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Story Time

Monday, November 30, 2020 11:00 AM — 11:20 AM

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

Geology Rocks

Monday, November 30, 2020 1:00 PM — 1:30 PM

Discover how the rocks of Georgia formed with experiments and mineral specimens. Recommended for ages 8 – 15

Animal Encounter

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 11:00 AM — 11:45 AM

Meet a member of Fernbank’s animal collection. Drop in any time during this window. Recommended for all ages

Dino Talk

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 1:00 PM — 1:30 PM

Learn about the Earth of millions of years ago and how dinosaurs ruled both in Georgia and around the world. Recommended for all ages.

Discover Zoology at the North Pole

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 1:00 PM — 1:30 PM

Explore the different ways animals survive and thrive as you solve a science mystery. Discover how polar animals are adapted for life. Recommended for ages 8 – 15

Excellent Experiments

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 3:30 PM — 4:00 PM

Explore the amazing world of chemistry through fun experiments in a live presentation. Recommended for ages 5 – 15

Story Time

Thursday, December 3, 2020 11:00 AM — 11:20 AM

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

Dino Talk

Thursday, December 3, 2020 3:30 PM — 4:00 PM

Learn about the Earth of millions of years ago and how dinosaurs ruled both in Georgia and around the world. Recommended for all ages.

Ranger Explorations

Friday, December 4, 2020 11:00 AM — 11:30 AM

Join a Fernbank Forest Ranger to learn more about the great outdoors. (Subject to cancellation in the event of inclement weather). Recommended for ages 6+

Wow!

Friday, December 4, 2020 3:30 PM — 4:00 PM

See science at its loudest, biggest, and most impressive during live physics and chemistry demonstrations. Recommended for ages 6+

Ranger Explorations

Saturday, December 5, 2020 11:00 AM — 11:30 AM

Join a Fernbank Forest Ranger to learn more about the great outdoors. (Subject to cancellation in the event of inclement weather). Recommended for ages 6+

Excellent Experiments

Saturday, December 5, 2020 1:00 PM — 1:30 PM

Explore the amazing world of chemistry through fun experiments in a live presentation. Recommended for ages 5 – 15

Animal Encounter

Saturday, December 5, 2020 3:00 PM — 3:45 PM

Meet a member of Fernbank’s animal collection. Drop in any time during this window. Recommended for all ages

Holiday Hangouts

Saturday, December 5, 2020 6:00 PM — 10:00 PM

Enjoy after-hours access to Winter Wonderland, holiday-themed activities and more.

Story Time

Sunday, December 6, 2020 11:00 AM — 11:20 AM

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

Geology Rocks – Lumps of Coal

Sunday, December 6, 2020 1:00 PM — 1:30 PM

Discover how the rocks of Georgia formed with experiments and mineral specimens. Recommended for ages 8 – 15

Animal Encounter

Sunday, December 6, 2020 3:00 PM — 3:45 PM

Meet a member of Fernbank’s animal collection. Drop in any time during this window. Recommended for all ages

Story Time

Monday, December 7, 2020 11:00 AM — 11:20 AM

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

Discover Zoology at the North Pole

Monday, December 7, 2020 1:00 PM — 1:30 PM

Explore the different ways animals survive and thrive as you solve a science mystery. Discover how polar animals are adapted for life. Recommended for ages 8 – 15

Toddler Tuesday

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 10:00 AM — 5:00 PM

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

Dino Talk

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 1:00 PM — 1:30 PM

Learn about the Earth of millions of years ago and how dinosaurs ruled both in Georgia and around the world. Recommended for all ages.

Geology Rocks – Lumps of Coal

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 1:00 PM — 1:30 PM

Discover how the rocks of Georgia formed with experiments and mineral specimens. Recommended for ages 8 – 15

Excellent Experiments

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 3:30 PM — 4:00 PM

Explore the amazing world of chemistry through fun experiments in a live presentation. Recommended for ages 5 – 15

Story Time

Thursday, December 10, 2020 11:00 AM — 11:20 AM

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

Dino Talk

Thursday, December 10, 2020 3:30 PM — 4:00 PM

Learn about the Earth of millions of years ago and how dinosaurs ruled both in Georgia and around the world. Recommended for all ages.

Ranger Explorations

Friday, December 11, 2020 11:00 AM — 11:30 AM

Join a Fernbank Forest Ranger to learn more about the great outdoors. (Subject to cancellation in the event of inclement weather). Recommended for ages 6+

Excellent Experiments

Friday, December 11, 2020 1:00 PM — 1:30 PM

Explore the amazing world of chemistry through fun experiments in a live presentation. Recommended for ages 5 – 15

Wow!

Friday, December 11, 2020 3:30 PM — 4:00 PM

See science at its loudest, biggest, and most impressive during live physics and chemistry demonstrations. Recommended for ages 6+

Fernbank After Dark: Holiday Spirits

Friday, December 11, 2020 7:00 PM — 11:00 PM

Bring your best holiday cheer for a night of festive fun featuring after-hours access to the holiday exhibit Winter Wonderland, holiday-themed activities, live music and more. 

Story Time

Saturday, December 12, 2020 11:00 AM — 11:20 AM

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

Animal Encounter

Saturday, December 12, 2020 3:00 PM — 3:45 PM

Meet a member of Fernbank’s animal collection. Drop in any time during this window. Recommended for all ages

Holiday Hangouts

Saturday, December 12, 2020 6:00 PM — 10:00 PM

Enjoy after-hours access to Winter Wonderland, holiday-themed activities and more.

Fernbank Forest Walk

Sunday, December 13, 2020 9:30 AM — 11:30 AM

Enjoy a guided walk through Fernbank Forest. Recommended for all ages

Ranger Explorations

Sunday, December 13, 2020 11:00 AM — 11:30 AM

Join a Fernbank Forest Ranger to learn more about the great outdoors. (Subject to cancellation in the event of inclement weather). Recommended for ages 6+

Discover Zoology at the North Pole

Sunday, December 13, 2020 1:00 PM — 1:30 PM

Explore the different ways animals survive and thrive as you solve a science mystery. Discover how polar animals are adapted for life. Recommended for ages 8 – 15

Animal Encounter

Sunday, December 13, 2020 3:00 PM — 3:45 PM

Meet a member of Fernbank’s animal collection. Drop in any time during this window. Recommended for all ages

Holiday Story Time

Monday, December 14, 2020 11:00 AM — 11:20 AM

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

Geology Rocks – Lumps of Coal

Monday, December 14, 2020 1:00 PM — 1:30 PM

Discover how the rocks of Georgia formed with experiments and mineral specimens. Recommended for ages 8 – 15

Animal Encounter

Tuesday, December 15, 2020 11:00 AM — 11:45 AM

Meet a member of Fernbank’s animal collection. Drop in any time during this window. Recommended for all ages

Dinosaurs at the North Pole

Tuesday, December 15, 2020 1:00 PM — 1:30 PM

Long before Santa and the elves built their workshop, dinosaurs roamed the arctic north! Learn how they lived and how the poles are different today. Recommended for all ages.

Discover Zoology at the North Pole

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 1:00 PM — 1:30 PM

Explore the different ways animals survive and thrive as you solve a science mystery. Discover how polar animals are adapted for life. Recommended for ages 8 – 15

Jingle Beakers

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 3:30 PM — 4:00 PM

Enjoy some Christmas chemistry with fun experiments in a live presentation. Recommended for ages 5 – 15

Holiday Story Time

Thursday, December 17, 2020 11:00 AM — 11:20 AM

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

Dinosaurs at the North Pole

Thursday, December 17, 2020 3:30 PM — 4:00 PM

Long before Santa and the elves built their workshop, dinosaurs roamed the arctic north! Learn how they lived and how the poles are different today. Recommended for all ages.

Ranger Explorations

Friday, December 18, 2020 11:00 AM — 11:30 AM

Join a Fernbank Forest Ranger to learn more about the great outdoors. (Subject to cancellation in the event of inclement weather). Recommended for ages 6+

Wow!

Friday, December 18, 2020 3:30 PM — 4:00 PM

See science at its loudest, biggest, and most impressive during live physics and chemistry demonstrations. Recommended for ages 6+

Ranger Explorations

Saturday, December 19, 2020 11:00 AM — 11:30 AM

Join a Fernbank Forest Ranger to learn more about the great outdoors. (Subject to cancellation in the event of inclement weather). Recommended for ages 6+

Jingle Beakers

Saturday, December 19, 2020 1:00 PM — 1:30 PM

Enjoy some Christmas chemistry with fun experiments in a live presentation. Recommended for ages 5 – 15

Animal Encounter

Saturday, December 19, 2020 3:00 PM — 3:45 PM

Meet a member of Fernbank’s animal collection. Drop in any time during this window. Recommended for all ages

Holiday Hangouts

Saturday, December 19, 2020 6:00 PM — 10:00 PM

Enjoy after-hours access to Winter Wonderland, holiday-themed activities and more.

Holiday Story Time

Sunday, December 20, 2020 11:00 AM — 11:20 AM

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

Geology Rocks – Lumps of Coal

Sunday, December 20, 2020 1:00 PM — 1:30 PM

Discover how the rocks of Georgia formed with experiments and mineral specimens. Recommended for ages 8 – 15

Animal Encounter

Sunday, December 20, 2020 3:00 PM — 3:45 PM

Meet a member of Fernbank’s animal collection. Drop in any time during this window. Recommended for all ages

Discover Zoology at the North Pole

Monday, December 21, 2020 1:00 PM — 1:30 PM

Explore the different ways animals survive and thrive as you solve a science mystery. Discover how polar animals are adapted for life. Recommended for ages 8 – 15

Dino Talk

Tuesday, December 22, 2020 1:00 PM — 1:30 PM

Learn about the Earth of millions of years ago and how dinosaurs ruled both in Georgia and around the world. Recommended for all ages.

Excellent Experiments

Wednesday, December 23, 2020 3:30 PM — 4:00 PM

Explore the amazing world of chemistry through fun experiments in a live presentation. Recommended for ages 5 – 15

Holiday Story Time

Saturday, December 26, 2020 11:00 AM — 11:20 AM

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

Excellent Experiments

Saturday, December 26, 2020 1:00 PM — 1:30 PM

Explore the amazing world of chemistry through fun experiments in a live presentation. Recommended for ages 5 – 15

Animal Encounter

Saturday, December 26, 2020 3:00 PM — 3:45 PM

Meet a member of Fernbank’s animal collection. Drop in any time during this window. Recommended for all ages

Ranger Explorations

Sunday, December 27, 2020 11:00 AM — 11:30 AM

Join a Fernbank Forest Ranger to learn more about the great outdoors. (Subject to cancellation in the event of inclement weather). Recommended for ages 6+

Discover Zoology at the North Pole

Sunday, December 27, 2020 1:00 PM — 1:30 PM

Explore the different ways animals survive and thrive as you solve a science mystery. Discover how polar animals are adapted for life. Recommended for ages 8 – 15

Animal Encounter

Sunday, December 27, 2020 3:00 PM — 3:45 PM

Meet a member of Fernbank’s animal collection. Drop in any time during this window. Recommended for all ages

Geology Rocks – Lumps of Coal

Monday, December 28, 2020 1:00 PM — 1:30 PM

Discover how the rocks of Georgia formed with experiments and mineral specimens. Recommended for ages 8 – 15

Dino Talk

Tuesday, December 29, 2020 1:00 PM — 1:30 PM

Learn about the Earth of millions of years ago and how dinosaurs ruled both in Georgia and around the world. Recommended for all ages.

Story Time

Thursday, December 31, 2020 11:00 AM — 11:20 AM

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

Animal Encounter

Thursday, December 31, 2020 3:30 PM — 4:15 PM

Meet a member of Fernbank’s animal collection. Drop in any time during this window. Recommended for all ages

Dino Talk

Thursday, December 31, 2020 3:30 PM — 4:00 PM

Learn about the Earth of millions of years ago and how dinosaurs ruled both in Georgia and around the world. Recommended for all ages.


Please be advised that during our phased reopening, some Fernbank facilities may not be available out of an abundance of caution.