August-September 30-2—PENSACOLA, FLORIDA: 

Annual show; Southeastern Gem And Mineral Shows; Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds, 6655 Mobile Hwy; Fri. 9-6, Fri. 9-6, Sun. 9-6, Mon. 9-6; free; Dealers offering minerals, crystals, gemstones, fossils, meteorites, exhibit, demonstrations; contact Lee Baker, 2172 W Nine Mile Road, #356, Pensacola, FL 32534, (850) 999-9865; Email: [email protected]; Website

August-September 30-2—RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA: 

Annual show; Treasures of the Earth, Inc.; North Carolina State Fairgrounds, 1025 Blue Ridge Rd; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5, Mon. 10-4; adults $5 (tickets are good for the weekend), and free admission for youth 16 and under; vendors offering mineral specimens, rocks, fossils, lapidary jewelry, crystals, demonstrations, remount of stones and repairs; contact Ellen White, PO Box 59, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, (804) 642-2011; Email: [email protected]; Website

August-September 31-1—HANFORD , CALIFORNIA: 

Annual show; Diggin’s Productions; Hanford Civic Auditorium, 400 Douty St.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3, free admission for children 13 and under; 5th Annual Gem & Mineral Show, with vendors offering gems, minerals, jewelry, fossils, and finished and rough material, museum quality exhibit, demonstrations, activities for children; contact Kathy Corbett , 341 cedar st, Hanford, CA 93230, (559) 904-4795; Email: [email protected]; Website

August-September 31-2—SILVER CITY, NEW MEXICO: 

Annual show; Grant County Rolling Stones Gem & Mineral Society; Grant County Veterans Memorial Conference Center, 3031 Hwy 180 East; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5, Mon. 10-4; free admission; Vendors with a large assortment of offerings, displays including the New Mexico State University Zuhl Collection of petrified wood, and daily field trips; contact Jeannine Weiner, P.O Box 1555, Silver City, NM 88061, (575) 654-4424; Email: [email protected]; Website

September 6-8—GREENFIELD, INDIANA:

Annual show; 500 Earth Sciences Club; Hancock County 4-H Fairgrounds, Greenfield, Indiana, 620 N. Apple Street; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; free admission; 43rd Annual Greater Indianapolis Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show, dealers and swappers offering a variety of specimens, jewelry, and equipment, demonstrations and displays, and activities for children; contact Tom Odom, 650 W. Henry Road, Kirklin, IN 46050, (765) 325-2690; Email: [email protected]; Website

September 6-8—WINSTON-SALEM, NORTH CAROLINA: 

Annual show; Forsyth Gem & Mineral Club, Inc.; Winston-Salem Fairgrounds —Education Building , Enter at Gate 9 off 27th Street; Fri. 10-7, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 12-5; Adults $3, free admission for children in senior year of high school and under with accompanying adult; 48th annual show - theme: Minerals, Gems, and Fossils of Mexico; contact W. A. Marion - Show Chairman, 1163 Bear Creek Church Rd., Mocksville, NC 27028; Email: [email protected]; Website

September 7-8—PORT ANGELES, WASHINGTON: 

Annual show; Clallam County Gem and Mineral Association; Vern Burton Community Center, 308 East Fourth St.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; contact Kathy Schreiner, PO Box 98, Sequim, WA 98382, (360) 681-3811



September 7-8—WALLA WALLA, WASHINGTON: 

50th Annual Gem and Mineral Show; Marcus Whitman Gem and Mineral Club; Walla Walla County Fairgrounds, Community Center, 363 Orchard Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; adults $3 and free admission for children; 15 dealers, silent auction, activities for children, and raffle drawings; contact Jack Edwards, (509) 520-1182; Email: [email protected]

September 7-8—NEW MILFORD, CONNETICUT: 

Annual show; Danbury Mineralogical Society; New Milford High School, 388 Danbury Road (Rt 7); Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, seniors and full-time students with ID $4, free admission for children 11 and under and scouts in uniform; Various vendors, club displays, mineral identification, activities for children; contact Elizabeth Triano, 11 Stage Coach Ln, Patterson, NY 12563, (845) 319-6089; Email: [email protected]; Website

September 13-15—RICHMOND, VIRGINIA: 

Annual show; Treasures of the Earth, Inc.; Richmond Raceway Complex, 600 E Laburnum Ave.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; adults $5 (tickets are good for the weekend), and free admission for youth 16 and under; Vendors offering mineral specimens, crystals, loose stones, beading supplies, pearls, displays of dinosaur bones and Virginia rocks and minerals presented by the Richmond Gem & Mineral Society; contact Ellen White, PO Box 59, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, (804) 642-2011; Email: [email protected]; Website

September 14-14—ROCKFORD, ILLINOIS: 

Rock Swap - Buy, Sell, Trade; Rock River Valley Gem and Mineral Society; Odd Fellows Club, 6219 Forest Hills Rd.; Sat. 9:30-4; free; vendor space still available (10 x 10 for $25) and activities for children; contact Duane Cushing, 11717 Waidi Avenue, Machesney Park, IL 61115, (815) 218-5011; Email: [email protected]; Website

September 20-22—MARIETTA , GEORGIA: 

Annual show; Bellpoint Gem Show; Cobb County Civic Center, 548 S. Marietta Pkwy.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $5, free admission for children under 15 accompanied by a paying adult; dealers from near and far will be offering minerals, fossils, jewelry, healing stones, rocks, cabochons, beads, crystals, gems and geodes; contact Damian; Email: [email protected]; Website

September 20-22—LINCOLN, MISSOURI: 

Annual show; Mozarkite Society of Lincoln, Inc.; Under the water tower, 2 blocks east of Bullseye; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-3; free admission; public digs for Mozarkite during the show, proceeds benefitting scholarship fund; contact Karl Parsons, (301) 641-6188

September 20-22—OCEAN CITY, MARYLAND: 

Annual show; Treasures of the Earth, Inc.; Roland E Powell Convention Center, 4001 Coastal Highway; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; adults $5 (tickets good for the weekend), free admission for youth 16 and under ; Vendors offering custom faceted gemstones, loose stones, mineral specimens, rocks, fossils, demonstrations, displays, and jewelry repair work; contact Ellen White, PO Box 59, Gloucester Point, VA 23062, (804) 642-2011; Email: [email protected]; Website



September 20-22—PAYSON, ARIZONA: 

Annual show; Payson Rimstones Rock Club Inc.; Event Center Mazatzal Hotel & Casino, Highway 87, Mile Marker 251; Fri. 4-8, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; general admission $3, free admission for children 12 and under; Vendors offering gems, minerals, fossils, jewelry, slabs, lapidary equipment, tools and equipment, demonstrations, and activities; contact Becky Bagshaw, 8962 W Fossil Creek Rd, Strawberry, AZ 85544-2623, (928) 476-3419; Email: [email protected]

September 21-21—LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA: 

Annual show; Long Beach Mineral & Gem Society; Expo Arts Center, 4321 Atlantic Ave; Sat. 10-5; free; this years show theme is Gems By the Beach; contact Carol Kron, (562) 577-9044; Email: [email protected]; Website

September 21-22—MORGANTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA: 

Annual show; Mystical Gifts; National Guard Readiness Center, 90 Army Band Way; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $5, free admission for children under 13; Vendors offering minerals, fossils, crystals, beads and findings, geode cutting, lapidary, demonstrations and displays; contact Robbin Maxwell, PO Box 4414, Clarksburg, WV 26302; Email: [email protected]

September 21-22—LODI, CALIFORNIA: 

Annual show; Stockton Lapidary and Mineral Club; Lodi Grape Festival Grounds, 413 E. Lockeford St.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; adults $6, free admission for children 12 and under; More than 30 gem and mineral dealers and activities for children; contact Mike Mathis, CA; Email: [email protected]; Website

September 21-22—GRAND JUNCTION, COLORADO: 

Annual show; Grand Junction Gem & Mineral Club; Mesa County Fairgrounds, 2785 Hwy 50; Sat. 10-4, Sun. 10-4; $5, seniors and military personnel $4, free admission for children under 12 ; Dealers presenting rocks and minerals, equipment, jewelry, beads, fossils; interactive exhibits; activities for children; contact Deidre O-Callaghan; Email: [email protected]; Website

September 21-22—POUGHKEEPSIE, NEW YORK: 

Show and sale; Mid-Hudson Valley Gem & Mineral Society, Inc.; Golds Gym Family Sports Complex, 258 Titusville Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; adults $5, seniors $4, students $2, and free admission for children under 12 with paying adult; 50th annual show: “Pyrite….Don’t Be Fooled,” more than 25 dealers offering a variety, fluorescent mineral display and lapidary demonstrations, pyrite exhibit presented by Vassar College Museum and MHV Society members, activities for children; contact Linda Wuest, PO Box 327, Accord, NY 12404; Email: [email protected]; Website

September 21-22—AUBURN, WASHINGTON: 

Cascade Gem and Mineral Show; Cascade Mineralogical Society; Green River College, 12401 SE 320th Street, Phys. Ed. Facility; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; free; More than 35 dealers, demonstrations, displays, and activities for children; contact Mark Hohn; Email: [email protected]; Website



September 21-22—CHICO, CALIFORNIA: 

Annual show; Feather River Lapidary & Mineral Society Inc.; Silver Dollar Fair Grounds, 2357 Fair St.; Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 9:30-4; Adults $4, free admission for children 14 and under; Dealers offering opals, rough rock, crystals, fossils, jewelry and minerals, demonstrations, activities for children and free copper nugget necklace for the first 200 children to attend the show each day; contact Lori Millard, 2660 Cherokee Rd., Cherokee, CA 95965, (530) 533-2968; Email: [email protected]; Website

September 21-22—MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA: 

Annual show; Carmel Valley Gem and Mineral Society; Monterey County Fairgrounds, 2004 Fairgrounds Rd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $4, free admission for children with an adult; 15+ dealers offering jewelry, cut and uncut gemstones, crystals, rough and polished rocks, mineral specimens, fossils, beads, 50+ displays, and demonstrations; contact Janis Rovetti, 1047 Roosevelt St, Monterey, CA 93940, 8313721311; Email: [email protected]; Website

September 27-29—JOPLIN, MISSOURI: 

Annual show; TriState Gem & Mineral Society; Joplin Historical & Mineral Museum, 504 S. Schifferdecker Ave.; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-3; free admission; contact Chris Wiseman, 504 S. Schifferdecker Ave., Joplin, MO 64801, (417) 623-1180; Email: [email protected]
September 27-29—TOOELE, UTAH: Annual show; Tooele Gem and Mineral Society; Dow James Building, 400 North 400 West; Fri. 10-7, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 10-5; free; Vendors offering rocks, gems, fossils, jewelry, displays, demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Robert Vigil, P.O. Box 348, Tooele, UT 84074; Email: [email protected]; Website

September 28-29—WEST FRIENDSHIP, MARYLAND: 

Annual show; The Gem Cutters Guild of Baltimore; Howard County Fairgrounds, 2210 Fairgrounds Road; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, free admission for children under 12; More than 35 vendors, lapidary demonstrations, exhibits, interactive Gem Mine, activities for children; contact A. Meyers; Email: [email protected]; Website

September 28-29—NASHVILLE, INDIANA: 

Annual show; Brown County Rock & Mineral Club, Inc.; Brown County History Center, 90 E. Gould Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; free; Demonstrations on flint-knapping, wire-wrapping, and gold-panning, vendors from across the Midwest, silent auction, and activities for children; contact Rhonda A. Dunn, P. O. Box 2023, Nashville, IN 47448, (812) 320-6237; Email: [email protected]; Website

September 28-29—OSHKOSH, WISCONSIN: 

Annual show; Oshkosh Earth Science Club; Sunnyview Expo Center, 500 E County Road Y; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $2, students with identification $1, free admission for children under 12; Vendors selling rocks, minerals, fossils, jewelry, displays, demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Susan Bellmer, 2579 W. Palisades Drive, Menasha, WI 54952, (920) 740-8985; Email: [email protected]



 
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