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Calendar of Events

Scales & Tails

Saturday, July 18, 2020 10:00 AM — 1:00 PM

Explore and discover some of the animal world's most unique critters through indoor and outdoor explorations, including displays featuring reptiles and amphibians from Fernbank's animal collection.

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Friday, July 31, 2020 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Fernbank Museum is proud to partner with the American Red Cross for a special blood drive.

Dino Day

Saturday, August 15, 2020 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Sink your teeth into this prehistoric-themed program celebrating some of the largest, most captivating creatures to ever roam the earth.

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Friday, August 28, 2020 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Fernbank Museum is proud to partner with the American Red Cross for a special blood drive.

A Timeless Affair 2020

Thursday, October 1, 2020 7:00 PM — 8:00 PM

To ensure the wellbeing of our community, we have decided to hold this year's A Timeless Affair as a virtual event.


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

At this time, the Giant Screen Theater and Frances Wood Wilson Foundation Theater will remain temporarily closed, as will the highly interactive exhibit NatureQuest (Indoor Children's Exhibit on Upper Level).


Programming Updates

  • Drop-in Family Programs
  • Fernbank After Dark: Hot! Hot! Hot! 
    • Friday, July 10 
    • Status: CANCELED
  • Reptile Day
    • Saturday, July 18
    • Status: CANCELED
  • Summer Camp

We will continue to update this page as decisions are made regarding special programming. Thank you for your continued patience.

*Survival of the Slowest and Nature's Ninjas have been postponed. Stay tuned for more details.