× With health guidelines issued concerning the COVID-19 virus, most shows and events are being cancelled and rescheduled. We will continue to update the listings with this information when notified, but we recommend you check websites and social media pages of specific clubs to learn the latest about their events.
Thursday, Feb 25, 2021

Rock & Gem Show Dates

 
 

February 2021

27-27LAKELAND, FLORIDA: Annual show; Imperial Bone Valley Gem, Mineral & Fossil Society, Inc.; First Presbyterian Church of Lakeland, 175 Lake Hollingsworth Dr; Sat. 9-4:30; Adults $3, free admission for youth 18 and under and teachers; COVID precautions in effect. ; contact Jim Reed, 5740 Hebron Lane, Lakeland, FL 33812-3207, (863) 255-0651; Email: rocks57@tampabay.rr.com; Website: www.bonevalley.net

27-28VALLEJO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Vallejo Gem & Mineral Society ; Solano County Fairgrounds Mc Cormack Hall, 900 Fairgrounds Drive; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6.00 ($1 off admission at www.vjgems.org), free admission for children under 12; 56th Annual Gem & Mineral Show and Sale, featuring 40 vendors offering jewelry, gems, fossils, minerals, meteorites, demonstrations, displays, and activities for children; contact Debra Duhon, 900 Fairgrounds Drive, VGMS, Vallejo , CA 94590, (415) 254-1506; Email: dduhonvgms@gmail.com ; Website: vjgems.org

March 2021

6-7VENTURA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Ventura Gem & Mineral Society; Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; A Southern California tradition for 59 years, featuring more than 15 vendors, 50 exhibits of gems, minerals, fossils, lapidary arts, demonstrations, silent auctions — Country Store — flea market, and activities for children; contact Richard Slyker, P.O. Box 1573, Ventura, CA 93002, (805) 312-8467; Email: info@vgms.org; Website: www.vgms.org

12-14KANSAS CITY , MISSOURI: CANCELED; Greater Kansas City Association of Earth Science Clubs.; KCI Expo Center, 11730 NW Ambassador Dr.; Fri. 10-8, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, Age 5-12 $3, free admission for children age 4 and under; SHOW CANCELED Dealers, special exhibits, lectures, scholarship benefit auction; contact Bruce Stinemetz, PO Box 1101, Independence, MO 64051, (816) 795-5159; Email: kcgemshow@yahoo.com; Website: www.kcgemshow.org or www.gemshowkc.org,

13-14KALISPELL, MONTANA: Gold, Gem, and Mineral Show; Northwest Montana Rock Chucks; Flathead County Fairgrounds, Expo Building, 265 North Meridian Road; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $2, free admission for junior-high age children and younger; Features a variety of items; demonstrations and displays by club members and a local gold prospectors group; and activities for children; contact Lloyd Fager, (608) 436-0780; Email: oldgrayelf@sbcglobal.net

19-21MARIETTA, 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

19-21JACKSON, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Michigan Gem & Mineral Society; Keeley Park American 1 Credit Union Event Center, 200 W. Ganson St.; Fri. 10-7, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $4, seniors $2, students $1, free admission for children 5 and under; Dealers offering gems, minerals, fossils, and an area for children ; contact Sally Hoskin, P.O. Box 633, Michigan Center, MI 49254, (517) 522-3396; Email: info@mgmsrockclub.com; Website: http://mgmsrockclub.com/annual-show.html

19-21ARDEN, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; MAGMA Club and Jacquot & Son Mining; Camp Stephens, 263 Clayton Road; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4; free admission; 12th bi-annual gem, mineral and fossil show, dozens of vendors from across the U.S. offering gems, minerals, fossils, and rocks; demonstrations; displays; contact Rick Jacquot, PO Box 542, 3897 New Leicester Hwy, LEICESTER, NC 28748, (828) 779-4501; Email: rick@wncrocks.com; Website: www.americanrockhound.com

26-27ADA, OKLAHOMA: Annual show; Ada Gem, Mineral & Fossil Club; Pontotoc Agri-Plex, 1710 N Broadway Avenue; Fri. 8-6, Sat. 9-5; free admission; contact Melody Ulanowski, 2706 N 382, Wetumka, OK 74883, (405) 609-0312; Email: melody.ulanowski@gmail.com

26-28INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Annual show; American Gem, Mineral And Jewelry Shows LLC; Indiana State Fairgrounds, 1202 E 38th St.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $7, children ages 11-17 $2, free admission for children 10 and under; A new show promoter, bringing gems, minerals, jewelry, beads, fossils and meteorites from about the world; contact Alan Koch; Email: agmjs3@gmail.com; Website: www.americangemshow.com

26-28JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA: Show and sale; Jacksonville Gem and Mineral Society; Jacksonville Fairgrounds, Greater Jacksonville Agricultural Fair & Expo Center; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5 (3-day pas $8) $1 off for seniors and military personnel with ID, free admission for children 12 and under; contact Jim Mc Adams, Jacksonville, FL 32258, (904) 704-1958; Email: James.mcadams@ymail.com; Website: https://jgms.wildapricot.org/

26-28HICKORY, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Catawba Valley Gem & Mineral Club, Inc.; Hickory Metro Convention Center, 1960 13th Ave. Dr. SE, 5254 Olde School Drive; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5 (good for all three days), free admission for children under 12, military and law enforcement personnel with ID; 27 vendors selling gems, minerals, fossils and jewelry; contact Dean Russell (Show Chairperson), 5254 Olde School Drive, Hickory, NC 28602, (828) 303-14; Email: cvgmcsecretary@aol.com; Website: www.cvgmc.com

27-28WYSOX, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Che-Hanna Rock & Mineral Club, Inc.; Wysox Volunteer Fire Hall, 111 Lake St.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3, students $1, and free admission for children age 8 and under; Special exhibits, fluorescent programs, dealers selling minerals, fossils, gems, jewelry, geode cutting, and activities for children; contact Bob McGuire, PA; Email: uvbob1942@gmail.com; Website: chehannarocks.com

27-28SWEET HOME, OREGON: 72nd Annual Gem and Mineral Show - River Wonders: Agates and Jaspers; Sweet Home Rock and Mineral Society; Sweet Home High School Gym, 1641 Long St.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; 50 cents; Vendors offering a wide variety of materials, displays by artisans and hobbyists, demonstrations, raffles and door prizes; contact Ed Anderson, (541) 451-1577; Email: ela4rocks@gmail.com

27-28POCATELLO, IDAHO: 65th Annual Rock and Gem Show; South East Idaho Gem and Mineral Society (SEIGMS); Bannock County Fairgrounds, 10588 Fairground Dr.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $2, free admission for children under 12 when accompanied by an adult; Featuring vendors, silent auction, demonstrations, fossil dig, displays, and activities for children ; contact Val Wuthrich , (208) 720-8239; Email: valwuthrich@gmail.com

April 2021

7-11EDISON, LOUISIANA: Annual show; Eons Expos, RLLLP; NJ Expo Center, 97 Sunfield Avenue; Wed. 12-8, Thu. 12-8, Fri. 12-8, Sat. 10-7; Wed-Fri $15 (unlimited re-entry), Sat-Sun $20 (unlimited re-entry), family pass (weekdays) $30, family pass (Sunday) $40; Wholesale and retail sale, free parking every day, all COVID-19 restrictions followed for your safety. ; contact Lowell Carhart, 106 Horseguards Ave, Bossier City, LA 71111, (804) 291-6357; Email: lowellcarhart@yahoo.com; Website: https://ny-nj-gemshow.com

7-18TUCSON, ARIZONA: Wholesale and retail show; JOGS International Exhibits; Tucson Expo Center, 3750 E Irvington Rd, Tucson, AZ 85714, 650 S Hill St, Suite 513; daily 10-6; Buyers: Free Guests: $20; JOGS Tucson Gem & Jewelry Show brings together international wholesalers, manufacturers, and designers of jewelry, gem dealers, and stone cutters, showcasing new designs and new ideas. Exhibitors bring the best selection and largest stocks to choose from.; contact Yelena Masenko, 650 S Hill St, Suite 513, Los Angeles, CA 90014, (213) 629-3030; Email: info@jogsshow.com; Website: jogsshow.com

10-11JOHNSON CITY, NEW YORK: Annual show; New York Southern Tier Geology Club; Johnson City Senior Center, 30 Brocton St. ; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $4, free admission for children under 12 when accompanied by a paying adult; Dealers selling various minerals and fossils, jewelry and gemstones, beads and supplies; demonstrations and displays, and show will be held in adherence with regulations related to COVID-19 restrictions - masks must be worn and access may be limited; contact Thomas Ogden, 96 West Main St., Bainbridge, NY 13733, (607) 967-8552; Email: stonecutterton@yahoo.com; Website: http://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Nonprofit-Organization/New-York-Southern-Tier-Geology-Club-571826199572927/

10-11MARION, ILLINOIS: Annual show; Southern Illinois Earth Science Club; Pavilion of the City of Marion, 1602 Sioux Drive; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $2, free admission for children 18 and under; Gems, minerals, fossils, artifacts, jewelry, with displays and demonstrations; contact Michael Chontofalsky, 1019 E. Broadway, Centralia, IL 62801, (618) 367-0046; Email: chontofalsky@att.net; Website: siesclub.org

10-11MARIPOSA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Mariposa Gem and Mineral Club; Mariposa County Fairgrounds, 5007 Fairgrounds Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3, free admission for kids ; Mountains of minerals, plus rough, finished jewelry, findings, and many other rock-related items on sale, vendors, and activities for children; contact Meredith Meehan; Email: mgmc@sti.net; Website: https://mariposagemclub.org

10-11ABILENE, TEXAS: Annual show; Central Texas Gem & Mineral Society; Taylor County Expo Center / Display Building, 1700 HWY 36; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, children 6-12 $2, free admission for children age 5 and under and uniformed scouts and military personnel ; Displays featuring rock specimens, lapidary work, silversmithing, wirewrapping and jewelry making, demonstrations, vendors with a variety of items, and presentation of a scholarship to a university student; contact Linda J. Walker, P.O. Box 206, Hawley, TX 79525; Email: ctgms50@gmail.com

16-18LAWRENCEVILLE, GEORGIA: Annual show; Bellpoint; Gwinnett County Fairgrounds, 2405 Sugarloaf Pkwy; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, free admission for children under 15 when accompanied with a paying adult; Dealers selling minerals, jewelry, gems, crystals, fossils and rocks; contact Damian; Email: mbellpoint@gmail.com; Website: www.bellpointpromotions.com

16-18DANVILLE, INDIANA: Annual show; American Gem, Mineral And Jewelry Shows LLC; Hendricks County Fairgrounds, 1900 East Main St.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $7, children 11-17 $2, and free admission for children 10 and under; NEW LOCATION. NEW DATE. FREE PARKING. Featuring dealers offering gems, minerals, jewelry, beads, and fossils; contact Alan Koch; Email: agmjs3@gmail.com; Website: www.americangemshow.com

17-18IDAHO FALLS, IDAHO: 56th Annual Idaho Falls Gem & Mineral Show; Idaho Falls Gem and Mineral; City Recreation Center, Memorial and B Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $3, free admission for children 12 and under; Vendors selling everything from rough rock and minerals to lapidary jewelry, demonstrations, displays, and activities for children; contact Nicole Strong, 208-768-7953; Email: nicolek_hansen@hotmail.com; Website: www.ifrockhounds.com

17-18PORTLAND, MAINE: Annual show; Maine Mineralogical and Geological Society (MMGS); Brick South, 8 Thompson Point Rd.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, Seniors $4, free admission for children under 12; Show will feature more than 200 tables of rocks, minerals, gems, fossils and jewelry, with a wholesale area for licensed dealers, exhibits, and activities for children; contact Jon Dykstra, 17A Grove Street, Kennebunkport, ME 04046-6041; Email: DYKSTRA.JON@GMAIL.COM; Website: www.mainemineralclub.org

17-18SANFORD, FLORIDA: Show and sale; Cental Florida Mineral & Gem Society, Inc.; Sanford Civic Center, 401 E. Seminole Blvd.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Adults $5, children $2, free admission for scouts in uniform; Featuring vendors offering: minerals, rocks, fossils, beads, gemstones, handmade jewelry and cabochons, artifacts, with demonstrations, displays, and activites for children; contact President Salvatore Sansone, 6100 S. Orange Ave., Orlando, FL 32809, (321) 278-9294; Email: ssfossilhunter@aol,com; Website: www.cfmgs.net

23-25YAKIMA, WASHINGTON: 59th Parade of Gems — A Blast from the Past 40+ Years After Mt. St. Helens Blew; Yakima Rock and Mineral Club; Central Washington State Fair Park, 1301 South Fair Avenue, Modern Living Bld.; Fri. 10-4, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6 ($1 off with coupon), students $2, free admission for children age 12 and under with paying adult ; Dealers offering jewelry, rocks, minerals, fossils, with door prizes, silent auction, activities for children; contact Marti Sondgeroth, 2013 South 41st Avenue, Yakima, WA 98903, (509) 910-3484; Email: marthams@q.com; Website: www.yakimarockclub.com

24-25TROY, OHIO: Annual show; Miami County Gem & Mineral Club; Miami County Fairgrounds, 650 N. Co. Rd 25-A; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $2, free admission for children under 18; Dealers selling minerals, fossils, specimens, jewelry, gems; demonstrations and displays; activities for children; contact Dewey Buck, PO Box 885, Troy, OH 45373, (937) 308-3012; Email: deweybuck12@gmail.com

24-25GRANTS PASS, OREGON: Show and sale; Rogue Gem and Geology Club; Josephine County Fairgrounds, Pavilion, 1451 SW Fairgrounds Rd; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; More than 20 vendors offering gems, crystals, minerals, fossils, beads, silver and jewelry; contact Susan; Email: susan.rggc@gmail.com; Website: roguegemandgeology.com

May 2021

1-1MIDLAND PARK, NEW JERSEY: Annual show; The North Jersey Mineralogical Society; Midland Park High School, 250 Prospect St.; Sat. 10-5; $5; Outdoor show — COVID safety measure compliant — 25 dealers offering a wide array of rocks, fossils, minerals, and crystals, among other items. RAIN DATE: Sunday, May 2.; contact Jeff Wilson, 14 Beach Dr., MONTAGUE, NJ 07827, (607) 287-9963; Email: buckwood4@yahoo.com; Website: nojms.webs.com

1-2JACKSON, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Amador County Gem & Mineral Society; Kennedy Mine, Hwy 49; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; contact Cheryl Smith, PO BOX 28, Fiddletown, CA 95629; Website: http://www.amadorgemandmineral.org/

1-2BILLINGS, MONTANA: Billings Gem and Fossil Show; Billings Gem and Mineral Club; Al Bedoo Shrine Auditorium, 1125 Broadwater Avenue; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5 (two-day pass), free admission and five free activity tickets for children under 12; Annual rock show with vendors and exhibits of gems, minerals, fossils, artifacts, agates, jewelry, dinosaur fossils, demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Doug True, (406) 200-8778; Email: show@billingsgemclub.com; Website: BillingsGemClub.com

7-9COLUMBIA, MISSOURI: Annual show; Central Missouri Rock and Lapidary Club; Knights of Columbus, 2525 N. Stadium Blvd (Route E) ; Fri. 12-7, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6 (three-day pass), seniors (60+) an youth (12-18) $3, free admission for children 11 and under; Dealers offering agates, crystals, cabochons, slabs, beads, fossils, petrified wood, geode cracking, and activities for children; contact Mary Wozny, 404 W. Leslie Lane, Columbia, MO 65202, (573) 999-3058; Email: LMWOZ@msn.com; Website: cmrlc.org

8-9BRAINERD, MINNESOTA: Annual show; Cuyuna Rock, Gem & Mineral Society; Crow Wing County Fairgrounds, 2000 13th St. S.E.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $2, children under 12 $1, free admission for mothers and children on Sunday (Mother's Day); Dealers selling agates, minerals, fossils, gems, crystals, handcrafted jewelry; exhibits and demonstrations, activities for children; contact Sharon Smith, sharon@agatesrock.com; Website: https://cuyunarockclub.org/

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

15-16HAMILTON, MONTANA: Annual show; Bitterroot Gem and Mineral Society; Ravalli County Fairground, First Interstate Center, 100 Old Corvallis Road; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $2, free admission for children 12 and under; Vendors, displays, and speeches given by professionals in their fields; contact Deb & Linsey Strickland, 125 Tawney View, Hamilton, MT 59840, (202) 870-8542; Email: mtpiper@gci.net

20-22LOGAN, UTAH: Annual show; Cache Rock and Gem Club; Cache County Events Center, 450 South 500 West; Thu. 10-8, Fri. 10-8, Sat. 9-6; Adults 12 and older $1, Families $5, free admission for children 12 and under ; Rocks, minerals, fossils, jewelry, displays, educational exhibits, demos, supplies, activities for children, COVID-related restrictions followed; contact LuAnn Willmore; Email: crgc.showmanager@gmail,com; Website: cacherockgemclub.weebly.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

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

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 ages 11-18 $2, free admission children 10 and under; New show promoter, dealers offering gems, minerals, jewelry, fossils, and more ; 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

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

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/

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

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

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

25-27BEDFORD, INDIANA: Annual show; 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; 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

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 Jim Gray; Email: lgray@wyoming.com; Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/123048541068947/

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

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

August 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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

1-3INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Annual show; American Gem, Mineral And Jewelry Shows LLC; Indiana State Fairgrounds, 1202 East 38th Street; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $7, children ages 10-17 $2, free admission for children 10 and under ; Vendors offering gems, minerals, jewelry, beads, fossils and meteorites; contact Alan Koch; Email: agmjs3@gmail.com; Website: www.americangemshow.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

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

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

November 2021

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

December 2021

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

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