*** With health guidelines issued concerning the COVID-19 virus, most shows and events are being cancelled and rescheduled. Before making your plans, please use the information provided in each listing to contact the presenters to verify the status of the event. As always, BE SAFE! ***

April 2020
11-12—ABILENE, TEXAS: Annual show; Central Texas Gem & Mineral Society; Abilene Convention Center, 1100 North 6th Street and Pine; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $4, children 6-12 $2; Dealers selling jewelry, specimens, beads, lapidary, with demonstrations, silent auction, activities for children ; contact Linda Walker, P.O. BOX 206, Hawley, TX 79525, (325) 721-4477; Email: linewalk26@yahoo.comGem; Website: http://www.new.calichetimes.com/page13.html

25-25—SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS: Show and sale; Southwest Gem and Mineral Society; Wonderland of the Americas Mall, I10 and Loop 410 on Fredericksberg Road; Sat. 10-5; free admission; Free parking; contact John Speck, 9515 Potters Point, Helotes, TX 78023, (210) 596-1611; Email: jspeck2@att.net; Website: http://www.swgms.org/

May 2020

30-31—LUBBOCK, TEXAS: Annual show; Lubbock Gem and Mineral Society; Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, 1501 Mac Davis Lane; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $4, seniors $3, children (6-12) $2, free admission for children under 6; More than 60 displays, large fluorescent tent, vendors selling jewelry, loose stones, rough, cabs, slabs, geodes, gemstones, mineral, fossils, lapidary, tools; contact WalterBeneze, PO Box 6371, Lubbock, TX 79493, (806) 797-5832; Email: walt@lubbockgemandmineral.org; Website: www.lubbockgemandmineral.org

August 2020
1-2LUBBOCK, TEXAS:
Annual show; Lubbock Gem and Mineral Society; Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, 1501 Mac Davis Lane; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $4, seniors $3, children age 6-12 $2, and free admission for children age 5 and under; Vendors selling loose stones, rough, cabochons, geodes, beads, jewelry, mineral specimens, crystals, and fossils, silent auctions, and activities for children; contact Walter Beneze, PO Box 6371, Lubbock, TX 79493; Email: walt@lubbockgemandmineral.org; Website: www.lubbockgemandmineral.org

22-22—SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS: Show and sale; Southwest Gem and Mineral Society; Wonderland of the Americas Mall, I10 and Loop 410 at Fredericksburg Road; Sat. 10-5; free admission; contact John Speck, 9515 Potters Point, Helotes, TX 78023, 2105961611; Email: jspeck2@att.net; Website: http://www.swgms.org/.

29-30—FORT WORTH, TEXAS: Annual show; Fort Worth Gem and Mineral Club; Will Rogers Memorial Center, 3401 W Lancaster; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, seniors, military, and students $5, free admission for children 12 and under; Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil, Bead and Jewelry Show and Sale (Rescheduled from earlier date, due to restrictions related to COVID-19 pandemic), silent auction, and activities for children; contact Janice Craddock, PO Box 123975, Fort Worth, TX 76121; Website: http://www.fortworthgemandmineralclub.org/show.html.

October 2020
10-11—TEMPLE, TEXAS: Annual show; Tri-City Gem and Mineral Society; Frank Mayborn Civic and Convention Center, 3303 N. 3rd Street; Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, youth (13-17) $2, free admission for children under 13; 51st Annual Show and also 2020’s South Central Federation Convention and Meeting, with 13 vendors, and various activities for participants; contact Lois Ruth Rolston, 106 Ottoway Drive, Temple, TX 76501; Email: lrolston@hot.rr.com

23-25—AUSTIN, TEXAS: Annual show; Austin Gem and Mineral Society (AGMS); Palmer Events Center, 900 Bartons Springs Rd; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $8, seniors and military personnel $7, children ages 13-18 $2 (good for all three days), and free admission for children 12 and under; Dealers offering a variety of rocks, gems, minerals, fossils, a fluorescent mineral and club member collection displays, demonstrations in faceting, cabbing, wire wrapping, and jewelry making, activities for children; contact Laird Fowler, 6719 Burnet Ln, Austin, TX 78757, (512) 458-9546; Email: showchairman@austingemandmineral.org; Website: www.agms-tx.org

November 2020
6-8—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; 8.00 adults, seniors. Children 10 and under free; More than 40 dealers selling minerals, fossils, agates, beads, meteorites, gemstones, jewelry, and lapidary materials, supplies; educational displays, including a fluorescent display; demonstrations, and activities for children.; contact Scott Singleton, Show Chairman, 10805 Brooklet, Houston, TX 77099, (281) 530-0942; Email: show@hgms.org; Website: hgms.org

7-8—AMARILLO, TEXAS: Annual show; Amarillo Golden Spread Gem, Mineral & Treasure Society; Amarillo Civic Center Complex, 401 S. Buchanan; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $4, free admission for kids 13 and under, boy and girl scouts, and first responders in uniform; Dealers selling a wide variety, demonstrations, displays, silent auction, and activities for children; contact Pat Foster, 306 Cowboy Lane, Fritch, TX 79036, (806) 681-7950; Email: patfoster2@hotmail.com ; Website: http://www.amarillotreasure.com/