Hops N’ Rocks 2022

Penn Dixie’s annual fundraiser is back! Join us in-person on Wednesday, November 9th at 6 pm at Resurgence Brewing Company for an evening of dinner, drinks, live music, and fossil fun! The event features a buffet style dinner, a cash bar, and a fundraiser raffle & auction. Music provided by local artist, Brother James. All proceeds from Hops N’ Rocks go towards our educational programming, allowing us to continue providing hands-on natural science experiences to our visitors, schools, and communities.

Thank you to our sponsors:

Hybrid Raffle

Can’t join us for Hops N’ Rocks? Check out our awesome hybrid raffle prizes! Raffle tickets can be purchased online until noon on November 9th. We will email you within 24 hours to confirm your raffle ticket purchase. If you do not see an email from us within 24 hours, please check your spam folder, as our emails often end up there.

Tickets will also be available to purchase in-person at the event. Winners will be randomly selected and announced on our website & in-person at 8:30 pm on 11/9.

Two Tickets to the Bills vs Jets Game on 12/11

2 tickets to the Buffalo Bills vs New York Jets game on December 11th @ 1 pm at Highmark Stadium. Tickets are in section 112, row 20. Tickets will be electronically transferred to winner.

Please note that this game is currently scheduled for 1 pm, but the NFL may change the start time. The NFL will announce any changes 12 days in advance.

Generously donated by Philip T. Stokes.

Winner: Ernie Jacobs

Fossil Dig with PaleoJoe in Michigan

Join award-winning paleontologist Joseph “PaleoJoe” Kchodl for a fossil dig in Alpena, Michigan for your group of up to 10 people! Includes Beginners Guide to Michigan Fossils book and poster.

Travel, lodging, and food not included. Dig will occur on a mutually agreed upon Saturday from 9 am to 3 pm.

Generously donated by Joseph Kchodl.

Winner: Josette McMurtree

Bar Cart

Bar cart stocked with over 15 varieties of our favorite wines & liquor! Comes with 2 wine glasses and 2 Penn Dixie pint glasses (not pictured). Local pickup only.

In accordance with federal law, bar cart winner must be at least 21 years old.

Generously donated by Penn Dixie’s Board of Directors.

Winner: Judy Klumpp