Annual Missouri Mines Rock Swap

22nd Annual Missouri Mines Rock Swap, June 14th-16th, Missouri Mines State Historic Site, Park Hills, MO 4000 State Hwy. 32, P.O. Box 492, Park Hills, MO (573) 431-6226 Friday and Saturday: 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Rock hobbyists from all over the United States will set up outdoors and under tents to sell … [Read more…]

Fossil Road Show

New Albany Fossil Road Show, June 8, 2019, 10am to 2pm at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany, MS. Paleontologist George Phillips will be on hand, as well as representatives from the Memphis Archaeological and Geological Society. The event is free, and attendees can bring objects for identification and/or collections to show. Call … [Read more…]

New Albany Fossil Road Show

June 8, 2019, 10am to 2pm at the Union County Heritage Museum in New Albany, MS. Paleontologist George Phillips will be on hand, as well as representatives from the Memphis Archaeological and Geological Society. The event is free, and attendees can bring objects for identification and/or collections to show.

The Tannehill Gem, Mineral, and Jewelry Show

The AMLS outdoor show is held at the Tannehill Furnace State Historical Park, 12632 Confederate Parkway, McCalla, AL 35111. The show is Saturday June 1st Sunday June 2nd, from 9am to 5pm. Admission to the park is $3 for adults and $1 for children; there is no additional entrance fee for the show. Take I … [Read more…]

Alabama Gold Camp Trip

Hello NMGMS looks like we have enough interest for a trip to the Alabama Gold Camp over Memorial weekend, which would be May 25th and 26th. This would fulfill part of the requirements for the “Gold Panning and Prospecting” FRA badge. There is plenty of information on the camp’s website: http://www.alabamagoldcamp.com/home. If you plan on … [Read more…]

May 2019 Meeting

The NMGMS May 18, 2019 meeting will be held at the Lee County Library from 1 to 3p.m. The program will be on caves, given by University of Mississippi Professor, Dr. Jennifer Gifford. Come and join us to learn all about this exciting underground world. Refreshments are “pot luck”, so members are asked to bring … [Read more…]

HCGMS 39th Gem & Jewelry Show @ Joppa Shrine Temple

40th Annual Gem & Jewelry Show May 18 & 19, 2019 Saturday 9 –5pm Sunday 9 –4pm Adults – $5.00 / Kids age 10 & under – Free Joppa Shrine Temple 13280 Shriners Blvd. Biloxi, Ms. North of I-10 / Woolmarket Exit # 41 Jewelry * Rocks * Gems * Beads * Fossils * Minerals … [Read more…]

Tab Set Pendant Workshop

If you would like to learn a “cold connections” method of setting a cabochon and get some practice using a jeweler’s saw, then this workshop is for you. Come join us for some exciting metalsmithing at the Link Centre in Tupelo on Saturday, May 11th, upstairs in the conference room from 10a.m. until 4p.m. You … [Read more…]

Twenty Mile Creek

Put on your water shoes, grab your sieves and buckets, and let’s get out there for those shark teeth and have a splash of a good time too! On Saturday May 4, 2019, the NMGMS Rockheads will sponsor a field trip to the famous Frankstown “Shark Tooth” site (the W. M. Browning Cretaceous Fossil Park), … [Read more…]