Charles M. Schulz

PaleoFest in Rockford, a celebration of cranes in Indiana and more

PaleoFest in Rockford, a celebration of cranes in Indiana and more

Here are some of the more interesting events, deals, websites and other travel tidbits that have come across our desk recently:

•Dinosaur enthusiasts large and small make an annual trek to the Burpee Museum of Natural History in Rockford, Ill., for PaleoFest, which is March 4-5 this year. The keynote speaker is Matthew C. Lamanna of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh, whose topic will be "From Egypt to Antarctica: Discovering Extraordinary New Dinosaurs in the Southern Continents." In addition to a wealth of speakers, there are kids and family workshops. http://tinyurl.com/zub86vf

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