The 2021 Fall Festival and Safety Expo sponsored by the Douglasville Police Department is happening on Saturday, October 9, 2021, from 10am – 4 pm at the Douglasville Police Department, 2083 Fairburn Road, Douglasville, GA. 30135. This is a FREE Event with vendors, touch-a-truck, K-9 demonstration, costume contest with prizes, kids activities, and more. This is a rain or shine event. Vendors are needed and cost for space is $25. Vendor Registration deadline is September.
As we continue to find our way out of the dark tunnels of life, we continue facing the lesson of learning to appreciate life while still in the tunnels instead of ever-reaching for the light at the “end” of them. Five photography artists display a collection of work reflecting on the personal theme “Tunnels of Light.” The exhibit will run through the dates October 11 through November 18, weekdays 9-5, with a celebration reception on Thursday, November 4, 5-7 pm. View work by Liz Stubbs, Chris Craig, Stephen Armstrong, Carolyn Meltzer, and Crystal Berry.
Douglasville Police Department Community Enrichment Meetings are held the second and fourth Thursday of the month from 7pm to 8pm (No meetings on holidays, nor the fourth Thursday in November or December). Citizens are invited to fellowship together while discussing topics impacting our community. Law enforcement and the community speak on local issues and work together as one for the benefit of the community.
The 5th annual Hunters Harvest Fall Festival and Arts & Craft show at Hunter Park will be held on October 16, 2021 from 11am-3pm at Hunter Park.
This event will feature over 40 vendors from all over West Georgia and Metro ATL with varying arts & crafts and food and beverage items.
The festival will also include a children’s play zone featuring inflatables and other amenities for $5.
Children 3 and under are free inside the play zone.
All festival attendees are encouraged to wear costumes.
This event is free and open to the public.
The Church St Farmers Market is a weekly outdoor market with farm-fresh produce, fresh meat, jams, jellies, honey, soaps, candles, wellness items, baked goods, handmade crafts, and much more. The market runs every Tuesday, 3-7 PM. The 2021 market will be open weekly through October 26.
We are a SNAP-approved market, and we are excited to announce our partnership with Georgia Fresh for Less, which allows us to offer DOUBLE SNAP dollars.
Saturday, October 23, 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.: DEA Pill Take Back Day
Do you have old or expired medications?
Douglasville Police Department has partnered with the Drug Enforcement Administration, Douglas County Water & Sewer Authority, and Douglas County Safe Kids during the DEA Pill Take Back Day to help you clean out those medicine cabinets. The only date and times medication will be taken is October 23 between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm to do your disposals. No questions asked, no forms or ID required. Liquid and pills are accepted. You can leave your medications in the original containers or empty them into a sealed plastic bag. NO sharps or inhalers will be taken at this event, just medications.
The Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County is delighted to announce the 25th Annual Chili Cook Off competition in downtown Douglasville on Saturday, October 23rd from 6-9 p.m. This fun-filled fundraising event will be held in conjunction with the Rogue Runners Moonlight Run. All proceeds will benefit the CAC and its programs throughout the year.
Join us for the Children’s Halloween Costume Contest portion of the evening. We can’t let the kids have all the fun, join the adult costume contest.
Register at https://www.artsdouglas.org/chili-cook-off/.