The 46th Annual Denver Gem and Mineral Show
Events Schedule for 2010
The following events were planned for the 2010 Show:
NOTE: All Presentations will be held in the Lecture Room (H47-H53) unless otherwise noted. Times and locations may change without notice.
Friday9:00 am: Show opens to public
9:00 am - 1pm: School groups visit the Show
1:00 pm: Editor's Workshop with Beth Simmons
1:30 pm: Society of Mineral Museum Professionals Board Meeting (Room K40-42)
2:00 pm: Society of Mineral Museum Professionals General Meeting (Room K40-42)
3:30 pm: Friends of Mineralogy Board Meeting (Room K40-42)
6:00 pm: Show Closes
Saturday10:00 am: Show opens to public
12:00 pm: Colorado Federation of Mineral Societies (Room K40-42)
1:00 pm: Presentation: Starting a Mineral Collection by Pete Modreski
2:00 pm: Presentation: The Greater Alma Mining District by Steven Veach
3:00 pm: Presentation: Collecting Fluorescent Minerals in Sweden by Lee MacIlvaine
6:00 pm: Show Closes
Saturday Night Special in the Palm Court of the Denver Merchandise Mart Main Building
Sunday10:00 am: Show opens to public
1:00 pm: Presentation: Creede Colorado History by Charles A. Harbert (in the Lecture Room, H47-H53). Book Signing afterwards (in room H48).
1:00 pm: Rocky Mountain Micromineral Association Meeting (F35-51)
3:00 pm: Fluorescent Mineral Society (Room K40-42)
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: