Saturday, May 29, 2010

Enjoy Your Local Gem & Mineral Show This Weekend!

28-31--SCOTTSBLUFF, NEBRASKA: Rock swap; Panhandle Rock & Gem Club; Riverside Zoo and Campground, 1600 S. Beltline Hwy. W; Fri. 8-5, Sat. 8-5, Sun. 8-5, Mon. 8-5; free admission; public auction Sat., demonstrations, raffle; contact Dale Tikalsky, 523 W. 20th St., Scottsbluff, NE 69361, (308) 632-5574; e-mail:

29-30--CASPER, WYOMING: Show; Natrona County Rockhounds; Natrona County Fairgrounds, Industrial Bldg., 1700 Fairgrounds Rd.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; adults $3, children 12 and under free with adult; displays, demonstrations (flint knapping, wire wrapping, gold panning, faceting), silent auction, raffles, door prizes; contact Randy Sternberg, P.O. Box 123, Mills, WY 82644, (307) 234-6156; e-mail:

29-30--FORT WORTH, TEXAS: 59th annual show, "Fabulous Fossils"; Fort Worth Gem & Mineral Club; Will Rogers Memorial Center, Amon G. Carter Exhibit Bldg., 3401 W. Lancaster; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; adults $5, seniors $4, children under 12 free; 30 dealers, kids' games, hourly door prizes, grand prize, silent auction, exhibits; contact Steve Hilliard, P.O. Box 418, Decatur, TX 76234; (817) 925-5760; e-mail:; Web site:

29-30--LAKESIDE, ARIZONA: Annual show; White Mountain Gem & Mineral Club; Blue Ridge Junior High School, 3050 N. Porter Mountain Rd.; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 9-4; adults $2, students (15 and under) free with paying adult; dealers, gems, minerals, beads, fossils, lapidary equipment, rough and finished rock specimens, silent auction, spinning wheel, kids' activity area, door prizes, raffle prizes, display cases, fluorescent mineral display; contact Larry Legge/Nanz Marshall, (928) 537-2524; e-mail:; Web site:

29-30--TONOPAH, NEVADA: 40th annual show, "Jim Butler Days"; Tonopah Rock & Mineral Club; Tonopah Convention Center; Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 9:30-3; gems, minerals, jewelry, fossils, bottles, in conjunction with the Nevada State Mining Championships; contact Robert Otteson, P.O. Box 3493, Tonopah, NV 89049

Gem Dino Bone Photo - Courtesy of Different Seasons Jewelry

Gem Show Listings: Source: Rock and Gem Magazine - Event Listings