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In addition to a wide array of permanent and special exhibitions and movies on the 4-story giant screen, Fernbank Museum also hosts a variety of special events and programs, as well as drop-in programs offered on weekends and school holidays.

Woodland Spirits

Fernbank Forest Bird Walk 

9/29/2018 9:00:00 AM

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

Introduction to Breathwalk

9/29/2018 9:00:00 AM

Breathwalk is a walking meditation that combines breathing patterns synchronized with your steps and enhanced with mindfulness.

Girl Scout Day

9/29/2018 10:00:00 AM

Explore Fernbank Museum and work toward Scout requirements during this special programming day. Drop-in activities include hands-on discovery stations and nature-themed scavenger hunts, and are aligned with badge requirements for Daisy Brownies and Juniors.

Girl Scout Ecology Lab

9/29/2018 10:00:00 AM

Get the most out of Girl Scout Day through a featured 2-hour Ecology Lab with Fernbank scientists. Girl Scouts will discuss the importance of water, identify animals and their habitats, and see insects up-close.

Fernbank Forest Night Walks

9/30/2018 6:30:00 PM

Join a Fernbank Museum scientist on a guided tour of WildWoods and Fernbank Forest to experience the unique world that awakens at dusk.

Animal Superhero Day

10/6/2018 10:00:00 AM

Join Fernbank Museum in your best cape and cowl as we celebrate the opening of our newest special exhibit, Nature’s Superheroes: Life at the Limits.

Ghostly Gatherings

10/7/2018 6:00:00 PM

Join us Sunday evenings in October for this bewitchingly fun special event series featuring evening hours of the new outdoor experience, Woodland Spirits, as well as musical entertainment and hands-on activities for all ages.

Fernbank Forest Night Walk

10/11/2018 6:30:00 PM

Join a Fernbank Museum scientist on a guided tour of WildWoods and Fernbank Forest to experience the unique world that awakens at dusk.

Educator Appreciation Evening

10/12/2018 4:00:00 PM

Join us for a special evening celebrating educators, where you can socialize with colleagues, enjoy an adult night out and learn about Fernbank's many field trip opportunities for the 2018-2019 school year.

Fernbank After Dark: Forensics

10/12/2018 7:00:00 PM

Fernbank After Dark is a monthly series for ages 21+ featuring fun science activities, exclusive after-hours Museum access, live music, craft beer and cocktails, and giant screen movies.

Bat House Workshop

10/13/2018 11:00:00 AM

Fernbank's Bat House Workshop is SOLD OUT. Thank you for your interest.

Lecture: How to Walk on Water and Climb up Walls

10/14/2018 4:00:00 PM

Presented by Dr. David Hu, Georgia Institute of Technology; author of How to Walk on Water and Climb up Walls: Animal Movement and the Robots of the Future.

Ghostly Gatherings

10/14/2018 6:00:00 PM

Join us Sunday evenings in October for this bewitchingly fun special event series featuring evening hours of the new outdoor experience, Woodland Spirits, as well as musical entertainment and hands-on activities for all ages.

Tadpole Tales

10/17/2018 11:30:00 AM

In celebration of National Fossil Day, preschoolers are invited to enjoy a story and special activity with a Fernbank educator featuring Bones, Bones, Dinosaur Bones by Byron Barton

Fernbank Forest Night Walk

10/19/2018 6:30:00 PM

Join a Fernbank Museum scientist on a guided tour of WildWoods and Fernbank Forest to experience the unique world that awakens at dusk.

Forest Therapy Walk

10/20/2018 9:00:00 AM

Take a walk on the calm side and let the forest be your therapist.

Tadpole Tales

10/20/2018 11:30:00 AM

Preschoolers will enjoy a story and special activity with a Fernbank educator featuring Home in the Cave by Janet Halfmann and illustrated by Shennen Bersani.

Ghostly Gatherings

10/21/2018 6:00:00 PM

Join us Sunday evenings in October for this bewitchingly fun special event series featuring evening hours of the new outdoor experience, Woodland Spirits, as well as musical entertainment and hands-on activities for all ages.

Fright Night

10/26/2018 7:00:00 PM

Join us for a screaming good time at Fernbank’s annual adults-only Halloween party!

Fernbank Forest Bird Walk

10/27/2018 9:00:00 AM

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

Dinosaur Trick-or-Treat

10/27/2018 10:00:00 AM

Enjoy a frighteningly-fun Halloween party featuring games, hands-on activities, a kids’ DJ, the Georgia Bubbleman and special treats for kids in costumes.

Ghostly Gatherings

10/28/2018 6:00:00 PM

Join us Sunday evenings in October for this bewitchingly fun special event series featuring evening hours of the new outdoor experience, Woodland Spirits, as well as musical entertainment and hands-on activities for all ages.

Tadpole Tales

10/31/2018 11:30:00 AM

Happy Halloween! Bring your little ghosts and goblins for a special story and activity with a Fernbank educator. In celebration of this spook-tacular holiday, the featured story is Mouse’s First Halloween by Lauren Thompson and Illustrated by Buket Erdogan.

Adventures in Science Day

11/3/2018 10:00:00 AM

Investigate what it’s like to be a scientist and explore different scientific fields.

Fernbank After Dark

11/9/2018 7:00:00 PM

Fernbank After Dark is a monthly series for ages 21+ featuring fun science activities, exclusive after-hours Museum access, live music, craft beer and cocktails, and giant screen movies.

Forest Therapy Walk

11/10/2018 9:00:00 AM

Take a walk on the calm side and let the forest be your therapist.

Fernbank Forest Bird Walk

12/1/2018 9:00:00 AM

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

Fernbank After Dark: Holiday Party

12/14/2018 7:00:00 PM

Fernbank After Dark is a monthly series for ages 21+ featuring fun science activities, exclusive after-hours Museum access, live music, craft beer and cocktails, and giant screen movies.