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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.

Holiday Hours Notice: Fernbank Museum will be closed Thursday, November 22 for Thanksgiving and Tuesday, December 25 for Christmas. On Monday, December 31, 2018, Fernbank Museum will open at 12:30pm due to the Museum’s ticketed family event, Noon Year’s Eve. The Giant Screen Theater resumes its normal schedule at 1pm.

Flight of the Butterflies

Tadpole Tales

Friday, November 23, 2018 11:30 AM

Preschoolers will enjoy a story and special activity with a Fernbank educator featuring Turkey Trouble by Wendi Silvano and illustrated by Lee Harper.

Treetop Tales

Saturday, November 24, 2018 11:45 AM

Preschoolers will enjoy Fernbank’s outdoor storytelling program with an educator, featuring Gobble Gobble by Cathryn Falwell.

Fernbank Forest Bird Walk

Saturday, December 1, 2018 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 After Dark: Holiday Party

Friday, December 14, 2018 7:00 PM

Fernbank After Dark is a monthly series for ages 21+ featuring fun science activities, exclusive after-hours Museum access, live music, craft beer and cocktails, and giant screen movies.

Ugly Holiday Sweater Party

Sunday, December 16, 2018 6:00 PM

Grab your ugliest, silliest, tackiest holiday sweater and join us for a festive holiday-themed party!

Noon Year’s Eve

Monday, December 31, 2018 9:00 AM

Ring in the New Year a full twelve hours early with Atlanta’s biggest party animals!

‘90s Night

Friday, January 18, 2019 7:00 PM

Take a field trip back to the ‘90s at Fernbank Museum!