Thank You to all the amazing vendors and volunteers who made the Rock & Gem Rendezvous 2022 a success. The show would not have been possible without you. You ROCK!! ; )
This website will be moving to a new address soon, please make note: “wamsolympia.com”.
Our next meeting is September 6, 2022. Bring your summer rockhounding stories and Show and Tell!
Membership is open to anyone with an interest in rocks and minerals. Visitors and anyone of all ages are welcome to club meetings! Regular meetings are the first Tuesday of the month in the First Baptist Church of Lacey at College St. and 22nd (Address: 4705 22nd Ave SE, Lacey, WA 98503, see directions below). Meeting time is 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. (except the first Tuesday of August when the meeting is a potluck picnic at Squaxin, formerly Priest point park in Olympia).
Club meetings include demonstrations and informative presentations on rock and minerals, a silent auction and a “show-and-tell” segment for members to exhibit their favorite rocks and lapidary work. WAMS members can attend rock collecting fields trip sponsored by the Washington State Mineral Council.
WAMS also puts on an Annual Rock, Gem, Fossil and Mineral Show in Tenino, WA during July.
WAMS is affiliated with the Washington state mineral council and The Northwest Federation of Mineralogical Societies.
Directions to First Baptist Church in Lacey
- Take I-5 from the north or south to Exit 109 (Martin Way Exit)
- Head west (right from the north, left from the south) onto Martin Way
- Turn left onto College St. SE and go 1.45 miles
- Turn left onto 22nd SE. and go .07 miles
- Turn right into the Church parking lot