Calendar of Events

Dino Talk

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 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.

Ranger Explorations

Friday, November 27, 2020 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+

Story Time

Saturday, November 28, 2020 11:00 AM — 11:20 AM

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

Excellent Experiments

Saturday, November 28, 2020 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, November 28, 2020 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

Ranger Explorations

Sunday, November 29, 2020 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+

Discover Zoology

Sunday, November 29, 2020 1:00 PM — 1:30 PM

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

Animal Encounter

Sunday, November 29, 2020 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

Story Time

Monday, November 30, 2020 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, November 30, 2020 1:00 PM — 1:30 PM

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

Holiday Hangouts

Saturday, December 5, 2020 6:00 PM — 10:00 PM

Enjoy after-hours access to Winter Wonderland, holiday-themed activities and more.

Toddler Tuesday

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 10:00 AM — 5:00 PM

A special program offering fun and affordable activities to do with younger children.

Fernbank After Dark: Holiday Spirits

Friday, December 11, 2020 7:00 PM — 11:00 PM

Bring your best holiday cheer for a night of festive fun featuring after-hours access to the holiday exhibit Winter Wonderland, holiday-themed activities, live music and more. 

Holiday Hangouts

Saturday, December 12, 2020 6:00 PM — 10:00 PM

Enjoy after-hours access to Winter Wonderland, holiday-themed activities and more.

Fernbank Forest Walk

Sunday, December 13, 2020 9:30 AM — 11:30 AM

Enjoy a guided walk through Fernbank Forest. Recommended for all ages

Holiday Hangouts

Saturday, December 19, 2020 6:00 PM — 10:00 PM

Enjoy after-hours access to Winter Wonderland, holiday-themed activities and more.


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