Events in 2015

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There are many events of interest to rockhounds in central Canada. This posting includes events sponsored by C.C.F.M.S. affiliated clubs along with activities that would be of interest to our members, which are mainly within a day's driving distance.

Other current events in Canada are available the GMFC Shows and Conventions page. Additional listings from the U.S.A. and other countries can be found at the Rock & Gem magazine showdates page or Lapidary Journal's shows listing

If you would like to have your event included here, please contact <web_admin @ ccfms.ca> with the details including event name, date of event, time of day, location, features, admission, contact info and website details. 


2015 Events

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September 19-20 "Wonders of the Earth" - The 46th Scarborough Gem & Mineral Club Show
Event Hours: Saturday 10-6, Sunday 11-5.
Don Montgomery Community Centre, 2467 Eglinton Avenue East, Scarborough
Admission: adults $5, children $1 Contact: Gem & Mineral Club of Scarborough scarbgemclub@lycos.com
Website: www.scarbgemclub.ca.
October 2-4 Ancaster Gem, Mineral, Bead & Jewellery Show
Event Hours: Friday: 9:30 am to 5 pm, Saturday & Sunday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Ancaster Fairgrounds, 630 Trinity Road, Ancaster, Ontario L0R 1R0 (corner of Hwy. 52 & Hwy. 53)
Admission: $8.00, 2 Day Pass: $14.00, Under Age 12 Free, Free Parking
A great experience for all ages! Over 35 vendors. This show has it all, including seminars, demonstrations and jewellery making classes.
Phone: 519-448-1236 or 1-800-360-2813 Website: www.ancastergemshow.com Email: inquiry@ancastergemshow.com
14 Rock, Gem, Mineral, Fossil, and Meteorite Identification Clinic at the ROM
Royal Ontario Museum School Groups Lunchroom, President's Choice Entrance on Queen's Park, doors nearest Museum subway stop
Event Hours: 4 pm to 5:30 pm.
Contact: 416-586-5816 or naturalhistory@rom.on.ca
Website: www.rom.on.ca/en/activities-programs/events-calendar/rock-gem-mineral-fossil-and-meteorite-identification-clinic
17-18 46th Annual Gem Storm Show and sale sponsored by the Kingston Lapidary and Mineral Club
Portsmouth Olympic Harbour, 53 Yonge St., Kingston, ON.
Event Hours: Saturday 10 am - 6 pm; Sunday 10 am - 5 pm.
Features: Over 30 dealers; Children' mine, Jewellery Workshop Information: Contact Les Moss, Show Chairman at emoss@cogeco.ca
23-24 Annual UW Gem & Mineral Show
University of Waterloo campus, Centre for Environmental & Information Technology (EIT) building
Time: Oct. 23rd Noon to 6 pm, Oct. 24th 10 am - 5 pm.
Admission & Parking: Free admission and free parking in Lot C off of Seagram Dr.
Contact: 416-586-5816 or naturalhistory@rom.on.ca
Website: www.uwaterloo.ca/earth-sciences-museum/
November 7 Walker Club Annual Auction
Knox United Church in Scarborough. 2569 Midland Avenue (at the northeast corner of Shepard and Midland)
Event Hours: Viewing starts at noon, auction at 1 pm
A great opportunity to acquire fine and affordable rocks and minerals display specimens, lapidary items, fossils, books and more
Contact: Frank Ruehlicke at 519-880-2716 or ruehlicke@rogers.com
Website: www.walkermineralogicalclub.com/
14 Canadian Micro Mineral Association Fall Workshop
Burlington Arts & Cultural Center, 1333 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, ON, Canada
Cost: $25, which includes a continental breafast
Contact: Frank Ruehlicke at 519-880-2716 or ruehlicke@rogers.com
Website: www.canadianmicrominerals.ca/
12-23 Robert Hall Originals Open House "12 Days of Christmas"
138 Sugar Maple Road, St. George, Ontario
Event Hours: Monday to Saturday 10 am to 5; Sunday: Closed pm
Canadian made pewter gifts & jewellery for Christmas gift giving. Experience Christmas shopping in a relaxed country setting! Rock'n Discounts of 20% to 40%! Free Coffee & Treats! Help us fill our "Chew Chew Train". With a New Toy or Food Bank donation receive a ballot for a chance to win one of 12 Local Holiday Gift Prizes!
Website: www.roberthalloriginals.com Email: inquiry@roberthalloriginals.com
December 9 Rock, Gem, Mineral, Fossil, and Meteorite Identification Clinic at the ROM
Royal Ontario Museum School Groups Lunchroom, President's Choice Entrance on Queen's Park, doors nearest Museum subway stop
Event Hours: 4 pm to 5:30 pm.
Contact: 416-586-5816 or naturalhistory@rom.on.ca
Website: www.rom.on.ca/en/activities-programs/events-calendar/rock-gem-mineral-fossil-and-meteorite-identification-clinic

 

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