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Chucalissa Events

 For more information on events contact the museum at 901-785-3160 or chucalissa@memphis.edu

Family Day

International Archeology Day, October 19, 10-3

Family Days Schedule:

Every Saturday, for the price of regular museum admission:

  • Take a tour of the museum
  • Throw darts with an atlatl
  • Conduct a scavenger hunt in our Main Hall
  • Tour our hands-on Archaeology Lab
  • Participate in a special fun program and create a keepsake craft to take home

Family programs and craft activities change weekly.

  • August 3, Mystery Box/Beading  10:00AM and 1:30PM
  • August 10, Sports & Hunting/ Pottery  10:00AM and 1:30PM
  • August 17, Stone Tools/Talking Sticks  10:00AM and 1:30PM
  • August 24, Trash Talks/Snake Painting  10:00AM and 1:30PM
  • August 31, Music/Coloring Books  10:00AM and 1:30PM
  • September 7, Mystery Box/Beading  10:00AM and 1:30PM
  • September 14, Sports & Hunting/ Pottery  10:00AM and 1:30PM
  • September 21, Stone Tools/Talking Sticks  10:00AM and 1:30PM
  • September 28, Trash Talks/Snake Painting  10:00AM and 1:30PM
  • October 5, Music/Coloring Books  10:00AM and 1:30PM
  • October 12, Mystery Box/Beading  10:00AM and 1:30PM
  • October 19,  International Archaeology Day 10:00AM to 3:00PM
  • October 26, Sports & Hunting/Pottery  10:00AM to 3:00PM
  • November 2, Stone Tools/Talking Sticks  10:00AM and 1:30PM
  • November 9, Trash Talks/Snake Painting  10:00AM and 1:30PM
  • November 23, Mystery Box/Beading  10:00AM and 1:30PM
  • November 30,  Closed for Thanksgiving
  • December 7, Sports & Hunting/Pottery 10:00AM and 1:30PM
  • December 14, Stone Tools/Talking Sticks  10:00AM and 1:30PM
  • December 21, Trash Talks/Snake Painting  10:00AM and 1:30PM
  • December 28, Holiday Closing

 

Volunteer Saturdays: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Drop by to help process prehistoric artifacts excavated from sites in western Tennessee, help in landscaping our gardens and trail, and much more. Come for one hour or the entire four. Children are welcome with parental supervision. No experience is required.

The 2019 Volunteer Saturday Schedule Is:

  • February 16
  • March 16
  • April 20  Spring Family Fun Day (volunteers must register 2 weeks in advance)
  • May 18   (volunteers must register 2 weeks in advance)
  • June 15  (volunteers must register 2 weeks in advance)
  • July 20  (volunteers must register 2 weeks in advance)
  • August 17  (volunteers must register 2 weeks in advance)
  • September 21 (volunteers must register 2 weeks in advance)
  • October 19  International Archaeology Day (volunteers must register 2 weeks in advance)
  • November 16  (volunteers must register 2 weeks in advance)
  • December--No volunteer day in December.