Monroe, Wisconsin
The Badger Lapidary & Geological Society

.: Welcome to our site

This club was created to stimulate the interest of its members and the general public in the study of Mineralogy, Geology, Paleontology, and Archaeology


Click for info about our 48th Annual Rock, Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Show!




.: Club Meetings

Meetings held at 10:15 AM on second Saturday of each month (except July & August), unless otherwise noted.

***Three meeting locations for 2017 - time to mix it up!***

1.) Community Room, First National Bank & Trust - 1625 10th Street, Monroe, WI

​2.) Monroe Public Library - 925 16th Ave, Monroe, WI

3.) Mystic Moraine Minerals - 13 N Academy St, Janesville, WI

Next Meetings

Saturday November 11, 2017. Meeting: Mystic Moraine Minerals. Followed by an optional trip to Freeport show.

***No field trip in November or December due to the Holidays***

Saturday December 9, 2017. Annual Christmas Party!

Hope to see you there!

Prior Meetings

Saturday October 28, 2017. Meeting: Trockes Farm - 2017 Lapidary Day.

Saturday September 9, 2017. Meeting: First National Bank. Annual Show & Tell. Welcome back!

.: Our Annual Show

Badger Lapidary & Geological Society, 48th Annual, Rock, Gem, Mineral, & Fossil Show 

Dates: Saturday March 24th & Sunday March 25th, 2018

Hours: 9am-5pm Sat & 9am-4pm Sun

***New show location for 2017 and beyond***

Location: Rock County Fairgrounds, Craig Center Building * 1301 Craig Ave, Janesville, WI 53545 Download Map

Description: Ten dealers, excellent speakers, many beautiful club displays, fluorescent mineral tent, lapidary demonstrations, club sales table, hourly door prizes, educational films.

Activities for kids: Fishpond, spinner game, scavenger hunt, rock crafts, and roaming rock wizard.

Food: Full Menu.

Free admission: Free-will donation and free parking.

Show Contact: Debbie Wehinger, 708 W 2nd Avenue, Brodhead, WI 53520; 608-897-2608;

Stay tuned for further details!


***Download the 2018 Show Preliminary Quarter Page Flyer and the 2018 Show Preliminary Full Page Flyer for your viewing - or to share!***