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 &
At our January 16
Member, Doug Lash,
gave a pictorial
General Membership meeting
will be held on
Thursday, February 19, at the
The meeting will
begin at 7:00 p.m.
refreshments and a
(topic to be
2020 Dues are due.
Please mail-in your payment
along with a completed copy of
the Membership Renewal
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
More about our Junior & Other Educational Programs.
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.
More about Jewelry Arts
Jan.14 - Beginning Wirework
Jan. 28- Beginnings & endings,
stringing, connections &
| Field Trips
We will meet in January 2020
to plan our field trips for
this year. We will send an
email to all members giving
the time and location.
DORADO COUNTY FAIR DISPLAYS
hosts the Mining and Minerals Building
Dorado County Fair each June.
This is a great time for the
whole family to see over 30 Minerals
Displays. While enjoying the displays
you can visit with our members and learn what our
society is all about.
The Fairgrounds is located at
100 Placerville Dr., Placerville, CA
Note: CASE DISPLAY ENTRY is open to the
rules will be posted several months
before the event.
Reference, here are the 2019 Entry Rules
COUNTY LIBRARY DISPLAY
members provide Rock and Mineral
educational displays at
the Placerville Library
each year during the month of August.
The library is located at 345 Fair
Lane, Placervillle, CA
ROCK, GEM & JEWELRY SHOW
October 17 & 18, 2020,
El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 100
Placerville Drive, Placerville, CA
Our shows include minerals, jewelry,
findings, fossils, petrified wood,
gold, meteorites, amber, opal, geodes, rough &
finished material, slabs, lapidary
supplies, tools, equipment, books,
kits, and unique gifts.
rocks & activities for kids! A great
show for experienced rockhounds and fun for the whole family.
FOR INFORMATION ABOUT OUR 2019 SHOW.