January 31 - February 3, 2016
Las Vegas, Nevada
42nd Annual Conference on Explosives & Blasting Technique
At the Paris Las Vegas Hotel and Casino. Hosted by the International Society of Explosives Engineers.
Workshops, Blasters Weekend, Blasters Training Seminar, Video Roundup, Photo Contest, ISEE Bookstore, International Events, Annual Awards Banquet, Comprehensive exhibition of the best explosives products and technology in the world today.
Register online at our website.
Website: http://www.isee.org


February 12-14, 2016
Quartzsite, Arizona
Quartzsite AZ Gold, Treasure & Craft Show
Vendors, demonstrations, speakers and prizes. See website for details.
Complimentary copies of ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal will be available.
Phone: Richard (928) 927-5479
Website: http://quartzsitegoldshow.com


February 19-21, 2016
Indianapolis, Indiana
14th Annual Indiana State Museum Fossil, Gem & Mineral Show
"GeoFest"
Saturday, 10 - 5pm
Sunday, 11 - 4pm
Retail show will include dealers, regional clubs, and adult and kids' activities in a beautiful museum building at 650 West Washington St, Indianapolis.
Admission (includes museum admission): $13.00 for Adults; $12.00 for Seniors; $8.50 for Children; Group rates are available.
Complimentary copies of ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal will be available.
Phone: (317)232-7172
Website: http://www.indianamuseum.org
Email: pfisherkeller@indianamuseum.org


February 20-21, 2016
Monroe, Washington
21st Annual Spectacular Gold, Gem and Mineral Show
The Largest Ongoing Gold Show in Washington, hosted by the Washington Prospectors Mining Association at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe.
Prospecting and Rock Hounding Clubs and Equipment - Pans for Gold - Metal Detectors - Buy and Sell Gold - Gems, Minerals & Fossils - Unique Jewelry and Gifts - Big Raffle and Door Prizes

Saturday & Sunday: 9AM to 4PM
Admission: $5, 13 and under FREE
Website: http://www.washingtonprospectors.org


February 20-21, 2016
Pomona, California
GPAA Gold & Treasure Show
At the Fairplex, 1101 W McKinley Ave.
Complimentary copies of ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal will be available.
Phone: (800) 551-9707 x 149


February 27-28, 2016
Las Vegas, Nevada
GPAA Gold & Treasure Show
At the Cashman Center, 850 N. Las Vegas Blvd.
Complimentary copies of ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal will be available.
Phone: (800) 551-9707 x 149


March 5-6, 2016
Ventura, California
Ventura Gem Show - 45th Annual Gem, Mineral, Lapidary & Fossil Show
Sponsored by the Ventura Gem & Mineral Society at the Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W Harbor Blvd., Ventura, CA.
Saturday: 10AM to 5PM
Sunday: 10AM to 4PM
Addmission: FREE
Over 50 exhibits of gems, minerals, fossils & lapidary arts; on-going demos of lapidary arts & jewelry making; door prizes & silent auctions; a “Country Store” flea market & plant sale; 15+ dealers; children’s activities.  A southern California tradition for 54 years!
Complimentary copies of ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal will be available.
Phone: Diane Cook (805)312-8467
Website: http://www.vgms.org
Email: info@vgms.org


March 5-6, 2016
Forest Lake, Minnesota
Upper Midwest Gold and Treasure Show
At  VFW Post 4210, 556 12th Street SW, Forest Lake, just north of Saint Paul. Hosted by Twin Cities Prospectors chapter of GPAA.
Saturday: 9am to 5pm
Sunday: 10am to 4pm
Prospecting - Metal Detecting - Rockhounding
Guest speaker Steve Pomrenke of "Bering Sea Gold" will be there. 
Complimentary copies of ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal will be available.
Phone: (651)779-1966
Email: msjeannem@gmail.com


March 26-27, 2016
Roseville, California
Roseville Gem, Mineral, Fossil and Jewelry Show
At the Roseville (Placer County) Fairgrounds, 800 All America City Blvd (off Washington).

Hours: Saturday 10am-5pm
           Sunday 10am-4pm
General Admission $6.00, Seniors 60+ $5.00, Kids - 12 and under Free

This is a very large Gem and Mineral Show, rain or shine!!!  
A fantastic educational family event!!  Something intriguing for everyone!

Over 55+ vendors - Inside 3 huge buildings plus Outside grounds - featuring: Minerals, Crystals, Gemstones, Metal Detectors, Mining Equipment and Supplies, Locally mined Gold, Fine quality Nugget Jewelry, Gold Panning – take home REAL GOLD, Fossils, Meteorites, Polished Stones, Brilliant Ethiopian Opal, World Class Mineral Specimens, Fluorescent Minerals, Handcrafted Jewelry, Lapidary Equipment and Supplies, Tourmaline, Gold,
Sunstones, Free expert Gem and Mineral Identification!! (bring your finds) - "Kids Education Station" a special interactive educational kids area. Lapidary demonstrations - Silent Auctions.  
 
Also, we bring the Museum to you!! - with over 35 Unique Exhibits - Raffle Prizes - Hourly Door Prizes - Fabulous Food!!  Open House in our Lapidary shop on the Fairgrounds – A full day of fun - event goes on Rain or Shine!  The Roseville Rock Rollers Gem and Mineral Society is a nonprofit 501C, all proceeds support our year-round education center on the fairgrounds.  A full day of fun!

Grab a discount coupon and information, on our website!
Complimentary copies of ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal will be available.
Phone: (916) 216-1114
Website: http://www.rockrollers.com
Email: gloriarosevillerockrollers@gmail.com


April 2-3, 2016
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
17th Annual Gold & Treasure Show
At the North Idaho Fairgrounds, 4056 N Government Way in the Jacklin Building #25.
See website for details.
Complimentary copies of ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal will be available.
Phone: Bill (206)510-4111; Bob (208)699-8128
Website: http://www.nwgoldprospectors.org
Email: bluefrontside@hotmail.com


April 8-9, 2016
Mariposa, California
Annual Mariposa Gem and Mineral Show
Annual fundraiser for the California State Mining and Mineral Museum at the Mariposa Fairgrounds.
Saturday: 10AM to 5PM
Sunday: 10AM to 4PM
Parking is free; Admission: $3, kids 14 and under are FREE.
Admission to the Museum is FREE during the Show.
The Show offers a wide variety of gemstone jewelry and rough, breathtaking mineral and rock specimens, fossils, crystals, beads and mineral related crafts of all sorts. The Mariposa Gem & Mineral Club will be cutting geodes and doing various demonstrations. Silent auctions and a huge raffle add to the fun.
Contacts:
For the State Museum: Randy Bolt (209)742-7625; rockmuseum@sti.net
For the Mariposa Gem & Mineral Club: Meredith Meehan (559)868-3535
For the CA Museum Assoc.: Marin Foden (209)742-4036; martin@safarigold.com
Complimentary copies of ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal will be available.


April 16-17, 2016
Placerville, California
ICMJ's 2016 Gold Prospecting & Mining Summit
The 2016 Gold Prospecting & Mining Summit will be held at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds in Placerville, hosted by ICMJs Prospecting and Mining Journal. Featuring 80 booths showcasing the latest in gold prospecting and mining equipment, and expert instruction on how to find and recover gold. Demonstrations, lectures, gold specimens, daily raffle, kids scavenger hunt, food and drinks.

Cost is $5 at the door; children under 12 are FREE! More information is available online at http://www.icmj.com or by calling (831) 479-1500.
 
TRAINING TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • Mineral Identification
  • Metal Detecting for Gold
  • Gold & Precious Metals Markets
  • Retaking Control of Regulations Through Mining Districts
  • Staking and Holding Mining Claims
  • How to Research a Promising Location for Gold Prospecting
  • Recognizing Old Mines: Hazards & Benefits for the Amateur Prospector
  • Current Regulations
  • Basic Gold Prospecting Techniques
  • And more!
Complimentary copies of ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal will be available, and many of our writers and our editor will be available at the show.

In addition to the regular Summit, we are also offering Hands-On training, in-field training at a separate mining site. Registration is necessary to attend. More information about Hands-On training classes and details about how to register are available on our website: www.icmj.com (Space is limited, register EARLY!)
Phone: 831-479-1500
Website: www.icmj.com
Email: info@icmj.com

April 19-24, 2016
Marlborough, New Hampshire
23rd Annual Best of the North East (BONE) Hunt
Raising money for St Jude's Children's Research Hospital & Wounded Warriors
All events by advance payment & registration
BONE PACKAGE includes
4 days Natural Hunt (nothing seeded) 1600s settlement lands in Alstead, NH.
Each Day—meet at 9 and hunt 10 -5 Find of Day Contest
Tuesday—Natural Hunt sponsored by XP Metal Detectors & Streeters
Wednesday—Natural Hunt Sponsored by Whites & Streeters
Thursday—Natural Hunt sponsored by Garrett & Streeters
Friday—Natural Hunt Sponsored by Minelab Americas 
Saturday—Hobby show with 8 workshops & Chinese Auction Fund raiser @ Keene Rec Center
Sunday—10AM registration for 11AM $6,000 Seeded Hunt
See website for other events, raffles, dinners and registration details.
Copies of ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal will be available.
Phone: (603)876-4443
Website: http://streeter.org/product/bone-23/
Email: gfs41@yahoo.com


April 23-24, 2016
Cashmere, Washington
North Central Washington Prospectors Gold & Treasure & More Show
At the Cashmere Washington Fairgrounds, 5700 Westcott Dr.
Saturday: 9AM to 5PM
Sunday: 9AM to 4PM
Admission: $5, 12 and under are FREE

Gold & Silver Jewelry - Dredge Equipment - Family Fun & Entertainment - Learn how to Pan for Gold - Door Prizes
Rock Hound & Prospecting Supplies - Vendors for all - Gems & Minerals - Lapidary - Gold Pay Dirt - Raffle Prizes - Metal Detectors - Sluice Boxes - Wood Art and Metal Art - Food Vendor
Complimentary copies of ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal will be available.
 

Phone: (509) 884-3269
Website: http://www.northcentralwashingtonprospectors.com/gold-show/

May 14-15, 2016
Fresno, California
Central Valley Prospectors Gold Prospecting Show
Sponsored by the Central Valley Prospectors at the Industry Commerce Building at the Fresno County Fairgrounds.
Saturday: 10am to 5pm
Sunday: 10am to 4pm
Admission: $5, Kids 12 years and under are FREE, Free Parking
Daily raffles, Demonstrations, and Activities
See and buy Gold Prospecting Equipment, Metal Detectors, Minerals, Gold Nuggets, Jewelry, Etc.
Complimentary copies of ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal will be available.
Phone: Mike Roach (559)706-4873
Website: http://www.cvprospectors.org
Email: cvprospector@cvprospectors.org


May 18-19, 2016
Aachen, Germany
First International Conference - Mining in Europe (AIMS 2016)
The key objective of the 1st International Conference on Mining in Europe is to share the latest developments on mining activities, developments and research in Europe. The global mining community faces significant challenges, ranging from technological to social, environmental and economic issues. The European mining community has confronted and solved such challenges over centuries and has thereby delivered important contributions to the use and development of our mineral resources.

Topics:
- Mine planning
- Mining technologies
- Resource and ore deposit efficiencies
- Critical raw materials
- Mine water
- Mine closure and post-mining land use
- Other topics
Please visit our website for detailed descriptions.
Phone: +49 241 80 95673
Website: http://www.aims.rwth-aachen.de
Email: aims@bbk1.rwth-aachen.de


May 26-29, 2016
Mancos, Colorado
2016 WWATS Rendezvous - 4 Day Open Hunt
At the Four Corners Christian Camp in Mancos, Colorado.
Open to the public and to all treasure hunters!
Sponsored by WWATS (World Wide Association of Treasure Seekers)
Metal Detecting Hunts, Gold Prospecting, Gold Panning, Coin Hunting, Hidden Treasure Hunting and many Special Events and Seminars!
For details visit our website.
Complimentary copies of ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal will be available.
Website: http://www.wwats.org


June 18-20, 2016
Athol, Idaho
44th Annual Northwest Treasure Hunters Club Treasure Hunt
We are going back to Farragut State Park, one of the most beautiful places in the country. For more information, call or email.
Phone: Duncan (208)660-4852; clay (509)999-0692
Email: duncanb73@gmail.com


July 15-17, 2016
Greenville, California
Gold Digger Days