Flatirons Mineral Club Annual Gem & Mineral Show

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December 12-14, 2014

Boulder County Fairgrounds Exhibit Building, 9595 Nelson Rd. (Nelson & Hover), Longmont, CO

Fri. 10-6, Sat. 9-5, Sun. 10-5

Age 13 and up $3 on Friday, $5 on Sat. and Sunday, 12 and under free with paid adult

Held in conjunction with the Boulder Model Railroad Club Annual Show, December 13-14.

Friday is Kids' Day - special activities and free admission for participating students.

Click here for a printable show flyer.

Dealers - offering gems, rocks, minerals, lapidary items, tools & supplies, jewelry, fossils, and more!

Exhibits - Cases by club members, dealers, and area clubs and museums. Special exhibits of fluorescent minerals, plus displays from the USGS and Dinosaur Ridge.

                   If you would like to exhibit your finds, work, or collection, please contact Gerry Naugle and submit an application for a case.

Demonstrations - Lapidary, jewelry making, and more at the club table.

Children's Activities - Grab bags, children's wheel, dig site, and more! As a special treat: gold panning by the  Rocky Mountain Prospectors and Treasure Hunters Club on Saturday and Sunday.
 

Classes & Programs Class fees will be posted before the show, and are to be paid to the instructor. Reserve a place in advance by email by December 5, or sign up at the show. Signup sheets for the classes will be at the admissions table. All classes & programs will be in the Exhibit Building classroom.

 

 (Please send suggestions for classes or speakers to Emily Epstein)

 

 

Door Prizes - door prizes will be awarded at intervals throughout the show, plus the grand prizes. The grand prize drawing will be held at the end of the show on Sunday. (You must be present to win door prizes, but not the grand prizes)

The 2008 Grand Prizes: an agate geode and a root-beer calcite sphere. Photo by Gerry Naugle.

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Free parking. Food available.

 

 

Show Committee

Show Chair: Ray Gilbert

Dealers: John Hurst

Display Cases: Gerry Naugle

Children's Activities: Kristi Traynor

Admissions & General Information: Gerry Naugle

Programming & Publicity: Emily Epstein

Volunteer Coordinator: Mike Smith

Next Show Committee meeting April 23 at the Boulder Co. Fairgrounds, Clover Building, 7 p.m. All interested club members welcome!

 

 

See past programs and schedules  

                                                2012 program  2012 schedule

2011 program  2011 schedule                                          

                                                2010 program    2010 schedule

                                                2009 program    2009 schedule

2008 program    2008 schedule

                                                    2007 program    2007 schedule                                                     

                                                    2006 program    2006 schedule

                                                     2005 program    2005 schedule

                                                     2004 program    2004 schedule

 

Click here for information on the 2003, 2004, 20052007, 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011 shows.

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Updated 3/3/14