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.
September 3–5—Silver City, NM. Grant County Rolling Stones Gem & Mineral Club's 28th Annual Gem and Mineral Show. Grant County Business & Conference Center, Hwy. 180 E. Info.—Marcia Andre, 575/534-0006, or rollingstonesgms.blogspot.com.
September 9–11—Greenfield, IN. 500 Earth Sciences Club's 35th Annual Greater Indianapolis Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Show, Hancock County. 4-H Fairgrounds. Info.—Erit Marchani, 317/370-1008, or email@example.com.
September 9–11—Winston-Salem, NC. Forsyth Gem & Mineral Club's 40th Annual Gem & Mineral Show, Educational Bldg., Dixie Classic Fairgrounds. Info.—W. A. Marion, firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 10–11—Pownal, VT. Northern Berkshire Mineral Club in North Adams, MA's Jewelry, Gem, and Mineral Show, American Legion Post #90, Rte. 7. Info.—Larry Michon, email@example.com, or nbmclub.webs.com
September 17–18—Harrisburg, PA. Central Pennsylvania Rock and Mineral Club's 46th Annual Gem, Mineral, and Jewelry Show, Zembo Shrine Center, 2801 N. Third St. Info.—Betsy Oberheim, 717/469-2243.
September 17–18—Rhinebeck, NY. Mid-Hudson Valley Gem & Mineral Society, Inc.'s 42nd Annual Show, Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rte. 9. Info.—Carolyn Reynard, 845/471-1224, or firstname.lastname@example.org, or www.mhvgms.org
September 23–25—Santa Fe, NM. 6th Annual New Mexico History Museum Palace of the Governors's Gem and Mineral Show, History Courtyard Palace of the Governors, 113 Lincoln Ave. Info.—Pennie McBrice, 505/476-5182, or email@example.com.
September 24–25—Monterey, CA. Carmel Valley Gem and Mineral Society's 52nd Carmel Valley Gem & Mineral Show, Monterey Fairgrounds, 2004 Fairgrounds Rd. Info.—Susie Harlow, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.cvgms.com
September 24–25—Franklin, NJ. 55th Annual Franklin Mineral Museum Gem & Mineral Show, Franklin School, Washington Ave. Info.—Pat Seger, 973/827-3481, or email@example.com, or www.franklinmineralmuseum.com
October 1–2—Jefferson, WI. Rock River Valley Geological Society's 39th Annual Mineral, Rock, Fossil, Gem & Jewelry Show, Jefferson Cnty. Fair Park, Jackson & Peurner Rds. Info.—Robert Schweitzer, 920/674-2544.
October 1–2—Lexington, KY. Rockhounds of Central Kentucky's 21st Annual Gem Mineral Jewelry Show, KY National Guard Armory, 4301 Airport Rd. Info.—Allen Ferrell, firstname.lastname@example.org, or www.lexingtonrockclub.com.
October 8–9—Trona, CA. Searles Lake Gem & Mineral Society's 70th annual Gem-O-Rama Gem & Mineral Show, SLG&MS Lapidary and Show Bldg., 13337 Main St. Info.—Jim or Bonnie Fairchild, 760/372-5356, or www1.iwvisp.com/tronagemclub.
October 8–9—Worthington, PA. Kit-Han-Ne Rock & Gem Club's Rock & Gem Show, West Franklin Fire Hall. Info.—Albert Zabinski, email@example.com, or http://www.facetersco-op.com/zabinski/gemshow.htm.
October 14–16—Detroit, MI. Greater Detroit Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show, Macomb Community College Expo Center. Info.—www.michmin.org.
October 14–16—Kelso, WA. Pacific NW Friends of Mineralogy Symposium and Mineral Show, Kelso Red Lion Hotel, 510 Kelso Dr. Info.—www.pnwfm.org/symposium.html.
October 15–16—Chicago Heights, IL. The South Suburban Earth Science Club's and Prairie State College's 42nd Annual Fossil, Gem, Mineral, and Jewelry Show, Prairie State College, 202 Halsted. Info.—Peggy Keating-Bolm, firstname.lastname@example.org, or email@example.com.
October 15–16—Johnstown, NY. Fulton Cnty. Mineral Show, Johnstown Moose Lodge, Rte. 30A. Info.—Bob Hartig, 518/842-5948, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 21–23—Austin, TX. Austin Gem and Mineral Society's Gem Capers 2011, Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Rd. Info.—Susan Postlethwait, email@example.com, or 512/458-9546, or www.gemcapers.com.
October 21–23—Fort Wayne, IN. Three Rivers Gem & Mineral Soceity's Golden Show Anniversary, Allen Cnty. Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Rd. Info.—Michele Yamanaka, 4336 Charter Lane, Fort Wayne, IN 46815.
October 21–23—Indianapolis, IN. GeoFest, 10th Annual Indiana State Museum Fossil, Gem, and Mineral Show, 650 W. Washington St. Info.—Peggy Fisherkeller, 317/232-7172, or firstname.lastname@example.org, or www.indianamuseum.org.
October 21–23—Mason, MI. Central Michigan Lapidary and Mineral Society's 46th Annual Show, Ingham Cnty. Fairgrounds, Main Arena, 700 Ash St. Info.—Roger Laylin, 517/349-3249, or show@michrocks, or www.michrocks.org.
October 22–23—Gurnee, IL. Lake County Gem and Mineral Show, Key Lime Cove, 1700 Nations Dr. Info.—Gere Bunnell, 847-336-1270, or email@example.com.
October 29—Fairless Hills, PA. The Rock and Mineral Club of Lower Bucks County, PA's Annual “Ultraviolation” All Fluorescent Mineral Show, First United Methodist Church, 840 Trenton Rd. Info.—Chuck O'Loughlin, 856/663-1383, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
November 4–6—Cleveland, OH. The Micromineral Society of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History's Annual Micromount Symposium, 1 Wade Oval, University Circle. Info.—Dick Green, 330/929-2395, or email@example.com
November 12–13—Fairfax, VA. The Northern Virginia Mineral Club's 20th Annual Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show, George Mason University, Student Union Bldg. II, Rte. 123 & Braddock Rd. Info.—Jim Kostka, firstname.lastname@example.org, or www.novamineralclub.org.
November 12–13—New York, NY. The NY Mineralogical Club, Inc.'s Fall 2011 New York City Gem and Mineral Show, Holiday Inn Midtown, 440 West 57th St. Info.—Tony Nikischer, 914/739-1134, or www.excaliburmineral.com.
November 18–20—Columbia, SC. The Columbia, SC Gem & Mineral Society's 44th Annual Gem, Mineral, & Jewelry Show 2011, Jamil Temple, 206 Jamil Rd. Info.—Susan Shrader, 803/736-9317, or email@example.com, or www.cgams.org.
November 18–20—St. Louis, MO. St. Louis Mineral and Gem Society's 54th Annual Mineral, Fossil, and Gem Show, Affton Community Center, 9801 Mackenzie Rd. Info.—Melissa Perucca, firstname.lastname@example.org, or stlrockclub.com.
November 25–27—Mobile, AL. Mobile Rock and Gem Society's Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil, and Jewelry Show, Greater Gulf State Fairgrounds, Cody Rd. & Ziegler Blvd. Info.—email@example.com.