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2018 Show List
February

Jan 28-Feb-11  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.


18-19   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

10-11  KANSAS 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


24-25  CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA: Annual show; Cedar Valley Rocks & Mineral Society, Hawkeye Downs; 4400 6th St. SW; Sat. 8:30-6; Adults $3, Students $1.00 (12-18), Children free; Vendors,displays,demonstrations. Emphasis on Iowa quartz. Educational programs both days. Food on site. Lots of children's activities and excellent opportunities for home schoolers. Raffles and door prizes. Bone dig, pebble pit and gem sluice,geode cracking.; contact Marv Houg, Cedar Rapids, IA, (319)-364-2868; e-mail: M_Houg@yahoo.com; Web site: www.cedarvalleyrockclub.org

April

5-7  WYOMING, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Indian Mounds Rock & Mineral Club , Rogers Plaza Town Center ; 972 28th Street SW; Thu. 9:30-9, Fri. 9:30 -9, Sat. 9:30-7; Free Admission; Our 42nd Annual Gem & Mineral Show features more than 10 dealers, demonstrations, member sales, rock and mineral identification, displays and exhibits, and our ever-popular Children's Table featuring mini collections and grab bags. There is something for everyone: from the beginner to seasoned collector, young and old, hobbyists and families! Mineral specimens, micromounts, crystals, gems, fossils, beads, polished rocks and equipment, carved stone figures, jewelry, lapidary supplies, books, and more. ; contact Kreigh Tomaszewski, (616)-243-5851; e-mail: Kreigh@gmail.com; Web site: www.indianmoundsrockclub.com

21-22 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

4-6  KALAMAZOO, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Kalamazoo Geological and Mineral Society, Kalamazoo County Expo Center; 2900 Lake Street; Fri. 4-8, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $4, Children 12 and under free; Occupying 20,000 sq. ft. of show space the show is a fun filled event for the whole family. Explore and discover the world of rocks, minerals, meteorites and fossils; pan for gold, learn about silver smithing, lapidary, faceting, play a game, polish a Petoskey stone, crack open a geode; 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. This year's theme, GemStones A-Z. Breakaway from the stereotypes and discover just what types of “gemstones” tickle your fancy! ; contact Jerry VanNocker, (269)-979-3348; e-mail: jervannocker@comcast.net; Web site: KalamazooRockClub.org
Show Fees $275 Miles 900 Camping $190.00

11-13  Columbia, MISSOURI: Show and sale; Central Missouri Rock and Lapidary Club, Bob LeMone Building; 500 Route OO; Fri. 12-7, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adultd $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

19-20  ST. 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

1-3  COLORADO 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

22-24  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

The Lakeland Gem & Mineral Club will host it's
50th Annual Gem and Mineral Show  
July 20, 21, 2018
Theme: 50 GOLDEN YEARS OF ROCKS AND MINERALS IN THE NORTHWOODS
The show will be held at the Lakeland Union High School, 
9573 State Highway 70 in Minocqua, Wisconsin.

Gems, Beads, Minerals, Fossils, Jewelry, Silent Auctions, Door Prizes, and Demonstrations. 

          Admission is free

28-29 Liberty Grove  Historical Society Art Fair

August   

11-12  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 

17-19  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   

7-9  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

14-16  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


28-30  INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA: Annual show; Treasures Of The Earth Gem & Jewelry Shows, Indiana State Fairgrounds - Ag/Hoticulture Bldg; 1202 East 38th Street; Fri. 10 am-6 pm, Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 11 am-5 pm; Adults $5 (Good all 3 days), Children Under age 16 free when accompanied by an adult; 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.

October 

12-13—WARREN, MICHIGAN: Annual show; , Macomb Community College Expo Center; 14500 E. 12 Mile Rd,Expo Center; Bldg. P; Fri. 9:00 am-6:00 pm, Sat. 10:00 am-7:00 pm, Sun. 11:00 am-5:00 pm; Adults $8, Seniors +62: $5, Children 5-17 yrs. $4; The 71st Annual Greater Detroit Gem, Mineral, & Fossil Show, presents one of the largest collection of gems, minerals, & fossils in the Midwest. This family friendly and educational show features displays from internationally renowned universities, museums, and collections. This very exciting show is for the beginning collector to the experienced collectors. Over 60 dealers and vendors offer specimens, lapidary supplies, jewelry, collecting supplies, & printed materials. Lectures and demonstrations take place throughout the weekend. Please check www.michmin.org after March 2015, for updated show information including new author book signings, new university listings, and other exciting events that will take place. School tour information can be obtained at joodiddy13@yahoo.com Vendor information can be obtained at mydirtypawdog@yahoo.com ; contact Patricia Graves-Wesolosky, 1151 Yule Rd, Leonard, MI 48367, (586) 531-1680; e-mail: mmsgeograves@hotmail.com

20-21  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

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


Nov

2-4  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


10-11  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 


17-18  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.,


Dec 9th

Gurnee District 56 Holiday Shop
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