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Today’s Hours: 10am – 5pm

Educator Appreciation Evening

Friday, October 12, 2018 4:00 PM — 10:00 PM

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)

Event Check-in
4pm - 7pm

Museum Explorations
4pm – 11pm*
Explore both indoor and outdoor* exhibits at your own pace, including the new special exhibit, Nature’s Superheroes: Life at the Limits and the new outdoor experience Woodland Spirits.

Private Reception
5:30pm – 7pm
Enjoy light complimentary hors d'oeuvres as you mix and mingle during a private reception.

Fernbank After Dark
7pm – 11pm
Uncover the science behind on of today’s favorite investigative topics: forensics. Craft beer, cocktails and tasty tapas will be available for purchase. Each registered educator will receive 1 complimentary drink at check-in.**

3D Giant Screen Adventure
Fly around the world and through the skies on the wings of birds in Earthflight

Cost: This special event is FREE for educators ages 21+. Space is limited and advance reservations are required by October 10, 2018. Call 404.929.6400 or download a reservation form. Guest tickets are available for $20 each; limit 1 per educator.***

Learn more about Field Trip offerings.

Parking is limited and spaces will fill up quickly. We highly encourage using ride services such Uber, Lyft or taxis.

*Fernbank Forest closes at 4:30pm.

**Complimentary drink tickets provided for registered educators only. Guest who do not check-in before 7pm, forfeit their drink tickets. 

***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.