(PHOTOS) Arts Festival takes over Decatur

Posted by Decaturish.com May 23, 2015

By Jonathan Phillips, contributor

The Decatur Arts Festival is taking over downtown, featuring live musical acts, food, drink and as much art as you can stand. Well over 100 artists are participating in the festival this weekend, which is in its 27th year. Haven’t checked it out yet? You still have time. The festival lasts until 6 pm tonight, May 23, and also from 11 am until 5 pm on Sunday, May 24.

Joe Stark (right) and his brother David perform as the band Baby Bee during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday, May 23, 2015. Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Joe Stark (right) and his brother David perform as the band Baby Bee during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday, May 23, 2015.
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Niko Thomas writes a message about his future on a chalkboard during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday. Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Niko Thomas writes a message about his future on a chalkboard during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday.
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Essie Shelton (right) checks out stained glass with her parents in Sheron Davis' booth during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday.  Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Essie Shelton (right) checks out stained glass with her parents in Sheron Davis’ booth during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday.
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Ava Allen checks out pottery made by Glenn Woods during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday. Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Ava Allen checks out pottery made by Glenn Woods during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday.
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Carter Parrish (center left) talks with Josh Knight outside of the historic Dekalb County Courthouse during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday. Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Carter Parrish (center left) talks with Josh Knight outside of the historic Dekalb County Courthouse during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday.
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Sage Lovvorn picks out a wooden box in John Deveer's booth during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday. Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Sage Lovvorn picks out a wooden box in John Deveer’s booth during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday.
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Francesco Betancourt looks at artwork by Geoffrey Harris during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday. Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Francesco Betancourt looks at artwork by Geoffrey Harris during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday.
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Kristin Diable (center) performs on stage during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday. Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Kristin Diable (center) performs on stage during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday.
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Zach Harris carries his daughter Kampbell on his shoulders as they walk past artist booths during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday. Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Zach Harris carries his daughter Kampbell on his shoulders as they walk past artist booths during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday.
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Sulay Rodriguez attaches a stone to a leather bracelet during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday. Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Sulay Rodriguez attaches a stone to a leather bracelet during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday.
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Mary Rimmer walks out of Micah Mullen's booth during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday. Photo: Jonathan Phillips

Mary Rimmer walks out of Micah Mullen’s booth during the Decatur Arts Festival on Saturday.
Photo: Jonathan Phillips

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