A free event, visitors will get a behind-the-scenes look at an active archaeological site where field crew members will be excavating. Other researchers will discuss how environmental and cultural clues fit into the picture of the culture and time period currently under investigation.
Children's activities include spear throwing, animal tracking, pottery puzzles and more. Visitors also can watch flint knapping and ancient traditional cooking method demonstrations.
The event lasts from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 12. Later that night, the Landmark will have a Landmark After Dark Night Hike beginning at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, July 12. The Night Hike is a good time to see wildlife and to gaze at stars.
Archaeology in Action: Family Day is made possible by the generous support of the Helen Jones Foundation Inc.
As one of the few known sites in
The Lubbock Lake Landmark is located near Berl Huffman Athletic Facilities in northwest
For more information, contact Susan Rowe at the Lubbock Lake National Historic Landmark at (806) 742-1116 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
(News release by The Lubbock Lake National Historic Landmark)