TARL is excited to announce that in partnership with the Texas Historical Commission, we’ll be hosting a public Archeology Fair to celebrate this year’s Texas Archeology Month! This exciting event will take place on Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. here at the J.J. Pickle Research Campus. Our Fair will feature hands-on activities for kids and adults, demonstrations from experimental archaeologists, and displays that highlight Texas’ rich archeological history.
Date: October 22, 2016
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
The Texas Archeology Month Fair will be held at the main soccer field on the Pickle Research Campus.
See the map below for location & parking details.
Planned booths and activities for the fair include:
- Mock excavation units
- Flintknapping (making stone tools)
- Atlatl throwing
- Osteology & mock burials
- Native plants
- Rock art
- Fire drilling
- Ancient foodways
- Artifact identification
- Exhibits on various archaeological sites in Texas
- And much more!
We need volunteers to help this day go smoothly! To volunteer as either an activity leader, table presenter, or general volunteer, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you to our event partners:
Llano Uplift Archaeological Society