The Rock River Archeological Society (RRAS) will host a weekend of historical and educational events on Saturday and Sunday, October 10-11. This is a great, admission free, family event with something for all ages. All activities are held outdoors on the grounds and inside the Horicon Marsh Education and Visitor Center between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Come see a buckskinners encampment with Dirty Kettle and friends which will both fascinate and educate young and old. Visitors can walk into a teepee, hear stories, try throwing a tomahawk and see the Voyageur canoe display. Join Dirty Kettle at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday for a flute circle with a drum circle to follow.
There will be atlatl demonstrations and a chance to try throwing the atlatl at a target. There is also opportunity to talk with local collectors and see their museum quality artifacts. Try your hand at corn grinding and fire starting techniques, learn how a wigwam is constructed, and find out about basic basket weaving techniques. There will also be children’s activities, food for purchase, and vendors to visit. More information please call (920) 387-7893.
Come celebrate Halloween in downtown Watertown. On Saturday, October 31 there will be lots of activities happening as part of "Pumpkin Palooza". Some of the fun things to participate in include; the zombie run, zombie ball, story time at the library, pumpkin decorating and lighting, farmers market, petting zoo, craft fair, wine tasting, coloring contest, haunted house at the YMCA, and more!
Activities are throughout the day from 9 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.