MONTEREY: Carmel Valley Gem & Mineral Show September 23-24, 2017, 10
Monterey County Fairgrounds
2004 Fairgrounds Road
Jewelry, rocks, gems, minerals, equipment, exhibits, dealers. Public invited to this fantastic weekend.
SAN DIEGO: Gem Faire September 29-October 1, 2017
Scottish Rite Center
1895 Camino del Rio S.
San Diego, CA
Fri. September 29, 2017, 12-6 p.m.
Sat. September 30, 2017, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sun. October 1, 2017, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Quality merchandise at manufactures prices is one of the attractions of a well-known show in cities throughout the U.S. Part of the event is Master Class teaching you to create a piece of jewelry made with the finest gemstones or beads available. Shop & browse fine jewelry, crystals, gems, beads, gold & silver, minerals & jewelry repair & ring sizing while you shop.
JOSHUA TREE: Gem & Mineral Show October 4-8, 2017, Opens
daily at 9 a.m.
Sportsman's Club of Joshua Tree,
6225 Sunburst Street
Joshua Tree, CA
Wed. October 4, 2017, 9 a.m.
Thu. October 5, 2017, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Fri. October 6, 2017, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sat. October 7, 2017, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sun. October 8, 2017, 9 a.m.
From rough rock to precious gemstones, and millions of beads! Gold panning on Saturday. Food & beverages for sale.
FALLBROOK: Fallbrook Gem & Mineral Facility Show, October 8, 2017, 9
123 West Alvarado Street
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Free parking & Free admission, fgms.org
TRONA: Searles Lake Gem & Mineral Society Show, October 14-15, 2017
SLG&MS Show Building
13337 Main Street
Hours: Sat 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sun 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Free parking & free admission, iwvisp.com/tronagemclub
20 Dealers, 50 exhibits, Geode cutting and sales, Demonstrations, food and beverages sold
SANTA ROSA: Santa Rosa Mineral & Gem Society Show, October 21-22,
Santa Rosa Veterans Memorial Hall 1351 Maple Ave., Santa Rosa, CA. (Across from the fairgrounds) Time: Saturday 10am - 6pm Sunday 10am - 5pm Cost: $6 person Kids under 12 free, srmgs.org
PLACERVILLE: El Dorado County Mineral & Gem Society Show, October
21-22, 2017, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
El Dorado County Fairgrounds
100 Placerville Drive
Hours: 10 - 5 daily
50 dealers featuring worldwide minerals, rough and faceted gems, jewelry, beads, fossils, petrified wood, agate, gold, opal, meteorites, geodes, finished cabochons, slabs and other lapidary material, tools, equipment, books, and kits.
LOS ALTOS: Peninsula Gem & Geology Society Show October 28-29,
Los Altos Youth Center
One No. San Antonio Road
Hours: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily
ANAHEIM: American Opal Society Show, November 4-5, 2017
Business Expo Center
1960 S. Anaheim Way,
Children under 15 Free
Sat 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
The biggest opal show in the U.S. is open to the public. See merchandise from merchants in the U.S. and Australia where beautiful stones are found.
SANTA ANA: West Coast Gem & Mineral Show November 10-12,
2017 | May 18-20, 2018
80 dealers, wholesale and retail. Show Hours: 10-6 Fri & Sat, 10-5 Sun. Cost: free, open to the public. Location: Holiday Inn-Orange County Airport. 2726 S. Grand Ave., Santa Ana, CA 92705. Exit 8 from the 55 Freeway, at the intersection of Grand and Dyer. mzexpos.com
January 21-22, 2017
California Tule Gem & Mineral Society
Visalia C Exeter Veterans' Memorial Building
324 N. Kaweah Avenue
Sat 10a - 5p
Sun 10a - 4p
ROSEVILLE: Gem Faire February 3-5, 2017
Placer County Fairgrounds, 800 All America City Blvd. gemfaire.com
SANTA BARBARA: Gem Faire, February 17-19, 2017. Over 80 exhibitors Hours: Fri. 12-6pm, Sat 10a-6p, Sun. 10a-5p. Cost: $7 weekend pass Under age 12 Free Earl Warren Showgrounds 3400 Calle Real gemfaire.com
COSTA MESA Gem Faire February 24-26, 2017. OC Fairgrounds, 88 Fair Dr., Costa Mesa, CA. gemfaire.com
DEL MAR: Gem Faire, March 3-5, 2017. Over 100 exhibitors Gem Faire Hours: Fri. 12pm-6pm Sat 10am-6pm Sun. 10am-5pm Cost: $7 weekend pass Under age 12 Free. Del Mar Fairgrounds/Bing Crosby Hall 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd. gemfaire.com
ROSEVILLE: Roseville Gem & Mineral Society Annual Show, March 25-26, 2017. Sat 10-5, Sun. 10-4, adults $6, seniors $5, age 12& under free, inside and outside, more than 50 dealers, crystals, beads, minerals, gemstones, meteorites, jewelry, fossils, activities, more than 35 exhibits, gold panning, kids' Education Station, Scout activities, polished stones, jade, opal, world-class mineral specimens, tourmaline, gold, petrified wood, demonstrations, silent auctions, metal detecting, free gem and mineral ID, raffle, door prizes, lapidary shop open house. Placer County Fairgrounds, 800 All America City Blvd. Call: (916) 216-1114. rockrollers.com
PLEASANTON: Gem Faire March 10-12, 2017 gemfaire.com
At Alameda County Fairgrounds
SACRAMENTO: Gem Faire May 12-14, 2017 gemfaire.com
At Scottish Rite
SAN DIEGO: Gem Faire April 21-23, 2017 gemfaire.com
SAN FRANCISCO: San Francisco Gem & Mineral Society Show
San Francisco Fair Building, Golden Gate Park 9th Ave. & Lincoln Way Hours: Sat 10-6, Sun. 10-5p. $8-10 admission. sfgemshow.org
CONCORD: Contra Costa Mineral & Gem Society Show November 4-5, 2017
Hours: 10-5 daily Centre Concord 5298 Clayton Road, Concord, CA. ccmgs.org
ARCADIA: March 4-5, 2017. Monrovia Rockhound Location: L. A. County Arboretum & Botanical Garden 301 North Baldwin Avenue Hours: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily Moroks.com
LEMOORE: Lemoore Gem & Mineral Society March 4-5, 2017. Location: Lemoore Trinity Hall 470 Champion Street Hours: Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
VENTURA: Ventura Gem & Mineral Society March 4-5, 2017. Location: Ventura County Fairgrounds 10 W. Harbor Boulevard Hours: Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun 10 a.m.-4 p.m. vgms.org
SAN MARINO: Pasadena Lapidary Society March 11-12, 2017. San Marino Masonic Center 3130 Huntington Drive Hours: Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun 10 a.m.-5 pasadenalapidarysociety.org
SPRECKELS: Salinas Valley Rock & Gem Club March 11-12, 2017. Location: Spreckel's Veteran's Hall 5th & Llano Streets Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily salinasrockandgem.pagecloud.com
TURLOCK: Mother Lode Mineral Society March 11-12, 2017. Location: Modesto Stanislaus County Fairgrounds 900 North Broadway Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily motherlodemineralsociety.com
ANGELS CAMP: Calaveras Gem & Mineral Society March 25-26, 2017. Location: Calaveras County Fairgrounds 101 Frogtown Road Hours: Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun 10 a.m.-4 p.m. calaverasgemandmineral.org
ROSEVILLE: Roseville Rock Rollers Gem & Mineral Society March 25- 26, 2017. Location: Placer County Fairgrounds 800 All American City Blvd (off Washington) Hours: Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun 10 a.m.-4 p.m. rockrollers.com
CHICO: Paradise Gem & Mineral Society April 1-2, 2017. Location: Silver Dollar Fairgrounds 2357 Fair Street Hours: Sat 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun 9 a.m.-4 p.m. pgmclub.wix.com/paradise-gem-and-mineral-club
MARIPOSA: Mariposa Gem & Mineral Society April 8-9, 2017. Location: Mariposa County Fairgrounds 5005 Fairgrounds Road (south of Mariposa on Hwy49) Hours: Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m. camineralmuseum.com
GLENDORA: Glendora Gems June 3-4, 2017. Location: Goddard Middle School 859 E. Sierra Madre Avenue Hours: Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free admission.
VENTURA: Ventura Rocks the Nation! CFMS-AFMS Show & Convention June 9, 10 & 11, 2017, Hosted by Ventura County Gem & Mineral Society Ventura County Fairgrounds 10 West Harbor Boulevard Hours: Fri & Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun 10 a.m.-4 p.m. vgms.org
Sequoia Gem & Mineral Society Show No show in 2017
ANTIOCH: Antioch Gem
Club February 18-19, 2017. Jewelry, gems, findings, supplies, slabs,
auction, grab bags, exhibits, hands-on projects for kids;
Contra Costa County Fairgrounds 1201 West 10th Street Hours: 10 - 5 daily antiochlapidaryclub.com
VALLEJO: Vallejo Gem & Mineral Society February 25-26, 2017. Solano County Fairgrounds, McCormack Hall 900 Fairgrounds Drive Hours: 10 - 5 daily. vjgems.org
NEWARK: California Mineral & Gem Society of Castro Valley Show Hours: Fri & Sat 10-6, Sun 10-5. Newark Pavilion, 6430 Thornton Ave. mgscv. org
Monrovia Rockhounds Gem Show Sat 9-4:30, Sun. 9-4:30, adults $8, seniors and students $6,
children $3, more than 14 vendors,
raffle, games, grab bags, geodes, LA
County Arboretum, 301 S. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, CA. Call: (626)
VENTURA: Ventura Gem & Mineral Society Show, Sat 10-5, Sun. 10-4, free admission, gems, minerals, fossils, lapidary art, more than 50 exhibits, more than 15 dealers, demonstrators, kids' activities, silent auctions, raffles, Country Store and Plant Sale, Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd., Call: (805) 323-6725. vgms. org
PLEASANTON: Gem Faire Over 70 exhibitors
Gem Faire Hours:
Sun. 10am-5pm Cost:
$7 weekend pass
Under age 12 Free Alameda County Fairgrounds
4501 Pleasanton Ave. gemfaire.com
SAN MARINO: Annual Gem & Mineral Show Sat 10-6, Sun. 10-5, free admission, Nature's Palette of Gems and Minerals includes dealers, gems, minerals, beads, jewelry, fossils, displays, kids' games, silent auction, raffle, lapidary demonstrations. Pasadena Lapidary Society, San Marino Masonic Center, 3130 Huntington Dr., Call: (626) 260-7239, pasadenalapidarysociety.org
SPRECKELS: Salinas Valley Rock & Gem Club Show, Sat 10-5, Sun. 10-5, free admission, door prizes, raffle, dealers, rough rock, slabs, finished jewelry, fossils, gems, beads, findings, cab making demonstration, bug beads, silent auction, wheel of fortune, tumbled stone bags, case displays, call Karin Salomon, CA (831) 375-5233. preckels Vets Hall, 5th St. and Llano St. salinasrockandgem.com
TURLOCK: Mother Lode Mineral Society Gem & Mineral Show . Sat 10-5, Sun. 10-5, adults $6, children (under 12) free with adult, more than 40 dealers, rocks, minerals, fossils, jewelry, beads, supplies, fluorescents, jewelry-making demonstrations, fluorescent display tent, children's activities, bracelet making, soapstone carving, Stanislaus County Fairgrounds, 900 N. Broadway, Call: (209) 524-3494, turlockgemshow.com
SAN DIEGO: Gem Faire gemfaire.com
SANTA ROSA Gem Faire gemfaire.com
SACRAMENTO: Gem Faire gemfaire.com
Held at Scottish Rite Center
SANTA BARBARA: Gem Faire gemfaire.com
At Earl Warren Showgrounds
SAN DIEGO: Gem Faire gemfaire.com
Scottish Rite event
Lemoore Gem & Mineral Club Show Sat 10-6, Sun. 10-4, free admission, rocks, lapidary rough and supplies,
gems, minerals, beads, fossils, jewelry,
reference books, rock-cutting demonstrations,
Trinity Hall, 470 Champion St., Lemoore, CA.
Call: (559) 309-3433
VALLEJO: Vallejo Gem & Mineral Society Show, Feb. 28- Sat 10-5, Sun. 10-5, adults $5, children (under 12) free with adult, "Spring Bling": jewelry, beads, necklaces, turquoise, jade, minerals, fossils, crystals, demonstrators, kids' activities, Solano County Fairgrounds, Mc Cormack Hall, 900 Fairgrounds Dr., Call: (707) 334-2950. vjgems.org
ANGELS CAMP: Calaveras Gem and Jewelry Show Sat 10-5, Sun. 10-4, adults $4, and students (13 over), children (12 and under) free with adult, Calaveras Gem & Mineral Club show includes exhibits, jewelry, carvings, faceted gemstones, polished rocks, demonstrators, faceting, wire wrapping, chain fabrication, flint knapping, hard rock carving, dealers, jewelry-making supplies and tools, beads, minerals, gemstones, handcrafted jewelry, meteorites, fossils. Location: Calaveras County Fairgrounds, 101 Frogtown Rd., Angels Camp, CA. Call: (209) 847-1173, calaverasgemandmineral.org
TORRANCE: South Bay Lapidary & Mineral Society Show Hours: Sat 10-5, Sun. 10-4 Call: (310) 533-4931. Torrance Ken Miller Recreation Center 3341 Torrance Blvd., Torrance, CA palosverdes.com/sblap
PARADISE - CHICO: Paradise Gem & Mineral Club Show, .Sat 10-5, Sun. 10-4, adults $2, students and children free. Location: Silver Dollar Fairgrounds, Chico, CA. paradisegem.org
SAN JOSE: Santa Clara Valley Gem & Mineral Society Hours: 10-5 daily Santa Clara County Fairgrounds 334 Tully Road. Call: (408) 266-1791, scvgms.org
MARIPOSA: Mariposa Gem & Mineral Society Hours: 10-6 daily Mariposa County Fairgrounds Fairgrounds Hwy 49 South, Mariposa, CA. Call: (209) 742-4036
SANTA CRUZ: Santa Cruz Mineral & Gem Society Show, Hours: 10-5 daily. Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium Church Street & Center Street. Call: (408) 353-2675, scmgs. org
THOUSAND OAKS: Conejo Gem &
Mineral Club Show Borchard Park Community Center
190 Reino Road. Hours: 10-5 daily
Call: (805) 494-7734, cgamc.org
BISHOP: Lone Pine Gem & Mineral Society Show Hours: Fri 5-10, Sat 9-7, Sun 10-3 Bishop Fairgrounds Sierra Street & Fair Drive. Call: (760) 793-6025. littlebearrocks.com
ANAHEIM: Searchers Gem & Mineral Society Show Hours: Sat 10-5, Sun 10a-4:30p, Brookhurst Community Center 2271 W. Crescent Ave. Call: (562) 860-5938. searchersrocks.org
PASO ROBLES: Santa Lucia Rockhounds Show Hours: 9a-5p daily. Pioneer Park & Museum 2010 Riverside Ave. Call: (805) 610-0603. slrockhounds.org
YUCAIPA: Yucaipa Valley Gem & Mineral Society Show, Hours: Sat 10-6, Sun. 10-4 Scherer Senior Center 12202 First Street. Call: (909) 794-0731. yvgms.org
POMONA: Pasadena Lapidary Society Show, Fairplex, 1101 W. McKinley Ave, Pomona, CA. cfms2014show.com
ESCONDIDO: Palomar Gem & Mineral Club Show. Hours: Sat 10-5, Sun 10-4 California Center for the Arts 1340 N. Escondido Blvd. Call: (760) 489-1897. palomargem.org
LA HABRA: North Orange County Gem & Mineral Society Show . Hours: Fri 4-8:30, Sat 8-8, Sun 9-6. La Habra Community Center 101 W. La Habra Blvd. Call: (562) 697-0636. nocgms.com
CAYUCOS: San Luis Obispo Gem & Mineral Club Show Cayucos Vets Hall at the Pier 10 Cayucos Drive Hours: 10-5 daily Call: (805) 610-0603. slogem. org
CULVER CITY: Culver City Rock & Mineral Club Show Hours: Sat 10-6, Sun 10a-5p. Veterans Memorial Auditorium 4117 Overland Ave. culvercityrocks.org
Gem Faire gemfaire.com
at Redwood Acres Fairgrounds
Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.