Apr 082014

little shop of stories logoI just checked the list, and Little Shop of Stories in Decatur has several can’t-miss events planned for April:

  • Sunday, April 13, 3:00 p.m.: Peter Rabbit/Bunny Storytime
  • Thursday, April 17, 7:00 p.m.: Poetry Storytime
  • Monday, April 21, 7:00 p.m.: He Said / She Said Tour, featuring Wendelin Van Draanen, author of Flipped and the Sammy Keyes mystery series, and her husband, Mark Huntley Parsons, author of Road Rash, a band-on-the-road YA adventure.
  • Tuesday, April 22, 11:00 a.m.: Earth Day Storytime with Lori Nichols
  • Friday, April 25, 4:30 p.m.: Project Kid Craft Event with Amanda Kingloff
  • Tuesday, April 29, 7:00 p.m.: Middle Grade Mania Tour, featuring four middle-grade authors: Kwame Alexander, Audrey Vernick, Marcia Wells, and Kate Samworth

Little Shop of Stories is located at 133 A East Court Square, Decatur. 404-373-6300

–Jennifer Maciejewski

Feb 252014
Blast-Off Burlesque's Taboo-La-La: Saturday Night Fever at Plaza Theatre on March 1, 2014

This looks like a lot of fun:

At 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 1, 2014, head to the Plaza Theatre for the Blast-Off Burlesque’s Taboo-La-La: Saturday Night Fever.

Not only do you get a chance to watch Saturday Night Fever on the big screen, but there’ll be plenty of extras: Blast-Off Burlesque, special guest Chico, Tight Pant & Hustle … [more]

Dec 062013
Free Admission to the Waffle House Museum on December 7, 2013

On Saturday, December 7, 2013, the Waffle House Museum is hosting its monthly free admission day.

From noon-3:00 p.m., you can stroll down memory lane while checking out Waffle House memorabilia in the 1955 replica diner, listening to music on the classic jukebox, & more. Even better: During Waffle House Museum’s December Open House, guests can make-their-own waffles & … [more]

Aug 262013
Decatur Book Festival in Downtown Decatur on August 31 & September 1, 2013

The Decatur Book Festival will take place Labor Day weekend, August 31 & September 1, 2013, in downtown Decatur.

Like every year, there are so many free events taking place that there’s no way that I can do this event justice. I’ll hit the highlights here (a.k.a. what I’m excited about seeing), but it’s worth taking time to browse through … [more]

Mar 082013

Little ones, rejoice: Decatur’s Touch-A-Truck event will take place on Saturday, March 9, 2013. Unfortunately, my daughters have outgrown this event—they’re into all things frilly now.

But for those of you who have little ones that still love ‘em, here’s what you need to know:

Decatur’s Touch-A-Truck event will take place on in the Callaway Building Parking Lot from 10:00 … [more]

Dec 052012
Santa's Super Saturday Show at Plaza Theatre on December 8, 2012

Santa’s Super Saturday show will take place at the Plaza Theatre on December 8, 2012.

There’ll be a live holiday floor show, photos with Really Big Santa at 11:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m., sing-a-longs, Santa’s Dance Party, hot cider, a screening of Emmett Otters Jug Band Christmas, & more.

Tickets to the 1:00 p.m. kids’ matinee are $5 for kids … [more]