Shows January - June 2018


If your Club Show Dates need updating email Pat Lambert Club Show Coordinator
at least 4 months before your show.


JANUARY to JUNE 2018

February 10-11
Sat 9-5
Sun 9-4

Whidbey Island Gem Club 
Sweetheart of Gems – 53rd Annual Show

Free admission 
Member exhibits, demonstrations, vendors selling rough rock, slabs and polished display pieces; silent auction, spinning wheel and hourly raffle prizes.

Oak Harbor Senior Center
51 SE Jerome Street
Oak Harbor, WA

Keith Ludemann 
360-675-1837
rock9@whidbey.net

February 23-25
Fri 9:30-5:30
Sat 9:30-5:30
Sun 9:30-5:30
Oregon Agate and Mineral Society Annual Show

Oregon Agate & Mineral Society's Annual Rock Show is a free event with Demonstrations, Exhibits -showcasing lapidary and creativity skills, Jewelry, Kid's Corner, Rock, Mineral, and Slab Sales, "Rock" Food Table, Touch Table, and much more!   (no vendors)

Oregon Museum of Science and Industry/OMSI
1945 SE Water Avenue
Portland  OR  97214

Sonia Watt
sonywatt@yahoo.com
4821 Grant St.
Portland OR  97215
Website  
February 24-25
Sat 10-6
Sun 10-5
Idaho Gem Club - Annual Rock and Gem Show

We offer demonstrations, showcases, kids games, silent auction, & loads of vendors.

Adults $4
12 years and younger free

Expo Idaho
5610 Glenwood
Boise, ID 83714

Brent Stewart
rocksbybrent@gmail.com  
208-342-1151

March 3-4
Sat 10-6
Sun 10-5

East Kingco Rock and Gem Show

2018 Gem, Mineral, and Jewelry Show

Free admission
We have 25 dealers, stone sculpture exhibit, kid’s activities, silent auction, raffle, What's My Rock identification and hourly door prizes.

Pickering Barn
1730 10th Ave NW
Issaquah, WA 98027
Across from Costco

Cindy Smith
206 953 3456
showchair@eastkingco.org
Web Site

March 3 – 4
Sat 10-6
Sun 10-5
Owyhee Gem & Mineral Society
64thAnnual Gem & Mineral Show

Dealers, Demonstrators, Door Prizes every half hour, Grand Prize, Show Cases, Black Light Display, Silent Auction, Wheel of Gems, Sand Dig, and Grab Bags.

Admission $4.00 kids under 11 free with paid adult.
O'Connor Field House
2200 Blaine
Caldwell, ID 83605

Darell Ehlers
208 674 1213
ddehlers@fmtc.com
Web Site

March 10-11
Sat 9-5
Sun 10-4

Magic Valley Gem Club - 68th Annual Gem Show

Adults $2.00 admission  Children under 12 years old get in free if accompanied by an adult

Demonstrations and Displays by: Herrett’s Museum, Hagerman Fossil Beds, Snake River Gold Prospector’s Association.

10 dealers, silent auctions, door prizes, lapidary demonstrations, 50 display cases, hands-on mineral table, educational exhibits, black light room, sand dig for gems, wheel of fortune, grand prize drawing.

Twin Falls County Fair Grounds
215 Fair Avenue
Filer ID 
(just east of Filer on Highway 30)

Chris Funk
208 539-5369
or
Jon Cromer
208 293 5846
rmetts@cableone.net
Magic Valley Gem Club
PO Box 725
Twin Falls ID 83303

March 10-11
Sat 9-5
Sun 10-4

Rock and Arrowhead Club
Annual Show
Admission $2 donation

Klamath Co. Fairgrounds
3531 South 6th Street
Klamath Falls,  OR 97603

Laura Limb 541 281 8058
POB 1803
Klamath Falls, OR 97601
or Garwin Carlson 541 882 8276
March 10-11
Sat 10-6
Sun 10-4
10th Annual Rock and Mineral Show
Northwest Montana Rock Chucks

Admission - $2 for adults (high school age and up), free to kids middle school and under

Our rock show features a wide variety of items from our vendors; demonstrations and displays by our club members and the local gold prospectors group; silent auctions featuring items from local rockhounds, fossil collectors, and flint knappers.  Our kids' corner is one of the most popular attractions giving children an opportunity to hunt for gems and play games for mineral and rock prizes.

Flathead County Fairgrounds
Grandstand Bldg.
265 North Meridian Road
Kalispell  MT 59901

Lloyd Fager
608 436 0780
oldgrayelf@sbcglobal.net

March 9-10
Fri 8:30-6
Sat 9-5
Annual Gem and Mineral Show
Panorama Gem & Mineral Club

Admission is free

Ag Trade Center
NE Washington Fairgrounds
317 West Astor Avenue(Astor Avenue & Washington Street)
Colville  WA  99114

Bill Allen
509 936 2446
sago2@hotmail.com
March 16-18
Fri 10-7
Sat 10-7
Sun 10-5

56th Annual Rock, Gem, & Mineral Show
"Parade of Gems"
Timpanogos Gem & Mineral Society

Admission is free. 

Each attendee receives a free polished rock of their choice. The show consists of dealers, display cases (approximately 25), a Wheel of fortune booth, a rock sale booth, a junior booth screening sand for topaz, a grab bag booth (the face of one rock is polished for each bag sold), a rock and bone touch table, a raffle every 1/2 hour, demonstration booths, a membership booth, a concession booth to purchase food, and of course Mr. Bones walking around as a dinosaur.

Spanish Fork Fair Grounds
Indoor Tennis Court
475 South Main
Spanish Fork  UT 84660

Karl Brough 435 660 0032 
or
Keith Fackrell 801 592 0410 

timpanogosrock@gmail.com 
Website

March 17-18
Sat 9-6
Sun 10-5

Hellgate Mineral Society
Gem Stones of Montana - 24th Annual Gem and Mineral Show., Missoula MT

Admission $2.00, Children under 14, free with paid adult.

We will have 14 vendors selling all aspects of the lapidary trade. We will be demonstrating cab making, faceting, wire wrapping & flint knapping. We have one table especially for the kids, where they dig through the gravel and pick out gemstones. We also have a club table, selling grab bags, mineral cards, rock pencils, mineral coloring books, and other items for kids. We will have a florescent mineral tent, and about 20 display cases. The hotel will have a kiosk selling wrap sandwiches, drinks, and goodies.

Hilton Garden Inn
3720 North Reserve Street
Missoula, MT 59806

406-532-5300

Bob Riggs
robert.riggs3@gmail.com
406 543 3667

March 24-25
Sat 10-6
Sun 10-5
57th Rock and Gem Show

Mt. Baker Rock & Gem Club – Bellingham WA

Free admission

Show features include gold panning and lapidary demonstrations, fluorescent show, rocks, minerals, fossils, gems, jewelry, club sales and dealers. Also door prizes, scholarship raffle, silent auction, exhibits, food service, special activities for kids, and more  

Bloedel Donovan Community Center
2214 Electric Avenue
Bellingham, WA 98229

Lori Nettles
360 961 7873
lorinhardy@yahoo.com
or
Dick Carr
360 398 7914
rjcarr@juno.com

Website

March 31 - April 1
Sat 10-6
Sun 10-5

70th Annual Rock & Gem Show - "Old Show, New Rocks"

Sweet Home Rock & Mineral Society
Admission $.50  children 12 and under free with adult admission.

Once again we will have displays by skillful artisans and devoted hobbyists.  We will feature demonstrations by dedicated lapidary artists, such as cabochon creation, wirewrapping, flint knapping, and geode preparation.  Vendors offer a wide variety of gem, mineral, fossil, slabs and one of a kind home décor and collectibles. Activities for adults include silent auction, raffles, door prizes and expert rock identification.  Children can participate in art activities, silent auctions, raffle and door prizes. Food kart and handicap parking available.

Sweet Home High School Gym
1641 Long St.
Sweet Home, OR 97386

Bob Rose bobrasay@gmail.com
Ed Anderson 541 944 2124
ela4rocks@gmail.com
PO Box 2279
Lebanon, OR 97355

April 7-8
Sat 9-5
Sun 10-3
61st Annual Rock and Mineral Show

Springfield Thunderegg Rock Club

Free admission - donations appreciated

Children get a free rock, snack bar, kid’s corner, demonstrations, free parking, craft items, jewelry, rocks, minerals, local sellers, silent auction, door prizes.   Proceeds go toward a $500 scholarship for a Springfield student.

Goshen Grange85628 Dillard Access Rd.
Eugene, OR 97405

 

Trish Adams
cadnshac2@comcast.net 
541 517-3617
April 13-15
Fri 9-6
Sat 10-6
Sun 10-4
Golden Spike 67th Gemstone Junction

Admission: $3 Adults | $2 Students 12-18| Children under 12 are free with paid Adult.
Golden Spike Gem & Mineral Society invites you to attend the 67th Gemstone Junction.   Activities include rock id, touch & see area, gem search, grab bags, lapidary demonstrations, exhibits, and over 25 dealers for all things rock related. The club will be conducting a silent auction with materials provided by club members, and Mr. Bones will be on hand with his famous dinosaur puppets.

Golden Spike Event Center
Weber County Fairgrounds
1000 N 1200 W
Ogden  UT 88440
 

Deborah Blake
385 205 9187
gemshow@goldenspikegem.org 
April 7-8
Sat 10-6
Sun 10-5
SEIGMS 62nd Annual Rock and Gem Show

South East Idaho Gem and Mineral Society

Adults $2.00  12 & under free with adult
Vendors, silent auction, gem dig, hourly door prizes and much more.

North Bannock County Fairgrounds
10588 Fairground Dr
Pocatello  ID  83201

 

Joe Rodriquez joe.rodriquez@itd.idaho.gov
PO Box 3089
West Neeley Loop
American Falls
  ID 83211

April 14-15
Sat 9-5
Sun 10-5

Maplewood Rock and Gem Club - April Sale

Maplewood Rock and Gem Clubhouse
8802 196th St. SW
Edmonds, WA

Mary Ann Collins
206 714 3922
collma1@comcast.net
April 13-15
Fri 9-6
Sat 9-6
Sun 10-4:30

Agates – the 62nd Annual River of Gems Show 

Willamette Agate and Mineral Society

Admission $2  children under 11 are free

Willamette Agate and Mineral Society, a non-profit educational organization, presents the 64nd annual rock and gem show. This event includes - multiple dealers, demonstrators, kid area games, silent auction, oral auction, kid’s treasure hunt, education opportunities and incredible display cases

Polk County Fairgrounds
520 S Pacific Hwy W.
Rickreall  OR  97371

Mimi Surgeon
PO Box 13041
Salem, OR 97309
wams.riverofgems@gmail.com

Website: www.wamsi.net

April 21-22
Sat 10-6
Sun 10-5
54th Annual Idaho Falls Gem and Mineral Show

Idaho Falls Gem and Mineral Society

Adults $3.00  Children under 12 free

Vendors selling everything from rough rock and mineral specimens to finished jewelry, several kids' activities (a sand dig, thunder egg hunt, wheel of fortune, etc.), demonstrations by several club members, and the show cases filled by our members, most vendors, and the club itself. Food available in front of the venue.

Idaho Falls Recreation Center
B Street
Idaho Falls,  ID

Randy Okopny
ifrockhounds@gmail.com
208 529 8195

Website: http://ifrockhounds.com

April 21-22
Sat 10-5
Sun 10-4
Lakeside Gem and Mineral Club - Annual Rock, Gem and Mineral Show

Admission - $5.00 ($1.00 off coupon available)
Children 12 & under free with paid adult.

40+ collectors’ exhibits; Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Dealers; demonstrations including cabochon fashioning, gemstone faceting, gem trees, sphere making, silversmithing, wire wrapping and jewelry fabrication; silent auction; junior activities;  door prizes;  raffle;  Fluorescent displays; Geode cracking; Tailgating on Sunday morning

Benton County Fairgrounds
1500 South Oak
Kennewick  WA 99337

Mary Lou Omstead
PO Box 6652
Kennewick, WA 99336

509 783 2798
April 27-29
Sat 10-6
Sun 10-4

Yakima Rock & Mineral Club - 58th Parade of Gems
80th Anniversary Northwest Federation of Mineralogical Societies’ Show and Convention 2018


Admission ­$4 adult | $2.00 Students | Children under 14 free with paid adult.

~ Presenting ~

 Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks & Minerals
North American Research Group
Ginkgo Petrified Forest Interpretive Center
Amethyst Scepters of Montana 

Jewelry Dealers, Children’s Activities, Rock, Mineral & Fossil Dealers, Grab Bags, Wheel of Fortune, NFMS Display Competitions, Fossil Preparation Demos, Door Prizes, $1 Raffle Tickets, Silent Auctions,Stone Knapping & Gold Prospecting Demos, Wire Tree Classes, Metal Smith Classes (reserve in advance)

Special Speakers, Food Concession, Free Parking Gate 5

**New Location
Central Washington State Fair Grounds
Modern Living Building
1301 South Fair Avenue
Yakima  WA  98901

Kurt Junt or Ronna Watkins
yakima_rockhounds12@yahoo.com
509 433 7841
Yakima Rock and Mineral Club
PO Box 326
Yakima  WA  98907
www.yakimarockclub.com 
www.facebook.com/YakimaRockndMineraClub
April 27-29
Fri 10-5
Sat 10-5
Sun 10-4
Mt Hood Rock Club’s 61st Rock, Mineral and Gem Show

Free Admission, and one free rock to each child. Donations appreciated.

24+ Vendors selling: minerals, rocks, beads, jewelry, fossils, tools and more.

Activities will include: Kid’s corner with games and activities, Raffle prizes, door prizes and hourly prizes, Demonstrations in lapidary & wire wrapping, Exhibits of fossils, gems and minerals, lapidary, etc; silent auction all day, every day.

W.D Jackson Armory
6255 NE Cornfoot Rd
(Take NE Alderwood Rd from NE Columbia Blvd – just south of PDX)
Portland  OR  97218

Wayne King
WFKClassicWoods@aol.com
503 284 7915
www.mthoodrockclub.com

April 28-29
Sat 10-5
Sun 10-4:30
48thAnnual Gem and Geology Show
Grays Harbor Geology and Gem Society

Admission: Free
Grays Harbor County Fair Grounds
43 Elma-McCleary Road
Elma, WA 98541
Gary Emberley
624 Farimont Place, Aberdeen, WA 98520
360 533 6196
melissa624@hotmail.com
April 28-29
Sat 10-5
Sun 10-5
West Seattle Rock Club

52nd Annual Show

Free Admission

Fun activities for kids, displays, demonstrations, dealers and good food.

Alki Masonic Temple
4736 40th Avenue SW
Seattle, WA

Diane Christensen
206 582 2267 
dchristensen59@gmail.com
Web Site
May 5-6
Sat 10-6
Sun 10-5
65th Annual Gem, Jewelry, & Mineral Show
Everett Rock & Gem Club

Free admission

Dealers, crystals & geodes, tools and equipment, demonstrations, hourly door prizes, raffle drawing, kids’ activities, silent auction, special exhibits and displays, food.

Everett Community College
Walt Price Student Fitness Center
2206 Tower Street
Everett  WA  98201

 

John Peterson
PO Box 1615
Everett  WA  98206
425 402 9227
www.everettrockclub.com
www.facebook.com/Umpquagem
May 5-6
Sat 9-5
Sun 10-4
48th Annual Show -“Oregon’s Treasures”
Umpqua Gem & Mineral Club

Free admission – donations appreciated

Dealers, demonstrators, silent auction, raffles, kids activities

Douglas County Fairgrounds
I-5 Exit 123
2110 Frear St
Roseburg  OR

Jim Barber
PO Box 1264
Roseburg, OR 97470
541 378-8265

May 12-13
Sat 10-6
Sun 10-4
Bozeman Gem and Mineral Club
Annual Gem, Jewelry, Mineral, Bead and Fossil Show

Admission – Adults $3.00. Children under 12 free.  Mother’s Day Special:  $1.00 off admission on Sunday

25 Gem and Mineral Display Cases
Many "Best of Montana" Minerals, Raffle of a Spectacular Specimen.Silent Auctions,18 Vendors,Garnet Sorting Table
Free Polished Rocks for the Kids. 

Information on joining the rock club. 

A Great Opportunity to Buy Unique Graduation, Birthday and Christmas Gifts.

Gallatin County Fairgrounds
Building #1
901 North Black
Bozeman  MT  59715

Brad Somers
406 548-1776
or
Linda Johnson
406 580-3419

bgmcmt@gmail.com

May 12-13
Sat 10-5
Sun 10-5
Hatrockhounds Gem and Mineral Society

Admission $3.00  

Dealers, Kids Corner, Demonstrations, Silent Auction, Door Prizes, Display Cases​

Hermiston Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center  (EOTEC)
1705 East Airport Road
Hermiston, OR 97838

Mike Filarski
stonemorlin1@netscape.net
541 571 2593
Website
May 19-20
Sat 10-6
Sun 10-5
Bitterroot Gem & Mineral Society

$2 admission  children 11 and under free

We began a Junior Club Program this year and they will be having their own individual display cases at the show.   Speakers and demonstrations

First Interstate Center
Ravalli County Fairgrounds
100 Old Corvallis Road
Hamilton MT 59840

Deb Strickland
406 363-3194
mtpiper@gci.net  
May 26-27
Sat 10-5:30
Sun 10-4
54th Annual Gem and Mineral Show - "Rock'n the Coast"
Oregon Coast Agate Club

Admission:  $2.00  Children 12 and under free with an adult admission.

 FREE ADMISSION for all active individuals in uniform with ID: Military, Police (volunteers), Youth Scouts.

Dealers selling rough gems, crystals, beads, jewelry, handmade items, supplies for making jewelry and craft items, Demonstrations, Door Prizes, Raffle, Displays, Silent Auction and the Rock Doc will answer questions or identify your coastal rock finds as time permits

National Guard Armory
541 SW Coast Hwy
Hwy 101Newport  OR  97365

George Mazeika
georgemaze58@gmail.com
541 991 0311
PO Box 818
Yachats, OR 97498

Website:  www.coastagates.org
Facebook: Oregon Coast Agate Club

June 1-3
Fri 10-5
Sat 10-5
Sun 10-5

Puyallup Valley Gem & Mineral Club - Annual Show
"Got Rocks! - Again!"
Free admission

Admission free

Something for everyone! Energy stones, crystals, fossils, rare minerals & landscape treasures. Books, displays, club sales & silent auctions. Local vendors, raffle drawing on Sunday, lapidary demonstrations all weekend.  Gold panning,  rock carving/sculptures, metal detecting, kids crafts.

Free parking, handicap parking, wheelchair access into main hall

Swiss Sportsman Club Park
9205 198th Avenue East
Bonney Lake, WA 98391

Nancy LeMay
bees2knees@att.net
PVGMC
c/o Club Show
PO Box 134
Puyallup  WA  98371
info@puyallupgemclub.org
June 2-3
Sat 9-5
Sun 10-4
North Idaho Mineral Club

Rock, Mineral, Gem, and Jewelry Show
Admission $3.00, children 12 & under free with adult

Vendors, displays, demonstrations, kid’s activities, and lots more.
Kootenai County Fairgrounds
4056 North Government Way
(Kathleen & Gov't Way)
Coeur d’Alene ID 83815

Mike Rose
PO Box 1643
Hayden, ID 83835
showchair2018@gmail.com  

June 9-10
Sat 10-5
Sun 10-5
Annual Gem and Mineral Show
Butte Mineral and Gem Club

Admission:  $3.00  Children 12 and under free if accompanied by an adult

There will 15 dealers in fossils, minerals,  gems, cutting rough, jewelry, and unusual treasures you won’t find anywhere else, 20 + top class exhibits, a silent auction and a games area for children.

Butte Civic Center Annex
1340 Harrison Avenue
Butte  MT

Pete Knudsen
406 490-5828
PO Box 4492
Butte, MT 59702

June 15-17
Fri 10-5
Sat 10-5
Sun 10-4

Lower Umpqua Gem and Lapidary Society

Free admission
Saturday is Kids Day! 

The highlight being a Kids Treasure Hunt. Great family event.  Fun and educational. This is a Show and a Sale.  Raffles, door prizes, displays, vendors, lapidary demonstrations. thundereggs, fossils, gems, agates, rough rock, jewelry, gold mining equipment, petrified wood, and more. Free gift to the first 75 people through the door each day! The show will be held on Father’s Day Weekend, concurrent with the Chainsaw Carving Event and the Downtown Artwalk

Reedsport Community Center
451 Winchester Avenue
Reedsport OR

Bill Hendrickson
AgateLicker44@outlook.com
541 271 6816

Website: ReedsportRockandGemShow.com