National Fossic Day Celebration is a family-friendly event. Programs include guest fossil exhibitors and collectors, build your own pteranodon wing, screening for microvertebrates, and fossil IDs (Bring your fossils).
Activities include: - Dino skull comparison - Dino activities...jump, fly...learn! - Paleo art with local artists
Directions: Burpee Museum - 737 N. Main St., Rockford, IL 61103 - From I-90 and E. State St. (US Business 20): west on Business 20 6.5 miles to IL 2 north (Wyman St., first street past the Rock River); right on IL 2 five blocks to the museum complex on the right side of the one-way street (N. Main St.). From the south, I-39: west on US 20 Bypass to IL 2 (S. Main St.); north on IL 2 through the downtown to the museum complex. Park in the Riverfront Museum parking lot or the Burpee Museum lot. An above-ground tunnel connects Riverfront Museum Park and Burpee Museum.