Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019

Rock & Gem Show Dates

 
 

August 2019

23-25COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Dr.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Weekend pass for teens, adults and seniors $7, free admission for children through age 11; Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

August 2019-September 2019

30-1SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Scottish Rite Center, 1895 Camino del Rio S.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Weekend pass for teens, adults and seniors $7, free admission for children through age 11; Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

31-1HANFORD , CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Diggin’s Productions; Hanford Civic Auditorium, 400 Douty St.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3, free admission for children 13 and under; 5th Annual Gem & Mineral Show, with vendors offering gems, minerals, jewelry, fossils, and finished and rough material, museum quality exhibit, demonstrations, activities for children; contact Kathy Corbett , 341 cedar st, Hanford, CA 93230, (559) 904-4795; Email: Corbett1@sbcglobal.net; Website: https://www.facebook.com/Gem-Mineral-Show-Hanford-by-Diggins-Productions-1560396140867556/

September 2019

6-8ANDERSON, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Shasta District Fair & Events Center, 1890 Briggs St.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Weekend pass for teens, adults, seniors $5, free admission for children through age 11; Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

7-8ARROYO GRANDE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; San Luis Obispo Gem and Mineral Club; South County Regional Center, 800 West Branch Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-7; free admission; Dealers selling gems, minerals, fossils, carvings, jewelry, beads, jade, crystals, meteorites, and lapidary, also including demonstrations and displays; contact Millie Chalk, President; Email: info@slogem.org; Website: http://www.slogem.org

13-15SAN RAFAEL, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Marin Center, 10 Avenue of the Flags; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; free admission; Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

21-21LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Long Beach Mineral & Gem Society; Expo Arts Center, 4321 Atlantic Ave; Sat. 10-5; free; this years show theme is Gems By the Beach; contact Carol Kron, (562) 577-9044; Email: lbmineralgemsociety@gmail.com; Website: https://www.facebook.com/LBMGS

21-22CHICO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Feather River Lapidary & Mineral Society Inc.; Silver Dollar Fair Grounds, 2357 Fair St.; Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 9:30-4; Adults $4, free admission for children 14 and under; Dealers offering opals, rough rock, crystals, fossils, jewelry and minerals, demonstrations, activities for children and free copper nugget necklace for the first 200 children to attend the show each day; contact Lori Millard, 2660 Cherokee Rd., Cherokee, CA 95965, (530) 533-2968; Email: lorimillard58@yahoo.com; Website: featherriverrocks.org

21-22MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Carmel Valley Gem and Mineral Society; Monterey County Fairgrounds, 2004 Fairgrounds Rd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $4, free admission for children with an adult; 15+ dealers offering jewelry, cut and uncut gemstones, crystals, rough and polished rocks, mineral specimens, fossils, beads, 50+ displays, and demonstrations; contact Janis Rovetti, 1047 Roosevelt St, Monterey, CA 93940, 8313721311; Email: janis12@sbcglobal.net; Website: cvgms.rocks

28-29LODI, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Stockton Lapidary and Mineral Club; Lodi Grape Festival Grounds, 413 East Lockeford St.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, free admission for children 12 and under; contact Mike Mathis, Galt, CA 95632, (510) 301-3612; Email: mmathis@nwp.org; Website: https://stocktonlapidary.org/show

October 2019

2-6JOSHUA TREE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Sportsman’s Club of Joshua Tree; Sportsman’s Club of Joshua Tree, 6225 Sunburst Street; daily 9-6; FREE ADMISSION; club is located next to the world famous Joshua Tree National Park, features a number of vendors offering a variety of items; contact Wayne Hamilton, 6225 Sunburst Street, Joshua Tree, CA 92252, (760) 366-2915; Email: jtsportsmans@ymail.com; Website: jtsportsmansclub.com

4-6SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Scottish Rite Center, 6151 H St.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Weekend pass for teens, adults, and seniors $7, free admission for children through age 11; Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

5-6GRASS VALLEY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Nevada County Gem and Mineral Society; Nevada County Fairgrounds, 11228 McCourtney Road; Sat. 10-5; adults $3, free admission for students with identification and children 13 and under accompanied by a paying adult; More than 22 vendors, 26 exhibitor displays, gold panning lessons, cave bear and other Pleistocene fossils on view, activities for children; contact Mitchell Frank Van Hecke, 14534 Mumford Drive, Grass Valley, CA 95945, (530) 575-42; Email: 4vanclan5@att.net; Website: www.ncgms.org

11-13COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Dr.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Weekend pass for teens, adults, and seniors $7, free admission for children through age 11; Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

11-13TRONA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Searles Lake Gem & Mineral Society; SLG&MS Lapidary and Show building, 13337 Main St.; Fri. 1:30-6:30, Sat. 7:30-5, Sun. 7:30-3; free admission; Dealers, demonstrations, and displays, and a special afternoon dealer trip ($100 per vehicle+$50 per person), field trip Saturday $15 per car, $20 per car for Sunday field trip reservations required for field trips; contact Bonnie Fairchild, PO Box 966, Trona, CA 93592-0966, (760) 372-5356; Email: slgms@iwvisp.com; Website: www1.iwvisp.com/tronagemclub/

12-13WALNUT CREEK, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Guild; Civic Park Community Center, 1375 Civic Drive (at Broadway); Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $12, free admission for children under 12; the Fall Contra Costa Crystal Fair features more than 30 vendors carrying gems, jewelry, rocks, minerals, and beautiful crystals; contact Jerry Tomlinson, PO Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 94966, (415) 383-7837; Email: jerry@crystalfair.com; Website: http://www.crystalfair.com

18-20DEL MAR, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Weekend pass for teens, adults, and seniors $7, free admission for children through age 11; Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

19-19WEST HILLS, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Woodland Hills Rock Chippers; First United Methodist Church, 22700 Sherman Way; Sat. 10-5; free; crafts, dealers, jewelry, dealers, minerals, rocks, silent auction, gold panning, displays, games, demos and geode cutting; contact Virginia Rotramel, 3598 Chestnut Dr., Norco, CA 92860, (951) 403-2634; Email: ginigem@gmail.com; Website: www.rockchippers.org

19-20LANCASTER, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Palmdale Gem & Mineral Club; Antelope Valley Fairgrounds, 2551 West Ave. H; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; free admission; contact Allison McClung, 18343 West Ave. F, Lancaster, CA 93536, (661) 839-7403; Email: ali_cares@aol.com; Website: palmdalegemandmineral.org

19-20PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; El Dorado County Mineral & Gem Society; El Doroado County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Drive; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, seniors, teens, and military $5, free admission for children 12 and under when accompanied by an adult; More than 50 dealers offering gems, minerals, jewelry, fossils, petrified wood, rough and finished material, supplies, with displays, demonstrations, fluorescent area, and activities for children; contact Merryan ONeill; Email: mvoneill@comcast.net; Website: http://www.eldoradorocks.org

19-20SANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Santa Rosa Mineral & Gem Society; Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial, 1351 Maple Ave; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, free admission for children under 12; Dealers offering minerals, gemstones, fossils, rough rock, with demonstrations and displays, and activities for children. Visit SRMGS.org to download a coupon for $1 off admission; contact Jolene Coon; Email: jolene4srmgs@gmail.com; Website: www.srmgs.org

25-27SANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Rd.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Weekend pass for teens, adults, and seniors $7, free admission for children through age 11; Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

November 2019

1-3CLOVERDALE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Karmic Beads & Gems; Cloverdale History Center, 215 N. Cloverdale Blvd.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; free admission; Dealers with gems, minerals, jewelry, crystals, fossils, beads; contact Jenny Macias, (619) 261-8765; Email: karmicbeadsandgems@yahoo.com; Website: www.karmicbeadsandgems.rocks

2-3CONCORD, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Contra Costa Mineral and Gem Society; Centre Concord, 5298 Clayton Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; General admission $6 ($1 off with flyer), free admission for scouts in uniform, active military and first responders with ID; Vendors, activities, demonstrations, displays, and questions with gemologists; contact Mike Hopkins; Email: mhopkins@ironhorsedesign.net; Website: https://contracostamineralandgemsociety.org/

2-3RIDGECREST, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Indian Wells Gem and Mineral Society; Desert Empire Fairgrounds, 520 South Richmond Road; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; free admission; contact John De Rosa, 117 South Desert Candles Street, Ridgecrest, CA 93555, 7603757905; Email: jfrocks@dslextreme.com; Website: https://indianwellsgemandmineral.com

9-10YUBA CITY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Sutter Buttes Gem & Mineral Society; Yuba/Sutter Fairgrounds, Franklin Hall Franklin Blvd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free; contact Karen Horita, 1364 Golden Plover St., Plumas Lake, CA 95961-8730, (916) 677-6696; Email: horita@comcast.net; Website: https://sutterbuttesgemmin.org

16-17LAKESIDE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; El Cajon Valley Gem and Mineral Society; Lakeside Rodeo Grounds, 12584 Mapleview St.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; Vendors offering gems, minerals, fossils, jewelry, and gem and mineral identification services, and activities for children; contact Palmer Taskerud, 222 Pictor Lane, El Cajon, CA 92019, (619) 440-6116; Email: Palmer.taskerud@cox.net; Website: https://www.ecvgms.org

16-17SANTA CRUZ, CALIFORNIA: Retail show; Santa Cruze Gem and Mineral Society; Live Oak Grange, 1900 17th Ave.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; free admission; Annual Holiday Sale. Rokin' Sale; contact Julia Cornblatt, 1900 17th ave., Santa Cru, CA 95062, (831) 483-4190; Email: Julia Cornblatt,; Website: scrockngem.org

16-17HESPERIA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Mining Supplies and Rock Shop; Mining Supplies and Rock Shop, 16808 Main St. ; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; free admission; Fourth Annual Gem, Minerals, Rock, Gold and Jade Show; contact Cyndy Mandell, 16808 Main St., Suite D-381, Hesperia, CA 92345, (760) 508-1080; Email: cynmandell@me.com; Website: miningsuppliesandrockshop.com

22-24COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; 2019 West Coast Fall Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show ; Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa, 3050 Bristol St.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6; free admission; Featuring 75 dealers from around the globe selling minerals, fossils, jewelry, meteorites, crystals, decorator items and lapidary supplies; contact Laura Delano, President; Email: mineralshowslld@gmail.com; Website: www.mineralshowslld.com

23-24OXNARD, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Oxnard Gem & Mineral Society; Oxnard Performing Arts Center, 800 Hobson Way; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free; contact Laura Driskell, 800 Hobson Way, (805) 394-80; Email: club_info@oxnardgem.com; Website: www.oxnardgem.com

November 2019-December 2019

30-1SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Guild; San Francisco County Fair Bldg., 1099 9th Ave (at Lincoln Way); Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $12, free admission for children 12 an under; More than 50 dealers; contact Jerry Tomlinson, PO Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 94966, (415) 383-7837; Email: jerry@crystalfair.com; Website: http://www.crystalfair.com

30-1MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Monterey County Fairgrounds, 2004 Fairground Rd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

December 2019

6-8COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Dr.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Weekend pass for teens, adults, and seniors $7, free admission for children through age 11; Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

13-15SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Weekend pass for teens, adults, and seniors $7, free admission for children through age 11; Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

20-22SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Scottish Rite Center, 1895 Camino del Rio S; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Weekend pass for teens, adults, and seniors $7, free admission for children through age 11; Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

February 2020

14-23INDIO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; San Gorgonio Mineral & Gem Society; Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival, Gem & Mineral Building , 82-503 Hwy 111; Fri. 10-10, daily 10-10, daily 10-10, daily 10-10; Adults $11, seniors $10, youth 6-12 $9, free admission for children 5 and under; Dealers offering gems, minerals, fossils, jewelry, crystals, beads, geodes, 100+ display cases, demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Bert Grisham, 1029 N 8th street, Banning, CA 92220, (951) 849-1674; Email: bert67@verizon.net; Website: https://www.facebook.com/sangorgoniogem

15-16ANTIOCH, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Antioch Lapidary Club; Contra Costa County Fairgrounds, 1201 West 10th Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, free admission for children 12 and under, uniformed scouts and active military personnel with ID; Dealers offering jewelry, gems, findings, and supplies, with exhibits, and activities for children; contact Brenda Miguel, 425 Fulton Shipyard Rd., Antioch , CA 94509-0009, (925) 301-6957; Email: brenda.miguel@yahoo.com; Website: www.antiochlapidaryclub.com

22-23VALLEJO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Vallejo Gem & Mineral Society; Solano County Fairgrounds, Mc Cormack Hall, 900 Fairgrounds Drive; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6 ($1 off admission coupon at www.vjgems.org), free admission for children under 12; 55th Annual Vallejo Gem & Mineral Show, 40 vendors offering jewelry, gems, fossils, minerals, meteorites, demonstrations, displays, and activities for children ; contact Debra Duhon, Vallejo Gem & Mineral Society, P.O. Box 706, Vallejo, CA 94590-0706, (415) 254-1506; Email: dduhonvgms@gmail.com; Website: vjgems.org

March 2020

6-8NEWARK , CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Mineral and Gem Society of Castro Valley; Newark Pavilion, 6430 Thornton Ave.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Cost of admission TBD; Auction 2 p.m. Saturday ; contact Beth Farmer, PO Box 2145, Castro Valley, CA 94546, (510) 887-9007; Email: Info@mgscv.org; Website: MGSCV.org

14-15TURLOCK, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; The Mother Lode Mineral Society; Stanislaus Fairgrounds, 900 North Broadway; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, free admission for children under 12 and military personnel; Educational and interactive show with 45 dealers offering minerals, fossils, gems, jewelry, tools and equipment, meteorites, with 60 exhibits including Tethys Ocean Project, speakers, a fluorescent room, gem identification, hands-on kids activities - including an animatronic dinosaur; contact Terry McMillin, (209) 484-4416; Website: http://www.turlockgemshow.com

21-22LEMOORE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Lemoore Gem and Mineral Club; Trinity Hall, 470 Champion St.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Free admission; Dealers offering minerals, fossils, beads, stone carvings, gems, lapidary rough and artisan jewelry, and activities for children; contact Georgina Silva, P.O. Box 443, Lemoore, CA 93245; Email: lemooregemandmineralclub@gmail.com; Website: http://lemooregemandmineralclub.org

April 2020

25-26LANCASTER, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Antelope Valley Gem & Mineral Club; Antelope Valley Fairgrounds, 2551 West Avenue H; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; free admission; More than 30 vendors, daily field trips, demonstrations, displays, and activities for children; contact Susan Chaisson-Walblom; Email: slchaisson@yahoo.com; Website: www.avgem.weebly.com

June 2020

26-28LOKE, CALIFORNIA: Show; California Federation of Mineralogical Societies; Like Grape Festival & Harvest Fair, 413 East Lockeford Street; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, seniors $5, free admission for children 12 and under, military personnel active and veterans and dependents with valid military ID card; Dealers offering rocks, gems, lapidary supplies and tools, beads, demonstrations, rock and mineral identification service, exhibitions, and activities for children; contact Margaret Kolaczyk; Email: Markolaczyk@gmail.com; Website: cfmsinc.org