× With health guidelines issued concerning the COVID-19 virus, most shows and events are being cancelled and rescheduled. We will continue to update the listings with this information when notified, but we recommend you check websites and social media pages of specific clubs to learn the latest about their events.
Thursday, Jan 20, 2022

Rock & Gem Show Dates

 
 

January 2022

21-23TYLER , TEXAS: Annual show; East Texas Gem and Mineral Society ; Tyler Rose Garden Center, 420 South Rose Park Drive; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, Children & Students $1; The 25th Annual Gemstone and Jewelry Show. Several mineral, jewelry and craft displays, Silent Auction on Sat & Sun, Door & Grand Prizes, Kids Games, Demonstrations, The Rock Food Table, Vendors with gemstones, jewelry, minerals, fossils, geodes, and much more. Check etgms.org for show updates; contact Margaret Kilanski ; Email: mlkilanski@yahoo.com; Website: etgms.org

February 2022

5-6MERRITT ISLAND , FLORIDA: Annual show; Central Brevard Rock and Gem Club; Kiwanis Island Recreation Center, 951 Kiwanis Island Park; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6 admission, $1 off with coupon or flyer, Children under 12 free accompanied by an adult; Hourly door prizes, raffles, children's activities including sluice and spinning wheel, demos, grand prize drawing, and silent auction. Vendors will have rocks, slabs, gemstones, fossils, crystals, handmade jewelry; contact Roz Mestre, show chairman, 1867 Longleaf Rd, Cocoa, FL 32926, (321) 431-0159; Email: roz.mestre@att.net; Website: www.centralbrevardgems.com

11-13SARASOTA, FLORIDA: Show and sale; Frank Cox Productions; Sarasota, FL, 801 N. Tamiami Trail; daily 10-5; Adult $5.00 ($4.00 if you mention this listing).; Show & sale of Gems, Jewelry, Crystals, Minerals and Beads; contact Frank Cox, 755 S. Palm Ave. #203, Sarasota, FL 34236, (941) 954-02; Email: frankcox@comcast.net; Website: Frankcoxproductions.com

12-13OAK HARBOR, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Whidbey Island Gem Club; The Center in Oak Harbor, 51 Jerome St, ; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; free; We are hosting area dealers with spectacular earth-made gems and precious mineral specimens as well as pre-cut slabs to make your masterpieces. There is a spinning wheel for the kids. Watch live demonstrations. Visitors receive a free raffle ticket for door prizes; contact Harriett Vick, (360) 720-9199; Email: hmvick33@gmail.com

18-20SANTA 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; Fri. 12pm-6pm, Sat. 10am-6pm, Sun. 10am-5pm. Admission $7 weekend pass. Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Buy direct from the importers & wholesalers. Jewelry repair & cleaning on site; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

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

18-20INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Annual show; Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites; Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites, 650 W Washington St; daily 10-5; Entrance is included with admission to the Indiana State Museum. Adults $17, Youth $12; Additional information about the Indiana State Museum and all of its programs can be found at Indianamuseum.org. ; contact Megan Mance; Email: mmance@indianamuseum.org; Website: indianamuseum.org

19-19SEVERNA PARK, MARYLAND: Annual show; Thunder Spirit Designs, Inc; Earleigh Heights Volunteer Fire Co, 161 Ritchie Hwy; Sat. 10-5; Admission is $6 or $5 with a coupon. First responders, veterans and children under 14 are free; We will be featuring many vendors with Fossils, Minerals, Jewelry, Cabochons and Tools; contact Donna Madej, 181 Chelsea Road, Pasadena, MD 21122, (410) 215-1774; Email: thunderspirit@mdonline.net; Website: www.thunderspiritdesigns.com/shows-and-events.html

19-20GEORGETOWN, TEXAS: Annual show; Williamson County Gem & Mineral Society; Community Center at San Gabriel Park, 445 East Morrow Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults 13+ $3, Kids 6-12 $2, Children under 6 free; 51st annual show, featuring 12 of the finest dealers offering; gemstones, crystals, minerals, jewelry and more. Grand prize drawings for 1 adult and 1 youth on Sunday at 3:30, plus games, door prizes, and silent auctions. Concessions available; contact Janet O'Pella; Email: wcgmsgemboree@gmail.com; Website: www.wcgms.org

25-27CLARKDALE, ARIZONA: Annual show; Mingus Gem & Mineral Club; Clark Memorial Clubhouse Auditorium, 19 N. Ninth Street; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Free; Semi-annual show sponsored by the Town of Clarkdale. Geode splitting demonstrations, crystals, minerals, gems, including rock slabs, agates, specimens, polished crystals, jewelry and more. Daily raffles and kids corner; contact Bill Hedglin, (928) 634-0269; Email: billkarin3@q.com; Website: http://www.mingusgem.club/

25-27COSTA 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; Fri. 12pm-6pm, Sat. 10am-6pm, Sun. 10am-5pm. Admission $7 weekend pass. Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Buy direct from the importers & wholesalers. Jewelry repair & cleaning on site; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

26-26LAKELAND, FLORIDA: Annual show; Bone Valley Gem, Mineral & Fossil Society; First Presbyterian Church of Lakeland, 175 Lake Hollingsworth Dr; Sat. 9-4:30; $3 Adults: Children under 18 and Teachers w/ID are Free; Finished Jewelry, Loose Gemstones, Lapidary Rough, Cabochons, Fossils, Mineral Specimens, Decorative Items. Spin and Win Wheel; Sandbox for Children to Dig ; contact Jim Reed, P.O. Box 90631, Lakeland, FL 33804, (863) 255-5256; Email: jim.rocks57@gmail.com; Website: BoneValley.net

26-27VALLEJO, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Vallejo Gem and Mineral Society; Solano County Fairgrounds McCormack Hall, 900 Fairgrounds Drive; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6.00, Children under 12 admitted free; Wheel of Fortune, Geode Cutting, Grab Bags, Hourly Drawings, Demonstrations, Silent Auction; contact Debra Duhon, (415) 254-1506; Email: dduhonvgms@gmail.com; Website: http://vjgems.co/

March 2022

4-6DEL 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, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Buy direct from the importers & wholesalers. Jewelry repair & cleaning on site; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

4-6RICHMOND, INDIANA: Annual show; Eastern Indiana Gem and Geological Society; Wayne Co. Fairgrounds, 861 N. Salisbury Rd; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-4; Adults-$5 /Seniors $3 / 7-18 $1 / Under 7 free; contact Judy Lee-Burton, 912 Kent Ln, Troy, OH 45373, (937) 339-1966; Email: jleeburton@woh.rr.com

4-6LARGO, FLORIDA: Show and sale; Suncoast Gem & Mineral Society; Largo Event Center (formerly Minn Reg Hall), 6340 126 Ave N; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Donations: $5/adults good for all 3 days, children under 6 FREE, students with parent or ID card $4, $1 off with coupon; Gems, Minerals, Jewelry, Fossils, Beads, Door Prizes, Exhibits and more; contact Bill Schmidt, 5622 Orange Rd, Seminole, FL 33772; Email: sgamsgemshow@gmail.com; Website: sgams.com

5-6MERIDEN, CONNETICUT: Annual show; The Lapidary & Mineral Society of Central CT; Maloney High School, Gravel Street; Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 10-4; $5 adults; under 12 free; minerals, crystals, fossils, jewelry, and more; contact Tom Benedict; Email: tbenedict@ymail.com; Website: www.lmscc.org

5-6SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Guild; San Francisco County Fair Building, 1199 9th Ave (at Lincoln Blvd); Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-6; $14, Children under 12 FREE; Over 50 vendors of crystals, minerals, gems, jewelry and metaphysical tools. Please remember to have proof of vaccination and wear a mask; contact Jerry Tomlinson, PO Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 94966

5-6BELLEROSE, NEW YORK: Wholesale and retail show; New York Gems, Jewelry & Mineral Show Sponsored by the New York Mineralogical Club; The School of Fashion Industries Gym 3rd Floor, 225 West 24th Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; $6,12 Years & Under Free; The oldest gem, jewelry & mineral show in New York City. Lots of favorite dealers. Retail and wholesale dealers. Door prizes. Free lectures by the New York Mineralogical Club; contact Mohamed Bary, 24448 89th Ave, Bellerose, NY 11426, (347) 247-6568; Email: barygems@gmail.com; Website: barygems.com

5-6ISSAQUAH, WASHINGTON: Annual show; East Kingco; Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave NW; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; free admission, free parking; Jewelry and mineral dealers, Gem, Mineral and Fossil Displays, Stone and Sculpture exhibit, Door prizes, Silent Auction, Kids activities King County rules: Proof of Vaccination or 48 hour negative Covid test result required for entry at the door; contact Kim Villines, WA, (206) 434-2855; Email: earthlightgems@aim.com; Website: EastKingCo.org

5-6VENTURA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Ventura Gem & Mineral Society; Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W Harbor Blvd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Admission is free, but the Fairgrounds charges a parking fee.; Our 59th show! Kids will enjoy activities. See demos of lapidary & jewelry arts & exhibits from private collections of minerals, fossils & jewelry from throughout So-Cal. Raffle prizes are drawn & a silent rock auction is held hourly. 15 dealers & a Second Hand Treasures Shop & plant sale.; contact Richard Slyker, P.O. Box 1573, Ventura, CA 93002, (805) 312-8467; Email: info@vgms.org; Website: www.vgms.org

5-6CALDWELL, IDAHO: 68th Annual Rock and Gem Show – Gems For You in “22”; Owyhee Gem & Mineral Society; OConner Field House, 2207 Blaine; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $5.00, 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, Owyhee Gem & Mineral Society, PO Box 1053, Caldwell, ID 83605, (208) 994-8025; Email: devidaho@q.com; Website: www.OwyheeRocks.com

5-6WILMINGTON, DELAWARE: Annual show; Delaware Mineralogical Society, Inc; DoubleTree by Hilton, 4727 Concord Pike (Rt-202) ; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 11-5; Adults $6.00, Seniors $5.00, Juniors $4.00, and children under 12 and scouts in uniform free with Adult. ; Mineral, lapidary and fossil exhibits. Displays from regional and university museums. Outstanding dealers. Quality specimen raffles. Free door raffle. Lapidary demonstrations. Children’s booth where youngsters may purchase inexpensive minerals and fossils ; contact Elaine Kipp ; Email: kippekipp@hotmail.com; Website: www.DMSrocks.org - Note this is the new website

10-13DEMING, NEW MEXICO: Show and sale; Deming Gem & Mineral Society, Inc.; 57th Annual Rockhound Roundup, Southwestern New Mexico State Fairgrounds, 4150 Raymond Reed Blvd.; Thu. Select Start Time-Select End Time; Free Admission & Parking; Sales of jewelry, rough rock, rock-related items, and equipment. Guided field trips, metal detecting contest, educational displays, Friday night silent and Saturday night live auctions. Breakfast and lunch. Something for everyone; contact Marilyn Page, (575) 544-9019; Email: theDGMS@gmail.com; Website: TheDGMSclub.com

11-12RICHBORO, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Leidy Microscopic Society ; Advent Lutheran Church, 45 Worthington Mill Rd , 916 Senator Rd; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 9-6; $25 half table / $40 whole table for two days; 45th Annual Leidy Micromount Symposium - Micromount sales, Silent Auctions, Give-Away Tables, Speakers; contact Donald McAlarnen, 916 Senator Rd, East Norriton, PA 19403-4033, (610) 247-5097; Email: donmcalarnen@outlook.com; Website: https://efmls.org/societies/leidy-microscopical-society/

11-12COLVILLE, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Panorama Gem and Mineral Club; Stevens County Fairground, Ag Trade Center, 317 West Astor; Fri. 8:30-6, Sat. 9-5; free; contact Johnie Pitman, (509) 684-8887; Email: jgpitman@outlook.com

11-13KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Annual show; Greater Kansas City Association of Earth Science Clubs; KCI Expo Center, 11730 NW Ambassador Drive; Fri. 10-8, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, (2-day pass $10, 3-day pass $14) Age 5-12 $3, Age 4 and under free. Cash only at the gate; 60+ retail dealers, wholesale area, swap area. Free parking, special exhibits, lectures, demonstrations, scholarship benefit auction ; contact Bruce Stinemetz, PO Box 1101, Independence, MO 64051, (816) 795-5159; Email: kcgemshow@yahoo.com; Website: www.kcgemshow.org or www.gemshowkc.org

11-13FOREST GROVE, OREGON: 62nd Annual Rock and Mineral Show; Tualatin Valley Gem Club; Forest Grove National Guard Armory, 2950 Taylor Way; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Admission $1.00 children 12 & under free with adult; Vendors, Displays, Door Prizes, Silent Auction, Kid’s Corner Fun, Demonstrations; contact Tiffany Jackson ; Email: Viperlapidary@gmail.com; Website: www.tvgc.org

12-12SKOKIE, ILLINOIS: Annual Silent Auction; Chicago Rocks & Minerals Society; St. Peter's United Church of Christ gymnasium, 8013 Laramie (across from the public library on Oakton St.); Sat. 6-9; Free admission and parking. All ages, family-friendly; The first table closes at 6:30 p.m. Bid on a great variety of minerals, fossils, crystals, geodes, gemstones, jewelry, cabs and slabs, rough rock, books, magazines, and lapidary art. Free admission and free parking. Families are welcome; children must be accompanied by an adult ; contact Jeanine N. Mielecki, IL, (312) 623-1554; Email: jaynine9@aol.com; Website: Facebook/Chicago Rocks & Minerals Society; https://chicagorocks.org

12-13FILER, IDAHO: Annual Rock, Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show; Magic Valley Gem Club; Twin Falls County Fairgrounds, 215 Fair Avenue; Sat. 9-4, Sun. 10-4; Adults $2.00 children under 12 get in free if accompanied by an adult, Families $5 ; Show includes member display cases, dealers rough and jewelry work, door prizes, youth games, demonstrations, polished rock grab bags, silent auction ; contact Chris Funk, (208) 539-5369

12-13DOTHAN, ALABAMA: Annual show; Dothan Gem and Mineral Club; Houston County Farm Center, 1701 East Cottonwood Road, Dothan, Alabama; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Free admission; Free parking. Fun for the whole family! Minerals, fossils, lapidary, jewelry with a silent auction and door prizes for more excitement; contact Ann E Johnson, (775) 544-4937; Email: dgmcann.johnson.e@gmail.com; Website: wiregrassrockhounds.com

12-13KALISPELL, MONTANA: Gold, Gem, and Mineral Show; Northwest Montana Rock Chucks; Flathead County Fairgrounds, Expo Building (next to grandstands), 265 North Meridian Road; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; $2 high school age and up, children middle school and younger - free; Show features a wide variety of items from our vendors; demonstrations and displays; silent auctions, fossil collectors, and flint knappers. Kids corner is one of the most popular attractions; contact Lloyd Fager, (608) 436-0780; Email: oldgrayelf@sbcglobal.net

12-13TURLOCK, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Mother Lode Mineral Society; Stanislaus Fairgrounds, 900 N. Broadway; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; $6 adult, children 12 and under free with paid adult ; MLMS 55th Annual Rock, Mineral & Jewelry Show! Rocks, Minerals, Fossils, Jewelry, Beads, Fluorescents, Children’s activities and more! Large Fossil Museum including a Megalodon, courtesy of The Tethy’s Ocean Project. Visit our website for more information and pictures! www.turlockgemshow.com ; contact Bud & Terry McMillin , 3117 Williamsburg Way, Modesto, CA 95355, (209) 484-4416; Email: terry.mcmillin@yahoo.com; Website: www.turlockgemshow.com

18-20MARIETTA, 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; $5 Admission 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 Bellpoint Gem Show ; Email: mbellpoint@gmail.com; Website: www.bellpointpromotions.com

18-20SARASOTA, FLORIDA: Show and sale; Frank Cox Productions; Sarasota Municipal Auditorium, 801 N. Tamiami Trail (US. 41); daily 10-5; Adult $5.00 ($4.00 if you mention this listing).; Show & sale of Gems, Jewelry, Crystals, Minerals and Beads; contact Frank Cox, 755 S. Palm Ave. #203, Sarasota, FL 34236, (941) 323-3130; Email: frankcox@comcast.net; Website: Frankcoxproductions.com

18-20ARDEN, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; MAGMA, Jacquot & Son Mining; Camp Stephens, 263 Clayton Road; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4; Free; Indoor and outdoor vendors offering gems, minerals, fossils, artifacts, rocks, meteorites, trinitite, moldavite, silver and gold Jewelry, crystals and other hobby-related items. Rain or shine. More outside vendors welcome, contact Rick: 828-779-4501 for more info. ; contact Richard Jacquot, PO Box 542, Leicester, NC 28748, (828) 779-4501; Email: rick@wncrocks.com; Website: www.AmericanRockhound.com

18-20SPANISH FORK, UTAH: Annual show; Timpanogos Gem and Mineral Society; Spanish Fork Fair Grounds, 475 South Main Street; Fri. 10-7, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 10-5; free; Faceting, amethyst, minerals, jewelry, wire wrapping, knapping, rough rocks, petrified wood, opals, fossils, gems, rock sales, educational books, lapidary equipment & supplies, junior club booth, touch table, grab bags, wheel of fortune, door prizes every half hour to one hour, blacklight display ; contact David Merrill , 512 West 200 South , Payson, UT 84651; Email: drmerrill@hotmail.com ; Website: timprocks.weebly.com

18-20JACKSON, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Michigan Gem and Mineral Society; Keeley Park American 1 Credit Union Event Center, 200 W. Ganson St., 200 W. Ganson St.; Fri. 10-7, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $4, Seniors $2, Students $1, 5 & under free; Kids area, gems, minerals and fossils; contact Sally Hoskin, MI, (517) 522-3396; Email: main@mgmsrockclub.com; Website: http://mgmsrockclub.com/annual-show.html

18-20ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO: Annual show; Albuquerque Gem & Mineral Club; Expo NM State Fairgrounds, 300 San Pedro NE, 300 San Pedro Dr. N.E.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Friday $2, Sat. & Sun. $5, kids under 13 are free; Show in the Creative Arts Bldg. Enter Gate 3 @ San Pedro and Copper. 50 dealers, mineral specimens, rough, slabs, jewelry, cabochons, beads, fossils, petrified wood, tools, equipment. Door prizes, silent auctions, junior table, displays. Sponsored by the Abq Gem & Mineral Club ; contact Paul Hlava, 300 San Pedro NE,

19-20ANTHEM, ARIZONA: Annual show; Daisy Mountain Rock and Gem Show; The Anthem School, 41020 N. Freedom Way; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; $3.00 for Adults, 2.00 for children over 10; Rocks, minerals, beads, jewelry, geodes, fluorescents, kids corner, member display, raffle; contact Ed Winbourne, 4136 west Bradshaw Creel Lane, Phoenix, AZ 85087, (978) 460-1528; Email: ewinbourne@gmail.com; Website: www.DMRMC.com

19-20CENTRAL POINT, OREGON: Annual show; Roxy Ann Gem & Mineral Society; Jackson County Expo - Seven Feathers Arena, 1 Penninger Rd; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; $5 per person, Kids 12 and under free; contact Elizabeth Ellingson; Email: elizabeth@silverrockdesign.com; Website: www.craterrock.com

19-20LEMOORE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Lemoore Gem & Mineral Club; Trinity Hall, 470 Champion St; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Free admission; contact David Morrell, 13368 16th Ave, Lemoore, CA 93245, (559) 362-8904; Email: dmorrell321@gmail.com; Website: lemooregemandmineralclub.org

25-27HICKORY, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Catawba Valley Gem & Mineral Club, Inc.; Hickory Metro Convention Center, 1960 13th Ave Drive, SE, 5254 Olde School Drive; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission is $5.00 good for all three days. Children 12 and under free. Law enforcement active or retired military with credentials, scouts and leaders in uniform free ; 28+ vendors selling a variety of gems, minerals, fossils and jewelry; contact Dean Russell, 5254 Olde School Drive, Hickory, NC 28602, (828) 303-1448; Email: cvgmcsecretary@aol.com; Website: Dean Russell

25-27EUGENE, 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, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning on site; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

25-27LOVELAND, COLORADO: Annual show; Fort Collins RockHounds, Inc.; The Ranch, McKee Building, Larimer County Fairgrounds, 5280 Arena Circle; Fri. 4-8, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adult admission is $4.00 one day or 3-day pass $7.00. Student (12-18) $1.00. Children under 12 are free accompanied by an adult. Admission cash only; Exhibits feature copper and New World Minerals. Metro State University teaches hands-on rock identification; contact Nancy Howerter, Show Chair, CO, (970) 206-9569; Email: fcrockhounds@gmail.com; Website: www.fortcollinsrockhounds.org

25-27CLOVIS, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Fresno Gem and Mineral Society; 404 West McKinley, Fresno, CA, 748 Rodeo Drive, Clovis, CA; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Admission is free; Parking is free; contact Daniel Bolm, 1701 Dinuba Ave. SP 143, Selma, CA 93662, (708) 821-7575; Email: danielbolm096@gmail.com; Website: www.facebook.com/events/393134972005729

25-27LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY: Annual show; Blue Grass Gem and Mineral Society of Central KY; Clarion Hotel Conference Center-North, 1950 Newtown Pike; Fri. 4-8, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 9-5; $5.00 each, under 12 free with paid adult, scouts in uniform free; Grand prize drawing is a 42-inch amethyst geode from Uruguay. Special exhibit Friday night with finger food and cash bar; contact Timothy Seipel, 800 Apache Trail, Lexington, KY 40503, (614) 359-0666; Email: earthenergy85752@aol.com; Website: www.bggamc.homestead.com/

26-27FERNDALE, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Mt. Baker Rock and Gem Club; Pioneer Pavillion, 2007 Cherry Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; free; Show features dealers and displays; contact Wes Gannaway ; Email: debnwes@comcast.net; Website: www.mtbakerrockclub.org

26-27PLYMOUTH MEETING, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Philadelphia Mineralogical Society and Delaware Valley Paleontological Society; Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania, 5140 Butler Pike; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; $7.00 adults, $2.00 kids 12 & under. All uniformed scouts are free; Mineral Treasures and Fossil Fair. Demonstrations by the Leidy Microscopical Society. Fossils, minerals, gems, speakers and exhibits ; contact Douglas M Klieger, PA; Email: dklieger@verizon.net; Website: www.philamineralsociety.org

26-27WYSOX, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Che-Hanna Rock & Mineral Club; Wysox Volunteer Fire Co. Social Hall, 111 Lake Road; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults - $3.00 , Students $1.00 , under 8 free; Special exhibit from Susquehanna River Archaeological Center. Member exhibits. Kids activities. Dealers selling minerals, gems, fossils, jewelry and lapidary. Door prizes ; contact Bob McGuire, PO Box 224, Lopez, PA 18628, (570) 928-9238; Email: uvbob1942@gmail.com; Website: www.chehannarocks.com

26-27SWEET HOME, OREGON: 72nd Annual Gem and Mineral Show – River Wonders: Agates and Jaspers; Sweet Home Rock and Mineral Society; Sweet Home High School Gym, 1641 Long Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Children 12 and under free with adult; We will have displays by skillful artisans and devoted hobbyists. We will feature demonstrations by dedicated lapidary artists; contact Ed Anderson , (541) 451-2740; Email: ela4rocks@gmail.com

26-27CHICOPEE, MASSACHUSETTS: Annual show; Western Mass Mineral, Jewelry, and Fossil Show - Sponsored by the Connecticut Valley Mineral Club; Castle of Knights Banquet and Meeting House, 1599 Memorial Dr.; Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 9:30-3:30; Adults $5; Scouts in uniform free; 12 and under free with paid adult; Minerals, Jewelry, Fossils, Gems, Crystals, Lapidary, Mineral Art. Free parking - Free daily drawings - Free specimen for children - Exhibits. A non-profit educational organization, supporting the education of science. Entertainment for the whole family from beginner to experienced collectors; contact Barbara Meyer, (978) 394-3144; Email: bjmeyer56@yahoo.com; Website: cvmineralclub.org

26-27JANESVILLE, WISCONSIN: Annual show; Badger Lapidary & Geological Society; Craig Center, 1301 Craig Ave; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Free admission & parking. Goodwill donations; Join us for our 51st Annual Rock, Gem & Mineral Show. Vendors in rocks, gems, minerals & jewelry; fantastic speakers; fluorescent display; kids activities; demonstrators in lapidary and jewelry making; club displays and more; contact Laurie Trocke, 4771 COUNTY ROAD II, Highland, WI 53543, (608) 935-0597; Email: glowyrocks@gmail.com; Website: Badgerrockclub.org

26-27POCATELLO, IDAHO: Annual show; South East Idaho Gem and Mineral Society (SEIGMS); Bannock County Fairgrounds, 10588 Fairground Dr; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; $3 per adult under 12 is free with a paying adult; We will feature vendors, silent auction, demonstrations, fossil dig, spin the gem wheel, door prizes, awesome displays, and more; contact Joe Rodriguez , ID; Email: joe.rodriguez@itd.idaho.gov

26-27CHICOPEE, MASSACHUSETTS: Annual show; Western Mass Mineral, Jewelry & Fossil Show sponsored by the Connecticut Valley Mineral Club; Castle of Knights Meeting and Banquet House, 1599 Memorial Dr.,; Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 9:30-3:30; Admission $5; 12 and under free with paid adult; Scouts in uniform free; New location, free parking, free mineral specimens for children, door prize drawing, postcard drawing, a non-profit educational organization ; contact Barbara Meyer, CVMC Show Co-Chairperson, 17 Shadowbrook Estates, South Hadley, MA 01075, (978) 394-3144; Email: bimeyer56@yahoo.com; Website: https://cvmineralclub.org

26-27CHAMBERSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Franklin County Rock and Mineral Club, Inc; Eugene Clark Community Center (Rec Center), 235 South Third St; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6.00. Children under 12 FREE; Jewelry, Gemstones, Minerals, Fossils, Door Prizes; contact Michael Mowen, 5979 Altenwald Road, Waynesboro, PA 17268, (171) 726-49024; Email: mdmowen54@gmail.com; Website: Facebook for dicount coupon.

March 2022-December 2022

26-27CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA: Annual show; Cedar Valley Rocks and Minerals Society; Hawkeye Downs Expo Center, 4400 6th Street SW; Sat. 8:30-6, Sun. 9:30-4; Adults $3.00, Students (12-18) $1.00, children under 12 Free, Youth Groups with adult-Free; Multiple vendors, exhibitions, demonstrations, lots of various kid activities, gem sluice, pebble pit, bring your interesting rock and get identified, silent auction, displays, hot food available, lots of photo ops, Theme of the show is meteorites. Masks are required; contact Marv Houg, 1820 30th St.,, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403, (319) 350-9435; Email: M_Houg@yahoo.com; Website: Cedarvalleyrockclub.org

April 2022

1-3RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Tar Heel Gem & Mineral Club; State Fairgrounds, Kerr Scott building, 4285 Trinity Rd; Fri. 3-7, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; admission price TBD; Grab bags, door prize and geode tickets. Buy a geode at the geode booth and be the first to see it sliced open. Silent auction items for kids and adults. See club members demonstrate their crafts – making gem trees, cutting stones and wire wrapping jewelry; contact Cyndy Hummel, 10609 Chelsea Dr., Raleigh, NC 27603, (919) 779-6220; Email: mchummel@mindspring.com; Website: Cyndy Hummel

1-3PUYALLUP, 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 and minerals at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning on site; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

2-3TAMPA, FLORIDA: Annual show; Tampa Bay Mineral and Science Club; FL State Fairgrounds, 4800 US 301, Special Events Center; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5; Students & Military $4; Under 12 free with parent; The website has a $1 off coupon. Vendors will be selling rough stones, slabs, mineral specimens, gemstones, beads and finished jewelry. Club members will sell handcrafted items; contact Greg Lundergan, PO Box 89146, 10207 Fisher Ave, Tampa, FL 33689, (813) 684-2039; Email: TBMSCShow@gmail.com; Website: TampaBayRockClub.com

2-3TRUTH OR CONSEQUENCES, NEW MEXICO: Show; Sierra County Rock and Gem Society; Sierra County Fair Barn, South Broadway St at Hyde; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Free admission and parking; Rough & finished rock, slabs, cabs, jewelry, beads, petrified wood and fossils from 30+ vendors. Demonstrations, presentations, raffles, field trips. Family-friendly; contact Trudie Browning, (928) 916-1299; Email: jebgems@windstream.net; Website: scrags.org

2-3GRANTS PASS, OREGON: Annual show; Rogue Gem and Geology Club; Grants Pass Fairgrounds, 1451 Fairgrounds Rd. 98537, 378 Dexter way; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Free; Silent auction, kid games and prizes, door prizes, every hour and lots of vendors; contact Janet Fields, (541) 415-1720; Email: jfields123@outlook.com

2-3ORANGE, CONNETICUT: Annual show; New Haven Mineral Club ; Amity Middle School, 100 Ohman Avenue; Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 10-4:30; 6.00 Adults Children Under 12 Free Accompanied by Adult; contact Arthur Doyle, 35E Flintlock Road, Ledyard, CT 06339, (203) 530-4554; Email: adoyle@crofut.com; Website: www.newhavenmineralclub.org

2-3LINCOLN, NEBRASKA: Annual show; Lincoln Gem and Mineral Club, Inc.; Lancaster Event Center , 84th and Havelock Avenue; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6 per day or 2-day Pass $11 Children under 11 FREE with adult admission. Get $1 off admission with a can donation to the food bank; youth booth, dealers, exhibits, demonstrators, free Nebraska gem dig pile, fluorescence mineral display, fun for the whole family ; contact James Marburger, 334 Locust, Box 64, Hickman, NE 68372, (402) 430-6703; Email: james.marburger@outlook.com; Website: https://www.lincolngemmineralclub.org/

2-3JOHNSON CITY, NEW YORK: Annual show; New York Southern Tier Geology Club; Johnson City Senior Center, 30 Brocton St; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Admission is Adults $4.00- with coupon $3.50 Children under 12 free; This will be our 52nd annual show. It will feature exhibits, ultraviolet display, flint knapping, minerals and fossils plus beads, jewelry, gemstones, and beading supplies. There will also be door prizes a silent auction, plus food and drinks will be available for sale; contact Thomas Ogden, 96 West Main St, Bainbridge, NY 13733, (607) 967-8552; Email: stonecuttertom@yahoo.com

8-10OGDEN, UTAH: Gemstone Junction Show; Golden Spike Gem and Mineral Society; Golden Spike Event Center, Weber County Fairgrounds, 1000 N 1200 W; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3, Students 12 to 18 $2, Children under 12 free with an adult; contact Margie Miller, (385) 205-9187; Email: gemshow@goldenspikegem.org; Website: goldenspikegem.org

8-10HILLSBORO, 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, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Buy direct from the importers & wholesalers. Jewelry repair & cleaning on site; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

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

9-10JOHNSON CITY, NEW YORK: Annual show; New York Southern Tier Geology Club; Johnson City Senior Center, 30 Brocton St, 96 West Main St.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; $4.00 Adults Kids under 12 Free; Ultra Violet Display, Beads and Supplies, Minerals and Fossils Sales, Jewelry and Gemstone Sales, Flintknapping, Silent Auction, Door Prizes, Food and Drink for Sale; contact Thomas Ogden, 96 West Main St, Bainbridge, NY 13733, (160) 796-78552; Email: stonecutterton@yahoo.com

9-10MARION, ILLINOIS: Annual show; Southern Illinois Earth Science Club, Inc.; Pavilion Of the City of Marion Illinois, 1602 Sioux Drive; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults: $2 Children 18 and under Free; Educational displays, Silent auctions, Door prizes, Raffle, UV light shows, Kids Spin-n-Win Dealers, and much more.; contact Mike Chontofalsky, 1019 E. Broadway, Centralia, IL 62801, (618) 367-0046; Email: chontofalsky@att.net; Website: siesclub.org

9-10MARIPOSA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Mariposa Gem and Mineral Club; Mariposa County Fairgrounds, 5007 Fairgrounds Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3, kids 14 and under are free; Gems, minerals, fossils, jewelry and rough rock. Large raffle, silent auction and geode cutting; contact Meredith Meehan

9-10MARIPOSA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Mariposa Gem and Mineral Club; Mariposa County Fairgrounds, 5007 Fairgrounds Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults are $3, kids under 14 are free, parking is free; Gems, minerals, fossils, jewelry, and rough rock. Large raffle, silent auction and geode cutting; contact Meredith Meehan; Email: mgmc@sti.net; Website: mariposagemclub.org

9-10GRANTS PASS, OREGON: Annual show; Rogue Gem and Geology Club; Josephine County Fairgrounds, 1451 Fairgrounds Rd 97527; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; April 2 & 3 show has been canceled and moved to the 9 & 10 of April. The show will have a silent auction, kids corner, raffle prizes and lots of vendors; contact Janet Fields, (541) 415-1720; Email: jfields123@outlook.com

9-10SILOAM SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Annual show; Northwest Arkansas Gem & Mineral Society; Siloam Springs Community Building, 110 N. Mt. Olive Street; Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults, $3 donation, Children 8-18, $2 donation. Children under 8, free; A great variety of dealers with minerals, gemstones, fossils, slabs, cabochons, finished jewelry. Special children's activities, educational displays, lapidary demonstrations, gem wash for gemstones, family-friendly.; contact DeLane Cox, 8152 Spanker Ridge Dr., Bentonville, AR 72712, (479) 254-0894; Email: delanec3@earthlink.net

10-10WATERLOO, IOWA: Show and sale; Black Hawk Gem and Mineral Society; Waterloo Center for the Arts, 225 Commercial St; Sun. 11-5; Free admission--donations accepted; Vendors, demonstrations, presentations, exhibits and jewelry. Activities for kids include make-your-own fossils; contact Dave Malm, (319) 266-6433; Email: davidmalm@cfu.net

15-17SANDY, UTAH: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Mountain America Expo Center, 9575 S State 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 from the importers & wholesalers. Jewelry repair & cleaning on site; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

15-17SOUTH JORDAN, UTAH: Annual show; Wasatch Gem Society; Salt Lake County Equestrian Park and Events Center, 2100 West 11400 South, 5740 S Carranza Dr; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $2, Kids 12 and Under Free; 74 Vendors offering rocks, minerals, fossils, gemstones, crystals, gold, rock art, lapidary, jewelry, wood, dino bone. Demonstrations, displays, activities for kids. Something exciting and fun for everyone; contact Roberta Chase, 5740 S Carranza Dr, Taylorsville, UT 84129, (801) 541-7569; Email: roberta.chase@outlook.com; Website: wasatchgemsociety.com

16-17PORTLAND , MAINE: Annual show; Maine Mineralogical & Geological Society; Portland, Maine , Brick South - Thompsons Point ; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5 Seniors/Teens $4 under 12 free; ; contact Jon Dykstra , ME, (207) 423-2150; Email: Dykstra.jon@gmail.com; Website: mainemineralclub.org

22-24SAN 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 from the importers & wholesalers. Jewelry repair & cleaning on site; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

22-24LANCASTER, CALIFORNIA: CFMS Show And Convention; The Antelope Valley Gem & Mineral Club; Antelope Valley Fairgrounds, 2551 W. Avenue H; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Admission is Free; Kids Booth, Plenty of Vendors, Displays, Silent Auctions and More! Admission and parking are free.; contact Jamie Quinn, 37039 Calle Grande, Palmdale, CA 93550; Email: Marylandoriole@gmail.com

22-24WICHITA, KANSAS: Show and sale; Wichita Gem & Mineral Society; Cessna Activity Center, 2744 George Washington Blvd; Fri. 9-6:30, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults - $5, Youth 13 - 17 $1, Children 12 and under free; Friday, April 22 is Education Day. Attractions for children, exhibits, dealers from across the U.S. ; contact Gene Maggard, 8318 SE Highway, Leon, KS 67074, (316) 742-3746; Email: gandpmaggard@gmail.com; Website: wichitagemandmineralsociety.org

22-24SARASOTA, FLORIDA: Annual show; Frank Cox Productions; Sarasota Municipal Auditorium, 801 N. Tamiami Trail (US. 41); daily 10-5; Adult $5.00 ($4.00 if you mention this listing); Show & sale of Gem, Jewelry, Crystals, Minerals and Beads; contact Frank Cox, 755 S. Palm Ave. #203, Sarasota, FL 34236, (941) 323-3130; Email: frankcox@comcast.net; Website: Frankcoxproductions.com

22-24YAKIMA, WASHINGTON: 59th Parade of Gems A Blast from the Past 40+ Years After Mt. St. Helens Blew; Yakima Rock and Mineral Club; Central Washington State Fair Park, Modern Living Building, 1301 South Fair Avenue; Fri. 10-4, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6 $1 off with coupon Students - $2 K – 12 years old free with paying adult; contact Marti Sondgeroth, 2013 South 41st Avenue, Yakima, WA 98903, (509) 248-6401, 5099103484; Email: marthams@q.com; Website: www.yakimarockclub.com www.facebook.com/YakimaRockandMineraClub

23-24WALNUT 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, plus metaphysical vendors. Fun for the whole family; contact Jerry Tomlinson, PO Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 94966, (415) 383-7837; Email: jerry@crystalfair.com; Website: www.crystalfair.com

23-24SEVERNA PARK, MARYLAND: Annual show; Thunder Spirit Designs, Inc; Earleigh Heights Volunteer Fire Co, 161 Ritchie Hwy, 181 Chelsea Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Admission is $6,$5 with a coupon. First responders, children under 14 and veterans are free; 7th Annual Jewelry Gemstone and Opal show. 20 plus vendors; contact Donna & James Madej, 181 Chelsea Rd, Pasadena, MD 21122, (410) 215-1774; Email: donnajmadej@gmail.com; Website: www.thunderspiritdesigns.com

23-24EAU CLAIRE, WISCONSIN: Annual show; Chippewa Valley Gem & Mineral Society; Eau Claire County Expo Center, 5530 Lorch Avenue; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Free; 58th Annual Chippewa Valley Gem & Mineral Society Show & Sale. Featuring gemstones, minerals, agates, geodes, fossils, petrified wood, rock art, beads, supplies, copper, silver, and rough rock. Activities for children. Demonstrations; contact Paul Tubbs, 619 Van Buren Street, Eau Claire, WI 54703-6061, (715) 834-5747; Email: bizpam1@gmail.com

23-24CUYAHOGA FALLS, OHIO: Show and sale; Summit Lapidary Club and Akron Mineral Society; Emidios Expo Center, 48 E Bath Rd ; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5.00, Seniors (55+) $4.00, Children 7-14 $1.00, Under 7 and Scouts in uniform Free; Show participants will adhere to safety regulations related to Covid-19. Dealers will be selling rocks, minerals, fossils, gemstones, jewelry, lapidary art and supplies; displays and demonstrations and activities for children ; contact Evelyn Tryon, 2028 Tallmadge Rd, Kent, OH 44240-6806, (330) 673-9664; Email: gemboree76@gmail.com; Website: Summit Lapidary Club, Akron Mineral Society and Gemboree Network

23-24SEATTLE, WASHINGTON: Annual show; West Seattle Rock Club; Alki Masonic Temple (West Seattle), 4736 40th Avenue SW; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; free; Displays of minerals, rocks, fossils, geodes, gemstones, crystals; door prizes, silent auction, demonstrations of jewelry and lapidary techniques; dealers; activities for kids; food; free parking; contact Annette Nelson or Sue Fox ; Email: show@westseattlerockclub.org; Website: www.westseattlerockclub.org

23-24TROY, OHIO: Annual show; Miami County Gem & Mineral Club; Miami County Fairgrounds, 650 N. Co Rd 25A; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $2.00, free admission for children under 18; Dealers selling minerals, fossils, specimens, jewelry, gems; demonstrations and displays; activities for children; contact Dewey Buck, PO Box 885, Troy, OH 45373, (937) 308-3012; Email: deweybuck12@gmail.com; Website: Dewey Buck

April 2022-May 2022

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

30-1BILLINGS, MONTANA: Billings Gem and Mineral Show; Billings Gem and Mineral Club; Al Bedoo Shrine Auditorium, 1125 Broadwater Avenue; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5 (2-day pass) Children Under 12 free PLUS get 5 free activity tickets ($5 value); Don’t miss our annual rock show with vendors and exhibits of gems, minerals, fossils, artifacts, agates, jewelry, and more. Raffles, silent auctions, and lots of fun events for kids; contact Doug True, (406) 200-8778; Email: https://billingsgemclub.com/contact-us; Website: BillingsGemClub.com

May 2022

4-8FRANKLIN, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Echo Valley Gem Show ; Echo Valley Showplace (across from GLW) , 6456 Sylva Rd ; Wed. 10-5:30, Wed. 10-5:30, Sat. 10-5:30, Sun. 10-3; Free Admission; Dealers from around the world selling extraordinary minerals, fossils, cabochons, slabs, rough rock, jewelry, beads, crystals ; contact BJ; Email: mbellpoint@gmail.com; Website: www.bellpointpromotions.com

6-8SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; West Coast Gem & Mineral Show; Holiday Inn Orange County Airport, 2726 S. Grand Avenue; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Entrance to wholesale requires proof of resale documentation. Wholesale will close at 4 p.m. on Sunday.; contact Laura L Delano, (941) 223-1351; Email: mineralshowslld@gmail.com; Website: mineralshowslld.com

6-8PORTLAND, OREGON: Annual show; Mt Hood Rock Club; Kliever Memorial Armory, 10000 NE 33rd Dr.; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-3; free; 24+ Vendors selling: minerals, rocks, beads, jewelry, fossils, and more. Activities will include: kid’s corner with games and activities, raffle prizes, door prizes and hourly prizes, demonstrations in lapidary & wire wrapping, silent auction table with bargains, displays of fossils, minerals; contact Darrell Engelhard ; Email: mhrcdc@gmail.com; Website: www.mthoodrockclub.com

6-8MCPHERSON, KANSAS: Annual show; McPherson Gem & Mineral Club; 4-H Grounds, 710 W. Woodside; Fri. 9-5:30, Sat. 9-5:30, Sun. 10:30-3; Free; Auction on Saturday at 7:15 p.m. Special kid's events, free rock ID and hourly door prizes; contact Kim Vasper, ; Email: kimvasper@sbcglobal.net; Website: https://www.mcphersongemandmineralclub.org/

6-8LANCASTER, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Antelope Valley Gem and Mineral Club; Antelope Valley Fairgrounds, 2551 W Avenue H; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Free Admission; The 2022 CFMS Show & Convention. We will have kids booths, both competition and non-competition displays, seminars, discussions and more. We will also have several vendors with lots of wonderful items for sale, as well as demonstrators.; contact Jamie Backus, 37039 Calle Grande, Palmdale, CA 93550, (661) 526-3564; Email: Marylandoriole@gmail.com; Website: Avgem.weebly.com/

6-8COLUMBIA, MISSOURI: Annual show; Central Missouri Rock and Lapidary Club; Knights of Columbus, 2525 N. Stadium Blvd (Route E) ; Fri. 12-7, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; 3-day pass: Adults $6: Seniors (60+) and Youth (12-16) $3 Children 11 and under free; Demonstrations, mineral exhibits, Kidz Mine and dealers from the Midwest; contact Mary Kay Wozny, (573) 999-3058; Email: lmwoz@msn.com; Website: cmrlc.org

6-8SACRAMENTO, 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, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Buy direct from the importers & wholesalers.; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

7-8BRAINERD, MINNESOTA: Annual show; Cuyuna Rock, Gem & Mineral Society; Crow Wing County Fairgrounds, 2000 13th St. S.E.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults - $2.00, Kids under 12- $1.00, Moms Free on Sunday (Mother's Day).; Agates, Minerals, Fossils, Gems, Crystals, & Handcrafted Jewelry. Exhibits, Rock Cutting/Geode Cracking, Kid's Corner, Sluicing, Door Prizes, ATM, Concessions; contact Sharon Smith, sharon@agatesrock.com; Website: www.cuyunarockclub.org

7-8ROSEBURG, OREGON: ; Umpqua Gem & Mineral Club; Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 Frear Ave; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; Rock & gem dealers, demonstrations, displays, fluorescent rock tent, silent auction, raffle, kids zone activities; contact Brooke Jakubos; Email: bajakubos@hotmail.com

7-8KINGMAN , ARIZONA: Annual show; Mohave County Gemstoners ; Kingman Academy of Learning , 3420 N. Burbank St. 86409; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Free Admission Plenty of Parking ; Annual Gem & Mineral Show. Handcrafted jewelry and art, rocks, slabs & cabs, knapped obsidian knives, mineral specimens, silent auction, educational displays, activities for the kids, door prizes every half hour. Lots of fun and wonder for everyone.; contact Daina Sandhop, Kingman, AZ, (425) 268-9983; Email: ddaes1961@hotmail.com

7-8MARSHFIELD, WISCONSIN: Annual show; Heart of Wisconsin Gem & Mineral Society; Marshfield High School fieldhouse, 1401 Becker Rd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free; 47th Annual show featuring dealers, demonstrations, displays, continuous silent auctions and kid's activities; contact Cynthia Kelman, 1403 N Broadway Ave , Marshfield , WI 54449, (608) 347-1765; Email: kelman@tznet.com; Website: Cynthia Kelman

7-8BOULDER CITY, NEVADA: Show and sale; Southern Nevada Gem and Mineral Society; Boulder City Spring Jamboree, 900 Arizona Street; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Free admission. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.; Huge two-room Show and Sale just outside Las Vegas. Rocks, minerals, fossils, gems, jewelry, kids activities and more in a climate-controlled building. Vendor applications at www.SNGMS.org. Email sngmsJamboreeShowChair@gmail.com; contact Amber Palecek, 3111 S. Valley View Blvd, Suite E-125, Las Vegas, Nevada, NV 89102, (702) 343-7150; Email: sngmsJamboreeShowChair@gmail.com; Website: snvgms.org

13-15COSTA 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, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Buy direct; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

13-15FRANKLIN (28734), NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Gem & Mineral Society of Franklin, NC; Robert C. Carpenter Community Building, 1288 Georgia Road (Rt. 441); Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; $1.00 donation (gives chance for raffle prize); Finished jewelry, rough, findings, mineral specimens, and demonstrations; contact Norman A Holbert, (828) 634-0350; Email: normh929@gmail.com

14-15HERMISTON, OREGON: Annual show; Hatrockhound Gem and Mineral Society; Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center (EOTEC), 1705 East Airport Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; $3.00 children 12 and under free with an adult; Dealers, silent auction, kid’s corner, demonstrations, displays; contact Mike Filarski, (541) 571-2593; Email: stonemorlin1@netscape.net

14-15WAUWATOSA, WISCONSIN: Show and sale; Wisconsin Geological Society; Muellner Building at Hart Park, 72nd and State Street; Sat. 10-4:30, Sun. 10-4:30; Adults $3.00 or 2 for $5.00, Children Free; 20+ dealers, Exhibits, Children's Activities; contact Paul F Schmidt, 8213 Red Arrow Court, Wauwatosa, WI 53213, (414) 771-8668; Email: pvs@wi.rr.com

14-15BOZEMAN, MONTANA: Annual Gem, Jewelry, Mineral, Bead and Fossil Show; Bozeman Gem and Mineral Club; Gallatin County Fairgrounds, 901 North Black; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3.00. Children under 12 free with adult admission (for both days); 25 Gem and Mineral Display Cases, Best of Montana Minerals, Raffle, Silent Auctions, 18 Vendors, Garnet Sorting Table, Free Polished Rocks for the Kids; contact Linda Johnson, (406) 580-3419; Email: bgmcmt@gmail.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

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

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

28-29CANBY, OREGON: Annual show; Clackamette Mineral & Gem Club; Clackamas County Fairgrounds, 694 NE 4th Ave.; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; free; Clackamette Mineral and Gem Club's 56th Annual gem and rock show! Free admission and free parking. Vendors, door prizes, demonstrations, Kid's Korner, guess the weight, raffle, bargain rock, displays, silent auction, free fluorescent show; contact Betsy Bensen; Email: betsybensen@msn.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

28-29FORT 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/

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

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

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

11-12ESCONDIDO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Palomar Gem and Mineral Club; California Center for the Arts, 340 North Escondido Blvd, 41615 Chaparral Dr ; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; $5.00; Free parking; contact Toni D Floyd, PO Box 1583, Escondido, CA 92033, (425) 281-6218; Email: tonifloyd41615@gmail.com; Website: palomargem.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

17-19ARDEN, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; MAGMA, Jacquot & Son Mining; Camp Stephens, 263 Clayton Road; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4; Free; Indoor and Outdoor Vendors offering: Gems, Minerals, Fossils, Artifacts, Rocks, Meteorites, Trinitite, Moldavite, Silver and Gold Jewelry, Crystals and other hobby related items. Food and Drink Available Daily. Rain or Shine. More outside vendors welcome, contact Rick: 828-779-4501 for more info. ; contact Richard Jacquot, PO Box 542, Leicester, NC 28748, (828) 779-4501; Email: rick@wncrocks.com; Website: www.AmericanRockhound.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

17-19REEDSPORT, 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

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

24-26KANSAS 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

24-26ELDON, 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

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

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

9-10SHOW 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

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

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

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

August 2022

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 $5.00 ($4.00 if you mention this listing); Show & Sale of Gems, Jewelry, Crystals, Minerals and Beads; contact Frank Cox, 755 S. Palm Ave. #203, Sarasota, FL 34236, (941) 323-3130; Email: frankcox@comcast.net; Website: Frankcoxproductions.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, PO Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 94966, (415) 383-7837; Email: jerry@crystalfair.com; Website: www.crystalfair.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. Admission is $5 Cash Only at door ; contact BJ; Email: mbellpoint@gmail.com; Website: www.bellpointpromotions.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, 619 Van Buren Street, Eau Claire, WI 54703-6061, (715) 834-5747; Email: bizpam1@gmail.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

September 2022

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

16-18ARDEN , NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; MAGMA, Jacquot & Son Mining; Camp Stephens, 263 Clayton Road; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4; Free; Indoor and Outdoor Vendors offering: Gems, Minerals, Fossils, Artifacts, Rocks, Meteorites, Trinitite, Moldavite, Silver and Gold Jewelry, Crystals and other hobby related items. Food and Drink Available Daily. Rain or Shine. More outside vendors are welcome, contact Rick: 828-779-4501 for more information. ; contact Richard Jacquot, PO Box 542, Leicester, NC 28748, (828) 779-4501; Email: rick@wncrocks.com; Website: www.AmericanRockhound.com

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/

24-25LUBBOCK, 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, PO Box 6371, Lubbock, TX 79494, (806) 797-5832; Email: walt@lubbockgemandmineral.org; Website: www.lubbockgemandmineral.org

September 2022-October 2022

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

October 2022

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, PO Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 94966, (415) 383-7837; Email: jerry@crystalfair.com; Website: www.crystalfair.com

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

November 2022

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

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

9-11ARDEN , NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; MAGMA, Jacquot & Son Mining; Camp Stephens, 263 Clayton Road; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4; Free; Indoor and Outdoor Vendors offering: Gems, Minerals, Fossils, Artifacts, Rocks, Meteorites, Trinitite, Moldavite, Silver and Gold Jewelry, Crystals and other hobby related items. Food and Drink Available Daily. Rain or Shine. More outside vendors welcome, contact Rick: 828-779-4501 for more info. ; contact Richard Jacquot, PO Box 542, Leicester, NC 28748