Special Events at the Gem Show

A schedule of special events happening during the show. If you can only come on one or two days, use this to help plan.

Friday, March 13, 2015
All day- Minerals and jewelry for sale, flint knapping demonstration, walk-through story book, free rock/mineral identification.
3:00 p.m. “Missouri’s One and Only Dinosaur and the End of the Dinosaurus”, Carl Campbell, St. Louis Community College-Meramec, St. Louis, Missouri

Saturday, March 14, 2015
All day- Minerals and jewelry for sale, flint knapping demonstration, walk-through story book, free rock/mineral identification.
1:00 p.m. “Crinoids, Lillies of the Sea”, Rick Poropat, Eastern Missouri Society for Paleontology, St. Louis, Missouri
2:00 p.m. “CSI -Cretaceous Skeletal Investigations and the Life and Hard Times of T. rex ”, Dr. David Burnham, Research Associate, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
3:00 p.m. “Chasing Jumbo’s cousin: Reconstruction of the history of one of KU’s oldest and largest fossils”, Josh Schmerge, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
4:00 p.m. “Flat-skulled beavers of the Miocene: The most unusual mammals of all time?”, Josh Schmerge, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
7:00 p.m. Lecture Room- Public auction in the Lecture Room with complimentary snacks and soft drinks. Proceeds will benefit the Scholarship Fund.

Sunday, March 15, 2015
All day- Minerals and jewelry for sale, silent auctions, flint knapping demonstration, walk-through story book, free rock/mineral identification.
2:00 p.m. “Nannotyrannus – teenage tyrant or tiny theropod?”, Josh Schmerge, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas

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2 comments

  1. The local shows in my neck of the woods has held speaks haphazardly over the years. I think the presentations are fun, a nice offer to the general public. Good luck with the weekend.

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