× 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.
Sunday, Sep 19, 2021

Rock & Gem Show Dates

 
 

September 2021

24-26CLARKDALE, 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; The Semi-Annual Clarkdale Gem and Mineral Show and Sale. Wire-wrapping and geode-splitting demonstrations, agates, fossils, gems, beads, findings, cabochons, crystals, jewelry, unique gift item and so much more; mineral specimens for children 12 and under; Kids can play the Spin-n-Win Wheel.; contact Bill Hedglin; Email: billkarin3@q.com; Website: http://www.mingusgem.club/

24-26JOPLIN, MISSOURI: Annual show; Tri-State Gem & Mineral Society and Joplin Park & Recretion; Joplin Historical & Mineral Museum, 504 S. Schifferdecker Ave.; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-3; Free admission; contact Christopher Wiseman, 504 S. Schifferdecker Ave., Joplin, MO 64801, (417) 623-1180; Email: jmc-cwiseman@sbcglobal.net; Website: Christopher Wiseman

25-26KENNEWICK, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Lakeside Gem and Mineral; Benton County Fairgrounds, 1500 South Oak; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, free admission for children 12 and under with a paid adult; Canceled; contact Larry Hulstrom, (509) 308-8312; Email: rockhound132@charter.net ; Website: www.lakesidegemandmineralclub.com

25-26LUBBOCK, TEXAS: Annual show; Lubbock Gem & Mineral Society ; Lubbock Memorial Civic Cente, 1501 Mac Davis Lane; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $4, seniors $3, students 6-12 $2, free admission for children 5 and under; About 22 dealers participate in the show, selling jewelry, loose gemstones, lapidary rough, cabs, slabs, geodes, beads, mineral specimens, fossils, spheres, and lapidary tools. An impressive part of the show is non-competitive exhibits, including 70 cases. The show is also host to the South Central Federation of Mineral Societies (SCFMS) Annual Convention, which includes speaker Helen Serras-Herman, sharing her Must-See US Gemstone Mines research. ; contact Lubbock Gem & Mineral Society ; Website: http://www.lubbockgemandmineral.org

25-26FRANKLIN, NEW JERSEY: Show and sale; Franklin Mineral Museum/F.O.M.S.; Franklin Fire Department - Firemen's Memorial Park, 137 Buckwheat Road, Corner of Buckwheat Road and Parker Street; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; $7.00 adults & $5.00 children 12-16; We are hosting both outdoor "tailgate swap" events and an indoor show. There will be food served in Firemen's Park, free overnight camping (RV's allowed), free parking and fluorescent and daylight mineral displays.; contact Gary Moldovany, 116 Lafayette St, Hackettstown, NJ 07840-2022, (862) 268-1596; Email: GSMOLDOVANY@GMAIL.COM; Website: www.franklinmineralmusem.com

25-26HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Central Pennsylvania Rock and Mineral Club, Inc; Harrisburg Consistory, 2701 North Third Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, ($1 discount on each of 2 adult admission when presenting flyer or postcard), free admission for children 12 and under with a paying adult; Dealers offering rocks, fossils, minerals, and activities for children; contact Betsy Oberheim, 7952 Appalachian Tr. E, Harrisburg, PA 17112, (717) 439-6549; Email: aoberheim3@comcast.net; Website: rockandmineral.org

25-26SANFORD, FLORIDA: Show and sale; Central Florida Mineral & Gem Society, Inc; 6100 S. Orange Ave., Orlando, FL 32809, Sanford Civic Center, 401 E. Seminole Blvd.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Adults $5, Kids $2, Scouts in uniform Free; Offering: minerals, rocks, fossils, beads, gemstones, hand crafted cabochons, etc. Hosing silent auction, door prizes and family activities.; contact Salvatore Sansone, 6100 S. Orange Ave., Ste. 190A, Orlando, FL 32809, (321) 278-9294; Email: ssfossilhunter@aol.com; Website: http://www.cfmgs.org

25-26SPRINGFIELD, OREGON: 63nd Annual Rock and Mineral Show; Springfield Thunderegg Rock Club; Willamalane Adult Activity Center, 215 W C Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-3; free - donations appreciated; Snack Bar *Kid’s Corner *Arrowhead Napping Demos *Free Parking *Grab Bags *Jewelry *Rocks *Minerals *Silent Auction *Door Prizes *Rock Shop Tours Children get a free rock. Proceeds go toward a $750 Scholarship for a Springfield student ; contact Dean Burkhart , , (541) 744-1919; Email: burkhaks@aol.com

25-26LIVERPOOL, NEW YORK: Retail show; Syracuse Gem & Mineral Society, Inc.; Holiday Inn (Changing to Ramada Inn effective July 1st.), 441 Electronics Parkway (Exit 37 of New York State Thruway); Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $5.00 Adults. Children under 12 free with an adult. Scouts in uniform free.; This is a mini show replacing our annual show in July which is at the New York State Fairgrounds.; contact Cheryl Brown, c/o GMSS P. O. Box 2801 , Syracuse, NY 13220; Email: show@syracusegemsociety.com; Website: syracusegemsociety.com

25-26OMAHA, NEBRASKA: Annual show; Nebraska Mineral and gem club; Scott Conference Center, 6450 Pine St; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, over 12 and Seniors $3, under 12 free with paying adult; Dealers and demonstrators with a wide variety of specimens, rough and polished rock, slabs, gemstones and jewelry, fossils, carvings and rock paintings. Games for kids and adults, gem and fossil digs, wheel of fortune, silent auction and rock pile. ; contact Tammy Jeanneret, 7287 N Rd, Nebraska City, NE 68410, (402) 873-6515; Email: tjeanneret@hughes.net; Website: Nerockgem.org

25-26BENNINGTON, VERMONT: Annual show; SOUTHWESTERN VERMONT MINERAL CLUB; Grace Christian School, Kocher Drive; Sat. 10-3, Sun. 10-3; Adults $5. Kids Free; contact Bill Cotrofeld, P.O. Box 235, East Arlington, VT 05252, (802) 375-6782; Email: cotrofeldauto@comcast.net; Website: Bill Cotrofeld

25-26FALCON HEIGHTS, MINNESOTA: Annual show; Minnesota Mineral Club; Dairy Building, Minnesota State Fairgrounds, 1694 Judson Ave; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; $4 Adults $2 Seniors Free 16 and Under; New Larger Location, New Date. Rock Identification, Demonstrations, Vendors, Kids Corner, Exhibits, Food Trucks - September in Minnesota is Awesome, Come & Join Us!; contact Earl Netwal, 1694 Judson Ave, MN; Email: Publicity@MinnesotaMineralClub.org; Website: MinnesotaMineralClub.org

25-26LUBBOCK, TEXAS: Annual show; Lubbock Gem and Mineral Society; Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, 1501 Mac Davis Lane; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $4, seniors $3, ages 6-12 $2, and free admission for children 5 an under; Vendors selling rough rock and minerals, fossils, lapidary tools; demonstrations and displays; silent auctions; and activities for children; contact Walter Beneze, PO Box 6371, Lubbock, TX 79493, (806) 797-5832; Email: walt@lubbockgemandmineral.org; Website: www.lubbockgemandmineral.org

25-26NASHVILLE, INDIANA: Annual show; Brown County Rock & Mineral Club, Inc.; Brown County History Center, 90 E. Gould Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; free; Demonstrations on gold-panning by the SE Indiana Gold Club, flint-knapping by world-renowned artisan, Ed Mosher, wire-wrapping, lapidary demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Rhonda Dunn, 6033 S Poplar Grove Road, Columbus, IN 47201, (812) 320-6237; Email: bcrmc2010@gmail.com; Website: https://browncountyrock.webs.com/browncountyrockshow.htm

25-26IRVINE, KENTUCKY: Show and sale; Southeast KY Gem, Mineral, & Fossil Club; Estill Co. Fairgrounds, Hwy. 89, 38 South Irvine Road; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-3; Free admission; contact Francine Bonny, P.O. Box 121, Irvine, KY 40336, (859) 200-46; Email: kyrockclub@gmail.com

October 2021

1-3CEDAR CITY, UTAH: Annual show; Southern Utah Rock Club; Cross Hollow Event Center, 11N Cross Hollow Drive ; Fri. 10-7, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 10-4; 0; Come join us for the 2nd annual Rock, Gem and Mineral Show! The show will be held at the Diamond Z Arena (Cross Hollow Event Center) on October 1st, 2nd, and 3rd of 2021. This will be a fun event for rock and mineral collectors, fossil hobbyists and kids of all ages. Free entry!; contact Jeff Smith, 497 North 100 West, Cedar City, UT 84721; Email: surc.show@gmail.com; Website: https://www.southernutahrockclub.org/rock-show/show-information

1-3VISTA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Vista Gem and Mineral Society; Antique Gas and Steam Engine Musem , 2040 N Santa Fe Ave; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free show; Come on out for a fun-filled weekend at the Vista Gem and Mineral Show October 1-3, 2021. Held outdoors at the Antique Gas and Steam Engine Museum, you’ll find everything from crystals and gem rough to slabs, cabs, finished jewelry and even lapidary tools. Can’t wait to see you there. ; contact Catherine or Jessica; Email: Info@vistarocks.org; Website: https://vistarocks.org

1-3ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO: Annual show; Sponsored by Jay Penn; Expo NM State Fairgrounds , 300 San Pedro NE; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; Free Admission, Parking $7; We are in the Creative Arts Bldg. Enter at Gate 3 @ San Pedro and Copper. 60 dealers, mineral specimens, rough, slabs, jewelry, cabochons, beads, fossils, petrified wood, tools, equipment. ; contact Jay Penn, jaypenn246@gmail.com, Abq; Website: http://abqfallshow.wix.com/abq-fall-show

1-3HILLSBORO, OREGON: 40th Annual Portland Regional Gem and Mineral Show; Portland Regional Gem & Mineral Show Association; Wingspan Event Building, 801 NE 34th Avenue; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $7, free admission for children 12 and under with paying adult; 45 dealers with fossils, rocks, gems, minerals, beads, jewelry; exhibits; demonstrations; and activities for children; contact Linda Harvey; Email: lindaharvey2010@gmail.com ; Website: www.PortlandRegionalGemandMineral.com

2-2MACUNGIE, PENNSYLVANIA: Show and sale; Pennsylvania Earth Sciences Association; Macungie Memorial Park, 50 Poplar Street; Sat. 8:30-3; Free admission ; Over 50 indoor vendors, outdoor tailgating section (weather permitting), club-sponsored news and information table. Over 100 tables loaded with minerals, fossils, crystals, geodes, gemstones, and gemstone jewelry from six continents and outer space.; contact Dane Transue; Email: danetransue@rcn.com; Website: https://www.facebook.com/Pennsylvania-Earth-Sciences-Association-PESA-mineralfest-and-clubs-1555170821375067

2-3SOUTH SIOUX CITY, NEBRASKA: Annual show; Siouxland Gem and Mineral Society; South Sioux City Senior Citizens Center, 1501 W 29th St.; Sat. 9-4, Sun. 10-4; Free admission for all.; Four dealers with gems, agates, rough and polished specimens, beads, geodes, minerals, superb faceted jewelry, fossils, door prizes, spin the wheel, silent auction, artifacts, displays.; contact Bob Powell, 406 Brandon, Kingsley, IA 51028, (712) 378-2775; Email: bobphyl.powell@gmail.com

2-3FORT WORTH, TEXAS: Annual show; Cowtown Gem, Mineral & Glass Club; CERA, 3300 Bryant Irvin Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission & Parking; Our Jewelry, Gem, Mineral and Glass show is held along with the Pottery annual show at the same location.; contact Steve Shearin; Email: steve.l.shearin@lmco.com; Website: www.facebook.com/groups/CowtownGMG

2-3JACKSONVILLE, ARKANSAS: Annual show; Central Arkansas Gem,Mineral & Geology Society; Jacksonville Community Center, 5 Municipal Drive, 300 Old Highway 11 S; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; FREE to ALL; Dealers for beautiful gems, fine minerals, fossils, jewelry and beads. Also demonstrations, mineral I.D,geode cracking, door prizes, kids dig and other activities.; contact David Murray, 300 Old Highway 11 S, Hazen, AR 72064, (501) 346-5990; Email: lenoramur@aol.com; Website: www.centralarrockhound.org

2-3GRASS VALLEY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Nevada County Gem and Mineral Society; Nevada County Fairgrounds, Main Street Center, 11228 McCourtney Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3.00 Children 12 and Under Free With Paid Adult, Military with ID $2.00; 54th Annual Earth's Treasurers Show. This years show will feature over 20 vendors, over 24 showcase exhibits, as well as an outstanding petrified wood display. There will be numerous demonstration tables, the gold panning experience, kids activities, and gold specimen raffle.; contact Mitchell Frank Van Hecke, 14534 Mumford Drive, Grass Valley, CA 95945, (530) 575-4252; Email: 4vanclan5@att.net; Website: ncgms.org

8-10HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA: Annual show; Huntsville Gem and Mineral Society; Jaycee Community Center, 1280 Airport Road, 35802, 12021 Defender Dr.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adult $3, Weekend $5, Students $1, under 5 Free; Outstanding national and international dealers. Moonrock display. Full spectrum of original jewelry, lapidary materials and equipment, and beads. Free parking, food vendors, demonstrations, auctions, many children’s hands-on activities and hourly drawings. ; contact Lowell K. Zoller, 12021 Defender Dr., Huntsville, AL 35803, (256) 534-88; Email: lzol@comcast.net; Website: www.huntsvillegms.org

8-10MOAB, UTAH: Annual show; Moab Points and Pebbles Club; Old Spanish Trail Arena, 5 miles S of Moab on Hwy 191; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Free admission; Vendors, displays, spin table ,demonstrations, door prizes; Field trips: Saturday - Yellow Cat area. Sunday - Entrada Bluffs.; contact Jerry Hansen, PO Box 1459, Moab, UT 84532

8-10HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA: Annual show; Huntsville Gem & Mineral Society; Jaycee Community Center, , 2180 Airport Rd. Huntsville, AL 35801; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $3, weekend $5, primary & secondary students $1, under 5 free; Our returning dealers offer a full spectrum of gems, jewelry, art objects, fossils, materials, and equipment. Displays, demonstrations, and hands-on activities for adults and kids. ; contact Lowell K. Zoller, 12021 Defender Dr., Huntsville, AL 35803, (256) 534-8803; Email: lzol@comcast.net; Website: www.Huntsvillegms.org

8-10WESTWEGO , LOUISIANA: Annual show; Gem & Mineral Society of Louisiana; Alario Center, 2000 Segnette Blvd; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults: $5, students, and military (both with ID) $3, free admission for children under 12 ; 50th annual show, featuring dealers offering gems, fossils, minerals, Louisiana Opal, finished jewelry and tools; demonstrates and displays, and activities for children; contact Gem & Mineral Society of Louisiana , P.O. Box 52973, New Orleans , LA 70152, (225) 571-7871; Email: show@gmsofla.org; Website: HTTPS://www.gmsofla.org

8-10WARREN, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Michigan Mineralogical Society; Macomb Community College South Campus Expo Center, 14500 E. 12 Mile Road; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 11-5; Adults $8 (3-day pass $12), seniors (62+) $5, children (5-12) $4, uniformed scouts $3, free admission for military with ID; During these pandemic times, it is difficult to accurately predict all that may be included in this years' show. Currently all is subject to change relative to pandemic restrictions. For updated information on displays, lectures, etc. please go to www.michmin.org/show-info; contact Dave Lurie, 755 Lakeview Ave., Birmingham, MI 48009; Email: dlurie2001@comcast.net

8-10BUCKEYE, ARIZONA: Annual show; West Valley Rock & Mineral Club; Buckeye Arena, 802 N 1st Street; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-2; $3 adults and seniors kids free; Outdoor event showcasing rocks, gems, jewelry, minerals, fossils, beads, slabs, cabs, gold panning, scavenger hunt and rock painting.; contact Lara Serbin, PO Box 1038, Buckeye, AZ 85326, (602) 405-2926; Email: lara@serbinstudio.com; Website: http://www.westvalleyrockandmineralclub.com/

9-9ANTIOCH, CALIFORNIA: Artisan Jewelry and Rock Sale; Antioch Lapidary Club; Antioch Lapidary Club clubhouse, 425 Fulton Shipyard Road; Sat. 10-4; FREE; Your invited to the Antioch Lapidary Club's annual Artisan Jewelry and Rock Sale/Swap. There will be booths with Jewelry, slabs, rough and other rock related item to purchase.; contact Gary Casillas, (925) 458-4076; Website: www.antiochlapidaryclub.com

9-9IDAHO FALLS, IDAHO: 10th Annual Members Rock, Gem, and Jewelry Sale; Idaho Falls Gem and Mineral Society; Bonneville County Fairgrounds, 1542 East 73rd South; Sat. 9-5; $3.00 children 12 and under free; Purchase from members of the Society their unique jewelry; unusual handcrafted artisan items; gemstones; rough rock, slabs & polished stones; mineral and fossil specimens; used equipment.; contact Bill Thielbahr, (208) 524-0139; Email: tbar@srv.net

9-10TEMPLE, TEXAS: Annual show; Tri-City Gem and Mineral Society; Frank Mayborn Civic and Convention Center, 3301 N. 3rd St. ; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; $5.00 Adults; $3.00 13-17; Free under 12 years with parents; Vendors with rough, slabs, fossils, jewelry, geodes, displays, hourly door prizes, raffle, cab and wire-wrap demos.; contact Ruth Rolston, 106 Ottoway Drive, Temple, TX 76501, (718) 255-9; Email: lrolston@hot.rr.com

9-10WYSOX, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Che-Hanna Rock & Mineral Club; Wysox Vol. Fire Hall , 111 Lake Rd; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3.00 Students $1.00 under 8 free; Fluorescent program presented by UVBob , geode cutting, dealers selling minerals, fossils, jewelry, lapidary . ; contact Bob McGuire, 224 Church St., Lopez, PA 18628, (570) 928-9238; Email: uvbob1942@gmail.com; Website: chehannarocks1969@gmail.com

9-10WALNUT CREEK, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Guild; Civic Park Community Center, 1371 Civic Drive; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $12 (Under 12 free); Minerals, Crystals, Gems, Jewelry, beads, more than 30 booths; contact Jerry Tomlinson, PO Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 9o4966, (415) 383-7837; Email: jerry@crystalfair.com; Website: https://www.crystalfair.com

9-10SIERRA VISTA, AZ, ARIZONA: Annual show; Huachuca Mineral and Gem Club; The Mall at Sierra Vista, 2200 El Mercado Loop, The Mall at Sierra Vista, AZ; Sat. 9-5; free; Handicapped accessible. Multiple vendors selling jewelry, mineral specimens, and supplies. Geode sales/cutting, kids activities, and free gem identification by graduate gemologist.; contact Maudie Bailey, 5036 S. San Carlos Ave, 2200 El Mercado Loop, Sierra Vista, AZ 85650, (520) 249-1541; Email: gmbailey@msn.com; Website: huachucamineralandgemclub.info

9-10TOPEKA, KANSAS: Annual show; Topeka Gem & Mineral Society; Stormont Vail Event Center, Agricultural Hall, 17th & Topeka Blvd; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, students (13-17) $1, free admission for children under 13 with paying adult; Dealers offering gems, minerals, jewelry, rocks, fossils, and lapidary supplies; junior rockhound and 4H displays; educational programs; activities for children; coupon for $1 off admission available on the club website www.TopekaGMS.org; contact Millie Mowry, 1934 SW 30th St, Topeka, KS 66611, (785) 267-2849; Email: rock2plate@aol.com; Website: www.TopekaGMS.org

9-10TEMPLE, TEXAS: Annual show; Tri-City Gem and Mineral Society; P.O. Box 1663 Temple, TX 76503, Mayborn Civic and Convention Center 3301 N. 3rd St. ; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, children (13-17) $3, free admission for children under 12 when accompanied by an adult; Vendors, displays, demonstrations, raffles, and activities for children; contact Ruth Rolston, 106 Ottoway Drive, Temple, TX 76501, (718) 255-9; Email: lrolstoon@hot.rr.com

9-10SIERRA VISTA, ARIZONA: Annual show; Huachuca Mineral and Gem Club; The Mall at Sierra Vista, AZ, El Mercado Drive; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; Indoor and outdoor vendors, free gem identification by graduate gemologist, demonstrations and displays; contact Maudie Bailey, 5036 S. San Carlos Ave, Sierra Vista, AZ 85650, (520) 249-1541; Email: gmbailey@msn.com; Website: huachucamineralandgemclub.info

9-10CANCELED, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Peninsula Gem and Geology Society ; Canceled, Canceled, Canceled; Sat. 10-5; 0; Show canceled; contact Steve Jobe, (408) 834-5384

9-10LOS ALTOS, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Peninsula Gem and Geology Society; Los Altos Community Center, One No. San Antonio Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; free admission; contact Steve Jobe, PO Box 4062, Los Altos, CA 94022, (408) 834-5384; Email: Steve_joge@sbcglobal.net; Website: Pggs.org

9-10WALNUT CREEK, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Guild; Civic Park Community Center, 1375 Civic Drive (at Broadway); Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $12; Children under 12 are free; contact Jerry Tomlinson, PO Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 94966, (415) 383-7837; Email: jerry@crystalfair.com; Website: www.crysatalfair.com

10-10FALLBROOK, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Society; Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Society, 123 W. Alvarado Street; Sun. 9-4; Free!; Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Society proudly presents our annual Fall Festival of Gems - Reinvented! ; contact Michelle L Shearer, Fallbrook, CA 92028, (760) 805-2184; Email: Michelleleeshearer@gmail.com; Website: www.fgms.org

10-10BRUSH, COLORADO: Annual show; Mark Elworth Jr; Jaycee Building, 500 Ellsworth Street, 116 s Clifton St; Sun. 11-5; Free Admission; contact Mark Elworth, 116 s Clifton St, Brush, CO 80723, (402) 812-1600; Email: markelworthjr@aol.com

15-17KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE: Annual show; Knoxville Gem & Mineral Society ; Rothchild Conference Center, 8807 Kingston Pike; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; $6 a day for adults or $10 for the whole show; children under 12 are admitted free.; The Gem and Mineral Show will have many vendors that offer great products including a wide variety of jewelry, rare fossil and mineral specimens, meteorites, gems of all colors shapes & sizes, lapidary & jewelry equipment, and much more. Kid freindly activities. ; contact Teresa, 6115 Atkins Road, Knoxville, TN 37918-6016, (865) 258-0795; Email: teresapolly@bellsouth.net; Website: http://www.knoxrocks.org

15-17DAYTON, OHIO: Annual show; Gem Jewelry & Mineral Show; Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 645 Infirmary Road; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $5 12 and Under Free; contact Marti Robers, 7974 Mulberry Street, Maineville, OH 45039; Email: mrobers@fuse.net; Website: http://www.facebook.com/GemandJewelryExpo

15-17CRANBROOK, BRITISH COLUMBIA: Annual show; Cranbrook History Centre; Cranbrook History Centre, 57 van Horne St. So .; Fri. 4-9, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-3; Adults: $6, youth (11 - 19) and seniors $4, free admission for children 10 and under; Featuring vendors and exhibitors with gems, minerals, jewelry, beads, fossils and more. Educational exhibits, demonstrations, and activities for children. COVID restrictions if any, will apply. ; contact Valerie Bourne, P.O. Box 400, Cranbrook BC, BC V1C4H9, (250) 489-3918; Email: info@cranbrookhistorycentre.com; Website: https://www.cranbrookhistorycentre.com

16-17LEWISTON, IDAHO: Annual show; Hells Canyon Gem Club; Nezperce County Fair Grounds, 1229 Burrell Avenue; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3 per day, free admission for kids under 12 when accompanied by an adult; Vendors offering various specimens, silent auction, activities for children, and a raffle; contact Mary Lou Northrup, (208) 743-6944; Email: mlandjl@yahoo.com

16-17SANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Santa Rosa Mineral & Gem Society, Inc.; Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial, 1351 Maple Ave.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, Kids under 12 free; Geology and Rockhounding Q & A, kids activities, fossils, gold panning and fluorescent display. Raffles, door prizes and silent auction, displays, demonstrations, scavenger hunt, minerals, gemstones, crystals, beads, rough material; contact Janyce Vickers, CA, (707) 217-0636; Email: jvz@namaste333.com; Website: srmgs.org

16-17SANFORD , FLORIDA: Annual show; Florida Fossil Hunters; Sanford Civic Center, 401 E. Seminole Blvd; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $4, children $1; Fossils, rocks, minerals, artifact, educational exhibits, and activities for children; contact Valerie First, 223 Ringwood Dr, Winter Springs, FL 32708, (407) 721-0481; Email: vjfirst@aol.com; Website: www.floridafossilhunters.com

16-17SEDONA, ARIZONA: Annual show; Sedona Gem and Mineral Club; Sedona Red Rock H.S., Upper Red Rock Loop Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $4.00 - Children under 12 Free; 45 vendors, Many with native Arizona specimens. Kid Adventure to find free mineral specimens throughout the show. Food trucks on site.; contact Mark Moorehead; Email: fifthestate23@gmail.com; Website: sedonagemandmineral.org

16-17DES MOINES, IOWA: Annual show; Des Moines Lapidary Society (DMLS); Iowa State Fairgrounds Elwell Family Food Center, 3000 E Grand Ave; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Admission $6, Children 12 & under FREE with adults; Vendors selling a variety of Gemstones, Beads, Jewelry, Silver, Crystals, Cabochons, Slabs, Rough, Mineral Specimens, Fossils, Tools, Findings, Children's Activities, Demonstrations, Displays, and Speakers; contact Show Committee, P.O. Box 470, Des Moines, IA 50302; Website: http://dmlapidary.org/Shows-Swaps/Our-Shows

16-17SANTA ROSA , CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Santa Rosa Mineral and Gem Society ; Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Hall, 1351 Maple , Ragle Place; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $6 children under 12 free; Agates Abound; contact Janyce, 8150, Ragle Place, Sebastopol, CA 95472, (707) 217-0636; Email: Jvz@namaste333.com; Website: SRMGS.org

21-24PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; JOGS International Exhibits LLC; Palm Springs Convention Center, 277 N Avenida Caballeros, 92262; Thu. 10-5, Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free for Qualified Buyers with a Tax ID/Resale License; For the first time ever, the JOGS Gem & Jewelry show will take place in Palm Springs Desert this coming October! The JOGS Gem & Show is one of the largest jewelry tradeshows in America and brings together a variety of manufacturers, wholesalers, and brands for buying/restocking season.; contact Yelena Masenko, 12754 Ventura Blvd, Suite C, Studio City, CA 91604, (213) 629-3030, 1072; Email: info@jogsshow.com; Website: jogsshow.com

22-24FRANKLIN, NORTH CAROLINA: Show and sale; Gem & Mineral Society of Franklin, NC; Robert C. Carpenter Community Building, 1288 Georgia Road; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3.00; Under 12 FREE; Gold & Silver Jewelry, Rough & Cut Gemstones, Beads, Minerals, Lapidary supplies, Demonstrations and Repairs. Door prize drawings every hour. ; contact Linda Harbuck, 98 Hyatt Road, Franklin, NC 28734, (828) 524-3161; Email: lindah@franklin-chamber.com; Website: www.visitfranklinnc.com

22-24AUSTIN, 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, military and seniors (60+) $7, children ages 13-18 $2, free admission for children 12 and under; Theme is Quartz; more than 30 vendors selling gemstones, minerals, crystals, fossils, beads, jewelry; exhibits including a touch table and fluorescent minerals; demonstrations and displays; contact Laird Fowler, 6719 Burnet Lane, Austin, TX 78641, (512) 458-9546; Email: showchairman@austingemandmineral.org; Website: www.agms-tx.org

23-24DOVER, NEW HAMPSHIRE: Annual show; Southeastern New Hampshire Mineral Club; Dover ELKS Lodge, 282 Durham Rd.; Sat. 10-4, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, free admission for children under 12 (accompanied by an adult) ; 16th Annual Earl and Melvina Packard Rock, Gem & Mineral Show. ; contact Brian, (207) 710-6254; Email: cshore108@yahoo.com

23-24CUYAHOGA FALLS, OHIO: Annual show; Akron Mineral Society and Summit Lapidary Club; Emidio & Sons Expo Center, 48 E Bath Rd.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $5, seniors and students $4, children 7-14 $1, free admission for children under 6 and scouts in uniform; Show participants will adhere to safety regulations related to COVID-19, dealers will be selling rocks, minerals, fossils, gemstones, lapidary art and supplies; displays and demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Evelyn Tryon, 2028 Tallmadge Rd, Kent, OH 44240, (330) 673-9664; Email: gemboree76@gmail.com; Website: SummitLapidaryClub.com

29-31HICKORY, NORTH CAROLINA: Retail show; Catawba Valley Gem & Mineral Club, Inc.; Hickory Metro Convention Center, 1960 13th Ave. Dr. SE; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; $5.00 for adults, good for all three days. Children 12 and under, Military (active or retired) and Law Enforcement with ID are free.; Admission is good for all three days; Grand Prize drawing entry with paid admission; 29 vendors selling Gems, Mineral, Jewelry, Fossils, and Megalodon Teeth. Dinosaur exhibit is planned. Show Chairperson: Dean Russell; Contact (828) 303-1448 or cvgmcsecretary@aol.com; CVGMC Website: www.cvgmc.com ; contact Dean Russell, 5254 Olde School Drive, Hickory, NC 28602, (828) 303-1448; Email: cvgmcsecretary@aol.com; Website: Dean Russell

29-31DANVILLE, INDIANA: Annual show; American Gem, Mineral And Jewelry Show LLC; Hendricks County Fairgrounds, 1900 East Main St.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $7, ages 11-17 $2, and free admission for 10 and under; NEW LOCATION. NEW DATE. FREE PARKING. Vendors offering gems, minerals, jewelry, fossils, and meteorites; contact Alan Koch; Email: agmjs3@gmail.com; Website: www.americangemshow.com

30-31JANESVILLE, WISCONSIN: Annual show; Badger Lapidary & Geological Society; Craig Center, Rock County Fairgrounds, 1301 Craig Ave, 4771 County Road II; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Good Will Donation; 50th Annual Show! We'll have Rock & Mineral Vendors; Kids games & activities; Demonstrators; Speakers; Club Displays, and The Amazing Fluorescent Display.; contact Laurie A Trocke, 4771 County Road II, Highland, WI 53543, (608) 935-0597; Email: laurie.trocke@landsend.com; Website: www.badgerrockclub.org

30-31OKALHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA: Annual show; Oklahoma Mineral & Gem Society; Oklahoma State Fair Park, 608 Kiamichi Place, Modern Living Building; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, free admission for children under 12; Featuring artisan jewelry, gemstones, crystals, fossils, rough rock, tools; demonstrations, displays, activities for children; contact Douglas Pollitt, 7400 NE 94th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73151, (405) 537-1997; Email: info@omgs-minerals.org; Website: omgs-minerals.org

November 2021

5-6HURRICANE UT 84737, UTAH: Annual show; Southern Utah Rock & Gem Show; Washington County Legacy Park , 5500 W. 700 S. Hurricane UT 84737, 45 E 200 n; Fri. 10-7, Sat. 10-7; Free Admission. Rocks, Fossils, Minerals, Holistic Crystals, Jewelry, Beads, Petrified Wood, Demonstration, Silent Auctions with Door Prices.; Southern Utah Rock & Gem Show is our annual free event that families, collectors and people of all ages can enjoy. Come and enjoy the fun with us. We have vendors from all over. They will love to answer your questions. For question call or text Antonella Funk at: (435) 609-9265. ; contact Antonella Funk, P. O. Box 537, Ferron, UT 84523, (435) 609-9265; Email: antonellalr@yahoo.com

5-6HURRICANE, UTAH: Annual show; Antonella Funk; Southern Utah Rock & Gem Show, Washington County Legacy Park 5500 West 700 South, PO Box 537; Fri. 10-7, Sat. 10-7; FREE ADMISSION for everyone.; This Rock & Gem Show will be a 2-day event of fun for the whole family. Multiple vendors selling rocks, gems, beads, petrified wood, minerals, chakras rocks, meditations tools, demonstrations, chakra reading booth, silent auction, interactive learning, and prices! ; contact Antonella Funk, PO Box 537, Ferron, UT 84523-0537, (435) 609-9265

5-7KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Wholesale and retail show; Shows of Integrity- Gem, Mineral, Jewelry and Bead Shows; Kansas City International Exposition Hall, 11730 N W Ambassador Dr; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, Children 5 to 12 $3, 4 and under Free - Check www.showsofintegrity.com for $1 off coupon for every adult; *Beads *Diamonds *Gold & Silver Chain * Meteorite *Carvings *Cabochons *Cut Stones *Findings - Gold & Silver *Fossils *Gems *Gold Jewelry *Silver Jewelry *Minerals *Rock & Gem Specimens *Silver Jewelry * Wire Wrapped Jewelry *Watches *Bracelets *Rings *Estate Jewelry *Gifts ; contact Terry James, 18362 S Hwy 78 , Leonard, TX 75452, (903) 815-5957; Email: t_james78@hotmail.com; Website: showsofintegrity.com

6-7CONCORD, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Contra Costa Meneral and Gem Society; Centre Concord, 5298 Clayton Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; $6 General admission, Free admission for Active military, first responders and scouts in uniform; Gems, jewelry, Minerals specimens, fossils, meteorites, beads tools, equipment, flourescent room. Demonstrations, displays, kids activities, door prizes, raffle and auction materials. ; contact Michael Hopkins, 2005 Rockne Ct, Concord, CA 94518, (925) 570-4179; Email: mhopkins@ironhorsedesign.net

6-7OAKS, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Tuscarora Lapidary Society; Greater Philadelphia EXPO Center, Hall D, 100 Station Avenue; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6.00; with discount ticket $5.00; 2 day ticket $9.00; children under 12 years $1.00; Gemarama 2021, the 52nd Annual Show of Tuscarora Lapidary Society, will feature more than 25 vendors featuring precious and semi-precious gemstones, beads, jewelry and minerals. There will be demonstrations in lapidary and jewelry arts, exhibits and kids activities. Food and free parking available. ; contact Linda Green, (610) 490-5252; Email: information@lapidary.org; Website: www.lapidary.org

6-7GRANTS PASS, OREGON: Annual show; Rogue Gem and Geology Club; Josephine County Fairgrounds, Pavilion, 1451 SW Fairgrounds Rd, 38 Detrick Dr; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; FREE Admission; Featuring a wide variety of gemstones, fossils, crystals, all types of minerals, specimens, slabs, artisan sterling silver jewelry and more. Vendors, raffle, silent auction, kids wheel.; contact Susan; Email: susan.rggc@gmail.com; Website: https://roguegemandgeology.org

6-7CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA: Annual show; Cedar Valley Rock and Mineral Society; 1820 30th St Dr. Cedar Rapids ,IA 52403, Hawkeye Downs Expo Center 4400 6th. St. SW Cedar Rapids,Ia; Sat. 8:30-6, Sun. 9:30-4; Adults $3, students (12-18) $1, free admission for children and youth groups with adults; Vendors selling a variety of items, educational programs, displays with a special feature highlighting Iowa meteorites, demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Marvin Houg, 1820 30th St Dr., Cedar Rapids, IA 52403, (319) 364-2868; Email: M_Houg@yahoo.com; Website: Cedarvalleyrockclub.org

6-7AMARILLO, TEXAS: 59th Annual Golden Spread Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show; Golden Spread Gem, Mineral, and Treasure Society ; Amarillo Civic Center, 401 S. Buchanan; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $4, free admission for people in uniform and children 13 and under; Door prizes, silent auction, demonstrations and Wheel of Fortune for the kids.; contact Shanna Smith; Website: https://www.facebook.com/Golden-Spread-Gem-Mineral-and-Treasure-Society-1489121894750990/

6-7PLANT CITY, FLORIDA: Annual show; Tampa Bay Mineral and Science Club; Sady Gibbs Martin Community Center, 302 Maryland Ave; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-6; Adults $5; Over 40 vendors, kids activities, exhibits; contact Jerri Heer, 9016 122nd Ave, Tampa, FL 33637, (419) 344-9999; Email: jheerx6@aol.com; Website: Tampabayrockclub.org

12-14HUMBLE, TEXAS: Annual show; Houston Gem and Mineral Society; Humble Civic Center, 8233 Will Clayton Pkwy; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; $8 for everyone 11 and older, ticket is good for all 3 days; - Gem, Mineral, Jewelry, and Fossil Show - Over 40 dealers with items from around the world - Educational displays and demos; contact Sarah Metsa, HGMS Publicity Chair, (713) 444-0498; Email: publicity@hgms.org; Website: www.hgms.org

12-14GRAY, TENNESSEE: Annual show; Kingsport Gems & Minerals Society; Building # 1 Appalachian Fairgrounds, 100 Lakeview Street; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 12-5; $3.00 for adults, $1.00 students, children 6 and under free; There will be fossil casting ; contact Robert George Morgan, 181 Harmony Acres Drive East, JONESBORO, TN 37659, (423) 956-9486; Email: morganjewellry@msn.com

13-14NEW YORK , NEW YORK: Retail show; New York Gems Jewelry and Mineral Show ; The High School of Fashion Industries , 225 West 24th Street , 24448 89th ave; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Admission Fee $ 6 Kinds admission Free with a Paid Adult ; New Location -- Fashion Height School 225 West 24th Street, GYM 3rd FL Selected dealers from near and far selling exquisite minerals, gemstones, jewelry, beads, rocks, crystals; hourly door prices contact Mohamed Bary 347 247 6568, email barygems@gmail.com, Web, barygems.com ; contact Mohamed Bary, P O Box 260041 , Bellerose , Bellerose , NY 11426 , (347) 247-6568; Email: barygems@gmail.com; Website: Mohamed Bary

13-14NEW YORK , NEW YORK: Retail show; New York Gems Jewelry and Mineral Show ; The High School of Fashion Industries , 225 West 24 Th Street , 24448 89th ave; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Admission Fee $ 6 Kinds admission Free with a Paid Adult ; New Location -- Fashion Height School 225 West 24th street, GYM 3rd FL, Selected dealers from near and far selling exquisite minerals, gemstones, jewelry, beads, rocks, crystals; hourly door prices contact Mohamed Bary 347.247.6568, email barygems@gmail.com, Web, barygems.com ; contact Mohamed Bary, P O Box 260041 , Bellerose , Bellerose , NY 11426 , (347) 247-6568; Email: barygems@gmail.com; Website: Mohamed Bary

13-14SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Guild; Fort Mason Center, 2 Marina Blvd.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $14 (under 12 free); contact Jerry Tomlinson, PO Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 94966, (415) 383-7837; Email: jerry@crystalfair.com; Website: https://www.crystalfair.com

13-14YUBA CITY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Sutter Buttes Gem & Mineral Society; Yuba/Sutter Fairgrounds, 442 Franklin Ave.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $2, free admission for children 12 and under; contact Karen Horita, (916) 677-6696; Email: horita@comcast.net; Website: sutterbuttesgemin.org

13-14MELBOURNE, FLORIDA: Annual show; Canaveral Mineral and Gem Society; 255 East Drive , 255 East Drive ; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5:30; $5 (Save $1 with coupon); https://www.canaveral-mgs.com/; contact MELISSA J HORAN, 1178 Firthview dr, Melbourne, FL 32935, (321) 960-4134; Email: 4memelissa@gmail.com; Website: https://www.canaveral-mgs.com/

19-21COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA: Annual show; The Columbia, SC Gem and Mineral Society ; Jamil Temple, 206 Jamil Rd. ; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 12-5; $5.00 for adults, Sixteen & under free. All military free; Club member rock collections on exhibit & lapidary demonstrations. South Carolina amethyst on display ; contact Sue Shrader, PO Box 6333 , Columbia, SC 29060, (803) 736-9317; Email: ashrader@mindspring.com; Website: http://www.cgms.rocks

19-21CRESTWOOD, KENTUCKY: Annual show; KYANA Geological Society ; Camp Crestwood, 7206 Clore Lane; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 11-4; Free ; Lots of vendors selling minerals, gemstones, fossils, handmade jewelry, and much more. Free Admission, Free parking, Just minutes from Louisville KY. ; contact Gerard Lasley, (502) 802-2481; Email: kyanageoshowchair@gmail.com; Website: https://www.kyanageo.org/

20-21LAKESIDE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; El Cajon Valley Gem and Mineral Society; Lakeside Rodeo Grounds, 12584 Mapleview St.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; ,; contact Cheryl Boney, 5790 Dehesa Rd, El Cajon, CA 92019, (619) 277-4981; Email: cherylboney@yahoo.com; Website: ecvgms@gmail.com

20-21LAKESIDE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; El Cajon Valley Gem and Mineral Society; Lakeside Rodeo Grounds, 12584 Mapleview St.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; free admission; contact Palmer Taskerud, CA, (619) 440-6116; Email: palmer.taskerud@cox.net; Website: www.ecvgms.org

20-21MESQUITE, TEXAS: Annual show; Dallas Gem & Mineral Society; Mesquite Convention Center, 1800 Rodeo Drive; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $8, seniors and veterans $5, children under 12 $3, family of four $2, free admission for scouts in uniform; contact Diana Case, PO Box 550395, Dallas, TX 75355, (469) 688-4057; Email: dgmscontracts@yahoo.com

20-21WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA: Annual show; Gem & Mineral Society of the Palm Beaches; Expo Center East at the South Florida Fairgrounds, 9067 Southern Blvd.; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults/Seniors $9, 2-day pass $14 (visit website to get $1 coupon), free admission for children under 12; More than 70 dealers, demonstrations, displays, speakers, and activities for children; contact Barbara Ringhiser; Email: bar5678@aol.com; Website: www.gmspb.org

December 2021

3-5EL PASO, TEXAS: Annual show; El Paso Mineral & Gem Society ; El Maida Temple , 6331 Alabama Street ; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; FREE ADMISSION; Rocks, minerals, gems, jewelry, beads, Fossils, chain saw wood carving, plus silent auctions, door prizes and more. Kids Activities, Educational Displays. ; contact Elizabeth Kosturakis , PO BOX 31516, El Paso, TX 79930, (915) 328-5488; Email: ekosturakis@gmail.com; Website: epmgs.com

4-4HIXSON, TENNESSEE: Annual show; Tennessee Valley Rock & Mineral Society; At the Pavillion Chester Frost Park, Chester Frost Park; Sat. 9-5; Free; contact BC Ozzie Osbonlighter, 1389 Penny Lane, Soddy Daisy, TN 37379, (423) 400-1796; Email: bcoozzie@epbfi.com

10-12LAWRENCEVILLE, GEORGIA: Annual show; Bellpoint; Gwinnett County Fairgrounds, 2405 Sugarloaf Pkwy., Enter on Davis Rd; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, free admission for children under 15 when accompanied by a paying adult ; Select dealers from near and far selling exquisite minerals, gems, jewelry, beads, rocks, healing stones, geodes, fossils, crystals; contact Damian; Email: mbellpoint@gmail.com; Website: www.bellpointpromotions.com

10-12ARDEN, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; MAGMA, Jacquot & Son Mining; Camp Stephens, 263 Clayton Road; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4; Free; Annual Christmas Show; Dozens of vendors from across the U.S. offering gems, minerals, fossils, rocks, artifacts, meteorites, and trinitite; contact Richard Jacquot, NC 28748, (828) 779-4501; Email: rick@wncrocks.com; Website: www.AmericanRockhound.com

July 2022

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 Admisstion, Free Parking; Fairplay Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show, July 28 – 31, 2022 at Fairplay River Park Event Site, 200 Platte Drive, Fairplay, CO, 80440. FREE ADMISSION, FREE PARKING. Open daily 9 am - 5 pm 24 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

January 2022

7-9MESA, ARIZONA: Annual show; Flagg Mineral Foundation; Mesa Community College, 1833 W. Southern Avenue, NE Corner of Dobson Road and Route 60 (Superstition Freeway); daily 9-5; Free Parking and Admission; The largest show in the Valley, the 49th Flagg Gem and Mineral Show. Over 100 vendors, food booths, displays, club tables, ATM and security. Free samples and activities for kids; contact Dana Slaughter, 2952 E Silverbell Road, San Tan Valley, AZ 85143, (602) 312-9791; Email: dsminerals@aol.com; Website: flaggshow.info

14-16GLOBE, ARIZONA: Annual show; Gila County Gem & Mineral Society Inc; Gila County fairgrounds, 900 E Fairgrounds Rd Globe​, AZ; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Single: $3.00 Couples: $5.00 Students and kids: free; Wire wrapping, lapidary, silversmithing, and special fossil presentation by John O'Brien ; contact Jodi Brewster, PO Box 487, Miami, AZ 85539, (623) 810-9780; Email: jodibrewster66@gmail.com; Website: gilagem.org

14-16LARGO, FLORIDA: Annual show; Pinellas Geological Society ; Central Park Performing Arts Center , 105 Central Park Drive; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 12-5; Adults $2, ages 12 and up; contact Leona Feldhausen , 2655 Nebraska Avenue #247, Palm Harbor , FL 34684, (727) 709-3236; Email: Sheffieldleona@gmail.com

14-16GLOBE, ARIZONA: Annual show; Gila County Gem & Mineral Society; Gila County Fairgrounds, 900 Fairgrounds Rd; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adult: $3, Couples: $5 and students and kids: Free; ; contact Jodi Brewster, PO Box 487, Miami, AZ 85539, (623) 810-9780; Email: jodibrewster66@gmail.com; Website: gilagem.org

14-23LAUGHLIN, NEVADA: Annual show; Shows of Integrity; Tropicana Hotel and Casino, 2121 Casino Dr; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5, Mon. 10-5; Adult $6, Children 5 to 12 $3, Children 4 and under Free; 10 day Gem, Mineral, Jewelry and Bead Show ; contact Terry James

14-23LAUGHLIN, NEVADA: Annual show; Shows of Integrity; Tropicana Hotel and Casino, 2121 Casino Dr; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5, Mon. 10-5; 0; 10 day Gem, Mineral, Jewelry and Bead Show ; contact Terry James, 18362 S Hwy 78, Leonard, TX 75452, (903) 815-5957; Email: t_james78@hotmail.com; Website: info@showsofintegrity.com

15-16FREDERICKSBURG, TEXAS: Annual show; Fredericksburg Rockhounds; Pioneer Pavilion, Hwy. 16 South, Ladybird Johnson Park; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4; Free; Minerals, Fossils, Jewelry, Carvings 7 Lapidary Equipment. Geologist to identify your "mystery rocks" Free door prizes.; contact Frank Rowell, 474 Lost Hollow Road, , Llano, TX 78643, (325) 248-1067; Email: franksrowell@gmail.com; Website: fredericksburgrockhounds.org

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

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

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

March 2022

5-6VENTURA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Ventura Gem & Mineral Society; Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 West Harbor Boulevard, P.O. Box 1573; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free; Kid's activities & demos of lapidary arts & exhibits from private collections of minerals, fossils, & lapidary works. Raffle prizes & an hourly silent auction. 15 dealers, along with a 2nd-hand Treasures Store.; contact Richard Slyker, P.O. Box 1573, P.O. Box 1573, Ventura, CA 93001, (805) 312-8467; Email: info@vgms.org; Website: www.vgms.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

5-6WILMINGTON, 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 (12-16) $4.00; Children under 12 and Scouts in Uniform free when accompanied by an adult.; The show features educational exhibits of mineral, lapidary and fossil specimens, displays from regional and university museums, a roster of fine dealers of minerals, fossils, gems, jewelry and lapidary supplies, demonstrations of gem cutting and polishing, a symposium on related topics. ; contact Elaine Kipp ; Email: kippekipp@hotmail.com; Website: www.delminsociety.net

5-6VENTURA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Ventura Gem & Mineral Society; Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free; Dealers selling gems & minerals, fossils, jewelry & healing stones; hourly silent auctions; exhibits; kids' activities; demonstrations of lapidary arts & jewelry making; raffle; flea market & plant sale. ; contact Richard Slyker, P.O. Box 1573, Ventura, CA 93002, (805) 312-8467; Email: info@vgms.org; Website: www.vgms.org

11-13FOREST GROVE, OREGON: 62nd Annual Rock and Mineral Show; Tualatin Valley Gem Club; Forest Grove National Guard Amory, 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

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 7 PM Saturday. For information contact Bruce Stinemetz at 816-795-5159 www.kcgemshow.org or www.gemshowkc.org, or Facebook: Kansas City Gem and Mineral Show.; contact Bruce Stinemetz, PO Box 1101,, Independence, MO 64051, (816) 795-5159; Email: kcgemshow@yahoo.com; Website: www.kcgemshow.org or www.gemshowkc.org

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

18-20ARDEN 28704, 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

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 specimen for children * Door prize drawing * Postcard drawing * Exhibits * 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

April 2022

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

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 $3 per day, free admission for kids under 12 when accompanied by an adult; Rock, mineral and fossil dealers, jewelry dealers, special exhibits and displays, silent auctions, and activities for children; contact Marti Sondgeroth, 2013 South 41st Avenue, Yakima, WA 98903, (509) 248-6401, 5099103484; Email: marthams@q.com; Website: www.yakimarockclub.com www.facebook.com/YakimaRockandMineraClub

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

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

May 2022

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

June 2022

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

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

17-19LAS 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

September 2022

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

October 2022

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

December 2022

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