Club Gold Shows
“Come visit us at our NWMPC Panning Booth at these Local Events & Shows to learn how to Pan for Gold. Panning for Gold is easy and we will be glad to show you how. Panning for Gold is great fun for the whole family of “All Ages”. Our Non-Profit Mining Club has been teaching people of all ages how to Pan for Gold since 1981.
For just $5.00 per scoop of Gold Concentrates, you not only learn how to pan for Gold you get to take home all the Gold you find in your pan!”
We also have a great selection of affordable-sized “Gold Nuggets” and “Gold Concentrates” you can take home to practice panning with for sale at each Gold show as well as Gold mining equipment!!!
Pacific Northwest Sportsmen’s Show
February 15 – 19, 2023 at the Portland Expo Center in Portland, Oregon
Tualatin Valley Gem Club “Rock Show” March 3rd-5th, 2023
Forest Grove National Guard Armory
2950 Taylor Way, Forest Grove, OR 97116
Admission $1, Kids under 12 & Under Free with Adult
Oregon AgFest Saturday, April 29 & Sunday, April 30, 2023
FREE for Children 12 & under and FREE Parking!!!
At the Oregon State Fairgrounds, Salem, Oregon.
Our 2023 show will be May 19th-21st, 2023 at Kliever Amory, 10000 NE 33rd Dr, Portland, OR 97211.Admission is free. No atm on site.
We host over 30 vendors and many activities:
Door and Raffle Prizes, Kids Corner with Games & Prizes, Lapidary & Wire Wrapping Demonstrations, Silent Auction Bargains all day everyday, Oral Auction on Sunday.
Over 20 Exhibits (beautiful and educational display cases of rocks, minerals, jewelry, etc.)
The Portland Regional Gem & Mineral Show, the largest local rock and mineral club show in the Portland metro area, is presented each year by 5 regional non-profit clubs to promote lapidary arts, geology, paleontology, and mineralogy. Come visit our show to to learn from our variety of great exhibits and demonstrations!
The 42nd Annual Portland Regional Gem & Mineral Show
October 6th, 7th & 8th, 2023
Fri & Sat 10-6pm, Sun 10-5pm
Wingspan Event and Conference Center at the Westside Commons at 801 NE 34th Ave, Hillsboro, OR, 97124
(across from the Hillsboro airport)
Admission $7 weekend pass, kids 12 & under free
This facility charges $10 for Parking
(We are not sure if they only take cash or credit. The parking fee does not support the Portland Regional Gem and Mineral Show. We encourage car pooling, drop off & pickup or tri-met rider ship)
Our Show Offers
40+ dealers from all around the Northwest selling rocks, minerals, fossils, jewelry, beads, faceted gems, and lapidary supplies
Over 70 display Exhibits of a variety of rocks, minerals, and fossils. Some of which are competition displays, some of which are put on by our Junior rock hounds and collectors.
Kids corner with games and prizes
Interactive Fossil Area to look at fossils and ask questions
Door prizes, Raffle, and Silent Auctions
Interactive demonstrations from experienced artisans in subjects like wire wrapping, beading, cabbing, faceting, and stone carving.
Presentations on many different topics click here Speaker Presentations & Happenings to see the tentative schedule of days, times and subjects.
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