2016 Strike Gold, CFMS Rock & Gem Show & Convention  Join us for the
77th California Federation of Mineralogical Societies
Show & Convention

September 16, 17 & 18, 2016
hosted by
El Dorado County Mineral & Gem Society
County Fairgrounds - 100 Placerville Drive, Placerville
Society's Geode Logo
Placerville, California
El Dorado County
MINERAL and GEM SOCIETY

EARTH SCIENCES  - LAPIDARY ARTS  - SHARING INTERESTS
The mission of the El Dorado County Mineral and Gem Society is to offer a congenial and proactive environment in which to study and share interests in rocks and minerals, earth sciences and the lapidary arts.

 

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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Quick Links: 2016 CFMS SHOW    County Fair   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:
We did not have a General Meeting in September. We were busy with the CFMS Show!
Thank you all for your help and to the visitors who attended.
CFMS LOGO 
Thursday, October 20, begining at 7:00 p.m. at the American Legion Hall. Pie Night!  Please bring a Pie to  Share.
PIE NIGHT!
Thursday, November 17, begining at 7:00 p.m. at the American Legion Hall.  Please bring your contest items earlier for set up.

See the August Petroglyphs for the  Photo and Suiseki Contest Rule

We'll have a full agenda at our November Meeting!
  • Photo Contest
  • Suiseki Contest
  • Heart Rocks Contest
  • Guests are always welcome to attend!

    Committee & Other Meetings:  
    Thu Oct 06 Board Meeting    6:30pm Wheeldon Center
    More about Meetings                   More about Membership
    Map to General Meetings            Map to Wheeldon Center
    Junior Rockhound Program:
  • Junior Meetings are usually held on the 2nd Thursday of the month (except during summer break).  Our regular meetings will resume early fall.  For more information, please use this link.
             
    More about Education/Junior Program            Map to  Wheeldon Center
    Lapidary & Jewelry Arts:

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  • Lapidary Workshops are held on the 2nd, 3rd & 4th Wednesdays, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.,at the Senior Center, 937 Spring StreetMinumum number must be signed-up for each workshop. To sign up for Workshops and Certification Classes, please RSVP ONLINE or sign up at the General Meetings.                    Map-SeniorCenter.pdf
  • Jewelry Arts Classes are on the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.at the Wheeldon Center, 312 Main Street.  Sign up for classes is required
    August Classes: Wire wrapped pendant & earrings. See Members Area for details.
    Map-Wheeldon Center
     
      Other Activities:

     
    The El Dorado County Mineral & Gem Society
    will host the
    77th California Federation of Mineralogical Societies
    Show & Convention

    September 16 - 18, 2016

    at the

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


     See more about
    "STRIKE GOLD 2016" - ROCK, GEM & MINERAL SHOW

    Watch clips from the
    El Dorado County Mineral & Gem Society's
    2015 ROCK & GEM SHOW
    and gold panning demonstrations





    We also hope you will be able to stop by and visit with us at the
    Mineral Displays in the Mining & Minerals Building at the
    EL DORADO COUNTY FAIR
    JUNE 16-19, 2016
    About EL DORADO COUNTY FAIR MINERALS DISPLAY



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