On Saturday, October 19, 2013,
Plano's Bob Woodruff Park will be filled with pint-sized explorers,
budding artists and junior archaeologists...all visiting the park for
this year's Archaeology Fair, an event sponsored by The Plano
Conservancy for Historic Preservation, Inc. and GeoMarine, Inc.
"This free event is always great fun for all involved. Children,
parents, grandparents, volunteers and educators all enjoy a day full of
unique learning opportunities," said Plano Conservancy Co-Director
Russell C. Kissick of Plano. "This event is a wonderful learning
experience and features fun for the whole family."
The fair - which will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. - will feature a variety of
activities and exhibits including rock painting, corn husk doll
creation, face painting, a petroglyph site, a pictograph wall and more.
Guests may sign up to participate in hands-on excavation activities.
Reservations are required for excavation activities.
"Our guests will have the opportunity to participate in hands-on
excavation, enjoy the Native American Bearclaw singers and dancers, see
a variety of exhibits and demonstrations and much more," Kissick added.
To make reservations for the excavation portion of the event, please
limited and are for ages seven and up only.
Bob Woodruff Park is located at 2601 San Gabriel Drive in Plano. The event will take place at the far North end of the park, almost to Parker Road.
About the Plano Conservancy for Historic Preservation
The Plano Conservancy for Historic Preservation, Inc., a Texas
corporation 501 (c)(3) non-profit, is an organization dedicated to
promote civic pride in the past, to increase preservation awareness
through education and public outreach, and to provide financial
assistance to protect and preserve our heritage resources for this and
future generations. For more information, please visit