25th Annual Fossil Fest : Dates November 14-15, 2015 Indoors!

Teachers: Extra Credit for Your Students!

Homeschool Educator: Great Science Learning Opportunity!

Scout and Youth Groups: Presentations can focus on badge requirements. Learn more here

School / Scout / Youth Groups of 10 or more? Sign up here.

Activities include:
  • Show Spotlight: Prehistoric Sea Monsters!!
  • Guest Speaker: "Fossils Talk - Hear their Stories"
  • BYOF: Bring Your Own Fossil for Fossil Identification
  • Meet a Scientist: Q&A, hands-on demo
  • "Paleo Passport" educational quest for students
  • Mini-workshops: 3D Digitization
    • Sat 2-4: Makerarm Demo and discussion on merits of 3D scanning & printing models
      to paleontological research
    • UT Geoscientists will demo and discuss fossil 3D visualizations from the UTCT Lab
    • Learn how to create 3D scans of any object using your iPhone, iPad or any camera
  • Walking Dinosaur: Rawr! Courtesy of Nature's Treasures
  • Hands-on Fossil Touch Table and Microscope
  • Exhibits: See what amateur fossil collectors find in Texas
  • Fossil collections: Start yours at the Wheel of Fossils & Dig Pit
  • Fossils / Minerals / Books / Gifts / Jewelry / Toys / more
  • Hourly and Grand Door Prizes

Download / Print the show Flyer

Download / Print the show Poster (11x17 in, or 8.5x11 in)

Day Date Time
 
Saturday 11/14/2015 9:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday 11/15/2015 9:00am to 5:00pm

Admission:

$3/adult, $2/child (6-12), children under 6 free.
Special rates may apply for school, scout and youth groups. See the respective flyers above.

Location:

Old Settler's Heritage Association (inside)   
Next to the Dell Diamond on US Highway 79, Round Rock, TX 3 miles east of IH-35. See map below.


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Contacts:

Show Chair : showchair at austinpaleo.org
Webmaster : webmaster at austinpaleo.org

 

Horned Mamite Ammonite
Horned Mamite Ammonite (rare)
2015 Grand Door Prize
Ammonite Plate
Ammonite Plate
2015 Door Prize
Agatized Coral
Agatized Coral
2015 Door Prize