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Today’s Hours: 10am – 5pm

Spring Educator Appreciation

Friday, April 13, 2018, from 4pm – 7pm

Enjoy a special FREE evening just for educators featuring:

Join us for a special evening celebrating educators, where you can socialize with colleagues, enjoy an adult night out and learn about Fernbank's many field trip opportunities for the 2018-2019 school year. (Ages 21+ only; valid ID required)

Museum Explorations
Outdoor areas open 4pm – 5pm; Indoor areas open 4pm – 11pm
Take advantage of warmer weather and explore 75 acres of one-of-a-kind nature adventures in WildWoods and Fernbank Forest. Explore all permanent exhibits and check out the new special exhibit, The Secret World Inside You

Private Reception
5:30pm – 7pm
Enjoy light complimentary hors d'oeuvres as you mix and mingle with colleagues during a private reception. Each registered educator will receive a complimentary drink ticket at check-in.*

Fernbank After Dark
7pm – 11pm
Come one, come all to Fernbank After Dark: Carnival Science where fun hands-on activities will unveil the science behind classic carnival mysteries and hard-to-win games. Craft beer, cocktails and tasty tapas will be available for purchase.

Giant Screen Movie
Experience the intriguing—and often humorous—life of predators in Incredible Predators 3D.

Cost: This special event is free for educators ages 21+. Space is limited and advance reservations are required by Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 12pm. Call 404.929.6400 or download a reservation form. Guest tickets are available for $20 each; limit 1 per educator.**

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Learn more about Field Trip offerings.

*Complimentary drink tickets provided for registered educators only.

**This event is offered exclusively for educators ages 21 and up with proper ID. Limit of 1 guest per educator. Guest must check in at same time as educator.