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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

March 3–4—Issaquah, WA. East KingCo Rock Club's 2018 Gem, Mineral, and Jewelry Show, Pickering Barn, 1730 10th Ave. NW. Info.—Cindy Smith, 206/953-3456, or

March 3–4—Caldwell, ID. Owyhee Gem & Mineral Society's 64th Annual Gem & Mineral Show, O'Conner Field House, 2200 Blaine St. Info.—Darell Ehlers, 208/674-1213, or

March 3–4—Ventura, CA. Ventura Gem & Mineral Society's 56th Annual Gem, Mineral, Lapidary & Fossil Show, Ventura Cnty. Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd. Info.—Diane Cook, 805/312-8467, or, or

March 3–4—Wilmington, DE. DE Mineralogical Society, Inc.'s 55th Annual Earth Science Gem and Mineral Show, University of DE, Arsht Conference Cntr., 2800 Pennsylvania Ave. Info.—Elaine Kipp, 410/392-6826, or, or

March 10—Oxford, OH. Friends of Mineralogy, Cincinnati Mineral Society, and Miami University Geology Department's 6th Annual Midwest Mineralogical Symposium, Shideler Hall, 250 S. Patterson Ave. Info.—Randy Marsh,, or

March 10–11—Filer, ID. Magic Valley Gem Club's 68th Annual Gem Show, Twin Falls Cnty. Fairgrounds, 215 Fair Ave. Info.—Chris Funk, 208/539-5369, or Jon Cromer, 208/293-5846, or

March 10–11—Hadley, MA. Connecticut Valley Mineral Club's Mineral, Jewelry, and Fossil Show, Hadley Farms Meeting House, 41 Russell St. Info.—Robert Colby, 413/527-4017,, or

March 10–11—Kalispell, MT. Northwest MT Rock Chucks's Gold, Gem, and Mineral Show, Flathead Cnty. Fairgrounds, Expo Bldg., 265 N. Meridian Rd. Info.—Lloyd Fager, 608/436-0780, or

March 10–11—Klamath Falls, OR. Rock and Arrowhead Club's Annual Show, Klamath Cnty. Fairgrounds, 3531 S. 6th St. Info.—Laura Limb, 541/281-8058, or Garwin Carlson, 541/882-8276.

March 10–11—Turlock, CA. Mother Lode Mineral Society's Rock & Gem Show, Stanislaus Fairgrounds, 900 N. Broadway. Info.—Bud and Terry McMillin, 209/524-3494, or, or

March 10–11—Seattle, WA. N. Seattle Lapidary & Mineral Club's 64th Annual Rock and Gem Show, Crown Hill Cntr., 9250 14th Ave. NW. Info.—Susan Gardner, 425/483-2295, or

March 11—Fairless Hills, PA. Leidy Microscopical Society's 41st Annual Micromount Symposium, Northminster Presbyterian Church, 140 Trenton Rd. Info.—Don McAlarnen,, or 610/584-1364.

March 16–17—Spanish Fork, UT. Timpanogos Gem and Mineral Society's Annual Rock, Gem, & Mineral Show, Spanish Fork Fairgrounds, 475 S. Main St. Info.—Karl Brough, 435/660-0032, or, or Keith Fackrell, 801/592-0410, or

March 16–18—Albuquerque, NM. Albuquerque Gem & Mineral Club's Gem, Jewelry & Mineral Expo, Creative Arts Bldg., Expo NM State Fairgrounds, 300 San Pedro NE. Info.—Paul Hlava, 505/265-4178, or, or

March 16–18—Jackson, MI. Michigan Gem & Mineral Society's Annual Show, Jackson Cnty, Fairgrounds, American One Event Cntr., 200 W. Ganson St. Info.—Sally Hoskin, 517/522-3396, or, or

March 17–18—Gaithersburg, MD. Gem, Lapidary, and Mineral Society of Montgomery Cnty.'s 54th Annual Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Show, Montgomery Cnty. Fairgrounds, 16 Chestnut St. Info.—Douglas Baum, 240/888-7485, or

March 17–18—Missoula, MT. Hellgate Mineral Society's Gem and Mineral Show, Hilton Garden Inn, 3720 N. Reserve St. Info.—Bob Riggs, 406/543-3667, or

March 23–25—Hickory, NC. Catawba Valley Gem & Mineral Club's 48th Annual Show, Hickory Metro Convention Cntr., 1960 13th Ave. Info.—Dean Russell,, or

March 23–25—Spokane, WA. Rock Rollers Club's 59th Annual Gem, Jewelry, & Mineral Show, Spokane County Fair & Expo Cntr., N. 604 Havana at Broadway. Info.—Mike Shaw, 509/251-1574, or

March 24–25—Janesville, WI. Badger Lapidary & Geological Society's 48th Annual Rock, Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show, Rock Cnty. Fairgrounds, Craig Cntr. Bldg., 1301 Craig Ave. Info.—Deb Wehinger,

March 24–25—Lexington, KY. Blue Grass Gem & Mineral Club's Annual Show, Clarion Hotel, 1950 Newtown Pk. Info.—Allen Ferrell,, or

March 31–April 1—Sweet Home, OR. Sweet Home Rock and Mineral Society's 70th Annual Gem and Mineral Show, Sweet Home High School Gym, 1641 Long St. Info.—Ed Anderson, 541/451-1577, or, or Bob Rose,

April 6–8—Orlando, FL. Central FL Mineral & Gem Society's Rock, Mineral, Gem, Jewelry & Fossil Show, FL National Guard Armory, 2809 S. Fern Creek Ave. Info.—Salvatore Sansone, 321/278-9294, or, or

April 7–8—Eugene, OR. Springfield Thunderegg Rock Club's 61st Annual Rock and Mineral Show, Goshen Grange, 85628 Dillard Access Rd. Info.—Trish Adams, 541/517-3617, or

April 7–8—Mariposa, CA. Mariposa Gem and Mineral Club's Annual Gem Show, Mariposa Cnty. Fairgrounds, 5007 Fairgrounds Rd. Info.—Meredith Meehan, 559/868-3535, or, or

April 7–8—Orange, CT. New Haven Mineral Club's 45th Annual Show, Amity Regional Middle School, 100 Ohman Ave. Info.—

April 7–8—Pocatello, ID. South East ID Gem and Mineral Society's 62nd Annual Rock and Gem Show, N. Bannock Cnty. Fairgrounds, 10588 Fairground Dr. Info.—Joe Rodriquez,

April 13–15—Ogden, UT. Golden Spike Gem and Mineral Society's 67th Gemstone Junction, Golden Spike Event Cntr., Weber Cnty. Fairgrounds, 1000 N. 1200 W. Info.—Deborah Blake, 385/205-9187, or

April 13–15—Rickreall, OR. Willamette Agate and Mineral Society's 64nd Annual Rock & Gem Show, Polk Cnty. Fairgrounds, 520 S. Pacific Hwy. W. Info.—Mimi Surgeon,, or

April 14–15—Edmonds, WA. Maplewood Rock and Gem Club's April Sale, Maplewood Rock and Gem Clubhouse, 8802 196th St. SW. Info.—Mary Ann Collins, 206/714-3922, or

April 14–15—Marion, IL. Southern IL Earth Science Club Inc.'s 2018 Gem & Mineral Show, Pavilion of the City of Marion, 1602 Sioux Dr. Info.—Mike Chontofalsky, 618/532-0455, or, or

April 14–15—Midland Park, NJ. North Jersey Mineralogical Society's 29th Annual North Jersey Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show, Midland Park High School, 250 Prospect St. Info.—Jeff Wilson,, or

April 21–22—Kennewick, WA. Lakeside Gem and Mineral Club's Annual Rock, Gem, and Mineral Show, Benton Cnty. Fairgrounds, 1500 S. Oak. Info.—Mary Lou Omstead, 509/783-2798.

April 27–29—Portland, OR. Mt. Hood Rock Club's Rock and Gem Show, Jackson Armory, 6255 NE Cornfoot Rd. Info.—Wayne King,, or

April 27–29—Yakima, WA. Yakima Rock and Mineral Club's 80th Anniversary NW Federation of Mineralogical Societies' Show and Convention, Central WA State Fair Park, Modern Living Bldg., 1301 S. Fair Ave. Info.—Kurt Junt or Ronna Watkins,, or

April 28–29—Elma, WA. Grays Harbor Gem and Geology Society's 50th Annual Gem and Geology Show, Elma Cnty. Fair and Event Cntr., 43 Elma-McCleary Rd. Info.—Gary Emberley, 360/533-6196, or

May 4–6—Kalamazoo, MI. Kalamazoo Geological and Mineral Society's 59th Rock, Gem, Fossil, and Mineral Show, Kalamazoo Cnty. Expo. Cntr., 2900 Lake St. Info.—269/979-3348, or, or

May 5–6—Everett, WA. Everett Rock and Gem Club's 65th Annual Gem, Jewelry, & Mineral Show, Everett Community College, Walt Price Student Fitness Cntr., 2206 Tower St. Info.—John Peterson, 425/402-9227, or

May 5–6—Marshfield, WI. Heart of WI Gem & Mineral Society's 45th Annual Show, Marshfield High School fieldhouse, 1401 Becker Rd. Info.—Cynthia Kelman, 715/387-8782, or

May 5–6—Roseburg, OR. Umpqua Gem & Mineral Club's Annual Show, Douglas Cnty. Fairgrounds Complex, 2110 SW Frear St. Info.—Sue Woodman, 541/672-3486, or

May 12–13—Grand Junction, CO. Grand Junction Gem and Mineral Club's 71st Annual Gem & Mineral Show, Two Rivers Convention Cntr., 159 Main St. Info.—Jim Schultz,

May 19–20—Saint Joseph, MI. Blossomland Gem & Mineral Society's Annual Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show, Lake Michigan Catholic Elementary School, 3165 Washington Ave. Info.—Pam, 630/779-8258, or







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