Santa Cruz Mineral and Gem Show
Gems, Jewelry, Fossils, Rocks, Minerals, Crystals, Lapidary Art
Sat & Sun, November 17 & 18, 2018, 10 am to 5 pm
Live Oak Grange, 1900 17th Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA. FREE PARKING AND ADMISSION – FAMILY FRIENDLY
About the Santa Cruz Mineral and Gem Society:
The object of this society shall be to unite and associate those persons who are interested in the study and collecting of minerals and gemstones; for the mutual improvement in the art of cutting and polishing gem or semi-gem material; and for increasing the knowledge of its members about the various earth sciences.
Educational Activities are an important objective of SCMGS is supporting and fostering education regarding geology, lapidary arts, jewelry making, and earth sciences.
Organized May 1949
Meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month at 7:00 PM at the Live Oak Grange Hall , 1900 17th Avenue in Santa Cruz (Live Oak).
The general meetings involve a short board meeting including public announcements and open discussions. An organized educational presentation is given after a short social break and raffle. Junior participation is encouraged and guests are always welcome.
Applications for membership may be made at the meeting. Dues are $25 for individuals, $35 for families at the same address. Dues are due October 1st of each year.
Our monthly newsletter, “The Lapidarian”, includes announcements of field trips and other club related events, shows to see, interesting and informative articles on geology, lapidary and other aspects of our hobby, upcoming presentations, committee reports and more fun than you can shake a petrified wood stick at.
In addition to our annual show, field trips, and rock shop (follow the links at the top of the page) there is available for member checkout, a variety of literature featuring Geology, Paleontology, Jewelry fabrication, Gem Encyclopedia and more.