Dickson Mounds Museum To Host Father-Son Workshop Next Month

May 28, 2014


(Lewistown, IL)  --  Dickson Mounds Museum is hosting a Father -Son atlatl making workshop next month.  Commonly known as spear throwers, the atlatls were an ancient tool used in hunting wild game.  Participants will gain insight into the Museum's collection and spend their afternoon searching for the necessary materials to use in their creation and take their time making their atlatl.  Afterwards, participants will be able to try their new tool. The fee is $8 for ISMS members and $15 for non-members.  Participants must be 8 years old and up with an adult.  Adult father-son duos are also welcome to attend the program. Registration is required with a deadline of June 2nd.  Space is limited.  The workshop will take place on Saturday, June 7th and will start at 1 in the afternoon.

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