2003 Regional Shows & Swaps

The Mineral, Gem, Jewelry & Fossil Show
Sponsored by the
Denver Gem & Mineral Guild
January 10-12th
Fri: 10am - 9pm
Sat: 10am - 6pm
Sun: 11am - 5pm
Lakeside Mall (I-70 and Harlan)
Denver, CO
For info, call: (303) 783-0221

The Tucson Gem & Mineral Shows
January 25 - February 16th
Various sites around the city
Tucson, AZ

The International Gem & Jewelry Show
February 28 - March 2nd
Fri: 12pm - 7pm
Sat: 10am - 6pm
Sun: 11am - 5pm
Denver Merchandise Mart
(Pavilion Building)
451 East 58th Ave.
Denver, CO 80216

The Deming Rockhound Roundup
Sponsored by the
Deming Gem & Mineral Society
March 6-9th
Deming, NM
Contact info: Barbara Hamilton
(505) 544-8643

Flatirons Mineral Club Annual Silent Auction
March 13th
Boulder Senior Center
(9th & Arapahoe)
Boulder, CO
Auction Info

Fort Collins Gem & Mineral Show
March 21-23rd
hosted by the Fort Collins Rockhounds Club
Fri: 4pm - 8pm
Sat: 10am - 6pm
Sun: 10am - 5pm
Theme: unknown
Admission: unknown (was $2.50 last year)
Lincoln Center
419 W. Magnolia
Ft. Collins, CO
Contact info: James Kasal
(970) 484-6752

Albuquerque Gem & Mineral Show
March 21-23rd
Fri: 10am - 6pm
Sat: 10am - 5pm
Sun: 10am - 5pm
New Mexico State Fairgrounds
Albuquerque,, New Mexico
Contact info: Paul Hlava
(505) 255-5478

"The Spring Show in the Rockies"
April 25-27th
Fri: 10am - 7pm
Sat: 10am - 6pm
Sun: 10am - 5pm
Minerals * Fossils * Gems * Beads * Jewelry * Classes
Free Admission!!! Free Parking!!!
Two Locations:
Holiday Inn - Denver North
Best Western - Central
(formerly Travelodge)
Both located where I-25 meets I-70
Contact info:
GeoExpositions, LLC
(303) 278-1218

Rocky Mountain Bead Society Bead Bazaar
April 26-27th
Sat: 10-6pm
Sun: 10-5pm
Admission: $5
Denver Merchandise Mart
(in the Expo Hall)
I-25 and 58th Ave
Denver, CO
Bazaar Info

Colorado Mineral Society Silent Auction
May 3rd
1 - 4pm
Lakewood Links Recreation Center
1295 S. Reed St.
(5 blocks east of Wadsworth Blvd. and
2 blocks south of Mississippi)
Lakewood, CO
Contact info: Leslie Osgood
(303) 986-4488

Grand Junction Gem & Mineral Show
May 10-11th
Exhibits & Demonstrations
Activities for Kids
Two Rivers Convention Center
at First and Main Streets
Grand Junction, CO
Contact info: Russ Adams
(970) 256-0371, or
Dean & Chris Talbot
(970) 245-1850

Las Vegas Mineral, Fossil, Gem and Jewelry Show
May 30 - June 1st
hosted by the Southern Nevada Gem & Mineral Society
Cashman Center
Las Vegas, Nevada
Contact info:Duane G Beye
Cliff Porter
The International Gem & Mineral Show Inc.
(301) 294-1640

Westminster Mall Rocks Show
June 5-8th
Sponsored by the Mile Hi Rock and Mineral Society (RAMS)
Times: Mall hours
Westminster Mall
88th Ave. and Sheridan
Westminster, CO
Contact info: Jennie Baldwin
(303) 659-7630

Wyoming State Mineral and Gem Show
June 14-15th
Fremont County Fairgrounds
Riverton, WY
Contact info: Linda Richendifer
(307) 856-1532

Colorado Chapter of the Friends of Mineralogy Silent Auction
June 19th
7 - 10pm
Glendale Community Center
999 S. Clermont (near the intersection of
Mississippi and Colorado Blvd.)
Glendale, CO
Contact info: Bruce Geller
(303) 237-2947

Pikes Peak Gem & Mineral Show
June 28-29th
Sat: 10am - 5pm
Sun: 10am - 5pm
Theme: TBA
Exhibits, Programs, Jewelry, Door Prizes,
Swap tables, Gold panning
Admission: $3 for adults, $1.50 for children 12 - 18,
Free for children under 12 if accompanied by an adult.
Location: Masonic Hall
1150 Panorama Dr.
Colorado Springs, CO
Plenty of FREE parking!
Contact info: dlwilson@pcisys.net
(719) 635-7891

Four Corners Gem & Mineral Show
July 11-13th
Fri: 11am - 6pm
Sat: 10am - 6pm
Sun: 10am - 5pm
Beading, silver filigree, and silver wire bracelet classes. Hosted by the Four Corners Gem & Mineral Club
La Plata Fairgrounds
2500 Main Street
Durango, CO
Contact info: Tricia Jacobson
(970) 385-6877

RMFMS Rock, Gem and Mineral Show
July 11-13th
Parkway Plaza Hotel & Convention Center
I-25 and Center St.
Casper, Wyoming
Contact info: Chuck (307) 237-8043
or Ed (307) 265-6202

Mineral County Gem & Mineral Show
August 2-3rd
Underground Mining Museum
Creede, CO

"Contin-Tail" Swap Meet
August 8-10th
Buy/Sell/Swap rocks, minerals and fossils!
Buena Vista Fairgrounds
Buena Vista, CO
Contact info: Greg Tunnicliff
(303) 549-4858 or
Ned Bascom at (970) 625-0626
E-mail: cofedminsoc@hotmail.com
Sponsored by the Colorado Federation of Mineralogical Societies
and Hosted by the Columbine Gem & Mineral Society (Salida, CO)

The Lake George Gem and Mineral Show
August 15-17th
Minerals * Fossils * Jewelry * Lapidary
Buy * Swap * Sell
Free Admission! * Free Parking!
Lake George, CO
(38 miles west of Colorado Springs)
Contact info: Richard Parsons
(303) 838-8859

Fairplay Bead Swap & Show
August 16-17th
Cabs, stone beads and other items!
Hosted by South Park Pottery & Back Room Beads
Fairplay, CO
Contact info: Pat Pocius
(719) 836-2698
Show Info

Grant County Annual Show
August 30 - September 1st
hosted by the Grant County Gem & Mineral Society
Silver City Recreation Center
Silver City , New Mexico
Contact info: Jim Lett
(505) 538-3216

The Denver Gem & Mineral Show
September 12-14th

Friday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
This year's theme: Minerals of Gilpin County, Colorado
Displays * Dealers * Demonstrations
Minerals * Gems * Jewelry * Fossils

Public Welcome!
Denver Merchandise Mart
(in the Expo Hall and the Plaza)
I-25 and 58th Ave
Denver, CO
MapQuest Map
Contact info: Barb Melby
(303) 233-2516

Flatirons Mineral Club Show
November 14-16th
Elks Lodge
3975 28th Street
Boulder, CO
Contact info: Gerald Naugle
(303) 591-2830
Show Info