Monthly Meetings

The monthly meetings are held the third Monday of each month at the McKissick's Museum Auditorium, on the University of South Carolina campus. Socializing and refreshments at 7:00pm; Meeting begins at 7:30 pm. Please enter from the Horseshoe. See map below.

Park in the parking lot where Bull St. crosses Pendleton St. and dead ends into the school. Park in any of the spaces.Call Sue 803-261-9317 if you cannot go up the stairs. Someone will open the bottom door so you can use the elevator

 

October 20 Meeting

 

If you need to use the elevator call 803-261-9317 to open the  door on the street level.

 

Refreshments... Don & Pat Burger

 

Door prize...Joe Davis

 

Program...Herman Kunis from the Augusta, GA area will talk about jewelry making and give a demo on making stack rings. This work can be done on the kitchen table. He is a member of the Columbia and Augusta club. Herman is a engineer at the Savannah River Plant.

 

Have supper with Herman at 5:30 October 20 before the meeting .

 

Meet at The Grecian Gardens restaurant on 2312 Sunset Blvd. West  

Columbia, SC 29169  www.greciangardenssc.com


 


October & November 2014  Gem Shows

(828) 524-3161; : This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; Web site: www.visitfranklinnc.com

 

Oct. 17-19—KNOXVILLE, TN: Annual show; Knoxville Gem & Mineral Society; Kerbela Temple; 315 Mimosa Ave.; Beth Willis, (865) 306-8542; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Oct. 17-19—VIRGINIA BEACH, VA: Retail show; Treasures of the Earth Inc.; Virginia Beach Convention Center; 1000 19th St.; Jane Westbrook, , (804) 285-4281; e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ;

 

Oct. 24-26—HARRISONBURG, VA: 12th Annual Show; Treasures Of The Earth Gem & Jewelry Shows; Rockingham County Fairgrounds, Commercial Exhibits Bldg.; 4808 S. Valley Pike;  Van Wimmer

(540) 384-6047; e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ;

 

Nov. 1-2 November 2014: Plant City, Florida (Tampa Bay area) 54th Annual Gem and Mineral Show Organized by: Tampa Bay Mineral & Science Club Strawberry Festival Expo Center (2301 W. Oak Avenue)

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November 21 -23 -COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA:

47th Annual Gem Mineral and Jewelry Show; Columbia Gem &  Mineral Society. Jamil Temple.... 206 Jamil Rd. Columbia, SC 29210 803-736-9317    www.cgams


 


 

Workshop: Sue Shrader will teach a glass fusing class in  October

Sue 803-736-9317 This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information



Show:

Get flyers from Sue 803-736-9317

 

Bring rocks, fossils and crystals to the October Show for grab bags.

 

Sign up to help at the show. (Show Help Form Link!)

 

Bring the yellow road signs to the meeting so the dates on them can be updated

 


Executive Board Meetings

The meetings are held on the fourth Monday of each month at Grecian Gardens
View Grecian Gardens Map and Photo , 2312 Sunset Blvd, West Columbia
SC. Meal is at 6:30 pm, and the meeting begins at 7:00pm. 

 

Executive Board History-

 

Current Board Members & Former President's 

 

 

 

CGMS Constitution and Bylaws

 

 


   

 

 

New 2014 CGMS Membership Form 

(Download Here- You can fill out the form before you print it or email it.)

 


 


 The Dealer Dinner will be on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 5:30 at Jamil Temple Your homemade and store bought desserts, salads, vegetables, casseroles, ice, drinks, bread or appetizers will be appreciated. We don’t want to hinder your creativity by telling you what to bring. However, if you like, you can tell me (803-356-1472 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) what you are bringing so I can tell any interested person what is already being supplied. Come meet our dealers, share a meal and get to know everyone better.