Category: Blog

Artist Residency Update

This summer, we teamed up with The Cass Project to create the first-ever Artist-in-Residence at Penn Dixie. After an application and judging process, we selected Bonnie Rush to create and build a meditation labyrinth modeled after a trilobite in a secluded part of our…

August 25: VIP Visit

Update: Download Mr. Butt’s documentation on the Centre for Himalayan Geology in PDF format. Penn Dixie has just learned that a surprise guest will join us at our attempt to set the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the World’s Largest Fossil Dig on Saturday August…

Getting to Penn Dixie

Penn Dixie is located at 4050 North Street, Blasdell, New York 14219. Since some GPS units direct visitors to the wrong location, for best results enter ‘Penn Dixie Fossil Park‘ instead of our street address. Visitors frequently report that Apple Maps directed them elsewhere; Google Maps is consistently accurate….

September 22: Scouting Rocks

Join us Saturday September 22 for a FREE day of science fun! Fossil collecting at the #1 fossil park in the U.S. Commemorative patch for first 100 scouts Nature walks at 11 am and 1 pm Daytime solar viewing 9 am to 4 pm,…

September 22: Dusty Mars

On Saturday September 22 at 7 pm our telescopes will focus on the red planet to witness the atmospheric effects of an ongoing dust storm. Covering all of Mars, the planet-wide storm sends dust particles high into the thin atmosphere — blocking sunlight from hitting the…