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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

September 2017-October 2017

29-1SAN 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, crystals, gems, beads, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from all over the world will be on site. Jewelry repair & ring sizing while you shop.; contact Allen Van, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

October 2017

4-8JOSHUA TREE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Sportsman\'s Club of Joshua Tree, Sportsman\'s Club; 6225 Sunburst Street; Wed. 12-6, Thu. 9-6, Fri. 9-6, Sat. 9-6; Free Admission; This will be our 42nd Annual Gem & Mineral Show in 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

6-8SACRAMENTO, 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, crystals, gems, beads, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from all over the world will be on site. Jewelry repair & ring sizing while you shop.; contact Allen Van, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

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

7-8VISTA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Vista Gem and Mineral Society, Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum; 2040 N. Santa Fe; Sat. 10-4, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; Rocks, gems, minerals, slabs and jewelry items! Great place to shop for gifts for the Holidays! ; contact Kelly Hickman, 2040 N. Santa Fe, Vista, CA 92083; e-mail: vistarocksgms@gmail.com; Web site: VistaRocks.org

8-8FALLBROOK, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Society, Alvarado Street, Fallbrook, CA; 123 W. Alvarado Street; Sun. 9-4; Free Admission; Street Fair with vendors, 6 silent auctions, wheel of fortune, mineral panning, ; contact Janice Bricker, 123 W. Alvarado St. Suite B, Fallbrook, Ca, CA 92028, (760)-723-8568; e-mail: info@fgms.org; Web site: www.fgms.org

13-15COSTA 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, crystals, gems, beads, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from all over the world will be on site. Jewelry repair & ring sizing while you shop.; contact Allen Van, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

14-15ANDERSON, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Shasta Gem & Mineral Society, Shasta District Fairgrounds; Briggs Street; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; Great family event: Treasures include Jewelry, gems, minerals, fossils, beads, crystals, slabs, rough rock, equipment and supplies are being sold at great prices to the public. There will be many displays of stones from around the world, demonstrations, kids corner, incredible rocks on the silent auction, raffle, free hourly drawings, and more. ; contact Steve Puderbaugh, (530)-604-2951; Web site: shastagemandmineral.com

20-22SANTA 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, crystals, gems, beads, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from all over the world will be on site. Jewelry repair & ring sizing while you shop. ; contact Allen Van, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

21-22WHITTIER 90602, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Whittier Gem & Mineral Society, Whittier Community Center; 7630 Washington Ave.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Whittier Gem & Mineral Society’s Annual Show, \\\"Found in America\\\" Features gems, mineral, and jewelry displays, lapidary and jewelry demonstrations, vendors, educational children’s activities, snack bar, silent auction, raffle with hourly drawings. ; contact Yvonne Morton, 11319 Telechron Ave., Whittier, CA 90605, (562)-895-8667; e-mail: will.yvonne.morton@verizon.net; Web site: wgmsca.com

21-22SANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Santa Rosa Mineral & Gem Society, Santa Rosa Vets Hall; 1351 Maple Ave., (across st. from Fairgrounds); Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $6., under 12 free; Minerals, rough rock, slabs, gold panning, beads, fossils, meteorites, lapidary jewelry. Kids’ table with games, rock ID expert, wire wrap classes, bake sale, raffles and door prizes and lots more!; contact Jolene Coon, (707)-849-9551; Web site: www.SRMGS.org

28-29LOS ALTOS, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Peninsula Gem & Geology Society, Los Altos Youth Center; One No. San Antonio; Sat. 10-5 , Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, Students 12-18 $2, Children under 12 free; Easy access and free parking next to downtown Los Altos. Fossils, minerals, rocks, gems, and jewelry. Free Hourly drawing prizes. Raffle tickets $2 each or 6 for $10 for multiple quality prizes.; contact Steve Jobe, P O Box 4962, Los Altos, CA 94024, (408)-834-5384; e-mail: steve_jobe@sbcglobal.net; Web site: pggs.org

28-29SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Sacramento Mineral Society, Scottish Rite Masonic Center; 6151 H Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Admission $6, Seniors $5, Students $6, under 12 are free; The 81st Sacramento Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show Looking for some family fun? Worried about the cold or it raining this weekend? Well come out and check out our show!! It has something for everyone and it\\\\\\\'s all indoors! What You Will Find: Minerals, fossils, beads, gemstones, meteorites, jade, tools/books, slabs and cabochons, snack bar. Also we will have a raffle, silent rock auctions, and kids activities. Kids come in costume, get a free prize! ; contact Alyssa Meiszinger, P.O. Box 279291, Sacramento, CA 95827, (916)-662-5819; e-mail: gemshow@sacramentomineralsociety.org; Web site: http://sacgemshow.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

4-5SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; The San Diego Mineral and Gem Society, Al Bahr Shrine Center; 5440 Kearney Mesa Blvd, behind the Hampton Inn; Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; Featuring: High quality gem and mineral dealers, rough, gemstones, minerals, beads, jewelry, fossils. Demonstrations include: wire wrapping, faceting, lost wax casting, silver chain making, intarsia, sphere making, find out about upcoming free or low cost field trips, see display cases of mineral specimens, lapidary and jewelry work done by our members and learn more about our club and hobby. Free Gemstone Identification, Door Prizes and much more. The Junior Booth and Club Booths will be setup featuring bargain basement prices on books, rocks, equipment and slabs.; contact Bob Hancock, (619)-889-6886; e-mail: rtourmaline2@aol.com; Web site: www.sdmg.org

4-5CONCORD, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Contra Costa Gem and Mineral Show, Centre Concord; 5298 Clayton Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, Children under 12 free; Browse through Dealers tables, selling Gems, Jwelery, Minerals, Fossils, Meteorites, a Fluorescent room, Beads and Findings, Tools and Equipment as well as a Cafe to keep you nourished. ; contact Mary Hicks, 2418 Larkin Ct., Antioch, CA 94531, (925)-779-0698; e-mail: maryhicks@comcast.net; Web site: www.ccmgsshowcoupon.com

4-5RIDGECREST, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Indian Wells Gem and Mineral Society, Desert Empire Fairgrounds; 520 South Richmond Road; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; Free Admission; Display cases, door prizes, silent auctions, geode cutting ; contact John De Rosa, (760)-375-7905; e-mail: jfrocks@dslextreme.com

4-5ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; American Opal Society, Business Expo Center; Business Expo Center, 1960 S. Anaheim Way; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults/Seniors $5, 5.00, Students free with ID, Children under 15 free; Rough & Cut Opals; other gemstones; jewelry tools & supplies. Books. Prize drawing. Free Demonstrations - gemstone identification, gem cutting, jewelry making, gem carving, wire wrapping, inlay, faceting, cabbing. Free parking.; contact Veronica Pupura, American Opal Society, PO Box 4875, Garden Grove, CA 92842, (714)-501-9959; e-mail: info@opalsociety.org; Web site: https://www.facebook.com/AmericanOpalSociety/

10-12SANTA 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

11-12YUBA CITY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Sutter Buttes Gem & Mineral Society, Yuba Suter Fairgrounds; 442 franklin ave.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; We will have many dealers, as well as a silent auction. We will be sponsoring a raffle and hourly drawings. Our kids table is everyone\\\\\\\'s favorite and our exhibits are beautiful. We offer a large food menu with very reasonable prices.; contact karen horita, 1364 golden plover street, plumas lake, CA 95961-8730, (916)-677-6696; e-mail: horita@comcast.net; Web site: www.sutterbuttes.net

11-12YUBA CITY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Sutter Buttes Gem & Mineral Society, Yuba/Sutter fairgrounds; 442 Franklin Ave. ; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; We will be sponsoring a raffle, silent auction, kids table, door prizes, dealers, several exhibits and great food.; contact karen horita, 1364 golden plover street, 1364 golden plover street, plumas lake, CA 95961-8730, (916)677-6696; e-mail: horita@comcast.net

18-19LAKESIDE, CA 92040, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; El Cajon Valley Gem and Mineral Society, Lakeside Rodeo Grounds; 12584 Mapleview Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; The El Cajon Valley Gem and Mineral proudly presents it\\\\\\\'s annual Gem and Mineral Show on November 18th & 19th, 2017. Vendors will be selling gems, minerals, fossils, jewelry, beads and crafts. Free gem and mineral identification. Huge raffle, food booths and kids activities.; contact Mary Ness, PO Box 451, El Cajon, CA 92022, (619)-449-0759; e-mail: ecvgms@gmail.com; Web site: ecvgms.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

18-19OXNARD, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; The Oxnard Gem & Mineral Society, Oxnard Performing Arts Center; 800 Hobson Way; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; contact Stephanie Hagiwara, (805)-394-8002; e-mail: webmaster@oxnardgem.com; Web site: http://www.oxnardgem.com

25-26MONTEREY, 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 & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from all over the world will be on site. Jewelry repair & ring sizing while you shop. ; contact Allen Van, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

December 2017

1-3COSTA 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, crystals, gems, beads, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from all over the world will be on site. Jewelry repair & ring sizing while you shop.; contact Allen Van, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

2-3BARSTOW, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Mojave Desert Gem & Mineral Society, Cora Harper Fitness Center; 841 Barstow Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; 43rd Annual Show. Fun for the whole family. Lapidary arts & crafts, Displays with special Petrified Wood exhibit by Walt Wright. Silent Auctions both days & Raffle. Dealers with gems, minerals, lapidary rough, beads, unique jewelry & gifts. Demonstrations & Lapidary instruction. Our Famous Grab Bags & Wheel of Fortune for the young & young at heart. Food booth. Proceeds go to our local scholarships.; contact Danny Watts, P.O. Box 138, Barstow, CA 92312, (760)-373-1309; Web site: www.mdgms.net

8-10SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Ealr Warren Showgrounds; 3400 Calle Real; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Admission $7, Children free (ages 0-11); Fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from all over the world will be on site. Jewelry repair & ring sizing while you shop.; contact Allen Van, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

9-10RIALTO, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; OrangeBelt Mineralogical Society, Across street from Rialto City Hall; 105 S. Palm Ave.; Sat. 9am-Dusk, Sun. 9am-Dusk; Free Admission; Tons of rocks, minerals, fossils, gems, jewelry, hand made crafts, tools, petrified woods, agate, geodes, and much more. Fun and educational.; contact Jessica Pearson; e-mail: jpearson1915@gmail.com; Web site: OBMSRocks.yolasite.com

15-17SAN 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, crystals, gems, beads, gold & silver, minerals & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Exhibitors from all over the world will be on site. Jewelry repair & ring sizing while you shop. ; contact Allen Van, (503)-252-8300; e-mail: info@gemfaire.com; Web site: http://www.gemfaire.com

January 2018

5-7SANTA 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

12-14DEL 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; 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

19-21SAN 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, 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

February 2018

2-4ROSEVILLE, 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; 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

16-18SANTA 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

16-25INDIO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; San Gorgonio Mineral & Gem Society, Riverside County Fairgrounds & National Date Festival; 82-503 Hwy 111; Daily 10-10; Adults $9, Seniors $8, Students $7, Children 5 & under free; We have dealers featuring jewelry, beads, crystals, minerals, precious & semi-precious gemstones, geodes & much more. There are 108 display cases featuring gem & mineral and fossil collections of club member & guest collections. There are demonstrations of sphere making, rock grinding & polishing, and cutting of geodes and free polished rocks for the children. ; contact Bert Grisham, (951)-849-1674

17-18ANTIOCH, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Antioch Lapidary Club, Contra Costa County Fairgrounds; 1201 West 10th Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults/Seniors $5, Students/Children under 12 free; Jewelry, Gems, Findings, Supplies, Auction, Grab bags, Exhibits and hands on projects for kids. ; contact Brenda Miguel, 425 Fulton Shipyard Rd., Antioch, CA 94509-0009, (925)-301-6957; e-mail: brenda.miguel@yahoo.com; Web site: antiochlapidaryclub.com

23-25COSTA 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

24-25VALLEJO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Vallejo Gem & Mineral Society, Solano County Fairgrounds, Mc Cormack Hall; 900 Fairgrounds Drive,, Mc Cormack Hall; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $5, Children under 12 free; Vallejo Gem & Mineral Society Proudly Presents it\\\'s annual show \\\"Spring Bling.\\\". Artisan gem & mineral dealers from California, Oregon and Utah who sell jewelry, minerals, gems, fossils, crystals, jade, meteorites, turquoise, beads and rough rock and slabs. Demonstrations, free hourly drawings, silent auction, grab bags and wheel of fortune.; contact Dan Wolke, Benicia, CA 94510, (707)-334-2950; e-mail: dncwolke@sbcglobal.net; Web site: vjgems.org

March 2018

2-4 NEWARK, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Mineral & Gem Society of Castro Valley , Newark Pavilion; 6430 Thornton Ave. ; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, Children free with adult; Smokey Quartz Jubilee! 70th annual show & sale! Family friendly event. Dealers, local & from across the country..., with minerals, rocks, gemstones, fossils, rough & cut stones, crystals, opals, faceted stones, beads, jewelry, lapidary equipment, jewelry making supplies. Over 40 lapidary, mineral, fossil, & jewelry displays. Featuring Special Smokey Quartz displays celebrating our 70th annual show. Local Ice Age Fossils presented by Math Science Nucleus of Fremont. Large display by the Fluorescent Mineral, and fluorescent mineral dealers. ; contact Cathy Miller, (510)-305-4196; e-mail: showchair@mgscv.org; Web site: mgscv.org

2-4DEL 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; 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

9-11PLEASANTON, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire Inc, Alameda County Fairgrounds; 4501 Pleasanton Ave; 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

10-11SPRECKELS, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Salinas Valley Rock and Gem, Spreckels Vet\\\'s Hall; 5th and Llano Sts; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $2, free; Displays, snack bar, vendors, jewelry, slabs, fossils, demonstrations, make and take, wheel of fortune, tumbled stone bags, specimens; contact Gary Beck, (831)-679-2896; e-mail: garybeckpca@yahoo.com; Web site: salinasrockandgem.pagecloud.com

17-18SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Santa Clara Valley Gem & Mineral Society, Santa Clara County Fairgrounds; 344 Tully Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Admission $6, free; Vendors of minerals and jewelry, educational exhibits, rocks that glow in the dark, how to make arrowheads, etc.; contact Sonia Dyer, (408)-629-5735; e-mail: sonia.dyer@sbcglobal.net; Web site: www.scvgms.org

24-25ROSEVILLE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Roseville Rock Rollers Gem and Mineral Society, Placer County Fairgrounds ; 800 All America City Blvd., off Washington; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $6, Seniors $5, Children 12 and under Free; 56th Roseville Gem, Jewelry, Mineral, and Fossil Show - Northern California’s BIG Gem and Mineral Show!!! A fun family event, with educational activities, vendors, and many exhibits, throughout the fairgrounds. Hosted by the Roseville Rock Rollers Gem and Mineral Society, a nonprofit organization. Vendors, 4 buildings, plus outside grounds ~ full of activities, special exhibits, vendors inside and outside, bringing treasures from all over the world. Featuring: Crystals, Fossils, Minerals, Brilliant Ethiopian Opal, Beads, Gemstones, Gold Panning - take home real gold! Meteorites, and for Kids - “Education Station\\\\\\\". Also; World Class Mineral Specimens, Gold Nuggets and Nugget Jewelry, Prospecting equipment, detectors and supplies, Hand crafted jewelry, Petrified Wood, Tourmaline, Polished Stones, Jade, and Stone carvings. Watch Demonstrations in the Lapidary Arts & bid on Silent Auctions. Also, a full menu cafeteria to meet your needs for drink and food. ; contact Gloria Marie, (916)-216-1114; Web site: http://www.rockrollers.com/show.html

May 2018

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

June 2018

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

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