Golden Spread Gem, Mineral & Treasure Society Annual Show

October 13-14, 2018  — AMARILLO, TEXAS: Annual show; Golden Spread Gem, Mineral & Treasure Society; Amarillo Civic Center Complex, 401 S. Buchannan St.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults and seniors $3, students and children free; vendors selling jewelry, beads, petrified wood, agate, fossils, jasper, minerals, opals, meteorites, cabochons, and more, flint knapping demonstration, silent auction, wheel of fortune, hourly door prizes. Contact Patricia Foster, PO Box 367, Fritch, TX 79036, (806) 681-7950; Email:; Website:

Tri-City Gem & Mineral Society Annual Show

October 13-14, 2018 — TEMPLE, TEXAS: Annual show; Tri-City Gem & Mineral Society; Mayborn Civic and Convention Center, 3303 N. Third St.; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; adults $5, students $3, children free; vendors with rocks, slabs, minerals, geodes, cabochons, and fine jewelry, demos of wire-wrapping, cabochon making, and gold panning, touch table of large rock specimens, silent auctions, hourly door prizes and grand prize raffles, kids’ treasure wheel, grab bags, where to rock hunt in Texas, fluorescent rocks and minerals, personal displays, cabochon contest. Contact (Lols) Ruth Rolston, 106 Ottoway Drive, Temple, TX 76501, (254) 773-1039; Email:

4M Ranch Trip October 19-21, 2018

October 19-21, 2018 — SONORA, TEXAS: Claude Townsend is sponsoring an autumn cactus, fossil, and petrified wood hunt at the 4M Ranch in Sonora, October 19, 20, 21. The cost is $120 per person for a 3-day, 2-night stay or $20 for a single daytime hunt only. For more information, see the “4M Ranch Trip” article in the August 2018 newsletter or contact Claude at (210) 655-8959 or

Austin Gem & Mineral Society Annual Show

October 19-21, 2018 — AUSTIN, TEXAS: Annual show; Austin Gem & Mineral Society; Palmer Events Center, 900 Barton Springs Rd.; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; adults $8, seniors $7, ages 13-18 $2, ages 12 and under free; Theme: Copper Minerals, 30+ vendors of jewelry, beads, gemstones, minerals, crystals, fossils and spheres, exhibits (touch table of rocks and fossils, members’ collections), silent auction, demonstrations of faceting, cabbing, fossil cleaning, and polymer clay, “Youth Education Day” Friday, field trips sponsored by Silicon Labs, Gem Mine, Wheel of Fortune, Jewelry Making, Illumination Station, hourly door prizes, grand prize. Contact Sabrena Wright, 6719 Burnet Lane, Austin, TX 78757, (512) 458-9546; Email:; Website:

Dallas Paleontological Society Show & Sale

October 26-28, 2018 — GLEN ROSE, TEXAS: Show and sale; Dallas Paleontological Society; Somervell County Expo Center, 202 Bo Biggs Blvd., Apt. 10208; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 9-5; free admission. Contact Mark Randall, 2200 Uecker Drive, Apt. 10208, Lewisville, TX 75067, (469) 371-5309; Email:; Website:

Midland Gem & Mineral Society Annual Show

November 3-4, 2018 — ODESSA, TEXAS: Annual show; Midland Gem and Mineral Society Show; Ector County Coliseum, 4201 Andrews Highway, Building D; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults: $5; Children (6-18) $2; Children 5 and under Free admission. Contact Linda, (432) 242-7057; Email:

Houston Gem & Mineral Society Annual Show

November 9-11, 2018 — HUMBLE, TEXAS: Annual show; Houston Gem and Mineral Society; Humble Civic Center, 8233 Will Clayton Parkway; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults, Seniors, Children, Scouts. Contact Scott Singleton, Show Chairman, 10805 Brooklet, Houston, TX 77099, (281) 530-0942; Email:; Website:

Dallas Gem & Mineral Society Annual Show

November 17-18, 2018 — MESQUITE, TEXAS: Annual show; Dallas Gem & Mineral Society; Rodeo Center Exhibition Hall, 1800 Rodeo Dr.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults, seniors and students $8, family of 4 $20, children $4, Scouts in uniform free; door prizes, grand prize drawing, silent auction, fluorescent display, kids’ area, demonstrations of wire wrapping, cabbing, knapping, gold panning, jewelry, slabs, rough, beads. Contact Diana Case, PO Box 550395, Dallas, TX 75355, (469) 688-4057; Email:; Website:

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