October 2018

6-7:  JACKSONVILLE, AR  Central Arkansas Gem, Mineral & Geology Society Annual Show.  9 am - 5 pm both days.  Jacksonville Community Center, 5 Municipal Dr., Jacksonville.  Contact: John Schoeneman, 583 Hwy 225E, Greenbrier 72058; (501) 679-4531; schoeneman@hughes.net

6-7:  SPRINGFIELD, IL  Lincoln Orbit Earth Science Society Annual Show.  Sat 10 am - 6 pm; Sun 10 am - 5 pm.  Orr Building, Illinois State Fairgrounds, 801 Sangamon Ave, Springfield.  Contact:  Ed Wagner, 9872 E. 1950 North Rd., Bloomington  61705; (309) 838-7782; loesseditor@gmail.com

6-7:  OMAHA, NE  Nebraska Mineral & Gem Club Annual Show.  Sat 9 am - 6 pm; Sun 10 am - 5 pm.  Westside Middle School, 8601 Arbor Street, Omaha.  Contact:  Bruce Sturges, 15915 Josephine, Omaha  68136; (402) 690-4051; bsturges@yahoo.com

12-14:  WARREN, MI  Michigan Mineralogical Society Annual Show.  Fri 9 am - 6 pm; Sat 10 am - 7 pm; Sun 11 am - 5 pm.  Macomb Sports & Expo Center, 14500 E. 12 Mile Rd., Warren.  Contact:  John Peters, (313) 255-7774; joopett13@hotmail.com

13-14:  COLUMBUS, NE  The Loup Valley Gem & Mineral Society Annual Show.  Sat 9 am - 5 pm; Sun 10 am - 4 pm.  First United Methodist Church, Outreach Center, 3602 - 16th St., Columbus.  Contact:  Deb Gonsior, loupvalleynew@gmail.com

19-21:  MASON, MI  Central Michigan Lapidary & Mineral Society Annual Show.  Fri 6 - 9 pm; Sat 10 am - 6 pm; Sun 11 am - 5 pm.  Main Arena Ingham County Fairgrounds, 700 Ash St., Mason.  Contact:  Roger Laylin; (517) 349-2349; l.r.laylin@gmail.com

19-21:  FORT WAYNE, IN  Three Rivers Gem & Mineral Society Annual Show.  Fri & Sat 10 am - 6 pm; Sun 11 am - 5 pm.  Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Rd., Fort Wayne.  Contact:  Russell Greim, 7619 CR 68; Spencerville  46788; (260) 403-0450; 3riversshow@gmail.com

20-21:  SPRINGFIELD, MO  Ozark Mountain Gem & Mineral Society Annual Show.  Sat 10 am  - 5 pm; Sun 10 am - 4:30 pm.  Springfield Expo, 635 St. Louis St.   Contact:  Larry Lillich, 3239 S. Sulgrove Ave, Springfield; (417) 882-8448; larrylillich@outlook.com

20-21:  CLIO, MI  Flint Rock & Gem Club Annual Show.  10 am - 5 pm each day.  Carter Middle School, Rogers Lodge Dr., Clio.  Contact:  Bill Wendling, 9145 Johnston Rd., New Lothrop  48460; (810) 638-5796; bwrockbarn@centurytel.net

20-21:  DES MOINES, IA  Des Moines Lapidary Society Annual Show.  Sat 9 am - 5 pm; Sun 10 am - 4 pm.  Elwell Family Food Center, IA State Fairgrounds, 3000 E. Grand Ave, Des Moines.  Contact:  KIaren Leibold, (515) 205-8875; kcleibold@aol.com

20-21:  COTTAGE GROVE, MN  Minnesota Mineral Club Annual Show.  Sat 10 am - 5 pm; Sun 10 am - 4 pm.  Cottage Grove National Guard Training & Community Center, 8180 Belden Blvd, Cottage Grove.  Contact:  Maureen Scaglia, 6410 Washburg Ave, Richfield  55423; (612) 798-0485; mascaglia@comcast.net

20-21:  CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL  South Suburban Earth Science Club Annual Show.  10 am - 5 pm both days.  Prairie State College, 202 South Halsted St., Chicago Heights. Contact:  Jan Podbielski, P O Box 911, Peotone  60468; (708) 625-5876; jan@janskidesigns.com

27-28:  CUYAHOGA FALLS, OH  Summit Lapidary Club and Akron Mineral Society Semi-Annual Show.  Sat 10 am - 6 pm; Sun 10 am - 5 pm.  Emidio and Sons Expo Center, 48 East Bath Rd., Cuyahoga Falls.  Contact:  Gujo Kotch, 244 Chestnut Blvd, Cuyahoga Falls; (330) 929-3798; gemboree@outlook.com  gemboree.org

27-28:  EVANSVILLE, IN  Evansville Lapidary Society Annual Show & Rock Swap.  Sat 10 am - 5 pm; Sun 10 am - 4 pm.  CK Newsome Community Center, 100 E. Walnut St., Evansville.  Contact:  Sara Rappee, 413 North Park Dr., (812) 589-3079; sararappee@yahoo.com

2019

5-6:  SPRINGFIELD, IL   Lincoln Orbit Earth Science Society Annual Show.  Sat 10 am - 6 pm; Sun 10 am - 5 pm.  Orr Building, Illinois State Fairgrounds, 801 Sangamon Ave, Springfield.  Contact:  Ed Wagner, 9872 E. 1950 North Rd., Bloomington  61705; (309) 838-7782;  loesseditor@gmail.com 

26-27:  CUYAHOGA FALLS, OH  Summit Lapidary Club and Akron Mineral Society Semi-Annual Show.  Sat 10 am - 6 pm; Sun 10 am - 5 pm.  Emidio and Sons Expo Center, 48 East Bath Rd., Cuyahoga Falls.  Contact:  Gujo Kotch, 244 Chestnut Blvd, Cuyahoga Falls; (330) 929-3798; gemboree@outlook.com  gemboree.org