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

 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

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