Upcoming Events

May 2020

Buffalo Geological Society Annual Show CANCELLED

Due to the statewide-ban on large-scale gatherings to suppress the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, our 2020 show has been CANCELLED

DATE: May 16 @ 10:00am - May 17 @ 5:00pm 

VENUE: The Fairgrounds (5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, NY 14075)

COST: $6.00

ORGANIZER: Buffalo Geological Society 

EVENT CATEGORY: Show 

A great educational experience
• Educational Displays
• Lapidary Arts
• Fossils
• Minerals
• Private Gem Collections
• Unique Gifts

Free Parking
Free Admission for Children 12 and Under
Free Admission for Scouts (and Leaders) in Uniform

 

July 2020

Syracuse Gem & Mineral Show

DATE: July 11 @ 10:00am - July 12 @ 4:00pm

VENUE: Center of Progress Building 

ORGANIZER: Gem & Mineral Society of Syracuse

WEBSITE: http://www.gmss.us/

EVENT CATEGORY: Show 

This event has moved back to the Center of Progress Building located at the New York State Fair Grounds in Syracuse! This is the location that we were formerly at ideally located at the Fairgrounds. This show is scheduled for July 11th and July 12th, 2020.

 

August 2020

Letchworth Artifacts Show 

DATE: August 2020

VENUE: 1 Letchworth State Park, Castile, NY 14427

COST: Free

EVENT CATEGORY: Show 

 

Stone Tool Craftsman Show 2020/30th Annual Gathering of the Genesee Valley Flintknappers

Letchworth State Park - Highbanks Recreation Area

Dates TBD

Time TBD

FLINTKNAPPING EVENTS:

-Flintknapping demonstrations under the knappers tent and throughout the event site

-Sales and personal displays of knapping by various artists

-Award ceremony – Date TBD

LIVING HISTORY ENCAMPMENTS:

-Walk through the camps and visit with the re-enactors

-Purchase period items from trade blankets

-See black powder firearm demonstrations

ATLATL COMPETITIONS: Dates TBD

-Eastern Seaboard Atlatl Competition,

-New York Atlatl Association (NYAA) Contests,

-Toss Across the Gorge Qualifiers, Silhouette Shoot

-Mammoth Hunt and Atlatl Battle

 

October 2020

Rochester Gem and Mineral Show

DATE: October 24, 2020 @ 10:00am - October 25, 2020 @ 5:00pm

VENUE: Total Sports Experience (435 West Commercial St, East Rochester, NY 14445)

COST: $6.00

EVENT CATEGORY: Show 

Saturday October 24, 2020 from 10am to 6pm
Sunday October 25, 2020 
from 10am to 5pm

2020 Rochester Gem, Mineral, Jewelry and Fossil Show & Sale

At our NEW Location: Total Sports Experience
Kids Activities, Educational Displays, Demonstrations, Raffle, Beads, Crystals, Fossils, Minerals, Jewelry, Carvings, Spheres, Straw Draw, Hourly Door Prizes, & Much More!

Admission $6 for Adults, Kids 12 & Under free with an Adult. 
Students receive a half price daily admission with valid student ID.
There is also a 2-day pass available for $9.00.
Tickets sold at the door only.

 

November 2020

DinoFEST

DATE: November 2020

TIME: TBD

VENUE: Buffalo Museum of Science (1020 Humboldt Pkwy Buffalo, NY 14211)

PHONE: (716) 896-5200

The Buffalo Museum of Science is again hosting this years DinoFEST. This event is featured for everyone and includes many guest exhibitors. Stay tuned for more information.