Shows January - June 2019


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


JANUARY to JUNE 2019

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

Whidbey Island Gem Club 
Sweetheart of Gems – 54th Annual Show

Free admission 
We are honored to be hosting local artist's rare and one of a kind jewelry. Also dealers with spectaculidrockmar earth made gem's and precious mineral specimens as well as pre-cut slabs to make your own masterpiece at home. There is also a silent auction for rough material's and a spinning wheel for the kids. Watch live demonstrations and view club members exhibits. All visitor's get a free raffle ticket for door prizes. These consist of all hand made jewelry donated by club members. Bring your appetite as a local legend will have some of the best BBQ around for the show. Hope to see you there.

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

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

February 22-24
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

Ken Thistle
kthistle815@gmail.com

Website  

February 23-24
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 Building (Fairgrounds)
5610 Glenwood
Boise, ID 83714

Brent Stewart
rocksbybrent@gmail.com  
208-863-9336

March 2-3
Sat 10-6
Sun 10-5

East Kingco Rock and Gem Show

2019 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
65thAnnual 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 8-10
Fri 10-5
Sat 10-5
Sun 10-5

61st Annual Rock and Gem Show
Tualatin Valley Rock and Gem Club

Admission: $1.00, 12 & under free with adult
Vendors, Displays, Door Prizes, Silent Auction, Kid’s corner fun, Demonstrations

Forest Grove National Guard Armory
2950 Taylor Way
Forest Grove, OR 97116

Rose Jackson
503 349 7418
1jeweledrose@gmail.com
www.TVRGC.org

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

Magic Valley Gem Club - 69th Annual Rock, Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show

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

Displays by: Herrett’s Museum, Hagerman Fossil Beds, Snake River Gold Prospector’s Association.
11 dealers, silent auctions, door prizes, demonstrations, display cases, hands-on mineral table, educational exhibits, wheel of fortune, polished rock grab bags, geode cracker, grand prize drawing. Activities for the young and the young at heart.

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

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

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

Rock and Arrowhead Club
Annual Show
Admission $2 donation

Klamath Co. Fairgrounds
3531 South 6thStreet
Klamath Falls,  OR 97603

Laura Limb
541 281 8058
redlimb@charter.net
or
Kristin Sayles
541 539 1452kristinsayles@hotmail.com

March 9-10
Sat 10-6
Sun 10-4

Northwest Montana Rock Chucks
Gold, Gem, and Mineral Show

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 8-9
Fri 8:30-6
Sat 9-5

Annual Rock 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

Johnie Pitman
509 684 8887

March 15-17
Fri 10-7
Sat 10-7
Sun 10-5

57th Annual Rock, Gem, & Mineral Show
"Parade of Gems"
Timpanogos Gem & Mineral Society

Admission is free. 

Faceting, amethyst, minerals, jewelry, wire wrapping, knapping, rough rocks, petrified wood, opals, fossils, gems, rock sales, educational books, lapidary equipment & supplies, junior club booth, touch table, grab bags, wheel of fortune, door prizes every half hour to one hour, black light display, concessions.

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

Keith Fackrell
801 592 0410 
krfackrell@gmail.com
Website

March 16-17
Sat 9-6
Sun 10-5

Hellgate Mineral Society
Gem Stones of Montana - 25th 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

Neil Maier
attitoodz@yahoo.com
406 240 1079

March 29-31
Fri 10-6
Sat 10-6
Sun 10-4
Rock Rollers Club of Spokane WA

60th Annual Gem, Jewelry, & Mineral Show
Adults  $6
Military and Seniors $5
Scouts in uniform and children 12 & under free
(Admission good for all weekend)

Over 40 dealers, 60 display cases, fossils, crystals, minerals, specimens, handcrafted jewelry, lapidary supplies, demonstrations, hourly door prizes, youth activities, and a grand prize. Free parking.

Spokane County Fair & Expo Center
N.404 Havana at Broadway
Spokane  WA 99212

Mike Shaw
509 251 5174 
showchair@rockrollers.org
Web Site
March 30-31
Sat 10-6
Sun 10-5
58th Annual 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

Dick Carr
360 398 7914
rjcarr@juno.com
Website

March 30-31
Sat 10-6
Sun 10-5

71st Annual Rock & Gem Show - "Petrified Wood"

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 raffles, and door prizes. Food kart and handicap parking available.

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

Ed Anderson
541 944 2124
ela4rocks@gmail.com

Joe Cota
541 944 2124


March 30-31
Sat 10-5
Sun 10-5

63rd Annual Rock & Gem Show

South East Idaho Gem and Mineral Society (SEIGMS)
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

Larry Manhart
208 705 7273
mlarry13@msn.com

Joe Rodriquez
joe.rodriquez@itd.idaho.gov

April 6-7
Sat 9-5
Sun 10-3
62nd Annual Rock and Mineral Show

Springfield Thunderegg Rock Club

Free admission

Willamalane Adult Activity Center
215 W C Street
Springfield, OR 97477

Dean Burkhart
541 744-1919
burkhaks@aol.com 
April 12-14
Fri 9-6
Sat 10-6
Sun 10-4
Golden Spike 68th Gemstone Junction

Admission: Adults $3.00 Students 12 – 18 $2.00 Children under 12 free with an Adult Golden Spike Gem & Mineral Society invites you to attend the 68th 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

Margie Miller
385 205 9187
gemshow@goldenspikegem.org
Website

April 13-14
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 13-14
Sat 10-6
Sun 10-5
55th 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
Corner of Memorial Drive and B Street
Idaho Falls,  ID

Tom Strong
knappingtom@hotmail.com
337 384 6820
Website: http://ifrockhounds.com

April 13-14
Sat 10-5
Sun 10-4
Lakeside Gem and Mineral Club - Annual Rock, Gem and Mineral Show

Admission - $5.00
Kids 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

Larry Hulstrom
rockhound132@charter.net
509 308 8312
April 19-21
Fri 9-5
Sat 9-5
Sun 10-4

65th Annual Rock & Gem Show - River of Gems Show  The Strange, Odd, and Curious

Willamette Agate and Mineral Society

Admission $2  Children under 11 are free

There will be dealers, demonstrators, display cases, silent auctions, oral auction, a fluorescent exhibit, treasure hunt (for kids 11 and under) and games for the kids.

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

Mimi Surgeon
503 602 9405
wams.riverofgems@gmail.com

Website: www.wamsi.net

April 26-28
Fri 9-5
Sat 10-6
Sun 10-4
Yakima Rock & Mineral Club

Admission $5 adult | $2 Students | Children under 12 free with paid adult | 3 day wrist bands available

Jewelry Dealers, Children’s Activities, Rock, Mineral & Fossil Dealers, Grab Bags, Wheel of Fortune, Door Prizes, Raffle, Silent Auctions, Food Concession, Free Parking Gate 5

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

Marti Sondgeroth
509 248 6401
marthams@q.com
Website
Facebook
April 27-28
Sat 10-5
Sun 10-4:30
51stAnnual Gem and Geology Show – Earth’s Treasures
Grays Harbor Geology and Gem Society

Admission: Free

Silent auction. Kids spin a wheel. Demonstrations. 1/2 hour drawings. Vendors. RV parking.
Grays Harbor County Fair and Event Center
43 Elma-McCleary Road
Elma, WA 98541
Gary Emberley
624 Farimont Place, Aberdeen, WA 98520
360 533 6196
melissa624@hotmail.com
April 27-28
Sat 10-5
Sun 10-5
West Seattle Rock Club

53rd Annual Show

Free Admission

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

Alki Masonic Temple
4736 40th Avenue SW
Seattle, WA

Annette Nelson
wsrc.show@gmail.com
Web Site
May 4-5
Sat 10-5
Sun 10-4
Billings Gem & Mineral Club - Gem & Mineral Show

Adults $3 - Kids 12 and under free - $1 of coupons in the Billings Gazette

Don’t miss our annual rock show with vendors and exhibits of gems, minerals, fossils, artifacts, agates, jewelry, dinosaurs, and more. Raffles, silent auctions, and lots of fun events for kids!

Fun for the whole family includes:• Kids Games• Raffle Prizes• Silent Auction• Flint Knapping Demo• Gold Panning• Jewelry• Display Exhibits

Al Bedoo Shrine Auditorium
1125 BroadwaterAve
Billings MT

Doug True
406 670 0506
dtruefossils12@yahoo.com

May 4-5
Sat 10-6
Sun 10-5
66th Annual Gem, Jewelry, & Mineral Show
Everett Rock & Gem Club

Free admission

Member & guest displays; special exhibits; tools and equipment; kids’ activities; silent auction; hourly door prizes; free parking; disabled access; food; dealers; and demonstrations.

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

Fritz Mack
425 232 0809
Website
May 4-5
Sat 9-5
Sun 10-4
49th Annual Show -“Rocks to Gems”
Umpqua Gem & Mineral Club

Free admission
Dealers, demonstrators, silent auction, raffles, kids activities

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

Janet Stringfellow
rjstringfellow@gmail.com
or
Sue Woodman
rjstringfellow@gmail.com

May 11-12
Sat 10-5
Sun 10-4
Annual Gem and Mineral Show – Nature’s Treasures Under Foot
Hatrockhounds Gem and Mineral Society

Admission $3.00 children 12 and under free

Special door-prize drawings for Mothers on Sunday, 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
541 571 2593
stonemorlin1@netscape.net
Website
May 11-12
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 17-19
Fri 10-5
Sat 10-5
Sun 10-4
Mt Hood Rock Club’s 62nd Rock, Mineral and Gem Show

Free Admission (donations appreciated)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, many displays of fossils, minerals, lapidary, etc.

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

Wayne King
503 284 7915
mhrcdc@gmail.com
Website

May 18-19
Sat 10-5
Sun 10-4
Rock and Gem Show -- Bitterroot Gem & Mineral Society

$3 admission  children 12 and under free

We will have over 18 Vendors, display cases, and speeches given by professionals in their fields.

Ravalli County Fairgrounds
100 Old Corvallis Road
Hamilton MT 59840

Deb Strickland
406 363-3194
mtpiper@gci.net
May 25-26
Sat 10-5:30
Sun 10-3:30
56th 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.

Dealers selling rough gems, crystals, beads, jewelry, handmade items, supplies for making jewelry and craft items, Demonstrations, Door Prizes, Raffle, Displays, Silent Auction

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

Sylvia Pauly
541 579 6612
Website:  www.coastagates.org
Facebook: Oregon Coast Agate Club

May 31 - June 2
Fri 10-5
Sat 10-5
Sun 10-5

Puyallup Valley Gem & Mineral Club - Annual Show

Free admission
The show offers inside and outside vendors, demonstrations, junior’s activities, auctions, door prizes, food, gem identification, lapidary rough and finished materials. The children’s playground and barbeque picnic areas are all free, and RV parking is available.

Swiss Park
9205 198thAvenue East
Bonney Lake, WA 98391

Jim Christian
253 987-6751
pvgamc@gmail.com
Website
June 1-2
Sat 9-5
Sun 10-4
North Idaho Mineral Club

Rock, Mineral, Gem, and Jewelry Show and mid-year NFMS Meeting!

Admission $4 adults, children under 12 &free with paid adult

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

Mike Rose
NIMCshowchairman@gmail.com  

June 13-16
Thur-Sat 9-5
Sun 10-4

74thAnnual Jewelry, Gem, and Mineral Show

Free admission

Prineville Rockhound Pow Wow
Crook County Fairgrounds
1280 Main St.
Prineville, OR 97754

Ron Metcalf
541 510 4750
Website
Facebook: Prineville Rockhound Pow Wow

June 14-16
Fri 10-5
Sat 9-5
Sun 10-4

Lower Umpqua Gem and Lapidary Society - Annual Rock and Gem Show

Free admission

This great family show is held over Father's Day Weekend, concurrent with the Chainsaw Carving Event and the Old Town Reedsport Artwalk. Saturday is Kids Day with special activities including a Kid's Treasure Hunt. This is a Show and a Sale and includes raffles, door prizes, displays, vendors, demonstrations. thundereggs, fossils, gems, agates, rough rock, jewelry, petrified wood, and more. Free gift to the first 75 people through the door each day!

Reedsport Community Center
451 Winchester Avenue
Reedsport OR

Bill Hendrickson
541 271 6816
AgateLicker44@outlook.com
Website

June 15-16
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