ROCK, GEM & JEWELRY SHOW
October 19 - 20, 2019
Events Center - El Dorado County Fairgrounds
100 Placerville Drive,  Placerville, California

ABOUT OUR SHOW


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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 & 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:

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 What's Happening

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 About Us

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 Monthly Meetings

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 Membership

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  School Presentations and
  Junior Program

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 Scholarship

Activities & Events:

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 Field Trips

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 Trip Schedule 

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 Lapidary/Jewelry

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 Rock & Gem Show

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 County Fair Display

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 Yearly Calendar

MEMBERS AREA
 Permission is required for Calendar and Schedules.

Other Interests:

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 Stifle-Traverse Crk

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 Links & References

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 Visitor Links

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 Placerville Weather

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Junior's Page


MEMBER OF:
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California Federation of Mineralogical Societies
(CFMS)


American Federation of Mineralogical Societies
(AFMS)



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


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

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: 
          American Legion Hall, El Dorado Post 119

         4561 Greenstone Rd,  Placerville, California

Located about 2.5 miles west of the town of El Dorado between Mother Lode Drive and Highway 50, Exit 41.   See Map

General Meetings & Presentations:

Our next general meeting will be held on Thursday,  November 19, starting at 7:00 p.m., at the American Legion Hall, 4561 Greenstone Rd,  Placerville, California. 

The program will be, "What did you do Last Summer" and we plan to hold our annual Photo, Suiseki, and Love of Rocks Contests.  Details will be posted soon.
  Map to American Legion Hall 

 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, 937 Spring Street, Placerville. We have presentations and activities during our meetings.  Sign-up is required.
More about our Junior & Other Educational Programs    Map to Senior Center   

 Lapidary 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, please contact Lapidary Chairperson or sign up at the General Meetings  More about Lapidary      
Map to Senior Center   

 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.
We were able to complete our prong wrap project on 8/18, so we will do  suncatchers/windchimes on 8/27.  Email has been sent to members with details.
More about Jewelry Arts      Map to Senior Center   
 Field Trips  (reminder about upcoming trips)
  

Nov 16
- Georgetown, CA, for quartz crystals-smoky, with rutile, clear.

We will meet in January 2020 to plan our field trips for next year.

 UPCOMING EVENTS

OCTOBER 2019:
ANNUAL ROCK, GEM & JEWELRY SHOW
October 19 & 20, 2019

Theme: "Greatest Earth on Show!"
Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
We look forward to seeing you at our 2019 Rock & Gem Show at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Drive, Placerville, California.
Our shows include minerals, jewelry, findings, fossils, petrified wood, gold, meteorites, amber, opal, rough & finished material, slabs, lapidary supplies, tools, equipment, books, kits, and unique gifts. Free rocks & activities for kids.
Great show for experienced rockhounds and fun for the whole family
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See more about our Show    Press Release    Coupon    Map
AUGUST 2020:
COUNTY LIBRARY DISPLAY
Our 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,
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JUNE 2020:
EL DORADO COUNTY FAIR

We host the Mining and Minerals Building at the El Dorado County Fair each June.
This is a great time for the whole family to see over 30 Minerals Displays in the Mining & Minerals Building. You can enjoy the displays and learn what our society is all about by visiting with our members.      Map 

Note: 
CASE DISPLAY ENTRY is open to the Public.   Ref. Entry Rules  
If there are any changes to the entry rules in 2020, they will be posted several months before the event.             Map