Are you obsessed with rocks, gems or fossils?

You'll be able to find a lot of all those and more at the 16th annual Cheyenne Mineral, Fossil, Gem and Rock Show this weekend at the Archer Complex east of the Capitol City on Interstate 80.

Diamond and Emerald Necklace
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For the 16th year, the Cheyenne Mineral and Gem Society will bring together vendors and collectors of all kinds for their annual show with plenty of activities for the whole family. The Cheyenne Mineral, Fossil, Gem and Rock Show runs Saturday, May 16, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, May 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Building M of the Archer Complex.

Admission is $3 for adults and children 12 and younger get in free and while supplies last you can get your change in $2 bills. They will also be passing out free mineral coloring books to the kids while their supply lasts.

Make sure to bring your camera to capture photos with their large dinosaur models. You can also pan for gold and see glowing fluorescent minerals. Demonstrations on beading and faceting will also be offered.

Many dealers will be on site with exhibits of hand-made jewelry, preserved fossils and precious minerals and gem stones. Also throughout the weekend you can make a bid on some of their silent auction items including a gold nugget.

For more information about this year's Cheyenne Mineral, Fossil, Gem and Rock show, call Bob King at (307) 632-2702.

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