2024 VGMS Gem Show March 2 & 3

The 61st Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil & Jewelry Show of the Ventura Gem & Mineral Society (VGMS) takes place March 2 and 3, 2024 (10:00 AM–5:00 PM, Saturday; 10:00 AM–4:00 PM, Sunday) at the Ventura County Fairgrounds (10 W. Harbor Blvd, Ventura, CA). The show is open to the public and admission is free (although the Fairgrounds charges a parking fee if using the Fairgrounds lot).

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The show is the society’s major fund-raising event helping to underwrite educational activities, including the annual college scholarship.

Press Release 2024

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The Ventura Gem & Mineral Society was founded in 1944 to encourage interest in rocks, minerals, fossils, jewelry-making, and related areas through education, activities, and exhibitions such as this annual show, which is open to the community. The society is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, educational organization and welcomes individual and family members. VGMS hosts monthly talks on earth science topics and jewelry arts, makes presentations to area schools, and conducts field trips for members and guests that often involve collecting rocks, minerals, and fossils in southern California and neighboring states.

The Ventura Gem Show is the society’s major fund-raising event helping to underwrite educational activities, including the annual college scholarship and school visits and donations. For further details, call (805) 312-8467, email info@vgms.org, or visit our web site at www.vgms.org.

2024 Exhibitor Application Form

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