May
9
Thu
Summer in the South Exhibit @ Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/ Douglas County
May 9 – Jun 27 all-day
Summer in the South Exhibit @ Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/ Douglas County

Join us as we celebrate Summer in the South Exhibit with artwork featuring Carl Olson, Melody Chambers, Charlise Sprewell, and Ashley Chambers. The exhibit opens on Thursday, May 9th and will remain on view through June 27th.

Hosted by the Sweetwater Camera Club, the Opening Reception will be held Thursday, May 9th, from 6 until 8 p.m. at the Cultural Arts Council. Gallery admission, tour, and reception are always free. Special gallery tours are also available by calling the CAC to schedule an appointment – 770.949.2787.

Summer in the South Exhbit Reception @ Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/ Douglas County
May 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Summer in the South Exhbit Reception @ Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/ Douglas County

Join us as we celebrate Summer in the South Exhibit with artwork featuring Carl Olson, Melody Chambers, Charlise Sprewell, and Ashley Chambers. The exhibit opens on Thursday, May 9th and will remain on view through June 27th.

Hosted by the Sweetwater Camera Club, the Opening Reception will be held Thursday, May 9th, from 6 until 8 p.m. at the Cultural Arts Council. Gallery admission, tour, and reception are always free. Special gallery tours are also available by calling the CAC to schedule an appointment – 770.949.2787.

May
10
Fri
Community Rocks Concert Series @ O'Neal Plaza
May 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Community Rocks Concert Series @ O'Neal Plaza

Join us on O’Neal Plaza May 10th as we jump back to the 80’s with “Members Only.” Atlanta’s own premiere 80’s tribute band hits the stage at 7 PM. Discover more at www.MembersOnlyATL.com. Community Rocks is a FREE concert series sponsored by the City of Douglasville.

May
11
Sat
BTFP Booth Western Museum Field Trip @ Beyond the Front Porch
May 11 all-day
BTFP Booth Western Museum Field Trip @ Beyond the Front Porch

Join Beyond the Front Porch as our students explore a 120,000 square foot museum located in Cartersville, Georgia, where guests are invited to See America’s Story through contemporary Western artwork, a Presidential Gallery, Civil War art gallery, and Sagebrush Ranch, an interactive children’s gallery. This Smithsonian Affiliate Institution has been open since August 2003, Booth Museum is the only museum of its kind in the Southeast and is the second largest art museum in the state of Georgia. This activity, transportation and lunch is FREE for students on free/reduced lunch and $25 for all others.

Little Painters @ Hunter Park
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Little Painters @ Hunter Park

Join us! Painters will be guided to create “masterpieces” while exploring the painting process!

Little Painters – Ages 6 -10

Saturday, May 4 & 11, 2019
10 – 11:30 AM

Mill Village Cook-Out @ Mill Village Park
May 11 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Mill Village Cook-Out @ Mill Village Park

Join the Douglasville Police Department and The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office on Saturday, May 11th for a community cook-out at Mill Village Park.

May
13
Mon
Hydrangea Festival Embellishment Contest
May 13 – May 27 all-day
Hydrangea Festival Embellishment Contest

Calling all residents and businesses of Douglasville/Douglas County! Decorate your mailboxes, lampposts, gates, fences, trees, signs, and doorways in festive hydrangea blossoms, ribbons, and colors to welcome guests and festival attendees to our community! Keep Douglasville Beautiful will hold an Embellishment Contest that will judge the outstanding efforts, so be creative!

Awards will be presented for the following categories:
• Exceptional Design Award
• Color Award
• Creativity Award
• Best Mailbox Award
• Best Business Display Award
• Spirit Award

Entries should be submitted to Keep Douglasville Beautiful no later than Wednesday, May 27 at 11pm. Please e-mail entries to info@KeepDouglasvilleBeautiful.org . Please include pictures of the decorations, the home or business’ address and contact information. Winners will be presented with an award ribbon, hydrangea plant and 2 tickets to the Hydrangea Festival Garden Tours!

May
17
Fri
Ultimate Block Party @ Old Douglasville Police Precinct
May 17 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ultimate Block Party @ Old Douglasville Police Precinct

Join us for a day full of fun in downtown Douglasville on Friday, April 26th from 5 PM-9 PM! This event features vendors from all over Georgia, a large (and FREE) kids zone, rockin’ music and food trucks, serving your favorite foods and desserts! Don’t miss out on this community favorite event. #mainstdville #downtowndville

May
18
Sat
Kids to Park Day Spring Fling @ Hunter Park
May 18 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Kids to Park Day Spring Fling @ Hunter Park

Kids to Parks Day is a national day of play that connects kids and families with their local, state, and national parks. Join us on May 18, 2019 at Hunter Memorial Park for our Spring Fling festivities. This is a Free event for all. There will be food, games, bounce houses, face painting, music, and much more!

Taste of Douglasville 2019 @ Downtown Douglasville
May 18 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Taste of Douglasville 2019 @ Downtown Douglasville

The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County, in partnership with the City of Douglasville, is ready to celebrate Spring with the community’s most popular event of the year, the annual Taste of Douglasville! Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 18th from 11 am -5 pm. RSVP to stay up-to-date with all the news updates!

What is TASTE OF DOUGLASVILLE?
+ A restaurant/ business showcase
+ Exciting performances on stage
+ Community booths for products and services
+ A children’s entertainment area of art, exploration, and merriment.

Each year, participants not only enjoy Taste of Douglasville, but they also help the Cultural Arts Council support school programs reaching local students, providing affordable spring and summer arts camps in county and city parks, free “Family ARTSVentures!” curricula-based school performances followed by the same artists performing spring and fall concerts for the whole family, critically acclaimed gallery exhibits at the historic Roberts-Mozley House, and many more special events like the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party.

Interested in becoming a vendor or sponsor? Email us at info@artsdouglas.org