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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, contact person, phone number, and email and/or website. Send all notices to

  • May 2–4—Kalamazoo, MI. Kalamazoo Geological and Mineral Society's Rock, Gem, Fossil, and Mineral Show, Kalamazoo Cnty. Expo Cntr., 2900 Lake St. Info.—Jerry VanNocker,, or

  • May 3–4—Cincinnati, OH. Cincinnati Mineral Society and the Cincinnati Dry Dredgers' Geofair 2014, 49th Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil, and Jewelry Show, Cincinnati Gardens, 2250 Seymour Ave. Info.—Terry Huizing, 513/574-7142, or, or

  • May 3–4—Marshfield, WI. Heart of Wisconsin Gem & Mineral Society's 41st Annual Show, Marshfield High School Fieldhouse, 1401 E. Becker Rd. Info.—Cynthia Kelman, 715/387-8782, or

  • May 3–4—Roseburg, OR. Umpqua Gem and Mineral Club's 44th Annual Show, Douglas Cnty. Fairgrounds, I-5 Exit 123. Info.—Janet Stringfellow,

  • May 3–4—Yucaipa, CA. Yucaipa Gem and Mineral Society's 54th Annual Show, Scherer Senior Cntr., 12202 First St. Info.—Lee Peterson, 909/794-0731, or, or

  • May 9–11—Columbia, MO. Central Missouri Rock and Lapidary Club's Annual Show and Sale, Central Missouri Events Cntr., 5212 N Oakland Gravel Rd. Info.—Robert McConnell, 573/445-5415, or

  • May 9–11—Marietta, GA. Georgia Mineral Society's Mother's Day Gem and Mineral Show, Cobb Cnty. Civic Cntr., 548 S. Marietta Pkwy. Info.—Shelly Stubbs,

  • May 10–11—Bozeman, MT. Bozeman Gem and Mineral Club's Annual Rock Show, Gallatin Cnty. Fairgrounds, Bldg. #1, 901 N. Black. Info.—Jerry Hancock,

  • May 16–18—Santa Ana, CA. Martin Zinn Expositions' West Coast Gem & Mineral Show, Holiday Inn, Orange County Airport, 2726 S. Grand Ave. Info.—

  • May 16–18—Southgate, MI. Midwest Mineralogical & Lapidary Society's 40th Southeastern Michigan Gem & Mineral Show, Southgate Arena, 14700 Reaume Pkwy. Info.—Leonard Swisher,, or Bill Barr, 505/803-4888, or

  • May 17–18—Hamilton, MT. Bitterroot Gem and Mineral Society's Treasures from the Universe, Ravalli Cnty. Fairground, 100 Old Corvallis Rd. Info.—Mike McConnell, 406/360-4944, or

  • May 17–18—Leesport, PA. Berks Mineralogical Society Show, Leesport Farmers Market, 312 Gernants Church Rd. Info.—Jim Woodeshick, 484/338-6738, or

  • May 17–18—Wauwatosa, WI. Wisconsin Geological Society's 57th Annual Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Show, Muellner Bldg., Hart Park, 72nd and W. State Sts. Info.—Paul Schmidt, 414/771-8668, or

  • June 6–8—Flagstaff, AZ. Coconino Lapidary Club and Silver Saddle Outdoor Market's 2nd Annual Gem and Mineral Show, Rt. 89 N. and Silver Saddle Rd. Info.—Becky Cox, 928/380-6657, or

  • June 7–8—Coeur d'Alene, ID. North Idaho Mineral Club's Annual Show, Kootenai Cnty. Expo and Event Cntr., Kathleen and Gov't Way. Info.—Mike Burton, 208/772-9347, or

  • June 7–8—Mansfield, OH. Richland Lithic & Lapidary Society's Annual Gem, Mineral, Jewelry & Fossil Show, Richland Cnty. Fairgrounds, 750 N. Home Rd. Info.—Tom Kottyan, 419/562-1152, or

  • June 7–8—Marion, KY. Ben E. Clement Mineral Museum's 9th Annual Clement Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show, 201 N Walker St. Info.—Tina Walker, 270/965-4263, or

  • June 13–15—Park Hills, MO. 17th Annual Missouri Mines Rock Swap, Missouri Mines Historic Site, St. Joe State Park, 4000 State Hwy. 32. Info.—Art Hebrank, 573/431-6226, or Boneta Hensley, 573/760-0488, or

  • June 14–15— Butte, MT. Butte Mineral and Gem Club’s Annual Gem and Mineral Show, Butte Civic Cntr. Annex, 1340 Harrison Ave. Info.—Joe Slouber, 406/494-3034.

  • June 14–15—Cartersville, GA. Tellus Science Museum's 24th RockFest, 100 Tellus Dr. Info.—Joe Schulman, 770/606-5700, or

  • June 14–15—Newport, OR. Oregon Coast Agate Club's 51st Annual Gem and Mineral Show, Yaquina View Elementary School, 351 SE Harney St. Info.—K. Myers, 541/264-5908, or, or

  • June 27–29—Bedford, IN. Lawrence Cnty. Rock Club, Inc.'s 49th Annual Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Show, Lawrence Cnty. Fairgrounds. Info.—Gary Fuquay, 812/498-4062, or

  • June 28–29—Culver City, CA. Culver City Rock and Mineral Club's 53rd Annual Fiesta of Gems Show, Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 4117 Overland Blvd. Info.—Janice Metz, 310/850-4398, or, or

  • July 11–13—Tulsa, OK. Tulsa Rock and Mineral Society, The American Federation Mineralogical Societies, and The Rocky Mountain Federation of Mineralogical Societies' Annual Show for Rocks, Fossils, Minerals, and Gems. Central Park Hall, Tulsa State Fairgrounds, 4800 E. 15th St. S. Info.—Finis Riggs, 918/587-4400, or, or Ben Thomas, 918/486-3788, or, or

  • July 12–13—Bethel, ME. Oxford Cnty. Gem and Mineral Association's 53rd Annual Gem and Mineral Show, Telstar High School, Rt. 26. Info.—Dennis Gross, 207/665-2759, or

  • July 18–20—Reedsport, OR. Lower Umpqua Gem & Lapidary Society's Treasures from the Earth Rock and Gem Show, Reedsport Community Bldg., 415 Winchester Ave. Info.—Susan Baughman,

  • July 26–27—South Burlington, VT. Burlington Gem and Mineral Club's 35th Annual Champlain Valley Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show, Tuttle Middle School, 500 Dorset St. Info.—Jeff Higgins, 802/849-6076, or

  • August 2—Ishpeming, MI. Ishpeming Rock and Mineral Club's 39th Annual Gem and Mineral Show, Ishpeming Elks Club, 597 lake Shore Dr. Info.—Ernest Johnson, 906/228-9422, or

  • August 8–10—North Bend, OR. Far West Lapidary & Gem Society's 52nd Annual Gem and Mineral Show, North Bend Community Cntr., 2222 N. Broadway. Info.—Don Innes, 541/396-5722, or

  • August 8–10—Port Townsend, WA. Port Townsend Rock Club's Annual Rock, Gem & Mineral Show, Jefferson Cnty. Fairgrounds, 4907 Landers St. Info.—Garnett Brooks, 360/379-5531.

  • August 8–10—West Springfield, MA. Martin Zinn Expositions'East Coast Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show, Better Living Cntr., Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Dr. Info.—

  • August 15–17—Hermiston, OR. Hatrockhounds Gem and Mineral Society's 2014 Show, Hermiston Conference Cntr., 415 S. Hwy 395. Info.—Judi Allison, 541/720-4950, or, or Mike Filarski, 541/571-2593, or

  • August 15–17—Lebanon, PA. Mid-Atlantic Gem and Mineral Association's 17th Annual Gem Miner's Jubilee Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Show, Lebanon Co. Fairgrounds, 80 Rocherty Rd. Info.—Teresa Schwab, 301/565-0487, or, or

  • September 10–14—Denver, CO. Martin Zinn Expositions' Colorado Mineral & Fossil Show, Ramada Plaza Denver Central, 4849 Bannock St. Info.—

  • September 13–14—North Adams, MA. Northern Berkshire Mineral Club's 51st Annual Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Show, Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #310, 515 Curran Hwy. Info.—Larry Michon, 413/663-8430, or

  • September 13–14—Port Angeles, WA. Clallam County Gem and Mineral Association's Annual Rock Show, Vern Burton Community Hall, 308 E. 4th St. Info.—Jennie Bourassa, 360/681-0372, or Kathy Schreiner, 360/681-3811, or

  • September 20–21—Castle Rock, WA. Southern Washington Mineralogical Society's Annual Show, Castle Rock Fairgrounds, 120 Fair Ln. Info.—Diann Thurston, 503/728-4274.

  • September 27–28—Billings, MT. Billings Gem and Mineral Club's Annual Rock Show, Billings Hotel and Convention Cntr., 1223 Mullowney Ln. Info.—Doug True, 406/670-0506, or

  • September 27–28—Franklin, NJ. 57th Franklin-Sterling Gem & Mineral Show, Franklin School, 50 Washington Ave. Info.—Pat Seger, 973/827-3481, or

  • October 4–5—Jefferson, WI. Rock River Valley Geological Society's 42nd Annual Mineral, Fossil, Gem & Jewelry Show. Jefferson Cnty. Fair Park, Jackson & Peurner Rds. Info.—Robert Schweitzer, 920/674-2544.

  • October 4–5—Missoula, MT. Hellgate Mineral Society's Gem and Mineral Show, Hilton Garden Inn, 2730 N. Reserve St. Info.—Bob Riggs, 406/543-3667, or

  • October 4–5—Springfield, OR. Springfield Thunderegg Rock Club's Annual Rock and Gem Show, Guy Lee Elementary School, 755 Harlow Rd. Info.—Mark Denoyer, 541/337-3433, or

  • October 10–12—Hillsboro, OR. Portland Regional Gem & Mineral Show Association's 34th Annual Portland Regional Rock and Mineral Show, Washington Cnty. Fair Complex, 873 NE 34th Ave. Info.—L. Smith,

  • October 17–19—Fort Wayne, IN. Three Rivers Gem and Mineral Society's 53rd Annual Rock, Mineral, Fossil, Jewelry, and Lapidary Show and Sale, Allen Cnty. Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Rd. Info.—Michele Yamanaka, 260/427-2196, or, or


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