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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.

Story Time

Tuesday, May 24, 2022 11:30 AM — 12:00 PM

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

Excellent Experiments

Tuesday, May 24, 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

Dino Talk

Wednesday, May 25, 2022 2:00 PM — 2:30 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+

Discover Zoology

Thursday, May 26, 2022 11:30 AM — 12:00 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+

Critter Corner

Thursday, May 26, 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, May 27, 2022 11:30 AM — 12:00 PM

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

Dino Talk

Friday, May 27, 2022 2:00 PM — 2:30 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+

Ranger Explorations

Saturday, May 28, 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, May 28, 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 

Live Animal Encounter

Sunday, May 29, 2022 11:30 AM — 12:00 PM

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

Ranger Explorations

Sunday, May 29, 2022 2:00 PM — 2:30 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+

Story Time

Monday, May 30, 2022 11:30 AM — 12:00 PM

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

Critter Corner

Monday, May 30, 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 

Story Time

Tuesday, May 31, 2022 11:30 AM — 12:00 PM

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

Excellent Experiments

Tuesday, May 31, 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

Night Walks

Sunday, June 5, 2022 7:30 PM — 9:30 PM

Enjoy a guided walk through Fernbank Forest as the sun sets and into the early evening. 

Take on the Tyrannosaurs

Saturday, June 11, 2022 10:00 AM — 1:00 PM

Take a bite out of summer by joining us for opening day of Tyrannosaurs: Meet the Family.

Educator Appreciation Day

Saturday, June 11, 2022 10:00 AM — 1:00 PM

Enjoy a free visit to Fernbank, see our new special exhibits Tyrannosaurs: Meet the Family. Meet the Fernbank field trip team and learn more about field trip opportunities.

Forest Walks

Saturday, June 18, 2022 9:30 AM — 11:30 AM

Enjoy a guided walk through Fernbank Forest. Topics vary each time, and may include birding, fall and winter tree identification, wildflowers, and more. 

Night Walks

Saturday, June 25, 2022 7:30 PM — 9:30 PM

Enjoy a guided walk through Fernbank Forest as the sun sets and into the early evening. 

Forest Walks

Saturday, July 9, 2022 9:30 AM — 11:30 AM

Enjoy a guided walk through Fernbank Forest. Topics vary each time, and may include birding, fall and winter tree identification, wildflowers, and more. 

Fernbank Audubon Walk

Saturday, August 13, 2022 9:00 AM — 10:30 AM

Join a Georgia Audubon Society volunteer and discover more about the feathered inhabitants of Fernbank Forest, both permanent residents and visitors.

Forest Walks

Saturday, August 27, 2022 9:30 AM — 11:30 AM

Enjoy a guided walk through Fernbank Forest. Topics vary each time, and may include birding, fall and winter tree identification, wildflowers, and more. 

Fernbank Audubon Walk

Saturday, October 8, 2022 9:00 AM — 10:30 AM

Join a Georgia Audubon Society volunteer and discover more about the feathered inhabitants of Fernbank Forest, both permanent residents and visitors.