Events and Programs

DHC hosts a wide variety of educational and fun events throughout the year. Please join our e-mail list to get timely updates.

Achievements in Medicine

8th Annual Black History Month Celebration

Please join us as we recognize outstanding African Americans who have made great contributions to medicine.

Honoring: Otis W. Brawley, MD, FCAP - Chief Medical Officer for the American Cancer Society

To be honored posthumously: Roderick Badger and Charles R. Drew.

Our emcee is Carolyn Jernigan Glenn, copublisher of The Champion. Seated luncheon by Zest Atlanta.


Tuesday, February 10, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Historic DeKalb Courthouse, Second Floor

Individual tickets are $30 for members and $35 for non members.




DHC Member Reservation


Non-Member Reservation




Lunch & Learn: Southeastern Indians

Jim Langford will present the March Lunch and Learn with a lecture reviewing the history and culture of the Southeastern Indians as expressed through archaeological findings. He will provide updates on important archaeology sites in Georgia and share insight on how to interpret artifacts. Check back soon for more infomation.

Tuesday, March 17, noon - 1:00 p.m.

Historic DeKalb Courthouse, Second Floor

Free - bring your lunch!



Civil War Walking Tour

Join us for guided Civil War walking tours in downtown Decatur. The hour-long tour begins in the Lobby of the Historic DeKalb Courthouse and complements our new exhibit, Tears and Curses: A Human Perspective on the Civil War. You will learn about the early history of the county, the effects of the war on the civilian population in DeKalb, the Atlanta campaign, and the Battle of Decatur.

Various Dates and Times (click here for complete list):

  • Tuesday, Jan. 20, 1:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, Jan. 22, 2 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan. 31, 3 p.m.

Historic DeKalb Courthouse, Main Floor

$10 for adults, $6 for kids (age 6 - 18), under 5 free with an adult. For reservations call 404-373-1088, extension 20, or click for email.

Make reservations online via PayPal - please write the date of the Walking Tour in the Notes Section.


Adult Reservation
Child Reservation