Tuesday's Lunch-And-Learn Is About The Arabia Mountain Heritage Area

The free program starts at noon at the DeKalb History Center.


The DeKalb History Center, which operates out of the old courthouse, has three special programs this month.

Lunch-And-Learn About Arabia Mountain

When/where: Tuesday, March 20, noon to 1 p.m. in the second floor courtroom of the DeKalb History Center at 101 E. Court Square, Decatur.

Why go: Mera Cardenas, executive director of the Arabia Mountain Heritage Area Alliance, will give a program about this fascinating but often overlooked spot in southeast DeKalb County. The 40,000-acre national heritage area  is rich with stories and history.

Price: Free. Bring your lunch.

Silent auction and annual meeting for the history center

When/where: Friday, March 23, 6 to 8:30 p.m. in the DeKalb History Center at 101 E. Court Square, Decatur.

Why go: You can enjoy an evening of drinks, nibbles and music while bidding on items donated by local businesses.

Price: The history center says, "This fundraiser is free and open to the public, but it is a fundraiser! We hope that you will donate in support of the DHC."

Tour of Oglethorpe University

When/where: March 31, 10-11 a.m., starting at the Lumpton Belltower at Oglethorpe University.

Why go: Dr. Paul Hudson, an Oglethorpe alumnus and faculty member at Georgia Perimeter College and Oglethorpe, will lead a tour of this college with distinctive gothic collegiate architecture.

Price: Free for history center members, $5 for non-members. To make reservations, contact Leslie at borger@dekalbhistory.org.






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