Want to go on a day trip or weekend trip? Here are the upcoming gem and mineral shows within a reasonable drive of Kansas City. Most of these come from the Midwest Federation’s website, so if you live elsewhere in the United States, check with the American Federation of Mineralogical Societies to find a rock club or gem show near you.
January 26th, Lincoln, Nebraska: Rock swap presented: by the Lincoln Gem & Mineral Club, 1-5 p.m. Shelter House, Betany Park, Cotner & Vine Streets. For more information, see www.lincolngemmineralclub.org.
February 16, Kansas City, Missouri: Monthly meeting of Show-Me Rockhounds at Irene H. Ruiz branch of the KC Public Library 2017 W Pennway, Kansas City, MO 64108.
March 8-10, Kansas City, Missouri: Annual show by the Association of Earth Science Clubs of Greater Kansas City, Friday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Saturday 10.a.m. – 7 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Auction Saturday 7 p.m. KCI Expo Center, 11730 NW Ambassador. For more information contact Bruce Stinemetz.
Extended through March 24: “Dinosaurs Revealed,” exhibit including fossils, skeleton casts, animated dinosaurs, discussion with paleontologists, and replicas of North American dig sites. Union Station. 30 W. Pershing Road, Kansas City, Missouri. For more information, see www.unionstation.org.