CFMS Society Shows

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 also offer demonstrations, displays and activities for you to enjoy.
  • You are sure to find treasures to admire and add to your collections!
  • If you want to learn about the hobby, come 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. Copies will go to the Show Date Coordinators and the Webmaster at the same time.
    (If unable to use the online form, here are instructions on how Mail your show information.)


    77th CFMS Show & Convention
    "Strike Gold"
    September 16-18, 2016

    El Dorado County Fairgrounds - Placerville, CA
    cfms2016show.com



    2016

    MAY

    May 7 - 8: ANAHEIM, CA
    Searchers Gem & Mineral Society
    Brookhurst Community Center
    2271 W. Crescent Avenue
    Hours: Sat 10 - 5; Sun 10 - 4:30
    Contact: Margaret Hogarth, (909) 597-7033
    Email: hogarth.m@gmail.com
    Website: www.searchersrocks.org


    May 7 - 8: JACKSON, CA
    Amador County Gem & Mineral Society
    Kennedy Mine
    12594 Kennedy Mine Rd (off Hwys 49/88)
    Hours: 10 – 4 daily
    Contact: Gaylene Lichty, (209) 245-5388
    Email: mountaingirl@volcano.net
    Website: www.amadorgemandmineral.org


    May 7 - 8: RENO, NV
    Reno Gem & Mineral Society
    Reno 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 13 - 15: YUCAIPA, CA
    Yucaipa Valley Gem & Mineral Society
    Yucaipa Music & Arts Festival
    Adams St. & Yucaipa Blvd
    Hours: Fri 6 - 9; Sat 11 - 10, Sun. 12 - 6
    Contact: Lee Peterson, (909) 794-0731
    Email: res09ayd@verizon.net
    Website: www.yvgms.org



    JUNE

    June 3 - 5:  LA HABRA, CA
    North Orange County Gem & Mineral Society
    La Habra Community Center
    101 W. La Habra Blvd.
    Hours: Fri 5 - 8; Sat 10 - 6; Sun 10 - 5
    Contact: Don Warthen, 626-330-8974
    Email: odwarthen@verizon.net
    Website: www.nocgms.com


    June 4 - 5: GLENDORA, CA
    Glendora Gems & Mineral Society
    Goddard Middle School
    859 E. Sierra Madre Avenue
    Hours: Sat. 10 - 5; Sun 10 - 4
    Contact: Bonnie Bidwell, (626) 963-4638
    Email: Ybidwell2@aol.com


    June 25 - 26: CULVER CITY, CA
    Culver City Rock & Mineral Club
    Veterans Memorial Auditorium
    4117 Overland Blvd (@Culver Blvd, Near the 405 & 10 Freeways)
    Hours: Sat 10 - 6; Sun 10 - 5
    Contact: Janice Metz, (310) 850-4398
    Email: janicemtz@yahoo.com
    Website: www.culvercityrocks.org


    JULY

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    AUGUST

    August 13 - 14: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
    San Francisco Gem & Mineral Society
    San Francisco County Fair Building
    9th Avenue & Lincoln Way
    Hours: Sat. 10 - 6; Sun. 10 - 5
    Contact: Ellen Nott, (415) 564-4230
    Email: ellen_nott@yahoo.com
    Website: www.sfgemshow.org             Show Page



    SEPTEMBER

    September 16 - 18: PLACERVILLE, CA
    77th CFMS Show & Convention
    Hosted by El Dorado County Mineral & Gem Society
    El Dorado County Fairgrounds
    100 Placerville Drive
    Hours:      Fri - Sun 10 - 5 daily
    Contact:   Barbara Terrill, 530 676-2375     Email
    Websitewww.cfms2016show.com
    Registration Forms are posted on the Show Web Site;
    all are due August 1.     Lodging List also on web site.


    September 17 - 18: CHICO, CA
    Feather River Lapidary & Mineral Society, Oroville
    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


    September 24 - 25: LODI, CA
    Stockton Lapidary & Mineral Club
    Lodi Grape & Harvest Festival Grounds
    413 East Lockford Street
    Hours: 10 - 5 daily
    Contact: Jerold Kyle, (209) 368-9411
    Email: jeroldkyle@yahoo.com
    Website: www.stocktonlapidary.com


    September 24 - 25: MONTEREY, CA
    Carmel Valley Gem & Mineral Society
    Monterey Fairgrounds
    2004 Fairgrounds Road
    Hours: Sat 10 - 6; Sun 10 - 5
    Contact: Janis Rovetti, (831) 372-1311
    Email: janis12@sbcglobal.net
    Website: www.cvgms.org


    September 24 - 25: REDWOOD CITY, CA
    Sequoia Gem & Mineral Society
    Community Activities Building
    1400 Roosevelt Avenue
    Hours: 10 - 5 daily
    Contact: Catherine Fraser, 650-954-6020
    Email: catherinef@fraseradv.com
    Website: www.sequoiagemandmineralsociety.org


    September 24 - 25: SANTA ROSA, CA
    Santa Rosa Mineral & Gem Society
    Wells Fargo Center for the Art
    50 Mark West Springs Road
    Hours: Sat 10 - 6; Sun 10 - 5
    Contact: Jolene Coon
    Website: www.srmgs.org


    September 28 - October 2: YUCCA VALLEY, CA
    Hi-Desert Rockhounds
    Sportsman's Club of Joshua Tree
    6225 Sunburst Street
    Hours: 9 - 6 daily
    Contact: Wayne Hamilton, (760) 366-2915
    Email: jtsportsmans@ymail.com
    Website: www.jtsportsmansclub.com/gem.html



    OCTOBER

    October 1 - 2: BORON, CA
    Mojave Mineralogical Society
    Boron Recreation Park
    26998 John Street
    Hours: Sat 9 - 5; Sun 9 - 4
    Contact: Bruce Davies, (760) 338-8829
    Email: daviesb@yahoo.com


    October 1 - 2: VISTA, CA
    Vista Gem & Mineral Society
    Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum
    2040 North Santa Fe Avenue
    Hours: Sat 10 - 5; Sun 10 - 4
    Contact: Ray Pearce, (760) 726-7570
    Email: raysrocks@cox.net


    October 8 - 9: ANDERSON, CA
    Shasta Gem & Mineral Society
    Shasta District Fairgrounds
    1890 Briggs Street
    Hours: Sat. 9 - 5; Sun. 10 - 4
    Steve Puderbaugh, 530-604-2951
    Email: kelly13@shasta.com
    Show Website: www.shastagemandmineral.com


    October 8 - 9: GRASS VALLEY, CA
    Nevada County Gem & Mineral Society
    Nevada County Fairgrounds (Main Building)
    11228 McCourtney Road
    Hours: 10 - 5 daily
    Contact: Todd Lawson, (530) 305-9212
    Email: webmaster@ncgms.org
    Website: www.ncgms.org


    October 8 - 9: TRONA, CA
    Searles Lake Gem & Mineral Society
    SLGM Show Building
    13337 Main Street
    Hours: Sat 7 - 5; Sun 7 - 4
    Jim and Bonnie Fairchild, (760) 372-5356
    Email: slgms@iwvisp.com
    Website: www1.iwvisp.com/tronagemclub


    October 15 - 16: 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


    October 22 - 23: LOS ALTOS, CA
    Peninsula Gem & Geology Society
    Los Altos Youth Center
    One No. San Antonio Road
    Hours: 10 - 5 daily
    Contact: Steve Jobe, (408) 834-5384
    Email: steve_jobe@sbcglobal.net
    Website: www.pggs.org



    NOVEMBER

    November 5 - 6: ANAHEIM, CA
    American Opal Society
    Business Expo Center
    1960 S. Anaheim Way
    Hours: Sat 10 - 6; Sun 10 - 5
    Contact: Veronica Purpura, (714) 509-9959
    Email: info@opalsociety.org
    Website: www.opalsociety.org/      Show Page


    November 5 - 6: 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 12 - 13: SACRAMENTO, CA
    Sacramento Mineral Society
    Scottish Rite Temple
    6151 H Street
    Hours: Sat 10 - 5 daily
    Contact: Alyssa Mesiznger, (916) 662-5819
    Email: webadmin@sacramentomineralsociety.org
    Website: http://sacramentomineralsociety.org        Show Page


    November 19 - 20: OXNARD, CA
    Oxnard Gem & Mineral Society
    Oxnard Performing Arts Center
    800 Hobson Way
    Hours: Sat. 10 - 5; Sun. 10 - 4
    Contact: Diane Cook, (805) 647-8517
    Email: johndianedaisy@yahoo.com
    Website: www.oxnardgem.com       Show Page



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    JANUARY

    January 21 - 22: 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) 303-0632
    Email: ldriggs5@gmail.com
    Website: www.tulegem.com



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    April 8 - 9: MARIPOSA, CA
    Mariposa Gem & Mineral Society
    Mariposa County Fairgrounds
    5005 Fairgrounds Road (south of Mariposa on Hwy49)
    Hours: Sat 10 - 6; Sun 10 - 4
    Contact: Martin Fodin, (209) 742-4036
    Email: martin@safarigold.com
    Website: www.camineralmuseum.com


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