Community Art Events

Author event: Unmarriageable by Soniah Kamal


1/28
215 Sycamore Street

In Soniah Kamal’s one-of-a-kind retelling of Pride and Prejudice set in modern-day Pakistan, Alys Binat has sworn never to marry—until an encounter with one Mr. Darsee at a wedding makes her reconsider. Told with wry wit and colorful prose, Unmarriageable is a charming update on Jane Austen’s beloved novel and an exhilarating exploration of love, marriage, class, and sisterhood. . . . Read More

Christmas on Clairemont


308 Clairemont Ave, Decatur, Georgia 30030
12/16

Christmas on Clairemont is a collaborative holiday spectacular hosted and produced by Daniel Solberg at First Baptist of Decatur, Georgia,with full orchestra, a symphonic organ solo, and a festival chorus of a hundred local voices. On Sunday, December 16th 2018 at 7pm, Christmas on Clairemont will feature former lead from the Broadway production of Miss . . . Read More

Music at the Library: Perimeter Flutes


215 Sycamore St.
1/12

Sharing the rich cultural diversity of flute music since 2005, Perimeter Flutes is in residence at GSU at Perimeter. Members are Kathy Farmer, Jeanne Giager, Laura Philpott, and Nicole Chamberlain. Click here for more information.

Oakhurst Jazz Nights


321 W. Hill St. 30030
Thursdays in September

The Oakhurst Neighborhood Association presents Oakhurst Jazz Nights. Jazz lovers will head to Oakhurst and picnic at sunset in April to enjoy some of the best jazz artists in the southeast. The Oakhurst Neighborhood Association announces another great season of free outdoor jazz concerts this spring. For more information, visit oakhurstjazznights.com. Upcoming performances: September 6: Bonaventure Quartet September . . . Read More

Glass Camp at Decatur Glassblowing


250 Freeman Street, Decatur, Georgia 30030
7/16-8/3

Kids learn how to make their own glass art in this five day intensive! Who: Anyone age 10-17 who is interested in learning a new craft or exploring a hands-on experience may participate. No prior experience is needed. What: This 5-day course will go over basic safety and instruction of glassblowing. Each student will go through the . . . Read More

June Open House at Decatur Glassblowing


250 Freeman St, Decatur, Georgia 30030
6/16

Join us for glassblowing demonstrations by Nate Nardi and other local glassblowers. Snacks, drinks and music provided at this free, family-friendly* event. Stop by any time between 6 and 10 pm. Our glass art gallery will also be open during this time with items available for purchase. For more information, click here.

Contra Dance


231 Sycamore St
Fridays, 2/23-7/13

Join Chattahoochee Contra Dancers at the Decatur Recreation Center every Friday at 8pm (7:30 for new dancers) for an evening of toe-tapping fun! For more information and complete schedule, visit CCD’s website.

Mead Road Mardi Gras


2/10

The Mead Road Parade & Party brings the NOLA traditions of big bands and colorful costumes to Decatur in this annual community event benefiting music and arts programs in City Schools of Decatur.