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Ninth Annual Piedmont Park Arts Festival

Date: Saturday, August 17th to Sunday, August 18th

Time: Varies by day

About: Consistently recognized as one of the best outdoor festivals in Atlanta, the Piedmont Park Arts Festival will return to the picturesque park in the heart of Midtown for its ninth year on Saturday, August 17 and Sunday, August 18, 2019. A favorite for all ages, the two-day, family-friendly event will feature approximately 250 painters, photographers, sculptors, leather and metalwork artisans, glass blowers, jewelers and crafters. Festival goers are also invited to enjoy artist demonstrations, live acoustic music, an expansive artist market, children’s play area, festival foods and beverages, games and much more. The event is free to attend and dogs are welcome.

More Information:

http://piedmontparkartsfestival.com/

CoffeeChamps 2019 at East Pole Coffee

Date: Saturday, August 17th to Sunday, August 18th

Time: Noon

About: Selected by the Specialty Coffee Association as the only location in Georgia to host the preliminary event, East Pole’s coffee bar will transform into a competition stage and welcome participants from throughout the Southeast and as far as Seattle––all vying for the title of World Champion. The U.S. Coffee Championships is a series of three events celebrating specialty coffee: Preliminaries, Qualifying Events and Championships. Championship winners will then move on to the World Coffee Championships later this year, where they will represent the United States amongst a field of 65 sanctioned national bodies. On Saturday, August 17 and Sunday, August 18 from 12-5pm, registered participants will face off at East Pole for the CoffeeChamps Barista and Brewers Cup Preliminaries. During the barista preliminary competition, participants like East Pole’s own Whit Hagemann will have just seven minutes to craft their best espresso and milk beverage for two sensory judges, while their preparation skills are assessed by a technical judge. The Brewers Cup Preliminaries will be held simultaneously on both days, and task competitors, including East Pole’s Marvin Duncan, to make two individually brewed coffees for sensory judges in eight short minutes.

Information:

https://uscoffeechampionships.org/

Atlanta Summer Wine Festival 2019

Date: Saturday, August 10th

Time: Noon or 6 pm

About: The Atlanta Summer Wine Fest will be held on Saturday, August 10th at City Winery with two sessions to choose from: 12-4pm and 6-10pm. We will have over 50 wines as well as a selection of local beer to choose from. There will be live music upstairs, DJ Q-Tip downstairs, and food will be available for purchase from City Winery. The wine list will be added to the website in the weeks prior to the event. Tickets are now on sale for $50 in advance and $60 at the door. Sales tax and ticket fees will be added.

More Information:

https://www.bigtickets.com/events/atlantabeerfestivals/atlanta-summer-wine-fest/

2019 Pub Crawl on the BeltLine Summer Edition

Date: Saturday, August 10th

Time: Noon

About: From Inman Park to Piedmont Park, the East Side Trail on the Atlanta BeltLine connects some of the best restaurants and bars in town! Join us on Saturday, August 10th to try them all! Enjoy up to five complimentary beverages along the BeltLine along with awesome food and drink specials at participating locations. Get your crew together and join us for Pub Crawl on the BeltLine: Summer Edition presented by Lunazul Tequila.Summer Edition Partner Bars include Guac y Margys, Pour Taproom, Apres Diem, Butter and Cream, and more.  Tickets Include are $30 and include, up to (5) complimentary drinks at our partner bars and souvenir Pub Crawl on the BeltLine koozie. Checkin locations will be located Inman Park, Midtown, and Ponce City Market area.

More Information:

https://www.bigtickets.com/events/assc/pub-crawl-on-the-beltline-summer-2019/