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DAKOTA THE DINOMUMMY OPENING CELEBRATION

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Name: DAKOTA THE DINOMUMMY OPENING CELEBRATION
Date: October 16, 2021
Time: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM CDT
Event Description:
Join us at the public opening celebration of the newly updated Dakota exhibit, featuring talks on new discoveries about this rare dinosaur from the paleontologists, family activities, tours, and a film showing. Events are in the Russell Reid Auditorium unless otherwise noted. 11 a.m.: Building Opens to the Public. 11:15 a.m.: Opening Remarks and Ribbon Cutting in the Northern Lights Atrium. 12 p.m.: Book Reading by Becky Barnes -Prehistories: Dakota the Dinomummy. 12:30 p.m.: “The World of Dakota” by Jeff Person. 1 p.m.: “Preparing Dakota” by Becky Barnes. 1:30 p.m.: “Dakota’s Death and Preservation” by Dr. Stephanie Drumheller-Horton. 2 p.m.: Free Viewing of “The Land Before Time” (Rated G: 1988) -Introduction by NDGS Paleontologists. Visit the Preparators Table Next to Dakota to Talk to Some of the People that freed Dakota from its Rocky Grave. 11:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m.: Kids Activities (Crafts/Coloring Pages) in the Classroom Area. Free admission to all events and activities. Special Activity requiring registration: 12-3:30 p.m.: Behind the Scenes Paleontology Lab Tours every 30 minutes. $5/person. Learn more and register at bit.ly/DinomummyTours. 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m.:
Location:
North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum 612 E. Boulevard Ave. Bismarck ND
Date/Time Information:
October 16, 2021 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Contact Information:
Kim Jondahl 701-328-1476
Fees/Admission:
Free admission to all events and activities. Special Activity requiring registration: 12-3:30 p.m.: Behind the Scenes Paleontology Lab Tours every 30 minutes. $5/person. Learn more and register at bit.ly/DinomummyTours.
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