Gem & Mineral Society holds meetings on the third Sunday of the
month except in July and August. At each club meeting there is a
potluck, business meeting, main presentation, and members share other
interesting information about the hobby.
Please join us at our next
General Meeting on Sunday, May 15, 2016
Welcoming begins at
11:00 AM, with Lunch at Noon, followed by the Regular Meeting.
Meetings are held at the society's clubhouse, 2500 Meacham Ranch Road,
Angels Camp, California (MAP)
Visitors are always welcome.
MORE ABOUT MEETINGS & MEMBERSHIP...
club has a Lapidary Shop, which includes rock and trim saws, several
cabbing units and polishers.
Club members can
provide instruction for novices, and those more skilled work at their
own pace on jewelry and other lapidary arts projects.
Although we will not hold regular meetings in July and August, our shop
will have its regular hours. SEE REGULAR SHOP SCHEDULE
is currently working on dates for future field trips. In addition to
sponsoring its own field trips, its members are welcome to attend trips
hosted by other Field Trip Chairmen's Association ("Co-op") clubs and
the California Federation of Mineralogical Societies (CFMS). MORE ABOUT
last show was held on March 26-27, 2016. We wish to thank our
all who attended.
At our shows, vendors sell such items as mineral specimens, jewelry,
gems, beads, fossils, petrified wood, lapidary material, meteorites,
tools and supplies for making jewelry.
The show includes a kidís area, exhibit cases, demonstrations, silent
auction, door prizes and a raffle. Admission fee is 5.00 per
person. Kids under 12 free with an adult.
ABOUT OUR SHOW
club hosts a tailgate swap twice a year. This is a very fun event
that is held at our clubhouse in Angels Camp. MAP TO CLUBHOUSE Club Members bring their items to the clubhouse
for everybody to buy, sell or swap.
There will be slabs,
rough, specimens and beautiful jewelry. Plus more! Come check out these
great deals! We've got a
out of swappers, so come on down, visit and support your club and its
members. This event will take
place rain or shine. Tables will be inside if there is
Please pass this along to
other rock hounds or anyone you think might be interested. This is open to the
Our last Tailgate Sale was Saturday,
April 2, 2016.