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2018 Calendar of Events:

That's right, you don't have to plan or be invited to a private Mobile Mining Experience program or event to be able to take advantage of the great programs, activities, and products we offer. Why not come out to one of our many “open to the public” events we have throughout the year. NOTE: Many of our "open to the public" events and programs we will be set up at may involve an entry fee to the facility such as Clarks Elioak Farm, The Howard County Fair, and others...

       

 

2018 Calendar of Events:

November 23, 24 & 25, 2018:
 Festival of Trees, MD State Fairgrounds

  

Where: MD State Fairgrounds
When: November 23, 24, & 25, 2018

We look forward to returning to our favorite holiday themed show of the year, and you should too. Not only because this a great show and experience, but it also because it helps support the Kennedy Krieger Institute which is a internationally recognized institution dedicated to improving the lives of children and young adults with pediatric developmental disabilities and disorders of the brain, spinal cord and musculoskeletal system, through patient care, special education, research, and professional training.

More info to come soon, please check back!

 

November 28 - December 2, 2018:
 PA Christmas Show, Harrisburg Farm Complex

  

New addition! Yes, we will be at the PA Christmas Show which is held within the Harrisburg PA Farm Complex from November 28th thru December 2nd. More info to come soon, so please check back

 

2018 GTC/MME Open House:
 "Hold The Date" announcement

  

2018 GTC/MME Open House:  Announcement

 

Well, there is good news and bad news to report… First the bad news. Sadly, we were unable to secure the second warehouse / suite for this year’s Open House which have done for the past several years. This does create some major issues and force some pretty big changes to our plans, which I will go over shortly. However, I want to get to the good news first, and that is we are extremely excited to announce that 2018 GTC/MME Open House IS STILL ON and in many ways will be better than ever!

As for the open house itself, the biggest changes will be the lack of access to restroom facilities (which we are still trying to work on), the need to reduce the number of guests that we will be able to accommodate per session, and a significant reduction in display space which will likely prevent us from being able to set up most is any of our educational displays. However, we have just secured over 10,000 lbs. of new product and we believe we might close a deal to secure another 9,000 lbs. or more in the next couple of days. So, there will be even more minerals, rocks, and fossils available for purchase then we have ever had for our Open House and it will all be at crazy low pricing!

For safety and security reasons, as well as assuring the best possibly experience for our guests, we must limit the number of guests that attend each session. Therefore, reservations are required, and they are once again free! However, with the great challenges GTC/MME has faced this year, including around $50,000 in losses due the theft alone this year, we will have a donation box set up. We badly need your support to help fund significant updates and improvements to our educational displays and programs and a possible move into a new warehouse facility / geosciences education and activity center. Whatever you can do to help support our efforts is VERY appreciated and will be put towards our goal to inspire “kids of all ages” in the sciences, but this is in no way a requirement to attend.

How to make your reservations:
Below are the sessions that we will be holding. To place your reservation, we have once again created a special (and temporary) event email address just for the open house, openhouse@MMErocks.com. Simply email us with your name, contact info, number of guests, your first and second choices of sessions you would like to attend, and any special notes. We will do our very best to get you into one of the two choices of sessions. Please understand that these sessions will be filling up quickly. So, do not delay in getting your reservations in!

Session #1: Saturday December 8th, starting at 10am (Reservations ARE required!)

Status: OPEN to new reservations Update 11/16/2018 7:20pm: Session is about 30% full
Cost: Free!
(Please keep in mind that donations of any kind or amount (funds, materials, equipment, etc.) to help support our efforts to inspire "kids of all ages" in the sciences are badly needed and very appreciated!)

This session is open to all that wish to attend with reservations. Space is limited and status can change without warning, so do not delay in making your reservations! Once its fully booked, it will be closed to new reservations. However, we will maintain a wanting list.

NOTE: This is a general session open by reservations to the public. All sales during this session will strictly be retail, not wholesale unless special arrangements are made prior. Wholesale sales: We have set aside special sessions for our wholesale clients to come out.

 

Session #2: Saturday December 8th, starting at 1pm (Reservations ARE required!)

Status: OPEN to new reservations    Update 11/17/2018 7:20pm: Session is about 80% full
Cost: Free!
(Please keep in mind that donations of any kind or amount (funds, materials, equipment, etc.) to help support our efforts to inspire "kids of all ages" in the sciences are badly needed and very appreciated!)

This session is open to all that wish to attend with reservations. Space is limited and status can change without warning, so do not delay in making your reservations! Once its fully booked, it will be closed to new reservations. However, we will maintain a wanting list.

NOTE: This is a general session open by reservations to the public. All sales during this session will strictly be retail, not wholesale unless special arrangements are made prior. Wholesale sales: We have set aside special sessions for our wholesale clients to come out.

 

Session #3: Saturday December 8th, starting at 4pm (Reservations ARE required!)

Status: OPEN to new reservations  Update 11/16/2018 7:20pm: Session is about 20% full
Cost: Free!
(Please keep in mind that donations of any kind or amount (funds, materials, equipment, etc.) to help support our efforts to inspire "kids of all ages" in the sciences are badly needed and very appreciated!)

This session is open to all that wish to attend with reservations. Space is limited and status can change without warning, so do not delay in making your reservations! Once its fully booked, it will be closed to new reservations. However, we will maintain a wanting list.

NOTE: This is a general session open by reservations to the public. All sales during this session will strictly be retail, not wholesale unless special arrangements are made prior. Wholesale sales: We have set aside special sessions for our wholesale clients to come out.

 

Session #4: Sunday December 9th, starting at 11am  (Reservations ARE required!)

Status: OPEN to new reservations    Update 11/16/2018 7:20pm: Session is about 10% full
Cost: Free!
(Please keep in mind that donations of any kind or amount (funds, materials, equipment, etc.) to help support our efforts to inspire "kids of all ages" in the sciences are badly needed and very appreciated!)

This session is open to all that wish to attend with reservations. Space is limited and status can change without warning, so do not delay in making your reservations! Once its fully booked, it will be closed to new reservations. However, we will maintain a wanting list.

NOTE: This is a general session open by reservations to the public. All sales during this session will strictly be retail, not wholesale unless special arrangements are made prior. Wholesale sales: We have set aside special sessions for our wholesale clients to come out.

 

Session #5: Sunday December 9th, starting at 2pm  (Reservations ARE required!)

Status: OPEN to new reservations    Update 11/16/2018 7:20pm:Session is about 50% full
Cost: Free!
(Please keep in mind that donations of any kind or amount (funds, materials, equipment, etc.) to help support our efforts to inspire "kids of all ages" in the sciences are badly needed and very appreciated!)

This session is open to all that wish to attend with reservations. Space is limited and status can change without warning, so do not delay in making your reservations! Once its fully booked, it will be closed to new reservations. However, we will maintain a wanting list.

NOTE: This is a general session open by reservations to the public. All sales during this session will strictly be retail, not wholesale unless special arrangements are made prior. Wholesale sales: We have set aside special sessions for our wholesale clients to come out.

 

Session #6: Sunday December 9th, starting at 5pm (Reservations ARE required!)

Status: OPEN to new reservations    Update 11/16/2018 7:20pm: Session is about 10% full
Cost: Free!
(Please keep in mind that donations of any kind or amount (funds, materials, equipment, etc.) to help support our efforts to inspire "kids of all ages" in the sciences are badly needed and very appreciated!)

This session is open to all that wish to attend with reservations. Space is limited and status can change without warning, so do not delay in making your reservations! Once its fully booked, it will be closed to new reservations. However, we will maintain a wanting list.

NOTE: This is a general session open by reservations to the public. All sales during this session will strictly be retail, not wholesale unless special arrangements are made prior. Wholesale sales: We have set aside special sessions for our wholesale clients to come out.

 

Session #7: Friday December 14th, 4pm to 9pm  (Reservations ARE required!)

Status: OPEN to new reservations      Update 11/15/2018 4:40pm: Session is about 10% full
Cost: Free!
(Please keep in mind that donations of any kind or amount (funds, materials, equipment, etc.) to help support our efforts to inspire "kids of all ages" in the sciences are badly needed and very appreciated!)

This session is open to all that wish to attend with reservations. Space is limited and status can change without warning, so do not delay in making your reservations! Once its fully booked, it will be closed to new reservations. However, we will maintain a wanting list.

NOTE: This is a general session open by reservations to the public. All sales during this session will strictly be retail, not wholesale unless special arrangements are made prior. Wholesale sales: We have set aside special sessions for our wholesale clients to come out.

 

Session #8:Saturday December 15th, 8am to noon (Wholesale Only, see notes below)

Status: OPEN to new reservations
Cost:
Free!
(Please keep in mind that donations of any kind or amount (funds, materials, equipment, etc.) to help support our efforts to inspire "kids of all ages" in the sciences are badly needed and very appreciated!)

Notes:  (Reservations ARE required!) Wholesale sessions are only open to those whom are buying for resale and have proper documentation which includes a valid sales & use number and business license. Please note that the minimum wholesale purchase is $250. We will have a list of bulk purchase options and special offers available by request for qualified wholesale buyers a few days before this session

 

Session #9:  Saturday December 15th, starting at 1pm  (Reservations ARE required!)

Status: OPEN to new reservations    Update 11/16/2018 7:20pm: Session is about 20% full
Cost: Free!
(Please keep in mind that donations of any kind or amount (funds, materials, equipment, etc.) to help support our efforts to inspire "kids of all ages" in the sciences are badly needed and very appreciated!)

This session is open to all that wish to attend with reservations. Space is limited and status can change without warning, so do not delay in making your reservations! Once its fully booked, it will be closed to new reservations. However, we will maintain a wanting list.

NOTE: This is a general session open by reservations to the public. All sales during this session will strictly be retail, not wholesale unless special arrangements are made prior. Wholesale sales: We have set aside special sessions for our wholesale clients to come out.

 

Session #10: Saturday December 15th, starting at 4pm  (Reservations ARE required!)

Status: OPEN to new reservations    Update 11/16/2018 7:20pm: Session is about 20% full
Cost: Free!
(Please keep in mind that donations of any kind or amount (funds, materials, equipment, etc.) to help support our efforts to inspire "kids of all ages" in the sciences are badly needed and very appreciated!)

This session is open to all that wish to attend with reservations. Space is limited and status can change without warning, so do not delay in making your reservations! Once its fully booked, it will be closed to new reservations. However, we will maintain a wanting list.

NOTE: This is a general session open by reservations to the public. All sales during this session will strictly be retail, not wholesale unless special arrangements are made prior. Wholesale sales: We have set aside special sessions for our wholesale clients to come out.

 

Session #11:  Sunday December 16th, starting at 11am   (Reservations ARE required!)

Status: OPEN to new reservations    Update 11/16/2018 7:20pm: Session is about 15% full
Cost: Free!
(Please keep in mind that donations of any kind or amount (funds, materials, equipment, etc.) to help support our efforts to inspire "kids of all ages" in the sciences are badly needed and very appreciated!)

This session is open to all that wish to attend with reservations. Space is limited and status can change without warning, so do not delay in making your reservations! Once its fully booked, it will be closed to new reservations. However, we will maintain a wanting list.

NOTE: This is a general session open by reservations to the public. All sales during this session will strictly be retail, not wholesale unless special arrangements are made prior. Wholesale sales: We have set aside special sessions for our wholesale clients to come out.

 

Session #12: Sunday December 16th, starting at 2pm (Reservations ARE required!)

Status: OPEN to new reservations   Update 11/16/2018 7:20pm: Session is about 10% full
Cost: Free!
(Please keep in mind that donations of any kind or amount (funds, materials, equipment, etc.) to help support our efforts to inspire "kids of all ages" in the sciences are badly needed and very appreciated!)

This session is open to all that wish to attend with reservations. Space is limited and status can change without warning, so do not delay in making your reservations! Once its fully booked, it will be closed to new reservations. However, we will maintain a wanting list.

NOTE: This is a general session open by reservations to the public. All sales during this session will strictly be retail, not wholesale unless special arrangements are made prior. Wholesale sales: We have set aside special sessions for our wholesale clients to come out.

 

Session #13:Monday December 17th, 11am to 4pm (Wholesale Only, see notes below)

Status: OPEN to new reservations
Cost:
Free!
(Please keep in mind that donations of any kind or amount (funds, materials, equipment, etc.) to help support our efforts to inspire "kids of all ages" in the sciences are badly needed and very appreciated!)

Notes:  (Reservations ARE required!) Wholesale sessions are only open to those whom are buying for resale and have proper documentation which includes a valid sales & use number and business license. Please note that the minimum wholesale purchase is $250. We will have a list of bulk purchase options and special offers available by request for qualified wholesale buyers a few days before this session

 

Session #14: Monday December 17th, 4pm to 9pm  (Reservations ARE required!)

Status: OPEN to new reservations    
Cost: Free!
(Please keep in mind that donations of any kind or amount (funds, materials, equipment, etc.) to help support our efforts to inspire "kids of all ages" in the sciences are badly needed and very appreciated!)

This session is open to all that wish to attend with reservations. Space is limited and status can change without warning, so do not delay in making your reservations! Once its fully booked, it will be closed to new reservations. However, we will maintain a wanting list.

NOTE: This is a general session open by reservations to the public. All sales during this session will strictly be retail, not wholesale unless special arrangements are made prior. Wholesale sales: We have set aside special sessions for our wholesale clients to come out.

 

How to make your reservations:

How to make your reservations:  Above and below are the sessions that we will be holding. To place your reservation, we have once again created a special (and temporary) event email address just for the open house, openhouse@MMErocks.com. Simply email us with your name, contact info, number of guests, your first and second choices of sessions you would like to attend, and any special notes. We will do our very best to get you into one of the two choices of sessions. Please understand that these sessions will be filling up quickly. So, do not delay in getting your reservations in!

Special Sessions:  (Reservations ARE required!)

Special Session: Monday, December 10th (By appointment only, see notes below)
Notes: Special sessions are available by appointment only on this date for larger groups, potential sponsors, those that maybe interested in employment within Geologic Times Corporation (DBA Mobile Mining Experience), and so forth.

Special Session: Tuesday, December 11th (By appointment only, see notes below)
Notes: Special sessions are available by appointment only on this date for larger groups, potential sponsors, those that maybe interested in employment within Geologic Times Corporation (DBA Mobile Mining Experience), and so forth.

Special Session: Wednesday, December 12th (By appointment only, see notes below)
Notes: Special sessions are available by appointment only on this date for larger groups, potential sponsors, those that maybe interested in employment within Geologic Times Corporation (DBA Mobile Mining Experience), and so forth.

Special Session: Thursday, December 13th (By appointment only, see notes below)
Notes: Special sessions are available by appointment only on this date for larger groups, potential sponsors, those that maybe interested in employment within Geologic Times Corporation (DBA Mobile Mining Experience), and so forth.

 

 

I want to personally thank you all for your friendship and support through what has been by far our most challenging year to date. I know my entire team is looking forward to seeing you all at this year’s open house, which is sure to be a real "rocking good time". This Open House is both a special way to say thank you and wish you all the best this holiday season. However, this is also a very critical fund raising effort too. We really need your help and support more than ever!

Tom Cummins, Founder & CEO
Geologic Times Corp
DBA Mobile Mining Experience

 

 

 

 

 

 



          
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