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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. All activities and events practice physical distancing with limited attendance and other COVID-19 safety protocols.

Live Animal Encounter: Presented by Little Ray’s Nature Centre

Monday, June 21, 2021 11:30 AM — 4:00 PM

Meet animal guests from Nature's Ninjas at 11:30am, 2:30pm and 3:30pm. Recommended for all ages.

Geology Rocks

Monday, June 21, 2021 12:30 PM — 1:00 PM

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

Live Animal Encounter: Presented by Little Ray’s Nature Centre

Tuesday, June 22, 2021 11:30 AM — 4:00 PM

Meet animal guests from Nature's Ninjas at 11:30am, 2:30pm and 3:30pm. Recommended for all ages.

Excellent Experiments

Tuesday, June 22, 2021 12:30 PM — 1:00 PM

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

Live Animal Encounter: Presented by Little Ray’s Nature Centre

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 11:30 AM — 4:00 PM

Meet animal guests from Nature's Ninjas at 11:30am, 2:30pm and 3:30pm. Recommended for all ages.

Discover Zoology

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 12:30 PM — 1:00 PM

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

Live Animal Encounter: Presented by Little Ray’s Nature Centre

Thursday, June 24, 2021 11:30 AM — 4:00 PM

Meet animal guests from Nature's Ninjas at 11:30am, 2:30pm and 3:30pm. Recommended for all ages.

Ranger Explorations

Thursday, June 24, 2021 12:30 PM — 1:00 PM

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+

Live Animal Encounter: Presented by Little Ray’s Nature Centre

Friday, June 25, 2021 11:30 AM — 4:00 PM

Meet animal guests from Nature's Ninjas at 11:30am, 2:30pm and 3:30pm. Recommended for all ages.

Dino Talk

Friday, June 25, 2021 12:30 PM — 1:00 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.

Live Animal Encounter: Presented by Little Ray’s Nature Centre

Saturday, June 26, 2021 11:30 AM — 4:00 PM

Meet animal guests from Nature's Ninjas at 11:30am, 1:30pm, 2:30pm and 3:30pm. Recommended for all ages.

Ranger Explorations

Saturday, June 26, 2021 12:30 PM — 1:00 PM

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+

Live Animal Encounter: Presented by Little Ray’s Nature Centre

Sunday, June 27, 2021 11:30 AM — 4:00 PM

Meet animal guests from Nature's Ninjas at 11:30am, 1:30pm, 2:30pm and 3:30pm. Recommended for all ages.

Dino Talk

Sunday, June 27, 2021 12:30 PM — 1:00 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.

Live Animal Encounter: Presented by Little Ray’s Nature Centre

Monday, June 28, 2021 11:30 AM — 4:00 PM

Meet animal guests from Nature's Ninjas at 11:30am, 2:30pm and 3:30pm. Recommended for all ages.

Story Time

Monday, June 28, 2021 12:30 PM — 12:50 PM

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

Live Animal Encounter: Presented by Little Ray’s Nature Centre

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 11:30 AM — 4:00 PM

Meet animal guests from Nature's Ninjas at 11:30am, 2:30pm and 3:30pm. Recommended for all ages.

Discover Zoology

Tuesday, June 29, 2021 12:30 PM — 1:00 PM

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

Live Animal Encounter: Presented by Little Ray’s Nature Centre

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 11:30 AM — 4:00 PM

Meet animal guests from Nature's Ninjas at 11:30am, 2:30pm and 3:30pm. Recommended for all ages.

Excellent Experiments

Wednesday, June 30, 2021 12:30 PM — 1:30 PM

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

Fernbank After Dark: Great Outdoors

Friday, July 9, 2021 7:00 PM — 11:00 PM

Exclusively for ages 21+, Fernbank After Dark is a unique date night for couples, a great place to meet up with friends, and a fun experience for travelers.

Fernbank Forest Night Walk

Sunday, July 11, 2021 7:30 PM — 9:30 PM

Join us for a small group walk in Fernbank Forest and learn how the forest changes as the sun sets and dusk fades to night.

Reptile Day

Saturday, July 17, 2021 10:00 AM — 2:00 PM

Come face-to-face with live reptiles and amphibians, including snakes, tortoises, lizards and more.

Fernbank Forest Night Walk

Friday, July 23, 2021 7:30 PM — 9:30 PM

Join us for a small group walk in Fernbank Forest and learn how the forest changes as the sun sets and dusk fades to night.

Fernbank Forest Walk

Sunday, July 25, 2021 9:00 AM — 10:30 AM

Join us for a small, guided group walk through Fernbank Forest highlighting summer foliage and animal activity in the morning hours.

Dinosaur Birthday Bash 2021

Saturday, August 21, 2021 10:00 AM — 1:00 PM

You’re invited to a prehistoric party at Fernbank Museum! Stomp, chomp and party like a dinosaur in celebration of Giants of the Mesozoic’s 20th anniversary.