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Fernbank After Dark: Weird Science

Friday, October 11, 2019 7:00 PM — 11:00 PM

Fernbank After Dark is a monthly series featuring fun science activities, after-hours museum access, live music and a 3D giant screen movie. Cocktails, craft beer and small plates are available for purchase. Exclusively for ages 21+; IDs will be checked at the door. 

Weird Science

7pm – 10pm Learn more about the real science behind some of nature’s weirdest phenomena through a variety of fun, hands-on activities and experiments.
7pm – 11pm

Experience Fernbank’s Halloween-themed outdoor experience, Woodland Spirits in WildWoods. Travel back in time 1,000 years in the special exhibit, Traveling the Silk Road. And take advantage of after-hours, kid-free access to all indoor exhibits, including the NEW permanent exhibit, Fantastic Forces.

7:30pm, 8:15pm, 9pm, 9:45pm or 10:30pm

Follow the story of volcanoes from the Earth’s beginnings through modern day in Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation 3D, made for Giant Screen and IMAX® theaters.

8pm – 9pm and 10pm – 11pm

Enjoy live music by Mermaid Motor Lounge, a “space cowboy” alt rock band delivering atmospheric and dreamy melodies.


Fernbank After Dark tickets are $14.95 for members and $19.95 for non-members. All tickets include admission to a special 20-minute 3D movie. A movie showtime must be selected at time of ticket purchase. Tickets can be purchased online or by calling 404.929.6400. There is a $3 convenience charge for online ticket purchases.

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Space is limited. Advance ticket purchase is recommended; walk-up tickets are not guaranteed. Tickets are non-refundable. A valid ID matching the name on the reservation must be presented for will call. Changes to dates and/or movie showtimes are subject to $2 a transfer fee. Fernbank After Dark events are strictly limited to ages 21+; IDs are checked at the door. 

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Parking is limited and spaces will fill up quickly. We highly encourage using ride services such Uber, Lyft or taxis.

Schedule subject to change without notice.

*Credit cards only; no cash payments accepted.