Notice: Fernbank Museum will open at 11am on Sunday, April 30 so that we may honor our volunteers during a private special event.
Saturday, April 8, 2017
This festive annual event is the perfect way for families to welcome spring with opportunities to meet live baby animals, find prize-filled eggs, play fun games, participate in special activities and more.
Sam's Path Petting Zoo**
Meet baby animals including ducklings, baby goats and more. (Ages four and up are welcome to touch the animals with parental supervision. Hand sanitizer should be used after touching the animals.)
Enjoy big bubble fun with the Georgia Bubbleman.
Explore activities in the Great Hall to collect your treat-filled eggs. Keep an eye out for other surprise egg giveaways.
Egg Basket Craft
Color a paper bag basket to tote prize-filled eggs.
Butterfly and Flower Craft
Celebrate spring by creating a wildflower or butterfly with coffee filters.
Get a spring-themed temporary tattoo.
Hippity-Hop with Giggy
Meet our dinosaur mascot, Giggy, who is celebrating by wearing bunny ears. (Please note Giggy will require breaks throughout the event.)
Treats by GoGo squeeZ****
Enjoy a tasty GoGo squeeZ applesauce or yogurt while you collect your treat-filled eggs.
King of Pops*****
Available for Purchase on the Terrace
Indulge your spring fever with an icy popsicle treat.
11:30am, Naturalist Center
Preschoolers will enjoy a story with a Fernbank educator along with a special activity or song. The featured story, Guess What is Growing Inside this Egg, by Mia Posada, will bounce you into spring.
Cost: Included with Museum admission. Members FREE!
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*Activities are from 10am – 2pm in the Great Hall unless otherwise noted and are subject to change without notice.
**Animal species subject to change.
***Egg giveaways available while supplies last. Eggs are limited to one per station, per child. Please note that eggs contain candy and/or toys with small parts. Use parental supervision. Candy should not be consumed in exhibits, WildWoods or Fernbank Forest.
****Available while supplies last.
*****Popsicles are for purchase and not included with admission.