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October  2019

10/5/2019 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Prehistoric Pottery, 10:30 a.m. - Noon A ranger-led demonstration of crafting prehistoric-styled pottery similar to the pieces which the Native Americans fashioned more than 3,500 years ago. Visitors will have an opportunity to try their hand at making their own pottery. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
10/12/2019 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Morning Hike, 10 a.m. A ranger-led hike showcasing the mounds, earthworks, and nature found in the park. Participants will view an introductory video followed by the hike which may take up to two hours. Weather permitting. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
10/19/2019 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - International Archaeology Day, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Annual International Archaeology Day offers a variety of activities highlighting how life may have been for the inhabitants of the area centuries ago.Ranger-guided tram tours held throughout the day at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. Also, atlatl demonstations, Guests can learn about spear-throwing with an atlatl and even try it out for themselves or watch as stone are created by flint knapping also fire starting demonstrations at 11 AM and 12:30 PM. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
10/26/2019 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Night Hike, 6:30 p.m. Visitors can enjoy a nature-based night hike among the ancient mounds. Also included in the program is identifying the various animal furs in the museum, followed by an owl prowl. The program will end with spider sniffing and animal related stories around the campfire. Preregistration is required with only 60 slots available. Particiapnts are asked to wear appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes and bring along a flash light. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.

November  2019

11/9/2019 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Acorn Cooking, 12:15 p.m. A ranger-led cooking demonstration using of the important elements of the Native American diet 3,500 years ago - acorns. The ranger will explain how the acorns were processed to make them edible and show visitors how the acorns may have been cooked at the site. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
11/23/2019 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Sock Moccasins Making, 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m. Children can make their own moccasins from a pair of tube socks. All supplies will be provided - participants provide the imagination and creativity. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.