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December 2017

Third Thursday Food for Thought Presentation – “Celebrating the Solstice”

December 21 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Picture Rocks Redemptorist Renewal Center,
7101 W. Picture Rocks Rd., Tucson, AZ United States
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On Thursday, December 21, 2017, Old Pueblo Archaeology Center’s “Third Thursday Food for Thought” event will feature Picture Rocks Petroglyphs Tour, Dinner, and “Celebrating the Solstice: Southwestern Rock Calendars and Ancient Time Pieces” presentation by archaeologist Allen Dart in the Dining Hall and Petroglyph Auditorium of the Picture Rocks Redemptorist Renewal Center (PRRNC), 7101 W. Picture Rocks Road, Tucson. Petroglyphs tour starts at 5:00 p.m., dinner at 6:00, presentation 7:15-8:30 p.m. Dinner $15 per person, tour and presentation free. Native…

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January 2018

Third Thursday Food for Thought Presentation – “From the Four Corners to the Lands of Chocolate”

January 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
U-Like Oriental Buffet Asian Cuisine,
330 S. Wilmot Road, Tucson, AZ United States
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Old Pueblo Archaeology Center’s “Third Thursday Food for Thought” dinner on Thursday, January 18, 2018, will feature the presentation “From the Four Corners to the Lands of Chocolate: Mayan Southwestern Historical Contact, Ideas and Trade” by Dr. Sharonah Fredrick (cosponsored by Arizona Humanities). Contrary to now-discounted ideas that the Native cultures of the Southwest lived in isolation from each other, recent archaeology has revealed, at Chaco Canyon and many other sites throughout the lands of the Four Corners, the civilizations…

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February 2018

Third Thursday Food for Thought Presentation – “Cochise and Bascom, How the Apache Wars Began”

February 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
El Molinito Mexican Restaurant,
10180 N. Oracle Rd., Tucson, AZ United States
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Old Pueblo Archaeology Center’s “Third Thursday Food for Thought” dinner featuring “Cochise and Bascom, How the Apache Wars Began” free presentation by historian Doug Hocking at El Molinito Mexican Restaurant, 10180 N. Oracle Rd., Oro Valley, Arizona, from 6:00 to 8:30 pm; cosponsored by Arizona Humanities. In 1861, Lieutenant George Bascom confronted Chiricahua Apache leader Cochise demanding the return of the abducted boy, Felix Ward (aka Mickey Free). The epic 14-day affair, 70 soldiers surrounded by 500 Apaches rescued by…

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March 2018

Third Thursday Food for Thought Presentation – “El Camino del Diablo”

March 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Old Pueblo Archaeology Center’s “Third Thursday Food for Thought” dinner featuring the presentation “El Camino del Diablo” by Charles R. “Butch” Farabee at a Tucson-area restaurant to be announced. This free presentation is from 6:00 to 8:30 pm. **** Description coming. Reservations are required: info@oldpueblo.org or 520-798-1201. PLEASE WAIT TO HEAR FROM OLD PUEBLO THAT YOUR RESERVATION HAS BEEN CONFIRMED BEFORE ATTENDING because the Fire Code limits how many guests we can have in the restaurant meeting room. Reservations must…

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Third Thursday Food for Thought – “El Camino del Diablo”

March 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
El Molinito Mexican Restaurant,
10180 N. Oracle Rd., Tucson, AZ United States
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On Thursday March 15, 2018, Old Pueblo Archaeology Center’s “Third Thursday Food for Thought” dinner will feature the presentation “El Camino del Diablo, The Devil’s Highway” by retired National Park Service Superintendent Charles R. “Butch” Farabee at El Molinito Mexican Restaurant, 10180 N. Oracle Rd., Oro Valley, Arizona. This free presentation (order your own dinner off of the restaurant’s menu) is from 6:00 to 8:30 pm. On the National Register of Historic Places, El Camino del Diablo, The Devil’s Highway,…

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