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SDPB in the Community: Prehistoric Road Trip Drive-In Screening

Attendees enjoyed seeing host, Emily Grasile, on the big screen

Over 262 people (about 145 cars) converged at Roy’s Black Hills Twin Drive-in in Hermosa June 9 for SDPB’s live, socially distanced preview of Prehistoric Road Trip, PBS’s new 3-part natural history documentary. Documentary host and co-producer Emily Graslie, who grew up in Rapid City and is now Chief Curiosity Correspondent for the Field Museum in Chicago, joined live in Hermosa to share her experience shooting and producing the series in fossil country, including western South Dakota.

Prehistoric Road Trip

SDPB1: Wednesday, July 1, 9pm (8 MT) SDPB2: Thursday, July 2, 7pm (6 MT)

Staff and volunteers kept things running smoothly.

Everybody and their dog was there!

Dinosaur enthusiasts come in all ages.

Emily Graslie and SDPB Engineer Paul Schakow practice COVID safety while providing live comments for curious participants at the screening.