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Mineral Shows are happening all across the world, even around YOUR TOWN!

We list all the gem and mineral shows across America and we update the show calendar every three months with the most complete list of rock gem & mineral shows online!

We take out all the bead and jewelry shows, the shows listed below are for people looking to go to a real gem and mineral show!

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Mineral Shows in December 2017

December 1-3HUDSON, FLORIDA:

Annual show; Withlacoochee Rockhounds, Veterans Memorial Park; 14333 Hicks Rd; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; Adults/Seniors $3, Teens $1, Children 12 and under free; Educational displays, demonstrations, door prizes, Diamonds of the World, Aaron’s Breastplate replica. Mineral and fossil specimens for everyone from beginner to advanced collectors, handcrafted jewelry, gemstones, and handcrafted knapped stone blade knives. ; contact Ralph Barber, FL, (352)-200-6852; e-mail: barbersbloomers@hotmail.com; Web site; Website

December 1-3NORTH BEND , OREGON:

Show and sale; Farwest lapidary members, Pony Village Mall; 1611 Virginia Ave., Rm #138; Fri. 10-8, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-6; Free Admission; Selling opal rough & jewelry, Wire Wrap, Gems, beads, all types jewelry, petrified wood, craft items, small fun items, & too much to mention. FRESH Kettle Corn and fresh lemon – Raspberry lemonade. Prizes, Drawings, & Spin & win – Prize every time. Welcome one and all.; contact Carolyn / Keith DeMetz, 413 Ingersoll Ave., Coos Bay, OR 97420, (541)-267-5008; e-mail: kczdemetz@hotmail.com


Annual show; Montgomery Gen & Mineral Society, Garret Coliseum; 1555 Federal Drive; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $2, Students/Children Free; Dealers will have beads, crystals, geodes, rough, cabochons, gem stones, finished jewelry, tools, supplies and mineral & fossil specimens. Club members will display their individual collections and will give demonstrations on gem and rock cutting, faceting, cabochon making, and knapping. $1 Wheel of Fortune.; contact Terry Fetzer; e-mail: gemshow@MontgomeryGemAndMineralSociety.com; Web site; Website


Show and sale; Verde River Rockhounds, Windmill Park; Cornville Road; Sat. 9-4; Free Admission; Verde River Rockhounds of Cottonwood, Arizona presents the “Rocks in the Park” Rock and Mineral sale. Three clubs will be selling mineral specimens, crystals, decorative yard rock, cabochons, rough rock, loose gems, jewelry, slabs, rock art, lapidary equipment and more! Food available on premises. Free parking and admission. Come rock with us!!; contact Jan Avery, P. O. Box 653, Cornville, AZ 86325; e-mail: jaelav334@gmail.com; Web site; Website


Annual show; Mojave Desert Gem & Mineral Society, Cora Harper Fitness Center; 841 Barstow Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; 43rd Annual Show. Fun for the whole family. Lapidary arts & crafts, Displays with special Petrified Wood exhibit by Walt Wright. Silent Auctions both days & Raffle. Dealers with gems, minerals, lapidary rough, beads, unique jewelry & gifts. Demonstrations & Lapidary instruction. Our Famous Grab Bags & Wheel of Fortune for the young & young at heart. Food booth. Proceeds go to our local scholarships.; contact Danny Watts, P.O. Box 138, Barstow, CA 92312, (760)-373-1309; Web site; Website


Show and sale; Miami Mineralogical and Lapidary Guild, Evelyn Greer Park; 8200 SW 124 Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Admission $6, Children free; The MIAMI MINERALOGICAL AND LAPIDARY GUILD (MMLG) is holding a Gem, Jewelry, Mineral, and Fossil Show. There will be exhibits, displays, demonstrations, raffles, and vendors showcasing mineral & fossil specimens, gemstones, fine jewelry, and artisan-crafted collectibles. Children’s activities include jewelry-making sessions, surprise grab-bags, gem prospecting, and geode splitting. ; contact Sandy Mielke, Miami, FL 33133, (305)-858-6967; e-mail: webguy@mmlg-inc.org; Web site; Website


Retail show; Suffolk Gem and Mineral Club, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church; 495 No. Ocean Ave., Rear Auditorium; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $4, Children free under 12; 44th annual gem show; Hourly Prizes; kids activities; Grand prize drawing at show close; contact Elaine Casani, 1522 Walnut Ave, Bohemia, NY 11716, (631)-567-3342; e-mail: lavenderlady@optonline.net; Web site; Website


Annual show; Mammothrockshows LLC, Gwinnett County Fairgrounds; 2405 Sugarloaf Parkway; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults/Seniors $5, Students/Children under 16 free; North Atlanta Gem, Mineral, Fossil, and Jewelry Show 2017. 24th year of annual event. Offering minerals, gemstones, beads, jewelry, fossils, geode cracking, and related items in a large indoor show with easy entrance and free parking. $20 Gift certificates awarded hourly, and a Grand prize drawing on the last day of the show. ; contact Richard Hightower, 78 Emerald Hill, Franklin, NC 28734, (478)-832-1755; e-mail: staff@mammothrock.com; Web site; Website


Annual show; Flatirons Mineral Club, Boulber Fairgrounds Main Exhibit Hall; 9595 Nelson Road; Daily 10-5, Daily 10-5, Daily 10-5; Admisison $5, Children 12 and under free; Gems, rocks, jewelry, model railroad layouts, toy train items, tools from a variety of dealers and vendors. Club displays, demo’s, kids area with games, grabs. ; contact Raymond Gilbert, 4629 W. County Rd 4, Berthoud, CO 80513, (303)-774-8468; e-mail: hoss@q.com


6th Annual Winter Rock and Mineral Sale; Maplewood Rock and Gem Club, Maplewood Rock and Gem Clubhouse; 8802 196th St. SW; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; contact Mary Ann Collins, (206)-714-3922; e-mail: collma1@comcast.net


Annual show; Mid-Tennessee Gem and Mineral Society, Inc., Ag Exp Park; 4215 Long Lane; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults/Seniors $5, Students $1, Children Free; Dealers plus classes, speakers, exhibits, demonstrations, silent auction, and door prizes hourly. Show features handmade silver, stone, and Native American jewelry, lapidary and faceting rough, slabs, fossils and mineral specimens, supplies, tools, and more.; contact Mardy Smith, TN, (615)-417-1416; e-mail: show@mtgms.org; Web site; Website


Annual show; DeRidder Gem and Mineral Society, West LA. Forestry Assoc. Bldg.; 276 H. M. Stevens Blvd.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $2, Children 12 and under free; Hands on demonstrations, knapping, faceting and cabbing. Hourly door prizes and Grand prize on Sun. at 4 PM.; contact Adam Valin, (337)-585-3693; e-mail: deridder.rockngem@gmail.com; Web site; Website


Show and sale; OrangeBelt Mineralogical Society, Across street from Rialto City Hall; 105 S. Palm Ave.; Sat. 9am-Dusk, Sun. 9am-Dusk; Free Admission; Tons of rocks, minerals, fossils, gems, jewelry, hand made crafts, tools, petrified woods, agate, geodes, and much more. Fun and educational.; contact Jessica Pearson; e-mail: jpearson1915@gmail.com; Web site; Website

Mineral Shows in January 2018

January 5-7MESA, ARIZONA:

Annual show; Flagg Mineral Foundation, Mesa Community College; 1833 W. Southern Avenue; Daily 9-5; Free Admission; Join us for our 46th Annual Flagg Gem and Mineral Show! NE corner of Dobson Road and US 60 in Mesa Community College parking lot. Vendors with special displays, club booths, ATM, food vendors and activities and free samples for children! The largest show in the Valley–we hope to see you there!; contact Dana Slaughter, 2952 E Silverbell Rd, San Tan Valley, AZ 85143-4598, (602)-312-9791; e-mail: dsminerals@aol.com; Web site; Website


Wholesale and retail show; The Innovative Beads Expo, Embassy Suites Hotel ; 123 Boston Post Road West; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5; Free Admission with coupon; Quality beads, great prices, best vendors! All at the Innovative Beads Expo. The shows are designed for beginners and advanced beaders, designers & jewelry makers, hobbyists and gift seekers. Offering quality gemstones, semi-precious stones, sterling beads, findings & charms; and latest styles in finished jewelry, kits and beading supplies then make your way to the Innovative Beads Expo.; contact The Innovative Beads Expo, (845)-352-9735; e-mail: Shows@IBExpos.com; Web site; Website

January 12-14LARGO, FLORIDA:

Show and sale; Pinellas Geological Society, Largo Cultural Center; 105 Central Park Drive; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 12-5; Free Admission; 42nd Annual Event, $1.50 drawing hourly, silent auction hourly; contact Leona Feldhausen, 2655 Nebraska Ave #247, Palm Harbor, FL 34684-2605, (727)-709-3236; e-mail: sheffieldleona@gmail.com

January 12-14GLOBE, ARIZONA:

Annual show; Gila County Gem and Mineral Society, Gila County Fairgrounds; HWY 60, 3 mi. north of Globe, AZ; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Admission $3 or $5/couple, Students/Children free; contact Jodi Brewster, (623)-810-9780; e-mail: jodibrewster66@gmail.com; Web site; Website

January 13-14YACHATS, OREGON:

Annual show; Yachats Chamber of Commerce, Yachats Commons; 441 Hwy 101; Sat. 10-4, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; The 7th Ever Yachats Agate Festival, over the MLK Holiday weekend. Gems, Minerals, Fossils and more. Rock identification, cabbing and wire wrapping demonstrations , featured speakers. See our website for more details.; contact Donna Hirschman, PO Box 550, Yachats, OR 97498, (541)-270-3777; e-mail: iamhrisch@yahoo.com; Web site; Website


January 20-21DELAND, FLORIDA:

Annual show; Tokoka Gem and Mineral Society, Volusia County Fairgrounds; 3150 New York Ave; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $4, Children 12 and under free; contact Mary Dejan, (386)-871-6221


Annual show; Panama City Gem and Mineral Society, Central Panhandle Fairgrounds; 2230 E. 15th Street; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Free Admission; The show will feature exhibits, minerals, fossils, cabochons, gems, crystals, wire wrapping, lapidary arts, jewelry, beads, silent auction and more. One grand prize and several additional door prizes are donated by the club members and show vendors. ; contact Steve Shipton, 5113 e. 13th Court, Panama City, FL 32404, 850-867-0586; e-mail: shipton3@comcast.net; Web site; Website


Annual show; Fredericksburg Rockhounds , Pioneer Pavillion ; Lady Bird Johnson Park , Hwy 16 South; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; Minerals, fossils, meteorites, geodes, stone carvings, jewelry. Vendors from the southwest geologists to identify your mystery rocks, silent auction. ; contact Jim Gedeon, 1156 Old Willow Rd., Fredericksburg, TX 78624, (830)-456-5419; e-mail: gedeonjim!@gmail.com


Annual show; Tule Gem & Mineral Society, Exeter, CA Veteran’s Memorial Bldg.; 324 N. Kaweah Ave.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; Demonsstrations, Free Door Prizes, Free Parking, Gems, Grab Bags, Great Food, Jewelry, Lapidary Supplies, Minerals, Outstanding Displays, Raffle, Rocks, Silent Auction, Ten Dealers, Wheel of Fortune; contact Margaret Buchmann, 5215 W. Nicholas Ave., Visalia, CA 93291, (559)-799-6034; e-mail: margaretbu03@gmail.com; Web site; Website

January 20-21DELAND, FLORIDA:

Annual show; Tomoka Gem & Mineral Society, Volusia County Fair Grounds; 3150 E New York Ave, Tommy Lawrence Arena; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $4, Children 12 and under free; Jewelry, Gem, Mineral, Fossil, Show and Sale. Daily drawings, silent auction, children’s activities, demonstrations, free parking. See Tomokagms.org for $1 off coupon.; contact Mary DeJan, (386)-871-6221

January 26-11 February —MARANA , ARIZONA:

Annual show; Smoky\’s , Miner\’s Co-op ; 6901 N. Casa Grande Hwy. ; Daily 8:30-6; Free Admission; Miner owned and operated! – Artisan jewelry, gems, rough, specimens, cabochons etc. Dealers – Old Time Knowledge – REAL Miners *Find us on Facebook!; contact Alby Davis , 9901 W. Picture Rocks Rd. , Tucson , AZ 85743, (520)-981-2787; e-mail: picturerocksjewelry@gmail.com; Web site; Website

January 27-10 February —TUCSON, ARIZONA:

Annual show; Martin Zinn Expositions, LLC, Hotel Tucson City Center; 475 N. Granada; Daily 10-6, Sat. 10-5; Free Admission; Dealers from around the world sell minerals, fossils, meteorites, rough and cut gems, lapidary supplies, home decor and so much more. From a single shark’s tooth to an entire dinosaur, from micro-minerals to 10-ft high geodes, cutting rough to custom cut gems, the Arizona Mineral & Fossil Show has it all! Don’t miss the Artists’ Gallery of stone delights, Fossil Hall, and the large dinosaur sculptures playing in the courtyard. Allow plenty of time to see it all.; contact Regina Aumente, PO Box 665, Bernalillo, NM 87004, (505)-867-0425; e-mail: mzexpos@gmail.com; Web site; Website

Mineral Shows in February 2018


Annual show; Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites, Indiana State Museum ; 650 West Washington Street; Fri. 10-5; Adults $14.95, Seniors $13.95, Students $12.95, Children $9.95; GeoFest, the 16th Annual Indiana State Museum Fossil, Gem and Mineral Show. 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; e-mail: pfisherkeller@indianamuseum.org

February 24-25BOISE, IDAHO:

Annual show; Idaho Gem Club, Expo Idaho; 5610 Glenwood ; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $4, Children under 12 free; We offer demonstrations, showcases, kid’s games, silent auction, & loads of vendors.; contact Brent Stewart, (208)-342-1151; e-mail: rocksbybrent@gmail.com


Annual show; Vallejo Gem & Mineral Society, Solano County Fairgrounds, Mc Cormack Hall; 900 Fairgrounds Drive,, Mc Cormack Hall; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, Children under 12 free; Vallejo Gem & Mineral Society Proudly Presents it\\\’s annual show \\\”Spring Bling.\\\”. Artisan gem & mineral dealers from California, Oregon and Utah who sell jewelry, minerals, gems, fossils, crystals, jade, meteorites, turquoise, beads and rough rock and slabs. Demonstrations, free hourly drawings, silent auction, grab bags and wheel of fortune.; contact Dan Wolke, Benicia, CA 94510, (707)-334-2950; e-mail: dncwolke@sbcglobal.net; Web site; Website

Mineral Shows in March 2018


Annual show; Southeastern Mineral Specimens , The Classic Center; 440 Foundry Street, The Pavilion; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $5, Children under 15 and under free; contact Mark Woods, 515 Tallassee Road, Athens, GA 30606, (706)-296-9467; e-mail: darklighter@bellsouth.net; Web site; Website


Annual show; Mineral & Gem Society of Castro Valley , Newark Pavilion; 6430 Thornton Ave. ; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, Children free with adult; Smokey Quartz Jubilee! 70th annual show & sale! Family friendly event. Dealers, local & from across the country…, with minerals, rocks, gemstones, fossils, rough & cut stones, crystals, opals, faceted stones, beads, jewelry, lapidary equipment, jewelry making supplies. Over 40 lapidary, mineral, fossil, & jewelry displays. Featuring Special Smokey Quartz displays celebrating our 70th annual show. Local Ice Age Fossils presented by Math Science Nucleus of Fremont. Large display by the Fluorescent Mineral, and fluorescent mineral dealers. ; contact Cathy Miller, (510)-305-4196; e-mail: showchair@mgscv.org; Web site; Website


Annual show; East KingCo Rock Club Kirkland WA, Pickering Barn; 1730 10th Avenue NW; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; free; Stone sculpture exhibit, kid’s activities, silent auction, raffle, What’s My Rock identification and hourly door prizes. ; contact Cindy Smith, (206)-953-3456; e-mail: showchair@eastkingco.org


Wholesale and retail show; New York Mineralogical Club, Watson Hotel; 440 W 57 Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Admission $6, Children under 12 free; Retail and wholesale dealers in minerals, fossils, jewelry and gemstones. Hosted by the New York Mineralogical Club, the oldest club in the U.S.. Daily lectures, free rocks for kids, restaurant and parking on premises. ; contact Tony Nikischer, 1885 Seminole Trail, Suite 202, Charlottesville, VA 22901, (434)-964-0875; e-mail: info@excaliburmineral.com; Web site; Website


Annual show; Delaware Mineralogical Society, Inc., University of Delaware – Wilmington Campus Arsht Conference Center; 2800 Pennsylvania Ave (Rt-52; Sat. 10-5, Mon. 11-5; Adults $6, Seniors $5, Students $4, Children free underr 12 and scouts in uniform w/ adult; The show features educational exhibits of mineral, lapidary and fossil specimens, displays from regional and university museums, a roster of fine dealers of minerals, fossils, gems, jewelry and lapidary supplies, door prizes, a fossil/mineral symposium, demonstrations of gem cutting and polishing and a children’s table, where youngsters may purchase inexpensive mineral and fossil specimens; contact Elaine Kipp, (410)-392-6826 ; e-mail: Kippekipp@msn.com; Web site; Website


Annual show; Owyhee Gem and Mineral Society, O’Connor Field House; 2200 Blaine; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $4, Children 11 and under free; We will have dealers, demonstrators, door prizes every half hour, grand prize, show cases, black light display, silent auction, wheel of gems, sand dig, grab bags, make a critter ; contact Darell Ehlers, 1301 Anderson Corner Rd, Parma , ID 83660, (208)-674-1213; e-mail: ddehlers@fmtc.com; Web site; Website


Annual show; Leidy Microscopical Society, Nothminster Presbyterian; 140 Trenton Rd.; Sat. 9am-3pm; Free Admission; 42nd Annual Micromount Symposium sponsored by the Leidy Microscopical Society. Learn about the world of mineral micromounts.; contact Don McAlarnen, (610)-584-1364; e-mail: don.mcalarnen@hpe.com


Show and sale; Mother Lode Mineral Society, Stanislaus County Fair Grounds; 900 N. Broadway; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, Children 12 & under free with adult admission; New expanded fluorescent room, rocks, minerals, fossils, beads, findings, lapidary supplies, jewelry, 20 continuous demonstrations, gold panning – take home real gold, geode cutting, dealers, exhibits, rock sale, gemstone mining, lots of educational children’s activities. Speakers on dinosaurs, fossils, volcanos, and California history – check website for times.; contact Bud and Terry McMillin, PO Box 1263, Modesto, CA 95353, (209)-524-3494; e-mail: bud.mcmillin.b7yj@statefarm.com; Web site; Website

March 10-11FILER, IDAHO:

68th Annual Rock, Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show; Magic Valley Gem Club, Twin Falls County Fairgrounds; 215 Fair Avenue, East of Filer on US Highway 30; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Admission $2, under 12 free when accompanied by an adult; Demonstrations and Displays by: Herrett’s Museum, Hagerman Fossil Beds, Snake River Gold Prospector’s Association. Dealers, silent auctions, door prizes, lapidary demonstrations, 50 display cases, hands-on mineral table, educational exhibits, black light room, sand dig for gems, wheel of fortune, grand prize drawing. ; contact Chris Funk, Magic Valley Gem Club, POB 725, Twin Falls, ID 83303, (208)-539-5369; e-mail: rmetts@cableone.net


Annual show; Connecticut Valley Mineral Club, Hadley Famrs Meeting House; 41 Russell St. (Route9); Sat. 9:30 -5, Sun. 10-4; Admission $5, Children 12 and under free with paid adult; Minerals, Jewelry, Fossils, Gems Crystals, Lapidary and Mineral Art. Free rock & mineral identification offered by UMass Geology Dept. Exhibits ; contact Helen Rodak, 31 Huntington Rd., Hadley, MA 01035; e-mail: helenrodak@gmail.com; Web site; Website


Annual show; Salinas Valley Rock and Gem, Spreckels Vet’s Hall; 5th and Llano Sts; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $2, free; Displays, snack bar, vendors, jewelry, slabs, fossils, demonstrations, make and take, wheel of fortune, tumbled stone bags, specimens; contact Gary Beck, (831)-679-2896; e-mail: garybeckpca@yahoo.com; Web site; Website


Annual show; Michigan Gem and Mineral Society, American One Event Center; 200 W. Ganson St.; Fri. 10-7, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $4, Seniors $2, Students $1, Children 5 & under free; Many activities for kids, over 20 dealers and demonstrators. Gems, minerals, fossils, beads, jewelry, raffle, exhibits, displays, lapidary supplies, door prize drawings, and 3 days of silent auctions. ; contact Sally Hoskin, P.O. Box 633, Michigan Center, MI 49254, (517)-522-3396; e-mail: info@mgmsrockclub.com; Web site; Website


Annual show; M.A.G.M.A., Camp Stephens; 263 Clayton Road; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; Numerous indoor and outdoor vendors specializing in gems, minerals, fossils, meteorites and artifacts from North Carolina and around the world. ; contact Richard Jacquot, PO Box 542, Leicester, NC 28748, (828)-779-4501; e-mail: rick@wncrocks.com; Web site; Website


Annual show; Santa Clara Valley Gem & Mineral Society, Santa Clara County Fairgrounds; 344 Tully Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Admission $6, free; Vendors of minerals and jewelry, educational exhibits, rocks that glow in the dark, how to make arrowheads, etc.; contact Sonia Dyer, (408)-629-5735; e-mail: sonia.dyer@sbcglobal.net; Web site; Website

March 19-20—Wisconsin Geological Society:

The 61st Annual Wisconsin Geological Society Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Show will be held on Saturday May 19 th and Sunday May 20 th 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm each day.The show will be held indoors at the Muellner Building at Hart Park in Wauwatosa, WI.The Park Entrance is at 72 nd and W. State St. Wauwatosa WI. (about 6 miles west of downtown Milwaukee and 1 mile north of I94).Admission $3.00, 2 for $5.00, accompanied children under 16 Free.Parking is Free.The show features 20+ dealers from all over the Midwest who sell lapidary supplies,tools, books, rough material, slabs, finished specimens, cabochons, jewelry, carvings,fossils, and more.Children’s activities, exhibits, displays and presentations round out the show.; Show Chairman,Paul Schmidt,8213 Red Arrow Ct,Wauwatosa, WI. 53213;414-771- 8668; e-mail: pvs@wi.rr.com


59th Annual Gem, Jewelry and Mineral Show; Rock Rollers Club of Spokane, Spokane County Fair and Expo Center; N. 404 Havana; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, Seniors $5, Children 12 and under free; Fossils, crystals, minerals, specimens, handcrafted jewelry, lapidary supplies, demonstrations, hourly door prizes, youth activities, and a grand prize. ; contact Mike Shaw, (509)-251-1574; e-mail: showchair@rockrollers.org


Annual show; Damian w/ Bellpoint Promotions, Cobb County Civic Center ; 548 S. Marietta Pkwy; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $5, Children under 16 free; Please join us for a great event featuring amazing gem, mineral, fossil, jewelry, bead & metaphysical dealers selling their beautiful finds from all over the globe. ; contact Damian Belgali, GA, (678)-852-8273; e-mail: mbellpoint@gmail.com; Web site; Website


Annual show; Roseville Rock Rollers Gem and Mineral Society, Placer County Fairgrounds ; 800 All America City Blvd., off Washington; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, Seniors $5, Children 12 and under Free; 56th Roseville Gem, Jewelry, Mineral, and Fossil Show – Northern California’s BIG Gem and Mineral Show!!! A fun family event, with educational activities, vendors, and many exhibits, throughout the fairgrounds. Hosted by the Roseville Rock Rollers Gem and Mineral Society, a nonprofit organization. Vendors, 4 buildings, plus outside grounds ~ full of activities, special exhibits, vendors inside and outside, bringing treasures from all over the world. Featuring: Crystals, Fossils, Minerals, Brilliant Ethiopian Opal, Beads, Gemstones, Gold Panning – take home real gold! Meteorites, and for Kids – “Education Station”. Also; World Class Mineral Specimens, Gold Nuggets and Nugget Jewelry, Prospecting equipment, detectors and supplies, Hand crafted jewelry, Petrified Wood, Tourmaline, Polished Stones, Jade, and Stone carvings. Watch Demonstrations in the Lapidary Arts & bid on Silent Auctions. Also, a full menu cafeteria to meet your needs for drink and food. ; contact Gloria Marie, (916)-216-1114; Web site; Website

Mineral Shows in April 2018


Annual show; Tar Heel Gem & Mineral Club, Raleigh, NC; NC State Fairgrounds, Blue Ridge Rd, Kerr Scott Building; Fri. 3-8, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; National Show – Host of American & Eastern Federation Meetings. Club areas of Demonstration of jewelry making, gem trees, faceting, cabbing, Hospitality with grab bags, t-shirts, door prize tickets, membership, Geode area with sales and cutting of purchased geodes, Silent Auction area for children and adults with minerals and jewelry.; contact Cyndy Hummel, 10609 Chelsea Dr, Raleigh, NC 27603, (919)-779-6220; e-mail: mchummel@mindspring.com; Web site; Website


Annual show; Central Florida Mineral and Gem Society, National Guard Armory; 2809 S. Fern Creek Ave. ; Fri. 1-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, Students $2, Children Free; Central Florida Mineral and Gem Society’s Annual Fall Gem, Mineral, and Bead and Fossil Show. Go to www.cfmgs.org for $1 off coupon. There will be demonstrations, 30 minute auctions, kids table, sluice mining for gems, and hourly door prizes. See and buy gems, minerals, beads, metaphysical stones, fossils and much more from all over the world. Demos include cutting cabochons, wire wrapping. Adults $5.00, Grade school students $2.00, Scouts free. ; contact Salvatore Sansone, 6728 Oman Court, Orlando, FL 32809, (321)-278-9294; e-mail: ssfossilhunter@aol.com; Web site; Website


61st Annual Rock and Mineral Show; Springfield Thunderegg Rock Club, Goshen Grange; 85628 Dillard Access Road; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-3; Free Admission; Children get a free rock, snack bar, kid’s corner, demonstrations, free parking, craft items, jewelry, rocks, minerals, local sellers, silent auction, door prizes. Proceeds go toward a $500 scholarship for a Springfield student.; contact Trish Adams, (541)-517-3617; e-mail: cadnshac2@comcast.net

April 7-8—The New Haven Mineral Club:

45th Annual Show Minerals, Gems, Jewelry & Fossils, Amity Regional Middle School;21 Crofut Rd;100 Ohman Ave:Orange, CT 06477; Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 10-5; Donation $6.00 Children under 12 Free when accompanied by an adult; Exhibits- Dealers- Door Prizes- Lectures- Demonstrations. contact 21 Crofut Rd, Orange, CT 06477, (203)-530-4554; Web site; Website


Annual show; Mariposa Gem and Mineral Club, Mariposa County Fairgrounds; 5007 Fairgrounds Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Admission $3, Children free; Vendors will have beautiful mineral specimens, rough for cutting, cut and finished pieces, completed jewelry and jewelry-making supplies, and lots of other goodies. We have speakers/presentations both days as well. This is a nice little show in a beautiful part of California.; contact Meredith Meehan, 25945 Bluebird Trail, Coarsegold, CA 93614, (559)-868-3535; e-mail: jimmiemeehan@yahoo.com; Web site; Website


Annual show; New York Southern Tier Geology Club, Johnson City Senior Center; 30 Brocton St.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults/Seniors $4, Students under 12 free, Children under 12 free; 49 th. Annual New York Southern Tier Geology Clubs Show ” Museum of Gems’ Featuring Exhibits, Ultra Violet Display and show. Beads and supplies, Minerals, Fossils, Jewelry, Gemstones. Flintknapping Display, Hourly Door Prizes, Silent Auction, Food and Drinks for sale. ; contact Thomas Ogden, 96 West Main St., Bainbridge, NY 13733, (607)-967-8552; e-mail: stonecuttertom@yahoo.com


62nd Annual Rock and Gem Show; South East Idaho Gem and Mineral Society, North Bannock County Fairgrounds; 10588 Fairground; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Admission $2, Children under 12 free with adult; Vendors, silent auction, gem dig, hourly door prizes and much more.; contact Joe Rodriquez, PO Box 3089 West Neeley Loop, American Falls, ID 83211; e-mail: joe.rodriquez@itd.idaho.gov.


Annual show; Saucon Valley Lions, Saucon Valley High School; Walnut and Constitution Ave; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6; Annual Lions’ Club blood drive, free admission with blood donation.; contact Amy Musser, 157 Northampton St, Hellertown, PA 18055, (484)-554-6299; e-mail: angelblessings999@gmail.com; Web site; Website

April 13-15OGDEN, UTAH:

67th Gemstone Junction Rock, Gem and Mineral Show; Golden Spike Gem and Mineral Society, Golden Spike Event Center; Weber County Fairgrounds, 1000 N 1200 W; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3, Students $2, Children under 12 free with adult; Golden Spike Gem & Mineral Society invites you to attend the 67th Gemstone Junction. Activities include rock id, touch & see area, gem search, grab bags, lapidary demonstrations, exhibits, and over dealers for all things rock related. The club will be conducting a silent auction with materials provided by club members, and Mr. Bones will be on hand with his famous dinosaur puppets. ; contact Deborah Blake, (385)-205-9187 ; e-mail: gemshow@goldenspikegem.org; Web site; Website


Annual show; Willamette Agate and Mineral Society, Polk County Fairgrounds; 520 S Pacific Hwy W; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4:30; Adults/Seniors $2; contact Mimi Surgeon, 209 DeAnn Dr, Independence, OR 97351, (503)-602-9405; e-mail: wams.riverofgems@gmail.com; Web site; Website


64th Annual Rock and Gem Show – River of Gems; Willamette Agate and Mineral Society, Polk County Fairgrounds; 520 S Pacific Hwy W; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4:30; Adults $2, Children under 11 free with paid adult; Willamette Agate and Mineral Society, a non-profit educational organization, presents the 64nd annual rock and gem show. This event includes – multiple dealers, demonstrators, kid area games, silent auction, oral auction, kid’s treasure hunt, education opportunities and incredible display cases.; contact Mimi Surgeon, PO Box 13041 , Salem, OR 97309; e-mail: wams.riverofgems@gmail.com ; Web site; Website


Annual show; Maine Mineralogical and Geological Society, Saint Joseph’s College ; 278 Whites Bridge Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $4, Seniors/Students $3, Children Free; Our 35th Annual Show! Thousands of breathtaking, one-of-a-kind mineral specimens, fossils, beads, meteorites, rock art, and jewelry items from renowned local and international dealers. Door prizes every half hour and four exquisite Grand Prizes! Special features for the kids, including educational programs, the Mini-Mine, and our Spin Wheel. Live gold-panning and stone-cutting demonstrations.; contact Steve Bridge, 278 Whites Bridge Road, Standish, ME 04084, (207)-893-7953; e-mail: sbridge@sjcme.edu; Web site; Website


Annual show; The North Jersey Mineralogical Society, Midland Park High School; 250 Prospect Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, Seniors $4, Students under 12 free, Children free; One of the TOP shows in the NorthEast! Featuring an array of dealers displaying Rocks, Minerals, Fossils, Gemstones, Crystals, Jewelry, and MORE! Free specimen for all kids. Door Prizes and Grand Prize Drawing.; contact Jeff Wilson, 14 Beach Drive, Montague, NJ 07827; e-mail: buckwood4@yahoo.com; Web site; Website


Annual show; Southern Illinois Earth Science Club, Pavilion of the City of Marion; 1602 Sioux Drive; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults/Seniors $2, Students/Children 18 and under free; Rare rocks, minerals, jewelry, lapidary, fluorescent light shows, door prizes, silent auctions, displays and more; contact Mike chontofalsky, (618)-532-0455; e-mail: chontofalsky@att.net; Web site; Website


Annual show; Wichita Gem and Mineral Society, Cessna Activity Center; 2744 George Washington Blvd; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, Students ages 12-17 $1, Children under 12 free with adult admission; contact Jerry Honas, PO Box 1464 , Wichita, KS 67201-1464; e-mail: ghonas@sbcglobal.net


Annual show; Lakeside Gem and Mineral, Benton County Fairgrounds; 1500 South Oak; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; $5 (discount coupon available), 12 and under free with paid adult; Collectors’ exhibits; Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Dealers; demonstrations including cabochon fashioning, gemstone faceting, gem trees, sphere making, silversmithing, wire wrapping and jewelry fabrication; silent auction; junior activities; door prizes; raffle; Fluorescent displays; Geode cracking; Tailgating on Sunday morning; contact Mary Lou Omstead, PO Box 6652, Kennewick, WA 99336, (509)-783-2798


Annual show; Chippewa Valley Gem & Mineral Society, Eau Claire County Exposition Center; 5530 Fairview Drive; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; 55th Annual Chippewa Valley Gem & Mineral Society Show & Sale – kids’ activities and crafts, demonstrations, shopping, silent auction, fluorescent mineral displays, rock collections, rock spheres demonstration, wire wrap jewelry, rock cutting and cabbing, jewelry and gemstones, mineral specimens, agates and geodes, fossils and petrified wood, beads and supplies, copper and silver finds, crystal and amethyst, books and rough rock.; contact Paul Tubbs, 619 Van Buren Street, Eau Claire, WI 54703-6061, (715)-834-5747; e-mail: bizpam1@charter.net


Annual show; Mountain Mushroom Festival, Estell County School’s Cental Office; 253 Main Street, (Parking lot in the rear of building); Tue. 9-4, Wed. 9-4, Thu. 9-4; Admission $10; All day Kentucky agate hunt. Easy or rough terrain trips each day.; contact Francine Bonny, Irvine City Hall, 101 Chestnut Street, Irvine, KY 40336, (606)-723-1233; e-mail: mushroomfestival@irvineonline.com; Web site; Website


Annual show; Mountain Mushroom Festival, Estell County School\’s Central Office – Gym; 253 Main Street; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Agates, gems, rocks, fossils, minerals, wire wrap, wire scupture, tool dealers & demonstrations.; contact Francine Bonny, Irvine City Hall, 101 Chestnut Street, Irvine, KY 40336, (606)-723-1233; e-mail: mushroomfestival@irvineonline.com; Web site; Website


Northwest Federation of Mineralogical Societies’ 80th Anniversary Show and Convention; Yakima Rock and Mineral Club, Central Washington State Fair Park; Modern Living Building and Pioneer Hall, 1301 South Fair Avenue; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $4, Students $2, Children 14 & under free; Featuring: Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks & Minerals, North American Research Group, Ginkgo Petrified Forest Interpretive Center, Amethyst Scepters of Montana and Jewelry Dealers, Children’s Activities, Rock, Mineral & Fossil Dealers, Grab Bags, Wheel of Fortune, NFMS Display Competitions, Fossil Preparation Demos, Door Prizes, $1 Raffle Tickets, Silent Auctions, Stone Knapping & Gold Prospecting Demos, Wire Tree Classes, Metal Smith Classes (reserve in advance), Special Speakers, Food Concession, Free Parking Gate 5 ; contact Ronna Watkins, PO Box 326, Yakima, WA 98907, (509)-433-7841; e-mail: yakima_rockhounds12@yahoo.com; Web site; Website

April 28-29TROY, OHIO:

Annual show; Miami County Gem and Mineral Club(Formely Brukner Gem and Mineral Club), Miami County Fairgrounds, Duke Lundgard Building; 650 North Couty Road 25-A ; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $2, Seniors $2, Students/Children free admission; Mineral identification, dealers, specimens, fossils, jewelry, gems, silent auctions, demonstrations, gold panning, sluicing, geode cracking, children’s activities, door prizes.; contact Dewey Buck, 100 Windmere Drive, Troy, OH 45373, (937)-335-4375; e-mail: manningsrockshop@gmail.com; Web site; Website


Show and sale; Akron Mineral Society and Summit Lapidary Cluby, Emidio & Sons Expo Center; 48 E Bath Rd; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, Seniors $4, Students $4, Children $1; Vendors, Silent Auction, demonstrations, gemstone ID, Fluorescent Minerals, Geode Cracking, Gem mine and crafts for children, Many displays, some are by our” GeoJunior” students, door prizes. handicap accessible and free parking.; contact Evelyn Tryon, Dealer Chair, 2028 Tallmadge Rd, Kent, , OH 44240, (330)-673-9664; e-mail: gemboree76@gmail.com; Web site; Website


Annual show; West Seattle Rock Club, Alki Masonic Temple; 4736 40th Avenue SW; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; free; Fun activities for kids, displays, demonstrations, dealers and good food.; contact Diane Christensen, (206)-582-2267; e-mail: dchristensen59@gmail.com; Web site; Website


50th annual rock and gem show ; Grays Harbor gem and mineral club, Elma County Fair and Event Center; 43 Elma-McCleary Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4:30; Free Admission; contact Gary Emberley, (360)-533-6196; e-mail: Melissa624@hotmail.com

Mineral Shows in May 2018


Annual show; Kalamazoo Geological and Mineral Society, Kalamazoo County Expo Center; 2900 Lake Street; Fri. 4-8, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $4, Children 12 and above free with paying adult; The 2018 show theme is Michigan Mineral Masterpieces, with programs and displays from the A.E. Seaman Museum, and other area Museums. A fun filled event for the whole family. Select a polished stone and have it wired rapped to take home a unique piece of jewelry unlike any other in town. Pan for gold, learn about silver smithing, play a game, polish a Petoskey stone, crack open a geode, build a mineral collection, search out fossils, buy some beads; all this and more can be done at the Show. Learn about geology through the many KGMS members’ displays; hands on educational activities provided by Western Michigan University. Hourly door prizes and a grand prize drawing.; contact Jerry VanNocker, (269)-979-3348; e-mail: show@kalamazoorockclub.org; Web site; Website


Annual show; Southern Nevada Gem &Mineral Society, Boulder City Parks & Rec Building; 900 Arizona Street; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Free Admission; contact Sheri Johnson, PO Box 230071, Boulder City Spring Jamboree, Las Vegas, NV 89105, (702)-525-0256; e-mail: SherisRocks89121@gmail.com; Web site; Website


Annual show; Heart of Wisconsin Gem & Mineral Society, Marshfield High School field house; 1401 Becker Rd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; Dealers, displays, presentations, continuous silent auctions, kid\’s activities, door prizes, concessions; contact Cynthia Kelman, 1403 N Broadway Ave., Marshfield, WI 54449, (715)-387-8782; e-mail: kelman@tznet.com; Web site; Website


Umpqua Gem and Mineral Club, Douglas County Fairgronds; I-5 Exit 123; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; contact Sue Woodman, (541)-672-3486; e-mail: suew@mydfn.net; Web site; Website


Show and sale; Lubbock Gem and Mineral Society, Lubbock Memorial Civic Center; 1501 Mac Davis Lane; Sat. 10-06, Sun. 10-05; Adults $4, Seniors $3, Students $2, Children Free; 60th Anniversary show; This year the Lubbock Gem & Mineral Society is Hosting the South Central Federation Convention (SCFMS). Vendors with Jewelry, Loose Stones, Rough, Cabs, Slabs, Geodes, Beads, Gemstones, Mineral Specimens, Crystals, Fossils, Spheres, and Lapidary Tools. Hourly door prizes. Drawings for two grand prizes, one for Kids and one for Adults. Numerous display cases and large rocks in our “rocks you can touch” area! Our kid’s area will have games and grab bags, and we will feature our new fluorescent tent with rocks that “glow in the dark”. Proceeds support the LGMS (501(c)(3) organization), and scholarships in the Earth Sciences at Texas Tech.; contact Walt Beneze, PO Box 6371, Lubbock, TX 79493; e-mail: walt@lubbockgemandmineral.org; Web site; Website


65th Annual Gem, Jewelry and Mineral Show; Everett Rock and Gem Club, Everett Community College; Walt Price Student Fitness Center, 2206 Tower Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Dealers, crystals & geodes, tools and equipment, demonstrations, books and maps, club sales table, hourly door prizes, kids’ activities, silent auction, special exhibits and displays, food. ; contact John Peterson, PO Box 1615, Everett, WA 98206, (425)-402-9227; Web site; Website


Annual show; Bellpoint Promotions , Echo Valley Showplace ; 6456 Sylva Rd. (across fr GLW); Thu. 9-6, Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 9-5; Free Admission; Wholesale & Retail dealers from all over the world selling minerals, fossils, gem, rough rock & beads; open to the public; across the street from GLW show. ; contact Damian Belgali, (678)-852-8273; e-mail: mbellpoint@gmail.com; Web site; Website


Annual show; The Grand Junction Gem and Mineral Club, Two Rivers Convention Center; First Street and Main Street; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 9-5; Admission $5, Seniors $4, Children free; Our 71st Annual Gem and Mineral Show! Children 12 and under are free. Seniors and Vets are $3.00.; contact Jim Schultz, 686 Long Rifle Rd, Grand Junction, CO 81507, (970)-242-0428; e-mail: js@jimschultz.net; Web site; Website


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; Local, national, and international dealers selling minerals, fossils. meteorites, gems, jewelry, beads, gift items and metaphysical supplies. Wholesale area for qualified buyers; contact Regina Aumente, PO Box 665, Bernalillo, NM 87043, (505)-867-0425; e-mail: MineralShowsLLD@gmail.com; Web site; Website


Annual show; Blossomland Gem & Mineral Society, Lake Michigan Catholic Elementary School; 3165 Washington Ave.; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 12-6; Free Admission; Non profit annual Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show, multiple vendors will have items for sale, including custom made jewelry, fossils, crystals, beading, rock & mineral specimens. Club members will do demonstrations such as: rock cutting, polishing, silversmithing and more.; contact Pam Kriegsmann, (630)-779-8258; e-mail: blossomlandrockclub@gmail.com


Annual show; Treasures Of The Earth Gem & Jewelry Shows, Salem Civic Center; 1001 Boulevard; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Admission $5 (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 wrap 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.; contact Van Wimmer – Show Director, 5273 Bradshaw Rd, Salem, VA 24153, (540)-384-6047; e-mail: vanwimmer@comcast.net; Web site; Website