EDC Mineral & Gem Society LogoPlacerville, California

El Dorado County
MINERAL and GEM SOCIETY

EARTH SCIENCES  - LAPIDARY ARTS  - SHARING INTERESTS

The mission of the El Dorado County Mineral & Gem Society is to offer a congenial and proactive environment in which to study and share interests in rocks, minerals, earth sciences, and the lapidary arts.

The Society:

 What's Happening

 About Us

 Monthly Meetings

 Membership

  Education  includes
  School Presentations and
  Junior Program

 Scholarship

Activities & Events:

 Field Trips

 Trip Schedule 

 Lapidary/Jewelry

 Rock & Gem Show

 County Fair Display

 2018 Calendar

MEMBERS AREA
 (password required)

Other Interests:

 Stifle-Traverse Crk

 Links & References

 Visitor Links

 Placerville Weather

  Other Weather
  Google Maps
 

Junior's Page


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
___________

 HOW TO
CONTACT US:

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

Telephone
(530) 676 - 2472

email

Please contact Webmaster if you would like to share web site links or have comments about the site.

 Meetings:

Our regular monthly General Membership Meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month, starting at 7:00 p.m., at the (near El Dorado between Mother Lode Drive and Highway 50, Exit 41). (See Map)

General Meetings & Presentations:

**Our January meeting has been changed back to its regular night: the 3rd Thursday of the month.
Therefore, our meeting be held on JANUARY 18 and will begin at 7:00 p.m.


      We'll be celebrating our Society's 69th Anniversary!
     Visitors are Always Welcome!    


Map to General Meetings

 Board & Other Meetings and Activities

Tue   01/09 6:00 pm Field Trip Planning Mtg Break Room Restaurant
Wed   01/09 6:00 pm Show Meeting Break Room Restaurant
Tue   01/16 6:00 pm Jewelry Arts Planning Mtg. (to be confirmed) Senior Center
Tue   01/23 6:00 pm Junior Meeting** Senior Center
Thu   02/01 6:30 pm Board Meeting Senior Center
Map to Senior Center 

 Junior Rockhound Program:                   Junior's Page

Junior Member Meetings are usually held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month except during summer months, from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. at the
Senior Center, 950 Spring Street, Placerville. **NOTE: Just for this month, we'll meet on the 4th Tuesday, Jan 23.  Announcements regarding meeting are sent directly to Junior members.   

More about our Junior & Other Educational Programs

 Lapidary Arts:

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 sign up at the General Meetings 

 Jewelry Arts:

Jewelry Arts Classes are generally scheduled on the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. at the Senior Center, 937 Spring Street. Sign up for most classes is required. Sign up sheet is available at General Meetings. See above calendar for listings.
 Field Trips - 2018
Volunteer to be a trip leader or just bring your field trip ideas to our Field Trip Planning Meeting! 
We will meet to schedule our 2018 Field Trips on January 9, 6:00 p.m., at the Breakroom Restaurant, 4131 S Shingle Rd, Ste 7, Shingle Springs, CA.
Ref. breakroomeatery.com for map/directions and menu (in case you would like to eat there too...optional)

 Other Activities:

We look forward to seeing you at our 34th Annual
ROCK & GEM SHOW
October 2018
(About our 2017 show)



EDC Gem & Mineral Society will host the
Mining & Minerals Building
at the El Dorado County Fair
June 14 - 17, 2018

More about the Society's County Fair Display

Link to El Dorado County Fair