Category Archives: Outside

We’ve got a Secret

  About thirty secrets, actually. Secret doors, that is. These little charmers are hidden in plain sight all over town, from Thinking Man Tavern to the Glenlake Pool. They have been well-received by Visitor Center guests, especially the small ones. … Continue reading

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Sidewalk Saturdays in Decatur

What a fantastic weekend for music in Decatur!    The Decatur Beach Party happens Friday, June 14th from 5 PM to 11 PM, featuring tons of sand and a Jimmy Buffet tribute band called A1A.   Then there’s the 3 day event … Continue reading

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More Sidewalks! More Saturdays! More Performance!

Have you checked out Sidewalk Saturdays in Decatur? Pop-up performances throughout downtown and in Oakhurst’s Harmony Park each Saturday through mid-June. Saturday, May 18 is jam-packed with performances from noon until six o’clock.   Here are just a few of … Continue reading

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May is Music Month in Decatur

May is usually a great month everywhere but it’s particularly good for music lovers in Decatur.  And all the following events are free! Every Saturday afternoon in May (and through June 8) it’s Sidewalk Saturdays from 3 to 6 PM.  … Continue reading

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“Real Good for Free” Sidewalk Saturdays in Decatur

I was standing on a noisy corner Waiting for the walking green Across the street he stood And he played real good On his clarinet, for free. Picture this: it’s Saturday evening and you are headed to Native for dinner … Continue reading

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Decatur Pics

Surfing the internet (when I should have been working) I found a local blog that I liked. DecaturPics is chock full of intriguing images of our little town. Like this one of an unidentified bride and groom crossing the Courthouse … Continue reading

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Miracle on East Court Square?

In 2009, Krista Gilliam of Little Shop of Stories had a simple wish: to restore the Decatur tradition of a town Christmas tree for all to enjoy. Various grinches discouraged her, advising her that it was too much work, too … Continue reading

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