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Placerville, California
El Dorado County
MINERAL and GEM SOCIETY

EARTH SCIENCES  - LAPIDARY ARTS  - SHARING INTERESTS

 

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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El Dorado County Mineral & Gem Society members take an active role in learning about and sharing interests in rocks, minerals, gems, fossils, earth sciences and the lapidary arts.
What's Happening
Here's a quick look at our upcoming events
Quick Links: ANNUAL SHOW   County Fair   Field Trips   Contact
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, El Dorado Post 119, located at 4561 Greenstone Road (between Highway 50 and Mother Lode Drive near El Dorado; Map)

Upcoming General Meetings & Presentations:
Thursday,  January 21, 7:00 p.m. - American Legion Hall. Presentation by Jean Klotz - Blue Top Minerals' DVD about the Tucson Show - what is there, what to look for, and how to get around. Also, Jean will tell us about the history of the show..
Guests are always welcome to attend!

Committee & Other Meetings:  
Thu Jan 7 Board Meeting (1st Thursday) 6:30 pm Wheeldon Center
Tue Jan 12 Field Trip Planning Meeting 6:00 pm Wheeldon Center
Thu Jan 28 New Member Orientation  RSVP 6:30 pm Wheeldon Center
More about Meetings                   More about Membership
Map to General Meetings          Map to Wheeldon Center
Junior Rockhound Program: Top of page
Our next Junior meeting will be Thursday, January 14 (2nd Thurs).  If you plan to attend, please RSVP.  Thank you.  More about Junior Program & Education  
Lapidary & Jewelry Arts: Top of page
Lapidary Workshops are held at the Senior Center, 937 Spring St. on the 2nd & 4th Wednesdays, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m., and 5th Wednesday* when it occurs.
Workshops are open to everyone who has passed Lapidary Certification. However, a minumum number must be signed-up for each workshop.  (RSVP ONLINE or you sign up for Workshops and Certification Classes during any General Meeting).
Map-SeniorCenter.pdf


Jewelry Arts Classes are held at the Wheeldon Center, 312 Main St., on the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays (or as scheduled), 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. Sign up for classes is required.
Map to Wheeldon Center
More about Lapidary & Jewelry Arts  
Regular Lapidary Sched:
MUST SIGN UP - RSVP FORM
Minimum attendance required.
Jan 13 Machine Work
Jan 27 Machine Work
 Jewelry Arts Classes: Sign-up required
2016 Schedule being planned.
Other Activities and Info: Top of page

2016 Quartzite & Tucson Annual Gem Show Calendars

QUARTZITE, AZ
TUCSON, AZ


 We thank you for attending our
32nd Annual Rock & Gem Show, October 17 & 18, 2015
More about 2015 Show

We will be hosting the
77th California Federation of Mineralogical Societies
Show & Convention on September 16 - 18, 2016

at the

El Dorado County Fairgrounds,
100 Placerville Drive, Placerville, CA

Details will be available soon
for the "Strike Gold 2016 - Rock, Gems & Mineral Show"

We also hope you were able to stop by and see the
Mineral Displays in the Mining & Minerals Building at the June 2015
EL DORADO COUNTY FAIR
About EL DORADO COUNTY FAIR MINERALS DISPLAY


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El Dorado County Mineral & Gem Society
LOCATIONS OF MEETINGS, CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

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