Events

Sunday 25th February, 2024
Illawarra Lapidary Club Inc – Rock Swap
At Stuart Park, George Hanley Drive, North Wollongong
Between 8am and 2 pm
Club members and others will be selling Jewellery, Gemstones, Cabochons, Minerals, Opals, Findings, Beads & Fossils and maybe some Lapidary equipment. Come along for a great day.
You can find us at our website www.illawarralapidaryclub.com.au or like and follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IllawarraLC

Sat 2 March 2024
Blaxland Gem & Mineral Club Open Day

8:30am – 3:30pm
Blaxland Gem and Mineral Club will be holding an Open Day at the club on Saturday 2nd March. There will be sales of Slabs, Rocks, Lapidary work, and cutting, grinding and polishing demonstrations in the workshop.
The open day will be held at the club at 15 The Valley Rd, Valley Heights, admission is free and there is heaps of parking.

Sunday 3rd March 2024
Newcastle Lapidary Club Rock Auction and Tool Sale after

Newcastle Lapidary Club 2 Dora Rd Adamstown
The rock auction is at 1pm with viewing at 12 noon with a sausage sizzle at 11:45 for $3.50
Drinks, tea and coffee available.
There will be a free afternoon tea after the event
After the Auction at 3pm the club will have some specialist equipment available for sale along with faceting equipment, and faceting rough.
The club has also acquired from John Maine’s family a large amount of faceting information, Training course material and faceting diagrams.
These could be a good addition to any clubs library or faceting resource
If you are interested then these will be distributed free.
There will also be a number of sintered laps and specialty laps available for private sale.
Some great photos on Facebook page
Flyer for the event

Sat 9th March 2024
Open Day Campbelltown and Districts Lapidary Club Inc

In club grounds
Lot 1 Bensley Road, Macquarie Fields
https://www.campbelltownlapidary.org.au/

 

 

 

Sat 16th – Sun 17th March 2024
Canberra Rock Swap
Exhibition Centre (EPIC) – Parrot Park
Flemington Road, Mitchell ACT 2911
Sat: 10am – 5pm. Sun: 9am – 4pm
Entry: Free
Sales: Fossickers & dealers selling: Minerals, crystals, jewellery, rough & cut gemstones, opals and fossils
Other: Sieves for sapphires and pan for gold
Contact: canberralapidary@gmail.com
Web: https://www.canberralapidary.org.au
Email: nmendue@optusnet.com.au

Sat 16 – Sun 17 March 2024
33rd Annual Gem & Craft Show

New England Lapidary & Fossicking Club Inc
Armidale Showground

 

 

 

 

 


29 March – 1 April 2024 GEMBOREE 2024 South Australia
The GEMBOREE 2024 will be held in Willunga South Australia over Easter from 29 March to 1 April 2024. The GEMBOREE 2024 Booklet may be downloaded from AFLACA website
GEMBOREE page 

 

Fri 12 – Sun 14 April 2024
Reliance Bank Royal Bathurst Show, lapidary section.

Fri 19 – Sun 21 April 2024
137th Hawkesbury Show
Hawkesbury Showground
Racecourse Rd, Clarendon NSW 2756
The judging day is the Monday 15th April 2024 and the schedule and entry form is in the PDF attached.
Hawkesbury Show 2024

 

 

 

Sunday 5 May, 2024
Illawarra Lapidary Club Inc – Open Day

51 Meadow Street, Tarrawanna
Sunday 5 May, 2024 – 9am to 2pm – FREE ENTRY
Club members selling Mineral Specimens, Fossils, Lapidary Materials, Jewellery & more.
Morning Tea (proceeds to the Cancer Council’s Biggest Morning Tea) and Sausage Sizzle Lunch available.
You can find us at our website https://www.illawarralapidaryclub.com.au or like and follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IllawarraLC

Sat 25th – Sun 26th May 2024
Canberra Winter Gemcraft & Mineral Show

Exhibition Park (EPIC) – Mallee Pavilion
Sat: 10am – 5pm. Sun: 10am – 4pm
Entry: $8 Adults. $12 Family. $5 Concession Free Under 16
Sales: Gem, Mineral, Jewellery & Lapidary dealers
Minerals, fossils, jeweller, rough & cut gemstones, crystals, opals, beads
Other: Age of Fishes Museum – Information & Fossil Exhibits
Contact: canberralapidary@gmail.com
Web: https://www.canberralapidary.org.au
Email: nmendue@optusnet.com.au

Sat 13th & Sun 14th July 2024
44th Annual Gem Show & Exhibition

Campbelltown and Districts Lapidary Club Inc
Greg Percival Centre
Ingleburn
https://www.campbelltownlapidary.org.au/

Sunday 21 July, 2024
Christmas in July “Open Day” – Illawarra Lapidary Club Inc

51 Meadow Street, Tarrawanna
Sunday 21 July, 2024 – 9am to 2pm – FREE ENTRY
Club members selling Mineral Specimens,
Fossils, Lapidary Materials, Jewellery & more.
Morning Tea and Sausage Sizzle Lunch available.
You can find us at our website www.illawarralapidaryclub.com.au or like and follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IllawarraLC

28-29 September 2024
State Gem and Mineral Show

and GEMKHANA Competition.
Hawkesbury Agricultural Showground

Fri 11 – Sat 12 October 2024
Gem & Craft Show, Inverell & District Lapidary Club Inc

Sat 2 and Sun 3 November 2024
Jewellery Gems and Minerals Festival – Illawarra Lapidary Club Inc. – 62nd Anniversary

Sat 2 Nov 9am – 4pm and Sun 3 Nov, 9am to 3pm
At Heininger Hall, Ribbonwood Centre, 109 Princes Hwy, Dapto
Entry: Adults $5, children under 12 years free
Featuring: Gemstone Faceting, Cabochon Cutting, Silver Crafts, Jewellery Making and Valuations, Mineral Group, Club and Fossicking Information, Refreshments, Raffle and Kid’s Games.
Dealers Selling: Lapidary Supplies, Minerals, Jewellery, Crystals, Findings, Fossils. Beads and Opals.
You can find us at our website https://www.illawarralapidaryclub.com.au or like and follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IllawarraLC

Sat 2nd – 3rd November 2024
Canberra Spring Gemcraft & Mineral Show

Exhibition Park (EPIC) – Mallee Pavilion
Sat: 10am – 5pm. Sun: 10am – 4pm
Entry: $8 Adults. $12 Family. $5 Concession Free Under 16
Sales: Gem, Mineral, Jewellery & Lapidary dealers
Minerals, fossils, jeweller, rough & cut gemstones, crystals, opals, beads
Other: Age of Fishes Museum – Information & Fossil Exhibits
Contact: canberralapidary@gmail.com
Web: https://www.canberralapidary.org.au
Email: nmendue@optusnet.com.au

Sunday 24 November, 2024
“Open Day” Christmas Market – Illawarra Lapidary Club Inc

51 Meadow Street, Tarrawanna 2518
Sunday 24 November, 2024 – 9am to 2pm – FREE ENTRY
Stalls selling Crystals, Minerals, Fossils, Lapidary Materials and Jewellery.
Morning Tea and Sausage Sizzle Lunch available.
You can find us at our website https://www.illawarralapidaryclub.com.au or like and follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IllawarraLC