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Decatur’s annual Earth Day Festival will be held this Saturday, April 18 from 10 am until 2 pm in Harmony Park. This year’s event features educational activities, crafts and earth-friendly activities, as well as music by the Morgan Rowe Band beginning at 11 am.

Join in the Ginat Puppet Parade beginning at 12:30 pm featuring the Seed and Feed Marching Abominables.

On Sunday, April 19, fun activities continue in Oakhurst Garden from 1 until 4 pm. There will be crafts, goats to feed and pet, a cake contest, live music and more. Plants and t-shirts will also be available for purchase. For more information visit www.oakhurstgarden.org.

Both events are free and open to the public. I hope to see everyone there!

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The 7th Annual Oakhurst Wine Crawl takes place this Saturday at locations throughout Oakhurst. This event is always a lot of fun, and a great opportunity to taste a variety of wines as well as visit the local businesses. The event is rain or shine, and if it rains, I look forward to using my new “Paris themed” umbrella! I hope to see you there.

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nectarlogoSo if you’re feeling a little guilty about eating all that delicious bacon and organic peanut butter at Leon’s last night (of course I speak of general instances, not personal experience. . . not at all), then you might want to stop by Nectar in Oakhurst for a healthier meal.

Nectar serves fresh raw juices, smoothies, paninis and gourmet ice cream.  Check out the menu:

Nectar Menu page 1
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Sounds delicious and healthy!

Here are some more details:

Hours: 
Monday – Friday 7 a.m.-8 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday 9 a.m.-8 p.m.

Contact/Location:
707C East Lake Dr. (next to Kavarna)
Decatur, GA 30030
404-378-4006
nectardecatur@gmail.com

Nectar will also be participating in the 7th Annual Oakhurst Wine Crawl.

 

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The Oakhurst Arts & Music Festival has the word music in the title for a reason- the music is awesome! The bands donate their time and talents for the community. As promised, here are some photos from the musical line up. Unfortunately, I didn’t get a chance to take any photos before noon, so I missed a couple of them. Our friend and event photographer Bill Mahan shared some of his with me as well. I would like to mention that The Stephen Wood Ensemble, Sue Witty and Olde Dog also performed. When I get some photos of them, I will be sure to add them.

Liz Brown of Liz and the Tomcats, courtesy of Bill Mahan
Liz Brown of Liz and the Tomcats, courtesy of Bill Mahan   

           Heaven David & Band

Heaven Davis’s Band was happy to make a return appearance this year.

Heaven was joined by her back up singers, Hot Chocolate and her sister Mary.

 

The Sehwe Drummers are a Decatur favorite, located in the heart of Oakhurst Village.
Photo courtesy of Bill Mahan

Photo courtesy of Bill Mahan

Decatur’s own Matthew Kahler performed solo with his guitar and drums.

 

Zachary Kale with Joe Gransden

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