Flat Rock Archive Family Tree Unveiling

Flat Rock Archives 3979 Crossvale Rd, Lithonia

A family historian has worked hard for 6 years to update the Flat Rock family tree. Join the Flat Rock Archives and the extended family to celebrate the unveiling of the new family tree, displaying connections across many years and continents. Discover another fascinating part of one of Georgia's oldest African-American communities.  Hor d'oeuvres will […]

Indigenous Peoples Interactive Workshop

Flat Rock Archives 3979 Crossvale Rd, Lithonia

Come explore the history, culture, and contemporary experience of indigenous peoples on territories east of the Mississippi River. This event guides you through the culture and history of indigenous communities over thousands of years, including a discussion of contemporary culture. Facilitated by Chenae Bullock (Shinnecock & Montauk tribal member, Historian, Activist, Traditionalist) with presentations by […]

$15

Indigenous Peoples Interactive Workshop

Flat Rock Archives 3979 Crossvale Rd, Lithonia

Come explore the history, culture, and contemporary experiences of indigenous people of America with a focus on tribal communities and cultures from the territories east of the Mississippi River. There will be three sessions: History, Cultural and Contemporary with traditional demonstrations such as food, dance and song. FREE event with RSVP!

2016 Flat Rock Heritage Day and Jazz Festival

Flat Rock Archives 3979 Crossvale Rd, Lithonia

Join us at the Flat Rock Archives for our annual Heritage Day and Jazz Festival on October 29, 2016!  From 9:00am to 10:00pm, enjoy home cooked food, fun and local vendors while celebrating the rich history of Flat Rock.  A special archival exhibit will be displayed between 3:00pm and 5:00pm.  The Jazz Festival will begin at […]

$20

2016 Flat Rock Reunion

Flat Rock Archives 3979 Crossvale Rd, Lithonia

Calling all descendants, families, community members and friends! The Flat Rock Archives’ annual reunion celebrates DeKalb County’s oldest African American families, including the bloodlines of Chris Tucker, Warren Moon, and Willie Gault (all of whom will be present). The reunion will be held July 22 from 2:00 p.m. until 10:00 pm and July 23 at […]

$45 – $75

Flat Rock Culture: Historical Communities and Culture

Flat Rock Archives 3979 Crossvale Rd, Lithonia

Celebrate and honor Black History Month by joining Johnny Waites of the Flat Rock Archive to learn about DeKalb’s rich African American history. We’ll visit the Flat Rock Archive, historical cemeteries, homesteads, and experience the unique community of Flat Rock with living descendants of the oldest black family in DeKalb.

Free

Flat Rock Stewardship Day

Flat Rock Archives 3979 Crossvale Rd, Lithonia

Help us care for the historic cemetery by clearing trails, grounds, and vines from this unique place. Joined by Jonny Waits of the Flat Rock Archive, we will learn about DeKalb’s deep African American roots.  

Free

Play In The Dirt And Help A Local Farmer!

Flat Rock Archives 3979 Crossvale Rd, Lithonia

We have a very special 1st Saturday volunteer event for the Arabia Alliance! The Flat Rock Archives along with The Homestead Atlanta are inviting you out to help prep garden beds, plant native wildflowers and shrubs, and spread some healthy mulch around. In one project you get to help three great nonprofits and help students learn about where their food comes from! 

Free