Calendar / Shows

Mineral Shows are a great way to spend the day with family, friends and fellow rockhounds. 

September 2019

09/14/2019 - 09/15/2019

North Adams, MA

10 am - 6 pm

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09/14/2019 - 09/15/2019

North Adams, MA

 14-15—NORTH ADAMS, MA: Northern Berkshire Mineral Club; American Legion Post 125, 91 American Legion Drive; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $4, 15 & under FREE; Lawrence J. Michon, 413-663-8430; LMICHON@RCN.COM

 https://nbmclub.webs.com/ 


 https://www.facebook.com/groups/TheNBMC/ 

10 am - 6 pm

09/14/2019 - 09/15/2019

Harrisburgh, PA

10am - 6pm

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09/14/2019 - 09/15/2019

Harrisburgh, PA

Central Pennsylvania Rock and Mineral Club, Inc. 

ANNUAL SHOW: September 14-15, 2019. Harrisburg Consistory Scottish Rite, 2701 N 3rd St; Harrisburg, PA  

•Over 25 vendors to meet all your rock, gem, and jewelry 

•Scouts in uniform are free

•Pennsylvania Geological Survey display with free publications

•Informative programs presented by Jeri Jones of Jones Geological Services        

Click here for a schedule of events and times

•Silent Auction and Wheel of Rocks*o(*Proceeds Benefit EFMLS scholarship fund and EFMLS endowment fund)

•Register for free prize drawing

•Enjoy educational mineral and fossils displays

•Kids can dig for rocks and gems for free in the kid's mini-mine

•Club Member Display


SWAP: October 26, 2019, South Mountain Fairgrounds, 615 Narrows Rd; Biglerville, PA 


 http://www.rockandmineral.org/annual%20show.htm 


 https://www.facebook.com/CentralPennsylvaniaRockAndMineralClub 


10am - 6pm

09/20/2019 - 09/22/2019

Fisherville, VA

10am - 6pm

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09/20/2019 - 09/22/2019

Fisherville, VA

 Shenandoah Valley Gem & Mineral Society Show Annual Gem & Mineral Show. The Augusta Expo Center, 277 Expo Road, Fishersville, VA. Friday 9/21/18: 2 pm - 6 pm; Saturday 9/22/18: 10 am - 6 pm; Sunday 9/23/18: 11 am - 5 pm.  Exhibits from SVGMS members & vendors illustrating the beauty & fascinating aspects of the rocks & minerals found in the Shenandoah Valley & around the world. Minerals, gems & hand-crafted jewelry offered for sale by vendors from the Shenandoah Valley & beyond (Hint - Get your Christmas shopping done early!).  http://www.shenandoahvalleyrockclub.org/activities_meetings/52nd_annual_svgms_show.html


Find us on Facebook    https://www.facebook.com/events/722398541530849/ 

10am - 6pm

09/21/2019 - 09/22/2019

Poughkeepsie, NY

10am - 5pm

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09/21/2019 - 09/22/2019

Poughkeepsie, NY

 Show & Sale. Mid-Hudson Valley Gem & Mineral Society, Inc.; Gold's Gym & Family Sports Center, 258 Titusville Rd.; Sat.10-5, Sun.10-4; Adults $5, Seniors $4, Students $2, Children under 12 Free with Adult; 50th Annual Show & Sale, "Pyrite...Don't Be Fooled". Dealers of minerals, fossils, jewelry, gemstones, meteorites, beads and books. Sluice for special stones at "Garnet Gulch". Six free rocks for children at "Glitter Mountain". Annual Earth Science "scavenger hunt" for area HS students. Fluorescent mineral display booth & Lapidary demonstrations. Pyrite exhibits by Vassar College Geology Museum, Poughkeepsie, and by M-HV Club members. Contact Linda Wuest, PO Box 327, Accord, NY 12404; (845) 626-7136; Email: garnet327@hvc.rr.com  or visit our website    http://mhvgms.org/annual_show/information.html 

10am - 5pm

09/28/2019 - 09/29/2019

Franklin, NJ

9am - 5pm

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09/28/2019 - 09/29/2019

Franklin, NJ

Saturday and Sunday, September 28 and 29, 2019 63rd ANNUAL FRANKLIN-STERLING GEM & MINERAL SHOW
Sponsored by the Franklin Mineral Museum and the Franklin-Ogdensburg Mineralogical Society.
NEW LOCATION
Littell Community Center (formerly the ‘Armory’),
10 Munsonhurst Road #12, Franklin, New Jersey.
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Saturday (indoors).
10:00 am - 4:00 pm Sunday (indoors).
The ticket price covers the show, The Pond outdoor swap
$7.00 per day for adults, $4.00 per day for children (6-16).

The Pond Swap-and-Sell
takes place outdoors on the Littell Community Center grounds
9:00 am - 5:00 pm on Saturday
10:00 am - 4:00 pm on Sunday.
Show admission required.
Vendors
Table space available. For information e-mail: show@fomsnj.org 


https://franklinmineralmuseum.com/event/61st-annual-franklin-sterling-gem-mineral-show/


 https://www.facebook.com/groups/274746862620484/ 

9am - 5pm

09/28/2019 - 09/29/2019

West Friendship, MD

10am - 6pm

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09/28/2019 - 09/29/2019

West Friendship, MD

 55th Annual Atlantic Coast Gem, Mineral, Jewelry & Fossil Show hosted by the Gem Cutters Guild of Baltimore. Howard County Fairgrounds, West Friendship, MD.  Info:  https://www.gemcuttersguild.com/content.aspx?page_id=3&club_id=331066 

10am - 6pm

09/28/2019 - 09/29/2019

Howe Caverns Jewelry, Gem And Fossil Show

9am - 5pm

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09/28/2019 - 09/29/2019

Howe Caverns Jewelry, Gem And Fossil Show

 

The Cave House Museum Mineral, Jewelry, Gem And Fossil Show


Mineral,  gem, jewelry and fossil show on the grounds of Howe Caverns at their indoor pavilion, show runs rain or shine!  
Saturday 9/28/19,  9am to 5pm and
Sunday 9/29/19, 9am to 4pm.  

Admission $5 per person, kids12 and under are free
There are 25 dealers, raffles, food vendors + other area attractions. Presentation by geologists on the geology of the area!
Free guided tour of the Cave House Museum of Mining, rock garden and fossil hunting area both days of the show!
For more information please email
nancyagendorf@gmail.com
or look for us on Facebook at "Cave House Museum of Mining" 


Howe Caverns

255 Discovery Dr. 

Howes Cave, New York 12092



9am - 5pm

October 2019

10/04/2019 - 10/06/2019

Orlando, FL

10am - 6pm

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10/04/2019 - 10/06/2019

Orlando, FL

Central Florida Mineral & Gem Society Inc., a non-profit 501(C)3 educational organization, is hosting a Rock, Mineral, Gem, Jewelry & Fossil Show on October 4th, 5th & 6th, 2019 at the Florida National Guard Armory, 2809 S. Fern Creek Ave., Orlando, FL 32806. Show time: Fri. 1pm to 6pm, Sat. 10am to 6pm and Sun. 10am to 5pm. Venders offering beads, minerals, gemstones, hand crafted cabochons and jewelry, fossils, artifacts, rocks, etc. Silent Auction, Door Prizes, Demonstrations, Family Activities, Scavenger Hunt. Admission: Adults $5, Kids $2, Scouts in uniforms free. Website: www.cfmgs.org

Contact: President Salvatore Sansone 321-278-9294 or ssfossilhunter@aol.com.

10am - 6pm

10/05/2019

Macungie, PA

8:30am - 3pm

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10/05/2019

Macungie, PA

 Pennsylvania Earth Sciences Association, Inc.  - Annual  SHOW/SWAP: October 5, 2019. Macungie Memorial Park, Macungie, PA. 

A Family friendly event

•  Adult admission only $2.00

•  Free admission and mineral specimens for children under twelve

•  Multiple door prizes awarded hourly

•  Gold panning and sluicing demonstrations are favorites with kids  www.mineralfest.com 

8:30am - 3pm

10/12/2019 - 10/13/2019

Famous Walworth Mine - Open House

7 am - 12 PM

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10/12/2019 - 10/13/2019

Famous Walworth Mine - Open House

 Walworth Quarry Open House - Public Dig
October 12th and 13th, 2019


Times will be the same as in past years:

7 AM to 2 PM on Saturday
7 AM to 12 PM noon on Sunday.


Please arrive early to sign-in and participate in the safety talk that will begin promptly at 7:00 AM. This is a working quarry and safety equipment is required (hard hats or bicycle helmets for kids, safety glasses, long pants, and boots). Gloves are recommended. All children must be accompanied by an adult/guardian at all times.


Walworth Quarry
1200 Atlantic Ave.
Walworth, NY 14568 

7 am - 12 PM

10/19/2019

Albany, NH

9pm - 5pm

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10/19/2019

Albany, NH

 The SACO VALLEY GEM AND MINERAL CLUB is holding its annual show and auction on October 19th, 2019. The show/auction will be held at the ALBANY TOWN HALL, 1972 B NH RT 16, ALBANY, NH 03818. There will be local dealers, silent auction, displays, and main auction at 1 PM. The show will be on Saturday from 9AM to 5 PM. Donation is $2 for adults, children under 12 free with an adult. Contact person is: JONATHAN HERNDON, 197 RICE HILL RD, FREEDOM, NH 03836 

 https://www.sacovalleygemandmineralclub.org/ 

9pm - 5pm

10/19/2019 - 10/20/2019

So. Charleston, WV

10am - 5pm

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10/19/2019 - 10/20/2019

So. Charleston, WV

 47th annual Kanawha Rock & Gem Club show and sale. So. Charleston Community Center; 601 Jefferson Road, So. Charleston, WV; Sat 10-6, Sun 10-5; Admission $3.50.  Children 12 & under free.  Gemstones, minerals, plant and animal fossils, beading supplies and one-of-a-kind hand-crafted jewelry. Lapidary demos, soapstone carving instruction, gold panning, mini-mine, scavenger hunt with prizes, geode cracking, free kids crafts. Parking is free.  Contact Robbin Maxwell, PO Box 4414, Clarksburg WV 26502, (304) 695-1586; e-mail: mystical.gifts@hotmail.com 

 https://www.kanawharockandgemclub.org/ 

10am - 5pm

10/19/2019 - 10/20/2019

Bristol, CT

9:30am - 5pm

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10/19/2019 - 10/20/2019

Bristol, CT

 Bristol Gem & Mineral Show / SWAP

  • Saturday, October 19  • 9:30 am to 5:00 pm
  • Sunday, October 20  • 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on Sunday

At the Beals Community Center, 240 Stafford St in Bristol, CT.

Admission for the show is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors. Kids under 12 are free with paid adult, and scouts with leaders (in uniform) are free too. https://bristolgem.org/ 

9:30am - 5pm

10/26/2019 - 10/27/2019

East Rochester, NY

10pm - 5pm

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10/26/2019 - 10/27/2019

East Rochester, NY

 Saturday October 26, 2018 from 10a to 6p, Sunday October 27, 2019 from 10a to 5p 2018 Rochester Gem, Mineral, Jewelry and Fossil Show & Sale, Total Sports Experience, 435 West Commercial Street, East Rochester, NY 14445. Kids Activities, Educational Displays, Demonstrations, Raffle, Beads, Crystals, Fossils, Minerals, Jewelry, Carvings, Spheres, Straw Draw, Hourly Door Prizes, & Much More! Admission $6 for Adults, Kids 12 & Under free with an Adult. Students receive a half price daily admission with valid student ID. There is also a 2-day pass available for $9.00. Tickets sold at the door only. Visit  http://www.rochesterlapidary.org/show/  for more updates as they become available!! 

10pm - 5pm

10/26/2019 - 10/27/2019

Warwick, RI

10am - 6pm

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10/26/2019 - 10/27/2019

Warwick, RI

Rhode Island Mineral Hunters, Inc. Annual Mineral SHOW: October 26-27, 2019. Community College of RI; Knight Campus. 400 East Av; Warwick, RI    http://rimh.us/id7.html 

10am - 6pm

10/26/2019

Fairless Hills, PA

10am - 6pm

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10/26/2019

Fairless Hills, PA

 The Rock and Mineral Club of Lower Bucks County SHOW/SWAP: October 26, 2019 

ULTRAVIOLATION Show 

Where: First United Methodist Church, 840 Trenton Rd, Fairless Hills, PA

When: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

What: ULTRAVIOLATION is the ULTIMATE annual show for the fluorescent mineral enthusiast, whether a novice or serious collector.  The show features many of the world’s premier fluorescent mineral COLLECTORS AND DEALERS who strive each year to bring the biggest, brightest and best fluorescent minerals to satisfy the insatiable cravings of the fluorescent collector. ULTRAVIOLATION highlights fluorescent minerals exclusively and is the next best thing to night collecting.  Free admission and a fluorescent mineral specimen for each junior mineralogist 12 years and younger when accompanied by an adult. 

Admission: $2.00 Donation, Children 12 & Under Free

Dealers: 8’ TABLE $30 – ½ TABLE $15 ADVANCED REGISTRATION FOR DEALERS IS ADVISED 

SEND YOUR CHECK MADE  PAYABLE TO: 

Lee McIlvaine, 8510 Elliston Dr. Wyndmoor, PA 19038 Or Paypal electronic payment to leemcilvaine@yahoo.com  


 https://sites.google.com/view/lowerbucksparocks/shows 

https://www.facebook.com/rockclublowerbucksco/

 For information call Lee McIlvaine at 215-713-8020 or email uvgeologist@yahoo.com 


If your rocks don't glow, your at the wrong show!

10am - 6pm

November 2019

11/02/2019 - 11/03/2019

Oaks, PA

10am - 6pm

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11/02/2019 - 11/03/2019

Oaks, PA

 Annual show; Tuscarora Lapidary Society; Greater Philadelphia EXPO Center, 100 Station Avenue, Hall D; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $6, two-day ticket $9, children under 12 $1, free admission for scouts in uniform when accompanied by scoutmaster ; 50th anniversary show: Gemarama 2019 - All That Glitters, featuring 27 vendors, demonstrations, exhibits, silent auction, and activities for children; contact Linda Green, Tuscarora Lapidary Society, 24 Upland Road, Brookhaven, PA 19015, (610) 490-5252; Email: Information@lapidary.org

Website: www.lapidary.org 

10am - 6pm

11/02/2019 - 11/03/2019

Stamford, CT

9:30am - 5pm

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11/02/2019 - 11/03/2019

Stamford, CT

The Stamford Mineralogical Society 31st Annual Gem, Mineral, Jewelry, and Fossil Show and Sale is Saturday, Nov. 2nd 9:30a -5p and Sunday, Nov 3rd, 10a to 4:30p at the Eastern Greenwich Civic Center, 90 Harding Road, Old Greenwich, CT 06870 Free Parking, short walk from Old Greenwich RR station on the New Haven line. Hourly Door Prizes - Grand Door Prizes - Mini-Mine for Kids. Donation $6.00 - Under 12 Free with Adult; Scouts in uniform free Visit https://www.stamfordmineralsociety.org/   for more info and $1 discount coupon with maps. 24 retail dealers and 1 wholesaler -please have your CT sales tax number.

9:30am - 5pm

11/09/2019

Richmond, VA

12pm - 5pm

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11/09/2019

Richmond, VA

Richmond Gem and Mineral Society

Annual Rock Swap.  November 9. Ridge Baptist Church Hall, 1515 Eastridge Rd; Richmond, VA

 http://rgms-va.info/activities/ 

12pm - 5pm

11/09/2019

Mountville, PA

9am-4pm

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11/09/2019

Mountville, PA

6th Annual Discovering Earth's Wonders Fall Show hosted by the Lancaster Fossil and Mineral Club. 


November 09, 2019 at Trinity Reformed United Church of Christ 450 West Main Street Mountville, PA from 9AM-4PM. Admission is $3 for Adults, $1 for Students K-12, and under 5 Free. For further information please feel contact either Catherine P Haefner Co-Founder & Treasurer LCFMC 717 917-5442 or Christopher L Haefner Co-Founder & President 

LCFMC 717 606-4450. 


 https://www.facebook.com/LancasterFossilandMineralClub/ 

9am-4pm

11/09/2019 - 11/10/2019

New York, NY

10am - 6pm

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11/09/2019 - 11/10/2019

New York, NY

 New York Mineralogical Club, Inc. Presents  November 9 & 10, 2019: New York City -Watson Hotel 440 W 57 St.NYC: The NYC Fall Show - Hours are 10:00AM-6:00PM Sat; 11:00AM-5:00PM Sunday. Admission is $6.00; kids under 12 are free. Lectures, 20 top dealers, retail and wholesale. 

 http://www.newyorkmineralogicalclub.org/show/ 

10am - 6pm

11/16/2019 - 11/17/2019

Corning, NY

7pm - 10pm

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11/16/2019 - 11/17/2019

Corning, NY

Finger Lakes Gem, Mineral & Fossil Club  -  Presents Crystal Fest: November 16-17 2019,

Saturday 10am-6pm 

Sunday 10am-4pm 

100 Civic Center Plaza, Corning, NY

https://www.facebook.com/Finger-Lakes-Gem-Mineral-Fossil-Club-1742055992690741/ 


7pm - 10pm

11/23/2019 - 11/24/2019

Fairfax, VA

10am - 6pm

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11/23/2019 - 11/24/2019

Fairfax, VA

 28th Annual Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show Sponsored by The Northern Virginia Mineral Club, Inc. Show site: Dewberry Hall, Johnson Center, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, 4400 University Dr, Fairfax, VA 22030 Club website: www.novamineralclub.org Hrs: Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4, Admission: Adults $6, Seniors $4, Teens (13-17) $3, Children 12 and under FREE, scouts in uniform FREE. Featuring: Over 20 Dealers with Gems, Minerals & Fossils. Also, Demonstrations, Exhibits, Door Prizes, Kid's Activities & Mini-mines. Silent Auction on Sunday. Use parking lot A at Nottoway River Lane on campus. Contact Tom Taaffe (703)-281-3767; e-mail: rockcllctr@gmail.com. GMU Map: 

 https://www.novamineralclub.org/events/2019-show 

10am - 6pm

11/23/2019 - 11/24/2019

West Palm Beach, FL

9am - 6pm

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11/23/2019 - 11/24/2019

West Palm Beach, FL

 Gem & Mineral Society of the Palm Beaches 53rd annual gem, mineral, jewelry, bead and fossil show.  South Florida Fairgrounds Expo Center East, 9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Beach Florida 33411.  Admission $9, children under 12 free.  Visit website for $1 off coupon.    https://gmspb.org/gem-show/  Saturday (Nov. 23rd) 9am-6pm, Sunday (Nov. 24th) 10am-5pm.  Free Parking, door prizes, hourly and other prize drawings, Fossil Dig, Gem Mining, Geode Cracking, Displays, Demonstrations, Speakers, over 80 dealers.  For further information contact show chairman, Walt Triche 561-585-2080 wtriche@gmail.com 

9am - 6pm

11/23/2019- 11/24/2019

Worcester, Massachusetts

9:30am - 5pm

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11/23/2019- 11/24/2019

Worcester, Massachusetts

 Annual show; Worcester Mineral Club Show; National Guard Armory, 701 Lincoln St.; Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 10-4:30; Adults $6, students and seniors $5, free admission for children 12 and under; 44th annual show, featuring jewelry, gems, fossils, and minerals 16 dealers exhibits, demonstrations, activities for children; contact Darlene Fohlin, CT, (860) 923-9023; Email: hunzo.dgf@gmail.com; Website: http://worcestermineralclub.org/ 

 Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/worcestermineral/  

9:30am - 5pm