2004 Regional Shows & Swaps

The Mineral, Gem, Jewelry & Fossil Show
Hosted by the
Denver Gem & Mineral Guild
January 9-11th
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 31 - February 14th
Various sites around the city
Tucson, AZ

Flatirons Mineral Club Annual Silent Auction
March 11th
Hosted by the
Flatirons Mineral Club
Boulder Senior Center
(9th & Arapahoe)
Boulder, CO

Rock and Gem Rendezvous
March 20-21st
9am - 5pm
Rocks, minerals, gems, fossils, beads, beading supplies,
lapidary equipment, great food, etc.
Over 100 booths with a large variety of unique and
unusual items made from Mother Earth.
Free admission - Free parking
Kern County Fair Grounds
1142 South P. Street
Bakersfield, CA
Contact info: Lewis Helfrich
(661) 872-8230 or lewsrocks@netzero.net

Fort Collins Gem & Mineral Show
March 26-28th
Hosted by the
Fort Collins Rockhounds Club
Fri: 4pm - 8pm
Sat: 10am - 6pm
Sun: 10am - 5pm
Theme: unknown
Admission: unknown
Lincoln Center
419 W. Magnolia
Ft. Collins, CO
Contact info: James Kasal
(970) 484-6752

Albuquerque Gem & Mineral Show
March 26-28th
Fri: 10am - 6pm
Sat: 10am - 5pm
Sun: 10am - 5pm
New Mexico State Fairgrounds
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Contact info: Paul Hlava
(505) 255-5478

Colorado Mineral & Fossil Show
April 23-25th
Fri: 10am - 7pm
Sat: 10am - 7pm
Sun: 10am - 5pm
Minerals * Fossils * Gems * Beads * Jewelry
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:
Martin Zinn Expositions, LLC

Wichita Gem & Mineral Society and
Rocky Mtn. Federation Convention & Show

April 23-25th
Cessna Activity Center
2744 George Washington Blvd.
Wichita, Kansas

Rocky Mountain Bead Society Bead Bazaar
April 24-25th
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 8th
Hosted by the
Colorado Mineral Society
Lakewood Links Recreation Center
1295 S. Reed St.
(5 blocks east of Wadsworth Blvd. and
2 blocks south of Mississippi)
Lakewood, CO
Contact info: Bruce Geller

Grand Junction Gem & Mineral Show
May 8-9th (Mother's Day weekend)
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

Denver Gem & Mineral Guild Auctions
May 14th
Hosted by the
Denver Gem & Mineral Guild
Live Auction and Silent Auction
Free Admission
Gems, Mineral Specimens, Fossils, Petrified Wood, etc.
Special table for Kids Only!
Setup starts at 6:30pm
Berthoud Hall
Colorado School of Mines
(16th & Illinois Street)
Golden, CO
Contact info: Pete Neri
(303) 674-2792

Colorado Chapter of the Friends of Mineralogy Silent Auction
May 22nd
1 - 4pm
Glendale Community Center
999 S. Clermont
(near Kentucky and Colorado Blvd.)
Glendale, CO
Contact info: Bruce Geller
(303) 237-2947

Westminster Mall Rocks Show
June 3-6th
Hosted 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 19-20th
Hosted by the
Rex Young Rock Club
Sat: 9am 8pm
Sun: 9am 4pm
Theme: Platte River Treasures
Admission: $2 per day; children under 12 FREE.
Rendezvous Center
Goshen County Fairgrounds
(US Highway 26)
Torrington, WY
Contact info: (307) 532-2351

Pikes Peak Gem & Mineral Show
June 19-20th
Hosted by the
Colorado Springs Mineralogical Society
Sat: 10am - 5pm
Sun: 10am - 5pm
Theme: TBA
Exhibits, Programs, Jewelry, Door Prizes,
Swap tables, Gold panning
Admission: $4 for adults; $1.50 for children under 13.
Location: Phil Long Expo Center
1515 Auto Mall Loop
(I-25 and N. Academy Exit)
Colorado Springs, CO
Contact info: Ruth Cook
(719) 632-9686 or csmsshow@cs.com

Four Corners Gem & Mineral Show
July 9-11th
Hosted by the
Four Corners Gem & Mineral Club
Friday: 11am - 6pm
Saturday: 10am - 6pm
Sunday: 10am - 5pm
La Plata County Fairgrounds
2500 Main Street
Durango, CO
Contact info: Bill Birze
(970) 247-0187

Mineral County Gem & Mineral Show
August 7-8th
Underground Mining Museum
Creede, CO
Contact info: Rare Things Gallery
(719) 658-2376

"Contin-Tail" Swap Meet
August 13-15th
Sponsored by the Colorado Federation of Mineralogical Societies
and hosted by the Columbine Gem & Mineral Society (Salida, CO)
Buy/Sell/Swap rocks, minerals and fossils!
Buena Vista Rodeo Grounds/Fairgrounds
Buena Vista, CO
Contact info: cofedminsoc@hotmail.com
(303) 833-2939

Fairplay Bead Swap & Show
August 14-15th
Cabs, stone beads and other items!
Hosted by
South Park Pottery & Back Room Beads
Fairplay, CO
Contact info: Pat Pocius
(719) 836-2698

The Lake George Gem and Mineral Show
August 20-22nd
Minerals * Fossils * Jewelry * Lapidary
Local Specimens * Field Trips
Free Admission! * Free Parking!
Lake George, CO
(38 miles west of Colorado Springs on US 24)
Contact info: Ruth Cook (General info)
(719) 632-9686
Richard Parsons (Dealer info)
(303) 838-8859

The Denver Gem & Mineral Show
September 17-19th

Friday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Theme: Zeolites and Associated Minerals
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

Wasatch Gem Society's Gemboree Show
October 22-24th
Utah State Fairpark
155 North 10th West
Salt Lake City, Utah
Contact info: Carlyle Curtis
(801) 364-8253

Tulsa Rock & Mineral Society Gem & Mineral Show
October 30-31
Tulsa Event Center
2625 South Memorial Drive
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Contact info: Peggy Stewart
E-mail: peggy22@cox.net

Flatirons Mineral Club Show
November 19-21st
Hosted by the
Flatirons Mineral Club
Elks Lodge
3975 28th Street
Boulder, CO
Contact info: Gerald Naugle
(303) 591-2830