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Show Schedule

Gilsum Rock Swap & Mineral Show Events and Attractions

            More than 65 dealers and swappers with gems, jewelry and minerals available for sale or trade
            Panning for Minerals
            Whole Foods Pancake Breakfast
            Lemonade and Bake Sale
            Snack Bar (Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Drinks, etc.)

8 AM Exhibits open
8 AM - Noon: Pancake Breakfast
10 AM - 4 PM: Library books sale at the Library
1 PM SPECIAL PRESENTATION in the auditorium: “From rough gemstone to finished jewelry” Ever wonder what it takes to transform a rough mineral specimen into fine gemstone jewelry? James Tovey, owner of Toveco, shows how a freshly mined mineral specimen from the local Tripp Mine moves through the process. This presentation is free. Don’t miss it!
2 PM: SPECIAL PRESENTATION: Steve Garza demonstrates the correct way to break a rock - and let visitors give it their best shot. Steve will provide the hammer and protective gear at dealer space #40. Kids welcome!
4:45 PM: Annual Ham & Bean Dinner with homemade beans and pies! Three seatings beginning at 4:45, 5:45 and 6:45 PM. Tickets on sale at the Rock Swap Central information booth all day and at the church at meal time.
6 PM: Dealer exhibits close

8 AM: Exhibits open
8 AM - Noon: Pancake Breakfast
Noon - 2 PM: Chicken Barbecue
10 AM - 2 PM: Library book sale 10:00 - 2:00 at the Library
4:00 PM: Show closes - See you next year!