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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.

Pterosaurs

Atlanta City Nature Challenge

Friday, April 26, 2019 12:00 AM

Join a city-wide initiative to document Atlanta's unique biodiversity.

Ranger Explorations

Friday, April 26, 2019 1:00 PM

Join a Fernbank Ranger for fun and informative outdoor activities in WildWoods, presented as part of the 2019 City Nature Challenge!

Atlanta City Nature Challenge

Saturday, April 27, 2019 12:00 AM

Join a city-wide initiative to document Atlanta's unique biodiversity.

Past Meets Presence: Yoga + Meditation with Elizabeth Rowan

Saturday, April 27, 2019 8:30 AM

Practice presence under the world’s largest dinosaurs in Giants of the Mesozoic.

Ranger Explorations

Saturday, April 27, 2019 1:00 PM

Join a Fernbank Ranger for fun and informative outdoor activities in WildWoods, presented as part of the 2019 City Nature Challenge!

Atlanta City Nature Challenge

Sunday, April 28, 2019 12:00 AM

Join a city-wide initiative to document Atlanta's unique biodiversity.

Fernbank Forest Bird Walk

Sunday, April 28, 2019 9:00 AM

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

Tadpole Tales

Sunday, April 28, 2019 11:30 AM

Preschoolers will enjoy a story and special activity with a Fernbank educator.

Ranger Explorations

Sunday, April 28, 2019 1:00 PM

Join a Fernbank Ranger for fun and informative outdoor activities in WildWoods, presented as part of the 2019 City Nature Challenge!

Geology Rocks

Sunday, April 28, 2019 3:00 PM

Discover how the rocks of Georgia formed with hands-on experiments and touchable specimens.

Atlanta City Nature Challenge

Monday, April 29, 2019 12:00 AM

Join a city-wide initiative to document Atlanta's unique biodiversity.

Ranger Explorations

Monday, April 29, 2019 1:00 PM

Join a Fernbank Ranger for fun and informative outdoor activities in WildWoods, presented as part of the 2019 City Nature Challenge!

May the Fourth be with Moo

Saturday, May 4, 2019 10:00 AM

Join The Dairy Alliance in Atlanta to celebrate Osteoporosis Awareness Month and kick off their Bonegevity: Bones Built to Last campaign.

Fernbank After Dark: Art & Science

Friday, May 10, 2019 7:00 PM

Explore the intersection where art meets science through special activities and demonstrations.

Latin Dance Night

Friday, May 17, 2019 8:00 PM

Spice things up with sassy Latin rhythms as you dance the night away to Salsa, Bachata, Cumbia and Merengue.

Robots Day

Saturday, May 18, 2019 10:00 AM

Join the robot migration as you investigate how intelligent machines are advancing science, medicine, commerce, human collaboration and more with local robotics groups.

Monster Fish Opening Day

Saturday, June 8, 2019 10:00 AM

Join us for hands-on activities and live animal encounters to celebrate the new summer exhibit, Monster Fish: In Search of the Last River Giants.

Adult Summer Camp

Friday, June 21, 2019 7:00 PM

Get in on the summer fun and enjoy outdoor games and entertainment like the good old days of summer camp.

Sensory Morning

Saturday, June 29, 2019 9:00 AM

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

Reptile Day

Saturday, July 13, 2019 10:00 AM

Come face to face with live reptiles and amphibians at this popular annual event. Learn about and interact with unique creatures, including snakes, tortoises, lizards and many more.

Dinosaur Birthday Bash

Saturday, August 17, 2019 10:00 AM

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

Sensory Morning

Saturday, August 24, 2019 9:00 AM

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

Sensory Morning

Saturday, December 7, 2019 9:00 AM

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