Sunday, May 28, 2023

Rock & Gem Show Dates

 
 

June 2023

10-11ESCONDIDO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Palomar Gem and Mineral Club; California Center for the Arts - Convention Center, 340 North Escondido Blvd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; $5, children under 12 free; Artisans will sell handmade silver, gold, beaded and fabricated jewelry, antique and vintage jewelry, commercial quality gold and silver faceted stone jewelry, handmade specialty cabochons, mineral specimens, gem trees, other lapidary decorative items and rough rock from Africa, Australia as well; contact Toni Floyd; Email: pgmcshow@gmail.com; Website: palomargem.org

10-11SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Retail show; Pacific Crystal Guild; San Francisco County Fair Building, 1199 - 9th Avenue (at Lincoln Way), Golden Gate Park; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $14 (good for 2 days- under 12 free); Largest Gem & Mineral Show in San Francisco - celebrating its 37th year; contact Jerry Tomlinson, (415) 383-7837; Email: jerry@crystalfair.com; Website: www.crystalfair.com

17-17BELLFLOWER, CALIFORNIA: Parking Lot Sale; Delvers Gem & Mineral Society; Holy Redeemer Lutheran Church, 14515 Blaine Avenue Bellflower, CA 90706; Sat. 10-4; free; contact Marvin Belcher, (562) 230-9542; Email: scoutermarv@gmail.com ; Website: delversgemclub.wordpress.com/

23-25LODI, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; California Federation of Mineralogical Societies; Lodi Grape Festival & Harvest Fairgrounds, 413 E. Lockeford Street; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; $6/day (adults); $5/day (seniors, 60+), $3/day (juniors, 12-17); kids under 12 free with paid adult; Celebrating mineral/fossil collecting, lapidary/jewelry arts, & associated interests, the Annual Show & Convention of CFMS features dealers, kids activities, educational displays (including the famed "Golden Bear" gold nugget), raffles, & more. A fun California tradition since 1936; contact Bob Rush; Email: rocksbob@sbcglobal.net; Website: www.cfmsinc.org

July 2023

8-9CULVER CITY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Culver City Rock and Mineral Club's Fiesta of Gems Show; Culver City Veterans Memorial Auditorium, 4117 Overland Ave; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Family fun; Museum Displays, Designer Jewelry, Mineral and Gem Specimens, Fossil Collections GENERAL INFORMATION: Free parking Free admission Childrens games Kids Zone Door Prizes Grand Prize Drawing Over 30 Gem and Jewelry Dealers from California, New Mexico, Arizona, and Nevada Book Sales Tool Dealers; contact Janice Metz; Email: culvercityrocks35@gmail.com; Website: www.culvercityrocks.org/

21-23SAN RAFAEL, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Marin Center, 10 Avenue of the Flags; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Free; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, pearls, minerals, fashion accessories & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

August 2023

4-6NIPOMO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Orcutt mineral society; Nipomo High School, 525 N. Thompson Ave; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; free; There will food vendors and parking is free; contact Renea Sutcliffe, (805) 929-2783; Email: nipomocowgirl55@yahoo.com; Website: www.omsinc.org

4-6SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Scottish Rite Center, 6151 H St; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 weekend pass; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, pearls, minerals, fashion accessories & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

5-6ROSEVILLE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Roseville Rock Rollers Gem and Mineral Society; Roebbelen Event Center - @ the Grounds Roseville, 700 Event Center Drive; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; General Admission $8, Seniors 60+ $7, Kids - 12 and under Free. Parking $10. Discount coupon - http://www.rockrollers.com/show.html; Northern Californias BIG Gem and Mineral Show, 65+ vendors, inside and out, featuring: Crystals, Fossils, Minerals, Opal, Amethyst, Beads, Gemstones, Free Scientific Mineral ID, Prospecting equipment/supplies, Exhibits, Demonstrations, Rock Auctions, Youth Activities. Great family fun; contact Gloria Marie; Email: gloriarosevillerockrollers@gmail.com; Website: https://www.rockrollers.com/index.html

11-13SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; 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, gold & silver, pearls, minerals, fashion accessories & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

25-27COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Dr; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 weekend pass; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, pearls, minerals, fashion accessories & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

26-27ARCADIA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Pasadena Lapidary Society; Arcadia Masonic Lodge, 50 W. Duarte Rd; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; FREE admission, FREE parking; Our 63rd Annual Gem and Mineral Show with Dealers selling everything rock, gem, geology, lapidary and jewelry related. Sand Scoop and Wheel of Fortune for the kids, grab bags, silent auction, demonstrations, minerals, gemstones and lapidary exhibits, prize raffle, snack bar, free parking; contact Marcia Goetz, (626) 260-7239; Email: marcia.pls.emails@gmail.com; Website: www.pasadenalapidary.org

September 2023

16-17MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Carmel Valley Gem &N Mineral Society; Monterey Fairgrounds, 2004 Fairgrounds Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; $5 kids under 12 free with adult; contact Susie Harlow, (831) 637-0735; Email: susieharlsow@gmail.com; Website: www.cvgms.rocks

16-17CHICO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Feather River Lapidary and Mineral Society Inc; Silver Dollar Fair Gounds, 2357 Fair St; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; $5 Adults, all kids under 16 Free; Jade, Opal, Rough Rock, Crystals Fossils, Mineral, Demonstrations Jewelry making, Wire Wrapping, Rock Carving and Painting, and Geode cutting. Display cases, Kid's Wheele of Fortune, Treasure Hunt, Grab Bags, Fossilized Shark Tooth Necklace to the first 250 Kids both days; contact John Scott III, (153) 032-16331; Email: jweazel@sbcglobal.net

October 2023

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; $7 weekend pass; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, pearls, minerals, fashion accessories & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

7-8GRASS VALLEY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Nevada County Gem and Mineral Society; Nevada County Fairgrounds, 11228 McCourtney Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $4, Children Ages 12 and Under Free With A Paid Adult; 57th Annual Earth's Treasurers Show. 25+ Vendors. Rock, Gem , and Mineral Exhibits. Lapidary and Jewelry Demonstrations. Raffles, Silent Auction, Gold Panning Kids Corner Hot Dog and Ice Cream Trucks and PLENTY of FREE PARKING; contact Mitchell Frank Van Hecke, (530) 575-6134; Email: 4vanclan5@att.net

13-15COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Dr; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 weekend pass; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, pearls, minerals, fashion accessories & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

14-15REDWOOD CITY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Peninsula Gem and Geology Society, Sequoia Gem and Mineral Society; Redwood City Communities Activity Building, 1400 Rosevelt Avenue; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; $5 Adults, kids under 12 Free; Rocks, Minerals, Fossils, Gems, Jewelry, Beads, Demonstrations, Kids Activities; contact Cliff Imprescia; Email: cci@pacbell.net

20-22DEL MAR, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Del Mar Fairgrounds, 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 weekend pass; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, pearls, minerals, fashion accessories & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

21-22SANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Santa Rosa Mineral & Gem Society; Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Building, 1351 Maple Ave; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6 and children under 12, FREE; Free Parking. Gold Panning. Fluorescent Minerals Display. Children's Activities Area. 35 Vendors. Raffle Prizes. On-going Silent Auction; contact Jolene Coons; Email: jolene4srmgs@gmail.com; Website: srmgs.org

27-29SANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Rd; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 weekend pass; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, pearls, minerals, fashion accessories & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

28-29ORANGE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; American Opal Society; Velvet Rose Event Center, 300 S. Flower St; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $5 admission, kids under 15 free; Opal and Gem Dealers from around the world. Rough and cut opals and other gems, jewelry, & supplies Huge drawing with a custom design grand prize by Stan McCall Free demonstrations: gemstone cutting, identification, gold panning, & more; contact Veronica Purpura; Email: info@opalsociety.org; Website: http://opalsociety.org

28-29SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; San Diego Mineral And Gem Society; Liberty Station Conference Center, 2600 Laning Road; Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 10-4; FREE ADMISSION; FREE PARKING Gems, Minerals, Fossils, Crystals, Jewelry, Carvings, Beads, Equipment, Tools, Slabs, Rough, Books, Demos, Door Prizes, > 20 exhibits, and Free Gem ID. Food in area share same parking lot. There will be 2 food trucks as well on both days; contact LuAnn H Benton, (858) 945-4762; Email: luannz@att.net

November 2023

3-5EUREKA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Humboldt Gem & Mineral Society; Redwood Acres Fairgrounds, 3750 Harris Street; Fri. 9-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Adults-$4, Kids (6-12)-$1, Free admission for kids 5 and under; 68th Annual Humboldt Gem & Mineral Society Show. Live Demonstrations, Silent Auctions, Geode Cutting, Kids Games. Come see our "All Rock Dining Table". A full auditorium of vendors with Rocks, Gems, Gemstones, Fossils, Jewelry, Equipment and Tools. You need (want) it? we have it; contact Toni L Tyson, (707) 502-9574; Email: bluiis911@msn.com

4-5CONCORD, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Contra Costa Mineral & Gem Society; Centre Concord, 5298 Clayton Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adults $7, Under 16 FREE, Active military and first responders with ID; Celebrating 73 years as a club; contact Michael Hopkins, CA; Email: mike@DiabloRocks.com

10-12SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; West Coast Gem & Mineral Show; Holiday Inn-Orange County Airport, 2726 S. Grand Avenue; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Free Admission; Free Parking at Holiday Inn-OCA; Resale credentials REQUIRED to enter Wholesale; Wholesale closes at 4 p.m. on Sunday; contact Laura L. Delano, President; Email: MineralShowsLLD@gmail.com; Website: www.mineralshowslld.com

18-19LAKESIDE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; El Cajon Valley Gem and Mineral Society; Lakeside Rodeo Grounds, 12584 Mapleview St; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Free; contact Cheryl Boney, (619) 277-4981; Email: ecvgms@gmail.com; Website: ecvgms.org

18-19LAKESIDE , CALIFORNIA: Annual show; El Cajon Valley Gem & Mineral Society ; Lakeside Rodeo Grounds , 12584 Mapleview St; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Free Admission; contact Cheryl Boney, (619) 277-4981; Email: ecvgms@gmail.org; Website: Ecvgms.org

December 2023

1-3COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; Gem Faire; OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Dr; Fri. 12-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $7 weekend pass; Fine jewelry, precious & semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, crystals, gold & silver, pearls, minerals, fashion accessories & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com

2-3BARSTOW, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Mojave Desert Gem & Mineral Society; Cora Harper Community and Fitness Center, 841 Barstow Rd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free Admission; 48th annual gem show. Free parking; contact Judith Livingston, (760) 617-5300; Email: j.livingston1950@yahoo.com; Website: mdgms.net

8-10SANTA 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, gold & silver, pearls, minerals, fashion accessories & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: http://www.gemfaire.com