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Calendar of Events

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.

David Rogers’ Big Bugs

Tadpole Tales

Saturday, May 25, 2019 11:30 AM

Preschoolers will enjoy a story and special activity with a Fernbank educator.

Ranger Explorations

Saturday, May 25, 2019 1:00 PM

Join a Fernbank ranger for outdoor activities in WildWoods and learn something fun.

Excellent Experiments

Sunday, May 26, 2019 3:00 PM

Explore the amazing world of chemistry through fun experiments in a live presentation.

Tadpole Tales

Monday, May 27, 2019 11:30 AM

Preschoolers will enjoy a story and special activity with a Fernbank educator.

Cosmic Quest

Monday, May 27, 2019 2:30 PM

Blast off for an exploration of space that will take you from Earth through the universe.

Geology Rocks

Friday, May 31, 2019 2:30 PM

Discover how the rocks of Georgia formed with hands-on experiments and touchable specimens.

Dog Days of Summer

Sunday, June 2, 2019 6:00 PM

Join us for a paw-tastic evening of family fun celebrating Superpower Dogs 3D.

Monster Fish Opening Day

Saturday, June 8, 2019 10:00 AM

Join us for hands-on activities and live animal encounters to celebrate the new summer exhibit, Monster Fish: In Search of the Last River Giants.

Fernbank After Dark: The Great Outdoors

Friday, June 14, 2019 7:00 PM

Get your outdoors on and quench your thirst for nature with hands-on activities and demonstrations.

Adult Summer Camp

Friday, June 21, 2019 7:00 PM

Get in on the summer fun and enjoy outdoor games and entertainment like the good old days of summer camp.

Sensory Morning

Saturday, June 29, 2019 9:00 AM

Join us for a series of special sensory events, designed for guests with sensory sensitivities, special needs or various physical abilities who might benefit from a less-crowded environment.

Reptile Day

Saturday, July 13, 2019 10:00 AM

Come face to face with live reptiles and amphibians at this popular annual event. Learn about and interact with unique creatures, including snakes, tortoises, lizards and many more.

Dinosaur Birthday Bash

Saturday, August 17, 2019 10:00 AM

You’re invited to a prehistoric party at Fernbank Museum! Stomp, chomp and party like a dinosaur in celebration of the anniversary of Giants of the Mesozoic.

Sensory Morning

Saturday, August 24, 2019 9:00 AM

Join us for a series of special sensory events, designed for guests with sensory sensitivities, special needs or various physical abilities who might benefit from a less-crowded environment.

A Timeless Affair 2019: Secrets of the Silk Road

Saturday, October 5, 2019 6:30 PM

Join us for an elegant black-tie gala to benefit Fernbank.

Sensory Morning

Saturday, December 7, 2019 9:00 AM

Join us for a series of special sensory events, designed for guests with sensory sensitivities, special needs or various physical abilities who might benefit from a less-crowded environment.