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December 2018

Science, All Ages

December 27

10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Included with admission

Winter Break Animal Extravaganza: Black-footed Ferret

In celebration of our final weeks of our temporary exhibit National Geographic Photo Ark, we are hosting an Animal Extravaganza! Each weekday of winter break, you’ll have the chance to meet different creatures and critters from around the world. Scamper on over and join the fun!

Thursday, 12/27, 10am to 12:30pm: Did you know that we are the only museum in the world to house Black-footed Ferrets? Come meet them for yourself, and get your questions answered by our Black-footed Ferret Program Coordinator.

All programs are subject to change as required by the animals and their caretakers. All programs are included with regular admission, with the exception of the Denver Zoo visit.

Science, Kids

December 27

10:15 am - 11:00 am
$4 – $5

Little STEAMers: Sink or Float Holiday Edition

Candy canes, jingle bells, ribbons, oh, my! Children will be introduced to the scientific method as they make predictions and observations about whether different holiday objects will sink or float when placed in water. After some guided exploration, they will finish off the class with a surprise experiment!

Through storytime, crafts, and hands-on activities, your preschooler will get to explore the building blocks of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math! Little STEAMers is designed especially for children 3-5 years old and their caregivers. Join us on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month, at both 10:15am & 2:15pm.

$5 per child/$4 for members – caregivers are free

Science, Kids

December 27

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
$4 – $5

Little STEAMers: Sink or Float Holiday Edition

Candy canes, jingle bells, ribbons, oh, my! Children will be introduced to the scientific method as they make predictions and observations about whether different holiday objects will sink or float when placed in water. After some guided exploration, they will finish off the class with a surprise experiment!

Through storytime, crafts, and hands-on activities, your preschooler will get to explore the building blocks of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math! Little STEAMers is designed especially for children 3-5 years old and their caregivers. Join us on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month, at both 10:15am & 2:15pm.

$5 per child/$4 for members – caregivers are free

Music, Teens, Adults

December 27

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 28

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Included with admission

Winter Break Animal Extravaganza: W.O.L.F Sanctuary

In celebration of our final weeks of our temporary exhibit National Geographic Photo Ark, we are hosting an Animal Extravaganza! Each weekday of winter break, you’ll have the chance to meet different creatures and critters from around the world. Scamper on over and join the fun!

Friday, 12/28, 11am to 12pm: Say howl-o to a very special guest — a wolf! Join the W.O.L.F. Sanctuary for a meet-and-greet, and learn all about what wolves and wolf dogs need. This program will take place outdoors, so dress for the weather!

All programs are subject to change as required by the animals and their caretakers. All programs are included with regular admission, with the exception of the Denver Zoo visit.

Theater, Music, Adults

December 28

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$10 – $12

SOLD OUT – LaserDome: The Beatles

Come Together at LaserDome: The Beatles on December 28th & 29th! Utilizing our state-of-the-art digital projection systems and other special effects in the OtterBox Digital Dome Theater, this is going to be nothing like the laser shows you might have seen before. Come and experience the songs you know and love from The Beatles with our booming surround sound system and mind bending immersive digital projections!

Dates: December 28th & 29th
Showtimes: 7:30 pm and 9:00 pm
Tickets: $12/$10 members

Photo Credit: Iain Macmillan

Theater, Music, Adults

December 28

9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$10 – $12

SOLD OUT – LaserDome: The Beatles

Come Together at LaserDome: The Beatles on December 28th & 29th! Utilizing our state-of-the-art digital projection systems and other special effects in the OtterBox Digital Dome Theater, this is going to be nothing like the laser shows you might have seen before. Come and experience the songs you know and love from The Beatles with our booming surround sound system and mind bending immersive digital projections!

Dates: December 28th & 29th
Showtimes: 7:30 pm and 9:00 pm
Tickets: $12/$10 members

Photo Credit: Iain Macmillan

Science, All Ages

December 29

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
$4 – $5

Discovery Lab: Gingerbread Architecture

Discovery Labs are hour-long labs designed for families to explore a topic together. Did you know that gingerbread and frosting are the best construction materials around? In this lab, your family will have the chance to build and decorate your very own architectural masterpiece… out of gingerbread! Using basic engineering and design principles, you will learn to build bigger and better (or should we say, bread-er) than ever!

$5 per family of 6 or fewer/$4 member family

All ages are welcome, but recommended for ages 8+. Children must be accompanied by at least one adult. Space is limited to six families.

Science, All Ages

December 29

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!

 

Theater, Music, Adults

December 29

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$10 – $12

SOLD OUT – LaserDome: The Beatles

Come Together at LaserDome: The Beatles on December 28th & 29th! Utilizing our state-of-the-art digital projection systems and other special effects in the OtterBox Digital Dome Theater, this is going to be nothing like the laser shows you might have seen before. Come and experience the songs you know and love from The Beatles with our booming surround sound system and mind bending immersive digital projections!

Dates: December 28th & 29th
Showtimes: 7:30 pm and 9:00 pm
Tickets: $12/$10 members

Photo Credit: Iain Macmillan

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