California Federation of
American Federation of
Chairmen's Association Inc.
American Lands Access Association(ALAA)
We host the Mining & Minerals
El Dorado County Fair
P. O. Box 950
Placerville, CA 95667
(530) 676 - 2472
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Our regular monthly General Membership Meetings are held on the
3rd Thursday of the month, starting at 7:00 p.m., at the:
American Legion Hall, El Dorado Post 119,
4561 Greenstone Rd, Placerville,
Located about 2.5 miles west of the town of El Dorado between Mother Lode Drive and
Highway 50, Exit 41.
Upcoming General Meeting &
Due to the growing
health-related concerns at this time, the Board of Directors has CANCELED the
Society's MARCH 19 GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING .
We will be making an announcement regarding our annual Silent Auction, which is
normally scheduled for April.
Also note that the
Senior Center has canceled all activities
and group meetings through Tuesday, March 31.
Please take care and stay safe.
Junior Rockhound Program:
Junior Member Meetings
are usually held
from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. on the 3rd Tuesday of the month
except during summer months. We have
during our meetings. Sign-up is
required. Details are
emailed to Junior Members.
More about our Junior & Other Educational Programs.
Lapidary Workshops & Jewelry Arts
Lapidary Workshops are held on the
each Wednesday of the month,
January thru November from 6:00
to 9:00 p.m.
at the Senior Center, 937 Spring Street.
Advance sign-up is
required and a minimum number must be
reached for each workshop.
To sign up for
Workshops and Certification Classes is required. Please contact Lapidary
Chairperson or sign up at the General Meetings
More about Lapidary
Jewelry Arts Classes
are generally scheduled on
the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.,
in Diamond Springs. |
MEMBERS: Please check
your emails and newsletter for
10th - Forged wire
24th - Finish project
14th - Copper spiral
28th - Finish project
12th - Introduction to
24th - Finish project
More about Jewelry Arts
| Field Trips:|
Our 2020 Field Trip Schedule will be
posted very soon.
2019 list for examples)
Upcoming 2020 Events
EL DORADO COUNTY FAIR DISPLAYS
hosts the Mining and Minerals Building
Dorado County Fair every
This is a great event for you
to see over 30 Rock, Gem, Mineral
Displays. You can also visit with our members and learn what our
society is all about.
Dorado County Fairgrounds,
100 Placerville Dr., Placerville, CA
Note: CASE DISPLAY ENTRY is open to the
Public. We will post the
2020 Entry rules as soon as available...which
should be soon! For
Reference, here are the
2019 Entry Rules
HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION
OCTOBER 17 & 18 2020:
ROCK, GEM & JEWELRY SHOW
County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville
Drive, Placerville, CA.
year's theme is,
"Treasures in the Rough."
Case displays and lapidary
demonstrations will include how
rocks, minerals and gems, can be transformed to treasures.
This annual event includes 50 dealers
minerals, jewelry, findings, fossils,
petrified wood, gold, amber, opal, geodes,
meteorites, spheres, lapidary supplies, tools,
equipment, books, kits, and unique
include slabs and other rough &
Free Rocks and Activities for Kids! Food and
refreshments available. This is a great
show for experienced rockhounds,
collectors, and jewelry-makers. Fun for the Whole Family!
FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT OUR SHOWS.