Rock & Gem Show Dates

 
 

September 2018

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 MikeMathis, (510)-301-3612; Email: mmathis@nwp.org; Website: 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 WayneHamilton, 6225 Sunburst Street, Joshua Tree, CA 92252, (760)-366-2915; Email: jtsportsmans@ymail.com; Website: jtsportsmansclub.com

3-7JOSHUA TREE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; JT Sportsman's Club; JT Sportsman's Club, 6225 Sunburst St; Wed. 8-6, Thu. 8-6, Fri. 8-6, Sat. 8-6; Free; This will be our 43rd Annual Fall Gem, Mineral & Craft Show with dealers in warm and sunny Joshua Tree, Calif.; contact William Sherwood, 74259 St Andrews Dr, PO 713, TwentyninePalms, CA 92277, 7602186137; Email: socaldesert@yahoo.com; Website: http://www.jtsportsmansclub.com/

5-7SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Scottish Rite Center, 6151 H St.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults, seniors and student $7, children (ages 0-11) free; fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold and silver, minerals and more at manufacturers' prices, exhibitors from all over the world, jewelry repair and ring sizing while you shop, free hourly door prizes; contact YooyNelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

6-7GRASS VALLEY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Nevada County Gem & Mineral Society; Nevada County Fairgrounds, 11228 McCourtney Road; Sat. 10-5; adults $2, students with ID free, children under 12 free; contact MitchellVan Hecke, 14534 Mumford Drive, Grass Valley, CA 95945, (530) 575-4252; Email: 4vanclan5@att.net

6-7VISTA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Vista Gem and Minerial Society; Vista Antique Gas and Steam Engine Museum, 2040 N. Santa Fe Dr; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Free; Parking is $5.00. Outdoor show with rough rock, slabs, jewelry and much more. Held in conjunction with the Fiber Arts fair.; contact Kelly Hickman; Email: kellyahickman@hotmail.com

12-14TRONA, CALIFORNIA: Annual Gem-O-Rama; Searles Lake Gem & Mineral Society; Show and Lapidary Building, 13337 Main St.; Fri. 1:30 PM-6:30 PM, Sat. 7:30 AM-5:00 PM, Sun. 7:30 AM-4:00 PM; free admission; dealers, mineral collecting field trips for rare saline minerals on Searles Lake; contact BonnieFairchild, PO.Box 966, Trona, CA 92592, (760) 372-5356; Email: slgms@iwvisp.com; Website: www1.iwvisp.com/tronagemclub/

12-14COSTA 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; adults, seniors and students $7, children (ages 0-11) free; fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold and silver, minerals and more at manufacturer prices, exhibitors from all over the world, jewelry repair and ring sizing while you shop, free hourly door prizes; contact YooyNelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

13-14WALNUT CREEK, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Fair; Civic Park Community Center, 1371 Civic Drive; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; adults $12 (good for both days), children under 12 free; The Crystal Fair: rocks and minerals, gems and jewelry, metaphysical arts, find the crystal that's right for you, get a massage, have a psychic reading, free parking in the Civic Park parking lot, pay lots close by; contact JerryTomlinson, PO Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 94966, (415) 383-7837; Email: jerry@crystalfair.com; Website: www.crystalfair.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 SteveJobe, 1023 Delna Manor Lane, San Jose, CA 95128-3473, (408)-834-5384; Email: steve_jobe@sbcglobal.net; Website: 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 JaniceBricker, Fallbrook Gem &Mineral Society , 123 W Alvarado St., Ste B, Fallbrook , CA 92028, (760)-728-1130; Email: Info@fgms.org; Website: Www.fgms.org

19-21DEL 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; adults, seniors and students $7, children (ages 0-11) free; fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold and silver, minerals and more at manufacturer prices, exhibitors from all over the world, jewelry repair and ring sizing while you shop, free hourly door prizes; contact YooyNelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

20-20WEST HILLS, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Woodland Hills Rock Chippers, Inc.; First United Methodist Church, 22700 Sherman Way; Sat. 10-5; FREE; Crafts, jewelry, dealers, gems, minerals, rocks, fossils, displays, demos, silent auctions, gold panning, hands-on activities throughout the day.; contact Paty Mejorado; Email: info@rockchippers.org; Website: www.rockchippers.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 JoleenCoon, (707)-849-9551; Website: www.SRMGS.org

20-21WHITTIER, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Whittier Gem & Mineral Society; Whittier Community Center, 7630 Washington Ave.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; free admission; Displays of collections, lapidary and jewelry demonstrations, educational children's activities, vendors, snack bar, silent auction, and raffle with hourly drawings; contact Yvonne Morton, 11319 Telechron Ave., Whittier, CA 90605, (562) 895-8667; Email: will.yvonne.morton@verizon.net; Website: wgmsca.com

26-28SANTA 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; adults, seniors and students $7, children (ages 0-11) free; fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold and silver, minerals and more at manufacturer prices, exhibitors from all over the world, jewelry repair and ring sizing while you shop, free hourly door prizes; contact YooyNelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

26-28CLOVERDALE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Karmic Beads & Gems; Cloverdale History Center, 215 N. Cloverdale Blvd.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-6; FREE; Karmic Beads & Gems Presents “Crystals 4 Critters” Cloverdale Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show. FREE ADMISSION. Crystals, Minerals, Jewelry, Fossils, Beads, Singing Bowls, Cabachons, Australian Opal, Turquoise, Sugilite, Variscite & more! For show info : Jenny 619-261-8765 or karmicbeadsandgems@yahoo.com; contact Jennifer Macias, (619) 261-8765; Email: Karmicbeadsandgems@yahoo.com; Website: www.karmicbeadsandgems.rocks

27-28SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA: 82nd Annual Gem, Jewelry, Mineral and Rock Show; Sacramento Mineral Society; Scottish Rite Temple, 6151 H Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; adults $6, seniors $5, children under 12 free with a paid adult; minerals, fossils, beads, gemstones, meteorites, jade, gold, opals, slabs, cabochons, equipment, raffle, rough rock, demonstrations, kids' games and crafts, trick-or-tricking stations, come in Halloween costume, get a free prize, coupon for $1 off admission on website; contact AltyssaMeiszinger, PO Box 279291, Sacramento, CA 95827, (916) 662-5819; Email: gemshow@sacramentomineralsociety.org; Website: www.sacgemshow.com

November 2018

3-4ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA: 51st Annual Opal, Gem & Jewelry Show; American Opal Society; Business Expo Center, 1960 S. Anaheim Way; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults $5, students $3, children free; 11,000 square feet of opal, gem and jewelry dealers, displays, rough and cut stones, wire wrapping and jewelry making demonstrations, books and equipment, gemstone identification, geodes, gifts, gold panning, prize drawing, handicapped parking in front of the building; contact VeronicaPurpura, (714) 501-9959; Email: info@opalsociety.org; Website: http://opalsociety.org

3-4RIDGECREST, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Indian Wells Gem and Mineral Society; Desert Empire Fairgrounds, 520 South Richmond Road; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; Free Admission; 63rd Annual Show - free admission, display cases, door prizes, geode cutting & Field trip to Rainbow Ledge agate claim, Sunday at 9:30 AM.; contact John DeRosa, (760) 375-7905; Email: jfrocks@dslextreme.com

3-4CONCORD, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Contra Costa Mineral & Gem Society; Centre Concord, 5298 Clayton Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Admission $6. Kids under 16 free with adult. Free admission for scouts and military service personnel with ID.; Bring copy of Rock & Gem magazine for $1.00 off each person's admission fee. Kid activities. Demonstrators. T Rex skull. Grab bags and more. Free parking.; contact Mary Hicks, 9257790698; Email: maryhicks@comcast.net

9-11COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; LLD Productions Inc.; Hilton Orange County/Costa Mesa, 3050 Bristol St.; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; free admission; $5 per day for parking; wholesale and retail show with 70 dealers; contact ReginaAumente, PO Box 665, Bernalillo, NM 87004, (505) 867-0425; Email: mineralshowslld@gmail.com; Website: www.mineralshowslld.com

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 ReginaAumente, PO Box 665, Bernalillo, NM 87004, (505)-867-0425; Email: MineralShowsLLD@gmail.com; Website: http://www.MineralShowsLLL.com

10-11HESPERIA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Mining Supplies and Rock Shop; Hesperia, 16808 Main St.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; free admission; contact Cyndy Mandell, 16808 Main St., Suite D-381, Hesperia, CA 92345, (760) 244-9642; Email: cynmandell@me.com; Website: miningsuppliesandrockshop.com

10-11HESPERIA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Mining Supplies and Rock Shop; Midtown Square, 16808 Main St. Ste F; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Free Admission; 2018 Rock, Mineral, Gem, Gold, and Jade Show. Come visit our many vendors selling jewelry, rocks, slabs, beads, etc. Cross Street is "C" Ave. For more information visit our web site at www.miningsuppliesandrockshop.com; contact Lois Papner, 16808 Main St. Ste D-381, Hesperia, CA 92345, (760) 508-1081; Email: lpapner@me.com

16-18EUREKA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Humboldt Gem and Mineral Society; Redwood Acres Fairgrounds, 3750 Harris Street; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $3 Children Ages 6-12 $1 Students Free on Friday; The Humboldt Gem & Mineral Society presents A 'Rainbow of Gems' featuring a large array of quality vendors selling gems, minerals, fossils, beads, jewelry, crystals, opal, cabs, and slabs. Fun and interesting lapidary demonstrations and a silent rock auction will also be held.; contact Diane Reed, CA, (707) 839-2079

17-18OXNARD, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Oxnard Gem & Mineral Society; Oxnard Performing Arts Center, 800 Hobson Way; Sat. 10-5; free admission; contact StephanieHagiwara, PO Box 246, Oxnard, CA 93032, (805) 394-8002; Email: webmaster@oxnardgem.com; Website: www.oxnardgem.com

17-18LAKESIDE, CALIFORNIA: Annual Rock and Gem Round Up; El Cajon Valley Gem & Mineral Society; Lakeside Rodeo Grounds, 12584 Mapleview Rd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; free parking, gems, minerals, fossils, jewelry, lapidary supplies and craft vendors, 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), demonstrations, activities for the kids; contact MaryNess, 10101 Allenwood Way, Santee, CA 92071, (619) 449-0759; Email: ecvgms@gmail.com; Website: ecvgms.org

17-18LIVERMORE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Livermore Valley Lithophiles Gem & Mineral Society; The 'BARN', 3131 Pacific Ave.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $5.00 Kids 12 and under FREE; The Glow Room, Children's Corner, Polished Rock Panning $1.00 Off coupon on website, also FREE return with hand stamp. Dealer space filled.; contact Bill Bish; Email: bcbish@att.net or info@lithophiles.com; Website: www.lithophiles.com

24-25SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Christmas In San Francisco Crystal Fair; Pacific Crystal Guild; Hall of Flowers, 1199-9th Avenue, Golden Gate Park; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; adults $12 (good for both days), children under 12 free; contact JerryTomlinson, PO Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 94966

24-25MONTEREY, 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 and silver, minerals and more at manufacturers' prices, exhibitors from all over the world, jewelry repair and ring sizing while you shop, free hourly door prizes; contact YooyNelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

November 2018-December 2018

30-2COSTA 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; adults, seniors and student $7, children (ages 0-11) free; fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold and silver, minerals and more at manufacturers' prices, exhibitors from all over the world, jewelry repair and ring sizing while you shop, free hourly door prizes; contact YooyNelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

December 2018

1-2BARSTOW, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Mojave Desert Gem & Mineral Society; Cora Harper Fitness Center, 840 S. Barstow Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Dealers of rough rock, slabs, unique jewelry and lapidary gifts and minerals will be present. Demonstrations, a petrified wood display by Walt Wright, along with 30 displays will be featured. Grab bags and a 'Wheel of Fortune' for the kids are scheduled. Plus, silent auctions will take place both days, including a Genie & Raffle. ; contact Danny Watts, P.O. Box 138, Barstow, CA 92312, (760) 373-1309; Email: dvwatts@msn.com; Website: www.mdgms.net

1-2BARSTOW, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Mojave Desert Gem & Mineral Society; Cora Harper Fitness Center, 841 S. Barstow Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Dealers of rough rock, slabs, unique jewelry & lapidary gifts, minerals. Demonstrations. Petrified Wood display by Walt Wright +30 displays. Famous Grab Bags & Wheel of Fortune for the kids. Silent auctions both days including a Genie & Raffle. Barstow is the home of Diamond Pacific. ; contact Danny Watts, P.O. Box 138, Barstow, CA 92312, (760) 373-1309; Website: www.mdgms.net

7-9SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Earl Warren Showgrounds, 3400 Calle Real; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults, seniors and student $7, children (ages 0-11) free; fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold and silver, minerals and more at manufacturers' prices, exhibitors from all over the world, jewelry repair and ring sizing while you shop, free hourly door prizes; contact YooyNelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

14-16SAN 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; adults, seniors and student $7, children (ages 0-11) free; fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold and silver, minerals and more at manufacturers' prices, exhibitors from all over the world, jewelry repair and ring sizing while you shop, free hourly door prizes; contact YooyNelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

February 2019

16-17ANTIOCH, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Antioch Lapidary Club; Contra Costa County Fairgrounds, 1201 West 10th Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; adults, seniors and students $6, children under 12, Scouts in uniform and active military with ID free; jewelry, gems, findings, supplies, auction grab bags, exhibits, hands-on projects for kids, free parking; contact BrendaMiguel, 1201 West 10th Street, Antioch, CA 94509, (925) 301-6957; Email: brenda.miguel@yahoo.com; Website: www.antiochlapidaryclub.com

23-24VALLEJO 94589, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Vallejo Gem & Mineral Society; Mc Cormack Hall, Solano county fairgrounds, 900 Fairgrounds Drive, , Mc Cormack Hall Solano County Fairgrounds; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6.00, children under 12 free , $1 off coupon @vjgems.org; Vallejo Gem & Mineral Society proudly presents its 53rd annual gem & mineral show and sale, February 22nd & 23rd 10AM-5PM. 40 artisan dealers, with jewelry, gems, minerals, fossils, crystals, jade, turquoise, opals and meteorites. Free hourly drawings, demonstrations, free parking, grab bags, and geo-cracking.; contact Dan Wolke, 255 Essex Way, Benicia, CA 94510, (707) 334-2950; Email: dncwolke@sbcglobal.net; Website: Vjgems.org

March 2019

16-17SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Santa Clara Valley Gem & Mineral Society; Santa Clara County Fairgrounds, 344 Tully Rd, Pavilion Building; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, kids 12 and under free, military free; Get $1 off admission with coupon from website: www.scvgms.org. Active & retired military & their dependents free with Military ID.; contact Sonia Dyer, CA, (408) 629-5735; Email: sonia.dyer@sbcglobal.net; Website: www.scvgms.org

23-24ROSEVILLE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Roseville Rock Rollers Gem & Mineral Society; @the Grounds (Placer County Fairgrounds), 800 All America Blvd., off Washington; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; ; educational activities, more than 60 vendors, and many exhibits throughout the fairgrounds; contact Gloria, PO Box 452, Roseville, CA 95661, (916) 216-1114; Email: gloriarosevillerockrollers@gmail.com; Website: www.rockrollers.com/show.html