August 2017

5:  Ishpeming, MI  Ishpeming Rock and Mineral Clubs 42th Annual Gem and Mineral Show, Ishpeming Elks Club, 597 lake Shore Dr.; Saturday 9:30-4:30; Free admission; kids' area, silent auction, hourly prizes, raffle, demonstrations, dealers; Cracker Barrel session Saturday evening at 7pm; live mineral auction, raffle, program; Mineral field trips Fri., Aug 4th , Sun., Aug 6th and advanced registration required for Mon Aug 7th field trip  (register@ishpemingrocks.org)      www.ishpemingrocks.org    Contact Ernest Johnson, 1962 W. Fair, Marquette, MI 49855, 906-228-9422; e-mail; ejohnson@nmu.edu 

8-11:  KEWEENAW PENINSULA  Keweenaw Week Field Trips 10 am - 4 pm daily.  Contact Norm Gruber, (906) 228-6764; show@ccrmc.info

11-13:  HOUGHTON, MI  Copper Country Rock & Mineral Club Annual Show.  Fri 1 - 8 pm; Sat 10 am - 6 pm; Sun 11 am - 3 pm.  Houghton Elementary School, 302 W Jacker Ave, Houghton.  Contact Norm Gruber, (906) 228-6764; show@ccrmc.info

11-13:  GRAND RAPIDS, MI  Midwest Faceters Guild Seminar.  Tallmade Township Hall, 1451 Leonard NW.  Fri 5 pm meet and greet; Sat 8 am - 5 pm; Sun 8 am - 4 pm.  Pre-registration required by July 29.  Contact Barb Yost, (616) 453-9498; barbandben&gmail.com

12:  CLIO, MI  Flint Rock & Gem Club Rock Swap.  9 am - 4 pm.  Flint Rock & Gem Club, 11350 N. Saginaw Rd., Clio.  Contact Bill Wendling, (810) 638-5796; bwrockbarn@centurytel.net

12:  HOLLAND, MI  Tulip City Rock & Gem Club Annual Tailgate Swap-n-Sell.  Sam's Club Parking Lot, 2190 N. Park Dr.  9 am - 4 pm.  Contact Rance Westover, (616) 754-7093; rance_anne@yahoo.com

12-13:  RICE LAKE, WI  Northwest Wisconsin Gem & Mineral Society Annual Show.  Sat 10 am - 5 pm; Sun 10 am - 4 pm.  Youth Expo Building, Barron County Fairgrounds, Hwy 48 North, Rice Lake.  Contact Roy Wickman, (715) 357-3223; rktswick@chibardun.net; Dave Skrupky, (715) 986-2547; dskrupky@centurytel.net

18-21:  SOUTH BEND, IN  Michiana Gem & Mineral Society Annual Show.  Fri noon - 7 pm; Sat 10 am - 6 pm; Sun 11 am - 5 pm.  St. Joseph County 4-H Fairgrounds, Esther Singer Building, 5117 S. Ironwood Rd., South Bend.  Contact John Davis, (574) 232-8823; sumu95@hotmail.com

19:  STEVENS POINT, WI  Heart of Wisconsin Gem & Mineral Society Rock Swap.  10 am - 5 pm.  Parking lot behind Applebees, 5609 Hwy 10, Steven Point.  Contact Sandy Brandl, (715) 326-1609; stonez@tds.com

25-26:  MOUNTAIN HOME, AR  Ozark Earth Science Club Annual Show.  Sat 9 am - 6 pm; Sun 9 am - 4 pm.  Baxter County Fairgrounds, Educational Building, 1507 Fairgrounds Dr., Mountain Home.  Contact Madelyn Anderson, (870) 421-4340; mandyminerals@gmail.com

26:  EAU CLAIRE, WI  Chippewa Valley Gem & Mineral Society Rock Swap.  8 am - 5 pm.  Eau Claire Expo Center, 5530 Fairview Dr., Eau Claire.  Contact Paul Tubbs, (715) 834-5747.

26:  MT. PLEASANT, WI  Racine Geological Society Rock Swap.  10 am - 5 pm.  Bartlett Youth Foundation, 1120 N. Stuart Rd., Mt. Pleasant.  Contact John Lowman, (262) 989-9193; lowman.john@sbcglobal.net

26-27:  PEORIA, IL  Peoria Academy of Science Geology Club Annual Show.  Travelodge, 4400 N. Brandywine Dr.  Sat 9 am - 5 pm; Sun 10 am - 5 pm.  Contact Jim Travis, (309) 645-3609, boatnick@aol.com