Chihuahuan Desert Gem & Mineral Club

March 30-April 1, 2018 — ALPINE, TEXAS: Show and sale; Chihuahuan Desert Gem & Mineral Club, Alpine Civiv Center; 801 W. Holland Ave., (W. Hwy 90); Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Inside and outside vendors. Exhibits (non-competitive). Contact Judith Brueske, PO Box 195, Alpine, TX 79831, (432)-244-9503; e-mail:

Central Texas Gem & Mineral Society Annual Show

April 14-15, 2018 — ABILENE, TEXAS: Annual show; Central Texas Gem & Mineral Society, Abilene Convention Center; N 6th & Pine; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Admission $3, Children 6-12, $1.50; under under 6 & Scouts and Military in uniform free; Central Texas Gem & Mineral Society. Exhibits, Wheel of Fortune, dealers, fossils, rare minerals, cut and uncut gems, fluorescent display, lapidary supplies and rough, jewelry making equipment, beads, Crack your own Geode, Silent Auction, door prizes, grand prize drawing; proceeds benefit scholarship program. Contact Kay McDaniel, 3118 Woodglenn Cove, Abilene, TX 79606, (325)-668-8558; e-mail:; Web site:

Lubbock Gem & Mineral Society

May 5-6, 2018 — LUBBOCK, TEXAS: Show and sale; Lubbock Gem and Mineral Society, Lubbock Memorial Civic Center; 1501 Mac Davis Lane; Sat. 10-06, Sun. 10-05; Adults $4, Seniors $3, Students $2, Children Free; 60th Anniversary show; This year the Lubbock Gem & Mineral Society is Hosting the South Central Federation Convention (SCFMS). Vendors with Jewelry, Loose Stones, Rough, Cabs, Slabs, Geodes, Beads, Gemstones, Mineral Specimens, Crystals, Fossils, Spheres, and Lapidary Tools. Hourly door prizes. Drawings for two grand prizes, one for Kids and one for Adults. Numerous display cases and large rocks in our “rocks you can touch” area! Our kid’s area will have games and grab bags, and we will feature our new fluorescent tent with rocks that “glow in the dark”. Proceeds support the LGMS (501(c)(3) organization), and scholarships in the Earth Sciences at Texas Tech. Contact Walt Beneze, PO Box 6371, Lubbock, TX 79493; e-mail:; Web site:

Fort Worth Gem & Mineral Club Annual Show

May 26-27, 2018 — FORT WORTH, TEXAS: Annual show; Fort Worth Gem and Mineral Club, Will Rogers Memorial Center; 3401 West Lancaster; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, Seniors/Students $4, Children 16 and under free; Gem, mineral, fossil, bead & jewelry shop. Contact Janice Craddock, PO Box 123975, Fort Worth, TX 76116; e-mail:; Web site:

Arlington Gem & Mineral Club Annual Show

June 30-July 1, 2018 — GRAPEVINE, TEXAS: Annual show; Arlington Gem & Mineral Club; Grapevine Convention Center (10 min. from DFW Airport) 1209 S. Main St., Grapevine, TX 76051; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; General Admission $6, Seniors (60+) and Children Under 12 $5, Scouts in Uniform and Military ID get in free; Arlington Gem and Mineral Club’s 61st Annual Show will feature 25+ Vendors selling Artisan and Fine Jewelry, Gemstones, Geodes, Fossils, Minerals, Rough- Cut- Polished Rocks, Tumbled Stones, Paleontological Books, Metaphysical Crystals, Petrified Wood, Tools, Glass Creations, SteamPunk Designs, Beads and much more. Members will be demonstrating jewelry designs, teaching on-site jewelry classes, Identifying Gemstones, hosting a Silent Auction every hour, and offering activities to Juniors. Contact Nadira Charaniya or Andre Meyer at (469)751-2944; email:; Web site: