Northwest IL Rock Club Gem Show!

Northwest IL Rock Club

Northwest IL Rock Club Gem Show!

Northwest IL Rock Club
Northwest IL Rock Club

Are you ready for the 2019 JEWELRY, GEM, FOSSIL & MINERAL SHOW?
The weekend of November 9th and 10th will be the Annual Rock, Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Show! Many vendors! Lots to see! Many games for the kids young, and young at heart.

Speaker list for NWIRC Rock and Gem Show November 2019
Saturday
10 am Rhiannon LeVine – Ph.D. Candidate Department of Geophysical Sciences University of Chicago
​Topic : “Cambrian Beasts and Where to Find Them”
1 pm Paul Sipiera – Planetary Studies Foundation
​Topic: Meteorites
Sunday
11 am Teresa Marche –
​Topic: Fluorescent Rocks and the Sterling Hill, New Jersey, Mine

1 pm Dan Large – Fossil Preparator and Collections Assistant
Burpee Museum of Natural History
​Topic: Why Paleontology
Northwest Illinois Rock Club’s 2019
JEWELRY, GEM, FOSSIL & MINERAL SHOW
NOVEMBER 9th & 10th FREEPORT, ILLINOIS
Demonstrations • Speakers Dealers • Displays Fun-filled Children’s “Fish Pond” Holiday Shopping and more!
Saturday, November 9th from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Sunday, November 10th from 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
HIGHLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE CAMPUS
Student Conference Center / Parking Lot A 2998 West Pearl City Road, Freeport, Illinois 61032
Find Northwest IL Rock Club on Facebook for More Information
Free Will Donation

Vallejo Jewelry, Mineral, Gem Show 2020!

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Vallejo Jewelry, Mineral, Gem Show 2020! Save the date!
Gem Show Flyer 2020

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Gem Show Flyer 2020-page-001

Vallejo Gem & Mineral Society was founded October 8, 1954.

It was formed by rockhounds interested in sharing their interest and knowledge of rocks, minerals, geology, and other aspects of rockhounding and collecting, cutting, and polishing.
The 2019 Gem & Mineral Show is coming up February 23th and 24th! Please mark your calendars! We’ll be holding drawings, a silent auction, a kids corner, and lots more! Its a bunch of fun! Show this post at the front door for $1 off your entry fee!

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Gem Show Flyer 2020-page-001

http://vjgems.org/
About Vallejo Gem and Mineral Society:
Membership: we have approximately 250 members as of December 2018. We offer our members:

Instructors that teach lapidary, lost wax, wire wrapping, silversmithing, geology, and more!
Field trips for collecting rough rock. Field trips include day trips, weekend and camping!
An annual Gem & Mineral show as well as opening to the public during the county fair.
An annual picnic and Christmas party to socialize.
Our shop, which is equipped with cutting, grinding, and polishing equipment as well as a lost wax casting area.
http://vjgems.org/


If you would like more info on any California Gem Show and rockhound club click on the American Geode News page for up to date listings and links to Gem Show, Mineral Show, and Fossil Show announcements. American Geode updates our rockhound news twice an hour and showcase the top mineral shows and rockhound news in the USA and the World. Also, follow American Geode on Twitter for even more rockhound events, commentary, and laughable quips from American Geode. https://twitter.com/AmericanGeode

Rock Shows
Rock Shows

New Jersey and New York Gem and Mineral Shows

Rock Show

New Jersey and New York Gem and Mineral Shows
Great rock shows in New Jersey and New York are as cool as great food, great comedy shows, and great nightlife.
Here is a list of upcoming mineral and rock shows in New Jersey and New York. New York and New Jersey are both VERY popular states for gem, mineral, and rock shows! Buy your stocking stuffers and Secret Santa gifts in advance!
Contact American Geode through email if you are in charge of mineral and rock shows, and we will post them. Contact American Geode if you would like to learn more best practices of attending, and having the best time at the mineral and rock shows. American Geode are the mineral and rock show experts and we attend or deal at many of the New York gem and mineral shows.

July 11 – September 28
“Summer Gems”an Exhibition of
Nihonga Paintings and Minerals
Sato Sakura Gallery at 501 West 20th Street, New York
A gallery collaboration between Wilensky and Sakura;
visit https://www.satosakuragallery.com for info.
July 27-28 38th Annual Gem & Mineral Show
Mattituck High School,
15125 Main Road, Mattituck, NY
Sponsor: Long Island Mineral & Geology Society
(LIMAGS); Info: limineralandgeology.com
August 9-11 East Coast Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show
Better Living Center, Eastern States
Exposition, West Springfield, MA
Largest Show in the East! 200+ Dealers!
Info: www.mzexpos.com/east-coast-show
August 17 Gem and Mineral Show and Sale
Morris Museum , Morristown, New Jersey
Sponsor: Morris Museum Mineralogical Society
September 21 – 22 Mid-Hudson Valley Gem and Mineral Show & Sale
Gold’s Gym, Poughkeepsie, NY 50th
Anniversary Show!; Theme: “Pyrite . . . Don’t be
Fooled”; Pyrite Exhibit by Vassar College
October 12-13 South Jersey Gem, Jewelry, Mineral & Fossil Show
1721 Springdale Road Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Website: www.sjmineralshow.com
November 9-10 Fall NYC Gem, Mineral, Jewelry & Fossil Show
Grand Ballroom, Watson Hotel,
New York City
25+ High Quality Dealers; NYMC Booth; Lecture on Both Days; Wholesale Section

If you would like more info on New Jersey or New York Gem and Mineral Shows and rockhound clubs click on the American Geode News page for up to date listings and links to Gem Show, Mineral Show, and Fossil Show announcements. American Geode updates our rockhound news twice an hour and showcase the top mineral shows and rockhound news in the USA and the World. Also, follow American Geode on Twitter for even more rockhound events, commentary, and laughable quips from American Geode. https://twitter.com/AmericanGeode

Rock Shows
Rock Shows

Pennsylvania Gem, Mineral, and Rock Shows

Rock Shows

Gem, Mineral, and Rock Shows in Pennsylvania

American Geode
American Geode

Great rock shows in Pennsylvania are as cool as great food, great comedy shows, and great nightlife.
Here is a list of upcoming mineral and rock shows in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania is a VERY popular state for gem, mineral, and rock shows! Buy your stocking stuffers and Secret Santa gifts in advance!
Contact American Geode through email if you are in charge of mineral and rock shows, and we will post them. Contact American Geode if you would like to learn more best practices of attending, and having the best time at the mineral and rock shows. American Geode are the mineral and rock show experts.

If you would like more info on local Mineral and Rock shows and rockhound clubs click on the American Geode News page for up to date listings and links to Gem Show, Mineral Show, and Fossil Show announcements. American Geode updates our rockhound news twice an hour and showcase the top mineral shows and rockhound news in the USA and the World. Also, follow American Geode on Twitter for even more rockhound events, rock shows, commentary, and laughable quips from American Geode. https://twitter.com/AmericanGeode

Upcoming Mineral and Rock Shows –

Fri, Aug 16 – Sun, Aug 18
Lebanon Valley Exposition Gem Miner’s Jubilee Center & Fairgrounds, 80 Rocherty Rd Lebanon, PA

Central PA Rock & Mineral Club Gem, Mineral …Sat, Sep 14 – Sun, Sep 15
Valley of Harrisburg AASR, 2701 N 3rd St Harrisburg, PA

OCT 5 Autumn Mineralfest
Macungie Memorial Park, 50 Poplar St Macungie, PA

Pennsylvania fossils for sale:
https://www.ebay.com/usr/americangeode
American Geode are explorers, prospectors and fair traders who bring to market masterpiece geodes, museum quality minerals, rare fossils and one-of-a-kind collectibles. Pennsylvania fossils, Indiana geodes, and Herkimer Diamonds are specialties.

Here are journal entries from the American Geode “Rockhound Blog” about gem, mineral, and fossil discoveries in Pennsylvania:
http://www.americangeode.com/blog/red-hill-fossil-discovery-part/
http://www.americangeode.com/blog/red-hill-fossil-discovery-part-ii/
http://www.americangeode.com/blog/american-geode-visits-centralia-pa-ghost-town/
http://www.americangeode.com/blog/fern-fossils-discovery-centralia-pennsylvania/

November Gem and Mineral Shows

American Geode Mineral Shows

NOVEMBER GEM AND MINERAL SHOWS

American Geode
American Geode

Great mineral shows in November are as cool as great food, great comedy shows, and great nightlife.
Here is a list of upcoming mineral shows in November. November is a VERY popular month for gem and mineral shows! Buy your stocking stuffers and Secret Santa gifts!
Contact American Geode through email if you are in charge of mineral shows, and we will post them. Contact American Geode if you would like to learn more about gem and mineral shows. American Geode are the mineral show experts.

If you would like more info on local Mineral shows and rockhound clubs click on the American Geode News page for up to date listings and links to Gem Show, Mineral Show, and Fossil Show announcements. American Geode updates our rockhound news twice an hour and showcase the top mineral shows and rockhound news in the USA and the World. Also, follow American Geode on Twitter for even more rockhound events, commentary, and laughable quips from American Geode. https://twitter.com/AmericanGeode

November 1-3—KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI:
Annual show; Shows of Integrity; Kansas City International Expo Center, 11730 NW Ambassador Dr.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-6:30; adults $6, children 6 to 12 $3; contact Terry James, 3522 Brazos St, Melissa, TX 75454, (903) 815-5957; Email: tt_james78@hotmail.com

November 2-3—OAKS, PENNSYLVANIA:
Annual show; Tuscarora Lapidary Society; Greater Philadelphia EXPO Center, 100 Station Avenue, Hall D; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $6, two-day ticket $9, children under 12 $1, free admission for scouts in uniform when accompanied by scoutmaster ; 50th anniversary show: Gemarama 2019 – All That Glitters, featuring 27 vendors, demonstrations, exhibits, silent auction, and activities for children; contact Linda Green, Tuscarora Lapidary Society, 24 Upland Road, Brookhaven, PA 19015, (610) 490-5252; Email: Information@lapidary.org

November 2-3—CONCORD, CALIFORNIA:
Annual show; Contra Costa Mineral and Gem Society; Centre Concord, 5298 Clayton Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; General admission $6 ($1 off with flyer), free admission for scouts in uniform, active military and first responders with ID; Vendors, activities, demonstrations, displays, and questions with gemologists; contact Mike Hopkins; Email: mhopkins@ironhorsedesign.net

November 2-3—BREWER, MAINE:
15th Annual Rock & Gem Show; Penobscot Mineral & Lapidary Club; Brewer Auditorium, 318 Wilson St; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults, seniors and students $2, free admission for children under 12; 20 vendors selling rocks, mineral specimens, fossils, gemstones, beads, jewelry, and unique Maine minerals; contact Sharon Wright, 1 Farnsworth St, Lisbon, ME 04250, (207) 577-3770

November 2-3—MOUNTAINSIDE, NEW JERSEY:
Annual show; New Jersey Mineralogical Society & New Jersey Lapidary Society; Trailside Nature and Science Center, 452 New Providence Rd.; Sat. 12-5, Sun. 12-5; free admission; contact Russell Brarens, 515 Lincoln Blvd., Middlesex, NJ 08846, (908) 421-1045; Email: njmin515@gmail.com

November 2-3—STURTEVANT, WISCONSIN:
Annual show; Racine Geological Society; Fountain Banquet Hall, 8505 Durand Ave.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; Annual Pre-Christmas Rock Show; contact JohnnyFaye, WI; Email: rgswisconsin2@outlook.com

November 8-10—HUMBLE, TEXAS:
Retail show; Houston Gem & Mineral Society; Humble Civic Center, 8233 Will Clayton Pkwy; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $8 (good for all three days), free admission for children 10 and under; 66th annual gem, jewelry, mineral and fossil show; contact Scott Singleton, 3607 Durness Way, Houston, TX 77025-2517, (832) 524-8382; Email: ShowChair@HGMS.org

November 9-10—EDMONDS, 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

November 9-10—YUBA CITY, CALIFORNIA:
Annual show; Sutter Buttes Gem & Mineral Society; Yuba/Sutter Fairgrounds, Franklin Hall Franklin Blvd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free; contact Karen Horita, 1364 Golden Plover St., Plumas Lake, CA 95961-8730, (916) 677-6696; Email: horita@comcast.net

November 9-10—FREEPORT, ILLINOIS:
Annual show; North West IL. Rock Club; Highland Community College, 2998 West Pearl City Road, Student Conference Center / Parking Lot A; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; free will donation; contact Brian Green, PO Box 396, Warren, IL 61087; Email: bgreen57@hotmail.com

November 9-10—SEDRO WOOLLEY, WASHINGTON:
Annual Rock and Gem Show ; Skagit Rock and Gem Club; Sedro Woolley Community Center, 703 Pacific Street; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; free; Displays demonstrations, vendors, rock slab sales, and activities for children; contact Debbie Frank; Email: skagitrockandgem@gmail.com

November 15-17—GOLDEN, COLORADO:
Annual show; Denver Area Mineral Dealers; Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 15200 W. 6th Avenue; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 11-4; free admission; More than 25 vendors offering quality mineral specimens, gemstones, jewelry, and fossils; contact Brian Costigan; Email: brian@costigansminerals.com

November 16-17—LEBANON, PENNSYLVANIA:
Annual show; Mid-Atlantic Gem and Mineral Association; Lebanon County PA Fairgrounds and Expo, 80 Rocherty Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 1-4; General admission $5 (discount coupon at website), free admission for children under 12; Vendors from across the U.S. offer a variety of specimens, displays, exhibitions, materials, and jewelry; contact Teresa Schwab, PO Box 352, Monrovia, MD 21770, (301) 807-9745; Email: beadware@rcn.com

November 22-24—WEST JORDAN, UTAH:
Annual show; Rockhounders Outreach for Community Knowledge (R.O.C.K.); Viridian Library and Event Center , 8030 South 1825 West; Fri. 10-7, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 10-5; $2, free admission for children under 12 and scouts in uniform; Vendors offering fossils, minerals, gems, and lapidary jewelry, auctions, demonstrations and displays; contact Angela Deiter, (801) 634-5167

November 22-24—COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA:
Wholesale and retail show; 2019 West Coast Fall Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show ; Hilton Orange County Costa Mesa, 3050 Bristol St.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6; free admission; Featuring 75 dealers from around the globe selling minerals, fossils, jewelry, meteorites, crystals, decorator items and lapidary supplies; contact Laura Delano, President; Email: mineralshowslld@gmail.com

November 23-24—MISQUITE, TEXAS:
Annual show; Dallas Gem and Mineral Society; Mesquite Rodeo Center Exhibition Hall, 1800 Rodeo Dr; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; dults $8, seniors (65 and older) $6, kids $4 Kids-4, free admission for veterans and scouts in uniform; Rough, polished stones, slabs, and finished rocks and minerals, fluorescent display, demonstrations, auction, and activities for children; contact Lynn Couvillion, PO Box 550395, Dallas, TX 75355, (214) 349-2022; Email: lynncouvillion@gmail.com

November 23-24—WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA:
Annual show; Gem & Mineral Society of the Palm Beaches; South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center East, 9067 Southern Blvd.; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $9, free admission for children under 12; 53rd Annual Gem, Mineral, Jewelry, Bead and Fossil Show, more than 80 vendors, geode cracking, displays, demonstrations, lectures, and activities for children; contact Walt Triche, P. O. Box 18095, West Palm Beach, FL 33416, 5615852080; Email: wtriche@gmail.com

November 23-24—FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA:
Annual show; The Northern Virginia Mineral Club; George Mason University, 4400 University Dr., Dewberry Hall, Johnson Center; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, seniors $4, teens (13-17) $3, free admission for children 12 and under, scouts in uniform and GMU students; More than 20 dealers offering minerals, fossils, crystals, gems, jewelry, carvings, and meteorites, along with demonstrations, exhibits, and activities for children; contact Tom Taaffe; Email: rockcllctr@gmail.com

November 30-1 December—SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA:
Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Guild; San Francisco County Fair Bldg., 1099 9th Ave (at Lincoln Way); Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $12, free admission for children 12 an under; More than 50 dealers; contact Jerry Tomlinson, PO Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 94966, (415) 383-7837; Email: jerry@crystalfair.com