Through Sunday, January 14th – Curious Coal
Celebrate Miner’s Day by learning about the link between coal and fossils. Get an up close and personal look by examining coal specimens and core samples. Programs announced periodically throughout each day.
Saturday, January 6th, 9:30 am-noon – Old Rock Day Workshop
We are going to “rock” your world with some fun in honor of Old Rock Day! Discover exactly what the difference is between Geology and Paleontology. Explore the differences between rocks and minerals, and then try out a rock and mineral hardness test while learning about Mohs Hardness Scale. Finally, make your very own pet rock! A healthy snack is included. Advanced Registration by Wednesday, January 3rd: $10 for members, $13 for non-members. Registration at the door: $13 for members, $16 for non-members. Ages 5-13. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 423-434-4263 ext 808. To ensure a fun, effective, and consistent workshop experience, parents/guardians may not be present in the workshop.
Tuesday, January 16th – Sunday, February 18th – Be Miocene!
Our love of fossils will never go extinct, and we hope yours won’t either! Join us and discover why we love the fossil specimens found right here in our “backyard” and why they have a special place in our hearts. Programs announced periodically throughout each day.
If you have any questions on these or other programs, please call (423) 439-3662. Hours Tuesday-Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday 10am-5pm, and Sunday 1pm-5pm. Mondays 9am-5pm, March, June, July, August only. Admission fees apply. All programs and activities are subject to change without notice.