Entries by Liz Attaway


he tenth annual Fall Festival on Ponce hosted by The Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces will be held on Saturday, October 20 and Sunday, October 21, 2018, in Atlanta’s historic Olmsted Linear Park. Designed by one of America’s most celebrated landscape architects, Fredrick Olmsted, Sr., the park was carefully restored by the Olmsted Linear Park Alliance and will feature over 125 displays of local and regional fine art and crafts during the annual two-day event. Festival goers can also enjoy local gourmet food trucks, beverages, a children’s area, live, acoustic music and more. The event is free to attend, open to all ages and dogs are welcome. For more information about the festival, please visit www.festivalonponce.com or www.affps.com


On Wednesday, October 17th, City Winery, a restaurant, urban winery, private event space and intimate music venue, presents an evening of food and wine with The Prisoner Wine Company. A wine-infused culinary adventure hosted by The Prisoner Wine Company, patrons can smell, sip and savor their sourced varietals from vineyards across California including: Blindfold, The Snitch, Saldo, Cuttings, Thorn and more. Presented in City Winery’s Barrel Room, The Prisoner Wine Company’s carefully selected, expectation-defying vintages enhance and accentuate the gourmet light bite pairings created just for the evening by Executive Chef Nick Anderson. The Prisoner Wine Company Dinner at City Winery begins at 6 p.m. Tickets are $50, plus applicable fees


Join us on Saturday, November 3rd for the next inaugural Sandy Springs Wine Festival on the entertainment lawn at Heritage Sandy Springs. From 12:00pm – 4:00pm enjoy complimentary wine and craft beer tastings (over 50 varieties), music performances, and fun wine-themed activities. Tickets include souvenir wine tasting glass, complimentary tastings, live music/DJ, and food for purchase.


Party goers can revel in all the ghosts, ghouls and goblins they can handle this Halloween when ALT 105.7 and Park Tavern bring their devilish tradition alive at the fifth annual Saints & Sinners Ball on Saturday, October 27, 2018. Kicking off at 8 p.m., music fanatics are invited to descend upon Park Tavern in their most creative costumes for the annual Halloween bash. Featuring live music performances from Elle King, Albert Hammond Jr., and Camera Box, the high-energy night will also feature themed drink specials and plenty of surprises. ALT 105.7’s Saints & Sinners Ball is for ages 21 and up. Tickets are available for $20, plus applicable fees at www.parktavern.com. To purchase tickets, visit https://www.freshtix.com/events/alt-1057–saints-and-sinners-ball.

Great Atlanta Beer Fest 2018

The 8th annual Great Atlanta Beer Fest will be held on Saturday, October 13th from 1-5 pm. We will have over 150 beers as well as a selection of 25+ wines and cider to choose from. There will be live music, DJ Q-tip, plenty of fun and games, and food will be available for purchase. The beer list will be added to the website soon. Tickets are $45 in advance and $50 the day of at the gate.

2018 Castleberry Hill Loft Tours

The Castleberry Hill Neighborhood Association is proud to announce the much-anticipated date for the 2018 Castleberry Hill Loft Tour. This year’s Loft Tour is Saturday, October 13th 11am – 5pm. Tour goers will have a peek into the lives of the people who call this eclectic neighborhood home. Our homes, our restaurants, our galleries and boutiques are open for you to explore! Castleberry Hill is located just seconds from the CNN Center, Mercedes-Benz Stadium, and Centennial Olympic Park in downtown Atlanta. A far cry from the days of, “Snake Nation”, where Castleberry Hill functioned as a red-light district, this Historic and Art District has been named one of the Top 10 Art Districts in the country. Castleberry Hill has also been used numerous times for filming from TV to the big screen and everything in between. SuperFly, Captain America: Civil War, Real Housewives of Atlanta, Game night, Sleepy Hollow, Triple Nine, The Fast and Furious, Vampire Diaries, and The Walking Dead, have all been filmed here. Tickets are $25.

2018 Oktoberfest Atlanta

Put on your lederhosen and join us for a full weekend of German-themed fun at Oktoberfest Atlanta! We’re taking THREE days (October 12th-14th) to enjoy a variety of deliciously cold German beers, Oktoberfest-inspired craft beer, German food, live music, and an abundance of games and Oktoberfest themed activities in Historic Fourth Ward Park. There are 3-day passes and single-day tickets available, which include admission to the event, a souvenir 22oz beer stein, and first beer free (one per day for a 3-day pass). Tickets run $18 to $46.