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10:00 am

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November 19

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Ferret Feeding

Visit with FCMoD’s very own live black-footed ferrets, the most endangered mammal in North America!

Join us in the Natural Areas Exhibit to learn about the conservation work being done to return black-footed ferrets to the wild, from the national captive breeding program to new advances in cloning. Meet our black-footed ferrets and watch as our furry friends tear into their weekend meal. Who knows, you just might become BFFs with our BFFs!

Museum admission is not required to attend this program, but the capacity is limited and first-come, first-served.

, All Ages

November 19

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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November 19

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free

Foley Art

KaBoom! Zing! Clank. Screeeeech… Join FCMoD as we explore Foley Art – the art of adding sound to post-production cinema. Learn about the history of sound in film, and discover what tools are used to create the pew pew of  laser blasters, the clip-clop of horse hooves, and the simple background noise of everyday life. Get ready for hands-on exploration of how a variety of sounds are made by foley artists while you build your very own sound-creation tool kit!

10:30 am

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

November 19

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

11:15 am

Theater, All Ages

November 19

11:15 am - 11:45 am
$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 11:15 a.m.

Runtime: 27 minutes | View the trailer

2:00 pm

Theater, Music, Teens, Adults

November 19

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Prince 360

Join us in the Otterbox Digital Dome Theater to experience Prince 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
Attend a viewing of Capcom Go! Apollo Story at The Dome at Fort Collins Museum of Discovery Sundays.

November 19

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
$4

CAPCOM GO: The Apollo Story in Spanish!

Join us for a presentation of Capcom Go in Spanish!

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 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.

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

Runtime: 25 minutes | View the trailer

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