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April 2017

28-30SANTA 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 weekend pass, 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 while you shop. Free hourly door prizes.; contact Yooy Nelson, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

29-30LANCASTER, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Antelope Valley Gem and Mineral Club, Lancaster High School; 44701 32nd St W ; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; contact CJ Quitoriano, Lancaster, CA, (661)-209-9092; e-mail: cjq_62@yahoo.com

May 2017

5-7YUCAIPA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Yucaipa Valley Gem & Mineral Society, Yucaipa, CA; Yucaipa Blvd and Adams St; Fri. 6-10, Sat. 12-10, Sun. 12-6; Free Admission; Highlights of the show include top quality dealers of unique and rare gems, rough rock, minerals, fossils, jewelry, beads, and more; kids activities; raffle with wonderful prizes, including cash, lapidary, and many other prizes from local merchants and dealers. ; contact Lee Peterson, PO Box 494, Yucaipa, CA 92399, (909)-794-0731; e-mail: grandpasgems@gmail.com; Web site: yvgms.org

6-7ANAHEIM, 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, CA, (714)-329-0290; e-mail: Debra.Tanner@rockwellcollins.com

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; Admission: $7 weekend pass, 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 while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

12-14SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Scottish Rite Center; 6151 H St; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 weekend pass, 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 while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

19-21SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Earl Warren Showgrounds; 3400 Calle Real; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 weekend pass, 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 while you shop. Free hourly door prizes. ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

19-21SANTA 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

20-21SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Pacific Crystal Guild, Fort Mason Center; 2 Marina Blvd.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Adults $12; This is the year of the 30th Anniversary of the San Francisco Crystal Fair. On May 20-21, Fort Mason Center is hosting this crystal and gem extravaganza.Vendors from Asia, Europe, and Africa (as well as California artisans) will have awe-inspiring products. Minerals, gems, beads, jewelry -an amazing array of merchandise, plus for your delight and entertainment, you can meet up with healers, psychics, aura readers, and get a good massage. ; contact Jerry Tomlinson, PO Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 94966, (415)-383-7837; e-mail: jerry@crystalfair.com; Web site: www.crystalfair.com

26-28CLOVERDALE , CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Karmic Beads and Gems , Cloverdale History Center ; 215 North Cloverdale Blvd. ; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; Karmic Beads and Gems is proud to be your host for the Spring Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show at the Cloverdale History Center. Treasures from around the world include; Native American and contemporary jewelry, crystals, metaphysical items, jade, turquoise, bismuth, ammolite, opal, rubies, beads, singing bowls, "Old Stock" rough and finished rock and more. Free identification of rock and jewelry items. Fun for the whole family, where you can find treasures from $1 up to $$$. ; contact Charlie Macias , (619)-920-0464; e-mail: karmicbeadsandgems@yahoo.com

June 2017

2-4BIG BEAR LAKE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Minerals in the Mountains, Big Bear Lake Convention; 42900 Big Bear Blvd.; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Admission $7, Seniors/Students/Children free; "Minerals in the Mountains" is the first Mineral show at Big Bear Lake for 20 years. This is an opportunity to attend a mineral show in the surroundings of beautiful Big Bear Lake in Southern California. Dealers selling a wide variety of minerals, jewelry, faceted stones, gemstones, fossils, healing crystals, rough rocks, slabs, lapidary, also demonstrations and much more. Rockhounds and locals dealers selling their own specimens. Hourly door prize throughout the weekend. Kid's show with prizes for display and knowledge of minerals. ; contact Janet Roberts, 2129 First Lane , Big Bear City, CA 92314, (909)-547-0010; e-mail: janet@gemsofthewest.co; Web site: gemsofthewest.co

2-4LA HABRA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; North Orange County Gem and Mineral, La Habra Senior Center ; 101 W La Habra Blvd; Fri. 5-8, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission ; Exibits, raffle prizes. Unique gems/rocks/jewelry, supplies & tools. Geode cutting. Food and grab bags. Supporting the Youth Committee and Scholarship Program.; contact Armando Pedroza , (909)-455-6800; e-mail: foresrandsun@yahoo.com

3-4GLENDORA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Glendora GEMS, Goddard Middle School; 859 E. Sierra Madre; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; Displays, vendors, food, door prizes, demonstrations, silent auction; contact Bonnie Bidwell, 1010 E. Mountain View Ave., Glendora, CA 91741, (626)-963-4638; e-mail: ybidwell2@aol.com

3-4ESCONDIDO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Palomar Gem and Mineral Club, California Center for the Arts, Escondido; 340 N. Escondido Blvd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Admission $5; Demonstrators will be showing their skills to attendees and giving them the opportunity to learn about some of the lapidary arts promoted through our club including faceting, silversmithing and other arts. There will also be Gem Identification. Find out what gem is in the ring your grandmother gave you. There will even be a rock treasure dig for kids. Beautiful mineral specimens, cut gems, gem rough, fossils and eye catching jewelry made from gems and minerals may be purchased.; contact Dawn Vickers; e-mail: 2017pgmcshow@palomargem.org; Web site: http://palomargem.org/Documents/GemShow2017.pdf

9-11VENTURA, CALIFORNIA: Show; Ventura Gem & Mineral Society on behalf of the American Federation of Mineralogical Societies, Ventura County Fairgrounds; 10 W. Harbor Blvd.; Fri. 10-5; Adults $7, Seniors $6, Students $4 (age 13-17), Children free (under age 12); Exhibits of gems, minerals, fossils, lapidary arts & hand-crafted jewelry, including exhibits entered into competition & displays by UCLA & the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County; on-going demos of lapidary arts; a raffle & hourly silent auctions; 50+ dealers; children's activities; speakers & programs nearly every hour. The entire nation of "rockhounds" will converge on Ventura for this special nationwide event, which is open to the general public.; contact Diane Cook, P.O. Box 1573, Ventura, CA 93002, (805)-312-8467; e-mail: info@VGMS.org; Web site: www.vgms.org

23-25SAN 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; $7 weekend pass, 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 while you shop. Free hourly door prizes.; contact Yooy Nelson, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

July 2017

8-9CULVER CITY , CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Culver City Rock and Mineral Club, Veterans Memorial Auditorium; 4117 Overland Ave.; Sat. 10-6; Free Admission; Our Fiesta of Gems Show offers over 35 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 Blvd.,, Culver City, CA 90230, (310)-850-4398; e-mail: janicemtz@yahoo.com; Web site: http://www.culvercityrocks.org/fiesta.htm

August 2017

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

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

September 2017

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

October 2017

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

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

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