Please join members of the NC Fossil for a picnic and day at museum.
The Norwood Arbor Day Festival will be held on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at the Norwood Town Hall grounds at 112 South Main St. from 10 am to 4 pm. If you'd like to display your fossils, please contact Ruffin Tucker at fossiler77 at msn.com .
Virginia Museum of Natural History, 21 Sterling Ave., Martinsville, VA 24113 will have the Ice Age Festival featuring a Stegadon, a relative of the mastodon that was 13 ft. high and 26 feet long and with 10 foot tusks and a cast of a sabre tooth tiger. It will be held at the museum from 10 am to 3 pm on January 28, 2017.
The Schiele Museum of Natural History is inviting collectors, vendors, museums and universities to participate in our popular annual event this winter. The date for our event is Saturday February 18, 2017. We’re looking for collectors, museums and universities that would like to display their fossil and mineral collections and programs as well as vendors that wish to sell fossils, minerals and related items to the public. Our event is well-attended, having drawn more than 900 visitors each of the past 4 years. There is no fee for your participation. General Admission prices + $3 per person required for attendees that are not registered as vendors
The Schiele Museum supplies tables, chairs and power. The event space is indoors in our Environmental Studies Center, with indoor activities visible to the busy traffic along Garrison Boulevard. The Schiele Museum is also providing a number of hands-on activities and educational programs throughout the day to make our event a well-rounded learning experience for our visitors. If you have a presentation you would like to make we would love to hear about it!
If you have worked with us in the past we would love to have you join us again. If you have not, we hope you will consider participating in our event.
If you're interested, please contact Lauren Anderson, Outreach Program Specialist, email@example.com
Join members of the NC Fossil Club and the Aurora Fossil Museum in for a picnic and celebration of National Fossil Day. For more information, please contact Linda McCall: lndmccall02 at yahoo.com
The Rankin Museum, 131 W. Church Street, Ellerbe, NC 28338 will have a fossil fair, Sept.24, 2016 from 10 am to 3 pm. There will be 4 classes of 25 to 30 kids to ready them for one hours hunting in the Aurora fossil material and visits to the museum and NCFC collections inside. The museum has the best Amazonia Collection in the Southeast. Classes will be 10 am, 11 am, 12-1 lunch, 1pm and 2 pm. Contact: Ruffin Tucker, firstname.lastname@example.org if you'd like to display your fossils or for more information.
Join other members of the NCFC to display your fossils at the 23 Annual Aurora Fossil Festival. If you're interested, please contact Eric Sadorf at emsadorf at usgs.gov
Join NC Fossil Members for a picnic and auction. While there, enjoy the fossil dig pile on town square and visit the Aurora Fossil Museum. For more information, please contact Linda McCall at email@example.com.
Come visit the Imagination Station Science and History Museum in Wilson, NC as they go back in time to explore prehistoric life by what’s left behind, fossils. Members of the North Carolina Fossil Club will display their collections for you to see. The guest speaker will be George Powell, an amateur paleontologist with over 50 years of fossil hunting experience. Mr. Powell will be speaking at 10 AM about fossil collecting and how to care for your collection. Guests will be able to dig in our fossil pit and participate in various fossil-themed activities.
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The 2016 Schiele Museum Fossil Fair will be held Saturday, February 20, 2016 from 9am to 4pm. The Schiele Museum is located at 1500 Garrison Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054. For more information, or to display your fossils, please contact Tony Pasour at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 704-866-6900.
From the Museum: More than a fossil show, this event spotlights all sorts of natural treasures from the earth including fossils, rocks, minerals and the ancient stories that these items tell. See museum and fossil club displays and purchase interesting specimens from vendors. Mine for gemstones like garnets, emeralds and amethyst. Kids can meet animated prehistoric characters, see a full-sized T. rex, make a fossil fish print, search for tiny fossils from the Carolina Coast, and much more. $3 with Museum Admission
Virginia Museum of Natural History
NEW THIS YEAR
Greetings! Come out and celebrate National Fossil Day at the Aurora Fossil Museum with other members of the NC Fossil Club! Games, prizes, fossils, and fun...what more can you ask for?? It will be from 9:30 - 4:00 in Aurora, NC. The picnic will be from 12:00 - 1:00 for NCFC members and the Friends of the Aurora Museum. Please bring a side dish if you can to go along with the hotdogs. Picnic tables will be set up outside under the canopy next to the Learning Center. There will be speakers and exhibits and books for sale in the White Building adjacent to the Learning Center (across the street from the main Museum). The reject dig pile will have a fresh load of material for everyone to find fossils to take home.There may be a trip to Greens Mill Run if enough people are interested. If you're planning to attend, please RSVP Trish Kohler (email@example.com) with the number of people in your party.
National Fossil Day is a celebration organized by the National Park Service to promote public awareness and stewardship of fossils, as well as to foster a greater appreciation of their scientific and educational values.
The Rankin Museum Mini Fossil fair will be held on Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 131 w. Church St., Ellerbe, NC 28338 from 9 am to 4pm. The Rankin Museum is one of the best small museums in NC. They have the best Amazonia collection in the Southeast. If your interested in displaying, please contact Ruffin Tucker at fossiler77 at msn.com.
Dive into World Oceans Day and explore what makes 71 percent of the Earth's surface so amazing! Chat with experts from Polar Bears International and the North Carolina Fossil Club about polar bears and other ocean animals. Explore many different ocean activity stations throughout the Museum and stop by the Explore More Life lab for an up-close encounter with some marine animals.
**CANCELLED** to be rescheduld in fall
Join other NCFC members in displaying their fossils at this annual outreach opportunity. 20th Annual Norwood Arbor Day and Fossil Fair, Norwood Town Hall, 116 South Main St. (Hwy 52), Norwood, NC 28028. If your'e interesting in displaying your fossils, please contact Ruffin Tucker, email.
Join NCFC in this annual outreach event by displaying your fossils at the Shiele Musuem in Gastonia. If you're interested, please contact: Schiele Museum Fossil Fair, 1500 East Garrison Blvd., Gastonia, NC 28054. Contact: Tony Paysaur, E-Mail tonyp@cityofGastonia.com
Join the Aurora Fossil Museum as they celebrate National Fossil Day.