Events for October 2, 2022
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Earth Matters: Rethink the future
Our special exhibition is now open! Earth Matters invites us to reimagine a more sustainable future through hands-on and interactive exhibits. Visitors will engage in themes such as biodiversity, rising global temperatures, and carbon emissions while creating lasting perspectives about the bigger roles we play in our environments.
Earth Matters is open until January 8, 2023, and is presented by Odell Brewing Co, HP Inc., and Kaiser Permanente. The exhibition is presented bilingually and is free with museum admission.
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.
Please arrive early. The show will start at 10:30 a.m.
Runtime: 23 minutes | View the trailer
Dream To Fly
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.
Please arrive early. The show will start at 11:15 a.m.
Runtime: 35 minutes | View the trailer
David Bowie 360
Join us in the Otterbox Digital Dome Theater to experience David Bowie in a whole new light!
FCMoD’s music series has something for everyone – from throwbacks of rock idols to the chart topping hits of today’s artists. The Dome’s 360° state-of-the-art digital projection systems bring these shows to life, while our booming surround sound system will have you hearing your favorite artists like never-before.
Note: Due to the nature of music lyrics, some content may be inappropriate for younger audiences.
Please arrive early. The show will start at 2 p.m.
Runtime: 60 minutes. Pricing: $6/$4 for members
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.
Please arrive early. The show will start at 3:30 p.m.
Runtime: 25 minutes | View the trailer!