March 15-16. Hosted by the NorthWest Gold Prospectors Association. Learn all about small scale mining/ prospecting and the exciting hobby of recreational gold panning. See the latest in small scale mining equipment and metal detectors. Try your luck at our hands on panning booths. Learn how and where to prospect for gold or look for treasure. Visit the gold display and talk to members about their experiences. Open daily, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.