Rock & Gem Show Dates

 
 

July 2018

20-22EUREKA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Redwood Acres Fairgrounds, 3750 Harris St.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults, seniors and students $5, 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

27-29ANDERSON, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Shasta District Fair & Events Center, 1890 Briggs St.; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults, seniors and students $5, 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

August 2018

3-5NIPOMO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Orcutt Mineral Society; Nipomo High School, 525 N. Thompson Avenue; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free admission; 60 great vendors, displays and lapidary arts demonstrations, kids' activities, Treasure Chest, Gold Prospectors, barbecue Saturday, Treasure Chest Drawing Sunday; contact Jeanne L.Watkins, (805) 489-6590; Website: www.omsinc.org

3-5PLEASANTON, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc.; Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave.; 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

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 EllenNott; Email: ellen_nott@yahoo.com; Website: www.sfgemshow.org

4-5WALNUT CREEK, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Guild; Civic Park Community Center, 1375 Civic Drive, 2 Marina Blvd.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; adults $12 (good both days), children under 12 free; rocks, minerals, gems, jewelry, metaphysical arts, find the crystal that's right for you; contact JerryTomlinson, PO Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 94966, (415) 383-7837; Email: jerry@crystalfair.com; Website: www.crystalfair.com

10-12SACRAMENTO, 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 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

17-19SANTA 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 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

18-19TEHACHAPI, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Tehachapi Valley Gem & Mineral Society; Tehachapi Senior Center, 500 East; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; free admission; free parking, very rare and hard to find material to common rough, slabs, cut and finished, mineral specimens, crystals, fossils, cabochons, jewelry, raffle grand prize of a Cathedral Amethyst valued at $1,500, approximately 20 vendors, spinning wheel with great prizes, Mountain Fest; contact RonaldMyrick, 105 Brentwood Dr., Tehachapi, CA 93561, (661) 972-1117; Email: tehachapivgms@outlook.com; Website: tvgms.org

24-26COSTA 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

August 2018-September 2018

31-2SAN 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 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

September 2018

14-16SAN 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 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

15-16REDWOOD CITY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Sequoia Gem & Mineral Society; Communities Activities Building, 1400 Roosevelt Avenue; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; adults, seniors and students $3, children (under 12) free; rocks, minerals, lapidary displays, jewelry, beads, lots of activities for kids; contact WilliamSpence, PO Box 1245, Redwood City, CA 94064, (408) 398-7502; Email: bill.spence777@sbcglobal.net; Website: www.sequoiagemandmineralsociety.org

15-16CHICO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Feather River Lapidary & Mineral Society; Silver Dollar Fair Grounds, 2357 Fair St.; Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 9:30-4; adults $4, under 16 free; jade, opal, rough rock, crystals, fossils, minerals, jewelry, and beads, demonstrations in wire wrapping, jewelry making, rock carving and painting, and geode cutting, display cases, kids' wheel of fortune, treasure hunt, grab bags, fossilized shark tooth necklace for the first 250 kids both days; contact JohnScott, 1288 Glenwood Ave., Chico, CA 95926, (530) 321-6331; Email: jweazel@sbcglobal.net; Website: featherriverrocks.org

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 JanisRovetti, 1047 Roosevelt Street, Monterey, CA 93940, (831)-372-1311; Email: janis12@sbcglobal.net; Website: 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 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

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

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

20-21SANTA 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

March 2019

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