events

The San Diego Archaeological Center produces a wide range of public programs, including workshops, scholar speakers, and special events at our headquarters in the beautiful San Pasqual Valley and in selected locations around San Diego County. Explore this page to find an event near you. Become a member and receive priority notifications and discounted prices on our new events.


2017 Events Schedule

February

 

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Members Only Event: Mysteries at the Museum
When: Saturday, February 11, 2017
Time: 1 – 3pm
Location: San Diego Archaeological Center
16666 San Pasqual Valley Road
Escondido, CA 92027-7001
Phone: 760-291-0370

Join us for an afternoon of food and drink, mysteries and mingling.

We are pulling together some unknown artifacts from our vaults and need your help to identify them. Have a mystery item of your own? Make sure to bring it with you.

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Macy’s Museum Month
We are proud to participate in Macy’s Museum Month, which allows the bearer of the Museum Month Pass 50% off general admission! Visit your local Macy’s store and pick up your pass during the month of February.
 
 

March

David L. Toler, Jr. Presentation & Book Signing
Save the Date – Saturday, March 25, 2017
Time: 11 am – 1 pm
Location: San Diego Archaeological Center
16666 San Pasqual Valley Road
Escondido, CA 92027-7001
Phone: 760-291-0370
 
Join us as we welcome author David L. Toler, Jr. at the San Diego Archaeological Center. Mr. Toler will discuss his new book, Blood of the Band: An Ipai Family Story. Come enjoy this presentation and have an opportunity to meet the author!

 

April 

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Annual Center BBQ
Save the Date – Saturday, April 29, 2017
Location: San Diego Archaeological Center
16666 San Pasqual Valley Road
Escondido, CA 92027-7001
Phone: 760-291-0370
 
This year we are moving our annual BBQ to the spring. Make sure to mark your calendars for this day of fun and games, music and brew. We’ll have a new event this year, name this year’s Golden Trowel Award, and many more exciting things at this year’s BBQ! More details to follow in the coming months.
 

September

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First Annual SDAC Student Symposium
When: Saturday, September 30, 2017

Location: San Diego Archaeological Center
16666 San Pasqual Valley Road
Escondido, CA 92027-7001
Phone: 760-291-0370

We are pleased to announce that the First Annual SDAC Student Symposium will be held at the Center on Saturday, September 30, 2017.  The symposium promotes new ideas and directions in the archaeology of Southern California and adjacent areas.  The 2017 Symposium focuses on ‘Archaeologists of Tomorrow’-highlighting current research and projects from graduate and undergraduate students.  The symposium provides a venue for presenting research in spoken, poster and video sessions.

 

October

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October is California Archaeology Month! Check back to see what exciting events we have planned for the month!