Events for February 18, 2023
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Black-footed 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!
The presentation will start at about 10:15 a.m.
Museum admission is not required to attend this program, but the capacity is limited and first-come, first-served.
Follow the adventures of Cy and Annie and their dog Armstrong as they embark on an unexpected journey into space!
Explore the Earth, Sun and Moon system with a wise-cracking spaceship computer. See an asteroid crash into the Moon. Bounce along with them on the lunar surface. Get up close and personal with a solar storm. And gain a new appreciation of our home planet.
Please arrive early. The show will start at 10:30 a.m.
Runtime: 32 minutes | View the trailer
Forward! To the Moon
Forward to the Moon is a look into NASA’s Artemis program, the next step in our mission to explore the universe and land the first woman and person of color on the surface of the Moon. Kari Byron from Crash Test World and MythBusters narrates.
Please arrive early. The show will start at 11:15 a.m.
Runtime: 30 minutes | View the trailer
Local Music 360
Join us in the Otterbox Digital Dome Theater to experience your favorite local artists 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: 30 minutes.
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