Weekend food events: Oct. 20-22 2017

Things to eat and do in Atlanta

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Little's Food Store Oct. 20-21, 2017, 11 p.m. Late Night Taco Pop Up Unfortunately, Illegal Food closed its brick and mortar location in August. Fortunately, this hasn't stopped them from continuing to pop up around Atlanta. Chef Steven Lingenfelter and crew will be serving up tacos, tortas, and horchata in Cabbagetown until "late' for night owls looking for a bite to eat. Details

Maggiano's Little Italy Oct. 20, 2017, 6:30 p.m. October Murder Mystery Dinner Along with a family-style three-course meal, Maggiano's is serving up mystery, horror and a dash of comedy with this Halloween-inspired event. Sleuths of all ages welcome. Details

Historic Fourth Ward Park Oct. 20, 2017-Oct. 22, 2017 Taste of Atlanta Fill up on bites and sips from Atlanta's best restaurants at this comprehensive food, beer, and cocktail festival, happening all weekend long at a new location in Historic Fourth Ward Park. Attendees can look forward to a Friday night opening party hosted by Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q followed by two more days of good eats, conversations, and cooking demonstrations. Details

HOBNOB Midtown Oct. 20, 2017, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday Night Blues Head over to HOBNOB for some blues and brews. Local blues band the Wild Hares will play their signature tunes, and Sweetwater Brewery will host a tap takeover. Details


Adair Park Oct. 21, 2017, noon-6 p.m. Porches and Pies Festival Get your pie hole ready for a day full of pie tastings from over 25 baking teams competing for the prize of best pie in the A. This kid-friendly event will also feature live music from Ansley Stewart, Ivory Williams and the Greg Fortune Band while keeping the little ones entertained with face painting, bounce houses, and yoga. Details

Wild Heaven Beer Oct. 21, 2017, 1-3 p.m. BarkHappy Atlanta: Pups N' Treats Pawty In benefit of Furkids Animal Rescue and Shelters, Decatur's Wild Heaven Beer is inviting you and your furry friends for a special day at the brewery. Humans of age can grab two beer samples from the bar while their canine counterparts participate in a costume parade and dog-approved cake eating contest. Details

Urban Tree Cidery Oct. 21, 2017, 7-11 p.m. Harvest House Party Autumn is here, and Urban Tree Cidery wants to celebrate the change of seasons with a cup full of cider and 90s house party vibes. With 150 bottles available of their limited release cider, drinking games and notes of vanilla are just the beginning of this jammin' good time. Details

Meehan's Public House Oct. 21, 2017, 12:00 p.m. 4th Annual Buckhead Oysterfest Get your fill of fried, steamed, and freshly shucked oysters. A variety of mignonette options, drink specials, and live entertainment on the patio will round out the afternoon. Details

Terrapin Beer Co. Oct. 21, 2017, 1-9 p.m. Hop Harvest 2017 Take a road trip down to Athens and join the folks at Terrapin for their 8th year celebrating the release of So Fresh & So Green. Casks of beer and specialty brews will be on hand, and guests can look forward to beer tastings and talks from industry professionals. Details

City Winery Oct. 21, 2017, 2 p.m. Hallowine Sip on endless wine and craft beer and groove to live music to support our furry friends. A portion of proceeds from this event will benefit the Atlanta Humane Society. Details

Timpson Creek Farm Oct. 21, 2017, 3-8 p.m. Fall Gathering and Pumpkin Carving Timpson Creek Farm is hosting a celebration of the fall season. Pumpkin carving, lawn games, and a farm tour will entertain guests throughout the day, along with a meal of pork roast and farm-fresh sides. Details

Historic Flat Shoals Farm Oct. 21, 2017, 7 p.m. The Greatest Show In EAV: Gala To Benefit Neighbor In Need Neighbor In Need is hosting a vintage circus-themed gala to help local low-income seniors in need. This gala will feature a vintage circus with tarot card readers, jugglers, and more. Palookaville will be catering and several other local restaurants will do V.I.P catering. Tito's Vodka will have craft cocktails and other local libations. There will be absolutely no clowns. Details

Red Hare Brewing Company Oct. 21, 2017, 12-5 p.m. Pours For Pets Hop over to Red Hare Brewing Company and enjoy their signature brews while supporting the Georgia House Rabbit Society, because rabbits need love, too. Guests can look forward to popsicles from King of Pops as well as live entertainment. Details

RA Sushi Bar Restaurant Oct. 21, 2017. 9:00 p.m. 20 Years of Living RA Birthday Party To celebrate the 20th anniversary of RA Sushi, the Atlanta location is hosting a birthday party. A guest DJ will host "Sing for Your Sushi" karaoke, and guests can look forward to a special birthday-themed menu. Details


The Savvy Cellars Oct. 22, 2017, 1-4 p.m. Bartender Bootcamp Learn how to pour up cocktails in the classiest and most professional ways at the Bartender Bootcamp. The event is designed to give students a chance to experience what it's like to work behind a bar during a typical shift. The class curriculum includes muddling, mixing, and everything in between to get aspiring bartenders the tools they need to succeed. Details

Brook Run Park Oct. 22, 2017, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 5th Annual Atlanta Kosher BBQ Festival It's all barbecue everything at this year's Kosher BBQ Festival. The event features a 20-team Kosher BBQ competition, and guests will be able to taste each team's offerings. Details

Orpheus Brewing Oct. 22, 2017, 3-7 p.m. Produce and Provisions: Artisanal Market Orpheus Brewing is launching it series of artisanal markets, starting with an afternoon of food and beverages from different local market vendors. Guests will be greeted with a four-ounce pour of beer. Details

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