• October 20th-International Archaeology Day. For more information (see https://www.archaeological.org/archaeologyday/events for more details). Many archaeology organizations celebrate throughout the month of October. For a variety of events and programming around the country and throughout the world visit https://www.archaeological.org/archaeologyday/events 

• October 24th-27th-76th Annual Plains Anthropological Conference in San Antonio, TX (see http://plainsanthropologicalsociety.org/meeting for more details)