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Check Field Trips page for updated information on field trips for club members 

Click here for address and directions to clubhouse

There will be no sub group meetings until further notice - at least Feb. 2021

The Board of Directors is searching for a new Gemology Group Chair, if your interested in this position please contact any board member. Gemology Group meetings are on hold till further notice. Check ETGMS.Org for updated information.

The ETGMS Board of Directors is pleased to present the following events:

- General Members Meeting, Dec. 7th, 6:45 pm. at the Clubhouse. Board of Directors Elections and Annual     Christmas Gift Exchange.

Gift exchange rules - Bring a lightly wrapped rock related gift to exchange. Junior members can decide if they want  to exchange the gift they select, no stealing from a Jr. member. Adult gift exchange will be 'stolen' only once.

- General Members Meeting, Jan. 4th, 6:45 pm. at the Clubhouse. Mineralogy Sub Group will give a presentation.

Things to know about attending a meeting at the clubhouse:

- Face masks/shields are required at all times while in the clubhouse
- Touch-less meter temp checks a the door. If you don't feel well, please don't come to a meeting.
- Social Distancing seating has been set up
- Hand sanitizer is available
- No food or drinks will be available. You can bring your own drink if you like.

Press Release Special Event: 


The Naranjo Museum of Natural History in Lufkin, TX will host an opening event for a
new Texas Artifacts Exhibit on Saturday, November 21st, from 1:00pm-5:00pm.

The new exhibit will display a variety of artifacts from everyday life during the early days
of Texas. Some of the most unique pieces of the exhibit are on loan from the Sam
Houston State Natural History Collections.

Along with viewing the new exhibit, visitors are also invited to bring artifacts, fossils or
other items to be identified by Dr. Neal Naranjo and Mr. Morris Weeks. Dr. Naranjo
specializes in identifying fossils, bones and rocks and Mr. Weeks of Beaumont, TX is an
expert in identifying Native American arrowheads and artifacts.

“This will be a fun day for visitors to experience the new exhibit, learn more about
artifacts in their own collections and meet other history enthusiasts.”-Veronica Amoe,
Naranjo Museum Manager.

Artifact identification is free with standard museum admission and visitors bringing items
to be identified are asked to RSVP by emailing

More information about the event and local accommodations can be found at

Page updated 11/4/2020

Photos taken by Kinney Polve