Learn about the fossils in your backyard! The Paleontological Society of Austin is sponsoring the 25th Annual Fossil Fest at Old Settlers Association Headquarters in Round Rock on Saturday, November 14 and Sunday, November 15, 2015, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission to Fossil Fest is $3.00 for adults, $2.00 for students, and FREE for children under 6. Tickets may be purchased at the door on the day of event. Cash only.
Fossil Fest is a fun and educational event for the whole family!
– Show Spotlight: Prehistoric Sea Monsters!
– Guest Speaker: “Fossils Talk – Hear their Stories”
– Fossil Identifications
– Opportunity to interact one-on-one with a UT scientist, science educators and knowledgeable PSoA members for hands-on learning and demos
– Mini-workshops: Learn how plants and animals fossilize; create a make and take craft
– “Paleo Passport” educational quest to fully explore displays, exhibits and activities
– Hands-on Fossil Touch Table and microscope
– Educational Exhibits: See what amateur fossil collectors in Texas find
– Start your own fossil collection at the Wheel of Fossils and Fossil Dig Pit
– Fossils, minerals, jewelry, books, unique gifts, toys
– Hourly door prizes
– Onsite snack bar serving Torchy’s Tacos for breakfast and lunch along with pizza, snacks and beverages. Prices range from $.50 to $3.75. Cash only.
Teachers & Homeschoolers – Learn about our educational program, Extra Credit for your students and how to earn a free fossil kit for your classroom.
Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts & Youth Groups – Boy Scouts, are you working toward your Geology Belt Loop / Academic Pin? Girl Scouts, do you dream that “I can be…” a Paleontologist? Our special educational presentations can focus on fulfilling badge requirements – Groups of 10 or more receive special educational support & reduced admission by pre-registering at www.austinpaleo.org/signup.
For more information, visit www.austinpaleo.org/fest or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Admission is $3.00 for Adults, $2.00 for Students and Children under 6 are free
2015/11/14 - 2015/11/15
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Tickets may be purchased at the door on the day of event. Cash only.