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August 2017

4-6PLEASANTON, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Alameda County Fairgrounds; 4501 Pleasanton Ave; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $7, Children free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from all over the world will be on site. Jewelry repair & ring sizing while you shop. Free hourly door prizes.; contact Allen Van, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

5-6WALNUT CREEK, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Pacific Crystal Guild, Civic Park Community Center; 1375 Civic Drive; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $12, Children under 12 free; The Summer Contra Costa Crystal Fair. The Pacific Crystal Guild has been presenting the Annual Fall Contra Costa Crystal Fair in Walnut Creek for the last 25 years. You will find a magical mix of crystals, minerals, beads, gems, jewelry and metaphysical healing tools. Thousands of items will be available at excellent prices, plus you can get a massage, have your aura read, and have a great psychic reading. ; contact Jerry Tomlinson, PO Box 1375, Sausalito, CA 94966, (415)-383-7837; e-mail: jerry@crystalfair.com; Web site: www.crystalfair.com

11-13SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Scottish Rite Center; 6151 H St; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $7, Children free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from all over the world will be on site. Jewelry repair & ring sizing while you shop. ; contact Allen Van, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

19-20SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; San Francisco Gem & Mineral Society, SF County Fair Building; 9th Avenue & Lincoln Way; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $10, Students/Seniors $8, Children under 12 Free with paid adult; 63rd Annual Show, this year honoring the fabulous gems and minerals of the Far East. Demonstrations by club members, activities for kids, food cart in the courtyard. There is a parking garage right across 9th Avenue, and easy transit access via several bus lines along Lincoln Way and the N-Judah light rail just one block away on Irving Street. Discount coupon for adult admission on our website.; contact Ellen Nott, 4134 Judah Street, San Francisco, CA 94122; e-mail: ellen_nott@yahoo.com; Web site: www.sfgemshow.org

19-20SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; San Francisco Gem & Mineral Society, San Francisco County Fair Building; 9th Avenue & Lincoln Way; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $10, Seniors $8, Students $8, Children under 12 free with paid adult; 63rd Annual Show, this year featuring gems and minerals of the Far East. There will be demonstrations, kids' activities, club information, food cart. Easy access by bus on Lincoln Ave and MUNI train on Irving Blvd; parking garage across the street. ; contact Ellen Nott, SFGMS, 4134 Judah St, San Francisco, CA 94122; e-mail: ellen_nott@yahoo.com; Web site: www.sfgemshow.org

25-27COSTA 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; Admission $7, Children free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from all over the world will be on site. Jewelry repair & ring sizing while you shop. ; contact Allen Van, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

September 2017

1-3SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Earl Warren Showgrounds; 3400 Calle Real; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $7, Children free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from all over the world will be on site. Jewelry repair & ring sizing while you shop. ; contact Allen Van, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

2-3HANFORD , CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Diggin\'s Productions, Hanford Civic Auditorium ; 401 Douty St; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $3, Children free; Museum quality Fossil exhibit, free gem and mineral identification by certified gemologist. Vendors from around the United States offering gem\\\'s, minerals custom jewelry, fossils, rough and finished material. Geode cracking, mining screening for gems and minerals. Black light display of minerals, Jessica Mills from TVs Prospectors AKA The Dirty Girl will be making an appearance. Indoor and out door activities for the whole family. ; contact Kathy Corbett, 341 cedar st, Hanford, CA 93230, (559)-904-4795; e-mail: Corbett1@sbcglobal.net; Web site: Digginsproductions

15-17SAN 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; Fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from all over the world will be on site. Jewelry repair & ring sizing while you shop. ; contact Allen Van, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

16-17CHICO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Feather River Lapidary & Mineral Society Inc., Chico ; 2357 Fair St; Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 9:30-4; Adults/Seniors $3, Students/Children under 16 free; Home of the World Wide Rock Tumbling Competition. Free wire wrapped Amethyst crystal neckless for first 200 kids, both days. Dealers in Opals, crystals, fossils, beads, rough rock, and flint knapping. Boy & Girl Scout badge area. Great food, silent auction, door prizes, raffle, wheel of fortune, treasure hunt, and grab bags. Fun for the whole family! ; contact John Scott, 1288 Glenwood ave, Chico, CA 95926, (530)-321-6331; e-mail: jweazel@sbcglobal.net; Web site: featherriverrocks.org

23-24MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Carmel Valley Gem & Mineral Society, Monterey County Fairgrounds; 2004 Fairgrounds Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Admission $4, Children free with adult; We have dealers at the show featuring jewelry, cut and uncut gemstones, beads, crystals, rough and polished rocks, mineral specimens, and fossils. This annual event also has over 50 displays featuring the gem, mineral, and fossil collections of guest and member exhibitors. In addition, there will also be demonstrations of jewelry making, sphere making, rock grinding and polishing. A silent auction will run continuously for people to bid on. This is a family event with plenty of great activities for the kids. ; contact Janis Rovetti, 1047 Roosevelt Street, Monterey, CA 93940, (831)-372-1311; e-mail: janis12@sbcglobal.net; Web site: www.cvgms.rocks

September 2017-October 2017

29-1SAN 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; Admission $7, Children free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from all over the world will be on site. Jewelry repair & ring sizing while you shop.; contact Allen Van, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

October 2017

4-8JOSHUA TREE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Sportsman\'s Club of Joshua Tree, Sportsman\'s Club; 6225 Sunburst Street; Wed. 12-6, Thu. 9-6, Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6; Free Admission; This will be our 42nd Annual Gem & Mineral Show in warm and sunny Joshua Tree, Ca. Our location is only 30 miles North of Palm Springs and right next to the world famous Joshua Tree National Park. This wholesale/retail show offers everything from rugged rough rock, mineral specimens, crystals, precious gemstones, and millions of beads to exquisite fine jewelry. Our outdoor & indoor show has a beautiful Mojave desert setting, plenty of free parking and a more than abundant number of fine vendors offering something for everyone.; contact Wayne Hamilton, 6225 Sunburst Street, Joshua Tree, CA 92252, (760)-366-2915; e-mail: jtsportsmans@ymail.com; Web site: jtsportsmansclub.com

6-8SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Scottish Rite Center; 6151 H St; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $7, Children free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from all over the world will be on site. Jewelry repair & ring sizing while you shop.; contact Allen Van, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

7-8GRASS VALLEY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Nevada County Gem & Mineral Society, Nevada County Fairgrounds; McCourtney Road, 95945-5607; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults/Seniors $2, Students free with I.D., Children 12 and Under free; Major Prize, Half Hourly Raffle, Silent Auction, Kids Korner, Special Large Display, Individual Display Cases by Members, Demonstrations in a forest setting with camping facilities.; contact Anita Wald-Tuttle, 6 Rockwood Drive, Grass Valley, CA 95945-5607, (530)-277-6195; e-mail: anitaw1t3@gmail.com; Web site: http://www.ncgms.org

7-8WALNUT CREEK, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Guild, Civic Park Community Center; 1375 Civic Drive; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Admission $12, , Children free; You will find a magical mix of crystals, minerals, beads, gems, jewelry and metaphysical healing tools. Thousands of items will be available at excellent prices, plus you can get a massage, have your aura read, and have a great psychic reading. ; contact Jerry Tomlinson, PO Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 94966, (415)-383-7837; e-mail: jerry@crystalfair.com; Web site: www.crystalfair.com

7-8VISTA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Vista Gem and Mineral Society, Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum; 2040 N. Santa Fe; Sat. 10-4, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; Rocks, gems, minerals, slabs and jewelry items! Great place to shop for gifts for the Holidays! ; contact Kelly Hickman, 2040 N. Santa Fe, Vista, CA 92083; e-mail: vistarocksgms@gmail.com; Web site: VistaRocks.org

13-15COSTA 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; Admission $7, Children free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from all over the world will be on site. Jewelry repair & ring sizing while you shop.; contact Allen Van, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

14-15ANDERSON, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Shasta Gem & Mineral Society, Shasta District Fairgrounds; Briggs Street; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; Great family event: Treasures include Jewelry, gems, minerals, fossils, beads, crystals, slabs, rough rock, equipment and supplies are being sold at great prices to the public. There will be many displays of stones from around the world, demonstrations, kids corner, incredible rocks on the silent auction, raffle, free hourly drawings, and more. ; contact Steve Puderbaugh, (530)-604-2951; Web site: shastagemandmineral.com

20-22SANTA 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; Admission $7, Children free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from all over the world will be on site. Jewelry repair & ring sizing while you shop. ; contact Allen Van, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

28-29LOS ALTOS, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Peninsula Gem & Geology Society, Los Altos Youth Center; One No. San Antonio; Sat. 10-5 , Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, Students 12-18 $2, Children under 12 free; Easy access and free parking next to downtown Los Altos. Fossils, minerals, rocks, gems, and jewelry. Free Hourly drawing prizes. Raffle tickets $2 each or 6 for $10 for multiple quality prizes.; contact Steve Jobe, P O Box 4962, Los Altos, CA 94024, (408)-834-5384; e-mail: steve_jobe@sbcglobal.net; Web site: pggs.org

28-29SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Sacramento Mineral Society, Scottish Rite Masonic Center; 6151 H Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Admission $6, Seniors $5, Students $6, under 12 are free; The 81st Sacramento Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show Looking for some family fun? Worried about the cold or it raining this weekend? Well come out and check out our show!! It has something for everyone and it\\\\\\\'s all indoors! What You Will Find: Minerals, fossils, beads, gemstones, meteorites, jade, tools/books, slabs and cabochons, snack bar. Also we will have a raffle, silent rock auctions, and kids activities. Kids come in costume, get a free prize! ; contact Alyssa Meiszinger, P.O. Box 279291, Sacramento, CA 95827, (916)-662-5819; e-mail: gemshow@sacramentomineralsociety.org; Web site: http://sacgemshow.com

November 2017

4-5CONCORD, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Contra Costa Mineral & Gem Society, Centre Concord; 5298 Clayton Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Admission $6, Children free; Concord Gem Show. Gems, jewelry, fossils, minerals, crystals, jade, meteorites, tekties, fluorescent rocks, and lapidary tools & equipment, findings, books; Demonstrations: cabbing, beading, wire-wrapping, faceting, stone setting, stone carving, gold panning, and more; Exhibits and educational displays, fluorescent display room, free rock and gem identification; Activities for all ages: youth and scout activities, hourly door prizes, raffle, cafe. Giant T-Rex. ; contact Harry Nichandros, Concord, CA 94520, (925)-289-0454; e-mail: showinfo@ccmgs.org; Web site: http://ccmgs.org

4-5SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; The San Diego Mineral and Gem Society, Al Bahr Shrine Center; 5440 Kearney Mesa Blvd, behind the Hampton Inn; Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; Featuring: High quality gem and mineral dealers, rough, gemstones, minerals, beads, jewelry, fossils. Demonstrations include: wire wrapping, faceting, lost wax casting, silver chain making, intarsia, sphere making, find out about upcoming free or low cost field trips, see display cases of mineral specimens, lapidary and jewelry work done by our members and learn more about our club and hobby. Free Gemstone Identification, Door Prizes and much more. The Junior Booth and Club Booths will be setup featuring bargain basement prices on books, rocks, equipment and slabs.; contact Bob Hancock, (619)-889-6886; e-mail: rtourmaline2@aol.com; Web site: www.sdmg.org

4-5CONCORD, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Contra Costa Gem and Mineral Show, Centre Concord; 5298 Clayton Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, Children under 12 free; Browse through Dealers tables, selling Gems, Jwelery, Minerals, Fossils, Meteorites, a Fluorescent room, Beads and Findings, Tools and Equipment as well as a Cafe to keep you nourished. ; contact Mary Hicks, 2418 Larkin Ct., Antioch, CA 94531, (925)-779-0698; e-mail: maryhicks@comcast.net; Web site: www.ccmgsshowcoupon.com

4-5RIDGECREST, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Indian Wells Gem and Mineral Society, Desert Empire Fairgrounds; 520 South Richmond Road; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; Free Admission; Display cases, door prizes, silent auctions, geode cutting ; contact John De Rosa, (760)-375-7905; e-mail: jfrocks@dslextreme.com

10-12SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; LLD Productions, Inc., Holiday Inn - OCA; 2726 S Grand Ave; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Dealers selling minerals, fossils, rough and cut gems, jewelry, meteorites, crystals, metaphysical materials, lapidary supplies, home decor and more. Wholesale section for qualified buyers, international and local dealers. Items in all price ranges, for all interest levels.; contact Regina Aumente, PO Box 665, Bernalillo, NM 87004, (505)-867-0425; e-mail: mzexpos@gmail.com; Web site: http://www.mzexpos.com

11-12YUBA CITY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Sutter Buttes Gem & Mineral Society, Yuba Suter Fairgrounds; 442 franklin ave.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; We will have many dealers, as well as a silent auction. We will be sponsoring a raffle and hourly drawings. Our kids table is everyone\\\\\\\'s favorite and our exhibits are beautiful. We offer a large food menu with very reasonable prices.; contact karen horita, 1364 golden plover street, plumas lake, CA 95961-8730, (916)-677-6696; e-mail: horita@comcast.net; Web site: www.sutterbuttes.net

11-12YUBA CITY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Sutter Buttes Gem & Mineral Society, Yuba/Sutter fairgrounds; 442 Franklin Ave. ; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; We will be sponsoring a raffle, silent auction, kids table, door prizes, dealers, several exhibits and great food.; contact karen horita, 1364 golden plover street, 1364 golden plover street, plumas lake, CA 95961-8730, (916)677-6696; e-mail: horita@comcast.net

18-19LAKESIDE, CA 92040, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; El Cajon Valley Gem and Mineral Society, Lakeside Rodeo Grounds; 12584 Mapleview Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; The El Cajon Valley Gem and Mineral proudly presents it\\\\\\\'s annual Gem and Mineral Show on November 18th & 19th, 2017. Vendors will be selling gems, minerals, fossils, jewelry, beads and crafts. Free gem and mineral identification. Huge raffle, food booths and kids activities.; contact Mary Ness, PO Box 451, El Cajon, CA 92022, (619)-449-0759; e-mail: ecvgms@gmail.com; Web site: ecvgms.org

18-19HESPERIA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Mining Supplies and Rock Shop, Mining Supplies and Rock Shop; 9565 C Ave; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Free Admission; Jewelry, rocks, slabs, beads, jade, gold panning and more.; contact Cyndy Mandell, 9565 C Ave, Hesperia, CA 92345, (760)-244-9642; e-mail: cynmandell@me.com; Web site: www.miningsuppliesandrockshop.com

25-26MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Monterey County Fairgrounds; 2004 Fairground Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; Fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from all over the world will be on site. Jewelry repair & ring sizing while you shop. ; contact Allen Van, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

December 2017

1-3COSTA 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; Admission $7, Children free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from all over the world will be on site. Jewelry repair & ring sizing while you shop.; contact Allen Van, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

8-10SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Ealr Warren Showgrounds; 3400 Calle Real; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $7, Children free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from all over the world will be on site. Jewelry repair & ring sizing while you shop.; contact Allen Van, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

15-17SAN 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; Admission $7, Children free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from all over the world will be on site. Jewelry repair & ring sizing while you shop. ; contact Allen Van, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

February 2018

24-25VALLEJO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Vallejo Gem & Mineral Society, Solano County Fairgrounds, Mc Cormack Hall; 900 Fairgrounds Drive,, Mc Cormack Hall; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, Children under 12 free; Vallejo Gem & Mineral Society Proudly Presents it\\\'s annual show \\\"Spring Bling.\\\". Artisan gem & mineral dealers from California, Oregon and Utah who sell jewelry, minerals, gems, fossils, crystals, jade, meteorites, turquoise, beads and rough rock and slabs. Demonstrations, free hourly drawings, silent auction, grab bags and wheel of fortune.; contact Dan Wolke, Benicia, CA 94510, (707)-334-2950; e-mail: dncwolke@sbcglobal.net; Web site: vjgems.org