Sunday, Sept. 18 • Noon–4:00 p.m.
Powers-Walker House Historic Landmark, Glacial Park, Ringwood
Drop in anytime.
Drop in to see a stone grinder and other people demonstrating prehistoric skills. Try throwing an atlatl while pretending you are on a prehistoric big game hunt. A mounted cavalryman will be on hand to explain archaeology of the Little Big Horn site.
Archaeologists will be present to describe how prehistoric technologies are discovered and interpreted. Examples of artifacts will be on display, including those found at the Powers-Walker House. Bring your own arrowheads or prehistoric tools for identification by professional archaeologists.
A new 120-foot Archaeology Timeline rope will be featured representing the past 12,000 years in McHenry County. Signs along the rope path describe those who lived in McHenry County at each time period. This type of archaeology timeline helps the public, especially children, conceptualize just what 12,000 years means and how long people have inhabited Northern Illinois. The Archaeology Timeline was reconstructed through a $400 grant awarded by the Illinois Association for Advancement of Archaeology.
Saturday, October 1st
Lost Valley Visitor Center, Glacial Park
Route 31 & Harts Rd., Ringwood
Tickets $40 each
or 2 for $75 (before 9/1)
Price includes 2 complimentary beverages per person, appetizers, and live music.
Cocktails & Hearty Hors’ D’oeuvres
Raffles, Prizes, The Wall of Wine
Great Live & Silent Auctions Items—
Music by McKenzie O’Brien.
Sponsored by Meltzer Purtill & Stelle, Obenauf Auctions, Dave’s Bait & Tackle, ENCAP, Enhanced Networks, Ancel Glink, Baxter & Woodman, First Midwest Bank, Laner & Muchin, Sikich and Copy Express. All proceeds go to support Conservation District program, habitat and site enhancements.