CFMS Society/Club Show Calendar
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 can 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. When you use this form, a copy will go to the Show Date Coordinator and the Webmaster at the same time.  If unable to use the online form, CLICK HERE for a format to use for email or mail.   Have a Great Show!
     

    2017

    Join us for the nationwide
    CFMS-AFMS SHOW & CONVENTION
    JUNE 16, 17 & 18, 2017
    Hours: Fri & Sat 10 - 5; Sun 10 - 4

    hosted by
    Ventura County Gem & Mineral Society
    VENTURA COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS

    10 West Harbor Blvd, Ventura, CA
    Website: 2017CFMS-AFMSShow.com


    APRIL

    April 1 - 2: CHICO, CA
    Paradise Gem & Mineral Society
    Silver Dollar Fairgrounds
    2357 Fair Street
    Hours: Sat 9 - 5; Sun 9 - 4
    Contact: Kevin Wright, (530) 990-0211
    Email: agateorca@ix.netcom.com
    Website: paradisegem.org

    April 1 - 2: TORRANCE, CA
    South Bay Lapidary & Mineral Society
    Ken Miller Recreation Center
    3341 Torrance Blvd (entrance on Madrona Ave)
    Hours: Sat. 10 - 5; Sun. 10 - 4
    Contact: Nancy Pekarek, (310) 257-8152
    Email: pekareks@hotmail.com
    Website: southbaylapidaryandmineralsociety.com      Show Page

    April 7, 8 & 9: 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
    Email: raysrocks@cox.net
    Website: www.vistarocks.org

    April 8 - 9: MARIPOSA, CA
    Mariposa Gem & Mineral Society
    Mariposa County Fairgrounds
    5007 Fairgrounds Rd/Hwy 49 So.
    Hours: Sat 10 - 6; Sun 10 - 5
    Contact: Meredith Meehan, (559) 868-3535
    Email: mgmc@sti.net
    Website: www.camineralmuseum.com

    April 22 - 23: PASO ROBLES, CA
    Santa Lucia Rockhounds
    Paso Robles Event Center
    2198 Riverside Avenue
    Hours: Sat 10 - 5; Sun 10 – 4
    Contact: Tina Clark, (805) 305-0246
    Email: slrockhounds@gmail.com
    Website: www.slrockhounds.org

    April 22 - 23: 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 29 - 30: LANCASTER, CA
    Antelope Valley Gem & Mineral Society
    Lancaster High School
    44701 32nd Street West
    Hours: 10 - 5 daily
    Website: www.avgem.weebly.com           Show Page

    April 29 - 30: SANTA CRUZ, CA
    Santa Cruz Mineral & Gem Society
    Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium
    307 Church Street
    Hours: 10 - 5 daily
    Contact: Dean Welder
    Email: wdeanwelder@gmail.com
    Website: www.scrockngem.org       Show Page



    MAY

    May 5 - 7: YUCAIPA, CA
    Yucaipa Valley Gem & Mineral Society
    Yucaipa Music & Arts Festival
    Yucaipa Blvd and Adams Street
    Hours: Fri 6 - 9; Sat 12 - 10, Sun 12 - 6
    Contact: Lee Peterson, (909) 794-0731
    Website: www.yvgms.org           Show Page

    May 6 - 7: JACKSON, CA
    Amador County Gem & Mineral Society
    Kennedy Mine
    12594 Kennedy Mine Rd (off Hwy 49/88)
    Hours: 10 – 4 daily
    Contact: Gaylene Lichty, (209) 245-5388
    Email: mountaingirl@volcano.net
    Website: amadorgemandmineral.org

    May 6 - 7, 2017:  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) 359-6068
    Email: sailondan55@aol.com
    Website: www.renorockhounds.com

    May 6 - 7: ANAHEIM, CA

    Searchers Gem & Mineral Society
    Brookhurst Community Center
    2271 W. Crescent Avenue
    Hours: Sat 10 - 5; Sun 10 - 4:30
    Contact: Margaret Hogarth, 909 815-3045
    Email: hogarth.m@gmail.com
    Website: www.searchersrocks.org



    JUNE

    June 2 - 4: LA HABRA, CA
    North Orange County Gem & Mineral Society
    La Habra Community Center
    101 W. La Habra Blvd.
    Hours: Fri 5 - 8; Sat & Sun 10 - 5
    Contact: Armando Perdoza, (909) 455-6800
    Email: forestandson@yahoo.com
    Website: www.nocgms.com

    June 3 - 4: ESCONDIDO, CA
    Palomar Gem & Mineral Club
    California Center for the Arts
    340 N. Escondido Blvd.
    Hours: Sat 10 - 5; Sun 10 - 4
    Contact: Dawn Vickers
    Email: dawnjvickers@gmail.com
    Website: www.palomargem.org        Show Page

    June 3 - 4, 2017: GLENDORA, CA
    Glendora Gems
    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 9, 10 & 11, 2017: VENTURA, CA
    VENTURA ROCKS THE NATION!
    2017 CFMS-AFMS Show & Convention
    Hosted by Ventura County Gem & Mineral Society
    Ventura County Fairgrounds
    10 West Harbor Boulevard
    Hours: Fri & Sat 10 - 5; Sun 10 - 4
    Contact: Diane Cook, (805) 312-8467
    Email:      info@vgms.org
    Website: 2017CFMS-AFMSShow.com
    2017 CFMS-AFMS Show & Convention, Ventura, California
    June 17 - 18: CAMBRIA, CA
    San Luis Obispo Gem & Mineral Club
    Cambria Vets Hall
    1000 Main Street
    Hours: 10 - 5 daily
    Contact: Kim Noyes, (805) 610-0603
    Email: kim@slogem.org
    Website: www.slogem.org       Show Page



    JULY

    July 8 - 9: CULVER CITY, CA
    Culver City Rock & Mineral Club
    Veterans Memorial Auditorium
    4117 Overland Blvd
    Hours: Sat 10 - 6; Sun 10 - 5
    Contact: Janice Metz, (310) 850-4398
    Email: janicemtz@yahoo.com
    Website: www.culvercityrocks.org



    AUGUST

    August 4 - 6: 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: www.omsinc.org

    August 19 - 20: 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
    Email: ellen_nott@yahoo.com
    Website: www.sfgemshow.org      Show Page



    SEPTEMBER

    September 23 - 24: 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: www.cvgms.org

    September 23 - 24: REDWOOD CITY, CA
    Sequoia Gem & Mineral Society
    Community Activities Building
    1400 Roosevelt Avenue
    Hours: 10 - 5 daily
    Contact: William Spence, (408) 398-7502
    Email: bill.spence777@sbcglobal.net
    Website: www.sequoiagemandmineralsociety.org     Show Page



    OCTOBER

    October 8: FALLBROOK, CA
    Fallbrook Gem & Mineral Society
    Fallbrook Gem & Mineral Building
    123 West Alvarado Street
    Hours: 9 - 4
    Contact: Janice Bricker, (760) 728-1130
    Email: fgms@sbcglobal.net
    Website: www.fgms.org

    October 14 - 15: TRONA, CA
    Searles Lake Gem & Mineral Society
    Gem Show Building
    13337 Main Street
    Hours: Sat 7:30 - 5; Sun 7:30 - 4
    Contact: Jim & Bonnie Fairchild, (760) 372-5356
    Email: slgms@iwvisp.com
    Website: www1.iwvisp.com/tronagemclub       Show Flyer/Details

    October 21 - 22: PLACERVILLE, CA
    El Dorado County Mineral & Gem Society
    El Dorado County Fairgrounds
    100 Placerville Drive
    Hours: 10 - 5 daily
    Contact: (530) 676-2472
    Email: info@rockandgemshow.org
    Club Website: www.eldoradorocks.org     Show Page

    October 28 - 29: LOS ALTOS, CA
    Peninsula Gem & Geology Society
    Los Altos Youth Center
    One North San Antonio Road
    Hours: 10 - 5 daily
    Contact: Steve Jobe, (408) 834-5384
    Email: steve_jobe@sbcglobal.net
    Website: www.pggs.org        Show Page



    NOVEMBER

    November 3, 4 & 5: EUREKA, CA
    Humboldt Gem & Mineral Society
    Redwood Acres Fairgrounds
    3750 Harris Street
    Hours: Fri 9 - 6; Sat 9 - 6; Sun 10 - 5
    Contact: Toni L Tyson, (707) 502-9574
    email: bluiis911@msn.com

    November 4 - 5: 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: www.opalsociety.org          Show Page

    November 4 - 5: CONCORD, CA
    Contra Costa Mineral & Gem Society
    Centre Concord
    5298 Clayton Road
    Hours: 10 - 5 daily
    Contact: Mary Hicks, (925) 289-0454
    Email: maryhicks@comcast.net
    Website: (web site temporarily under construction)

    November 4 - 5: 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 11 - 12: YUBA CITY, CA
    Sutter Buttes Gem & Mineral Society
    Yuba-Sutter Fairgrounds - Franklin Hall
    442 Franklin Avenue
    Hours: Sat 10 - 5; Sun 10 - 4
    Contact: Karen Horita, (530) (916) 677-6696
    Email: horita@comcast.net
    Website: www.sutterbuttes.net



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