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2017 Show Schedule
 
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2016 Show List
February
Jan 30-Feb-14   TUCSON, ARIZONA: Wholesale and retail show; Kino Gem and Mineral Show; Kino Sports Complex; 2500 E. Ajo Way; Daily 9:30-5:30; free admission; minerals, jewelry, cabs, slabs, beads, lapidary equipment, rough rock, crystals. What you'll find at this year's show:
Over 200 vendors from around the world!  Our show offers a huge variety of gems, minerals, fossils, beads, finished jewelry, and one of a kind specimens at very competitive prices.  We will also have a U.P.S. office in site, offering service from domestic packages to ocean containers. Free Parking, free shuttle and a food court.

20-21   LAS CRUCES, NEW MEXICO: Annual show; Friends of the Museum, New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum; 4100 Dripping Springs Rd.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5; adults $5; contact Dawn Starostka, PO Box 15150, Las Cruces, NM 88004, (575) 522-1232; e-mail: dawn@helpinghandsevents.com; Web site: www.lcmuseumrocks.com

March

10-12KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI: Annual show; Association or Earth Science Clubs of Greater Kansas City, KCI Expo Center; 11730 NW Ambassador Dr.; Fri. 10-8, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 10-7; Adulta $6, Children $3; 4 & under free; Mineral, gem and fossil exhibits; door prizes. ; contact Bruce Stinemetz, (816)-795-5159; e-mail: kcgsinfo@yahoo.com; Web site: www.kcgemshow.org


25-26 CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA: Annual show; Cedar Valley Rocks & Minerals Society, Hawkeye Downs; 400 6th St. SW; Sat. 8:30-6, Sun. 9:30-5; adults $2, students $1, children and groups with adult leader free; educational programs, silent auctions, demonstrations, displays, door prizes, kids' activities, gem sluice, dealers, minerals, fossils, gems, jewelry, tools, equipment, lapidary supplies; contact Marv Houg, (319) 364-2868; e-mail: m_houg@yahoo.com; Web site: www.cedarvalleyrockclub.org

March/April

31-2INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Annual show; Treasures Of The Earth Gem & Jewelry Shows, Indiana State Fairgrounds - Agriculture/Horticulture Building; 1202 East 38th Street; Fri. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sat. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun. 11:00 am-5:00 pm; Adults $5 (Good all 3 days), Children Free under age 16; Jewelry makers, goldsmiths and silversmiths from all over the U.S. who 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, mineral 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 Road, Salem, VA 24153, (540) 384-6047; e-mail: van@toteshows.com; Web site: www.toteshows.com

April

6-8 WYOMING, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Indian Mounds Rock & Mineral Club, Rogers Plaza Town Center; 972 28th St. SW; Thu. 9:30-9, Fri. 9:30-9, Sat. 9:30-7; free admission; dealers, minerals, fossils, gems, jewelry, beads, rough, equipment, books, displays, demonstrations, children's table; contact Don Van Dyke, 4296 Oakview, Wyoming, MI 49519, (616) 669-6932; e-mail: donvandyke@tm.net; Web site: www.indianmoundsrockclub.com 


22-23 EAU CLAIRE, WISCONSIN:
47th annual show; Chippewa Valley Gem & Mineral Society; Eau Claire County Expo Center, Lorch Ave. (Hwy 93 and I-94); Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; silent auction, minerals, fossils, crystals, gems, rocks, artifacts, jewelry, demonstrations, hands-on booth;

May

5-7 Kalamazoo Michigan: Kalamazoo Geological and Mineral Society Show and Sale. Kalamazoo Expo Center.   Kids Day Fri 9am to 2pm Show hours 4pm to 8pm
Sat 10am to 6pm Sun 10am to 5pm. beads, pearls, gemstones, gem trees, wire wrapping, wire sculpture, silversmiths and goldsmiths, custom work and repairs while you wait, door prizes,


12-14 Columbia, MISSOURI: Show and sale; Central Missouri Rock and Lapidary Club, Knights of Columbus Hall (New Venue); 2515 North Stadium Boulevard; Fri. 12:00 pm-7 pm, Sat. 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-4:00  Adults $6, 60+ and youth 12-18 $3.00, Seniors/Children 12-18 $3, Chlidren 11 and under free; Demonstrations and mineral exhibits and rock ID. Special childrens' activities and kidz mine. Many dealers from the Midwest. Fossils, gemstones rare and precious, stones for cabbing and rough along with findings and jewelry ready to wear. Geode cutting is available at time of purchase. Silent auctions will be held every day along with door prizes and a snack bar with hot food is available. GPS will bring you right to the front door. Only 15 minutes north of Columbia.; contact Esta Helms, Columbia, MO, (573)-567-0237; Web site: http://cmrlc.org

20-21ST. JOSEPH, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Blossomland Gem & Mineral Society, Lake Michigan Catholic Elementary School; 3165 Washington Ave.; Sat. 9-6, Sun. -; Free Admission; This is a non-profit annual gem, mineral and fossil show. There will be children's activities, multiple artisans, demonstrations in polishing, silversmithing, wire-wrapping, located on the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan. Come and make a weekend of it!; contact Pam Kriegsmann, Stevensville, MI, (630)-779-8258; e-mail: kriegsmann@sbcglobal.net

June

2-4COLORADO SPRINGS , COLORADO: Annual show; Colorado Springs Mineralogical Society, Mortgage Solutions Financial Expo Center; 3650 N. Nevada Avenue; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Admission $5, Children 12 and under free; Join us for the 54th Annual Pikes Peak Gem and Mineral Show sponsored by the Colorado Springs Mineralogical Society. This year's show will highlight pyrite and feature several exhibits, auctions, and door prizes! We expect over 50 vendors specializing in Colorado gems and minerals, as well as gems and minerals from the US and around the world, sculptures, fossils, meteorites, crystals, jewelry and more! Come see us as we kick off the Colorado mineral show season!; contact Lisa Kinder, 1060 Marlstone Pl, Colorado Springs, CO 80904, (719)-351-4018; e-mail: lisa@terraminerals.net; Web site: csms1936.com

23-25 BEDFORD, INDIANA: 49th Annual Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show; Lawrence County Rock Club; Lawrence County Fairgrounds; southwest of Bedford; Fri. 10-6:30, Sat. 9-6:30, Sun. 10-4; free admission; gems, jewelry, beads, minerals, fossils, rocks, lapidary equipment and supplies, rock hounding and prospecting supplies, 4-H project and science project materials, free demonstrations; contact Gary Fuquay, 6102 W. US Hwy. 50, Medora, IN 47260, (812) 498-4062; Web site: www.lawrencecountyrockclub.org

July

22-23 Liberty Grove Historical Society Annual Art and Craft Fair
11871 Highway 42 Ellison Bay, Wi 54210
July 22-23 2017 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Saturday 10:00 am 4:00 pm Sunday Rain or Shine

August   

12-13 RICE LAKE, WISCONSIN: Annual show; Northwest Wisconsin Gem & Mineral Society; Barron County Fair Grounds; Hwy. 48 North  Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; contact Roy Wickman, 1127 7th St., Almena, WI 54805, (715) 357-3223; e-mail: rktswick@chibardun.net 

18-20 SOUTH BEND, INDIANA: 50th Annual Jewelry, Gem and Mineral Show and Sale; Michiana Gem & Mineral Society; St. Joseph County 4-H Fairgrounds, Esther Singer Bldg.; 5177 S. Ironwood Rd., (Ironwood and Jackson Rd.); Fri. 2-7, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; adults $3, students (6 to 12) $1, children (under 6) free; dealers, jewelry, minerals, lapidary demonstrations, exhibits, Kids' Corner, silent auction, door prizes; contact Marie Crull, IN, (574) 272-7209; e-mail: musicman0311@gmail.com; Web site: www.sauktown.com/Michiana

September   

8-10 GREENFIELD, INDIANA: Annual show; 500 Earth Sciences Club; Hancock County 4-H Fairgrounds; 620 N. Apple; Fri. 10-7, Sat. 9-7, Sun. 10-4; free admission; dealers, swappers, fossils, minerals, gems, jewelry and lapidary equipment, silent auctions, door prizes, kids' activities, demonstrations, educational displays, programs; contact Cheryl Hamilton, 3507 Luewan Dr., Indianapolis, IN 46235-2217, (310) 897-6639; e-mail: hamiltoc2624@att.net; Web site: 500earthsciences.org

15-17 HOLLAND, MICHIGAN: 44th Annual Rock, Gem, Fossil and Jewelry Show; Tulip City Gem & Mineral Club; Holland Civic Center; 150 W. Eighth St.; Fri. 9-8, Sat. 9-7, Sun. 11-5; adults $3, 3-day family pass $8, students free with adult, military or Scouts in uniform free; "Made in Michigan": dealers, crystals, fossils, geodes, agates, special exhibits, kids' games, demonstrations, silent auction, club sales; contact Christine Silich, 416 W. Mae Rose, Holland, MI 49424, (616) 786-2480; e-mail: duncastle1977@charter.net; Web site: www.tulipcity.org

September / October 

29-1 INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Annual show; Treasures Of The Earth Gem & Jewelry Shows, Indiana State Fairgrounds - Agriculture/Horticulture Building; 1202 East 38th Street; Fri. 10-6:00 pm, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $5 (Good all 3 days), Children Free under age 16; Jewelry makers, goldsmiths and silversmiths from all over the U.S. who 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, mineral and fossil dealers. Hourly door prizes including a Ring with a precious stone that will be given as a Grand Prize. Demonstrations and classes.; contact Van Wimmer - Show Director, 5273 Bradshaw Road, Salem, VA 24153, (540) 384-6047; e-mail: van@toteshows.com; Web site: www.toteshows.com


21-22 DES MOINES, IOWA: Annual show; Des Moines Lapidary Society; Iowa State Fairgrounds; Paul R. Knapp Animal Learning Center, E. University Ave. Gate; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-4; adults $5, children free; dealers, minerals, fossils, gems, crystals, beads, jewelry, books, tools, equipment, lapidary supplies, silent auction, demonstrations, displays, door prizes, kids' activities; contact Attn: Steven Cunningham Des Moines Lapidary Society, PO Box 562, Johnston, IA 50131-0562; e-mail: steverv90@gmail.com

27-29 CUYAHOGA FALLS, OHIO: Show and sale; Summit Lapidary Club and Akron Mineral Society, Emidio and Sons Expo Center; 48 East Bath Rd; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, Students/Seniors $4, Children $1; 40th Anniversary Celebration. Children Activities - make a gem tree, visit our gem mine and look through the giant kaleidoscope. And back by popular demand our Children’s Treasure Hunt. Magnificent Ohio flint displays, Members work displays, demos all day, Geo Junior displays, Gem ID, geode cracking, polishing and faceting and much more. 30 Dealers with gemstones, beads and findings, minerals, rocks / slabs, fossils, lapidary equipment, silver work, wire wrap, gold findings.; contact Sandy Shorter, 244 Chestnut Blvd, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221, (330)-929-3798; e-mail: gemboree@outlook.com; Web site: lapidaryclubofohio.org


November

3-5 Kansas City MO Show of Integrity Kansas City Expo Center
SHOWS OF INTEGRITY PRESENTS THE 37th ANNUAL FALL, GEM, MINERAL, JEWELRY & BEAD SHOW November 6, 7, 8, 2015 Kansas City International Exhibit Hall 11728 NW Ambassador Dr, Kansas City, MO 64153
ADMISSION: HOURS: **New** 3 day Adult Pass $11.00
Adults - $6.00 Friday - 10am to 7pm Children 6-12- $2.00 Saturday - 10am to 7pm
Under 5 -Free Sunday - 10am to 5pm Club Members -Free
Wholesale closes one hour earlier

11-12 FREEPORT, ILLINOIS: Annual show; Northwest Illinois Rock Club; Highland Community College; 2998 W. Pearl City Rd.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; donations accepted; speakers; contact Brian Green, PO Box 396, Warren, IL 61087, (815) 745-2228; e-mail: bgreen57@hotmail.com; Web site: http://nwilrockclubfrpt.blogspot.com 

18-19 MADISON, WISCONSIN: Show, "Rockin' Madison 50 Years"; Madison Gem & Mineral Club; Alliant Energy Center, 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way; Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 10-5; adults $3, children free; flint knapping and rock carving demonstrations, panning for gold and sapphires; contact Nevin Franke, Burnie's Rock Shop, 901 E. Johnson St.,
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