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9:00 am

Theater, Kids, Teens

January 2

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$150

Dome Masters: Intro to 360 Game Design

Love playing video games? How about creating them? What if the game you create could wrap all the way around you in a totally immersive experience? Join us this winter break to become some of the first game designers to create interactive experiences in FCMoD’s OtterBox Digital Dome Theater! Explore gaming in the dome and utilize professional tools to create your own unique 360º dome experience. At the end of the two-day camp, share the experience you’ve created with your friends and family during a special demonstration!

Student ages: 11-15 years old

Camp Dates: January 2 – January 3, 9:00am-4:00pm

Tuition: $150 per child (Members get a discount!)

*Please note this is a multi-day camp

10:15 am

Theater, Kids

January 2

10:15 am - 11:00 am
$4 – $5

Storytime in the Dome: Daytime Nighttime

Join us in the OtterBox Digital Dome Theater as we learn about animals that are awake during the day or the night! Follow the daytime and nighttime animals through all the months of the year and learn about their behavior in the different seasons.

After seeing the pages turn on the big screen, join us in the Learning Labs to make your very own daytime or nighttime animal habitat!

$5 per participating child / $4 for members- caregivers are free

11:30 am

Theater, Music, All Ages

January 2

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

January 2

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!

2:00 pm

Theater, Science, All Ages

January 2

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!

3:00 pm

Theater, Music, All Ages

January 2

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

January 2

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, All Ages

January 2

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free museum admission with participation.

Musician Meetup

Join FCMoD’s Musician Meetup and connect with fellow musicians and music fans! Experience group jams, get advice, or listen to your favorite music genre or artist. Come with ideas of what you’d like Musician Meetup to be…and don’t forget to bring your instruments! Designed for all skill levels.

Free museum admission with participation.

6:15 pm

Science, Teens, Adults

January 2

6:15 pm - 8:00 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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