Events

10th Annual Poppies Fest

April 2, 2016
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
4301 Woodrow Bean Transmountain El Paso, Texas 79924

Venue:
El Paso Museum of Archaeology
Admission:
Free Admission
Website:
https://archaeology.elpasotexas.gov/events/2016/4/2/10th-annual-poppies-fest
Contact Name:
Debbie Cuilty
Contact E-mail Address:
Deborah.Cuilty@gmail.com
Contact Phone Number:
(915) 755-4332

Visitors to the annual festival can enjoy live performances by Danza Moreno, Tumbleweed Dance Group, Gila Dancers. Brandon Bailey Johnson will perform the national anthem, and La Papaya Riot band will provide live musical entertainment. The Society for Creative Anachronism and the El Paso Museum of Archaeology will host live archery demonstrations. The Museum of Archaeology will be open throughout the day featuring 14,000 years of prehistory in the El Paso area, the greater Southwest, and northern Mexico. Visitors can learn more about the effort to have Castner Range named a national monument by watching the video “Saving Castner” which will be playing in the museum auditorium. Congressman Beto O’Rouke will be a guest speaker at the event. His remarks will begin at 11:30 a.m.


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