April 2019

Claude Townsend, 210-855-8959, ctownsend99@twc.com has some spots for those interested in a field trip to the 4M Ranch in Sonora, Texas, April 5-6-7. Call or e-mail Claude if you are interested.

13-14—ABILENE, TEXAS: Annual show; Central Texas Gem & Mineral Society; Abilene Convention Center, 1100 N 6th; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $4, children (6-12) $2, free admission for children under 6 and scouts and military personnel in uniform; dealers, fluorescent display, geode cracking, exhibitions, raffles and auctions, activities for children ; contact Kay, 3118 Woodglenn Cove, Abilene, TX 79606, (325) 668-8558; Email: kmcdaniel23@suddenlink.net; Website: http://www.new.calichetimes.com/page13.html

19-21—ALPINE, TEXAS: Annual show; Chihuahuan Desert Gem and Mineral Club; Alpine Civic Center, 901 West Holland Avenue; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; free; regional geology presentation, and activities for children; contact Judith Brueske, PO Box 195, Alpine, TX 79831, (432) 244-9503; Email: ocoent895@gmail.com

26-28—CONROE, TEXAS: Annual show; RMGM Promotions; Lone Star Convention & Expo Center, 9055 Airport Rd.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; free admission; New Show! Wholesale and retail sales, demonstrations and classes, and activities for children; contact Sandra Gonzales; Website: https://www.rmgmpromotions.com/

May 2019

Texas State University “Christmas Mountains Research Symposium” will be held in May 2019. For more information contact the Symposium organizer David Lemke at 512-245-3364 david.lemke@txstate.edu. Also, on the internet at Texas State University Christmas Mountains Research Symposium. The symposium will be located near Big Bend, Texas at the Terlingua Ranch Headquarters, will last for three days and includes a social, field trips, and presentations. Registration forms, costs and accommodations are on line.

4-5—WACO, TEXAS: Annual show; Waco Gem And Mineral Club; Extraco Events Center (General Exhibits Building), 4601 Bosque Blvd; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; $5 for anyone over the age of 10, and $1 for children 10 and under ; 59th annual show, vendors offering precious stones, geodes, crystals, fossils, rare minerals, jewelry, plus demonstrations and displays, and activities for children; contact Alison Redding, (254) 707-1341; Email: Alison.redding@ctxwifi.net; Website: https://www.wacogemandmineral.org

25-26—FORT WORTH, TEXAS: Annual show; Fort Worth Gem and Mineral Club; Will Rogers Memorial Center, 3401 W. Lancaster; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults $5, seniors, students, and military personnel $4, and free admission for children 16 and under; dealers with gems, minerals, fossils, beads, fine jewelry, and crystals, auctions, and activities for children; contact Janice Craddock; Email: fwgmc.info@gmail.com; Website: www.fortworthgemandmineralclub.org

June 2019

1-2—LUBBOCK, TEXAS: Show and sale; Lubbock Gem and Mineral Society; Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, 1501 Mac Davis Ln.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults $4, seniors $3, students (6-12) $2, free admission for children 5 and under; vendors offering loose stones, rough, cabs, slabs, geodes, beads, gemstones, mineral specimens, crystals, fossils, and lapidary supplies; display; and activities for children; contact Walter Beneze, PO Box 6371, Lubbock, TX 79493, (806) 797-5832; Email: walt@lubbockgemandmineral.org; Website: www.lubbockgemandmineral.org

6-9—AUSTIN, TEXAS: Show and sale; Natures Treasures of Austin; Norris Conference Center, 2525 W Anderson Lane , Ste 365; Thu. 10-6, Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; General admission day pass $15, general admission day pass and lecture $20; general admission all four day, $60; general admission for four days and lecture $70; VIP full access all four days, $120; International Exposition of Agate presents speakers, exhibitors, more than 30 vendors from around the world, author book signing, live auction, and activities for children; contact Robert Cooper, 4103 N Interstate 35, Austin, TX 78722, (512) 833-7760, 3; Email: austinagates@ntrocks.com; Website: https://ntrocks.com/international-exposition-of-agate

29-30GRAPEVINE, TEXAS: Annual show; Arlington Gem and Mineral Club; Grapevine Convention Center, 1209 S. Main St.; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, seniors and children over 12 $5, free admission for children under 6, boy and girl scouts in uniform, and active and retired military with ID ; Vendors selling artisan and fine jewelry, gemstones, geodes, minerals, rough cut polished rocks, petrified wood, fossils, demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Amy Kubes, 1408 Gibbins Rd., Arlington, TX 76011, (817) 300-6946; Email: agmcadvertising@gmail.com; Website: www.agemclub.org

November 2019

23-24—MISQUITE, TEXAS: Annual show; Dallas Gem and Mineral Society; Mesquite Rodeo Center Exhibition Hall, 1800 Rodeo Dr; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; dults $8, seniors (65 and older) $6, kids $4 Kids-4, free admission for veterans and scouts in uniform; Rough, polished stones, slabs, and finished rocks and minerals, fluorescent display, demonstrations, auction, and activities for children; contact Lynn Couvillion, PO Box 550395, Dallas, TX 75355, (214) 349-2022; Email: lynncouvillion@gmail.com; Website: www.dallasgemandmineral.org

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