North Carolina Fossil Fair 2019

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Saturday, November 2, 2019

9 AM – 5 PM (included with Museum admission)


Organized by the North Carolina Fossil Club, the Fossil Fair is an annual gathering of fossil enthusiasts who share their passion and knowledge of paleontology with the public. Some of the events and activities include:

  • Fossil identification by Smithsonian paleontologists, Dave Bohaska and Bob Purdy
  • Speak with experts about fossil displays and how to start a fossil collection
  • Fossils on display include giant shark teeth, whale bone, sea urchins, shells and more
  • Search for fossils to see what you can find
  • Hourly Megladon tooth raffle
  • Interact with Cape Fear Museum’s Science Cycle and measure dinosaurs
  • View Cape Fear Museum’s newest exhibit, Dinosaur Discovery
  • Make a fossil ornament out of clay to take home
  • Hands-on paleo with Appalachian State
  • And more!

Take a step back in time and join us for this family-friendly fossil loving event!


814 Market Street • Wilmington, NC 28401 • Phone 910-798-4370 • Fax 910-798-4382