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.

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Dance Hall Decatur - New Year's Eve!

Ring in the New Year with the best party in Decatur! The DeKalb History Center’s holiday extravaganza features a professional DJ playing all your favorite dance hits. Admission includes delicious appetizers from Soiree Catering and Events, two drink tickets, sodas, a champagne toast at midnight, and holiday party favors. Guests can purchase additional drink tickets for beer, wine or cocktails. Festive holiday attire is encouraged!

Sunday, December 31, 8:30 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

Advance tickets are $40/$55 per adult (discount for members), and $15 for guests under 21 only

The deadline for advance tickets is December 29 at noon (all prices go up by $10 after this deadline)

Click here to purchase tickets online (scroll down to the bottom of the page).

Contact Marissa for more information: or 404.373.1088 ext 20.


"Welcome Wednesdays" Toddler Time


“Welcome Wednesdays.” This monthly program will emphasizes play and learning through the arts, sciences, and literature. Each class will feature a central theme that we will use to rediscover or learn about the world around us.

“Welcome Wednesdays” is designed for children aged 2 - 5 with an accompanying adult.

Each program is the 2nd Wednesday of the month from 10:30-11:30 AM.


$3per session for each Member child

$6per session for each non-member child

Infants 12 months and under, and adults areFREE

Big Trucks, Little Trucks,


January 10th 2018

Valentine’s Day  

February 14th 2018

Big Blue Ocean


March 14th 2018

Flower Power


April 11th 2018

Fun in the Sun! 


May 9th 2018

There is no place like Space!

June 13th 2018

Contact Marissa at or 404. 373. 1088, extension 20 for more information.




Lunch and Learn

Check back soo for speaker information!

Tuesday, January 16, noon to 1:00 p.m.

Free and open to the public - bring your lunch!


Rural Civil Rights: Voices Across Georgia and DeKalb Inspiring Dialogue on Race and Truth

Join us for the DeKalb History Center's Tenth Annual Black History Month Celebration.

This powerful program will include a soul-stirring, dramatic interpretation that will pay homage to the rich legacy of civil rights, an equally dynamic panel of rural leaders eager to share their personal experiences, and a powerful debut documentary sure to stir the audience to inspiration. Your tickets include lunch and will be available to purchase soon.

Tuesday, February 13, 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

$30 for members, $40 for non-members

Contact Melissa Forgey for information on sponsorships: or by phone at 404-373-1088, extension 22.