October 2015

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

3-4:  JACKSONVILLE, AR  Central Arkansas Gem, Mineral & Geology Annual Show, 9 a.m - 5 p.m., Jacksonville Community Center, 5 Municipal Dr.  Contact:  Tom Sharp, (501) 379-8653; thom61847@yahoo.com

3-4: SPRINGFIELD, IL  Lincoln Orbit Earth Science Society (LOESS) Annual Show. Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5. Illinois Building, Illinois State Fairgrounds, 801 Sangamon Ave, Springfield, IL 62702. Contact: Ed Wagner (309) 838-7782, LOESSeditor@gmail.com Thanks

9-11:  FREEPORT, 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:  Patti Graves-Wesolosky (586) 531-1680; knottyfaces@hotmail.com; www.michmin.org/show

10-11:  FAIRFIELD, IA  Sac & Fox Lapidary Club Annual Show.  Sat 9 am - 6 pm; Sun 9 am - 5 pm.  Fairfield Arts & Convention Center, 200 N. Main St., Fairfield.  Contact:  Betty Morris, (641) 233-0366; elizabethmorris51974@outlook.com; www.sacandfoxlapidary.com

16-18:  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, (260) 403-0450, thestratadata@gmail.com, www.members.tripod.com/3riversgem_mineral

17-18:  CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL  South Suburban Earth Science Club Annual Show, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Prairie State College, 202 Halsted  Contact:  Daniel & Peggy Bolm, (708) 822-0361; peggyjanekb@comcast.net

17-18:  DES MOINES, IA  Des Moines Lapidary Society Annual Show, Iowa State Fair Grounds, Knapp Animal Learning Center.  Contact:  Karen Leibold, (515) 205-8875; kcleibold@aol.com

23-25: MASON, MI  Central Michigan Lapidary and Mineral Society Rock Swap.  Fri 6 pm - 9 pm; Sat 10 am - 7 pm; Sun 11 am - 5 pm.  Ingham County Fairgrounds, 700 E. Ash St., Mason.  Contact:  L. Roger Laylin, (517) 349-3249; l.r.laylin@gmail.com, www.michrocks.org

24-25:  CUYAHOGA FALLS, OH  Akron Mineral Society Semi Annual Gem & Mineral Show.  Sat 10 am - 6 pm; Sun 10 am - 5 pm  Emidio & Sons Expo Center, 48 Easts Bath Rd., Cuyahoga Falls.  Contact:  Joyce Kish, (330) 753-7081; gemboree@outlook.com

31-NOV. 1:  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 Kellie & Craig Moore, (563) 445-3034; kalsinean@gmail.com