Western Dakota Gem & Mineral Society….. Gem & Mineral Show July 13th – 14th, 2019, at the Ramkota Inn in Rapid City. W
Join us at the Best Western Ramkota Inn for this event providing fun for the entire family.
Vendors will provide rare specimens, unusual specimens, and really cool items. Learn about the minerals you purchase and even find something to decorate the interior or exterior of your home.
Speakers for our show are scheduled as follows:
Saturday July 13
10 AM – Michael Fosha, Assistant State Archaeologist Topic: Plains Indian Archaeology.
12 Noon – Dr. Darrin Pagnac, Assistant Professor of Geology, SD School of Mines and Technology.
2 PM – Tom Loomis, Mineralogist, Owner of the Tip Top Mine.
Sunday July 14
11 AM – Frank Garcia, expert on Ice Age Mammals, discovered over 30 unknown species of prehistoric creatures.
1 PM – Peter Larson, expert on Cretaceous Dinosaurs. Discovered T-Rex “Sue”.
The silent auction will be in full swing each day with the selection changing every half hour.
Kids will have a great time digging in the sandbox for treasures or peaking in their grab bags to see the surprises they’ve gotten. We will also have excellent learning tools available for purchase by the public and which are a must for those in home school.
Don’t forget to register for our hourly door prizes and a chance to win the grand door prize.
Admission is $5 with those 12 and under being free.
See you at the Ramkota Inn – across from Hobby Lobby