PLEASE NOTE: All upcoming meetings are cancelled until further notice due to the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as our 2020 Rock Show

Welcome to the website of the Oregon Coast Agate Club!

Founded in 1939, the Oregon Coast Agate Club is a member of the American Federation of Mineralogical Societies, and the Northwest Federation of Mineralogical Societies. For a link to the NFMS website, go to our resources page


 We meet at 6:30 pm on the 2nd Thursday of each month at:


OSU Extension Office

1211 SE Bay Blvd.

Newport, OR 97365


Our meeting room is on the 2nd floor, east side.


 Guests are always welcome, so please join us!


Marie Read is our Club President. If you have any questions about club membership please contact her at  George Mazeika is our web "master". If you have any questions or are having problems navigating the site, contact George at

It's all about Rocks, and Fossils, and Gemstones

Agates- Banded, Cloud, Fortification, Fossils, Sagenite - Carnelian, Sard, Common Opal, Petrified Wood, Fossil Shells, Jaspers of every variety-Red, Yellow, Bloodstone, Fancy, Fancy Pink


The beaches of Oregon's Central Coast are a constantly renewing source of beautiful specimens no matter what your interest.


Beyond the beaches, the mineral treasures of Oregon- Sunstones, Obsidian, Fossils, Thundereggs, Picture Jaspers- Morrisonite, Biggs, Wildhorse...and so much more! A wealth of natural wonders.


Among our club memebers are cabachon cutters, Faceters, fossil and mineral collectors, wire wrap jewelry crafters and more. If you have an interest in any of these, then we invite you come visit and join us. No matter what your level of interest or experience, you will always find someone to talk to, get help, and advice about your latest project.


Visits to our site

Upcoming Events

The Club's Annual Gem & Mineral Show takes place  Memorial Day Weekend each year. The 57th Annual "Rockin' the Coast" Gem & Mineral Show will be Saturday May 23rd from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm and Sunday May 24th 10:00 am to 3:30 pm.

The show will take place at the National Guard Armory

541 SW Coast Hwy

Newport, OR 97365



Club Officers for 2020


Marie Read- President

Leroy ("Kelly") Kelly- Vice President

Debbie White- Secretary

Carol Kelly- Treasurer

Show Chair- Sylvia Pauly


2020 Club Meeting Schedule:

2nd Thursday of each month at the OSU Extension Office, 1211 SE Bay Blvd, Newport, OR 97365. 

Meeting starts at 6:30 pm with dessert provided.


Next meetings:

Jan. 9th

Feb. 13th

Mar. 12th

Apr. 9th - CANCELLED

Jul. 9th - CANCELLED

Aug. 13th - CANCELLED

Sep. 10th - CANCELLED

Oct. 8th - CANCELLED

Nov. 12th - TBD

Dec. 10th - TBD