July 15-17, 2016
Greenville, California
Gold Digger Days
For details, search Facebook for "Gold Digger Days Greenville, SC"

August 13, 2016
Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania
33rd Annual Black Diamond Treasure Hunt
At the Lazy Brook Park, Rt. 6. 
We offer a fun filled day with plenty of coins, neat jewelry, super prizes, exciting raffles and great camaraderie at a very reasonable price.
See website for registration details, or write to: B.D.T.H.C., PO Box 1523, Kingston, PA 18704.
Complimentary copies of ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal will be available.
Phone: Byard (215) 536-0796; George (570) 287-3602
Website: http://bdthc.org
Email: treasure1@comcast.net

September 3-4, 2016
Bellville, Ohio
Annual Gold Rush Days
At the GPAA Swank property, hosted by the Buckeye Chapter of the GPAA.
Events include: Metal Detecting Contest, Speed Panning, Chili Cookoff, Common Digs, Giveaways, etc.
See our website for more details.
Website: http://www.buckeyegold.com

September 24, 2016
Las Vegas, Nevada
29th Annual National Mining Hall of Fame Induction Banquet

Join your colleagues in celebrating the mineral and mining industry as we honor the selected individuals who have significantly advanced America's quality of life through their contributions in the areas of prospecting, business acumen, education, workplace safety, technology, environmental stewardship, reclamation, policy, and scientific discovery.
This prestigious event supports the efforts of the only federally chartered National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum whose mission is to "tell the story of mining, its people, and its importance to the American public."
Check our website frequently for updates about the banquet.

Phone: (719)486-1229
Website: https://www.mininghalloffame.org/page/2016-mining-hall-fame-induction-banquet-date-announced
Email: Francine@mininghalloffame.org

September 11–18, 2016
Placerville, California
El Dorado Gold 2016 World Gold Panning Championships/Gold Week
Another Gold Rush is coming to El Dorado County. The El Dorado County Fairgrounds will look like the gold rush that started in 1848 when James Marshall discovered gold in the tail races of his lumber mill, just a few miles away in Coloma, along the South Fork of the American River. Hundreds of competitors from around the world will join us for a week long competition to see who is the fastest panner. Open to the public and all ages are welcome to compete…hope to see you there!
See website for events schedule.
Website: http://www.eldoradogold2016.com

September 26-28, 2016
Las Vegas, Nevada
MINExpo International 2016
Sponsored by the National Mining Assoc. 
See website for details.
Phone: (800) 752-6312
Website: http://www.minexpo.com
Email: minexpo@heiexpo.com

October 8, 2016
Trona, California
Searles Lake Gem & Mineral Society
"Gem-O-Rama 2016" 75th annual show at 13337 Main St, Trona, California Lapidary and Show Building. This is a favorite fall adventure for many residents of California, Nevada, Arizona and Oregon.

Collect Searles Lake saline minerals, purchase premium Searles Lake pink halite, 50+ displays, 20+ dealers, 3 field trips, geode cutting and sales, demos, show movie, prizes, dry camp (RV, tent). 

See our website for further details.
Complimentary copies of ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal will be available.
Phone: Bonnie Fairchild (760)372-5356
Website: http://www1.iwvisp.com/tronagemclub/

October 15, 2016
West Hills, California
Woodland Hills Rock Chippers 18th Annual Gem Show
At the First Methodist Church, 22700 Sherman Way, West Hills, CA.
Saturday: 10:00 am -5:00 PM
FREE Admission
Crafts, Food, Jewelry, Dealers, Gems. Minerals, Rocks, Fossils, Displays, Demos, Silent Auctions, Gold Panning.
Hands-on activities throughout the day.
Complimentary copies of ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal will be available.
Website: http://www.rockchippers.org
Email: whrc@rockchippers.org

October 15-16, 2016
Antlers, Oklahoma
2016 WWATS Rendezvouz
At the K River Campgrounds in Antlers, OK.
Open to the public.
Metal Detecting Hunts-- Gold, Silver, Copper and more prizes to give away.
You and your family are invited to a fun-filled weekend. Enjoy and learn Metal Detecting, Dredging, Panning, Coin Hunting, Nugget Shooting and Gold Prospecting.
Northeast Texas GPAA Chapter of Gold Prospectors will be there to give you hands-on experience.
For more details, see our website.
Website: http://www.wwats.org

November 4-6, 2016
Black Canyon City, Arizona
40th Annual Rock-A-Rama Gem & Mineral Show
At High Desert Park, 19001 E Jacie Ln, Black Canyon City, AZ. Exit 242 or 244 off I-17. Watch for signs.

Friday, Saturday and Sunday: 9am to 4pm

Free parking and public admission
Food and beverages available for purchase
Door prizes & raffle
Phone: DeeDee (719)229-7396
Website: http://www.highdeserthelpers.org/
Email: darlynndd@q.com

December 5-9, 2016
Sparks/Reno, Nevada
American Exploration & Mining Association's 122nd Annual Meeting, Exposition and Short Courses
At the Nugget Casino Resort in Sparks/Reno, NV.
For registration, visit our website or contact Mike Heywood.
Complimentary copies of ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal will be available.
Phone: (509) 624-1158 x10
Website: http://miningamerica.org
Email: mheywood@miningamerica.org

February 10-12, 2017
Quartzsite, Arizona
Quartzsite Gold, Treasure & Craft Show
At QIA, 235 N. Ironwood, Quartzsite, Arizona 85359
Friday & Saturday: 9am to 4pm
Sunday: 9am to 3pm
Vendors Selling & Demonstrating Gold Prospecting Equipment, Nuggets, Jewelry, Coins and more.
Speakers, Demonstrations, questions and answers for metal detectors and other prospecting equipment.
Door Prizes including gold nuggets and metal detectors
Complimentary copies of ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal will be available.
Phone: Richard Trusty (928)927-5479
Website: http://quartzsiteazgoldshow.com/
Email: QuartzsiteAZGoldShow@gmail.com