dinosaur museum

What’s Happening?

Upcoming events….please check back often for more detailed updates!

NOTE: Calendar subject to change. Please check again prior to attending an event.


Aug 2 – 3, Sat 9:00am – 4:00pm and Sun. 10:00am – 3:00pm…DRC’s Critter Rescue Roundup…4 free admissions to museum if you adopt an animal (must be used at a later date)…Natures Educators – live raptors & reptiles, Kritter Karavanpuppy_websmall exotics rescue, Flash and Thelma Memorial Hedgehog Rescue, Breeders Release Adoption Service, Rocky Mt. Wildlife Foundation – Wolves, All Breed Rescue and Training (ABRT), Deanna Bartlett Pet Designs-jewelry with pet photos, dog/cat greeting cards, pet jewelry custom pet collages,TCRAS-Rescue Organization, AARF-Rescue Organization, John Patterson – art work done on canvas, wood and paper, Colorado Greyhound Adoption, Rocky Mt. Cocker Rescue, Colorado Moments-Wildlife Paintings on Leaves, National Dog Mill Rescue, Rocky Mountain Collie Sheltie Rescue, Centennial Chinese Shar-Pei Club, Rocky Mountain Great Dane Rescue, Write Brothers Books – dog focused books, Wind Mountain Dog Training – boarding/training, Safe Place for Pets – works with terminally ill persons and their pets so the pets can stay in the home longer and rescues pets, The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo – live animals, Peaceful Parting – house call euthanasia and cremation services for your beloved pet, Republic of Paws - All natural dog and cat boutique, Colorado Animal Acupressure – Certified animal acupressure practitioner for small animals and horses, Usborne Books & More – Wide variety of educational animal books for children, National Service Animal Registry - emotional support & therapy animals, sell leashes, vests, harness and dog treats(SATURDAY ONLY), Nakita’s Face Painting, Little Blessings Cupcakes, Wild Wings of Woodland Park-“Chicken Man” will make appearance, Walley’s Tamales

August 30, Sat 10:00am – 3:30pm…Native American Day…Seven Falls Dancers with two performances at 1:00pm and 2:30pm…craft and food booths on plaza.  Rocky Mountain Wildlife Foundation, Freeman Impressions, Lorenzo’s Fry Bread & Indian Tacos, Wally’s Tamales, Carol Snow – Artist

Sep 27, Sat 11:00-3:00…Challenger Learning Center…The Challenger Learning Center will be bringing their Stellar Partial Planetarium for an exciting space filled day with the Family. Each show is approximately 25-30 minutes long.  “The Night Sky” shows will consist of a journey through the constellations of our solar system, the Moon, and some planets. “We Choose Space” is a fascinating video about the history of space exploration, starting from the Apollo missions all the way to the future of space exploration.

Oct 12 – 18…Earth Science Week

Oct 25, Sat 1:30pm…Inspector Magic…45 min-1 hr. show…very interactive with kids and parents. Immediately following Inspector Magic will be a costume contest and parade – Prizes will be given for the Best Dinosaur Costume, the Scariest Costume, the Funniest Costume and the Most Creative Costume. Prizes are $25.00 gift cards to museum.

Nov 11, Tues…Veterans Day1/2 off of regular admission with active or retired military I.D.

Nov 15, Sat 1:30pm…Cathy Kelsay…Thanksgiving Puppet Show… A “gobble” good time is in store for everyone at the DRC for our Thanksgiving Puppet Workshop. Everyone gets to make their own paper sack Turkey Puppet and perform with puppeteer Cathy Kelsay using her wonderful portable stage. So strut on down for this very special program.

Nov 27, Thur…Thanksgiving…RMDRC will be closed

Dec 13, Sat 1:30pm…“Christmas Program” by CathyCome visit Santa! 1:00pm – 3:00pm…Here comes Santa and Mrs. Claus flying in from the North Pole to the DRC. Children will get to share with Santa their Christmas wishes and then join Mrs. Claus for a jolly good time listening to and being a part of holiday stories, songs, and poems. A special treat bag will be handed out at the end of the holiday program.

Dec 20, Sat 1:00pm – 3:00pm…Come visit Santa!

Dec 21, Sun 1:00pm – 3:00pm…Come visit Santa!

Dec 22, Mon 1:00pm – 3:00pm…Come visit Santa!

Dec 23, Tue 1:00pm – 3:00pm…Come visit Santa!

Dec 24, Wed…Christmas Eve…RMDRC will close at 3:00pm

Dec 25, Thur…Christmas Day…RMDRC will be closed

Dec 31, Wed…New Year’s Eve…RMDRC will close at 3:00pm


Jan 1, Thur…New Year’s Day…RMDRC will be closed

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