Shows January - June 2016


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


JANUARY to JUNE 2017

February 13-14
Sat 9-5
Sun 9-4

Whidbey Island Gem Club 
Sweetheart of Gems – 52nd Annual Show

Free admission 
We are honored to be hosting local artist's rare and one of a kind jewelry. Also dealers with spectacular earth made gems 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 materials and a spinning wheel for the kids. Watch live demonstrations and view club member’s exhibits. All visitors get a free raffle ticket for door prizes. These consist of all handmade jewelry donated by club members. Bring your appetite as a local legend will have some of the best BBQ around for the show.

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

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

February 24-26
Fri 9-5
Sat 9-5
Sun 9-5
Oregon Agate & Mineral Society's Annual Rock Show is a free event with Demonstrations, Displays-showcasing lapidary and creativity skills, Jewelry, Kid's Corner, Rock, Mineral, and Slab Sales, "Rock" Food Table, Touch Table, and much more!

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

Sonia Watt
justonemorerock@yahoo.com
2372 SE 46th Avenue
Portland OR  97215
Website  
February 27-28
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 4 – 5
Sat 10-6
Sun 10-5
Owyhee Gem & Mineral Society
63rd Annual 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 10-12
Fri 9-5
Sat 9-5
Sun 10-5

59th Annual Rock and Gem Show
Tualatin Valley Rock and Gem Club



Admission: $1.00 12 & under free with adult
Washington Co. Fairplex
873 NE 34th Avenue
Hillsboro OR 97124
Rose Jackson
PO Box 641
Forest Grove  OR  97116
info@tvrgc.org
www.TVRGC.org

March 11-12
Sat 9-5
Sun 10-5

Magic Valley Gem Club - 66th Annual Gem Show

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

Policemen, Firemen, Armed Forces Personnel, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts free if in uniform.

Demonstrations and Displays by: Herrett’s Museum, Hagerman Fossil Beds, Snake River Gold Prospector’s Association, Desert Canyon Mines Display, and Bruneau Jasper display.

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)

Shirley or Rocky Metts
208 423-4827
rmetts@magicvalleygemclub.org

March 11-12
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

Marv Stump
POB 1803
Klamath Falls, OR 97601
541 882 8341 or Garwin Carlson
541 882 8276
March 11-12
Sat 9-6
Sun 9-5
9th Annual Rock and Mineral Show
Northwest Montana Rock Chucks

Admission - $1.00

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 17-18
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 sagostore2@charter.net
March 17-19
Fri 10-7
Sat 10-7
Sun 10-5

56th Annual Rock, Gem, & Mineral Show
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 Powell
801 766 8705 
timpanogosrock@gmail.com 
Website

March 18-19
Sat 9-6
Sun 10-5

Hellgate Mineral Society
Gem Stones of Montana - 23rd 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 25-26
Sat 10-6
Sun 10-5
55th Rock and Gem Show

Mt. Baker Rock & Gem Club – Bellingham WA

Free admission

Fine jewelry, minerals, gems, rocks and rock art, and fossils will be shown and sold. There will also be gold panning instructions, lapidary and fluorescent rock demonstrations, some 30 cases of rock related exhibits, dealers, door prizes, raffle, silent auctions, special activities for kids, sales of club member's rock finds, food service, and more. Proceeds help fund the club's annual university scholarship program. 

Bloedel Donovan Community Center
2214 Electric Avenue
Bellingham, WA 98229
Lori Nettles
360 961 7873
lorinhardy@yahoo.com
Website
April 1-2
Sat 10-6
Sun 10-5

69th Annual Rock & Gem Show - "All Things Oregon"

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

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

Joe Cota 541 451 2740
Ed Anderson 541 944 2124
ela4rocks@gmail.com
PO Box 2279
Lebanon, OR 97355

April 7-9
Fri 9-6
Sat 10-6
Sun 10-4
Golden Spike 66th 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 66th 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 8-9
Sat 10-6
Sun 10-5
SEIGMS 60th Annual Gem and Mineral Show

South East Idaho Gem and Mineral Society

Adults $2.00  12 & under free with adult
Dealers, displays, gems, minerals, rough, fossils, jewelry

North Bannock County Fairgrounds
10588 Fairground Dr
Pocatello  ID  83201

 

Larry Manhart
208 705 7273
841 South Arthur Avenue
Pocatello, ID 83204

April 8-9
Sat 9-5
Sun 10-5

Maplewood Rock and Gem Club

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

Mary Ann Collins
206 714 3922
collma1@comcast.net
April 14-16
Fri 9-5
Sat 9-5
Sun 10-4

Agates – the 62nd Annual River of Gems Show 

Willamette Agate and Mineral Society

Admission $2  children under 12 are free

Willamette Agate and Mineral Society, a non-profit educational organization, presents the 62nd annual rock and gem show. This year’s theme is Thundereggs. 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
503 602 9405
wams.riverofgems@gmail.com

Website: www.wamsi.net

April 22-23
Sat 10-6
Sun 10-5
53rd 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
Nicole Strong
nicolek_hansen@hotmail.com
208 768 7953

Gerry Gibeault
208 589 07367

PO Box 2362
Idaho Falls, ID 83403
April 22-23
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.
Dealers, demonstrations, silent auction, junior activities, door prizes, displays, raffle

Benton County Fairgrounds
1500 South Oak
Kennewick  WA 99337

Mary Lou Omstead
PO Box 6652
Kennewick, WA 99336

509 783 2798
April 22-23
Sat 10-6
Sun 10-4
Yakima Rock & Mineral Club - 57th Parade of Gems

Admission ­$3.50 adult | $2.00 and Senior | Children under 12 free with paid adult.

Displays, commercial venders have rough rock, finished jewelry, specimens and lapidary equipment.  Demonstrations include: lapidary (cabbing), wire wrap, gold panning and more.  There will be a silent auction, door prize, raffle, spin the wheel, grab bags and more.  Food will be available.  Parking is free at Gate #5.  RV parking is available on the grounds and at nearby RV parks.

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

Marti Sondgeroth
 509 248 6401   - Evenings (Leave a message)
509 910 34841   - Cell Daytime
marthams@q.com
2013 S 41stAve.
Yakima, WA 98903
April 28-30
Fri 10-5
Sat 10-5
Sun 10-4
Mt Hood Rock Club’s 60th Rock, Mineral and Gem Show

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

Learn of all the beauty and uses the earth provides us through rocks and minerals, see history through fossils.

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

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
mhrcshow@gmail.com
503 284 7195
www.mthoodrockclub.com

April 29-30
Sat 10-5
Sun 10-4
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 29-30
Sat 10-5
Sun 10-5
West Seattle Rock Club

51st Annual Show

Free Admission

Alki Masonic Temple
4736 40th Avenue SW
Seattle, WA

Diane Christensen
206 582 2267 
diane@purns.org
Web Site
May 6-7
Sat 10-5
Sun 10-4
Billings Gem & Mineral Club
Billings Annual Gem & Mineral Show:
Adults $3 - Kids 12 and under free
$1 of coupons in the Billings Gazette

There will be a raffle, a silent auction, vendors, showcases, demonstrations (flint knapping, dinosaur bone preparation {subject to change}) and activities for children. 

Al Bedoo Shrine Auditorium
1125 BroadwaterAve
Billings MT

Doug True
406 670 0506
dtruefossils12@yahoo.com

May 6-7
Sat 10-6
Sun 10-5
64th 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

 

Fritz Mack
PO Box 1615
Everett  WA  98206
425 232 0809
www.everettrockclub.com
May 6-7
Sat 9-5
Sun 10-4
47th Annual Show -Rainbow of Rocks
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

Sue Woodman
541 672-3486
rocksandhorses3@gmail.com

May 13-14
Sat 10-5
Sun 10-4
Bozeman Gem and Mineral Club
Annual Gem & Mineral Show and Sale

Admission – Adults $3.00 for both days. Children 12 and under free. $1 off for Mothers on Sunday

dealers, gem, mineral, jewelry, fossils and beads.  Member & dealer displays, silent auction, grab bags, garnet tables and raffles.  Features a 2-day raffle for a large world-class mineral specimen group.

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

Jerry Hancock
PO Box 11001
Bozeman, MT 59719
jaegers@bresnan.net


May 13-14
Sat 10-5
Sun 10-4
Hatrockhounds Gem and Mineral Society

Admission $3.00 -- Children 12 and under free with paid adult.

Vendors, showcases, kid’s activities, silent auction, demonstrations.  This year we will have something special for Mothers on Sunday.

Hermiston Conference Center
415 South Highway 395
Hermiston, OR

Mike Filarski
stonemorlin1@netscape.net
541 571 2593
Website
May 19-21
Fri 10-6
Sat 10-6
Sun 10-5

79thAnnual Gem & Mineral Show and 2017 NFMS Show - Dig This!
Bitterroot Gem & Mineral Society

$3 per person. Kids under 12 free with adult

Dave Trexler, Paleontologist, Two Medicine Dinosaur Center, Bynum MT; Gems; Minerals; Displays; Geodes; Silent Auction; Dealers; Presentations; Fossils; Field Trips

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

Steve Vieth
406 381-7597
viethsteve88@gmail.com  
May 27-28
Sat 10-6
Sun 10-4:30
54th Annual Gem and Mineral Show - "Rock'n the Coast"
Oregon Coast Agate Club

Admission:  $2.00  Children 12 and under free when accompanied by an adult

 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 2-4
Fri 10-5
Sat 10-5
Sun 10-5

Puyallup Valley Gem & Mineral Club - Annual Show

Free admission

A ROCKHOUND’S DREAMS COME TRUE!
Beautiful displays, fossils, rare minerals, healing stones, lapidary demonstrations, club sales, silent auctions, kids activities, local & out of town vendors, raffle, drawing on Sunday, hourly door prizes

Hands on activities - Gold panning, metal detecting

Free gem identification Saturday & Sunday

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
253 985 5784(leave a message or you will not get a return call)
PVGMC
c/o Club Show
PO Box 134
Puyallup  WA  98371
info@puyallupgemclub.org
June 3-4
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

Dean Hutchinson
PO Box 1643
Hayden, ID 83835
208 664 2712
daleruperd@gmail.com  

June 10-11
Sat 10-5
Sun 10-5
Annual Gem and Mineral Show
Butte Mineral and Gem Club

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

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

Butte Civic Center Annex
1340 Harrison Avenue
Butte  MT

Pete Knudsen
406 496 4395
PO Box 4492
Butte, MT 59702

June 16-18
Fri 10-5
Sat 10-5
Sun 10-4

Lower Umpqua Gem and Lapidary Society

NEW DATE!!

Saturday is Kids Day!  The highlight being a Kids Treasure Hunt. Great family event.  The show will be held on Father’s Day Weekend, concurrent with the Chainsaw Carving Event and the Downtown Artwalk.

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. Free gift to the first 75 people through the door each day!

Reedsport Community Center
451 Winchester Avenue
Reedsport OR

Bill Hendrickson
irlindabarr@hotmail.com
541 271 6816

Website: ReedsportRockandGemShow.com