Saturday in the Park: Tools & Weapons

On Saturday, May 20, 2023 from 11 am until 2 pm, Bill Skinner will be demonstrating the use of several types of tool and weapon technologies!

These demonstrations will include the atlatl and the bow and arrow, as well as ancient toolmaking traditions, such as flintknapping. Participants can take turns practicing with ancient tools and toolmaking technologies. Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult guardian to participate, all are welcome to observe.

How to Register

Please fill out this online form so that we know how many people to expect at the event.


This event will take place on Saturday, May 20, 2023 from 11 am until 2 pm.


All programs are free with paid park admission.

  • Adults – $8
  • Seniors (55-years-old and older) – $7
  • Students – $6
  • Under 5 – Free
  • Moundville Residents – Free
  • Native American visitors – Free with tribal membership card
  • UA Museums members – Free with museum membership


This program will take place inside the Jones Archaeological Museum.

Moundville is located 13 miles south of Tuscaloosa, off Alabama Highway 69 and the physical address is 634 Mound State Parkway, Moundville, AL 35474-6413.

Contact Information

If you have any questions, please email mmholley@ua.edu or call  (205) 371-8732.