DeKalb History Center

Call: 404-373-1088 or visit www.dekalbhistory.org
Sponsors public outreach programs such as historic walking tours, rotating exhibits, and archives.

Black History Month Celebration

Thursday February 13, 2020 11:00 am EST
This informative and entertaining program will include dynamic presentations, the award-winning Georgia State University Jazz Band, and an original documentary of this fascinating decade. The Historic DeKalb Courthouse will be transformed musically and visually into a speakeasy, so feel free to wear...
Cost: $30 for members / $40 for general public

Dance Hall Decatur

Tuesday December 31, 2019 09:00 pm EST
Dress up in your finest 1920s garb and join us for a roaring New Year's Eve bash! Admission includes catered heavy hors d'oeuvres, one drink ticket, a champagne toast, and a DJ spinning your favorite tunes as we countdown to midnight.
Cost: $45 for members, $60 for general public, $15 for under 21

Hope Sees a Star

Tuesday December 17, 2019 07:30 pm EST
Meridian Herald Presents

Hope Sees a Star Yuletide with the Meridian Chorale and Steven Darsey

The Meridian Chorale and Steven Darsey explore the timeless mystery and promise of this hallowed season.

Cost: $20

Pop Up Courthouse Tour: Spooky Edition

Tuesday October 29, 2019 06:00 pm EDT
Join the DeKalb History Center on a special edition tour featuring the Southeastern Institute of Paranormal Research as we recount the history of the building and look into some unexplained occurences that have happened over the years.
Cost: $10 for members / $15 for non-members

Hops at the History Center: Atlanta Prohibition

Wednesday October 23, 2019 06:00 pm EDT
Come out and listen as authors Ron Smith and Mary O. Boyle discuss their book Prohibition in Atlanta: Temperence, Tiger Kings & White Lightning.

Explore the history of Atlanta during Prohibition and why it was deemed the wettest city in the South during the 1920s. 

Cost: $5 for members / $10 for general public

The Tubman Command: Talk and Signing at The DeKalb History Center

Wednesday May 22, 2019 06:00 pm EDT
Join author Elizabeth Cobbs as she reads from her newest historical novel, The Tubman Command, at The DeKalb History Center. A book signing will follow the reading. The Tubman Command tells the story of Harriet Tubman at the moment of her greatest gamble. Recruited as a spy for the Union army, Tub...
Cost: Free
101 E. Court Square
Decatur, GA 30030
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