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

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


Oct 12 – 18…Earth Science Week

Oct 25, Sat 1:30pm…Inspector Magic…45 min-1 hr. show…very interactive with kids and parents.inspector magic

Journey to the center of the earth where young geologists, zoologists and paleontologists will be needed to solve the mystery of what is at the center of the Earth. Could it be a chewy nougat (or nugget)? Lots of fun magic and loads of audience participation and involvement. Children will see a real fossil and learn from a not-so-real dinosaur. They also will learn about the three basic types of rock: Igneous, Sedimentary, and Metamorphic. Inspector Magic, in “real life” is a Professional Engineer with a geo-technical engineering company. He is an expert on the subject, which is presented in a fun learning atmosphere, After the show, the children will be invited to see up-close and hands-on the different types of rock specimens, gems and fossils. Children are encouraged to consider rock collecting and paleontology as a life-long hobby.

Who is Inspector Magic? A professional magician for over 25 years from Monument, Colorado. He was the National President of the inspector magic_with dinoSociety of American Magicians, an organization that once had Harry Houdini as their National President (1917-1926). He has performed his hilarious shows and instructed other magicians in Florida, Georgia, New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Michigan, Kansas, Colorado, Texas, Arizona, California and Oregon. He is currently in charge of the magician’s convention held every summer, where this past year, over 1,300 magicians from all over the world watched, learned and even competed in the magic Olympics.

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 Prehistoric Paradise gift shop.

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 1:00pm…“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 29, Mon 9:00pm – 5:00pm…Kid’s FREE Day…2 children, ages 12 and under, will receive FREE admission with one paid regular priced adult admission

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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