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September 2019

Science, History, Kids

September 20

9:00 am - 4:00 pm
$48 – $60

School Day Out Camp: Dino Discovery

Dig, discover, and develop the skill of telling stories through fossils. Become a dino expert as you explore the life of dinosaurs and what it’s like to be a Paleontologist! Dinosaurs…can you dig it? ⛏️

Ages 6-8*. $60/$48 member. Registration is required at least 24 hours in advance, and space is limited.

School Day Out Camp takes place from 9:00am to 4:00pm when Poudre School District is not in session. Caregivers can drop their students off at the School Group Entrance at FCMoD, located at the south end of the building nearest the parking lot entrance. Students should bring a lunch, 1-2 snacks, and a water bottle.

 

*If you received a communication that this camp is best for ages 6-11, that was in error. Please note this camp is best suited for ages 6-8.

Theater, Science, All Ages

September 20

2:00 pm - 2:30 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!

Theater, Science, All Ages

September 20

3:00 pm - 3:30 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!

Theater, Science, All Ages

September 20

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!

Theater, Music, All Ages

September 20

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
$8 – $10

Wire Faces – Live in the Dome

Join us in the OtterBox Digital Dome Theater for a live concert experience with Fort Collins-based rock quartet Wire Faces! Experience live music from Wire Faces like never seen – or heard – before. Along with their with their post-punk afrobeat-inspired experimental rock, experience live-generated visuals reacting to the music across the immersive 360° dome. This is live music like you’ve never experienced before.

Doors open at 7:30 pm, performance starts at 8:00 pm.
Cash bar will be available.

$10/$8 for members. Pre-registration is recommended.

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Science, History,

September 21

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Discovery Lab: Dino Dig

Become FCMoD Certified Paleontologists!

Discovery Labs are hour-long labs designed for families to explore a topic together. Travel back in time, and learn about the awesome adaptations of dinosaurs big and small. Then, travel to our Big Backyard to excavate and interpret fossils for yourself. It’ll be a bone-a fide good time! Parts of this program take place outside, so please dress accordingly. Sunscreen and a hat are recommended.

$5 family of 6 or fewer/$4 member family
All ages are welcome, but this topic is recommended for ages 7+. Children must be accompanied by at least one adult. Space is limited to six families.
Theater, Science, All Ages

September 21

1:00 pm - 1:30 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!

Science, History,

September 21

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Discovery Lab: Dino Dig

Become FCMoD Certified Paleontologists!

Discovery Labs are hour-long labs designed for families to explore a topic together. Travel back in time, and learn about the awesome adaptations of dinosaurs big and small. Then, travel to our Big Backyard to excavate and interpret fossils for yourself. It’ll be a bone-a fide good time! Parts of this program take place outside, so please dress accordingly. Sunscreen and a hat are recommended.

$5 family of 6 or fewer/$4 member family
All ages are welcome, but this topic is recommended for ages 7+. Children must be accompanied by at least one adult. Space is limited to six families.
Theater, Science, All Ages

September 21

2:00 pm - 2:30 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!

Science, All Ages

September 21

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Free

Ferret Feeding Frenzy

Visit with the museum’s very own live black-footed ferrets – who knows, you might become BFFs with our BFFs! Join us every Saturday & Sunday in Natural Areas Exhibit Zone at 2:30pm to watch as our furry friends tear into their weekend meal. Not for the squeamish or faint of heart… you’ve been warned!

 

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