Thursday, November 26, 2009

Find a Local Gem & Mineral Show!

Find a
Rock, Gem and Mineral Show - great family event!!!

27-29--COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA: 42nd annual show; The Columbia Gem & Mineral Society; South Carolina State Museum, 301 Gervais St.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 12-5; adults $7, military $6, seniors (62 and older) $5, children 12 and under free; 24 retail vendors, jewelry, beads, loose stones, fossils, minerals, gold, silver, tools, geodes sold and cut, club member rock collections on exhibit, lapidary demonstrations, admission to SC State Museum included, special exhibits extra; contact Sue Shrader, P.O. Box 6333, Columbia, SC 29260, (803) 736-9317; e-mail:; or Web site:

27-29--MOBILE, ALABAMA: 15th annual show; Mobile Rock & Gem Society; Greater Gulf State Fairgrounds, Cody Rd. and Zeigler Blvd.; Fri. 2-7, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; contact Jerry Shirey, 2911 Pretty Branch Dr. W, Mobile, AL 36618, (251) 786-4777; e-mail:

27-29--ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI: 52nd annual show; St Louis Mineral & Gem Society; Viking Conference Center - Holiday Inn, 10709 Watson Rd. (I-44 and Lindbergh Blvd.); Fri. 4-8, Sat. 10-7, Sun. 10-5; adults $2, students $1, children 12 and under and Scouts in uniform free; dealers, minerals, gems, fossils, jewelry, free rockhound starter kit for children 12 and younger, map on Web site; contact Melissa Perucca, 1307 Mystic Seaport, Fenton, MO 63026; e-mail:; Web site:

27-29--TERLINGUA, TEXAS: Show; "Rock & Gem Fest"; Chihuahuan Desert Gem & Mineral Club; Big Bend Motor Inn Conference Room, Rte. 118 and Rte. 170; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 9-5; free admission; dealers, rocks, gems, jewelry, Kids' Corner; contact Mary Brogan, P.O. Box 1111, Alpine, TX 79831, (432) 837-3824; e-mail:; Web site: