The Indiana State Museum's annual GeoFest event takes place this weekend (October 22-24, 2010) in Indianapolis, Indiana. A great place explore geology, mineralogy, and paleontology to placate your inner scientist. Also a good place to find unique gifts for the upcoming holidays.
Dates & Times
October 22, 2010 (Friday) 9 AM - 5 PM EST
October 23, 2010 (Saturday) 9 AM - 5 PM EST
October 24, 2010 (Sunday) 11 AM - 4 PM EST
Indiana State Museum
650 West Washington St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204
An interactive display will allow visitors to mix, pour, and mold concrete presented by IMI (Irving Materials, Inc.) Sonja Cowles will help attendees create concrete paper weights using rocks, sand, cement, and water.
On Saturday, Oct. 23 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., glass artist Sallie Gurth of Fuego Loco
Studio will lead an informal jewelry-making workshop. Using beads provided or
purchased from exhibitors, visitors can learn to create necklaces, bracelets or earrings. Cost for the workshop starts at $10.
While at the museum do not forget to check out their great geological exhibits. Meteorites, minerals, rocks, and fossils are on display.
Barringer Meteorite Crater in Arizona
Dolomite & Calcite
Harrison County, Indiana
Allen County, Indiana
Learn more at Indiana State Museum web site.