Community Events

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February

Black History Month Music & Arts Festival

February 24, 2018   10AM – 3PM

Celebrate Black History Month with us as our Storytellers enact African American historical figures. Travel in time to hear the stories of activists like Frederick Douglass and Rosa Parks. Mixing education with entertainment is what we love to do!
Brer Rabbit, Blues  BBQ

Summer

The Living Room Series

March 18, 4-6pm

April 8, 4-6pm

May 13, 4-6pm

Our Home is Your Home!

Join us in The Wren's Nest's living room to kick-off this great partnership, as Jazz Matters presents the magnificent husband and wife duo Edwin and Janice Williams.

The Wren's Nest will be open after hours, for ticket-holders only, to enjoy an intimate concert with local Jazz musicians in Atlanta's oldest house museum. 

*The Living Room Series will not take place in June, July, August, or September. Instead, grab your lawn chairs and join us outside on the third Fridays for our Summer Concert Series!

Click Here for Tickets
Brer Rabbit, Blues  BBQ

Once a Month

Beyond Books

7 pm - 9 pm

A monthly literary series, profiling the stories of published & unpublished writers.
A Storied Affair

May

A Storied Affair

May 17, 2018, 6-10PM

Spring Fundraiser
Comic Book Workshop

Comic Book Workshop

Prime Vice Fresh Voices Comic Creator Workshop

Whether this is your first attempt at producing a comic book, or you want to enhance your skills, comic book professionals Carlos and Ananya can help! Join us at The Wren's Nest for an afternoon of drawing, writing, drafting, and creative energy.
Ages 12 & Up, Welcome. Free Workshop. Space is Limited.

Monday, June 25th
12(noon) - 4pm
Register
Monday, July 23rd
12(noon) - 4pm
Register
Jazz Matters

June - September

Jazz Matters Concerts

Every Third Friday, 8 - 11pm

Jazz Matters is a nonprofit organization that believes Jazz Matters, because music matters. Jazz is America's only original art form and this national treasure was created by African Americans. It is our vision to Preserve a Musical Culture, Tradition & Art Form by educating & developing new audiences, inspiring new Jazz artists, and providing a forum for artists to perform and perfect their craft.
TWN at The Decatur Book Festival

June - September

NestFlix

Every Second Saturday, 7pm

  • June 30

    Hidden Figures
  • July 28

    Coco
  • Aug 25

    Black Panther
  • Sept 29

    Boo! A Madea Halloween
Bring A Picnic / Refreshments Available
TWN at The Decatur Book Festival

September

TWN at The Decatur Book Festival

Labor Day Weekend

The AJC Decatur Book Festival is the largest independent book festival in the country and one of the five largest overall. Since its launch, more than 1,000 world-class authors and hundreds of thousands of festival-goers have crowded the historic downtown Decatur square to enjoy book signings, author readings, panel discussions, an interactive children's area, live music, parades, cooking demonstrations, poetry slams, writing workshops, and more.
Brer Rabbit, Blues  BBQ

Fall

The Living Room Series

October 14, 4-6pm

November 11, 4-6pm

December 9, 4-6pm

Our Home is Your Home!

Join us in The Wren's Nest's living room to kick-off this great partnership, as Jazz Matters presents the magnificent husband and wife duo Edwin and Janice Williams.

The Wren's Nest will be open after hours, for ticket-holders only, to enjoy an intimate concert with local Jazz musicians in Atlanta's oldest house museum. 

*The Living Room Series will not take place in June, July, August, or September. Instead, grab your lawn chairs and join us outside on the third Fridays for our Summer Concert Series!

Click Here for Tickets
Brer Rabbit, Blues  BBQ

October

Brer Rabbit, Blues & BBQ

The Wren’s Nest invites you to Brer Rabbit, Blues, and BBQ, a fun-filled afternoon of amazing storytelling, delicious food, cold beer, and toe-tappin’ blues! This year, we will be hosting this family-friendly event at our own house museum so you can tour the home, explore the grounds, and enjoy all of the festivities. Each ticket includes admission for one to the house and grounds, as well as a BBQ lunch, 2 beers, and other refreshments thanks to DAS BBQ and SweetWater Brewing Company!
Wren's Nest Victorian Holiday interior

December

Victorian Holiday Open House

Every December, The Wren’s Nest hosts its annual Victorian Holiday Open House where we celebrate the birthday of author, Joel Chandler Harris. It is FREE and open to the public to enjoy storytelling, house tours, live music, and food.
In case you miss any information or just want to give us feedback, please feel free to contact us.

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