Door Prizes


Complete and submit a Door Prize Registration at the Hospitality table. Door prize winners will be drawn and announced every half hour. 

Silent Auctions


Visit the Silent Auction tables to bid on a variety of specimens. Winners of the auctioned items will be announced hourly. Silent auctions will run each day of the Show. 

Gold Panning


On Saturday and Sunday, learn how to pan for real gold from the Gold Prospectors of Colorado!

Scavenger Hunt


Pick up a Scavenger Hunt sheet at the Hospitality table and explore the show, talk to vendors, and check out the exhibits to find the answers. When you're finished, return to the Hospitality table and collect your gift from the Colorado Springs Mineralogical Society!  

(Kids 12 & under)



Watch Society members and vendors demonstrate their crafts in faceting, lapidary, and wire wrapping.

Western Interior Paleontological Society / Florissant Fossil Beds / U.S. Geological Survey


If you have a love for earth sciences and/or paleontology, be sure to visit our friends from the Western Interior Paleontological Society (Friday), the National Park Service: Florissant Fossil Beds, and the U. S. Geological Survey (Saturday and Sunday.)