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Calendar of Events

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.

Birds Georgia Forest Walk

Saturday, March 9, 2024 9:00 AM — 10:30 AM

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

Family Nature Walk

Saturday, March 9, 2024 11:30 AM — 12:00 PM

Join a Fernbank Forest Ranger to take a walk on the wild side and explore outdoor nature adventures in Fernbank Forest.

Live Animal Encounter

Saturday, March 9, 2024 2:00 PM — 2:30 PM

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

Meet a Ranger

Sunday, March 10, 2024 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

Sunday, March 10, 2024 2:00 PM — 2:30 PM

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

Geology Rocks

Saturday, March 16, 2024 2:00 PM — 2:30 PM

Discover how rocks and minerals form and change over time with a little help from water, volcanoes, and the movement of Earth itself. Drop in any time during this window. Recommended for ages 6+

Family Nature Walk

Sunday, March 17, 2024 11:30 AM — 12:00 PM

Join a Fernbank Forest Ranger to take a walk on the wild side and explore outdoor nature adventures in Fernbank Forest.

Family Nature Walk

Saturday, March 23, 2024 11:30 AM — 12:00 PM

Join a Fernbank Forest Ranger to take a walk on the wild side and explore outdoor nature adventures in Fernbank Forest.

Live Animal Encounter

Saturday, March 23, 2024 2:00 PM — 2:30 PM

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

Meet a Ranger

Sunday, March 24, 2024 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

Sunday, March 24, 2024 2:00 PM — 2:30 PM

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

Meet a Ranger

Saturday, March 30, 2024 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+

Dino Talk

Saturday, March 30, 2024 2:00 PM — 2:20 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+

Family Nature Walk

Sunday, March 31, 2024 11:30 AM — 12:00 PM

Join a Fernbank Forest Ranger to take a walk on the wild side and explore outdoor nature adventures in Fernbank Forest.

Geology Rocks

Sunday, March 31, 2024 2:00 PM — 2:30 PM

Discover how rocks and minerals form and change over time with a little help from water, volcanoes, and the movement of Earth itself. Drop in any time during this window. Recommended for ages 6+

Little Critters Day

Saturday, April 20, 2024 10:00 AM — 1:00 PM

Put a spring in your step and celebrate the spring season at Fernbank!

Adult Prom: Back to the '80s

Friday, April 26, 2024 7:30 PM — 11:30 PM

Get ready to party like it’s the '80s! Join us for a night of nostalgia filled with neon lights, big hair and your favorite hits of the decade.

Sensory Morning

Sunday, May 5, 2024 9:00 AM — 11:00 AM

Join us for a series of sensory events, designed for guests with sensory sensitivities or special needs who might benefit from a less-crowded environment.

Sensory Morning

Saturday, August 3, 2024 9:00 AM — 11:00 AM

Join us for a series of sensory events, designed for guests with sensory sensitivities or special needs who might benefit from a less-crowded environment.

Sensory Morning

Sunday, November 17, 2024 9:00 AM — 11:00 AM

Join us for a series of sensory events, designed for guests with sensory sensitivities or special needs who might benefit from a less-crowded environment.