The 46th Annual Denver Gem and Mineral Show
Events Schedule for 2009
The following events took place at the 2009 Show:
NOTE: All Presentations will be held in the Lecture Room (H47-H53) unless otherwise noted. Times and locations may change without notice.
Friday9am: Show opens to public
9am - 1pm: School groups visit the Show
Friday meetings will be announced soon!
6pm: Show Closes
Saturday10am: Show opens to public
1pm: Presentation: A Mammoth Find in Florissant by Steven Veatch
2pm: Presentation: Ammonites Windows to The Past by Neil L. Larson
3pm: Presentation: Silicification of Fossil Wood by Richard Dayvault
4pm: Presentation: New Jersey Fluorescents: Today and Tomorrow by Dick Hauck
6pm: Show Closes
Saturday Night Special in the Palm Court of the Denver Merchandise Mart Main Building
Sunday10am: Show opens to public
1pm: Presentation: The Princeton Scientific Expedition of 1877, from College to Colorado by Steven Veatch
2pm: Presentation: Research on the Depositional Environments of the Denver Basin by Bob Raynolds, PhD
3pm: Presentation: Early Fossil Collecting in Colorado by Beth Simmons, PhD
5pm: Show closes! See you next year!
All Day - Every DayALL DAY: Continuous hobby demonstrations in the Club Area. (booths E12 – E21)
ALL DAY: Educational demonstrations and pamphlets in the Public Service Sector area. (booths E3 – E11)
ALL DAY: The Fluorescent Room - mineral specimens that glow under ultraviolet lights! (room K35)
ALL DAY: Gold Panning! (booth E16)
ALL DAY: Numerous competitive and non-competitive (e.g. museum) exhibits.
ALL DAY: "Bones", the walking T-Rex skeleton.
ALL DAY: Rooms and booths full of dealers (retail and wholesale).
ALL DAY: Grab bags, Pins & Posters. (booths E01 & E02)
ALL DAY: FREE Shuttle bus service to the satellite shows is available at the North and South Entrances.
Events for other years can be seen here: