JULY 2012: Local Gem & Mineral Club Shows

by Robyn Hawk on July 2, 2012

4-8SISTERS, OREGON: Annual show; Wayne & Jean Miller; Sisters Elementary School; 611 E. Cascade; Daily 9-6, Sun. 9-4; free admission; contact Jean Miller, PO Box 136, 702 E. 5th, Molalla, OR 97038, (503) 829-2680; e-mail: shadow92337@molalla.net; Web site: ogmshows.com
6-8DURANGO, COLORADO: 59th annual show; Four Corners Gem & Mineral Club; La Plata County Fairgrounds; 2500 Main Ave.; Fri. 11-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; free admission; crystals, minerals, gemstones, jewelry, exhibits, displays, dealers; contact Toby Mourning, PO Box 955, Durango, CO 81302-0955; e-mail: info@durangorocks.org; Web site: www.durangorocks.org
12-15CASCADE LOCKS, OREGON: Annual show; Rock Rustlers; Marina Park; Columbia River Gorge, Marina Dr.; Daily 10-6; free admission; crystals, minerals, rough, beads; contact Cindy Allison, 87987 9th, Veneta, OR 97487, (541) 554-2863; e-mail: gemsareus2@yahoo.com
13-15RIVERSIDE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show, CFMS show; CFMS, Valley Prospectors; Riverside Municipal Auditorium; 3485 Mission Inn Ave.; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; adults $5, seniors $4, students (12-17) $3, children (under 12) free; dealers, demonstrators, gold panning, exhibits; contact Pat LaRue, PO Box 1657, Rialto, CA 92377, (909) 874-5664; e-mail: bplarue@earthlink.net; Web site: www.cfmsinc.org
14-15BETHEL, MAINE: 51st annual show; Oxford County Mineral & Gem Association; Telstar High School; Rte. 26; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; admission $2, children free; 16 dealers, field trips, displays, children's activities, silent auction, door prizes, cabbing demonstrations; contact Randall Withee, 34 Morse Rd., Norway, ME 04268, (207) 595-8346; e-mail: witheerandall@yahoo.com
14-15TULSA, OKLAHOMA: Annual show; Tulsa Rock & Mineral Society; Central Park Hall Bldg.; Tulsa State Fairgrounds; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; free admission; crystals, minerals, jewelry, displays, exhibits, silent auction, raffles; contact Leon Reeder, PO Box 2292, Tulsa, OK 74101, (918) 346-7299; e-mail: okyrocks@peoplepc.com; Web site: www.ttownrockhound.org
15PICTON, ONTARIO, CANADA: Annual show; Prince Edward County Rock, Gem & Mineral Club; Crystal Palace; 375 Main St., Picton Fairgrounds, Canada; Sun. 10-5; adults $3, children (under 12) free; guest speakers, hourly door prizes, kids' mine, dinosaur exhibit, fossils, gems, minerals, lapidary arts; contact John Zandarin, 537 County Road 35, RR2, Picton, ON, Canada K0K 2T0, (613) 476-5510; e-mail: howhardcanitbe@sympatico.ca
20-21MINOCQUA, WISCONSIN: Annual show, ; Lakeland Gem Club; Lakeland Union High School; 9573 State Hwy. 70; Fri. 10-6, Fri. 9-5; free admission; presentation by Wayne Sukow, kids' store, gems, beads, minerals, fossils, jewelry, speakers, silent auction, door prizes, demonstrations; contact Pattie Hartmann, PO Box 125, Eagle River, WI 54521, (715) 477-2519; e-mail: gypsy1120@coslink.net
20-22CENTERVILLE, TENNESSEE: 39th Annual Middle Tennessee Gem & Mineral Show; Hickman County; Ag Pavilion & Fairgrounds; 979 Grinder’s Switch Rd.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; admission $3; dealers, gemstones, minerals, fossils, jewelry, beads, gem and jewelry making equipment and supplies, rough and uncut gems; contact David Dansby, (931) 994-7884; e-mail: davidhclib@bellsouth.net
20-22REEDSPORT, OREGON: Annual show; Lower Umpqua Gem & Lapidary; Reedsport Community Bldg.; 451 Winchester Ave.; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; "Treasures from the Earth", dealers, jewelry, gems, minerals, demonstrators, cabochoning, wire wrapping, glass bead making, gem and mineral displays, door prizes, silent auctions, raffle, kids’ activities, “turn me over rocks”, ball toss, thunder egg cutting; contact Bill or Virginia Hendrickson, (541) 271-6816
21-22DARRINGTON, WASHINGTON: Show and sale; Darrington Rock & Gem Club; Grange Hall; 1265 Railroad Ave.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; free admission; displays, demonstrations, door prizes, raffle, all amateur dealers, unusual materials, certificates for every dollar purchase (redeem for club's rocks), on-site rock cutting and polishing; contact Edward Lehman, 9120 20th St. SE, Lake Stevens, WA 98258, (425) 334-6282; e-mail: wsmced@hotmail.com
21-22FLAGSTAFF, ARIZONA: Retail show; Sharon Szymanski; Radisson Woodlands Hotel; 1175 W. Rte. 66; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; adults $3, children (under 12) free with adult; dealers, fine and costume jewelry, sterling silver and gold, minerals, rocks, slabs, cabochons, crystals, beads, unset gemstones, wire wrapping on the premises; contact Sharon Szymanski, 1792 E. Laddoos Ave., San Tan Valley, AZ 85140, (480) 215-9101; e-mail: goldcanyon2@yahoo.com
21-22FORT WORTH, TEXAS: Retail show; The Bead Market; Amon Carter Exhibit Hall; Will Rogers Center, 3400 Burnett Tandy Dr.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; gemstones, glass and all kinds of beads, pearls, findings, lampwork, tools, books, beading supplies; contact Rebekah Wills, PO Box 494, Gilmer, UT 75644, (903) 734-3335; e-mail: rebekah@thebeadmarket.net; Web site: www.thebeadmarket.net
21-22KALISPELL, MONTANA: 5th annual show; The Northwest Montana Rock Chucks; Northwest Montana Fairgrounds; 265 N. Meridian Rd.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; adults $1, children (under 12) free; dealers, jewelry, rocks, minerals, fluorescent minerals, kids' activities, demonstrations, silent auctions, door prizes, raffles; contact Milah Gano, (406) 844-3560; e-mail: mallards_g@hotmail.com
21-22MOOSE LAKE, MINNESOTA: Annual show; Carlton County Gem & Mineral Club, Moose Lake Area Chamber of Commerce; Moose Lake High School and parking lot; 413 Birch Ave.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; free admission; dealers, Lake Superior agates, cutting materials, specimens, crystal groups, fossils, gems, jewelry, lapidary equipment, rough rock tailgaters, door prizes, field info, Agate Stampede; contact Gary Pitoscia, 815 N. 13th Ave. East, Duluth, MN 55805, (218) 724-1894; e-mail: pitosciajg@charter.net
26-29MINNETONKA, MINNESOTA: Show and sale; Minnesota Mineral Club; Lindbergh Center, Hopkins High School; 2400 Lindbergh Dr.; Thu. 8-5, Fri. 12-7, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; adults $5, students and children free; exhibits, sales, presentations, seminars by agate experts from around the world (pre-registration and additional fee required),Midwest and American federation annual meetings; contact Sandy Fuller, PO Box 82, Newport, MN 55055; e-mail: 2012agates@gmail.com; Web site: minnesotamineralclub.org
27-29PENDLETON, OREGON: Show; Jean Miller; Pendleton Convention Center; 601 Westgate; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; free admission; gems, minerals, jewelry, fossils; contact Jean Miller, PO Box 136, 702 E. 5th, Molalla, OR 97038, (503) 829-2680; e-mail: shadow92337@molalla.net; Web site: ogmshows.net
28-29MATTITUCK (LONG ISLAND), NEW YORK: 31st annual show; Long Island Mineral & Geology Society; Mattituck High School; 15125 Main Rd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; adults $6, children (under 12) free; exhibits, sales, minerals, gems, fossils, lapidary, jewelry makers, repairs, wire wrapping, precious and semiprecious beads, pearls, amber, antique jewelry, geode cracking, grand door prize; contact Frank Basile, (631) 398-6066; Web site: www.limags.com
28-29SOUTH BURLINGTON, VERMONT: 33rd annual Champlain Valley Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show; Burlington Gem & Mineral Club; Tuttle Middle School; 500 Dorset St.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; adults $3, seniors and students (6-16) $2, children (under 6) free with adult; contact Jeff Higgins, (802) 849-6076; Web site: www.burlingtongemandmineralclub.org
28-29TENINO, WASHINGTON: 18th annual show; Washington Agate & Mineral Society of Olympia; Parkside Elementary School; Stage St. S.; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 9-5; free admission; tailgating, indoor dealers, display cases, demonstrations, concurrent with Oregon Trail Days Celebration; contact Daniel De Boer, PO Box 2553, Olympia, WA 98507; e-mail: keylock1@live.com
29-5SPRUCE PINE, NORTH CAROLINA: 24th annual show; Parkway Fire and Rescue; Parkway Fire and Rescue Bldg.; 12966 Hwy. 226 S.; Sun. 12-6, Mon. 9-6, Sat. 9-7, Sun. 12-5; free admission; raffles, more than 80 dealers, crystals, rocks, minerals, tumbled stones, beads, jewelry, rock hobby-related items; contact Roger Frye, 12966 Hwy. 226 S., Spruce Pine, ND 28777, (828) 766-6136; e-mail: collisdonna@yahoo.com

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