#GemShows Gem & Mineral Shows June 2015

by Robyn Hawk on June 6, 2015

PrimaGems USA at the AGTA at JCK Las Vegas
June 2015

6-6DELTA, COLORADO: Annual show; Delta County Rock Wranglers Club, Heddles Recreation Center; 530 Gunnison River Drive; Sat. 9:00 am-5:00 pm; Free Admission; Delta County Rock Wranglers “Annual Rock, Gem & Mineral Show”, Saturday, June 6, 2015, 9:00 to 5:00 at the Heddles Recreation Center, 530 Gunnison River Drive, Delta, CO.  Free admission, lots of dealers, exhibits, door prizes, and family activities.

6-6HAYSVILLE, KANSAS: Fourth Annual Rock Swap; Silver-n-Stones, Haysville Marketplace Pavillion; 71st So. & Main St; Sat. 9:00 am-4:00 pm; Admission is Free; Fourth Annual Rock Swap Rocks, Minerals, Lapidary Tools, Jewelry, Fossils, Slabs, Rough, etc. Free to Vendors. Bring your own Tables.

6-6MACUNGIE, PENNSYLVANIA: Annual show; PA Earth Science Assn , Macungie Memorial Park; Macingie Memorial Park; Sat. 8:30 am-3:00 pm; Adults $5.00 Web site: mineralfest@verizon,net

6-7COEUR D’ALENE, IDAHO: Annual show; North Idaho Mineral Club, Kootenai County Fa
irgrounds; 4056 North Government Way; Sat. 9 am-5 pm, Sun. 10 am-4 pm; Adults $3, Children 12 and under Free with adult.

6-7NEWPORT, OREGON: 52nd annual show; Oregon Coast Agate Club, National Guard Armory; 541 SW Coast Hwy, Hwy 101; Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-4:30 pm; Adults $2.00, Children 12 and under Free; Service Personnel in uniform Free admission Facebook: Oregon Coast Agate Club.; Web site: www.coastagates.org

6-7GLENDORA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Glendora GEMS, Glendora, CA; 859 E. Sierra Madre; Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. 10 am-4 pm; Admission is Free!; dealers, displays, demonstrations, food, silent auction.

6-7SPRINGFIELD , MISSOURI: Annual show; Hosted br OZARK MOUNTAIN GEM & MINERAL SOCIETY, Outdoors at Missouri Institute of Natural Science; 2327 W Farm Road #190, (Near Rivercut Golf Course); Sat. 10:00 am-5:30 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-4:00 pm; FREE, FREE, FREE, FREE; ROCK SWAP & GEM FAIR; Rocks, Fossils, Minerals, Rough, Slabs, Cabs, Finished Stones, Handcrafted Jewelry, Gold Panning demonstration/practice (fools gold & other), AUCTION (Open to Public) Sat 5:30; Dealers contact OMGMS Attn: Larry Lillich, PO Box 35, 2131 W Republic Road, Springfield, Missouri 65807: Check us out on FACEBOOK: “Ozark Mountain Gem & Mineral Society” 

6-7MC CALLA, ALABAMA: Annual show; Alabama Mineral & Lapidary Society, Tannehil Historical Ironworks State Park; 12632 Confederate Parkway, 35111; Sat. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Adults $4.00, Seniors 62 yrs. ^ $3.00, Students 6 to 12 yrs. $2.00, Children 5 and under FREE; Admission to the show is free with paid admission to the park. Web site: lapidaryclub.com

6-7MANSFIELD, OHIO: Annual show; Richland Lithic & Lapidary Society, Richland County Fairgrounds; Arts and Crafts Building, 750 N. Home Road; Sat. 10:00 am-6:00 pm; Adults $5.00, Seniors $4.00, Students $3.00, Children under 6 Free; The Richland Lithic and Lapidary Society presents their annual gem, mineral, jewelry and fossil show June 6-7, 2015. The theme for the show will be Prehistoric Monsters of the Deep. There will be museum fossil specimens from The Ohio State University. There will be other fossils from private collectors on display.The show will be held at the Arts and Crafts Building at the Richland County Fairgrounds, 750 N. Home Rd., Mansfield, Ohio. Show hours will be Sat. 10-6 and Sun. 11-5. Admission for the show will be Adults $5.00, Seniors $4.00, and children ( 6-16) $3.00. Scouts in uniform and children under 6 free. There will be 12 quality dealers selling gems, minerals, jewelry, fossils and other hobby related objects. There will be Speakers, Geode Breaking, Demonstrations, and Hourly Door Prizes. A Silent Auction will run hourly both days Web site: WWW.RLLS.WEBS.COM

6-7VIROQUA, WISCONSIN: Annual show; Coulee Rock Club, Junior High School Gymnasium; 100 Blackhawk Drive; Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. 10 am-4 pm; Admission is Free!; Annual show. Mineral and fossil specimens, lapidary equipment and supplies, crystals and handcrafted jewelry. Silent auctions of materials donated by dealers and members will be held hourly.

6-7MARION, KENTUCKY: Annual show; Ben E. Clement Mineral Museum, Fohs Hall ; 201 North Walker Street; Sat. 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Sun. 9:00 am-4:00 pm; Admission is Free; Vendor tables, Bake Sale, Free Children’s Activities, Silent Auctions, Hourly Door Prizes, Indian Artifact Display, Day and Night Digs*, Beading Class at 2PM on Saturday*, Museum Tours*. There is a charge for the items marked with an *asterick. Web site: www.clementmineralmuseum.org

6-7MONROE, NEW YORK: Show and sale; Orange County Mineral Society , Museum Village; 1010 Rt. 17M; Sat. 10:00 am-4:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-4:00 pm; Adults $5.00, Seniors $3.00, Students $3.00, Children under 6 Free; On Display The most complete Mastodon found in NY State Extensive Local Mineral Collection New Fluorescent Mineral Display Local and National Dealers Offering Minerals, Jewelry, Gems, Fossils for sale; Web site: OrangecountymineralsocietyNewyork

6-7CANANDAIGUA, NEW YORK: Annual show; Wayne County Gem and Mineral Club, Greater Canandaigua Civic Center; 250 N. Bloomfield Road; Sat. 10:00 am-5:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-4:00 pm; Adults $3.00, Children Under 12 Free; vendors, exhibits, crafts, kid’s activities, and more. Web site: www.wcgmc.org

7-7DALLAS, TEXAS: Auction; Heritage Auctions, Heritage Auctions – Design District Annex; 1518 Slocum Street; Sun. 10:00 am-10:00 pm; Admission is Free!; Location: Dallas, TX Bidding Begins: Approx. May 1, 2015 Auction Dates: June 7th Lot Viewing: HIGHLIGHTS ONLY April 30 – May 4, 2015 Ukrainian Institute of American at The Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion 2 East 79th Street New York, NY 10075 FULL PREVIEW June 4-7, 2015 Heritage Auctions – Design District Annex 1518 Slocum Street Dallas, TX 75207 RECEPTION PREVIEW Friday, June 5, 2015 Heritage Auctions – Design District Annex 1518 Slocum Street Dallas, TX 75207;  Web site: http://fineart.ha.com/c/auction-home.zx?saleNo=6150

12-14LODI, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; California Federation of Mineralogical Societies Show, Lodi Grape Festival & Harvest Fair; 413 East Lockeford St.; Fri. 10 am-5 pm, Sat. 10 am-5 pm, Sun. 10 am-4 pm; Adults $6.00, Children under 12 Free with adult; We will have Dealers with rough & polished Rocks, Gems, Minerals, Fossils, Beads, Craft Tools, Lapidary Equipment, Fine Jewelry, & more. Showcases, & Competitions Cases, Silent Auction, Raffles, Door Prizes, 5 Different Speakers, Kids Educational Activities, Lapidary Demonstrations, & Snack Bar. On Display will be the Golden Bear, Benitoite, Meteorite from Sutter Mill, the Raw Silver Collection and the Sabor Tooth Tiger Smilodon.  Web site: www.cfmsinc.org

13SKOKIE, ILLINOIS: 4th Annual Rock Swap; Chicago Rocks & Minerals Society, St. Peter’s United Church of Christ gymnasium; 8013 Laramie (across from the public library on Oakton); Sat. 1 pm-5 pm; Admission is Free!; Come for an afternoon of fun for rockhounds of all ages. Great deals on rocks, minerals, fossils, crystals, geodes, cabochons, handmade jewelry, and lapidary-arts related items. Special activities planned for kids. Free admission. Ample free parking. Refreshments available. Children must be accompanied by an adult.; Web site: www.chicagorocks.org

13-13GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA: Annual show; Greensboro Gem & Mineral Club, Greensboro Day School; 5401 Lawndale Drive; Sat. 10 am-6 pm; Adults $4, Seniors $2, Students $2, Children $2; Numerous gem and jewelry and mineral vendors, demonstrations, food and fun for the young and old and curious!;  Web site: www.ggmc-rockhounds.com

13-13KENT, CONNETICUT: Annual show; Connecticut Antique Machinery Association Museum, Connecticut Antique Machinery Association Museum; 31 Kent-Cornwall Road (RTE 7); Sat. 9 am-4 pm; Admission is Free; 14th Annual Gem and Mineral show to benefit the Connecticut Museum of mining and Mineral Science. Gems, jewelry, mineral and fossil dealers will be present. This is an outdoor show. New vendors welcome.; Web site: www.ctamachinery.com

13-14BUTTE, MONTANA: Annual show; Butte Mineral and Gem Club, Butte Civic Center Annex; 1340 Harrison Avenue; Sat. 10am-5pm, Sun. 10-5; Admission = $3, Children under 12 Free if accompanied by an adult; There will be 15 dealers in fossils, minerals, gems, jewelry, etc., 20+ exhibits, a silent auction and a kid’s area.;

13-14GRAPEVINE, TEXAS: Annual show; Arlington Gem and Mineral Club, Grapevine Convention Center; 1209 South Main ; Sat. 10 am-6 pm, Sun. 10 am-5 pm; Adults $6.00, Seniors $3.00, Students $6.00, Children $3.00; Annual Show, Jewelry, Gems, Minerals, Crafts, Exhibits, Classes, Memberships, Junior Activities Active Military and Scouts free admission; Web site: www.agemclub.org

13-14SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Guild, Fort Mason Center; 2 Marina Blvd.; Sat. 10:00 am-9:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-4:00 pm; Adults $8, Children are Free; Two weekends after the close of the country’s biggest gem show in Tucson Arizona, the Great San Francisco Crystal Fair takes place at Fort Mason Center in the toney Marina District of San Francisco. Crystals mineral beads gems and jewelry – – and over 40 vendors all under one roof. It’s an incredible venue and an incredible show.Web site: www.crystalfair.com

13-14CARTERSVILLE, GEORGIA: Show and sale; Tellus Science Museum, Tellus Science Museum; 100 Tellus Drive; Sat. 10:00 am-5:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-5:00 pm; Adults $14, Seniors $12, Students $10, Children $10; Calling all rock hounds, jewelry collectors, families and everyone fascinated by the Earth’s treasures! RockFest returns to Tellus for two full days that will delight the whole family. Mark this indoor/outdoor event as a summer “must-do” on your calendar. Dealers from all over the country will bring their wares for you to browse . Some will feature rare and exotic jewelry, while others will showcase ancient fossils or colorful specimens. You will have an opportunity to purchase a one-of-a-kind find at this unique festival of merchants. And what’s even better? Most dealers will also honor the Tellus member discount – that means members save 10% off your purchase! Dealers will be set up outside on the back lawn and inside the Museum in the Banquet Rooms. Hourly door prizes Free mineral specimens for the first 200 guests each day Bring your mystery mineral specimen for free mineral or fossil identification Kid’s activities; Web site: tellusmuseum.org

19-21SANDY, UTAH: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, South Towne Expo Center; 9575 S State St.; Fri. 10am-6pm, Sat. 10am-6pm, Sun. 10am-5pm; Admission = $7, Children are Free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, pearls, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from around the world. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop. Free hourly door prizes.  Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

19-21CARLSBAD, NEW MEXICO: Annual show; Carlsbad Gem and Mineral Society, Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park; 1504 Miehls Rd; Fri. 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Sat. 9:00 am-5:00 pm, Sun. 9:00 am-2:00 pm; Admission is Free to Gem Show; If touring the Zoo and Gardens, the park fees apply. Gem show admittance is free. Educational displays and demonstrations. Exhibits, vendors, and collectors featuring: specimens, crystals, opal, geodes, minerals, gemstones, fossils, cabochons, slabs, rough, beads, rocks, meteorites, Native American and Southwestern Jewelry.; Information@carlsbadgms.org

25-28MADRAS, OREGON: Annual show; All Rockhounds Pow Wow Club of America, Jefferson County Fairgrounds; Fairgorunds Road; Thu. 9 am-5 pm, Fri. 9 am-5 pm, Sat. 9 am-5 pm, Sun. 9 am-2 pm; Admission is Free!; Field Trips leave daily at 8 am (arrive early) Club membership is required to participate;; Web site: www.allrockhoundspowwowclubofamerica

26-28FISHERSVILLE, VIRGINIA: Annual show; Treasures Of The Earth Gem & Jewelry Shows, Augusta Expo; 277 Expo Rd., I-64 Exit 91; Sun. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; $4 (3-day pass), children (under 16) free; beads, pearls, gemstones, gem trees, wire wrapping, wire sculpture, silversmiths and goldsmiths, custom work and repairs while you wait, door prizes; Web site: www.toteshows.com

26-28SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Scottish Rite Center; 1895 Camino del Rio S.; Fri. Noon-6pm, Sat. 10am-6pm, Sun. 10am-5pm; Admission = $7, Children are Free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, pearls, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from around the world. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop. Free hourly door prizes.Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

26-28ELDON, MISSOURI: Annual show; Osage Rock and Mineral Club, Eldon Community Center; 309 E. Second Street; Fri. 2:00 pm-6:00 pm, Sat. 9:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun. 9:00 am-3:00 pm; Admission is Free!; Theme: Gemstones of the World Features: gem stones, jewelry, geodes, fossils, minerals, quartz crystals, custom jewelry by many gifted artists, cabochons, gift items, demonstrations, displays, kids games, and prizes. A special Florescent Mineral Display will be back this year with new material!: 

26-28BEDFORD, INDIANA: Annual show; Lawrence County Rock Club, Lawrence County Farigrounds; Hwy 50; Fri. 10:00 am-6:30 pm, Sat. 9:00 am-6:30 pm, Sun. 10:00-4:00 pm; Admission is Free!; June 26, 27 & 28 – Bedford, Indiana: 50th Annual Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show. Sponsored by the Lawrence County Rock Club, Inc at the Lawrence County Fairgrounds. From the Junction of Hwy 37 & Hwy 50 southwest of Bedford, IN, go west on Hwy 50 for 0.6 mile, turn right into the Lawrence County Fairgrounds Wide variety of Gems, Jewelry, Beads, Minerals, Fossils, Rocks, Lapidary Equipment & Supplies, Rockhound & Prospecting Supplies, 4-H Project & Science Project Material. Show times are 27th 10:00 am to 6:30 pm, 28th 9:00 am to 6:30 pm & 29th 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Free Admission. www.lawrencecountyrockclub.org

26-28ELDON, MISSOURI: Annual show; Osage Rock and Mineral Club, The Eldon Community Center; 309 E. Second Street; Fri. 2 pm-6 pm, Sat. 9 am-6 pm, Sun. 9 am-3 pm; Admission is Free!; The 14th Annual Gem, Jewelry, Rock, Mineral, & Fossil Show Theme: Gemstones of the World Featuring: Gemstones, Jewelry, Geodes, Fossils, Minerals, Quartz Crystals, Custom Jewelry by many gifted artists, Cabochons, Gift Items, Demonstrations, Displays, Kids Games, and Prizes. A Special Fluorescent Mineral Display will be back this year with New Material! For More Information: Recorded Info Line: 417-532-4367 

27-27SAVANNAH, GEORGIA: Annual show; Savannah Lapidary Club, Marsh View Senior Living; 7410 Skidaway Road; Sat. 10 am-4 pm, Fri. -; Admission is Free!; Our vendors will have faceted gems, cabochons, slabs, beads, handcrafted jewelry, painted glassware and more. There will also be a demonstration of cabochon cutting, fossil identification and a fluorescent mineral display. Come on down to the coast and make our show part of your visit to Savannah! 

27-28GILSUM, NEW HAMPSHIRE: Annual show; Gilsum Recreation Committee, Gilsum Elementary School & Community Center; 640 Route 10; Sat. 8:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun. 8:00 am-4:00 pm; Admission is Free!; The Gilsum Rock Swap and Mineral Show attracts thousands of rock and mineral enthusiasts from across the country each year. The event, known for its scenic location and small-town hospitality, will take place on the weekend of June 27-28, 2015 at the Gilsum Elementary School & Community Center, 640 Route 10 in Gilsum, NH. All monies raised by this event go to community recreation programs. Admission is free, although we do accept donations. This year’s event includes a two special presentations. Saturday, June 27th at 1:00 PM, geologist and collector Nancy Swing will discuss “Rock Hounding in New England.” Swing is a former professor of Geology and Oceanography at the Community College of Rhode Island, has been the featured speaker at the East Coast Gem and Mineral show for the last 14 years, and is a regular at the Gilsum Rock Swap & Mineral Show. Then at 2:00 PM noted rock hound Steve Garza will demonstrate the correct way to break a rock – and let visitors give it their best shot;  Web site: http://www.gilsum.org/rockswap

27-28CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Culver City Rock and Mineral Show, Veterans Memorial Auditorium; 4117 Overland Blvd.,; Sat. 10:00 am-6:00 pm, Sun. 10:00 am-5:00 pm; Admission is Free!; The Culver City Rock and Mineral Club will present its 54th Annual Fiesta of Gems show on Saturday, June 27, 2015, from 10 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Sunday, June 28, 2015, from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 4117 Overland Blvd., Culver City, CA 90230. This year the featured gem stone is Quartz Crystals. Admission and parking are free. Fiesta of Gems Show offers over 35 gem and mineral dealers from California, New Mexico ,and Arizona who will sell minerals, gems, slabs, cabochons, beads, and jewelry findings. The Culver City Rock and Mineral Club members will exhibit gem and mineral works of art, jewelry pieces, and private collections of gems and minerals. There will be classes throughout the weekend introducing various techniques of jewelry making. Web site: http://www.culvercityrocks.org/fiesta.htm

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