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Archeological Weekend,

Rock River Archeological Society hosts weekend

2015 Archeological Weekend set for October 10 and 11 The Rock River Archeological Society hosts a weekend historical/educational event annually. This is a great admission free family event with something for all ages. All activities are held outdoors and inside the building between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm, at the Horicon Education and Visitor Center located between Horicon and Mayville on Hwy. 28. Take the opportunity to learn more about RRAS by speaking with a member at our information table located in the lower level of the Center. A buckskinners encampment with Dirty Kettle and friends will both fascinate and educate young and old. Walk into a teepee, hear stories, try throwing a tomahawk and see the Voyageur canoe display. Join Dirty Kettle at 4:30 on Saturday for a flute circle with a drum circle to follow. There will be atlatl demonstrations and a chance to try throwing the atlatl at a target. Talk with local collectors and see their museum quality artifacts. Try your hand at corn grinding and fire starting techniques, learn how a wigwam is constructed, and find out about basic basket weaving techniques. There will be children’s activities, food for purchase, and vendors to visit. Also enjoy our speakers. Saturday - 11:00 - 12:30 Mary Nettesheim – “Indian Sites” - 12:45 - 1:45 Karen Hartman – “Baskets – Learning Basic Weaving” - 2:00 - 3:00 Curt and Karen Margelofsky-Sorensen - “Utah Sites” - 4:30 - Dirty Kettle - Flute and Drum Circle at Buckskinner’s Encampment Sunday - 1:00 - 2:00 Kristin Ashley - “Animal Spirits: Myths and Mystery” Schedule may be subject to changes due to weather/speaker circumstances. More information about the RRAS can be found on its web blog at , by calling 920-387-7893, or “Like” the group on Facebook.

Date & Time

October 11, 2015

10:00AM - 4:00PM

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