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.


Sept 19, Sat., 1:00pm-2:00pm…Larry Scott Magic show …Larry brings you an interactive event of Mystifying Magical entertainment suitable for the whole family.  Show starts at 1:00pm.  See the magic balls that multiply and Larry’s famous magic wand.  Meet “Rigby” the racoon, Larry’s card finding stuffed animal friend.  Learn card tricks you can show your friends when you get home.  Bring your camera!

Oct 3, Sat., 1:00pm-3:00pm…Natures EducatorsJoin Nature’s Educators between 11am and 3pm as they discuss what raptors, reptiles and dinosaurs all have in common and what differences they have. Get up close and meet live birds of prey and reptiles and learn their personal stories. Be sure to come with questions and your camera! There will be a demonstration starting at 1:00pm. Included with museum admission. Call for pricing.

Oct 24, Sat., 12:00pm-3:00pm…Halloween Show…Science Matters presents “Crazy Carbon Dioxide with a Halloween Touch”. We need carbon dioxide to live!! Plants use it to make oxygen. Carbon dioxide is all around us and we are going to explore the main properties of carbon dioxide, dry ice, and bubble/fizzy CO2 gas bubbles. We will experiment with Alka-Seltzer, Mentos and diet coke. We will also make a lava lamp and much more. At the conclusion of the presentation, you will get to combine two different polymers to make lifelike spider web slime to take home.

Nov 7, Sat., 1:00pm-2:00pm….The Scarecrow and the LadybugJoin Denise Gard, the Border Collies Joey and Kira in this interactive show. Joey and Kira meet a Scarecrow and spend the night dancing with her. In the morning they find Kira is missing. Was she transformed into a ladybug? Will Joey be able to rescue her before she hibernates for winter? Join us to see what happens and create a craft after the show to take home.

Nov 11, Wed., 9:00am-6:00pm…Veteran’s Day One half off of regular admission with active or retired Military I.D.  Wings and Warriors will be here with their wonderful service dogs from 12:00pm-3:00pm to discuss how they assist in locating the dogs for veterans who would benefit from having one of these animals, and how they evaluate and train the dogs for the Veterans. Come with your questions and talk with the experts who know the answers. This is a nonprofit organization and they will have leashes, keychains, wood art and other items for sale.

Nov 14, Sat., 11:00am-2:00pmCheyenne Mountain Zoo CrittersThe Cheyenne Mountain Zoo will bring animals for you to see and pet. Ask questions of the experts, learn new things about these wonderful creatures and take pictures.

Nov 26, Thurs…Thanksgiving…The Dinosaur Resource Center will be closed.

Dec 5, Sat., 1:00pm-2:00pm…WOW Science…Science Matters…Ever wonder how to make bubbles or watch styrofoam disappear? You can learn the answer to these questions, plus make Elephant’s toothpaste, check out the forces of a wind tunnel and shoot off an Air Zooka. Bring your camera and questions and get ready for a lot of FUN!

Dec 19, Sat., 1:00pm-3:00pm…Jingle all the Way…Mrs. Claus has flown down from the North Pole to bring you warm, Winter fun with her bags of stories, songs and poems. The best part is everyone gets to be part of the show! Mrs. Claus and Santa will be here for pictures starting at 12:30pm. Crafts after the show with Mrs. Claus.

Tues., Dec 15 – 11:00am-2:00pm and Sun., Dec. 20 11:00am-2:00pm…Santa and the Dinos…Make a trip to the Dinosaur Resource Center for a visit with Santa and the Dinosaurs! We will have our craft table available to make an ornament for our Christmas tree as well as one for yourselves. Join us for some Christmas fun! Included with museum admission.

Dec 24, Thurs…9:00am-3:00pm…Christmas Eve…The Dinosaur Resource Center will be closing at 3:00pm on Christmas Eve.

Dec 25, Fri…Christmas Day…Happy Holidays!!! The Dinosaur Resource Center will be closed on Christmas day. We will re-open on Saturday, Dec. 26th.

Dec 31, Thurs., 9:00am-3:00pm…New Year’s Eve…The Dinosaur Resource Center will be closing at 3:00pm on New Year’s Eve.


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