USA Mineral Shows in OCTOBER 2022

October 1-2—CABOT, ARKANSAS:

Annual show; Central Arkansas Gem, Mineral, and Geology Society; Cabot Event Center, 508 North Lincoln St; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; $3 Adults, Children under 12, first responders, scouts, military in uniform free; Dealers selling gems, minerals, fossils, geodes, beads, jewelry, and supplies. Door prizes, educational displays, demonstrations and make and take activities, fluorescent room, Kids dig, spinning wheel and other games for all. Check out our new larger venue across from Cabot High School; contact David Murray, (501) 346-5990; Email:; Website


Annual show; Worthen Earth Searchers; Rock Island County Fairgrounds, 4200 Archer Drive; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Admission $1, Children under 12 Free; Silent Auctions, Rocks, Fossils, Jewelry and more! Geode Cracking, Wire Wrapping; contact Mike Shumate, (217) 219-2315; Email:; Website


Annual show; Marysville Rock & Gem Club; Evergreen State Fairgrounds, Display Bldg #500, 14405 179th Ave SE, (Off Hwy 2, Just West of Monroe, WA); Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission & Free Parking; New & Larger Location! 46th Annual Rocktoberfest! Children's Activities, Displays, Door Prizes, Food, Grab Bags, Lapidary Demonstrations, Raffle, Silent Auction, Vendors. Welcome back after two years!!; contact Christina Morrissey; Email:; Website


Retail show; H & R Gem Shows; Sadye Gibbs Martin Community Center, 1601 E Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Blvd; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; $5/person Adult; Full Gem and Mineral Show with Jewelry, Gems, Mineral and Fossil Specimens, Rough Rock, Geodes, Components, Beads and Findings; contact Jerri A Heer, (419) 344-9999; Email:; Website


Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Scottish Rite Center, 6151 H St; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 weekend pass; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, pearls, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email:; Website


Retail show; Treasures of the Earth, Inc; Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th Street; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $8, 16 and under free; Vendors have jewelry of all types, custom faceted gemstones, beads, crystals, minerals, and fossils. The local clubs provide displays, demonstrations and geode cutting on-site; contact Ellen White, (804) 642-2011; Email:; Website


Annual show; Nichigan Mineralogical Society; Macomb Community College Sports & Expo Center, 14500 E. 12 Mile Rd; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 11-5; Adults - $8 online; Children - $4 online Seniors - $4 online Veterans with ID FREE; Fossil dig, $1 grab bags, panning for gold, 72 dealers with beautiful jewelry, gems, minerals and fossils; 40 educational displays from museums and private collectors, geode splitting, door prizes, FREE quartz crystal for the first 250 entrants each day, world reknown lecturers, two silent auctiions; contact Dave Lurie, (248) 224-0752; Email:; Website


Annual show; West Valley Rock & Mineral Club; Buckeye Arena, 802 North 1st Street; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-2; $3 Adults kids under 13 free; Rocks, Gems, Jewelry, Minerals, Fossils, Beads, Slabs, Cabs, Gold Panning, Scavenger Hunt, and Rock Painting; contact Lara Serbin, (602) 405-2926; Email:; Website


Annual show; Philadelphia Mineralogical Society; St Michael's Grove, 400 Jacobs St; Sat. 10-6; $5 Adults, under 13 free, scouts in uniform free; Mineral Treasures Outdoor Show Minerals, Fossils, Gem sales Kids Activities and Free Specimens Snack Bar, Picnic Grounds, Free Parking, Indoor Restrooms; contact Don McAlarnen; Email:; Website


Annual Members Rock, Gem, and Jewelry Sale; Idaho Falls Gem and Mineral Society; Bonneville Co. Fairgrounds, 1542 East 73rd South, South of Sandy Downs Racetrack on Woodruff Ave; Sat. 9-5; $3 Children 12 and under free; This one-day event offers an opportunity to purchase, offers an opportunity to purchase only from members of the Society their unique jewelry; unusual handcrafted artisan items; gemstones; rough rock and slabs; polished stones; mineral and fossil specimens; used equipment; contact Bill Thielbahr, (208) 524-0139; Email:


Annual show; Nevada County Gem and Mineral Society; Nevada County Fairgrounds, 11228 McCourtney Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; $3 For Adults, Children Age 12 years and under free with a paid adult. Military with I.D. Free; 2022 Earth's Treasurers Show, 26+ exhibitors, 28+ Vendors, Gold Panning, Demonstrations, Talks, Expanded Kids Corner Raffles, Silent Auction and much more; contact Mitchell Frank Van Hecke, (530) 575-4252; Email:; Website:


Annual show; Huachuca Mineral and Gem Club; The Mall at Sierra Vista, 2200 El Mercado Loop; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; free; Vendors inside and out. Handicapped accessible. Free admission and free parking. Fluorescent display, Raffle (hourly and door prize). Family-friendly; contact Maudie Bailey, (520) 249-1541; Email:; Website

October 8-9—TOPEKA, KANSAS:

Annual show; Topeka Gem and Mineral Society; Agriculture Hall, Stormont Vail Event Center, 17th & Topeka Blvd; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adult $6, Student (13-17) $2, Child under 13 w/adult Free. Coupon is available at our website; Gems, Minerals, Jewelry, Lapidary Supplies, Rock & Fossil Dealers, Junior Rockhound Presentations, 4H Displays, Speakers, Free Demonstrations: Silversmithing, Stone Cutting-Rocks, Wire Wrapping & Sphere Making, Silent Auctions, Door Prize Drawings; contact M Mowry, (785) 267-2849; Email:; Website:

October 8-9—TEMPLE, TEXAS:

Annual show; Tri-City Gem and Mineral Society; Mayborn Civic and Convention Center, 3303 N. 3rd St; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, Teens (13-17) $3, Children 12/under free with parents; Featuring vendors with jewelry, beads, geodes, slabs, gems, and minerals, carvings, and more, Door prizes, silent auctions, displays, demos, scavenger hunt for kids, treasure wheel, and more; contact Susan Lovelace, (619) 987-1140; Email:


Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Guild; Civic Park Community Center, 1371 Civic Drive (at Broadway), 2 Marina Blvd; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $14 (under12 free); Crystals, gems, jewelry over 30 booths; contact Jerry Tomlinson, (415) 383-7837; Email:; Website


Annual show; Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Society; Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Museum, 123 W. Alvarado Street; Sun. 9-4; Free; Free admission to show and museum, free parking. Free booths for nonprofit groups promoting minerals, gems, or fossils. Vendors must apply by August 1. A family-friendly event in downtown Fallbrook. Do not miss the spectacular raffle; contact Mishell Rose, (760) 728-6599; Email:; Website

October 14-16—DANVILLE, INDIANA:

Annual show; American Gem, Mineral And Jewelry Shows LLC; Hendricks County Fairgrounds, 1900 E Main St; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-4; Adults $7, Ages 11-17 $2, Free admission for age 10 and under; Vendors offering Gems, Minerals, Jewelry, Beads, Fossils and Meteorites; contact Alan Koch; Email:; Website:


Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Dr; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 weekend pass; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, pearls, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email:; Website


Annual show; Gem & Mineral Society of Louisiana; The John A. Alario Event Center, 2000 Segnette Blvd.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $6 Adult Admission and $3 Admission for Students, Military, & Members (all with ID) covers all days! Kids under 12 and Scouts in Uniform are Free! Kids under 12 will get free Grab Bags of specimens; Demonstrations of cabochon cutting and jewelry making! Exhibits of specimen materials, cabochons, and jewelry. Games for kids, and geode cracking, too; contact J. David Cope, (504) 214-6754


Annual show; Woodland Hills Rock Chippers; First United Methodist Church, 22700 Sherman Way, 3598 Chestnut Dr; Sat. 10-5; Free admission and parking; contact Virginia Rotramel, (951) 403-2634; Email:; Website

October 15-16—SEDONA, ARIZONA:

Annual show; Sedona Gem and Mineral Club; Sedona Red Rock H.S., Hwy 89A and Upper Red Rock Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Admission $4 - Children under 12 FREE; contact Bill Schwartz; Email:; Website:


Annual show; El Dorado County Mineral and Gem Society; El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Drive; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; ADULTS - $7 Seniors or Military - $6 Kids 12 and Under Free with Paid Adult; Variety of Dealers featuring Gems, Minerals, Fossils, Meteorites, Crystals, Beads, Jewelry and more. Activities include Rock & Gem Identification, Demonstrations, Educational Displays, Silent Auction, Fluorescent Tent, Geode Cutting, Free Kids Activities. Something for everyone and every age; contact Jackie Cerrato, (530) 676-2472; Email:; Website:

October 15-16—TAMPA, FLORIDA:

Annual show; Tampa Bay Mineral & Science Club; Florida State Fairgrounds - Special Events Center, 4800 US 301, Tampa FL 33610, Special Events Center; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; $8 Includes Parking, Kids under 12 free. Look for online coupons; Come visit us and our vendors for the Tampa Bay Mineral & Science Clubs 63rd Annual Tampa Rock, Gem, Mineral and Bead show; contact Greig Lundergan, (813) 684-2039; Email:; Website:

October 15-16—DES MOINES, IOWA:

Annual show; Des Moines Lapidary Society; Iowa State Fairgrounds - Elwell Family Food Center, 3000 E Grand Ave; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Admission - $6, Children 12 & Under FREE and FREE Parking; The 2022 Annual Gem, Jewelry, Mineral & Fossil Show returns to the Iowa State Fairgrounds. This event is family-friendly, with activities, speakers, demonstrations, displays, and much more to see. 20+ Vendors from across the United States; contact Show Committee; Website:


Annual show; Bristol Gem & Mineral Club; Douglas Beals Bristol Senior Center, 240 Stafford Ave, 127 Herschel Ave; Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 10-4; $5; contact Michael Zagielski, (860) 997-3350; Email:

October 15-16—LEWISTON, IDAHO:

Annual show; Hells Canyon Gem Club; Nez Perce County Fair Grounds, 1229 Burrell Avenue; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; $5 for the weekend; We have a silent auction, kids activities, a raffle, hourly door prizes, various vendors; contact Mary Lou Northrup, (208) 816-8329; Email:


Annual show; Mid America Paleontology Society (MAPS); Orr Building State of Illinois Fair Grounds, State of Illinois Fairgrounds 66 4H Rd Springfield Il 62629, 45 Birch Drive; Fri. 8-5, Sat. 8-5, Sun. 8-3; Free Admission; Topic Lagerstatten Talk Friday at 5:30 pm Friday Live Auction 5:30 pm both events at the Northfield Inn Springfield Il; contact Thomas Williams Show Chairman, (815) 228-5083; Email:

October 21-23—DEL MAR, CALIFORNIA:

Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 weekend pass; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, pearls, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email:; Website:


Show and sale; Frankin NC Gem & Mineral Society; Robert C Carpenter Community Building, 1288 Georgia Road; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $3 adults; 12 & under Free; Rough and cut gemstones, gold and silver jewelry, gemstone jewelry, specimens, jewelry repair, beads, findings, demonstrations, door prizes given each hour; contact Linda Harbuck, (828) 524-3161; Email:; Website:

October 21-23—DANVILLE, INDIANA:

Annual show; American Gem, Mineral And Jewelry Shows LLC; Hendricks County Fairgrounds, 1900 East Main St; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $7, ages 11-17 $2, free admission for 10 and under; contact Alan Koch; Email:; Website:

October 21-23—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; Children ages 12 and under free, Ages 13-18 $2, Adults $8, Military ID and Seniors (60+) $7; 30+ vendors of jewelry, beads, gemstones, minerals, crystals, fossils & spheres. Exhibits of touch table of rocks and fossils, fluorescent minerals, and collections. Demos in faceting, cabbing, and wire wrapping. Theme Fluorescents. $1 each Gem Mine, Jewelry making, Wheel of Fortune. Grand prize; contact Laird Fowler, (512) 458-9546; Email:; Website:

October 21-23—MASON, MICHIGAN:

Annual show; Central Michigan Lapidary & Mineral Society (The Lansing, Michigan area Rock Club); Ingham County Fairgrounds Main Arena, 700 East Ash Street; Fri. 1-7, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, Teen $3, 12 and under FREE with Adult, Scouts In Uniform Free, ($1 off with Coupon @; Gems, Minerals, Fossils, Lapidary & Jewelry Show .... Displays, Silent Auction, Dealers, Hourly Door Prizes, Raffle, Fluorescent Display, Working Demonstrations, Petoskey Stone Polishing, Touch & Feel Table, FREE parking; contact Ruth Lehner, (517) 643-4406; Email:; Website:


Show and sale; Akron Mineral Society and Summit Lapidary Club; Emidio's Expo Center, 48 E Bath Rd; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, Seniors (55+) $4, Children (7-14) $1, Under 7 and Scouts in uniform Free; Fluorescent Mineral Display, Lapidary Arts Displays, Geode Cracking, Gem Mine, Children's Activities, Demonstrations, Door Prizes, Silent Auction. Our Future Rockhounds of America Chapter makes displays. Handicap Accessible. Free Parking; contact Evelyn Tryon, (330) 673-9664; Email:; Website: Gemboree Network


Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Rd; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 weekend pass; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, pearls, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email:; Website:

October 28-30—WEST JORDAN, UTAH:

Annual show; Rockhounders Outreach for Community Knowledge (R.O.C.K.); Viridian Library and Event Center, 8030 South 1825 West; Fri. 4-8, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission is $2 except for scouts in uniform and children under 12 are free admittance; There will be fossils, minerals, gems and jewelry on display and for sale. Hands-on activities for everyone. Come build your own rock collection. Door prizes and a silent auction will be going on daily; contact Angela Deiter - (801) 634-5167/Janica Wright (801-641-8588)

October 29-30—ANCHORAGE, ALASKA:

Annual show; Chugach Gem and Mineral Society; Midtown Mall, 600 E Northern Lights Blvd; Sat. 10-7, Sun. 12-6; free; contact Paul Burger; Email:
October 29-30—OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA: Annual show; Oklahoma Gem & Mineral Society; State Fair Park - Modern Living Building, 608 Kiamichi Place; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6; 12 and under Free; 2022 Gems & Stones & Petrified Bones - Come see & purchase crystals, fossils, artisan jewelry, gems, rough rock, and tools from 40 vendors. There will be exhibits & demonstrations of lapidary techniques. Win door prizes, bid on silent auctions, see a fluorescent display and children's activities; contact Douglas Pollitt, (405) 537-1997; Email:; Website:


Retail show; Anoka County Gem & Mineral Club; Crystal Community Center, 4800 Douglas Dr. N; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free; contact Martha Miss, (651) 459-0343; Email: