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A Timeless Affair 2021

Saturday, October 2, 2021 l 7:00 p.m.

This year’s gala is a momentous occasion as we come together again to support Fernbank. Enjoy a spectacular night, including a sunset cocktail hour, dinner, auctions, live entertainment and a twilight viewing of Woodland Spirits, featuring ethereal figures who enchant the wild.

Honorary Chairs

Cathy and Steve Fisher

Event Chairs

Farah and Ralph Cook

Advisory Chairs

Caryl and Kendrick Smith

Patron Chairs

Jodi and Chris Courts
Ami and Wab Kadaba

Auction Chair

Michelle Falconer

A private Patron Party will be held at the home of Amanda and Jody Tucker.

Proceeds benefit Fernbank’s world-class exhibitions, giant screen movies, family enrichment, nature programs, and highly specialized STEAM programs—on campus and in the community.

SUPPORT AND LEARN MORE about A Timeless Affair 2021: Wild At Heart.

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Thank you to our generous sponsors and patrons

Presenting Sponsors

Isdell logo


Signature Sponsors


VIP Patron Sponsors
Delta Air Lines
Genuine Parts Company
Kilpatrick Townsend
PNC Bank
Eve McClatchey Saunders

Patron Sponsors
Sherri and Jess Crawford
Wawa and Richard Hines
Southern Power
Arrow Exterminators
Boston Consulting Group
Coca-Cola Bottling UNITED
Cousins Properties Foundation
COX Enterprises
Kate and Jim Denny
Nell Hall
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Andrea and Mark Kauffman
Amanda and Jody Tucker
Studie and Zach Young

Judith and Ron Bobo
Laura and Blake Brown
Audra Dial and Matthew Ford
Ryan and Sam Dunlap
Teresa and Foster Finley
Louis and Mary Elizabeth Gump
Ellen and Kevin Hayes
Lisa and Ron Hinson
Kelly and Hardman Knox
Barby and Bert Levy
Caryl and Kendrick Smith
Margaret and Bill Warren

* We are planning to safely to return to a seated dinner. However, other event styles and formats are also being considered. We will continue to follow the latest science and public health and safety guidelines as we move forward and make decisions about the gala.