Fernbank Museum is closed today, Thursday, November 23. We will reopen at 10am on Friday, November 24.
Saturday, September 16, 2017, from 10am – 2pm
WildWoods is turning 1 and you’re invited to celebrate! Explore the great outdoors with 10 acres of immersive experiences and museum-wide activities designed to bring out the explorer in you.
Create clay-impression animal tracks of some of your favorite critters.
Native Wildflower Seed Balls
Native plants help maintain an ecosystem’s health and biodiversity. Make a seed ball to plant at home to keep your yard or garden healthy.
Record your findings in WildWoods and Fernbank Forest in a biodegradable journal.
Pinecone Bird Feeders
Make a bird feeder to observe and learn about birds in the environment.
Pipe Cleaner Snakes
Snakes can sometimes be spotted on outdoor adventures. Create one from a safe distance with this craft.
Trees, Birds, and Track & Traces Discovery Carts
Discover different natural components of WildWoods at carts throughout WildWoods.
WildWoods Scavenger Hunt
Find trees, flowers, wildlife and other objects in WildWoods in this fun game.
Weather-permitting; program not suitable for strollers
10:30am, 1pm, Kendeda Pavilion
Get a closer look at nature in WildWoods and Fernbank Forest during this hour-long program.
Ongoing, drop-in style
10:30am – 12:30pm, Kendeda Pavilion
Explore nature through ecologically-focused activities to learn about the wild and wonderful environment.
Cost: Included with Museum admission. Members free.
Mark your calendars for our next event day, Fernbank BOO-seum Trick-or-Treat on Saturday, October 28.
*Activities are from 10am – 2pm in the Great Hall unless otherwise noted and are subject to change without notice.
**Space is limited and will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis.