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July 2017
Science, All Ages

July 29

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Ferret Feeding Frenzy!

Watch our endangered black-footed ferrets tear into their weekend meal. Not for the squeamish or faint of heart…you’ve been warned!

Music, All Ages

July 30

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Reactable Remix

Wanna master the super-cool Reactable? Drop by the Reactable Room in the Music & Sound Lab for expert guidance, and see if you can get the club jumpin’.

Theater, Science, History, All Ages

July 30

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

Total Eclipse of the MoD

On Aug. 21, 2017, people across the United States will see the sun disappear behind the moon, turning daylight into twilight as we experience a total solar eclipse. This summer come get the scoop on exactly what happens during an eclipse and learn how you’ll be able to best observe the eclipse in August during this live-presenter led show.

August 2017
Theater, Science, All Ages

August 1

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$5 - $7

Undiscovered Planets: The Search for Life Beyond Our Solar System

Are we alone? We’ve discovered over 1,500 planets orbiting other stars…and NASA predicts we’ll find life within the next 20 years beyond Earth. In our OtterBox Digital Dome Theater, explore what it takes to support life on other planets, and how technology is helping us search for new planets in our galaxy.

Music, All Ages

August 2

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Reactable Remix

Wanna master the super-cool Reactable? Drop by the Reactable Room in the Music & Sound Lab for expert guidance, and see if you can get the club jumpin’.

Theater, Science, History, All Ages

August 2

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

Total Eclipse of the MoD

On Aug. 21, 2017, people across the United States will see the sun disappear behind the moon, turning daylight into twilight as we experience a total solar eclipse. This summer come get the scoop on exactly what happens during an eclipse and learn how you’ll be able to best observe the eclipse in August during this live-presenter led show.

Music, History, Kids

August 3

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

Storytime in the Dome: Dino Tracks!

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 Dino Tracks in the immersive OtterBox Digital Dome Theater. After we see the pages turn on the big screen, join us on the rooftop observation deck to make your very own dinosaur mask to take home with you!

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

Theater, Science, All Ages

August 3

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$5 - $7

Undiscovered Planets: The Search for Life Beyond Our Solar System

Are we alone? We’ve discovered over 1,500 planets orbiting other stars…and NASA predicts we’ll find life within the next 20 years beyond Earth. In our OtterBox Digital Dome Theater, explore what it takes to support life on other planets, and how technology is helping us search for new planets in our galaxy.

Music, Teens, Adults

August 3

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.

Science, Teens, Adults

August 3

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Northern Colorado Astronomical Society

Join the Northern Colorado Astronomical Society (NCAS) for their monthly meeting at the Museum! Each month brings a new presenter and exciting topics, like tracking satellites, the science of black holes, and other cool explorations in space science. Visit www.nocoastro.org for more information.

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