A calendar of mineral shows

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

Mineral show calendar last updated: 23 November 2014

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

4 October 2014: Autumn Mineralfest - Macungie, Pennsylvania

63rd semi-annual Mineralfest

Organized by: Pennsylvania Earth Sciences Association

Macungie Memorial Park (Poplar Street)

Indoor / outdoor

10-12 October 2014: Hillsboro, Oregon (Portland area)

34th Annual Portland Regional Rock and Mineral Show

Organized by: Portland Regional Gem & Mineral Show Association

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

10-12 October 2014: Warren, Michigan (Detroit area)

70th Annual Greater Detroit Gem, Mineral, & Fossil Show

Organized by: Michigan Mineralogical Society

Macomb Community College Expo Center, South Campus (12 Mile Road & Hayes Road)

10-12 October 2014: Wausau, Wisconsin

8th Annual Wausau Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Show

East Gate Hall, Marathon Park (2101 Stewart Avenue, Wausau)

18-19 October 2014: Bristol, Connecticut

42nd Annual Gem and Mineral Show

Organized by: Bristol Gem & Mineral Club

Beals Community Center (240 Stafford Avenue - just off Route 6 near Stephens AutoMall)

18-19 October 2014: Chicago Heights, Illinois

Annual Rock, Mineral, Jewelry, Gem and Fossil Show

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

Prairie State College gymnasium (202 South Halsted Street)

18-19 October 2014: Ogdensburg, New Jersey

Annual Autumn Outdoor Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Show & Swap

Organized by: North Jersey Mineralogical Society

Sterling Hill Mining Museum (30 Plant Street, Ogdensburg)

24-26 October 2014: Glen Rose, Texas (Dallas-Fort Worth Area)

Fossilmania XXXII

Organized by: Dallas Paleontological Society

Somervell County Expo Center (Highway 67 at Gibbs Boulevard)

25 October 2014: Ultraviolation - Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania

25th annual fluorescent-only mineral show / swap / sell ("If your rocks don't glow, you're at the wrong show")

Organized by: Rock & Mineral Club of Lower Bucks County

First United Methodist Church (840 Trenton Road)

25-26 October 2014: Rochester, New York

42nd Annual Rochester Gem, Mineral, Jewlery & Fossil Show & Sale

Organized by: Rochester Lapidary Society

The Main Street Armory (900 East Main Street, Rochester)

1-2 November 2014: Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Friends of Mineralogy (PA Chapter) Symposium & Field Trip

Organized by: Friends of Mineralogy (PA Chapter)

Location: Franklin & Marshall College

1-2 November 2014: Gemarama - Exton, Pennsylvania

Gemarama 2014: 45th Annual Gem Show

Organized by: Tuscarora Lapidary Society

CFS, The School at Church Farm  (north side of Business Route 30, half-mile west of Frazer)

1-2 November 2014: Plant City, Florida (Tampa Bay area)

54th Annual Gem and Mineral Show

Organized by: Tampa Bay Mineral & Science Club

Strawberry Festival Expo Center (2301 W. Oak Avenue)

1-2 November 2014: Midland, Michigan

20th Annual Rock Show

Organized by: Mid-Michigan Rock Club

Midland Resort Hotel & Convention Center (1500 W. Wackerly Street)

1-2 November 2014: Stuart, Florida

36th Annual Gem and Mineral Show

Organized by: St. Lucie County Rock & Gem Club

Martin County Fairgrounds (2616 SE Dixie Highway, Stuart)

1-2 November 2014: Greenwich, Connecticut

26th Annual Show and Sale

Organized by: Stamford Mineralogical Society

Eastern Greenwich Civic Center (90 Harding Road)

8 November 2014: Richmond, Virginia

23rd Annual Rock Swap

Organized by: Richmond Gem & Mineral Society

Ridge Baptist Church Meeting Hall (1515 East Ridge Road)

8-9 November 2014: Sacramento, California

78th Annual Sacramento Gem, Jewelry, Mineral and Rock Show

Organized by: Sacramento Mineral Society

Scottish Rite Temple (6151 H Street, Sacramento)

15-16 November 2014: Round Rock, Texas

24th Annual Fossil Fest

Organized by: Paleontological Society of Austin

Old Settlers Association Main Hall (3300 Palm Valley Boulevard)

Theme: Discover Ice Age Texas!

21-23 November 2014: Columbia, South Carolina

47th Annual Gem, Mineral, & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Columbia Gem & Mineral Society

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

22-23 November 2014: Fairfax, Virginia

23rd Annual Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Northern Virginia Mineral Club

The HUB Ballroom - George Mason University (4400 University Drive)

22-23 November 2014: West Palm Beach, Florida

48th Annual Gem, Mineral, Jewelry, Bead & Fossil Show

Organized by: Gem & Mineral Society of the Palm Beaches

Expo Center East at the South Florida Fairgrounds (9067 Southern Boulevard)

Upcoming Shows

13-14 December 2014: Franklin, Tennessee

34th Annual Gem, Jewelry, Mineral, Fossil Show & Sale

Organized by: Mid-Tennessee Gem & Mineral Society

Williamson County AgExpoPark (4215 Long Lane, Franklin)

2015 Shows

24 January 2015: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mineral & Fossil Swap & Sell

Organized by: Philadelphia Mineralogical Society

Cathedral Village (600 East Cathedral Road, Philadelphia)

13-15 February 2015: St. Louis, Missouri

Annual Gem, Jewelry, Rock, Mineral and Fossil Show

Organized by: Cabin Fever Productions

Kirkwood Community Center (111 South Geyer Road, Kirkwood)

14 February 2015: Upper Marlboro, Maryland

25th Annual Mineral, Jewelry and Fossil Show

Organized by: Southern Maryland Rock and Mineral Club

Show Place Arena (14900 Pennsylvania Avenue)

14-15 February 2015: Albany, New York

22nd Annual James Campbell Memorial Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show and Sale

Organized by: Capital District Mineral Club and the New York State Academy of Mineralogy

New York State Museum (Empire State Plaza on Madison Avenue)

20-22 February 2015: GeoFest - Indianapolis, Indiana

13th Annual Indiana State Museum Fossil, Gem and Mineral Show

Organized by: Indiana State Museum

Indiana State Museum (650 West Washington Street, Indianapolis)

6-8 March 2015: Newark, California

67th Annual Jewelry, Gem and Mineral Show and Sale

Organized by: Mineral & Gem Society of Castro Valley

Newark Pavilion (6430 Thornton Avenue)

7-8 March 2015: Newark, Delaware

52nd Annual Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Delaware Mineralogical Society

Delaware Technical & Community College (400 Stanton-Christiana Road)

13-15 March 2015: Kansas City, Missouri

54th Annual Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Association of Earth Science Clubs of Greater Kansas City

KCI Expo Center (11730 NW Ambassador Drive)

14-15 March 2015: Clifton, New Jersey

26th Annual North Jersey Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: North Jersey Mineralogical Society

Pope John Paul II Center (775 Valley Road)

20-22 March 2015: Jackson, Michigan

Michigan Gem & Mineral Society 53rd Annual Show

Organized by: Michigan Gem & Mineral Society

Jackson County Fairgrounds - American One Event Center (200 West Ganson)

21-22 March 2015: Gaithersburg, Maryland

51st Annual Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show

Organized by: Gem, Lapidary and Mineral Society of Montgomery County, Maryland

Montgomery County Fairgrounds (16 Chestnut Street)

21-22 March 2015: Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

37th Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Franklin County Rock & Mineral Club

Hamilton Heights Elementary School (1589 Johnson Road)

28-29 March 2015: Plymouth Meeting, PA

15th Annual Philadelphia Mineral Treasures and Fossil Fair

Organized by: Philadelphia Mineralogical Society and Delaware Valley Paleontological Society

LuLu Temple (5140 Butler Pike)

28-29 March 2015: Sayre, Pennsylvania

46th Annual Rock & Mineral Show

Organized by: Che-Hanna Rock and Mineral Club

Athens Township Volunteer Fire Hall (211 Herrick Avenue)

28-29 March 2015: Roseville, California

53rd Annual "Nature's Wonders" Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Roseville Rock Rollers Gem & Mineral Society

Roseville (Placer County) Fairgrounds (800 All America City Boulevard)

28-29 March 2015: Northampton, Massachusetts

Western Mass Mineral Jewelry & Fossil Show

Organized by: Connecticut Valley Mineral Club

Clarion Hotel & Conference Center (1 Atwood Drive, Northampton)

11-12 April 2015: Abilene, Texas

Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Central Texas Gem & Mineral Society

Abilene Civic Center (1100 North 6th Street)

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)

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)

1-3 May 2015: Kalamazoo, Michigan

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

Organized by: Kalamazoo Geological & Mineral Society

Kalamazoo County Expo Center (2900 Lake Street)

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)

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)

6 June 2015: Spring Mineralfest - Macungie, Pennsylvania

64th semi-annual Mineralfest

Organized by: Pennsylvania Earth Sciences Association

Macungie Memorial Park (Poplar Street)

Indoor / outdoor

11-12 July 2015: Casper, Wyoming

68th Annual Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Natrona County Rockhounds

Parkway Plaza (123 West E Street)