Science Saturday 10am - 1pm at the Gillespie Museum

Fall 2016

Saturday, September 24, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Aquatic Gems

Snails, shells and water ways.  On Smithsonian Museum Day, and in preparation for DeLand's Water Festival (October 16), we open a new exhibit, with some unusual perspectives on H2O.

Saturday, October 29, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Mostly Green Halloween

Our 8th annual fall fair--a showcase of hands-on activities and scientific experiments, exploring the mysteries of plants and animals. Costumes encouraged!

Saturday, November 5, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Rock Swap

A celebration of Stetson Homecoming 2016 and our Founders' Day.  Join us for museum tours and the chance to trade rocks, minerals and fossils. 

Saturday, February 11, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

We LOVE Rocks & Minerals

A Valentine’s Weekend tribute to gemstones, birthstones, and beautiful tumbled rocks. Join us for geo-bingo and a beading workshop.

Saturday, March 25, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Space Rocks

A collector shares his space exploration memorabilia, and we study asteroids, comets, meteors and more.

Saturday, April 22, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Earth Day at the Gillespie Museum

Our annual celebration and outdoor fair.