Pueblo Grande Calendar of Events

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Mudslinging at the Museumhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3023Mudslinging at the MuseumPueblo Grande Museum10/19/2019 3:00:00 PM10/19/2019 6:00:00 PMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b ​Mudslinging is a stabilization technique for earthen structures. It has been employed for decades to shore up and repair the ancient Hohokam platform mound. PGM is looking for volunteers to sling mud and help preserve the past! Schedule might change due to weather conditions, call the museum to rsvp to volunteer at (602) 495-0901. No experience required.​
International Archaeology Day 2019https://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/2959International Archaeology Day 2019Pueblo Grande Museum10/19/2019 4:00:00 PM10/19/2019 11:00:00 PMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b Celebrate International Archaeology Day (IAD) at Phoenix’s largest preserved archaeological site, Pueblo Grande Museum (PGM) on Saturday, October 19. Enjoy a full day of fun from 9 a.m. to 4 pm with interpretive stations throughout the archaeological site, artifact show and tell stations, and crafts inspired by archaeology and southwestern cultures. All IAD activities are included with museum admission. Register for two-for-one admission tickets! Event Details 9 a.m. to noon Mudslinging preservation demonstration on platform mound 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Crafts for Kids 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Interpretive Stations and Artifact Show & Tell​
S.A.L.T Saturdayhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3135S.A.L.T SaturdayPueblo Grande Museum10/19/2019 5:00:00 PM10/19/2019 9:00:00 PMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b Pueblo Grande Museum is hosting S.A.L.T Saturdays every month. One Saturday a month, S.A.L.T (Study of Ancient Lifeways and Technologies) will show and tell on a specific skill relating to prehistoric and historic technologies. The show and tell is a drop in program, where visitors can informally ask questions and observe live demonstrations. S.A.L.T Saturdays is a free program included with museum admission. Upcoming S.A.L.T Saturday programs at Pueblo Grande Museum Saturday, September 21, 2019 10 am – 2 pm Skills of the Month Pine Needle Baskets Learn how to make a basket with Jennifer Ahumada. Saturday, October 19, 2019 10 am – 2 pm Skill of the Month Felting Learn about processing Animal Fibers with Prehistoric Tools. Saturday, November 16, 2019 10 am – 2 pm Skill of the Month Atlatls Learn how to make an Atlatl with Charlie Tadano. Saturday, December 21, 2019 10 am – 2 pm Skill of the Month Cordage Learn about how to process fibers for cordage.
Petroglyph Discovery Hike – Adventure Trekhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3021Petroglyph Discovery Hike – Adventure TrekPueblo Grande Museum10/19/2019 5:00:00 PM10/19/2019 8:00:00 PMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b Cost $12 Difficulty Strenuous Recommended Ages 18 years and up Distance 2.5 miles Time 3 Hours Location South Mountain - Geronimo Trailhead ​​ Register Here!​ Enjoy an in-dept Park Ranger guided petroglyph discovery hike at South Mountain! This trek is a rugged hike that starts at the Geronimo Trailhead and leads participants to a seldom-seen location. The hike includes strenuous scooting and climbing over boulders and is recommended only for experienced hikers that are comfortable with uneven, rocky terrain. Recommended for ages 18 years and up. Space is limited for up to 8 participants. Binoculars are recommended for viewing the petroglyphs, but they are not required. Advance registration required by October 18.​
Moonlight Over the Mound Galahttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/2993Moonlight Over the Mound GalaPueblo Grande Museum10/20/2019 1:30:00 AM10/20/2019 4:30:00 AMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b Celebrate the museum's 90th Anniversary on Saturday, October 19, 2019, 630 - 930 pm. This culinary-centric gala will feature desert and historic foods, Arizona wines, and special cocktails mixed especially for this gathering. The event also features indigenous performing artists, and a special "first look" presentation on the Portal to the Past sculpture/gate created by renowned local artist, Zarco Guerrero of Cultural Coalition. Organized and supported by Velvet Button of Ramona Farms, and chefs Brett Vibber of Cartwright’s Modern Cuisine, and Tamara Strange of Cotton and Copper. Stay tuned for more exciting additions to the list of participating artists, chefs, and entertainment! Buy tickets at moonlightoverthemound.com.​ The Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary presents Moonlight Over the Mound, a fundraising event to support the educational activities, exhibitions, and programs offered at Pueblo Grande Museum and Archaeological Park.
Portal to the Past Celebrationhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/2995Portal to the Past CelebrationPueblo Grande Museum10/20/2019 9:00:00 PM10/21/2019 12:00:00 AMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b Experience Pueblo Grande Museum's inaugural Portal to the Past Celebration on October 20th, from 2 to 5 pm. Enjoy colorful entertainment and performances by local storytellers, musicians, poets and dancers, including interactive family art activities led by local artists. This free public event celebrates the rich history and legacy of the Hohokam, the original inhabitants of the Valley of the Sun. Join us and walk in the footsteps of the Ancestral Sonoran Desert People. This program is in partnership with the Cultural Coalition and the Arizona Community Foundation.
Park of Four Waters Tourhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3022Park of Four Waters TourPueblo Grande Museum10/25/2019 5:00:00 PM10/25/2019 6:00:00 PMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b Cost $5; Free for Museum members The Park of Four Waters tour at Pueblo Grande Museum will take you on a walk through undeveloped, natural desert to the remnants of two Hohokam canal segments. “Hohokam” is an archaeological term for an ancestral Native American culture who built a highly sophisticated irrigation canal network in Arizona roughly between A.D. 450 and 1450. This is a first come, first serve tour. Space is limited; sign up at the front desk on day of tour. Tour fee is in addition to Museum Admission.
14th Annual Navajo Rug and American Indian Art Auctionhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/302814th Annual Navajo Rug and American Indian Art AuctionPueblo Grande Museum11/2/2019 6:00:00 PM11/2/2019 11:45:00 PMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b ​Come see beautifully hand woven, one of a kind Navajo rugs and more at the Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary 14th Annual Navajo Rug and American Indian Art Auction on Saturday, November 2. Preview the rugs and art available beginning at 11 a.m. Auction bidding begins at noon. The auction provides a wonderful opportunity to see numerous styles of Navajo rugs and a variety of types of American Indian art from all over the Southwest. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary, which helps support the museums’ preservation efforts, education programs, special events, exhibits, and artifact collections care. The auction is free and open to the public. The Museum will be open 9 a.m. to 445 p.m. with standard admission rates for visitors, and free for Museum Members. For more information, visit pueblogrande.org.
PGM Auxiliary Presentationhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3024PGM Auxiliary PresentationPueblo Grande Museum11/7/2019 1:30:00 AM11/7/2019 3:00:00 AMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b The Salado Phenomenon in the U.S. Southwest Allen Dart In the early 20th century, archaeologists in the southwestern U.S. viewed a constellation of distinctive cultural traits – multicolored pottery, houses arranged in walled compounds, and monumental architecture – as evidence of a cultural group they termed “Salado.” Subsequent discoveries cause us to question what the Salado traits really represent. In this presentation archaeologist Allen Dart illustrates some of the so-called Salado culture attributes, reviews theories about Salado origins, and discusses how Salado relates to the Ancestral Pueblo, Mogollon, Hohokam, and Casa Grandes cultures of the U.S. Southwest and Mexico’s Northwest.
20th Annual Veterans Day Gourd Dancehttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/302920th Annual Veterans Day Gourd DancePueblo Grande Museum11/11/2019 6:00:00 PM11/11/2019 11:00:00 PMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b ​Join the Arizona Territory Gourd Society for the 20th Annual Veterans Day Gourd Dance on November 11, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Pueblo Grande Museum. This annual event held at the museum, honors the memory of all the men and women who have served our nation. As a Native American Recognition Days event, this occasion offers a unique chance for everyone, in addition to veterans, to enjoy a Native American ceremonial dance, art, and culture at a preserved prehistoric site once inhabited by the Ancestral Sonoran Desert People (Hohokam). Gourd dancing is conducted by the Arizona Territory Gourd Society, a non-profit group of American Indian United States War Veterans and their families who celebrate and support the local Arizona veteran community. This event is free and open to the public, sponsored in part by the Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary. In honor of the Veterans Day holiday, museum admission is free from 9 a.m. to 445 p.m.
Mudslinging at the Museumhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3030Mudslinging at the MuseumPueblo Grande Museum11/16/2019 3:00:00 PM11/16/2019 6:00:00 PMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b PGM is looking for volunteers to sling mud and help preserve the past! Mudslinging is a stabilization technique for earthen structures. It has been employed for decades to shore up and repair the Hohokam platform mound. Schedule might change due to weather conditions, call the museum to rsvp to volunteer at (602) 495-0901. No experience required.
S.A.L.T Saturdayhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3136S.A.L.T SaturdayPueblo Grande Museum11/16/2019 5:00:00 PM11/16/2019 9:00:00 PMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b Pueblo Grande Museum is hosting S.A.L.T Saturdays every month. One Saturday a month, S.A.L.T (Study of Ancient Lifeways and Technologies) will show and tell on a specific skill relating to prehistoric and historic technologies. The show and tell is a drop in program, where visitors can informally ask questions and observe live demonstrations. S.A.L.T Saturdays is a free program included with museum admission. Upcoming S.A.L.T Saturday programs at Pueblo Grande Museum Saturday, September 21, 2019 10 am – 2 pm Skills of the Month Pine Needle Baskets Learn how to make a basket with Jennifer Ahumada. Saturday, October 19, 2019 10 am – 2 pm Skill of the Month Felting Learn about processing Animal Fibers with Prehistoric Tools. Saturday, November 16, 2019 10 am – 2 pm Skill of the Month Atlatls Learn how to make an Atlatl with Charlie Tadano. Saturday, December 21, 2019 10 am – 2 pm Skill of the Month Cordage Learn about how to process fibers for cordage.
Behind the Scenes Tour with Curatorhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3026Behind the Scenes Tour with CuratorPueblo Grande Museum11/21/2019 5:00:00 PM11/21/2019 5:45:00 PMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b Cost $5, free for Museum Members Join collections staff for a “behind the scenes” tour of the museums’ collection. Take an intimate tour of the lab, storage, and archival areas not open to the public. See how museums process, organize, and care for their collections. Space is limited, register at front desk on day of the tour. Tour fee is in addition to Museum Admission. Discounts for Museum Members.
Park of Four Waters Tourhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3025Park of Four Waters TourPueblo Grande Museum11/29/2019 5:00:00 PM11/29/2019 6:00:00 PMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b Cost $5; Free for Museum members The Park of Four Waters tour at Pueblo Grande Museum will take you on a walk through undeveloped, natural desert to the remnants of two Hohokam canal segments. “Hohokam” is an archaeological term for an ancestral Native American culture who built a highly sophisticated irrigation canal network in Arizona roughly between A.D. 450 and 1450. This is a first come, first serve tour. Space is limited; sign up at the front desk on day of tour. Tour fee is in addition to Museum Admission.
43rd Annual Pueblo Grande Museum Indian Markethttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/303343rd Annual Pueblo Grande Museum Indian MarketPueblo Grande Museum12/14/2019 4:00:00 PM12/15/2019 11:00:00 PMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b Enjoy a weekend full of American Indian art, music, dance, storytelling, and food at the 43rd Annual Indian Market on December 14 and 15! Gates are open for the Market from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. Admission for this annual fundraiser event is free and includes Museum admission. Visit pueblogrande.org for further information about artists, entertainment, and m​arket details.
Mudslinging at the Museumhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3031Mudslinging at the MuseumPueblo Grande Museum12/21/2019 3:00:00 PM12/21/2019 6:00:00 PMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b ​PGM is looking for volunteers to sling mud and help preserve the past! Mudslinging is a stabilization technique for earthen structures. It has been employed for decades to shore up and repair the Hohokam platform mound. Schedule might change due to weather conditions, call the museum to rsvp to volunteer at (602) 495-0901. No experience required.
S.A.L.T Saturdayhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3137S.A.L.T SaturdayPueblo Grande Museum12/21/2019 5:00:00 PM12/21/2019 9:00:00 PMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b Pueblo Grande Museum is hosting S.A.L.T Saturdays every month. One Saturday a month, S.A.L.T (Study of Ancient Lifeways and Technologies) will show and tell on a specific skill relating to prehistoric and historic technologies. The show and tell is a drop in program, where visitors can informally ask questions and observe live demonstrations. S.A.L.T Saturdays is a free program included with museum admission. Upcoming S.A.L.T Saturday programs at Pueblo Grande Museum Saturday, September 21, 2019 10 am – 2 pm Skills of the Month Pine Needle Baskets Learn how to make a basket with Jennifer Ahumada. Saturday, October 19, 2019 10 am – 2 pm Skill of the Month Felting Learn about processing Animal Fibers with Prehistoric Tools. Saturday, November 16, 2019 10 am – 2 pm Skill of the Month Atlatls Learn how to make an Atlatl with Charlie Tadano. Saturday, December 21, 2019 10 am – 2 pm Skill of the Month Cordage Learn about how to process fibers for cordage.
Park of Four Waters Tourhttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/3032Park of Four Waters TourPueblo Grande Museum12/27/2019 5:00:00 PM12/27/2019 6:00:00 PMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b Cost $5; Free for Museum members The Park of Four Waters tour at Pueblo Grande Museum will take you on a walk through undeveloped, natural desert to the remnants of two Hohokam canal segments. “Hohokam” is an archaeological term for an ancestral Native American culture who built a highly sophisticated irrigation canal network in Arizona roughly between A.D. 450 and 1450. In order to support many large villages and small settlements, the Hohokam irrigated tens of thousands of acres along the Salt River to grow corn, beans, squash and cotton. This is a first come, first serve tour. Space is limited; sign up at the front desk on day of tour. Tour fee is in addition to Museum Admission.

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