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Upcoming Rock and Gem Shows

The British Columbia Lapidary Society is an umbrella organization of 31 community clubs accross the province, and their respective members. Many of these clubs host annual shows in their communities to promote the lapidary arts and earth sciences and generate operating reveune. Below is a list of upcoming shows.

2018 Rock and Gem Shows

Creative Jewellers Guild of BC

When

December 8, 2018
Saturday 4:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Where

VanDusen Botanical Gardens
5251 Oak Street
Vancouver, BC

Club Website

2019 Rock and Gem Shows

Maple Ridge Lapidary Club

Demostrations, vendors, stones, tools & supplies. Live auctions, kids' crafter, snack bar and more.

When

February 23 & 24, 2019
Saturday 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Where

Pitt Meadows Heritage Hall
12460 Harris Road
Pitt Meadows, BC

Contact

604-466-4938

Club Website

Alberni Valley Rock & Gem Club

When

March 9 & 10, 2019
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Where

Alberni Athletic Hall
3727 Roger Street
Port Alberni, BC

Contact

Ron Creber
ronald.creber@icloud.com

Victoria Lapidary & Mineral Society

When

March 15, 16 & 17, 2019
Friday 12:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Where

Leonardo de Vinci Centre
195 Bay Street
Victoria, BC

Club Website

Hastings Centre Rockhounds

When

March 16 & 17, 2019
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Where

Hastings Community Centre
3096 E Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC

Club Website

Courtenay Gem & Mineral Club & Parksville Rock Club

Silent Auction, food, children's corner, slab table, fossils, showcases, demonstrators, lots of vendors, full kitchen. Admission $3 and children under 10 free.

When

April 13 & 14, 2019
Saturday 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Where

Royal Canadian Legion Courtenay Branch
367 Cliffe Avenue
Courtenay, BC

Contact

Lori and Russ Ball
250-703-3444
lori.close@live.ca

Richmond Gem & Mineral Club

When

May 4 & 5, 2019
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Where

Richmond Arts & Cultural Centre
7700 Minoru Gate
Richmond, BC

Contact

Lisa Kew
lisa@fireboycreative.com

Creative Jewellers Guild of BC

When

May 12, 2019
Sunday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Where

VanDusen Botanical Gardens, The Floral Hall
5251 Oak Street
Vancouver, BC

Club Website

Ripple Rock Gem & Mineral Club

When

June 1 & 2, 2019
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Where

The Campbell River Community Hall
401 - 11th Avenue
Campbell River, BC

Contact

Pat Doyle
patriciadoyle@xplornet.ca

Club Website

Surrey Rockhound Club

Tailgate Sale

When

July 7, 2019

Where

Sullivan Hall
6306 152 Street
Surrey, BC

Contact

Rita
ritrr@shaw.ca

1120 Rock Club of Kelowna and the Vernon Lapidary & Mineral Club

The Okanagan Gem Show

Dealers Demonstrators, Displays, Silversmiths. Admission by Donation.

When

July 19, 20 & 21, 2019
Friday 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Where

Winfield Memorial Hall
3270 Berry Road
Winfield, BC

Contact

250-558-5550

Club Website

Fraser Valley Rock & Gem Show

Annual Rock & Gem Show

Demonstrations, Displays, Dealers. Admission by donation.

When

September 21 & 22, 2019
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Where

Old Age Pensioners Hall
3015 273 Street
Aldergrove, BC

Contact

Rozalia Brown
604-794-7296
opal@shaw.ca

Parksville and District Rock and Gem Club

When

October 5 & 6, 2019
Saturday 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Where

Parksville Community and Conference Centre
132 Jensen Avenue East
Parksville, BC

Contact

Doreen Patterson
250-752-9366
bob-doreen@shaw.ca

Surrey Rockhound Club

Annual Rock & Gem Show

Demonstrations, Displays, Dealers.

When

October 19 & 20, 2019
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Where

Sullivan Hall
6306 152 Street
Surrey, BC

Port Moody Rock & Gem Club

Demonstrations, Displays, Dealers. Admission by donation.

When

October 26 & 27, 2019
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Where

Kyle Centre
125 Kyle Street
Port Moody, BC

Contact

Andrew Danneffel
604-323-4273
rock.show@portmoody.rocks

Club Website

Delta Rockhound Gem & Mineral Club

When

November 2 & 3, 2019
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Where

South Delta Recreation Centre
1720 - 56 Street
Delta (Tsawwassen), BC

Contact

Mary Cool
mary@epiphanystone.ca

Creative Jewellers Guild of BC

When

December 7, 2019
Saturday 4:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Where

VanDusen Botanical Gardens, The Floral Hall
5251 Oak Street
Vancouver, BC

Club Website