Coming events – 2003

Coming events – 2003 – Calendar

NOTICE TO CLUBS–Listing of all shows is a free service provided by ROCKS & MINERALS. Information on upcoming shows must be received at least four months before date of publication. Include date, place, sponsoring club, and name and address of show chairman. Send all notices to: Coming Events, ROCKS & MINERALS, 1319 Eighteenth St., NW, Washington, DC 20036-1802; rm@heldref.org.

July 3-6–Sisters, OR. 7th Annual Sisters Roundup of Gems. Sisters Elementary School, 611 E. Cascade (off Hwy. 20). Info.–Jean Miller, P.O. Box 136, Molalla, OR 97038; 503/829-2680.

July 12-13–Bethel, ME. Oxford County Mineral and Gem Association. 42d Annual Western Maine Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Festival. Crescent Park School. Info.–Dennis Gross, 178 N. Main St., Bryant Pond, ME 04219; mincoll@megalink.net.

July 12-13–Syracuse, NY. Gem & Mineral Society of Syracuse, Inc. 37th Annual Syracuse Jewelry, Mineral, Fossil Show & Sale. New York State Fairgrounds, 1-690 Exit 7. Info.–John Davis, P.O. Box 801, Syracuse, NY 13201.

July 18-20–Sudbury, ON. Sudbury Rock & Lapidary Society. 21st Annual Sudbury Gem and Mineral Show. Carmichael Arena, Bancroft Drive, off Hwy. 17 E. Info.–Ed and Ruth Debicki, 456 Kaireen St., Sudbury ON, Canada P3E 5R9; 705/522-5140; ed.debicki@ sympatico.ca;www.canadianrockhound.com/show_2003_Sudbury.html.

July 26-27–S. Burlington, VT. Greater Burlington Area Gem & Mineral Club. 24th Annual Champlain Valley Gem & Mineral Show, “Agate: Gemstone of Mystery.” Tuttle Middle School, Dorset St. & Kennedy Dr. Info.–802/863-5980.

August 1-3–Pasco, WA. Lakeside Gem & Mineral Club. Trail of Gems–Following Lewis & Clark. Trade Recreation & Agricultural Center (TRAC), 6600 Burden Blvd., Exit 9, Road 68 I-182. Info.–Larry Hulstrom, 5409 W. 26th Ave., Kennewick, WA 99338; 509/783-6210; lchulstr@bossig.com.

August 2-3–Coos Bay, OR. 30th Annual Far West Gem/Craft Show. SWOYA, Tennis Center, 3333 Walnut Ave. Info.–Duane Davis, 261 S. 9th St., Coos Bay, OR 97420; 541/267-0190.

August 2-3–San Francisco, CA. San Francisco Gem & Mineral Society. 49th Annual Golden Gateway to Gems. San Francisco County Fair Building, Golden Gate Park at 9th Ave. and Lincoln Way. Info.–Ellen Nott; ellen_nott@yahoo.com.

August 2-3–Waterville, ME. Water-Oak Gem & Mineral Society. 33d Annual Mid-State Gem & Mineral Show. Mount Merici School, 152 Western Ave. Info.–William Longley, P.O. Box 565, Waterville, ME 049030565; 207/873-4863; Sonny Chavarie, P.O. Box 218, East Winthrop, ME 04343; 207/395-4488.

August 8-10–Seaside, OR. 7th Annual Seaside Gem Show. Seaside Convention Center. Info.–Jean Miller, P.O. Box 136, Molalla, OR 97038; 503/829-2680.

August 8-10–West Springfield, MA. Martin Zinn Expositions. East Coast Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show. Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Dr. Info.–Martin Zinn Expositions, P.O. Box 999, Evergreen CO 80437-0999; fax: 303/674-2384; MZ0955@aol.com; mzexpos.com.

August 9-10–Walnut Creek, CA. Pacific Crystal Guild. The Great Contra Costa Crystal Fair. Civic Park Community Center, 1375 Civic Dr. at Broadway. Info.–P.O. Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 94966-1371; 415/383-7837.

August 15-17–McMinnville, OR. 2d Annual Yamhill County Gem Show. Yamhill County Fairgrounds, 2070 Lafayette Ave. Info.–Jean Miller, P.O. Box 136, Molalla, OR 97038; 503/829-2680.

August 15-17–Cottage Grove, MN. The Minnesota Mineral Club and the Midwest Federation of Mineralogical Societies. Great Lakes, Great Rocks, The Land of 10,000 Lakers. Cottage Grove National Guard Armory, 8180 Belden Blvd. Info.–Alan Olson; 612/729-8331; Sandy Fuller; rockbiz8@cs.com.

August 15-17–Lake George, CO. Lake George Gem and Mineral Show. 38 miles W. of Colorado Springs on U.S. 24. Info.–Ruth Cook; 719/632-9686; ruthb cook@cs.com.

August 15-17–St. Louis, MO. Greater St. Louis Assoc. of Earth Science Clubs. 11th Annual Mineral & Fossil Show & Sale. Greensfelder Recreation Complex–Queeny Park, 550 Weidman Rd. Info.–Robert Morse; 135 Knox St., Troy, MO 63379-1343; rrcode@nothn but.net.

August 16-17–Yelm, WA. Nisqually Valley Rockhound Society. Biggest Little Gem Show in the NW. Yelm High School cafeteria, Exit 111 (Marvin Rd.) off I-5. Info.–Keith G. Greetham, 3838 Boston Harbor Rd. NE, Olympia, WA 98506-2433; 306/352-8909.

August 23-24–Canton, NY. St. Lawrence County Rock and Mineral Club. 37th Annual Gem & Mineral Show & Swap. Canton Sportsman Club, Nickerson Road off County Rd. 25, S. of Canton Post Office. Info.–Sky; 315/344-7926.

August 29-31–South Bend, IN. Michiana Gem and Mineral Society. Gem and Mineral Show and Sale. Century Center at 120 S. St. Joseph (downtown). Info.–Robert Heinek, 7091 E. Park Ln., New Carlisle, IN 46552-9400; 574/654-3673; Marheinek@aol.com.

August 29-September 1–Hendersonville, NC. Henderson County Gem and Mineral Society. 22d Annual Gem and Mineral Spectacular, Whitmire Activity Building, Lily Pond Road. Info.–Margaret L. Johnson, 414E Pine Hill Ln., Hendersonville, NC 28792; 828/692-1249.

August 30-31–Augusta, ME. Kennebec Rocks and Minerals Club. Annual Rockhounder’s Gem and Mineral Show. National Guard Armory, Western Ave. Info.–207/873-6270.

August 30-September 1–Silver City, NM. Grant County Gem and Mineral Society. 20th Annual Gem and Mineral Show. Silver City Recreation Center, 1016 N. Silver St. Info.–Jim Lett, 2213 Ponderosa St., Silver City, NM 88061; 505/538-3216; jameslett@zianet.com.

August 30-September 1–Canby, OR. 21st Annual Willamette Valley Gem Show. Clackamas County Fairgrounds, Hwy. 99 E. Info.–Jean Miller, P.O. Box 136, Molalla, OR 97038; 503/829-2680.

September 5-7–Toledo, OH. Toledo Gem and Rock-hound Club. 33d Annual Jewelry, Gem, and Mineral Show. Stranahan Theater complex, 4645 Heatherdowns Ave. Info.–Debra Hoffmaster, 5403 Elmer Dr., Toledo, OH 43615; 419/531-8124.

September 5-7–Winston-Salem, NC. Forsyth Gem and Mineral Club. 32d Annual Gem and Mineral Show. Education Building, Dixie Classic Fairgrounds, Gate 5, Deacon Blvd. Info.–Paul Burton, 2001 Walker Rd., Winston-Salem, NC 27106; 336/924-8510.

September 5-7–Greenfield, IN. 500 Earth Science Club. 27th Annual Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Show. Hancock County 4-H Fairgrounds. Info.–Don Mahoney, 1320 Kessler Blvd., W. Dr., Indianapolis, IN 46228-1949; 317/255-5872; dlmcnaclu@aol.com.

September 6-7–North Adams, MA. Northern Berkshire Mineral Club. Jewelry, Gem, and Mineral Show. VFW Hall, Rt. 2, base of the Mohawk Trail. Info.–Cindy Lee Hancock, 45 Spring St., Apt. 103, North Adams, MA 01247; 413/664-4115.

September 10-14–Denver, CO. Martin Zinn Expositions. Colorado Mineral and Fossil Show. Holiday Inn-Denver North, 4849 Bannock St. Info.–Martin Zinn Expositions, P.O. Box 999, Evergreen CO 80437-0999; fax: 303/674-2384; MZ0955@aol.com; mzexpos.com.

September 12-14–Denver, CO. Martin Zinn Expositions. Colorado Fossil Expo. Denver Merchandise Mart Plaza Annex, 451 E. 58th Ave. Info.–Martin Zinn Expositions, P.O. Box 999, Evergreen CO 80437-0999; fax: 303/674-2384; MZ0955@aol.com; mzexpos.com.

September 13–Greensboro, NC. Greensboro Gem & Mineral Club. 3d Annual Rock Swap of the Carolinas. New Garden Friends Meeting, across from Guilford College. Info.–Laurie Adams; 336/859-3471.

September 13-14–Toronto, ON. Gem & Mineral Club of Scarborough. Wonders of the Earth: Celebrating 34 Years of Gem and Mineral Exhibit. Mid-Scarborough Community Centre, 2467 Eglinton Ave., E. Info.–416/282-5319; 416/438-8908.

September 13-14–Norwich, CT. Thames Valley Rockhounds. Thames Valley Rockhounds Show. Norwich Regional Technical High School, 590 New London Tpk. Info.–Mark Slaga; 860/546-2091; Bob Reynolds; 860/663-2541.

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