Events

Learn about upcoming rock and gem shows and field trips within our club as well as our broader BC Lapidary Society network of clubs.

Hastings Centre Rockhounds Club Show

When

March 16 & 17, 2024
Saturday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Where

Hastings Community Centre
3096 E Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC

More Information

Admission is by donation. Hourly draws, demonstrations, many vendors, silent auction, concession, spin and win, mystery bags, showcases, and family-friendly.

If you have any questions concerning the show, whether as a vendor or guest, please contact Sante.

Field Trips

Currently, we have no upcoming field trips. To stay up to date with any announced field trips view the British Columbia Lapidary Society Facebook page as well as subscribe to the British Columbia Lapidary Society mail list. You can also view their official field trips page for more information. To join field trips you must be a member of a club within the BC Lapidary Society. Learn more about becoming a member of our club. 

Members on the bank of the reservoir looking for rocks
March 26 Field Trip to Daisy Lake Reservoir

Upcoming Rock and Gem Shows

To stay up to date with shows by clubs in the British Columbia Lapidary Society (BCLS), you can sign up for alerts by subscribing to the British Columbia Lapidary Society mailing list or by viewing the Upcoming Rock and Gem Shows British Columbia Lapidary Society page.

Vancouver Gem Show

When

March 22-24, 2024
Friday, 22 March 2024, 1-9 pm
Saturday, 23 March 2024, 10-6 pm
Sunday, 24 March 2024, 10-5 pm

Where

PNE Forum,
2901 E Hastings St, Vancouver,
BC V5K 5J1

More Information

Over 100 gem, mineral, and jewellery vendors. Explore a selection of gems, crystals, fossils, handcrafted jewellery, beads and findings, lapidary art, and more. Visit the Vancouver Gem Show Website.

General:

  • one-day ticket – $8
  • three-day ticket – $12

Senior/Student:

  • one-day ticket – $6
  • three-day ticket – $9

Children 12 and under (accompanied by an adult) get in free.

Alberni Valley Rock & Gem Club

When

March 9 & 10, 2024
Saturday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Where

Alberni Athletic Hall
3727 Roger Street
Port Alberni, BC

More Information

Admission $3.00 per person. Children under 12 are free with an adult. Dealers, demonstrations, displays, kid’s corner.

Visit the Alberni Valley Rock & Gem Club Facebook page.

Courtenay Gem & Mineral Club

When

April 5, 6 & 7, 2024
Friday 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Saturday 9:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Sunday 9:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Where

Legion Hall (Upstairs)
367 Cliffe Avenue
Courtenay, BC

More Information

Silent Auction, food, children’s corner, slab table, fossils, showcases, demonstrators, lots of vendors. Admission is $3 and children under 12 are free.

Contact Lori and Russ Ball for more information
250-703-3444
lori.close@live.ca

Questions?

If you want to learn more about us we encourage you to drop in to our meetings as a guest. Or you can email us with any questions.