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November 2019

Music, All Ages

November 24

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Included with admission

Pop-Up Music: The Music of Video Games

Cardboard speakers, basic ukulele chords, drum circles… we’ve got a lot of activities in our repertoire, so who knows what we’ll pull out next?

Do you have a favorite video game? Odds are you remember the theme song! Stop on by the Pop-Up: Music of Video Games and learn about the music from classic games: Mario, Tetris, Zelda, and more!

Join us in the exhibits gallery for an activity that rocks as hard as you do (well, almost!).

Pop-Up Music activities are included with admission/your membership.

December 2019

Science, All Ages

December 1

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Included with admission

Video Games That Matter

Choose your quest, level up, and play video games that matter! Explore how these virtual worlds are making a difference in the real one. Meet the innovators using video game software, storytelling techniques, and displays to create empathy, study human health, and design the future! Play for yourself and discover how your gaming skills can save the world.

Today’s Innovators: Ryan and Amy Green from Numinous Games

Included with admission/membership

Music, Teens, Adults

December 5

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Musician Meetup

Join FCMoD’s Musician Meetup and connect with fellow musicians and music fans! Experience group jams, get advice, or listen to your favorite music genre or artist. Come with ideas of what you’d like Musician Meetup to be…and don’t forget to bring your instruments! Designed for all skill levels.

Free museum admission with participation.

 

Science, All Ages

December 7

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Included with admission

Take Apart Day

Join us the 1st Saturday of each month for our traditional Take Apart Day and deconstruct everything from alarm clocks to printers! See electronics from inside out!

Take Apart activities are included with admission/membership.

Sponsored by I.T. Refresh.

History, All Ages

December 8

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Included with admission

Hands-On History

Here at FCMoD, we know that history is so much more than words in a textbook.

Explore the fascinating world of our region’s past with a hands-on craft or activity in the exhibits gallery. We might even have more fun than Auntie Stone at her dinner parties!

Included with admission.

 

Sponsored by

Music, Teens, Adults

December 12

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Musician Meetup

Join FCMoD’s Musician Meetup and connect with fellow musicians and music fans! Experience group jams, get advice, or listen to your favorite music genre or artist. Come with ideas of what you’d like Musician Meetup to be…and don’t forget to bring your instruments! Designed for all skill levels.

Free museum admission with participation.

 

Science, All Ages

December 15

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Included with admission

Meet the Animals

Are you ready for face-to-face encounters with FCMoD’s creatures, critters, and creepy-crawlies?

Scamper into our Animal Encounters exhibit to dig deeper into the animal kingdom. It’s more fun than a barrel of monkeys!

Included with admission.

Theater, Music, Science, History, All Ages

December 15

5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

Annual Member Holiday Party

Santa’s coming to town and this year, he’s bringing Mrs. Claus too! Join us for the annual Member Holiday Party on Sunday, December 15. Both Mr. & Mrs. Claus will be available for sittings and in typical FCMoD fashion, we’ll have holiday themed activities spread throughout the gallery. We hope you’ll join us!

This event is free for members. Due to limited capacity, we can only accommodate members of FCMoD. Please RSVP to reserve your space today!

Please note: photography will be taking place.

Music, Teens, Adults

December 19

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Musician Meetup

Join FCMoD’s Musician Meetup and connect with fellow musicians and music fans! Experience group jams, get advice, or listen to your favorite music genre or artist. Come with ideas of what you’d like Musician Meetup to be…and don’t forget to bring your instruments! Designed for all skill levels.

Free museum admission with participation.

 

Theater, Science, History, All Ages

December 21

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Included with admission

Museum Takeover: Snow Day

Do you want to build a snowman? Come chill with us at the museum! Discover all about the science of snow, and how important ice is to our world’s climate. There will be hands-on activities and experiments for all ages. It will be snow much fun!

Museum Takeover is a monthly series where we deep dive into a particular subject with fun and educational activity stations in the exhibits gallery. Activities are open to all ages, but recommended for children 5 and older.

Museum Takeover activities are included with admission/membership.

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