Monday, Oct 03, 2022

Rock & Gem Show Dates

 
 

October 2022

7-9SACRAMENTO, 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 & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

8-9REDWOOD CITY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; SGMS and PGGS; Redwood City Communities Activities Building, 1400 Roosevelt Avenue Redwood City, CA 94061; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $3 ​Children under 12 free; Vendors, Food, Kids collections and geode cutting, displays and collections, silent auction and raffle prizes; contact Cathy Phalen, (650) 743-7447

8-9GRASS VALLEY, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Nevada County Gem and Mineral Society; Nevada County Fairgrounds, 11228 McCourtney Road; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; $3 For Adults, Children Age 12 years and under free with a paid adult. Military with I.D. Free; 2022 Earth's Treasurers Show, 26+ exhibitors, 28+ Vendors, Gold Panning, Demonstrations, Talks, Expanded Kids Corner Raffles, Silent Auction and much more; contact Mitchell Frank Van Hecke, (530) 575-4252; Email: 4vanclan5@att.net; Website: www.ncgms.org/show-info/

8-9WALNUT CREEK, CALIFORNIA: Show and sale; Pacific Crystal Guild; Civic Park Community Center, 1371 Civic Drive (at Broadway), 2 Marina Blvd; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; $14 (under 12 free); Crystals, gems, jewelry over 30 booths; contact Jerry Tomlinson, (415) 383-7837; Email: jerry@crystalfair.com; Website: www.crystalfair.com

9-9FALLBROOK, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Society; Fallbrook Gem and Mineral Museum, 123 W. Alvarado Street; Sun. 9-4; Free; Free admission to show and museum, free parking. Free booths for nonprofit groups promoting minerals, gems, or fossils. Vendors must apply by August 1. A family-friendly event in downtown Fallbrook. Do not miss the spectacular raffle; contact Mishell Rose, (760) 728-6599; Email: info@fgms.org; Website: www.fgms.org

14-16COSTA 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 & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

15-15WEST HILLS, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Woodland Hills Rock Chippers; First United Methodist Church, 22700 Sherman Way, 3598 Chestnut Dr; Sat. 10-5; Free admission and parking; contact Virginia Rotramel, (951) 403-2634; Email: whrc@rockchippers.org; Website: www.rockchippers.org

15-16PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; El Dorado County Mineral and Gem Society; El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Drive; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; ADULTS - $7 Seniors or Military - $6 Kids 12 and Under Free with Paid Adult; Variety of Dealers featuring Gems, Minerals, Fossils, Meteorites, Crystals, Beads, Jewelry and more. Activities include Rock & Gem Identification, Demonstrations, Educational Displays, Silent Auction, Fluorescent Tent, Geode Cutting, Free Kids Activities. Something for everyone and every age; contact Jackie Cerrato, (530) 676-2472; Email: office@edcmgs.org; Website: ElDoradoCountyMineralandGemSociety.org

21-23DEL 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 & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

28-30SANTA 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 & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

29-30SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Sacramento Mineral Society; Scottish Rite Masonic Center, 6151 H St; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Adult admission $6; Featuring AMAZING vendors, exhibits, demonstrations, crafts, fun for the whole family! Minerals, Fossils, Beads, Gemstones, Meteorites, Jade, Gold, Opals, Crystals, Slabs, & much more! Kids 12 & under free with paid adult FREE Parking; contact Alyssa Meiszinger, (916) 662-5819; Email: gemshow@sacramentomineralsociety.org; Website: http://sacgemshow.com

November 2022

5-6RIDGECREST, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Indian Wells Gem and Mineral Society; Desert Empire Fair Grounds, 520 South Richmond Road; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; Free admission; Geodes sales and cutting, gems, minerals and jewelry sales, displays and exhibits. Field trip to famous agate/jasper claim on Sunday. Vendor space available; contact Mr. John DeRosa, (760) 375-7905; Email: jfrocks@dslextreme.com

11-13SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA: Wholesale and retail show; West Coast Gem & Mineral Show produced by LLD Productions, Inc; Holiday Inn Orange County Airport, 2726 South Grand Avenue; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; Free; A gem, mineral and fossil show featuring 80 dealers from across the United States who carry gems, minerals, fossils, jewelry, beads, findings, metaphysical and decorator pieces. Come shop for unique gift items for the holidays or find something for your own collection; contact Laura Delano

18-21PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; JOGS Palm Springs Gem & Jewelry Show; Palm Springs Convention Center, 277 N Avenida Caballeros; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5, Mon. 10-5; General Public: $15, Veterans: Free, Wholesale Buyers: Free; The JOGS Gem & Jewelry show will take place in Palm Springs Desert this coming Fall in 2022! It is one of the largest jewelry tradeshows in the Americas, and brings together a variety of manufacturers, wholesalers and brands during one of the most important buying/restocking seasons of the year; contact Yelena Masenko, (213) 629-3030; Email: info@jogsshow.com; Website: jogsshow.com/

19-20LAKESIDE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; El Cajon Valley Gem and Mineral Society; Lakeside Rodeo grounds, 1258 4 Mapleview Street, 5790 Dehesa Rd; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-4; Free to the public; contact Cheryl Boney, (619) 277-4981; Email: cherylboney@yahoo.com

December 2022

2-4COSTA 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 & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

9-11SANTA 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 & much more at manufacturer’s prices. Jewelry repair & cleaning while you shop; contact Yooy Nelson, (503) 252-8300; Email: info@gemfaire.com; Website: www.gemfaire.com

February 2023

18-19ANTIOCH, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Antioch Lapidary Club; Contra Costa County Fairgrounds, 1201 West 10th Street; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; ADULTS - $6, Kids 12 and Under and Scouts in uniform Free with Paid Adult, Active Military with ID - free; Variety of Dealers featuring Gems, Minerals, Fossils, Meteorites, Crystals, Beads, Jewelry and more. Activities include Rock & Gem Identification, Demonstrations, Educational Displays, Silent Auction, Free Kids Activities. Something for everyone and every age; contact Kelly Plumb, (510) 693-9075; Email: Kellyplumb900@yahoo.com; Website: Antiochlapidaryclub.com

25-26VELLEJO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Vallejo Gem and Mineral Society; Solano County Fairgrounds, McCormack Hall, 900 Fairgrounds Drive, Vallejo CA 94589; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-5; Adults $6, kids under 12 free; Gems, geodes, fossils, beads and minerals from around the globe. Discover lapidary and stone crafts from vendors and live demonstrations. Something for everyone! Silent auction, geode cuttings, and games of chance and discovery for kids; contact Debra Duhon, (415) 254-1506; Email: dduhonvgms@gmail.com; Website: vjgems.co/

March 2023

3-5NEWARK, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Mineral and Gem Society of Castro Valley; Newark Pavilion, 6430 Thornton Ave; Fri. 10-4, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-3; $10/3 day; $6/day; under 13 Free w/adult; Family-friendly, Educational event. 35+ dealers, local & from across the country: Jewelry, Supplies, Gemstones, Rocks, Fossils, Minerals, Crystals, Opals, Faceted Gems, Beads. Fluorescents. Exhibits. Gem ID. Kids Spin Wheel. Geodes. Door Prizes. Auction, Sat. 2 p.m. Hand crafted - Raffle $1; contact Cathy; Email: showchair@mgscv.org; Website: mgscv.org/show.html

4-5VENTURA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Ventura Gem & Mineral Society; Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; Free! Fairgrounds does charge a parking fee; 50 exhibits of gems, minerals, fossils & lapidary arts; on-going demos of lapidary arts & jewelry making; raffle prizes & silent auctions; a Second-Hand Treasures Store & plant sale; 15+ dealers; children's activities & free resources for teachers. A SoCal tradition for 6 decades & counting; contact Richard Slyker, (805) 312-8467; Email: info@vgms.org; Website: www.vgms.org

10-12VICTORVILLE, CALIFORNIA: Retail show; Victor Valley Gem & Mineral Club - Stoddard Wells Rockhound Tailgate; 15056B Seventh Street, Victorville, CA 92395, Stoddard Wells Road, 11473 Mint St; Fri. 9-5, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; Adults, Kids, Families; contact Mark Lantz, 760-243-2330 ; Email: president@vvgmc.org

18-19LEMOORE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Lemoore Gem & Mineral Show; Trinity Hall, 470 Champion St; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-4; Free; Featuring gems & minerals from around the world! Fossils, Jewelry, Beads, Stone Carvings, Lapidary Rough, Geode Cutting, and Artisan Jewelry; contact Dave Morrell, (559) 362-8904; Email: lemooregemandmineralclub@gmail.com; Website: www.facebook.com/AndLemoore

June 2023

10-11ESCONDIDO, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Palomar Gem and Mineral Club; California Center for the Arts - Convention Center, 340 North Escondido Blvd, 41615 Chaparral Dr; 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 D Floyd; Email: pgmcshow@gmail.com; Website: palomargem.org