Mid-America names winning entry in Dino-Lites display
Mid-America Science Museum recently awarded its first place prize for December’s inaugural Dino-Lites event.
A total of eight organizations participated in the holiday event and, according to a news release, museum guests were given the opportunity to vote for the best Dino-Lites lighting display.
Hale Entertainment, which decorated the Utah Raptors found on the museum’s Oaklawn Foundation DinoTrek, was named the first-place winner.
The inaugural Dino-Lites event included lighting displays from It’s About You LLC, BFF Accounting, Ouachita Behavioral Health & Wellness Clinic, the Park Avenue Community Association, Hale Entertainment, HSV Village Voice, the Hot Springs Junior Academy 4-H and EAST class, Suicide Prevention Allies, and Garland County Habitat for Humanity with special help from Fast Signs Hot Springs.
The award ceremony took place at the museum’s Noon Year’s Eve that featured a special celebration of the New Year and the beginning of the museum’s
40-year anniversary. Established in 1979, Mid-America Science Museum will be hosting an anniversary celebration on Jan.
19 with throwback $4 general admission for everyone visiting the museum, plus
$1 Tesla Shows and the debut of Global Soundscapes in the museum’s Oaklawn Foundation Digital Dome Theater.
“Dino-Lites and Noon Year’s Eve were both perfect ways to finish out 2018 at the museum, and we’re looking forward to a very productive new year as we celebrate a 40-year tradition of bringing science education to the community and to visitors of Hot Springs,” Diane LaFollette, executive director of Mid-America Science Museum, said in the release.
NOON YEAR’S EVE: A cardboard dragon parades through Mid-America Science Museum Dec. 29 as part of the museum’s annual Noon Year’s Eve party. During the celebration the first-place award for the inaugural Dino-Lites display was given to Hale Entertainment.