Sponsored by: Denton County Historical Commission
Join the Denton County Historical Commission for the Denton Dig It! Texas Archaeology Month Fair!
Discover the fascinating history buried beneath the Lone Star State at our Texas Archaeology Month Fair! This exciting event promises a day of fun and education for the whole family. Dive into the rich tapestry of Texas’ history and explore the secrets of the past.
Grab a trowel and get your hands dirty as you unearth ancient artifacts! Experience the thrill of discovery just like an archeologist. Watch in awe as skilled flint knappers craft tools and weapons using traditional techniques. Witness the magic of blacksmithing as experts transform raw materials into functional tools and works of art, just as our ancestors did. Meet passionate archeologists and enthusiasts from local organizations who will share their knowledge and enthusiasm for preserving Texas’ heritage with activities and demonstrations including pinch pots, corn grinding, earth oven building, oral history, and more.
📅 Date: October 28, 2023
⏰ Time: 9am to 1pm
📍 Location: Denton County Historical Park at 317 W Mulberry St., Denton, TX 76201
🎟️ Admission: Free and open to the public
This event is a fantastic opportunity for both kids and adults to connect with the past, gain insight into the science of archeology, and appreciate the importance of preserving our cultural heritage.
Come join us for a day of adventure, exploration, and enlightenment as we celebrate Texas Archaeology Month. Let’s dig into history together and make memories that will last a lifetime!