Children's Activities

Join other members of the NCFC to display your fossils.  If you're interested, please contact Eric Sadorf.

When: 
Sat, 05/23/2015 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
 
 
 
Status: 
Open to Public
 

Volunteers are needed to help at the dig pile. Available dates are March 28-29 and April 3-5. To help, contact Trish Kohler.

When: 
Fri, 04/03/2015 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
 
 
Organizers: 
Trish Kohler
 
 
Status: 
Open to Public
 

Volunteers are needed to help at the dig pile. Available dates are March 28-29 and April 3-5. To help, contact Trish Kohler.

When: 
Sat, 03/28/2015 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
 
 
Organizers: 
Trish Kohler
 
 
Status: 
Open to Public
 

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.

When: 
Sat, 04/25/2015 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
 
Where: 
 
Organizers: 
Ruffin Tucker
 
Status: 
Open to Public
 

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

When: 
Sat, 02/28/2015 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
 
Where: 
 
 
Status: 
Open to Public
 

Join the Aurora Fossil Museum as they celebrate National Fossil Day.

When: 
Sat, 10/18/2014 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
 
 
 
Status: 
Open to Public
 

Join other members of the NC Fossil Club for a collecting trip to Green's Mill Run Creek in Greenville.  Meet at 9 am.  For more information, contact Gustavo Pierangelini.

When: 
Sat, 09/20/2014 - 9:00am - 3:50pm
 
Where: 
 
Organizers: 
Gustovo Pierangelini
 
Status: 
Members Only: OPEN
 
When: 
Sat, 11/01/2014 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
 
 
Organizers: 
Linda McCall
 
Status: 
Open to Public
 

When: 
Sat, 10/11/2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
 
 
 
Status: 
Open to Public
 

If you're interesting in participating, please contact Ruffin Tucker.

When: 
Sat, 09/27/2014 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
 
Where: 
 
Organizers: 
Ruffin Tucker
 
 
Status: 
Open to Public
 
 

The National Park Service and the American Geosciences Institute are partnering to host the fifth annual National Fossil Day on October 15, 2014 during Earth Science Week. National Fossil Day is a celebration organized to promote public awareness and stewardship of fossils, as well as to foster a greater appreciation of their scientific and educational value.

National Fossil Day is being promoted through partnerships with professional organizations, government agencies, and other groups. Representatives from National Earth Science Teachers Association and Paleontological Research Institution are assisting with planning for National Fossil Day.

http://nature.nps.gov/geology/nationalfossilday/overview.cfm

When: 
Wed, 10/15/2014 - 9:00am - 5:50pm
 
 
Status: 
Open to Public
 

World Oceans Day Everyone Is Invited

June 7, 2014, All Day Discovery Place 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 the many different skull types of marine mammals with naturalist Christopher Baldwin and stop by the Explore More Life lab for an up-close encounter with some marine animals. Book signing and presentation by Dr. Alan Rausch, author of Dolphins.

Saturday, June 7
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Free with Museum admission

If you'd like to display, please contact:

juliannc@discoveryplace.org

When: 
Sat, 06/07/2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
 
 
 
Status: 
Open to Public
 

Volunteers are needed to help at the dig pile.  Available dates are April 11-13 and April 18-20.  To help, contact Trish Kohler. <email>

When: 
Fri, 04/11/2014 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
 
 
Organizers: 
Trish Kohler
 
Status: 
Open to Public
 

Join other members of the NC Fossil in displaying your collections.  If you'd like to display or help, please contact Eric Sadorf. <email>

When: 
Sat, 05/24/2014 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
 
 
Status: 
Open to Public
 

If interested in displaying, please contact Ruffin Tucker at fossiler77@msn.com.  Date is tentative.

When: 
Sat, 04/26/2014 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
 
Where: 
 
Status: 
Open to Public
 

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

When: 
Sat, 02/22/2014 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
 
Where: 
 
 
Status: 
Open to Public
 

Every year in October, the Discovery Place organizes a Fossil Day event to coincide with National Fossil Day.  National Fossil Day was established in the US to promote the scientific and educational values of fossils. This nationwide celebration was first held on October 13, 2010, during Earth Science Week. The National Park Service and over 270 partners, including museums, institutions, organizations and other groups, joined together to celebrate fossils. Hundreds of activities are hosted across the United States annually allowing the public to better understand the world's fossil heritage. This year, Discovery Place's event is scheduled for Saturday, October 12th.  We will have lots of activities planned including crafts, fossil collections, fossil digs, and much more. 

When: 
Sat, 10/12/2013 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
 
 
 
Status: 
Open to Public
 
 

NCFC Fossil Fair and Board Meeting – NC Museum of Natural Sciences, 11 West Jones Street, Raleigh. Brief meeting of NCFC (Elections) to follow. Contact Joanne Panek-Dubrock if you're interested in displaying.

When: 
Sat, 11/16/2013 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
 
 
Organizers: 
Joanne Panek-Dubrock
 
 
Status: 
Open to Public
 

The North Carolina Museum of Life and Science in Durham is hosting a Dinosaur Egg Hunt Easter Weekend (Thurs-Sun, March 28-31, 10-4 ( 12—4 Sunday)). They are asking for volunteers who would be interesting in displaying small samples from their collections in addition to any members that might have any egg models to show.  If you're interested, please contact  Nancy Dragotta-Muhl at the NC Museum of Life and Science. Times and days are flexible.

When: 
Sun, 03/31/2013 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm
 
 

The North Carolina Museum of Life and Science in Durham is hosting a Dinosaur Egg Hunt Easter Weekend (Thurs-Sun, March 28-31, 10-4 ( 12—4 Sunday)). They are asking for volunteers who would be interesting in displaying small samples from their collections in addition to any members that might have any egg models to show.  If you're interested, please contact  Nancy Dragotta-Muhl at the NC Museum of Life and Science. Times and days are flexible.

When: 
Sat, 03/30/2013 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
 
 

The North Carolina Museum of Life and Science in Durham is hosting a Dinosaur Egg Hunt Easter Weekend (Thurs-Sun, March 28-31, 10-4 ( 12—4 Sunday)). They are asking for volunteers who would be interesting in displaying small samples from their collections in addition to any members that might have any egg models to show.  If you're interested, please contact  Nancy Dragotta-Muhl at the NC Museum of Life and Science. Times and days are flexible.

When: 
Fri, 03/29/2013 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
 
 

The North Carolina Museum of Life and Science in Durham is hosting a Dinosaur Egg Hunt Easter Weekend (Thurs-Sun, March 28-31, 10-4 ( 12—4 Sunday)). They are asking for volunteers who would be interesting in displaying small samples from their collections in addition to any members that might have any egg models to show.  If you're interested, please contact  Nancy Dragotta-Muhl at the NC Museum of Life and Science. Times and days are flexible.

When: 
Thu, 03/28/2013 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
 
 
 

Join other NC Fossil Club members as they display at the 20 anniversary of the Aurora Fossil Festival.  If you're a member and interested in displaying at the Aurora Fossil Festival, please contact Eric Sadorf at: emsadorf@usgs.gov

When: 
Sat, 05/25/2013 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
 
 
Organizers: 
Eric Sadorf
 
 
Status: 
Open to Public
 

If you're a member and interested in displaying at the Aurora Fossil Festival, please contact Eric Sadorf.

When: 
Fri, 05/25/2012 - 9:00am - Sat, 05/26/2012 - 9:00pm
 
 
 

Dinosaurs Rock

When: 
Sat, 07/14/2012 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
 
 
 

The Rankin Museum Mini Fossil Fair will be an opportunity for the public to enjoy this beautiful museum while learning about fossils from a variety of NCFC members' fossil collections. In addition, there will be four one-hour sessions for 25 children to hunt for fossils in the Aurora PCS fossil dirt. Come and be an exhibitor, or bring the whole family for a day of paleontology!

When: 
Sat, 09/10/2011 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
 
Where: 
 
Organizers: 
Ruffin Tucker
 
 

Don’t miss this annual event - millions of years in the making - featuring quality dealers and fabulous prices.

  • Gemstones
  • Jewelry
  • Minerals
  • Fossils
  • Meteorites
  • Beads
  • and much, much more!
  • Kids Activities!
  • Door Prizes!
  • Silent Auction!
  • and Free Admission to the Colburn Earth Science Museum!
When: 
Sun, 06/19/2011 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
 
 
 
 

Don’t miss this annual event - millions of years in the making - featuring quality dealers and fabulous prices.

  • Gemstones
  • Jewelry
  • Minerals
  • Fossils
  • Meteorites
  • Beads
  • and much, much more!
  • Kids Activities!
  • Door Prizes!
  • Silent Auction!
  • and Free Admission to the Colburn Earth Science Museum!
When: 
Sat, 06/18/2011 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
 
 
 
 

Don’t miss this annual event - millions of years in the making - featuring quality dealers and fabulous prices.

  • Gemstones
  • Jewelry
  • Minerals
  • Fossils
  • Meteorites
  • Beads
  • and much, much more!
  • Kids Activities!
  • Door Prizes!
  • Silent Auction!
  • and Free Admission to the Colburn Earth Science Museum!
When: 
Fri, 06/17/2011 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
 
 
 
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