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International Archaeology Day at Roxborough State Park, Colorado

October 15, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT

Roxborough Intermediate School
7370 Village Circle East
Littleton, CO 80125 United States


ROXBOROUGH, Colo. – Colorado Parks and Wildlife will host the 11th annual International Archaeology Day celebration outside Roxborough Intermediate School on Saturday, October 15.

Learn, explore, and experience archaeology from professional and avocational archaeologists from around the state who will demonstrate, discuss and bring to life the cultures of Colorado’s past. Experts at local sites, including at Roxborough State Park, will provide archaeological and historical tours.

Outdoor exhibits at the expo will feature hands-on activities, demonstrations, and
interactive discussions. Explore arts and crafts, musical lithophones, ancient skills, tool manufacturing, pottery, artifacts from the area, food processing, careers in archaeology, local / state
archaeology organizations, animals hunted for food and clothing, Ute STEM, archaic
snacks, grinding on a metate and a kids archaeological dig.

The first 20 children to visit the kids’ area get a prize.

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Details

Date:
October 15, 2022
Time:
10:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT
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Website:
https://www.communityconnections.biz/iad2022

Contacts

Betsy Healy
Dr. Rachel Egan

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In-person or Virtual Event
In-person

Venue

Roxborough Intermediate School
7370 Village Circle East
Littleton, CO 80125 United States
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