Rock & Gem Show Dates

 
 

January 2019

4-6SANTA 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; $7 weekend pass; fine jewelry, precious and semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals and gold, and exhibitors from around the world; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

11-13DEL 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; $7 weekend pass; Fine jewelry, precious and semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, jewelry repair, cleaning and ring sizing while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

18-20SAN 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; fine jewelry, precious and semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, jewelry repair, cleaning and ring sizing . ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

February 2019

1-3ROSEVILLE, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc; Placer County Fairgrounds, 800 All America City Blvd; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 weekend pass; fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, jewelry repair, cleaning and ring sizing; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

15-17SANTA 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; fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, jewelry repair, cleaning and ring sizing ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

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

22-24COSTA 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; $7 weekend pass; fine jewelry, precious and semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, jewelry repair, cleaning and ring sizing; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

23-24VALLEJO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Vallejo Gem & Mineral Society; Mc Cormack Hall, Solano County Fairgrounds, 900 Fairgrounds Dr.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; adults $6 ($1 coupon off admission at www.vjems.org, free admission for children under 12; 53rd annual show with 40 vendors offering jewelry, gems, minerals, fossils, crystals, demonstrations, and activities for children; contact Dan Wolke, 255 Essex Way, Benicia, CA 94510, (707) 334-2950; Email: dncwolke@sbcglobal.net; Website: Vjgems.org

March 2019

1-3DEL 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; $7 weekend pass; fine jewelry, precious and semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, jewelry repair, cleaning and ring sizing; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

2-3VENTURA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Ventura Gem & Mineral Society; Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W Harbor Blvd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free; 55-year tradition, exhibits of gems, minerals, fossils and lapidary arts; on-going demos of lapidary arts and jewelry making; contact Diane Cook, P.O. Box 1573, Ventura, CA 93002, (805) 312-8467; Email: info@vgms.org; Website: www.vgms.org

8-10PLEASANTON, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc; Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 weekend pass; fine jewelry, precious and semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, jewelry repair, and cleaning and ring sizing; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

8-10POMONA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Pasadena Lapidary Society hosting California Federation of Mineral Societies Annual Show; Pomona Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave., Building #6; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; adults: $5, teens (12-17), active military, seniors (60+): $4, and free for kids under 12; more than 50 vendors, display cases, live lapidary demos, special exhibits, gold panning, grab bags, and a silent auction; contact Mona Ross, 523 S. Alta Vista Ave., Monrovia, CA 91016, (626) 437-0150; Email: info@pasadenalapidary.org; Website: www.pasadenalapidary.org

8-10VICTORVILLE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Victor Valley Gem and Mineral Club; 43rd Annual Stoddard Wells Rockhound Tailgate, I-15 towards Barstow to Bell Mtn Rd/Stoddard Wells Rd Exit 157 & Dale Evans Parkway, 15056B Seventh Street; daily 9-5; free; vendors offering slabs and cabs, findings and equipment, minerals and fossils, rough material, handcrafted and faceted jewelry, family field trip for marble varieties on Saturday 9am-1pm; contact Brett Ward, 15056B Seventh Street, Victorville, CA 92395, (760) 243-2330; Email: president@vvgmc.org; Website: vvgmc.org

9-10TURLOCK, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Mother Lode Mineral Society of California; Stanislaus Fairgrounds, 900 North Broadway; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; adults $6, free admission for children 12 and under; more than 50 vendors offering rocks, gems, crystals, minerals, fossils, lapidary; Prehistoric Adventures - Walking with Giants exhibit; lectures and demonstrations; extensive fluorescent display; and various activities for children; contact Bud and Terry McMillin, (209) 484-4416; Email: terry.mcmillin@yahoo.com; Website: http://turlockgemshow.com/

9-10SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Guild; San Francisco County Fair Building, 1199 9th Avenue (at Lincoln Way); Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $12, free admission for children under 12; more than 45 vendors offering a wide variety of materials; contact Jerry Tomlinson, PO Box 1371, , Sausalito, CA 94966, 4153837837; Email: jerry@crystalfair.com; Website: http://www.crystalfair.com

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

16-17LEMOORE , CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Lemoore Gem and Mineral Club; Trinity Hall, 470 Champion St; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; free admission for all; show will feature gems, mineral, jewelry, beads, carvings and lapidary rough materials; contact Dave Morrell, P.O. Box 443, Lemoore, CA 93245, (559) 362-8904; Website: https://lemooregemandmineralclub.wordpress.com

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

23-24ANGELS CAMP, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Calaveras Gem and Mineral Society; Calaveras County Fairgrounds, 101 Frogtown Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; adults and seniors $5, free for children under 12 with a paying adult ; contact Anna Christiansen, 245 N 6th Ave, Oakdale, CA 95222, (209) 847-1173; Email: annachristiansen7132@comcast.net; Website: calaverasgemandmineral.org

April 2019

4-7JOSHUA TREE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Sportsman’s Club of Joshua Tree; Sportsman’s Club of Joshua Tree, 6225 Sunburst Street; daily 9-6; free admission; located near Joshua Tree National Park, a wholesale/retail show with more than 60 dealers offerings a wide variety of items; contact Wayne Hamilton, 6225 Sunburst Street, Joshua Tree, CA 92252, (760) 366-2915; Email: jtsportsmans@ymail.com; Website: jtsportsmansclub.com

5-7VISTA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Vista Gem & Mineral Society; Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum, 2040 N. Sante Fe Ave; daily 9-5; free admission; contact Nancy Bird, 1001 W Lambert Rd Spc 18 Space 18, Space 18, La Habra, CA 90631, (562) 697-0636; Email: nancyjbird@verizon.net

13-14MARIPOSA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Mariposa Gem and Mineral Club; Mariposa County Fairgrounds, 5005 Fairgrounds Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; adults $3, free for children under 14 ; speakers and presentations, geode cutting, and a silent auction ; contact Meredith Meehan, CA; Email: mgmc@sti.net; Website: http://mariposagemclub.org

13-14PASO ROBLES, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Santa Lucia Rockhounds; Paso Robles Event Center , 2198 Riverside Ave; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; adults $5, and free admission for children and active duty military; more than 30 dealers offering a range of minerals, fossils, crystals, meteorites, jade, jewelry, lapidary rough, displays, demonstrations, geode-cracking, and activities for children; contact Kim Noyes, P.O. Box 1672, Paso Robles, CA 93447, (805) 610-060; Email: kimnoyes@gmail.com; Website: slrockhounds.org

19-21SANTA 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; $7 weekend pass; fine jewelry, precious and semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, jewelry repair, cleaning and ring sizing ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

20-21WALNUT CREEK, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Guild; Civic Parck Comunity Center, 1375 Civic Drive, (at Broadway); Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $12, free admission for children under 12; more than 35 dealers offering crystals, minerals, gems, and jewelry; contact Jerry Tomlinson, PO Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 94966, (415) 383-78; Email: jerry@crystalfair.com; Website: http://www.crystalfair.com

26-28SAN 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; fine jewelry, precious and semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, jewelry repair, cleaning and ring sizing; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

27-28SANTA CRUZ, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Santa Cruz Mineral & Gem Society; Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, 307 Church St; daily 10-5; adults $6, free for children under 12, scouts and military in uniform; 30 vendors, demonstrations, geode cutting, ‘Pick Your Prize’ raffle to support the club’s educational offerings; contact Sarah Hawklyn; Email: shawklyn@yahoo.com; Website: www.scrockngem.org

27-28LANCASTER, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Antelope Valley Gem & Mineral Society; Antelope Valley Fairgrounds, 2551 West Avenue H (Hwy. 14 & Ave. H); Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; dealers offer rock, gem, and mineral specimens, fossils, and jewelry, gold panning, geodes, silent auctions, demonstrations, displays, and activities for children; contact Susan Chaisson-Walblom, Antelope Valley Fairgrounds, Lancaster, CA 93536, 6614060143; Email: slchaisson@yahoo.com; Website: www.avgem.weebly.com

May 2019

3-5SACRAMENTO, 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; fine jewelry, precious and semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, jewelry repair, cleaning and ring sizing ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

10-12SANTA 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; fine jewelry, precious and semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, jewelry repair, cleaning and ring sizing ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

17-19COSTA 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; $7 weekend pass; fine jewelry, precious and semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, jewelry repair, cleaning and ring sizing ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

June 2019

8-9SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Guild; Fort Mason Center, Gallery 308, 2 Marina Blvd.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $12, free admission for children under 12; the Summer in San Francisco Crystal Fair will feature 30 vendors offering crystals, minerals, gems, and jewelry; contact Jerry Tomlinson, PO Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 94966, (415) 383-7837; Email: jerry@crystalfair.com; Website: http

28-30SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc; Scottish Rite Center, 1895 Camino del Rio S; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-6:30; $7 weekend pass; fine jewelry, precious and semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, jewelry repair, cleaning and ring sizing ; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

August 2019

10-11WALNUT CREEK, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Guild; Civic Park Community Center, 1375 Civic Drive; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $12, free admission for children under 12 ; the Summer Contra Costa Crystal Fair features more than 30 dealers offering gems, jewelry, minerals, and crystals; contact Jerry Tomlinson, PO Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 94966, (415) 383-78; Email: jerry@crystalfair.com; Website: http://www.crystalfair.com

September 2019

21-21LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Long Beach Mineral & Gem Society; Expo Arts Center, 4321 Atlantic Ave; Sat. 10-5; free; this years show theme is Gems By the Beach; contact Carol Kron, (562) 577-9044; Email: lbmineralgemsociety@gmail.com; Website: https://www.facebook.com/LBMGS

October 2019

2-6JOSHUA TREE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Sportsman’s Club of Joshua Tree; Sportsman’s Club of Joshua Tree, 6225 Sunburst Street; daily 9-6; FREE ADMISSION; club is located next to the world famous Joshua Tree National Park, features a number of vendors offering a variety of items; contact Wayne Hamilton, 6225 Sunburst Street, Joshua Tree, CA 92252, (760) 366-2915; Email: jtsportsmans@ymail.com; Website: jtsportsmansclub.com

12-13WALNUT CREEK, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Guild; Civic Park Community Center, 1375 Civic Drive (at Broadway); Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $12, free admission for children under 12; the Fall Contra Costa Crystal Fair features more than 30 vendors carrying gems, jewelry, rocks, minerals, and beautiful crystals; contact Jerry Tomlinson, PO Box 1371, Sausalito, CA 94966, (415) 383-7837; Email: jerry@crystalfair.com; Website: http://www.crystalfair.com