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Calendar of Events

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.

Our Senses

Little Lessons

Sunday, February 23, 2020 11:00 AM

Our littlest visitors will enjoy a special story time with a Fernbank storyteller. Recommended for ages 1 – 4

Ranger Explorations

Sunday, February 23, 2020 1:30 PM

Join a Fernbank Ranger for fun and informative outdoor activities in WildWoods. Recommended for ages 6+

Cosmic Quest

Sunday, February 23, 2020 3:00 PM

Blast off for an exploration of space that will take you from Earth through the universe. Recommended for ages 8+

Folk Tales

Monday, February 24, 2020 11:30 AM

Hear a story for young visitors from cultures around the world, with a fun activity. Recommended for ages 1 – 12

Geology Rocks

Monday, February 24, 2020 2:30 PM

Discover how the rocks of Georgia formed with hands-on experiments and touchable specimens. Recommended for ages 8+

Little Lessons

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 11:30 AM

Our littlest visitors will enjoy a special story time with a Fernbank storyteller. Recommended for ages 1 – 4

Our Senses: Hands On

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 2:30 PM

Get hands-on (and eyes-on and tongues-on) as you explore the ways our senses tell us about the world around us. Recommended for ages 5 – 12

Tadpole Tales

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 11:30 AM

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

Geology Rocks

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 2:30 PM

Discover how the rocks of Georgia formed with hands-on experiments and touchable specimens. Recommended for ages 8+

Little Lessons

Thursday, February 27, 2020 11:30 AM

Our littlest visitors will enjoy a special story time with a Fernbank storyteller. Recommended for ages 1 – 4

Discover Zoology

Thursday, February 27, 2020 2:30 PM

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

Folk Tales

Friday, February 28, 2020 11:30 AM

Hear a story for young visitors from cultures around the world, with a fun activity. Recommended for ages 1 – 12

Live Animal Encounter

Friday, February 28, 2020 1:00 PM

Get up close and personal with a member of Fernbank’s animal collection. Recommended for ages 4+

Excellent Experiments

Friday, February 28, 2020 2:30 PM

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

Latin Dance Night

Friday, February 28, 2020 7:00 PM

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

Fernbank Forest Winter Tree ID Tour

Saturday, February 29, 2020 9:00 AM

Learn how to identify trees even when their leaves are fallen.

Tadpole Tales

Saturday, February 29, 2020 11:00 AM

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

Ranger Explorations

Saturday, February 29, 2020 1:00 PM

Join a Fernbank Ranger for fun and informative outdoor activities in WildWoods. Recommended for ages 6+

Live Animal Encounter

Saturday, February 29, 2020 2:00 PM

Get up close and personal with a member of Fernbank’s animal collection. Recommended for ages 4+

Incredible Weather

Saturday, February 29, 2020 3:00 PM

Delve into the dynamic world of weather, climate, and atmospheric science with live experiments and demonstrations. Recommended for ages 8 – 15

Wildflower Walk

Saturday, March 7, 2020 2:00 PM

Explore the diversity of native wildflowers during a guided tour of Fernbank Forest. Recommenced for ages 8+

Toddler Tuesday

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 10:00 AM

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

Tadpole Tales

Friday, March 13, 2020 11:30 AM

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

Fernbank After Dark: Senses

Friday, March 13, 2020 7:00 PM

Put your senses to the test through a variety of hands-on experiments testing your eyes, ears and especially your brain!

Fernbank Forest Bird Walk

Sunday, March 15, 2020 8:00 AM

Learn more about the feathered inhabitants of Fernbank Forest.

Get Involved: Citizen Science Night

Sunday, March 15, 2020 6:00 PM

An informative and fun evening learning about citizen science programs in our community. Recommended for ages 8+

Conquistador’s Wake: An Archaeological Look at Native American – Spanish Interactions in South Georgia

Sunday, March 22, 2020 5:00 PM

Join Dr. Dennis Blanton as he discusses archaeological evidence of the first European intrusions into South Georgia’s Native American realms. Recommenced for ages 14+

Little Critters Day

Saturday, March 28, 2020 10:00 AM

Ring in spring with cute baby animals, seasonal crafts and fun activities.

Fernbank Workshop

Sunday, March 29, 2020 11:00 AM

Build a birdhouse and enjoy a guided tour of Fernbank Forest. Building materials included in program ticket price.

Toddler Tuesday

Tuesday, April 14, 2020 10:00 AM

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

Sensory Morning

Saturday, April 18, 2020 9:00 AM

Take advantage of early museum access and a sensory-friendly screening of Hidden Pacific.

Born to Be Wild

Saturday, April 25, 2020 10:00 AM

Join Fernbank for a day celebrating the wonders of nature.

Toddler Tuesday

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 10:00 AM

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

Latin Dance Night

Friday, May 15, 2020 7:00 PM

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

Latin Dance Night

Friday, August 21, 2020 7:00 PM

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

Toddler Tuesday

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 10:00 AM

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

Toddler Tuesday

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 10:00 AM

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

Toddler Tuesday

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 10:00 AM

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

Toddler Tuesday

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 10:00 AM

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