Monday, Aug 15, 2022

Rock & Gem Show Dates

 
 

August 2022

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

19-21PUYALLUP, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Puyallup Valley Gem & Mineral Club; Tacoma Sportsman's Club, 16049 Canyon Road E; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-6; Free; contact Jillian Y Higgins, (253) 987-6751; Email: PVGAMC@GMAIL.COM; Website: https://puyallupvalleygemandmineralclub.com/

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

19-21SARASOTA, FLORIDA: Show and sale; Frank Cox Productions; Sarasota Municipal Auditorium, 801 N. Tamiami Trail (U.S. 41); daily 10-5; Adult $5 ($4 if you mention this listing); Show & Sale of Gems, Jewelry, Crystals, Minerals and Beads. Date change from August 26-27-28, 2022; contact Frank Cox, (941) 954-0202; Email: frankcox@comcast.net

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

19-21SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Scottish Rite Center, 1895 Camino del Rio S; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 weekend pass; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, pearls, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

20-20SHELTON, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Shelton Rock and Mineral Society; Mason County Recreation Area, 2100 E Johns Prairie Road; Sat. 9-5; Free Admission and Free Parking for shoppers and browsers; 12 Annual Tailgate Rock Sale and Swap. Rocks, minerals, fossils, rock crafts, and equipment. Food concessions, raffle, demos, display, games and entertainment. Free dry camping. Vendors-$40 per tailgate space; contact Susan, (360) 275-9432; Email: srms242@yahoo.com

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

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

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

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

20-21RICE LAKE, WISCONSIN: Show and sale; Northwest Wisconsin Gem & Mineral Society; Barron County Fairgrounds, 101 Short Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; Bring in rocks, fossils, minerals, crystals & artifacts for free identification - Youth Expo Building - On Hwy 48/North End of Rice Lake, WI - Off of US Hwy 53 - Watch for signs - free parking - door prizes - kids activities - Children's Museum - Displays & Demonstrations - lunch available; contact Roy Wickman, (715) 357-3223

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

26-28COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Dr; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 weekend pass; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, pearls, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

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

27-28ELK MOUND, WISCONSIN: Rock Swap Meet; Chippewa Valley Gem & Mineral Society; Town of Wheaton Ball Parks - South Field, 3900 38th Street; Sat. 8-4, Sun. 8-4; Free; Vendor Spots - 20x20 - $25.00 per day. Gems & minerals & rock-related equipment. Make payment on the date of the show. Payable to Chippewa Valley Gem & Mineral Society. Rain or shine! Something for everyone! Shop and swap. No overnight camping. Food and drink available; contact Paul Tubbs, (715) 834-5747; Email: bizpam1@gmail.com

27-28FREEPORT, NEW YORK: Show and sale; Kaleidoscope Gem Shows LLC; Freeport Recreation Center, 130 E. Merrick Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4:30; Adults $5.50/ $5 with this ad. Children 12 and under with an adult Free; The show features dealers selling minerals, fossils, gems, jewelry, and beads. Find minerals from other worlds and prehistoric fossils from our own. Select gems and minerals from around the world and handcrafted gold and silver jewelry directly from the artist; contact Evelyn Gose, (631) 271-8411; Email: evelyn_gose@kaleidoscopegemshows.com; Website: kaleidoscopegemshows.com

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

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

September 2022

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

2-4BESSEMER, ALABAMA: Gem Show & Sale; Alabama Mineral & Lapidary Society; Bessemer Civic Center, 1130 9th Ave. SW; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, Teens $3, 12 and under FREE; Browse through over a hundred tables of unique gem, mineral & fossil specimens from a variety of vendors. Seasoned rock hounds to casual collectors, All are welcome; contact Ben Beadore; Email: amlsgemshow@gmail.com

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

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

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

3-5SILVER CITY, NEW MEXICO: Annual show; Grant County Rolling Stones Gem & Mineral Society; Grant County Veterans Memorial Business & Conference Center, 3031 US 180 East; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5, Mon. 10-4; FREE; Vendors, Field trips, Speakers, Displays from Zuhl Museum and New Mexico Tech Mineral Museum and others, Wheel of Fortune, Silent Auction, Wire-wrapping Demos, Family Friendly Event, Food & Beverages available for purchase, Pets will not be allowed in the convention center; contact Brenda Holzinger; Email: grantcountyrollingstones@gmail.com

3-5SILVER CITY, NEW MEXICO: Annual show; Grant County Rolling Stones Gem and Mineral Society; Grant County Veterans Memorial Business and Convention Center, 3031 US-180 E; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4, Mon. 10-4; Free for everyone; Many vendors, field trips, museum displays, educational talks, Wheel of Fortune, silent auction, food trucks, beverages and packaged snacks are available inside the convention center. Family-friendly with kids activities. Pets may not be brought inside the Convention Center Building; contact Grant County Rolling Stones Gem and Mineral Society; Email: grantcountyrollingstones@gmail.com; Website: https://rollingstonesgms.blogspot.com/

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

9-11KENNER, LOUISIANA: Wholesale and retail show; AKS Gem Shows; Pontchartrain Convention & Civic Center, 4545 Williams Blvd, Hall C; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Cash admission $5, credit card $6; Bead & Jewelry Show open to the public featuring beads, findings, finished jewelry, pearls, charms, chain, beading classes, precious & semi-precious stone beads. Wholesale buyers may pre-register online at aksshow.com; contact Kay Clift; Email: info@aksshow.com; Website: www.aksshow.com

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

9-11BOWLING GREEN, OHIO: Annual show; Toledo Gem and Rockhound Club; Pratt Pavilion, Wood County Fairgrounds, 13800 W Poe Rd; Fri. 12-8, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; $6 one day, $12 three-day pass, kids under 12 and Scouts in uniform free; contact Jerri Heer, (419) 344-9999; Email: Jheerx6@gmail.com; Website: Rockyreader.com

9-17DENVER, COLORADO: Annual show; RMGM Promotions/Colorado; Crowne Plaza Dia, 15500 E 40th Ave, 15500 East 40th Avenue; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-6, Mon. 10-6; Free Show/Free Parking; Colorado Mineral and Fossil Show: September 9-17, 2022 Retail / Wholesale vendors from around the world. Retail hours: 10 am - 6 pm Daily Wholesale hours: 9 am-6 pm daily Last day of the show September 17, 2022 Hours 10 am-4 pm The first day of the show only - Drawing for a $100 dealer voucher; contact Sandra Gonzales, (936) 538-8000; Email: info@rmgmpromotions.com; Website: www.rmgmpromotions.com

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

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

10-11WALLA WALLA, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Marcus Whitman Gem and Mineral Society; Walla Walla County Fairgrounds, Community Center Building, 831 Orchard St.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; $3 kids under 12 free; Show has cases, dealers, silent auction, kids area, raffle drawings and demonstrations; contact Warren Rood, (509) 876-7498; Email: warren.Rood@wwcc.edu

10-11GRAND MARAIS, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Grand Marais Rock Show Advisory Committee; Grand Marais Community Center, E21738 Brazel Street; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Adults $2.00; Kids 12 and under free; The show includes inside booths, outside booths, 50/50 raffle, prize raffle drawing, background music, food trucks, keynote dinner and speech on Saturday night, and more; contact Karen Brzys, (906) 494-2590; Email: grandmaraisrockshow@gmail.com; Website: grandmaraisrockandmineralshow.com

10-11RENO, NEVADA: Annual show; Reno Gem and Mineral Society; Reno-Sparks Convention Center (New Location), 4590 South Virginia Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; $7.50 everyone except kids under 12 free; Annual Show with 40 educational displays, lapidary, silversmithing, wire wrap, and gold panning demonstrations. Silent Auction every half hour. Raffle, door prizes, Wheel of Fortune. Fluorescent Booth, 30 vendors with Jewelry and Gems; contact Steve Norman, (775) 560-4782; Email: snorm11@hotmail.com; Website: renogms.org

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

16-18PAYSON, ARIZONA: Annual show; Payson Rimstones Rock Club; Mazatzal Hotel and Casino Event Center, Mile Marker 251, HWY 87; Fri. 2-7, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; $5 adults, kids 13 and under free, $3 for adults on Fri; Over 20 vendors from Arizona and New Mexico selling raw and polished rocks, fossils, gems, minerals, and jewelry. Kids and educational activities, including a fluorescents booth. Plus hourly silent auctions and a raffle; contact Rollo Pool, (928) 595-2059; Email: rollo_pool@outlook.com; Website: www.rimstonesrockclub.org

16-18BOISE, IDAHO: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Expo Idaho, 5610 N Glenwood St; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 weekend pass; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, pearls, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

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

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

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

17-17PORTAGE, MICHIGAN: KGMS Tailgate Sale; Kalamazoo Geological and Mineral Society; Michael Lutheran Church parking lot, 7211 Oakland Dr; Sat. 9-3; free; Sellers should bring own tables. No booth cost but a donation to the society would be appreciated. Participants are invited to buy and sell anything & everything rock related; plan out lots of bargain-price items, specimens, crystals, slabs, rough, fossils, equipment, jewelry & more; contact Bruce Atherton, MI; Email: fireball9207@charter.net; Website: kalamazoorockclub.org/annual-tailgate-event

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

17-18SANFORD, FLORIDA: Annual show; Central Florida Mineral & Gem Society, Inc; Sanford Civic Center, 401 S. Seminole Blvd; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Adults $5, Kids $2, Scouts in uniform fee; Vendors offering rocks, minerals, gemstones. fossils, jewelry, artifacts, metaphysical stones, etc. silent auction and door prizes offered, demonstrations, family activities and scavenger hunt; contact Salvatore Sansone, (321) 278-9294; Email: ssfossilhunter@aol.com; Website: www.cfmgs.org

17-18POUGHKEEPSIE, NEW YORK: Annual show; Mid-Hudson Valley Gem & Mineral Society, Inc; Golds Gym & Family Sports Center, 258 Titusville Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, Seniors / Students $3, Children under 12 Free with Adult; Show Theme 2022: The Hidden Beauty In Rock. 30 Dealers of minerals, fossils, jewelry, gemstones, meteorites, beads & books. Sluice for minerals. Six free rocks for children. Earth science scavenger hunt for area HS students. Fluorescent mineral booth & Lapidary demo. Exhibit by Vassar College; contact Linda Wuest, (845) 626-7136; Email: garnet327@hvc.rr.com; Website: www.mhvgms.org

17-18HOWELL, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Livingston and Gem Mineral Society; Hartland Educational Support Service Center, 9525 E. Highland Rd; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $5 Adults, $1 teens 13-18, 12 and under free; Variety of vendors with slabs, cabochons, crystals, specimens, fossils, fluorescent rocks, jewelry, and lapidary artwork. Club table with a ton of rough rock, and Michigan stones. The BEST silent auction with handmade silver jewelry. Children’s table, displays, and demonstrations; contact Ed Oller, (810) 241-8801; Email: edleathercraft@gmail.com; Website: livingstongems.com

23-25CLARKDALE, 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 Admission; Kids Corner offers free mineral specimens for children 12 and under; Kids can play the Spin-n-Win Wheel. Get your mineral specimens identified while experiencing great family fun for everyone from youths to seniors! Daily raffles will be held for a chance to win one of many prizes; contact Bill Hedglin; Email: billkarin3@q.com; Website: www.mingusgem.club

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

23-25SANDY, UTAH: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Mountain America Expo Center, 9575 S State St; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 weekend pass; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, pearls, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

24-25SIGNAL HILL, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Long Beach Mineral and Gem Society; Signal Hill Public Library, Signal Point Terrace and Community Room, 1800 E. Hill St; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free; Childrens activities Raffle Vendors; contact Karin Alvarez, (562) 253-1390; Email: karin.yasuda@gmail.com; Website: www.facebook.com/LBMGS

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

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

24-25GRAND JUNCTION, COLORADO: Annual show; Grand Junction Gem & Mineral Club; 2328 Monument Road Grand Junction Colorado 81507, Mesa County Fair Grounds 2785 Hwy 50 Grand Junction Colorado; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4; Entry $5, Seniors & Military $4, Kids under 12 Free; Silent Auction, Displays & Demonstrations, Kids Activities, Fluorescent Rock Display, Minerals, Fossils, Jewelry, Beads, Tools & Equipment; contact Scott Paul Warren, (303) 668-5743; Email: spw81506@outlook.com; Website: www.grandjunctionrockclub.org

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

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

September 2022-October 2022

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

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

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

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

October 2022

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

7-9SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Scottish Rite Center, 6151 H St; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 weekend pass; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, pearls, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

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

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

8-8COTTONWOOD, ARIZONA: Annual show; Verde River Rockhounds; Old Town Activity Park, 187 E Pima St, 19 N. Ninth Street; Sat. 9-5; Free; Mineral specimens, crystals, decorative yard rock, loose gems, cabochons, petrified wood, rough rock, lapidary equipment, jewelry, slabs, rock art and more; contact Emil Yatsko; Email: verderiverrockhounds@yahoo.com; Website: https://verderiverrockhounds.club

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

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

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

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

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

8-9WALNUT CREEK, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Guild; Civic Park Community Center, 1371 Civic Drive (at Broadway), 2 Marina Blvd; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $14 (under 12 free); Crystals, gems, jewelry over 30 booths; contact Jerry Tomlinson, (415) 383-7837; Email: jerry@crystalfair.com; Website: www.crystalfair.com

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

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

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

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

14-16COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Dr; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 weekend pass; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, pearls, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

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

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

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

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

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

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

15-16SOUTH CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Show and sale; Kanawha Rock and Gem Club; South Charleston Recreation Center, 601 Jefferson Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; $3.50 for adults, Children free when accompanied by paying adults. Coupons available for $1.50 off.; Best Rock, Mineral, Gem, Fossil and Jewelry Show and Sale in WV - Quality Vendors, Gift items, display items, gemstones, pearls, landscaping and home decor. Top-notch one-of-a-kind handmade jewelry. Rare and interesting fossils. Gold panning, geode cracking, demos, and crafts for the kids; contact Cheryl Lamb, (304) 989-7558; Email: krgclub@gmail.com; Website: Kanawharockandgemclub.org

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

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

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

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

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

21-23DEL MAR, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 weekend pass; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, pearls, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

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

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

22-23MOUNT BETHEL, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; DDR; Mt. Bethel Firehouse, 2341 Rt. 6111; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Adults $5, Kids Free, $1 with flyer; See amazing treasures from the Earth! Our show features Gems, Minerals, Fossils, Meteorites, Crystals, Stones, and More; contact Diana Tasco, (201) 776-6856; Email: dianatasco@yahoo.com

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

22-23MT. BETHEL, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Diana Tasco; Mt. Bethel Firehouse, 2341 Rt. 611, 73 Shore Road; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Adult $5, Kids Free, $1 off w/flyer; See amazing treasures from the Earth! Our show features Gems, Minerals, Fossils, Meteorites, Crystals, Stones, and More; contact Diana Tasco, (973) 288-1176; Email: dianatasco@yahoo.com

28-30SANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Rd; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 weekend pass; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, pearls, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

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

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

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

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

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

November 2022

4-6EUGENE, OREGON: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Lane County Events Center, 796 W 13th Ave; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 weekend pass; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, pearls, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

11-13PUYALLUP, WASHINGTON: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 9th Ave SW; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 weekend pass; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, pearls, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

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

12-13NEW YORK, NEW YORK: Show and sale; New York Mineralogical Club; The School of Fashion Industries, 225 West 24th Street, P.O Box 260041; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Admission Fee $6, 12 Years and Under free with a Paid Adult; Featuring the finest Gems, minerals, Jewelry, and Beads from around the world. The oldest gem and Mineral show in New York City. The participants are also entitled to hourly door prices and attend free lectures; contact Mohamed Bary, (347) 247-6568; Email: barygems@gmail.com

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

December 2022

2-4COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Dr; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 weekend pass; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, pearls, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

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

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

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

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

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

9-11SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 weekend pass; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, pearls, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

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

January 2023

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

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

February 2023

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

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

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

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

March 2023

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

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

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

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

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

April 2023

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

29-30KENNEWICK, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Lakeside Gem and Mineral Club; Benton County Fairgrounds, Building 2, 1500 South Oak Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; $5 children 14 and under free with paid adult; Exhibits; Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Dealers; demonstrations including cabochon fashioning, gemstone faceting, gem trees, sphere making, silversmithing, wire wrapping; silent auction; junior activities; door prizes; raffle; Fluorescent displays; Geode cracking; tailgating Sunday morning; contact Larry Hulstrom, (509) 308-8312; Email: rockhound132@charter.net; Website: www.lakesidegemandmineralclub.com

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

May 2023

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

June 2023

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

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

August 2023

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

October 2023

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

November 2023

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