Schedule for the Lone Star Regional


Thursday, March 5th

9:00 am-4:00 pm – Jerry Kieffer’s Course on “The Use of Machine Tools in Horological Repair” in the Riata Room.  Contact Pam Tischler at  to register.

2:00-3:00 pm – Unloading/Table Holder Packets will begin for tables of 4 or more at the Unloading dock.

3:00-4:30 pm – Unloading/Table Holders for all others at the Unloading Dock.

3:00-5:00 pm – Non-table Holders may pick up their packets outside the Mart where Registration is normally held.

3:00-5:00 pm – Mart is open for all.

5:00 pm – Mart closes.

6:00-7:30 pm – Social Hour, Cash Bar and Silent Auction for all pre-registered in Ballroom A.


Friday, March 6th

9:30 am – Demonstration: “Preparing a Spring Barrel – The Heart of the Clock” by Mike Dempsey in the Mart.

10:30 am – “Carriage Clocks” Greg Cook in the Riata Room.

11:30 am – Exhibit Tour with Greg Cook and Mike Dempsey.

1:30 pm – “Iron & Steel used in Clock Construction in the 17th and      18th Centuries” - Craig White in the Riata Room.

2:30 pm – “The History of Atmos Clocks” by Jeff Hamilton in the Riata Room.

3:30 pm – Demonstration: “Machining Screws on the Lathe” by Jerry Kieffer in the Mart.

4:00 pm – Educational Chapter 179 with Maryellen Bell and Nick Lerescu on future trips in the Riata Room.

5:00 – 6:00 pm – Auction Preview/Cash Bar and Appetizers for those who are Pre-Registered for the Banquet in Ballroom A.


Saturday, March 7th

9:00 am – Demonstration: “Lead Casting” by Craig White in the Mart.

11:00 am – Grand Door Prize of a Carriage Clock in the Mart.

12:00 pm – Mart Closes.

2:00 pm - Security Ends.