Special Events & Trips

From concerts and poetry nights, to international cultural experiences, and signature fundraising events, the Decatur Area Arts Council has you covered.

Looking for a special art event right here in Decatur, IL?  The Decatur Area Arts Council has something happening year round.  In fact, we host an opening event for amazing new exhibits every month. . . and there’s never a charge!

Special trips are planned to other cities and states to take advantage of the wonderful arts and entertainment experiences other communities have to offer.

Join us for an upcoming event below or suggest a trip you would like us to organize.

As THE arts source and resource for greater Decatur, DAAC will keep you up-to-date on arts and entertainment opportunities provided by others throughout the community.  

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Special Events

Mid-Day MUSIC

January 23rd, 2019

A series of FREE mid-day musical concerts by Millikin University faculty. A taste of the Faculty Recital Series with or without your brown bag lunch!

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A Novel Idea: From Pen to Published - Members+ Event

March 6th, 2019

Discover the process of writing and producing a film score.

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Mid-Day MUSIC

March 20th, 2019

A series of FREE mid-day musical concerts by Millikin University faculty. A taste of the Faculty Recital Series with or without your brown bag lunch!

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2019 Decatur Craft Beer Festival - Fundraiser

August 24th, 2019

DAAC will once again bring craft beer back to downtown Decatur!

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Arts in Central Park 2019

September 20th - 22nd, 2019

One of Central Illinois' finest art shows.

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Trips & Tours

Bus trip to “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” - Thursday, Mar 14, 2019

March 14th, 2019

Bus trip to Fox Theatre for performance of "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" - Thursday, Mar 14, 2019, matinee performance

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Bus trip to “Waitress” - Thursday, Apr 4, 2019

April 4th, 2019

Bus trip to Fox Theatre for performance of "Waitress" - Thursday, Apr 4, 2019, matinee performance

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Bus trip to “Come From Away” - Thursday, May 23, 2019

May 23rd, 2019

Bus trip to Fox Theatre for performance of "Come From Away" - Thursday, May 23, 2019, matinee performance

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