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Placerville, California
El Dorado County
MINERAL and GEM SOCIETY

EARTH SCIENCES  - LAPIDARY ARTS  - SHARING INTERESTS

 

MEMBER OF:

California Federation of Mineralogical Societies
(CFMS)


American Federation of Mineralogical Societies
(AFMS)



Field Trip Chairmen's Association Inc.
("Co-op")

American Lands Access Assoc. (ALAA)
American Lands Access Association(ALAA)

We host the Mining & Minerals Building
at the:

El Dorado County Fair
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 HOW TO
CONTACT US:

Mailing Address
P. O. Box 950
Placerville, CA 95667

Telephone
(530) 676 - 2472

email

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El Dorado County Mineral & Gem Society members take an active role in learning about and sharing interests in rocks, minerals, gems, fossils, earth sciences and the lapidary arts.
What's Happening
Here's a quick look at our upcoming events
Quick Links: ANNUAL SHOW   County Fair   Field Trips   Contact
Meetings:

Our regular monthly General Membership Meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month General Membership meetings begin at 7:00 p.m.  

Regular meetings are held at the American Legion Hall, El Dorado Post 119, located at 4561 Greenstone Road (between Highway 50 and Mother Lode Drive), near El Dorado.  

Upcoming General Meetings & Presentations:
Thursday, August 20, 7:00 p.m.  American Legion Hall      Presentation to be announced.
Guests are always welcome to attend!

Committee & Other Meetings:  
Thu Aug 13 New Member Orientation 6:30 pm Wheeldon Center
Tue Aug 18 Board Meeting (Tuesday before general meeting) 6:30 pm Wheeldon Center
Thu Sep 24 Long Term Planning Meeting 6:30 pm Wheeldon Center
More about Meetings                 More about Membership
 Map to General Meetings          Map to Wheeldon Center
Junior Rockhound Program: Top of page
Junior Rockhound meetings are usually held on the 2nd Thursday except during the summer break. We are officially on our Summer Break. Our next meeting will be announced soon.  More about Junior Program & Education  
Lapidary & Jewelry Arts: Top of page
Lapidary Workshops are held at the Senior Center, 937 Spring St. on the 2nd & 4th Wednesdays, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m., and 5th Wednesday* when it occurs. Workshops are open to everyone who has passed Lapidary Certification (you may sign up for Certification Classes during any General Meeting).

Jewelry Arts Classes are held at the Wheeldon Center, 312 Main St., on the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays (or as scheduled), 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. Sign up for classes is required.
 More about Lapidary & Jewelry Arts
Regular Lapidary Sched:
Jul 22 Machine Work
Jul 29 Machine Work  *
Aug 12 Machine Work
Aug 26 Machine Work
 Jewelry Arts Classes: Sign-up required
Tuesdays, 7/14 & 28 - Gourd Jewelry (with cab)
Details are posted in members area (password req) and in newsletter
Other Activities and Info: Top of page

 We look forward to seeing you at our
32nd Annual Rock & Gem Show
October 17 & 18, 2015

El Dorado County Fairgrounds,
100 Placerville Drive, Placerville, CA

More about Show

We also hope you were able to stop by and see the
Mineral Displays in the Mining & Minerals Building,
EL DORADO COUNTY FAIR
County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Drive, Placerville, CA
About EL DORADO COUNTY FAIR MINERALS DISPLAY

This year's Fair was held June 18 - 21, 2015.
Forms and entry rules can be found at www.eldoradocountyfair.org.

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LOCATIONS OF MEETINGS, CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

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