Posts tagged with "Decatur Arts Festival"

Decatur Arts Festival gets its own beer

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 25, 2016

Three Taverns Craft Brewery in Decatur has brewed up something special for the Decatur Arts Festival. They’ve dubbed it “3-Day IPA” and it will be available at the Festival, which takes place this weekend, May 27 through May 29. For more information about the festival, click here. “It’s a 4.6 percent dry-hopped session IPA,” the […]

(PHOTOS) Arts Festival takes over Decatur

Posted by 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 […]

Arts Festival helps market Decatur and its businesses, city officials say

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 22, 2015

The annual Decatur Arts Festival returns this weekend and while some local business owners see sales pick up, the real economic boost comes from the marketing the festival provides, city officials say. Tonight’s ArtWalk kicks off the event, which will be held Saturday, May 23 and Sunday May 24. Beth Thompson, owner of HomeGrown Decatur, […]

Decatur Arts Festival Fine Arts Exhibition opens

Posted by Dena Mellick May 19, 2015

  The Decatur Arts Festival’s Fine Arts Exhibition opens with a reception this evening at Agnes Scott College. The reception is 5:15 p.m.-7 p.m. in the Dalton Gallery at the college. While the exhibition will be open until June 7, the reception gives people a chance to take a first look at the artwork and meet […]

Shine on: Decatur Lantern Parade this Friday

Posted by Dena Mellick May 13, 2015

Get ready to let your light shine this Friday. That’s the theme of the Decatur Lantern Parade, which will wind its way to downtown Decatur from Color Wheel Studio, lit by lanterns. It’s part of a month-long celebration of art ahead of the Decatur Arts Festival, happening Memorial Day weekend. Decaturish photographer Jonathan Phillips took […]

Decatur Arts Festival: Poster unveiling tonight

Posted by Dena Mellick May 7, 2015

The Decatur Arts Festival isn’t for a few more weeks, but the big poster unveiling is happening Thursday evening. It starts at 5:30 p.m. on the Square in Downtown Decatur. The city says everyone attending will get a free 2015 poster. It’s part of several pre-festival events happening this month to celebrate the arts. On Friday, May 15, […]

Arts Festival – Decatur event draws thousands

Posted by May 24, 2014

By Ralph Ellis, contributor You know it’s summer when thousands of art-lovers and people-watchers pour into Decatur. The Decatur Arts Festival has established itself a Memorial Day weekend tradition for metro Atlanta. About 160 artists will display their work Saturday and Sunday on and around the Court Square. One of them is Kreg Yingst of […]

Decatur Arts Festival – Headliner announced

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 3, 2014

The organizers of the 26th annual Decatur Arts Festival have announced that Kristian Bush, founder of the band Sugarland, will be headlining the event on May 24. Bush will be performing with Larkin Poe, the announcement from the Decatur Arts Alliance said. “Bush has left his mark on music for more than two decades and has sold […]

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