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  • Upcoming Field Trip - Week of November 7th – Fallon, NV
    You can spend as many days as you like at this location. Some will be going up early in the week and spending up to a week; others are going up on Thursday (11/10) and spending a few days. We usually stay at the Super 8 and then caravan out to the rockhounding locations in the morning.

Upcoming Events

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    NOVEMBER

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     November 5-6, 2022 Concord, CA
    Contra Costa Mineral & Gem Society
    CCMGS Mineral & Gem Education Show
    Centre Concord, 5298 Clayton Rd., Concord

    November 6, 2022 – Mason, NV
    Mason Valley Gem & Mineral Club
    55 Bridge St., Mason, NV
    Time: 1 PM – till over
    This event will be held at the VFW Hall in Mason, NV. Do not turn on Bridge St. in YERINGTON. See the map on the flyer.
    LIVE AUCTION! Geodes, Petrified Wood, Rocks, Slabs, Minerals, Cabochons, and other lapidary crafts. Cash or Check only
    Contact: srheid@usa.net

    November 6, 2022 – Lake Elsinore, CA
    Lake Elsinore Gem & Mineral Society
    32097 Corydon Road, Lake Elsinore, CA 92530
    Hours: 10 AM – 4 PM
    Winter Festival Rock & Craft Show
    Contact: Berylman50@aol.com
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    November 19-20, 2022 – Santa Cruz, CA
    Santa Cruz Mineral and Gem Society
    Santa Cruz Live Oak Grange, 1900 17th Ave., Santa Cruz, CA 95062
    Hours: Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM, Sunday 10 AM – 4 PM
    Santa Cruz Holiday Sale – Rocks, Minerals, Gems, Fossils, Jewelry
    Contact: (831) 459-0572, scruzmgs@gmail.com
    Website: https://www.scrockngem.org

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    JANUARY

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    February 18-19, 2023 – Antioch, CA 94509
    Antioch Lapidary Club
    Contra Costa County Fairgrounds, 1201 West 10th St. Antioch, CA 94509
    Hours: 10 AM to 5 PM Saturday and Sunday
    Jewelry, Gems, Findings, Supplies, Auction, Grab Bags, Exhibits and hands on projects for kids
    Contact: (925) 301-6957, edysnyder@gmail.com
    Website: http://www.antiochlapidaryclub.com

    February 25-26, 2023 – Vallejo, CA
    Vallejo Gem and Mineral Society
    Solano County Fairgrounds, McCormack Hall, 900 Fairgrounds Drive, Vallejo, CA 94589
    Hours: 10 AM-5 PM
    Gems, geodes, fossils, beads and minerals from around the globe. Discover lapidary and stone crafts from vendors and live demonstrations. Something for everyone! Silent auction, geode cuttings, and games of chance and discovery for kids!
    Contact: (415) 254-1506, ddahonvgms@gmail.com
    Website: http://vjgems.co/

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    March 4-5, 2023 – Ventura, CA
    Ventura Gem & Mineral Society
    Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd., Ventura, CA 93001
    Hours: Saturday 10 AM-5 PM, Sunday 10 AM – 4 PM
    50 exhibits of gems, minerals, fossils and lapidary arts; ongoing demos of lapidary and jewelry making; raffle prizes & silent auctions; a Second-Hand Treasures Store & plant sale; 15 dealers; children’s activities and free resources for teachers. A SoCal tradition for 6 decades and counting!
    Contact: (805) 312-8467, info@vgms.org
    Website: http://www.vgms.org

    March 3, 4 & 5, 2023, Newark, CA
    Mineral and Gem Society of Castro Valley
    Newark Pavilion, 6430 Thornton Ave., Newark, CA
    Times: Friday and Saturday, 10 AM – 6 PM, Sunday 10 AM – 5 PM
    MGSCV Annual Show. 40+ dealers, display cases, demonstrations, door prizes. Sunday auction of donated items from society members. Fluorescent displays and dealers. Free parking.
    Contact: Showchair@mgscv.org
    Website: http://MGSCV.org

    March 10-12, 2023 – Stoddard Wells
    Victor Valley Gem and Mineral Club
    47th Annual Stoddard Wells Rockhound Tailgate
    Time: Friday, Saturday & Sunday – 9 AM – 5 PM
    Come visit us and our vendors for Handcrafted and Faceted Jewelry, Slabs and Cabs, Findings, and Equipment, Minerals and Fossils. TONS of Rough Material and More
    Contact: (909) 657-7200, marklantz53@gmail.com
    Club Address: 15056B Seventh St., Victorville, CA 92395
    Phone: (760) 243-2330 and leave a message. Email: president@vvgmc.org
    Website: http://vvgmc.org
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    March 11-12,2023 -Turlock, CA
    Mother Lode Mineral Society
    Stanislaus County Fairgrounds, 900 N. Broadway, Turlock, CA
    Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM, Sunday 10 AM – 5 PM

    March 18-19, 2023 – Lemoore, CA
    Lemoore Gem & Mineral Club
    Trinity Hall, 470 Champion St., Lemoore, CA
    Hours: Saturday 10 AM – 6 PM, Sunday 10 AM – 4 PM
    Featuring gems and minerals from around the world! Fossils, Jewelry, Beads, Stone Carvings, Lapidary Rough, Geode Cutting, and Artesian Jewelry.
    Website: https://facebook.com/AndLemoore

    March 25-26, 2023 – Angeles Camp, CA
    Calaveras Gem and Mineral Show
    Calaveras County Fairgrounds, 2465 Gun Club Road, Angeles Camp, CA 95222
    Contact: clairemathison1@gmail.com
    Website: https://calaverasgemandmineral.net/

    March 18-19, 2023 – San Jose, CA
    Santa Clara Valley Gem & Mineral Society
    Santa Clara County Fairgrounds, 344 Tully Rd, San Jose, CA 95111
    Hours: Saturday & Sunday 10 AM-5 PM
    Fun for children of all ages. Free Parking.
    Active Duty, Retired Military, Their Dependents & First Responders Free with Valid Military ID or First Responder ID

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    June 10-11, 2023 – Escondido, CA
    Palomar Gem and Mineral Club
    The Convention Center at the California Center for the Arts – 340 North Escondido Blvd, Escondido CA 92025
    Hours: Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM, 10 AM – 4 PM
    9000 square feet of Artisans selling handmade silver, gold, beaded and fabricated jewelry, antique and vintage jewelry, commercial quality gold and silver faceted stone jewelry, handmade specialty cabochons, mineral specimens, gem trees, other lapidary decorative items and rough rock from Africa, Australia as well as the USA. Don’t have the time to go to Quartzite or Tucson – come to Escondido and shop local.
    Contact: tonifloyd41615@gmail.com
    Website: http://palomargem.org

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