News and Events

*** With health guidelines issued concerning the COVID-19 virus, many 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 2022

2-3—SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS: Annual show; SW Gem & Mineral Society 60th Fiesta of Gems; Morris Center @ Joe Freeman Coliseum, 723 AT&T Center Pkwy, Gate E; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, Senior, Military & Students $3, Kids $1; Raffles, hourly silent auctions, door prizes, hands-on cabochon training for adults & kids, kids corner, prize wheel, over 25 vendors of rock, gem, crystals, fossils and more, geode cracking, educational displays and jewelry making demos. Free Parking; contact Katherine Swoboda, (210) 651-6111; Email: kittysa@aggienetwork.com; Website: SWGMS.org

April 2022-May 2022

30-1—WACO, TEXAS: Annual show; Waco Gem And Mineral Club; Waco Convention Center, 100 Washington Avenue; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Children 6 years and under and Scouts in uniform are free. Ages 7 thru 17: $3.18 and older: $5; 62nd annual show. Featuring Gems, Jewelry, Fossils, Mineral Specimens, Educational booths. Perfect place to shop for Mothers Day; contact Roy G. Cooper, (254) 749-9961; Email: coopersfarmstore@yahoo.com; Website: http://www.WacoGemandMineral.org

May 2022

28-29—FORT WORTH, TEXAS: Annual show; Fort Worth Gem and Mineral Club; Will Rogers Memorial Center, 3401 W Lancaster Ave; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $6 Adults, $5 Military Seniors and Students, Children 12 and under free; Gems, minerals, fossils, beads and jewelry show and sale. Kids corner. Fun for the whole family; contact Glenda Bradley, 2581 SW Hulen St , Burleson, TX 76028, (817) 229-5467; Email: fwgmc.info@gmail.com; Website: http://www.fortworthgemandmineralclub.org/

September 2022

24-25—LUBBOCK, TEXAS: Annual show; The Lubbock Gem and Mineral Society; Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, 1501 Mac Davis Lane; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $4, Seniors $3, Kids (6-12) $2, under 6 free; Dealers selling minerals, jewelry, fossils, beads, crystals, rocks, specimens, rough, slabs, cabochons and geode cracking. Demonstrations, fluorescent tent, kid’s corner, silent auction, hourly door prizes, and grand prizes ; contact Walter Beneze, PO Box 6371, Lubbock, TX 79494, (806) 797-5832; Email: walt@lubbockgemandmineral.org; Website: http://www.lubbockgemandmineral.org

November 2022

19-20—MESQUITE, TEXAS: Annual show; Dallas Gem and Mineral Society; Mesquite Convention Center at the Hampton Inn, 1750 Rodeo Dr, Mesquite, TX 75149; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $8 – Adults, $4 – Kids under 12, free – Scouts in uniform, $5 – Seniors, Teachers w/ID, Vets w/ID; contact Diana Case, (214) 349-2022; Email: dgmscontracts@yahoo.com; Website: dallasgemandmineral.org