Our dealers offer quality material and are pleased to answer questions about their products
Watch as members show how rocks are
shaped and polished and how jewelry is
made. Even see how beads can be made from glass!
See beautiful rocks, minerals, handcrafted
jewelry, precious metals, petrified wood,
fossils & artifacts
on display by
members & guests
display of bright, colorful and glowing rocks.
All kinds of rough
rocks & minerals to choose
from at great prices.
Another way to
acquire a variety of rocks and minerals. The price is up to you when you bid!
Find out how
geologists identify rocks and
DISPLAY & HANDOUTS
This year's display will be about the
shapes of Crystals.
get a ticket
at the door for a
ACTIVIES FOR KIDS
Geodes are cut open for free with each purchase of a Geode
of your choice!
Watch as our members skillfully saw the geodes
so you can
"See the Surprise Within!"
Include crystals, polished stones,
petrified wood, rocks and minerals ...much of which is collected by our
members on our field trips.
All of this in
Fun for the
A Great Show for
and those who want to learn
more about this wonderful hobby.
Fun for the
ROCK & GEM SHOW
& 17, 2021
Free Activities& Rocks For
Over 50 World Class Dealers
Lapidary & Jewelry-making Demo's
Kid's Activities & Rocks for Kids
Geode Cutting Free with your
selection of Geodes will be lined up and waiting
for you to choose the one you want.
We'll saw it open
for you, and you'll get the first look of the "surprise within!"
You'll find Quality Minerals, Gems, Jewelry, Beads, Findings
Fossils, Petrified Wood, Amber, Opal, Gold,
Flluorescents, Spheres, Carvings, Slabs,
Rough and Finished Rock, Lapidary
Equipment, Tools, Kits for Kids, Books,
and Unique Gifts!
Whether you are an experienced
want to learn about this great hobby, you'll find
many activities and displays to enjoy.
An excellent show for the whole family!
Food and refreshment will be available.
THERE WILL BE
GREAT DOOR PRIZES and a
Our Grand Drawing has outstanding prizes.
Proceeds go to
our Annual Scholarship Program
El Dorado County Graduates who are or will be majoring in
Earth Sciences or Lapidary Arts.
Tickets for the drawing will be available at the show.
The drawing will be
held on Sunday afternoon.
You do not have to be present to win.
We look forward to seeing you
at our Show!
El Dorado County Fairgrounds
100 Placerville Drive
Exit 44B off Highway 50 - Forni Rd / Placerville Dr
Map to Fairgrounds...Coming soon
Dealer Inquiries are Invited
Dorado County Mineral & Gem Society is a 501c3 educational nonprofit organization.
About our Society:
Founded in 1949, the objective of the El Dorado County Mineral &
Gem Society is to share interests in and study of Earth Sciences
and the Lapidary Arts. We hold monthly general meetings and
have a junior program, lapidary workshops and jewelry arts
classes. Additionally we sponsor field trips for collecting,
study, and to share at our County Fair, Annual Show and with students. Our educational outreach program
includes visits to
K-12 schools in our County.
is a member of the California Federation of Mineralogical
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