Rock & Gem Show Dates

 
 

June 2024

21-22ELY, NEVADA: Annual show; White Pine Public Museum; White Pine Public Museum, 2000 Aultman Street; Fri. 11-4, Sat. 11-4; Adults $7, Children $4, Infants Free; Join us for the 2024 Annual Ely Rock & Gem Swap, Buy, Sale & Trade; contact Mya, (775) 289-4710; Email: Wpmuseumnv@gmail.com; Website: Wpmuseum.org

21-23HILLSBORO, OREGON: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc; 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 directly from wholesalers & importers. Jewelry repair, cleaning & ring sizing while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

21-23SWANNANOA, NORTH CAROLINA: Show; Mountain Area Gem and Mineral Association; Land of the Sky Shrine Club, 39 Spring Cove Road; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4; FREE; Our June Asheville gem show will have over 35 vendors with everything from affordable treasures to the finest gems, minerals & jewelry in the Southeast! Free admission, rain or shine, food and drink available daily, raffle for over $1,000 in prizes. This is a fun family-friendly event; contact Richard Jacquot, (828) 779-4501; Email: rickjacquot@gmail.com; Website: www.AmericanRockhound.com

21-23BEDFORD, INDIANA: Annual show; Lawrence County Rock Club; Lawrence County Fairgrounds, 11265 US-50; Fri. 10:30-6:30, Sat. 9-6:30, Sun. 10-4; Free parking & Admission; 59th Annual Gem Mineral Fossil Show. Wide variety of Gems, Jewelry, Beads, Minerals, Fossils, Rocks, Lapidary Equipment & Supplies, Rockhound & Prospecting Supplies, 4-H Project & Science Project Material. A fun, interesting & educational experience for all ages; contact David J Treffinger, (812) 295-3463; Email: djt5766jkft@msn.com; Website: lawnrencecountyrockclub.org

22-23ASHLAND, NEBRASKA: (Swap) Summer Gem Fest; Lincoln Gem and Mineral Club, Inc; Beer Family Farm, 18701 Ashland Road; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4; Adult $3, Kids 15 and under FREE! Bring canned food for the Lincoln Food Bank; Swap is open to the Public. Buy, sell, or trade. Fossils, Jewelry, Lapidary Supplies and Equipment, Rocks, and Minerals. Family Friendly Fun for all. Vendor Space Reservations online at www.lincolngemmineralclub.org/happenings/summer-gem-fest, Vendor Advanced Reservation by 2/2/24; contact Sharon Marburger, (402) 429-3323; Email: lgmc.editor@outlook.com; Website: www.lincolngemmineralclub.org

28-30RENO, NEVADA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc; Reno-Sparks Convention Center, 4590 S Virginia 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 while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

28-30FARMINGTON, NEW MEXICO: Annual show; San Juan County Gem and Mineral Society; San Juan County McGee Park Riding Arena, Bldg. 8, 41 Rd 5568; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $1 adults; kids 12 and under are free; Dealers- Demonstrators-Displays-Silent Auction-Raffle-Black Light Booth, Door Prizes every hour! Kids/Adults - Wheel of Gems-Grab Bags-Sand Dig-Rock Crafts-Displays; contact Jerry Worrell (Show Chair), (505) 360-1903; Email: jerry_worrell@msn.com; Website: www.facebook.com/groups/SJCGMScommunity

28-30CONCORD, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Southeastern Mineral Specimens; Cabarras Arena and Events Center, 4751 State Hwy 49, Gold Hall 1; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; $10 Adults, kids 12 and under free! Wristband good for all three days; Open to the public, this show brings together 2 dozen professional dealers, who will have all manner of items of geological origin available for purchase! Items are from all over the world, with an emphasis on regional finds. Several dealers are just returning from major buying trips; contact Mark E. P. Woods, (706) 296-9467; Email: imineral@bellsouth.net; Website: https://facebook.com/events/s/the-2024-greater-charlotte-gem/1418218972405703/

29-30CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Culver City Rock and Mineral Club; Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 4117 Overland Ave; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Free; The Culver City Rock and Mineral Club presents its 61st Annual Fiesta of Gems Show; contact Janice Metz, (310) 850-4398; Email: culvercityrocks35@gmail.com; Website: culvercityrocks.org

29-30KENT, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Cascade Mineralogical Society; Kent Commons, 525 4th Ave N; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission & Parking; A great event for families. Free polished rock for every child. Silent auction & spinning wheel for polished rocks. All kinds of rock, amazing rough to incredible cabochons, jewelry, beads, slabs, and more Fantastic minerals, gems, fossils & metaphysical specimens; contact Katherine Koch, (425) 765-5408; Email: president@cascademineralogicalsociety.org; Website: www.cascademineralogicalsociety.org

July 2024

5-7SANDY, UTAH: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc; Mountain America Exposition 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, pearls, minerals, fashion accessories & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop. For more info, visit www.gemfaire.com or call (503) 252-8300 or email: info@gemfaire.com; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

11-13NYSSA, OREGON: Annual show; Nyssa Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture; Nyssa School District, Thunderegg Blvd; Thu. 12-9, Fri. 9-9, Sat. 9-9; Free Event; Come on down to Nyssa Oregon and celebrate our annual Thunderegg Days event! This is a 3 day event with over 50 vendors including rock & gem, crafts, and food! We also have great entertainment throughout the 3 days! Come join the fun; contact Nyssa Chamber of Commerce & Agriculture, (541) 372-3091; Email: nyssachamberofcommerce@gmail.com; Website: nyssachamberofcommerce.com

12-13MINOCQUA, WISCONSIN: Annual show; Lakeland Gem Club; Lakeland Union High School, 9573 State Highway 70; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 9-5; Free for all ages; Silent Auction, children's mineral hunt, mineral displays; contact Daniel Erickson; Email: neatrocks@gmail.com; Website: Lakelandgemclub.org

12-14DURANGO, COLORADO: Retail show; Four Corners Gem and Mineral Club; La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Street; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $5; 70th annual show; This indoor and outdoor event hosts over 60 vendors with mineral and gem specimens, rocks and fossils, jewelry, rough material and slabs, cabochons and more. There are activities for kids, a silent auction, classes, and food trucks. More information on Facebook and FCGMC website; contact David Gonzales; Email: gonzales_d@fortlewis.edu; Website: www.durangorocks.org/

12-14RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA: Retail show; Treasures of the Earth, Inc; North Carolina State Fairgrounds, 4285 Trinity Rd; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $8, sixteen and under free; There will be jewelry of all types, custom faceted-gemstones, beads, crystals, minerals, and fossils. A wire-wrapper will be present to design jewelry and wrap stones on site; contact Ellen White, (804) 642-2011; Email: Ellen.White@TreasuresOfTheEarth.com; Website: www.TreasuresOfTheEarth.com

13-14TULSA, OKLAHOMA: Annual show; Tulsa Rock and Mineral Society; Exchange Center at Expo Square, 4145 E. 21st St.; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 for Adults; Children 12 and under admitted free with paid adult admission. Scouts free in uniform. Military and First Responders free with I.D. Show features rocks, gems, minerals, fossils and jewelry. There will also be a fluorescent room, demonstration area, silent auction and a free kids zone; contact Martha L. Rongey, (918) 230-1094; Email: m_rongey!sbcglobal.net; Website: tulsarockandmineralsociety.org/

13-14SYRACUSE, NEW YORK: Wholesale and retail show; Gem & Mineral Society of Syracuse; NY State Fairgrounds, Center of Progress Building, 581 State Fair Blvd; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Admission $8, children 12 and under free; contact Cheryl Brown; Email: gmssrock@gmail.com; Website: www.gmss.club

13-14MOOSE LAKE, MINNESOTA: Annual show; Carlton County Gem and Mineral Club and Moose Lake Chamber of Commerce; Riverside Arena, 20 Earl Ellens Drive; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-3; Free; Kids Dig in front of the Arena; Agate Stampede Saturday 3 p.m. Elm Ave; contact Lynn Sverci, (218) 721-2679; Email: danlynnsunrisefarm@yahoo.com

13-14NEWPORT, OREGON: Annual show; US Bead Warehouse; Newport Armory, 541 SW Coast Hwy; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; $1 admission, kids 12 and under free; Fun for the whole family; contact Jennifer Brandenberger, (541) 997-0109; Email: usbeadwarehouse@gmail.com

19-21TONOPAH, NEVADA: Annual show; 2nd Annual Tonopah Rock & Bottle Show; Tonopah Convention Center, 301 Brougher Ave; Fri. 1 p.m.-6 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. 9 a.m.-12 p.m.; Cost of admission: $1. Early admission: $20; Early Looker Friday 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. - 9 a.m.; Silversmithing, Wire Wrapping, Lapidary Classes, Bottle Vendors, Gem, Fossil & Rock Vendors, Blacksmithing Demo, Turquoise Picking & a lot more; contact Chrissy Pope, (775) 277-0804; Email: chrissy.townoftonopah@gmail.com

19-21SAN RAFAEL, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc; Marin Center, 10 Avenue of the Flags; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, pearls, minerals, fashion accessories & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop. For more info, visit www.gemfaire.com or call (503) 252-8300 or email: info@gemfaire.com; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

25-28FAIRPLAY, COLORADO: Annual show; Jay Penn; River Park Event Site, 200 Platt Dr; Thu. 9-5, Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; Free Admission & Parking; 30 Dealers at this OUTDOOR show. There are mineral specimens, rough, slabs, jewelry, cabochons and beads; contact Jay Penn; Email: jaypenn246@gmail.com; Website: abqfallshow.wixsite.com/fairplay

26-28SHOW LOW, ARIZONA: Annual show; White Mountain Gem and Mineral Club; Elks Lodge, 805 E. Whipple; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $4, kids with adult free; contact Cathy Cargile, (714) 348-9162; Email: SkyRanch5734@yahoo.com; Website: www.whitemountain-azrockclub.org

27-27CANTON, 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 Aletha Hoogeterp, (605) 987-2446; Email: ahoogeterp@iw.net

27-28FREDERIC, WISCONSIN: Annual show; Indianhead Gem & Mineral Society; Frederic High School Gym, 1437 Clam Falls Drive; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free; 57th Annual Gem & Mineral Show. Door Prizes. Demonstrations of Cabbing, Faceting, Flint Knapping and Sphere Making. Agates, Minerals, Fossils, Gems and Jewelry on display and for sale. Lunch and sacks available by the 4-H Club; contact Roy Wickman, (715) 357-3223

27-28RAPID CITY, SOUTH DAKOTA: Annual show; Western Dakota Gem & Mineral Society; Nerdy Nuts Expo Hall, Central States Fairgrounds, 800 San Francisco Street; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-3; $4 per day, under 12 free; Western Dakota Gem & Mineral Society invites you to our 41st Gem & Mineral Show. This is a family friendly event! There will be numerous rock, mineral & fossil vendors, a children’s activity center, gold panning, educational & display showcases, silent auction, hourly door prizes and more; contact Debbie Vick, (605) 877-6957; Email: westdakota.rocks@gmail.com; Website: wdgms.org

27-28MATTITUCK , NEW YORK: Annual show; Long Island Mineral and Geology Society; Mattituck Cutchogue JR/SR High School, 15125 Main Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; $6 for all 12+, children under 12 free, $1 discount with flyer available on the website; COME JOIN US AT OUR 40TH ANNUAL SHOW!! LIMAGS has sponsored an annual gem, mineral & fossil show during the last weekend in July since 1982. Over 30 dealers of fine gemstones, jewelry, fossils, minerals meteorites and related items are displayed. Last entry 4:30 pm; contact Elizabeth Wiesemann; Email: limagsadvertising@gmail.com; Website: www.limineralandgeology.com/LiMags/Gem_Show_Flyer_Vendors.html

July 2024-August 2024

28-4SPRUCE PINE, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Parkway Fire and Rescue; Parkway Fire and Rescue Event Grounds, 136 Majestic View; Sun. 9-6, Mon. 9-6, Tue. 9-6, Wed. 9-6; Free; Hours are from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM daily; contact Donna Collis, (828) 766-5492; Email: info@grassycreekgemshow.org; Website: grassycreekgenshow.org

August 2024

2-4SARASOTA, FLORIDA: Retail show; H & R Gem Shows; Sarasota Municipal Auditorium, 901 N Tamiami Trail; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, Teens and Veterans $4, Children 12 and under Free, Admission good for all three days; 10,000 SF of fabulous vendors of Fine and Artisan Jewelry, Gemstones, Crystals, Minerals, Fossils, Beads and so much more! Something for everyone of all ages; contact Jerri Heer, (419) 344-9999; Email: hrgemshows@gmail.com; Website: hrgemshows.com

2-4VIRGINIA BEACH, VIRGINIA: Retail show; Treasures of the Earth, Inc; Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th St; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $8, sixteen and under free; In addition to crystals, minerals, fossils, jewelry, beads and pearls, there will be displays of Virginia rocks and minerals, lapidary arts demonstrations and geode cutting by the two Gem and Mineral societies of the area. A gemologist will also be available for appraisals; contact Ellen White, (804) 642-20; Email: Ellen.White@TreasuresOfTheEarth.com; Website: www.TreasuresOfTheEarth.com

2-4SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc; 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, fashion accessories & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop. For more info, visit www.gemfaire.com or call (503) 252-8300 or email: info@gemfaire.com; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

2-4PRESCOTT VALLEY, ARIZONA: Annual show; Prescott Gem and Mineral Club; Findlay Toyota Center, 3201 N Main St; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Adults $5, Seniors, Vets, Students $4. Children under 12 FREE w/paid Adult; Over 65 vendors from the Southwest offering gem & mineral-related products, from slabs to fine jewelry, Kids area, demonstrations, raffle ; contact Dan Hunt; Email: danhunt0009@gmail.com; Website: prescottgemmineral.org

3-5ROSEVILLE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; The Roseville Rock Rollers Gem and Mineral Society; @the Grounds Roseville, 700 Event Center Drive; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; General Admission $10, 12 and under Free; 62nd annual BIG show in AC event Center! Over 70+ vendors in/out: Crystals, Fossils, Minerals, Opal, Amethyst, Jewelry, Beads, Gemstones, Meteorites, Gold, Cabochons, Mineral ID, Rock Auctions, Educational Exhibits, Demonstrations, Fun for Kids, Raffle, Discount coupon on website, Parking $10; contact Gloria Marie, (916) 216-1114; Email: gloriarosevillerockrollers@gmail.com; Website: www.rockrollers.com/show.html

8-11BUENA VISTA, COLORADO: Annual show; Buena Vista Contin-Tail Rock, Gem, and Mineral Show; Buena Vista Rodeo Grounds, Gregg Dr; daily 9-6; Free Admission, Free Parking, Family-Friendly; Visit the largest OUTDOOR mineral show in Colorado! Thursday 8/8 thru Sunday 8/11, 9 am – 6 pm daily Over 100 dealers with gems, minerals, jewelry, meteorites, moldavite cabochons, beads, fossils, petrified wood, slabs, rough, tools, & equipment; contact Rachel F; Email: bvrockshow@gmail.com; Website: www.bvrockshow.com

9-11PUYALLUP, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Puyallup Valley Gem & Mineral Club; Tacoma Sportsmans Club, 164709 Canyon Road East; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; PVG&MC is hosting its 5th Gem Show in The Trees. Convenient parking is available. Vendors will be offering selections of crystals, minerals, fossils, beads, findings, lapidary equipment, cabochons, geodes, and jewelry, just to name a few things to add to your collection; contact Jillian Y Higgins, (253) 355-3146; Email: PGVAMC@gmail.com; Website: www.puyallupvalleygemandmineralclub.com/shows

15-18WOODLAND PARK, COLORADO: Annual show; Kim and Bodie Packham; Ute Pass Saddle Club Grounds, 19250 East Highway 24; Thu. 9-5, Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; Free; We have over 40 vendors with mineral specimens from all over the world. Many of the specimens are self-collected. We also have faceted stones, gold, silver, crystals, cabochons, fossils, petrified wood and local minerals! We have a kid's area and lots of free rock for kids; contact Kim Packham, (719) 360-9665; Email: wpgemshow@outlook.com; Website: www.woodlandparkrockandgemshow.com

16-18LAKE GEORGE, COLORADO: Annual show; Lake George Gem & Mineral Club; Lake George CO, HWY 24 (East of the Post Office, 4 miles west of Florissant); daily 9-5; Free Admission & Parking; 30+ vendors with local specimens, rocks, minerals, fossils, gems, beads, jewelry, lapidary, kids activities & more; contact Carol Kinate, (749) 648-9015; Email: kinatec@aol.com; Website: www.lggmclub.org

16-18LEBANON, PENNSYLVANIA: Wholesale and retail show; Mid-Atlantic Gem and Mineral Association/dba Gem Miner's Jubilee; Lebanon Valley Expo and Fairgrounds, 80 Rocherty Rd; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $6; children under 12 free, discount coupons on website; The Gem Miner's Jubilee Show is an exhibition of beads, fine jewelry, gems, minerals, fossils, gift and craft items. Two Wholesale Trade rooms. In its 27th year. Free and handicapped parking; contact Teresa Schwab, (301) 807-97; Email: eventcoordinator@gem-show.com; Website: www.gem-show.com

16-18SOUTH BEND, INDIANA: Annual show; Michiana Gem and Mineral Society; St Joseph County Fairgrounds, 5117 So Ironwood Road; Fri. 10-7, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 10-5; $5 for adult/children 12 and under free; contact Ross Fergerson, (574) 850-6208; Email: rfergers@nd.edu; Website: mgms.org

16-18SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc; 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, fashion accessories & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop. For more info, visit www.gemfaire.com or call (503) 252-8300 or email: info@gemfaire.com; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

17-17SHELTON, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Shelton Rock and Mineral Society; MCRA park, 2100 E John's Prairie Rd; Sat. 9-5; Free admission and parking; Rocks, minerals, fossils, rock crafts and equipment. Food concession, raffle, demos, display and games. Vendor spaces available; contact Susan Perrault, (360) 275-9432; Email: srms242@yahoo.com

17-18RICE LAKE, WISCONSIN: Annual show; Northwest Wisconsin Gem & Mineral Society; Barron County Fair Grounds - Youth Expo Center, 101 Short St. (On Hwy. 48 - North End of Rice Lake); Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free; Door Prizes - Children's Activities & Children's Museum. Demonstrations & Displays. Museum quality minerals, specimens, Lake Superior agates, fossils, jewelry & more. Bring in your rocks, fossils, minerals, crystals, & artifacts for free identification. Lunch available for purchase; contact Roy Wickman, (715) 357-3223

23-25MARIETTA, 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; $8 Admission cash only at door; Select dealers selling exquisite jewelry, crystals, fossils, minerals, healing stones, gems, beads & so much more; contact BJ; Email: mbellpoint@gmail.com; Website: www.bellpointpromotions.com

24-25ELK 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 40' - $25.00 per day. Gems & Minerals & Rock Related Equipment. Make payment the dates of the show. Payable to: Chippewa Valley Gem & Mineral Society. Rain or Shine! Something for everyone! Shop & Swap. No Overnight Camping. Food & drink available for purchase; contact Paul Tubbs, (715) 834-5747; Email: CVGMS2017@gmail.com

24-25GARDINER, OREGON: Annual show; US Bead Warehouse; Oregon Coast School of Art, 325 High St; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; $1 12 and older Free 12 and under; This is a family event! Everyone is welcome; contact Jennifer Brandenberger, (541) 997-0109; Email: usbeadwarehouse@gmail.com

24-25CANTON, NEW YORK: Annual show; St. Lawrence County Rock & Mineral Club; The Canton Pavilion, 90 Lincoln St.; Sat. 9-4:30, Sun. 9-3; $4 Adults Children 12< free; Over 25 vendors. Free mineral kits for kids, both days Free kid's fluorescent mineral hunt Friday 8 PM Field collecting trip Saturday, 9 AM Free wire wrapping classes Sunday Amethyst Cathedral drawing 2 PM Sunday; contact William DeLorraine, (315) 775-6286; Email: WDELLIE@GMAIL.COM; Website: Stlawrencecountymineralclub.org

24-25FREEPORT, NEW YORK: Show and sale; Kaleidoscope Gem Shows; Freeport Recreation Center, 130 E Merrick Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4:30; $6; $5 with this notice. Children under 12 free with adult; This show features dealers selling minerals, fossils, gemstones, jewelry, and beads. Come see our beautiful displays. Chat with the dealers about their items. Select incredible minerals and fossils as well as handcrafted silver and gold jewelry and also beautiful strands of beads; contact Evelyn Gose, (631) 271-8411; Email: evelyn_gose@kaleidoscopegemshows.com; Website: kaleidoscopegemshows.com

24-25ARCADIA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Pasadena Lapidary Society; Arcadia Masonic Center, 50 W. Duarte Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission & Parking; Our 64th Annual Gem and Mineral Show with Dealers selling everything rock, gem, geology, lapidary and jewelry-related. Sand Scoop and Wheel of Fortune for the kids, grab bags, silent auction, demonstrations, minerals, gemstones and lapidary exhibits, prize raffle, snack bar; contact Marcia Goetz, (626) 260-7239; Email: marcia.pls.emails@gmail.com; Website: www.pasadenalapidary.org

24-25EAST PEORIA, ILLINOIS: Show and sale; Geology Section of Peoria Academy of Science; EastSide Center, #1 EastSide Drive; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission and Parking; 60th Annual Show Dealers of Gemstones, Minerals, Fossils, Jewelry, Slabs, Carving and Knapping. Demonstrators of Fluorescent Minerals, Black light Display, Wire Wrapping, Geode Cracking, Cabochon Cutting and Polishing. Kid's area, Silent Auctions, Door Prizes, Mid-West Federation meeting; contact Sandi Lawson, Show Chair; Email: bixbite62@gmail.com; Website: www.pasgeology.com

24-25HONOLULU, HAWAII: Annual show; Rock & Mineral Society of Hawaii; Hyatt Regency Waikiki, 2424 Kalakaua Ave; Sat. 10-7, Sun. 9-5; FREE; This show is organized and hosted by the Rock & Mineral Society of Hawai’i and features 100% local vendors. As always our Hawaiʻi Rock and Mineral Shows are open to the public with free admission. Validated ($10) hotel parking for show attendees. A showcase of Hawaiian minerals will be on display; contact Matthew Martin; Email: info@naturalhistorylab.com; Website: http://rockandmineralsocietyofhawaii.org

August 2024-September 2024

29-1TUCSON, ARIZONA: Annual show; JOGS Tucson Fall Gem & Jewelry Show; Tucson Expo Center, 750 E Irvington Rd; daily 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Registered Buyers: FREE - General Admission: $20 - Proof of Military: FREE - Children: No children under 14 admitted; The JOGS Gem & Jewelry Show, one of the largest trade shows in the Americas, in the fall of 2023. This highly anticipated event is the perfect opportunity for manufacturers, wholesalers, and brands to showcase their latest designs and products during a critical buying and restocking season; contact Yelena Masenko, (213) 629-3030; Email: advertising@jogsshow.com; Website: www.jogsshow.com

30-1ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA: Retail show; H & R Gemshows; The Coliseum, 535 4th Avenue N; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, Teens and Veterans $4, Children 12 and under Free. Admission good for all three days; Over 15,000 SF of Fabulous vendors in a spectacular historical setting! Fine and Artisan Jewelers, Gemstones, Crystals, Minerals, Beads, Fossils and so much more! Bench jeweler, geodes, something for everyone; contact Jerri Heer, (419) 344-9999; Email: hrgemshows@gmail.com; Website: hrgemshows.com

30-1COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc; 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, fashion accessories & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

30-2RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA: Retail show; Treasures of the Earth, Inc; North Carolina State Fairgrounds, 4285 Trinity Rd; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5, Mon. 10-4; Adults $8, sixteen and under free; There will be jewelry of all types, custom faceted-gemstones, beads, crystals, minerals, and fossils. A wire-wrapper will be present to design jewelry and wrap stones on site; contact Ellen White, (804) 642-2011; Email: Ellen.White@TreasuresOfTheEarth.com; Website: www.TreasuresOfTheEarth.com

30-2HENDERSONVILLE, NORTH DAKOTA: Annual show; Henderson County Gem and Mineral Society; Whitmire Activity Center, 310 Lily Pond Rd; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-6, Mon. 10-5; $5 children under 12 free with adult; Exhibits, demos. vendors, refreshments and hourly door prizes; contact Diane M Lapp, (828) 775-8098; Email: dlapp_2000@yahoo.com; Website: HCGMS.com

31-1HANFORD, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; WonderVision Wellness; Hanford Civic Center, 400 N Douty St; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Community Event, Families, Adults, Seniors, Children; 9th Annual Hanford Gem & Mineral Show. Labor Day Weekend 2024 Diverse and knowledgeable Vendors who provide an educational experience of Gems and Minerals, Fossils. This year we will have amazing local Artists and Healers who share their knowledge with us. Outdoor Food Trucks and Music; contact Michelle Rowsey, (559) 509-9484; Email: wondervisionwellness@gmail.com; Website: wondervisionwellness.com

31-1FT. WORTH, TEXAS: Annual show; CERA Gem Mineral and Glass Club; CERA, 3300 Bryant Irvin Rd; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission & Parking; The Panther City Expo will showcase all manor of handmade Jewelry, Metalsmithing, Glass works, Rough minerals and slabs, fossils and related arts and crafts. There will be demonstrations, silent auction and a bake sale; contact Carla Lacey, (682) 552-0155; Email: laceycarla123@gmail.com; Website: www.facebook.com/CERAfortworth; https://cera-fw.org/gem-mineral-glass/home/registration/

September 2024

6-8WINSTON-SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; The Forsyth Gem & Mineral Club, Inc; Winston-Salem Fairgrounds Education Building, 412 27th Street NW; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $ 3 - Children thru grade 12 free with accompanying adult - school groups contact show chairman for group info; Information can also be found on our Facebook page - Forsyth Gem, Mineral, Fossil, Jewelry Show; contact W. Arvil Marion - Show Chairman; Email: mariona1@yadtel.net; Website: www.forsythgemclub.com

6-8BOWLING GREEN, FLORIDA: Annual show; Toledo Gem and Rockhound Club; Wood County Fairgrounds Pratt Pavilion, 13800 W Poe Rd; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; $6 per person, 12 and under Free, Scouts in Uniform Free, $12 for 3-day Pass; Largest Gem and Mineral Show in Northwest Ohio. Over 30,000sf of fabulous vendors, displays, club activities, children’s area and more. Door Prizes, Scholarship Raffle. Free Parking Discount coupon available on Facebook page; contact Jerri Heer, (419) 344-9999; Email: jheerx6@aol.com; Website: Rockyreader.com

6-8GREENFIELD , INDIANA: Annual show; 500 Earth Sciences Club; Hancock County 4-H Fairgrounds, 620 N. Apple Street; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission and Parking; 47th Annual Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show. Dealers in Fossils, Minerals, Gems and Jewelry. Silent Auctions, Door Prizes and Much, Much More. Children’s Area; contact Brian Mercer, (317) 459-1572; Email: bkremercer@gmail.com; Website: 500earthsciencesclub.org

6-8IRONDALE, ALABAMA: Annual show; Alabama Mineral and Lapidary Society; Irondale Civic Center, 3521 Ratliff Road; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, Teens $3, 12 and under Free; Visiting artists and collectors are featured at 100-plus tables; contact Rhonda Jordan , (205) 542-7054; Email: info@lapidaryclub.com; Website: www.lapidaryclub.com

7-8NEW MILFORD, CONNECTICUT: Annual show; Danbury Mineralogical Society, Inc; New Milford High School, 388 Danbury Road (Rt 7); Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Admission CASH only: $5 adults, $4 seniors and full time-students w/ID. Free admission for kids 11 and under and Scouts in uniform; Hourly door prizes, Grand prize drawn at end of show. Grab bags, club info, display cases, specimen identification; contact Elizabeth A Triano; Email: lizziewriter@comcast.net

7-8FRYEBURG , MAINE: Annual show; Saco Valley Gem and Mineral Club; Fryeburg Fairground, Route 5; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; $4 adults, $2 seniors, children under 12 free; Mineral Dealers, Gems, Crystals, Fossils and Jewelry. Games, Demos, Door Prizes and Raffles. Silent Auctions all day. Maine Mineral Museum display - Hold the Moon and Mars; contact Bob York; Email: quartzhunter@aol.com

7-8ORLANDO, FLORIDA: Show and sale; Central Florida Mineral & Gem Society, Inc; Florida National Guard Armory, 2809 S. Fern Creek Ave; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Adults $6, Kids $3, Scouts in uniform Free; Central Florida Mineral & Gem Society, Inc., a non-profit 501(C)3 educational organization is hosting a Rock, Mineral, Gem, Jewelry & Fossil Show with Vendors offering rocks, minerals, gemstones, fossils, beads, jewelry, artifacts, etc. Silent auction, door prizes and demonstrations; contact Salvatore Sansone, (321) 278-9294; Email: ssfossilhunter@aol.com; Website: www.cfmgs.org

14-14ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS: Annual show; Rock River Valley Gem and Mineral Society; A-American Companies, 1665 Elmwood Rd; Sat. 9:30-3:30; Free admission and free parking; Outdoor event. Rain or shine. Rocks, minerals, fossils and jewelry. Kid’s activities. Spaces 10 ft. x 10 ft. $25 each; contact Dave Reese; Email: rrvgms@gmail.com

14-15PINE ISLAND, NEW YORK: Annual show; Area 51 Miners; Blue Arrow Farm, 86 Glenwood Rd; Sat. 11-6, Sun. 10-4; $10 a day for adults, $5 for kids; The Earthbling Festival a family-friendly event that combines the beauty of geological wonders with the energy of live music! Join us for a day filled with fascinating exhibits, dazzling gemstones, and the rhythmic beats of rock-infused tunes; contact Earthbling Festival, (973) 865-2793; Email: earthblingfestival@gmail.com; Website: www.earthblingfestival.com/

14-15RENO, NEVADA: Annual show; Reno Gem and Mineral Society; Grand Sierra Resort, 2500 E. Second St, Silver State Pavilion Room; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $10 Kids under 12 Free, Parking Free, Children's Gift; Free parking, door prizes, raffle, 40 Displays and 40+ Dealers, Silent Auction, Wheel of Fortune for children's free gift, Demonstrations: Lapidary, Silver Crafting, Beading, Wire Wrap; Kids Corner, Fluorescent Display; contact Patrick Davis; Email: cyndavis13@gmail.com; Website: www.renogms.org

20-22RICHMOND, VIRGINIA: Retail show; Treasures of the Earth, Inc; Richmond Raceway Complex, 600 E Laburnum Ave; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $8, sixteen and under free; There will jewelry of all types, custom faceted-gemstones, and beads. The crystals, minerals, and fossils range from reasonably priced specimens to museum quality specimens. The Richmond Gem and Mineral Society will be present with displays of Virginia rocks and minerals and of dinosaur bones; contact Ellen White, (804) 642-2011; Email: Ellen.White@TreasuresOfTheEarth.com; Website: www.TreasuresOfTheEarth.com

20-22PAYSON, ARIZONA: Annual show; Payson Rimstones Rock Club; Mazatzal Hotel & Casino, HWY 87 Mile Marker 251; Fri. 1-6, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3 Friday, $5 Sat-Sun, Kids under 13 Free; The club sponsors an education center for children and adults with a geologist to answer questions, a spinning wheel, a fluorescent display, and a treasure hunt. A silent auction, raffle prizes, and door prizes are also offered. Proceeds go to STEM scholarships for area students; contact Becky Bagshaw, (928) 476-3419; Email: paysonrimstones@aol.com; Website: rimstonesrockclub.org

20-22LINCOLN, MISSOURI: Annual show; Mozarkite Society of Lincoln, Inc; Lincoln City Park, 2 blocks east of Bullseye; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-3; Free Admission; Public digs for Mozarkite during show; contact Pam Radu, (660) 287-5557

20-22FISHERSVILLE, VIRGINIA: Annual show; Shenandoah Valley Gem & Mineral Society; The Augusta Expo, 277 Expo Road; Fri. 2-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; $5 for Adults / $3 for Students & Seniors / Children age twelve & under & Scouts/Military in uniform admitted free; The SVGMS Gem & Mineral show is a Shenandoah Valley tradition. This year will be its 56th presentation - the club’s show team has gone to great lengths to make it bigger and better than ever. Plan on coming out to see our vendors, displays & features for the whole family to enjoy; contact Scott Gregory, (727) 542-9723; Email: sgregory357@hotmail.com; Website: https://tinyurl.com/SVGMS-Show-2024

20-22SANDY, UTAH: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc; Mountain America Exposition 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, pearls, minerals, fashion accessories & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop. For more info, visit www.gemfaire.com or call (503) 252-8300 or email: info@gemfaire.com; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

21-22OSHKOSH, WISCONSIN: Annual show; Oshkosh Earth Science Club; Sunnyview Exposition Center, 500 E County Rd. Y; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults - $2 Kids under 12 Free; Member Displays - Demonstrations Rocks, Minerals, Fossils, Jewelry Over 20 Vendors filling over 80 Tables Door Prizes - Raffles Fun Children's Area; contact Michael Lenz; Email: 2817@sbcglobal.net; Website: www.facebook.com/people/Oshkosh-Earth-Science-Club/100064428711904/

21-22POUGHKEEPSIE, NEW YORK: Show and sale; Mid-Hudson Valley Gem & Mineral Society, Inc; Gold's Gym & Family Sports Center, 258 Titusville Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, Seniors / Students $4, Children Under 12 FREE With Adult; 30 Dealers; Six Free Rocks for Kids at "Glitter Mountain"; Sluice at "Garnet Gulch" for treasure; Earth Science "Scavenger Hunt" for HS Students; Lapidary Demonstrations; Fluorescent Mineral display; "The World of Crystals" - displays by MHVG&MS and Vassar Geology Museum; Wholesale Dealers; contact Linda Wuest, (845) 626-7136; Email: garnet327@hvc.rr.com; Website: www.mhvgms.org

21-22NASHVILLE, INDIANA: Annual show; Brown County Rock & Mineral Club, Inc; Brown County 4-H Fairgrounds, 802 Memorial Drive; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; Mineral Displays, Kids activities, Silent Auction, Door prizes, Rock identification; contact Rhonda Dunn, (812) 320-6237; Email: bcrmc2010@gmail.com; Website: www.facebook.com/groups/125260491396522

21-22IRVINE, KENTUCKY: Retail show; Southeast Kentucky Gem, Mineral & Fossil Club; Estil Co. Schools Central Office Gymnasium, 253 Main Street; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Free; contact David Davis, (606) 481-0868; Email: kyrockclub@gmail.com; Website: https://www.facebook.com/kentuckygem/

27-29CLARKDALE, ARIZONA: Annual show; Mingus Gem & Mineral Club; Clark Memorial Clubhouse Auditorium, 19 N. Ninth Street; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Free; Daily raffles. Dealers offering geode-splitting demonstrations, agates, fossils, gems, beads, findings, cabochons, crystals, rock slabs, tumble-polished minerals, handcrafted jewelry, carvings and unique gift items; Kids' Corner offers free mineral specimens for children 12 and under; contact Bill Hedglin; Email: billkarin3@q.com; Website: www.mingusgem.club/

28-29LUBBOCK, TEXAS: Show and sale; Lubbock Gem and Mineral Society; Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, 1501 Mac Davis Lane; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-4; $5 Age 12 and up, $3 age 6 - 12, 5 and under free; Everything you would see at a typical Gem show, but ours is bigger and better, Lol. Preaching to the choir here, but you know what to expect, lot's of dealers, door prizes, grand prizes, big kids area, florescent tent, displays, demonstrations, presentations, and an all around good time; contact Walt Beneze, (806) 797-5832; Email: walt@lubbockgemandmineral.org; Website: www.lubbockgemandmineral.org

28-29SOUTH SIOUX CITY, NEBRASKA: Annual show; Siouxland Gem and Mineral Society; Cottonwood Inn, 4401 Dakota Ave; Sat. 9-4, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; 57th Annual Rainbow of Gems Show! Door Prizes!! Gem mine! Spin The Wheel!!! Silent Auction; contact Katherine Koskovich , (712) 253-5479; Email: Klkoskovich@gmail.com

28-29HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Central Pennsylvania Rock and Mineral Club; Zembo Shrine Auditorium, 2801 N. Third St; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Admission: $6 or $5 with Postcard/Ad; 58th Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show; contact Brittany Martin; Website: rockandmineral.org/

October 2024

4-6ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO: Annual show; Jay Penn; Expo NM State Fairgrounds, 300 San Pedro NE; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; Free Admission; At Expo NM State Fairgrounds in the Creative Arts Bldg. Enter at Gate 3 @ 300 San Pedro and Copper. 70 dealers, mineral specimens, rough, slabs, jewelry, cabochons, beads; contact Jay Penn, (505) 883-4195; Email: jaypenn246@gmail.com; Website: abqfallshow.wix.com/abq-fall-show

4-6PLANT CITY, FLORIDA: Retail show; H & R Gem Shows; Sadye Gibbs Community Center, 1601 E Dr MLK Jr Drive; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, Teens and Veterans $4, Children 12 and under Free, Admission good for all three days; 15,000 SF of fabulous vendors of Fine and Artisan Jewelry, Gemstones, Crystals, Beads, Rocks and Specimens, Fossils and so much more! Find something for everyone! Bench Jeweler, Geodes, Grand Prize Drawing; contact Jerri Heer, (419) 344-9999; Email: hrgemshows@gmail.com; Website: hrgemshows.com

4-6VIRGINIA BEACH, VIRGINIA: Retail show; Treasures of the Earth, Inc; Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th St; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $8, sixteen and under free; In addition to crystals, minerals, fossils, jewelry, beads and pearls, there will be displays of Virginia rocks and minerals, lapidary arts demonstrations and geode cutting by the two Gem and Mineral societies of the area. A gemologist will also be available for appraisals; contact Ellen White, (804) 642-2011; Email: Ellen.White@TreasuresOfTheEarth.com; Website: www.TreasuresOfTheEarth.com

4-6SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc; 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, fashion accessories & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop. For more info, visit www.gemfaire.com or call (503) 252-8300 or email: info@gemfaire.com; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

5-6EAST MOLINE, ILLINOIS: Annual show; Worthen Earth Searchers; Rock Island County Fairgrounds, 4200 Archer Drive; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; $1, children under 12 are free; Over 30 indoor and outdoor vendors offering handcrafted jewelry, rocks, gems, fossils and minerals. Enjoy our great raffles and famous silent auction! Look for our vendors providing wire-wrapping and gem setting while you wait, holistic healing stones, a gem mining sluice and geode cracking; contact Mike Shumate, (217) 219-2315; Email: cc31068@yahoo.com; Website: worthenearthsearchers.org

5-6SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS: Annual show; LOESS Lincoln Orbit Earth Science Society; James Orr Building, Illinois State Fairgrounds; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $2, Seniors and students $1, Children under 12 free; Large Children Section with build a rock collection and other activities. Silent Auction, Door prizes, Dealer with Geode Cracking. The exploration journey requires sign-up; contact Ed Wagner, Show Chairman, (309) 838-7782; Email: LOESSpresident@gmail.com; Website: www.loess.org/

5-6JEFFERSON, WISCONSIN: Annual show; Rock River Valley Geological Society; Jefferson County Fair Park, 503 N. Jackson Ave; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Freewill Offering; Demonstrations Lapidary and Wire wrapping. Children's Activity Area. Mineral, Fossil, Gemstone and Jewelry Dealers; contact Steven Streich, (608) 655-1011; Email: srockshop@gmail.com; Website: www.stevensrockshop.com

5-6PORT MOODY, BRITISH COLUMBIA: Annual show; Port Moody Rock & Gem Club; Kyle Centre, 125 Kyle Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Admission is by donation; Dealers, displays, demonstrations and games for the kids including spin & win and gem panning; contact Andrew Danneffel; Email: adanneffel@atomation.com; Website: www.portmoody.rocks

5-6RALSTON, NEBRASKA: Annual show; Nebraska Mineral and Gem Club; Liberty First Credit Union Arena Banquet Hall, 7300 Q St; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4; adults $6, students 12-18 and Seniors $4, under 12 free; Demonstrations & Dealers, Kids Activities, Displays. Check out the Gems & Jewelry, Fossils & Minerals, Rock Paintings and Carvings, Rough rock, slabs and tumbling mix. Proceeds go to help college geology students with field camps; contact Tammy Jeanneret, (402) 873-6515; Email: tjeanneret@hughes.net; Website: nerockgem.org

5-6SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS: Annual show; Lincoln Orbit Earth Science Society (LOESS); Orr Building, Illinois State Farigrounds, 6 4H Road; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $2 for adults, $1 for seniors, kids 12 and under free; We have a wide range of dealers, demonstrators, exhibits, kid's activities (fossil dig, spin and win, touch and feel, egg carton collection), silent auction, Springfield Maker Space, flint knapping, geode cracking, concessions, and much more. We also have our very own escape room; contact Mary Boesdorfer, (217) 414-0033; Email: loesspublicity@gmail.com; Website: www.loess.org

5-6CABOT, ARKANSAS: Annual show; Central Arkansas Gem, Mineral and Geology Society; Veterans Park Event Center, 508 North Lincoln Street; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; 13 and over $3 per day, Scouts in uniform free; contact Barbara Champagne, , (501) 258-2576; Email: barbara.champagne@live.com; Website: www.centralarrockhound.org

11-13PANAMA CITY, FLORIDA: Retail show; H & R Gem Shows; Central Panhandle Fairgrounds, 2230 15th St; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, Teens and Veterans $4, Children 12 and under Free, Admission good for all three days; About 10,000 SF of Fabulous vendors of Fine and Artisan Jewelry, Gemstones, Crystals, Specimens, Beads, Rough Rock and Fossils and so much more! Something for everyone; contact Jerri Heer, (419) 344-9999; Email: hrgemshows@gmail.com; Website: hrgemshows.com

11-13HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA: Annual show; Huntsville Gem & Mineral Society; Jaycee Community Center, 1280 Airport Road; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $3, Weekend $5, Kids $1 or free, Free Parking; Precious and semiprecious stones, beads, fossils, minerals, custom jewelry, art objects, and lapidary materials and equipment of every type and price. Kid's educational opportunities, hands-on activities, mining flume, fossil hunt, geode cracking. Displays, drawings, Food service; contact Lowell Zoller, (256) 534-8803; Email: Lzol@comcast.net; Website: www. huntsvillegms.org

11-13BUCKEYE, ARIZONA: Annual show; West Valley Rock and Mineral Club/10th Annual Helzarockin'; Buckeye Equestrian & Events Center, 10300 S Miller Road; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-2; Aduls $4, kids under 13 free; rocks, gems, minerals, fossils, jewelry, beads, slabs, cabs, scavenger hunt, rock painting, gold panning, food & drink vendors, FREE PARKING; contact Nikolle Dougherty, (619) 277-6268; Email: Nwertel@yahoo.com; Website: Westvalleymineral@gmail.com

11-13LOGAN, UTAH: Annual show; Cache Rock and Gem Club; Cache County Event Center, 450 S 500 W; Fri. 10-7, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 10-5; Adults $3, Families $10, 12 and under free; Our show has Rocks, Minerals, Fossils, Jewelry, Displays, Educational Exhibits, Demonstrators, Supplies, Vendors, Fabulous Fluorescence and Door prizes. Activities for the kids include: Wheel of Fortune, Mystery Bags and Gem Hunt; contact Brett Fonnsbeck; Email: crgc.showmanager@gmail.com; Website: cacherockandgemclub.com

11-13MOUNT IDA, ARKANSAS: Annual show; Mount Ida Gem, Mineral & Craft Show; Outdoor Show in the Triangle field, 1210 Hwy 270 E; Fri. 11-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Free Admision Free Parking; "Quartz Capital Of the World", Gemstones, Crystals, Mineral Specimens from Around the World, Fossils, Hand Crafted Jewelry, Lapidary, Home Made Jellies, Arts & Crafts, Food Vendors, Dig Piles for The Kids to Find their Own Treasures for Free Vending Opportunity Available Outdoor Event; contact Chris Wood, (870) 490-2997; Email: bearisgrateful@gmail.com

11-13COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc; 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, fashion accessories & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop. For more info, visit www.gemfaire.com or call (503) 252-8300 or email: info@gemfaire.com; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

12-13FAIRFIELD, IOWA: Show and sale; Sac & Fox Lapidary Club; Jefferson County Fair Grounds, 2606 W Burlington Ave; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Free admission; Fossil dig for kids; contact Steve Mitchell; Email: Mitchell1972@comcast.net

12-13REDWOOD CITY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Peninsula Gem and Geology Society and the Sequoia Gem and Mineral Society; Community Activities Building, 1400 Rosevelt Avenue; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; $5, children under 12 Free; Rocks, Minerals, Fossils, Gems, Jewelry, Beads, Demonstrations, Kids Activities; contact Cliff Imprescia; Email: cci@pacbell.net

12-13SIERRA VISTA, ARIZONA: Annual show; Huachuca Mineral & Gem Club, Inc; The Mall at Sierra Vista, 2200 El Mercado Loop; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Free; 50th Annual Show! Geode sales and cutting; Displays of fluorescent minerals, minerals of Arizona, and fossils of Cochise County; contact Maudie E. Bailey, (520) 249-1541; Email: gmbailey@msn.com; Website: hmgc.site/

12-13TEMPLE, TEXAS: Annual show; Tri-City Gem and Mineral Society; Frank W. Mayborn Civic and Convention Center, 3301 N. 3rd Street; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; $5 Adults, $3 13-17 years, children free when with adult or guardian; Vendors galore with a wide variety of rough, slabs, fossils, jewelry, rock-related clothing, rock lamps. New children's activities based on our theme, "ROCK RUSTLERS," wear western stuff; contact Lois Ruth Rolston, (254) 718-2559; Email: lrolston@hot.rr.com

12-13REDWOOD CITY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Sequoia Gem & Mineral Society and Peninsula Gem and Geology Society; Redwood City Community Activities Building, 1400 Roosevelt Ave; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; $5 and kids under 12 are free; Rocks, Minerals, Fossils, Crystals, Beads, Gems and Jewelry, Educational Demonstrations and Free Rocks for Kids; contact Cathy Phalan, (650) 743-7447; Email: catphalen@comcast.net; Website: sequoiagemandmineralsociety.org. OR Pggs.org

12-13SIGNAL HILL, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Long Beach Mineral and Gem Society; Signal Hill Public Library, 1800 E Hill Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free; Vendors, Displays and Lapidary Demonstrations, Kid's Activities, Raffle and more; contact Karin Alvarez, (562) 253-1390; Email: lbmineralgemsociety@gmail.com; Website: lbmineralgem.org

12-13TOPEKA, KANSAS: Annual show; The Topeka Gem & Mineral Society; Stormont Vail Event Agricultural Hall, 17th & Topeka Blvd; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adult $6, Students (13-17) $2, Child under 13 with Adult FREE Coupon $1 off available. Cash only at door; Vendors, Demonstrations, Silent Auctions, Raffle, Juniors area, Speakers, Lots of activities for children; contact Millie Mowrey, (785) 267-2849; Email: rock2plate@aol.com; Website: www.topekagms.org

18-20DANVILLE, INDIANA: Annual show; Indianapolis Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show; Hendricks County Fairgrounds, 1900 East Main Street; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-4; 18 and older: $8, 11-17: $2, 10 and under: Free; Featuring the finest Gems, Minerals, Jewelry, Fossils, Meteorites and Beads from Around The World; contact Alan Koch; Email: agmjs3@gmail.com; Website: www.americangemshow.com

18-20AUSTIN, TEXAS: Annual show; Austin Gem and Mineral Society (AGMS); Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Rd; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $8, Seniors and Military ID $7, Ages 13-18 $2, Children ages 12 and under free; Over 30 vendors of jewelry, beads, gemstones, minerals, crystals, fossils & spheres. Exhibits, Silent auction Sat & Sun, demos in faceting, cabbing, and wire wrapping. Theme is Turquoise. For $1 each: Gem Mine, Wheel of Fortune or Jewelry Making. Door prizes Sat and Sun. Grand Prizes Sun; contact Laird Fowler, (512) 458-9546; Email: showchariman@austingemandmineral.org; Website: www.agms-tx.or

18-20DEL MAR, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc; 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, fashion accessories & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop. For more info, visit www.gemfaire.com or call (503) 252-8300 or email: info@gemfaire.com; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

19-20SEDONA, ARIZONA: Annual show; Sedona Gem and Mineral Club; Sedona Red Rock HS, Hwy 89A and Upper Red Rock Loop Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, Kids 12 and under Free, Cash Only; 46 Vendors with all types of slabs, rough and specimens as well as Jewelry artists and supplies; contact Marge Schwartz, (928) 203-0356; Email: bschwar13@msn.com; Website: sedonagemandmineral.org

19-20SANFORD, FLORIDA: Annual show; Florida Fossil Hunters; Sanford Civic Center, 401 E. Seminole Blvd; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; $5/adult; $1/child; Fossils, rocks, minerals, artifacts, children’s area, exhibits, supplies, silent auctions; contact Valerie First, (407) 721-0481; Website: Www.floridafossilhunters.com

19-20SANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Santa Rosa Mineral & Gem Society; Santa Rosa Vets Hall, 1351 Maple Ave.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $8/Adults Kids 12 & under Free; Free Parking. Fun kids activities, silent auctions, Fluorescent minerals, displays, demonstrations, Scavenger Hunt along with minerals, gemstones, crystals, beads, slabs and rough material; contact Jolene Coon, (707) 849-9551; Email: jolene4srmgs@sonic.net; Website: SRMGS.org

19-20SANTA CLARA, NEW MEXICO: Annual show; Grant County Rolling Stones Gem & Mineral Society; Santa Clara National Guard Armory, 11990 US-180; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free; Please join us for our 39th Annual Gem & Mineral Show: Rocktoberfest! Our annual show has moved to a new date and venue but we'll still have all our exciting attractions and educational displays. Stay tuned for more details; contact Brenda Holzinger; Email: grantcountyrollingstones@gmail.com; Website: rollingstonesgms.blogspot.com/

25-27OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA: Annual show; Oklahoma Mineral & Gem Society; State Fair Park: Modern Living Bldg, 608 Kiamichi Place; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; $8 for Adults; Children under 12 - Free; Hosting the Rocky Mountain Federation of Mineralogical Societies this Year! Annual Mineral & Gem show in central Oklahoma with 40 vendors offering tons of Treasures of the Earth to see and purchase. Gems, crystals, fossils, artisan jewelry, tools and rough rock will be available. Prizes, auctions etc; contact Doug Pollitt; Email: douglas.pollitt@yahoo.com

25-27CRANBROOK, BRITISH COLUMBIA: Show and sale; Cranbrook Rock & Lapidary Club; The Colombo Hall, 2550 - 8th Avenue South; Fri. 3-9, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-3; $5 Adults, $4 Seniors & Students, $20 Maximum for Family, Children Under 12 Free; Show and Sale, Children's programs and ample free parking; contact Guy Santucci, (250) 919-2441; Email: gsantucci@telus.net; Website: cranbrooklapidaryclub.ca/

25-27SANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc; 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, fashion accessories & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop. For more info, visit www.gemfaire.com or call (503) 252-8300 or email: info@gemfaire.com; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

26-27CRYSTAL, MINNESOTA: Annual show; Anoka County Gem & Mineral Club; Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Dr. N; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free; voluntary donation; contact Martha Miss, (651) 459-0343; Email: martha@rock-biz.biz

26-27FREEPORT, NEW YORK: Show and sale; Kaleidoscope Gem Shows; Freeport Recreation Center, 130 E Merrick Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4:30; $6; $5 with this notice. Children under 12 free with adult; The show features dealers selling minerals, fossils, gemstones jewelry, and beads. Come see the beautiful displays. Chat with the dealers about their items. You can personally select incredible minerals and fossils as well as handcrafted silver and gold jewelry and also beautiful strands of beads; contact Evelyn Gose, (631) 271-8411; Email: evelyn_gose@kaleidoscopegemshows.com; Website: kaleidoscopegemshoes.com

26-27SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI: Annual show; Ozarks Gem & Mineral Society, Inc; Springfield Expo Center, 635 E. St. Louis Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4:30; $5 per person; family pass $20; 4 & under are free; This is an annual indoor gem and mineral show with fun for all ages with rocks, gems, minerals, display pieces, jewelry, geode cracking, novelties, collector pieces, and more; contact Mark Northrup, (417) 597-4657; Email: ogms.1957@gmail.com; Website: www.omgms.rocks

26-27GREENVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Southeastern Mineral Specimens; Greenville Convention Center, One Exposition Drive; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; $10 Adults, kids 12 and under free! Wristband good for both days; Open to the public, this show brings together over 2 dozen professional dealers, who will have all manner of items of geological origin available for purchase! Items are from all over the world, with an emphasis on regional finds. Several dealers just returning from buying at the major Tucson Show; contact Mark E. P. Woods, (706) 296-9467; Email: imineral@bellsouth.net; Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/876943940893270

26-27EVANSVILLE, INDIANA: Annual show; Evansville Lapidary Society; C.K. Newsome Center, 100 E Walnut Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, Kids under 12 Free; Join us the last weekend of October for the largest lapidary show in Southwest Indiana. We will have specimens from all over the world from over 20 vendors as well as educational activities and free rocks for kids. There will also be raffles and door prizes; contact Nancy Jones Dassell, (812) 453-4990; Email: evansvillelapidary1304@gmail.com

October 2024-November 2024

31-3SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; JOGS Sand Diego Gem & Jewelry Show; San Diego Convention Center, 111 Harbor Dr; daily 10-5, Sun. 9-3; Registered Buyers: FREE - General Admission - $20 - Proof of Military: FREE - Children: No Children under 14 will be admitted; JOGS San Diego Gem & Jewelry Trade Show is the leading West Coast gem and jewelry trade event perfectly timed for buyers looking to restock for the busy holiday season; contact Yelena Masenko, (213) 629-3030; Email: advertising@jogsshow.com; Website: https://jogsshow.com/

November 2024

1-3LAS VEGAS, NEVADA: Show and sale; Southern Nevada Gem & Mineral Society; Santa Fe Hotel & Casino, 4949 North Rancho Dr; Fri. 1-7, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Adults $10, Accompanied children under 18 are Free; The Viva Las Vegas Rocks show will feature spectacular rocks, minerals, handmade jewelry, and education. There will be kid’s activities, displays, demonstrations, vendor booths, silent auctions and door prizes; contact Orville Weimers, (702) 243-2477; Email: SNGMSshowchair@gmail.com; Website: www.SNVGMS.org

1-3EUGENE, OREGON: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc; Lane 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, fashion accessories & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop. For more info, visit www.gemfaire.com or call (503) 252-8300 or email: info@gemfaire.com; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

2-3OAKS, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Tuscarora Lapidary Society; The Greater Philadelphia EXPO Center, 100 Station Avenue; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, Children under 12 years $1, 2-day adult tickets $9. Boy/Girl Scouts in uniform with adult Scoutmaster admitted free; 2024 will be the 55th year that Tuscarora Lapidary Society hosts its annual fine gem, jewelry and mineral show Gemarama. This show features many vendors, educational and competitive exhibit cases, a lapidary arts demonstration area and children's activities; contact Linda Green; Email: tuscaroralapidary@gmail.com; Website: www.lapidary.org

2-3AMARILLO, TEXAS: Annual show; Golden Spread Gem, Mineral & Treasure Society; Amarillo Civic Center, 401 S. Buchanan; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $5 Adults, under 13, first responders and Boy Scouts in uniform get in Free; Golden Spread Gem, Mineral & Treasure Society 62nd Annual Show, Hourly Door prizes, Grand Prize and Silent Auction; contact Shanna Smith, (806) 570-7550; Email: ss3762@yahoo.com; Website: goldenspreadgemmineraltreasuresociety.com

2-3SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; San Diego Mineral & Gem Society; Liberty Station Conference Center, 2600 Laning Rd; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission and Free Parking; We have 20 plus dealers with unique mineral specimens, quality gems (rough, cut, loose, and set in fine silver or gold), and fossils from around the world. There's a kid's zone, showcase displays and demonstrations as well as FREE gem and mineral ID (limit 10 minerals). Only Service Animals Allowed; contact LuAnn H Benton, (858) 945-4762; Email: luannz@att.net

8-10GRAY, TENNESSEE: Annual show; Kingsport Gems & Minerals Club; Appalachian Fairgrounds, Building #1, 100 Lakeview Street; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 12-5; $3 for adults & $1 for students, Children 6 & under free; contact Gene Backlund; Email: nrgdad@gmail.com; Website: www.facebook.com/kgmsociety/

8-10PUYALLUP, WASHINGTON: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc; 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, fashion accessories & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop. For more info, visit www.gemfaire.com or call (503) 252-8300 or email: info@gemfaire.com; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

9-10MELBOURNE, FLORIDA: Retail show; Canaveral Mineral and Gem Society; Melbourne Auditorium, 625 E Hibiscus Blvd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; $5. Under 13 is free. $1 off coupon available on website; Retail sales show. Finished jewelry, gemstones, minerals, fossils, crystals, jewelry-making supplies, and more. Just in time for holiday shopping. Fun for all ages. Bring the kids to "Bea's Kidz Digs" to experience rock hounding and take home a souvenir; contact Stacey Marmolejo, (651) 492-1053; Email: paradeofgems.melbourne@gmail.com; Website: https://www.canaveral-mgs.com

9-10ANSONIA, CONNECTICUT: Annual show; East Coast Gem & Mineral Society; Emmett Obrien Technical High School, 141 Prindle Avenue; Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 10-4; $6 adults, $3 Veterans, Kids under 12 are Free with paying adult; *Admission $5 if you like/follow our FB, or Instagram or RSVP to our events page *Dealers we may have a few booths left. *Join us for “Let’s ROCK Southern CT” Crystal, Fossil, Gem, Jewelry, Lapidary, Metaphysical, & Mineral Show. Kids workshop is no charge they will reveal crystals to have; contact Crystal Moon, (203) 581-3691; Email: info@eastcoastgemandmineralsociety.org; Website: eastcoastgemandmineralsociet28.godaddysites.com/

9-10FREEPORT, ILLINOIS: Annual show; Northwest Illinois Rock Club; Fraternal Order of Eagles / Freeport Aerie #679, 1200 West Galena Avenue; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Free admission for all!; 10-11 different vendors. Club Table. Kid's Area. Geode cracking (buy one or bring your own). Demonstrators include: gem tree making, flint knapping, wire wrapping, cabbing. Food and ATM available on-site. Kids can earn $1 to spend at the show. Easy access and parking; contact Brian Green; Email: bgreen57@hotmail.com; Website: www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100087039216386

15-17RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA: Retail show; Treasures of the Earth, Inc; North Carolina State Fairgrounds, 4285 Trinity Rd; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $8, sixteen and under free; There will be jewelry of all types, custom faceted-gemstones, beads, crystals, minerals, and fossils. A wire-wrapper will be present to design jewelry and wrap stones on site; contact Ellen White, (804) 642-2011; Email: Ellen.White@TreasuresOfTheEarth.com; Website: www.TreasuresOfTheEarth.com

15-17LEBANON, PENNSYLVANIA: Wholesale and retail show; Mid-Atlantic Gem and Mineral Association/dba Gem Miner's Holiday Show; Lebanon PA Expo and Fairgrounds, 80 Rocherty Rd; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 11-4; $6; children under 12 free. Discount coupon on website; The Gem Miner's Holiday Show is an exhibition of beads, fine jewelry, gems, minerals, fossils, gift and craft items. Two Wholesale Trade rooms. Hourly and Grand Prize Drawings. In its 17th year. Free and handicapped parking; contact Teresa Schwab, (301) 807-97; Email: eventcoordinator@gem-show.com; Website: www.gem-show.com

15-17HILLSBORO, OREGON: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc; 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, fashion accessories & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop. For more info, visit www.gemfaire.com or call (503) 252-8300 or email: info@gemfaire.com; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

22-24COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA: Annual show; The Columbia, SC Gem & Mineral Society; Jamil Shrine Temple, 206 Jamil Road ; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 12-5; $7 for adults, Twelve & under free. All military & their dependents free with ID Card; Jewelry, beads, loose stones, fossils, minerals, gold, silver, & tools for sale Geodes sold & cut Club member’s rock collections on exhibit & lapidary demonstrations. South Carolina amethyst on display; contact Sue Shrader, (803) 736-9317; Email: sue_shrader@mindspring.com; Website: www.cgms.rocks

23-24BREMERTON, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Kitsap Mineral & Gem Society; Kitsap Fairgrounds & Event Center, 1250 NW Fairgrounds Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Free admission; Come for our Silent Auction, Junior's Activity tables, Demonstrators, Raffle Prizes and so much more; contact Danielle Foss; Email: kmgsfallshow@gmail.com; Website: www.kmgsrockclub.com

23-24MESQUITE, TEXAS: Annual show; Dallas Gem and Mineral Society; Mesquite Convention Center, 1700 Rodeo Drive; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adult-$8, Kids to 12-$4, Family of 4-$20, Vets/Teachers/with ID-$5, Scouts in Uniform-Free; Grand Prize- Silent Auction - Wheel of Fortune - Kids Mine - Raffles - Fluorescent Display - Demonstrations. Free Parking - over 40 vendors - www.facebook.com/dallasgemandmineralsociety; contact Diana Case, (469) 688-4057; Email: dgmscontracts@yahoo.com; Website: dallasgemandmineral.org

23-24LAKESIDE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; El Cajon Valley Gem and Mineral Society; Lakeside Rodeo Grounds, 12584 Mapleview St; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Free Admission and Parking; Gems, Minerals, Fossils, jewelry, Beads and craft vendors. Huge raffle. Kids activities, fun for the whole family; contact Cheryl Boney, (619) 277-4981; Email: cherylboney@yahoo.com; Website: ECVGMS.ORG

December 2024

6-8DULUTH, GEORGIA: Annual show; Bellpoint Gem Show; Gas South Convention Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Pkwy; Fri. 10-5:30, Sat. 10-5:30, Sun. 10-4:30; $8 Admission cash only at door; Select dealers selling exquisite jewelry, crystals, fossils, minerals, healing stones, gems, beads & so much more; contact BJ; Email: mbellpoint@gmail.com; Website: www.bellpointpromotions.com

6-8COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc; 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, fashion accessories & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop. For more info, visit www.gemfaire.com or call (503) 252-8300 or email: info@gemfaire.com; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

7-8BARSTOW, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Mojave Desert Gem and Mineral Society; Cora Harper Community and Fitness Center, 841 Barstow Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free admission; Free parking; contact Judith Livingston, (760) 617-5300; Email: j.livingston1950@yahoo.com; Website: mdgms.net

13-15SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc; 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, fashion accessories & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

February 2025-March 2025

28-2ATHENS, GEORGIA: Annual show; Southeastern Mineral Specimens; The Classic Center, Grand Hall 8, 300 N. Thomas St; Thu. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; $10 Adults, kids 12 and under free! Wristband good for all three days; Open to the public, 25 vendors from the US and internationally, everything geological- Minerals, fossils, gems $ jewelry, meteorites, lapidary, spheres, and more; contact Mark E. P. Woods, (706) 296-9467; Email: imineral@bellsouth.net; Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/854813666398350

March 2025

21-23MARIETTA, 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; $8 Admission (Cash Only at the Door); Select dealers from near and far selling extraordinary minerals, jewelry, gems, fossils, healing stones, beads, crystals, rocks; contact BJ; Email: mbellpoint@gmail.com; Website: www.bellpointpromotions.com

June 2025

6-8DULUTH, GEORGIA: Annual show; Bellpoint Gem Show; Gas South Convention Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Pkwy; Fri. 10-5:30, Sat. 10-5:30, Sun. 10-4:30; $8 Admission (Cash Only at the Door); Select dealers from near and far selling extraordinary minerals, jewelry, gems, fossils, healing stones, beads, crystals, rocks; contact BJ; Email: mbellpoint@gmail.com; Website: www.bellpointpromotions.com

December 2025

5-7DULUTH, GEORGIA: Annual show; Bellpoint Gem Show; Gas South Convention Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Pkwy; Fri. 10-5:30, Sat. 10-5:30, Sun. 10-4:30; $8 Admission (Cash Only at the Door) ; Select dealers from near and far selling extraordinary minerals, jewelry, gems, fossils, healing stones, beads, crystals, rocks; contact BJ; Email: mbellpoint@gmail.com; Website: www.bellpointpromotions.com