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: 21 May 2015

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

This Week

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 (rain or shine)

13 June 2015: Greensboro, North Carolina

4th Annual Piedmont Open Air Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Greensboro Gem & Mineral Club

Greensboro Day School (5401 Lawndale Drive)

Outdoor (rain or shine)

13 June 2015: Kent, Connecticut

13th Annual Mineral & Gem Show

Organized by the Danbury Mineralogical Society and the Connecticut Antique Machinery Association

Museum grounds of the Connecticut Antique Machinery Association (1 mile north of Kent on Route 7)

13 June 2015: Skokie, Illinois

4th Annual Rock Swap

Organized by: Chicago Rocks & Minerals Society

St. Peter's United Church of Christ (8013 Laramie Avenue)

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)

25-26 July 2015: South Burlington, Vermont

36th Annual Champlain Valley Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Burlington Gem & Mineral Club

Tuttle Middle School (500 Dorset Street)

Theme: The Wonderful World of Quartz

25 July - 2 August 2015: Spruce Pine, North Carolina

31st Annual Grassy Creek Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Parkway Fire and Rescue Department

Parkway Fire and Rescue (12966 South Highway 226 South)

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 (rain or shine)

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

20-22 November 2015: Columbia, South Carolina

48th Annual Gem, Mineral, & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Columbia Gem & Mineral Society

Jamil Temple (206 Jamil Road, Exit 106A off I-26)

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)