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April 2018

27-29SANTA 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, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from around the world. Jewelry repair, cleaning & ring sizing while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

28-29SANTA CRUZ, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Santa Cruz Mineral and Gem Society, Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium; 307 Church Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Admission $1; Activities for all ages. Gold panning, kids crafts, Rocks that GLOW Treasure Hunt (score wizard crystals treasure!) and geode cutting demos. Cabochon making, arrowhead knapping and hands on soapstone carving.; contact Dean Welder, P.O. Box 343, Santa Cruz, CA 95061; e-mail: scruzmgs@gmail.com; Web site: http://www.scrockngem.org

May 2018

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; Admission $7, Children free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from around the world. Jewelry repair, cleaning & ring sizing while you shop. Free hourly door prizes.; contact Yooy Nelson, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

4-6YUCAIPA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Yucaipa Gem and Mineral Society, Yucaipa CA; Yucaipa Blvd and Adams St; Fri. 6pm -10pm, Sat. 12-10, Sun. 12-7; Free Admission; There will be dealers with great rock, gem and jewelry items, including our nationally recognized flint knapper, activities for kids, a fantastic raffle, and geode cracker. Our show is held in conjunction with the city wide Yucaipa Music and Arts Festival. This festival will feature recognized musicians, , other artists and vendors and a beer garden. http://yucaipa.org/recreation/city-events-festivals/city-festivals/yucaipa-music-arts-festival/; contact Lee Peterson, PO Box 494, Yucaipa, CA 92399, (909)-794-0731; e-mail: res09ayd@verizon.net; Web site: http://www.yvgms.org/wiki/

5-6ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Searchers Gem & Mineral Society, Brookhurst Community Center; 2271 W. Crescent Ave; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4:30; Free Admission; This is one of the best rock shows in Southern California. Many fun activities for kids! See rocks, gems, minerals, fossils, beads, rough, slabs, vendors, gold panning, silent auction, hobby supplies, vintage stones, door prizes, gemstones, grab bags, tools, equipment and exhibits. Lapidary supplies. Stone carving, faceting, intarsia, wire wrapping and cabochon making demonstrations. Lunch, snacks and drinks are available.; contact Debra Tanner, (714)-329-0290; e-mail: debratannernew@gmail.com; Web site: www.searchersrocks.org

11-13SANTA 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, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from around the world. Jewelry repair, cleaning & ring sizing while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

18-20SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; LLD Productions, Inc., Holiday Inn-Orange County Airport; 2726 S Grande Ave; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Local, national, and international dealers selling minerals, fossils. meteorites, gems, jewelry, beads, gift items and metaphysical supplies. Wholesale area for qualified buyers; contact Regina Aumente, PO Box 665, Bernalillo, NM 87043, (505)-867-0425; e-mail: MineralShowsLLD@gmail.com; Web site: http://www.MineralShowsLLL.com

18-20COSTA 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, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from around the world. Jewelry repair, cleaning & ring sizing while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

June 2018

8-10LA HABRA, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; North Orange County Gem & Mineral, LaHabra Community Center; 101 West La Habra Blvd; Fri. 5-8, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Exhibits, lectures, grab bags and opportunity drawings. Unique gem/rock/jewelry supplies and tools. Food sales support the Youth Committee and Scholarship Program. ; contact Armando Pderdoza, (909)-455-6800; e-mail: forestandsun@yahoo.com; Web site: www.nocgms.com

9-10GLENDORA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Glendora Gems, Goddard Middle School; 859 E. Sierra Madre, 1010 E. Mountain View; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; Displays, dealers, silent auction, demonstrations, food.; contact Bonnie Bidwell, 1010 E. Mountain View, Glendora, CA 91741, (626)-963-4638; e-mail: ybidwell2@aol.com

9-10ESCONDIDO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Palomar Gem and Mineral Club, Escondido, CA; 340 N. Escondido Blvd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5, Seniors/Students $3; contact Dawn Vickers; e-mail: pgmcshow@palomargem.org; Web site: www.palomargem.org/annual-gem-mineral-and-jewelry-show/

9-10GLENDORA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Glendora Gems, Goddard Middle School; 859 E. Sierra Madre, 1010 E Mountain View Ave; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; Displays, demonstrations, silent auction, food, door prizes; contact Bonnie Bidwell, 1010 E Mountain View Ave, Glendora, CA 91741, (626)-963-4638; e-mail: ybidwell2@aol.com

22-24SAN 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, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from around the world. Jewelry repair, cleaning & ring sizing while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

23-24CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Culver City Rock and Mineral Club, Veterans Memorial Auditorium; 4117 Overland Ave.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; The Culver City Rock and Mineral Club will present its 57th Annual Fiesta of Gems Show. This year the featured gemstone is Jade. The Fiesta of Gems is a free educational event for the community which provides fossils, gems and mineral exhibits, demonstrations, and children’s programs. We also offer jewelry making classes, gem, mineral dealers, tools, and books sales. This event helps several community programs in Culver City and helps to educate and inspire elementary students in Earth Science activities. It also enables the Club to provide donations to the El Rincon School, to the Culver City Boy Scouts, Troop 113, and the Culver City Senior Center. ; contact Janice Metz, CA 90230, (310)-850-4398; e-mail: janicemtz@yahoo.com; Web site: http://www.culvercityrocks.org/

23-24CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Culver City Rock and Mineral Club, Veterans Memorial Auditorium; 4117 Overland Ave., ; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission ; The Culver City Rock and Mineral Club will present its 57th Annual Fiesta of Gems Show. This year the featured gemstone is Jade. Admission and parking are free. The Fiesta of Gems is a free educational event for the community which provides fossils, gems and mineral exhibits, demonstrations, and children’s programs. We also offer jewelry making classes, gem, mineral dealers, tools, and books sales. This event helps several community programs in Culver City and helps to educate and inspire elementary students in Earth Science activities. It also enables the Club to provide donations to the El Rincon School, to the Culver City Boy Scouts, Troop 113, and the Culver City Senior Center. Fiesta of Gems Show offers gem and mineral dealers from California, New Mexico, and Arizona who will sell minerals, gems, slabs, cabochons, beads, and jewelry findings. The Culver City Rock and Mineral Club members will exhibit gem and mineral works of art, jewelry pieces, and private collections of gems and minerals. There will be classes throughout the weekend introducing various techniques of jewelry making. ; contact Janice Metz, 4117 Overland Ave., Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Culver City , CA 90232, (310)-850-4398; e-mail: janicemtz@yahoo.com; Web site: http://www.culvercityrocks.org/fiesta.htm

August 2018

4-5SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; San Francisco Gem & Mineral Society, San Francisco County Fair Bldg (Hall of Flowers); 9th Ave & Lincoln Way, Golden Gate Park; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $10; 60 displays, kids\' treasure hunt, demonstrations; contact Ellen Nott; e-mail: ellen_nott@yahoo.com; Web site: www.sfgemshow.org

18-19TEHACHAPI, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Tehachapi Valley Gem and Mineral Society, Tehachapi Senior center; 500 East ; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; Free Admission; Gem, mineral and Jewelry show with free parking and free admission. We will have everything from very rare and hard to find material to common rough, slabs, cut and finished, mineral specimens, crystals, fossils, cabochons,Jewlery and lots of other goodies. Our raffle grand prize this year will be a Cathedral Amethyst valued at $1500. you see it on FB Tehachapi Valley Gem & Mineral Society. We have approx.20 vendors plus out spinning wheel with great prizes. This is also Mountain Fest weekend and it is lots of fun. ; contact Ronald Myrick, 105 Brentwood dr, Tehachapi, CA 93561, (661)-972-1117; e-mail: tehachapivgms@outlook.com; Web site: tvgms.org

September 2018

15-16MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Carmel Valley Gem & Mineral , Monterey County Fairgrounds; 2004 Fairgrounds Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults/Seniors $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. A full snack bar is always open with drinks, hot dogs, chili, homemade sandwiches, and desserts. This event supports the Carmel Valley Gem & Mineral Society\\\'s educational outreach for Monterey schools. ; contact Janis Rovetti, 1047 Roosevelt Street, Monterey, CA 93940, (831)-372-1311; e-mail: janis12@sbcglobal.net; Web site: www.cvgms.rocks

22-23LODI, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Stockton Lapidary and Mineral Club, Lodi Grape Festival Grounds; 413 E Lockeford St; Daily 10-5; Admission $6, Children free 12 and under ; Earth\\\\\\\'s Treasures Gems, Minerals, & Jewelry Show Vendors, Gold Panning, Demonstrations, Rock Identification, Fluorescent Exhibits, Children\\\\\\\'s Activities, Lapidary Art Exhibits; contact Mike Mathis, (510)-301-3612; e-mail: mmathis@nwp.org; Web site: http://www.stocktonlapidary.com/show.html

October 2018

3-7JOSHUA TREE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Sportsman’s Club of Joshua Tree, Sportsman’s Club of Joshua Tree; 6225 Sunburst Street; Daily 9-6; Free Admission; This will be our 43rd Annual FALL Gem, Mineral & Craft Show with Dealers in our 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

13-14LOS ALTOS, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Peninslua Gem and Geology Society, Los Altos Youth Center; One No. San Antonio Rd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Admission $5, Children under 12 free; Kids Treasure Wheel, geode cutting, rock and mineral ID, poppy jasper, meteorites, fossils, beads, jewelry, minerals, quality slabs. We are a small show, but we are a great show!; contact Steve Jobe, 1023 Delna Manor Lane, San Jose, CA 95128-3473, (408)-834-5384; e-mail: steve_jobe@sbcglobal.net; Web site: pggs.org

14-14FALLBROOK , CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Society , Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Museum; Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Museum, 123 W Alvarado St.; Sun. 9-4; Free Admission; Raffle, mineral panning, rock painting, gem identification, mineral, gem and fossil sales, rock sphere polishing demonstration, & more! ; contact Janice Bricker, Fallbrook Gem &Mineral Society , 123 W Alvarado St., Ste B, Fallbrook , CA 92028, (760)-728-1130; e-mail: Info@fgms.org; Web site: Www.fgms.org

20-21SANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Santa Rosa Mineral and Gem Society, Santa Rosa\\\'s Veteran\\\'s Building; 1351 Maple St; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $6; Gold Panning demos, wire wrapping classes, 30+ many wonderful dealers!!!; contact Joleen Coon, (707)-849-9551; Web site: www.SRMGS.org

November 2018

9-11SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; LLD Productions, Inc., Holiday Inn-Orange County Airport; 2726 S. Grande Ave; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Fossils, gems, jewelry, meteorites, beads, gift items and metaphysical supplies. Local, national, and international vendors include many miners and artisans.; contact Regina Aumente, PO Box 665, Bernalillo, NM 87004, (505)-867-0425; e-mail: MineralShowsLLD@gmail.com; Web site: http://www.MineralShowsLLL.com

17-18LAKESIDE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; El Cajon Valley Gem and Mineral Society, Lakeside Rodeo Grounds; 12584 Mapleview Rd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; The El Cajon Valley Gem and Mineral Society\\\\\\\'s annual Rock and Gem Round Up is a free Rock and Gem Show on the corner of Mapleview Rd. and HWY 67. A large selection of Gems, Minerals, Fossils, Jewelry, Lapidary Supplies and Craft Vendors. Free Parking, free Gem and Mineral Identification, Gold Panning, Great RAFFLE Prizes - Grand prize is a large Amethyst Cathedral. (You don\\\\\\\'t need to be present to win), Food Booth, Demonstrations, Activities for the Kids and fun for the whole family. A great place to do all your holiday shopping. ; contact Mary Ness, 10101 Allenwood Way, Santee, CA 92071, (619)-449-0759; e-mail: ecvgms@gmail.com; Web site: ecvgms.org