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Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 2/26/23

The Village Dunwoody

Hosts 2nd Annual

Green Eggs & Kegs Festival 2023

The Best Party in the ‘Burbs Returns Bigger & Better 

On Saturday, April 22, The Village at 5521 Chamblee Dunwoody Road will present Green Eggs & Kegs 2023. Event attendees can expect even more local restaurants, live music, and beverage sponsors than last year. The Village and new title sponsor, Discover Dunwoody, will host this ticketed event throughout The Village Courtyard and this year, the parking lot area will be expanded. A portion of ticket proceeds will be donated to support the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). 

Attendees that hold VIP tickets will gain event entry one hour before general admission attendees, receive a 2nd-year commemorative event t-shirt, and new this year, from noon to 1:00 pm, a sponsored VIP hour of complimentary beer and spirits will be offered at both Bar{n} booze & bites and Morty’s Meat Supply thanks to Eagle Rock and United Distributors.

It is expected that 18+ restaurants will be on-site cooking on over two dozen donated Big Green Eggs. Including Bar{n} booze & bites, Morty’s Meat & Supply, The Funwoody Food Truck, Message in a Bottle, Nick’s Westside, Local Three, Grecian Gyro, Chupito’s Azteca Grille, NFA BurgerBreadwinner Cafe and Bakery, and Gracious Plenty. Culinary participants will battle it out for the People’s Choice Best Taste award. Last year’s winner was NFA Burger and Grand Champion BBQ.

“Last year’s event sold out! Due to the enormous success, we are telling everyone to get their tickets quickly! We’ve added more restaurants, bigger sponsors, and a third live band. The goal is to spread awareness about the Dunwoody area’s local businesses and support each other as one, strong community. It will definitely be an afternoon to remember! ” said David Abes, owner of Dash Hospitality Group and The Village Dunwoody.

The stage at The Village will feature live tunes from headliner Family Truckster, Sucker Punch, and Mike Casey & Jason Martin. Sponsors that make this annual event possible include Discover Dunwoody, Regency Centers, Big Green Egg, United Distributors, Eagle Rock, Sysco, Aussie Select, SweetWater Brewing, Kona Brewing, Gate City, Tucker Brewing, Bacardi, Califino, Tres Agaves, Wicked Weed, Babylonstoren, ASW Distillery, Old Forester, The Ned, and more to come. Other sponsors, restaurant vendors, and more will be announced before the event date.


The Village Dunwoody has quickly been established as the “center of gravity” for its city residents. It is the place for friends, neighbors, and family to gather indoors and out. Where people can eat and drink and experience what their community has to offer. Creating this community gathering spot is the team’s mission. Bar{n} booze & bites, The Funwoody Food Truck, Morty’s Meat Supply, and soon-to-open Message In a Bottle are diverse concepts yet comfortably intertwined experiences that all offer high-quality food and a sense of community. Visit The Village Dunwoody to stay updated. Follow us @thevillagedunwoody


JDRF’s mission is to improve lives today and tomorrow by accelerating life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent and treat T1D and its complications. To accomplish this, JDRF has invested more than $2.2 billion in research funding since its inception. Built on a grassroots model of people connecting in their local communities, the JDRF collaborates with academic institutions, policymakers, and corporate and industry partners to develop and deliver a pipeline of innovative therapies to people living with T1D. JDRF staff and volunteers throughout the United States and six international affiliates are dedicated to advocacy, community engagement, and their vision of a world without T1D. For more information, please visit JDRF or follow us on Twitter @JDRF. 


Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 7/20/21

Anticipated Annual Butterfly Experience Returns to Dunwoody
with New Adults-Only ‘Butterflies & Brews’ Component

Three-Day Festival Takes Place August 19-22 at Dunwoody Nature Center

Discover Dunwoody, the destination marketing organization (DMO) representing one of Atlanta’s most thriving suburbs rich with unique attractions and community events, today announced the return of its beloved Butterfly Experience. Taking place August 19-22 at the Dunwoody Nature Center, this year’s festivities will include several days of family-friendly fun, along with a new adults-only component, Butterflies & Brews .

“We’re thrilled to offer something different for our guests this year at the Butterfly Experience with Butterflies & Brews,” said Kimberly Franz, marketing director for Discover Dunwoody. “This annual event is well-loved by the community, so we are excited to have the opportunity to partner with a local restaurant for a brand-new event that will give guests the chance to enjoy a night out filled with delicious food and the unparalleled beauty
found at Dunwoody Nature Center.”

For families, the traditional Butterfly Experience is the perfect place to get up close and personal with butterflies at the Dunwoody Nature Center while learning about this delicate species from educators. The newly added Pollinator Pathway will lead guests station-to-station throughout the park and offer activities, crafts and educational experiences for everyone. Tickets for this local favorite will be sold in 20-minute time slots and can be purchased at DunwoodyNature.org for $10 per person, with children 3 and younger admitted for free.

On August 20 from 5-8 p.m., the new adult-only Butterflies & Brews event will include live music along with food and a bar by Porter Brew and Que. Tickets for the event are $30 each including two drink vouchers, access to a buffet complete with vegetarian options, and entry to the butterfly tent. Visitors who attend this part of the event can spend the evening exploring the wonders of nature, relaxing while listening to live music and indulging in delicious cuisine and signature brews with friends.

For more information on the Butterfly Experience, visit DiscoverDunwoody.com. For tickets to Butterflies & Brews, visit DunwoodyNature.org/Butterflies-and-Brews/


Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 5/24/19

Enjoy a Night of Oysters, Tunes and Brews
Saturday, June 8th 5 to 11 pm
Perimeter Location

HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern is hosting an inaugural oyster roast at its newest Perimeter location on Saturday, June 8 from 5-11 p.m. Hungry-yet-lively guests will be able to indulge in live music, free swag, patio bar, tons of beer and $2,000 in raffle prizes will be up for grabs. Tickets are available online (limited availability).

BASIC ($29 pp) – 12 oysters, two beers, one HOBNOB glass, one HOBNOB koozie and two raffle tickets
VIP SINGLE ($59 pp) – 12 oysters with hollandaise caviar, one lobster tail, half bottle of Champagne, one HOBNOB glass, one HOBNOB koozie and two 2 raffle tickets
VIP FOR TWO ($99) – 24 oysters with hollandaise caviar, two lobster tails, full bottle of Champagne, two HOBNOB glasses, two HOBNOB koozies, four raffle tickets