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Walnut Canyon National Monument Celebrates
Archeology Day This Saturday
FLAGSTAFF, ARIZONA - Walnut Canyon National Monument will celebrate Archeology Awareness Day on Saturday, October 20, 2012. Come learn more about archeology during the following scheduled events:
"A Face Lift for an Old Friend" - 9:00 a.m. Walnut Canyon Visitor Center. Reservations required. Please call (928) 526-3367 to sign up. Take a guided walk with an archeologist to see and learn more about a current project to restore and preserve a piece of Walnut Canyon's history.
"Kids' Crafts with a Ranger"- 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Walnut Canyon Visitor Center. Make your own split-twig figure and try your hand at making a pinch-pot pottery while learning more about the Sinagua.
"Virtual Reality Showcase"-2:30 p.m. , Walnut Canyon Visitor Center. Take a trip down the Water Trail at Walnut Canyon or be part of the backfilling at Wupatki Pueblo, all from the comfort of the Walnut Canyon Visitor Center.
"Archeology Q and A"- 3:00 p.m., Walnut Canyon Visitor Center. Following the Virtual Showcase, join National Park Service Archeologists for a Q and A session. Have questions about archeology or any related topics? Here's your chance to get the answers you've been searching for.
Walnut Canyon National Monument is located 7.5 miles east of downtown Flagstaff via I-40 and can be reached at (928)526-3367 and on the web at www.nps.gov/waca. Visitor Center hours are 8:00am-5:00pm. The entrancefee is $5.00/person for visitors 16 and over. America the Beautiful Passes are honored and sold.