Fresh off putting on display a new dinosaur — Allosaurus jimmadseni — the Natural History Museum of Utah is celebrating DinoFest.
This year’s event marks the museum’s 50th anniversary, “with a special emphasis on our state’s allosaurus, along with a spectacular lineup of research scientists, dinosaur experts and community enthusiasts, who will share interesting information, discoveries and evidence surrounding the topic of extinction,” Paulmichael Maxfield, the museum’s adult and gallery program manager, said in a news release.
Science enthusiasts can get the latest research surrounding extinction from noted experts, including Tyler Faith, the museum’s curator of archaeology.
The celebration also features activities for kids, including dino-themed photo ops and dino yoga.
DinoFest continues Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the museum, 301 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City. For more information, go to nhmu.utah.edu/events/dinofest-2020.