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This weekend in #decaturga: Duck’s Holiday Party and Marketplace and Christmas on Clairemont concert

Duck’s Holiday Party and Marketplace pops up at Duck’s Kitchen (111-D New St. in East Decatur Station) with artist wares, refreshments, and live music Saturday, Dec. 15, 5-8 p.m. Information at https://www.facebook.com/events/583828715398972/

Christmas on Clairemont is a FREE holiday music spectacular with full orchestra, a symphonic organ solo, and a festival chorus of a hundred local voices at First Baptist Church of Decatur (308 Clairemont Ave.) Sunday, Dec. 16, 7-9:30 p.m. Doors open one hour before. Information at http://christmasonclairemont.com/

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This Weekend in Decatur: Small Business Saturday + Santa on the Square + FREE Lyft rides around town


Shop local all over Decatur during Small Business Saturday! Enjoy festivities, music, and free gift wrapping at the tent on Decatur’s downtown square during your #shopsmall spree. Visit with Santa, earn local restaurant gift cards, and get a FREE local Lyft. See details below. Saturday, Nov. 24, starting at 10 a.m. 


Free Cookies & Milk with Santa! Take pictures and sip hot cocoa with Santa himself from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Register for this free event at www.freshtix.com/events/cookies–milk-with-santa-2


Decatur’s November Shopping Promo: Spend $200 at city of Decatur shops and earn $20 in local restaurant gift cards. Bring your retail receipt(s) to the tent on the square during Small Business Saturday or to the Visitors Center (113 Clairemont Ave.) through 11/30, or to redeem your prize. Restaurant receipts are not accepted. Limited to three gift cards per person.


Get a Lyft on us! We’ve partnered with Lyft to give you free transportation all around town on Small Business Saturday. Download the Lyft app and create an account, then BEFORE you request a ride enter the promo code. SMBUSDEC1 for Downtown Decatur, Old Depot District, and West Ponce. SMBUSDEC2 for Oakhurst and Howard Ave. See specific pick-up/drop-off zones below. Note: You must be in “Personal” mode for the code to apply. You will only need to enter this code one time for the entire event.


Lyft promo code SMBUSDEC1 pick-up/drop-off zones:
  • 330 N McDonough St.
  • Decatur Transit Station, 400 Church St.
  • E Trinity Pl.
  • W Ponce de Leon Ave.
  • E College Ave.
Lyft promo code SMBUSDEC2 pick-up/drop-off zones:
  • 113 Clairemont Ave.
  • 653 East Lake Dr.
  • 1042 W College Ave.
  • 722 W College Ave.
  • N McDonough St.


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This weekend in #decaturga: The Decatur Wine Festival (with Artwalk fun tonight) and an architectural walking tour


The Decatur Wine Festival brings nearly 500 wines to sample to the square. Saturday, Nov. 3, 12:30-4:30 p.m. Kick off the fun during the Artwalk tonight, Nov. 2 – special art pop-ups at local businesses, starting at 5 p.m. Information, art spots, and festival tickets at decaturwinefestival.org


The one-mile Historic Decatur Architectural Walking Tour looks at landmark buildings and hidden gems. Saturday, Nov. 3, noon-1 p.m. Meet at the DeKalb History Center/Historic Courthouse, 101 E. Court Sq. $5 DeKalb History Center members, $10 non-members. Information at facebook.com/DeKalbHistoryCenter

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This weekend in #decaturga: Halloween parade, local shopping treats, and a creepy decor contest

Haints and Saints Halloween Parade brings spooky, kooky fun up West Ponce to Church Street and then onto the square for a jam session. Saturday, Oct. 27 at 5 p.m. Line-up starts at 4 p.m. Steps off from the Decatur Post Office, 520 W. Ponce de Leon Ave. Information at decaturhalloweenparade.com

Before the parade, Storefront Saturday offers raffles, prizes, pop-ups, and treats to shoppers at 17 participating businesses all around town. Enter to win $400 in goodies from local shops. Saturday, Oct. 27, noon-5 p.m. Map and information at visitdecaturgeorgia.com/shop/storefront-saturdays

Decatur’s Halloween decoration contest – enter, if you dare! Submit your name, address, and photo of your decorated home or business by tonight (Friday, Oct. 26) to shirley.baylis@decaturga.com to participate. Judges will drive by entries on Saturday, Oct. 27.

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This weekend in #decaturga: The Decatur Craft Beer Festival and Electronics Recycling Day

The Decatur Craft Beer Festival celebrates 20 years with sips from more than 80 breweries. Saturday, 10/20, noon-5 p.m. New this year: pre-festival Mystery Brew Ride on Friday night, 10/18. Tickets and information at decaturbeerfestival.com

Electronics Recycling Day offers FREE electronics recycling, Styrofoam recycling, and document shredding, too! Saturday, 10/20, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. ($10 fee for CRT TVs, $5 for CRT monitors) See full guidelines at decaturga.com/electronicsrecycling


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This weekend in #decaturga: Porchfest and Walking Past the Dead


Oakhurst Porchfest brings music, art, and neighbors together in a FREE and free-range music-festival-meets-block-party experience. Saturday, 10/13, noon-7 p.m. Oakhurst neighborhood 30030. Information at oakhurstporchfest.org


Walking Past the Dead cemetery tour offers an arborist’s eye to Decatur’s largest greenspace – the historic Decatur Cemetery, 229 Bell St. Free guided tour, Saturday, 10/13, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.


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This weekend in #decaturga: A soapbox derby, moving music festival, and a bicycle rodeo.


The Madison Ave. Soapbox Derby showcases 100+ DIY drivers, live music, and local food. Madison Ave. Decatur 30030, Saturday 10/6, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Information at madisonavesoapboxderby.org


The West Ponce Music Stroll offers a full day of free music. Eight venues, eight bands, eight different times. The fun kicks off at Dancing Goats (419 W. Ponce) Saturday 10/6, noon to 8 p.m. Information at gowestponce.com


Decatur Active Living’s free bike rodeo shares the love – and safety – of bike riding with kids. BYO-Bike and helmet! Ebster Recreation Center at 105 Electric Ave, Saturday 10/6, noon to 2 p.m.


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This weekend in #decaturga: Tiny houses, free concerts, young artists, and hometown heroes.

The Decatur Tiny House Festival brings 20+ diminutive dwellings to downtown Decatur. Saturday 9/29 and Sunday 9/30, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 105 Electric Avenue. Tickets and information at tinyhouseatlanta.com

The DBA’s free Concerts on the Square has a grand September finale featuring Georgia Soul Council. On the square in downtown Decatur, Saturday 9/29, 7 p.m. Information at decaturdba.com

YEA! Event for Young Emerging Artists lets K-12 artists shine – and sell! Market and live music in Harmony Park at Oakhurst Village, Sunday 9/30, 2-6 p.m. Information at decaturartsalliance.org
Submit your Hometown Hero nominations. The deadline for submission is Sunday 9/30. Learn more about Hometown Heroes and how to enter at decaturga.com/about/community-spirit/hometown-heroes 


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