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Upcoming Events

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Due to current state mandates: People who have been completely vaccinated are not required to wear masks. People that have not been completely vaccinated are encouraged to wear masks and maintain social distancing between family groups.

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

NOTE: Calendar subject to change. Please check again prior to attending an event. In case of inclement weather please call.


Feb 19, Sat., 11:00am-3:00pmBilly Bass...What makes Billy Bass sing and move with the Music? Steve Leininger, a computer engineer, will take apart this toy so you can make it do whatever you want it to. See the tools and techniques used to disassembly, explore and modify toys! Learn something new about toys that seem to move under their own power.

Feb 26, Sat., 1:00pm-2:00pmAmazing Feats by Science Matters…Science is Amazing! You will learn many incredible science tricks that you can do again and again at home. This show includes egg inertia, spinning water, the classic table cloth trick, a bed of nails and more! You will leave AMAZED, INTRIGUED and READY to put on your own show!

Mar 12, Sat., 9:00am-6:00pm…Free Scout DayScouts and leaders in uniform receive free admission to the museum. The following presenters will be here from 10:00am-3:00pm: Natures Educators-Live bird demonstrations at 11:30am & 1:30pm, Colorado Springs Astronomical Society-Learn about space weather and how telescopes work. See live views of the sun through special solar telescopes., Juice Plus- non-gmo, pesticide free, vine ripened fruits and vegetables. Free for kids with an adult sponsor., Leave No Trace-Scouts spend a lot of time outdoors and have a fantastic opportunity to become role models for other park and trail users. Test your knowledge of “LEAVE NO TRACE” and discover ways to make an impact in the environment by not leaving any trace!, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo- Will have a variety of live animals for you to meet and greet., John Patterson-Artist. Original artwork for sale, live demonstrations and free art lessons for kids., Joint Initiatives/Alliance for Kids-Activity table including watercolor painting., Sierra Case-Artist, free owl prints with facts about each species. Colorado art prints will also be for sale., Eleven Mile & Spinney Park-Skins & Skulls. Join Ranger Kelli at the DRC for an exciting exhibit featuring some of your favorite local wildlife species! Enhance your wildlife identification skills and learn more about the mission of Colorado Parks and Wildlife.

Mar 19, Sat., 11:00am-3:00pm…Fun with Air... Susanne Leininger, an oceanographer and geologist, will do a program about “What is Air”? Can you see it, taste it or touch it? How can you tell if it is real? Experiment with Susanne and make a helicopter you can take home to test out.

Apr 2, Sat., 11:00am-3:00pm…Skin & SkullsJoin Ranger Kelli from the Colorado Parks and Wildlife for an exciting exhibit featuring some of your favorite wildlife species!

Apr 17, Sun., - Easter...DRC will be CLOSED. We will reopen on Monday, April 18th.

May 8, Sun., 10:00am-5:00pm…Mother’s DayMother’s are free with one paid adult or child’s regular admission.

May 30, Mon., - Memorial DayDRC is open from 9:00am-6:00pm.

June 4, Sat., 10:00am-3:00pm…Outdoor Family Fun Day Join the DRC on our outdoor plaza for a day full of family fun! There will be good food, Chalk Drawing, Fire Truck, Ambulance and Police Vehicles, Children’s Activities, Crafts, Science Activity Tables, Shale Splitting and much more! Further details will be added. Keep checking the website for updates.

June 19, Sun., 10:00am-5:00pm…Father’s DayFather’s are free with one paid adult or child’s regular admission.

July 2, Sat., 10:00am-3:00pm…Craft Fair Make your way to our outdoor plaza for our annual DRC Craft Fair! It’s fun for all ages with jewelry, pottery, artwork, good food and so much more.

July 4, Mon., 9:00am-6:00pm…Independence DayGet one half off of regular admission with active or retired Military I.D.

Aug 6, Sat., 9:00am-3:00pm…Critter Rescue RoundupJoin us on our outdoor plaza for this annual event. Adopt an animal and receive free admissions for a family of four to the museum to be used at a later date. As we receive more information we will add it to the website.

Sept 5, Mon., - Labor DayDRC will be open from 9:00am-6:00pm

Nov 11, Fri., 9:00am-6:00pm…Veteran’s DayGet one half off of regular admission with active or retired Military I.D.

Nov 25, Thurs., - ThanksgivingDRC will be CLOSED on Thanksgiving Day. We will reopen on Friday, November 25th.

Dec 24, Sat., 9:00am-3:00pm…Christmas EveDRC will be closing early at 3:00pm.

Dec 25, Sun., - Christmas Day...DRC will be closed on Christmas Day. We will reopen on Monday, December 26th.

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