Chattahoochee Nature Center

Call: (770) 992-2055 or visit chattnaturecenter.org
Natural science exhibits and trails on 127 acres of forest and marsh on banks of the Chattahoochee River.

Flying into the Future

Sunday March 25, 2018 12:00 pm EDT
Presented by Northside Hospital Flying into the Future is where science and nature collide to bring you activities focused on STEM, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. We are all about forward-thinking at this Family Fun Day. Come ready to learn about birds as well as test your tinkering skills with our STEM-themed partners and activities. The event highlight includes a flighted birds of prey show, where visitors will be able to learn about these incredible animals and have opportunities to get up close as well. This event will also kick off the opening of our Eco Tinker Interactive Exhibits, open this quarter.  
Cost: $6-$10

Basics of Macro Nature Photography

Saturday March 17, 2018 12:00 pm EDT
Whether it’s a flower, an insect, or a natural pattern, there is detail and beauty in small things that are only captured with a close view. In this class we’ll discuss macro and close-up techniques, focus, depth of field and creative options. Professional nature photographer Eric Bowles will lead this half-day class for beginner to intermediate photographers. Ages 16+; $40 general public/$35 CNC members. Advance Registration Required at 770-992-2055 (ex: 237) or scheduling at chattnaturecenter.org; Register on webpage. 
Cost: $35-$40

Enchanted Evening Date Night

Saturday February 10, 2018 06:30 pm EST
Whether you’re on a first date or have been together for years, come to the Chattahoochee Nature Center for a movie date night. Don’t have a date? Grab a friend - this event is definitely a departure from the ordinary – bundle up, bring your favorite blankets, and enjoy a movie on our lawn under the stars. We provide the movie and a cash bar for your convenience. There will be movie snacks available for purchase in The Nature Store when you arrive. Feel free to bring a picnic dinner or your own movie snacks to enjoy! We will be showing Groundhog Day (1993). Come see Bill Murray have the strangest day of his life. Over and over again. Rated PG. Coffee samples will be provided by Kauai Coffee and Cash Bar and Movie Snacks available for purchase.
Cost: $10 and CNC Members are Free

Enchanted Evening

Saturday February 10, 2018 06:30 pm EST
Whether you’re on a first date or have been together for years, come to the Chattahoochee Nature Center for a movie date night. Don’t have a date? Grab a friend, bundle up, and enjoy Groundhog Day (1993) under the stars. Feel free to bring a picnic dinner.
Cost: $6-$10

Introduction to Photo Editing

Saturday January 27, 2018 10:00 am EST
Do you have lots of photos of the Chattahoochee but they just aren’t 100% yet? Would you like some basic editing improve your photos? We’re starting with the basics of photo editing in this half day class. Editing does not need to be complicated. Professional nature photographer Eric Bowles will show you how to edit a photo in 1-2 minutes. We’ll cover everything from downloading your photos from your camera to editing your photos. We’ll use Adobe Lightroom for examples but will discuss general editing strategies and adjustments that are common to a range of free and low-cost photo editing programs. Ages 16+ Advance Registration Required at 770-992-2055 (ext:237)
Cost: $35-$40

CNC Halloween Hikes

Friday October 20, 2017 07:00 pm EDT
These non-scary holiday hikes are fun for the whole family. Clad in costumes, kids and parents alike can partake in crafts, games, face painting and more.   Chattahoochee Nature Center, 9135 Willeo Rd, Roswell Oct. 20, 21, 27, 28. 7 - 10 p.m, Tickets
Cost: $10

6th Annual Harvest on The Hooch

Sunday October 15, 2017 01:00 pm EDT
 Celebrating the farm-to-table movement, this year's Harvest on the Hooch is an easy way for foodies to enjoy fresh Atlanta flavors from local farms. Guests can expect to enjoy live bluegrass music, garden games, tours of the Unity Garden, and samples from local craft breweries and wineries. VIP ticketholders will be able to enjoy a glass of champagne and a cooking demonstration from local celebrity chef Doug Turbush.  Tickets
Cost: $45-$1,000
9135 Willeo Road
Roswell, GA 30075
(770) 992-2055
Monday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday: 12:00 – 5:00 PM