Free event scheduled for June 27
UNION, Ky. (June 18, 2015) — Big Bone Lick State Historic Site will host a “Discovery Day” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on June 27.
The event will include Ice Age bones and stones, pioneer life and Native American culture. Exhibits and demonstrations planned include Pleistocene bones and Indian artifacts, honeybee hive life, spinning bison fur into yarn, native plant uses, and live birds of prey.
Guests will be able to have the hands-on experience of sitting at the potter’s wheel and receive instructions for making a pot. In addition, the park’s interpretive staff will offer crafts and the opportunity to try your hand at using an atlatl in a prehistoric weapon demonstration.
The event is free and will take place on the grounds of the Museum and Visitor Center. In case of rain or very hot weather, it will be held at the Mastodon Shelter.