Archaeology Weekend Feb 29-Mar 1, 2020


Anza-Borrego Desert State Park Visitor Center

Borrego Springs, California

February 29 – March 1, 2020

(Parking fee:  $10)

The Colorado Desert Archaeology Society (CDAS), in partnership with the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, proudly present Archaeology Weekend 2020 on Saturday, February 29 and Sunday March 1.

This annual event celebrates the park’s rich cultural resources and will be held at the ABDSP Visitor Center and the Begole Archaeology Research Center (BARC). Archaeology Weekend is a family-oriented event designed to promote, protect and preserve the vast cultural resources of the beautiful and vast Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. 

Native American craftArchaeology Weekend Activities 

For detailed information about these fun activities click on

Sat Feb 29 Events & Presentations and Sun Mar 1 Field Trips & Events.


  • Archaeology presentations
    • Native American basket and pottery craft displays
      • Craft items for sale
        • Pottery making demonstrations and kids activities
          • Native Plant displays and demonstrations
            • Guided tours of the Archaeology Laboratory
              • Field trips of park cultural resource sites

A FUNdraiser/Benefit is held at the Begole Archaeology Center Library. A wonderful variety of quality items will be offered in a special silent auction.

Come join us on Archaeology Weekend for a fun and unique learning experience.


of Native artisans and crafts, and activities

Photographs courtesy of Laurie Brindle