Fans of the outdoors can join Arabia Mountain Heritage Area’s first-ever Daisy Days Triple Hike across Arabia Mountain, Panola Mountain and Stone Mountain on Sept. 30, but only if they register now.

Ninety-one-year-old Patsy Moon, who left Flat Rock and DeKalb County in the 1950s because of racism and segregation, will be the guest of honor at an Aug. 24 reception for an upcoming exhibit about the community that will open February 2019 at the DeKalb History Center.

Fans of "Stompin’ at the Savoy" can start gathering their Roaring 20s attire for the annual jazz and dance party benefitting the Howey Hudson Lowe Foundation.

DeKalb’s most patriotic place – Stone Mountain Park – is preparing a week full of celebration for America’s birthday with its annual Fantastic Fourth Celebration taking place July 1-7. 

Families can celebrate July 4 with colonial games and skills, prizes, music, and musket and cannon firings at Fort Morris Independence Day Colonial Faire in Midway, Ga., or experience Cannons Across the Marsh at Fort King George in Darien, Ga.

Residents, family and friends will be celebrating America’s birthday at Avondale Estates' annual 4th of July festivities, which the city calls “a time-honored tradition.”


Poets, spoken word artists, dancers, drummers and choirs will showcase their talents at the DeKalb NAACP's second annual Juneteenth “Celebration of Freedom” on June 16 at the Porter Sanford III Performing Arts Center.

Possible thunderstorms are not stopping Atlanta DeKalb Carnival organizers from going ahead with their planned 10-hour program of festivities in Stonecrest on Saturday.