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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

Fernbank Forest Winter Tree ID Tour

Saturday, February 16, 2019 9:00 AM

Enjoy the wonders of winter with a Fernbank educator on a guided tour of Fernbank Forest.

Tadpole Tales

Saturday, February 16, 2019 11:30 AM

Preschoolers will enjoy a story and special activity with a Fernbank educator featuring Grandmother Fish by Jonathan Tweet and illustrated by Karen Lewis.

Fernbank Forest Bird Walk

Sunday, February 17, 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.

Latin Dance Night

Friday, February 22, 2019 8:00 PM

Spice things up with sassy Latin rhythms, a DJ from Amp’d Entertainment, dance lessons from Salsambo Dance Lessons and Entertainment.*

Tadpole Tales

Saturday, February 23, 2019 11:30 AM

Preschoolers will enjoy a story and special activity with a Fernbank educator featuring Anybody Home? by Marianne Berkes and illustrated by Rebecca Dickinson.

Alligator Extravaganza

Saturday, February 23, 2019 3:00 PM

Learn about alligators during a fun-filled presentation by a Fernbank educator followed by a special animal encounter.

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Monday, March 4, 2019 11:00 AM

Be a part of a lifesaving team! Fernbank Museum is proud to partner with the American Red Cross for a special blood drive.

Lecture: Walking with Mesozoic Giants

Sunday, March 10, 2019 4:00 PM

Take a virtual trip to Patagonia, Argentina with paleontologist Anthony (Tony) Martin, author of Dinosaurs Without Bones, as he explores what life was like for these dinosaurs 100 million years ago.

Double Feature: Pterosaurs & Jurassic Park

Friday, March 15, 2019 7:00 PM

For one night only, see Jurassic Park as it’s meant to be seen—blazing across a 4-story giant screen.

STEM Day

Saturday, March 16, 2019 10:00 AM

Join us as we experiment with breakthroughs in science, technology, engineering and math.

Fernbank Forest Bird Walk

Sunday, March 17, 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.

Fernbank Forest Native Plants & Wildflowers Tour

Thursday, March 21, 2019 2:00 PM

Explore the diversity of native wildflowers and learn to identify them by their leaves and flowers during a guided tour.

Sensory Morning

Saturday, March 23, 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.

Little Critters Day

Saturday, April 13, 2019 10:00 AM

Ring in spring with cute and cuddly baby animals and discover the new life in bloom with seasonal crafts and activities.

Latin Dance Night

Friday, May 17, 2019 7:00 PM

Spice things up with sassy Latin rhythms, a DJ from Amp’d Entertainment , dance lessons from Salsambo Dance Lessons and Entertainment.

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.

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.