CFMS Society Shows

This page lists upcoming CFMS Member Society/Club Shows and other events. Dealers are usually invited to attend shows 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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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
      Show Page

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 13 - 15: VICTORVILLE, CA
Victorville Valley Gem & Mineral Society
Stoddard Wells Road & Hwy 15
Hours: 9 - 5 daily
Tele: V.V.G.M.C. (760) 243-2330
Website: www.vvgmc.org/tailgate


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      Show Page


March 14 - 15: SPRECKELS, CA
Salinas Valley Rock & Gem Club
Spreckel's Veterans Hall
5th & Llano Streets
Hours: 10 - 5 daily
Contact: Karin Salomon, (831) 375-5233
Email: k1.salomon72@yahoo.com
Website: www.salinasrockandgem.com     Show Page
 

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.motherlodemineralsociety.com     Show Page


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      Show Page


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      Show Page


March 28 - 29: TORRANCE, CA
South Bay Lapidary & Mineral Society
Torrance/Ken Miller Recreation Center
3341 Torrance Blvd (off Madrona Ave.)
Hours: Sat. 10 - 5; Sun. 10 - 4
Contact: Richard Egger, (310) 291-9855
Email: EGGERJ87@gmail.com
Website: Show Page


 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
     Show Page

April 18 - 19: THOUSAND OAKS, CA
Conejo Gem & Mineral Club
Borchard Park Community Center
190 Reino Road at Borchard Road
Hours: 10 - 5 daily
Contact: Robert Sankovich, (805) 494-7734
Email: rmsorca@roadrunner.com
Website: www.cgamc.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


April 10 - 12: VISTA, CA
Vista Gem & Mineral Society
Antique Gas & Steam Engine Museum
2040 North Santa Fe Avenue
Hours: 9 - 5 daily
Contact: Ray Pearce (760) 535-5524 & Simon King (619) 991-2226
Email: vistarocksgms@gmail.com
Website: www.vistarocks.org


April 25 - 26: LANCASTER, CA
Antelope Valley Gem & Mineral Society
Lancaster High School
44701 - 32nd Street West
Hours: 10 - 5 daily
Contact: CJ Quitoriano,(661) 209-9092
Website: www.avgem.weebly.com


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
       Show Page

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 2 - 3: 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


May 2 - 3: YUCAIPA, CA
Yucaipa Valley Gem & Mineral Society
New Location:
Adams St. & Yucaipa Blvd. - Tent in street
Hours: Sat 11 - 7, Sun. 12 - 4
Contact: Dennis Anderson, (951) 845-9195
Email: Danderson2@dc.rr.com
Website: www.yvgms.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: gemshow@palomargem.org
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

June 6 - 7: GLENDORA, CA
Glendora Gems & Mineral Society
Goddard Middle School
857 East Sierra Madre
Hours: Sat. 10 - 5; Sun 10 - 4
Contact: Bonnie Bidwell, (626) 963-4638


June 12 - 14: LODI, CA
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 

June 27 - 28: 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
Email: janicemtz@yahoo.com
Website: www.culvercityrocks.org        Show Page


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
Website: www.ccmgs.org



SEPTEMBER 2015

September 19 - 20: CHICO, CA
Feather River Lapidary & Mineral Society, Oroville
Silver Dollar Fairgrounds
2357 Fair Street
Hours: Sat 9:30 - 5 daily
John Scott, (530) 343-3491
Email: jweazel@sbcglobal.net
Website: www.featherriverrocks.org


September 19 - 20: REDWOOD CITY, CA
Sequoia Gem & Mineral Society
Community Activities Building
1400 Roosevelt Avenue
Hours: 10 - 5 daily
Contact: Carol Corden
Email: cordencarol@yahoo.com
Website: www.sequoiagemandmineralsociety.org


September 26 - 27: DOWNEY, CA
Delvers Gem & Mineral Society
Elks Lodge
11233 Woodruff Avenue
Hours: Sat 9 - 5; Sun 9 - 4
Contact: Dale Hardwood (310) 217-0551
Email: nancyjbird@verizon.net


September 26 - 27: 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 26 - 27: SANTA ROSA, CA
Santa Rosa Mineral & Gem Society
Wells Fargo Center for the Arts
50 Mark West Springs Road
Hours: Sat 10 - 6; Sun 10 - 5
Contact: Jolene, (707) 528-7610
Email: Jolene@srmgs.org
Website: www.srmgs.org


OCTOBER 2015

October 11: FALLBROOK, CA
Fallbrook Gem & Mineral Facility
123 West Alvarado Street
Hours: 9 - 4
Contact: (760) 728-1130
Email: fgms@sbcglobal.net
Website: www.fgms.org


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


October 17 - 18: PLACERVILLE, CA
El Dorado County Mineral & Gem Society
El Dorado County Fairgrounds
100 Placerville Drive
Hours: 10 - 5 daily
Contact: Karen Newlin, (530) 676-2472
Email: info@rockandgemshow.org
Website: www.eldoradorocks.org      Show Page


October 24 - 25: 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 2015

November 7 - 8: ANAHEIM, CA
American Opal Society
The Phoenix Club
1340 South Sanderson Avenue
Hours: Sat 10 - 6; Sun 10 - 5
Contact: Veronica Purpura, (714) 501-9959
Email: info@opalsociety.org
Website: www.opalsociety.org/


November 21 - 22: APPLE VALLEY, CA
Valley Gem Gem & Mineral Club
Victor Valley Museum
11873 Apple Valley Road (x Bear Valley Rd.)
Hours: Sat 9 - 5; Sun 9 - 3
Contact: Cyndy Mandell, 760.508.1080, 760.508.1080
Email: cynmandell@me.com
Website: www.vvgmc.org


DECEMBER 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 http://www.salinasrockandgem.com/dates.html SHOW INFO.
Only shows or events that are sponsored by a CFMS society in good standing will be published.