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CFMS Society & Club Show Calendar

CFMS CLUB & SOCIETY SHOWS
This page lists upcoming CFMS Member Society/Club Shows and CFMS Conventions.

Societies/Clubs 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 encourages its Member Societies and Clubs in good standing to post their shows 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!

 

2019 Shows


AUGUST

August 2, 3 & 4: NIPOMO, CA
Orcutt Mineral Society
Nipomo High School
525 Thompson Avenue
Hours: Fri-Sat 10 - 5, Sun 10 -4
Contact: Wayne Mills, (805) 481-3495
Email: wwmills50@hotmail.com
Website: omsinc.org

August 3 - 4: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
San Francisco Gem & Mineral Society
San Francisco County Fair Building
9th Avenue & Lincoln Way, Golden Gate Park, S.F. County Fair Bldg.
Hours: Sat. 10 - 6; Sun. 10 - 5
Contact: Ellen Nott
Email: ellen_nott@yahoo.com
Website: sfgms.org

August 17 - 18: TEHACHAPI, CA
Tehachapi Valley Gem & Mineral Society
Tehachapi Senior Citizen Center
500 East "F" Street
Hours: 9 - 4 daily (tentative)
Contact: Chuck Overall, (661) 821-4650
Email: luckydog5433@aol.com
Website: www.tvgms.org


SEPTEMBER

September 7 - 8: ARROYO GRANDE, CA
San Luis Obispo Gem & Mineral Club
South County Regional Center
800 West Branch Street
Hours: 10 - 5 daily
Email: info@slogem.org
Website: slogem.org       Show Page

September 21: LONG BEACH, CA
Long Beach Mineral & Gem Society
Expo Arts Center
4321 Atlantic Avenue
Hours: 10:00 - 5:00
Contact: Carol Kron and Karin Alvarez, (562) 577-9044
Email: lbmineralgemsociety@gmail.com
Website: Facebook Page

September 21 - 22: CHICO, CA
Feather River Lapidary & Mineral Society
Silver Dollar Fairgrounds
2357 Fair Street
Hours: Sat 9:30 - 5; Sun 9:30 - 4
Lori Millard, (530) 533-2968
Email: lorimillard58@yahoo.com
Website: "http://www.featherriverrocks.org

September 21 - 22: MONTEREY, CA
Carmel Valley Gem & Mineral Society
Monterey Fairgrounds
2004 Fairgrounds Road
Hours: 10 - 5 daily
Contact: Janis Rovetti, (831) 372-1311
Email: janis12@sbcglobal.net
Website: cvgms.rocks

September 28 - 29: 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: stocktonlapidary.org       Show Page


OCTOBER

October 4 , 5 & 6 VISTA, CA
Vista Gem & Mineral Society
Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum
2040 North Santa Fe Avenue
Hours: 10 - 4 daily
Contact: Kurt Kluey, (760) 917-5781
Email: klueysgems@yahoo.com
Website: vistarocks.org

October 5 - 6: GRASS VALLEY, CA
Nevada County Gem & Mineral Society
Nevada County Fairgrounds
11228 McCourtney Road
Hours: Sat 10 - 5, Sun 10 - 4
Contact: Mitchell Frank Van Hecke, (530) 575-4252
Email: 4vanclan5@att.net
Website: ncgms.org      Show Page

October 12 -13: LOS ALTOS, CA
Peninsula Gem & Geology Society
Los Altos Youth Center
One North San Antonio Road
Hours: 10 - 5 daily
Contact: Steve Jobe, 707 328-5778
Email: bamorlock@gmail.com
Website: pggs.org      Show Page

October 12 - 13: TRONA, CA
Searles Lake Gem & Mineral Society
Trona Gem Building
13337 Main Street
Hours: Sat 7:30 - 5:00;  Sun 7:30 - 3:00
Contact: Jim & Bonnie Fairchild, (760) 372-5356
Email: slgms@iwvisp.com
Website: iwvisp.com/tronagemclub

October 19: WEST HILLS, CA
Woodland Hills Rock Chippers
First United Methodist Church
22700 Sherman Way
Hours: 10 - 5
Contact: Virginia Rotramel, whrc@rockchippers.org
Email: whrc@rockchippers.org
Website: rockchippers.org       Show Page

October 19 - 20: PLACERVILLE, CA
El Dorado County Mineral & Gem Society
El Dorado County Fairgrounds
100 Placerville Drive
Hours: 10 - 5 daily
Contact: Debbie Winterson
Email: info@rockandgemshow.org
Website: eldoradorocks.org      Show Page

October 19 - 20: SANTA ROSA, CA
Santa Rosa Mineral & Gem Society
The Veterans Memorial
1351 Maple Avenue
Hours: Sat 10 - 6; Sun 10 - 5
Contact: Jolene Coon, (707) 849-9551
Website: jolene4srmgs@gmail.com
Website: srmgs.org       Show Page

October 26 - 27: SACRAMENTO, CA
Sacramento Mineral Society
Scottish Rite Temple
6151 H Street
Hours: Sat 10 - 5; Sun 10 - 4
Contact: Alyssa Meiszinger, (916) 205-4441
Email: webadmin@sacramentomineralsociety.org
Web Site: sacramentomineralsociety.org      Show Page


NOVEMBER

November 2 - 3: 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: opalsociety.org/       Show Page

November 2 - 3: RIDGECREST, CA
Indian Wells Gem & Mineral Society
Desert Empire Fairgrounds
520 South Richmond Road
Hours: 9 - 5 daily
Contact: John De Rosa, (760) 375-7905
Email: jfrocks@dslextreme.com
Website: indianwellsgemandmineral.com         Show Page

November 2 - 3: CONCORD, CA
Contra Costa Mineral & Gem Society
Centre Concord
5298 Clayton Road
Hours: 10 - 5 daily
Contact: Mike Hopkins
Email: mhopkins@ironhorsedesign.net
Website: contracostamineralandgemsociety.org       Show Page

November 9 - 10: YUBA CITY, CA
Sutter Buttes Gem & Mineral Society
Yuba-Sutter Fairgrounds, Franklin Hall
442 Franklin Blvd
Hours: Sat 10 - 5; Sun 10 - 4
Contact: Karen Horita, (916) 677-6696
Email: horita@comcast.net
Website: sutterbuttesgemmin.org

November 16 - 17: 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: bspcat@cox.net
Website: ecvgms.org       Show Page

November 23 - 24: OXNARD, CA
Oxnard Gem & Mineral Society
Oxnard Performing Arts Center
800 Hobson Way
Hours: Sat. 10 - 5; Sun. 10 - 4
Contact: Laura Driskell, (805) 394-8002
Email: show_info@oxnardgem.com
Website: oxnardgem.com       Show Page


DECEMBER
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2020 Shows



JANUARY 2020
 
January 18 - 19: EXETER, CA
Tule Gem & Mineral Society, Visalia
Exeter Veterans' Memorial Building
324 N. Kaweah Avenue
Hours: Sat 10 - 5;  Sun 10 - 4
Contact: Gayle Bingaman (559) 802-6029
Email: bandgbing@aol.com
Website: tulegem.com


FEBRUARY 2020
 
February 15 - 17: ANTIOCH, CA
Antioch Lapidary Club
Contra Costa County Fairgrounds
1201 West 10th Street
Hours: 10 - 5 daily
Contact: Brenda Miguel
Email: brenda.miguel@yahoo.com
Website: antiochlapidaryclub.com

February 22 - 23: VALLEJO, CA
Vallejo Gem & Mineral Society
McCormack Hall, Solano County Fairgrounds
900 Fairgrounds Drive
Hours: 10 - 5 daily
Contact: Debra Duhon , (415) 254-1506
Email: dduhonvgms@gmail.com
Website: vjgems.org



MARCH 2020
March 7 - 8: VENTURA, CA
Ventura Gem & Mineral Society
Ventura County Fairgrounds
10 West Harbor Blvd.
Hours: Sat 10 - 5; Sun 10 - 4
Contact: Richard Slyker, (805) 312-8467
Email: info@vgms.org
Website: vgms.org

March 21 - 22: SAN JOSE, CA
Santa Clara Valley Gem & Mineral Society
Santa Clara County Fairgrounds
344 Tully Road
Hours: 10 - 5 daily
Contact: (408) 265-1422
Email: info@scvgms.org
Website: www.scvgms.org


APRIL 2020


MAY 2020


JUNE 2020


June 1 - 2: CAMBRIA, CA
San Luis Obispo Gem & Mineral Club
Cambria Veterans Hall
1000 Main Street
Hours: 10 - 5 daily
Contact: Kim Noyes, (805) 610-0603
Email: kim@gmail.com

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June 25 - 28, 2020
81st CFMS SHOW & CONVENTION
Grape Festival Fairgrounds
Lodi, California

Hosted by the California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

Show details will be posted as they develop. 


JULY thru DECEMBER 2020


November 2 - 3: RIDGECREST, CA
Indian Wells Gem & Mineral Society
Desert Empire Fairgrounds
520 South Richmond Road
Hours: 9 - 5 daily
Contact: John De Rosa, (760) 375-7905
Email: jfrocks@dslextreme.com
Website: indianwellsgemandmineral.com         Show Page

November 23 - 24: OXNARD, CA
Oxnard Gem & Mineral Society
Oxnard Performing Arts Center
800 Hobson Way
Hours: Sat. 10 - 5; Sun. 10 - 4
Contact: Laura Driskell, (805) 394-8002
Email: show_info@oxnardgem.com
Website: oxnardgem.com        Show Page



Calendar last updated: 08/09/19

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