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10:00 am

, All Ages

October 8

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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.

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October 8

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free

Origami: The Art of Paper Folding

Origami. Have you heard of it? Join our museum educators under the Linear Irrigator to explore the ancient art if paper folding. You will leave with not only the knowledge of how it began but with the ability to fold a creation from a number of options.

10:30 am

Theater, Kids
View One World at the museum this weekend, with our Live From The Dome Shows.

October 8

10:30 am - 11:00 am
$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.

Please arrive early. The show will start at 10:30 a.m.

Runtime: 23 minutes | View the trailer

11:00 am

Science, All Ages
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October 8

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

You Can Can It! Food Preservation with Amber Webb

Join us in FCMoD’s Learning Lab for the education program: ‘You Can Can It!’ Food Preservation with Amber Webb.

In partnership with the Colorado State University Extension Service, Amber Webb will share preservation tips so you can take part in this season’s garden bounty safely and deliciously.

This event is free, but registration is required.

11:15 am

Theater, Science, All Ages

October 8

11:15 am - 11:45 am
$4

Dynamic Earth

In this film you’ll ride along on swirling ocean and wind currents, dive into the heart of a monster hurricane, come face-to-face with sharks and gigantic whales, and fly into roiling volcanoes as you explore the interlocking systems that shape Earth’s climate: the atmosphere, oceans, and the biosphere. Narrated by Liam Neeson.

Please arrive early. The show will start at 11:15 a.m.

Runtime: 25 minutes | View the trailer!

2:00 pm

Theater, Music, Teens, Adults

October 8

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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

3:30 pm

Theater, All Ages

October 8

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
$4

Explore

Explore is the story of humanity’s fascination with the stars — from ancient stargazers and astrologers to the breakthrough discoveries of Nicolaus Copernicus and Johannes Kepler. Today’s explorers depend on Kepler’s genius for their work in space. Enjoy a beautifully visualized trip through the history of astronomy.

Please arrive early. The show will start at 3:30 p.m.

Runtime: 27 minutes | View the trailer

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