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Calendar of Events

Fernbank offers a variety of events and activities for all ages with indoor and outdoor experiences perfect for rain, sun, warm and cold weather. Explore things to do with kids and families, for date night, for friends’ night out, for sightseeing and for all types of fun.

Excellent Experiments

Thursday, December 8, 2022 2:00 PM — 2:30 PM

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

Geology Rocks

Friday, December 9, 2022 2:00 PM — 2:30 PM

Discover how rocks and minerals form and change over time with a little help from water, volcanoes, and the movement of Earth itself. Drop in any time during this window. Recommended for ages 6+

Family Nature Walk

Saturday, December 10, 2022 11:30 AM — 12:00 PM

Join a Fernbank Forest Ranger to take a walk on the wild side and explore outdoor nature adventures in Fernbank Forest.

Dino Talk

Saturday, December 10, 2022 2:00 PM — 2:15 PM

Learn about the Earth of millions of years ago and discover some of the dinosaurs that used to walk the land. Recommended for ages 6+

Meet a Ranger

Sunday, December 11, 2022 11:30 AM — 12:00 PM

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

Live Animal Encounter

Sunday, December 11, 2022 2:00 PM — 2:30 PM

Join a Fernbank educator for a presentation featuring some members of our animal collection. Recommended for all ages 

Story Time

Monday, December 12, 2022 11:30 AM — 11:45 AM

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

Discover Zoology

Monday, December 12, 2022 2:00 PM — 2:30 PM

Explore the diversity of the animal kingdom by getting up close and personal with some of Fernbank’s animal biofacts. Drop in any time during this window. Recommended for ages 6+

Dino Talk

Tuesday, December 13, 2022 2:00 PM — 2:15 PM

Learn about the Earth of millions of years ago and discover some of the dinosaurs that used to walk the land. Recommended for ages 6+

Geology Rocks

Wednesday, December 14, 2022 2:00 PM — 2:30 PM

Discover how rocks and minerals form and change over time with a little help from water, volcanoes, and the movement of Earth itself. Drop in any time during this window. Recommended for ages 6+

Critter Corner

Thursday, December 15, 2022 2:00 PM — 2:30 PM

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

Excellent Experiments

Friday, December 16, 2022 2:00 PM — 2:30 PM

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

Meet a Ranger

Saturday, December 17, 2022 11:30 AM — 12:00 PM

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

Live Animal Encounter

Saturday, December 17, 2022 2:00 PM — 2:30 PM

Join a Fernbank educator for a presentation featuring some members of our animal collection. Recommended for all ages 

Family Nature Walk

Sunday, December 18, 2022 11:30 AM — 12:00 PM

Join a Fernbank Forest Ranger to take a walk on the wild side and explore outdoor nature adventures in Fernbank Forest.

Story Time

Monday, December 19, 2022 11:30 AM — 11:45 AM

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

Story Time

Tuesday, December 20, 2022 11:30 AM — 11:45 AM

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

Dino Talk

Wednesday, December 21, 2022 11:30 AM — 11:45 AM

Learn about the Earth of millions of years ago and discover some of the dinosaurs that used to walk the land. Recommended for ages 6+

Critter Corner

Thursday, December 22, 2022 2:00 PM — 2:30 PM

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

Critter Corner

Friday, December 23, 2022 2:00 PM — 2:30 PM

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

Family Nature Walk

Saturday, December 24, 2022 11:30 AM — 12:00 PM

Join a Fernbank Forest Ranger to take a walk on the wild side and explore outdoor nature adventures in Fernbank Forest.

Dino Talk

Saturday, December 24, 2022 2:00 PM — 2:15 PM

Learn about the Earth of millions of years ago and discover some of the dinosaurs that used to walk the land. Recommended for ages 6+

Story Time

Tuesday, December 27, 2022 11:30 AM — 11:45 AM

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

Dino Talk

Wednesday, December 28, 2022 2:00 PM — 2:15 PM

Learn about the Earth of millions of years ago and discover some of the dinosaurs that used to walk the land. Recommended for ages 6+

Critter Corner

Thursday, December 29, 2022 2:00 PM — 2:30 PM

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

Dino Talk

Friday, December 30, 2022 11:30 AM — 11:45 AM

Learn about the Earth of millions of years ago and discover some of the dinosaurs that used to walk the land. Recommended for ages 6+

Meet a Ranger

Saturday, December 31, 2022 11:30 AM — 12:00 PM

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

Pirates Day

Saturday, January 21, 2023 10:00 AM — 1:00 PM

Join us for a day of roguishly fun crafts and activities, as well as time with the Atlanta Pirates & Wenches Guild, a bonafide band of buccaneers.