Historic Victor, Colorado Holds 5th Annual Gem and Mineral Show
Show Vendors 2017:
Barry Mercer Minerals
Cross Turquoise - Burtis Blue Turquoise
Gary Streets Jack McGee Rocks
Rocky Fellas Fine Minerals Stone/Shelly Birch
Wild Horse Mesa Studio
The fifth annual Victor Gem & Mineral Show sponsored by the Southern Teller County Focus Group (STCFG) in Victor, Colorado will be held June 16-18, 2017. The three-day event will be held in downtown historic Victor and is open and free to the public.
The show will include vendors from across the state selling Colorado dug minerals, gems, hand-crafted jewelry, mining antiques, rough slabs, specimens, cabochons, hand-crafted furniture with mineral inlays, Cripple Creek & Victor Mining District gold ore specimens, as well as gold and gem panning for the kids at the Victor Lowell Thomas Museum. Members of the Prospectors TV show will attend and be selling gems and minerals.
Vendors will set up and be ready for sales by 9 a.m. June 16. Show hours are from 9 to 5 each day. The vendors will be set up on North Third Street. The Elks Lodge will be open and members will be grilling burgers on the porch as a fundraiser.
In addition to the show, the Victor Lowell Thomas Museum gift shop will be open from 9:30 to 5:30 with its collection of rocks, gems, minerals, rhodochrosite and aquamarine jewelry, geodes and gold panning for the kids. The museum also houses a mineral collection as well as historic mining equipment, photos, and displays. In addition, guided tours of the modern gold mine are available through the museum – see VictorColorado.com for reservations.
Victor’s many shops and attractions will also be open, including Victor’s Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum, antique, art and gift shops, the old-fashioned soda fountain, German Bakery, newly owned local bar and eatery, Victor Hotel, as well as the local parks and Trails of Gold where you can explore the historic gold mining country of the area.
Thanks to the Cripple Creek & Victor Gold Mining Co., City of Victor, and Victor Elks Lodge for the use of their property for this show.
For more information on the STCFG or this event, visit VictorColorado.com, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 719-689-2675.