGS, MONTANA: 2023 American Federation & Northwest Federation Gem & Mineral Show; Billings Gem and Mineral Club; Billings Hotel and Convention Center, 1223 Mullowney Ln; Thu. 10-5, Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5 per day or $15 for 4-day pass (cash only) Children Under 12 free with paid adult; Don’t miss this special regional and national show! Featuring vendors and exhibits of gems, minerals, fossils, artifacts, agates, jewelry, and more. Raffles, silent auctions, and lots of fun events for kids! Fun for the whole family includes field trips, banquet, special programs, special exhibits; contact Doug True, (406) 200-8778; Email: https://billingsgemclub.com/contact-us; Website: BillingsGemClub.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 22nd Street 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 Carhart, (804) 291-6357; Email: lowellcarhart@yahoo.com; Website: www.Honolulu.Show