Posts Tagged ‘this weekend in decatur’

  • Decatur’s Core Dance is using its Sycamore Street storefront as a screening room for REEL ART: Speak, a series of film and video works highlighting and magnifying the voices of Black and indigenous artists of color. The outdoor screenings can be viewed responsibly, recognizing social-distance guidelines. Speak is on view outside of the Core Dance studio, 133 Sycamore St., throughout the weekends until Nov. 15, starting at 7 p.m. each Friday night. For a list of works currently on view, visit coredance.org/reel-art.
  • The Community Center of South Decatur and the Solarium are partnering with LifeSouth for another community blood drive. The event will be held on Saturday, Nov. 7, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. All donors will receive a complimentary COVID-19 antibody test, cholesterol screening and promotional gift with their donation. Visit donors.lifesouth.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/676757 to schedule your donation and help save the lives of people right here in our community.
  • On Saturday, November 7 L’Arche Atlanta will be giving out more than 70 CONNEXIONS tote bags full of items for their virtual CONNEXIONS weekend events! The community is invited to join the virtual Gratitude meet-up on Sunday, November 8 at 2 p.m. Visit larcheatlanta.org/connexions for more information.
  • The Dalton Gallery at Agnes Scott College presents the Searching for Home Art Exhibition open 10 a.m.-4 p.m through November in the Dana Fine Arts Building at 141 East College Ave. The exhibition, made possible by the Margaret Virginia Philip Art Endowment Fund, will be available virtually and in-person by appointment. Searching for Home is on view through December 12. Find more information and book your visit today at daltongallery.agnesscott.org.
  • Clue Town designed an all new full-length puzzle hunt in Downtown Decatur as part of American Lung Association’s (ALA) annual LUNG FORCE Run/Walk. The ALA Puzzle Walk is available now through November 30th. The hunt takes 75-90 minutes to solve, and it is packed with fun facts about lung health! The ALA Puzzle Walk is available for download exclusively through ALA’s website, and the money raised will fund efforts to end lung disease. Breathe in the experience before it’s too late!

Photo: L’Arche Atlanta (Facebook)

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-Come by Trinity Mercantile and Design on Saturday, Feb. 29 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. for a warm and snugly trunk show featuring re-purposed Sari quilts and pillows by Alokahome.

-Don’t miss the 19th Annual Oakhurst Wine Crawl happening Saturday, Feb. 29 from 4-7 p.m. Purchase your tickets at Oakhurst Market or online at: freshtix.com/events/oakhurst-wine-crawl-2020.

-The Glenwood Elementary PTA will host their 2nd annual Casino Night & Auction fundraiser this Saturday, Feb. 29 at 7 p.m. at Color Wheel. This adults-only event will feature a buffet, auction and more. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit glennwoodpta.org/auction.

-Check out live performances at Eddie’s Attic featuring Lily Rose with Mackenzie Carpenter and Morgan Brock, Just Roxie (formerly Roxie Watson), LOWEN with Grant Terry, Lucy Kaplansky and Tristan Mcintosh with Special Guest Eli Ensor. For show times and tickets, head to eddiesattic.com.

Cover Photo: Oakhurst Wine Crawl (Facebook)

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-Join the White Bull this Saturday, Feb. 22 from 11 a.m-1 p.m. for their next pasta-making class led by Executive Chef Pat Pascarella. Walk through Italy’s various step-by-step processes of making spaghetti—whether crafted by hand or by machine. Book now at whitebullatl.com/events.

-Come speak with local arborists, landscapers and tree care services in celebration of Arbor Day on Saturday Feb. 22 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.! The First 200 city residents will receive an official Bicentennial Red Maple, Red Cedar, Dogwood or Persimmon tree with certificate as part of our project to plant 1000 trees by 2020 for Decatur’s bicentennial celebration.

-Don’t miss live performances at Eddie’s Attic featuring Randall Bramblett, the Tuten Brothers, Jake Scott with Sawyer, Clay Cook, Jason Eady and Courtney Patton with Channing Wilson. For show times and tickets, head to eddiesattic.com.

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-Join the Friends of the Decatur Library for their annual winter book sale this Saturday, Feb. 8 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The sale will be held inside the lower level of the Decatur Library. Visit Friends of the Decatur Library on Facebook for more details.

-The Mead Road Mardi Gras Parade will be on Saturday, Feb. 8. Parade steps off at 1 p.m. from 4/5 Academy and marches up Oakview to Mead Road and ends at The Imperial. Check out meadrdmardigras.org for more information.

-Come dance the night away with L’Arche Atlanta at their annual Valentine’s Dance and Potluck dinner happening this Saturday, Feb. 8 at 5:30 p.m. Put on your dancing shoes and bring a savory dish to share (desserts provided). This is a family-friendly event for all ages and abilities. For more info, larcheatlanta.org.

-Support the local arts and crafts scene at the Bizarre Bazaar! Valentines Edition this Sunday, Feb. 9 at 1 p.m. at Trackside Tavern. Visit them on Facebook for more details.

-Check out live performances this weekend at Eddie’s Attic featuring Emi Sunshine, Colby Dee, Jackson County Line, Jenny & Tyler and Amplify Vs. Series: The People Vs. The Oppressors. For show times and tickets, head to eddiesattic.com.

Cover Photo: Mead Road Mardi Gras

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-Join Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams on the Decatur Square this Saturday, Feb. 1 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. for their fourth annual Ice Cream for Breakfast Day event. 100% of profits from the shop sales during the event will benefit DoSomething.org!

-Visit the Decatur Library on Saturday, Feb. 1 at 4 p.m. for a Children’s Violin Concert featuring the Jacobson Violin Studio as they perform light classical, folk and fiddle songs.

-Check out live performances at Eddie’s Attic this Saturday featuring John McCutcheon and Diggity. Visit eddiesattic.com for show times and tickets.

Cover Video: Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams

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-If you’ve ever wanted to research the history of your home or property but wasn’t sure where to begin, don’t miss the Winter Research Class Series: Researching Your Historic House/Property in the Metro Atlanta Area on Saturday, Jan. 25 from 10-11 a.m. at the DeKalb History Center. Visit dekalbhistory.org for ticket info.

-Join the Georgia Poetry Society and the Georgia Center for the Book for a reading with poet Jericho Brown this Saturday, Jan. 25 from 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. in the Decatur Library Auditorium. For more info, head to georgiacenterforthebook.org.

-Decatur Glassblowing will host classes to Make Your Own Glass Ornament this Saturday, Jan. 25. Check them out on Facebook for class times and costs. You must pre-register and reserve your space via the ticketing link. For more information and other classes, visit decaturglassblowing.com.

-Check out live performances at Eddie’s Attic featuring Eliot Bronson with Micah Dalton, JessLee of Season 14 The Voice and Jimmy Webb. For show times and tickets, visit eddiesattic.com.

Cover Photo: Dekalb History Center

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-This weekend all Luna Girl inventory is 50% off at Vivid Boutique! The artist Andrea Allen will be in the store on Saturday to greet guests and customers. Wine and snacks will be served. Visit Vivid Boutique on Facebook for more info.

-Join Decatur Glassblowing this Saturday, Jan. 18 for classes to Make Your Own Glass Cup and a class to Make Your Own Glass Paperweight. Check them out on Facebook for class times and costs.

-Join Pinky Promise for a bible study brunch to kick off MLK weekend in Luchsinger Lounge at Agnes Scott College on Saturday Jan. 18 from 10 a.m.-11 a.m. This event is open to the community.

-Check out live performances at Eddie’s Attic this weekend featuring Jeff Plankenhorn with Scrappy Jud Newcomb, Drew Davidsen, Matt Mayes of Jupiter Coyote, Carrie Newcomer with Pianist Gary Walters and the Guitar Shed Adult Winter Recital. Visit eddiesattic.com for show times and tickets.

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-Decatur Glassblowing invites you to Make Your Own Glass Flower this Saturday, Jan. 11. Visit their Facebook to view group class times and pricing.

-Join Brush Izakaya & Pine Street Market on Jan. 12 at 5:30 p.m. for ISSHO, a private dinner bringing together Chefs Jason Liang and Rusty Bowers as they guide your experience while merging their talents for a 6 course meal at Brush Sushi Izakaya. Visit brushatl.com/events to purchase tickets.

-Join Java Speaks at the Pinewood for their first Open Mic of 2020! Come out this Sunday, Jan. 12 from 7:30-10:30 p.m. for poetry and music. Visit Java Speaks on Facebook for more info.

-Check out this weekend’s upcoming live performances at Eddie’s Attic featuring Patrick Davis, Becky Shaw, Travis Meadows and Joe Mullins & the Radio Ramblers. For show times and ticket information, visit eddiesattic.com.

Cover Photo: Decatur Glassblowing

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