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The Aurora Fossil Museum will be holding their 26th Annual Fossil Festival on May 24-25th aurora fossil museum, fossil festival, may 24, may 25, may 22, 2019
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Aurora Fossil Museum's 26th Annual Fossil Festival

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    Publisher's Note: This post is brought to you by the Aurora Fossil Museum in regards to the upcoming 26th Annual Fossil Festival in Aurora, NC. For more information and to explore more of what the museum has to offer, visit the official Aurora Fossil Museum website at www.aurorafossilmuseum.org.

Please plan to join us this year, May 24 & 25, 2019!


The 26th Anniversary Aurora Fossil Festival will be held over Memorial Day Weekend from Friday evening , May 24th to Saturday evening May, 25th 2019!



We would like to thank all of the volunteers who helped make the 2018 festival a success! A special thank you goes out to our guest speakers from the College of Charleston and the New Jersey State Museum!

If you would like to volunteer to help this year, please click here to view the list of volunteer options and sign up to help!

The Aurora Fossil Festival celebrates the Aurora Fossil Museum (a 501c3 nonprofit organization) and the rich fossil record of the Aurora, NC area. Join us for a family-friendly event steeped in tradition and good 'ol southern charm.

Activities include free fossil digging, fossil displays, paleo lecture series, fossil auction, displays by partner nonprofit organizations, parade, fossil 5K, live entertainment, food & craft vendors, and much, much more!

Immediately following the parade, we will celebrate the 41st Birthday of the Aurora Fossil Museum!



Please join us in celebrating our 41st Birthday!

LET THE PARTY BEGIN!



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FOSSIL/PALEONTOLOGY DISPLAYS and FOSSIL IDENTIFICATION
in the TOWN OF AURORA COMMUNITY CENTER

Saturday, May 25, 2019



•North Carolina Fossil Club
•Smithsonian Institution
•East Carolina University
•East Tennessee State University
•Virginia Museum of Natural History
•College of Charleston/Mace Brown Museum of Natural History, SC
AND MORE!!





EDUCATIONAL DISPLAYS!
IN THE EDUCATION TENT NEXT TO THE MUSEUM LEARNING CENTER

Saturday, May 25, 2019



•Sturgeon City
•Sylvan Heights Bird Park
•A Time for Science
•Cowan Museum
•Tryon Palace
•Beaufort-Hyde Partnership for Children
•NC Estuarium
•Pamlico County Heritage Center
AND MORE!!


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