CFMS Society Shows

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

If you are a long-time rockhound, you are sure to find treasures to admire and add to your collection!  

If you want to learn about the hobby, come visit a club show in your community. It's an excellent time to meet its members and find what they have 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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OCTOBER 2014

October 1 - 5: JOSHUA TREE, CA
Hi-Desert Rockhounds of Moronga Valley
Sportsman's Club of Joshua Tree
6225 Sunburst Street
Hours: 9 - 6 daily
Contact: Judy & Roger Thompson, (760) 902-5340
Email: HiDesertRockhounds@gmail.com
Website: www.jtsportsmansclub.com/gem.html


October 10 - 12: RENO, NV
Reno Gem & Mineral Society
Craft Show
Reno Town Hall
Corner of Peckham & So. Virginia Street
Hours: Fri 10 - 6; Sat 10 - 5; Sun 10 - 3
Contact:Theresa Langhans, (775) 475-0842
Email: theresalanghans@yahoo.com
Website: www.www.renorockhounds.com


October 11 - 12: ANDERSON, CA
Shasta Gem & Mineral Society
Shasta County Fairgrounds
Briggs Street
Hours: Sat 9 - 5; Sun 10 - 4
Steve Puderbaugh, (530) 604-2951
Email: steve@applyaline.com
Website: www.shastagemandmineral.com


October 11 - 12: GRASS VALLEY, CA
Nevada County Gem & Mineral Society
Nevada County Fairgrounds
11228 McCourtney Road
Hours: 10 - 5 daily
Contact: Todd Lawson
Email: ncgms@hotmail.com
Website: www.ncgms.org


October 11 - 12: TRONA, CA
Searles Lake Gem & Mineral Society
Gem & Mineral Building
13337 Main Street
Hours: Sat 7:30 - 5; Sun 7:30 - 4
Jim & Bonnie Fairchild, (760) 372-5356
Email: slgms@iwvisp.com
Website: www1.iwvisp.com/tronagemclub


October 12 - 13: 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: vistarocksgms@gmail.com
Website: www.vistarocks.org


October 18: WEST HILLS, CA
Woodland Hills Rock Chippers
First United Methodist Church
22700 Sherman Way
Hours: 10 - 5
Contact: Beth Pio
Email: info@rockchippers.org
Website: www.rockchippers.org


October 18 - 19: PLACERVILLE, CA
El Dorado County Mineral & Gem Society
El Dorado County Fairgrounds
100 Placerville Drive
Hours: 10 - 5 daily
Contact: Bob Graton, (530) 676-2472
Email: info@rockandgemshow.org
Show Website: www.rockandgemshow.org
Club Website: www.eldoradorocks.org


October 18 -19: WHITTIER, CA
Whittier Gem & Mineral Society
Whittier Community Center
7630 Washington Avenue
Hours: 10 - 5 daily
Contact: Marcia Goetz (626) 914-5030


October 25 - 26: CAYUCOS, CA
San Luis Obispo Gem & Mineral Club
Cayucos Vets Hall
10 Cayucos Drive
Hours: 9 - 5 daily
Contact: Kim Patrick Noyes, (805) 610-0603
Email: kimnoyes@gmail.com
Website: www.slogem.org


October 25 - 26: 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 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 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: 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 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


MAY 2015
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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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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.