October 30 - November 1, 2009
It's time for the annual Pride Festival in Atlanta. Piedmont Park will play host to a weekend full of activies and the annual parade.
Tuesday, October 27 – Sunday, November 15, 2009
The newest production from the team being Cirque du Soleil, Cavalia is an exquisite, multimedia extravaganza, showcasing the harmony between man and horse in a fast-paced 120-minute performance. Set under the White Big Top at Atlantic Station in the heart of Midtown Atlanta, Cavalia features more than 100 two- and four-legged artists, including beautiful horses of 12 breeds, riders, acrobats, aerialists, dancers and live musicians.
November 2, 2009
Craft Atlanta will host a distinctive Beer Tasting Dinner with an Autumn Menu prepared by Chef and Owner Tom Colicchio, of Top Chef popularity, paired with beers selected by Brewmaster Garrett Oliver of Brooklyn Brewery. Brooklyn Brewery has garnered worldwide respect for its flavorful interpretations of traditional brews. Beginning at 7 p.m., guests will be guided by Colicchio and Oliver as they enjoy this unique experience of food and beer. With space for 125, the dinner will be served in Craft Atlanta’s comfortable, upscale dining room and will be $155 per person. To reserve a spot at this special experience, please call 404.995.7580 or email Valeria Torres at VTorre (at) CraftAtlanta.com.
November 7, 2009
Chili lovers will want to stop by Cabbagetown Chomp and Stomp. The outdoor festival has all the makings of a great fall afternoon - live music, an artists market and plenty of yummy chili to taste. Purchase a spoon and get there early - the best chili runs out quickly! Chili tasting starts at noon.
The Decatur Wine Festival hits the Decatur Square. From 1 p.m. - 4 p.m., stroll around Downtown Decatur and taste over 350 wines from all around the world. Tickets are $30 online and are also available at the Decatur Package Store at 1220 Clairmont Rd.
November 8, 2009
The Atlanta Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier International hosts Afternoon in the Country at Serenbe, a showcase for the area’s most talented chefs, along with an array of fine wines, beers and Georgia’s organic harvest. More than 35 chefs from Atlanta’s best restaurants will be set up in a tasting alongside fine wine and premium micro-brews. Other highlights include: live music by renowned Bluegrass band, DriveTrain, a cake raffle featuring sweets from top pastry chefs, hayrides, unique wares from select retailers and a silent auction. Tickets are $95 per person. Children under 12 may attend free of charge. Children 12 to 20 are $35 each.
November 14, 2009
Back by popular demand, the second annual Free Admission Day at the Braves Museum & Hall of Fame is set for Saturday, November 14. All fans will receive free admission and a complimentary tour of Turner Field from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
The See Through Souls exhibit at Picaflor Studio showcases unique window art from local artists. Enjoy music from local bands at this community event benefiting Atlanta's Women's Resource Center.
November 16, 2009
The High Museum of Art will host the 14th Annual High Arts Day from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. High Arts Day is a fundraiser presented by Art Partners, the social and volunteer organization at the High. The day’s events will include a reception and private shopping at Saks Fifth Avenue, a luncheon at the High, home tours, exhibition tours, a trunk show and a sculpture auction. Tickets are $150 ($80 tax-deductible) and all proceeds benefit the High. For ticketing information please contact the Art Partners Program Officer at 404-733-4429.
November 20 - 22, 2009
Need to start your holiday shopping? Callanwolde Fine Arts Center will hold its annual Holiday Pottery Sale which will take place in the beautiful indoor courtyard at Callanwolde throughout the weekend of November 20. Find functional, decorative and sculptural one-of-a-kind ceramic works created by Callanwolde’s renowned pottery program instructors and assistants.
November 20, 2009
Racing’s stars of tomorrow will compete on Atlanta Motor Speedway’ famous "Thunder Ring" quarter-mile oval in Legends, Bandolero and Thunder Roadsters for the fifth date in the 2009-10 Winter Flurry season. While the Atlanta Motor Speedway grandstands are not open for this event, fans can purchase infield passes at the GSP building located near the main entrance to Atlanta Motor Speedway. Infield passes are $12 for adults, $5 for ages six through 12, and children ages five and younger are admitted for free. Practice begins at 11 a.m. and racing will begin at approximately 12:00 p.m.
November 21, 2009
Make your own gingerbread house at Bulloch Hall in Roswell. $35 includes all the supplies you need to make a fun, edible centerpiece. 10 a.m. - noon.
November 22, 2009
Kickoff the holiday season at Callaway Garden's Fantasy in Lights, the area's biggest Christmas lights display. The display opens tonight, just in time for Thanksgiving.