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11:30 am

Theater, Science, Kids

September 18

11:30 am - 12:00 pm
$2 – $4

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!

2:00 pm

Theater, Science, All Ages

September 18

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
$2 – $4

CAPCOM GO! The Apollo Story

What did it take to get humans to the surface of the Moon? What challenges did the engineers, scientists, and astronauts who worked to achieve that goal face? From award winning fulldome producer NSC Creative comes their latest show, an immersive historical documentary that showcases the achievements of the Apollo program and what it took to put the first human on the Moon.

Runtime: 25 minutes | View the trailer!

3:00 pm

Theater, Science, All Ages

September 18

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
$2 – $4

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!

4:00 pm

Theater, Science, All Ages

September 18

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
$2 – $4

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!

6:00 pm

Music, Science, Adults

September 18

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$15 – $20

Discovery Distilled: DiscoTech

Come get your groove on at FCMoD’s very own Silent Disco – the loudest dance party no one else can hear! With two DJs to tune into, your very own set of lighted headphones, and the museum’s unique environment, this will be a night to remember. Come dance on the rooftop with a drink in your hand and explore the latest technology from VR to 3-D printing at Discovery Distilled: DiscoTech.

Tickets $20/15 members. One drink ticket, snacks, and unforgettable experiences are included with admission.

Discovery Distilled is a 21+, casual, after-hours series at Fort Collins Museum of Discovery. Must be 21+ to participate.

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