CALENDAR OF EVENTS

 

On the Go… To a Show

Fri, Sat & Sun, August 22–24 – Gem Faire, Costa Mesa, CA

Sat, August 23  BSOC Lecture: Under the Scarf of Iran, Santa Ana, CA

Sat, August 23  BSOC Jewelry Workshop: Fiber & Bead Necklace, Santa Ana, CA

Shows and events held during the summer in 2014 are listed in
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Sept 6–14  – 2014 Denver Coliseum Gem Show

Sat and Sun, Sept 7–8 – Delvers Gem & Mineral Society, Downey, CA

Sept 12–14  – 47th Annual Denver Gem & Mineral Show

What's On …
Meetings, Shows, Field Trips & Events

 

 

— KOKOPELLI OPALS – NEW FEE DIGGING SITE —

 

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Fri, Sat & Sun, August 22–23  COSTA MESA, CA – Gem Faire

Venue:  Orange County Fair & Event Center
88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Hours:  Fri noon – 6:00pm, Sat 10:00am – 6:00pm, Sun 10:00am – 5:00pm.

Admission:  Adults $7.00, children under 12 free. Parking is free.

Contact:  info@gemfaire.com

Website:  www.gemfaire.com

Nearly 200 exhibitors, classes, and demonstrations, bead classes with Donna Palmer and bead weaving with Misti Cleveland.

 

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Sat, August 23, SANTA ANA, CA – Lecture: Under the Scarf of Iran

Presented by:  Bead Society of Orange County (BSOC) at the Bowers Museum of Cultural Art

Venue:  Bowers Museum, Norma Kershaw Auditorium
2002 N. Main Street, Santa Ana, CA 92706

Hours:  11:00am – noon.

Fee:  Free.

Speaker:  Janet Seward presents her visit to Iran, focusing on ethnic jewelry and contemporary jewelry fasion and culture.

Website:  www.bowers.org

 

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Sat, August 23, SANTA ANA, CA – Jewelry Workshop: Fiber & Bead Necklace

Presented by:  Bead Society of Orange County (BSOC) at the Bowers Museum of Cultural Art

Venue:  Bowers Museum, John M. Lee Court
2002 N. Main Street, Santa Ana, CA 92706

Hours:  1:00–4:00pm

Registration:  Reservations required; fee payable in advance to workshop instructor.

Instructor:  Diane Day.

Contact/Reservations:  ddcc108@gmail.com

Website:  www.bowers.org

learn how to create textural design using fibers, beads, shells and other objects. Make a piece featuring your collected bead treasures.  Contact instructor about tools, materials and other details.

 

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EVENTS ON THE HORIZON…

September 6–14  DENVER, CO – 2013 Denver Coliseum Gem Show

Venue: Denver Coliseum
4600 Humboldt Street, Denver, CO

Hours:  9:00am – 6:00pm, Sundays until 5:00pm

Admission and Parking:  Free.

Website:  www.coliseumshow.com/

See 150 booths inside inside the coliseum and 100 tents outside.

 

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September 7–8  DOWNEY, CA – Delvers Gem & Mineral Society

Venue:  Woman's Club of Downey
9813 Paramount Blvd., Downey, CA 90240

Hours:  Sat, 9:00am – 5:00pm; Sun, 10:00am – 4:00pm

Admission and Parking:  Free.

Contact:  Nancy Bird (562) 697-0636, (562) 5876-5529 cell, nancyjbird@verizon.net

 

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Fri, Sat & Sun, September 12–14  DENVER, CO – 47th Annual Denver Gem & Mineral Show

Venue:  Denver Mart Expo Hall
451 E. 58th Avenue (I-25 at Exit 215)

Hours:  Fri, 9:00am – 6:00pm; Sat, 10:00am – 6:00pm; Sun, 10:00am – 5:00pm

Admission and Parking:  Adults $6.00; Teens and Seniors (65+) $4.00; kids under 13 free w/ Adult.  Includes admission to the Colorado Fossil Expo (Plaza Annex)

Website:  www.denvermineralshow.com

This year's theme is agate.  Special exhibits with over 140 dealers, featured presentations, competitive cases and non-competitive cases, plus scheduled events.

 

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