River Clay Fine Arts Festival

Coming Up: River Clay Fine Arts Festival

October has officially settled in—which means the calendar comes complete with fantastic fall fun. If you still need suggestions about what to do, we have a great one: the River Clay Fine Arts Festival. This two-day event will roll into town on October 16 and 17 in Historic Downtown Decatur. About the River Clay Fine Read more about Coming Up: River Clay Fine Arts Festival[…]

Dragon Boat Race and Festival 2021

Coming Up: Dragon Boat Race and Festival 2021

Get ready, or rather “paddles up;” it’s time to “take it away” once again at Point Mallard Aquatic Center! The 10th Annual Decatur Morgan Hospital Foundation Dragon Boat Race and Festival 2021 will hit the water with heart-pumping action Saturday, September 11th, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.! Dragon Boat Festival This annual fundraising event Read more about Coming Up: Dragon Boat Race and Festival 2021[…]

Ravens Nest Produce

New Business Spotlight: Ravens Nest Produce

There’s a new place to buy fresh vegetables and fruits in southwest Decatur. But there’s more to it than that. When you come to  Ravens Nest Produce, you get to pick your own selection of fruits and veggies right from the plant! What to Know Ravens Nest Produce is an organic, hydroponic farm. Asking yourself Read more about New Business Spotlight: Ravens Nest Produce[…]

Decatur's 54th Annual Spirit of America Festival

Coming Up: Decatur’s 54th Annual Spirit of America Festival

It’s back with plans to be bigger and better than ever! We’re talking about Decatur’s 54th Annual Spirit of America Festival, a two-day celebration scheduled for the Fourth of July weekend at Point Mallard Park. Celebrate with a Bang! Make plans now to brighten your Fourth of July weekend by coming to the state’s largest Read more about Coming Up: Decatur’s 54th Annual Spirit of America Festival[…]

a spring staycation in Decatur

Things to Do: Take a Spring Staycation in Decatur

Booking expensive tickets or traveling for hours. Finding someone to watch your pets or water the plants. Taking precious time off work. Sometimes, your yearly vacation can seem like more trouble than its worth. Good news: you don’t have to leave town or spend big this year! In fact, you don’t even have to ask Read more about Things to Do: Take a Spring Staycation in Decatur[…]

Visit Tennessee Valley Pecan Company

Things to Do: Visit Tennessee Valley Pecan Company

The holiday season is finally here. It’s the perfect time to go nuts and visit Tennessee Valley Pecan Company! About Tennessee Valley Pecan Company Located at 806 Bank St. in the historic business district of Decatur, this local business is the ultimate gift shop for fans of pecans, coffee, and other unique gifts. Founded in Read more about Things to Do: Visit Tennessee Valley Pecan Company[…]

Decatur Downtown's Turtle Trail

Local Spotlight: Decatur’s Downtown Turtle Trail

No, they haven’t escaped from the zoo—the critters on Decatur’s Downtown Turtle Trail are actually just really cool sculptures. They’ll lead you to local sites, where you can learn more about our city’s fascinating history. Are you up for finding them on a thrilling scavenger hunt? What is Decatur’s Downtown Turtle Trail? Downtown Decatur is Read more about Local Spotlight: Decatur’s Downtown Turtle Trail[…]

3rd Friday Downtown to-go

Coming Up: 3rd Friday Downtown To-Go

Local businesses support towns by providing jobs, services, and revenue. They also show just how unique each and every city truly is. This month, consider supporting the incredible local businesses in Downtown Decatur by participating in 3rd Friday Downtown To-Go on June 27. What is 3rd Friday Downtown To-Go? The 3rd Friday Downtown To-Go event Read more about Coming Up: 3rd Friday Downtown To-Go[…]

Alabama Center for the Arts

Local Spotlight: Alabama Center for the Arts

When we think of arts education, we recall classes like music and art appreciation. While the Alabama Center for the Arts in Decatur offer those staples, its curriculum centers on more advanced forays into the fine, visual, and performing arts. The state-of-the-art center stands as a collaborative effort to educate about and promote the arts. Read more about Local Spotlight: Alabama Center for the Arts[…]