McClung Museum of Natural History & Culture
1327 Circle Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996
In celebration of International Archaeology Day and National Fossil Day, the McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture, University of Tennessee, Knoxville and the Archaeological Institute of America, East Tennessee Society, will host Can You Dig It? —a free and family-friendly event with activities about archaeology and fossils. The event will be held on Sunday, October 14 from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m. at the museum.
University of Tennessee archaeologists, paleontologists, and geologists and their graduate students will host displays about their projects locally and around the world. They will be on hand to talk with visitors about their work and offer hands-on activities demonstrating their research. Visitors can also bring artifacts, rocks, and fossils to the museum for identification by experts.
All activities are free and open to the public, and reservations are not required.