October 2014

4-5:  SPRINGFIELD, IL  Lincoln Orbit Earth Science Society Annual Show.  Sat 10-6, Sun 10-5.  Illinois Building, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Sangamon Ave & 11th Street, Springfield  Contact Ed Wagner, (309) 838-7782, loesseditor@gmail.com

4-5:  JACKSONVILLE, AR  Central Arkansas Gem, Mineral & Geology Society Annual Show, 9-5.  Jacksonville Community Center, 5 Municipal Dr., Jacksonville  Contact Tom Sharp, (501) 379-8653, thom61847@yahoo.com, www.centralarrockhound.org

4-5:  JEFFERSON, WI  Rock River Valley Geological Society Annual Show, Sat 10-5, Sun 10-4.  Jefferson County Fair Park, Jackson St., Jefferson  Contact Steven Streich, (608) 655-1011.

10-12:  WARREN, MI  Michigan Mineralogical Society Annual Show.  Fri 9-6, Sat 10-7, Sun 11-5.  Macomb Sports & Expo Center, Building South Campus, 12 Mile Rd & Hayes Rd., Warren.  Contract Patti Graves-Wesolosky; (586) 531-1680; mmsgeograves@hotmail.com, www.michmin.org/show

17-19:  FT. WAYNE, IN  Three Rivers Gem & Mineral Society Annual Show.  Fri 10-7; Sat 10-6; Sun 11-5.  Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Rd., Ft. Wayne.  Contact Michele Yamanaka, (260) 427-2196, yamanakam@cs.com

18-19:  Des Moines, IA  Annual Show & Midwest Federation Show, Des Moines Lapidary Society in participation with the Central Iowa Mineral Society, Annual Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show Saturday 10 - 5, Sunday 10-4 Paul R Knapp Animal Learning Center, Iowa State Fairgrounds, East University Ave. Gate Contact: Karen Leibold, 515-205-8875  leibolddsm@mchsi.com; Steven Cunningham, (515) 262-4578; steverw90@gmail.com

18-19:  SPRINGFIELD, MO  Ozarks Mountain & Mineral Society Annual Show.  Sat 10-5, Sun 10-4  Expo Center, 635 E. St. Louis St., Springfield.  Contact Eddie Maples, (417) 725-3001

18-19:  CHICAGO HTS, IL  South Suburban Earth Science Club Annual Show.  Sat & Sun 10-5.  Prairie State College, 202 South Halsted St., Chicago Hts.  Contact Jan Podbielski, jpodbielski@comcast.net

18-19:  COTTAGE GROVE, MN  Minnesota Mineral Club Annual Show, Sat 10-5; Sun 10-4, National Guard Training & Community Center, 8180 Beldon Blvd.  Contact Phil at (763) 717-1641; info@minnesotamineralclub.org

18-19:  CHICAGO, ILLINOIS: South Suburban Earth Science Club's Annual Rock, Mineral, Fossil, Gem & Jewelry Show; Sat. and Sun. 10-5. Prairie State College gymnasium, 202 S. Halsted. Dealers in rocks, minerals, fossils, jewelry, gems, geodes, handmade jewelry, gem trees, cabochons, beads, findings, supplies, books, and more, educational exhibits, special presentation by NASA Ambassador Joel Knapper, Scout geology badge labs (takes 1.5 hours, bring your book) at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., kids' table, raffles, and more. Free admission and parking. Hosted by the Prairie State College Natural Science Dept. Contact Lee Anne Burrough, (708) 709-3674, lburrough@prairiestate.edu or Jan Podbielski, (708) 625-5876, jan@janskidesigns.com.

 21:  WYOMING, MI Indian Mounds Rock & Mineral Club Silent Auction Wesley Park United Methodist Church 1150 32nd St. SW Wyoming MI Tuesday; 7 pm-9pm Contact Ed Krzeminski or Club liaison donvandyke@tm.net

24-26:  MASON, MI  Central Michigan Lapidary and Mineral Society Annual Show.  Fri 6-9, Sat 10-7, Sun 11-5.  Main Arena, Ingham County Fairgrounds, 700 East Ash St., Mason.  Contact L. Roger Laylin, (517) 349-3249, l.r.laylin@gmail.com, michrocks.org

25-26:  DAVENPORT, IA  Black Hawk Gem & Mineral Club Semi-Annual Show, Sat 10-6; Sun 10-3:30.  Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, 2815 W Locust St., Davenport  Contact Kellieor Craig Moore, (563) 445-3034; kalsinean@gmail.com

25-26:  CUYAHOGA FALLS, OH  Akron Mineral Society and Summit Lapidary Club Gemboree, Sat 10-8; Sun 10-5; Emidio & Sons Expo Center, 48 East Beth Rd., Cuyahoga Falls.  Contact Joyce Kish, (330) 753-7081; skish1@neo.rr.com

31-Nov 2:  CLEVELAND, OH  Micomineral Society of the Cleveland Museum of Natural History Symposium.  Fri 3-10, Sat 8:30-5, Sun 9:30-3.  Cleveland Museum of Natural History, 1 Wade Oval, University Circle, Cleveland.  Contact Dick Green, (330) 929-2395, jgreen2@neo.rr.com, www.cmnh.org/site/GetInvolved/clubsandsocieties