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EL DORADO COUNTY FAIR
WE HOST THE MINING &
MINERALS BUILDING AT THE ANNUAL EL DORADO COUNTY FAIR
The El Dorado Mineral and
Gem Society's participation in the annual county fair
includes displaying minerals, lapidary, jewelry work,
and educational exhibits.
We coordinate the exhibit setup and provide
hosts and hostesses for the Mining & Minerals Displays in the Organ Room
Members host an information
table. They will be happy to answer
questions about the displays and "What's in a grab bag."
Displays include fluorescent
rocks and minerals .
There are over
case displays including worldwide minerals,
lapidary, handmade jewelry, self-collected specimens, fossils,
exhibit photos and samples of rocks and minerals collected on
our many field trips.
Membership in the club is not
required in order to enter noncompetitive and competitive displays.
(See more about Entries below)
Visiting us at the
Fair is a great opportunity to learn about our society and meet
its members. Members will be happy to explain more about
the hobby and activities that you can attend.
Both children and
adults enjoy getting our grab bags
year to year.
Donations from the grab bags go toward our Education and Scholarship Programs.
Fossil Display :
CASE DISPLAY ENTRIES ARE
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AND ALL SOCIETY MEMBERS. There are
Adult, Teen, and Youth divisions.
The exhibits and hosting are located
in the Mining & Minerals Building (aka, "Organ Room,"),
which is across the
breezeway from the Main Building.
2020 MINERAL & MINING ENTRY RULES
June 18 - 21, 2020
"Stars & Stirrups"
El Dorado County Fairgrounds
100 Placerville Drive
Placerville, CA 95667
Minerals & Mining Entries:
Competitive and Noncompetitive display entries are open to the
public and society
There are separate
Divisions for Adult, Teen, and Youth.
2020 Mining & Minerals Display Entry Rules
Forms are Due By:
Thurs. May 23 .....4:00 pm
(at the *County Fair Office)
Wed. June 12 .....10:00
am to 6:00 pm in Organ Room
Thurs. June 3 ..... 8:00 am
Mon. June 17 .... 8:00 am
to 6:00 pm
Forms are available at the *County Fair Office, 100 Placerville Drive, Placerville, California
((please check their website for hours, etc.)
Registration can be sent to
Fairgrounds Office by mail or can be delivered in person
For more information about the
County Fair, please visit their web site:
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