VC’s Museum of the Coastal Bend to host fun, fall events

Victoria College’s Museum of the Coastal Bend will host fun and family-friendly events this fall.

Celebrate International Archaeology Day on Saturday, Oct. 21 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Participate in free activities for children and adults. The museum’s Public Archaeology Lab volunteers will host a free artifact ID session from 1-3 p.m.

Hands-on History: Cave Painting will also be taking place on Saturday, Oct. 21, from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Learn how to make pigments from powdered minerals and create your own cave art paintings and drawings just like the early people of Texas. Appropriate for children and adults; $5 supply fee per person. Free for museum members and VC employees. Advance registration is not required for Hands-on History activities. Supplies are limited; first-come, first-served.

Experience the museum like never before this spooky season at Spooky Flashlight Tour on Thursday, Oct. 26, from 5-7 p.m. Flashlights will be furnished to all attendees.

The museum is located at 2200 E. Red River. For more event details or information, contact Claudia Moseley, MCB Education Coordinator at (361) 582-2559.