Archaeological Dig at Crossroads

Fall has descended but Crossroads at Big Creek is staying busy with activities for all ages. On Sept. 28, the community is encouraged to join the Friends of Crossroads for a work party at 10 am, cleaning up buckthorn, honeysuckle and burdock. Loppers, gloves and old clothes are recommended, but there are tools to share.

Oct. 2 sees the return of the popular archaeological dig experience. This program is designed for adults and starts at 3:30 pm. Participants are encouraged to bring gloves and wear clothes that can get dirty. Park on grass lot just off 20th Place. Another dig is scheduled for Oct. 3 at the same time. Crossroads offers this program to county students during the first week of October, this year with the help of several donations. With the extra funds, they can hire professional archaeologists from Midwest Archaeological Consultants.

The Door Peninsula Astronomical Society will meet Oct. 2 at 7 pm in the Stonecipher Astronomy Center. All are encouraged to attend and enjoy this meetings program, “Beyond Roy G BIV, an Introduction to the Electromagnetic Spectrum,” presented by Coggin Heeringa.

Refreshments are served.

The Collins Learning Center, located at 2041 Michigan in Sturgeon Bay, is open 2-4:30 pm daily and during scheduled events.

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