Rock & Gem Show Dates

 
 

August 2018

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 JohnCappellini, 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 CharlieMacias, (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 YooyNelson, (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 steffenhermans, 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 JimTravis, 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 SharonWaddell, 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 WilliamdeLorraine, (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 YooyNelson, (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 JaneWestbrook, PO Box 59, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, (804)-642-2011; Email: jane@treasuresoftheearth.com; Website: www.TreasuresOfTheEarth.com

31-3HENDERSONVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Henderson County Gem & Mineral Society; Whitmire Center, 301 Lily Pond Rd.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-6, Mon. 10-5; adults $5, children under 12 free with an adult; exhibits, demos, wheel of fortune, refreshments, door prizes hourly, raffle and grand prizes; contact Diane Lapp, PO Box 6391, Hendersonville, NC 28793, (828) 775-8098; Email: dlapp_2000@yahoo.com; Website: HCGMS.com

31-3CANBY, OREGON: Annual show; CRS Grippers & Sari Sues Treasures; Clackamas County Fairgrounds , 694 N.E. 4th Ave.; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5, Mon. 9-4; FREE; Gems, Minerals, Crystals, Opals, Turquoise, Jewelry, Fossils, Meteorites, Lapidary Equipment & Supplies, Slabbed, Cabbed, Polished & Rough Rock, Jade, Singing Bowls, Beads, Carvings, Metaphysical Tools & more! For vendor or show info contact Sari 503-705-1520 or sarisuztreasures@yahoo.com; contact Sari Trevarthen , (503) 705-1520; Email: Sarisuztreasures@yahoo.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 RonaldLePage, 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 JeannineWeiner, 10 Alegre St., Arenas Valley, NM 88022, (575)-654-4424; Email: jweiner2011@hotmail.com; Website: https://rollingstonesgms.blogspot.com

7-9GREENFIELD, INDIANA: Annual show; 500 Earth Sciences Club; Hancock County 4-H Fairgrounds, 620 N. Apple Street; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; 42nd Annual Greater Indianapolis Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show Dealers and Swappers in Fossils, Minerals, Gems and Jewelry and Lapidary Equipment PLUS Silent Auctions, Door Prizes and Much, Much More! Kids Activities, Demonstrations, Educational Displays and Programs for All!; contact Brian Mercer, 11202 Bridlewood Trail, Zionsville, IN 46077, (317) 459-1572; Email: bkremercer@gmail.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 DonaldStrong, 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 KathySchreiner, 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

8-9SILOAM SPRINGS, ARKANSAS: Annual show; Northwest Arkansas Gem & Mineral Society; Clubhouse, Hwy. 43 and Lawlis Rd., 14029 White Oak Lane; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; tailgate swap, free setup, rock-related auction Saturday; contact Dave, 14029 White Oak Lane, Bentonville, AR 72712, (479) 721-1579; Email: hulagrub@aol.com; Website: nwarockhounds.org

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 LawrenceMichon, 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 DanMcCalluffe, (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 JaneWestbrook, 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 YooyNelson, (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 BetsyOberheim, 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 WilliamSpence, 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 JohnScott, 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 JanisRovetti, 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 BetsyOberheim, 7953 Appalachian Tr. E., Harrisburg, PA 17112, (717)-469-2243 cell; (717)-439-6549; Email: aoberheim3@comcast.net; Website: rockandmineral.org

15-16HOWELL, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Livingston Gem and Mineral Society; Hartland Education Suppo9rt Service Center, 9525 E. Highland Road (M-59); Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3, 12-18 years $1, Kids 11 and under Free; 45th Annual Rockhound's Dream Show Rocks, Fossils, Crystals, Gems and Jewelry. Lapidary Exhibits by LGMS Club Members Demonstrations in Silver-smithing, Bead Making, Wire Wrapping and Flint knapping Children's Table Silent Auctions throughout the Day; contact Sherlynn Everly, 314 Hadley Street, Holly, MI 48442, (810) 965-5899; Email: everly55@gmail.com; Website: www.livingstongems.com

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 ScottGregory, 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 DamianBelgali, (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 JaneWestbrook, 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 RichardJacquot, 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 YooyNelson, (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 MarkHohn, 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 AnitaMeyers, 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 MikeMathis, (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 CarolynReynard, 110 College Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY 12603, (845)-471-1224; Email: sunstone33@verizon.net; Website: www.mhvgms.org

28-30BEREA, OHIO: 20th annual GemStreet USA wholesale and retail show; GemStreet USA; Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, Jr. Fair Bldg., Bagley Road entrance; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; adults and seniors $7 (good all 3 days), $1 off coupon on website, kids under 12 and Scouts in uniform free; vendors from around the country, rocks, minerals, gemstones, jewelry, beads, fossils, meteorites, petrified wood, carvings, tools, supplies, repairs, decorative accessories, free parking, door prizes; contact Jane Strieter Smith, PO Box 770680, Lakewood, OH 44107, (617) 512-6510; Email: JaneStrieter1946@gmail.com; Website: GemStreetUSA.com

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 VanWimmer - 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 YooyNelson, (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

29-30OSHKOSH, WISCONSIN: Annual show; Oshkosh Earth Science Club; Sunnyview Expo Center, 500 E COUNTY RD Y; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; $2 Admission Students $1 with ID Kids under 12 FREE; - Member Displays - Rocks, Minerals, Fossils - Door Prizes - Over 80 Vendors Tables - Exhibits and Kids Events - Lapidary Arts and Jewelry - Concessions Available - Free & Easy Parking ; contact WANDA TIMM, 656 BOYD STREET, OSHKOSH, WI 54901, (920) 573-2968; Email: wijit656@msn.com; Website: https://www.facebook.com/Oshkosh-Earth-Science-Club-202088083155987/

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 WilliamBarr, 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 BobPowell, 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 TomWatson, 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 RhondaDunn, 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 WayneHamilton, 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 FrankCox, 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 GordonOakley, 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 YooyNelson, (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 Robert Winstanley, (704)-577-3391; Email: www.facebook.com/gastongems; Website: www.gastongemclub.weebly.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 BillThielbahr, (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 StevenStreich, 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 MitchellVan 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 ChamberDirector, 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 LindaHarvey, (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 ChamberDirector, (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 JaneWestbrook, 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 LaraSerbin, 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 BonnieFairchild, 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 DaveLurie, 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 LowellZoller, 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 JerryHansen, 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 CurtForrester, (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 YooyNelson, (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 MaudieBailey, 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 JerryTomlinson, 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 MillieMowry, 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 SteveJobe, 1023 Delna Manor Lane, San Jose, CA 95128-3473, (408)-834-5384; Email: steve_jobe@sbcglobal.net; Website: pggs.org

13-14AMARILLO, TEXAS: Annual show; Golden Spread Gem, Mineral & Treasure Society; Amarillo Civic Center Complex, 401 S. Buchannan St.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults and seniors $3, students and children free; vendors selling jewelry, beads, petrified wood, agate, fossils, jasper, minerals, opals, meteorites, cabochons, and more, flint knapping demonstration, silent auction, wheel of fortune, hourly door prizes; contact Patricia Foster, PO Box 367, Fritch, TX 79036, (806) 681-7950; Email: patfoster2@hotmail.com; Website: amarillotreasure.com

13-14TEMPLE, TEXAS: Annual show; Tri-City Gem & Mineral Society; Mayborn Civic and Convention Center, 3303 N. Third St.; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; adults $5, students $3, children free; vendors with rocks, slabs, minerals, geodes, cabochons, and fine jewelry, demos of wire-wrapping, cabochon making, and gold panning, touch table of large rock specimens, silent auctions, hourly door prizes and grand prize raffles, kids' treasure wheel, grab bags, where to rock hunt in Texas, fluorescent rocks and minerals, personal displays, cabochon contest; contact (Lols) Ruth Rolston, 106 Ottoway Drive, Temple, TX 76501, (254) 773-1039; Email: lrolston@hot.rr.com

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 JaniceBricker, 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 RussellGreim, 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 SabrenaWright, 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 YooyNelson, (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

19-21KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE: Annual show; Knoxville Gem and Mineral Society; Rothchild Conference Center, 8807 Kingston Pike; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $ 6.00/day; Show Pass $10.00; Children under 12 free; Free activities: Gem ID, and Rock and Mineral ID; Meet a geologist- Tennessee Division of Geology - displays, pamphlets; fossil casting and displays provided by East Tennessee State University - Department of Geosciences; hourly door prizes; children's grab bags of rocks, fossils and minerals. ; contact Travis Paris, P.O. Box 51554, Knoxville, TN 37954; Email: taparis@msn.com; Website: knoxrocks.org

19-21MASON, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Central Michigan lapidary and Mineral Society; Ingham County Fairgrounds main Arena, 700 East Ash Street; Fri. 6-9, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $3, Teens $1, children under 12 free with paying adult; Club and guest displays, working demonstrations, fluorescent booth, door prizes, silent auction, children's table, Petoskey stone polishing, free parking; contact Lyle Laylin, 1417 Center St, Lansing, MI 48906, (517) 485-7908; Email: lyle18@gmail.com; Website: Michrocks.org

19-21WESTWEGO, LOUISIANA: Annual show; Gem & Mineral Society of Louisiana, Inc.; The Alario Center, 2000 Segnette Blvd.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; All Weekend Pass: Adults - $6, Members and Students or Military w/ID -$3, Kids under 12 and Scouts in Uniform - Free; Vendors of mineral and fossil specimens, cabochons, faceted gems, slabs, rough, jewelry, beads, spheres and findings. Displays include fluorescence, dinosaurs, cabochon-making, wire wrapping, oil and gas exploration and hobby-related videos. Kids polish cabochon, get grab bags and sieve for specimens.; contact Levette Carlos, (504) 214-3205; Email: gemshow2018@gmail.com; Website: facebook.com/GemAndMineralSocietyOfLouisiana

20-20WEST HILLS, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Woodland Hills Rock Chippers, Inc.; First United Methodist Church, 22700 Sherman Way; Sat. 10-5; FREE; Crafts, jewelry, dealers, gems, minerals, rocks, fossils, displays, demos, silent auctions, gold panning, hands-on activities throughout the day.; contact Paty Mejorado; Email: info@rockchippers.org; Website: www.rockchippers.org

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 DavidKorzendorfer, 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 ShowCommittee, 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 LarryLillich, (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 RobbinMaxwell, 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 MarthaMiss, 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 LouNorthrup, (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 JoleenCoon, (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 PattiPolk, 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 VanWimmer, 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 YooyNelson, (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 MarkRandall, 2200 Uecker Drive, Apt. 10208, Lewisville, TX 75067, (469) 371-5309; Email: markrandall00@sbcglobal.net; Website: dallaspaleo.org

26-28CLOVERDALE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Karmic Beads & Gems; Cloverdale History Center, 215 N. Cloverdale Blvd.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-6; FREE; Karmic Beads & Gems Presents “Crystals 4 Critters” Cloverdale Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show. FREE ADMISSION. Crystals, Minerals, Jewelry, Fossils, Beads, Singing Bowls, Cabachons, Australian Opal, Turquoise, Sugilite, Variscite & more! For show info : Jenny 619-261-8765 or karmicbeadsandgems@yahoo.com; contact Jennifer Macias, (619) 261-8765; Email: Karmicbeadsandgems@yahoo.com; Website: www.karmicbeadsandgems.rocks

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 BethHeesacker, 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 BruceHimko, 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 EvelynTryon, 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 DougPollitt, 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 AltyssaMeiszinger, PO Box 279291, Sacramento, CA 95827, (916) 662-5819; Email: gemshow@sacramentomineralsociety.org; Website: www.sacgemshow.com

27-28EVANSVILLE, INDIANA: Annual show; Evansville Lapidary Society; C K Newsome Community Center , 100 East Walnut Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults: $1, Kids 12 and Under: Free; 52 Annual show offering minerals, fossils, specimens, carvings, tools, cabochons, tumbled stones, jewelry, crystals, slabs, and rough, among others. Activities: hourly door prizes, silent auction, raffle, fluorescent display, & working demos. Plus, there will be a junior rockhound's booth, arrowheads and artifacts, and food trucks.; contact Sara Rappee, 413 North Park Dr., Evansville, IN 47710, (812) 589-3079; Email: sararappee@gmail.com; Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/Lapidary/

November 2018

2-3HURRICANE, UTAH: Annual show; Southern Utah Rock and Gem Show; Washington County Legacy Park, 5500 West 700 South; Fri. 10-7, Sat. 10-7; Free admission.; Vendors from all over displaying rocks, fossils, gems, opal, gold, petrified wood, dinosaur bone, lapidary rough, slabs, cabs, and crystals. Plus, there will be a silent auction and door prizes. There will be learning and hands on booths for kids on Friday morning. This is a great event for all ages.; contact Eric and Antonell Funk, (435) 609-9265; Email: antonellalr@yahoo.com

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 FrankCox, 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 YooyNelson, (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 BonnianneMartin, 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 VeronicaPurpura, (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 LanceShope, 38 Sunset Strip, Brewer, ME 04412, (207) 989-3342

3-4PLANT CITY, FLORIDA: Annual show; Tampa Bay Mineral and Science Club; Plant City Strawberry Expo Hall, 303 N. Lemon Street, Plant City Strawberry Festival Expo Center, 303 N. Lemon Street, Plant City Strawberry Festival Expo Center; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5 - Teens 12-16 & Students with ID $4 - Active Military $4 - Kids under 12 FREE (with parent); Over 40 Vendors - Gems & Minerals - Beads - Fossils - Jewelry - Silent Auction - Tools & Lapidary Supplies - Jewelry-Making Supplies - Hourly Door Prizes - Life Demonstrations - Kid's Touch Table & Sluice Mining. For more information, visit us at TampaBayRockClub.com Discount coupon available.; contact Norma Jackson, 6036 Golf and Sea Blvd., APOLLO BEACH, FL 33572, (813) 695-0637; Email: fireweedarts@gmail.com; Website: TampaBayRockClub.com

3-4RIDGECREST, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Indian Wells Gem and Mineral Society; Desert Empire Fairgrounds, 520 South Richmond Road; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; Free Admission; 63rd Annual Show - free admission, display cases, door prizes, geode cutting & Field trip to Rainbow Ledge agate claim, Sunday at 9:30 AM.; contact John DeRosa, (760) 375-7905; Email: jfrocks@dslextreme.com

3-4OLD GREENWICH, CONNETICUT: Annual show; Stamford Mineralogical Society; Eastern Greenwich Civic Center, 90 Harding Rd.; Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 10-4:30; Adults $6 Under 12 free with adult; Hourly door prizes, show grand prizes, mini-mine for kids. Free parking and discount tickets available at stamfordmineralsociety.org.; contact Howard Heitner; Email: info@stamfordmineralsociety.org; Website: stamfordmineralsociety.org

3-4ODESSA, TEXAS: Annual show; Midland Gem and Mineral Society Show; Ector County Coliseum, 4201 Andrews Highway, Building D; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults: $5; Children (6-18) $2; Children 5 and under Free admission; contact Linda, (432) 242-7057; Email: mgmstx@gmail.com

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 ReginaAumente, 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 ReginaAumente, PO Box 665, Bernalillo, NM 87004, (505)-867-0425; Email: MineralShowsLLD@gmail.com; Website: http://www.MineralShowsLLL.com

9-11BEREA, OHIO: 20th annual GemStreet USA show and sale; GemStreet USA; Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, Jr. Fair Bldg., Bagley Road entrance; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; adults and seniors $7 (good all 3 days), $1 off coupon on website, kids under 12 and Scouts in uniform free; gemstones, minerals, fossils, jewelry, tools, beads, supplies, petrified wood, carvings, decorative items, free parking, door prizes; contact Jane Strieter Smith, PO Box 770680, Lakewood, OH 44107; Email: JaneStrieter1946@gmail.com

9-11HAMBURG, NEW YORK: Annual show; GemStreet USA; Fairgrounds in Hamburg, 5600 McKinley Pkwy., Grange Bldg.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; adults and seniors $7 (good all 3 days), $1 off coupon on website, kids under 12 free; gems, minerals, jewelry, fossils, beads, petrified wood, tools, supplies, carvings, metaphysical items and much more, free parking, hourly door prizes; contact Jane Strieter Smith, PO Box 770680, Lakewood, OH 44107, (617) 512-6510; Email: Janestrieter1946@gmail.com; Website: GemStreetUSA.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 YooyNelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

9-11HUMBLE, TEXAS: Annual show; Houston Gem and Mineral Society; Humble Civic Center, 8233 Will Clayton Parkway; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults, Seniors, Children, Scouts; contact Scott Singleton, Show Chairman, 10805 Brooklet, Houston, TX 77099, (281) 530-0942; Email: show@hgms.org; Website: hgms.org

10-10MOUNTVILLE PA, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Lancaster County Fossil and Mineral Club; Trinity Church of Christ, 450 West Main Street, Mountville, Pa.; Sat. 8:30-4:30; $3.00 adults...$1.00 kids K though 12th grade; Very interactive show for visitors to engage with club members. Many experts in geology and paleontology will be present to answer questions. ; contact Christopher Haefner, 762 Harper Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17601, (717) 606-4450; Email: silverfordinc@yahoo.com; Website: Facebook: Lancaster County Fossil and Mineral Club

10-11HESPERIA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Mining Supplies and Rock Shop; Hesperia, 16808 Main St.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; free admission; contact Cyndy Mandell, 16808 Main St., Suite D-381, Hesperia, CA 92345, (760) 244-9642; Email: cynmandell@me.com; Website: miningsuppliesandrockshop.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 AnnCollins, (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 BrianGreen, (815)-745-2228; Email: bgreen57@hotmail.com; Website: nwilrockclubfrpt.blogspot.com

10-11SEDRO WOLLEY, WASHINGTON: ; Skagit Rock and Gem Club; Sedro Woolley Community Center, 703 Pacific Street; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; free; Beautiful displays, kid's activities, silent auction, rock slab sales, lapidary demonstrations, raffle and door prizes along with our wonderful dealers.; contact Debbie Frank; Email: skagitrockandgem@gmail.com

10-11HESPERIA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Mining Supplies and Rock Shop; Midtown Square, 16808 Main St. Ste F; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Free Admission; 2018 Rock, Mineral, Gem, Gold, and Jade Show. Come visit our many vendors selling jewelry, rocks, slabs, beads, etc. Cross Street is "C" Ave. For more information visit our web site at www.miningsuppliesandrockshop.com; contact Lois Papner, 16808 Main St. Ste D-381, Hesperia, CA 92345, (760) 508-1081; Email: lpapner@me.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 SueShrader, 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 YooyNelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

16-18EUREKA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Humboldt Gem and Mineral Society; Redwood Acres Fairgrounds, 3750 Harris Street; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $3 Children Ages 6-12 $1 Students Free on Friday; The Humboldt Gem & Mineral Society presents A 'Rainbow of Gems' featuring a large array of quality vendors selling gems, minerals, fossils, beads, jewelry, crystals, opal, cabs, and slabs. Fun and interesting lapidary demonstrations and a silent rock auction will also be held.; contact Diane Reed, CA, (707) 839-2079

17-18PAYSON, ARIZONA: Annual show; Payson Rimstones Rock Club; Longhorn Gym, W. Longhorn Rd. and N. McLane Rd.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; adults, seniors and students $2, children 12 and under free; 18 vendors, fluorescent mineral display, silent auction, children's treasure hunt, spinning wheel, and activities; contact Becky Bagshaw, 8962 Fossil Creek Rd., Strawberry, AZ 85544, (928) 476-3419; Email: LBagsfam@aol.com

17-18WEST PALM BEACH 33411, FLORIDA: Annual show; Gem and Mineral Society of the Palm Beaches; Expo Center East South Florida Fairgrounds, 9067 Southern Blvd.; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults/Seniors 1 day $9.00 or 2 day pass $14.00 Children under 12 are FREE; Over 80 dealers. Demonstrations. Hourly prize drawings. Grand Prize drawing. Raffle. Speakers. Geode cracking. Fossil Dig. Gem Mining.; contact Walt Triche, P. O. Box 18095, West Palm Beach, FL 33416, (561) 585-2080; Email: wtriche@gmail.com; Website: www.gemandmineralsociety.org

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 JillFeder, (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 StephanieHagiwara, 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 DianaCase, 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 TomWatson, 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 MaryNess, 10101 Allenwood Way, Santee, CA 92071, (619) 449-0759; Email: ecvgms@gmail.com; Website: ecvgms.org

17-18SHORELINE, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Crystallography Gem + Mineral Market; Shoreline Community College, 16101 Greenwood Ave. N, Pagoda Union Building; Sat. 10-6:30, Sun. 11-5; free admission, children must be accompanied by an adult; more than 35 vendors, rocks, minerals, crystals, gems, jewelry, beads, metaphysical tools, unique art, live painters, natural products, artists, crafters and healers, kids are welcome, but please do not leave them unattended (there are lots of fragile items here); contact Michelle Ferris, 117 E. Louisa St., PMB 169, Seattle, WA 98102, (206) 582-9157; Email: crystallographygems@gmail.com; Website: crystallographygems.com

17-18MADISON , WISCONSIN: Annual show; Madison Gem & Mineral Club; Alliant Energy Center Exhibition Hall, 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way; Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 10-5; $3.00-Adults, children age12 &under-free , parking is additional (2017 was$7.50 per car) ; 30 plus vendors displaying, along with demonstrations of cabochon making, gold panning, flint napping, gemstone faceting, and soapstone carving. A large club sales area will offer an extensive selection of cutting rough, slabs, fossils & mineral specimens. Plus, there will be a silent auction and hourly door prizes.; contact Burnies Rock Shop, 901 E. Johnson St., Madison, WI 53703, (608) 251-2601; Email: see show contact at our website; Website: www.madisonrockclub.org

17-18WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS: Annual show; worcester mineral club; national guard armory, 710 Lincoln st.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; adults $5. students and seniors $4. 12 and under free; 43 ed annual show exhibits demos hourly door prizes snack bar; contact ken Gliesman, 235 Brookfield rd, fiskdale, MA 01518, (508) 347-2155; Email: kgliesman@charter.net; Website: www.worcestermineealclub.org

17-18LIVERMORE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Livermore Valley Lithophiles Gem & Mineral Society; The 'BARN', 3131 Pacific Ave.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5.00 Kids 12 and under FREE; The Glow Room, Children's Corner, Polished Rock Panning $1.00 Off coupon on website, also FREE return with hand stamp. Dealer space filled.; contact Bill Bish; Email: bcbish@att.net or info@lithophiles.com; Website: www.lithophiles.com

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 FrankCox, 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 JerryTomlinson, 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 YooyNelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

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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 RichardJacquot, PO Box 542, Leicester, NC 28748, (828) 779-4501; Email: rick@wncrocks.com; Website: www.americanrockhound.com

30-2SPRINGFIELD, OHIO: Annual show; GemStreet USA; Clark County Fairgrounds, 4401 S. Charleston Pike, I-70 and S. Charleston Pike; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults and seniors $7 (good all 3 days), $1 off coupon on website, kids under 12 and Scouts in uniform free; gemstones, minerals, fossils, jewelry, tools, supplies, beads, decorative items, petrified wood, carvings, door prizes, free parking; contact Jane Strieter Smith, PO Box 770680, Lakewood, OH 44107; Email: JaneStrieter1946@gmail.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 FrankCox, 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 YooyNelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

December 2018

1-1CORNVILLE, ARIZONA: Show and sale; Verde River Rockhounds; Windmill Park, 9950 E. Cornville Road; Sat. 9-4; free admission; mineral specimens, crystals, decorative yard rock, cabochons, spheres, petrified wood, rough rock, slabs, loose gems, jewelry, rock art, meteorites, lapidary equipment and more, parking is free; contact Jan Avery; Email: jaelav334@gmail.com; Website: www.verderiverrockhounds.com

1-2BARSTOW, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Mojave Desert Gem & Mineral Society; Cora Harper Fitness Center, 840 S. Barstow Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Dealers of rough rock, slabs, unique jewelry and lapidary gifts and minerals will be present. Demonstrations, a petrified wood display by Walt Wright, along with 30 displays will be featured. Grab bags and a 'Wheel of Fortune' for the kids are scheduled. Plus, silent auctions will take place both days, including a Genie & Raffle. ; contact Danny Watts, P.O. Box 138, Barstow, CA 92312, (760) 373-1309; Email: dvwatts@msn.com; Website: www.mdgms.net

1-2BARSTOW, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Mojave Desert Gem & Mineral Society; Cora Harper Fitness Center, 841 S. Barstow Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Dealers of rough rock, slabs, unique jewelry & lapidary gifts, minerals. Demonstrations. Petrified Wood display by Walt Wright +30 displays. Famous Grab Bags & Wheel of Fortune for the kids. Silent auctions both days including a Genie & Raffle. Barstow is the home of Diamond Pacific. ; contact Danny Watts, P.O. Box 138, Barstow, CA 92312, (760) 373-1309; Website: www.mdgms.net

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 RichardHightower, 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 YooyNelson, (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 AnnCollins, (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 JohnMartin, 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 TeresaEstes, 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 YooyNelson, (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 JodiBrewster, (623) 810-9780; Email: jodibrewster66@gmail.com; Website: gilagem.org

11-13LARGO, FLORIDA: Show and sale; Pinellas Geologial Society; Central Park Performing Arts Center, 105 Central Park Drive; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 12-5; Free - $2.00 donation for hourly drawing; Free Kids Rock Bags, Silent Auction, Hourly drawings; contact Leona Feldhausen, 2655 Nebraska Ave #247, Palm Harbor, FL 34684; Email: sheffieldleona@gmail.com; Website: www.PGS.Rocks

February 2019

8-10QUARTZSITE, ARIZONA: Annual show; Quartzsite Gold, Treasure and Craft Show; QIA Building, 235 N. Ironwood; Fri. 9-4, Sat. 9-4, Sun. 9-3; $5 Admission good for all three days; Vendors, inside and out, selling and demonstrating gold prospecting equipment, nuggets, jewelry, coins and more. Speakers demonstrations, questions and answers regarding metal detectors and other prospecting equipment. Plus, there will be door prizes including gold nuggets, and metal detectors, among others.; contact Richard Trusty, (651) 587-6136; Email: QuartzsiteAZGoldShow@gmail.com; Website: QuartzsiteAZGoldshow.com

15-17INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Annual show; Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites; Indiana State Museum, 650 West Washington Street; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; GeoFest is included with museum admission: $14.95 for adults, $13.95 for seniors, $12.95 for Indiana college students and $9.95 for children. Group rates are available.; Retail show will include dealers, regional clubs, and adult and kid's activities in a beautiful museum building.; contact Peggy Fisherkeller, 650 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204, (317) 232-7172; Email: pfisherkeller@indianamuseum.org; Website: www.indianamuseum.org

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 BrendaMiguel, 1201 West 10th Street, Antioch, CA 94509, (925) 301-6957; Email: brenda.miguel@yahoo.com; Website: www.antiochlapidaryclub.com

23-24VALLEJO 94589, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Vallejo Gem & Mineral Society; Mc Cormack Hall, Solano county fairgrounds, 900 Fairgrounds Drive, , Mc Cormack Hall Solano County Fairgrounds; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6.00, children under 12 free , $1 off coupon @vjgems.org; Vallejo Gem & Mineral Society proudly presents its 53rd annual gem & mineral show and sale, February 22nd & 23rd 10AM-5PM. 40 artisan dealers, with jewelry, gems, minerals, fossils, crystals, jade, turquoise, opals and meteorites. Free hourly drawings, demonstrations, free parking, grab bags, and geo-cracking.; contact Dan Wolke, 255 Essex Way, Benicia, CA 94510, (707) 334-2950; Email: dncwolke@sbcglobal.net; Website: Vjgems.org

March 2019

1-3SHARONVILLE , OHIO: Annual show; GemStreet USA; Sharonville Convention Center, 11355 Chester Rd; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults & Seniors $7, Kids under 12 free; GemStreet USA show & sale will have gems, minerals, fossils, jewelry, findings, silver, gold, precious stones, tools, display items, metaphysical items, cords, Kazuri beads and crack your own geodes. Ticket good all 3 days, free parking, hourly door prizes.; contact Jane; Email: JaneStrieter1946@gmail.com

1-3SHARONVILLE, OHIO: Annual show; GemStreet USA; Sharonville Convention Center, 11355 Chester Rd; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; $7 Adults & seniors; Kids under 12 free; GemStreet USA show & sale will have gems, minerals, fossils, jewelry, beads, tools, supplies, silver, gold, cords, metaphysical items, meteorites, crack your own geodes. Free parking, ticket good all day hourly door prizes.; contact Jane Strieter Smith, PO box 770680, lakewood, OH 44107, (617) 512-6510; Email: Janestrieter1946@gmail.com; Website: GemstreetUSA.com

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 CindySmith, PO Box 2203, Redmond, WA 98073; Email: showchair@eastkingco.org; Website: www.eastkingco.org

8-10BEREA, OHIO: Annual show; GemStreet USA; Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, Bagley Road Entrance; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; adults & seniors $7, kids under 12 free, scouts in uniforms free; GemStreet USA show & sale will be have gemstones, minerals, fossils, geodes, beads, jewelry, tools, petrified wood, sculptures, gold, silver, turquoise, chains, findings, meteorites and so much more. The ticket is good all three days, plenty of free parking, and hourly door prizes.; contact Jane Smith, PO box 770680, Lakewood, OH 44107, (617) 512-6510; Email: Janestrieter1946@gmail.com; Website: GemstreetUSA.com

9-10FILER, IDAHO: 69th Annual Show; Magic Valley Gem Club; Twin Falls County Fairground, 215 Fair Avenue; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; $2 children under 12 years old free if accompanied by an adult; Displays by: Herrett’s Museum, Hagerman Fossil Beds, and Snake River Gold Prospector’s Association. A group of 11 dealers will present items for sale, while silent auctions, door prizes, and demonstrations will take place. A hands-on mineral table, educational exhibits, wheel of fortune, polished rock grab bags, geode cracker, and a grand prize drawing will also be presented.; contact Chris Funk, (208) 539-5369; Email: rmetts@magicvalleygemclub.org

9-10WEST BEND, WISCONSIN: Annual show; Kettle Moraine Geological Society; Washington County Fair Park and Convention Centre, 3000 Hwy PV - Pleasant Valley Road, Exit 65 off Hwy 45 - (Just 25 minutes north of Milwaukee) Just ½ Block East of Hwy 45 / 2.5 Miles North of Hwy 60 / 6 Miles South of Hwy 33; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; $3.00 Adults / Children under 12 free / Armed Services & Scouts and 4-H in Uniform free; Come See, Learn and Experience about: Agates, minerals, gem stones, fossils, jewelry, lapidary, wire wrapping, cabochons and “cabbing”, fluorescent minerals, Native American artifacts, flint knapping, geological and earth history displays, speakers and demonstrations, and club sales.; contact John Rettler, 1921 West Sumner Street, Rubicon, WI 53078, 2626170022; Email: johnrettler@gmail.com; Website: kmgsrocks.com

15-17JACKSON, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Michigan Gem and Mineral Society; Jackson County Fairgrounds, 200 W. Ganson St.; Fri. 10-7, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $4, Seniors $2, Students $1, 5 & Under free; Activities for kids, gems, minerals, fossils, beads, jewelry, demonstrators, raffle, exhibits, displays, lapidary supplies, door prize drawings, and three days of silent auctions. ; contact Sally Hoskin, (517) 522-3396; Email: info@mgmsrockclub.com; Website: http://www.mgmsrockclub.com

15-17ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO: Annual show; Abq. Gem & Mineral Club; Expo NM State Fairgrounds, Creative Arts. Bdg. , 300 San Pedro NE, 87108; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $3, Kids under 13 are Free, Friday is DOLLAR DAY; Treasures of the Earth Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Expo, Mar. 15-17, 2019. $3 Admission and free admission for kids under 13. Door prizes, raffle, silent auctions, displays, junior table. 50 dealers offering gemstones, mineral specimens, slabs, jewelry, beads, cabochons, fossils, tools, and equipment. ; contact Jay Penn, 2324 Alvarado Dr. NE, Albuquerque, CO 80440, (505) 883-4195; Email: jaypenn246@gmail.com

16-17SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Santa Clara Valley Gem & Mineral Society; Santa Clara County Fairgrounds, 344 Tully Rd, Pavilion Building; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, kids 12 and under free, military free; Get $1 off admission with coupon from website: www.scvgms.org. Active & retired military & their dependents free with Military ID.; contact Sonia Dyer, CA, (408) 629-5735; Email: sonia.dyer@sbcglobal.net; Website: www.scvgms.org

16-17MISSOULA, MONTANA: Annual show; Hellgate Mineral Society - Missoula MT; Hilton Garden Inn, 3720 North Reserve St.; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; adults $2 children under 14 free; We will have 14 vendors selling all aspects of the lapidary trade. We will be demonstrating cab making, faceting, wire wrapping & flint knapping. We have one table especially for the kids, where they dig through the gravel and pick out gemstones. We also have a club table, selling grab bags, mineral; contact Neil Maier, (406) 240-1079; Email: attitoodz@yahoo.com

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 MikeShaw, (509) 251-1574; Email: showchair@rockrollers.org; Website: www.rockrollers.org

23-24ROSEVILLE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Roseville Rock Rollers Gem & Mineral Society; @the Grounds (Placer County Fairgrounds), 800 All America Blvd., off Washington; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; ; educational activities, more than 60 vendors, and many exhibits throughout the fairgrounds; contact Gloria, PO Box 452, Roseville, CA 95661, (916) 216-1114; Email: gloriarosevillerockrollers@gmail.com; Website: www.rockrollers.com/show.html

April 2019

13-14EDMONDS, WASHINGTON: April Rock Sale; Maplewood Rock and Gem Club; Maplewood Rock and Gem Clubhouse, 8802 196th St. SW; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5; free; contact Mary Ann Collins, (206) 714-3922; Email: collma1@comcast.net

27-28KENT, WASHINGTON: Annual show; Crystallography Gem + Mineral Market; Kent Commons, 525 4th Ave. N, 3801 S. Alaska St., #208; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; free admission, children must be accompanied by an adult; more than 50 vendors, crystals, rocks, minerals, gems, fossils and jewelry, beads, metaphysical tools, unique art, live painters, natural products, artists, crafters and healers, kids are welcome, but please do not leave them unattended (there are lots of fragile items here); contact Michelle Ferris, 117 E. Louisa St., PMB 169, Seattle, WA 98102, (206) 582-9157; Email: crystallographygems@gmail.com; Website: crystallographygems.com

June 2019

6-9FAIRPLAY, COLORADO: Annual show; Jay Penn; Fairplay, CO River Park Event Site , 300 Platte Dr., Platte drive west of Rt. 285; Thu. 9-5, Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; Free admission, Free Parking; Fairplay Gem, Mineral & Jewelry, Show, June 6-9, 2019, @ Fairplay, Colorado River Park Event Site. This outdoor event is open 9am - 5pm daily. FREE ADMISSION, FREE PARKING. 24 dealers with gemstones, mineral specimens, slabs, rough, jewelry, cabochons, beads, fossils, petrified wood, and equipment.; contact Jay Penn, 2324 Alvarado Dr NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110, (505) 883-4195; Email: amypenn246@gmail.com; Website: http://abqfallshow.wixsite.com/fairplay

6-9FAIRPLAY, COLORADO: Annual show; Jay Penn; Fairplay River Park Event Site, Platte Dr. west of Rt. 285, Platte drive west of Rt. 285; Thu. 9-5, Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; Free; Fairplay Gem, Mineral & Jewelry, Show, June 6-9, 2019, @ Fairplay, Colorado River Park Event Site. This outdoor event is open 9am - 5pm daily. FREE ADMISSION, FREE PARKING. 24 dealers with gemstones, mineral specimens, slabs, rough, jewelry, cabochons, beads, fossils, petrified wood, equipment.; contact Jay Penn, 2324 Alvarado Dr NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110, (505) 203-1900; Email: amypenn246@gmail.com

14-15LANCASTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; Lancaster County Fossil and Mineral Club; Hoffman Bullding, Solanco Fairgrounds, Quarryville Pa, 172 South Lime Street, Quarryville Pa 17566; Fri. 9:30-5:30, Sat. 9:30-4; Adults $4.00 Kids K through grade 12 $1.00; Kids activities daily. A world-class display of trilobites and other fossils. Minerals from around the world. Engaging vendors. Speeches on Saturday in adjacent building as part of admission; contact Christopher Haefner, 762 Harper Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17601, (717) 606-4450; Email: silverfordinc@yahoo.com

August 2019

10-11EDMOND, WASHINGTON: Summer 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; contact Mary Ann Collins, (206) 714-3922, 2067143922; Email: collma1@comcast.net

November 2019

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

December 2019

7-8EDMONDS, WASHINGTON: 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; contact Mary Ann Collins, (206) 714-3922; Email: collma1@comcast.net