All paid attendees receive a Door Prize Ticket on entry to the show. To be eligible to win door prizes, complete the Door Prize Ticket and hand it in at the Information Desk just inside the entrance to the show. There will be at least one door prize drawing made every hour throughout the show. Prize winners will be announced over a PA system as names are drawn throughout the show. There's no charge for your first entry, but you must be present to win and claim a door prize when ticket numbers are announced. Sorry, only one door prize ticket available per paid show entry.
Dozens of exhibitors will display collections of sausy rocks and gems, minerals and crystals, jewelry and lapidary work, including exhibits illustrating activities of members and skills learned in SFGMS classes. This year's theme "A Fiesta Of Gems & Minerals" promises to provide a piquant taste of many earthy delights!
There will be also dozens of rock, gem and jewelry vendors offering everything from rough lapidary and gem materials, to fine specimens, to beautiful and unique jewelry that you'll never find at the mall. Many offer books and tools for those wanting to learn about lapidary arts and jewelry-making. Don't miss this once-a-year chance to obtain your hearts desire at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco!
There will be live demonstrations in lapidary arts and jewelry fabricating techniques, and free lectures with renowned experts on many topics of interest in the gem and mineral world!
Stump the Experts!
Bring in those unidentified rocks and minerals! We will have a booth with rock and gem "experts." courtesy of The Bay Area Minerologists (BAM) to identify those mystery rocks and minerals that have kept you awake endless nights!
Lines 44 and 7 Stop at Ninth Avenue & Lincoln Way (at park entrance)
Line "N" Stops at Ninth Ave. & Irving (just one block from park entrance)
Lines 6, 66 and 43 Stop at Ninth Ave. & Judah (two short blocks from park entrance)
Parking is available in the new Music Concourse Garage. The north entrance of the Music Concourse Parking is from Fulton St. at 10th Ave. The south entrance (closer to the show) is at Concourse Dr. and Martin Luther King Dr. inside the park, just north of the Hall of Flowers (about a one block walk).
Guests and visitors are welcome at all meetings which are usually held
on the first Friday of each month, 8 pm at the clubhouse.
Click here for a map to the clubhouse
Please call for more information.