A calendar of club-sponsored mineral shows

gem shows, fossil shows, symposiums, and other events of interest to the mineralogical community

Mineral show calendar last updated: 12 April 2015

Contact mineralfest@aol.com if you would like your club's show listed.

This Week

18 April 2015: Severna Park, Maryland

Annual Jewelry, Gem and Mineral Show

Organized by: Patuxent Lapidary Guild

Earleigh Heights Volunteer Fire Company (Route 2, Severna Park)

18-19 April 2015: Lancaster, Pennsylvania

North Museum Rock, Mineral, and Fossil Show

Organized by: North Museum of Natural History and Science

Farm and Home Center (1383 Arcadia Road)

18-19 April 2015: Standish, Maine

32nd Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Maine Mineralogical & Geological Society

Alfond Center at Saint Joseph's College of Maine (278 Whites Bridge Road)

18-19 April 2015: West Mifflin, Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh area)

Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show

Organized by: The Monongahela Rockhounds

Skyview Hall, West Mifflin Volunteer Fire Company #4 (660 Noble Drive)

23-26 April 2015: Rochester, New York

42nd Rochester Mineralogical Symposium

Organized by: Rochester Academy of Science, Mineral Section

Radisson Hotel Rochester Airport (175 Jefferson Road)

24-26 April 2015: Portland, Oregon

58th Annual Rock and Gem Show

Organized by: Mt. Hood Rock Club

Kliever Memorial Armory (10000 NE 33rd Drive)

25 April 2015: Sterling Hill Super Dig - Ogdensburg, New Jersey

Sterling Hill Super Dig 2015

Organized by: Sterling Hill Mining Museum and Delaware Valley Earth Science Society

Sterling Hill Mining Museum (30 Plant Street, Ogdensburg)

25-26 April 2015: Franklin, New Jersey

43nd Annual New Jersey Earth Science Association Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Franklin-Ogdensburg Mineralogical Society and the New Jersey Earth Science Association and Sterling Hill Mining Museum

Franklin Borough School (50 Washington Avenue, Franklin)

Indoor / outdoor

25-26 April 2015: Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio (Akron area)

Semi Annual Gemboree – Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Akron Mineral Society and Summit Lapidary Club

Emidio & Sons Expo Center (48 East Bath Road, Cuyahoga Falls)

25-26 April 2015: Memphis, Tennessee

The Earth Wide Open - 36th Annual Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Memphis Archaeological & Geological Society

Agricenter International Expo Center (7777 Walnut Grove Road, Memphis)

May 2015

1-3 May 2015: Kalamazoo, Michigan

56th Annual Rock, Gem, Fossil, Jewelry & Mineral Show

Organized by: Kalamazoo Geological & Mineral Society

Kalamazoo County Expo Center (2900 Lake Street)

1-3 May 2015: McPherson, Kansas

23rd Annual Sale and Swap

Organized by: McPherson Gem & Mineral Club

McPherson 4-H Building (710 West Woodside)

1-3 May 2015: Calgary, Alberta

55th Annual Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Calgary Rock & Lapidary Club

New location: Cardel Place - West Arena (11950 Country Village NE)

Theme: Jewels from the Sea

2-3 May 2015: Pittston, Pennsylvania

Treasures of the Earth: 12th Annual Show and Sale

Organized by: The Mineralogical Society of Northeastern Pennsylvania

Oblates of St. Joseph (1880 Highway 315)

2-3 May 2015: Topsfield, Massachusetts

52nd Annual New England Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: North Shore Rock & Mineral Club

Topsfield Fairgrounds, Coolidge Hall & Fairtrade Building (Route 1 North)

2-3 May 2015: Waco, Texas

55th Annual Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Waco Gem & Mineral Club

Extraco Events Center, Arts and Crafts Building (4601 Bosque Boulevard, Waco)

2-3 May 2015: Anaheim, California

55th Annual Mineral, Gem & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Searchers Gem & Mineral Society

Brookhurst Community Center (2271 West Crescent Avenue)

2-3 May 2015: Sharonville, Ohio (Cincinnati area)

GeoFair 2015 - 50th Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show of Greater Cincinnati

Organized by: Cincinnati Mineral Society and Dry Dredgers

New location: Sharonville Convention Center (11355 Chester Road)

Theme: America's Mineral and Fossil Treasures

8-10 May 2015: Norcross, Georgia (Atlanta area)

47th Annual Gem and Mineral Show

Organized by: Georgia Mineral Society

New location: North Atlanta Trade Center (1700 Jeurgens Court, Norcross)

16-17 May 2015: Leesport, Pennsylvania

47th Annual World of Gems and Minerals: Gemstone, Jewelry, Bead, Mineral and Fossil Show

Organized by: Berks Mineralogical Society

Leesport Farmer's Market (Route 61)

16-17 May 2015: North Olmsted, Ohio (Cleveland area)

47th Annual Cleveland Area Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Parma Lapidary Club

Soccer Sportsplex (31515 Lorain Road, North Olmsted)

16-17 May 2015: Mays Landing, New Jersey

Annual Spring Gem, Jewelry, Rock, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Cape-Atlantic Rockhounds

2641 Cologne Avenue, Mays Landing

16-17 May 2015: Ogdensburg, New Jersey

Annual Spring Outdoor Rock Swap & Sale

Organized by: The North Jersey Mineralogical Society

Sterling Hill Mining Museum (30 Plant Street, Ogdensburg)

23-24 May 2015: Wheaton, Illinois

39th Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show

75th Annual Convention of the Midwest Federation of Geological Societies

Organized by: Chicagoland Gem & Mineral Association

DuPage County Fairgrounds (2015 W. Manchester Road)

30 May 2015: Towson, Maryland

26th Annual Chesapeake Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Chesapeake Gem and Mineral Society

Ruhl Armory (1035 York Road)

June 2015

6 June 2015: Spring Mineralfest - Macungie, Pennsylvania

64th semi-annual Mineralfest

Organized by: Pennsylvania Earth Sciences Association

Macungie Memorial Park (Poplar Street)

Indoor / outdoor

27-28 June 2015: Culver City, California

54th Annual Fiesta of Gems

Organized by: Culver City Rock and Mineral Club

Veterans Memorial Auditorium (4117 Overland Boulevard)

July 2015

11-12 July 2015: Syracuse, New York

GemWorld 2015 - 49th Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil, and Jewelry Show

Organized by: Gem & Mineral Society of Syracuse

Theme: Fossils of New York State

SRC Arena and Event Center at Onondaga Community College (4585 West Seneca Turnpike)

11-12 July 2015: Casper, Wyoming

68th Annual Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Natrona County Rockhounds

Parkway Plaza (123 West E Street)

18-19 July 2015: Herkimer, New York

Herkimer Diamond Festival & Gem Show

Organized by: Village of Herkimer, Business & Professional Association

Methodist Church (127 North Prospect Street)

25-26 July 2015: Cutchogue, Long Island, New York

35th Annual Mineral, Gem, Fossil & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Long Island Mineral and Geology Society

Cutchogue East Elementary School (34900 Main Road)

August 2015

15 August 2015: Shelton, Washington

6th Annual Tailgate Rock Sale and Swap

Organized by: Shelton Rock and Mineral Society

Shelton Soccer Park (2102 Johns Prairie Road, Shelton)

21-23 August 2015: South Bend, Indiana

52nd Annual Jewelry, Gem, and Mineral Show and Sale

Organized by: Michiana Gem and Mineral Society

St. Joseph County 4-H Fairgrounds - Esther Singer Building (5177 South Ironwood Road)

22-23 August 2015: Madrid, New York

51st Annual Show

Organized by: St. Lawrence County Rock & Mineral Club

Madrid Community Center (1835 State Highway 345)

September 2015

5-6 September 2015: Augusta, Maine

26th Annual Rockhounders Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: The Kennebec Rocks & Minerals Club

National Guard Armory (Western Avenue, Augusta)

19-20 September 2015: Mays Landing, New Jersey

Annual Fall Gem, Jewelry, Rock, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Cape-Atlantic Rockhounds

2641 Cologne Avenue, Mays Landing

19-20 September 2015: Poughkeepsie, New York

46th annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil Show & Sale

Organized by: Mid-Hudson Valley Gem & Mineral Society

Gold's Gym & Family Sports Complex (258 Titusville Road)

Theme: Herkimers - New York's Diamonds

26-27 September 2015: Franklin, New Jersey

59th Annual Franklin-Sterling Hill Mineral, Gem, and Jewelry Show

Organized by: Franklin-Ogdensburg Mineralogical Society and the Franklin Mineral Museum

Franklin Borough School  (50 Washington Avenue, Franklin)

Indoor / outdoor

October 2015

2-4 October 2015: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque Fall Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Creative Arts Center at NM State Fairgrounds (300 San Pedro NE)

2-4 October 2015: Clarkdale, Arizona

40th Annual Verde Valley Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Mingus Gem & Mineral Club

Elks Club Lodge (100 South Broadway, Clarkdale)

3 October 2015: Autumn Mineralfest - Macungie, Pennsylvania

65th semi-annual Mineralfest

Organized by: Pennsylvania Earth Sciences Association

Macungie Memorial Park (Poplar Street)

Indoor / outdoor

9-11 October 2015: Warren, Michigan (Detroit area)

71st Annual Greater Detroit Gem, Mineral, & Fossil Show

Organized by: Michigan Mineralogical Society

Theme: A Rainbow of Crystals

Macomb Community College Expo Center, South Campus (14500 East 12 Mile Road)

9-11 October 2015: Hillsboro, Oregon (Portland area)

35th Annual Portland Regional Rock and Mineral Show

Organized by: Portland Regional Gem & Mineral Show Association

Washington County Fair Complex (873 NE 34th Avenue, Hillsboro)

17-18 October 2015: Chicago Heights, Illinois

46th Annual Fossil, Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: South Suburban Earth Science Club and Prairie State College

Prairie State College (202 South Halsted Street)

31 October - 1 November 2015: Plant City, Florida (Tampa Bay area)

56th Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Tampa Bay Mineral & Science Club

Strawberry Festival Expo Center (2301 W. Oak Avenue)

November 2015

27-29 November 2015: Mobile, Alabama

21st Annual Jewelry, Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Mobile Rock & Gem Society

Abba Shrine Center (7701 Hitt Road, Mobile)