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  • NOTICE:
    The shops will be open on a limited basis. Advance reservations are required. See the Newsletter for more details.

  • PLEASE NOTE MANY SHOWS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO CONCERNS ABOUT COVID-19

Upcoming Events

    October 9 10 AM - 4 PM

    Artisan Jewelry & Rock Sale

    for details see:  Flyer  

     

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    OCTOBER

      October 1-3, 2021 – Vista, CA
    Vista Gem and Mineral Society
    Vista Gem and Mineral Open Air Market
    Antique Gas and Steam Engine Museum, 2040 N. Santa Fe Ave., Vista CA 92083
    Friday and Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM, Sunday 10 AM – 4 PM
    Contact: 1 (760) 214-8770
    Website: http://www.vistarocks.org

    October 2-3, 2021 – Grass Valley, CA
    Nevada County Gem & Mineral Society
    Nevada County Fairgrounds, Main Street Center, 11228 McCourtney Rd, Grass Valley, CA 95949
    Hours: Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM, Sunday 10 AM – 4 PM
    54th Annual Earth’s Treasurers Show. This year’s show will feature over 20 vendors, over 24 showcase exhibits, as well as an outstanding petrified wood display. There will be numerous demonstration tables, the gold panning experience, kids activities, gold specimen raffle, and much, much, more. SEE YOU AT THE SHOW!!!
    As Covid 19 restrictions could be somewhat fluid in October, there may still be or be a reinstituted State of California requirement for show attendees to be properly masked.
    Contact: 4vanclan5@att.net
    Website: http://ncgms.org

    October 8, 9, 10 & 11, 2021, Clovis CA
    Fresno Gem & Mineral Society
    Clovis Rodeo Grounds, 445 Clovis, CA 93613
    Time: Friday-Sunday Oct. 8th-10th – 10 AM – 5 PM, Monday Oct. 11th – 10 AM – 4 PM
    Central Valley Gem & Mineral Show is sponsored by Fresno Gem & Mineral Society. The show will be held outside and indoors where vendors will be displaying and selling their rocks, minerals and fossils. From rough to cabs, from jewelry to wind chimes you will find a great variety! Adults and children will enjoy the fossilized sharks teeth, dinosaur bones, sparkling minerals in all their forms plus beautiful handcrafted jewelry.
    Contact:1 (708) 821-7575, danielbolm096@gmail.com
    Website: http://www.fgms.us/

    October 9, 2021 – Antioch, CA
    Antioch Lapidary Club
    Antioch Lapidary Club’s Annual Artisan Jewelry and Rock Show
    Antioch Lapidary Club’s clubhouse, 425 Fulton Shipyard Rd., Antioch
    Time: 10 AM – 4 PM
    Directions: Take Highway 4 to Antioch; exit at A Street and go north, towards the water. Turn right on E 18th Street; go approximately 3/4 mile; turn left of Cavallo Road. Follow Cavallo, across Wilbur Avenue. You are now on Fulton Shipyard Road. Cross the railroad tracks and immediately turn right into the parking lot.

    Or…Coming across the Antioch Bridge, turn right on Wilbur Avenue to Fulton Shipyard Road. Turn right, cross the railroad tracks and immediately turn right into the parking lot.

    Show Flyer

    Contact: (925) 240-2954, vicmcpherson@sbcglobal.net
    Website: http://www.antiochlapidaryclub.com

    October 9-10, 2021 – Los Altos, CA -CANCELLED
    Peninsula Gem and Geology Society
    One No. San Antonio Road, Los Altos, CA 94022
    Saturday and Sunday 10 AM – 5 PM
    Contact: 1 (408) 834-5384, steve_jobe@sbcglobal.net
    Website: http://pggs.org

    October 10, 2021 – Fallbrook, CA
    Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Society
    Fall Festival of Gems
    Location: Across the street from the Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Museum, 123 W. Alvarado St., Fallbrook, CA in the parking lot.
    October 10th, 9 AM – 4 PM
    Contact (760) 728-1130
    Email: info@fgms.org

    We will be following all CDC and government guidelines at this event.

    Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Society proudly presents our annual Fall Festival of Gems – Reinvented! At this family-friendly swap meet you will discover gems, minerals, fossils, jewelry treasures and more! Visit amazing vendors featuring from rough stone to finished jewelry. Meet our team of friendly volunteers! Learn more about geology! and much, much more! Food will not be offered at this event but there are several amazing local restaurants ready to serve!

    October 16-17, 2021 – Santa Rosa
    Santa Rosa Mineral & Gem Society
    Santa Rosa Veterans Building, 1351 Maple Ave, Santa Rosa
    Hours: Saturday 10 AM-6PM, Sunday 10 AM – 5 PM
    Contact: Janyce Vickers (707) 217-0636
    Email: santarosarockshow@hotmail.com

    October 16-17, 2021 – Placerville, CA
    El Dorado County Mineral and Gem Society
    El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Dr., Placerville, CA 95667
    This show will be held indoors at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds with secure spaces for 25-30 vendors.
    Saturday 10 AM-5 PM, Sunday 10 AM – 4 PM
    Contact: (530) 676-2472
    Website: https://eldoradomineralandgem.org

    October 30-31, 2021 – Mariposa CA
    Mariposa Gem and Mineral Club
    Mountains of Minerals Show
    Mariposa County Fairgrounds, 5007 Fairgrounds Rd.
    Saturday 10 AM-5 PM, Sunday 10 AM-4 PM
    Contact: Meredith Meehan, mgmc@sti.net
    Website: http://mariposagemclub.org

     

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    NOVEMBER

       --November 6-7, 2021 – Ridgecrest, CA
    Indian Wells Gem & Mineral Society, Inc.
    Desert Empire Fairgrounds, 520 S. Richmond Rd., Ridgecrest CA 93555
    Time: Saturday & Sunday 9 AM – 5 PM
    Fieldtrip November 7th at 9 AM
    Free admission!! Vendor spaces available. Goede purchasing and cutting, petroglyph slab paintings, gems and minerals and jewelry.
    Contact: (760) 375-7905, fjrocks@dslextreme.com

    November 13-14, 2021 – Yuba City
    Sutter Buttes Gem and Mineral Society
    29th Festival of Gems and Minerals
    Yuba – Sutter Fairgrounds
    442 Franklin Ave., Franklin Hall, Yuba City
    Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM, Sunday 10 AM – 4 PM
    Contact 916 677-6696, horita@comcast.net
    Website: http://sutterbuttesgemmin.org

    November 20-21, 2021 – Santa Cruz, CA
    Santa Cruz Mineral and Gem Society
    Santa Cruz Live Oak Grange, 1900 17th Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
    Time: 10 AM to 5 PM both days
    Free admission and parking. Santa Cruz Mineral and Gem Society annual holiday sale. Come and see wonderful gifts of nature and art from around the world – gems, jewelry, rocks, minerals, and lapidary arts. Browse the bargains and pick up some great gifts for the holidays.
    Contact: 408-644-7848, scruzmgs@gmail.com
    Website: http://scrockngem.org

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    DECEMBER

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    December 5, 2021 – Lake Elsinore, CA
    Lake Elsinore Gem & Mineral Society
    Rock ‘n Craft Winter Festival, 32097 Corydon Rd., Lake Elsinore, CA 92530
    Hours: Sunday, December 5 – 10 AM – 4 PM
    Contact: (909) 208-6956, berylman50@aol.com
    Website: Facebook: Lake Elsinore Gem & Mineral Society

     

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    JANUARY

       --January 15-16, 2022 – Exeter, CA
    Tule Gem & Mineral Society
    Exeter Memorial Building, 324 N. Kaweah Ave., Exeter, CA
    Contact: (559) 802-6029

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    FEBRUARY

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    February 26-27, 2022 – Vallejo, CA
    Vallejo Gem and Mineral Society
    McCormack Hall, Solano County Fairgrounds, Vallejo, CA
    900 Fairgrounds Dr., Vallejo, CA
    Spring Bling 2022
    Hours: 10 AM – 5 PM both days
    Contact: (415) 254-1506, dduhonvgms@gmail.com
    Website: http://vjgems.co/

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    March 5-5, 2022 – Ventura, CA
    Ventura Gem and Mineral Society
    Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd., Ventura
    Hours: Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM, Sunday 10 AM – 4 PM
    Gems and Minerals, fossils, jewelry, healing stones, silent auction, exhibits, dealers, kids activities, lapidary arts demonstrations, raffle, flea market, plant sale. A successful and valued South Coast show since 1963. We are happy to be back again after COVID!
    Website: http://www.vgms.org

    March 12-13, 2022 – Arcadia, CA
    Pasadena Lapidary Society
    “Inspiration Unearthed”, 62nd Annual Tournament of Gems
    Arcadia Masonic Center, 50 W. Duarte Rd., Arcadia
    Hours: 10-5 Daily
    Contact: Ellen Ferrell 1-727-512-0381
    Email: ellenbf2007@aol.com
    Website: https://www.pasadenalapidary.org

    March 12-13, 2022 – Turlock, CA
    Mother Lode Mineral Society
    Stanislaus Fairgrounds, 900 N. Broadway in Turlock, CA 95380
    Hours: 10 AM – 5 PM daily
    55th Annual Rock, Mineral & Jewelry Show! EDUCATIONAL FAMILY EVENT!
    Rocks, Minerals, Fossils, Jewelry, Beads, Fluorescents, Children’s activities, and More! Learn to make beautiful jewelry out of natural rocks and gemstones from our demonstrators.

    Children’s activities including making your own bracelet, Touch and See Rock cycle, Mineral and fossil display, Treasure Hunt, Geode cutting.

    Large Fossil Museum including Megalodon courtesy of The Tethy’s Ocean Project. HUGE fluorescent walk-through display room.

    There are over 45 dealers selling rocks, minerals, fossils, jewelry, beads, tools, & supplies. We have much much more. Visit our website for more info and pictures!

    Admission: $6 adult, children 12 and under free with paid adult.
    Contact: Bud & Terry McMillin (209) 484-4416, terry.mcmillin@yahoo.com
    Website: http://www.turlockgemshow.com

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    April 30 – May 1, 2022 – Anaheim, CA
    Searchers Gem & Mineral Society
    Hours: 10 AM – 5PM
    Website: https://searchersrocks.org

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    June 11-12, 2022
    Palomar Gem and Mineral Club
    Palomar Gem and Mineral Show
    California Center for the Arts, 340 N. Escondido, Escondido 92025
    Hours: Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM, Sunday 10 AM – 4 PM
    Faceted gems, Slabs, Cabochons, Unique custom jewelry, Rare and common minerals, Fossils, Rough, Beads, Crystals, exhibits, Demonstrations, prizes.
    Contact: (425) 281-6218, tonifloyd41615@gmail.com
    Website: http://palomargem.org

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    JULY

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    AUGUST

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    OCTOBER

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    DECEMBER

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