Rock & Gem Show Dates

 
 

June 2018

22-24SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc; Scottish Rite Center, 1895 Camino del Rio S; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $7, Children free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from around the world. Jewelry repair, cleaning & ring sizing while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503)-252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

23-24NEW YORK, NEW YORK: Wholesale and retail show; New York Mineralogical Club; Watson Hotel, 440 W 57 Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Admission $6, Children under 12 free; Dealers offering minerals, fossils, jewelry and gemstones, hosted by the New York Mineralogical Club, the oldest club in the U.S. Daily lectures, free rocks for kids, restaurant and parking on premises.; contact Tony Niksicher, 1885 Seminoel Trail, Suite 202, Charlottesville, VA 22901, (434)-964-0875; Email: info@excaliburmineral.com; Website: www.newyorkmineralogicalclub.org

23-24CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Culver City Rock and Mineral Club; Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 4117 Overland Ave.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; The Culver City Rock and Mineral Club will present its 57th Annual Fiesta of Gems Show. This year the featured gemstone is Jade. The Fiesta of Gems is a free educational event for the community which provides fossils, gems and mineral exhibits, demonstrations, and children’s programs. We also offer jewelry making classes, gem, mineral dealers, tools, and books sales. This event helps several community programs in Culver City and helps to educate and inspire elementary students in Earth Science activities. It also enables the Club to provide donations to the El Rincon School, to the Culver City Boy Scouts, Troop 113, and the Culver City Senior Center. ; contact Janice Metz, CA 90230, (310)-850-4398; Email: janicemtz@yahoo.com; Website: http://www.culvercityrocks.org/

23-24CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Culver City Rock and Mineral Club; Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 4117 Overland Ave., ; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission ; The Culver City Rock and Mineral Club will present its 57th Annual Fiesta of Gems Show. This year the featured gemstone is Jade. Admission and parking are free. The Fiesta of Gems is a free educational event for the community which provides fossils, gems and mineral exhibits, demonstrations, and children’s programs. We also offer jewelry making classes, gem, mineral dealers, tools, and books sales. This event helps several community programs in Culver City and helps to educate and inspire elementary students in Earth Science activities. It also enables the Club to provide donations to the El Rincon School, to the Culver City Boy Scouts, Troop 113, and the Culver City Senior Center. Fiesta of Gems Show offers gem and mineral dealers from California, New Mexico, and Arizona who will sell minerals, gems, slabs, cabochons, beads, and jewelry findings. The Culver City Rock and Mineral Club members will exhibit gem and mineral works of art, jewelry pieces, and private collections of gems and minerals. There will be classes throughout the weekend introducing various techniques of jewelry making. ; contact Janice Metz, 4117 Overland Ave., Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Culver City , CA 90232, (310)-850-4398; Email: janicemtz@yahoo.com; Website: http://www.culvercityrocks.org/fiesta.htm

June 2018-July 2018

29-1FARMINGTON, NEW MEXICO: Annual show; San Juan County Gem & Mineral Society; McGee Park, San Juan County Fairgrounds, 41 Rd 5568; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Specimens, Rough material, slab, cabs, jewelry and more! Silent auction, door prizes, raffle drawings, kids activities, and demonstrations.; contact Tory Bonner, NM, (505)-716-2847; Email: torycbonner@gmail.com

29-1SISTERS, OREGON: Annual show; Karmic Beads & Gems and CRS Grippers; Creekside Park, 504 S. Locust St.; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; free admission; local and international vendors, crystals, jewelry, jade, turquoise, agates, pearls, tourmaline and more, slabs, cabs, singing bowls, lapidary supplies, beads, tools for Reiki, mineral specimens, meteorites and moldavite, fossils, including dino eggs; contact Charlie Macias, (619) 920-0464; Email: karmicbeadsandgems@yahoo.com; Website: www.karmicbeadsandgems.rocks

29-1EUGENE, OREGON: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Lane County Events Center, 796 W. 13th Ave.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults, seniors and students $7, children (ages 0-11) free; fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold and silver, minerals and more at manufacturers' prices, exhibitors from all over the world, jewelry repair and ring sizing while you shop, free hourly door prizes; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

29-1ELDON, MISSOURI: Annual show; Osage Rock and Mineral Club; Eldon Community Center, 309 E. 2nd Street; Fri. 2-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 9-6; Free Admission, Free; Plan to attend the 17th Annual Gem, Jewelry, Rock, Mineral and Fossil Show. Featuring gem stones, jewelry, geodes, fossils, minerals, quartz crystals, custom jewelry, cabochons, gift items, demonstrations, displays including our popular fluorescent mineral display, kids games and prizes. This year we will present a special appearance by "Fluffy", the partial real leg bone of a Stegosaurus. Admission is free!; contact Cheryl Hudson, MO, (573)-644-2722; Email: ormc2018show@centurylink.net

30-1GRAPEVINE, TEXAS: Annual show; Arlington Gem & Mineral Club; Grapevine Convention Center, 1209 S. Main Street; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, Seniors/Students/Children $5; 61st Annual Show will feature Vendors selling artisan and fine jewelry, gemstones, geodes, fossils, minerals, rough- cut- polished rocks, paleontological books, crystals, petrified wood, tools, glass creations, beads and much more. Members will be demonstrating jewelry designs, teaching 9 on-site jewelry classes, Identifying Gemstones, hosting a Silent Auction every hour, door prizes, raffle prizes, and offering activities to Juniors. Check us out on Facebook or our website for more details.; contact Nadira Charaniya, 1408 Gibbins Rd., Arlington, TX 76011, (469)-751-2944; Email: show@agemclub.org; Website: www.agemclub.org

July 2018

6-8RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA: Show and sale; Frank Cox Productions; North Carolina State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Rd.; Daily 10-5; Free Admission; Show and Sale of gems, jewelry, crystals, minerals and beads.; contact Frank Cox, 755 S. Palm Ave. #203, Frank Cox Productions, Sarasota, FL 34236, (941)-954-0202; Email: frankcox@comcast.net; Website: frankcoxproductions.com

6-8PORTLAND, OREGON: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE MLK Jr. Blvd.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults, seniors and students $7, children (ages 0-11) free; fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold and silver, minerals and more at manufacturer prices, exhibitors from all over the world, jewelry repair and ring sizing while you shop, free hourly door prizes; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

7-8PINETOP, ARIZONA: Annual show; White Mountain Gem & Mineral Club; Hon-Dah Casino & Resort, 777 Highway 260; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4; Admission $2; 21st Gem and Mineral Show in an indoor facility. Included will be vendors, displays, raffles, kids activities, jewelry, minerals, and fossils. ; contact Gary Alves, PO Box 3504, Show Low, AZ 85902, (575)-495-0242; Email: garyalves.chairman@gmail.com; Website: www.whitemountain-azrockclub.org

7-8ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA: Show and sale; Gem City Rock & Mineral Society; JMC Ice Arena, 423 W 38th St; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $4, Seniors $3.50, Children under 12 free; This will be our 50th Show and Sale; contact Robert Gallivan, 427 Colleen Drive, Erie, PA 16505, (814)-454-6770; Email: gallivan@lycos.com; Website: www.gemcityrockclub.org/show

13-15SAN RAFAEL, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Marin Center, 10 Avenue of the Flags; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; free admission; fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold and silver, minerals and more at manufacturer prices, exhibitors from all over the world, jewelry repair and ring sizing while you shop, free hourly door prizes; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

14-15MOOSE LAKE, MINNESOTA: Annual show; Carlton County Gem and Mineral Club; Riverside Arena, 20 Earl Ellens Drive, (Google Maps); Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Free Admission; 49th Annual Agate Days. New Location and time: Riverside Arena, 20 Earl Ellens Drive (Google Maps) Agate and $ Stampede 3 pm Sat. 500 lbs agates, $400 quarters and halves. There will be Lake Superior agates, cutting materials, specimens, crystal groups, fossils, gems, jewelry, lapidary equipment, books, rough rock tailgaters, door prizes, field information.; contact Dan or Lynn Svercl, 5559 Taft Road, Duluth, MN 55803, (218)-721-2679; Email: danlynnsunrisefarm@yahoo.com

14-15SYRACUSE, NEW YORK: Annual show; Gem & Mineral Society of Syracuse, NY; Oonodaga Community College SRC Arena , 4585 West Seneca Turnpike, 48 Elm Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $7, Children under 12 free; The Spectrum of Gems & Minerals. Metaphysical Center. Straw Draw for all ages at the club booth. Hourly prize drawings. Grand Prizes winners names drawn from entries. Youth Activities including a sluice, demonstrations, exhibits, speakers.; contact Dick Lyons, (315)-672-5328; Email: rchlyns@aol.com; Website: GMSS.us

14-15TULSA, OKLAHOMA: Annual show; Tulsa Rock & Mineral Society; Exchange Center Tulsa County Fairgrounds, 4145 E. 21st Street; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; adults and seniors $6, children under 12 free with paid adult, Scouts and military in uniform free; gems, beads, fossils, jewelry, crystals, working exhibits, florescent room, free kids' zone and demonstrations; contact Finis Riggs; Email: lanariggs63@yahoo.com; Website: www.tulsarockandmineralsociety.org/

20-21MINOCQUA, WISCONSIN: Annual show; Lakeland Gem Club; Lakeland Union High School, 9573 State Highway 70, Minocqua, WI 54548 WI – Hwy. 70 West; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 9-5; Free Admission; Lakeland Gem & Mineral Club 50 Golden Years of Rocks and Minerals in the Northwoods. The Northwoods Wildlife Center will present wildlife education Geodes - Choose Your Own – We Break Them While You Watch! Minerals, fossils, gemstones, specimens jewelry, handmade with mother earth’s colors! Demonstrations, Fluorescent mineral display! Exciting silent auctions! Door prizes! ; contact Pattie Hartmann, (715)-477-2519; Email: gypsy1120@coslink.net; Website: www.lakelandgemclub.com

20-22VIRGINIA BEACH, VIRGINIA: Annual show; Treasures of the Earth, Inc; Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th Street; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Admission $5, Students 16 and under free; This show has something for everyone! Vendors from across the United States bring their merchandise to you. Their items include 14K and sterling silver, classic, estate, fashion and handmade jewelry. Loose stones, beads and beading supplies, pearls, art jewelry. Crystals, mineral specimens, fossils. Jewelers and wire wrappers who can design, remount and set stones and make repairs. Display of Virginia rocks and minerals, lapidary arts demonstrations and geode cutting by the two Gem and Mineral societies of the area. Gemologist available for on-site appraisals. ; contact Jane Westbrook, PO Box 59, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, (804)-642-2011; Email: jane@treasuresoftheearth.com; Website: www.TreasuresOfTheEarth.com

20-22RAPID CITY, SOUTH DAKOTA: Annual show; Western Dakota Gem and Mineral Society; Rushmore Plaza Civic Center Barnett Arena, 444 N Mt Rushmore Rd; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4; Admission $4, Children 12 & under free with adult; 38th Annual Show by Western Dakota Gem and Mineral Society. Hosting the Rocky Mountain Federation of Mineralogical Societies Annual Convention. Hourly door prizes, silent auction, grand prize drawing, kids activities, exhibits, fluorescent display, guest speakers, live demonstrations, and vendors with rocks, fossils, gemstones, minerals, lapidary tools, and jewelry for sale. ; contact Lori Green, Rapid City, SD 57701, (719)-207-1035; Email: westdakota.rocks@gmail.com; Website: wdgms.org

20-22RAPID CITY, SOUTH DAKOTA: Annual show; Western Dakota Gem and Mineral Society; Rushmore Plaza Civic Center Barnett Arena, 444 N Mt Rushmore Rd; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4; Admission $4, Children 12 & under free with adult; 38th Annual Show by Western Dakota Gem and Mineral Society. Hosting the Rocky Mountain Federation of Mineralogical Societies Annual Convention. Hourly door prizes, silent auction, grand prize drawing, kids activities, exhibits, fluorescent display, guest speakers, live demonstrations, and vendors with rocks, fossils, gemstones, minerals, lapidary tools, and jewelry for sale. ; contact Lori Green, Rapid City, SD 57701, (719)-207-1035; Email: westdakota.rocks@gmail.com; Website: wdgms.org

20-22RAPID CITY, SOUTH DAKOTA: Annual show; Western Dakota Gem and Mineral Society; Rushmore Plaza Civic Center, Barnett Arena, 444 N Mt. Rushmore Rd; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4; Admission $4, Children 12 and under free; Door prizes, silent auction, grand prize drawing, raffle, kids activities, exhibits, fluorescent display, guest speakers, live demonstrations, and vendors who will be offering great specimens of rocks, fossils, gemstones, minerals, lapidary tools, and jewelry for sale. We will be hosting the annual convention for the Rocky Mountain Federation of Mineralogical Societies. Lots of new vendors.; contact Lori Green, PO Box 3620, Rapid City, SD 57709, (719)-207-1035; Email: westdakota.rocks@gmail.com; Website: http://www.wdgms.org

20-22EUREKA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Redwood Acres Fairgrounds, 3750 Harris St.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults, seniors and students $5, children (ages 0-11) free; fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold and silver, minerals and more at manufacturer prices, exhibitors from all over the world, jewelry repair and ring sizing while you shop, free hourly door prizes; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

21-22BETHEL, MAINE: Annual show; OCM&G Assoc.; Telstar High School Gym, Rt 26; Sat. 9-4, Sun. 9-4; Admission $3, Children under 12 free; contact Dennis Gross, 178 N Main St., Bryant Pond, ME 04219, 1-(207)-665-2759; Email: mincoll@megalink.net

21-22FRANKFORT, NEW YORK: Annual show; Herkimer Diamond Gem Show & Festival; Herkimer County Fairgrounds, 135 Cemetary Rd., P.O. Box 52; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $5, Children 12 & under free; Indoor Mineral Dealers, Outdoor Festival booths, interactive kid activities, psychic fair, food trucks and more!; contact Billie Jo Muller, P.O. Box 52, Little Falls, NY 13365; Email: mullerbilliejo@gmail.com; Website: www.herkgemshow.com

25-29FRANKLIN, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Bellpoint Promotions ; Echo Valley Showplace, 6456 Sylva Rd (across from GLW); Wed. 9-6, Thu. 9-6, Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6; Free Admission; Wholesale & retail dealers from all over the world selling minerals, fossils, gems, rough rock & beads.; open to the public; across the street from GLW show *Sunday hours 9am-5pm ; contact Damian Belgali, (678)-852-8273; Email: mbellpoint@gmail.com; Website: www.bellpointpromotions.com

27-29ANDERSON, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Shasta District Fair & Events Center, 1890 Briggs St.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults, seniors and students $5, children (ages 0-11) free; fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold and silver, minerals and more at manufacturer prices, exhibitors from all over the world, jewelry repair and ring sizing while you shop, free hourly door prizes; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

27-29TENINO, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Washington Agate & Mineral Society; Parkside Elementary School, 301 Central Avenue E; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 9-5; free admission; demonstrations, dealer booths, learn how to polish rocks, make gem trees, jewelry, arrowheads, knives and spear points, enjoy Oregon Trail Days; contact Daniel De Boer, 5107 Brenner Road NW , Olympia, WA 98502; Email: keylock1@live.com; Website: https://wamsolympia.wordpress.com

28-28CANTON, SOUTH DAKOTA: Rock swap; Sioux Empire Gem and Mineral Society; Jack Fox park, 200 N Main street, North side of Courthouse; Sat. 9-2:30; Free Admission; contact Harlan Hoogeterp, 711 W 7th Street, Canton, SD 57013, (605)-214-4410; Email: Hhoogwterp@iw.net; Website: www.segams.org

28-29SOUTH BURLINGTON, VERMONT: Annual show; Burlington Gem and Mineral Club; Tuttle Middle School, 500 Dorset Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $4, Seniors $3, Children free; Dealers, exhibits, lectures, demonstrations, children's activities, silent auctions, door prizes, refreshments, free parking.; contact Arden Fendrich, (802)-785-9821; Email: bob.arden.f@gmail.com; Website: http://www.burlingtongemandmineralclub.org/show.html

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28-5SPRUCE PINE, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Parkway Fire and Rescue; Parkway Fire and Rescue show grounds, 136 Majestic View; Daily 10-6; Free Admission; 34th annual gem and mineral show put on by the Parkway Fire and Rescue to raise funds for new equipment. Worldwide vendors with gems, minerals, fossils, jewelry, lapidary equipment and much more. ; contact Donna Collis, 136 Majestic View, http://www.grassycreekgemshow.org, Spruce Pine, NC 28777, (828)-765-5519; Email: collisdonna@yahoo.com; Website: http://www.grassycreekgemshow.org

August 2018

3-5NIPOMO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Orcutt Mineral Society; Nipomo High School, 525 N. Thompson Avenue; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; 60 great vendors, displays and lapidary arts demonstrations, kids' activities, Treasure Chest, Gold Prospectors, barbecue Saturday, Treasure Chest Drawing Sunday; contact Jeanne L. Watkins, (805) 489-6590; Website: www.omsinc.org

3-5NORTH BEND, OREGON: Annual show; Far West Lapidary; North KBend Community Center, 2222 Broadway; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Admission $1, Children free under 12; Silent auction, door prizes, displays, jewelry, rough and polished rock; contact Don Innes, 54416 Arago-Fishtrap Rd, Myrtle , Point, OR 97458, (541)-294-0490; Email: doninnes.innes20@gmail.com; Website: Farwestlapidary

3-5PRESCOTT VALLEY, ARIZONA: Show and sale; Prescott Gem & Mineral Club; Prescott Valley Event Center, 1301 Main St; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Adults $5, Seniors/Students $4, Children under 12 free w/ paid adult; 15th Annual Prescott Gem & Mineral Show/Sale Vendors with a large variety of Gem & Mineral related products. Vendors will feature fine mineral specimens, crystals, gemstones, jewelry, beads, fossils, meteorites, lapidary equipment, tools, findings and much more. Demonstrations on wire wrapping, Genie equipment, geode splitting, gold panning and more. Junior rock hound area will exhibit their collection of minerals. Also a spinning wheel to win samples of minerals they have collected. Raffle ticket will be given for each paid admission to win valuable prizes. Fluorescent Rock & Mineral tent where you can see what a plain looking rock looks like under black light. Exhibit cases from our members will be available for viewing. The Event Center is located on the corner of Glassford Hill Rd. & Florentine. Free Parking.; contact Melanie Capps, 7485 E. Horizon Way, Prescott Valley, AZ 86315, (208)-818-2363; Email: melaniecapps123@gmail.com; Website: www.prescottgemmineral.org

3-5PLEASANTON, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults, seniors and students $7, children (ages 0-11) free; fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold and silver, minerals and more at manufacturer prices, exhibitors from all over the world, jewelry repair and ring sizing while you shop, free hourly door prizes; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

3-5NORTH BEND, OREGON: 56th Gem and Mineral Show; Far West Lapidary; North Bend Community Center, 2222 Broadway; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Admission $1, Children under 12 free; Silent Auctions, Door Prizes, Displays, Jewelry, Gemstones, Rough and Polished Rocks, Beautiful Fluorescent Display, Demonstrator; contact Don Innes, (541)-396-5722 ; Email: doninnes.innes20@gmail.com

4-4ISHPEMING, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Ishpeming Rock and Mineral Club; Ishpeming Elks Club, 597 Lake Shore Dr.; Sat. 9:30-4:30; Free Admission; Ishpeming Rock and Mineral Clubs 43th Annual Gem and Mineral Show. Kids' area, silent auction, hourly prizes, raffle, demonstrations, dealers; Cracker Barrel session Saturday evening at 7pm; live mineral auction, raffle, program; Mineral field trips.; contact Ernest Johnson, 1962 W. Fair, Marquette, MI 49855, (906)-228-9422; Email: ejohnson@nmu.edu; Website: www.ishpemingrocks.org

4-5DARRINGTON, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Darrington Rock and Gem Club; Mansford Grange, 28806 463rd Avenue NE; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Collecting Field Trip – Saturday 12:00 to Rocks Bars and Sweetwater Travertine. Hourly door prizes – Kids create their own rock kritters – Free rocks for kids - Vendors ; contact Troy Lehman, (360)-391-1153 ; Email: littleexplorers@juno.com

4-5SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; San Francisco Gem & Mineral Society; San Francisco County Fair Bldg (Hall of Flowers), 9th Ave & Lincoln Way, Golden Gate Park; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $10; 60 displays, kids' treasure hunt, demonstrations; contact Ellen Nott; Email: ellen_nott@yahoo.com; Website: www.sfgemshow.org

4-5WALNUT CREEK, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Guild; Civic Park Community Center, 1375 Civic Drive, 2 Marina Blvd.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; adults $12 (good both days), children under 12 free; rocks, minerals, gems, jewelry, metaphysical arts, find the crystal that's right for you; contact Jerry Tomlinson, PO Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 94966, (415) 383-7837; Email: jerry@crystalfair.com; Website: www.crystalfair.com

9-12BUENA VISTA , COLORADO: Annual show; Greg Tunnicliff; Rodeo Grounds in Buena Vista, CO , 343 US 24, 81211; Thu. 9-5; Free Admission, ; Dealers, gemstones, mineral specimens, rough, slabs, jewelry, beads, cabochons, fossils, tools, petrified wood. In Buena Vista at the Rodeo Grounds, near Rodeo Dr. and Gregg Dr. ; contact Greg Tunnicliff, 1130 Francis St, #7010, Longmont, CO 80501, (720)-491-0689 ; Email: gregtunnicliff@yahoo.com; Website: http://abqfallshow.wix.com/contin-tail

10-12WEST SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS: Wholesale and retail show; LLD Productions, Inc.; Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Ave.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $8, Children free; Largest gem and mineral show in the East, with wholesale and retail dealers. Special exhibit of the Dave & Karen DeBruin Collection. Lectures, free mineral ID, free mineral specimens for children, gem and fossil panning for a fee.; contact Regina Aumente, PO Box 665, Bernalillo, NM 87004, (505)-867-0425; Email: MineralShowsLLD@gmail.com; Website: http://www.MineralShowsLLL.com

10-12DALTON, GEORGIA: Annual show; Dalton Gem and Mineral Jewelry Show; Northwest Georgia Trade & Convention Center, 2211 Dug Gap Battle Rd; Fri. 2-7, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Admission $4, Children free Under 17 w/Adult; There will be concessions available. If you bring your mailer in or show us you have liked our page on Facebook, you will get $1.00 off admission. ; contact Mohammad Tahir, PO Box 4046, Dalton, GA 30719, (706)-537-8960; Email: tahir1269@yahoo.com; Website: https://daltongemandminera.wixsite.com/mysite

10-12HOUGHTON, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Copper Country Rock and Mineral Club; Portage Township Elementary School, corner of bridge street and jacker ave; Fri. 1-8, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-3; Free Admission; Dealers offering fine US and world-wide gems, minerals, fossils, lapidary, mining certificates, jewelry and many more items. Three days of Silent auction of a wide spread of rocks, minerals and assorted other items. Kids can hunt for copper at the show, door prizes, and displays of minerals and artifacts. We have organized digs on August 7,8,9, and no safety training is required. During the week there will be a mining presentation, buffet and silent auctions, and open house at local stores. ; contact norm gruber, 1850 clark street, Marquette 49855-1566, (906)-228-6764; Email: show@ccrmc.info; Website: http://www.ccrmc.info/

10-12PORT TOWNSEDN , WASHINGTON: Annual show; Port Townsend Rock Club; Jefferson County Fairgrounds , 4907 Landis St. ; Fri. 10-8, Sat. 10-8, Sun. 10-6; Adults $8, Seniors/Students $6, Children $2; contact Joan Zimmerman, 40 Combs St. , Port Townsend, WA 98368, (907)-230-6836; Email: jzim@gci.net; Website: facebook

10-12HOUGHTON , MICHIGAN: Annual show; Copper Country Rock & Mineral Club; Portage Township Elementary School, Corner of Bridge Street and Jacker AVenue; Fri. 1-8, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-3; Free Admission; Dealers offering fine U.S. and World-wide gems, minerals, fossils, lapidary, mining certificates, jewelry, plus lots of agates and local metals and minerals. Kids will have chance to find copper with a metal detector. The times for this will be announced before the show. ; contact Norm Gruber, 1850 Clark Street, Marquette, MI 49855, (906)-228-6764; Email: kweek@up.net; Website: http://www.ccrmc.info/

10-12MELBOURNE, FLORIDA: Show and sale; Frank Cox Productions; Melbourne Auditorium, 625 E. Hibiscus B.; Daily 10-5; Admission $5.00 ($4.00 if you mention this listing).; Show & Sale of gems, jewelry, crystals, minerals and beads.; contact Frank Cox, 755 S. Palm Ave. #203, Sarasota, FL 34236, (941)-954-0202; Email: frankcox@comcast.net; Website: frankcoxproductions.com

10-12SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Scottish Rite Center, 6151 H St.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults, seniors and students $7, children (ages 0-11) free; fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold and silver, minerals and more at manufacturer prices, exhibitors from all over the world, jewelry repair and ring sizing while you shop, free hourly door prizes; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

11-12EDMONDS, WASHINGTON: 12th Annual Summer Rock and Mineral Sale; Maplewood Rock and Gem Club; Maplewood Rock and Gem Clubhouse, 8802 196th Street SW; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; contact Mary Ann Collins, (206)-714-3922 ; Email: collma1@comcast.net

11-12GONZALES, LOUISIANA: Annual show; Baton Rouge Gem & Mineral Society; Lamar Dixon Expo Center-Trademart Building, 9039 S St Landry Ave; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Admission $5, Children ages 5-12 $3 ; Demonstrations, door Prizes all day, silent auctions going on both days. Scouts and educational groups are welcome. Vendors will be selling rock specimens, fossils, minerals, tools & jewelry ; contact Wanda Gawarecki, LA, (225)-603-9234; Email: mercymom3@gmail.com; Website: www.brgemandmineral.org

17-18TAHLEQUAH, OKLAHOMA: Annual show; Tahlequah Rock & Mineral Society; Cherokee County Community Building, 908 S. College Ave.; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-5; adults $3, children free; vendors offering rocks, minerals, crystals, fossils, and crafted items like flint knapping and jewelry, children’s games, fluorescent room; contact Elaine Hughes, 225 E. Power Lane, Tahlequah, OK 74464, (918) 871-6050; Email: Crescentmooncrafts.elaine@gmail.com

17-19LEBANON, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Mid-Atlantic Gem & Mineral Association; Lebanon Valley Expo Center, 80 Rocherty Road; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, Children free under 12; The Gem Miner's Jubilee is an annual gem, jewelry, bead, fossil, and mineral show with both indoor and outdoor vendors. Retail and wholesale exhibitors. Free parking. Handicap accessible.; contact Jill Feder, (907)-720-1774; Email: jillfeder.jf@gmail.com; Website: www.gem-show.com

17-19LAKE GEORGE, COLORADO: Annual show; Lake George Gem & Mineral Club; Lake George next to Post Office, 37350 US Hwy 24; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; Free Admission; Excellent selection Florissant/Lake George local specimens.; contact John Rakowski, PO Box 171, Lake George, CO 80827, (719)-748-3861; Email: rakgeologist@yahoo.com; Website: LGGMClub.org

17-19SARASOTA, FLORIDA: Show and sale; Frank Cox Productions; Sarasota Municipal Auditorium, 801 N. Tamiami Trail (US. 41); Daily 10-5; $5.00 ($4.00 if you mention this listing)., under 16 free; Show & Sale of Gems-Jewelry-Crystals-Minerals and Beads.; contact Frank Cox, 755 S. Palm Ave. #203, Sarasota, FL 34236, (941)-954-0202; Email: frankcox@comcast.net; Website: frankcoxproductions.com

17-19BRIDGETON (ST. LOUIS), MISSOURI: Annual show; Greater St. Louis Association of Earth Science Clubs; Machinists Hall, 12365 St. Charles Rock Road; Fri. 3-8, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; adults $5, seniors $4, students (6-17) $2, children (5 and under) free when accompanied by an adult; Scouts and Scout leaders in uniform admitted free, exhibits, demonstrations, Youth Booth, club information, vendors with gems, minerals, jewelry, fossils, beads and gifts; contact Jerry Kubat, 1712 Country Acres Dr., St. Peters, MO 63376-3339, (636) 928-4938; Email: gkubat7911@sbcglobal.net; Website: stlearthsci.org

17-19SOUTH BEND, INDIANA: Annual show; Michiana Gem & Mineral Society; St. Joseph County 4-H Fairgrounds Esther Singer Building, 5117 South Ironwood Road; Fri. 12-7, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; adults $3, children 6-12 $1, under 6 free; contact Joshua Klosinski; Email: klosinsj@mail.gvsu.edu; Website: michianagms.org

17-19SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults, seniors and students $7, children (ages 0-11) free; fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold and silver, minerals and more at manufacturer prices, exhibitors from all over the world, jewelry repair and ring sizing while you shop, free hourly door prizes; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

18-18SHELTON, WASHINGTON: Tailgate sale and swap; Shelton Rock and Mineral Society; Mason County Recreation Association, 2100 E Johns Prairie Road; Sat. 9-5; free admission; All rockhounds and vendors invited to participate and bring rocks, minerals, fossils, rock crafts and equipment for sale or trade. Free admission and parking for shoppers and browsers. Food concession, raffle, display and restrooms; contact Susan Perrault, (360) 275-9432; Email: srms242@yahoo.com; Website: www.sheltonrockclub.weebly.com

18-19BOSSIER CITY, LOUISIANA: 44th annual show; Arklatex Gem & Mineral Society; Bossier City Civic center, 620 Benton Rd., 2009 Chelsy Dr.; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4; admission $4, students free w/ ID, children free under 6 years; custom and unique jewelry, beads, gems and minerals, fossils, demonstrations on how to convert a rough mineral into a piece of wearable or displayable jewelry or art, making cabochons from rough slabs, a step-by-step guide to the process of faceting, how-to instruction on the use of equipment, presentations on “knapping,” the ancient art of arrowhead making, there will be a kids’ scavenger hunt on Saturday with prizes for the first 60 participants, door prizes will be awarded hourly throughout the event, educational exhibits, free parking; contact Del Glasner, PO Box 6633, Bossier City, LA 71171-6633, (318) 517-7372; Email: larockclub@gmail.com; Website: larockclub.com

18-19TEHACHAPI, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Tehachapi Valley Gem & Mineral Society; Tehachapi Senior Center, 500 East; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; free admission; free parking, very rare and hard to find material to common rough, slabs, cut and finished, mineral specimens, crystals, fossils, cabochons, jewelry, raffle grand prize of a Cathedral Amethyst valued at $1,500, approximately 20 vendors, spinning wheel with great prizes, Mountain Fest; contact Ronald Myrick, 105 Brentwood Dr., Tehachapi, CA 93561, (661) 972-1117; Email: tehachapivgms@outlook.com; Website: tvgms.org

23-26MT. MORRIS, NEW YORK: Annual show; Genesee Valley Flint Knappers Association, Inc.; Letchworth State Park - Highbanks, Park Road - Mt. Morris Entrance, Highbanks Recreation Area; Thu. 12-5, Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-2; Free Admission; This will be our 29th year. Visit us at www.gvknappers.tripod.com for information about camping and vending. We have lots of rock! We would love to have rock, gem, lapidary and related vendors come to our event. Please contact us if you need more information.; contact John Cappellini, 1 East Main Street, PO Box 105, Cuba, NY 14727, (585)-307-0382; Email: johncappellini@verizon.net; Website: www.gvknappers.tripod.com

24-26FLAGSTAFF, ARIZONA: Annual show; Karmic Beads & Gems; Elks Lodge #499, 2101 N. San Francisco Street; Fri. 1-8, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; adults $3, seniors and students $2, children free; free admission Friday, special jump start show hours 1-8 pm; local and regional vendors, crystals, beads, turquoise, singing bowls, agates, pearls, tourmaline, opals, slabs, cabs, fossils, meteorites, moldavite, jewelry, carvings, reiki tools, rough and polished gems and minerals, touch a real fossilized dinosaur egg; contact Charlie Macias, (619) 920-0464; Email: karmicbeadsandgems@yahoo.com; Website: www.karmicbeadsandgems.rocks

24-26COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Dr.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults, seniors and students $7, children (ages 0-11) free; fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold and silver, minerals and more at manufacturer prices, exhibitors from all over the world, jewelry repair and ring sizing while you shop, free hourly door prizes; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

25-26CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE: Annual show; Capital Mineral Club; Everett Arena Concord, 15 Loudon Rd. ; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Admission $5, Children under 12 free; Capital Mineral Club is having it's 55th Annual Mineral, Gem, Fossil, and Jewlery show in Concord NH. Educational table for kids, Grand Prize for one lucky person. Amazing displays of local and worldwide Minerals and Gems. ; contact steffen hermans, NH, (603)-783-4121; Email: steffenh@comcast.net; Website: www.capitalmineralclub.org

25-26EAST 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 Admission; 54th Annual Show. Dealers, demonstrations, bead making, flint knapping, fossil preparation, fluorescent display, kid's area, silent auctions, and much more.; contact Jim Travis, 2812 N. Peoria Ave., Peoria, IL 61603, (309) 645-3609; Email: boatnik @aol.com; Website: pasgeology.com

25-26MOUNTAIN HOME, ARKANSAS: Annual show; Ozark Earth Science Club; Baxter County Fairgrounds, 1507 Fairgrounds Drive; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 9-4; adults $2, children 12 and under free; vendors selling beautiful gems, minerals, jewelry, fossils, and more, games, geode cracking, speakers, demonstrations, displays, presentations, free hourly door prizes, grand prize drawing; contact Sharon Waddell, 6463 US Hwy. 63, West Plains, MO 65775, (417) 274-8712

25-26CANTON, NEW YORK: Annual show; St. Lawrence County Rock & Mineral Club; Canton Pavilion, 90 Lincoln St.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-2; Free Admission; contact William deLorraine, (315)-287-4652; Email: wdellie@gmail.com; Website: stlawrencecountymineralclub.org

August 2018-September 2018

31-2SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Scottish Rite Center, 1895 Camino del Rio S.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults, seniors and students $7, children (ages 0-11) free; fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold and silver, minerals and more at manufacturer prices, exhibitors from all over the world, jewelry repair and ring sizing while you shop, free hourly door prizes; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

31-3RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Treasures of the Earth, Inc.; NC State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Rd; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5, Mon. 10-4; Adults $5, Children 16 and under free; Vendors from across the United States bring a variety of merchandise to you. Their items include 14K and sterling silver, classic, estate, fashion and handmade jewelry. Wide selection of custom faceted gemstones • Loose stones, beads and findings, pearls. Mineral specimens, rocks, fossils, crystals. Jewelers and wire wrappers who can design, remount and set stones and make repairs on site ; contact Jane Westbrook, PO Box 59, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, (804)-642-2011; Email: jane@treasuresoftheearth.com; Website: www.TreasuresOfTheEarth.com

September 2018

1-2AUGUSTA , MAINE: Annual show; Kennebec Rocks & Minerals Club; State Armory, Western Avenue; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Admission $2, Children free; contact Ronald LePage, 37 May Street, Waterville, ME 04901, 1-(207)-873-6270; Email: ronlep@midmaine.com; Website: kennebec-rockhounds.com

1-3SILVER CITY, NEW MEXICO: Annual show; Grant County Rolling Stones Gem & Mineral Society; Grant County Veterans Memorial Conference Center , 3031 Highway 180 East; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5, Mon. 10-4; Free Admission; Grant County Rolling Stones Gem and Mineral Society will hold their 35th Annual Gem & Mineral Show Labor Day weekend. This year, we will return to the newly remodeled Grant County Veterans’ Memorial Conference Center. A great family event! Large assortment of vendors, Wheel of Fortune, silent auction, and daily field trips for collecting. Educational speakers from New Mexico Tech Mineral Museum, The Zuhl Museum as well as others. Educational Displays - New Mexico State University Zuhl Collection of Petrified Wood and the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. ; contact Jeannine Weiner, 10 Alegre St., Arenas Valley, NM 88022, (575)-654-4424; Email: jweiner2011@hotmail.com; Website: https://rollingstonesgms.blogspot.com

7-9WINSTON-SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Forsyth Gem and Mineral Club; Education Bldg. Fairgrounds, Gate 9, from 27th Street; Fri. 10-7, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 12-5; Adults/Seniors $3, Students through 12grade free with adult, Children under 6 free; 47 Annual Jewelry, Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show. Dealers featuring minerals, fossils, jewelry, supplies, beads, decorator items, cutting materials and gem mining. Hourly door prize drawings. Watch demonstrations of wirewrapping, cabochon cutting and geode cutting (not breaking).View over 35 displays. ; contact William A. Marion, 1163 Bear Creek Church Rd, Mocksville, NC 27028, (336)-416-9001; Email: mariona1@yadtel.net; Website: www.forsythgemclub.com

7-9COTTONWOOD, ARIZONA: Annual show; Mingus Gem & Mineral Club; Clemenceau Museum, 1 North Willard Street; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; adults, seniors and students $3, children free; children's section, fossil identification and education; contact Donald Strong, 1930 Peregrine Lane, Clarkdale, AZ 86324, (928) 649-3935; Email: d.strong42@yahoo.com

8-9PORT 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 Admission; There will be a Raffle, featured speakers both days, a Rock Alley for kids, great vendors, and on-going cab making and faceting demos. We have display boxes; contact Kathy Schreiner, PO Box 98, Sequim, WA 98382, (360)-681-3811

8-9WALLA WALLA, WASHINGTON: 49th Annual Gem and Mineral Show; Marcus Whitman Gem and Mineral Society; Walla Walla Fairgrounds, Community Center, 363 Orchard Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Admission $3, Children under 12 free with paid adult; Rocks, minerals, fossils, demonstrators, exhibits, silent auction, children activities, retail dealers; contact Jack Edwards, (509)-520-1182; Email: jcedwards1475@hotmail.com

8-9NORTH ADAMS, MASSACHUSETTS: 55th annual show; Northern Berkshire Mineral Club; American Legion, 91 American Legion Drive, 385 W. Main St.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; adults $4, children 15 and under free with adult; gems, gifts, jewelry, crystals, door prizes, geode splitting; contact Lawrence Michon, 385 W. Main St., North Adams, MA 01247, (413) 663-8430; Email: lmichon@rcn.com

8-9NEW MILFORD, CONNETICUT: Annual show; Danbury Mineralogical Society; New Milford High School, Route 7; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; adults $5, seniors and students $4, children under 12 free; contact Dan McCalluffe, (845) 279-6415; Website: danburymineralogicalsociety.org

14-16RICHMOND, VIRGINIA: Annual show; Treasures of the Earth, Inc.; Richmond Raceway Complex, 600 E Laburnum Ave; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Admission $5, Children 16 and under free; This show has something for everyone! Vendors from across the United States bring their merchandise to you. Their items include. 14K and sterling silver, classic, estate, fashion and handmade jewelry. Loose stones, beads and beading supplies, pearls, art jewelry. Crystals, mineral specimens, fossils. Jewelers and wire wrappers who can design, remount and set stones and make repairs. Display of dinosaur bones and Virginia rocks and minerals by the Richmond Gem and Mineral Society. ; contact Jane Westbrook, PO Box 59, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, (804)-642-2011; Email: jane@treasuresoftheearth.com; Website: www.TreasuresOfTheEarth.com

14-16SAN RAFAEL, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Marin Center, 10 Avenue of the Flags; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; free admission; fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold and silver, minerals and more at manufacturer prices, exhibitors from all over the world, jewelry repair and ring sizing while you shop, free hourly door prizes; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

15-16HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: 53rd annual show; Central Pennsylvania Rock & Mineral Club; Harrisbury Consistory, 2701 N. 3rd St., ; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults $6 (coupon on website), children (under 12) free; two rooms of dealers, children's activities, talks by renowned geologist Jeri Jones each day, free rocks for kid; contact Betsy Oberheim, 7953 E Appalachian Trail, Harrisburg, PA 17112, (717) 469-2243, cell (717) 439-6549; Email: aoberheim3@comcast.net; Website: www.rockandmineral.org

15-16REDWOOD CITY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Sequoia Gem & Mineral Society; Communities Activities Building, 1400 Roosevelt Avenue; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; adults, seniors and students $3, children (under 12) free; rocks, minerals, lapidary displays, jewelry, beads, lots of activities for kids; contact William Spence, PO Box 1245, Redwood City, CA 94064, (408) 398-7502; Email: bill.spence777@sbcglobal.net; Website: www.sequoiagemandmineralsociety.org

15-16CHICO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Feather River Lapidary & Mineral Society; Silver Dollar Fair Grounds, 2357 Fair St.; Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 9:30-4; adults $4, under 16 free; jade, opal, rough rock, crystals, fossils, minerals, jewelry, and beads, demonstrations in wire wrapping, jewelry making, rock carving and painting, and geode cutting, display cases, kids' wheel of fortune, treasure hunt, grab bags, fossilized shark tooth necklace for the first 250 kids both days; contact John Scott, 1288 Glenwood Ave., Chico, CA 95926, (530) 321-6331; Email: jweazel@sbcglobal.net; Website: featherriverrocks.org

15-16MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Carmel Valley Gem & Mineral ; Monterey County Fairgrounds, 2004 Fairgrounds Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults/Seniors $4, Children free with Adult; We have dealers at the show featuring jewelry, cut and uncut gemstones, beads, crystals, rough and polished rocks, mineral specimens, and fossils. This annual event also has over 50 displays featuring the gem, mineral, and fossil collections of guest and member exhibitors. In addition, there will also be demonstrations of jewelry making, sphere making, rock grinding and polishing. A silent auction will run continuously for people to bid on. This is a family event with plenty of great activities for the kids. A full snack bar is always open with drinks, hot dogs, chili, homemade sandwiches, and desserts. This event supports the Carmel Valley Gem & Mineral Society's educational outreach for Monterey schools. ; contact Janis Rovetti, 1047 Roosevelt Street, Monterey, CA 93940, (831)-372-1311; Email: janis12@sbcglobal.net; Website: www.cvgms.rocks

15-16CASTLE ROCK, WASHINGTON: 53rd Annual Rock, Gem and Mineral Show; Southern Washington Mineralogical Society; Castle Rock Fairgrounds, 120 Fair Lane, SW Corner of Highway 411 and Cowlitz River; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free; Dealers, member display cases, food, door prizes, gem Dig, demonstrators, spin table, scavenger hunt, rock cutting, verbal auction Saturday at 3pm, Scholarship Raffle Sunday at 3pm ; contact Robert Klickman , PO Box 679 , Winlock, WA 98596, (360)-785-4417

15-16HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Central PA Rock and Mineral club, Inc; Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, 2701 N Third St; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults/Seniors $6, Students under 12 free, Children free; Big pebblepups room with lots of activities, dealers, good food, special talks by Jeri Jones. New location is beside the Zembo (old location); contact Betsy Oberheim, 7953 Appalachian Tr. E., Harrisburg, PA 17112, (717)-469-2243 cell; (717)-439-6549; Email: aoberheim3@comcast.net; Website: rockandmineral.org

21-23FISHERSVILLE, VIRGINIA: Annual show; Shenandoah Valley Gem & Mineral Society; Augusta Expo, 277 Expo Road; Fri. 2-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; adults $3; contact Scott Gregory, PO Box 324, Waynesboro, VA 22980; Email: sgregory357@hotmail.com; Website: www.shenandoahvalleyrockclub.org

21-23MARIETTA, GEORGIA: Annual show; Damian w/ Bellpoint Promotions; Cobb County Civic Center , 548 S. Marietta Pkwy; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $5, under 16 free; Please join us for an exciting event featuring amazing gem, mineral, jewelry, fossil, bead and metaphysical dealers selling their beautiful finds from all over the globe. ; contact Damian Belgali, (678)-852-8273; Email: mbellpoint@gmail.com; Website: www.bellpointpromotions.com

21-23OCEAN CITY, MARYLAND: Retail show; Treasures of the Earth, Inc.; Roland E. Powell Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Admission $5, Children 16 and under free; This show has something for everyone! Vendors from across the United States bring their merchandise to you. Their items include 14K and sterling silver, classic, estate, fashion and handmade jewelry • Loose stones, beads and beading supplies, pearls, art jewelry. Crystals, mineral specimens, fossils. Jewelers and wire wrappers who can design, remount and set stones and make repairs. ; contact Jane Westbrook, PO Box 59, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, (804)-642-2011; Email: jane@treasuresoftheearth.com; Website: www.TreasuresOfTheEarth.com

21-23ARDEN, NORTH CAROLINA: 9th Bi-Annual Asheville, North Carolina Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show; Mountain Area Gem & Mineral Association; Camp Stephens, 263 Clayton Road; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4; free admission, rain or shine; indoor and outdoor vendors with rocks, gems, crystals, minerals, fossils, artifacts and meteorites from North Carolina and around the world; contact Richard Jacquot, PO Box 542, Leicester, NC 28748, (828) 779-4501; Email: rick@wncrocks.com; Website: www.americanrockhound.com

21-23SANDY, UTAH: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Mountain America Expo Center, 9575 S. State St.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults, seniors and students $7, children (ages 0-11) free; fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold and silver, minerals and more at manufacturer prices, exhibitors from all over the world, jewelry repair and ring sizing while you shop, free hourly door prizes; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

22-23AUBURN, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Cascade Mineralogical Society, Kent, WA; Green River College, Student Union Building, 12401 SE 320th St.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; An indoor show plus several sheltered outdoor vendors. Beautiful, state-of-the-art, new venue. You will find minerals, gemstones, cabs, fossils, geodes, tools and equipment. Everything from rough rock, supplies, finished jewelry and more. Hourly door prizes plus end of show Grande Prize Raffle. Hands on demonstrations, knapping, faceting, wire wrapping and cabbing. Continuous silent auction. Case displays. Many activities for the kids. A great family event!; contact Mark Hohn, 32009 199th Ave. SE, Kent, WA 98042, (253)-332-3736; Email: showchair@cascademineralogical society.org; Website: www.cascademineralogicalsociety.org

22-23WEST FRIENDSHIP, MARYLAND: Annual show; Gem Cutters Guild of Baltimore; Howard County Fairgrounds, 2210 Fairgrounds Road; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, Free Admission for children under 12; contact Anita Meyers, 3600 Clipper Mill Road Suite 116, Baltimore, MD 21211; Email: marketing@gemcuttersguild.com; Website: www.gemcuttersguild.com

22-23LODI, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Stockton Lapidary and Mineral Club; Lodi Grape Festival Grounds, 413 E Lockeford St; Daily 10-5; Admission $6, Children free 12 and under ; Earth's Treasures Gems, Minerals, & Jewelry Show Vendors, Gold Panning, Demonstrations, Rock Identification, Fluorescent Exhibits, Children's Activities, Lapidary Art Exhibits; contact Mike Mathis, (510)-301-3612; Email: mmathis@nwp.org; Website: http://www.stocktonlapidary.com/show.html

22-23POUGHKEEPSIE, NEW YORK: Annual show; Mid-Hudson Valley Gem & Mineral Society, Inc.; Gold's Gym, 258 Titusville Rd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, Seniors $4, Students $2, Children free under 12 with adult; contact Carolyn Reynard, 110 College Ave.

22-23POUGHKEEPSIE, NEW YORK: Show and sale; Mid-Hudson Valley Gem & Mineral Society, Inc.; Gold's Gym, 258 Titusville Rd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, Seniors $4, Students $2, Children free under 12 with adult; 49th Annual Show & Sale "Fossils of NY". Dealers of minerals, fossils, jewelry, gemstones, meteorites, beads, books, Sluice for special stones at "Garnet Gulch". Six free Rocks for children at "Glitter Mountain". Annual Earth Science scavenger hunt for area High School students, fluorescent mineral display booth, lapidary demonstrations, fossil exhibits by Vassar College Geology Museum, Poughkeepsie and by MHV Club Members.; contact Carolyn Reynard, 110 College Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY 12603, (845)-471-1224; Email: sunstone33@verizon.net; Website: www.mhvgms.org

28-30INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Annual show; Treasusres Of The Earth Gem & Jewelry Shows; Indiana State Fairgrounds - Agriculture/Horticulture Building, 1202 E 38th Street; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Admission $5.00 (Good all three days), Children under age 16 Free; Annual Show. Jewelry makers, goldsmiths & silversmiths from all over the U.S, who can recontruct, repair, design or make original jewelry from customer selected gems, stones, opals and crystals. Wire wrapk wire sculpture, stone beads, pearls, stone setting, amber, opal,mineral meteroite southwestern jewelry and fossil dealers. Hourly door prizes including a ring with a precious stone that will be given as a Grand Prize. Demonstrations and classes. ; contact Van Wimmer - Show Director, 5273 Bradshaw Rd, Salem, VA 24153, (540)-384-6047; Email: vanwimmer@comcast.net; Website: www.toteshows.com

28-30BOISE, IDAHO: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Expo Idaho, 5610 N. Glenwood St.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults, seniors and students $5, children (ages 0-11) free; fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold and silver, minerals and more at manufacturer prices, exhibitors from all over the world, jewelry repair and ring sizing while you shop, free hourly door prizes; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

28-30HAMILTON, ILLINOIS: Geode Fest; Keokuk Area Convention & Tourism Bureau; Chaney Creek Boat Access, Highway 96 North; Fri. 6:45 AM-6:00 PM, Sat. 6:45-6, Sun. 7:45-1; Free Admission; Guided Hunts, vendors with Rocks, Minerals, fossils and Jewelry, geode cracking. Registration for up to five guided hunts, $20 individual, $30 for family for the weekend.; contact Kirk Brandenberger, Keokuk Tourism Bureau, 428 Main St., Keokuk , IA 52632, (319)-524-5599; Email: info@keokukiowatourism.org; Website: www.keokukiowatourism.org

29-30BELLEVILLE, MICHIGAN: Gem, Mineral & Rock SuperSwap; Midwest Mineralogical & Lapidary Society; Wayne County Fairgrounds, 10871 Quirk Rd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; free parking, minerals, fossils, gems, jewelry, lapidary material, beads, free minerals for kids, demonstrations, mineral ID; contact William Barr, 1405 Hewett Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48103; Email: wbarr@umich.edu; Website: www.mmls.us

29-30SOUTH SIOUX CITY, NEBRASKA: Annual show; Siouxland Gem & Mineral Society; South Sioux City Senior Citizens Center, 1501 W. 29th St.; Sat. 9-4; free admission; exhibits, 4 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, Box 278, Kingsley, IA 51028, (712) 378-2775; Email: bobphyl.powell@gmail.com

29-30MORGANTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA: Annual show; Mystical Crystals; Mylan Park, 500 Mylan Park Lane; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; adults $5, children 12 and under free; hourly door prizes, free parking, displays of gems, minerals, crystals, fossils, beads, wire-wrapped jewelry, geode cutting, lapidary, demonstrations, shopping; contact Tom Watson, PO Box 4414, Clarksburg, WV 26302, (304) 695-1587; Email: mysticalcrystals1@hotmail.com

29-30NASHVILLE, INDIANA: Annual show; Brown County Rock & Mineral Club; Brown County History Center, 90 E. Gould Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; There will be demonstrations on gold-panning by the Southeastern Indiana Gold Club of Gatesville, they will have a children’s activity. There will be demonstrations on flint-knapping by a local artisan and wire-wrapping by jewelry artisans. Vendors from all over the Midwest will show and sell everything from gems to geodes to fossils. There will also be rock crafts, jewelry, healing crystals, mineral specimens, turquoise, opals, and agates. All are invited to come to study, browse, or look for that special handmade jewelry. Free event!; contact Rhonda Dunn, P.O. Box 2023, Nashville, IN 47448, (812)-320-6237; Email: bcrmc2010@gmail.com; Website: http://browncountyrock.webs.com/

October 2018

3-7JOSHUA TREE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Sportsman’s Club of Joshua Tree; Sportsman’s Club of Joshua Tree, 6225 Sunburst Street; Daily 9-6; Free Admission; This will be our 43rd Annual FALL Gem, Mineral & Craft Show with Dealers in our warm and sunny Joshua Tree, Ca. Our location is only 30 miles North of Palm Springs and right next to the world famous Joshua Tree National Park. This wholesale/retail show offers everything from rugged rough rock, mineral specimens, crystals, precious gemstones, and millions of beads to exquisite fine jewelry. Our outdoor & indoor show has a beautiful Mojave desert setting, plenty of free parking and a more than abundant number of fine vendors offering something for everyone.; contact Wayne Hamilton, 6225 Sunburst Street, Joshua Tree, CA 92252, (760)-366-2915; Email: jtsportsmans@ymail.com; Website: jtsportsmansclub.com

5-7ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO: Annual show; Jay Penn ; Expo NM St. Fairgrounds, 300 San Pedro NE, 87108; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9 -5; Free Admission; Abq. Fall Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show 2018, Open daily 9am -5pm in the Creative Arts Bldg. @ Expo NM State Fairgrounds, 300 San Pedro NE, 87108. Enter Gate 3 @ San Pedro & Copper. Dealers, gemstones, mineral specimens, rough, slabs, jewelry, beads, cabochons, fossils, tools, equipment. ; contact Jay Penn, (505)-883-4195; Email: jaypenn246@gmail.com; Website: http://abqfallshow.wix.com/abq-fall-show

5-7SARASOTA, FLORIDA: Show and sale; Frank Cox Productions; Sarasota Municipal Auditorium, 801 N. Tamiami Trail (US. 41); Daily 10-5; Admission $5 ($4 if you mention this listing).; Show & sale of gems, jewelry, crystals, minerals and beads.; contact Frank Cox, 755 S. Palm Ave. #203, Sarasota, FL 34236, (941)-954-0202; Email: frankcox@comcast.net; Website: frankcoxproductions.com

5-7ORLANDO, FLORIDA: Annual Fall Gem, Mineral, and Bead and Fossil Show; Central Florida Mineral and Gem Society; National Guard Armory, 2809 South Fern Creek, 5032 Lido St.; Fri. 1-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults $5, students $2, Scouts and children free; demonstrations, 30-minute auctions, kids table, sluice mining for gems, hourly door prizes, see and buy gems, minerals, beads, metaphysical stones, fossils, and more from all over the world, demonstrations of cabochon cutting and wire wrapping, free parking, $1 off coupon at www.cfmgs.org; contact Gordon Oakley, 5032 Lido St., Orlando, FL 32807, (407) 592-4358; Email: oakleysmall@gmail.com; Website: www.cfmgs.org

5-7SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Scottish Rite Center, 6151 H St.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults, seniors and student $7, children (ages 0-11) free; fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold and silver, minerals and more at manufacturers' prices, exhibitors from all over the world, jewelry repair and ring sizing while you shop, free hourly door prizes; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

5-7DALLAS, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Gaston Gem,Mineral and Faceters club; Gaston County Park, Dallas Cherryville Hwy (Hwy 279), 120 Leisure Lane; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 9-4; Free Admission; Minerals,fossils,cutting material,quality gemstones.geodes,wire wrapping,settings,jewelry: Family Friendly working sluice with $3 and $5 sand buckets containing an assortment of amethyst,quartz crystals, and faceted stones.Hourly prize raffles!; contact Rebecca Payne, 2206 Plastics Drive, Gastonia, NC 28054, (704)-608-7179; Email: purplepinchers@yahoo.com

6-6IDAHO FALLS, IDAHO: 8th Annual Members Sale - Rocks, Gems and Jewelry; Idaho Falls Gem & Mineral Society; Pinecrest Event Center, 560 East Anderson, (next to Fred Meyer Store); Sat. 9-5; adults $3, children 12 and under free with paid adult; members selling unique jewelry, unusual rough and polished rocks, slabs, minerals, fossils, handcrafted artisan items, gemstones, jewelry-making supplies and beads; contact Bill Thielbahr, (208) 524-0139; Email: tbar@srv.net

6-7JEFFERSON, WISCONSIN: Annual show; Rock River Valley Geological Society; Jefferson County Fair Grounds, Jackson & Peurner RD; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; Rock River Valley Geological Society 46th Annual Mineral,Fossil,Gem & Jewelry Show. Demonstrations of Faceting, Rock Cutting and Wire wrapping. Educational programs and activities for children.; contact Steven Streich, Steven's Rocks & Gifts Shop, 134 E. Main Street, Marshall, WI 53559, (608)-655-1011; Email: srockshop@gmail.com; Website: www.StevensRockShop.com

6-7MARYSVILLE, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Marysville Rock and Gem Club; Marysville Totem Middle School - Gymnasium, 1605 7th Street NE; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission ; At our 44th annual show there will be dealers with rock rough, slabs, and polished cabs to gem quality faceting rough; minerals, fossils, tools, and lapidary equipment; jewelry, beads, gems and books. There will be demonstrators, club displays, and more fun and games for the kids. Door prizes, silent auctions, raffle prizes and food service. Free admission, free parking. ; contact Michael McWilliams, 28028 44th Ave NW, Stanwood, WA 98292, (360)-631-7469; Email: Michaeltinamcwilliams@gmail.com,; Website: http://www.marysvillerockclub.com/

6-7GRASS VALLEY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Nevada County Gem & Mineral Society; Nevada County Fairgrounds, 11228 McCourtney Road; Sat. 10-5; adults $2, students with ID free, children under 12 free; contact Mitchell Van Hecke, 14534 Mumford Drive, Grass Valley, CA 95945, (530) 575-4252; Email: 4vanclan5@att.net

6-7OMAHA , NEBRASKA: Annual show; Nebraska Mineral and Gem Club; Westside Middle School, 8601 Arbor St; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, Seniors/Students $3, Children under 12 free; Gems and Jewelry, Specimens and Collectibles, Demonstrations and Dealers. Check out our many kids activities, Race a Rock, Hunt for fossils, Dig for Gemstones, Win that special prize at the silent auction or wheel of fortune. Check out the many cool displays and purchase that special collectible or piece of custom jewelry or rock art. Show proceeds are used towards geology scholarships for UNL and UNO and for other geology/lapidary related activities. Check out our Nebraska Mineral and Gem Club page on Facebook! and NEROCKGEM.ORG; contact Allan Jeanneret, 7287 N Rd, Nebraska City, NE 68410, (402)-873-6515; Email: tjeanneret@hughes.net; Website: nerockgem.org

12-13MOUNT IDA, ARKANSAS: Annual show; Mount Ida Area Chamber of Commerce; Montgomery County Fairgrounds, Fairgrounds Rd; Fri. 7-4, Sat. 8-4; Admission $100; Join us for the 31st Annual Amateur World Championship Quartz Crystal Digging Contest October 12 and 13! Compete against other miners and maybe even win a cash and a trophy. Keep all you find!Competitors assemble in the Assay Office at the fairgrounds for orientation and registration Friday morning at 7am. Banquet and awards ceremony on Saturday night after the contest. ; contact Chamber Director, Mount Ida, AR 71957, (870)-867-2723; Email: director@mountidachamber.com; Website: mountidachamber.com

12-14CANBY, OREGON: 38th Annual Show of Gems, Minerals, and Fossils; Portland Regional Gem & Mineral Association; Clackamas County Fairgrounds, 694 NE 4th Avenue; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults $5, children 12 and under free with paid adult; vendors with fossils, rocks, gems, minerals, beads, tools, jewelry, Kid’s Activity Corner with games and prizes, 100 exhibits of fossils, lapidary arts, and minerals, demonstrations, presentations, silent auction; contact Linda Harvey, (503) 310-3036; Email: lindaharvey2010@gmail.com ; Website: www.PortlandRegionalGemandMineral.com

12-14MOUNT IDA, ARKANSAS: Annual show; Mount Ida Area Chamber of Commerce; Montgomery County Fairgrounds, Fairgrounds Rd; Fri. 8-6, Sat. 8-6, Sun. 9-4; Free Admission; Dealers from around the country, food, crystals, crystals and more crystals. Free Parking.; contact Chamber Director, (870)-867 2723; Email: director@mountidachamber.com

12-14VIRGINIA BEACH, VIRGINIA: Annual show; Treasures of the Earth, Inc.; Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th Street; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-5; Admission $5, Students 16 and under free; This show has something for everyone! Vendors from across the United States bring their merchandise to you. Their items include 14K and sterling silver, classic, estate, fashion and handmade jewelry. Loose stones, beads and beading supplies, pearls, art jewelry. Crystals, mineral specimens, fossils. Jewelers and wire wrappers who can design, remount and set stones and make repairs. Display of Virginia rocks and minerals, lapidary arts demonstrations and geode cutting by the two Gem and Mineral societies of the area. Gemologist available for on-site appraisals. ; contact Jane Westbrook, PO Box 59, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, (804)-642-2011; Email: jane@treasuresoftheearth.com; Website: www.TreasuresOfTheEarth.com

12-14BUCKEYE, ARIZONA: Annual show; West Valley Rock & Mineral Club; Buckeye Arena, 802 North 1st Street, Miller Road; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-2; Admission $3, Children free; contact Lara Serbin, 11442 South Wilson Lane, Goodyear, AZ 85338-5312, (602)-405-2926; Email: lara@serbinstudio.com; Website: http://www.westvalleyrockandmineralclub.com/

12-14TRONA, CALIFORNIA: Annual Gem-O-Rama; Searles Lake Gem & Mineral Society; Show and Lapidary Building, 13337 Main St.; Fri. 1:30 PM-6:30 PM, Sat. 7:30 AM-5:00 PM, Sun. 7:30 AM-4:00 PM; free admission; dealers, mineral collecting field trips for rare saline minerals on Searles Lake; contact Bonnie Fairchild, PO.Box 966, Trona, CA 92592, (760) 372-5356; Email: slgms@iwvisp.com; Website: www1.iwvisp.com/tronagemclub/

12-14WARREN, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Michigan Mineralogical Society; Macomb Community College Expo Center, 14500 E. 12 Mile Rd.; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 11-5; adults $8, seniors $5, children $4; panning for gold, digging for fossils, cracking geodes, pictures with a dinosaur, lapidary demonstration, 84 exhibits, 60+ dealers, guest lecturers, mineral ID, microscopes for minerals and more; contact Dave Lurie, 755 Lakeview Ave., Birmingham, MI 48009, (248) 224-0752; Email: dlurie2001@comcast.net; Website: www.michmin.org

12-14HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA: Annual show; Huntsville Gem & Mineral Society; Jaycee Center, 2180 Airport Road; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 12-5; adults $3 (weekend pass $5), seniors $2, students (through high school) $1, children under 5 free; largest jewelry show in the region and the only rock, mineral, gem, and fossil show and sale, national and international dealers, precious and semiprecious stones, fossils, minerals, jewelry materials and equipment, custom jewelry and art objects of every type and price, kids' gem dig, mining flume, geodes, displays, “rock food” table, demonstrations, hourly drawings, free parking; contact Lowell Zoller, 3027 Flint Mill Run, Hampton Cove, AL 35763, (256) 534-8803; Email: Lzol@comcast.net; Website: www.Huntsvillegms.org

12-14MOAB, UTAH: Annual show; Moab Points & Pebbles Rock Club; Old Spanish Trail Arena, 3641 S. Hwy 191; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; free admission; vendors selling rocks, gems, minerals, lapidary rough, beads, equipment and more, displays, demonstrations, spin table. door prizes, field trips to Yellow Cat area for limb casts, petrified wood, etc. and Lisbon Valley for fossils, agate, etc.; contact Jerry Hansen, PO Box 1459, Moab, UT 84532; Email: moabrockclub@live.com

12-14 SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH: Annual show; Mineral Collectors of Utah; Trolley Square Shopping Mall, 600 South entrance and 700 East; Fri. 12-9, Sat. 10-9, Sun. 10-5; free admission; dealers, exhibit showcases, Wheel of Fortune, grab bags, hourly drawings, great family fun and education in the earth sciences, grand prize drawing Sunday; contact Curt Forrester, (801) 368-4103; Email: fossilmin@gmail.com; Website: http://m-c-u.org/

12-14COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Dr.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults, seniors and students $7, children (ages 0-11) free; fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold and silver, minerals and more at manufacturer prices, exhibitors from all over the world, jewelry repair and ring sizing while you shop, free hourly door prizes; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

13-14SIERRA VISTA, ARIZONA: Annual show; Huachuca Mineral and Gem Club; Cochise College, 901 N. Colombo Ave; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; Geode cutting/sales, free gem stone identification, family friendly, all handicapped accessible, free parking; contact Maudie Bailey, 5036 S. San Carlos Ave, Sierra Vista, AZ 85650, (520)-249-1541; Email: gmbailey@msn.com; Website: huachucamineralandgemclub.info

13-14WALNUT CREEK, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Fair; Civic Park Community Center, 1371 Civic Drive; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; adults $12 (good for both days), children under 12 free; The Crystal Fair: rocks and minerals, gems and jewelry, metaphysical arts, find the crystal that's right for you, get a massage, have a psychic reading, free parking in the Civic Park parking lot, pay lots close by; contact Jerry Tomlinson, PO Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 94966, (415) 383-7837; Email: jerry@crystalfair.com; Website: www.crystalfair.com

13-14TOPEKA, , KANSAS: Annual show; Topeka Gem & Mineral Society; KS Expocentre Agriculture Hall, 17th & Topeka Blvd, 1934 SW 30th St; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $5, $1 ages 13-18, under 13 free with adult; Theme: Opal It Is! featuring Ron Wooley of Dreaming Down Under who will be giving lectures each day. Discount coupons available at our website www.topekagms.org, free demonstrations, silversmithing, sphere making, polishing rocks, wire wrapping & faceting. 4H displays, lapidary supplies, rock & fossil dealers.; contact Millie Mowry, 1934 SW 30th St, Topeka, KS 66611-1917, (785)-267-2849; Email: rock2plate@aol.com; Website: www.topekagms.org

13-14LOS ALTOS, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Peninslua Gem and Geology Society; Los Altos Youth Center, One No. San Antonio Rd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Admission $5, Children under 12 free; Kids Treasure Wheel, geode cutting, rock and mineral ID, poppy jasper, meteorites, fossils, beads, jewelry, minerals, quality slabs. We are a small show, but we are a great show!; contact Steve Jobe, 1023 Delna Manor Lane, San Jose, CA 95128-3473, (408)-834-5384; Email: steve_jobe@sbcglobal.net; Website: pggs.org

14-14FALLBROOK , CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Society ; Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Museum, Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Museum, 123 W Alvarado St.; Sun. 9-4; Free Admission; Raffle, mineral panning, rock painting, gem identification, mineral, gem and fossil sales, rock sphere polishing demonstration, & more! ; contact Janice Bricker, Fallbrook Gem &Mineral Society , 123 W Alvarado St., Ste B, Fallbrook , CA 92028, (760)-728-1130; Email: Info@fgms.org; Website: Www.fgms.org

19-21FORT WAYNE, INDIANA: Annual show; Three Rivers Gem & Mineral Society; Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Rd.; Fri. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $5, Seniors $3, Students $1, Children 12 and under free; Gem, fossil, mineral and jewelry dealers, lapidary arts demonstrations, Viking Knit classes, exhibits, geode cracker, gem sluice, kid's games, door prizes, silent auction, fluorescent room, touch 'n feel tables.; contact Russell Greim, 7619 CR 68, Spencerville, IN 46788; Email: rotaryracer@comcast.net

19-21AUSTIN, TEXAS: Annual show; Austin Gem & Mineral Society; Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Rd.; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; adults $8, seniors $7, ages 13-18 $2, ages 12 and under free; Theme: Copper Minerals, 30+ vendors of jewelry, beads, gemstones, minerals, crystals, fossils and spheres, exhibits (touch table of rocks and fossils, members’ collections), silent auction, demonstrations of faceting, cabbing, fossil cleaning, and polymer clay, "Youth Education Day" Friday, field trips sponsored by Silicon Labs, Gem Mine, Wheel of Fortune, Jewelry Making, Illumination Station, hourly door prizes, grand prize; contact Sabrena Wright, 6719 Burnet Lane, Austin, TX 78757, (512) 458-9546; Email: showchariman@austingemandmineral.org; Website: www.agms-tx.org

19-21DEL MAR, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults, seniors and students $7, children (ages 0-11) free; fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold and silver, minerals and more at manufacturer prices, exhibitors from all over the world, jewelry repair and ring sizing while you shop, free hourly door prizes; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

19-21 WEST JORDAN, UTAH: Annual show; Rockhounders Outreach for Community Knowledge (R.O.C.K.); Viridian Library and Event Center, 8030 South 1825 West; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Admission $2, Children free; The annual Rockhounders Outreach for Community Knowledge (R.O.C.K.) Gem & Mineral show is occurring Oct. 19th, 20th & 21st, 2018 - Fri., Sat. and Sun. at the Viridian Library and Event Center - 8030 South 1825 West, West Jordan, UT. 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. Admission is $2 except for Scouts in Uniform and children under 12 are free admittance. ; contact Angela Dieter, (801)-634-5167; Website: http://www.rockhoundersock.com

20-21BRISTOL, CONNETICUT: Annual show; Bristol Gem & Mineral Club; Beals Community Center, 240 Stafford Ave.; Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 10-4; adults $5, seniors $4, children free; gems, jewelry, mineral specimens and crystals, fossils and more, displays, hands-on educational exhibits, free games and activities for kids, complimentary raffle ticket for grand door prize with paid admission, free parking; contact David Korzendorfer, 208 Westledge Rd., West Simsbury, CT 06092, (860) 490-4370; Email: dkorzend27@comcast.net; Website: www.bristolgem.org

20-21DES 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 $5, Children 12 & under free; Gemstones, jewelry, minerals, fossils, beads, silver, crystals, cabochons, slabs, rough, specimen, tools, findings, children's activities, demonstrations, displays, and speakers.; contact Show Committee, P.O. Box 470, Des Moines, IA 50302; Email: DMLS.2018@DMLapidary.org; Website: www.DMLapidary.org/OurShow

20-21SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI: Annual show; Ozark Mountain Gem & Mineral Society; Springfield Expo Center, 635 East St. Louis Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4:30; adults $6, students $3, children $1; rock and mineral specimens, gemstones, jewelry, fossils, grab bags, educational displays, silent auctions, guest speakers, free Rock Hound Starter Kit for children under 12 (while supplies last); contact Larry Lillich, (417) 501-9690; Email: omgms.57@gmail.com; Website: www.omgms.rocks/show.html

20-21SOUTH CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA: Annual show; Kanawha Rock & Gem Club; South Charleston Community Center, 601 Jefferson Rd.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults $3.50; one-of-a-kind handcrafted jewelry, crystals, gemstones, fossils and more, free kids' activity table, pick a geode and be the first person to see inside, hourly door prizes, free parking; contact Robbin Maxwell, PO Box 4414, Clarksburg, WV 26302, (304) 695-1587; Email: mysticalcrystals1@hotmail.com

20-21COTTAGE GROVE, MINNESOTA: Annual show; Minnesota Mineral Club; National Guard Training and Community Center, 8180 Belden Blvd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; adults $2, children $1; exhibits, tailgate sales, vendors, speakers, Kids' Corner, demonstrations, rock and mineral ID, agates, rocks, gems, minerals, fossils, jewelry, beads; contact Martha Miss, 8445 Grange Blvd., Cottage Grove, MN 55016, (651) 459-0343; Email: info@rock-biz.biz; Website: www.MinnesotaMineralClub.org

20-21LEWISTON, IDAHO: Annual show; Hells Canyon Gem Club; Nez Perce County Fair Building, 1229 Burrell Avenue; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults $3, children 12 and under free with paid adult; displays, demonstrations, dealers, kids' corner, silent auction, door prizes every hour, grand prize Sunday; contact Mary Lou Northrup, (208) 743-6944; Email: mlandjl@yahoo.com; Website: www.hellscanyongemclub.com

20-21SANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Santa Rosa Mineral and Gem Society; Santa Rosa's Veteran's Building, 1351 Maple St; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $6; Gold Panning demos, wire wrapping classes, 30+ many wonderful dealers!!!; contact Joleen Coon, (707)-849-9551; Website: www.SRMGS.org

20-21SEDONA, ARIZONA: Annual show; Sedona Gem and Mineral Club; Sedona Red Rock High School, 995 Upper Red Rock Loop Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3, Children free ; Dealers, displays, kid's adventure, hourly and grand raffle prizes, minerals, rocks, agates, gemstones, crystals, jewelry, beads, and lapidary supplies.; contact Patti Polk, 3534 E. Bellevue St., Tucson, AZ 85716, (520)-237-0421; Email: webstuff1954@hotmail.com; Website: www.sedonagemandmineral.org

26-28HARRISONBURG, VIRGINIA: Annual show; Treasures Of The Earth Gem & Jewelry Shows; Rockingham County Fairgrounds - Commercial Exhibits Building, 4808 S. Valley Pike; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; adults $5 (good all three days), children under age 16 free; jewelry makers, goldsmiths and silversmiths from all over the U.S. can reconstruct, repair, design or make original jewelry from customer-selected gems, stones, opals and crystals, wire wrap wire sculpture, stone beads, pearls, stone setting, amber, opal, minerals, meteorites, Southwestern jewelry and fossil dealers, hourly door prizes, precious stone ring grand prize; contact Van Wimmer, Show Director, 5273 Bradshaw Rd., Salem, VA 24153, (540) 384-6047; Email: vanwimmer@comcast.net; Website: www.toteshows.com

26-28SANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Rd.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults, seniors and students $7, children (ages 0-11) free; fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold and silver, minerals and more at manufacturer prices, exhibitors from all over the world, jewelry repair and ring sizing while you shop, free hourly door prizes; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

26-28GLEN ROSE, TEXAS: Show and sale; Dallas Paleontological Society; Somervell County Expo Center, 202 Bo Biggs Blvd., Apt. 10208; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 9-5; free admission; contact Mark Randall, 2200 Uecker Drive, Apt. 10208, Lewisville, TX 75067, (469) 371-5309; Email: markrandall00@sbcglobal.net; Website: dallaspaleo.org

27-28CANBY, OREGON: Rock and Mineral Show; Clackamette Mineral and Gem Society; Clackamas County Fairgrounds, 694 NE 4th Avenue; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; free; Door prizes, raffle, special meteorite exhibit, gem tree making, demos, silent auction, slab and bargain lapidary rock sales.; contact Beth Heesacker, 4145 NW Heesacker Rd, Forest Grove, OR 97116; Email: heesacker@coho.net

27-28BELLEVUE, WASHINGTON: "Octoberfest of Gems" club-retail show; Bellevue Rock Club; Vasa Park, 3560 W. Lake Sammamish Pkwy SE; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; free admission; 20 dealers in minerals, fossils, tools, equipment, slabs, faceting rough, finished stones, children’s activity, door prizes, silent auction; contact Bruce Himko, PO Box 1851, Bellevue, WA 98009; Email: bellevuerockclub@comcast.net; Website: www.bellevuerockclub.org/

27-28CUYAHOGA FALLS, OHIO: Annual show; Summit Lapidary & Akron Mineral Society; Emidio & Sons Expo Center, 48 E Bath Rd; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $5, Seniors/Students $4, Children $1; Vendors, silent auction, demonstrations, gemstone ID, fluorescent minerals, geode cracking, Gem mine and crafts for children, Many displays, some are by our "GeoJunior" students, door prizes. handicap accessible and free parking.; contact Evelyn Tryon, 2028 Tallmadge Rd, Kent, OH 44240, (330)-673-9664; Email: gemboree76@gmail.com; Website: gemboree.org

27-28OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA: Annual show; Oklahoma City Mineral & Gem Society; Oklahoma State Fair Park, Modern Living Building, General Pershing Blvd.; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; adults $6, children under 12 free; children’s crafts, door prizes, auctions, lapidary demos, fluorescent room; contact Doug Pollitt, Oklahoma City, OK 73151, (405) 719-8477; Website: OMGS-minerals.org

27-28SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA: 82nd Annual Gem, Jewelry, Mineral and Rock Show; Sacramento Mineral Society; Scottish Rite Temple, 6151 H Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; adults $6, seniors $5, children under 12 free with a paid adult; minerals, fossils, beads, gemstones, meteorites, jade, gold, opals, slabs, cabochons, equipment, raffle, rough rock, demonstrations, kids' games and crafts, trick-or-tricking stations, come in Halloween costume, get a free prize, coupon for $1 off admission on website; contact Altyssa Meiszinger, PO Box 279291, Sacramento, CA 95827, (916) 662-5819; Email: gemshow@sacramentomineralsociety.org; Website: www.sacgemshow.com

November 2018

2-4SARASOTA, FLORIDA: Show and sale; Frank Cox Productions; Sarasota Municipal Auditorium, 801 N. Tamiami Trail (US. 41); Daily 10-5; Admission $5.00 ($4.00 if you mention this listing)., Children under 16 free; Show & Sale of Gems-Jewelry-Crystals-Minerals and Beads.; contact Frank Cox, 755 S. Palm Ave. #203, Sarasota, FL 34236, (941)-954-0202; Email: frankcox@comcast.net; Website: frankcoxproductions.com

2-4EUGENE, OREGON: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Lane County Events Center, 796 W. 13th Ave.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults, seniors and students $7, children (ages 0-11) free; fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold and silver, minerals and more at manufacturers' prices, exhibitors from all over the world, jewelry repair and ring sizing while you shop, free hourly door prizes; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

2-4BLACK CANYON CITY, ARIZONA: Annual show; High Desert Helpers; High Desert Park, 19001 E. Jacie Lane, 20687 E Tara Springs Rd; Fri. 9-4; Free Admission; Located at the foot of the beautiful Bradshaw mountain range is our desert community park. Vendors will be selling rough rocks, minerals precut cabs, slabs, and jewelry. Inside the Desert Helpers Club house were our raffle is held you can get a bite to eat and have cold soda. ; contact Bonnianne Martin, AZ, (509)-421-5242; Email: bonnim68@gmail.com

3-4ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA: 51st Annual Opal, Gem & Jewelry Show; American Opal Society; Business Expo Center, 1960 S. Anaheim Way; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults $5, students $3, children free; 11,000 square feet of opal, gem and jewelry dealers, displays, rough and cut stones, wire wrapping and jewelry making demonstrations, books and equipment, gemstone identification, geodes, gifts, gold panning, prize drawing, handicapped parking in front of the building; contact Veronica Purpura, (714) 501-9959; Email: info@opalsociety.org; Website: http://opalsociety.org

3-4BREWER, MAINE: 14th Annual Rock & Gem Show; Penobscot Mineral & Lapidary Club; Brewer Auditorium, 318 Wilson St.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; adults, seniors and students $2, children under 12 free; 20 vendors selling rocks, mineral specimens, fossils, gemstones, beads, gold and silver jewelry, and related products, special and unique Maine minerals, jewelry and products, hourly silent auction, door prizes; contact Lance Shope, 38 Sunset Strip, Brewer, ME 04412, (207) 989-3342

9-11COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; LLD Productions Inc.; Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa, 3050 Bristol St.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; free admission; $5 per day for parking; wholesale and retail show with 70 dealers; contact Regina Aumente, PO Box 665, Bernalillo, NM 87004, (505) 867-0425; Email: mineralshowslld@gmail.com; Website: www.mineralshowslld.com

9-11SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; LLD Productions, Inc.; Holiday Inn-Orange County Airport, 2726 S. Grande Ave; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Fossils, gems, jewelry, meteorites, beads, gift items and metaphysical supplies. Local, national, and international vendors include many miners and artisans.; contact Regina Aumente, PO Box 665, Bernalillo, NM 87004, (505)-867-0425; Email: MineralShowsLLD@gmail.com; Website: http://www.MineralShowsLLL.com

9-11PUYALLUP, WASHINGTON: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Washington State Fair Events Center, 110 9th Ave. SW; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults, seniors and students $7, children (ages 0-11) free; fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold and silver, minerals and more at manufacturer prices, exhibitors from all over the world, jewelry repair and ring sizing while you shop, free hourly door prizes; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

10-11EDMONDS, WASHINGTON: Annual Fall Show; Maplewood Rock and Gem Club; Maplewood Rock and Gem Clubhouse, 8802 196th ST SW ; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; contact Mary Ann Collins, (206)-714-3922 ; Email: collma1@comcast.net

10-11FREEPORT, ILLINOIS: Annual show; North West Illinois Rock Club; Highland Community College, 2998 W. Pearl City Road, , Student Conference Center / Parking Lot A; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Donations; contact Brian Green, (815)-745-2228; Email: bgreen57@hotmail.com; Website: nwilrockclubfrpt.blogspot.com

16-18COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA: Annual show; The Columbia, SC Gem & Mineral Society; Jamil Temple, 206 Jamil Rd.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 12-5; ages 16 and up $5, children under 16 free; jewelry, beads, loose stones, fossils, minerals, gold, silver, and tools for sale, geodes sold and cut, club members' rock collections on exhibit, lapidary demonstrations, South Carolina amethyst on display; contact Sue Shrader, PO Box 6333, Columbia, SC 29210, (803) 736-9317; Email: ashrader@mindspring.com; Website: www.cgms.rocks

16-18PORTLAND, OREGON: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE MLK Jr Blvd.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults, seniors and student $7, children (ages 0-11) free; fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold and silver, minerals and more at manufacturers' prices, exhibitors from all over the world, jewelry repair and ring sizing while you shop, free hourly door prizes; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

17-18LEBANON, PENNSYLVANIA: Gem Miner's Holiday; Mid-Atlantic Gem & Mineral Association; Lebanon Valley Expo Center, 80 Rocherty Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 11-4; admission $5, children under 12 free; vendors with gems, jewelry, beads, minerals and fossils, gift and craft-related items, wholesale section available, hourly door prizes, grand prize drawing, handicap accessible; contact Jill Feder, (908) 720-1774; Email: jillfeder.jf@gmail.com; Website: www.gem-show.com

17-18OXNARD, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Oxnard Gem & Mineral Society; Oxnard Performing Arts Center, 800 Hobson Way; Sat. 10-5; free admission; contact Stephanie Hagiwara, PO Box 246, Oxnard, CA 93032, (805) 394-8002; Email: webmaster@oxnardgem.com; Website: www.oxnardgem.com

17-18MESQUITE, TEXAS: Annual show; Dallas Gem & Mineral Society; Rodeo Center Exhibition Hall, 1800 Rodeo Dr.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults, seniors and students $8, family of 4 $20, children $4, Scouts in uniform free; door prizes, grand prize drawing, silent auction, fluorescent display, kids' area, demonstrations of wire wrapping, cabbing, knapping, gold panning, jewelry, slabs, rough, beads; contact Diana Case, PO Box 550395, Dallas, TX 75355, (469) 688-4057; Email: dgmscontracts@yahoo.com; Website: www.dallasgemandmineral.org

17-18CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA: Annual show; Mystical Crystals; Harrison County Parks and Recreation Complex, 43 Recreation Dr.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; adults $3, children 12 and under free; gems, jewelry, fossils, minerals crystals and wire wrapped jewelry, high-quality displays; contact Tom Watson, PO Box 4414, Clarksburg, WV 26302, (304) 695-1587; Email: mysticalcrystals1@hotmail.com

17-18LAKESIDE, CALIFORNIA: Annual Rock and Gem Round Up; El Cajon Valley Gem & Mineral Society; Lakeside Rodeo Grounds, 12584 Mapleview Rd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; free parking, gems, minerals, fossils, jewelry, lapidary supplies and craft vendors, free gem and mineral identification, gold panning, great raffle prizes, grand prize is a large amethyst cathedral (you don't need to be present to win), demonstrations, activities for the kids; contact Mary Ness, 10101 Allenwood Way, Santee, CA 92071, (619) 449-0759; Email: ecvgms@gmail.com; Website: ecvgms.org

23-25ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA: Show and sale; Frank Cox Productions; The Coliseum, 535 - 4th Ave. N.; Daily 10-5; adults $5 ($4 if you mention this listing), children under 16 free; show and sale of gems, jewelry, crystals, minerals and beads; contact Frank Cox, 755 S. Palm Ave. #203, Sarasota, FL 34236, (941) 954-0202; Email: frankcox@comcast.net; Website: frankcoxproductions.com

24-25SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Christmas In San Francisco Crystal Fair; Pacific Crystal Guild; Hall of Flowers, 1199-9th Avenue, Golden Gate Park; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; adults $12 (good for both days), children under 12 free; contact Jerry Tomlinson, PO Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 94966

24-25MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Monterey County Fairgrounds, 2004 Fairground Rd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold and silver, minerals and more at manufacturers' prices, exhibitors from all over the world, jewelry repair and ring sizing while you shop, free hourly door prizes; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

November 2018-December 2018

30-2ARDEN, NORTH CAROLINA: Christmas Show; Mountain Area Gem & Mineral Association; Camp Stephens, 263 Clayton Road; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; rain or shine, indoor and outdoor vendors, rocks, gems, crystals, minerals, fossils, artifacts and meteorites from North Carolina and around the world; contact Richard Jacquot, PO Box 542, Leicester, NC 28748, (828) 779-4501; Email: rick@wncrocks.com; Website: www.americanrockhound.com

30-2SARASOTA, FLORIDA: Show and sale; Frank Cox Productions; Sarasota Municipal Auditorium, 801 N. Tamiami Trail (US. 41); Daily 10-5; Admission $5.00 ($4.00 if you mention this listing)., Children under 16 free; Show and Sale of gems, jewelry, crystals, minerals and beads.; contact Frank Cox, 755 S. Palm Ave. #203, Sarasota, FL 34236, (941)-954-0202; Email: frankcox@comcast.net; Website: frankcoxproductions.com

30-2COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Dr.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults, seniors and student $7, children (ages 0-11) free; fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold and silver, minerals and more at manufacturers' prices, exhibitors from all over the world, jewelry repair and ring sizing while you shop, free hourly door prizes; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

December 2018

7-9LAWRENCEVILLE, GEORGIA: 22nd Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil and Jewelry Show; Mammoth Rock Shows; Gwinnett County Fairgrounds, 2405 Sugarloaf Parkway, entrance on Davis Road; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults $5 (good for 3 days), children under 16 free; more than 40 dealers, collector minerals, fossils, rough rock specimens, gold and silver findings, tools and lapidary equipment, beads, jewelry creations, loose and mounted precious stones, on-site jewelry repairs, $20 gift certificates given out every hour, Treasure Chest, grand door prize drawing Sunday, free parking; contact Richard Hightower, 78 Emerald Hill, Franklin, NC 28734, (828) 369-7226; Email: staff@mammothrock.com; Website: www.mammothrock.com

7-9SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults, seniors and student $7, children (ages 0-11) free; fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold and silver, minerals and more at manufacturers' prices, exhibitors from all over the world, jewelry repair and ring sizing while you shop, free hourly door prizes; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

8-9EDMONDS, WASHINGTON: 7th Annual Winter Rock and Mineral Sale; Maplewood Rock and Gem Club; Maplewood Rock and Gem Clubhouse, 8802 196th ST SW ; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; contact Mary Ann Collins, (206)-714-3922 ; Email: collma1@comcast.net

8-9FRANKLIN, TENNESSEE: Annual show; Mid-Tennesse Gem & Mineral Society; Ag Expo Park, 4215 Long Lane; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; adults $5, students $1, children 11 and under free; more than 30 dealers, plus classes, speakers, exhibits, demonstrations, silent auction, hourly door prizes, handmade silver, stone, and Native American jewelry, lapidary and faceting rough, slabs, fossils and mineral specimens, supplies, tools, jewelry-making classes; contact John Martin, 1212 Firefly Road, Hermitage, TN 37076, (615) 210-5385; Email: mbdjewelry@aol.com; Website: www.mtgms.org

8-9FRANKLIN, TENNESSEE: Annual show; Middle Tennessee Gem & Mineral Society; Williamson County Ag Expo Park, 4215 Long Lane; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; adults $5, students $1, children under 12 free; door prizes approximately every hour, grand prize at the conclusion of the show; contact Teresa Estes, 2329 Rader Ridge Road, Antioch, TN 37013; Email: showmtgms.org; Website: mtgms.org

14-16SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Scottish Rite Center, 1895 Camino del Rio S; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults, seniors and student $7, children (ages 0-11) free; fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold and silver, minerals and more at manufacturers' prices, exhibitors from all over the world, jewelry repair and ring sizing while you shop, free hourly door prizes; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

January 2019

11-13GLOBE, ARIZONA: Annual show; Gila County Gem & Mineral Society; Gila County Fair Grounds, 900 E. Fairgrounds Rd.; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; adults $3; more than 40 displays, numerous vendors, lapidary equipment, jewelry, books, mineral specimens, copper art, demonstrations of bead making, silver smithing, wire wrapping, Fossil and Gem Pit; contact Jodi Brewster, (623) 810-9780; Email: jodibrewster66@gmail.com; Website: gilagem.org

February 2019

16-17ANTIOCH, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Antioch Lapidary Club; Contra Costa County Fairgrounds, 1201 West 10th Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; adults, seniors and students $6, children under 12, Scouts in uniform and active military with ID free; jewelry, gems, findings, supplies, auction grab bags, exhibits, hands-on projects for kids, free parking; contact Brenda Miguel, 1201 West 10th Street, Antioch, CA 94509, (925) 301-6957; Email: brenda.miguel@yahoo.com; Website: www.antiochlapidaryclub.com

March 2019

2-3ISSAQUAH, WASHINGTON: Annual show; East KingCo Rock Club; Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave. NW; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; free admission; gem, jewelry and mineral dealers offering metaphysical crystals, collector specimens, cabbing material, jewelry-making supplies, lapidary equipment, stone sculpture exhibit presented by the Northwest Stone Sculptors Association, free "What's my rock?" identification, door prizes, silent auction, kids' activities; contact Cindy Smith, PO Box 2203, Redmond, WA 98073; Email: showchair@eastkingco.org; Website: www.eastkingco.org

22-24SPOKANE, WASHINGTON: 60th Anniversary Gem, Jewelry and Mineral Show; Rock Rollers of Spokane, WA; Spokane County Fair and Event Center, N 404 Havana; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; adults $6 (good all weekend), seniors and military $5, Scouts in uniform free, children 12 and under free with paid adult; more than 40 dealers, 60 display cases, fossils, crystals, minerals, specimens, handcrafted jewelry, lapidary supplies, demonstrations, hourly door prizes, youth activities, grand prize, free parking; contact Mike Shaw, (509) 251-1574; Email: showchair@rockrollers.org; Website: www.rockrollers.org