Fun and Frightening Fort Collins Museum of Discovery Events

National Fossil Day Celebration — Saturday, Oct. 14 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Fossils, the petrified, preserved remains of plants, animals, and other organisms, tell us what the world was like throughout deep time – the estimated 3.5 billion years that life has existed on Earth. Discover how fossils form and what makes them so vital to understanding our planet. Free with museum admission.

LaserDome: Michael Jackson — Friday, 10/20 and Saturday, 10/21, shows at 7:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Utilizing 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 Michael Jackson in surround sound  with mind bending visuals! Tickets available at

Frankenfest— Saturday, Oct 28 10 a.m. -1 p.m.

What makes a monster? Find out during the celebration of the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s classic novel, Frankenstein! Put on your mad scientist lab coat and delve deep into the world of Dr. Frankenstein, his monster, and the writer who created them both. Re-animate worms from the dead, explore electricity and consider what the monsters we create tell us about ourselves. It might just send shivers down your spine! Free with museum admission.

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