Entries by Liz Attaway

BEER VS WINE BEVERAGE SHOWDOWN AT THE USUAL

Join us for a beverage showdown with two of your favorite experts, A Cork in The road and Bitch Beer Podcast. Using the signature format created by A Cork in the Road, LLC, guests will taste wines and beers throughout several rounds of food pairings from Chef Nick Leahy while collecting data to determine which beverage pairs best with each dish…will WINE (Kelly) or BEER (Caroline) win?!

PONCE CITY MARKET TO HOST SUNDAY SUPPER SOUTH

After a three-year hiatus, Sunday Supper South, the annual charity dinner held to raise funds for the James Beard Foundation®, will return to Atlanta on Sunday, November 6 at Ponce City Market. Created to embrace the simple cooking philosophy and inspired by the harvest of the South, Sunday Supper South is hosted by Anne Quatrano, beloved Atlanta chef and owner of Bacchanalia, Star Provisions Market & Cafe, W.H. Stiles Fish Camp and Floataway Cafe. Tickets are now available here.

URBAN PIE PRESENTS A LIVE PERFORMANCE BY FAITH HARRIS

Music lovers are invited to spend a relaxing fall afternoon on Urban Pie’s expansive patio while enjoying a soulful, live performance by Fath Harris on Sunday October 23, 2022 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. The acclaimed Jazz and Soul artist who has opened for a range of performers including Stevie Wonder, Earth, Wind & Fire, and The O’Jays, will present the music of Nina Simone alongside musicians Penelope Williams on the keyboard, Derrick James on the saxophone, Emrah Kotan on drums, and Edwin Williams on bass.

DISTILLERY OF MODERN ART PRESENTS TOP SHELF COMEDY 

Enjoy cocktails and comedy at Distillery of Modern Art during Top Shelf Comedy, a new monthly stand-up show featuring the best of Atlanta’s comedians on Thursday, October 20th from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. For the premiere event, headliner Nathan Owens, host Amy Brown and comedian Amanda Marks will serve up a healthy serving of nonstop laughs. Seating is first come, first served so guests are encouraged to arrive early to grab a craft cocktail and mingle with fellow comedy lovers before the show begins. Beyond the signature drinks made with Distillery of Modern Art’s in-house spirits, guests can nosh on The Spotted Trotter Charcuterie and explore the current art installation featuring works from local artists Craig Dongoski and Armando Chacon.

SOUTHERN BELLE CELEBATES CALIFORNIA WINES ON OCTOBER 26

Join Cate Hatch to discover what exciting developments have been emerging from winemakers in California. Our class will be held in an otherwise closed-to-the-public Southern Belle from 6:30-7:30 PM on Wednesday, October 26.

STORICO FRESCO PRESENTS “AT THE TABLE OF LA FORTEZZA” DINNER AND BOOK EVENT

Storico Fresco and cookbook author, stylist, and entertaining expert Annette Joseph invite guests to an “At the Table of La Fortezza” dinner and book event on Oct. 26 and 27. Joseph’s newly released cookbook features recipes from Tuscany’s rugged Lunigiana region where she purchased and renovated a medieval fortress named La Fortezza and sought dishes from the best chefs, home cooks, and purveyors in the area

DINE WITH ADELE’S TO HELP BREAST CANCER RESEARCH THIS OCTOBER

On Wednesday, October 5th, Adele’s will launch special menus to raise money for Breast Cancer Awareness. Located in the Old Fourth Ward, fundraising menus will be available during dinner and brunch until Wednesday, October 12th (Extended to 10/31). Adele’s is part of Nashville-based group, Red Pebbles Hospitality, who expanded the popular concept to Atlanta earlier this year. This initiative is of special and personal importance to the company as a whole, as too many members of the Red Pebbles team – both in Atlanta and Nashville – have been directly affected by breast cancer.

THE BATTERY ATLANTA FALLS INTO FUN WITH FESTIVE HAPPENINGS THIS MONTH

The Battery Atlanta has spirited festivities for friends and families this October. Guests can anticipate a jam-packed lineup of live performances at the Coca-Cola Roxy and other seasonally themed events like A Stranger Halloween at Live! at The Battery Atlanta, Game Day watch parties and more. The Battery Atlanta is the place to be to experience all the fantastic fall activities

MUSEUM OF DESIGN ATLANTA ANNOUNCES CLOSE TO THE EDGE: THE BIRTH OF HIP-HOP ARCHITECTURE EXHIBITION TO OPEN SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15

Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA) – the only museum in the Southeast devoted exclusively to the study and celebration of all things design – announces Close to the Edge: The Birth of Hip-Hop Architecture will open Saturday, October 15 and be on view through Sunday, January 29, 2023 at the Midtown museum. An opening celebration with drinks, light bites, beats from DJ Jazzy T and a performance by Soul Food Cypher will take place on Friday, October 14 from 7-9pm and is open to the public. Registration for the opening party is here, and tickets to view the exhibition beginning October 15 will be available for purchase at the museum and in advance here.

THIRD ANNUAL DÍA DE MUERTOS FESTIVAL

For the third year, Día de Muertos Festival will return to the grounds of Roswell City Hall for a lively afternoon and evening filled with fun, community spirit, remembrance, food, beverages, live entertainment and much more. Welcoming all ages and free to attend, the event will take place on Saturday, October 29, 2022 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. and is presented by the City of Roswell in partnership with the Consulate General of Mexico.