Roxborough State Park Archaeology Fair

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Date and Time: 
Saturday, October 19, 2013 - 10:00am to 2:45pm

ROXBOROUGH STATE PARK

ARCHAEOLOGY FAIR 

(Rain or Shine!)

Demo’s & Hands On From 10-2pm on the Patio

  • Artifacts of the Park
  • Plants & Animals Used by Ancient People
  • Tree Ring Analysis
  • Flint Knapping Demonstration with Point
  • Give-a-way
  • Archaic Snack Stand
  • Mano/Metate Seed Grinding
  • Kids Ancient Arts & Crafts & Face Painting

Lecture Series

  • 10:30am: Introduction to Roxborough State Park Archaeology, Volunteer Naturalist, Betsy Healey
  • 11:30am: “The Ancient History of Roxborough: Living Amongst the Rocks” Todd McMahon, State Archaeologist
  • 1:30pm: “Lamb Springs” Anne Winslow, History Colorado
     

Talk & Walk
11am & 1pm - “Roxborough Archaic & Woodland Sites along the Fountain Valley Trail”.  The Rox-Ride is also available to take you on
a Ride & Talk for a donation. Sign up is required day of event at the Friends table.

 

>> Archaeology Exhibit Dedication at 12:30pm <<

 

Other Happenings

  • Reading book nook, slide shows: Pleistocene Mega-Fauna and Flint Knapping, mammoth bones, and more.

This is a celebration of

International Archaeology Day and fun for the entire family!

There is a $7 vehicle entrance fee.


 

Location

Roxborough State Park
751 Roxborough Dr
Littleton 80125 39° 36' 47.9556" N, 105° 0' 59.94" W