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Rocks and Minerals Magazine -- March-April 2015
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March 6–7—Colville, WA. Panorama Gem and Mineral Club's Annual Gem and Mineral Show, Colville Fairgrounds Ag Bldg., 317 W. Astor. Info.—Bill Allen, 509/935-8779, or sago@theofficenet.com.

March 7–8—Caldwell, ID. Owyhee Gem & Mineral Society's 61st Annual Gem & Mineral Show, O'Conner Field House, 2200 Blaine. Info.—Darell Ehlers, 208/674-1213, or ddehlers@fmtc.com.

March 7–8—Ventura, CA. Ventura Gem & Mineral Society's 53rd Annual Gem, Mineral, Lapidary & Fossil Show, O'Conner Field House, 10 W. Harbor Blvd. Info.—Krishna Juarez, 805/323-6725, or info@vgms.org, or www.vgms.org.

March 7–18—DePere, WI. Weis Earth Science Museum's Annual Mineral, Fossil, and Jewelry Show, The Marq, 3177 French Rd. Info.—Joanne Kluessendorf, 920/832-2925, or joanne.kluessendorf@uwc.edu, or www.weismuseum.org.

March 11–12—Orlando, FL. Central Florida Mineral and Gem Society's Rock, Mineral, Gem, Jewelry & Fossil Show, Florida National Guard Armory, 2809 S. Fern Creek Ave. Info.—Betty Sumner, 407/816-1229, or www.cfmgs.org.

March 12–15—Deming, NM. Deming Gem & Mineral Society's 50th Annual Rockhound Roundup Gem & Mineral Show, SWNM State Fairgrounds, 4100 Raymond Reed Blvd. Info.—Marilyn Page, 575/544-9019, or thedgms@gmail.com, or www.thedgms.com.

March 13–15—Hillsboro, OR. Tualatin Valley Rock and Gem Club's Annual Rock and Gem Show, Hillsboro Fair Plex, 873 NE 34th Ave. Info.—Walt Butler, waltercbutler@comcast.net.

March 14–Skokie, IL. Chicago Rocks & Minerals Society's 66th Annual Silent Auction of Rocks, Minerals, Fossils, and Lapidary Treasures, St. Peter's United Church of Christ gymnasium, 8013 Laramie Ave. Info.—Jeanine N. Mielecki, 773/774-2054, or jaynine9@aol.com, or www.chicagorocks.org.

March 14–15—Clifton, NJ. The North Jersey Mineralogical Society's 26th Annual North Jersey/Clifton Gem and Mineral Show, Pope John II Cntr., 775 Valley Rd. Info.—Jeff Wilson, 973/293-7911, or www.nojms.webs.com.

March 14–15—Filer, ID. Magic Valley Gem Club's 64th Annual Gem Show, Twin Falls Cnty. Fairgrounds, Merchant Bldg. #1, 215 Fair Ave. Info.—Shirley Metts, 208/423-4827, or imetts@centurylink.net.

March 14–15—Kalispell, MT. NW Montana Rock Chucks's Rock and Gem Show, Flathead Co. Fairgrounds, 265 N. Meridian Rd. Info.—Kathy Fager, babcockk@montanasky.net.

March 20–22—Jackson, MI. Michigan Gem & Mineral Society's Annual Show, Jackson Cnty. Fairgrounds, American One Event Center, 200 W. Ganson St. Info.—Sally Hoskin, 517/522-3396, or http://www.mgmsrockclub.com.

March 21–22—Gaithersburg, MD. Gem, Lapidary, and Mineral Society of Montgomery County MD's 51st Annual GLMSMC Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Show, Montgomery Cnty. Fairgrounds, 16 Chestnut St. Info.—http://www.glmsmc.com/show.shtml.

March 21–22—Missoula, MT. Hellgate Mineral Society's 21st Annual Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Show, Hilton Garden Inn, 3720 N. Reserve St. Info.—Bob Riggs, 406/543-3667.

March 21–22—Seattle, WA. North Seattle Lapidary & Mineral Club's 61st Annual Rock and Gem Show, Lake City Community Cntr., 12531 28th Ave. NE. Info.—Susan Gardner, www.NorthSeattleRockClub.org.

March 21–22—Wheaton, IL. Esconi 2015 Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Show, DuPage Co. Fairgrounds, 2015 Manchester Rd. Info.—Jeff Lord, 224/231-7301, or jlord83@yahoo.com, or www.esconi.org.

March 27–29—Hickory, NC. Catawba Valley Gem & Mineral Club's 45th Annual Unifour Gem, Mineral, Fossil, Bead, and Jewelry Show, Hickory Metro Convention Cntr., 1960 13th Ave Dr SE. Info.—Baxter Leonard, 828/320-4028, or gailabdbaxter@aol.com.

March 27–29—Raleigh, NC. Tar Heel Gem & Mineral Club's 39th Annual Club Show, NC State Fairgrounds, Scott Kerr bldg. Info.—Cyndy Hummel, 919/779-6220, or cchummel@twc.com.

March 27–29—Spokane, WA. Rock Rollers Club of Spokane, WA's 56th Annual Gem, Jewelry & Mineral Show, Spokane Cnty. Fair & Expo Cntr., N. 604 Havana at Broadway. Info.—David Rapp, 509/891-6533, or showchair@rockrollers.org.

March 27–29—St. Louis County, MO. Greater St. Louis Rock Hobby Club's Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show, Machinists Hall Auditorium, 12365 St. Charles Rock Rd. Info.—Roy Hurlburt, 314/303-7218, or hurlburtr@juno.com.

March 28–29—Bellingham, WA. Mt. Baker Rock and Gem Club's 54th Annual Rock and Gem Show, Bloedel Donovan Community Cntr., 2214 Electric Ave. Info.—Tracy Jackson, 360/366-0576, or tracyljackson@comcast.net.

March 28–29—Lexington, KY. Blue Grass Gem & Mineral Club's New Show, Clarion Hotel, 1950 Newton Pk. Info.—Jane Volk, lexgemshow@outlook.com, or www.bggamc.homestead.com.

March 28–29—Monroe, WI. Badger Lapidary & Geological Society's 45th Annual, Rock, Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show, Monroe Senior High School, 1600 26th St. Info.—Teri Marche, tmarche555@gmail.com, or www.badgerrockclub.org.

March 28–29—Northampton, MA. Connecticut Valley Mineral Club's Western Mass Mineral, Jewelry, and Fossil Show, Clarion Hotel & Conference Cntr., 1 Atwood Dr. Info.—Lee Champigny, 413/320-9741, or pullg4fun@gmail.com.

March 28–29—Plymouth Meeting, PA. Philadelphia Mineralogical Society's and Delaware Valley Paleontological Society's Annual Mineral Treasures and Fossil Fair Show and Sale, LuLu Temple, 5140 Butler Pk. Info.—Karenne Snow, 609/353-4101, or www.philamineralsociety.org.

March 28–29—Sayre, PA. Che-Hanna Rock & Mineral Club's Annual Show, Athens Twp. Volunteer Fire Hall, 211 Herrick Ave. Info.—Bob McGuire, 570/928-9238, or uvbob@epix.net.

March 28–29—Sweet Home, OR. Sweet Home Rock and Mineral Society's 67th Annual Gem and Mineral Show, Sweet Home High School Gym, 1641 Long St. Info.—Joe Cota, 541/451-2740.

April 10–12—Ogden, UT. Golden Spike Gem and Mineral Society's Northwest Federation Annual Show, Golden Spike Event Cntr., Weber Cnty. Fairgrounds, 1000 N 1200 W. Info.—Deborah Blake, 385/205-9187.

April 11–12—Johnson City, NY. New York Southern Tier Geology Club's 2015 Annual Show, Johnson City Senior Citizens Cntr., 30 Brocton St. Info.—Tom Ogden, 607/967-8552, or tandjogden@stny.rr.com.

April 11–12—Marion, IL. Southern Illinois Earth Science Club's Annual Gem & Mineral Show, Pavilion of the City of Marion, 1602 Sioux Dr. Info.—Mike Chontofalsky, 618/532-0455, or chontofalsky@att.net, or www.siesclub.org.

April 11–12—Orange, CT. New Haven Mineral Club's 42nd Annual Show, Amity Regional Middle School, Sheffield Rd. Info.—Art Doyle, or presidentnewhavenmineralclub.org, or newhavenmineralclub.org.

April 11–12—Pocatello, ID. South East Idaho Gem and Mineral Society's Annual Rock and Gem Show, Bannock Cnty. Fairgrounds, 10588 Fairground Dr. Info.—Larry Manhart, 208/406-3990, or luv2huntrocks@gmail.com.

April 11–12—Yakima, WA. Yakima Rock and Mineral Club's 54th Parade of Gems, Central Washington State Fairgrounds, Modern Living Bldg., 1301 S. Fair Ave. Info.—Marti Sondgeroth, 509/248-6401, or marthams@q.com.

April 17–19—Rickreall, OR. Willamette Agate and Mineral Society's River of Gems Show, Polk Cnty. Fairgrounds, 520 S Pacific Hwy. W. Info.—Etheleen Flippo, 503/623-4241, or reflippoo@hotmail.com.

April 18–19—Idaho Falls, ID. Idaho Falls Gem and Mineral Society's 51st Annual Idaho Falls Gem and Mineral Show, Idaho Falls Recreation Cntr., B St. Info.—Dave Gunderson, 208/523-2355, or Tom Strong, 337/384-6820.

April 18–19—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 18–19—Lancaster, PA. North Museum of Nature and Science's Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Show, The Farm and Home Cntr., 1383 Arcadia Rd. Info.—Alison Mallin, 717/358-7188, or amallin@northmuseum.org.

April 24–26—Denver, CO. Martin Zinn Expositions' Colorado Mineral & Fossil Show, Ramada Plaza Denver Central (formerly Holiday Inn), 4849 Bannock St. Info.—505/867-0425, or mzexpos@gmail.com, or www.mzexpos.com.

April 24–26—Portland, OR. Mt. Hood Rock Club's 58th Annual Rock and Gem Show, Kliever Memorial NG Armory, 10000 NE 33rd Dr. Info.—mhrcshow@gmail.com.

April 24–26—Wichita, KS. Wichita Gem and Mineral Society's 62nd Annual Wichita Gem & Mineral Show, Cessna Activity Cntr., 2744 George Washington Blvd. Info.—http://www.wgmsks.org/.

April 25–26—Elma, WA. Grays Harbor Gem and Geology Society's 47th Annual Earth's Treasures Rock and Gem Show, Grays Harbor Cnty. Fairgrounds, 43 Elma-McCleary Rd. Info.—Gary Emberley, 360/533-6196, or melissa624@hotmail.com.

April 25–26—Franklin, NJ. 43rd Annual NJ Earth Science Association's Gem and Mineral Show, Franklin School, 50 Washington Ave. Info.—www.njesa.org.

April 25–26—Seattle, WA. West Seattle Rock Club's 49th Annual Show, Alki Masonic Temple, 4736 40th Avenue SW. Info.—Leroy Christensen, 206/582-2267, or soundviewathome@comcast.net.

May 1–3—Kalamazoo, MI. Kalamazoo Geological and Mineral Society's Rock, Gem, Fossil, and Mineral Show, Kalamazoo Cnty. Expo. Cntr., 2900 Lake St. Info.—Jerry VanNocker, jerry@travelinginspain.com, or http://kalamazoorockclub.org/annual-show/.

May 2–3—Cincinnati, OH. Cincinnati Mineral Society and Cincinnati Dry Dredgers' GeoFair 2015, 50th Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil, and Jewelry Show. New location: Sharonville Convention Cntr., 11355 Chester Rd. Info.—Terry Huizing, 513/574-7142, or tehuizing@fuse.net, or www.geofair.com.

May 2–3—Everett, WA. Everett Rock and Gem Club's 62nd Annual Gem, Jewelry, & Mineral Show, Everett Community College, Student Fitness Cntr., 2206 Tower St. Info.—Fritz Mack, 425/232-0809.

May 2–3—Marshfield, WI. Heart of Wisconsin Gem & Mineral Society's 42nd Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show, Marshfield High School Fieldhouse, 1401 Becker Rd. Info.—Cynthia Kelman, 715/387-8782, or Kelman@tznet.com.

May 2–3—Roseburg, OR. Umpqua Gem & Mineral Club's “River of Rocks” Annual Show, Douglas Cnty. Fairgrounds, I-5 Exit 123. Info.—Sue Woodman, 541/391-3347, or suew1952.sw@gmail.com.

May 2–3—Topsfield, MA. North Shore Rock & Mineral Club's 52nd Annual New England Gem & Mineral Show, Topsfield Fairgrounds, Coolidge Hall and Fairtrade Bldg., Route 1. Info.—Joe Weisberg, 781/861-6653, or www.northshorerock.org.

May 2–3—Yucaipa, CA. Yucaipa Valley Gem and Mineral Society's Annual Gem, Mineral, and Jewelry Show, Scherer Senior Cntr., 12202 First St. Info.—Dennis Anderson, 951/845-9195, or dennis.anderson@djanderson.net, or www.yvgms.org.

May 8–10—Norcorss, GA. Georgia Mineral Society's 47th Annual Mother's Day Weekend Gem, Mineral, Jewelry, and Fossil Show, North Atlanta Trade Cntr., 1700 Jeurgens Ct. Info.—Shelley Stubbs, 678/612-7293, or mayshow@gamineral.org, or www.gamineral.org.

May 9–10—Bozeman, MT. Bozeman Gem & Mineral Club's Annual Rock Show, Gallatin Cnty. Fairgrounds, 901 N. Black. Info.—Jerry Hancock, jaegers@bresnan.net.

May 9–10—Grand Junction, CO. Grand Junction Gem & Mineral Club's 68th Annual Show, Two Rivers Convention Cntr., 1st & Main Sts. Info.—Chuck Duncan, 970/270-8068, or dchuck3111@yahoo.com.

 


 

 

 

 

 

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