MARCH 17 - 18 Lemoore Gem and Mineral Show Saturday 10 am - 6 pm and Sunday 10 am to 4 pm. Lemoore Trinity Hall 470 Champion Street, Lemoore CA. Free admission; gems, minerals, rocks, jewelry, beads, lapidary rough and supplies. Kids activities, demonstrations, free parking.
APRIL 7-8 Mariposa Gem and Mineral Show Saturday 10 am to 5 pm and Sunday 10 am to 4 pm. Mariposa County Fairgrounds; admission $3, children free. Gems, minerals, rocks specimens, rough, slabs and jewelry making supplies.
MAY 26 Mariposa Yosemite Rotary Art and Wine Festival Saturday 11 am to 6 pm Mariposa County Courthouse Lawn; A blending of fine art, great wine, and early summer in the Sierra Foothills near Yosemite, the 14th Annual Art & Wine Festival offers an unforgettable Saturday afternoon. The artists present a colorful and creative variety of wares while winemakers offer a flavorful taste of wine. What makes this event even more special is the welcoming, friendly atmosphere offered by the Mariposa Yosemite Rotary Club. Gather your family and friends in the shade of the Courthouse trees and enjoy the afternoon sharing lunch, listening to soft jazz, sampling wines and acquiring the fine wares of local artists.
OCTOBER 6 - Artworks Fine Art and Fine Crafts Show Saturday 10 am - 3 pm Peoples Church in their GYM building just past their Main Office. Over 50 artists and free parking.