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10:30 am

Theater, Science, Kids

December 14

10:30 am - 11:00 am
$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!

11:00 am

Science, All Ages

December 14

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
$4 – $5

Discovery Lab: The Science of Snow

Ever wonder where snow comes from? Come learn about how tiny snowflakes are made and what makes them so unique. Be ready for an experiment that will freeze you in your tracks!

Get your lab coats ready and join us for Discovery Lab! Discovery Labs are hour-long programs designed for families to explore a topic together. From dissections to coding, what will you discover next? Discover more at fcmod.org/labs.

$5 per family of 6 or fewer people/$4 member family

All ages are welcome, but this topic is recommended for ages 7+. Children must be accompanied by at least one adult. Space is limited to six families.

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11:30 am

Theater, Music, All Ages

December 14

11:30 am - 12:00 pm
$2 – $4

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, All Ages

December 14

1:00 pm - 1:30 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!

1:30 pm

Science, All Ages

December 14

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
$4 – $5

Discovery Lab: The Science of Snow

Ever wonder where snow comes from? Come learn about how tiny snowflakes are made and what makes them so unique. Be ready for an experiment that will freeze you in your tracks!

Get your lab coats ready and join us for Discovery Lab! Discovery Labs are hour-long programs designed for families to explore a topic together. From dissections to coding, what will you discover next? Discover more at fcmod.org/labs.

$5 per family of 6 or fewer people/$4 member family

All ages are welcome, but this topic is recommended for ages 7+. Children must be accompanied by at least one adult. Space is limited to six families.

Sponsored by:

2:00 pm

Theater, Science, All Ages

December 14

2:00 pm - 2:30 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!

2:30 pm

Science, All Ages

December 14

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 14

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
$2 – $4

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, Science, All Ages

December 14

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
$2 – $4

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!

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