NOTICE TO CLUBS—Listing of all shows is a free service provided by ROCKS & MINERALS. Information on upcoming shows must be received at least four months before date of publication. Include date, place, sponsoring club, and name and address of show chairman. Send all notices to firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 12—Skokie, IL. Chicago Rocks & Minerals Society 62nd Annual Silent Auction of Rocks, Minerals, Fossils, Gemstones, and Jewelry. St. Peter's United Church of Christ, 8013 Laramie Ave. Info.—Jeanine N. Mielecki, 773/774-2054, or email@example.com.
March 12–13—Macomb, IL. Geodeland Earth Science Clubs' Annual Show. Western Illinois University, Murray St. Info.—Jim Travis, 309/645-3609, or Regina Kapta, 217/233-1164.
March 12–13—Turlock, CA. Mother Lode Mineral Society of California 45th Annual Jewelry & Rock Show. Turlock Fairgrounds 900 N. Broadway. Info.—Bud & Terry McMillin, 209/524-3494, or www.turlockgemshow.com.
March 18–19—Jackson, MI. 49th Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show. Jackson Cnty. Fairgrounds, 200 Ganson St. Info.—John LaMont, 765/647-4894.
March 18–20—Albuquerque, NM. Albuquerque Gem & Mineral Club's 42nd Annual Show: Treasures of the Earth, Creative Arts Center Bldg., NM State Fairgrounds. Info.—Paul Hlava, 505/255-5478, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 18–20—Hickory, NC. Catawba Valley Gem & Mineral Club, 41st Unifour Gem, Mineral, Bead, Fossil & Jewelry Show, Hickory Metro Convention Ctr. Info.—Baxter Leonard, 828/320-4028.
March 19–20—Seattle, WA. North Seattle Lapidary & Mineral Club's 57th Annual Rock and Gem Show. Lake City Community Center 12531 28th Ave. Info.—www.NorthSeattleRockClub.org.
March 25–27—North St. Louis County, MO. Rock Hobby Club 51th Annual Gems, Minerals, Fossils, Jewelry, and Artifacts Show. Machinists Hall Auditorium, 12365 St. Charles Rock Rd. Info.—Willis Smith, Missouriemail@example.com.
March 26–27—Chambersburg, PA. The Franklin Cnty. Rock & Mineral Club's 33rd Annual Mineral & Jewelry Show. Shalom Christian Academy, 126 Social Island Rd. Info.—Mike Mowen, firstname.lastname@example.org, or 717/264-9024.
March 26–27—Holyoke, MA. Western Mass. Mineral, Jewelry, and Fossil Show. Connecticut Valley Mineral Club. Holiday Inn at Ingleside, Exit 15 off I-91. Info.—www.cvmineralclub.org.
March 26–27—St. Monroe, WI. Badger Lapidary & Geological Society, Inc., 41st Annual Mineral, Gem & Fossil Show. Monroe High School, 1600 26th St. Info.—Teri Marche, email@example.com, or www.badgerrockclub.org.
April 7–9—Wyoming, MI. Indian Mounds Rock & Mineral Club's 36th Annual Show, Unburied Ancient Treasures. Rogers Plaza Town Center, 972 28th St. Info.—Don Van Dyke, 616/669-6932, or http://indianmoundsrockclub.com/index.htm.
April 9–10—Abilene, TX. Central Texas Gem & Mineral Society of Abilene Central Texas Gem & Mineral Jewelry Show. Abilene Civic Center, N 6th & Pine St. Info.—Sallie Lightfoot, 325/692-4642, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 9–10—Des Plaines, IL. Des Plaines Geological Society's 46th Annual Jewelry, Gem, Fossil, Mineral and Lpaidary Show. Des Plaines Park District Leisure Center, 2222 Birch St. Info.—Frank Lavin, 815/298-9178, or email@example.com.
April 9–10—Johnson City, NY. The New York Southern Tier Geology Club's 42nd Annual Mineral Show, Johnson City Senior Center, 30 Brocton Ave. Info.—Al Conklin, 607/625-4140.
April 9–10—Marion, IL. Southern Illinois Earth Science Club Annual Gem & Mineral Show. Williamson County Pavilion, 1602 Sioux Dr. Info.—Mike Chontofalsky, 618/532-0455, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 9–10—Mariposa, CA. “Mountains of Minerals” Mariposa Mineral & Gem Show. Fairgrounds on Hwy. 49. Info.—209/742-7625, or email@example.com.
April 9–10—Dothan, AL. Dothan Gem & Mineral Club 4th Annual Show. Westgate Park, 501 Recreation Rd. Info.—Arnie Lambert, 334/792-7116, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 14–17—Rochester, NY. 38th Rochester Mineralogical Symposium. Radisson Hotel Rochester Airport, 175 Jefferson Rd. Info.—Helen Chamberlain, email@example.com.
April 15–16—Wichita, KS. Wichita Gem & Mineral Show: World of Wonders, Cessna Activity Ctr., 2744 George Washington Blvd. Info.—Gene Maggard, 316/742-3746.
April 16—Woodbury, MN. St. Croix Rockhounds Annual Show. Valley Creek Mall, 175 Weir Drive. Info.—Bill Cordua, 715/425-3139, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 16–17—Pittsburgh, PA. Monongahela Rockhounds' Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show, West Mifflin Volunteer Fire Co. #4 Skyview Hall, 640 Noble Dr. Info.—Bret Howard, 724/327-8618, www.monongahelarockhounds.org.
April 16–17—Portland, ME. Maine Mineralogical and Geological Society's 28th annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil and Jewelry Show. Sullivan Gymnasium, 96 Falmouth Street. Info.—Chad Cramer, 207/324-8610, or email@example.com.
April 29–May 1—Irvine, KY. 4th Annual Rock, Gem, & Mineral Show at the 21ST Annual Mountain Mushroom Festival. Estill County School's Central Office, 253 Main Street. Info.—Jane Volk, Jane.firstname.lastname@example.org, or http://mountainmushroomfestival.org/.
April 30–May 1—Anaheim, CA. Searchers Gem & Mineral Society 52nd Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show. Brookhurst Community Center, 2271 W. Crescent Ave. Info.—Beth Pelfrey, email@example.com, or www.searchersrocks.org.
April 30–May 1—Charleston, SC. Lowcountry Gem & Mineral Society's 20th Annual Lowcountry Jewelry, Gem, Mineral, & Fossil Show. North Charleston Convention Center Complex, Exhibit Hall A. Info.—Karen Havenstein, 843/795-2956, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 30–May 1—Franklin, NJ. N.J. Earth Science Association, the Sterling Hill Mining Museum and the Franklin-Ogdensburg Mineralogical Society 39th Annual NJESA Show. Franklin School, 50 Washington Ave. Info.—973/209-7212. Dealer Info.—Russell Brarens, 908/421-1045.
April 30–May 1—Marshfield, WI. 38th Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewlery Show. Marshfield High School Fieldhouse, 1401 Becker Rd. Info.—Cynthia Kelman, 715/387-8782, or email@example.com.
April 30–May 1—Medford, OR. Diamonds are Forever, Roxy Ann Gem & Mineral Society's Annual Gem & Mineral Show. Medford National Guard Armory, 1701 S. Pacific Highway. Info.—Sandra Roney, firstname.lastname@example.org, or www.craterrock.com.
April 30–May 1—Topsfield, MA. North Shore Rock & Mineral Club 48th Annual Gem and Mineral Show. Topsfield Fairgrounds, Coolidge Hall and Trade Building, Rt. 1. Info.—Joe Weisberg, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, or email@example.com/nsrmc.
May 6–8—Marietta, GA. Georgia Mineral Society's 43rd Annual Mother's Day Gem and Mineral Show. Cobb County Civic Center, 548 Marietta Parkway. Info.—Tom Batcha, firstname.lastname@example.org, or www.gamineral.org.
May 7–8—Cincinnati, OH. Cincinnati Mineral Society and the Cincinnati Dry Dredgers: Geofair 2011, Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show. Cincinnati Gardens, 2250 Seymour Ave. Info.—Terry Huizing, 513/574–7142, or email@example.com, or www.geofair.com.
May 14–15—Leesport, PA. Berks Mineralogical Society 43rd Annual World of Gems and Minerals. Leesport Farmers Market Banquet Hall, Rte 61. Info.—Jim Woodeshick, firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 14–15—Wausatosa, WI. 54th Annual Wisconsin Geological Society Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show, Muellner Bldg., Hart Park. Info.—Paul Schmidt, 414/771-8668, or email@example.com.
May 15–16—Cheyenne, WY. Cheyenne Mineral and Gem Society Annual Show. American Legion Post 6, 2001 E. Lincolnway. Info.—George Durako, Bluebarite1@bresnan.net.
May 15–17—Champaign, IL. 47th Forum on the Geology of Industrial Minerals. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Info.—Kathy Henry, 217/244-8994, or http://www.isgs.illinois.edu/sections/indust-min/im-home.shtml.
May 21—Seattle, WA. 4th Seattle Mineral Market. Lake City Community Center, 12531 28th Ave NE. Info.—Bart Cannon, 206/522-9233, or www.cannonmicroprobe.com/test.htm.
May 22–25—Montreal, Quebec. Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum's 2011 Conference & Exhibition. Info.—www.cim.org/montreal2011.
May 28–29—Wheaton, IL. 35th Annual Chicagoland Gem & Mineral Association Show & Sale. Dupage County Fairgrounds Main Building, 2015 W. Manchester Rd. Info.—Rich Dillon, firstname.lastname@example.org, or www.chicagolandgemshow.org.
June 11–12—Cartersville, GA. Rockfest 2011 the 21st annual gem and mineral show at Tellus Science Museum. 100 Tellus Drive. Info.—Joe Schulman, 770/606-5700.
June 11–12—Casper, WY. Natrona County Rockhounds 64th Annual Gem & Mineral Show. Yellowstone Garage, 355 W. Yellowstone Hwy. Info.—Randy Sternberg, 307/724-6156, or Helen Hoff, 307/266-2839, or email@example.com.
June 24–26—Bloomington, IN. Lawrence County Rock Club, Inc., 46th Annual Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show-Swap. Monroe County 4-H Fairgrounds, Airport Road. Info.—Dave Treffinger, 812/295-3463, or www.lawrencecountyrockclub.org.
June 25–26—Gilsum, NH. 47th Annual Gilsum Rock Swap and Mineral Show. Gilsum Elementary School grounds, Route 10. Info.—Rob Mitchell, 603/357-9636, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
July 16–17—Erie, PA. Gem City Rock & Mineral Society 42nd Annual Gem and Mineral Show. JMC Ice Arena, 423 W 38th St. Info.—Bob Gallivan, email@example.com, or http://www.gemcityrockclub.org/show.htm.
August 27–28—Mountain Home, AR. Ozark Earth Science Rock, Mineral & Fossil Club Show. Senior Center in Cooper Park, 1101 Spring St. Info.—Ed Hakesley, 870/242-0956, firstname.lastname@example.org, or www.earthscience.com.
September 3–5—Silver City, NM. Grant County Rolling Stones Gem and Mineral Club 28th Annual Gem and Mineral Show. Grant County Business and Conference Center, Hwy 180 East. Info.—Marcia Andre, 575/534-0006, or http://rollingstonesgms.blogspot.com.