All events listed are free to the public unless otherwise noted, made possible by the Herrett Center, the College of Southern Idaho, the Associated Students of CSI, the CSI Foundation, or as listed. Please join us!
Continue exploring the tools of Ötzi in the second part of this two-class series. In this workshop, students will take a closer look at the leather goods carried by Ötzi while focusing on recreating an ancient quiver and a set of arrows discovered with his remains. Includes all materials.
This class meets each evening for four sessions: Monday, May 13th through Thursday, May 16th, from 6:00 to 8:30 PM.
Minimum age: 12 (participants under 12 must be accompanied by a paid adult)
Class limit: 15
“Aviation in Idaho” (for Idaho Archaeology Month) by David Valentine, Idaho Power Archaeologist
Herrett Forum lectures are usually presented on the 2nd Tuesday, Sept. - Nov. and Feb. - May. Topics are coordinated by the Herrett Forum Committee, local citizens dedicated to bringing high-quality speakers, scholars, and artists to Twin Falls. Free admission. Doors open at 7 PM.
Solar viewing (weather permitting) and hands-on activities at the Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument Visitors' Center. Free admission.
At the Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument visitors' center. Free admission.
At the Oregon Trail Overlook, Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument. Jupiter, Saturn, deep-sky targets on a moonless night. Weather permitting.
Learn the ins and outs of breaking rock in this exciting workshop! Assemble your own tool kit, learn some flintknapping lingo, and create simple flaked obsidian tools. Through hands-on instruction and live demonstrations, this workshop will focus on the creation and recognition of expedient stone tools by the beginning flintknapper. Knapping safety will be emphasized for all students. Includes all materials and lunch on Saturday.
This class meets for three sessions: Tuesday, June 25th and Friday, June 28th from 6:00 to 9:00 PM; and Saturday, June 29th from 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM.
Minimum age: 12 (participants under 18 must be accompanied by a paid adult)
Class limit: 12