ONLINE SPEAKER EVENT: R. Paul Hampson on “CA-MNT-461H, Buena Vista Adobe, Near Salinas, California.”

Join SCAS for a talk by R. Paul Hampson on “CA-MNT-461H, Buena Vista Adobe, Near Salinas, California.” DATE: December 10, 2020TIME: 7:00 – 8:00 PM (Pacific)**RSVP by 5:00 PM on December 10, 2020** RESERVATIONONLY & SPACE LIMITED, WITH PREFERENCE TO … Continue reading

ONLINE SPEAKER EVENT: Evan Elliott on “Gendered Grave Goods: Relationships between Gender-Associated Artifacts and Biological Sex in the Prehistoric San Francisco Bay Area”

Join SCAS for a talk by Evan Elliott on “Gendered Grave Goods: Relationships between Gender-Associated Artifacts and Biological Sex in the Prehistoric San Francisco Bay Area” DATE: November 19, 2020TIME: 7:00 – 8:00 PM (Pacific)**RSVP by 5:00 PM on November … Continue reading

James Allan: “On Land and Sea: Ships and Shipwrecks of San Francisco Bay”

Join SCAS on June 16 for “On Land and Sea: Ships and Shipwrecks of San Francisco Bay,” a talk by Bay Area archaeologist James Allan. The talk will be held at 7:30 pm in the Meeting Room at the Scotts … Continue reading

Modeling Culture: 3D Archaeology and the Future of the Past

The UCSC Archaeological Research Center is hosting a conference on the use of 3D computer modeling in archaeology. The event will be held at McHenry Library, UC Santa Cruz. Speakers will include: Edward González-Tennant, Digital Heritage Interactive; Susan Kuzminsky, UC … Continue reading

Archaeology Demonstration Program at Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park

SCAS is excited to promote this local, volunteer archaeology project. This family-friendly hands-on fun activity brings archaeology, history, and museum interpretation together. For more information, contact Karen at johans161@nullgmail.com or the Park at (831) 425-5849. Archaeology Demonstration Program February 27, … Continue reading

Kristin Wilson: “The Man in the Can: Historic Cemetery Excavation in Roanoke, Virginia”

Please join SCAS on February 18, at 7:30 pm at the Scotts Valley Library for an exciting talk by Kristin Wilson titled “The Man in the Can: Historic Cemetery Excavation in Roanoke, Virginia.” When the City of Roanoke, Virginia, decided … Continue reading

Joan Brandoff: “Maritime to Mountains”

Join SCAS on January 21 at 7:30 pm for a talk by Joan Brandoff, M.A., titled “Maritime to Mountains.” This meeting will take place at the Scotts Valley Library (251 Kings Village Road, Scotts Valley, CA) in the Scotts Valley … Continue reading

Jennifer Lucido: “A Bastion Too Far: The Development and Underdevelopment of the Royal Presidio of Monterey, 1770–1840”

Join SCAS on Thursday, December 10, at 7:30 pm for a talk by Jennifer Lucido, titled “A Bastion Too Far: The Development and Underdevelopment of the Royal Presidio of Monterey, 1770–1840.” ***** PLEASE NOTE DIFFERENT LOCATION FOR THIS MEETING ***** … Continue reading

Thomas King: “Amelia Earhart and Archaeology: Excavating a Mystery”

Please join SCAS at 7:30 pm on Thursday, October 15 at Cabrillo College for a talk by Dr. Thomas King titled “Amelia Earhart and Archaeology: Excavating a Mystery.” Note: This talk will NOT take place at the usual location at … Continue reading

Kari Lentz: “Of Washbasins and Whiteware: Socioeconomic Status and Travel Tokens in the South of Market Area of San Francisco”

Please join SCAS at 7:30 pm on Thursday, September 17 at the Sesnon House at Cabrillo College for a talk by Kari Lentz titled “Of Washbasins and Whiteware: Socioeconomic Status and Travel Tokens in the South of Market Area of … Continue reading