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Verde Valley Archaeology Center

928-597-0066|http://www.verdevalleyarchaeology.org/

February 2023

Why Arizona Dark Skies Matter with Matthew Goodwin

February 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Verde Valley Archaeology Center, 460 W Finnie Flat Road
Camp Verde, AZ 86322 United States
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Flagstaff, Arizona was the world’s first community designated an International Dark Sky Place for its active efforts reduce light pollution and protect the visibility of the night sky. There are now over 130 dark-sky communities, places, and parks globally. Arizona alone has 17 dark-sky places, which is more than any other country in the world. Why is it so important that we protect our nighttime views of the starry sky? Why should we turn out the lights at night and…

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March 2023

Chiles & Chocolate: Sweet and Spicy Foods in the American West with Christine Glenn/Sandy Sunseri

March 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Verde Valley Archaeology Center, 460 W Finnie Flat Road
Camp Verde, AZ 86322 United States
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Come have a taste of the rich and savory history of these food favorites, explore how early peoples used them, and how they have evolved and spread to all corners of the world. Food is a portal into culture and can convey a range of cultural meaning including occasion, social status, ethnicity, and wealth depending on the social context. Discover how chiles and chocolate became identity markers in gender roles and relationships, essential in rituals and religious customs, popular in…

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