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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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    SEPTEMBER

       --September 11-12, 2021 – Reno, NV
    The Reno Gem & Mineral Society, Inc.
    Jackpot of Gems
    Reno Convention Center, 4390 S. Virginia St., Reno
    Saturday 10 AM-5 PM, Sunday 10 AM – 4 PM
    Contact Dan Ellis, sailondan55@aol.com
    Website: www.renogms.org

    September 18-19, 2021 – Chico, CA
    Feather River Lapidary and Mineral Society
    Silver Dollar Fairgrounds, 2357 Fair St., Chico, CA 95928
    Saturday 9 AM – 5 PM, Sunday 9 AM – 4 PM
    Contact: 1 530 586-7052;
    Website: http://featherriverrocks.org

    September 24, 25, 26, 2021 – Stoddard Wells, CA
    Victor Valley Gem and Mineral Club
    45th Annual Stoddard Wells Rockhound Tailgate. Location: Dale Evans Parkway and Stoddard Wells Road, Apple Valley, CA. Go straight on Stoddard Wells Road, will turn to dirt. Follow 7 miles to “Tailgate”. Signs will mark the road. Cars & RV’s can make it with ease, go slow. See our website for additional details and directions.
    Hours: 9 AM – 5 PM daily
    Free event, everyone is welcome! FREE Vendor Spaces, dry camping, restrooms available. First come, first served. All donations welcomed. Handcrafted jewelry, cabs, slabs, rough, and more. Food served breakfast & lunch. NO saving spaces or competing with VVGMS’s fundraising activities – i.e. food, drinks, grab bags, spin the wheel or auctions. Saturday field trip 9 AM – 1 PM.
    Contact: (760) 243-2330, dwayna.barron@gmail.com
    Website: http://www.vvgmc.org

     

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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
    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

     

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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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    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

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