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The Oxnard Gem & Mineral Society Proudly Presents
The 47th Annual Galaxy of Gems Expo -

Oxnard Performing Arts Center
800 Hobson Way
Oxnard, California 93030


November 19th & 20th 2016


Saturday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Sunday:   10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Free Admission
Free Parking
Free Hourly Door Prizes

We will host about 70 display cases that will showcase the talents and artistic skills of members and guest exhibitors. Some of the displays and activities are directed towards teaching students about the earth sciences.

Driving Directions


The Show also offers:


Each child will receive a free polished rock.


Take part in the National Park Service Paleontologist Junior Ranger Program (Ages 5-12).  OGMS is an official National Park Service Partner. 


“Pebble Pup Quiz”, a fun quiz for the kids to earn a prize, is based on our displays.


Dino Discovery - Collect 36 different free Dinosaur Trading Cards.


A scout badge requirement, “Make A Fossil” is one of our many activities.


Dino Dig!  Choose a fist size “rock” and dig out one of 12 different Dinos!


Games and crafts for kids.


Feed Fred - Bean Bag Toss Game


Teachers with their Teacher ID will receive Earth Science Posters and material to display in their classrooms. By the way, teachers come early, we only have limited quantizes.

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More Show Photos

Watch Past Show Video

Watch Dinosaur Discovery

School and Scouting groups are always welcome at the show. A badge requirement, “Make A Fossil” is one of our many activities.

Activities throughout both days will include demonstrations of lapidary techniques, glass-bead making, wire wrapping and rock polishing.  A silent auction will offer rock and mineral treasures.  On hand will be a select group of dealers with gems, minerals, fossils, stone beads, Idaho opals, silver  craft, finished jewelry, tools, lapidary supplies and books about earth science and more.

To have something for everyone in the family, we will also have Book and Plant Sales. It's a great opportunity to do some early Holiday shopping. We really do have some excellent prices on jewelry and mineral curiosities from around the globe.

Most of all, it is a great opportunity to have some fun!


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