Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019

Rock & Gem Show Dates

 
 

October 2019

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

26-27SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Sacramento Mineral Society; The Scottish Rite Temple, 6151 H St.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6 (visit site for $1 off coupon), free admission for children 12 and under accompanied by a paying adult; 83rd annual gem and mineral show with vendors selling fossils, beads, gemstones, meteorites, cabochons, slabs, rough rock, lapidary equipment, as well as demonstrations, and activities for children including free prizes for children who dress up in a Halloween costume; contact Alyssa; Email: gemshow@sacramentomineralsociety.org; Website: http://sacgemshow.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

January 2020

3-5SANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Rd.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 (all-weekend access); Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals, jewelry repair and demonstrations; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

10-12DEL MAR, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 (all-weekend access); Exhibitors offering various minerals and rocks, jewelry, crystals, gems, beads and crystals, jewelry repair and demonstrations; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

17-19SAN RAFAEL, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Marin Center, 10 Avenue of the Flags; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; free admission; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, beads, crystals, gold and silver, minerals and displays; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

January 2020-February 2020

31-2ROSEVILLE, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Placer County Fairgrounds, 800 All America City Blvd.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 (all-weekend access); 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

February 2020-March 2020

28-1COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Dr; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 (all-weekend access); 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

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

6-8DEL MAR, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 (all-weekend access); 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

7-8VENTURA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Ventura Gem & Mineral Society; Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; A southern California tradition for 58 years, featuring more than 15 vendors, 50 exhibits of gems, minerals, fossils, lapidary arts, demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Richard Slyker, CA; Email: info@vgms.org; Website: www.vgms.org

13-15VICTORVILLE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Victor Valley Gem and Mineral Club; Stoddard Wells Rock Hound Tailgate, Stoddard Wells and Bell Mountain Roads, Cross St. Dale Evans Parkway; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; free admission; Slabs and cabs, findings and equipment, minerals and fossils, rough, jewelry, activities for children, auction; contact Ruben Martinez, 15056-B Seventh Street, Victorville, CA 92395, (760) 490-8263; Email: rmstonewalk54@gmail.com; Website: vvgmc.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

28-29ROSEVILLE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Roseville Rock Rollers Gem and Mineral Society; Placer County Fairgrounds, 800 All America City Blvd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, seniors (60+) $5, visit www.rockrollers.com/show for a discount coupon for admission, free admission for children 12 and under; parking $10; More than 60 vendors offering a variety of materials, demonstrations, displays, and free mineral and gem identification, and activities for children; contact James Hutchings; Email: jhutchings22@hotmail.com; Website: http://www.rockrollers.com/show.html

April 2020

17-19SANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire ; Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Rd.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 (all-weekend access); Vendors offering fine jewelry, precious and semi-precious gemstones, beads, crystals, gold and silver, and minerals, jewelry repair and cleaning, demonstrations and displays; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

24-26SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire ; Scottish Rite Center, 1895 Camino del Rio S.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 (all-weekend access); Vendors offering fine jewelry, precious and semi-precious gemstones, beads, crystals, gold and silver, and minerals, jewelry repair and cleaning, demonstrations and displays; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

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

May 2020

1-3PLEASANTON, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc; Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 (all-weekend access); 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

8-10SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Scottish Rite Center, 6151 H St.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 (all-weekend access); Vendors offering fine jewelry, precious and semi-precious gemstones, beads, crystals, gold and silver, and minerals, jewelry repair and cleaning, demonstrations and displays; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

15-17COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire ; OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Dr.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 (all-weekend access); Vendors offering fine jewelry, precious and semi-precious gemstones, beads, crystals, gold and silver, and minerals, jewelry repair and cleaning, demonstrations and displays; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

22-24SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 (all-weekend access); Vendors offering fine jewelry, precious and semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold and silver, and minerals, jewelry repair and cleaning, demonstrations and displays; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

June 2020

19-21SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Scottish Rite Center, 1895 Camino del Rio S.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 (good for the weekend); Vendors offering fine jewelry, precious and semi-precious gemstones, beads, crystals, gold and silver, and minerals, jewelry repair and cleaning, demonstrations and displays; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

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