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ALC Calendar of Events


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Upcoming Events

    - 2022 -




    August 5-7, 2022, Nipomo, CA
    Orcutt Mineral Society
    Nipomo High School, 525 N. Thompson Ave., Nipomo, CA 93444
    54th Annual Rainbow of Gems Show & Sale – “OMS Rocks the Central Coast”
    Hours: Friday & Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM, Sunday 10 AM – 4 PM

    August 6-7, 2022, Roseville, CA
    Roseville Rock Rollers Gem and Mineral Society
    @the Grounds, Roebbelen Event Center, 700 Event Center Dr., Roseville, CA 95678
    Hours: Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM, Sunday 10 AM – 4 PM
    Roseville Rock Rollers 60th Diamond Jubilee! Diamond give away each day, in the huge air-conditioned Event Center. Over 60 vendors, inside and outside, featuring: Crystals, Fossils, Minerals, Opal, Amethyst, Beads, Gemstones, Meteorites, Gold, and for Kids – “Education Station”, Prospecting equipment, detectors and supplies, Petrified Wood, Stone carvings. Watch Demonstrations in the Lapidary Arts & bid on Silent Rock Auctions. Free – Scientific Mineral and Gem ID! Bring your Rocks, Gems, Minerals, for a no-cost Scientific Identification. Lots to see for adults and kids!
    Contact email:

    August 20-21, 2022 – Arcadia, CA
    Pasadena Lapidary Society
    “Inspiration Unearthed”, 62nd Annual Tournament of Gems
    Arcadia Masonic Center, 50 W. Duarte Rd., Arcadia
    Hours: Saturday 10 AM- 6 PM, Sunday 10 AM – 5 PM
    Contact: Ellen Ferrell 1-727-512-0381

    August 20-21, 2022 – Tehachapi, CA
    Tehachapi Valley Gem and Mineral Show
    500 East “F” Street, Tehachapi, CA
    Hours: 9 AM – 5 PM
    Rocks, Minerals, Fossils, Beads, Gifts, Collectables, Gemstones and Jewelry
    Dealer inquiries accepted. For information contact Ron Myrick, E-Mail: (661) 972-1117 or Robert Papac: (661) 342-5589
    Contact: email:




    September 10-11, 2022, Reno, NV
    The Reno Gem & Mineral Society, Inc.
    Jackpot of Gems
    Reno Convention Center, 4390 S. Virginia, Reno, NV 89502
    Hours: Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM, Sunday 10 AM – 4 PM

    September 17-18, 2022 – Chico, CA
    Feather River Lapidary and Mineral Society
    Silver Dollar Fairgrounds, 2757 Fair St., Chico, CA 95928
    Hours Saturday 9 AM – 5 PM, Sunday 9 AM – 4 PM
    There will be 40 dealers, Silent Auction, Geode Cracking, Treasure Hunt, Spinning Wheel and other activities
    Contact:(530) 586-7052,

    September 24-25, 2022 – San Luis Obispo, CA
    San Luis Obispo Gem and Mineral Club
    San Luis Obispo Veterans Memorial Building, 801 Grand Ave., San Luis Obispo, CA
    Hours both days: 10 AM – 5 PM

     September 24-25, 2022 – Long Beach
    Long Beach Mineral and Gem Society
    Gems on the Hill Show
    Signal Hill Public Library, Signal Point Terrace and Community Room
    1800 E. Hill St., Signal Hill, CA 90755
    Hours: Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM, Sunday 10 AM – 4 PM
    Free event, Children’s activities
    Contact: 562 253-1390,




    October 1-2, 2022 – Anderson, CA
    Shasta Gem & Mineral Society
    Shasta District Fair and Event Center, 1890 Briggs St., Anderson, CA (just south of Redding) 96007
    Hours: Saturday 9 AM – 5 PM, Sunday 9 AM – 4 PM
    Shasta Gem & Mineral Society is having its 66th Annual Gem & Mineral Show. Vendors come from the West Coast and will be selling gems, minerals, jewelry, crystals, rocks and fossils. Door prizes, rock auctions and great educational and spectacular displays.

    October 8-9, 2022 – Los Altos, CA
    Peninsula Gem and Geology Society
    Los Altos, CA 94022
    Hours: Saturday and Sunday 10 AM – 5 PM
    Recreation with Rocks
    Contact: 650 575-3144

     October 8-9, 2022 – Grass Valley, CA
    Nevada County Gem and Mineral Society
    Earth’s Treasurers Show 2022
    Nevada County Fairgrounds, 11228 McCourtney Rd., Grass Valley, CA 95945
    Hours: Saturday, 10 AM – 5 PM, Sunday 10 AM – 4 PM
    26+ Exhibit cases, 28+ Vendors Showcasing Fossils, Minerals, Gems, Jewelry and so much more. Expanded Kids Corner, Gold Panning, Silent Auction, Raffles galore, Talks, Demonstrations, and of course Food Dealers.
    General admission $3 person. Children, age twelve and under free with a paid adult, Military with I.D. free. Free Parking!!!

     October 9, 2022 – Fallbrook, CA
    Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Society
    Fall Festival of Gems & Minerals
    123 W. Alvarado Street, Fallbrook CA 92028
    Hours: 9 AM-4 PM
    Vendors: apply by August 1, 2022. Free booths for nonprofit organizations promoting minerals, fossils or gems.
    Contact: (760) 728-1130,

     October 15, 2022 – West Hills, CA
    Woodland Hills Rock Chippers
    First Methodist Church, 22770 Sherman Way, West Hills, CA 91204
    Hours: 10 AM – 5 PM
    A variety of vendors selling slabs, findings, displays, minerals, beads, craft table, carvings, diamond tools for foredoms and dremels, raffle, gold panning and more.

     October 15-16, 2022 – Santa Rosa, CA
    Santa Rosa Mineral & Gem Society
    45th Annual Mineral and Gem Show
    Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial, 1351 Maple Ave., Santa Rosa, CA
    Hours: Saturday 10 AM -6 PM, Sunday 10 AM – 5 PM
    Minerals, gems, rough rock, slabs, jewelry, beads from 30 vendors. Kids activities, gold panning, raffle, door prizes and Silent Auction. Displays, demonstrations, scavenger hunt and fluorescent minerals.
    Kids under 12 are free with paid parent and there’s Free Parking.
    Contact: (707) 849-9551,

     October 15-16, 2022- Placerville, CA
    El Dorado County Mineral and Gem Society
    El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Dr., Placerville, CA 95667
    El Dorado County Mineral and Gem Society Rock & Gem Show…Treasures in the rough. Featuring a variety of dealers with an amazing selection of Gems, Minerals, Fossils, Meteorite, Crystals, Beads, Jewelry and more. Activities include Rock and Gem identification, Demonstrations, Educational Displays, Silent Auction, Fluorescent Tent, Geode Cutting, Free Kids Activities. Something for everyone and every age.
    Hours: 10 AM – 5 PM daily

     October 29-30, 2022, Sacramento, CA
    Sacramento Mineral Society
    6151 H Street, Sacramento, CA
    Hours Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM. Sunday 10 AM – 5 PM
    86th Annual Sacramento Gem, Mineral, and Jewelry Show. Minerals, Fossils, Beads, Gemstones, Meteorites, Jade, Equipment, Gold, Opals, Crystals, Food, Slabs, Rough Rock and Cabochons, and much more!
    Contact: (916) 662-5819,