CFMS Society Shows

This page lists upcoming CFMS Member Society/Club Shows and other events.

At shows, dealers are usually invited and feature a wide selection of rocks, minerals, gems, jewelry and associated specialties. Shows also offer demonstrations, displays and activities for you to enjoy.
  • Rockhounds and jewelry lovers are sure to find treasures to admire and add to their collections!

  • If you want to learn about the hobby, come visit a club show in your community. Shows are an  excellent time to meet members and find out what the club has to offer.
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CFMS invites its member socieities and clubs in good standing to post their shows or events on this page.

Use the
Show Date Form to send your information for the CFMS newsletter and web site at the same time.  CLICK HERE FOR THE EMAIL FORM.               HOW TO MAIL SHOW INFO
 


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NOVEMBER 2014

November 1 - 2: CONCORD, CA
Contra Costa Mineral & Gem Society
Centre Concord
5298 Clayton Road (near Ygnacio Valley Rd.)
Hours: 10 - 5 daily
Contact: Harry Nichandros, (925) 289-0454
Email: show-c@ccmgs.org
Website: www.ccmgs.org/gem_show


November 1 - 2: OXNARD, CA
Oxnard Gem & Mineral Society
Oxnard Performing Arts Center
800 Hobson Way
Hours: Sat. 9 - 5; Sun. 10 - 4
Contact: Miriam Tetreault, (805) 642-5779
Email: ml_tetreault@hotmail.com
Website: www.oxnardgem.com

November 1 - 2: RIDGECREST, CA
Indian Wells Gem & Mineral Society
Desert Empire Fairgrounds
520 S. Richmond Road
Hours: 9 - 5 daily
Contact: John DeRosa, (760) 375-7905
Website: www.indianwells.weebly.com


November 8 - 9: ANAHEIM, CA
American Opal Society, Garden Grove
The Phoenix Club - Festhalle
1340 S. Sanderson Ave.
Hours: Sat 9 - 6; Sun 9 - 5
Contact: Veronica Purpura, (714) 501-9959
Email: info@opalsociety.org
Website: www.opalsociety.org


November 8 - 9: SACRAMENTO, CA
Sacramento Mineral Society
Scottish Rite Temple
6151 H Street
Hours: Sat 10 - 5; Sun 10 - 4
Contact: Alyssa Mesiznger, (916) 205-4441
Email: gemshow@sacramentomineralsociety.org
Website: sacgemshow.com


November 8 - 9: YUBA CITY, CA
Sutter Buttes Gem & Mineral Society
Yuba-Sutter Fairgrounds - Franklin Hall
442 Franklin Avenue
Hours: Sat 10 - 5; Sun 10 - 4
Contact: Kartie Slightam, (530) 673-9649
Email: mktalternatives@comcast.net
Website: www.sutterbuttes.net


November 14 - 16: EUREKA, CA
Humboldt Gem & Mineral Society
Redwood Acres Fairgrounds
3750 Harris Street
Hours: Fri 9 - 6, Sat 10 - 6, Sun 10 - 5
Contact: Diana Reed, (707) 839-2079


November 15 - 16: APPLE VALLEY, CA
Valley Gem Gem & Mineral Club
Victor Valley Museum
11873 Apple Valley Road
Hours: Sat 9 - 5; Sun 9 - 4
Contact: Cyndy Mandell, (760) 243-2330
Email: vp-shows@vvgmc.org
Website: www.vvgmc.org


November 22 - 23: SANTA CRUZ, CA
Santa Cruz Mineral & Gem Society
Winter Sale
Live Oak Grange Hall
1900 – 17th Avenue
Hours: 10 - 5 daily
Contact: Julia Cornblatt, (831) 687-0509
Email: julia.cornblatt@gmail.com
Website: www.scmgs.org


DECEMBER 2014

December 6 - 7: BARSTOW, CA
Mojave Desert Gem & Mineral Society
Cora Harper Community Center
841 Barstow Road (North of I-15)
Hours: 10 - 5 daily
Contact: Vivian Watts
Email: vivlea22@yahoo.com


December 12 - 14: RIALTO, CA
Orange Belt Mineralogical Society
Across Street from Rialto City Hall
105 South Palm Avenue
Hours: Sat 10 - 5; Sun 10 - 3
Contact: Ken Gard or Jessica, (909) 887-5507 - Shop (909) 381-0089
Email: kengard@roadrunner.com
Website: OBMSrocks.yolasite.com




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JANUARY 2015

January 17 - 18: EXETER, CA
Tule Gem & Mineral Society, Visalia
Exeter Veterans Memorial Building
324 N Kaweah Avenue, Hwy 65
Hours: Sat 10 - 5; Sun 10 - 4
Contact: Bill Bingaman, (559) 741-6381
Email: bandgbing@aol.com
Website: www.tulegem.com


FEBRUARY 2015

February 13 - 22: INDIO, CA
San Gorgonio Mineral & Gem Society, Cabazon
Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival
82-503 Highway 11
Hours: 10 - 10 daily
Contact: Bert Grisham, (915) 849-1674
Email: bert67@verizon.net


February 27 - March 8, IMPERIAL, CA
Imperial Valley Gem & Mineral Society
Imperial Valley Expo
200 East 2nd Street/dd>
Hours: Weekends noon - 10 pm; Weekdays 4 pm - 10 pm
John Pyle, Jr. (760) 562-3453
Email: jcwus@sbcglobal.net
Website: www.IVGMS.org


February 28 - March 1: VALLEJO, CA
Vallejo Gem & Mineral Society
Solano County Fairgrounds, Mc Cormack Hall
900 Fairgrounds Drive
Hours: 10:00 - 5:00 daily
Contact: Dan Wolke, 707 334-2950
Email: dncwolke@sbcglobal.net
Website: www.vjgems.org


MARCH 2015

March 6 - 8: NEWARK, CA
Mineral & Gem Society of Castro Valley
Newark Pavilion
6430 Thornton Avenue
Hours: Fri & Sat 10 - 6; Sun 10 - 5
Contact: Cathy Miller, (510) 887-9007
Website: www.mgscv.org


March 7 - 8: ARCADIA, CA
Monrovia Rockhounds
Los Angeles Arboretum
301 Baldwin Avenue
Hours: 9:00 - 4:30 daily
Contact: Jo Anna Ritchey, (626) 359-1624
Email: joannaritchey@gmail.com
Website: www.Moroks.com


March 7 - 8: VENTURA, CA
Ventura Gem & Mineral Society
Ventura County Fairgrounds
10 West Harbor Blvd.
Hours: Sat 10 - 5; Sun 10 - 4
Contact: Krishna Juarez, (805) 323-6725
Email: info@VGMS.org
Website: www.vgms.org


March 14 - 15: SAN MARINO, CA
Pasadena Lapidary Society
San Marino Masonic Center
3130 Huntington Drive
Hours: Sat 10 - 6, Sun 10 - 5
Contact: Marcia Goetz, (626) 260-7239
Email: joenmar1@verizon.net
Website: www.pasadenalapidarysociety.org


March 14 - 15: TURLOCK, CA
Mother Lode Mineral Society, Modesto
Stanislaus County Fairgrounds
900 North Broadway
Hours: 10 - 5 daily
Contacts: Bud & Terry McMillin, (209) 524-3494, cell (209) 484-4416
Email: terry_mcmillin@yahoo.com
Website: www.turlockgemshow.com


March 21 - 22: LEMOORE, CA
Lemoore Gem & Mineral Society
Trinity Hall
470 Champion Street
Hours: Sat 10 - 6; Sun 10 - 4
Contact: Keith Olivas (559) 622-9440
Email: georgersilva@sbcglobal.net


March 28 - 29: ANGELS CAMP, CA
Calaveras Gem & Mineral Society
Calaveras County Fairgrounds
101 Frogtown Road
ours: Sat 10 - 5; Sun 10 - 4
Contact: Robin Williams, (209) 728-8277
Email: amy95247@yahoo.com
Website: www.calaverasgemandmineral.org


March 28 - 29: ROSEVILLE, CA
Roseville Rock Rollers
Roseville (Placer County) Fairgrounds
800 All American City Blvd
Hours: Sat 10 - 5; Sun 10 - 4
Contact: Gloria Marie, (916) 216-1114
Email: gloriarosevillerockrollers@gmail.com
Website: www.rockrollers.com


APRIL 2015

April 4 - 5: CHICO, CA
Paradise Gem & Mineral Society
Silver Dollar Fairgrounds
2337 Fair Street
Hours: 10 - 4 daily
Contact: Manuel Garcia, (530) 877-7324
Website: www.paradisegem.org



April 11 - 12: MARIPOSA, CA
Mariposa Gem & Mineral Society
Mariposa County Fairgrounds
5005 Fairgrounds Road (south of Mariposa on Hwy49)
Hours: Sat 10 - 5; Sun 10 - 4
Contact: Randy Bolt, (209) 742-7625
Email: rockmuseum@sti.net
Website: www.camineralmuseum.com


April 18 - 19: SAN JOSE, CA
Santa Clara Valley Gem & Mineral Society
Santa Clara County Fairgrounds
334 Tully Road
Hours: 10 - 5 daily
Contact: Frank Mullaney, (408) 265-1422
Email: info@scvgms.org
Website: www.scvgms.org


April 25 - 26: SANTA CRUZ, CA
Santa Cruz Mineral & Gem Society
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium
Church Street & Center Street
Hours: 10 - 5 daily
Contact: Dean Welder (408) 353-2675
Website: www.scmgs.org


MAY 2015

May 1 - 3: LA HABRA, CA
North Orange County Gem & Mineral Society
La Habra Community Center
101 W. La Habra Blvd.
Hours: Fri 4 - 8; Sat & Sun 10 - 5
Contact: Don Warthen, (562) 330-8974
Email: odwarthen@verizon.net
Website: www.nocgms.com


May 2 - 3: ANAHEIM, CA
Searchers Gem & Mineral Society
Brookhurst Community Center
2271 W. Crescent Avenue
Hours: Sat 10 - 5; Sun 10 - 4
Contact: Margaret Hogarth, (909) 815-3045
Email: Hogarth.m@gmail.com
Website: www.searchersrocks.org


May 9 - 10: ESCONDIDO, CA
Palomar Gem & Mineral Club
California Center for the Arts
340 N. Escondido Blvd.
Hours: Sat 10 - 5; Sun 10 - 4
Contact: Gayle Hamilton, (760) 743-0809
Email: Gaylehamilton@yahoo.com
Website: www.palomargem.org


May 9 - 10: RENO, NV
Reno Gem & Mineral Society
Reno-Sparks Livestock Event Center
1350 North Wells Avenue
Hours: Sat 10 - 4; Sun 10 - 5
Contact: Steve Norman, (775) 358-7322
Email: snorm11@hotmail.com
Website: www.renorockhounds.com


JUNE 2015

Rocks & Vines, CFMS 2015 Show & Convention, Lodi CA California Federation of Mineralogical Societies
2015 SHOW & CONVENTION
June 12 - 14
"Rocks & Vines"
Hours: Friday & Saturday 10-5;  Sunday 10-4
Contact: Margaret Kolaczyk, markolaczyk@gmail.com
See more information 


JULY 2015

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AUGUST 2015


August 29 -30: CONCORD, CA
Contra Costa Mineral & Gem Society
Centre Concord
5298 Clayton Road (near Ygnacio Valley Rd.)
Hours: 10 - 5 daily
Contact: Harry Nichandros, (925) 289-0454
Email: show-c@ccmgs.org
Society Website: www.ccmgs.org
Show Page: www.ccmgs.org/gem_show


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Please send us your show information as soon as you have your show confirmed.  
Use the Show Date Form to send your information for the CFMS newsletter and web site at the same time.  CLICK HERE FOR THE EMAIL FORM.     CLICK HERE IF YOU WANT TO MAIL SHOW INFO.
Only shows or events that are sponsored by a CFMS society in good standing will be published.