Upcoming Gem Shows
Local Gem Shows
The following list of upcoming local gem, mineral and jewelry shows has been compiled by CCM&GS from various sources and is updated periodically. For references to additional events and shows, see the links page. For gem & mineral shows throughout the USA, check show dates at Rock & Gem Magazine.
Although this list is updated about every month, your best bet for up to date information is to check the CCM&GS Club Calendar which is typically updated within 12 hours of notice of a new event or an event change.
12-14—EUREKA, CALIFORNIA: Eureka Gem, Jewelry, Bead & Mineral Show; Crafty Cat Events; Redwood Acres Fairgrounds; Harris St.; Fri. 12-7, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; $3, seniors and students $1.50 with ID, children (12 and under) free with adult; contact Johnita Wemken, PO Box 704, Penryn, CA 95663, (916) 212-1647; Web site: www.craftycatevents.com
13-14—MARIPOSA, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Mariposa Gem & Mineral Club; Mariposa County Fairgrounds; 5007 Fairgrounds Rd.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; free admission; guest speakers, dealers, silent auctions, raffle; contact Nikki West, 4166 Sullivan Rd., Mariposa, CA 95338, (209) 742-4234; e-mail: email@example.com
13-14—PARADISE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Paradise Gem & Mineral; Elks Lodge; 6309 Clark Rd.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; adults $2, seniors (65+) $1, children (16 and under) free; Jade of Northern California; contact Manuel Garcia, 5659 Foster Rd., Paradise, CA 95969, (530) 877-7324; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ; Web site: paradisegem.org
20-21—SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Santa Clara Valley Gem & Mineral Society; Santa Clara County Fairgrounds; 344 Tully Rd.; Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-5; adults $6 (discount coupon on web site), children (under 12) free; dealers, kids' educational area, Scout badge programs, demonstrations, flint knapper, gold panning, guest speakers, door prizes, personal displays; contact Frank Mullaney, 5705 Begonia Dr., San Jose, CA 95124-3565, (408) 265-1422; e-mail: email@example.com ; Web site: www.scvgms.org
27-28—SANTA CRUZ, CALIFORNIA: Santa Cruz Mineral & Gem Society; Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium; Center Street & Church Street; Hours: 10-5 daily; Contact: Julia Cornblatt, (831) 687-0509; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Website: www.scmgs.org;
3-5—BISHOP, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; Lone Pine Gem & Mineral Society; Robinson Bldg.; Sierra St. and Fair Dr.; Fri. 6-9, Sat. 9:30-5, Sun. 9:30-3; free admission; dealers, demonstrators, field trip, children's activities, door prizes, drawing; contact Steve Mobley, Lone Pine, CA 93545, (760) 793-6025; e-mail: email@example.com
4-5—PASO ROBLES, CALIFORNIA: Annual show; San Lucia Rockhounds; Pioneer Park & Museum; 2010 Parkside Ave.; Sat. 9-5, Sun. 9-5; free admission; dealers, demonstrations, drawing, silent auction, kids' activities; contact Kim Noyes, (805) 610-0603; e-mail: kimnoyes@gmail; Web site: www.slrockhounds.org
11-12—JACKSON, CALIFORNIA: Annual show (further info not available)
11-12—RENO, NEVADA: 48th Annual Jackpot of Gems Show; Reno Gem & Mineral Society; Reno Livestock Events Center; 1350 N. Wells Ave.; Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; adults $6, seniors and students (6-12) $4, children (under 6) free; more than 60 exhibits, 20 dealers, demonstrations, gems, beads, minerals, fossils, geodes, books, raffles; contact Melissa Petersen, RGMS, 480 S. Rock Blvd., Sparks, NV 89431; Web site: www.renorockhounds.com
31-2—VENTURA, CALIFORNIA: 76th Annual Show & Convention; California Federation of Mineralogical Societies; Ventura County Fairgrounds; 10 W. Harbor Blvd.; Fri. 10-5, Sat. 10-5, Sun. 10-4; adults $5 (3-day pass $12), seniors $4 (3-day pass $10), students (age 13-17) $3, children (under 12) free with adult; "California Rocks", displays, gems, minerals, fossils, lapidary arts, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County exhibit, competition exhibits, speakers, ongoing jewelry-making demonstrations, raffles, silent auctions, more than 50 dealers, children's activities, dinosaurs; contact Rob Sankovich, 1961 Havenwood Dr., Thousand Oaks, CA 91362, (805) 494-7734; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.cfms2013.com
30-2—FORT BRAGG, CALIFORNIA: Show; Mendocino Coast Gem & Mineral Society; Town Hall; Main and Laurel; Fri. 10-6, Sat. 10-6, Sun. 10-9, Mon. 10-4; free admission; contact Jane Webb, PO Box 868, Fort Bragg, CA 95437, (707) 964-7182; e-mail: email@example.com
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