Past Events & Activities

Pembina Valley Fur Council Rendezvous

Jul 15 2016 (All day) to Jul 17 2016 (All day)
Stanley Centennial Park - Morden, MB

The Pembina Valley Fur Council Rendezvous is an annual event on the third weekend in July, organized by the Pembina Fur Council and local Game & Fish Associations, primarily to educate young people about the fur trade. Events during the weekend included animal-skinning demonstrations, flint knapping, carving, black powder-shooting, tomahawk- and knife-throwing, and a ladies frying pan toss. A large display tent was set up for craft sales. Some in attendance dress to represent the era including MAS representative Chris Whaley.

Bison Days

Jul 3 2016 (All day)
Overlook Site - Birds Hill Park

Bison Days is an event designed to highlight Manitoba’s rich cultural heritage. Activities include bannock baking, atlatl spear throwing, crafts and others.

2015 MAS Conference and Annual General Meeting

Sep 25 2015 (All day) to Sep 27 2015 (All day)
Best Western Plus Winnipeg Airport Hotel

The 2015 Manitoba Archaeological Society Conference and Annual General Meeting will be held in Winnipeg September 25th-27th. This year’s conference will focus on the Glacial Lake Agassiz Survey (GLAS), which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. GLAS was a four-year project in environmental archaeology. It involved a systematic investigation of potential shoreline occupations of early Glacial Lake Agassiz in order to record and excavate Early Pre-European contact period sites that would have been located on its shoreline.

Get Together Spring 2015

May 7 2015 (All day)
St. James Tap & Table

It's been a long winter and spring is here! Come out on May 9th for the first get-together of 2015. We will be gathering at St. James Tap & Table (2609 Portage Avenue). 5-9pm

MB Day Event - Red River Heritage Fair

May 7 2015 (All day)
University of Winnipeg - Duckworth Centre

The Red River Heritage Fair takes place annually at the University of Winnipeg Duckworth Centre. This event provides the Manitoba Archaeological Society (MAS) an opportunity to interact, although briefly, with close to 300 students, and approximately 150 heritage projects.

MB Day Event - Manitoba Museum

May 9 2015 (All day)
Manitoba Museum

The Manitoba Archaeological Society (MAS) volunteers will be at the Manitoba Museum on Saturday, May 9th to answer the public’s questions about archaeology. Public event. Free admission.

Get Together

Dec 5 2014 (All day)
Maw's Eatery 111 Princess St, Winnipeg

Join the MAS for an informal gathering and get together to introduce our new executive, highlight upcoming MAS activities and discuss some of the current trends in Canadian Archaeology.

MB Tall Grass Prairie Preserve

Aug 9 2014 (All day)
Prairie Shore Trail, Tolstoi, MB

The Manitoba Archaeological Society (MAS) volunteers will be at Prairie Shore Trail (3km east of Tolstoi, MB on Provincial Road 209) on Saturday, August 9th for Prairie Day at The Manitoba Tall Grass Prairie Preserve. Free admission. http://www.naturemanitoba.ca/?q=outdoor-activities/761

Pembina Valley Fur Council Rendezvous

Jul 18 2014 (All day) to Jul 20 2014 (All day)
Morden, Manitoba

The Manitoba Archaeological Society (MAS) volunteers will be at The Pembina Valley Fur Council Rendezvous at Stanley Park, Morden Manitoba from Friday July 18th to Sunday July 20th to answer the public’s questions about archaeology and host an artifact identification clinic. Free admission. http://www.manitobatrappers.com/rendezvous.html

Bison Days

Jun 29 2014 (All day)
Birds Hill Park

The Manitoba Archaeological Society (MAS) volunteers will be at Bison Days at Birds Hill Park on Sunday, June 29th to answer the public’s questions about archaeology and conduct a flint knapping demonstration and pottery making session. Public event. Free admission. Bison Days: Come out for our annual event to discover Manitoba's rich cultural history. Activities include a bannock bake, atlatl spear throwing, hayrides, crafts, games and more! http://www.travelmanitoba.com/includes/calendar-of-events/Bison-Days/40651/

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