Have you experienced a Thanksgiving Point Monday Night? Even if you think you have, you haven't because this year, it's all new!
We have new times, new activities, and new venues for your family enjoyment. Of course, we'll save some of your favorites like the water fight in Thanksgiving Point Gardens, but overall, the evenings will focus on a single theme with various activities designed to entertain and educate the whole family. Every Monday night, 5 – 8 pm. Included with admission and free for Thanksgiving Point Members.
5- 8 pm
Included with regular venue admission.
Museum of Ancient Life
January 25 | Fossil Fieldwork
Have you ever wanted to go fossil hunting? Get a taste of the experience as we explore grid patterns, molding and casting, fossil excavation and the tools of the trade.
February 1 | Layer It Up
Join us for an adventure through geologic time! Use your Layers of the Earth map to answer questions as you journey from period to period, and discover the specific layers where fossils are found. Then, take a closer look at the layers of the Grand Staircase, located in the region of Southern Utah and Arizona.
February 8 | Be a Paleontologist
Join us today as we learn more about being a paleontologist. Dress up in the gear, take a closer look at the tools of the trade, and then pretend to be a paleontologist and pack a bag suitable for work in the field. Make sure to grab your Field Journal and record the notes of your own “Discovery!”
February 15 | Molding and Casting
Join us today as we learn the process of molding and casting. Use your skills to make your own fossil cast, and then pour a mold.
February 29 | Let’s Make Tracks
Have you ever seen a footprint in the sand? Check out the awesome dinosaur tracks we have in the museum! We’ll learn how tracks are made, and even make some of our own.