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Event Category: International Archaeology Day

After the Dig – studies from the Phoenician shipwreck. Lecture by Professor Timmy Gambin, Associate Professor of Maritime Archaeology in the Department of Classics and Archaeology, University of Malta.

Those involved in any archaeological project know that for every hour spent excavating a site, many more must be dedicated to post-excavation. One must rationalise, analyse and interpret data that were gathered in the course of the project. Experts are brought in, students offered research opportunities and all information gathered placed in a database. However, […]

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Trivia at Oak St Brewery

Oak St Brewery 8201 Oak St, New Orleans, LA

Wednesdays, 7-9pm $ = Free Family and Dog Friendly Oak St Brewery has weekly trivia every Wednesday, but you can join every week in October for a special round of Louisiana Archaeology questions! Trivia includes 7 rounds, 10 questions each including 1 picture round and 1 audio round. $50, $35, and $25 brewery gift cards […]

Trivia at Fighting Hand Brewing Co.

Fighting Hand Brewing Company 1600 Military Hwy, Pineville, LA

Trivia at Fighting Hand Brewing Company Thursdays, 7-9pm $ = Free 21 and over only Fighting Hand Brewing Co. has weekly trivia every Thursday, but you can join every week in October for a special round of Louisiana Archaeology questions! Teams limited to 6 members. For more information, visit www.fightinghandbrewing.com www.facebook.com/fightinghandbrewing www.instagram.com/fightinghandbrewing

Public Archaeology at the Maison Freetown Site

Maison Freetown 800 E Vermilion St, Lafayette, LA

Saturday, October 29, 9am-4pm $ = Free Family Friendly Would you like to learn more about the history of Lafayette through archaeology? Join us for a day of shovel testing and artifact screening as we dig deeper into the Freetown National Historic District at Maison Creole de Freetown! These investigations hope to provide artifacts for […]

Fall Heritage Reunion at Fort Polk

Fort Polk 7217 Radio Rd,, Fort Polk South, LA

Saturday, October 29, 9am-6pm $ = Free Family Friendly An opening ceremony will be conducted at 930am followed by the opportunity to see family history booths, listen to period music, or enjoy historic children's games/toys. Lunch will be provided. Self-guided tours to historic homesteads and cemeteries are optional in the afternoon. Archaeologists will be on-hand […]

Halloween Pottery at Poverty Point World Heritage Site

Poverty Point World Heritage Site 6859 LA-577, Pioneer, LA

Saturday, October 29th, 10am-1pm $ = $4 park admission fee, visitors 3 and under and 62 and older admitted free. Family friendly Visitors to Poverty Point World Heritage Site are invited to take part in a ranger-led pottery demo Saturday, October 29th. During this guided experience, visitors will learn about the pottery created and used […]

Audubon State Historic Site’s Revolutionary War in Louisiana

Audubon State Historic Site 11788 LA-965, St Francisville, LA

Saturday, October 29, 10am-4pm Sunday, October 30, 10am-4pm $ = $5 grounds fee Family Friendly Visit Audubon State Historic Site and step into the American Revolutionary War! Explore Louisiana’s role in the revolution and the 243rd Anniversary of the siege and battle for Baton Rouge through Living History Demonstrations. Special activities include militia drills throughout […]

Archaeology Day – Sam Noble Museum

Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History 2401 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK

On Oct. 29 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. we're celebrating Archaeology Day! Through ancient relics and clues, archaeologists learn about how ancient civilizations grew and changed, and now children and families are invited to explore this fascinating field of study through games, crafts and activities! Search for clues in our archaeology scavenger hunt, dig […]

Tour: “Life and Afterlife in Ancient Egypt”

Art Institute of Chicago 1111 South Michigan Ave/ 159 East Monroe Street, Chicago, IL

Explore the new "Life and Afterlife in Ancient Egypt" exhibit at the Art Institute of Chicago with this special International Archaeology Day tour by curator Ashley Arico. Note that this tour does NOT include museum admission: please allow time to purchase your ticket to the museum so that you can meet at the exhibit (Gallery […]

Audubon State Historic Site’s Revolutionary War in Louisiana

Audubon State Historic Site 11788 LA-965, St Francisville, LA

Saturday, October 29, 10am-4pm Sunday, October 30, 10am-4pm $ = $5 grounds fee Family Friendly Visit Audubon State Historic Site and step into the American Revolutionary War! Explore Louisiana’s role in the revolution and the 243rd Anniversary of the siege and battle for Baton Rouge through Living History Demonstrations. Special activities include militia drills throughout […]