Upcoming Rock and Gem Shows

The British Columbia Lapidary Society is an umbrella organization of 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.

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2023 Rock and Gem Shows

Port Moody Rock & Gem Club

Demonstrations, Displays, Dealers. Admission by donation.

When

October 14 & 15, 2023
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

Show Website


Surrey Rockhound Club

Display cases, vendors, kids corner, snackes, door prizes, and demonstrations. Admission by donation.

When

October 14 & 15, 2023
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Where

Sullivan Hall
6306 152nd Street
Surrey, BC


Cranbrook Rock & Lapidary Club

Join us for our 1st annual show! Admission will be $5 per adult, $4 for seniors and students, and free for children under twelve. There will be a booth for children's activities. Refreshments, snacks, and lunches will be available at the lodge.

When

October 27, 28 & 29, 2023
Friday 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Where

Colombo Lodge
2550 8th Avenue South
Cranbrook, BC


Delta Rockhound Gem & Mineral Club

When

November 4 & 5, 2023
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


Parksville & District Rock and Gem Clubs

When

November 18 & 19, 2023
Saturday 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Where

Qualicum Beach Civic Centre
747 Jones St.
Qualicum Beach, BC

Show Website


Abbotsford Rock & Gem Show

Silent auction, showcases, specimen identification, lots of vendors & more. By donation.

When

November 10, 11 & 12, 2023
Friday 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Where

Matsqui Community Hall
33676 St Olaf Avenue
Abbotsford, BC

Contact

Georgina
abbotsfordrockhounds2019@gmail.com


2024 Rock and Gem Shows

Maple Ridge Lapidary Club

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

When

February 24 & 25, 2024
Saturday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Where

Albion Community Centre
104 Ave & 240 St.
Maple Ridge, BC

Contact

604-466-4938

Show Website


Alberni Valley Rock & Gem Club

Dealers, demonstrations, displays, kid's korner. Admission $3.00 per person. Children under 12 are free with an adult.

When

March 9 & 10, 2024
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
250-723-4324
ronald.creber@icloud.com


Victoria Lapidary & Mineral Society

When

March 15, 16 & 17, 2024
Friday 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Where

Leonardo de Vinci Centre
195 Bay Street
Victoria, BC


Hastings Centre Rockhounds

When

March 16 & 17, 2024
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Where

Hastings Community Centre
3096 E Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC

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Courtenay Gem & Mineral Club

Silent Auction, food, children's corner, slab table, fossils, showcases, demonstrators, lots of vendors. Admission $3 and children under 12 free. All COVID protocols will be followed.

When

April 5, 6 & 7, 2024
Friday 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday 9:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Sunday 9:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Where

Legion Hall (Upstairs)
367 Cliffe Avenue
Courtenay, BC

Contact

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


Richmond Gem and Mineral Society

When

April 19, 20 & 21, 2024
Friday 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Where

Richmond Library & Cultural Centre
7700 Minoru Gate
Richmond, BC


Parksville & District Rock & Gem Club

Free hourly draws, food concession. $4 per person; children 12 and under free with adult.

When

Apr 27 & 28, 2024
Saturday 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Where

Qualicum Beach Civic Centre
747 Jones St.
Qualicum Beach, BC

Show Website


Kokanee Rock Club

When

June 1 & 2, 2024
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Where

Castlegar Recreation Complex
2101 6th Avenue
Castlegar, BC


Ripple Rock Gem & Mineral Club

When

June 1 & 2, 2024
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Where

Campbell River Community Centre
401 - 11th Avenue
Campbell River, BC

Contact

Dennis Cambrey
250-204-3606
denniscambrey@gmail.com

Show Website


1120 Rock Club

Dealers Demonstrators, Displays, Silversmiths. Admission by Donation.

When

July 19, 20 & 21, 2024
Friday 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Where

Rutland Centennial Hall
180 Rutland Road North
Kelowna, BC

Contact

250-260-6155

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Abbotsford Rock & Gem Tailgate (July)

Outdoor rock and gem sale. Interesting in selling? Spots are available. Contact us to learn more about pricing.

When

July 20, 2024
Saturday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Where

Central Heights Church Parking Lot
1661 McCallum Road
Abbotsford, BC

Contact

Georgina
abbotsfordrockhounds2019@gmail.com


Fraser Valley Rock & Gem Show

Demonstrations, Displays, Dealers. Admission by donation.

When

September 21 & 22, 2024
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Where

Aldergrove Kinsmen Community Centre
26770-29th Avenue
Aldergrove, BC


Port Moody Rock & Gem Club

Demonstrations, Displays, Dealers. Admission by donation.

When

October 5 & 6, 2024
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

Show Website


Surrey Rockhound Club

Display cases, vendors, kids corner, snackes, door prizes, and demonstrations. Admission by donation.

When

October 19 & 20, 2024
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Where

Sullivan Hall
6306 152nd Street
Surrey, BC


Victoria Lapidary & Mineral Society

When

October 19 & 20, 2024
Saturday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Where

Leonardo de Vinci Centre
195 Bay Street
Victoria, BC


Delta Rockhound Gem & Mineral Club

When

November 2 & 3, 2024
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


Abbotsford Rock & Gem Show

Silent auction, showcases, specimen identification, lots of vendors & more. By donation.

When

November 15, 16 & 17, 2024
Friday 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Where

Matsqui Community Hall
33676 St Olaf Avenue
Abbotsford, BC

Contact

Georgina
abbotsfordrockhounds2019@gmail.com


Vernon Rock Sale

Demonstrations, Displays, Dealers.

When

November 16 & 17, 2024
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Where

Greater Vernon Recreation Centre, Dogwood Gym
3310 37th Ave.
Vernon, BC

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Parksville & District Rock & Gem Club

Free hourly draws, food concession. $4 per person; children 12 and under free with adult.

When

Nov 30 & Dec 1, 2024
Saturday 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Sunday 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Where

Qualicum Beach Civic Centre
747 Jones St.
Qualicum Beach, BC

Show Website