The Spring 2017 Gem and Mineral Show was very successful. The parking lot was filled to capacity and we made over $3000 for the scholarship fund. I think it helped that it was so cold on Saturday, because people wanted to do something indoors. Here are some of the highlights.
KANSAS CITY GEM SHOW SPRING 2017 FEATURE EXHIBIT
ROCK ART –Stone Quilt Design; Susan Judy; Denver, CO and WKP Accent Tables; Bill Peterson; Boulder, CO
Colorado artists Judy and Bill have brought some of their creations to the Kansas City Show. Judy inlays natural materials in a stone mosaic to create pictures and Bill uses natural materials to create tables.
INVITATIONAL EXHIBITS (more…)
Mark your calendar for the Spring 2017 Gem and Mineral Show, sponsored by the Association. Here is a flyer in PDF format you can print or send to all your friends, and a coupon for $1 off admission.
Come to the 50th annual Rock and Mineral auction in Rolla! It will support the C.L. Dake Geological Society and entrance is free.
The Fall Kansas City Gem Show by Shows of Integrity will be November 4-6, 2016. The Association booth will be there as usual, staffed by Kansas City rockhounds who would love to see you!
The Association Picnic will be held Sunday, August 28th at Antioch Park, Shelter 3. Swap begins at 9am, picnic around 12:30-1:00pm, auction after lunch. Meats, drinks, plates, etc. will be provided by the Association. Please bring a potluck side dish (e.g. beans, chips, veggies, potato salad, etc.), and dessert. Also bring cash to spend at the auction, which benefits the scholarship fund. Everyone is welcome.
The Association always has an auction at the Gem Show which raises money for scholarships for college students studying earth science-related fields. Find out more about the scholarship and apply here: http://kcgemshow.org/2015_Scholatship%20App.html
Everyone is welcome at the auction, but it is especially popular with club members because there are snacks. It took place at 7 pm on Saturday, March 12. Here are some of the things you missed.
Bonus: here are some more photos of club members at the show.
I took way too many photos at the show and most of them were interesting, making it difficult to write this post. Without further ado, here are the highlights from the Spring 2016 Gem and Mineral Show.
Here’s a coupon for $1 off admission to the Spring 2016 Gem Show. Tell everyone you got it from the Show-Me Rockhounds.
To print, right-click on the coupon and click “Save Image As” and save it to your desktop. Then right-click on the icon on your desktop and click Print.