Monroe, Wisconsin
The Badger Lapidary & Geological Society
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.: 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 46th Annual Rock, Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Show!

 

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.: Club Meetings

Meetings held at 10:00 AM on second Saturday of each month (except July & August), unless otherwise noted.

***NEW MEETING LOCATION FOR 2016***

Community Room at the First National Bank and Trust

1625 10th Street, Monroe, WI

​Located on the north side of the downtown historical square across from the Courthouse.

Next Meetings

Saturday, December 10th, 2016. Annual Christmas Party

Early January, 2017. TBD - Planning meeting for 2017

Hope to see you there!

Prior Meetings

Saturday, November 12th, 2016. Abbreviated meeting followed by a trip to the Freeport show.

Saturday, October 8th, 2016. Discussion of new show location for 2017. 2017 mineral calendar. Discussion about Lapidary Day at the Trocke's residence October 22nd.

.: Our Annual Show

***Stay tuned for our 47th annual show in 2017!***

Badger Lapidary & Geological Society, 46th Annual, Rock, Gem, Mineral, & Fossil Show 

Dates: Saturday April 9th & Sunday April 10th 2016

Hours: 9am-5pm Sat & Sun

Location: Monroe Senior High School, 1600 26th St., Monroe, WI 53566.

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, gold panning, 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; jdrules3@gmail.com

 

2014 BLGS Show Flyer

***Download the 2016 Show Quarter Page Flyer and the 2016 Show Full Page Flyer for your viewing - or to share!***