News and Events Around Colorado
Events and dates may change, check with Event planners before attending.
Thank you Peter J. Modreski, USGS, Denver, CO, for communicating these events.
June 17 (Sun), will be the date of the once-yearly Geology Train on the Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad, Antonito, CO. See their website, http://cumbrestoltec.com/ .
June 15-17 (Fri-Sun) - Victor Gem and Mineral Show, downtown Victor, CO.
June 29-July 1 (Fri-Sun), San Juan County Gem & Mineral Show, hosted by the San Juan County [N.M.] Gem and Mineral Society. McGee Park, Farmington, NM. Free admission; 10-6 Fri. & Sat., 10-5 Sun.
July 6-8 (Fri-Sun), Four Corners Gem & Mineral Show, La Plata County Fair Grounds, Durango, CO, sponsored by the Four Corners Gem & Mineral Club. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily.
July 10 (Tue), WMMI (Western Museum of Mining & Industry) Speakers’ Bureau Lecture, “Colorado Fuel & Iron”, by Victoria Miller. The lecture will begin at 7:00 pm (doors open at 6:30 pm). $5 per person, free for museum members. Please RSVP to 719-488-0880 or email email@example.com . At 225 North Gate Blvd., Colorado Springs.
July 12-15 (Thur-Sun), 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily, there will be a “Home Rock Show (Sale)” by John Haney, 4242 Thompson Court, Denver CO. 80216 (south of I-70, east of York St. & west of Steele St.). “Rough rock, slabs, cabs, fossils, amber, turquoise, minerals, crystals, gemstone bowls & boxes, lapidary equipment & supplies; discounts for lapidary students.” Contact, firstname.lastname@example.org, 303-296-8268.
Aug. 3-5 (Fri-Sun), Creede Rock & Mineral Show, at the Creede Underground Mining Museum and Community Center, Creede, Mineral County, CO. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. daily; see http://creederocks.com/ .
Aug. 4-5 (Sat-Sun), Symposium, Minerals from the Metallic Ore Deposits of the American Southwest, Golden, CO; sponsored by the Friends of Mineralogy, Colorado Chapter, and the Friends of the Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum. If you are interested in giving a presentation at this symposium, please contact email@example.com . More details about the symposium plans will soon be available.
Aug. 9-12 (Thur-Sun), Contin-Tail rock & mineral show, Buena Vista Rodeo Grounds, Buena Vista, CO; see www.facebook.com/ContinTail
Aug. 16-19 (Thur-Sun), Woodland Park Rock, Gem, & Jewelry Show, Woodland Park, CO; see https://www.facebook.com/woodlandparkrockandgemshow/
Aug. 17-19 (Fri-Sun), Lake George Gem & Mineral Show, sponsored by the Lake George Gem and Mineral Club, Lake George, CO. See http://www.lggmclub.org/
Sep. 7-15 (Fri-Sun), Colorado Mineral and Fossil Fall Show, Crowne Plaza Hotel - Airport, 15500 E. 40th Ave. Denver, CO.
Sep. 8-16 (Fri-Sun), Denver Coliseum Mineral, Fossil, and Gem Show, Denver Coliseum; see http://www.coliseumshow.com/
Sep. 12-15 (Wed-Sat), Denver Fine Mineral Show, Denver Marriott West, 1717 Denver West Blvd.; see http://finemineralshow.com/denver/
Sep. 14-16 (Fri-Sun), 51st annual Denver Gem and Mineral Show, Denver Mart, 451 E 58th Ave., Denver, CO. Minerals of Mexico is the 2018 show theme. See http://denvershow.org
September 19 (Wed), Friends of Mineralogy (See right).
Sep. 20 (Thur), Colorado Scientific Society Student Paper Night; oral or poster presentations by graduate (or undergraduate) students on their earth science research topics, with an award given for the best presentation. To be held at the Arbor House, Maple Grove Park, 14600 W. 32nd Ave., Golden CO. For more information (including for students who wish to apply to present a paper) see http://coloscisoc.org .
Nov. 10-11 (Sat-Sun), 39th annual New Mexico Mineral Symposium, at New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology, Socorro, NM; see https://geoinfo.nmt.edu/museum/minsymp/home.cfml
November 14 (Wed), Friends of Mineralogy (See right).
Nov. 16-18 (Fri-Sun), Denver Area Mineral Dealers Show, Jefferson County Fairgrounds, Golden CO. Free admission, public welcome.
Other Area Geology Club's Meetings
Lake George Gem and Mineral Club - The Club meets on the second Saturday of each month at the Lake George Community Center, located on the north side of US Highway 24 on the east edge of town, sharing a building with the county highway shops. In the winter, meeting is at 10:00AM. From April through October, meeting is at 9:00AM, to allow more time for field trips. http://www.lggmclub.org/www.lggmclub.org/
Colorado Springs Mineralogical Society, meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM in the Mt. Carmel Veteran’s Service Center, 530 Communication Circle, Colorado Springs. http://www.csms1936.com
Columbine Gem & Mineral Society, meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month, 6:30PM in the meeting room, Mt. Shavano Manor, 525 W. 16 th (at J St.), Salida. https://rockaholics.org/
Pueblo Rockhounds, meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 6:30PM in the Westminster Presbyterian Church, 10 University Circle, Pueblo. http://www.pueblorockhounds.org/
Colorado Mineral Society - General membership meetings start at 7:30 PM on the first Friday of each month, October through May, at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, at 10th and Garrison in Lakewood. http://www.coloradomineralsociety.org/
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