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.

Annual Meeting and Silent Auction

Please join us for a free evening of delicious food, music and drinks while bidding on items donated by generous local businesses. We will have drink tickets available. Hors d' oeuvres by Badda Bing, Endive Fine Catering, Fox Brothers BBQ, LowCountry Barbecue, Sawicki’s, Soiree Catering & Events, Sun in My Belly and Zest Atlanta. Décor or services provided by Goodness Studios, Bliss Weddings & Events, K&CO Floral Design, Event Rentals Unlimited, Spectrum Entertainment & Events and ShutterBooth.


Bid pn packages that include prizes from these donors: Academy Theatre, Aikido Center of Atlanta, Aimee Jewelry and Gallery, Alliance Theatre, Art Station Theatre, Atlanta Botanical Garden, Atlanta Braves, Atlanta History Center, Atlanta Preservation Center, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Atlanta’s United Tae Kwon Do, Bagel Palace Deli & Bakery, The Battle of Atlanta Commemoration Organization, Beryl Bergquist, Bikram Yoga Decatur, Kimberly Bisger, bloom floral design, Bold American, Brick Store Pub, Mark Burnette, Café Alsace, Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, M. Cary & Daughters Plumbing Contractors, Cason Photography, Center for Puppetry Arts, Chattahoochee Nature Center, Russell Clayton, Inside CNN, Colbeh Persian Kitchen & Bar, The Corner Pub, The Courtyard by Marriott (Decatur Downtown), Dad’s Garage, Decatur City Jewelers, Decatur Downtown Development Authority, Decatur Family YMCA, Decatur Ghost Tour, Decatur Healing Arts, Decatur Yoga & Pilates, DKABB Investors, The DeKalb History Center, DeKalb Convention & Visitors Bureau, Druid Hills Civic Association, Jim Ellis Audi, Elmyriachi, Eyeworks of Decatur, Farm Burger, Fernbank Museum, Georgia Tech Alumni Association, The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation, Paige Girardot - Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby’s International Realty, Carolyn & Earl Glenn, Greater Gwinnett Championship, Helmets Hairworx Midtown, Bobbi Henry, John & Dorothy Hewitt, High Museum of Art, Historic Oakland Foundation, The Imperial, Jim Jarboe: Realty Associates, Jazmin Spa, Jazzercise, The Jekyll Island Club Hotel, Perry Julien Photography, The Junior League of DeKalb County, Know Thyself Healing Center, Margaret Lacy, Leon’s Full Service, Little Shop of Stories, Matador Cantina, Maxim Barbers, Michael C Carlos Museum, Cathy & John Mullins, J. Phillips Noble & Betty Scott Noble, Noni’s, Oakhurst Market, Tiffany Parks, Paper Plane, Pets Playhouse On Ponce, William Power, Pure Face and Body, Queen Lane Designs (Blaire MacLane), Raging Burrito, Jack Regan & Ginger Krawiec, Mike Roach & Shawn McDaniel, The 17 Steps, Skip’s Chicago Dogs, Souper Jenny, Joanna Spalding, Melissa Spalding, Squash Blossom, Stone Mountain Park, Carl & Claudia Stucke, Sq/Ft Decatur, Swillionaire Productions, Thai Chili, Tranquil Touch, Tropical Smoothie Café, Variety Playhouse, Wahoo! Grill, World of Coca-Cola, The Wren’s Nest, Stuart Zola

Friday, March 20, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Historic DeKalb Courthouse, Second Floor

Free and open to the public


Dance Hall Decatur

Help us with some fun fundraising! $15 or $10 per ticket (for current DHC members), light snacks included. Drink tickets available at event. Professional DJ services provided by Swillionaire Productions. Featuring music from the 1970s to now.

We will have a link for reservations and more information soon!

Friday, April 17, 8:00 p.m. - Midnight

Historic DeKalb Courthouse, Second Floor

Free and open to the public


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. This popular tour will resume in March. Or schedule a tour of the DeKalb History Center's historic structures for a group of 10 or more.

Click here for our Tour Page!

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