CFMS Show & Convention - Strike Gold 2016

This event being held during
El Dorado County's Gold Week!

Welcome to the Heart of the Gold Country
and a
Special Welcome
to the

77th Annual
California Federation of Mineralogical Societies

Show and Convention

September 16, 17 and 18, 2016
Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Daily

Proudly Hosted by
The El Dorado County Mineral & Gem Society
Placerville, California

Over 60 Dealers    80+ Displays    Demonstrations
Children's Activities     Fluorescent Tent

Discover a wide variety of gems, mineral specimens,
jewelry, beads, rough and finished stones,
fossils, petrified wood, fluorescents, gold, opal, amber,
spheres, geodes, cabs, slabs and other lapidary,
supplies, equipment, books, & kits.

Learn about CFMS Societies and their Events at

This statewide show is open to the public
and will be held at the
El Dorado County Fairgrounds

100 Placerville Drive, Placerville, CA 95667

Exit 44B off Highway 50

See Map of Hwy 50 on/off ramps for Placerville Drive
 Get Directions from Your Location
   Adults $7.00 / day 3-day pass is $18.00
   Seniors (60+) $6.00 / day 3-day pass is $15.00
   Active Military $6.00 / day 3-day pass is $15.00
 Kids under 12 - Free when accompanied by paid Adult.
Parking: $6.00/day. Parking available in the Tier Area only (not on grounds).

For additional information, please send email
or telephone (530) 676 - 2472

Logo El Dorado County Mineral & Gem Society

CFMS Show Dealers
Over 60 Dealers featuring Gems, Minerals, Jewelry and so very much more.

Great Kids' Activities
Many Fun Things for Kids to Do

Watch Free Jewelry Making and Lapidary Demonstrations
Watch Free Jewelry & Lapidary Demo's

Over 60 Fabulous Case Exhibits
Case Exhibits are where Talent meets Nature. Come see the Beautiful Results.

Fluorescent Tent Display!
See the Wonder of Fluorescent Rocks
all displayed in One Big Tent

Other Activities

Food Vendors will be located right next door to our Dealer Hall.

These are just some of the things that will make the CFMS Show special for families as well as
experienced rockhounds and jewelry devotees.

CFMS Convention Schedule

 Locations of
CFMS Meetings & Show on Fairgrounds

Note: if you have yet not preregistered for
Breakfast and Banquet,
please email us for possible extension at
Advance Registration Form

Noncompetitive and Competitive Display
(registration closed)

CFMS Supplementary Rules and Trophies for Exhibitors

Lodging Information
Google Map -
Get Driving Directions.
Also find nearby restaurants,
shopping, etc, by clicking
on the "Near By" link

on the left side of the
Google Maps Screen.

Other "Things to do"
In addition to historic mines, museums and being next to Eldorado National Forest and Lake Tahoe, there will be many festivities happening in the local area throughout the week in honor of El Dorado County's Gold Week.

See Full Calendar of
week's events that will be on the Fairgrounds

the CFMS Show.