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 February 2016

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

February 2016

13-14 February 2016: Albany, New York

23rd 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)

19-21 February 2016: GeoFest - Indianapolis, Indiana

14th Annual Indiana State Museum Fossil, Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Indiana State Museum

Indiana State Museum (650 West Washington Street, Indianapolis)

19-21 February 2016: Kirkwood, Missouri (St. Louis area)

Annual Gem, Jewelry, Rock, Mineral and Fossil Show

Organized by: Cabin Fever Productions

Kirkwood Community Center (111 South Geyer Road, Kirkwood)

20-21 February 2016: Mesa, Arizona

50th Annual Spring Jewelry, Gem & Rock Show

Organized by: Apache Junction Rock & Gem Club

Skyline High School (845 South Crismon Road)

See online flyer for admission coupon

March 2016

5-6 March 2016: Newark, Delaware

53rd Annual Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Delaware Mineralogical Society

Theme: Where in the World?

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

5-6 March 2016: Wheaton, Illinois

2016 ESCONI Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Earth Science Club of Northern Illinois

DuPage County Fairgrounds (2015 Manchester Road, Wheaton)

11-13 March 2016: Augusta, Georgia

28th Annual Aiken-Augusta Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Aiken Gem, Mineral & Fossil Society and Augusta Gem & Mineral Society

Julian Smith Casino (2200 Broad Street, Augusta)

11-13 March 2016: Kansas City, Missouri

55th Annual Gem & Mineral Show

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

KCI Expo Center (11730 NW Ambassador Drive)

12 March 2016: Skokie, Illinois (Chicago area)

67th Annual Silent Auction of Rocks, Minerals, Fossils and Lapidary Treasures

Organized by: Chicago Rocks & Minerals Society

St. Peter's United Church of Christ, Gymnasium (8013 Laramie Avenue, across street from the public library on Oakton)

12-13 March 2016: Anthem, Arizona

3rd Annual Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Daisy Mountain Rock & Mineral Club

Boulder Creek High School (40404 N. Gavilan Peak Parkway)

18-20 March 2016: Jackson, Michigan

Michigan Gem & Mineral Society 54th Annual Show

Organized by: Michigan Gem & Mineral Society

Theme: May the Quartz Be With You

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

18-20 March 2016: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Treasures of the Earth: 47th Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Expo

Organized by: Albuquerque Gem & Mineral Club

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

Theme: New Mexico Quartz

18-20 March 2016: Rome, Georgia

37th Annual Valley and Ridge Gem and Mineral Show

Organized by: Rome Georgia Mineral Society

The Forum (301 Tribune Street, Rome)

19-20 March 2016: Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

38th Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Franklin County Rock & Mineral Club

Hamilton Heights Elementary School (1589 Johnson Road)

19-20 March 2016: Sayre, Pennsylvania

47th Annual Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Che-Hanna Rock and Mineral Club

Athens Township Volunteer Fire Hall (211 Herrick Avenue)

25-27 March 2016: Bridgeton, Missouri (St. Louis area)

56th Annual Gem, Mineral, & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Rock Hobby Club of Greater St. Louis

Machinists Hall Auditorium (12365 St. Charles Rock Road, Bridgeton)

April 2016

2-3 April 2016: Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania

16th Annual Philadelphia Mineral Treasures and Fossil Fair

Organized by: Philadelphia Mineralogical Society and Delaware Valley Paleontological Society

LuLu Temple (5140 Butler Pike)

2-3 April 2016: Orange, Connecticut

43rd Annual Mineral, Gem, Jewelry & Fossil Show

Organized by: The New Haven Mineral Club

Amity Regional Middle School (100 Ohman Avenue)

2-3 April 2016: Midland Park, New Jersey

27th Annual North Jersey Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show (formerly the Clifton Show)

Organized by: North Jersey Mineralogical Society

New location: Midland Park High School (250 Prospect Street)

8-10 April 2016: Ogden, Utah

65th Annual Gemstone Junction Show

Organized by: Golden Spike Gem & Mineral Society

Golden Spike Event Center, Weber County Fairgrounds (1181 N. Fairgrounds Drive)

9-10 April 2016: Monroe, Wisconsin

46th Annual, Rock, Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: Badger Lapidary & Geological Society

Monroe Senior High School (1600 26th Street, Monroe)

9-10 April 2016: Abilene, Texas

Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Central Texas Gem & Mineral Society

Abilene Civic Center (1100 North 6th Street)

16-17 April 2016: Standish, Maine

33rd Annual Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Maine Mineralogical & Geological Society

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

16-17 April 2016: Hadley, Massachusetts

Western Mass. Mineral Jewelry & Fossil Show

Organized by: Connecticut Valley Mineral Club

New location: Hadley Farms Meeting House (41 Russell Street, Hadley)

16-17 April 2016: Lancaster, Pennsylvania

North Museum Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show

Organized by: North Museum of Natural History and Science

Farm and Home Center (1383 Arcadia Road)

22-24 April 2016: Orlando, Florida

Rock, Mineral, Gem, Jewelry & Fossil Show

Organized by: Central Florida Mineral and Gem Society

Florida National Guard Armory (2809 South Fern Creek Avenue)

22-24 April 2016: Portland, Oregon

59th Annual Rock and Gem Show

Organized by: Mt. Hood Rock Club

New location: W.P. Jackson Armory (6255 NE Cornfoot Road, Portland)

23-24 April 2016: Franklin, New Jersey

44th Annual New Jersey Earth Science Association Gem & Mineral Show

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

Franklin Borough School (50 Washington Avenue, Franklin)

Indoor / outdoor

23-24 April 2016: Sterling Hill Super Dig - Ogdensburg, New Jersey

Sterling Hill Super Dig 2016

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

Sterling Hill Mining Museum (30 Plant Street, Ogdensburg)

23-24 April 2016: 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)

23-24 April 2016: Memphis, Tennessee

The Earth Wide Open - 37th Annual Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Memphis Archaeological & Geological Society

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

29 April - 1 May 2016: Kalamazoo, Michigan

57th Annual Rock, Gem, Fossil, Jewelry & Mineral Show

Organized by: Kalamazoo Geological & Mineral Society

Theme: Dinosaurs Will Rule

Kalamazoo County Expo Center (2900 Lake Street)

May 2016

6-8 May 2016: McPherson, Kansas

24th Annual Sale & Swap

Organized by: McPherson Gem & Mineral Club

McPherson 4-H Building (710 West Woodside)

6-8 May 2016: Marietta, Georgia

48th Annual Mother's Day Weekend Gem, Mineral, Jewelry & Fossil Show

Organized by: Georgia Mineral Society

Cobb Civic Center (548 South Marietta Pkwy SE)

14-15 May 2016: Leesport, Pennsylvania

48th Annual World of Gems and Minerals: Gemstone, Jewelry, Bead, Mineral and Fossil Show

Organized by: Berks Mineralogical Society

Leesport Farmer's Market (Route 61)

14-15 May 2016: Mays Landing, New Jersey

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

Organized by: Cape-Atlantic Rockhounds

2641 Cologne Avenue, Mays Landing

14-15 May 2016: North Olmsted, Ohio (Cleveland area)

48th Annual Cleveland Area Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Parma Lapidary Club

Soccer Sportsplex (31515 Lorain Road, North Olmsted)

21 May 2016: Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania

Earth Science Show & Sale

Organized by: The Rock & Mineral Club of Lower Bucks County

First United Methodist Church (840 Trenton Road)

28-29 May 2016: Wheaton, Illinois

40th Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show - It's our Ruby Jubilee

Organized by: Chicagoland Gem & Mineral Association

DuPage County Fairgrounds (2015 W. Manchester Road)

June 2016

4 June 2016: Spring Mineralfest - Macungie, Pennsylvania

66th semi-annual Mineralfest

Organized by: Pennsylvania Earth Sciences Association

Macungie Memorial Park (Poplar Street)

Indoor / outdoor (rain or shine)

4-5 June 2016: Monroe, New York

Annual Mineral, Jewelry, Gem & Fossil Show

Organized by: Orange County Mineral Society

Museum Village (1010 Route 17M, Monroe)

17-19 June 2016: Victor, Colorado

4th Annual Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Southern Teller County Focus Group

Downtown Victor

25-26 June 2016: Culver City, California

55th Annual Fiesta of Gems

Organized by: Culver City Rock & Mineral Club

Featured gemstone: petrified wood

Veterans Memorial Auditorium (4117 Overland Boulevard)

July 2016

9-10 July 2016: Syracuse, New York

GemWorld 2016 - 50th Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Gem & Mineral Society of Syracuse

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

16-17 July 2016: Herkimer, New York

Herkimer Diamond Festival & Gem Show

Organized by: Village of Herkimer, Business & Professional Association

30-31 July 2016: Cutchogue, Long Island, New York

26th Annual Mineral, Gem, Fossil & Jewelry Show

Organized by: Long Island Mineral and Geology Society

Cutchogue East Elementary School (34900 Main Road)

August 2016

19-21 August 2016: Lake George, Colorado

17th Annual Gem & Mineral Show

Organized by: Lake George Gem & Mineral Club

Field next to Lake George Post Office (37380 US Highway 24)

20 August 2016: Shelton, Washington

7th Annual Tailgate Rock Sale and Swap

Organized by: Shelton Rock and Mineral Society

Mason County Recreation Area (2100 E Johns Prairie Road)

September 2016

17-18 September 2016: Mays Landing, New Jersey

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

Organized by: Cape-Atlantic Rockhounds

2641 Cologne Avenue, Mays Landing

October 2016

1 October 2016: Autumn Mineralfest - Macungie, Pennsylvania

67th semi-annual Mineralfest

Organized by: Pennsylvania Earth Sciences Association

Macungie Memorial Park (Poplar Street)

Indoor / outdoor (rain or shine)

22-23 October 2016: 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)

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