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Mineral ShowsBethelMaine Show

28th Jun 2016 01:25 BSTken briggs (2)

As usual I am woefully late putting this up as we just got most of the details settled. This is our 55th annual show. The show will be at Telstar High School on Route 26 in Bethel, Maine. This year we will have 17 dealers, killer displays, wicked good food, lots of fun, a field trip to Mt. Mica on Sunday, a Grand Door Prize of a Maine Aquamarine Necklace, a good silent auction, and who knows what else. Bethel is awful nice this time of year, whether you are just passing through or actually live around here. Our web site is now ocmgass.blogspot.com or contact me here if you have any questions

28th Jun 2016 05:18 BSTHerwig Pelckmans Expert

Ken,


It would be handy if you also mentioned the dates ...

And writing the town and state as one word is not very clear to non US people on Mindat, I guess.


BTW, is not the Maine Mineral Museum located in Bethel as well?

Are they open during the show days?

Definitely worth mentioning them as well, I would think.


Cheers, Herwig

28th Jun 2016 14:53 BSTken briggs (2)

This is what happens when a cat jumps on the keyboard....I forget to add important stuff. July 9 and 10, 2016 are the show dates. Yes, the Maine Mineral and Gem Museum is in Bethel. While the museum is not yet open, there is a store and 6 or 8 display cases open Monday- Saturday. The cases are just superb, well worth the trip. For those who used to visit Perhams in West Paris, many of the minerals that were on display there are now at the museum. There is also some mining going on in the area this summer.

28th Jun 2016 15:44 BSTWayne Corwin

Ken


I tryed to go to your link,,,, but all I get is ......
"Sorry, the blog you were looking for does not exist. However, the name ocmgass is available to register!" :-S


If you put in a link, you should make it a clickable link,,, oh, and make sure it works, lol


Like this:
Maine Mineral and Gem Museum in Bethel, Maine


Just hilight what you want to link, click on the 'world with glasses' above, and insert the URL for the site.


Wish I could make the show!

I've been there many times in the past, and found some Wonderful Local Minerals and at good prices!

I hope you have a great show!


Maine Rocks ! (tu)

Keep On Rockin'


Wayne Corwin :-D

28th Jun 2016 16:12 BSTken briggs (2)

http://ocmgassoc.blogspot.com/ ought to do it

28th Jun 2016 16:21 BSTWayne Corwin

Thank you Ken ;-)

3rd Jul 2016 14:09 BSTken briggs (2)

I just found out, 2 minutes ago, that we can offer a field trip to the Bennett Mine in Buckfield on Saturday, July 9. The trip will be run through Western Maine Mineral Adventures and you must be a paid show attendee to get the reduced rate. Sign up between 9 and 10 am.
 
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