atlanta events: Try over 100 wines at the 2016 Oakhurst Wine Crawl - 02/26/16 11:45 PM

The 2016 Oakhurst Wine Crawl will be held on March 5th, 2016 from 4 – 7pm. Participants can taste over 100 different wines while visiting the businesses in the Decatur neighborhod of Oakhurst. Over 30 businesses will be showcased this year serving wine.
The wine crawl will begin at the Solarium at 231 W Hill Street, Decatur Ga 30030 and participants can stroll the Oakhurst village. The Fur Bus will be back again for transportation from Harmony Park to the College Avenue businesses, running every 15 minutes with the last pick up at 6:30pm.
The event, sponsored by the Oakhurst Neighborhood Association, benefits … (1 comments)

atlanta events: Junior League of Atlanta 2016 ShamRock 'n Roll Road Race - 02/26/16 10:30 PM

Still not too late to take part in the 2016 ShamRock ‘n Roll Road Race at Atlantic Station. There is a timed 10K and timed 5K that are qualifiers for the Peachtree Road Race. They also have a timed Kids Fun Run (1K). The race is on Sunday, March 6, 2016.
8:30am – 5K and 10K timed 10:30am – Kids 1K (prior to awards ceremony) The start and finish line is at Atlantic Station*. The start line is 17th Street and the finish line is at Atlantic Station’s Central Park, in front of Rosa Mexicano.
Runners, walkers and dogs are encouraged to … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Don't Miss Out on Alpharetta Restaurant Week - 02/24/16 05:23 AM

Alpharetta Restaurant Week 2016 is being held this week through February 27, 2016.
With 10 participating restaurants, there is something to please everyone’s inner foodie during Alpharetta Restaurant Week. This week-long celebration of Alpharetta’s restaurant scene will take place February 21-27. Restaurants have a variety of options on prix fixe menus for lunch and dinner. Most menu prices are $15 for lunch and $25 for dinner.
Alpharetta Restaurant Week participating restaurants include:
Alpine Bakery Campania Cru Food & Wine Bar MADE Kitchen & Cocktails Mittie’s Cafe on Main PURE Taqueria Ray’s at Killer Creek Salt Factory South Main Kitchen Vinny’s On Windward So … (0 comments)

atlanta events: First Annual “Sip & Swine” BBQ Competition - 02/24/16 05:21 AM

Sip & Swine BBQ FestivalThe Sip & Swine BBQ Festival will be held at Coolray Field, 2500 Buford Dr NE, Lawrenceville, GA 30043 on:
Friday, March 4, 2016 from 3-10pm Saturday March 5, 2016 from 11-5pm The first Annual “Sip & Swine” BBQ Competition is a fully sanctioned national event with the Kansas City Barbeque Society (KCBS).  It will feature two days of Barbeque competition within a large competitor and vendor village located in the parking facilities of Coolray Field (home of the Gwinnett Braves) in Lawrenceville.  There will be numerous options for food and refreshments, live music performances, and will … (1 comments)

atlanta events: Summer Camp Expo at Perimeter Mall - 02/24/16 05:16 AM

Camp Expo 2016 will be held at Perimeter Mall in Dunwoody on Saturday, March 5, 2016 from 11-4 and on Sunday, March 6, 2016 from 1-5pm. The expo will have 30 different camps to meet with on each day.
Preview the best camp offerings in Metro Atlanta, the Southeast and beyond in a tradeshow-style setting. From equestrian to drama, and water sports to Internet surfing, summer camps have changed. With so many choices…what’s a parent to do? You’ve got questions? Your local expert, Atlanta Parent Magazine, has the answers – Camp Expo!
From traditional outdoor summer camps to specialized day and overnight camps, … (0 comments)

atlanta events: 2016 Atlanta Brunch Festival - 02/24/16 05:04 AM

The 2016 Atlanta Brunch Festival celebrates some of the best restaurants in the brunch game serving up tasting size portions of the brunch items they do best. Atlanta loves brunch, so you’ll love this festival. 
The Atlanta Brunch Festival will be held in the Historic 4th Ward Park, 655 North Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30308 from 12-5 pm in the Old Fourth Ward neighborhood.
They will also feature the brunch beverages we all love – Bloody Marys, Mimosas, beer and wine.  Electric Avenue will be on hand to provide the best in 80s music.
General Admission Tickets include:
Entry 1 food ticket 1 drink … (1 comments)

atlanta events: Buford Sugar Hill Joint Casino Night - 02/19/16 05:10 PM

Wondering what to do with your “extra day” (Leap Day) this year?  Think casino night. You only get to put February 29th to use once every four years, so we have a way to put that extra day to good use and help charity. So think casino night for charity.
Please join the Sugar Hill Business Alliance and Buford Business Alliance as they host a fundraiser evening full of fun.  This event will feature Vegas style casino games, food from local vendors and a full bar.
The Buford-Sugar Hill Joint Alliances Inaugural Casino Night will be on February 29, 2016 … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Become an Expert at Cocktails in Decatur - 02/19/16 05:06 PM

Here’s a fun event in Decatur to check out. Decatur Stirs returns.
Shake and sip with local spirits experts during Decatur Stirs: a showcase of craft spirits and cocktails. Experience the craftsmanship of cocktails – from basic to bespoke. Find your favorite beverages, bitters, syrups, and more during this exclusive tasting event. Decatur Stirs 2016 will be on Saturday, February 27, 2016 from 2-5pm.
This event will feature some of the most exciting new craft cocktail products including spirits, syrups, bitters and more. Cocktails will be served throughout, showcasing the highlighted ingredients in libations by local bartenders. Each table will have … (1 comments)

atlanta events: Run out for Cupcakes and Donuts - 02/19/16 05:01 PM
Here are three interesting north metro Atlanta charity races. When people say they’re going to run out and grab some donuts, I didn’t realize they had this in mind. In north metro Atlanta, you have three chances to burn off all those calories that you’ll get to eat after the race. First off:
2nd Annual Kupcakes and Kandy 5k
This race benefits the North Gwinnett Church Missions Ministry and kicks off at 8am on Saturday, February 20, 2016. Tickets are $28 or $30 on race day.
Everyone will receive a cupcake and hot chocolate and a bag of chocolate candy. However, trophies will be … (1 comments)

atlanta events: Blow out the Candles and Sip a Sweetwater Beer - 02/19/16 04:47 AM

SweetWater Brewing Company is turning 19 this year and they would like you to help celebrate the last of their teenage years – you know, when they know everything there is to know in the world! SweetWater’s 19th anniversary party will be held on Sunday, February 21, 2016 from 2 to 6pm.
They’re going deep and keeping the doors open for four hours of festivities, two sets of fresh from the Bright Light Social Hour, and one toast at 4:20 from that’ll either inspire or confuse all y’all!
There will be some glassware that’s most dope, they’ll be going elbow … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Take the Polar Plunge Tomorrow - 02/19/16 04:40 AM

Take the 2016 Polar Plunge on Saturday February 20, 2016. Prepare yourself for the season of “Freezin’ For A Reason!” The seventh-annual Polar Plunge is the largest fundraising effort benefiting Special Olympics.
Participants collect pledges from friends and family in exchange for the opportunity to jump into icy waters in the middle of winter. All proceeds collected by “plungers” will benefit the athletes of Special Olympics Georgia.
Prizes will be awarded in several categories, including oldest plunger, youngest plunger, best “group” plunge, best costume, and many more.  For those who are not lovers of the Polar Bear habitat, we will … (1 comments)

atlanta events: 2016 North Atlanta Home Show - 02/19/16 04:37 AM

The 19th annual North Atlanta Home Show in Duluth is this coming weekend. Take advantage of one-stop comparison shopping for everything for your home, inside and out and talk face to face with hundreds of experts offering you the latest home remodeling related products and services. This is the perfect three day event to get you closer than ever to making your dream home a reality
The 19th annual North Atlanta Home Show will be held at the Infinite Energy Center (formerly Gwinnett Center), 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth, Georgia 30097.
Show Dates & Hours
February 19, 2016 Noon – 6 … (0 comments)

atlanta events: 2016 Winter Fest at Georgia Aquarium - 02/17/16 05:30 AM

If you’re looking for a way to get away from the bad weather, visit Georgia Aquarium Winter Fest this winter season for some great events, daily activities and ways to save!
Live Music Nights at Georgia Aquarium: Enjoy live music, bars and tapas one night a week from 5-8pm during Winter Fest! Cash bars featuring local winter craft brews will be placed throughout the Atrium, and small plates will be available in Café Aquaria. No separate ticket required! Toddler Time: Bring your little one on a fun and educational adventure in our Oceans Ballroom, complete with a costumed character … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Taste of Dunwoody 2016 - 02/17/16 05:27 AM

  Don’t miss out on the 2016 Taste of Dunwoody presented by Arrow Exterminators and enjoy an evening of food and fun benefiting Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Back after a one year hiatus, this year’s event will be a fantastic time to give back to Children’s.
Featuring delicious fare from more than 25 Atlanta restaurants, a silent auction, a cash bar and live music by Band X, the Taste of Dunwoody is always a sell-out event.
This fantastic event will be held on Saturday, February 20, 2016 beginning at 7:00 p.m.
The 2016 Taste of Dunwoody will be held at … (1 comments)

atlanta events: Valentines Day Family Festival at Woodruff Arts Center - 02/13/16 12:14 AM

Free Family Festival at the Woodruff Arts Center in Midtown Atlanta this Sunday, February 14, 2016 from 1-4pm. Discover world class family artistic experiences for free in a creative festival atmosphere. Families are invited to explore select featured works of art presented by the High Museum of Art, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and Alliance Theatre.
Festival plans include:
Living Museum: Self-Guided Family Tour
1–4 p.m.
Take a stroll through our galleries and interact with artists, musicians, storytellers, scientists, and comedians. You’ll never see our artworks in the same way again!
Location: Permanent Collection Galleries, Stent Family Wing and Wieland Pavilion
Asanwa … (1 comments)

atlanta events: Oysters, Anyone? - 02/13/16 12:11 AM
In the mood for a fun Midtown Atlanta event? In the mood for oysters? Well, then you have a couple options this month to take part in Oysterfests in Midtown Atlanta.
On February 13, 2016, from 1pm-11pm, Park Tavern will be hosting Oysterfest 2016.
Join thousands for this legendary event known as Oysterfest. This day long festival will feature live music from local bands, DJs, cold beer and other tasty beverages, and TONS of fresh raw, steamed, and fried oysters with plenty of cocktail sauce and crackers. Not an oyster lover? Be sure to try some of our delicious fried shrimp … (0 comments)

atlanta events: No need to get dressed for this charity run - 02/10/16 11:48 PM

Cupid’s Undie Run starts at noon on February 13 2016 at Big Sky, 3201 Cains Hill Place NW, Atlanta, GA 30305 in Buckhead. This February, help put the hilarity in charity with hundreds of crazed runners taking to the streets in celebration of their fundraising for the Children’s Tumor Foundation with Cupid’s Undie Run.
You’ll be a part of something great. Last year Cupid’s raised over $3.5 Million to #EndNF and they’re relying on YOU to join and make this year’s fundraising (and party) the biggest and best yet.
Cupid’s is a party + 1 mile fun run at your … (1 comments)

atlanta events: Atlanta Botanical Garden Valentines Event - 02/10/16 11:31 PM

Looking for a unique location for Valentines Day? Enjoy an elegant evening of music, dancing, cocktails, desserts and orchids at the most romantic spot in Atlanta. Take a stroll through the tropical conservatories, sample heart-melting treats from the city’s top caterers, sip specialty cocktails from cash bars, dance to live music!
Valentines in the Garden will be held on February 13, 2016 from 7-11pm at the Atlanta Botanical Garden in Midtown Atlanta. Cost is $35 per person or $30 for members.
Guests also receive a free long stemmed rose (while supplies last). Valentines in the Garden is the only nighttime … (0 comments)

atlanta events: 2nd Annual Chinese New Year Party at Sweet Auburn - 02/09/16 12:31 AM

Sweet Auburn Barbecue is welcoming The Year of the Monkey and celebrating its anniversary with the second annual Chinese New Year party on Tuesday, February 9, 2016. Honoring Sweet Auburn’s signature Asian-inspired barbecue as well as owner Howard Hsu’s Malaysian-Chinese heritage, the celebration will boast a festive menu, lion dancers and a featured beer, crafted by Monday Night Brewing just for the event.
The evening’s menu will feature a pupu platter of Chinese-barbecue fusion dishes such as steamed buns, brisket fried rice, barbecue pork and macaroni egg rolls, Mandarin ribs and Chinese doughnuts will join executive chef Joey Stallings’ nightly … (0 comments)

atlanta events: Downtown Atlanta Mardi Gras Streetcar Adventure - 02/05/16 06:35 AM

A Mardi Gras (costume encourage) themed event on February 6, 2016 at 1:00 pm. Parading ticket goers around for an afternoon of adventure and exploration using the new Atlanta Streetcar. After a smashing success last year this Mardi Gras themed based adventure is sure not to disappoint the estimated 1,500+ attending. Get your ticket to tour the Downtown Atlanta historical district of Edgewood Ave, Fairlie Poplar District and Centennial Olympic Park using the Streetcar, while stopping off at any of the participating locations.
Participating Venues: Park Bar, Noni’s Deli, Speakeasy, Sky View Atlanta, Sidebar, Corner Tavern, Joystick, Sweet Auburn Curb … (0 comments)

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