2007 Regional Shows & Swaps
Here is a list of the known Shows in or near Colorado for 2007. This list will be updated each month.

The Tucson Gem & Mineral Shows
January 26 - February 11th
Various sites around the city
Tucson, AZ


Denver Gem & Mineral Guild Jewelry, Gem & Mineral Show
February 23-25th
Fri: 10am - 9pm
Sat: 10am - 6pm
Sun: 11am - 5pm
Jefferson County Fairgrounds
15200 W. 6th Ave
Golden, CO
This is a new location for the Guild’s show.


The International Gem & Jewelry Show
March 2-4th
Fri: 12pm - 6pm
Sat: 10am - 6pm
Sun: 11am - 5pm
Denver Merchandise Mart
(Pavilion Building)
451 East 58th Ave.
Denver, CO 80216
www.intergem.net


Albuquerque Gem & Mineral Show
Treasures of the Earth

March 16-18th
Fri: 10am - 6pm
Sat: 10am - 6pm
Sun: 10am - 5pm
Theme: Turquoise
New Mexico State Fairgrounds
School Arts/Flower Building
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Contact: Paul Hlava at (505) 255-5478
Show Info


Fort Collins Gem & Mineral Show
March 23-25th
Hosted by the
Fort Collins Rockhounds Club
Fri: 4pm - 8pm
Sat: 9am - 6pm
Sun: 10am - 5pm
Theme: Geodes and Copper-related Minerals
Admission: Adults $3; 3-day pass $5; Students $1 with ID;
Children under 12 are FREE when accompanied by an adult
Lincoln Center
419 W. Magnolia
Ft. Collins, CO
Contact: Show Chairman, Dave Halliburton, at (970) 493-6168 or fcrockhounds@yahoo.com


Flatirons Mineral Club Annual Silent Auction
April 12th
Hosted by the Flatirons Mineral Club
Boulder Senior Center (9th & Arapahoe)
Boulder, CO
Contact: Gerry Naugle at (303) 591-2830


North Jeffco Gem and Mineral Club's annual Silent Auction
April 13th
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Come see us at our annual Silent Auction!
There will be lots of rocks, minerals, fossils, crafts and more for the bidding.
Public invited!
Buyers and Sellers welcome!
If you need a finished piece of jewelry, rough material to fashion yourself, a specimen for your collection, or an interesting time, this is the place to be!
Arvada Senior Center
6842 Wadsworth Blvd.
Arvada, CO
Contact: Ron Knoshaug at (303) 423-2923
Bid Sheets Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Auction Flyer Adobe Acrobat PDF format


Wichita Gem & Mineral Society
April 20-22nd
Theme: Meteorites & Dazzling Treasures Cessna Activity Center
2744 George Washington Blvd.
Wichita, Kansas
Contact: Gene Maggard at (316) 742-3746 or gandpmaggard@wildblue.net
Show Info


Spring Colorado Mineral & Fossil Show
April 27-29th
Fri: 10am - 6pm
Sat: 10am - 6pm
Sun: 10am - 5pm
Minerals * Fossils * Gems * Beads * Jewelry
Free Admission!!! Free Parking!!!
Holiday Inn - Denver North at (303) 292-9500
Located where I-25 meets I-70
Contact: Martin Zinn Expositions, LLC


Rocky Mountain Bead Society Bead Bazaar
April 28-29th
Sat: 10-6pm
Sun: 10-5pm
Admission: $5 (good both days)
Denver Merchandise Mart (in the Expo Hall)
I-25 and 58th Ave
Denver, CO
Bazaar Info


Rock Hounds Annual McPherson Gem & Mineral Club
May 4–6th
Rock Sale & Swap
Located at the 4H Fairgrounds (Woodside and Hickory) McPherson, KS
Contact: Marvin Lundquist at (620) 241-7003 or swederocker@mpks.net
or Jim Nutter at (620) 241-2433


Colorado Mineral Society Silent Auction
May 5th
Hosted by the Colorado Mineral Society
Holy Shepherd Lutheran Church
920 Kipling Street
Lakewood, CO
11-3pm
Contact: Bruce Geller at (303) 237-2947


Grand Junction Gem & Mineral Show
May 12-13th (Mother's Day weekend)
Theme: TBA
Two Rivers Convention Center (at First and Main Streets)
Grand Junction, CO
Contact: Joe Montano at (970) 241-7774


Annual Rock Swap
May 18–19th
City Park (Northwest corner of Ellinwood)
Ellinwood, KS
Presented by the Ellinwood Chamber of Commerce, 620-564-3300


Rocky Mountain Federation & American Federation Convention & Show
June 5-10th
Roswell, New Mexico
Hosted by the Chaparral Rockhounds


The International Gem & Jewelry Show
June 15-17th
Fri: 12pm - 6pm
Sat: 10am - 6pm
Sun: 11am - 5pm
Denver Merchandise Mart (Pavilion Building)
451 East 58th Ave.
Denver, CO 80216
www.intergem.net


Pikes Peak Gem & Mineral Show
June 23-24th
Hosted by the Colorado Springs Mineralogical Society
Sat: 10am - 5pm
Sun: 10am - 5pm
Theme: To be announced
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: Kaye Thompson at (719) 636-2978
or Roger Pittman at (719) 683-2603 or prpittman@netzero.net
csmsshow@cs.com


Colorado State Mining Championship and Days of ’92 Mining Competition
July 3-4th
Creede, CO
Creede Chamber of Commerce
(719) 658-2374


Annual Four Corners Gem & Mineral Show
July 6-8th
Hosted by the Four Corners Gem & Mineral Club
Friday is Kid's Day!
Demonstrations and Workshops
Gems, Minerals, Jewelry, Fossils, Beading, Raffle & Door Prizes
Educational and Fluorescent Displays
Friday: 11am - 6pm
Saturday: 10am - 6pm
Sunday: 10am - 5pm
La Plata County Fairgrounds
2500 Main Ave.
Durango, CO
Contact: Joanna Baker at (970) 884-7949 or 2007Show@DurangoRocks.org
or info@durangorocks.org
Show Website


Mineral County Gem & Mineral Show
August 3-5th (?)
Underground Mining Museum
Creede, CO
Contact: Rare Things Gallery at (719) 658-2376 or (719) 658-2370


"Contin-Tail" Swap Meet
August 9-12th
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


Fairplay Bead Swap & Show
August 11-12th
Cabs, stone beads and other items!
Hosted by South Park Pottery & Back Room Beads
Fairplay, CO
Contact: Pat Pocius at (719) 836-2698


The Denver Gem & Mineral Show
September 14-16th

Friday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Theme: The Leadville Mining District
Displays * Dealers * Minerals
* Gems * Jewelry * Fossils

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


Annual New Mexico Mineral Symposium
November 10-11th (?)
Featured Speaker: TBA
Macey Center
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
Socorro, New Mexico
Contact: Dr. Virgil Lueth at (505) 835-5140 or vwlueth@nmt.edu


Flatirons Mineral Club Show
December 7-9th
Hosted by the Flatirons Mineral Club
Contact: Ray Gilbert at hoss1one@cs.com
Show Website


2008

The Tucson Gem & Mineral Shows
January 25 - February 10th
Various sites around the city
Tucson, AZ


Denver Gem & Mineral Guild Jewelry, Gem & Mineral Show
February 22-24th
Fri: 10am - 6pm
Sat: 10am - 6pm
Sun: 11am - 5pm
Jefferson County Fairgrounds
15200 W. 6th Ave
Golden, CO


Colorado Mineral & Fossil Show - Spring
April 25-27th
Fri: 10am - 6pm
Sat: 10am - 6pm
Sun: 10am - 5pm
Minerals * Fossils * Gems * Beads * Jewelry
Free Admission!!! Free Parking!!!
Holiday Inn - Denver North at (303) 292-9500
Located where I-25 meets I-70
Contact: Martin Zinn Expositions, LLC