Shindig numbers continue to rise


August 3, 2018

Frankie Addington

Museum curator Nathan Carroll speaks to a group of diggers on Sunday.

This year marked the 6th anniversary of Carter County Museum's Dino Shindig. Numbers at the event continue to grow each year, as 480 people attended the talks and children's activities on Saturday, up from 434 last year.

Sixty people took in a history and science program at Medicine Rocks on Sunday. Meanwhile, 61 dig participants worked to remove a femur and collected prehistoric leaves in a Hadrosaur quarry. New events like the sister museum and schoolhouse gallery show on Friday and the butterfly workshop on Sunday helped to increase this year's attendance.

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