Sierra County Rock and Gem Society

Truth or Consequences, New Mexico

Come join the fun at the Sierra County Rock and Gem Society’s Second Annual Truth or Consequences Rock & Gem Show!

Come see our vendors offering rocks and minerals, gems, beads, slabs, cabs, jewelry, and fossils. Crack geodes!

Pan for gold, screen for Montana sapphires, listen to interesting presentations, watch demos, and attend field trips!

Spin our Wheel of Fortune where every spin’s a win!


23 & 24 2024


Saturday & Sunday


Sierra County Fairgrounds
2953 S Broadway St
Truth or Consequences, NM

Presented by the Sierra County Rock and Gem Society (SCRAGS)

SCRAGS invites you to join us for this special event. You’ll have the chance to win a variety of great door prizes. Attend field trips! Pan for gold and Montana sapphires! You’ll find all kinds of interesting activities in the town of T or C, including access to the healing mineral hot springs available at ten spas downtown.

Admission & Parking


New in 2024!

Kids Rock Painting at the T or C Rock & Gem Show

Kids Rock Painting

Children under 12 can paint a rock for free! Come express your creative side and take home your own painted rock!

Saturday & Sunday 9-3, under the pavilion behind the Albert Lyon Center.

One rock per child per day. Supplies are limited.

gemstone identification

Free Gemstone & Mineral ID

Bring in old jewelry, a mystery stone or pet rock to be identified for free!

Offered by Len Rummel, Accredited Geologist, of Camelsmith Gems.

Look for the sign under the pavilion, behind the Albert Lyon Center.


Flint Knapping Demos

Watch a Native American artist create arrowheads before your eyes!

Offered by Harvey Abeyta of the Santo Domingo Pueblo at various times throughout the day.

Look for the sign outside, behind the Albert Lyon Center.

Rock & Gem Show Highlights:

Vendors: mineral and gem dealers, beads,
jewelry makers, area museums

Join a field trip to SCRAGS’ rockhounding claim on Saturday and Sunday

The Wheel of Fortune

Spin our Wheel of Fortune to win great rocks!


Watch wire wrapping and weaving demos

Presentations on local and state geology, rock and gem formation, identification, and other related information

Food and beverage services onsite and nearby

Door prizes

Gold and sapphire panning

The 2024 Rock & Gem Show is paid for in part by the Truth or Consequences Lodgers’ Tax Fund.