News Release  



35th Annual Rock, Gem & Jewelry Show, Placerville, California



The 35th Annual Rock, Gem & Jewelry Show will held October 19 & 20, 2019, at the El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 100 Placerville Drive, Placerville, California 95667. Hosted by the El Dorado County Mineral & Gem Society, it is aptly named, "The Greatest Earth on Show."

Over 50 dealers will feature worldwide gems, minerals, jewelry, beads, fossils, petrified wood, gold, geodes, spheres, slabs, rough and finished
rock, lapidary supplies, tools, equipment, books, kits and unique gifts. You can watch free demonstrations of jewelry-making and lapidary techniques and view case displays of gems, handcrafted jewelry, rocks and minerals including self-collected specimens.  Additionally, there will be a walk-in tent displaying bright, colorful fluorescent minerals!

There will be Free Rocks and Activities for Kids including Gem Panning, Pendant-making and the Treasure Hunt are also free for kids. Other
activities include "the Wheel," Mining Mountain, Bargain Rocks a Silent Auction for rocks, Rock Identification, and an educational display and
handouts.  Door Prizes every half hour and a grand drawing!  Food and refreshment are available.

This event is fun for the whole family and of great interest to rockhounds! Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Admission is:  Adults - $6.00.  Seniors, Teens or Active Military - $5.00. Children 6 - 12 will be admitted Free with a paid Adult.  Parking by the Fairgrounds, is $7. For more information, visit or

The El Dorado County Mineral and Gem Society is a non-profit 501c3 organization.



Media Contact: Merryan O'Neill
Phone: 5306224229
Company: El Dorado Mineral & Gem Society