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10:30 am

Theater, Science, Kids

December 2

10:30 am - 11:00 am
$5 – $7

One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure

Join Big Bird, Elmo and their friend, Hu Hu Zhu for a look at the stars. Take an imaginary trip to our Moon, learn how to find the Big Dipper and North Star, and see how we all share the same sky.

Runtime: 23 minutes | View the trailer!

11:30 am

Theater, Music, All Ages

December 2

11:30 am - 12:00 pm
$5 – $7

Let it Snow

Let it Snow is an amazing holiday music spectacle, featuring a variety of festive classics from Frank Sinatra and Chuck Berry to Burl Ives and Brenda Lee. It includes a stunning finale by the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. The soundtrack is enhanced with colorful thematic animation and full-dome scenery.

Runtime: 30 minutes | View the trailer!

1:00 pm

Theater, Science, History, All Ages

December 2

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
$5 – $7

Explore

Have you ever wondered how spacecraft navigate quickly and accurately to Earth orbit and beyond? Find out in EXPLORE, an odyssey to the planet Mars through the lens of humanity’s fascination with the stars — from ancient stargazers and astrologers to the breakthrough discoveries of Nicolaus Copernicus and Johannes Kepler.

Runtime: 27 minutes | View the trailer!

2:00 pm

Theater, Science, All Ages

December 2

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
$5 – $7

Life: A Cosmic Story

How did life on Earth begin? Find out on this journey through time. Witness key events since the Big Bang that set the stage for life. See the first stars ignite, galaxies coalesce and entire worlds take shape. On a young Earth, two scenarios for the dawn of life are presented – one near a turbulent, deep-sea, hydro-thermal vent, and the other in a primordial hot puddle on a volcanic island.

Runtime: 25 minutes | View the trailer!

History, Teens, Adults

December 2

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$5 – $7

SOLD OUT – Stitching Through Time: Diorama Drama

“Stitching Through Time” is a monthly crafting series where you’ll meet to make a project and learn about its history in the process.

Have you ever wanted to create a tiny world of your very own? Join the Collections Curators of FCMoD and Denver-based small-scale sculpture artist Becky Wareing Steele as we explore the imagination and creation behind miniatures and dioramas.  First, we’ll delve into a detailed diminutive diorama from the museum’s collection that depicts the Fort Collins military post as it appeared in 1866. Then, Becky will share insights from her work and guide us on the creation of our own unique miniature environments. All supplies will be provided for you to craft your own pocket-sized scene.

$7/$5 for members.

Ages 16+, with exceptions for parents with children who would like to come along.

Photo courtesy of Becky Wareing Steele.

2:30 pm

Science, All Ages

December 2

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Ferret Feeding Frenzy

Visit with the museum’s very own live black-footed ferrets – who knows, you might become BFFs with our BFFs! Join us every Saturday & Sunday in Natural Areas Exhibit Zone at 2:30pm to watch as our furry friends tear into their weekend meal. Not for the squeamish or faint of heart… you’ve been warned!

 

3:00 pm

Theater, Music, All Ages

December 2

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
$5 – $7

Let it Snow

Let it Snow is an amazing holiday music spectacle, featuring a variety of festive classics from Frank Sinatra and Chuck Berry to Burl Ives and Brenda Lee. It includes a stunning finale by the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. The soundtrack is enhanced with colorful thematic animation and full-dome scenery.

Runtime: 30 minutes | View the trailer!

4:00 pm

Theater, Music, All Ages

December 2

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
$5 – $7

Experience The Aurora

Over seven months in the Arctic Circle, our crews captured timelapse images of the Aurora Borealis with high resolution digital SLR cameras outfitted with fisheye lenses. The results are spectacular. For the first time the aurora has been captured as it was meant to be experienced, as a display that covers the entire sky. This immersive show shares the science behind the aurora and tells the story of our quest to find and photograph the aurora for wraparound display in full-dome theaters.

Runtime: 27 minutes | View the trailer!

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