Go to Field Trips for the schedule of field trip events.


There is no KGMS General Meeting in August

12th — Show Committee Meeting starts at 10:00 a.m.
Location – 47 W. Michigan Ave., Galesburg
This meeting is open to all KGMS Members.

12 — Holland, MI, Annual Tulip City Tailgate Swap & Sell. 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Location:  Sam’s Club Parking Lot, 2190 N. Park Dr. (next to US-31) Holland  Any club member of a west Michigan club can set up, including juniors; No charge or fees to participate Provide your own folding tables & chairs, small tents

12 —  CLIO, MI,  Flint Rock & Gem Club Rock Swap.  9 am – 4 pm.  Flint Rock & Gem Club, 11350 N. Saginaw Rd., Clio.  Contact Bill Wendling, (810) 638-5796;

18-20 — SOUTH BEND, IN Michiana Gem & Mineral Society Annual Show. Fri noon – 7 pm; Sat 10 am – 6 pm; Sun 11 am – 5 pm. St. Joseph County 4-H Fairgrounds, 5117 S Ironwood Rd., South Bend.

21st, if a KGMS Board Meeting happens in August it may happen on this date starts at 7:00 p.m.
Location – to be determined
This meeting is open to all KGMS Members. — Note — this is a tentative date —


5th — KGMS General Meeting Social Hour starts 6:30 p.m., 7:00 Meeting
Location – Portage Senior Center, 320 Library Lane, Portage, MI 49002
This meeting is open to the public.

15-17 — HOLLAND, MICHIGAN: annual show and sale, Tulip City Gem & Mineral Club; Holland; The Soccer Stop, 5 River Hills Dr., Holland.  Times to be determinded.  Contact Sue Goedert,;

16 – 17 — HOWELL, MICHIGAN: Annual show; Livingston Gem & Mineral Society; Hartland Educational Support Service Center; 9525 Highland Rd.; Sat. 10-6 Sun 10-4; Contact Ed Oller, (810) 241-8801;

18th — KGMS Board Meeting starts at 7:00 p.m.
Location – 47 W. Michigan Ave., Galesburg; We will meet in the class area of the bee shop.
This meeting is open to all KGMS Members.
This meeting is open to all KGMS Members.

23— KALAMAZOO, MI; Kalamazoo Geological and Mineral Society annual Tailgate Sale, parking lot of St. Michael Lutheran Church, 7211 Oakland Drive, Portage, Mi – 1.5 Mile South of 1-94. Open from 9am to 1pm. Contact – Terry Buder, 269 271 0285. KGMS Tailgate information page