Events on Saturday, April 13, 2013, Dickson Mounds
Be an Archaeologist for a Day
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum Saturday, April 13, 2013, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Dickson Mounds Museum is hosting “Be an Archaeologist for a Day” for kids ages 9-16 years old on Saturday, April 13, 2013 from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. Kids will work side by side with professional archaeologists and learn excavation and artifact identification techniques, and how to process finds. The program will begin with hands-on preparatory activities indoors, and then, weather permitting, will be held outdoors for the afternoon.
The program fee is $2 for Illinois State Museum Society members and $4 for non-members per child. Registration is required with a deadline of Friday, April 5, 2013. Space is limited with a maximum of 12 participants. Each participant is required to provide his/her own sack lunch, drink, and snacks, and must dress appropriately for the weather and outdoor work. Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts of America encouraged to participate as this program may fulfill some badge requirements.
Please note that event dates are subject to change. To confirm dates, please call the appropriate site.
Events, Dickson Mounds
Illinois Valley Archaeological Society Lecture CANCELLED
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum Wednesday, January 07, 2015, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Due to the threat of severe cold weather forecast for Wednesday, January 7, 2015, the monthly IVAS meeting at Dickson Mounds is cancelled. Find out more ...
Tot Time: Fun for Tots & their Big People
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum Thursday, January 08, 2015, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
At Dickson Mounds on Thursday, January 8, 2015, at 9:30 a.m., the Tot Time topic will be “Magic”. Find out more ...
Kid's Day: Winter in Illinois
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum Saturday, January 10, 2015, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Dickson Mounds Museum is hosting a Kid’s Day: Winter in Illinois on Saturday, January 10, 2015, from 1:00 - 3:00 pm. Find out more ...
Hickory Ridge Concert Series: The Shanites
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum Saturday, January 17, 2015, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Hickory Ridge Concert Series welcomes the return of the driving sounds of “New Irish” music as The Shanites take the stage Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 7:00 pm. This Bloomington based celtic group has been performing around the state creating an atmosphere reminiscent of a party below deck of the Titanic.
In 2001 The Bloomington Pantograph named The Shanties “Best Local Irish Band”. Find out more ...
ISM Dickson Mounds Museum Saturday, January 24, 2015, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Participate in a traditional Native American Winter Gathering. Enjoy a variety of activities and demonstrations, including storytelling, music, group games and dances, doll making, and beading.