ROCK SPRINGS — The Rock Springs Main Street/URA has announced that Downtown Rock Springs is part of the Dino Encounters’ Cretaceous Tour.
The Dino Encounters Show with Rocky the T-rex will take place at Bunning Park on June 22 and is free to the public. There will be three shows scheduled at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. The Dino Encounters Shows are part of the summer Downtown-osaur theme rolled out by the Rock Springs Main Street/URA last month.
Families will be able to travel back in time, 65 million years to the Cretaceous period and discover the world of dinosaurs that lived right here in North America .
Audiences will learn about the prehistoric environment, fossil formation, species adaptation and meet five dinosaurs that were all found on the continent. The Dino Encounter’s Show utilizes interaction with the audience, music, video, special effects, and lifelike realistic dinosaur puppets to create a visually engaging, interactive, entertaining performance.
In addition to the stage shows, Dino Encounters will also have a hands on Excavation Zone throughout the day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Families aer invited to come to the Dino Encounters Excavation Zone and learn about Earth’s prehistoric history from 550 million years ago to 20 million years ago.
A scavenger hunt is also scheduled to find resident “Downtown-osaurs” located throughout downtown Rock Springs. For the full line-up and updates, check out the Downtown Rock Springs website, DowntownRS.com, and their Facebook page where updates will be posted regularly.