Where to find me:

City Commission meetings:

City Hall

  • Monday, September 17; 7:30 pm; City Hall
  • Monday, October 1; 7:30 pm; City Hall
  • Monday, October 15; 7:30pm; City Hall

Sept 14: Welcoming Week Decatur Reception

Sept 25: Decatur Business Association

Sept 26: Stormwater Master Planning Kickoff

Sept 27: Holiday Ornament Unveiling

Sept 29: Tiny House Festival

Sept 30: YEA! Event for Young Emerging Artists

Oct 6: 8th Annual Madison Ave Soapbox Derby

Oct 13: Oakhurst Porchfest

Oct 18: Decatur Education Foundation Supper and Sips

Oct 20: Decatur Craft Beer Festival

Oct 27: Haints and Saints Parade

Oakhurst Jazz Nights, Concerts on the Square and Blue Sky Concerts – I can’t make them all  but hope to see friends and neighbors at a few of these!


OAKHURST Neighborhood Association presents the 15th season of Oakhurst Jazz Nights!

Hundreds of jazz lovers will be headed to Oakhurst and picnicking at sunset again in September to enjoy some of the best jazz artists in the southeast. The Oakhurst Neighborhood Association announces another great season of free outdoor jazz concerts this spring, beginning Thursday, September 6, 2018.

Oakhurst Jazz Nights in September! Every Thursday night beginning at 7 pm – rain or shine!

September 6, 13, 20, 27  


Concerts on the Square- Saturdays in September

Saturdays at 7 pm

September 9, 16, 23, 30

Concerts on the Square are scheduled for Saturday evenings at 7 pm in September, and are held on the square in downtown Decatur.

Blue Sky Concerts

Wednesdays, September 12 and 26; 12 noon

For more information, and to see bands, visit decaturdba.com

Decatur Active Living has partnered with Capstone Financial and Robert Cox, the Retirement Guy to offer free monthly education classes

Thursday, September 13; 6:30pm; Decatur Rec Center

Understanding and Maximizing Your Social Security

A great resource for anyone who plans to retire in the next 15 years and wants to learn when it is best to start benefits.

Friday, September 14; 5-7pm

Community Bandstand

Welcoming Week Decatur Reception

Welcoming America, the Better Together Advisory Board and the City of Decatur will host a Welcoming Week Kickoff event. Bring family and friends as we celebrate what it means to be a member of the Decatur community. Event is free and open who wish to join.

Sunday, September 16

National Neighborhood Day

What will your neighborhood be doing? Visit the National Neighborhood Day website for ideas: neighborhoodday.org

Take pictures and celebrate! Contact Lee Ann Harvey at:

Leeann.harvey@decaturga.com for more information or to share your plans.

Tuesday, September 25, 5:15-7:00pm

Decatur Business Association meeting

September Member Meeting
Tuesday, September 25, 5:15-7 pm

Location: CORE Dance
133 Sycamore St

Wednesday, September 26, 6-8pm; Decatur Rec Center

Stormwater Master Planning Kickoff

Join us to kick off a yearlong update to Decatur’s 2004 Stormwater Master Plan. Over the next year, Decatur will host subsequent public meetings and workshops to further identify, discuss and refine goals and plans for stormwater management. Visit decaturnext.com/stormwater for additional information.

Tuesday, September 18; 6:30pm; Decatur Rec

College Planning

Gain an understanding about college costs and how to fund as well as options for decreasing costs.

Thursday, September 27; 6-7:30pm; Wild Oats and Billy Goats

Holiday Ornament Unveiling

The community is invited to a reception and the unveiling of this year’s holiday ornament. Each year the Decatur Arts Alliance and the Decatur Tourism Board commission an artist to create a unique city of Decatur ornament. Come see the new 2018 ornament!

Saturday, Sunday September 29-30

Tiny House Festival

Tiny house festival will be held in downtown Decatur across from the City Schools, 105 Electric Avenue.  Saturday or Sunday festival pass $20 in advance; $25 at door with a weekend pass $35 in advance/$40 at door.  The Early VIP Pass (1 day) is $45 and includes early access from 9 – 11 am


Tiny House Festival will include Tiny House Tours, a Speaker Series, Food trucks and local restaurants, local and national vendors, a kids corner and other features. VIP Early Access to tour all houses from 9 – 11 am with General Admission festival hours 11 am – 6 pm