Community Interest

Learn to Make Arrowheads Oct. 20

Are you interested in the age-old art of making arrowheads and other edged stone tools? Then join flintknapping expert Larry Kinsella from 12 to 5 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 20, for Hands-On Heritage: Flintknapping at the St. Charles County Heritage Museum, 1630 Heritage Landing in St. Peters. 

In this new hands-on class for beginners in flintknapping, participants will be guided through the process of making spear points, arrow points, knives, and a variety of other stone tools using chert and the traditional methods. Attendees also get to create and take home their very own stone. 

Cost is $15 per person and pre-registration is required. For more information or to register, call the museum at 636-255-6000 or visit http://bit.ly/2019FlintknappingatHeritageMuseum. Participants are asked to wear long pants to the class.