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April Fools Comedy Night

“Three Taverns Walk into a Bar…” April Fools Comedy Night at Three Taverns Saturday, April 1 | 7 + 9 pm | Three Taverns Brewery, 121 New St. | $25 Sample the latest batch of laughs and hand-crafted beers. The Decatur Arts Alliance and Three Taverns Brewery host a night of local joking. And food . . . Read More

Decatur Lantern Parade 2017

Friday, May 12 • 9 p.m. • Downtown Decatur Celebrate the arts and the start of summer at the Decatur Lantern Parade. Gather at Color Wheel Studio at 508 E. Howard Ave. after 8 pm, then parade to the downtown square along with the Black Sheep Marching Ensemble. Make your own lantern at home or . . . Read More

ArtWalk | Arts Festival 2017

Friday, May 26  |  decaturartsfestival.com Decatur’s largest one-night art experience returns! Stroll around town to see exhibits at various shops and galleries and enjoy complimentary snacks and drinks. Beer will be on sale at East Court Square. Visit the Decatur Arts Festival website for more information.

Decatur Arts Festival 2017

Memorial Day Weekend, May 27 and 28  |  decaturartsfestival.com Downtown Decatur comes alive on Memorial Day weekend for the annual Decatur Arts Festival. The festival takes over downtown, extending from the Decatur Recreation Center to the downtown square, including East and West Ponce de Leon Avenue, Clairemont Avenue and the Dalton Gallery at Agnes Scott . . . Read More

The Book As Art 2017

Book as Art: Illuminated August 11–September 29 | open during library hours The Periodicals Gallery of the Decatur Library 215 Sycamore St., Decatur, Ga. Artist books take many forms – from handmade and lusciously tactile to linear and informative, abstract and questioning to sculptural and monumental. This juried show celebrates the book with a wildly varied . . . Read More

YEA! Event for Young Emerging Artists 2017

Sunday, Oct. 1 • 2-6 pm Arts event in the newly redesigned Harmony Park in Oakhurst Village. Artist application (PDF) Band-application (PDF) Pay for booth fees online here. This wildly popular one-day arts event has been embraced by local students grades K-12 as a way to showcase their creativity and talent to the public. Shop . . . Read More

Oakhurst Porchfest 2017

Saturdday, October 14 • 12-6 p.m.  |  oakhurstporchfest.org Porchfest, the ultimate grassroots music festival, is an afternoon when porches all over the neighborhood become stages and people meander from yard to yard, listening, hanging out and connecting with their neighbors. It’s the largest organic, free-range, crowd-sourced music festival in Georgia, and is what Georgia’s music tourism bureau called “very likely . . . Read More

ArtWalk | Decatur Wine Festival 2017

Friday, Nov. 3  |  decaturwinefestival.org Wine and art belong together. That’s why the Decatur Wine Festival kicks off with ArtWalk. Each art spot features the work of one (or more) artists. Visit any or all of our participating locations! It’s free and open to the public. Updated locations for the 2017 Art Walk will be available . . . Read More

Decatur Wine Festival 2017

Nov. 4 • 12:30-4:30 p.m. On the square in Downtown Decatur • Rain or Shine Taste wines from around the globe, sample delicious food from Decatur-area restaurants, and enjoy tunes at metro Atlanta’s largest outdoor wine festival. Proceeds benefit the Decatur Arts Alliance, which produces the Decatur Arts Festival and many other arts events, free . . . Read More