Landmark landscape

CALENDAR OF EVENTS
All programs are free of charge, unless otherwise indicated.

JANUARY

FEBRUARY

MARCH

Saturday, March 14 Night Hike
Experience the nocturnal nature of Yellowhouse Draw and tour the night sky at our "Landmark After Dark" night hike. Night hikes begin at dusk, 30 minutes before the official time of sunset. Tonight, sunset is at 7:54 p.m., so we will begin at 7:24 p.m. Be sure to wear comfortable, sturdy, closed-toed shoes. Night hikes are always held, weather permitting.

March 17, 18, 19 Spring Break Fest
Classes during Spring Break Fest 2015 are for ages 5-10 from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday.

prairie dogs.

March 20 The Landmark is closed for Spring Break

APRIL

Saturday, April 18 Night Hike
Experience the nocturnal nature of Yellowhouse Draw and tour the night sky at our "Landmark After Dark" night hike. Night hikes begin at dusk, 30 minutes before the official time of sunset. Tonight, sunset is at 8:20 p.m., so we will begin at 7:50 p.m. Be sure to wear comfortable, sturdy, closed-toed shoes. Night hikes are always held, weather permitting.


MAY

Saturday, May 16 Night Hike
Experience the nocturnal nature of Yellowhouse Draw and tour the night sky at our "Landmark After Dark" night hike. Night hikes begin at dusk, 30 minutes before the official time of sunset. Tonight, sunset is at 8:41 p.m., so we will begin at 8:11 p.m. Be sure to wear comfortable, sturdy, closed-toed shoes. Night hikes are always held, weather permitting. Click here to register.

Yellowhouse Draw

JUNE

Beginning Tuesday, June 2 Summer Youth Classes

Amazing Summer Adventures - June 2 through July 17
Please note:
All classes are taught Tuesdays through Fridays.
For ages 5*-10.

All classes are from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

We are closed on Mondays.

Amazing Summer Adventures provide learning experiences for the following age groups: *5-6 year olds, 7-8 year olds, and 9-10 year olds. Students will be outside most of the time each day. Please supply your child with a hat or cap, sun screen, insect repellant, and a water bottle. Students will be working with paint, glue, markers, and other non-traditional supplies; it will be messy and fun so they should dress accordingly. Wear close-toed shoes, NO SANDALS, NO FLIP-FLOPS.

*Children must be 5 years old before June 1st and have been to kindergarten, Headstart, or other curriculum-based home school or day care program.

All of the summer classes are full to capacity.
Thank you for your interest in the Landmark!

For more information about Amazing Summer Adventures, call 806 742 1116 or email landmark.education@ttu.edu

 

Saturday, June 13 National Trails Day
Kick off your summer between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., by exploring the Llano Estcado Trail system at the Landmark. Explore our 4.5 miles of trails, create a nature journal, learn to identify native plants and more! Click here to register.

Saturday, June 20 Night Hike
Experience the nocturnal nature of Yellowhouse Draw and tour the night sky at our "Landmark After Dark" night hike. Night hikes begin at dusk, 30 minutes before the official time of sunset. Tonight, sunset is at 9:00 p.m., so we will begin at 8:30 p.m. Be sure to wear comfortable, sturdy, closed-toed shoes. Night hikes are always held, weather permitting. Click here to register.

JULY

The Landmark will be closed Saturday, July 4th
for the Independence Day holiday!

July Youth Classes

July 7, 8, 9, 10  Archaeology in Action
Archaeology and Paleontology, is there a difference? Do we dig up dinosaurs? What is archaeology? Why is archaeology important to our lives today? Investigate answers to these questions as you participate in archaeological activities. Talk to a real archaeologist and visit a real research laboratory.

July 14, 15, 16, 17 Radical Reptiles and Their Habitat
What is a Texas Horned Lizard? What kinds of snakes call the Landmark home? What is a turtle's habitat? Who are reptile predators? Learn fun facts about reptiles of the Plains ... not as slimy as you think!


Saturday, July 11 Archaeology in Action
Here's your chance to see "archaeology in action" as you interact with the excavators and the lab crew. Visit all of the places not usually open to the public during this special event! Click here to register.

Explore our current excavations and tour our lab!
Guided tours leave from the Interpretive Center at
9:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m.
1:00 p.m.

Other activities continue throughout this special day from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

 

Saturday, July 18 Night Hike
Experience the nocturnal nature of Yellowhouse Draw and tour the night sky at our "Landmark After Dark" night hike. Night hikes begin at dusk, 30 minutes before the official time of sunset. Tonight, sunset is at 8:58 p.m., so we will begin at 8:30 p.m. Be sure to wear comfortable, sturdy, closed-toed shoes. Night hikes are always held, weather permitting. Click here to register.

AUGUST

Saturday, August 15 Night Hike
Experience nocturnal nature and the night sky in Yellowhouse Draw at our "Landmark After Dark" night hike. Night hikes begin at dusk, 30 minutes before the official time of sunset. Tonight, sunset is at 8:35 p.m., so we will begin at 8:05 p.m. Be sure to wear comfortable, sturdy, closed-toed shoes. Night hikes are always held, weather permitting. Click here to register.

SEPTEMBER

Saturday, September 12 Night Hike
Experience nocturnal nature and the night sky in Yellowhouse Draw at our "Landmark After Dark" night hike. Night hikes begin at dusk, 30 minutes before the official time of sunset. Tonight, sunset is at 8:00 p.m., so we will begin at 7:30 p.m. Be sure to wear comfortable, sturdy, closed-toed shoes. Night hikes are always held, weather permitting.

Great Horned Owl 

 

OCTOBER

Saturday, October 10 Festival of Cultural Heritage
Join us as we celebrate the many cultures who have called the Landmark home over thousands of years. Details to be announced.

Saturday, October 17 Night Hike
Experience nocturnal nature and the night sky in Yellowhouse Draw at our "Landmark After Dark" night hike. Night hikes begin at dusk, 30 minutes before the official time of sunset. Tonight, sunset is at 7:13 p.m., so we will begin at 6:43 p.m. Be sure to wear comfortable, sturdy, closed-toed shoes. Night hikes are always held, weather permitting.

 

NOVEMBER

Closed for the Thanksgiving holiday Thursday,
November 26 through Sunday, November 29.
We will re-open Tuesday, December 1.

 

DECEMBER

Closed for the Christmas holidays
according to the Texas Tech University schedule.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Updated July 2, 2015