Mineral Shows for 2011

New York

May 10-13—Secaucus, New Jersey: “The NYC Metro Show.” Meadowlands Expositions Center, 355 Plaza Dr.; Thu. 9-6, Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6, Sun. 9-6; free admission; minerals, fossils, dinosaurs, crystals, gems, jewelry, meteorites, professionals only Thu. contact Christine Coyle, 38 Fox Ridge Rd., Sparta, NJ 07871, (516) 818-1228; e-mail:; Web site:

July 7-10, 2011,The Annual AMFED and EFMLS Convention, Syracuse, NY.  AMFED Annual Meeting, July 7th. The EFMLS Annual meeting, July 8th. Web site:

July 9-10—Syracuse, New York: 45th annual show, “Gems Along the Erie Canal: A Diamond Celebration”; Gem & Mineral Society of Syracuse; New York State Fairgrounds, Center of Progress Bldg., I-690; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; competitive exhibits, lectures, workshops, demonstrations, kids’ activities, minerals, fossils, beads, metaphysical stones, AMFS and EFMLS Convention meetings July 6-8; contact Cathy Patterson, (315) 638-8817; e-mail:; Web site:

July 24 - 26, 2011, New York, NY - JA New York Summer Show. Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, 655 W. 34th St. 800-650-1591 or 972-349-5953,

September 17-18 – Rhinebeck, NY: 42ND Annual Show; Mid-Hudson Valley Gem & Mineral Society, Inc. Route 9, Dutchess County Fairgrounds; Show Theme -“The Fossils of New York”; Saturday 10 – 5 , Sunday 10 – 4 ; Admission $5.00, $4.00 Seniors, $2.00 Students; Children  under 12 Free;  Special Exhibits by New York State Museum, Vassar College and Gunnison Natural History Museum;  30+ Dealers, Free Rocks for Kids, Fossils, Minerals, Gems, Jewelry, Beads, Books, Lapidary Demonstrations, Exhibits of Fossils and Fluorescent Minerals; Contact Carolyn Reynard,  845-471-1224;;   Web Site

Novemer 12th & 13th New York City Gem & Mineral Show at the Holiday Inn on 57th Street, 440 West 57th Street, New York, NY,

February 26 & 2718th Annual James Campbell Memorial Gem, Mineral & Fossil Show - Albany, New York: New York State Museum, Empire Plaza, Madison Ave. Saturday & Sunday 10-5. General Admission $6 (includes Flower Show). Children under 12: Free. 25 dealers, museum tours, fossil & mineral ID. Information: Michael Hawkins @ 518 486-2011 or


New Jersey

April 30- May 1, 2011.  FRANKLIN, NEW JERSEY: 39th annual show and outdoor swap; New Jersey Earth Science Association, Franklin-Ogdensburg Mineralogical Society, Sterling Hill Mining Museum; Franklin School, Washington Ave. (off Buckwheat Road by way of Franklin Avenue) ; Sat. 9-5:30, Sun. 10-5; adults $5, children under 14 free with adult; contact
Sterling Hill Mining Museum, (973) 209-7212.

September 24-25 - Franklin, New Jersey (Washington Ave School) 55th Annual Franklin Mineral Museum Gem & Mineral Show with Outdoor Swap.  The show is held at the Franklin Elementary School, 50 Washington Ave, Franklin NJ 07416. Located right down the street from the museum. Indoor show: Saturday 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. Sunday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Outdoor Swap: Saturday 7:30 am to 6:00 pm. Sunday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Daily Admission: Adults $7.00/ Children $4.00


August 12-14, 2011East Coast Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show. West Springfield, Mass. Fri&Sat 10-6, Sun 10-5 Admission $6  200 Dealers, Several lectures, and More. Located at: 1035 Memorial Ave. W. Springfield, Mass.


May 21 & 22, 2011 - The 8th Annual NE Pennsylvania Treasures from the Earth Gem and Mineral Show. 10-5 Sat., 10-4 Sun. At St.Joseph's School, 1880 State Highway 315 South (Exit 175A off I-81 South) Pittston, Pa. (just south of Scranton) Sponsored by the NE Penn. Rock and Mineral Club


June 11—Kent, Connecticut: 9th annual show; Connecticut Antique Machinery Association, Danbury Mineralogical Society; CAMA museum grounds, Rte. 7, 1 mile north of Kent; sale and trade, rocks, minerals, fossils, jewelry, mining museum exhibits; Sat. 9-4; free admission; contact John Pawloski, (860) 927-0050; Web site:

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