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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.

Pterosaurs

Pirate Day

Saturday, January 26, 2019 10:00 AM

Ahoy, me hearties! Now be the time to weigh anchor and set sail on a swashbuckling adventure at Fernbank's Pirate Day! You'll be a landlubber no more when you navigate pirate-themed crafts and games, and meet members of the Atlanta Pirate and Wenches Guild.

Tadpole Tales

Saturday, January 26, 2019 11:30 AM

Wee mateys will enjoy a story with a Fernbank crew member along with a special activity or song featuring Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs by Giles Andreae and illustrated by Russell Ayto.

Tadpole Tales

Sunday, January 27, 2019 11:30 AM

Preschoolers will enjoy a story and special activity with a Fernbank educator featuring If You Were a Penguin by Wendell and Florence Minor.

Fernbank After Dark: Love on the Brain

Friday, February 8, 2019 7:00 PM

Explore the science behind love and attraction through hands-on activities, including practicing animal courtship displays, building your own love molecule and more.

Pterosaurs Opening Day Celebration

Saturday, February 9, 2019 10:00 AM

Discover the largest creatures to ever take to the skies and enjoy hands-on activities as we welcome special exhibit Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of the Dinosaurs.

Tadpole Tales

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 11:30 AM

Preschoolers will enjoy a story and special activity with a Fernbank educator featuring Grandmother Fish by Jonathan Tweet and illustrated by Karen Lewis.

Latin Dance Night

Friday, February 22, 2019 8:00 PM

Spice things up with sassy Latin rhythms, a DJ from Amp’d Entertainment, dance lessons from Salsambo Dance Lessons and Entertainment.*

Tadpole Tales

Saturday, February 23, 2019 11:30 AM

Preschoolers will enjoy a story and special activity with a Fernbank educator featuring Anybody Home? by Marianne Berkes and illustrated by Rebecca Dickinson.

Alligator Extravaganza

Saturday, February 23, 2019 3:00 PM

Learn about alligators during a fun-filled presentation by a Fernbank educator followed by a special animal encounter.