Our general meetings are the 2nd Monday each month at Centre Concord, 5298 Clayton Rd., Concord, CA 94521. Meeting hall opens at 6:30 p.m., meeting begins promptly at 7:30 p.m.
The meetings and other gatherings of the Contra Costa Mineral & Gem Society are suspended for an indeterminate time because of the coronavirus pandemic.
We look forward to welcoming you as soon as practical.
Until then, please stay healthy and plan to check back next month.
CCMGS is now on Facebook!
Monthly Display Competition
Members are eligible to enter these competitions and win recognition. As long as there are two or more items entered in the area of competition, the winner is eligible to win a cash prize!
FACETERS: Create a new project and bring it in to share. We have a special display tray to show your work off at its beautiful best!
WEARABLE ART: Bring your original work, necklaces, earrings, rings, cuffs, etc. and hang them on our special display board for everyone to see, enjoy, and vote for!
CABBERS: We have three categories for you to compete in:
NOVICE: Any member who has not won the “Pro” designation in previous years.
PRO: Any member who has won the “Pro” designation in previous years.
SHAPE OF THE MONTH: Pros and Novices compete side-by-side to create the most eye-catching cabochon in the shape of the month.
The shapes are:
May: Pear (teardrop)
June: Rectangles & squares
September: Auction night – no competition
December: Holiday party – no competition