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Placerville, California
El Dorado County
MINERAL and GEM SOCIETY

EARTH SCIENCES  - LAPIDARY ARTS  - SHARING INTERESTS
The mission of the El Dorado County Mineral and Gem Society is to offer a congenial and proactive environment in which to study and share interests in rocks and minerals,
earth sciences and the lapidary arts.

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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 Meetings:
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, 4561 Greenstone Road (between Highway 50 and Mother Lode Drive near El Dorado; Map)
Upcoming General Meetings & Presentations:
Thursday, December 15, at the American Legion Hall.
Potluck Dinner ~ Music ~ Enjoy!
  • Set up starts at 5:00 pm
  • Dinner at 6:00 pm
  • Happy Holidays!Annual Dinner &
    Installation of
    Officers.
    Thursday, January 21, at the American Legion Hall, beginning at 7:00 p.m.
    EDCM&G Society's 68th68th Anniversary Anniversary. 
     
    Come celebrate!
    Guests are always welcome to attend!
    Committee & Other Meetings:
    Thu Dec 01 Board Meeting    6:30pm Wheeldon Center
    Thu Dec 08 Junior Meeting    5:30 to
     7:00 pm
    Wheeldon Center
    Please RSVP

     Junior Rockhound Program:
  • Junior Meetings are usually held on the 2nd Thursday of the month (except during the summer months).   See information about this month's activities Please RSVP if you plan to attend the meeting.
         More about Society's Education/Junior Program              Map to Wheeldon Center
     Lapidary & Jewelry Arts:

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  • Lapidary Workshops are held on the 2nd, 3rd & 4th Wednesdays, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.,at the Senior Center, 937 Spring Street. A minumum number must be signed-up for each workshop. To sign up for Workshops and Certification Classes, Please RSVP by email or sign up at the General Meetings.                   Map-SeniorCenter.pdf
  • Jewelry Arts Classes are on the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.at the Wheeldon Center, 312 Main Street.  Sign up for classes is required. Details are in the Members Area.  
     Map-Wheeldon Center
     Other Activities:
    2016 Strike Gold, CFMS Rock & Gem Show & Convention
    We hope you were able to join us for the
    77th California Federation of Mineralogical Societies Show & Convention,
    which we hosted on
    September 16 - 18, 2016, in
    Placerville, CA


     See more about the Show
    STRIKE GOLD 2016 - ROCK, GEM & MINERAL SHOW

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    We also hope you will be able to stop by and visit with us at the
    Mineral Displays in the Mining & Minerals Building at the
    next
    EL DORADO COUNTY FAIR
    JUNE 15 - 18, 2017

    About EL DORADO COUNTY FAIR MINERALS DISPLAY

    About the El Dorado County Fair
    100 Placerville Drive, Placerville, CA 95667

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    CLICK HERE FOR:
    El Dorado County Mineral & Gem Society
    LOCATIONS OF MEETINGS, CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

     

     

     

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