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CFMS Society & Club Show Calendar


79th CFMS CONVENTION

to be held along side the
Feather River Lapidary & Mineral Society's
Rock, Gem & Jewelry Show
September 15-16, 2018
Silver Dollar Fairgrounds, Chico, California

More about the CFMS Convention & the FRLMS Show
Advance Registration for Dinners &  Show 
(New deadline August 31)
Accommodations       Camping       Local Attractions      Map      Field Trip

Feather River Society Feather Logo
See SEPTEMBER 15-16 LISTING BELOW for more
information about the Feather River Show!

 

This page lists upcoming CFMS Member Society/Club Shows.


Societies invite Dealers to shows to feature selections of rocks, minerals, gems, jewelry and associated specialties.  Shows can also offer demonstrations, displays and activities for you to enjoy.  If you want to learn about the hobby, be sure to visit a show in your community.  It's an excellent time to meet members and find out what the society or club has to offer.

CFMS invites its Member Societies and Clubs in good standing to post their shows or events on this page. Events sponsored by other organizations will NOT be posted.  

Please use the ONLINE SHOW DATE FORM to send your information.  When you use the online form,  a copy will go to the Show Date Coordinator and be printed in the CFMS Newsletter.  A copy will also go to the CFMS Webmaster and posted on this show calendar.

If unable to use the online form, CLICK HERE for a format to use for email or mail.

Publicize your Show for Free!  We suggest that you post your show on the Rock & Gem Magazine's Show List.
Your show will appear on the Rock & Gem Magazine's online show list and, a month or so before your show date, it will be published it in the magazine itself.  Many rockhounds watch this list.
Rock & Gem Magazine Click here to go to Rock & Gem's Online Show Submittal Form.
For information about Rock & Gem Magazine, visit www.rockngem.com

Have a Great Show!

2018 Shows

SEPTEMBER 
 
September 15 - 16: CHICO, CA
Feather River Lapidary & Mineral Society
Silver Dollar Fairgrounds
2357 Fair Street

Hours: Sat 9:30 - 5; Sun 9:30 - 4
John Scott, (530) 321-6331
Email: jweazel@sbcglobal.net
Website: www.featherriverrocks.org     
SHOW FLIER
The 79th
CFMS Convention
will be held along side the
Feather River Lapidary & Mineral Society's
Rock, Gem & Jewelry Show 

September 15 - 16, 2018

More about the CFMS Convention & the FRLMS Show
Advance CFMS Dinner Registration; Deadline Aug 31.
Hotels    Camping    Local Attractions    Map    Field Trip
More about the CFMS Convention & the FRLMS Show
Accommodations    Camping    Local Attractions    Map

September 15 - 16: MONTERY, CA
Carmel Valley Gem & Mineral Society
Monterey County Fairgrounds
2004 Fairgrounds Road
Hours: 10 - 5 daily
Contact: Janis Rovetti, (831) 521-8226
Email: janis12@sbcglobal.net
Website: www.cvgms.rocks      Show Page

September 15 - 16: REDWOOD CITY, CA
Sequoia Gem & Mineral Society
Community Activities Building
1400 Roosevelt Avenue
Hours: 10 - 5 daily
Contact: William Spence, (408) 398-7502
Email: bill.spence777@sbcglobal.net
Website: www.sequoiagemandmineralsociety.org      Show Page

September 22 - 23: LODI, CA
Stockton Lapidary & Mineral Club
Lodi Grape Festival Grounds
413 East Lockford Street
Hours: 10 - 5 daily
Contact: Mike Mathis, (510) 301-3612
Email: mmathis@nwp.org
Website: www.stocktonlapidary.com      Show Page


OCTOBER  

October 6: BORON, CA
Mojave Mineralogical Society
Boron Community Center
26998 John Street
Hours: 9 - 4 daily
Contact: Bruce Davies, (760) 338-8829
Email: daviesb@yahoo.com
Web Site: Facebook Page

October 6 - 7: GRASS VALLEY, CA
Nevada County Gem & Mineral Society
Nevada County Fairgrounds
11228 McCourtney Road
Hours: 10 - 5 daily
Contact: Mitchell Frank Van Hecke, (530) 274-2425
Email: 4vanclan5@att.net
Website: www.ncgms.org      Show Page

October 6 - 7: VISTA, CA
Vista Gem & Mineral Society
Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum
2040 North Santa Fe Avenue
Hours: 10 - 4 daily
Contact: Kelly Hickman, (760) 622-6501
Email: kellyahickman@hotmail.com
Website: www.vistarocks.org

October 13 - 14: LOS ALTOS, CA
Peninsula Gem & Geology Society
Los Altos Youth Center
One North San Antonio Road
Hours: 10 - 5 daily
Contact: Steve Jobe, (408) 834-5384
Email: steve_jobe@sbcglobal.net
Website: www.pggs.org      Show Page

October 13 - 14: TRONA, CA
Searles Lake Gem & Mineral Society
Gem Show Building
13337 Main Street (corner of Main & Trona Rd)
Hours: Sat 7:30 - 5; Sun 7:30 - 4
Contact: Jim & Bonnie Fairchild, (760) 372-5356
Email: slgms@iwvisp.com
Website: www1.iwvisp.com/tronagemclub       Show Page

October 14: FALLBROOK, CA
Fallbrook Gem & Mineral Society
Fallbrook Gem & Mineral Museum
123 West Alvarado Street
Hours: 9 - 4
Contact: Janice Bricker, (760) 728-1130
Email: info@fgms.org
Website: www.fgms.org

October 20: WEST HILLS, CA
Woodland Hills Rock Chippers
First United Methodist Church
22700 Sherman Way
Hours: 10 - 5
Contact: Virginia Rotramel, (951) 403-2634
Email: ginigem1@gmail.com
Website: www.rockchippers.org       Show Page

October 20 - 21: PLACERVILLE, CA
El Dorado County Mineral & Gem Society
El Dorado County Fairgrounds
100 Placerville Drive
Hours: 10 - 5 daily
Contact:  Jean Klotz
Email: info@rockandgemshow.org
Website: www.eldoradorocks.org      Show Page

October 20 - 21: SANTA ROSA, CA
Santa Rosa Mineral & Gem Society
The Veterans Memorial
1351 Maple Avenue
Hours: Sat 10 - 6; Sun 10 - 5
Contact: Jolene, (707) 849-9551
Email: coons@sonic.net
Website: www.srmgs.org

October 20 - 21: WHITTIER, CA
Whittier Gem & Mineral Society
Whittier Community Center
7630 Washington Avenue
Hours: 10 - 5 daily
Contact: Frank Winn, (626) 239-5457
Email: RkhndFW@gmail.com
Website: www.wgmsca.com

October 27-28: LANCASTER, CA
Palmdale Gem & Mineral Club
Palmdale Elks Lodge
2705 E Avenue Q
Hours: 10 - 5 daily
Contact: Don McClung, (661) 860-4910
Email: bigd_mcc@aol.comtar
Website: www.palmdalegemandmineral.com

October 27 - 28: SACRAMENTO, CA
Sacramento Mineral Society
Scottish Rite Temple
6151 H Street
Hours: Sat 10 - 5; Sun 10 - 4
Contact: Alyssa Mesiznger, (916) 662-5819
Email: gemshow@sacramentomineralsociety.org
Website: http://sacramentomineralsociety.org


NOVEMBER

November 3 - 4: ANAHEIM, CA
American Opal Society
Business Expo Center
1960 S. Anaheim Way
Hours: Sat 10 - 6; Sun 10 - 5
Contact: Veronica Purpura, (714) 501-9959
Email: info@opalsociety.org
Website: www.opalsociety.org       Show Page

November 3 - 4: RIDGECREST, CA
Indian Wells Gem & Mineral Society
Desert Empire Fairgrounds
520 South Richmond Road
Hours: 9 - 5 daily
Contact: John DeRosa, (760) 375-7905
Email: jfrocks@dslextreme.com

November 3 - 4: CONCORD, CA
Contra Costa Mineral & Gem Society
Centre Concord
5298 Clayton Road
Hours: 10 - 5 daily
Contact: Kelly Plumb, (510) 693-9075
Email: kellyplumb900@yahoo.com

November 10 - 11: YUBA CITY, CA
Sutter Buttes Gem & Mineral Society
Yuba-Sutter Fairgrounds
442 Franklin Avenue
Hours: Sat 10 - 5; Sun 10 - 4
Contact: Karen Horita, (916) 677-6696
Email: horita@comcast.net
Website: http://sutterbuttesgemmin.org

November 18 - 19: LAKESIDE, CA
El Cajon Valley Gem & Mineral Society
Lakeside Rodeo Grounds
12584 Mapleview Street
Hours: Sat 10 - 5; Sun 10 - 4
Contact: Mary Ness, (619) 449-0759
Email: ecvgms@gmail.com
Website: www.ecvgms.org

November 17 - 18: LIVERMORE, CA
Livermore Valley Lithophiles
At the "Barn"
3131 Pacific Avenue
Hours: Sat 10 - 5; Sun 10 - 4
Contact: Bill Bish, (925) 447-1266
Email: bcbish@att.net or info@lithophiles.com
WebSite: www.lithophiles.com       Show Page

November 17 - 18: OXNARD, CA
Oxnard Gem & Mineral Society
Oxnard Performing Arts Center
800 Hobson Way Hours: Sat. 9 - 5; Sun. 10 - 4
Contact: Stephanie Hagiwara, (805) 394-8002
Email: webmaster@oxnardgem.com
Website: http://oxnardgem.com       Show Page


DECEMBER

December 1 - 2: BARSTOW, CA
Mojave Desert Gem & Mineral Society
Cora Harper Community Center
841 S. Barstow Road
Hours: 10 - 5 daily
Contact: Danny Watts, (760) 373-1309
Email: dvwatts@msn.com
Website: www.mdgms.net



2019 Shows


JANUARY 2019

January 19 - 20: EXETER, CA
Tule Gem & Mineral Society, Visalia
Exeter Veterans' Memorial Building
324 N. Kaweah Avenue
Hours: Sat 10 - 5; Sun 10 - 4
Contact: Laura Manser (559) 308-0632
Email: ldriggs5@gmail.com
Website: www.tulegem.com          Show Page


FEBRUARY 2019

February 15 - 24: INDIO, CA
San Gorgonio Mineral & Gem Society
Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival
82-503 Highway 111
Hours: 10 - 10 daily
Contact: Bert Grisham, (951) 849-1674
Email: bert67@verizon.net

February 16 - 17: ANTIOCH, CA
Antioch Lapidary Club
Contra Costa County Fairgrounds
1201 West 10th Street
Hours: 10 - 5 daily
Contact: Brenda Miguel, (925) 301-6957
Email: brenda.miguel@yahoo.com
Website: www.antiochlapidaryclub.com

February 23 - 24: VALLEJO, CA
Vallejo Gem & Mineral Society
McCormack Hall, Solano County Fairgrounds
900 Fairgrounds Drive
Hours: 10 - 5 daily
Contact: Dan Wolke, 707 334-2950
Email: dncwolke@sbcglobal.net
Website: www.vjgems.org



MARCH 2019

March 2 - 3: VENTURA, CA
Ventura Gem & Mineral Society
Ventura County Fairgrounds
10 West Harbor Blvd.
Hours: Sat 10 - 5; Sun 10 - 4
Contact: Diane Cook, (805) 312-8467
Email: info@vgms.org
Website: www.vgms.org

Mark Your Calendars Now!
March 8, 9 & 10, 2019
80th CFMS SHOW & CONVENTION
POMONA, CA 

Hosted by the Pasadena Lapidary Society

For Vendor Forms: showdealers@pasadenalapidary.org
Or call: (626) 260-7239

Details will be posted as they develop. 

March 16 - 17: SAN JOSE, CA
Santa Clara Valley Gem & Mineral Society
Santa Clara County Fairgrounds
344 Tully Road
Hours: 10 - 5 daily
Contact: Sonia Dyer, (408) 629-5735
Email: sonia.dyer@sbcglobal.net
Website: www.scvgms.org



APRIL 2019

April 13 - 14: MARIPOSA, CA
Mariposa Gem & Mineral Society
Mariposa County Fairgrounds
5007 Fairgrounds Road (South of Mariposa off Hwy 49)
Hours: Sat 10 - 5; Sun 10 - 4
Contact: Meredith Meehan
Email: mgmc@sti.net
Web Site: http://mariposagemclub.org      Show Page

April 27 - 28: RENO, NV
Reno Gem & Mineral Society
Reno Sparks Livestock Event Center
1350 North Wells Avenue
Hours: Sat 10 - 5; Sun 10 - 4
Contact: Daniel Ellis, (775) 229-4420
Email: sailondan55@aol.com
Website: www.renorockhounds.com



MAY - 2019

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JUNE - DECEMBER 2019

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2020 Shows


JANUARY thru DECEMBER 2020

Mark Your Calendars Now!
June 25 - 28, 2020
81st CFMS SHOW & CONVENTION
LODI, CALIFORNIA

Hosted by the California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

Details will be posted as they develop. 






Calendar last updated: 09/14/2018