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Miner's Calendar

September 13-14, 2014
Foresthill, California
Foresthill Heritage Celebration
The California State Gold Panning Championships and US National Gold Panning Championships will be held in Old Foresthill, Memorial Park.
Hereitage event: 10AM to 5PM daily, Championships start at 8AM thru 5PM
Free Admission
Lots of family events, games for kids, food & craft vendors. Lumber Jack & Jill contests. Gold panning, with the color of gold guaranteed. Metal detecting instructors, Chili cook-off, music, dress for the 49er prize!
Phone: (530) 367-2891
Website: http://www.goldhounds.com
Email: goldworld@wildblue.net

September 27, 2014
Lovelock, Nevada
Rye Patch Nugget Shoot
A planned metal detector hunt at the Rye Patch State Recreation area at Rye Patch, Lovelock Nevada. The event is free to all that want to attend and take the short ride of 2 hours east on Interstate 80 from Reno Nevada. We are planning on making this event even bigger than last year with numerous prizes being given away for finding the secret items with your metal detector. Rules apply for this metal detector hunt so be sure to check back on our web page for updates.
Use the link below to pre-register.
Website: http://gpaaofnorthernnevadareno.com/contact-us.html

October 11-12, 2014
Trona, California
Gem-O-Rama 2014
The 74th Annual Searles Lake Gem & Mineral Show will be held in the Lapidary and Show building.
This show has 3 different field trips - see website for details.
Collect Searles Lake saline minerals, purchase premium Searles Lake pink halite, displays, dealers, demonstrations, tour Searles Valley Minerals manufacturing plants, geode cutting and sales, movie, prizes, dry camp (RV, tent).
Complimentary copies of ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal will be available.
Phone: Bonnie (760)372-5356
Website: http://www1.iwvisp.com/tronagemclub/

October 18, 2014
West Hills, California
Woodland Hills Rock Chippers Gem Show
16th Annual Gem Show at the First United Methodist Church, 22700 Sherman Way in West Hills.
Crafts, Jewelry, Dealers, Gems, Minerals, Rocks, Fossils, Displays, Demos, Silent Auctions, Hands-on Activities throughout the day.
10AM to 5PM
Complimentary copies of ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal will be available.
Website: http://www.rockchippers.org
Email: info@rockchippers.org

October 18-19, 2014
Randsburg, California
PLP Octoberfest Fundraiser Event
Sponsored by Sleepy Bear Mining and American Prospector Treasure Seeker. Our goal is to bring as many people together who enjoy the great outdoors and the activities that the outdoor life bring to us in an effort to raise funds for PLP (Public Lands for the People).

Where: Sleepy Bear Mining
Who: All outdoor enthusiasts (prospectors, off-roaders, dirt bikers, campers, hiker, etc.)
BBQ/ Raffle/ Campfire/ Live Entertainment: Saturday night
(Raffle items will be updated on website below)
* All ages welcome.
* Family Friendly Event
* Camping, Prospecting, Off-Roading, Dirk Biking and MORE!
* RSVP required. Full details at our website.

Nature - Our great Outdoors
It's Intended to be Enjoyed & Explored by All
Support PLP as They Support Our Way of Life
"Public Lands for the People"


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

Phone: Jim (951) 676-2555
Website: http://www.aptsgold.com

October 24-25, 2014
Spokane, Washington
The Silver Summit
Hosted by Cambridge House International at the Davenport Hotel, 10 South Post Street.
Admission: $40 per person or 1 oz. of silver at the door.
Phone: (877)363-3356
Website: http://www.cambridgehouse.com
Email: info@cambridgehouse.com

November 1-2, 2014
Concord, California
Contra Costa Mineral & Gem Society
At Centre Concord, 5298 Clayton Rd, near Ygnacio Valley Rd.
The CCM&GS annual Gem & Mineral Show is the biggest rock and mineral show in the county.
Saturday & Sunday: 10AM to 5PM
Admission: $6 for adults; children under 16 and Scouts in uniform are free with a paid adult

25 Dealers - Silent Auctions - Displays - Demonstrations - Programs for Kids - Rocks, Minerals, Gems, Fossils - Fluorescent Displays - Food and Drinks available

For discount voucher and more show details, visit our website.

Website: http://ccmgs.org/gem_show/

November 3-9, 2014
Anchorage, Alaska
AMA Convention and Trade Show
At the Dena'ina Center. Visit our website for more details and course information.
Website: http://www.alaskaminers.org

December 1-5, 2014
Sparks/Reno, Nevada
120th Annual Meeting, Exposition & Short Courses
Hosted by the American Exploration & Mining Association (formally the Northwest Mining Assoc.) at JA Nugget Casino Resort, 1100 Nugget Avenue.
See website for course schedule and registration details.
Phone: Pat Heywood (509)624-1156
Website: http://www.miningamerica.org
Email: pheywood@miningamerica.org

February 28 - March 1, 2015
Mesa, Arizona
GPAA Gold & Treasure Expo
at the Mesa Convention Center, 236 N Center St, Bldg. C, Conference Hall.
Complimentary copies of ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal will be available.
Phone: (800)551-9707

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