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Story Time

Monday, January 25, 2021 11:00 AM — 11:20 AM

Preschoolers will enjoy a story and special demonstration with a Fernbank educator. Recommended for ages 1 – 6

Geology Rocks

Monday, January 25, 2021 1:00 PM — 1:30 PM

Discover how the rocks of Georgia formed with experiments and mineral specimens. Recommended for ages 8 – 15

Animal Encounter

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 11:00 AM — 11:45 AM

Meet a member of Fernbank’s animal collection. Drop in any time during this window. Recommended for all ages

Dino Talk

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 1:00 PM — 1:30 PM

Learn about the Earth of millions of years ago and how dinosaurs ruled both in Georgia and around the world. Recommended for all ages.

Wild Wednesdays

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 10:00 AM — 4:00 PM

Discover Fernbank’s wild side with fun and adventurous activities.

Animal Encounter

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 11:00 AM — 11:45 AM

Meet a member of Fernbank’s animal collection. Drop in any time during this window. Recommended for all ages

Nature Walk

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 1:00 PM — 2:00 PM

Get a closer look at nature in WildWoods and Fernbank Forest with a Fernbank educator. Weather permitting. Not suitable for strollers. Recommended for ages 8+

Discover Zoology

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 3:30 PM — 4:00 PM

Explore the different ways animals survive and thrive as you solve a science mystery. Recommended for ages 8 – 15

Story Time

Thursday, January 28, 2021 11:00 AM — 11:20 AM

Preschoolers will enjoy a story and special demonstration with a Fernbank educator. Recommended for ages 1 – 6

Dino Talk

Thursday, January 28, 2021 3:30 PM — 4:00 PM

Learn about the Earth of millions of years ago and how dinosaurs ruled both in Georgia and around the world. Recommended for all ages.

Winter Tree ID

Friday, January 29, 2021 9:30 AM — 11:30 AM

Join Fernbank’s ecologist on a guided exploration of native tree species in Fernbank Forest, including tree identification by bark, twigs, nuts and buds. Recommended for all ages.

Ranger Explorations

Friday, January 29, 2021 1:00 PM — 1:30 PM

Join a Fernbank Forest Ranger to learn more about the great outdoors. (Subject to cancellation in the event of inclement weather). Recommended for ages 6+

Wow!

Friday, January 29, 2021 3:30 PM — 4:00 PM

See science at its loudest, biggest, and most impressive during live physics and chemistry demonstrations. Recommended for ages 6+

Ranger Explorations

Saturday, January 30, 2021 11:00 AM — 11:30 AM

Join a Fernbank Forest Ranger to learn more about the great outdoors. (Subject to cancellation in the event of inclement weather). Recommended for ages 6+

Excellent Experiments

Saturday, January 30, 2021 1:00 PM — 1:30 PM

Explore the amazing world of chemistry through fun experiments in a live presentation. Recommended for ages 5 – 15

Animal Encounter

Saturday, January 30, 2021 3:00 PM — 3:45 PM

Meet a member of Fernbank’s animal collection. Drop in any time during this window. Recommended for all ages

Museum Chills & Science Thrills

Saturday, January 30, 2021 6:00 PM — 9:00 PM

New all-ages evening series featuring after-hours museum access, themed science activities and more.

Story Time

Sunday, January 31, 2021 11:00 AM — 11:20 AM

Preschoolers will enjoy a story and special demonstration with a Fernbank educator. Recommended for ages 1 – 6

Geology Rocks

Sunday, January 31, 2021 1:00 PM — 1:30 PM

Discover how the rocks of Georgia formed with experiments and mineral specimens. Recommended for ages 8 – 15

Animal Encounter

Sunday, January 31, 2021 3:00 PM — 3:45 PM

Meet a member of Fernbank’s animal collection. Drop in any time during this window. Recommended for all ages

Wild Wednesdays

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 10:00 AM — 4:00 PM

Discover Fernbank’s wild side with fun and adventurous activities.

Wild Wednesdays

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 10:00 AM — 4:00 PM

Discover Fernbank’s wild side with fun and adventurous activities.

Fernbank After Dark: Iced

Friday, February 12, 2021 7:00 PM — 11:00 PM

Enjoy a night of science "on the rocks."

Winter Forest Walk

Saturday, February 13, 2021 9:30 AM — 11:30 AM

Join Fernbank’s ecologist on a guided exploration of Fernbank Forest, including evergreen native plant species.

Archaeology Day

Saturday, February 13, 2021 10:00 AM — 1:00 PM

Embark on an expedition into civilizations and worlds of the past with real-life artifacts and conversations with local archaeologists.

Wild Wednesdays

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 10:00 AM — 4:00 PM

Discover Fernbank’s wild side with fun and adventurous activities.

Winter Forest Walk

Thursday, February 18, 2021 9:30 AM — 11:30 AM

Join Fernbank’s ecologist on a guided exploration of Fernbank Forest, including evergreen native plant species.

Wild Wednesdays

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 10:00 AM — 4:00 PM

Discover Fernbank’s wild side with fun and adventurous activities.

Winter Forest Walk

Friday, February 26, 2021 9:30 AM — 11:30 AM

Join Fernbank’s ecologist on a guided exploration of Fernbank Forest, including evergreen native plant species.

Museum Chills & Science Thrills

Saturday, February 27, 2021 6:00 PM — 9:00 PM

New all-ages evening series featuring after-hours museum access, themed science activities and more.

Fernbank After Dark: Cocktails & Culture

Friday, March 12, 2021 7:00 PM — 11:00 PM

Explore beverages other cultural traditions through a variety of fun activities.


Please be advised that during our phased reopening, some Fernbank facilities may not be available out of an abundance of caution.

Out of an abundance of caution, Fernbank's annual Noon Year's Eve event has been canceled.