Sept. 7-9—GREENFIELD, INDIANA: Annual show; 500 Earth Sciences Club; Hancock County 4-H Fairgrounds, 620 N. Apple Street; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; 42nd Annual Greater Indianapolis Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show Dealers and Swappers in Fossils, Minerals, Gems and Jewelry and Lapidary Equipment PLUS Silent Auctions, Door Prizes and Much, Much More! Kids Activities, Demonstrations, Educational Displays and Programs for All!; contact Brian Mercer, 11202 Bridlewood Trail, Zionsville, IN 46077, (317) 459-1572; Email: 


 Oct. 19-21—FORT WAYNE, INDIANA: Annual show; Three Rivers Gem & Mineral Society; Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Rd.; Fri. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $5, Seniors $3, Students $1, Children 12 and under free; Gem, fossil, mineral and jewelry dealers, lapidary arts demonstrations, Viking Knit classes, exhibits, geode cracker, gem sluice, kid's games, door prizes, silent auction, fluorescent room, touch 'n feel tables.; contact RussellGreim, 7619 CR 68, Spencerville, IN 46788; Email: 


 Oct. 27-28—CUYAHOGA FALLS, OHIO: Annual show; Summit Lapidary & Akron Mineral Society; Emidio & Sons Expo Center, 48 E Bath Rd; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 11-5; Adults $5, Seniors/Students $4, Children $1; Vendors, silent auction, demonstrations, gemstone ID, fluorescent minerals, geode cracking, Gem mine and crafts for children, Many displays, some are by our "GeoJunior" students, door prizes. handicap accessible and free parking.; contact EvelynTryon, 2028 Tallmadge Rd, Kent, OH 44240, (330)-673-9664; Email:; Website: 


 Oct. 27-28—EVANSVILLE, INDIANA: Annual show; Evansville Lapidary Society; C K Newsome Community Center , 100 East Walnut Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults: $1, Kids 12 and Under: Free; 52 Annual show offering minerals, fossils, specimens, carvings, tools, cabochons, tumbled stones, jewelry, crystals, slabs, and rough, among others. Activities: hourly door prizes, silent auction, raffle, fluorescent display, & working demos. Plus, there will be a junior rockhound's booth, arrowheads and artifacts, and food trucks.; contact Sara Rappee, 413 North Park Dr., Evansville, IN 47710, (812) 589-3079; Email:; Website: