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January 13, 14, 15 2017

Pinellas Geological Society
40th Annual  Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show & Sale

Friday/Saturday 10-5pm
Sunday noon-5pm

Largo Cultural Center/Parkview Room
105 Central Park Dr., Largo FL

FREE Admission

Presenting beautifully crafted jewelry, gem trees, mineral eggs & spheres, crystals, mineral specimens, slabs, artifacts, cut gems, Indian & Western jewlery, exhibits and library.

Silent auction, drawing donation $1.50 every hour to benefit college scholarships, lapidary training and publications.
INFO: Lee Sheffield 727-709-3236 or Walt Staats 727-415-7867

January 20 - 21, 2018

Tomoka Gem & Mineral Society
47th Annual Jewelry,Gem Minerals & Fossil Show & Sale

 Saturday 10am-6pm / Sunday 10am-5pm

Volusia County Fairgrounds (Tommy Lawrence Arena)
3150 E. New York Ave
Deland, FL 32724
mile east of I-4 at Exit 118A, Rt. 44
Hourly Drawings, Silent Auction, Grand Prize Drawing, Coquina Kid’s Table, Demonstrations. Slabs, beads, tools, jewelry, specimens, fossils by 40+ vendors. Free Parking.
$4.00 Adult, 12 and under free, $1 off coupon on website.
Contact Show Chair: Mary DeJan 386-871-6221 or
Vendor Chair: Cathi Haroldson 386-290-0653

January 20 - 21, 2018
Panama City, Florida
Annual Panama City Gem and Mineral Show
Panama City Gem & Mineral Society
Central Panhandle Fairgrounds 2230 E. 15th St.

Saturday, January 20 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, January 21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

FREE Admission and Parking

The show will feature exhibits, minerals, fossils, cabochons, gems, crystals, wire wrapping, lapidary arts, jewelry, beads, silent auction and more. One Grand Prize and several additional door prizes are donated by the club and show vendors.

For details please contact Steve Shipton our show chairman at 850-867-0586 or e-mail; shipton3[]

Feb. 6- 7, 2016
Merritt Island, Florida

39th Annual Symphony of Gemstones Show and Sale

Sponsored by Central Brevard Rock and Gem Club

Kiwanis Island Recreation Center
951 Kiwanis Island Park Rd. off SR 520 Exit on I95 going East, entrance is just east of the Merritt Island Mall, turn at the sign

Sat./Sun 10AM - 5 PM  adults $5 ($1 discount coupon on Website and in local papers) children  under 12 are free when accompanied by adult

We will have over 20 vendors offering both finished and handmade fine jewelry, beads, pearls, rocks, slabs, minerals, specimens, tools, silent auction, sluice and children activities. There will be demonstrations by club members.

Demonstrations, hourly prizes, grand prize, children's activities and silent auction.

Flyers for $1 off admission can be found on our website: and local newspapers.

Contact information: Roz Mestre
email: roz.mestre[], (321) 431-0159. 

club website:

February 20-21, 2016

Vero Beach, FL

Gem and Jewelry Show

Treasure Coast Rock & Gem Society

Saturday 10AM to 5PM, Sunday 10AM to 4PM

Vero Beach Community Center

2266 14th Ave, Vero Beach, FL 32960

$5 Donation at the door, 20 vendors, hourly door prizes

Email contact  Treasurecoastrockandgem[]

February 24 – 25th  2018
Jackson Mississippi

59th Gem Mineral, Fossil and Jewelry Show
Mississippi Gem and Mineral Society
Saturday, February 24  from 9 am to 6 pm
Sunday, February 25 from 10 am to 5 pm
Mississippi Trade Mart  on the State Fairgrounds
1200 Mississippi Street
Jackson MS 39202
Adults $6    Students $3
Scouts & Leaders in Uniform $2
Children 5 & under—Free
Other details :
★   Over 25 dealers of gems, fossils, minerals, jewelry, lapidary tools, beads, and more
★   Demonstrations of lapidary art including flint knapping, cabochon cutting, and jewelry making
★   Exhibits and educational opportunities by colleges and state organizations
★   Children's activities (adults are welcomed too)
★   Touch and See Table
★   Displays by MGMS members of their own collections or lapidary work
★   Hourly door prizes, and a “GRAND PRIZE” drawing.

Additional information: rock2lanes[]

Club website:

FEBRUARY 24, 2018
Lakeland, Florida

Annual Show and Sale -
last Saturday in February

Bone Valley Gem, Mineral & Fossil Society

Saturday 9:00am ‐ 4:30pm
175 Lake Hollingsworth Dr., Lakeland, FL 33801
Hourly door prizes, Spin & Win Mineral Wheel, Kids Treasure Dig, demonstrations and educational displays, Silent and Chinese auctions and over 25 dealers of rocks, minerals, fossils, jewelry, gifts and hobby supplies.

Contact Kim Price, Show chair, at (863) 412‐9156, or email kprice1105[]
Facebook: Bone Valley Gem, Mineral & Fossil Club.

February 28, 2016
Sunday: 10AM to 4 PM

The Villages Gem & Mineral Society
4th Annual Show
The Villages, FL

Sea Breeze Regional Recreation Center
2374 Buena Vista Blvd
The Villages, FL  32162
Latitude 28.875029         Longitude 81.992828

Admission is FREE 
FREE parking
Almost 100 tables featured so there is something for everyone.
Rough, slabs, fossils, minerals of all kinds for sale.
Gemologist, Faceters, Silver smith, jewelry creations made to order,
Jewelry craft suppliers, findings, loose beads and chains of all kind
sold by the foot.
Hourly door prize drawings
Additional show artisans include: handmade glass bead, glass fusion, hand carved wood sculptures, basket weavers and much more.
Club display and exhibit table
Show contact:  Christine Courtwright, Show Chair, 352-753-6139
e-mail address:  number1cc[]
Society website:
First FULL weekend in March
March 3-4-5, 2017 St. Petersburg, FL
47th Annual Gem, Jewelry & Mineral Show and Sale

Fri: 10 AM to 6PM; Sat: 10AM-6PM; Sun: 10am-5PM
The Minnreg Hall
6340 126th Ave. N., Largo, FL 33773
 12+ Dealers
Planned demonstration on Beading, Wire Wrapping, Cabbing, Faceting, Metal Work.
Silent Auctions all day long, Gem Mining flume inside.
Club display cases and exhibits.
Refreshments available.
Show contact:  Bill Schmidt, Show Chair, 727 822-8279
Email contact:  SGAMSgemshow[]

March 9–11, 2018
30th Annual Aiken-Augusta
Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show
Fri & Sat 10–6  /  Sun 10–5

Kids under 12 FREE with one Adult admission: $3/day or $5 weekend pass

50-off admission coupon on our websites

Julian Smith Casino, 2200 Broad St. Augusta, GA
Diamonds, sapphires, tanzanites, emeralds and other fine jewelry. Gorgeous everyday jewelry, mineral lamps, art objects, and beads. Fabulous fossils and minerals from around the world. Jewelry making and cabochon cutting demos. Kid’s Treasure Dig, Grab Bags, Geode cutting, Member case displays, Educational resources. FREE “Adopt-a-Rock” to every child

Sponsored by the nonprofit organizations:

Aiken Gem, Mineral & Fossil Society

Augusta Gem and Mineral Society

Concessions benefit Relay for Life

Show Chair: Chris Glass 706-284-9239

March 17 - 18, 2018
Dothan, AL

Show is held annually the 3rd weekend in March

Hosted by the Dothan Gem and Mineral Club

Sat: 9 am to 5 pm; Sun 10 am to 4 pm

Houston County Farm Center
1701 East Cottonwood Road, Dothan, AL

The show is the place to find minerals, gems, fossils, lapidary rough, beads, and handcrafted items such as cabochons, jewelry and knapped knives.  There will be hourly door prizes, silent auctions, and grab bags for the kids.  Admission is free.

Show contact:  Jeff DeRoche, show chair, 334-673-3554

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The 37th Annual
Valley and Ridge Gem and Mineral Show
Sponsored by the Rome Georgia Mineral Society

March 18, 19, and 20, 2016

Friday and Saturday – 10 am – 6 pm
Sunday 11 am – 5 pm

The Forum
301 Forum St.
Rome GA 30161
(706) 291-5281
Free Admission! Minerals, Gems, Fossils, Meteorites, Jewelry, and Crystals for Sale. Lapidary rough.  Free Mineral and Fossil ID, Door Prizes, and Exhibits! Free registration for grand prize – Celestine geode from Madagascar! Gem, mineral, jewelry and fossil dealers from all over the country come to Rome to show and sell their Earth Treasures. This is one of the premier events for mineral and fossil collectors, for those wanting to buy unique gifts, and for families looking for a fun and educational family outing. Admission is free and the show is sponsored by the Rome Mineral Society, and non-profit educational organization. Club members will offer free Mineral and Fossil ID, Door Prizes, and Exhibits! Grand prize for one lucky attendee will be a beautiful specimen of Celestine geode from Madagascar!

Show Information:
Jose Santamaria, Show Chair
Dealer Information:
Jeff Deere, Dealer Chair
Web Site:

March 24-25, 2018
Lexington Rock Gem & Jewelry Show (Annual Show)

Lexington, KY - Sponsored by Blue Grass Gem & Mineral Club

Clarion Hotel, 1950 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY.
Near Exit 115 off I-75/I-64.

Hours:Sat March 24, 9AM-6PM
           Sun March 25, 11AM-5PM.

Show includes minerals, jewelry, equipment dealers, exhibits, KY Agate, fluorescent displays, hourly prizes, silent auction.

Admission: $2 Adults, $1 Children, $5 Max Family. Scouts in uniform free.

Jane Volk - lexgemshow[]
Allen Ferrell - kyrock2010kentucky[], or

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