October 1-3—ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO:

Annual show; Sponsored by Jay Penn; Expo NM State Fairgrounds , 300 San Pedro NE; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; Free Admission, Parking $7; We are in the Creative Arts Bldg. Enter at Gate 3 @ San Pedro and Copper. 60 dealers, mineral specimens, rough, slabs, jewelry, cabochons, beads, fossils, petrified wood, tools, equipment. ; contact Jay Penn, jaypenn246@gmail.com, Abq; Website

October 1-3—HILLSBORO, OREGON:

40th Annual Portland Regional Gem and Mineral Show; Portland Regional Gem & Mineral Show Association; Wingspan Event Building, 801 NE 34th Avenue; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $7, free admission for children 12 and under with paying adult; 45 dealers with fossils, rocks, gems, minerals, beads, jewelry; exhibits; demonstrations; and activities for children; contact Linda Harvey; Email: lindaharvey2010@gmail.com ; Website:

October 2-3—JACKSONVILLE, ARKANSAS:

Annual show; Central Arkansas Gem,Mineral & Geology Society; Jacksonville Community Center, 5 Municipal Drive, 300 Old Highway 11 S; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; FREE to ALL; Dealers for beautiful gems, fine minerals, fossils, jewelry and beads. Also demonstrations, mineral I.D,geode cracking, door prizes, kids dig and other activities.; contact David Murray, 300 Old Highway 11 S, Hazen, AR 72064, (501) 346-5990; Email: lenoramur@aol.com; Website:

October 2-3—SOUTH SIOUX CITY, NEBRASKA:

Annual show; Siouxland Gem and Mineral Society; South Sioux City Senior Citizens Center, 1501 W 29th St.; Sat. 9-4, Sun. 10-4; Free admission for all.; Four dealers with gems, agates, rough and polished specimens, beads, geodes, minerals, superb faceted jewelry, fossils, door prizes, spin the wheel, silent auction, artifacts, displays.; contact Bob Powell, 406 Brandon, Kingsley, IA 51028, (712) 378-2775; Email: bobphyl.powell@gmail.com

October 8-10—WARREN, MICHIGAN:

Annual show; Michigan Mineralogical Society; Macomb Community College South Campus Expo Center, 14500 E. 12 Mile Road; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 11-5; Adults $8 (3-day pass $12), seniors (62+) $5, children (5-12) $4, uniformed scouts $3, free admission for military with ID; During these pandemic times, it is difficult to accurately predict all that may be included in this years' show. Currently all is subject to change relative to pandemic restrictions. For updated information on displays, lectures, etc. please go to www.michmin.org/show-info; contact Dave Lurie, 755 Lakeview Ave., Birmingham, MI 48009; Email: dlurie2001@comcast.net

October 8-10—MOAB, UTAH:

Annual show; Moab Points and Pebbles Club; Old Spanish Trail Arena, 5 miles S of Moab on Hwy 191; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Free admission; Vendors, displays, spin table ,demonstrations, door prizes; Field trips: Saturday - Yellow Cat area. Sunday - Entrada Bluffs.; contact Jerry Hansen, PO Box 1459, Moab, UT 84532

October 8-10—WESTWEGO , LOUISIANA:

Annual show; Gem & Mineral Society of Louisiana; Alario Center, 2000 Segnette Blvd; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults: $5, students, and military (both with ID) $3, free admission for children under 12 ; 50th annual show, featuring dealers offering gems, fossils, minerals, Louisiana Opal, finished jewelry and tools; demonstrates and displays, and activities for children; contact Gem & Mineral Society of Louisiana , P.O. Box 52973, New Orleans , LA 70152, (225) 571-7871; Email: show@gmsofla.org; Website

October 8-10—HUNTSVILLE, ALABAMA:

Annual show; Huntsville Gem & Mineral Society; Jaycee Community Center, , 2180 Airport Rd. Huntsville, AL 35801; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $3, weekend $5, primary & secondary students $1, under 5 free; Our returning dealers offer a full spectrum of gems, jewelry, art objects, fossils, materials, and equipment. Displays, demonstrations, and hands-on activities for adults and kids. ; contact Lowell K. Zoller, 12021 Defender Dr., Huntsville, AL 35803, (256) 534-8803; Email: lzol@comcast.net; Website

October 9-9—ANTIOCH, CALIFORNIA:

Artisan Jewelry and Rock Sale; Antioch Lapidary Club; Antioch Lapidary Club clubhouse, 425 Fulton Shipyard Road; Sat. 10-4; FREE; Your invited to the Antioch Lapidary Club's annual Artisan Jewelry and Rock Sale/Swap. There will be booths with Jewelry, slabs, rough and other rock related item to purchase.; contact Gary Casillas, (925) 458-4076; Website


October 9-10—TEMPLE, TEXAS:

Annual show; Tri-City Gem and Mineral Society; Frank Mayborn Civic and Convention Center, 3301 N. 3rd St. ; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; $5.00 Adults; $3.00 13-17; Free under 12 years with parents; Vendors with rough, slabs, fossils, jewelry, geodes, displays, hourly door prizes, raffle, cab and wire-wrap demos.; contact Ruth Rolston, 106 Ottoway Drive, Temple, TX 76501, (718) 255-9; Email: lrolston@hot.rr.com

9-10—LOS ALTOS, CALIFORNIA:

Annual show; Peninsula Gem and Geology Society; Los Altos Community Center, One No. San Antonio Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; free admission; contact Steve Jobe, PO Box 4062, Los Altos, CA 94022, (408) 834-5384; Email: Steve_joge@sbcglobal.net; Website:

October 9-10—SIERRA VISTA, ARIZONA:

Annual show; Huachuca Mineral and Gem Club; The Mall at Sierra Vista, AZ, El Mercado Drive; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; Indoor and outdoor vendors, free gem identification by graduate gemologist, demonstrations and displays; contact Maudie Bailey, 5036 S. San Carlos Ave, Sierra Vista, AZ 85650, (520) 249-1541; Email: gmbailey@msn.com; Website:

October 9-10—TEMPLE, TEXAS:

Annual show; Tri-City Gem and Mineral Society; P.O. Box 1663 Temple, TX 76503, Mayborn Civic and Convention Center 3301 N. 3rd St. ; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, children (13-17) $3, free admission for children under 12 when accompanied by an adult; Vendors, displays, demonstrations, raffles, and activities for children; contact Ruth Rolston, 106 Ottoway Drive, Temple, TX 76501, (718) 255-9; Email: lrolstoon@hot.rr.com

October 9-10—WYSOX, PENNSYLVANIA:

Annual show; Che-Hanna Rock & Mineral Club; Wysox Vol. Fire Hall , 111 Lake Rd; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3.00 Students $1.00 under 8 free; Fluorescent program presented by UVBob , geode cutting, dealers selling minerals, fossils, jewelry, lapidary . ; contact Bob McGuire, 224 Church St., Lopez, PA 18628, (570) 928-9238; Email: uvbob1942@gmail.com; Website: chehannarocks1969@gmail.com

October 9-10—WALNUT CREEK, CALIFORNIA:

Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Guild; Civic Park Community Center, 1371 Civic Drive; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $12 (Under 12 free); Minerals, Crystals, Gems, Jewelry, beads, more than 30 booths; contact Jerry Tomlinson, PO Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 9o4966, (415) 383-7837; Email: jerry@crystalfair.com; Website

October 9-10—TOPEKA, KANSAS:

Annual show; Topeka Gem & Mineral Society; Stormont Vail Event Center, Agricultural Hall, 17th & Topeka Blvd; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, students (13-17) $1, free admission for children under 13 with paying adult; Dealers offering gems, minerals, jewelry, rocks, fossils, and lapidary supplies; junior rockhound and 4H displays; educational programs; activities for children; coupon for $1 off admission available on the club website www.TopekaGMS.org; contact Millie Mowry, 1934 SW 30th St, Topeka, KS 66611, (785) 267-2849; Email: rock2plate@aol.com; Website:

October 10-10—FALLBROOK, CALIFORNIA:

Annual show; Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Society; Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Society, 123 W. Alvarado Street; Sun. 9-4; Free!; Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Society proudly presents our annual Fall Festival of Gems - Reinvented! ; contact Michelle L Shearer, Fallbrook, CA 92028, (760) 805-2184; Email: Michelleleeshearer@gmail.com; Website

October 10-10—BRUSH, COLORADO: 

Annual show; Mark Elworth Jr; Jaycee Building, 500 Ellsworth Street, 116 s Clifton St; Sun. 11-5; Free Admission; contact Mark Elworth, 116 s Clifton St, Brush, CO 80723, (402) 812-1600; Email: markelworthjr@aol.com


October 15-17—CRANBROOK, BRITISH COLUMBIA:

Annual show; Cranbrook History Centre; Cranbrook History Centre, 57 van Horne St. So .; Fri. 4-9, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-3; Adults: $6, youth (11 - 19) and seniors $4, free admission for children 10 and under; Featuring vendors and exhibitors with gems, minerals, jewelry, beads, fossils and more. Educational exhibits, demonstrations, and activities for children. COVID restrictions if any, will apply. ; contact Valerie Bourne, P.O. Box 400, Cranbrook BC, BC V1C4H9, (250) 489-3918; Email: info@cranbrookhistorycentre.com; Website:

October 16-17—DES MOINES, IOWA:

Annual show; Des Moines Lapidary Society (DMLS); Iowa State Fairgrounds Elwell Family Food Center, 3000 E Grand Ave; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Admission $6, Children 12 & under FREE with adults; Vendors selling a variety of Gemstones, Beads, Jewelry, Silver, Crystals, Cabochons, Slabs, Rough, Mineral Specimens, Fossils, Tools, Findings, Children's Activities, Demonstrations, Displays, and Speakers; contact Show Committee, P.O. Box 470, Des Moines, IA 50302; Website

October 16-17—SEDONA, ARIZONA:

Annual show; Sedona Gem and Mineral Club; Sedona Red Rock H.S., Upper Red Rock Loop Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $4.00 - Children under 12 Free; 45 vendors, Many with native Arizona specimens. Kid Adventure to find free mineral specimens throughout the show. Food trucks on site.; contact Mark Moorehead; Email: fifthestate23@gmail.com; Website: sedonagemandmineral.org

October 16-17—SANFORD , FLORIDA:

Annual show; Florida Fossil Hunters; Sanford Civic Center, 401 E. Seminole Blvd; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $4, children $1; Fossils, rocks, minerals, artifact, educational exhibits, and activities for children; contact Valerie First, 223 Ringwood Dr, Winter Springs, FL 32708, (407) 721-0481; Email: vjfirst@aol.com; Website:

October 16-17—LEWISTON, IDAHO: 

Annual show; Hells Canyon Gem Club; Nezperce County Fair Grounds, 1229 Burrell Avenue; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3 per day, free admission for kids under 12 when accompanied by an adult; Vendors offering various specimens, silent auction, activities for children, and a raffle; contact Mary Lou Northrup, (208) 743-6944; Email: mlandjl@yahoo.com

October 22-24—AUSTIN, TEXAS:

Annual show; Austin Gem and Mineral Society (AGMS); Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Rd; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $8, military and seniors (60+) $7, children ages 13-18 $2, free admission for children 12 and under; Theme is Quartz; more than 30 vendors selling gemstones, minerals, crystals, fossils, beads, jewelry; exhibits including a touch table and fluorescent minerals; demonstrations and displays; contact Laird Fowler, 6719 Burnet Lane, Austin, TX 78641, (512) 458-9546; Email: showchairman@austingemandmineral.org; Website:

October 22-24—FRANKLIN, NORTH CAROLINA:

Show and sale; Gem & Mineral Society of Franklin, NC; Robert C. Carpenter Community Building, 1288 Georgia Road; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3.00; Under 12 FREE; Gold & Silver Jewelry, Rough & Cut Gemstones, Beads, Minerals, Lapidary supplies, Demonstrations and Repairs. Door prize drawings every hour. ; contact Linda Harbuck, 98 Hyatt Road, Franklin, NC 28734, (828) 524-3161; Email: lindah@franklin-chamber.com; Website:

October 23-24—CUYAHOGA FALLS, OHIO:

Annual show; Akron Mineral Society and Summit Lapidary Club; Emidio & Sons Expo Center, 48 E Bath Rd.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $5, seniors and students $4, children 7-14 $1, free admission for children under 6 and scouts in uniform; Show participants will adhere to safety regulations related to COVID-19, dealers will be selling rocks, minerals, fossils, gemstones, lapidary art and supplies; displays and demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Evelyn Tryon, 2028 Tallmadge Rd, Kent, OH 44240, (330) 673-9664; Email: gemboree76@gmail.com; Website:

October 23-24—DOVER, NEW HAMPSHIRE:

Annual show; Southeastern New Hampshire Mineral Club; Dover ELKS Lodge, 282 Durham Rd.; Sat. 10-4, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, free admission for children under 12 (accompanied by an adult) ; 16th Annual Earl and Melvina Packard Rock, Gem & Mineral Show. ; contact Brian, (207) 710-6254; Email: cshore108@yahoo.com

October 29-31—DANVILLE, INDIANA:

Annual show; American Gem, Mineral And Jewelry Show LLC; Hendricks County Fairgrounds, 1900 East Main St.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $7, ages 11-17 $2, and free admission for 10 and under; NEW LOCATION. NEW DATE. FREE PARKING. Vendors offering gems, minerals, jewelry, fossils, and meteorites; contact Alan Koch; Email: agmjs3@gmail.com; Website

October 30-31—JANESVILLE, WISCONSIN:

Annual show; Badger Lapidary & Geological Society; Craig Center, Rock County Fairgrounds, 1301 Craig Ave, 4771 County Road II; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Good Will Donation; 50th Annual Show! We'll have Rock & Mineral Vendors; Kids games & activities; Demonstrators; Speakers; Club Displays, and The Amazing Fluorescent Display.; contact Laurie A Trocke, 4771 County Road II, Highland, WI 53543, (608) 935-0597; Email: laurie.trocke@landsend.com; Website:

October 30-31—OKALHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA:

Annual show; Oklahoma Mineral & Gem Society; Oklahoma State Fair Park, 608 Kiamichi Place, Modern Living Building; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, free admission for children under 12; Featuring artisan jewelry, gemstones, crystals, fossils, rough rock, tools; demonstrations, displays, activities for children; contact Douglas Pollitt, 7400 NE 94th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73151, (405) 537-1997; Email: info@omgs-minerals.org; Website

 

 
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