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August 2018
Theater, Music, Adults

August 3

9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$10 - $12

LaserDome: Beastie Boys

It’s No Sleep Till Brooklyn at LaserDome: Beastie Boys! Utilizing our state-of-the-art digital projection systems and other special effects, this is going to be nothing like the laser shows you might have seen before. Come and experience the hits and classics of Mike D, MCA, and Ad-Rock with our booming surround sound system and mind bending immersive digital projections!

Dates: August 3rd & 4th
Showtimes: 7:30 pm and 9:00 pm
Tickets: $12/$10 members

Note: Due to the nature of music lyrics, some content may be inappropriate for younger audiences.

Science, All Ages

August 4

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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!

Included with admission. Sponsored by I.T. Refresh.

Theater, Music, Adults

August 4

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$10 - $12

LaserDome: Beastie Boys

It’s No Sleep Till Brooklyn at LaserDome: Beastie Boys! Utilizing our state-of-the-art digital projection systems and other special effects, this is going to be nothing like the laser shows you might have seen before. Come and experience the hits and classics of Mike D, MCA, and Ad-Rock with our booming surround sound system and mind bending immersive digital projections!

Dates: August 3rd & 4th
Showtimes: 7:30 pm and 9:00 pm
Tickets: $12/$10 members

Note: Due to the nature of music lyrics, some content may be inappropriate for younger audiences.

Theater, Music, Adults

August 4

9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$10 - $12

LaserDome: Beastie Boys

It’s No Sleep Till Brooklyn at LaserDome: Beastie Boys! Utilizing our state-of-the-art digital projection systems and other special effects, this is going to be nothing like the laser shows you might have seen before. Come and experience the hits and classics of Mike D, MCA, and Ad-Rock with our booming surround sound system and mind bending immersive digital projections!

Dates: August 3rd & 4th
Showtimes: 7:30 pm and 9:00 pm
Tickets: $12/$10 members

Note: Due to the nature of music lyrics, some content may be inappropriate for younger audiences.

Theater, Music, Teens, Adults

August 7

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

DomeLab Meetup

DomeLab at FCMoD is an open meetup for anyone who wants to stretch their creativity in the dome. Whether you are a digital artist, painter, musician, DJ, VJ, photographer, or even a programmer this is for you! DomeLab is open and free to anyone interested in creating and collaborating on projects of all types so bring your creativity and #doitinadome!

For more information about DomeLab click here to join our Facebook group.

Science, Kids

August 9

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm
$4 - $5

Little STEAMers: Three Little Pig Architecture

We’ll huff and we’ll puff and we’ll blow that house down! During this class, children will hear a reading of the classic story The Three Little Pigs. After storytime, kids will tap into their inner engineer as they practice building homes made of straw, sticks and bricks! They’ll also make a painting using their big bad wolf breaths!

Through storytime, crafts, and hands-on activities, your preschooler will get to explore the building blocks of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math at Little STEAMers! Designed especially for children 3-5 years old and their caregivers.

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

Please note that there will be no 10:15am session during this month.

Science, Adults

August 15

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$15 - $20

Discovery Distilled: The Science of Spirits

What do Spirits (alcohol) and Spirits (ghosts) have in common? More than you might think!

Spirituous liquors and otherworldly realms collide during an evening of sips and specters! Discover the fine points of distilling spirituous libations with experts from local distilleries like CopperMuse, NOCO Distillery Feisty Spirits and Old Town Distilling, then delve into worlds unknown with special guests including psychic medium Sarina Baptista, Fort Collins Tours, the 970 Paranormal Group, the local Ghostbusters, and more!

Join us for Discovery Distilled: The Science of Spirits, the third event in a new 21+, casual, after-hours series at Fort Collins Museum of Discovery. Must be 21+ to purchase & participate.

Included with admission: One drink ticket, snacks, tastings, and unforgettable experiences!

August 15th, 6pm – 9pm
Tickets $20/$15 for members

Theater, Kids

August 16

10:15 am - 11:00 am
$4 - $5

Storytime in the Dome: Dino Treasures

Join us in the OtterBox Digital Dome Theater as we read Dino Treasures and meet the amazing and wonderful creatures that lived long-ago! After we see the pages turn on the big screen, join us in the Learning Labs to make your very own dinosaur fossil to take home with you!

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

Science, All Ages

August 18

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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!

Science, History, All Ages

August 18

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free

Museum Takeover: Dinosaurs

T-Rexes and Velociraptors and Allosauruses, oh my! Discover dinosaurs like never before with interactive activities throughout the gallery. The dinosaurs might be gone, but fun will never go extinct!

Museum Takeover activities are included with admission.

Parking at FCMoD is limited. If you bike, tube, walk, or take public transportation to get to us, we’ll offer 10% off your total admission for the day. If our lot is full, we are located within walking distance from many downtown parking garages. View a downtown parking map here.

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