Archaeology Weekend Feb 29-Mar 1, 2020

FEBRUARY 29 – MARCH 1, 2020



The Colorado Desert Archaeology Society (CDAS), in partnership with the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, celebrates the park’s fascinating cultural resources with Archaeology Weekend. This annual event takes place on a Saturday-Sunday in February at the Anza-Borrego Desert Visitor’s Center and the Begole Archaeology Research Center (BARC).

Archaeology Weekend is a family-oriented event with activities for kids and adults, and a free ice-cream social.

Native American craftArchaeology Weekend Activities 

  • 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 Silent Auction is held at the Begole Archaeology Center Library. The auction offers the opportunity to bid on interesting and one of-a-kind items of cultural and personal interest.

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