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Archaeology Day at Santa Monica Mountains Visitor Center
October 15, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Lovers of cultural history are invited to take part in the Second Annual Archaeology Day at the Santa Monica Mountains Visitor Center on Saturday, October 15, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
There will be a range of activities for all ages including atlatl and flintknapping demos, hands-on “dig box”, artifact displays, children’s activities and presentations by local archaeologists. The atlatl is an ancient spear throwing tool, used for hunting before the development of the bow and arrow, and flintknapping is a method Native Americans used in the past to create stone tools.
The event is sponsored by the National Park Service, California State Parks, and Western National Parks Association. Free event, free parking. For more information, email [email protected] or call 805-370-2302.
DIRECTIONS: Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Visitor Center is located on the grounds of King Gillette Ranch, at 26876 Mulholland Highway in the Calabasas area. Free parking.