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September 2017
Music, All Ages

September 20

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Garage Jam

Stop by the Music Garage and rock out! Jam with a friend or two, and try out your chops on a variety of instruments. Museum staff will be there to help you out…but please, don’t play Free Bird.

Theater, Science, History, All Ages

September 20

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
$5 - $7

Seeing!

Ride a photon across the galaxy to your mind’s eye and experience how we see. “SEEING!” follows a photon’s creation and journey across the galaxy to a young stargazer’s eye. The viewer follows the photon into the girl’s eye, learning the structures of the eye and their functions, prior to taking a ride on the optic nerve.

Runtime: 22 minutes | View the trailer!

Theater, Science, All Ages

September 20

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
$5 - $7

Dynamic Earth

In this film you’ll ride along on swirling ocean and wind currents, dive into the heart of a monster hurricane, come face-to-face with sharks and gigantic whales, and fly into roiling volcanoes as you explore the interlocking systems that shape Earth’s climate: the atmosphere, oceans, and the biosphere.

Runtime: 25 minutes | View the trailer!

Theater, Science, History, All Ages

September 20

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
$5 - $7

Dream to Fly

Since the beginning of history, people have dreamed of flying. Tales of mythical dragon flights thrilled ancient dreamers. Storytellers wove airy fantasies of magic carpet rides. Leonardo da Vinci stoked the dreams of flight with his fantastic drawings and through his eyes, we learned to look to nature for the secrets of flight. Dream To Fly is a poetic and touching story of aviation development through the ages. It presents the significant milestones on our route to conquering the skies – both in terms of technological breakthroughs, as well as our perceptions of flying itself.

Runtime: 35 minutes | View the trailer!

Music, History, Kids

September 21

10:00 am - 11:00 am
$6 - $8

Storytime in the Dome: Pitter and Patter

Have you ever wanted to jump into a storybook? Well, now’s your chance! Experience storytime like never before as local children’s book illustrator, Cathy Morrison, reads her book Pitter and Patter in the immersive OtterBox Digital Dome Theater. After we see the pages turn on the big screen, join us in the Learning Labs for a related craft!

10:15 am – 11:15 am
$8 per person, $6 for members

Music, All Ages

September 21

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Garage Jam

Stop by the Music Garage and rock out! Jam with a friend or two, and try out your chops on a variety of instruments. Museum staff will be there to help you out…but please, don’t play Free Bird.

Theater, Science, All Ages

September 21

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
$5 - $7

Incoming!

Embark on a journey back in time and across the Solar System, following the paths of asteroids and comets that have collided with Earth—and those that roam far from home. These ancient objects travel billions of years before reaching Earth, and their impact can be so powerful that just one collision can change the course of life on our planet.

Runtime: 22 minutes | View the trailer!

Music, Teens, Adults

September 21

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Garage Studio

Book our Music Garage for a recording session! Bring your band, use our gear, and lay down one of your tracks with our sound equipment. Learn the ins & outs of mixing music, and when all is said and done, you’ll have a recording of your song to share with your fans!

Note: Pre-registration required. For more information or to book the Music Garage, e-mail music@fcmod.org.

Theater, Science, Kids

September 21

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
$5 - $7

The Accidental Astronauts: An Earth Sun Moon Adventure

Follow the adventures of Cy and Annie and their dog Armstrong as they embark on an unexpected journey into space! Explore the Earth, Sun and Moon system with a wise-cracking starship computer. Bounce along with them on the surface of the Moon. Get up close and personal with a solar storm. And gain a new appreciation of our home planet.

Runtime: 32 minutes | View the trailer!

Theater, Science, All Ages

September 21

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
$5 - $7

From Earth to the Universe

Take a journey of discovery that’s as big as the universe itself! From humanity’s earliest notions of the cosmos to the view from today’s grandest telescopes, we continue to wonder and learn about our place in this awesome vastness. You’ll never look at the night sky the same way again after traveling From Earth to the Universe!

Runtime: 30 minutes | View the trailer!

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