Field Trips and Other Shows

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Field Trips

Field trip opportunities are available to members and invited guests to participate in through our membership with North Bay Field Trips and other sister clubs. See the monthly SCMGS emails for details of upcoming trips. Past field trips include:

Club Description Date
SCMGS

Picnic at 11 am at the 40 Thieves picnic area in the George Washington Memorial Grove in DeLaveaga Park, off of Branciforte Drive. Set up starts at 10 am. Bring a dish to share and utensils- paper plate, cup. The club supplies corn and hot dogs and fuel for the grill.

August 28, 2016
CFMS – Prineville, OR. - Coordinating with AFMS show hosted by Northwest Federation. Petrified wood, some blue vug agate, geodes, thunder eggs and jasper. Locations to be determined based on fire restrictions. Details on CFMS web site. Aug 2-6, 2016
SCMGS Had a great trip to Virgin Valley opal mine last month. Everybody found good material at the Rainbow Ridge mine. June '16

Other Shows

Club Description Date
SCMGS

7th Annual FEATHER RIVER LAPIDARY & MINERAL SOCIETY SHOW
SILVER DOLLAR FAIRGROUNDS (In the large COMMERCIAL BUILDING)
2357 Fair St., Chico, CA 95928
Saturday & Sunday 9:30 am to 5:00 pm
http://www.featherriverrocks.com

SEPTEMBER 17 & 18, 2016, Chico
CFMS Carmel Valley Gem & Mineral Society Gem Show
Monterey County Fairgrounds, 2004 Fairground Road
Monterey, CA 93940
Saturday 10am-6pm; Sunday 10am-5pm
http://www.cvgms.rocks
SEPTEMBER 24 & 25, 2016, MONTEREY
SCMGS Nevada County Gem & Mineral Society, 47th Annual Show
Nevada County Fairgrounds Main Exhibit Hall,
Saturday 9 AM to 5 PM & Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM
http://www.ncgms.org/
OCTOBER 8 & 9, 2016, GRASS VALLEY, CA
Item 4 8th Annual Peninsula Gem & Geology Society Gem Show
Civic Center
One North San Antonio Rd.
Los Altos, CA 94022-3000
Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 5 pm
http://pggs.org
OCTOBER 22 & 23, 2016, LOS ALTOS, CA
Item 5 5th Annual Winter Rockin’ Show!
Santa Cruz Winter Mineral, Fossil, Jewelry Sale
10 am to 5 pm
Live Oak Grange Hall
1900 17th Ave., Live Oak, CA 95062
NOVEMBER 19 & 20, 2016, Town of Live Oak/Santa Cruz, CA
Item 5 Antioch Lapidary Club
“Treasures of the Earth 2017” 57th Annual Gem Show
Contra Costa County Fairgrounds
Antioch, CA 94509
Saturday & Sunday 10 am to 5 pm
http://www.antiochlapidaryclub.com
FEBRUARY 17 & 18, 2017, ANTIOCH, CA
Item 5 Vallejo Gem & Mineral Society 52nd Annual Gem, Mineral, & Jewelry Show
SOLANO COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS!
In McCormack Hall
900 Fairgrounds Road, Vallejo 94589
10 am to 5 pm Sat. and Sun.
Money Saving Coupon Available at Website:
http://vjgems.co
FEBRUARY 25 & 26, 2017, VALLEJO, CA
Item 5 68th Annual Castro Valley Gem & Mineral Society Annual Gem Show
COUPON BELOW!
The Newark Pavilion
6430 Thornton Ave, Newark, CA 94560
Friday & Saturday 10 AM to 6 PM, Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM
Money Saving Coupon Available on the Website:
http://www.mgscv.org
http://www.cvgms.rocks
MARCH 3, 4 &5, 2017, NEWARK, CA
Item 5 Mother Lode Mineral Society 47th Annual Gem, Jewelry & Rock Show
Stanislaus County Fairgrounds
900 N. Broadway
Turlock, CA
http://www.motherlodemineralsociety.com
MARCH 11 & 12, 2017, TURLOCK, CA 95380
Item 5 Santa Clara County Gem & Mineral Society 62nd Annual Gem & Mineral Festival
Santa Clara County Fairgrounds
344 Tully Road
San Jose, CA
Saturday & Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM
Money Saving Coupon on website!
http://www.scvgms.org
MARCH 18 & 19, 2017, SAN JOSE, CA
Item 5 Roseville Rockrollers Annual Gem Show
Placer County Fairgrounds,
800 All America City Blvd., Roseville, CA
Saturday 10 AM to 5 PM; Sunday 10 AM to 4 PM
Money Saving Coupon Available at Website:
http://www.rockrollers.com
MARCH 25 & 26, 2017, ROSEVILLE, CA