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Northwest Fossil Fest (Hillsboro, OR)

August 12, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us on Saturday, August 12, at the Rice Museum in Hillsboro for the 2017 Northwest Fossil Fest!  This year’s theme is “Fishing the Past.”  Don’t miss out on this great event, including:

  • Lectures on fossils of the Pacific Northwest with focus on “prehistoric fish,” including a talk by Dr. Edward Davis of the University of Oregon on the infamous “Sabertooth Salmon”
  • Exhibits of exceptional specimens
  • Activities for kids, including screening for shark teeth, a fossil hunt, and other educational games
  • Fossil identification help
  • Fossil preparation demonstrations
  • Complimentary entrance into the world famous Rice NW Museum of Rocks & Minerals

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August 12, 2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Rice Museum
26385 NW Groveland Dr
Hillsboro, OR 97124 United States