October 2016

1-2:  SPRINGFIELD, IL  Lincoln Orbit Earth Science Society (LOESS) Annual Show. NEW LOCATION! The ORR Building, west end of the Illinois State Fairgrounds, Gate 9. Access from North 5th St.  Sat 10-6; Sun 10-5.  Admission: Adults - $2, Seniors (65+) - $1, Kids 2 & under & Scouts Free. Contact Ed Wagner, (309) 838-7782; loesseditor@gmail.com Info & coupons at www.loess.org or find us on Facebook

1-2:  JACKSONVILLE, AR  Central Arkansas Gem, Mineral & Gem Society Annual Show.  Jacksonville Community Center, 5 Municipal Dr., Jacksonville.  Sat & Sun 9-5.  Contact Tom Sharp, (501) 379-8653, thom61847@yahoo.com  www.centralarrockhound.org

1-2:  JEFFERSON, WI  Rock River Valley Geological Society Annual Show.  Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 503 N. Jackson Ave, Jefferson.  Sat 10-5; Sun 10-4.  Contact Steven Streich, (608) 655-1011.

1-2:  JACKSONVILLE, AR  Central Arkansas Gem, Mineral & Geology Society Annual Show.  Jacksonville Community Center, 5 Municipal Dr., Jacksonville.  Contact Tom Sharp, (501) 379-8653; thom61847@yahoo.com  www.centralarrockhound.org

8-9:  FAIRFIELD, IA  Sac & Fox Lapidary Club Annual Show - Rock of Ages, the History of Birthstones.  Sandherm Center, 200 N. Main St., Fairfield.  Sat 9-6; Sun 10-5.  Contact Betty Morris, (641) 233-0366; elizabethmorris1974@outlook.com 

14-16:  FORT WAYNE, IN  Three Rivers Gem & Mineral Society Annual Show.  Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Rd., Fort Wayne.  Fri & Sat 10-6; Sun 11-5.  Contact Russell Greim, (260) 403-0450; 3riversshow@gmail.com  http://bit.do/3rivers-show

15-16:  WARREN, MI  Michigan Mineralogical Society Annual Show.  Macomb Sports & Expo Center-Building F, 14500 E. 12 Mile Rd., Warren.  Fir 9-6, Sat 10-7, Sun 11-5.  Contact Patti Graves-Wesolasky, (586) 531-1680  mmsgeograves@hotmail.com  www.michmin.org

15-16:  COTTAGE GROVE, MN  Minesota Mineral Club Annual Show.  Cottage Grove Community & Training Center, 8180 Belden Blvd, Cottage Grove.  Sat 10-5; Sun 10-4.  Contact Maureen Scaglia, (612) 798-0485; mascaglia@comcast.net

15-16:  SPRINGFIELD, MO  Ozarks Mountain Gem & Mineral Society Annual Show.  Springfield Expo Center, 635 E. St. Louis St., Springfield.  Sat 10-5; Sun 10-4:30.  Contact Larry Lillich, (417) 882-8448; larrylillich@outlook.com

15-16:  CLIO, MI  Flint Rock & Gem Club Annual Show.  Carter Middle School, Rogers Lodge Dr., Clio.  Sat 10-5; Sun 10-5.  Contact Bill Wendling, (810) 638-5796; bwrockbarn@century.net  www.flintrockandgem.org 

15-16:  CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL  South Suburban Earth Science Club Annual Show.  Prarie State College, 202 South Halsted St., Chicago Heights.  Sat & Sun 10-5.  Contact Daniel Bolm, (708) 822-0361; danielbolm0968@gmail.com 

15-16:  DES MOINES, IA  Des Moines Lapidary Society Annual Show.  Iowa State Fairgrounds - Animal Learning Center, E 33rd St., Des Moines.  Sat 9-5; Sun 10-4  Contact Karen Leibold, (515) 206-8875.

21-23:  MASON, MI  Central Michigan Lapidary & Mineral Society Annual Show.  Main Arena Ingham County Fairgrounds, 700 Ash St., Mason.  Fri 9-6; Sat 10-6; Sun 11-5.  Contact Rober Laylin, (517) 349-3249; l.r.laylin@gmail.com  www.michrocks.org

22-23:  CUYAHOGA FALLS, OH  Akron Mineral Society and Summit Lapidary Club Semi Annual Show.  Emidin and Sons Expo Center, 48 E. Bath Rd., Cuyahoga Falls.  Sat 10-6; Sun 10-5.  Contact Bob Powers, (440) 237-6170; akronmineralnews@aol.com  www.lapidaryclubofohio.org

29-30:  EVANSVILLE, IN  Evansville Lapidary Society50th Annual Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show.  Washington Square Mall, 5011 Washington Ave, Evansville.  Sat 10-7; Sun Noon - 5.  Contact Sara Rappee, (812) 589-3079; sararappee@yahoo.com

29-30:  DAVENPORT, IA  Blackhawk Gem & Mineral Club Annual Show.  Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, 2815 W. Locust St., Davenport.  Sat 10-5; Sun 10-3:30.  Contact Kellie & Craig Moore, (563) 445-3034; kalsinean1@aol.com