May 20-26, 2019 the Wildacres Retreat in North Carolina featuring classes and lectures

The retreat is open to members of mineral clubs in The Eastern Federation. Our own Mr Reivan Zeleznik is a frequent instructor. The cost is nominal for the cabin, food and classes.

Mineral and Gems Shows in our area

The Rutgers  Geology Museum Annual Open House is over. Generally the last Saturday of January.

April 7-8    New Haven Mineral Club

Amity Middle School, Orange, CT

Sat. 9:30-5

​Sun 10-4:30


April 3-7 2019 NJ NY Mineral, Fossil, Gem, and Jewelry Show in Edison, NJ

This is a big commercial show by the same people who do a Denver show

Weekdays are $10 (leaving your weekend free for the New Haven Club Show)

Weekends are $15. Special Exhibition "The Scoop on Poop" by the Florida Museum

Saturday June 1 and Sunday June 2 2019

The Orange County Mineral Society Annual Mineral Jewelry Gem Fossil Show

10 am to 4 pm Museum Village, 1010 Route 17M, Monroe, NY 10950

This year hosting the EFMLS Convention! If you don't know what the Eastern Federation of Mineral and Lapidary Societies does, ask Nancy

On display: The most complete Mastodon found in NY State, extensive local mineral collection and new Fluorescent Mineral Display

August 9-1, 2019

East Coast Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show, Better Living Center, Eastern States Exposition

1305 Memorial Ave., W. Springfield, MA  01089

Another big commercial show hosted by Marty Zinn

Saturday, March 2nd 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Sunday, March 3rd 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Lapidary & Mineral Society of Central Connecticut

Aka The Meriden Club
Francis T Maloney High School
121 Gravel Street, Meriden, CT

Albany Gem Mineral and Fossil Show and Sale

Annual James Campbell Memorial

The Annual James Campbell Memorial Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show and Sale will take place on Saturday and Sunday, February 23, 2019 (10 am – 5 pm), and Sunday, February 24th, 10-5.

Vendors display and sell gems, jewelry, minerals, fossils, and much more.

$5 each day. Children 12 and under are free.
**Cash Only**

Co-sponsored by the Capital District Mineral Club and the New York Academy of Mineralogy. All proceeds benefit the Museum’s mineral acquisition fund.