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Rock Out For the Ridge

Rock Out for the Ridge is the main fundraising event for the Friends of Dinosaur Ridge. Festivities include a dinner, talk/lecture, silent auction, and a live auction. Contact Pat Kelly for more information: or 720-407-8280.

Rock Out For the Ridge will take place in April 2016. Exact date is TBD and will be updated as soon as possible.

Rock Out 2014

Enjoy a presentation by Dr. Scott Sampson, paleontologist for the PBS Dinosaur Train and the Denver Museum’s Vice President of Research & Collections and Chief Curator.

Title of Presentation: The Power of Dinosaurs.

Dr. Scott will also be signing the last remaining hardback copies of his book, Dinosaur Odyssey


Raffle - Take this opportunity to make a small donation to the Friends of Dinsoaur Ridge - and win a chance at a pair of artisan-made redwood Adirondack chairs. Perfect for your back yard or deck. These chairs are being made by a volunteer for Dinosaur Ridge for this event.

Tickets: $5, Drawing at 8:30 PM Saturday, October. 18th

Winners need not be present. Free delivery.

To purchase tickets, go to the gift shop at the Dinosaur Ridge Visitor Center or Discovery Center or to have tickets sent to you, mail a check made out to Friends of Dinosaur Ridge to:

Rock Out Raffle
Friends of Dinosaur Ridge
16831 West Alameda Parkway
Morrison, CO 80465

Questions? Pat Kelly, or 720-407-8280

Auction Items:

Hand crafted by a FODR volunteer, this set of dishes has 3-D representations of fossils from the Western Interior Seaway.

Serve your favorite foods on this platter with a life-sized representation of an Iguanodontid footprint from the fossils at Dinosaur Ridge.

Some of these beautiful minerals could be yours! Museum quality crystals will be available, as well as some fantastic fossils.


Do your children drink enough water? Perhaps these dinosaur glasses will inspire them!

Oaxacan rug, 5x8 feet, hand woven with a pattern of birds on it.

A basket containing delicious wine and dinosaur coasters could be a great gift for your paleontological friends.

Did you know that a fourth movie from the Jurassic Park series is coming out in 2015? You could win the movie poster from Jurassic World months before the movie comes out. Also available is a first edition of the book, Jurassic World (on which all four movies are based). OR, bid on original artwork by a FODR employee and the set of the first three Jurassic Park DVDs. Not shown is a tour of Dinosaur Ridge and Red Rocks in a Jurassic Park Jeep!

Hand made by FODR volunteers, these wine glass (or beer mug) charms will help you and your friends sort out your beverages. Each features a stegosaur or T-rex and beautiful beads.


Thank You 2014 Donors!

240 Union

Ameristar Casino Resort

Ancient Earth Trading Company

Armando Custom Rock Cutters

Aspen Rock and Gem

Cafe Prague

Chenoa Ellinghaus

Colorado Conservatory
of Dance

Colorado Fusion Crafts

Colorado National Golf Club

Denver Museum of
Nature and Science

Desert Gems

Dinosaur Brokers

El Charrito

Fox Hollow Golf Club

Front Range
Brewing Company

Hacienda Colorado

Highland Park
Lapidary Company

Leanin' Tree Museum
of Western Art

Liquid Mechanics
Brewing Company

Mad Greens

Mary Kay Cosmetics

Mike Woodward,

Mineralphil Madagascar

Mining Hall of Fame

Moments In Stone

Morrison Natural
History Museum

Noah's Arc River Rafting

Odd 13 Brewery

Old Map Gallery

Phantom LLC

Pink Fog Photography

Scully's Minerals

Southern Sun
Suberb Minerals India

Table Mountain Inn

The Fort

Tony Rigatoni's
Italian Kitchen

Town & Country Foods

Trish Designs

Tumbler Ridge

Walnut Brewery

Windy Saddle Cafe



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