March 25-26, 2017
Roseville, California
Roseville Gem, Jewelry, Fossil and Mineral Show

"Natures Wonders" at the Roseville (Placer County) Fairgrounds, 800 All America City Blvd., Roseville, CA
Saturday 10 am - 5 pm  Sunday 10 am - 4 pm 
Admission: $6.00 General Admission,  
$5.00 Seniors 60+, 12 and under Free with paid adult
The BIG show! It's our 55th annual show!! A fun family event, with educational activities. Rain or shine.
Adults $6, Sr $5, Kids 12 and under Free.
Free Parking!!
4 buildings, plus outside grounds, vendors inside and outside, featuring: Crystals, Fossils, Minerals, Gold Nuggets, Metal Detectors, Brilliant Ethiopian Opal, Beads, Gemstones, Gold Panning - take home real gold!
Metal Detectors/Prospecting/Mining Equipment, Meteorites, & for Kids “Education Station" is the place to be!!
Also; Polished Stones, Jade, Opal, World Class Mineral Specimens, Tourmaline, Gold, Petrified Wood.
Watch Demonstrations in the Lapidary Arts & bid on Silent Auctions.
Free - Mineral and Gem ID! Bring your Rocks, Gems, Minerals, Meteorites, and Treasures.
Raffle Prizes - Hourly Door Prizes - Fabulous Food!! Also, Open House in our Lapidary shop, on the Fairgrounds.
Discount coupon on web.

Complimentary copies of ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal will be available.

Phone: (916)216-1114
Website: http://www.rockrollers.com/show.html
Email: gloriarosevillerockrollers@gmail.com

March 25-26, 2017
Hamburg, New York
Buffalo Geological Society's 49th Annual Show
At the Hamburg, NY Fairgrounds, 5600 McKinley Parkway, Hamburg, NY 14075. Held in the Market and Grange Building.

Demonstrations, mini mine, crystal jewelry, rock crystals, fossils, beads, gold panning, flint knapping, sand in bottle making for kids and something for everyone.
Free parking.
Adults are $5 and children 12 and under are free as well as scouts in uniform.
A two-day pass is $7.


Website: http://bgsny.org/
Email: buffalogeological@gmail.com

March 25-26, 2017
Portland, Oregon
GPAA Gold & Treasure Show
At the Portland Expo Center, 2060 N Marine Dr, Portland, OR. 
Complimentary copies of ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal will be available.
Phone: (800) 551-9707 x149


April 1-2, 2017
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
18th Annual Gold & Treasure Show
Come and join us at the 18th Annual Gold & Treasure Show. Learn all about small scale mining & the exciting hobby of gold panning. See the latest in small scale mining equipment and metal detectors. Try your luck at our panning booths. Learn how and where to prospect for gold or look for treasure. Get ideas on how to turn your treasures into keepsakes and collectibles. Visit our gold display and talk to our members about their equipment displays and experiences. Vote in our homemade/modified equipment contest. Food and beverages will be available. Admission $5; children 12 & under are free. Fun for the WHOLE family. Saturday, April 1, 2017 (9AM to 5PM) & Sunday, April 2, 2017 (9AM to 4PM) at the Kootenai County Fairgrounds, 4056 N Government Way, Coeur d’Alene, ID. Vendor booths are $75. Call or email for more information.
Phone: (208) 699-8128
Website: http://www.goldfeverminingsupply.com/2017-gold---treasure-show.html
Email: bob@goldfeverminingsupply.com


April 8-9, 2017
Roseburg, Oregon
2017 Gold and Outdoors Show
At the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 2110 Frear St, Roseburg, OR 97471. Hosted by the Doulas County Prospectors.
Admission $5 each, with children 12 and under FREE.
Saturday: 10AM to 6PM
Sunday: 10AM to 4PM
See website for more details.

Phone: (951)850-1582
Website: http://dcpagold.com


April 8-9, 2017
Mariposa, California
Annual Mariposa Gem and Mineral Show
At the Mariposa Fairgorunds, 5007 Mariposa Fairgrounds Rd.
Saturday: 10AM - 5PM
Sunday: 10AM - 4PM
Adult admission: $3; Kids 14 & under are FREE
Admission to the Museum is FREE during the Show.

This is an annual fund-raiser for the California State Mining and Mineral Museum. 
The Show features gemstones, geode cutting, panning for gold, lovely jewelry and more! Makes an ideal fun and educational activity for the kids. Also, a silent auction and a huge raffle add to the fun.

The Museum is open during the show and admission is FREE! The Museum displays beautiful crystals and gemstones form the State's collection, and features an extensive gold mining exhibit inlcuding a replica mine tunnel. There are lots of fun and educational activites for kids.

Complimentary copies of ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal will be available.
Phone: (209) 742-7625
Website: http://camineralmuseum.org/2016/08/2017-gms/
Email: mgmc@sti.net


April 22-23, 2017
Cashmere, Washington
NCWP Gold, Treasure and More Show
The 18th Annual North Central Washington Prospectors Gold Treasure and More Show will be held at the Cashmere Fairgrounds, 5700 Westcott Dr., Cashmere, Washington. We are having a metal detecting hunt, bigger than last years. Haystack hunt for kids. Learn how to pan for gold. Gold pay dirt for sale. Metal detectors, sluice boxes, jewelry, rocks, gems, and metal art to name a few. Admission $5.00; children under 12 free. Raffle prizes galore!!
Phone: 509 884-3269
Website: http://www.northcentralwashingtonprospectors.com
Email: telittle1@hotmail.com


April 22-23, 2017
Las Vegas, Nevada
GPAA Gold & Treasure Show
At the South Point Hotel & Casino, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89183. 
Complimentary copies of ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal will be available.
Phone: (800) 551-9707 x149


April 29, 2017
Radersburg, Montana
Rick Radke Memorial Metal Detector Hunt
Hosted by the Headwaters Chapter of GPAA.
Call or email for detals.
Phone: (406) 220-4403
Email: gpaainfo@yahoo.com


April 30 - May3, 2017
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
CIM 2017 Convention
At the Palais des Congrès de Montréal. The convention's theme is "New State of Mine." Mining will be examined through the lens of safety, innovation, employment, leadership and much more, as well as a strong technical program. More than 5,000 mining industry professionals are expected to take in the events.
The Technical Program will feature wide-ranging topics including an examination of the operational excellence culture, innovations present and future, a corporate safety showcase, diversity and gender equality, the environment and sustainable development, geology and exploration, rock mechanics, business cases and engineering challenges of global mining. With the CIM international portfolio growing strategically, the West Africa stream will be of interest to all in attendance as well.
The Expo, Canada’s mining marketplace, will be celebrating its 34th anniversary. It will host nearly 450 exhibiting companies, featuring the latest in mining equipment, tools, technologies and services.
Website: http://convention.cim.org


May 5-7, 2017
Cortez, Colorado
WWATS Ultimate Treasure & Gold Show/ Ultimate Outdoor & Gun Show
"Largest show of its kind in the Four Corners" at the Montezuma Fairgrounds, 30100 US-160, Cortez, CO 81321.
A fun-filled weekend of Treasure Viewing, Awards, Special Speakers, Banquet, and Daily Seminars.
Come see the newest equipment; learn how to prospect gold; metal detect for coin, jewelry and relics; rock and fossil collect; and much more. FREE kids hunt for coins and prizes and a youth metal detector to win.Give-a-ways throughout the days! Special Kids Activity Area!
See website for more details.
Website: http://wwats.org


May 12-14, 2017
Richland, Washington
SWATH Treasure Hunt
Southeast Washington Assoc. of Treasure Hunters' 29th annual Treasure Hunt. For flier, call, email or send SASE to Bruce Trumpour, 144 Bear Dr., Richland, WA 99352.
Comlimentary copies of ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal will be available.
Phone: Bruce Trumpour (509)713-4464
Email: trumpour@bentonrea.com


May 15-19, 2017
Golden, Colorado
Economic Evaluation and Investment Decision Methods

At the Colorado School of Mines, 1600 Jackson St. See website for details.

Website: http:// www.csmspace.com/events/econeval
Email: space@mines.edu

June 7-8, 2017
Aachen, Germany
AIMS 2nd International Conference
Aachen Internationla Mining Sympsia's 2nd International Conference "Mining in Europe" will be held at the PPS Lecture Hall Building RWTH, Aachen, Germany.
The key objedtive is to share the latest developments on mining expertise, activities, developments and research in Europe and beyond. The international exchange of professionals from industry, academia and governments helps to gain "knowledge to resource the future."
Phone: 0049 241 80 95673
Website: http://www.aims.rwth-aachen.de
Email: aims@mre.rwth-aachen.de


June 9-11, 2017
Ventura, California
National CFMS-AFMS Annual Gem Show & Convention
"Ventura Rocks the Nation!," sponsored by the Ventura Gem & Mineral Society at the Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W Harbor Blvd., Ventura, CA. 
Friday & Saturday: 10AM - 5PM
Sunday: 10AM - 4PM
$7 Adults (3-day pass $18), $6 Seniors (age 60+) & Active-duty military (3-day pass $15), $4 Juniors, age 13-17 (3-day pass $9), Kids & under FREE with paid adult
Over 100 exhibits of gems, minerals, fossils, lapidary arts & hand-crafted jewelry, including exhibits entered into competition & displays by UCLA & the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County; on-going demonstrations of lapidary arts & jewelry making; silent auctions & a raffle; 50+ dealers; extensive children’s activities; & speakers & programs nearly every hour throughout the event.  The entire nation of “rockhounds” will be converging on Ventura for this special nationwide event, which is open to the general public.

Complimentary copies of ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal will be available.
Phone: Diane Cook, (805) 312-8467
Website: http://2017CFMS-AFMSShow.com
Email: info@vgms.org


June 17-18, 2017
Alleghany, California
8th Annual Gold Show
Website: http://undergroundgold.com


June 17-19, 2017
Athol, Idaho
Idaho Outback Hunt
The Northwest Treasure Hunters Club's 45th annual hunt will be held at Farragut State Park in North Idaho.
This year's Idaho Outback Hunt will have two days of hunting and fun for the whole family!
Friday night join us for our welcome social with punch and cookies and DINGO BINGO!
Hunts begin on Saturday! All hunts are planted and include Old and Gold, Kids, Boomerang and the Night Hunt – just to whet your appetite!
Flyer available on club website.

Phone: Clay (509) 999-0692; Sherry (208) 660-1053
Website: http://nwthclub.com
Email: cstreasure@centurytel.net


June 19-21, 2017
Golden, Colorado
Economic Evaluation and Investment Decision Methods
At the Colorado School of Mines, 1600 Jackson St. See website for details.
Website: http://www.csmspace.com/events/econeval
Email: space@mines.edu


July 24-28, 2017
Golden, Colorado
Economic Evaluation and Investment Decision Methods
At the Colorado School of Mines, 1600 Jackson St. See website for details.
Website: http:// www.csmspace.com/events/econeval
Email: space@mines.edu


August 12, 2017
Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania
34th Annual Black Diamond Treasure Hunt
Come join us for a fun filled day of metal detecting hunts and other events. Kids hunt for 12 year olds and under with silver coins and tokens for prizes. Check our website for the flyer.
Phone: (215) 536-0796
Website: http://www.bdthc.org
Email: treasure1@comcast.net


August 19-20, 2017
Sonora, California
Gold & Outdoor Festival
The 4th Annual Gold & Outdoor Festival will be held at the Mother Lode Fairgrounds, 220 Southgate Drive. Admission is $7 for adults; children 12 and under are free with a paid adult. Visit our website for all the details.
Complimentary copies of ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal will be available.
Phone: (209) 863-8066
Website: http://www.deltagolddiggers.com
Email: deltagolddiggers@gmail.com


September 11-15, 2017
Golden, Colorado
Economic Evaluation and Investment Decision Methods
At the Colorado School of Mines, 1600 Jackson St. See website for details.
Website: http:// www.csmspace.com/events/econeval
Email: space@mines.edu


November 3-5, 2017
Black Canyon City, Arizona
41st Annual Rock-a-Rama Gem & Mineral Show
At High Desert Park, 19001 E Jacie Ln., Black Canyon City, sponsored by the High Desert Helpers.
Friday: 9am to 4pm
Saturday: 9am to 5pm
Sunday: 9am to 4pm
FREE Admission
30+ vendors and dealers offering high end jewelry to rough cut slabs, minerals, faceted stones, fossils, crystals, tools, lapidary supplies, beads.
Door prizes and a raffle will be held. 
Food & beverages available. 
Ample parking.
Complimentary copies of ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal will be available.
Phone: Darlynn Donohue (719) 229-7396
Website: http://www.highdeserthelpers.org/?tribe_events=rock-a-rama-5
Email: darlynndd@q.com


November 13-17, 2017
Golden, Colorado
Economic Evaluation and Investment Decision Methods
At the Colorado School of Mines, 1600 Jackson St. See website for details.
Website: http:// www.csmspace.com/events/econeval
Email: space@mines.edu