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AIPG Arizona Section Event Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase
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Tucson becomes a playground for the world of international gem, mineral, fossils, and meteorite aficionados annually during the Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase. The AIPG Ari-zona Section invites AIPG members, their families and friends to join us on Saturday, February 8, 2020, for a stroll through a small sampling of the more than 40 different shows and have lunch together. The cost of lunch is included in the registration fee for the event. Our event will be on Saturday, February 8, 2020.

2/8/2020
When: Saturday, February 8, 2020
10:30 AM
Where: Travelodge lobby
1000 S. Freeway
Tucson, Arizona  85745
United States
Contact: Barbara Murphy
480-659-7131 Ext: 206

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AIPG Arizona Section Event
Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase

Tucson becomes a playground for the world of international gem, mineral, fossils and meteor-ite aficionados annually during the Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase. The AIPG Arizona Section invites AIPG members, their families and friends to join us on Saturday, February 8, 2020 for a stroll through a small sampling of the more than 40 different shows and have lunch together. The cost of lunch is included in the registration fee for the event.

Our event will be on Saturday, February 8, 2020. We will meet in the lobby of the Travelodge and then break into small groups that will be led by a local geologist through the show held at the Desert Inn to the Kettle Restaurant, where we’ll have lunch. The distance between the Travelodge and the restaurant is 0.2 miles. We don’t anticipate more than 2 hours of strolling through the exhibits. The Desert Inn show is open to the public and free.

We plan to have a private room at the restaurant so we can have socializing and a short presentation. After lunch, participants will be free to continue browsing the various shows, which include several in the immediate area.

Date: Saturday, February 8, 2020
Time: 10:30 am - 2 pm
Location: Travelodge lobby, 1000 S. Freeway, Tucson AZ 85745

(Please note that there is more than one Travelodge in Tucson. This location is between Congress Street and 22nd Street. The hotel is on the frontage road along the I-10 freeway). Hotel phone: +1 520-622-8089

Lunch: 1 pm, Kettle Restaurant

AIPG Arizona Section Event
Tucson Gem, Mineral & Fossil Showcase
RSVP: bmurphy@geo-logic.com

Cost: $10/person (payable by cash or check at the meeting point).

Cost includes lunch.

Parking: Parking is available at the Travelodge, the Desert Inn and the Kettle Restaurant and is anticipated to be $5.

If anyone is staying in the downtown area, there is a free shuttle service between shows. Information about the shuttle and the gem show is available at https://www.visittucson.org/visit/events/tucson-gem-mineral-fossil-showcase.

We have four geologists who will help lead the small groups through the exhibits:

• Dr. Chris Osterman
• Professor Antonia Lopez Higuera
• Jackie Stephens
• James Briscoe

Thank you to our lunch sponsor:

Globexplore Drilling
TRAVELODGE LOBBY MEETING POINT

KETTLE RESTAURANT LUNCH SPOT
NORTH
I-10 FREEWAY
22nd Street