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Summer Public Field Digs – Short Dig Program, Rocky Mountain Front
Summer Public Field Digs – Short Dig Program, Rocky Mountain Front @ Two Medicine Dinosaur Center
May 1 – Sep 30 all-day
Two Medicine Dinosaur Center’s Public dig program along the Rocky Mountain Front ranging from 3 hours to 3 days. Costs vary. Reservations Required. Participation Fees
Summer Public Field Digs – Judith River Expeditions
Summer Public Field Digs – Judith River Expeditions @ Two Medicine Dinosaur Center
Jun 1 – Aug 31 all-day
Two Medicine Dinosaur Center staff are leading week-long public digs in the Judith River Formation of Montana. Camping near the dig site, public crew size limited to 4-6 people. Reservations Required. Participation Fees TBD
Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum 9:00 am
Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum @ Carter County Museum
Jul 1 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Popup programming during Summer weekdays featuring Earth and Space Science experiments using 2020 NASA Earth and Space Toolkit to hone critical thinking skills while exploring astronomy and paleontology.
Wednesday Evening Programs, Old Trail Museum 6:00 pm
Wednesday Evening Programs, Old Trail Museum @ Old Trail Museum
Jul 1 @ 6:00 pm
Changing presentation topics shared every Wednesday evening through the Summer.
PBS “Prehistoric Road Trip” Viewing Party – Great Plains Dinosaur Museum 9:00 pm
PBS “Prehistoric Road Trip” Viewing Party – Great Plains Dinosaur Museum @ Blue Ridge Brewery
Jul 1 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
PBS and WTTW-Chicago present the three-part series “Prehistoric Road Trip” with host Emily Graslie. Emily travels to the heart of dinosaur country with stops in Montana and our neighbor states. Montana Dinosaur Trail partners in Bozeman, Ekalaka, Glendive, Jordan and Malta are featured during the series. The Great Plains Dinosaur Museum staff are inviting their ... Read more
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Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum 9:00 am
Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum @ Carter County Museum
Jul 2 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Popup programming during Summer weekdays featuring Earth and Space Science experiments using 2020 NASA Earth and Space Toolkit to hone critical thinking skills while exploring astronomy and paleontology.
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Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum 9:00 am
Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum @ Carter County Museum
Jul 3 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Popup programming during Summer weekdays featuring Earth and Space Science experiments using 2020 NASA Earth and Space Toolkit to hone critical thinking skills while exploring astronomy and paleontology.
Capitol Rock Fossil Formation Hike & Star Party 6:00 pm
Capitol Rock Fossil Formation Hike & Star Party @ Carter County Museum
Jul 3 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Join the Carter County Museum staff for a hike to Capitol Rock (Fort Union Formation) from 6-8 pm and then stick around for the Star Party on Capitol Rock from 9-11 pm. Provide your own transportation, parent supervision of children required.
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“Paleo Experiences” at Makoshika State Park 9:00 am
“Paleo Experiences” at Makoshika State Park @ Makoshika State Park
Jul 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Makoshika State Park staff will take you on a “Paleo Experience” with an in-depth visitor center tour, a visit to the center’s Paleo Lab, and a hike on the Diane Gabriel Trail to see the Hadrosaur fossil exhibit. The program costs $10/person and is limited to 10 participants. To make reservations, call 406-377-6256. Meet at ... Read more
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Adult Paleontology Program, Great Plains Dinosaur Museum
Adult Paleontology Program, Great Plains Dinosaur Museum @ Great Plains Dinosaur Museum
Jul 6 – Jul 10 all-day
Adult Field Dig Experience. We recommend that participants start on the first day of the field dig session for the introductory tour and training, and stay for however many days you choose. Reservations Required, Participation Fees: Non-Museum Member: $230/day. For 3 days or more, $200/day. Museum Member: $210/day. For 3 days or more, $200/day.
Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum 9:00 am
Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum @ Carter County Museum
Jul 6 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Popup programming during Summer weekdays featuring Earth and Space Science experiments using 2020 NASA Earth and Space Toolkit to hone critical thinking skills while exploring astronomy and paleontology.
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Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum 9:00 am
Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum @ Carter County Museum
Jul 7 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Popup programming during Summer weekdays featuring Earth and Space Science experiments using 2020 NASA Earth and Space Toolkit to hone critical thinking skills while exploring astronomy and paleontology.
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Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum 9:00 am
Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum @ Carter County Museum
Jul 8 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Popup programming during Summer weekdays featuring Earth and Space Science experiments using 2020 NASA Earth and Space Toolkit to hone critical thinking skills while exploring astronomy and paleontology.
Wednesday Evening Programs, Old Trail Museum 6:00 pm
Wednesday Evening Programs, Old Trail Museum @ Old Trail Museum
Jul 8 @ 6:00 pm
Changing presentation topics shared every Wednesday evening through the Summer.
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Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum 9:00 am
Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum @ Carter County Museum
Jul 9 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Popup programming during Summer weekdays featuring Earth and Space Science experiments using 2020 NASA Earth and Space Toolkit to hone critical thinking skills while exploring astronomy and paleontology.
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Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum 9:00 am
Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum @ Carter County Museum
Jul 10 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Popup programming during Summer weekdays featuring Earth and Space Science experiments using 2020 NASA Earth and Space Toolkit to hone critical thinking skills while exploring astronomy and paleontology.
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“Paleo Experiences” at Makoshika State Park 9:00 am
“Paleo Experiences” at Makoshika State Park @ Makoshika State Park
Jul 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Makoshika State Park staff will take you on a “Paleo Experience” with an in-depth visitor center tour, a visit to the center’s Paleo Lab, and a hike on the Diane Gabriel Trail to see the Hadrosaur fossil exhibit. The program costs $10/person and is limited to 10 participants. To make reservations, call 406-377-6256. Meet at ... Read more
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Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum 9:00 am
Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum @ Carter County Museum
Jul 13 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Popup programming during Summer weekdays featuring Earth and Space Science experiments using 2020 NASA Earth and Space Toolkit to hone critical thinking skills while exploring astronomy and paleontology.
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Junior Paleo Programs, Great Plains Dinosaur Museum 9:00 am
Junior Paleo Programs, Great Plains Dinosaur Museum @ Great Plains Dinosaur Museum
Jul 14 @ 9:00 am
Offering Paleo Lab and/or Paleo Field Experience. Paleo Labs are 60 minute programs for 4 year old and up. Participants work in the collections lab on real fossils; Paleo Field Experience is 3 hours for 5-10 year old accompanied by an adult. Reservations required. Fees: Lab or Field Experience, non-members $100 (includes adult), members $80 ... Read more
Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum 9:00 am
Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum @ Carter County Museum
Jul 14 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Popup programming during Summer weekdays featuring Earth and Space Science experiments using 2020 NASA Earth and Space Toolkit to hone critical thinking skills while exploring astronomy and paleontology.
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Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum 9:00 am
Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum @ Carter County Museum
Jul 15 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Popup programming during Summer weekdays featuring Earth and Space Science experiments using 2020 NASA Earth and Space Toolkit to hone critical thinking skills while exploring astronomy and paleontology.
Wednesday Evening Programs, Old Trail Museum 6:00 pm
Wednesday Evening Programs, Old Trail Museum @ Old Trail Museum
Jul 15 @ 6:00 pm
Changing presentation topics shared every Wednesday evening through the Summer.
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Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum 9:00 am
Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum @ Carter County Museum
Jul 16 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Popup programming during Summer weekdays featuring Earth and Space Science experiments using 2020 NASA Earth and Space Toolkit to hone critical thinking skills while exploring astronomy and paleontology.
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Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum 9:00 am
Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum @ Carter County Museum
Jul 17 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Popup programming during Summer weekdays featuring Earth and Space Science experiments using 2020 NASA Earth and Space Toolkit to hone critical thinking skills while exploring astronomy and paleontology.
Wine & Dino Fundraiser 6:00 pm
Wine & Dino Fundraiser @ Great Plains Dinosaur Museum
Jul 17 @ 6:00 pm
This is the Great Plains Dinosaur Museum’s annual fundraiser. The Wine & Dino opens at 6 pm, admission is free, BBQ from Ray J’s and refreshments are available for purchase. The event features the unveiling of a new exhibit, live and silent auctions, and live music.
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Duckbill Dinosaur DUCKRACE 2020
Duckbill Dinosaur DUCKRACE 2020 @ Great Plains Dinosaur Museum
Jul 18 all-day
Buy ducks for $5/each and get a chance to win some of the prize money – exceeds $600. Proceeds benefit the Great Plains Dinosaur Museum. The Duckbill Dinosaur DUCKRACE will be live-streamed online so you can watch your duck from anywhere!
“Paleo Experiences” at Makoshika State Park 9:00 am
“Paleo Experiences” at Makoshika State Park @ Makoshika State Park
Jul 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Makoshika State Park staff will take you on a “Paleo Experience” with an in-depth visitor center tour, a visit to the center’s Paleo Lab, and a hike on the Diane Gabriel Trail to see the Hadrosaur fossil exhibit. The program costs $10/person and is limited to 10 participants. To make reservations, call 406-377-6256. Meet at ... Read more
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Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum 9:00 am
Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum @ Carter County Museum
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Popup programming during Summer weekdays featuring Earth and Space Science experiments using 2020 NASA Earth and Space Toolkit to hone critical thinking skills while exploring astronomy and paleontology.
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Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum 9:00 am
Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum @ Carter County Museum
Jul 21 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Popup programming during Summer weekdays featuring Earth and Space Science experiments using 2020 NASA Earth and Space Toolkit to hone critical thinking skills while exploring astronomy and paleontology.
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Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum 9:00 am
Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum @ Carter County Museum
Jul 22 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Popup programming during Summer weekdays featuring Earth and Space Science experiments using 2020 NASA Earth and Space Toolkit to hone critical thinking skills while exploring astronomy and paleontology.
Wednesday Evening Programs, Old Trail Museum 6:00 pm
Wednesday Evening Programs, Old Trail Museum @ Old Trail Museum
Jul 22 @ 6:00 pm
Changing presentation topics shared every Wednesday evening through the Summer.
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Junior Paleo Programs, Great Plains Dinosaur Museum 9:00 am
Junior Paleo Programs, Great Plains Dinosaur Museum @ Great Plains Dinosaur Museum
Jul 23 @ 9:00 am
Offering Paleo Lab and/or Paleo Field Experience. Paleo Labs are 60 minute programs for 4 year old and up. Participants work in the collections lab on real fossils; Paleo Field Experience is 3 hours for 5-10 year old accompanied by an adult. Reservations required. Fees: Lab or Field Experience, non-members $100 (includes adult), members $80 ... Read more
Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum 9:00 am
Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum @ Carter County Museum
Jul 23 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Popup programming during Summer weekdays featuring Earth and Space Science experiments using 2020 NASA Earth and Space Toolkit to hone critical thinking skills while exploring astronomy and paleontology.
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Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum 9:00 am
Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum @ Carter County Museum
Jul 24 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Popup programming during Summer weekdays featuring Earth and Space Science experiments using 2020 NASA Earth and Space Toolkit to hone critical thinking skills while exploring astronomy and paleontology.
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8th Annual Dino Shindig
8th Annual Dino Shindig @ Carter County Museum
Jul 25 – Jul 26 all-day
2020 Dino Shindig is going virtual. Check out what’s being offered on the Museum’s website: https://cartercountymuseum.org/events1/8th-annual-dino-shindig/
“Paleo Experiences” at Makoshika State Park 9:00 am
“Paleo Experiences” at Makoshika State Park @ Makoshika State Park
Jul 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Makoshika State Park staff will take you on a “Paleo Experience” with an in-depth visitor center tour, a visit to the center’s Paleo Lab, and a hike on the Diane Gabriel Trail to see the Hadrosaur fossil exhibit. The program costs $10/person and is limited to 10 participants. To make reservations, call 406-377-6256. Meet at ... Read more
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Dinosaur Days at Fort Peck Interpretive Center
Dinosaur Days at Fort Peck Interpretive Center @ Fort Peck Interpretive Center
Jul 27 – Aug 2 all-day
Free daily events focusing on dinosaurs found in Northeastern Montana, activities for kids.
Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum 9:00 am
Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum @ Carter County Museum
Jul 27 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Popup programming during Summer weekdays featuring Earth and Space Science experiments using 2020 NASA Earth and Space Toolkit to hone critical thinking skills while exploring astronomy and paleontology.
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Junior Paleo Programs, Great Plains Dinosaur Museum 9:00 am
Junior Paleo Programs, Great Plains Dinosaur Museum @ Great Plains Dinosaur Museum
Jul 28 @ 9:00 am
Offering Paleo Lab and/or Paleo Field Experience. Paleo Labs are 60 minute programs for 4 year old and up. Participants work in the collections lab on real fossils; Paleo Field Experience is 3 hours for 5-10 year old accompanied by an adult. Reservations required. Fees: Lab or Field Experience, non-members $100 (includes adult), members $80 ... Read more
Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum 9:00 am
Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum @ Carter County Museum
Jul 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Popup programming during Summer weekdays featuring Earth and Space Science experiments using 2020 NASA Earth and Space Toolkit to hone critical thinking skills while exploring astronomy and paleontology.
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Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum 9:00 am
Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum @ Carter County Museum
Jul 29 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Popup programming during Summer weekdays featuring Earth and Space Science experiments using 2020 NASA Earth and Space Toolkit to hone critical thinking skills while exploring astronomy and paleontology.
Wednesday Evening Programs, Old Trail Museum 6:00 pm
Wednesday Evening Programs, Old Trail Museum @ Old Trail Museum
Jul 29 @ 6:00 pm
Changing presentation topics shared every Wednesday evening through the Summer.
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Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum 9:00 am
Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum @ Carter County Museum
Jul 30 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Popup programming during Summer weekdays featuring Earth and Space Science experiments using 2020 NASA Earth and Space Toolkit to hone critical thinking skills while exploring astronomy and paleontology.
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Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum 9:00 am
Junior Scientist Program, Carter County Museum @ Carter County Museum
Jul 31 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Popup programming during Summer weekdays featuring Earth and Space Science experiments using 2020 NASA Earth and Space Toolkit to hone critical thinking skills while exploring astronomy and paleontology.