× 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, May 09, 2021

Rock & Gem Show Dates

 
 

May 2021

12-16FRANKLIN, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Echo Valley Gem Show ; Echo Valley Showplace, 6456 Sylva Rd. (across from GLW) ; Wed. 9-6, Thu. 9-6, Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6; Free admission; Dealers from around the world selling minerals, fossils, rough rock, slabs, cabochons, jewelry, beads, crystal, gems. *Sunday hours: 9am-4pm; contact Damian ; Email: mbellpoint@gmail.com; Website: www.bellpointpromotions.com

15-16NORTH OLMSTED, OHIO: Annual show; Parma Lapidary Club; Soccer Sportsplex, 31515 Lorain Rd.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $6.00 age 13 -adults, Children 12 & under and Scouts in uniform FREE Look for $1 coupon on our Facebook page; Gems, minerals, fossils, and jewelry on sale; demonstrations; auction; social distancing rules in place and masks must be worn; contact Marty Lamparyk, 1012 Chippewa St., Grafton, OH 44044, (440) 926-3680; Email: parmalapidary@yahoo.com

15-16HAMILTON, MONTANA: Annual show; Bitterroot Gem and Mineral Society; Ravalli County Fairgrounds, 100 Old Corvallis Rd.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $2, free admission for children 12 and under; Demonstrations: flint-knapping by Don Stafford, gold panning by MT Gold Prospectors, and wire wrapping by Kitty Kat; vendors, displays, and activities for children; contact Faith Farley, PO Box 942, Hamilton, MT 59840, (406) 961-3347; Email: farley.faith@yahoo.com; Website: Bitterroot Gem and Mineral Society

15-16 BILOXI, MISSISSIPPI: Annual show; Harrison County Gem and Mineral Society, Inc.; Gulfport, Mississippi, 13280 Shriners Blvd.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Adults $5, free admission for children 10 and under; Demonstrations, displays; contact Lynn Tate, P.O. Box 10136, Gulfport, MS 39505, (228) 342-2963; Email: GulfportGems.Show@gmail.com; Website: GGulfportGems.org

20-22LOGAN, UTAH: 2021: A Rock Odyssey Rock and Gem Show; Cache Rock and Gem Club; Cache County Events Center, 450 South 500 West; Thu. 10-8, Fri. 10-8, Sat. 9-6; Adults $1, families $5, free admission for children 12 and under; Vendors offering rocks, minerals, fossils, jewelry; with displays, educational exhibits, demonstrations; activities for children; and current COVID-19 safety precautions will be followed; contact Larry Christopherson; Email: crgc.showmanager@gmail.com; Website: cacherockgemclub.weebly.com.

21-23DENVER, COLORADO: Annual show; The Colorado Mineral and Fossil Spring Show ; The Crowne Plaza Dia Convention Center & Expo, 15500 E 40th Ave, Denver, CO 80239; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; free admission; Retail/wholesale dealers selling minerals, gemstones, meteorites, jewelry (wholesale retail sale tax license requires for wholesale purchase), demonstrations, displays; contact Sandra Gonzales, Denver, CO; Email: info@rockygems.com; Website: www.rmgmpromotions.com

21-23GRAPEVINE, TEXAS: Annual show; AKS Bead & Jewelry Show; Grapevine Convention Center, 1209 S Main St; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5 for the weekend, wholesale free; https://www.facebook.com/aksgemshow/; contact Kay Clift, (504) 265-8830; Email: info@aksshow.com; Website: www.aksshow.com

22-23HERMISTON, OREGON: Hatrock Gem and Mineral Show; Hatrockhound Gem and Mineral Society; Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center (EOTEC), 1705 East Airport Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3, free admission for children 12 and under when accompanied by an adult; Dealers, displays, auctions, and activities for children; contact Mike Filarski, (541) 571-2593; Email: stonemorlin1@netscape.net

22-23TYLER, TEXAS: CANCELED; Keith Harmon ; East Texas Fair Grounds, Building E, 2112 West Front Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, children $1, free admission for scouts in uniform; SHOW CANCELED Many dealers offering jewelry, gemstones, minerals, fossils, rock, and more; enjoy the famous Rock Food Table display presented by the East Texas Gem & Mineral Society; contact Keith Harmon, (903) 316-2967; Email: keithharmon19@yahoo.com

28-30SALEM, 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, children age 11-17 $2, free admission for children 10 and under; Featuring vendors with gems, minerals, jewelry, beads, fossils, and meteorites; contact Alan Koch; Email: agmjs3@gmail.com; Website: www.americangemshow.com

29-30FORT WORTH, TEXAS: Annual show; Fort Worth Gem and Mineral Club; Will Rogers Memorial Center, 3401 W. Lancaster; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, seniors, students and military $5, free admission for children 16 and under; 70th annual gem, mineral, fossil, bead & jewelry show & sale ; contact Janice Craddock, PO Box 123975, Fort Worth, TX 73121; Email: fwgmc.info@gmail.com; Website: www.fortworthgemandmineralclub.org

29-30LAKEVIEW, OREGON: Annual show; Tall Man Rock Chippers; Lake Co. Fairgrounds, 1900 N 4th; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; A good variety of vendors will be selling various items; with displays; demonstrations; auctions; and field trips to local sites leaving from the fairgrounds at 8 a.m. each day; with conformity to local COVID-19 safety precautions; contact LeRoy Johnson, 39 N L ST, Lakeview, OR 97630, (541) 947-4267; Email: lostmymarblesor@yahoo.com

June 2021

4-6BONNEY LAKE, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Puyallup Valley Gem & Mineral Club; Swiss Park, 9205 198th Avenue East; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Free admission; Vendors (outside and inside) offering finished and rough materials, crystals, fossils, cabochons, beads, geodes, lapidary equipment; demonstrations and displays; gem identification; activities for children; contact Jim Christian, 13814 109th Avenue Court East, Puyallup, WA 98374, (253) 720-9502; Email: jimchristian_205@hotmail.com

4-6WAUSEON, OHIO: Annual show; State Line Gem & Mineral Society; JR Fair Building, Fulton County Fairgrounds, Wauseon, OH, 1814 SR 108, Wauseon, OH, Fulton County Fairgrounds; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-4; Adults $4, seniors (60 and older) $3, free admission for veterans and children 12 and under; Vendors, demonstrations, displays, and silent auction; contact Sherman Kardatzke, 1814 SR 108, Wauseon, OH, Fulton County Fairgrounds, Wauseon, OH 43567, (517) 673-5487; Email: sakardatzke@gmail.com; Website: State Line Gem, Jewelry, Bead, Rock and Mineral Show

4-6LAWRENCEVILLE, GEORGIA: Annual show; Bellpoint Gem Show; Gwinnett County Fairgrounds (Enter on Davis Rd), 2405 Sugarloaf Pkwy. (Enter Davis Rd); Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5 (cash only), free admission for children 12 and under if accompanied by an adult with paid admission; Select dealers selling minerals, gems, jewelry, crystals, geodes, rocks, and fossils from around the world ; contact Angel ; Email: mbellpoint@gmail.com; Website: www.bellpointpromotions.com

5-5MAUNGIE, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Pennsylvania Earth Sciences Association; Macungie Memorial Park, 50 Poplar St.; Sat. 8:30-3; Admission $2; Spring Mineralfest - will be either mostly indoor or all outdoor depending on local COVID precaution ordinances at the time - face masks must be worn; contact Mandy Apgar; Website: https://www.facebook.com/Pennsylvania-Earth-Sciences-Association-PESA-mineralfest-and-clubs-1555170821375067/

5-5DELTA, COLORADO: Annual show; Delta County Rock Wranglers; Heddles Recreation Center , 531 North Palmer St.; Sat. 9-5; free admission; Numerous dealers offering rocks and minerals, jewelry, exhibits, and activities for children; contact Harry Masinton, 24662 Sorrento Lane, Cedaredge, CO 81413, (970) 856-3861; Email: masinton@tds.net

5-6COEUR D’ALENE, IDAHO: Annual show; North Idaho Mineral Club; Kootenai County Fairgrounds, Jacklin Building #25, 4056 North Government Way; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $4 per day or $6 for two-day access, free admission for children under 12; Vendors, displays, demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Mike Rose; Email: nimcshowchairman@gmail.com; Website: https://www.northidahomineralclub.org/

5-6ONALASKA, WISCONSIN: Annual show; Coulee Rock Club of La Crosse, Wisconsin; Onalaska Omni Center, 255 Riders Club Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; $2 per person, free admission for children six and under; More than 20 vendors selling agates, geodes, crystals, minerals, jewelry, gemstones, rough and slabs, fossils, polished stones, thundereggs, petrified wood, lapidary supplies; demonstrations; displays; and activities for children; contact Allison Conrad, 33435 Burns Valley Road, La Crescent, MN 55947, (507) 895-8109; Email: rockinbabe@acegroup.cc; Website: See us on Facebook

12-13ESCONDIDO , CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Palomar Gem and Mineral Club ; California Center for the Arts Escondido , 340 N Escondido Blvd ; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5; Vendors selling gem and minerals, 30-35 dealers, activities for children ; contact Justin Engelmeyer ; Email: Justinengelmeyer@gmail.com

12-13MANSFIELD, OHIO: Annual show; Richland Lithic & Lapidary Society; Richland County Fairgrounds, 750 North Home Rd.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Free admission; Our theme is Diamonds and Gemstones; contact Tom Kottyan, Mansfield, OH, (419) 562-1152; Email: themineralhouse@netzero.net

18-20REEDSPORT, OREGON: Annual show; Lower Umpqua Gem and Lapidary Society; Reedsport Community Building, 451 Winchester Avenue; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Free admission; Dealers offering various rocks, gems, minerals, lapidary, with exhibits and demonstrations, and activities for children, including a complimentary rock to the first 300 children to attend the show Friday (11am-2pm) and Saturday (10am-2pm); contact Bambi Darling, 100 River Bend Road Sp. 68, Reedsport, OR 97467, (541) 420-8014; Email: reedsportrockshow@gmail.com; Website: https://www.facebook.com/pg/Lower-Umpqua-Gem-Lapidary-Society-1579099422193547

18-20BIG PINEY, WYOMING: Annual show; Sublette County Rock Hounds; Sublette County Fairgrounds, 10937 Highway 189; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Adults $2, free admission for children; The annual Sublette County Rock Hound's Gem & Mineral Show 2021 is host to the American Federation of Mineralogical Societies and the Rocky Mountain Federation of Mineralogical Societies 2021 conventions. View dealers, demonstrations, exhibits, and enjoy field trips and food concessions.; contact Jim Gray; Email: jimgray@wyoming.com; Website: https://rmfms.org/index.php?page=events-club-shows

18-20ARDEN, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; MAGMA, Jacquot & Son Mining; Camp Stephens, 263 Clayton Road; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4; free admission; 13th annual gem, mineral and fossil show; dozens of vendors offering gems, minerals, fossils, rocks, artifacts, and meteorites, among other items; contact Richard Jacquot, PO Box 542, LEICESTER, NC 28748, (828) 779-4501; Email: rick@wncrocks.com; Website: www.AmericanRockhound.com

19-20MILACA, MINNESOTA: Annual show; Dale's Rocks & More; Hairy Mosquito Trading Co, 21287 Highway 169; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; free admission; Over 40 vendors and artisans set up in an outdoor park-like setting offering everything from rocks and gems to handmade creations, with COVID precautions in effect; contact Dale Fure, MN 55330; Email: dalesrocks_more@outlook.com

19-20GRAPEVINE, TEXAS: Annual show; Arlington Gem and Mineral Club; Grapevine Convention Center, 1209 S Main St.; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $8, seniors and children (3-15) $7, free admission for military personnel with ID and scouts in uniform; contact Rick Allen - Show Chairman, (817) 528-475; Email: rickallen57@sbcglobal.net; Website: www.agmc57.org

25-27BEDFORD, INDIANA: CANCELED; Lawrence County Rock Club; Lawrence County Fairgrounds, US Highway 50 West, 13101 E 250 N; Fri. 10-6:30, Sat. 9-6:30, Sun. 10-4; free admission; SHOW CANCELED — 56th annual gem mineral fossil show; wide variety of gems, jewelry, minerals, fossils, rocks lapidary equipment; demonstrations and displays; activities for children; contact Michael Tweedale, 375 Butterfly Ln, Bedford, IN 47421, (573) 466-9093; Website: lawrencecountyrockclub.org

26-26KENT, CONNETICUT: Annual show; Danbury Mineralogical Society and the Connecticut Museum of Mining; Connecticut Antique Machinery Museum Campus, 31 Kent-Cornwall Road; Sat. 9-4; free admission; Show will take place rain or shine, new vendors welcome; contact John Pawloski, P.O. Box 425, Kent, CT 06757, (860) 927-0050; Email: j.a.pawloski@att.net; Website: www.ctamachinery.com

26-27BUTTE, MONTANA: Annual show; Butte Mineral and Gem Club; Butte Civic Center Annex, 1340 HARRISON AVENUE; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3, free admission for children; contact Pete Knudsen, 1301 West Gold Street, Butte, MT 59701, (406) 490-5828; Email: pknudsen@mtech.edu

July 2021

9-11CASPER , WYOMING: Annual show; Natrona County Rockhounds; Ramkota Hotel, 800 N Poplar St.; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Adults $3, and free admission for children under 12; The Natrona County Rockhounds annual gem and mineral show will also serve as host for the annual show of the Wyoming State Mineral & Gem Society. Vendors will be selling rocks, minerals, fossils, jewelry, and lapidary supplies; demonstrations, displays, and exhibits will be present, and there will be activities for children; contact Mac Goss ; Email: macogre13@yahoo.com; Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/123048541068947/

9-11DURANGO, COLORADO: Annual show; 67th Annual Four Corners Gem and Mineral Show; Four Corners Gem and Mineral Club; La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $3; Vendors selling rocks, gems, minerals, fossils, crystals, geodes, meteorites, beads, jewelry, findings equipment; educational displays; mini-workshops; and activities for children ; contact Jama Crawford; Email: info@durangorocks.org; Website: http://www.durangorocks.org/gem-show.html

16-17MINOCQUA, WISCONSIN: Annual show; Lakeland Gem and Mineral Club; Lakeland Union High School , 9573 State Hwy 70 Minocqua, WI; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 9-5; free admission; 53rd annual show, vendors offering a wide variety; demonstrations; several geologists will be onsite to help with identification of rocks and minerals; auctions; popular activities for children including the kids store; contact Pattie Hartmann, (715) 477-2519; Email: gypsy1120@coslink.net; Website: facebook lakeland gem and mineral club

16-18FRISCO , TEXAS: Annual show; Texas Mineral and Fossil Dallas/Frisco Show; Embassy Suites by Hilton Dallas Frisco Hotel Convention Center & Spa, 7600 John Q Hammons Dr,; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Free admission ; Retail / wholesale dealers - minerals, fossils, meteorites, jewelry. ; contact Sandra Gonzales, Denver, CO 80222, (720) 425-3948; Email: info@rockygems.com; Website: www.rmgmpromotions.com

17-18TULSA, OKLAHOMA: Annual show; Tulsa Rock and Mineral Society; Tulsa Fairgrounds-Exchange Center, 4145 E. 21st St.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, free admission for children, scouts in uniform, and police, fire, and military with ID; Vendors offering rocks, minerals, jewelry, fossils, a fluorescent display, demonstrations, and activities for children ; contact Martha Rongey, 612 W. 120th St. S., Jenks, OK 74037, (918) 230-1094; Email: m_rongey@sbcglobal.net; Website: www.tulsarockandmineralsociety.org

17-18MOOSE LAKE, MINNESOTA: Annual show; Carlton County Gem & Mineral Club; Riverside Arena, 20 Earl Ellens Drive; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-3; free admission; Current COVID-19 mandates will be followed — masks will be mandatory; contact David Johnson, 2815 E 4th St, Superior, WI 54880, (218) 591-7725; Email: davidrj@chartermi.net; Website: www.superiorlapidary.com

21-25FRANKLIN, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Echo Valley Gem Show; Echo Valley Showplace, 6456 Sylva Rd (across from GLW), 6456 Sylva Rd (across from GLW); Wed. 9-6, Thu. 9-6, Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6; Free admission; Dealers from around the world selling minerals, crystals, gems, rough rock, cabochons, slabs, beads, jewelry Sun 9-4pm; contact Damian; Email: mbellpoint@gmail.com; Website: www.bellpointpromotions.com

22-25FAIRPLAY, COLORADO: Show and sale; Jay Penn ; Fairplay River Park Event Site , 200 Platte Dr, ; Thu. 9-5, Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; free admission; 24 Dealers at this OUTDOOR show, offering mineral specimens, rough, slab, jewelry, and cabochons; contact Jay Penn , 200 Platte Drive, Fairplay, CO, CO 80440, (150) 588-34195; Email: jaypenn246@gmail.com; Website: http://abqfallshow.wix.com/fairplay

23-25FRANKLIN, 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, free admission for children 12 and under; Dealers from across the U.S., offering a great selection of rough and cut gemstones, gold and silver jewelry, minerals, beads, findings, lapidary equipment, and repairs; contact Linda Harbuck, 98 Hyatt Road, Franklin, NC 28734, (828) 524-3161; Email: lindah@franklin-chamber.com; Website: www.visitfranklinnc.com

23-25TENINO, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Washington Agate and Mineral Society; Tenino City Park, On Park Avenue; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 9-5; free admission; Rock and gem show is held during Oregon Trail Days; contact Daniel De Boer; Email: keylock1@live,com; Website: https://wamsolympia.wordpress.com

24-25ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA: Show and sale; Gem City Rock & Mineral Society; ZEM ZEM Shriners Banquet & Conference Center, 2525 West 38th St; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $4, seniors $3.50, free admission for children under 12 and scouts in uniform; Dealers offering crystals, gems, fossils, geodes, jewelry beads; demonstrations and displays; activities for children; and admission is based on Federal, State, Local and Conference Center recommendations and mandates for masks, social distance & occupancy at the time of the show & sale; contact Gem City Rock & Mineral Society, Erie, PA; Email: gemcityrockclub@gmail.com

August 2021

11-11HANCOCK, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Quincy Mine Hoist Association; Quincy Mine Hoist Association, 49750 US-41; Wed. 10-8; free; This is the quincy mine annual rock swap, which is now an all day event and held in the large open area in the back of the hoist. This is where all the locals come to bring their finds to sell. They also have a great mine tour which is a must.; contact dale hartmann, 24012 oneco road, calumet, MI 49913, (715) 477-2519; Email: brujodale@coslink.net; Website: https://www.quincymine.com/

13-15PUYALLUP, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Puyallup Valley Gem & Mineral Club; Tacoma Sportsmen's Club, 16409 Canyon Road East; daily 10-5; Free admission; Vendors offering finished and rough materials, crystals, fossils, geodes, lapidary equipment, demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Jim Christian, 13814 109th Avenue Court East, Puyallup, WA 98374, (253) 720-9502; Email: jimchristian_205@hotmail.com

13-15PORTLAND, OREGON: Annual show; Mt. Hood Rock Club; Jackson Armory, 6255 NE Cornfoot Road; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-3; free admission; Vendors selling: minerals, rocks, beads, jewelry, fossils; demonstrations; displays; and activities for children; contact Wayne King , (503) 284-7195; Email: mhrcdc@gmail.com; Website: www.mthoodrockclub.com

14-15ARCADIA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Pasadena Lapidary Society; Arcadia Masonic Center, 50 W. Duarte Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Free admission; NEW DATES!! 62nd Annual Tournament of Gems with the theme —Inspiration Unearthed— features vendors selling gems, minerals, fossils and jewelry, with displays, demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Ellen Ferrell, President, c/o PO BOX 5025, Pasadena, CA 91117-0025, (727) 512-0381; Email: Ellenbf2007@aol.com; Website: pasadenalapidary.org

20-22LEBANON, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Mid-Atlantic Gem and Mineral Association; Lebanon Valley Fairgrounds and Expo, 80 Rocherty Road; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, free admission for children under 12; Mid-Atlantic's 23rd annual premium gem, jewelry, bead, mineral and arts show: Gem Miner's Jubilee; contact Teresa Schwab, PO Box 352, Monrovia, MD 21770, (301) 807-9745; Email: beadware@rcn.com; Website: www.gem-show.com

20-22RICKREALL, OREGON: Annual show; Willamette Agate and Mineral Society; Polk County Fairgrounds - outdoors, 520 S Pacific Hwy W; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; free; outdoor show with various vendors; contact Theresa Donley , (503) 930-5115; Email: tkdddt@hotmail.com; Website: www.WAMSI.net

27-28CASTLE ROCK, WASHINGTON: 55th Annual Show; Southern Washington Mineralogical Society; Silver Lake Grange, 3104 Spirit Lake Hwy, Exit #49 off I-5; 5 miles up Spirit Lake Hwy; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5; undetermined; Dealers, member displays, demonstrations, and activities for children ; contact Vicki Johnson, PO Box 704, Longview, WA 98632, (360) 751-8031; Email: vickijrocks@msn.com

28-29EAST PEORIA, ILLINOIS: Annual show; Geology Section of Peoria Academy of Science; East Side Center, #1 East Side Drive; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5; free admission; 57th Annual Show with dealers, demonstrations, bead making, flint knapping, fluorescent display, and activities for children; contact Jim Travis, 2812 N. Peoria Ave., Peoria, IL 61603, (309) 645-3609; Email: boatnik@aol.com; Website: pasgeology.com

September 2021

10-19DENVER, LOUISIANA: Annual show; Eons Expos, RLLLP; National Western Complex, 4655 Humboldt Street; daily 10-6; Free admission; Denver area largest show, with 100 tents outside and 400 dealers inside on both floors of the Main Building and on both levels of the adjacent Events Center; contact Lowell Carhart, 106 Horseguards Ave, Bossier City, LA 71111, (804) 291-6357; Email: lowellcarhart@yahoo.com; Website: https://www.coliseumshow.com

11-12PORT ANGELES, WASHINGTON: Annual Fall Rock Show; Clallam County Gem and Mineral Association; Vern Burton Community Center, 308 East 4th Street; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; contact Kathy Schreiner, PO Box 98, Sequim, WA 98382, (360) 460-0827; Email: kmsjes@olypen.com

11-12NEW MILFORD, CONNETICUT: Annual show; Danbury Mineralogical Society; New Milford High School cafeteria, 388 Danbury Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, Students/Seniors $4, free admission for children under 11 and scouts in uniform; Wholesale room available with Tax ID.; contact Elizabeth Triano, NY, (845) 319-6089; Email: lizziewriter@comcast.net; Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/192286412696317

11-12FERNDALE, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Mt. Baker Rock and Gem Club; Pioneer Pavillion, 2007 Cherry Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; free admission; vendors and displays; contact Wes Gannaway , (360) 384-4209; Email: debnwes@comcast.net; Website: www.mtbakerrockclub.org

17-19MARIETTA, GEORGIA: Annual show; Bellpoint; Cobb County Civic Center, 548 S. Marietta Pkwy.; 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, geodes, healing stones, fossils, crystals ; contact Damian; Email: mbellpoint@gmail.com; Website: www.bellpointpromotions.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 admission; 14th annual gem, mineral and fossil show, dozens of vendors from across the U.S. offering gems, minerals, fossils, rocks, artifacts, meteorites, trinitite; contact Richard Jacquot, NC 28748, (828) 779-4501; Email: rick@wncrocks.com; Website: www.AmericanRockhound.com

17-19LINCOLN, MISSOURI: Annual show; Mozarkite Society of Lincoln, Inc.; Mike Hare Memorial Ballfield, Under the water tower; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-3; free admission; contact Kelly Blum, (816) 835-2044; Email: Mozarkiterocks@gmail.com; Website: Mozarkite.com

17-19HOLLAND, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Tulip City Gem & Mineral Club; Soccer Stop Sportsplex, 5 River Hills Drive; Fri. 3-8, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 11-5; Adults $3, free admission for children and students with ID; Theme: Canada's Mineral Treasures; vendors selling rocks, minerals, fossils, jewelry; displays by the A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum, GVSU and Hope College; demonstrations and member displays; activities for children; contact Linda Winkelmann, 340 East 24th Street, Holland 49423, (616) 834-6651; Email: lindawinkelmann@att.net; Website: www.tulipcity.org

18-18ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS: Annual show; Rock River Valley Gem & Mineral Society; Odd Fellows Lodge, 6219 Forest Hills Rd.; Sat. 9:30-3:30; free admission; Outdoor Rock Swap, Rain or Shine — buy, sell, trade rocks, minerals, fossils & jewelry, activities for children and social distancing required; contact Duane Cushing, IL, (815) 218-5011; Email: rrvgms@gmail.com; Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/890823657607474

18-19CHICO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Feather River Lapidary and Mineral Sociaty; Silver Dollar Fair Grounds, 2357 Fair St.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Adults $4, and free admission for children 16 and under; contact Manuel Garcia, 22331 Samson Ave., Corning, CA 96021, (530) 586-7052; Email: mmpg@att.net; Website: www/ featherriverrocks.org

18-19GRAND JUNCTION, COLORADO: Annual show; Grand Junction Gem and Mineral Club; Mesa County Fair Grounds, 2785 US Highway 50; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; Adults $5, children $3; 75 anniversary show—diamond celebration; contact Wayne Sims, 622 Glacier Dr., Grand Junction, CO 81507, (970) 516-3870; Email: lks10042@msn.com

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

25-26LUBBOCK, 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

25-26KENNEWICK, 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; More than 40 collectors’ exhibits; gem, mineral, fossil and jewelry dealers; demonstrations including cabochon fashioning, gemstone faceting, gem trees, sphere making, silversmithing, wire wrapping and jewelry fabrication; and activities for children; contact Larry Hulstrom, (509) 308-8312; Email: rockhound132@charter.net ; Website: www.lakesidegemandmineralclub.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

October 2021

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

2-3SOUTH 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

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

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

9-10SIERRA 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

9-10TEMPLE, 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

9-10TOPEKA, 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

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

23-24CUYAHOGA 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

29-31DANVILLE, 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

30-31OKALHOMA 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

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

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/

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

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

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

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

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

May 2022

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

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