This is a listing of upcoming shows and events of interest to Rock and Mineral enthusiasts in the general area. If you have an event or show you would like listed on our site, please contact the webmaster, and we will post it.
UPCOMING SHOWS/EVENTS 2021 ( Click on the links below )
Due to COVID-19 It is possible for the shows to cancel with short notice. We make every attempt to keep this list as current as possible.
September 18-19 POUGHKEEPSIE, NEW YORK
52nd Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil, Jewelry Show & Sale
Gold’s Gym & Family Sports Center, 258 Titusville Road, Poughkeepsie, NJ. Sponsored by the Mid-Hudson Valley Gem and Mineral Society. Show theme is “Birthstones.” 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Saturday and 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Sunday. For more information: www.mhvgms.org.
September 25-26 FRANKLIN, NEW JERSEY
65th Annual Franklin-Sterling Hill Gem & Mineral Show
Firemen’s Memorial Park, Parker Street, Franklin, NJ. Sponsored by the Franklin Mineral Museum and the Franklin-Ogdenburg Mineralogical Society. Swap & Sell takes place outdoors in Firemen’s Memorial Park across the street from the firehouse, 137 Buckwheat Road, Franklin, NJ. 9:00 AM-5:00 PM Saturday and 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Sunday. Face masks will be required outside, and some face shields will be available for those who cannot wear a mask. Food will be available at the Firemen’s Memorial Park pavilion. http://www.fomsnj.org/Index.aspx
September 25-26—LIVERPOOL, NEW YORK:
Retail show; Syracuse Gem & Mineral Society, Inc.;
Holiday Inn (Changing to Ramada Inn effective July 1st.), 441 Electronics Parkway (Exit 37 of New York State Thruway); Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $5.00 Adults. Children under 12 free with an adult. Scouts in uniform free.; This is a mini show replacing our annual show in July which is at the New York State Fairgrounds.; contact Cheryl Brown, c/o GMSS P. O. Box 2801 , Syracuse, NY 13220; Email: email@example.com; Website: https://www.syracusegemsociety.com/gemshow.htm
September 25-26—HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA:
Annual show; Central Pennsylvania Rock and Mineral Club, Inc;
Harrisburg Consistory, 2701 North Third Street; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, ($1 discount on each of 2 adult admission when presenting flyer or postcard), free admission for children 12 and under with a paying adult; Dealers offering rocks, fossils, minerals, and activities for children; contact Betsy Oberheim, 7952 Appalachian Tr. E, Harrisburg, PA 17112, (717) 439-6549; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ; Website: http://www.rockandmineral.org/
October 9-10—WYSOX, PENNSYLVANIA:
Annual show; Che-Hanna Rock & Mineral Club
Wysox Vol. Fire Hall , 111 Lake Rd; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3.00 Students $1.00 under 8 free; Fluorescent program presented by UVBob , geode cutting, dealers selling minerals, fossils, jewelry, lapidary . ; contact Bob McGuire, 224 Church St., Lopez, PA 18628, (570) 928-9238; Email: email@example.com;
October 30 -- FAIRLESS HILLS, PENNSYLVANIA:
Where: First United Methodist Church, 840 Trenton Rd, Fairless Hills, PA
When: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
What: ULTRAVIOLATION is the ULTIMATE annual show for the fluorescent mineral enthusiast, whether a novice or serious collector. The show features many of the world’s premier fluorescent mineral COLLECTORS AND DEALERS who strive each year to bring the biggest, brightest and best fluorescent minerals to satisfy the insatiable cravings of the fluorescent collector. ULTRAVIOLATION highlights fluorescent minerals exclusively and is the next best thing to night collecting. Free admission and a fluorescent mineral specimen for each junior mineralogist 12 years and younger when accompanied by an adult.
Admission: $2.00 Donation, Children 12 & Under Free
Dealers: 8’ TABLE $30 – ½ TABLE $15 ADVANCED REGISTRATION FOR DEALERS IS ADVISED
SEND YOUR CHECK MADE PAYABLE TO:
Lee McIlvaine, 8510 Elliston Dr. Wyndmoor, PA 19038 Or PayPal electronic payment to firstname.lastname@example.org
For information, call Lee McIlvaine at 215-713-8020 or email email@example.com
May 11 - 15 EDISON, NEW JERSEY
The NJ Mineral, Fossil, Gem & Jewelry Show
The NJ Mineral, Fossil, Gem & Jewelry Show is a 5-day public show held every May at the Expo Center in Edison, NJ. This is an excellent way to get the kids engaged in science and nature. This 5-day event is the largest show of its kind east of Denver, Colorado. Items for sale include dinosaurs, mineral specimens, common and rare gems, common and achingly rare fossils, petrified wood, artisan jewelry, meteorites, sharks teeth, opals, sapphires, silver, gold, beads, science gifts, unique interior decor, and so much, much more. Prices are $1 to $100,000. Hands-on kid activities include metal detection, gem sluicing, a fossil dig, and freebies from local mineral & fossil clubs. Family friendly, free parking, and the modest admission fee is maxed at $40 for families. Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/NJGemShow/ Website: https://nj.show/
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