Dunwoody Kicks Off Arts & Culture Month

Dunwoody Arts & Culture Month returns, starting with a family-friendly event that also celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month.

Dunwoody, GA – September 21, 2022 – Dunwoody Parks and Recreation will kick off Dunwoody Arts & Culture Month with a family-friendly event that also celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month. Free and open to all, the event will feature Salsa dance lessons, music by Conga Bongo, and arts and crafts. It will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on October 1 at Pernoshal Park, located 4575 N. Shallowford Road.

“We’re excited to embrace Dunwoody’s diversity while celebrating art through music and dance,” said Andrea Perez, recreation program leader for Dunwoody Parks and Recreation. “We encourage families to bring a picnic and linger. We’ll also have food trucks on site.”

Taking place in October, Dunwoody Arts & Culture Month celebrates the rich art, culture, and nature of the community with events for residents and visitors alike. Discover Dunwoody, the city’s destination marketing organization, will feature community partners and events using a special website. Here are some highlights:

  • The Brook Run Skate Park murals return on October 1. Original works from Dunwoody’s Black History Month and Women’s History Month displays will be on view along the perimeter fence until October 31. Find artist bios here: www.dunwoodyga.gov/BRPmurals
  • Stage Door Theatre will open its 49th season of live theatre with the first musical since pre-pandemic times. Ordinary Days will run from Sept. 30 through Oct. 16.
  • Spruill Center for the Arts will unveil AMPLIFY, the 3rd annual public art installation project at Spruill Gallery, during the Spirits for Spruill fundraiser on Oct. 15.

In addition to those referenced above, other community partners participating in Arts & Culture Month include Create Dunwoody, Dunwoody Nature Center, Dunwoody Woman’s Club, and Dunwoody Homeowners Association.