Entries by Liz Attaway

VININGS JUBILEE JAZZ AND WINE STROLL 2019

Following its summer concert, historic neighborhood shopping district Vinings Jubilee is set to host another music-filled night this fall. On Thursday, October 10, internationally-known jazz artist Jabari Walker will bring his soulful sounds to Vinings. Taking place at the Tower Stage, this family-friendly event will be held place from 6pm-8pm. Jabari Walker, originally from Oklahoma, is known among the jazz community for his relaxing, smooth sounds that effortlessly blend jazz with blues and soul. After touring internationally and performing at festivals across the country, Walker is excited to share his talents with the Vinings community. For the first time at Vinings Jubilee, the event will also feature a wine stroll, allowing adult guests to peruse various retail stores after hours with wine in hand. Restaurant Paces & Vine will be offering a variety of delicious wines ranging from red, to white, to rosé and each 6oz. pour will be priced at $6 and include branded Vinings Jubilee cups. Attendees are also invited to shop at the plethora of unique stores on-site including The Read Shop, Fab’rik, Etc. East, Talbots, Waiting on Martha Everyday, Waiting on Martha Home, and The Southern Baked Pie Co. which will remain open for guests to enjoy.

Imagine Music Festival 2019: Can You Feel It?

There’s something about the electricity in the air during a late-night set at Imagine Music Festival. The crowd is excited and filled with anticipation. The weather is cooler than it was all day, so the light breeze is inviting and soothing. Then, the artists pump out heart pounding beats that sets the mood. It’s one of those experiences you can’t get anywhere else than an EDM festival in fall. You’d also be astounded how many festival-goers these types of acts draw! Let’s just call it a “sea.” It’s just amazing how many people are all dancing in time! Let’s dive into 2019 Imagine Music Festival!

INAUGURAL NIGHT MARKET AT THE HOME DEPOT BACKYARD

The Home Depot Backyard at Mercedes-Benz Stadium hosts its inaugural Night Market. This Night Market will consist of live music, specialty cocktails from beverage experts like Kellie Thorn from the Hugh Acheson Restaurant Group and delectable dishes from Atlanta area favorites like Nick Leahy from AIX and Tin Tin, Conner Slewitzke from Gracious Plenty, Kevin Outz from The Spotted Trotter and Howard Hsu from Sweet Auburn BBQ. Guests will also be able to shop the indie artists market curated by the Indie Craft Experience, taste Shake Shack’s signature Backyard burger and sample dishes from Kyma, a contemporary seafood tavern. Official sponsors include – Bulleit Bourbon, Captain Morgan, Don Julio tequila and Creature Comforts. This evening experience is free and open to the public and guests can purchase a food and beverage package which includes three hearty food samplings and two crafted drinks for $25.

PONCE CITY MARKET HALLOWEEN HAPPENINGS 2019

This Halloween season, Atlanta’s iconic Ponce City Market will celebrate all season long with haunting holiday festivities, bewitching decor, ghoulish goodies and spellbinding sweet treats for the whole family. The lineup features a pumpkin patch on The Yard, trick-or-treating at restaurants and shops, spooky sights around every corner and other scary-good fun. Events will include: King of Pops’ PumpKing Patch, Trick or Treat around the market, Skyline Park’s Halloween Party, and more.

Atlanta Mimosa Festival 2019

The second annual Atlanta Mimosa Festival will be hosted on Saturday, September 28th and you don’t want to miss it! The event will take place from 1pm to 5 pm with advanced entry for VIP ticket holders at 12pm. The location has changed from last year and will be held at the Historic 4th Ward Skate Park. Beverages available include mimosas (with a variety of orange juice flavors from Natalie’s Juice Company), Peach Bellini’s, Bloody Mary’s, a selection of beer, wine, and cider. There will be live music from Ocean Street and our favorite DJ Q-Tip will be spinning in an A/C tent. Additionally, there will be over 10 food vendors with yummy bites available for purchase. VIP tickets include all drinks, early entry at 12pm, brunch bites in the VIP Tent, separate bars and restrooms. VIP tickets are $79 in advancee. No day-of event tickets will be available for VIP. Bottomless Drinks tickets include all beverages; food will cost extra. Bottomless Drinks are $50 in advance and $60 day-of.