~ Connecticut Valley Mineral Club ~
OCTOBER - DECEMBER 2017
This list, which includes upcoming shows within 250 miles of Springfield, MA, is prepared
by the Connecticut Valley Mineral Club. Permission to reproduce it is requested.
Updates can be found on the CVMC website: www.cvmineralclub.org .
Updated 6/17/17 by; Karen Gould
Note: Before planning to attend a show, be sure you have confirmed that the information below is correct
Sept. 30-OCTOBER 1 COBLESKILL, NEW YORK 1 st Annual Cave House Museum Geology, Gem, Fossil & Mineral Show. $5 entry fee. Proceeds to support the not-for-profit Cave House Museum of Mining & Geology in Howes Cave, NY Contact: Paul Griggs 518-283-9849 email@example.com or 518-296-8900
7-7 MACUNGIE, PENNSYLVANIA Semi-Annual Mineralfest hosted by the Pennsylvania Earth Sciences Association, Macungie Memorial Park, Poplar St., Macungie, PA Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or www.mineralfest.com/pesa.html
13-14 WEST SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS Gem & Lapidary Wholesale Show & Sale – showcases products like gemstones & precious metals. Eastern States Exposition, Mallary Complex Arena, 1305 Memorial Dr., West Springfield, MA Brought to you by Gem & Lapidary, Inc. 601-879-8832 www.glw.com/shows
20-22 BRISTOL CONNECTICUT The 2017 (66th) EFMLS Convention will be held in conjunction with the 45th Annual Bristol Gem and Mineral Show, hosted by the Bristol Gem and Mineral Club. The dates for the convention and show will be Friday, October 20 to Sunday, October 22. The Double Tree by Hilton Hotel is the “convention hotel," 42 Century Dr., Bristol, about 3 miles from the show location. Contact David Korzendorfer email@example.com or www.amfed.org/efmls/convention.htm .
21st NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT -- The Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History will host the 2017 Yale Mineral and Gem Symposium on Saturday, featuring a diverse lineup of experts in the field. Bruce Oreck, former U.S. ambassador to Finland, is the keynote speaker. He will discuss what mineral collecting reflects about how we see and how we do not see the world around us. Complete symposium schedule and registration information can be found at
21-22 BRISTOL, CONNECTICUT Bristol Gem & Mineral Club's Annual Gem & Mineral Show, Beals Community Center, 240 Stafford Av., Bristol, CT Contact:DavidKorzend firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com . www.bristolgem.org
21-21 ALBANY, NEW HAMPSHIRE Saco Valley Gem & Mineral Club Annual Show & Auction, Albany Town Hall, 1972A Rt116, Albany, NH Contact: Jonathan Herndon 603-539-3884 firstname.lastname@example.org www.sacovalleygemandmineralclub.org
28-29 FREEPORT, NEW YORK (Long Island) Freeport Gem & Mineral Show, Freeport Recreation Center, 130 East Merrick Rd., Freeport, NY Presented by Kaleidoscope Gem Shows Contact Ralph Goss 631-271-8411 email@example.com
28-29 WARWICK, RHODE ISLAND Rhode Island Mineral Hunters Gem & Mineral Show, Community College of Rhode Island, Knight Campus, 400 East Av. (Rt. 113), Warwick, RI Contact Don Fail 781-784-3224 firstname.lastname@example.org
4-5 OLD GREENWICH, CONNECTICUT Stamford Mineralogical Society Gem, Mineral, Jewelry & Fossil Show, Eastern Greenwich Civic Center, 90 Harding Rd., Old Greenwich, CT Contact: Howard Heitner914-274-1370 email@example.com or Nancy Mattson firstname.lastname@example.org
4-5 OAKS, PENNSYLVANIA Gemarama 2017: 48th Annual Gem, Jewelry & Mineral Show organized by Tuscarora Lapidary Society , Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, Hall D, 100 Station Avenue, Oaks, PA
11-11 GREENFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS Pioneer Valley Institute Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show, Greenfield Community College, College Dr., Greenfield, MA Contact Richard Little email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
11-12 NEW YORK, NEW YORK New York Mineralogical Club Gem & Mineral Show, the Watson Hotel (formerly the Mid-Town Holiday Inn), 440 West 57 th St., New York, NY promoted by Excaliber Mineral Corp. Contact Tony Nikischer 914-739-1134 email@example.com
18-19 WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS >>> LOCATION CHANGE > > > Rock, Gem, Fossil and Mineral friends, We lost our venue just last week with the Worcester Armory in Worcester for the show due to a sudden nationwide shut down of all the armories. We worked long and hard but had a bit of luck in our corner ( a cancellation of a wedding) to find a new venue in Southbridge, MA. It's La Salle Reception Center, 444 Main Street, Southbridge, MA 01550 see: www.lasallereceptioncenter.com for directions and information. We'll be taking over the Grand Ballroom and the Tuscan Room for the event and at this time have all our dealers from last year on board to come. Dates and times are the same: Nov. 18 & 19, 2017 Sat. 9:30am – 5pm, Sun. 10am-4:30pm. Hope to see you there - Contact Larry Bull firstname.lastname@example.org or www.worcestermineralclub.org