Field Trip to the UCSC Lime Kiln Site and Chitactac

Friday, September 13, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm Join Archaeological Society members for a trip to the Lime works on the UCSC campus. Meet up at the Barn Theater parking lot at the entrance to the campus by 9am. After the … Continue reading

Archaeological Society General Meeting and Potluck

Please join us for our annual potluck at September’s General meeting.  Among our guests will be members of the Sacramento Archaeological Society. Bring a dish and enjoy each other’s company before watching an archaeologically themed movie (the movie TBA). Thursday, … Continue reading

Chitactac Family Day 2019

Celebrate the Amah Mutsun culture and discover the heritage of people who lived in this ancient village site. Play traditional games, make unique crafts, and learn about native plants and wildlife along uvas creek. The event is free and fun … Continue reading

Archaeology Month 2017 – Events List

Tons of talks and events related to California archaeology! Click to see the full list. Continue reading

Castro Adobe Open House Days

Free! Visit Santa Cruz County’s next State Historic Park. See for more information. Dates April 23, 11 am to 3 pm June 11, 11 am to 3 pm August 13, 6 to 9 pm October 22, 11 am to 3 … Continue reading

Cabrillo Farmers Market Sale and Map Giveaway

Don’t miss your chance to get free maps, SCAS t-shirts, and other neat items for the holidays! SCAS will have a booth at the Cabrillo Farmers Market on December 3rd, 8 am to 12 pm, on Level B of the … Continue reading

Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park Anniversary Lecture Series

For 25 years Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park has been telling the stories of the people of the Mission. They honor that tradition with a lecture series to mark their 25th Anniversary. Join Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park … Continue reading

October is California Archaeology Month

Celebrate California Archaeology Month by attending guest speaker events hosted by SCAS (see the Calendar page for details): 10/13/16 – Karen Gardner – California State University, Chico 10/27/16 – Glenn Farris – Retired, California State Parks – Mission Santa Cruz … Continue reading

SCAS General Meeting Guest Speaker Series Location Change

The SCAS General Meetings featuring guest speakers will no longer be held at Cabrillo College’s Sesnon House. Starting September 2016 they will take place on the second Thursday of the month, at the Santa Cruz Live Oak Grange Hall at … Continue reading

Archaeology Featured on National Geographic’s “The Story of God” with Morgan Freeman

“The Story of God,” a new series by National Geographic hosted by Morgan Freeman, visits famous archaeological sites like El Mirador and Tikal while exploring world religion and its histories. Tune in to the National Geographic Channel on Sunday, April … Continue reading