El Dorado County Gem Club Logo
Placerville, California
El Dorado County Mineral & Gem Society
Rock & Gem Show
Show Activities Dealers Case Displays Demonstrations
Show Coupon
Available Sept/Oct
Special Exhibits Map to Fairgrounds Visitor Links


 OUR SHOW
INCLUDES:


DEALERS

Our dealers offer quality material and are pleased to answer questions about their products

DEMONSTRATIONS

Watch as members show how rocks are  shaped and polished and how jewelry is made.  Even see how beads can be made from glass!

CASE DISPLAYS

See beautiful rocks, minerals, handcrafted jewelry, precious metals, petrified wood,
fossils & artifacts
on display by
members & guests

FLUORESCENTS

See a special
display of  bright, colorful and glowing rocks.

BARGAIN ROCKS
All kinds of rough
rocks & minerals to choose from at great prices.


SILENT AUCTION
Another way to
acquire a variety of rocks and minerals.  The price is up to you when you bid!


ROCK IDENTIFICATION
Find out how
geologists identify rocks and minerals


EDUCATIONAL
DISPLAY & HANDOUTS
This year's display will be about the shapes of Crystals.

FREE ROCKS
FOR KIDS!
Kids get a ticket
at the door for a
FREE ROCK.

 ACTIVIES FOR KIDS
 Gem Search
Treasure Hunt
"The Wheel"
Miners Mountain
Pendant Carving

GEODE CUTTING
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!"

GRAB BAGS
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 a 
colorful handmade
drawstring bag!


Fun for the
Whole Family!

Food and
Refreshment
available



A Great Show for
Experienced Rockhounds
and those who want to learn more about this wonderful hobby.

Fun for the
Whole Family!



Greatest earth on show
ROCK & GEM SHOW
 Saturday & Sunday
October 16 & 17, 2021
  DEALERS       DISPLAYS
DEMONSTRATIONS
 Free Activities& Rocks For Kids
 EXHIBITS
Over 50 World Class Dealers
Lapidary & Jewelry-making Demo's
Kid's Activities & Rocks for Kids
Case Displays
Rock Identification

Geode Cutting Free with your      geode purchase.
A great 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,  Geodes,
Meteorites, Flluorescents, Spheres, Carvings, Slabs, 
Rough and Finished  Rock, Lapidary Supplies,
Equipment, Tools, Kits for Kids, Books,
and Unique Gifts!

Whether you are an experienced rockhound or
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 GRAND DRAWING!
Our Grand Drawing has outstanding prizes.
Proceeds go to our Annual Scholarship Program
for 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
PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA


Exit 44B off Highway 50 - Forni Rd / Placerville Dr


Map to Fairgrounds...Coming soon

Dealer Inquiries are Invited
 

El 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.

Our Society is a member of the California Federation of Mineralogical Societies.

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