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Meet up in Tucson

Posted by Greg Simmons  
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Greg Simmons January 18, 2019 09:07PM
I'm going to Tucson for the first time this year. I'll be there from the 8th to the 15th. Is there a place to connect and hang out with fellow mindaters?
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Jolyon & Katya Ralph January 18, 2019 10:39PM
We'll be having a meeting on the evening of Monday 11th Feb, but the venue hasn't yet been figured out! Any suggestions?
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Greg Simmons January 20, 2019 05:35AM
Excellent! Would love to be there. I also saw something about needing some volunteers for an auction?
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Herwig Pelckmans January 22, 2019 12:13PM
Jolyon,
Monday Feb 11 is also the day of the Tsumeb Forum @ Elks Lodge (by invitation only).
Maybe we could ask Bruce if he is OK with it to have the Mindat meeting there as well?

Cheers, Herwig
MKA (Min.Soc.Antwerp), Belgium
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Jolyon & Katya Ralph January 22, 2019 01:04PM
We generally have the meeting in the evening, so after the Tsumeb Forum (which I'll also be attending)

The venue could probably work!
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Erin Delventhal January 22, 2019 02:42PM
The 11th will be a show tear down day for me, so I will be unable to attend if that’s the date you choose.
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Tony Albini January 26, 2019 04:00PM
Erin, I will be at some of the shows. Which show are you doing?
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Erin Delventhal January 26, 2019 04:26PM
Tony, I’ll be set up at the Tucson New Mineral Show on W. Grant Road from the 5-11, and then then the Main TGMS Show the 14-17.
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Tony Albini January 27, 2019 04:59PM
Erin, thanks for the response.
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Jolyon & Katya Ralph February 09, 2019 03:53PM
The Mindat party will be held on WEDNESDAY 13th Feb 6pm-8pm at Ray Hill's Mineral Maniacs Mansion: 5325 E Lester Place, Tucson AZ.

Informal meetup no formal presentations or speeches, just a chance to meet me and other mindat people in a relaxed setting and chat/complain/ask whatever you wish! Light refreshments and hopefully no rain.

See you there.

Jolyon
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Jolyon & Katya Ralph February 10, 2019 10:04PM
Ray tells me I should ask people to 'bring a chair' because obviously we all bring chairs with us. But if by some reason you travel with your own furniture please bring.
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Erin Delventhal February 10, 2019 11:32PM
Glad to know my decision to leave my camp chair in my vehicle will turn out to be useful.
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Dean Allum February 11, 2019 04:07AM
Yeah Jolyon,
What type of barbarian are you not to carry either a shrubbery or a chair along with you on a quest.
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Doug Daniels February 11, 2019 04:13AM
I know this isn't really the place for these questions, but.... in years past, at least one show-attendee has posted an ongoing report on the Tucson show. I don't see one so far this year (maybe no one has started to yet?). I would have started a separate thread asking about this, but I see no way to start one, and I can't seem to access the Mindat manual for help. No big rush for answers, I'll live. For those lucky enough to attend the show, enjoy; don't think I'll ever make it back out that way.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 02/11/2019 04:14AM by Doug Daniels.
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Wayne Corwin February 11, 2019 04:35AM
Doug
Here Ya Go,, https://www.mindat.org/article.php/2937/Tucson+2019
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Doug Daniels February 11, 2019 05:49AM
Thanks Wayne - I found nothing doing searches in articles or using various combinations of Tucson/2019.
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