May 4 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Hats & High Heels Mother/Daughter Brunch @ Studio T
1:00 pm
Join us for an elegant afternoon of inspiration, empowerment, and celebration! THIS IS AN ALL WOMEN’S BRUNCH SO WHETHER YOU HAVE A DAUGHTER OR NOT, YOU ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND! *Best Hat Contest, Best Heels Contest, Giveaways and Prizes *Vendors for shopping, *Dynamic quest speakers, *Entertainment and so much more. **’Mother/Daughter Slay the Runway’ Grand Finale For vendor opportunities email: talitha.cumi@email.com
Sons of the American Legion Car Show @ The American Legion Post 145
May 4 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Sons of the American Legion Car Show @ The American Legion Post 145
1:00 pm
Join the American Legion for its 5th annual car and bike show, all classes welcomed. Don’t forget to bring the kids to as there will be activities for them too. Cost to add your vehicle in the show is $15 if you preregister or $20 the day of the show. Cost to attend is free. If you would like to participate in the show email us at salpost145@gmail.com or stop by the post. 6449 Bankhead Highway, Douglasville GA 30134
Travel Rally Day @ Douglasville Conference Center
May 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Travel Rally Day @ Douglasville Conference Center
10:00 am
You’re invited to National Travel & Tourism Week’s Rally Day! Join the Douglasville Convention & Visitors Bureau Tuesday, May 7, 2019, from 10 – 11 AM at the Douglasville Conference Center as we celebrate and show support for the travel industry during this important week! #TravelMatters#NTTW19 #VisitDouglasville Please RSVP to Kristen Tate at tatek@douglasvillega.gov by May 2, 2019 if you would like to attend!
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
12:00 am
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
6:00 pm
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 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Community Rocks Concert Series @ O'Neal Plaza
7:00 pm
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 all-day
BTFP Booth Western Museum Field Trip @ Beyond the Front Porch
12:00 am
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
10:00 am
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
2:30 pm
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.
Hydrangea Festival Embellishment Contest
12:00 am
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!
Ultimate Block Party @ Old Douglasville Police Precinct
May 17 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ultimate Block Party @ Old Douglasville Police Precinct
5:00 pm
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 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Kids to Park Day Spring Fling @ Hunter Park
11:00 am
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
11:00 am
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
Jun 1 all-day
Penny McHenry Hydrangea Festival Garden Tour and Flower Show @ Douglas County High School
12:00 am
We hope you will join us as we host the 12th Annual Penny McHenry Hydrangea Festival Garden Tour and Flower Show at its new location – Douglas County High School! In addition to our award-winning Flower Show and Garden Tours, look forward to a larger Artisans Market, food trucks, a kids zone and more.
Jun 2 all-day
Penny McHenry Hydrangea Festival Garden Tour and Flower Show @ Douglas County HIgh School
12:00 am
We hope you will join us as we host the 12th Annual Penny McHenry Hydrangea Festival Garden Tour and Flower Show at its new location – Douglas County High School! In addition to our award-winning Flower Show and Garden Tours, look forward to a larger Artisans Market, food trucks, a kids zone and more.
Camp FUNtastic @ Hawthorne Community Center
Jun 3 @ 7:00 am – Jul 27 @ 6:00 pm
Camp FUNtastic @ Hawthorne Community Center
7:00 am
It’s that time of the year! School will be out before you know it. Still haven’t made plans for kiddos? Looking for a fun camp? Well look no further, we’ve got you covered! Camp FUNtastic is a fun safe place for every child to enjoy. We offer various activities including weekly field trips, STEM day, arts & crafts, and much much more! Our weekly rate is only $65 per camper with $5 sibling discount! Don’t wait slots are filling up fast!!
Jun 8 all-day
BTFP Helen Tubing and Water Park Field Trip @ Beyond the Front Porch
12:00 am
Join Beyond the Front Porch for a day in the sun tubing on a 2 hour trip on the Chattahoochee River through the scenic Alpine Village of Helen, GA. Helen Ga Tubing provides your tube, US Coast Guard approved life preserver, and shuttle service. This activity, transportation and lunch is FREE for students on free/reduced lunch and $25 for all others.
Summer Arts Camp 2019 - Presented by The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/Douglas County @ Hunter Memorial Park
9:00 am
he Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/ Douglas County and the City of Douglasville Parks and Recreation join forces once again to offer the annual intensive summer arts camp at Hunter Park, from Monday, June 10th through Friday, June 14th. Children, 7 – 11 years old, will spend a productive week exploring a wide variety of art disciplines with four expert and experienced teaching artists. The goal of the Summer Arts Camp is to encourage and reveal the talents of every student to highlight the impact the arts have on young children in developing their creative skills, social interactions and cultural awareness. Fees for the week are $125 for the first child ($115 for CAC members) with a $5 dollar discount for siblings. Camp runs from 9 am – 4 pm with an early drop off and late pick up option for an additional fee. Space is limited. Registration can be done in person or by visiting the Arts Council website – www.artsdouglas.org. During the Summer Arts Camp, artists will work with each student on specific projects within their discipline that reflect and expand on a common theme addressed by all the teachers. The camp concludes with a Celebration of Success – a small reception to take place on Friday, June 14th, from 5 until 6 pm., to which the public is invited. Attendees at the Celebration of Success will have the opportunity to witness a memorable performance featuring the performing arts skills learned during the week as well as the student’s artwork in a temporary exhibit put together by the visual arts teachers. The 2019 Summer Arts Camp is made possible with the support from the GreyStone Power Foundation. The Cultural Arts Council Douglasville/ Douglas County,[...]
Jun 10 @ 6:00 pm – Jun 13 @ 8:00 pm
Soccer Camp at Alexander HS @ Alexander HS
6:00 pm
Please visit the event’s website for more information
Jun 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Cultural Arts Council Annual Meeting 2019 @ Cultural Arts Council
6:00 pm
Please join the Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County on Tuesday, June 11th from 6 – 8 pm as we celebrate our previous year’s accomplishments and our exciting plans for the coming year.
TO MARS AND BEYOND Vacation Bible School @ Shepherd of the Hills UMC
Jun 15 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
TO MARS AND BEYOND Vacation Bible School @ Shepherd of the Hills UMC
9:30 am
TO MARS AND BEYOND Vacation Bible School One day event – JUNE 15 Grades K through 5th 9″:30 to 1:00 SOTHUMC.NET
FT Farmer’s Market @ The Farmer's Table
Jun 20 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
FT Farmer's Market @ The Farmer's Table
3:00 pm
Join us for the very first FT Farmer’s Market! At this event, you will see: local produce, handmade jewelry & accessories, baked goods, local Douglasville services, boutique clothing, artisan spa products & more! The Farmer’s Market is free to attend and open to the public! If you’re interested in being a vendor, please fill out an application at http://www.farmerstablega.com/vendor-application
Jun 21 @ 8:30 pm
Screen on the Greens (Movie in the Park) @ Hunter Memorial Park
8:30 pm
Bring your lawn chairs and blankets to Hunter Park for a movie under the stars with family and friends. This is a free event for all. No registration is required. The movie showing on June 21st will be The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part.
Fishing Derby @ Hunter Memorial Park
Jun 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Fishing Derby @ Hunter Memorial Park
9:00 am
Cast your line and see what you can catch during our annual Fishing Derby.
Playhouse Tour @ Foxhall Resort & Sporting Club
Jun 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Playhouse Tour @ Foxhall Resort & Sporting Club
7:30 pm
The Young Fables (TYF) are the promising modern traditional country duo comprised of three-time American Idol vet Laurel Wright and Wesley Lunsford. The act is best known for Laurel’s stop-you-in-your-tracks vocals and Wes’ impressive Chet Atkins style guitar chops and harmonies. The pair and their sophomore record “OLD SONGS” from Grammy Award winning Mitch Dane have garnered attention from some of the biggest names in the music industry such as Travis Tritt, Keith Urban, Sheryl Crow, CMT and Rolling Stone magazine. Shania Twain invited the duo to showcase on her breakthrough television show Real Country in late 2018 cementing the duo’s spot in the story of country music.
Digital Media Camp @ Ike Owing Community Center at Hunter Park
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am – Jun 28 @ 12:00 pm
Digital Media Camp @ Ike Owing Community Center at Hunter Park
9:00 am
Looking for a fun, interesting, and unique opportunity for your child this Summer? Well look no further. The Douglasville Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a Digital Media Camp at the Ike Owings Community Center. The participants of the program are afforded the opportunity to learn Mass Media basics and skills on how to operate a video camera. Participant will also learn how to create commercials, edit videos, and create flyers while gaining an understanding of the importance of reach, target audience, and demographics. Campers will visit local TV stations and take advantage of a behind the scene look at the television broadcasting. The camp is open to both boys and girls between the ages of 10-14.
Jul 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
America's Independence Celebration @ Downtown Douglasville
10:00 am
Celebrate “America’s Independence” at the City of Douglasville 4th of July parade. Thursday, July 4 at 10 am. Parade will travel West down Church Street. Parade registration deadline – 12 Noon on Wednesday July 3, 2019.
3rd Annual Veterans with PSTD Benefit Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show @ Tubby's Tavern on 92
12:00 am
Come out and Support Our Country’s Veterans while having a great time, great food and checking out a lot of beautiful vehicles and great local music. Family friendly. Car show, Pin up model contest, vendors and a lot of fun. $25 to enter in the competition, $10 display only FREE to Spectate
BTFP DeSoto Caverns Field Trip @ Beyond the Front Porch
Jul 13 all-day
BTFP DeSoto Caverns Field Trip @ Beyond the Front Porch
12:00 am
Join Beyond the Front Porch as we tour a series of underground geologic caves with a sound, light and water show located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in Childersburg, AL. For an additional cost students can participate in amusement park attractions including the Lost Trail Maze, gemstone panning, wall climbing and more. This activity, transportation and lunch is FREE for students on free/reduced lunch and $25 for all others.
Digital Media Camp @ Ike Owings Community Center at Hunter Park
Jul 15 @ 9:00 am – Jul 19 @ 12:00 pm
Digital Media Camp @ Ike Owings Community Center at Hunter Park
9:00 am
Looking for a fun, interesting, and unique opportunity for your child this Summer? Well look no further. The Douglasville Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a Digital Media Camp at the Ike Owings Community Center. The participants of the program are afforded the opportunity to learn Mass Media basics and skills on how to operate a video camera. Participant will also learn how to create commercials, edit videos, and create flyers while gaining an understanding of the importance of reach, target audience, and demographics. Campers will visit local TV stations and take advantage of a behind the scene look at the television broadcasting. The camp is open to both boys and girls between the ages of 10-14.