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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

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

The Okanagan Gem Show

Dealers Demonstrators, Displays, Silversmiths. Admission by Donation.

When

July 13, 14 & 15, 2018
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

Rock Lovers Roundup!

Tailgate Sale

Join us for local artisans, jewelery, gem stones, minerals, fossils, crystals, rough slabs and more! Admission by donation.

When

Saturday, August 18th, 2018
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Where

Building #2-32470
Haida Drive
Abbotsford, BC

Contact

rockloversroundup@gmail.com

Fraser Valley Rock & Gem Show

Annual Rock & Gem Show

Demonstrations, Displays, Dealers. Admission by donation.

When

September 15 & 16, 2018
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 Rock Club & Courtenay Gem and Mineral Club

Co-hosted with the Courtenay Gem and Mineral Club. Two days of information, demonstrations, children's activities and shopping opportunities. Something for everyone. Will be of interest to folks interested in local geology, rockhounders, jewelry makers and buyers.

When

September 29 & 30, 2018
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 13 & 14, 2018
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Where

Sullivan Hall
6306 152 Street
Surrey, BC

Port Moody Rock & Gem Club

Fascination - Personal Stories Behind the Passion for Stone

Demonstrations, Displays, Dealers. Admission by donation.

When

October 27 & 28, 2018
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 3 & 4, 2018
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 8, 2018
Saturday 4:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Where

VanDusen Botanical Gardens
5251 Oak Street
Vancouver, BC

Club Website

2019

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

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

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

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