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

UPDATE: Meetings now BEGIN at 10:30 AM on second Saturday of each month (except July & August), unless otherwise noted.

You voted! Meeting location for 2018 is...

Mystic Moraine Minerals - 13 N Academy St, Janesville, WI

Next Meetings

Saturday February 10, 2018. Meeting topic: 2018 show. Sign-up for show positions/shifts and showcases. Activity: Lapidary Play Day.

Saturday February 17, 2018: MSHA training refresher course, beginning time 8:00 AM.

Saturday March 10, 2018. Fishpond bagging at the Trocke's residence. Discuss the 2018 show, continue with arrangements.

Hope to see you there!

Prior Meetings

Saturday January 13, 2018. Meeting topics: Discuss the new year and 2018 annual show. Activity: Fossil identification.

Saturday December 31, 2017. Meeting: Trocke's residence - 2018 planning meeting.

Saturday December 9, 2017. Annual Christmas Party at the International Buffet in
Monroe. Election of new officers for 2018.

.: 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;


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