This is a list of the weekend activities at Old Stone Fort for the weekend of June 15th and 16th.
On June 15th starting at 10:00 a.m. we will meet at the museum for a 1 ¼ mile interpretive hike around the Native American mound site known as the Old Stone Fort.
At 1:30 p.m. there will be a tools and weapons demonstration. Come and view some old artifacts that would have been used in prehistoric times and learn how they were used.
Lastly at 2:00 p.m. we will meet at the museum to enjoy an educational hike to the Duck River where we will catch and learn how to identify creatures we find while discussing ways to keep their habitat clean and healthy. Please wear old clothes and shoes you do not mind getting wet.
On June 16th at 10:30 a.m. we will discover the art and science of animal tracking as we learn how to identify animal tracks and scat. We will explore a scat collection, as well as make track plaster casts. The 45 min. workshop will be followed by a field study.
Join us at 1:30 p.m. for another atlatl demonstration and another chance to try your hand at using the ancient weapon.
We will end the weekend with a discovery hike at 2:30 p.m. Engage your senses in the fascinating world of nature. Explore various habitats and the plants and animals that live in them.