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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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

October Gem and Mineral Shows

OCTOBER GEM AND MINERAL SHOWS

American Geode
American Geode

Great mineral shows in October are as much fun as great food, great comedy shows, and great nightlife.
Here is a list of upcoming mineral shows in October. October is a VERY popular month for gem and mineral shows!
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

October 2-6—JOSHUA TREE, CALIFORNIA:
Annual show; Sportsman’s Club of Joshua Tree; Sportsman’s Club of Joshua Tree, 6225 Sunburst Street; daily 9-6; FREE ADMISSION; club is located next to the world famous Joshua Tree National Park, features a number of vendors offering a variety of items; contact Wayne Hamilton, 6225 Sunburst Street, Joshua Tree, CA 92252, (760) 366-2915; Email: jtsportsmans@ymail.com

October 4-6—INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA:
Annual show; Treasures Of The Earth Gem & Jewelry Shows; Indiana State Fairgrounds – Agriculture/Horticulturre Building, 1202 E. 38th Street; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults: $5.00 — ticket good all 3 days. Free admission for children under age 16.; Jewelry makers, goldsmiths and silversmiths from all over the country. Class available and gifts for the children.; contact Van Wimmer, Sr., 5273 Bradshaw Road, Salem, VA 24153-8025, (540) 384-6047; Email: vanwimmer@comcast.net

October 4-6—ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO:
Annual show; Jay Penn; Expo NM State Fairgrounds, 301 San Pedro Dr. NE, Creative Arts Bldg.; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; free admission; 60 dealers offering mineral specimens, rough, slabs, jewelry, cabochons, beads, and fossils; contact Jay Penn, (505) 883-4195; Email: Jaypenn246@gmail.com

October 4-6—DALLAS, NORTH CAROLINA:
Annual show; Gaston Gem, Mineral & Facetor’s Club; Gaston County Park, HWY 279 Dallas-Cherryville HWY; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 9-4; free admission; Minerals, fossils, cutting material, quality gemstones, wire wrapping, settings, geodes, jewelry, real working sluice, and activities for children; contact Bob Winstanley, 148 Hampshire Drive, Mooresville, NC 28115, (704) 577-3391; Email: Machine66man@gmail.com

October 5-6—JEFFERSON , WISCONSIN:
Annual show; Rock River Valley Geological Society; Jefferson County Fair Park, Jackson & Peurner Rd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free will offering; Dealers offering minerals, fossils, gemstones, demonstrations of faceting, wire wrapping and lapidary, and activities for children; contact Steven Streich, Steven’s Rocks & Gifts, 134 Main Street, Marshall, WI 53559, (608) 655-1011; Email: srockshop@gmail.com

October 5-6—OMAHA, NEBRASKA:
Annual show; Nebraska Mineral and Gem Club; Westside Middle School, 8601 Arbor St.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; adults $6, seniors (12-18) $4, free admission for children under 12 with a paying adult; vendors offering gems, jewelry, and specimens, demonstrations and displays, carvings, activities for children, UNO/UNL scholarships; contact Tammy Jeannret, 7287 N Rd, Nebraska City, NE 68410, (402) 873-6515; Email: tjeanneret@hughes.net

October 5-6—MARYSVILLE, WASHINGTON:
Annual show; Marysville Rock and Gem Club; Totem Middle School – Gymnasium, 1605 7th Street NE; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission Free Parking; Rough, slabs, and polished cabs; minerals, fossils, tools, and lapidary equipment, jewelry, demonstrators, club displays, and activities for children; contact Brian Murril; Email: bmurril@aol.com

October 5-6—GRASS VALLEY, CALIFORNIA:
Annual show; Nevada County Gem and Mineral Society; Nevada County Fairgrounds, 11228 McCourtney Road; Sat. 10-5; adults $3, free admission for students with identification and children 13 and under accompanied by a paying adult; More than 22 vendors, 26 exhibitor displays, gold panning lessons, cave bear and other Pleistocene fossils on view, activities for children; contact Mitchell Frank Van Hecke, 14534 Mumford Drive, Grass Valley, CA 95945, (530) 575-42; Email: 4vanclan5@att.net

October 11-12—MOUNT IDA, ARKANSAS:
32 Annual World Championship Quartz Crystal Digging Contest; Mount Ida Area Chamber of Commerce; Montgomery County Fairgrounds, Fairgrounds Rd; Fri. 7-4, Sat. 7-4; $100 (entry fee and banquet meal); 2018 World Championship Quartz Crystal Dig, part of the 39th Annual Quartz, Quiltz, & Craftz Festival, for more information call Gail at the Chamber office number listed, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday thru Friday. (R&G, please call GAIL for confirmation, at 870-867-2723, b/w 10am and 2pm M – F, only. These are normal Chamber business hours) ; contact Mount Ida Area Chamber of Commerce, 124 US 270 W, PO Box 6, Mount Ida, AR 71957, (870) 867-2723; Email: director@mtidachamber.com

October 11-13—VIRGINIA BEACH, VIRGINIA:
Annual show; Treasures of the Earth, Inc.; Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th Street; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; adults $5 (tickets good for the weekend), free admission for youth 16 and under; Vendors offer loose stones, mineral specimens, fossils, lapidary jewelry, displays and demonstrations, and geode cutting by two local gem and mineral societies; contact Ellen White, PO Box 59, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, (804) 642-2011; Email: Ellen@treasuresoftheearth.com

October 11-13—MOAB , UTAH:
Annual show; Moab Points & Pebbles; Old Spanish Trails Arena, 3641 S. Highway 191; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; free; 60th Annual Show, vendors selling items related to lapidary arts, geology, rocks, gemstones, fossils, demonstrations, field trips, and activities for children; contact Jerry Hansen; Email: moabrockclub@live.com

October 12-13—WALNUT CREEK, CALIFORNIA:
Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Guild; Civic Park Community Center, 1375 Civic Drive (at Broadway); Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $12, free admission for children under 12; the Fall Contra Costa Crystal Fair features more than 30 vendors carrying gems, jewelry, rocks, minerals, and beautiful crystals; contact Jerry Tomlinson, PO Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 94966, (415) 383-7837; Email: jerry@crystalfair.com

October 12-13—CHERRY HILL, NEW JERSEY:
2nd Annual Show; South Jersey Gem, Jewelry, Mineral, & Fossil Show; Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey Annex Building; 1721 Springdale Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, Children (6-17) $4, Free admission for children 5 and under and scouts in uniform; Contact Elise Benson with any questions, PO Box 1432 Mount Laurel, NJ 08054, 609-432-5370, Sjmineralshow@gmail.com

October 12-13—SIERRA VISTA, ARIZONA:
Annual show; Huachuca Mineral And Gem Club; Cochise College, 901 N. Colombo Ave.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; free; inside and outside vendors, handicapped accessible, free gemstone identification, geode sales and cutting, and activities for children; contact Maudie Bailey, 5036 S. San Carlos Ave., Sierra Vista, AZ 85650, (249) 154-1; Email: gmbailey@msn.com; Website: huachucamineralandgemclub@info.com

October 12-13—TOPEKA, KANSAS:
Annual show; Topeka Gem & Mineral Society, Inc.; KS Expocentre Agricultural Hall, 17th & Topeka Blvd; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, students (13-17) $1, free admission for children under child under 13 with paid adult admission; Show theme is -Many Shades of Turquoise- with a lecture each day lead by Greg Purdy, dealers offering rocks, lapidary supplies/equipment, jewelry and beads, 4-H geology club students displaying geology boxes for judging and demonstration; contact M. Mowry, 1934 SW 30th St, Topeka, KS 66611, (785) 267-2849; Email: rock2plate@aol.com

October 18-20—LEWISTON, IDAHO:
Northwest Federation Show and Hells Canyon Gem Club Annual Show; Hells Canyon Gem Club; Nez Perce County Fairgrounds, 1229 Burrell Ave.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $3 per day and $8 for a 3 day pass; wide variety of vendors, speakers, exhibits, silent, actives for children; contact Mary Lou Northrup, (208) 743-6944; Email: mlandjl@yahoo.com

October 18-20—FORT WAYNE, INDIANA:
Annual show; Three Rivers Gem & Mineral Society; Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Rd.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults $5, seniors (55+) $3, students: $1, free admission for children 12 and under; Vendors offering gems, fossils, minerals, and lapidary jewelry, demonstrations, displays, fluorescent room, activities for children!

October 19-19—WEST HILLS, CALIFORNIA:
Annual show; Woodland Hills Rock Chippers; First United Methodist Church, 22700 Sherman Way; Sat. 10-5; free; crafts, dealers, jewelry, dealers, minerals, rocks, silent auction, gold panning, displays, games, demos and geode cutting; contact Virginia Rotramel, 3598 Chestnut Dr., Norco, CA 92860, (951) 403-2634; Email: ginigem@gmail.com

October 19-20—SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI:
nnual show; Ozark Mountain Gem & Mineral Society; Springfield Expo Center, 635 East St Louis Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4:30; adult $6, student $3, children under 12 $1; 52nd Annual Springfield Rock, Gem & Mineral Show will feature rock and mineral specimens, gemstones, jewelry, fossils, displays, speakers, and activities for children ; contact Mike Hackeson, 2131 West Republic Road, Box #35, Springfield, MO 65807, (417) 501-9690; Email: omgms.57@gmail.com

October 19-20—SOUTH CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA:
Annual show; Kanawha Rock and Gem Club; So. Charleston Community Center, 601 Jefferson Rd.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $3.50, free admission for children under 12; a well selected group of dealers offering a wide variety of gems, minerals, fossils, beads and jewelry, activities for children; contact Robbin Maxwell, PO Box 4414, Clarksburg, WV 26302; Email: mystical.gifts@hotmail.com

October 19-20—COTTAGE GROVE, MINNESOTA:
Annual show; Minnesota Mineral Club; National Guard Training & Community Center, 8180 Belden Blvd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $2, children $1, $5 for family admittance; Exhibitions, demonstrations, tailgate sales, vendors selling agates, rocks, gems, minerals, fossils, jewelry, beads, and activities for children; contact Martha Miss, 8445 Grange Boulevard, Cottage Grove, MN 55016, (763) 717-1641; Email: info@rock-biz.biz

October 19-20—DES MOINES, IOWA:
Show and sale; Des Moines Lapidary Society (DMLS); Iowa State Fairgrounds – Knapp Learning Center, 3000 East Grand Avenue; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, free admission for children 12 and under; Vendors offering gemstones, beads, silver, crystals, slabs, rough, minerals, fossils, lapidary tools, jewelry, demonstrations, displays, and activities for children; contact Show Committee; Email: DMLS.2019Show@DMLapidary.org

October 19-20—SEDONA, ARIZONA:
Show and sale; Sedona Gem and Mineral Club; Sedona Red Rock High School, Hwy89A and Upper Red Rock Loop Rd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3, free admission for children under 12; contact Bill Schwartz, 75 Sheath Dr, Sedona, AZ 86336, (928) 203-0356; Email: bschwar13@msn.com

October 26-27—CUYAHOGA FALLS, OHIO:
Show and sale; Summit Lapidary Club and Akron Mineral Society; Emidio’s Expo Center, 48 E. Bath Rd; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults $5, seniors ( 55+) $4, children 7-14 $1.00, free admission for children 6 and under, and scouts and military in uniform ; 32 vendors presenting beads, gemstones, jewelry, minerals, rocks, and tools, among other items; demonstrations of lapidary arts, gem mine, silent auction, and activities for children; contact Evelyn Tryon, 2028 Tallmadge Rd, Kent, OH 44240, 3306739664, 3306739664; Email: gemboree76@gmail.com

October 26-27—CANBY, OREGON:
Annual show; Clackamette Mineral and Gem Club; Clackamas County Fairgrounds, 649 NE 4th Ave.; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; free admission; Dealers offering slabs and bargain rocks, free fluorescent show, demonstrations, silent auction, displays, raffles, and activities for children; contact Bob Oblack; Email: oblackbob@gmail.com

October 26-27—BELLEVUE, WASHINGTON:
Annual show; Bellevue Rock Club; Vasa Park, 3560 West Lake Sammamish Pkwy SE; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; free admission; 20 dealers offering minerals, fossils, slabs, faceting rough, tools, activities for children ; contact Bruce Himko, PO Box 1851, Bellevue, WA 98009; Email: bellevuerockclub@comcast.net

October 26-27—OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA:
Annual show; Oklahoma Mineral & Gem Society; State Fair Park, 608 Kiamichi Place, Modern Living Bldg.; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; adults $6, free admission for children under 12; More than 30 vendors offering minerals, gems, crystals, rough rock, fossils, and lapidary tools, demonstrations, exhibits, auction, and activities for children; contact Doug Pollitt, Oklahoma City, OK 73151, (405) 719-8477; Email: show@omgs-minerals.org