Friday, October 13, 2017
Northwest Illinois Rock Club
Jewelry, Gem, and Mineral show and sale
November 11 and 12, 2017
Highland Community College Student/Conference Center
Speakers Schedule: (All talks are in Rm H127)
Saturday, Nov 11.
10:30 AM: Volcanoes and the Landscapes They Produce: on the trail of Vulcan
David Rice, Rock River Valley Gem and Mineral Society, Rockford, IL
1:30 PM: Uncovering the lost world of Cretaceous Dinosaurs in the Hell Creek Formation of Eastern Montana plus How you can participate in a dinosaur dig!
Josh Mathews, Burpee Museum Director of Paleontology and NIU Ph.D candidate
3:30 PM: Groovin' on Kelleys Island: The World's Most Spectacular Glacial Striations
Jordan Marche, Astronomer, science historian, independent scholar, and adjunct instructor, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Sunday, Nov. 12
11:00 AM: Gemstone Energies: Myth, Legend, or Science?
Pam Jensen, Goldsmith, Jeweler, and owner of Gemorifics in Freeport, IL.
2:00 PM: Late Ordovician Fossils from the State-line (Illinois and Wisconsin) area: relics of the Lost World beneath our homes.
Michael Henderson, Northern Illinois University, De Kalb, IL
Rock Show Dealer List
Rock Biz from Minneapolis, MN.
Craig’s Crystals from Schamburg, IL.
Brushy Creek Gems and Minerals from Boone, IA.
Mystic Moraine Minerals from Janesville, WI.
Wrap-N-Rock-Gems from Gurnee, IL.
Rock and a Hard Place from Davenport, IA.
Earths Hidden Treasures from Marengo, IL.
Rock Stars from Chicago, IL.
Lavins Gem and Jewelry from Schiller Park, IL.