Victoria Lapidary and Mineral Society

Upcoming Events

Field Trip to Island View Beach

February 24th – members only.

Meet in the parking lot at Island View Beach at 12:00 noon and explore the cliffs with Giles.

Please phone Giles LeBrun at 250-382-6119 to let him know you will be coming.

2019 VLMS Rock and Gem Show –

Leonardo Da Vinci Centre – March 15-17, 2019

It is never too early to start getting ready for our Annual Show. Mark it in your calendars and stay tuned as to how you can help make our annual, hosted event to continue to be a show-stopping success. Planning meetings have already started – to volunteer to help out, contact Allana at

BC Gem Show (Abbotsford)

Club Trip – April 13th, 2019

All participants have to get themselves to and onto the 7am Swartz Bay ferry to Tsawwassen. The club is organizing a bus to collect members from the Tsawwassen terminal and take them to the show in Abbotsford and back to Tsawwassen.  Cost for the club bus is $20.00.  Please see Vanessa Steffens, or email to save your seat.

You can download the show poster and send it to your friends.

Rendezvous 2019 – Rock Creek

hosted by the Penticton Club

June 7th – 10th, 2019

A reminder that Rendezvous 2019 will be taking place June 7th – 10th, 2019 at Rock Creek, British Columbia. Jointly organized with a member club, Rendezvous is the British Columbia Lapidary Society’s annual gathering and features field trips, displays, auctions, and our annual general meeting.

This year Rendezvous is being organized by the Penticton Geology and Lapidary Club with the BCLS, and involves a field trip to the world famous Rock Candy Mine!

Interested in attending? The BCLS web site has been updated to include the latest on Rendezvous, including an application form to get on the ‘hopeful list’ for the trip to Rock Candy Mine.

Complete and submit your application form today!


Rendezvous Team
Penticton Geology and Lapidary Club

Gemboree 2019

hosted by the Courtenay Club

Friday July 19th – Sunday July 21st

“We hope you can join us for Gemboree 2019 sponsored by the Courtenay Gem and Mineral club. We have lots of excitement planned for a three day rockhounding extravaganza here in the Comox Valley. Home base sill be the Puntledbge RV Park for those wishing to park their RV, motorhome or in tents.

“Our club has been working very hard finding field trip locations and activities to keep you all busy, from the most adventurous to the more sedate rock hounds!

“Registration will be open Feb 28th, please download the information package with application forms below.”