MARCH 16 - 17 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 13-14 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.
OCTOBER 5 Alegria Guild, Madera, A Day in the Country Saturday 10 am to 2 pm. A ladies' luncheon great for gathering with friends and family to support Valley Children's Healthcare. This year's theme is "Hocus Pocus." For Ticket Information Contact Alice Tesei at: firstname.lastname@example.org .
OCTOBER 26 - Artworks Fine Art and Fine Crafts Show and Sale Saturday 10 am - 3 pm THE BIG RED CHURCH Fellowship Hall building, Just north of Fresno High School on Van Ness Avenue. Local artists and free parking.