What’s Going On In Atlanta This Weekend, Wednesday, March 25th to Sunday, March 29th

FEATURED EVENTS AND FESTIVALS: ADVENTURES IN ATLANTA’S PICKS FOR THIS WEEKEND. CHECK OUT OUR SITE AT: http://www.adventuresinatlanta.com

BaconFest 2015 (The Masquerade)

Date: Saturday, March 28th

Time: 1pm to 6pm

About: You had me at bacon. Need we same more? This year’s BaconFest 2015, a fundraiser for the soon-to-be world famous Dad’s Garage, has more bacon that you can imagine. This year their stepping it up a notch with the Bacon Smackdown where restaurants bring their best bacon and winner takes all! Not only does it have the bacon goods, it also has some fun and games like Liz’s favorite event, the Hobo Wine Tasting, as well as anything from a flip cup tourney(!) to naughty face painting (last year there were a lot of men genitalia). It’s going to be a blast. Portioned Porking which is $25 in advance and $30 at the door gets you three cups of beer, bacon or both, as well as 5 game tickets. Bottomless Bacon that’s $45 in advance and $50 at the door gets you unlimited games, bacon and beer, while Whole hog is $85 (VIP).

Website/link for more information:http://www.dadsgarage.com/shows/season-20/special-events/baconfest-2015.aspx

2nd Annual Andrews Wine Festival (Buckhead)

Date: Saturday, March 28th

Time: 1pm to 6pm

About: In it’s second year, Andrews Wine Festival has 100 wines to taste with varieties from all over, as well as giving to a good cause, The Giving Kitchen. Tickets for the general admission are $35. If you like more wine, seminars, and the VIP treatment, they’ve got a VIP experience with over 145 wines, light bites from Andrew’s wonderful restaurants, a tasting glass to take home, and a whole bunch more. Plus, you’ll get 2 complimentary non-event Improv tickets and a $20 gift card to Cellar 56 or Czar Ice Bar. Tickets for VIP are $75 and limited.

Website/link for more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1549333725356185/

ALSO THIS WEEKEND

2015 Atlanta Film Festival: Friday, March 20th to Sunday, March 29th: http://atlantafilmfestival.com/

Atlanta Science Festival: Saturday, March 21st to Saturday, March 28th: http://www.atlantasciencefestival.org/

Hogs for The Cause Fundraiser for DBA Barbeque: Wednesday, March 25th: https://www.facebook.com/events/1555918781332321/

CL’s Do Good Pub Crawl: Friday, March 27th: https://www.facebook.com/events/1420452768250012/

Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival at Blackburn Park: Friday, March 27th to Sunday, March 29th: http://brookcherryfest.org/

2015 Roswell Beer Festival: Saturday, March 28th: https://www.facebook.com/events/1517077505197750

Get Shamrock’ed with Yacht Rock Revue at Park Tavern: Saturday, March 28th: http://parktavern.xorbia.com/Shamrock2015

Oyster Crawfish Festival with Cowboy Mouth at Piedmont Park: Saturday, March 28th: http://parktavern.xorbia.com/OcFest

AFF Easter Art Hunt 2015: Saturday, March 28th: https://www.facebook.com/events/1416681001967133/

ongs for Kids Foundation Food & Music Festival at Monday Night Brewery: Sunday, March 29th: https://www.facebook.com/events/898204460246753/

SAVE-THE DATE: UPCOMING EVENTS

2nd Annual Beltline Boil: Saturday, April 4th: http://beltlineboil.com

Buckhead Chili Cook-off: Saturday, April 4th: https://www.facebook.com/events/803478056397810/

International Pillow Fight Day: Saturday, April 4th: https://www.facebook.com/events/322156577980140/

Bravos Opening Day VIP Tailgate: Friday, April 10th: https://www.facebook.com/events/881937375161374/

79th Annual Dogwood Festival: Friday, April 10th to Sunday, April 12th: http://www.dogwood.org/

Spring Festival on Ponce: Saturday, April 11th to Sunday, April 12th: http://www.festivalonponce.com/

FEATURED: Hogs and Hops at The Masquerade: Saturday, April 11th: http://www.hogsandhopsatlanta.com/

7th Annual Vinings Wine Stroll: Saturday, April 11th: http://awt.xorbia.com/awtvin15

Backyard Barbecue & Brews at the Dogwood Festival: Saturday, April 11th and Sunday, April 12th: http://www.dogwood.org/backyard-barbecue-brews-2015

FEATURED: Sweetwater 420 Fest at Centennial Olympic Park: Friday, April 17th to Sunday, April 19th: http://www.sweetwater420fest.com/

Atlanta Steeplechase 2015 (Rome, GA): Saturday, April 18th: http://www.atlantasteeplechase.org/

Sandy Springs Artsapalooza: Saturday, April 18th to Sunday, April 19th: http://sandyspringsartsapalooza.com/

Sips Under The Sea Totally 80’s at the Georgia Aquarium: Friday, April 24th: http://www.georgiaaquarium.org/experience/explore/events/2015/04/24/default-calendar/sips-under-the-sea

Inman Park Festival: Saturday, April 25th to Sunday, April 25th: http://inmanparkfestival.org/

Night of Spectacles 2015 benefiting the Georgia Lions Lighthouse: Saturday, April 25th: http://www.nightofspectacles.org/

4th Annual Uno de Mayo Tequila Crawl: Friday, May 1st: http://www.atlantabartours.com/events/event/4th-annual-uno-de-mayo-tequila-crawl/

Dos de Mayo Tequila Tour: Saturday, May 2nd: http://www.atlantabartours.com/events/event/4th-annual-dos-de-mayo-tequila-tour/

Wrecking Bar Wild Beer Festival: Saturday, May 2nd: https://www.freshtix.com/events/wrecking-bar-wild-beer-festival

Kennesaw Craft Beer Festival: Saturday, May 2nd: http://kennesawcraftbeerfest.com/

2nd Annual Crawfish for Cancer – ATL Crawfish Boil at the Ivy: Saturday, May 2nd: https://www.facebook.com/events/801663426570675/

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What’s Going On In Atlanta This Weekend, Thursday, March 19th to Sunday, March 22nd

FEATURED EVENTS AND FESTIVALS: ADVENTURES IN ATLANTA’S PICKS FOR THIS WEEKEND. CHECK OUT OUR SITE AT: http://www.adventuresinatlanta.com

Beer Carnival (Atlantic Station)

Date: Saturday, March 21st

Time: 1pm to 5pm

About: Imagine you’re in a world full of carnival games, interesting rides, and all the beer you can drink. Think its a dream? No, it’s Beer Carnival. With games like Angry Beers, Keg Racers, and Duck Races, there will be a little something for everyone. According to their website there’s plenty of chances to test your skill at a variety of carnival styled midway games and with a little luck you may walk away a winner. Get your game on with general admission at $35 a ticket and $45 at the door. VIP is available for $60.

Website/link for more information:http://www.thebeercarnival.com/

Pong Madness Beer Pong Tournament

Date: Saturday, March 21st

Time: 1pm to 5pm

About: Our weekend of game playing shenanigans continues with Pong Madness. Teams compete in a knock-down drag-out pong games to where the victors goes the spoils. It’s going to be an epic match of beer savvy. Who will take the crown? Who will be the victor? Tickets are $30 in advance for Social Division and $40 for WSOBP (World Series of Beer Pong Qualifier).

Website/link for more information: https://www.xorbia.com/e/assc/pongmadness/

ALSO THIS WEEKEND

Canines & Cocktails Benefits for PAWS Atlanta – Artmore’s 5th Annual Courtyard Reopening: Thursday, March 19th: http://www.pawsatlanta.org/Events

Atlanta Improv Festival at The Village Theater: Thursday, March 19th to Saturday, March 21st: http://www.atlantaimprovfestival.com/

5th Annual Southern Fried Burlesque Festival: Thursday, March 19th to Sunday, March 22nd: https://www.facebook.com/events/311736765697235/

2015 Atlanta Film Festival: Friday, March 20th to Sunday, March 29th: http://atlantafilmfestival.com/

Blood, Sweat, and Beers and Food on Film Party: Saturday, March 21st: http://atlantafilmfestival.com/2015/blood-sweat-and-beer

12th Annual Shamjack Shuckfest at Tin Roof Cantina: Sathttp://www.atlantasciencefestival.org/urday, March 21st: http://tinroof.xorbia.com/shamjam2015

Atlanta Science Festival: Saturday, March 21st to Saturday, March 28th: http://www.atlantasciencefestival.org/

SAVE-THE DATE: UPCOMING EVENTS

Hogs for The Cause Fundraiser for DBA Barbeque: Wednesday, March 25th: https://www.facebook.com/events/1555918781332321/

Brookhaven Cherry Blossom Festival at Blackburn Park: Friday, March 27th to Sunday, March 29th: http://brookcherryfest.org/

2015 Roswell Beer Festival: Saturday, March 28th: https://www.facebook.com/events/1517077505197750

BACONFEST 2014 at The Masquerade: Saturday, March 28th: http://www.dadsgarage.com/shows/season-20/special-events/baconfest-2015.aspx

Get Shamrock’ed with Yacht Rock Revue at Park Tavern: Saturday, March 28th: http://parktavern.xorbia.com/Shamrock2015

Oyster Crawfish Festival with Cowboy Mouth at Piedmont Park: Saturday, March 28th: http://parktavern.xorbia.com/OcFest

2nd Annual Andrews Wine Festival: Saturday, March 28th: https://www.facebook.com/events/1549333725356185/

Songs for Kids Foundation Food & Music Festival at Monday Night Brewery: Sunday, March 29th: https://www.facebook.com/events/898204460246753/

2nd Annual Beltline Boil: Saturday, April 4th: http://beltlineboil.com

Buckhead Chili Cook-off: Saturday, April 4th: https://www.facebook.com/events/803478056397810/

International Pillow Fight Day: Saturday, April 4th: https://www.facebook.com/events/322156577980140/

Bravos Opening Day VIP Tailgate: Friday, April 10th: https://www.facebook.com/events/881937375161374/

79th Annual Dogwood Festival: Friday, April 10th to Sunday, April 12th: http://www.dogwood.org/

Spring Festival on Ponce: Saturday, April 11th to Sunday, April 12th: http://www.festivalonponce.com/

FEATURED: Hogs and Hops at The Masquerade: Saturday, April 11th: http://www.hogsandhopsatlanta.com/

7th Annual Vinings Wine Stroll: Saturday, April 11th: http://awt.xorbia.com/awtvin15

Backyard Barbecue & Brews at the Dogwood Festival: Saturday, April 11th and Sunday, April 12th: http://www.dogwood.org/backyard-barbecue-brews-2015

FEATURED: Sweetwater 420 Fest at Centennial Olympic Park: Friday, April 17th to Sunday, April 19th: http://www.sweetwater420fest.com/

Sandy Springs Artsapalooza: Saturday, April 18th to Sunday, April 19th: http://sandyspringsartsapalooza.com/

Inman Park Festival: Saturday, April 25th to Sunday, April 25th: http://inmanparkfestival.org/

Night of Spectacles 2015 benefiting the Georgia Lions Lighthouse: Saturday, April 25th: http://www.nightofspectacles.org/

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What’s Going On In Atlanta This Weekend, Thursday, March 12th to Tuesday, March 17th

FEATURED EVENTS AND FESTIVALS: ADVENTURES IN ATLANTA’S PICKS FOR THIS WEEKEND. CHECK OUT OUR SITE AT: http://www.adventuresinatlanta.com

Lepre*Con at Park Tavern (A Social Mess, Piedmont Park)

Date: Saturday, March 14th

Time: 2pm until ?

About: Want to go all-out St. Patrick’s Day with the biggest and baddest party around? This is the party for you! Shenanigans. Madness. Costumes. Djs. The list goes on and you’ll see it all at this one-of-a-kind outdoor festival. The Social Mess crew put on a darn good party so you should check it out. General Admission is $23. They have VIP but it says $500 and that *HAS* to be a hilarious joke.  Good one, guys.

Website/link for more information:https://www.xorbia.com/e/asocialmess/asocialmess-leprecon-2015/

5TH Annual Suwanee Beer Festival

Date: Saturday, March 14th

Time: 1pm to 5pm

About: Want an alternative to all the green beer and St. Patrick’s Day craziness? This will be up your alley. Suwanee may be a little bit further but we’ve heard this beer festival is killer and will make the drive worth it. Tickets are $40 for General Admission and $95 for VIP.

Website/link for more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1554457654798052

ALSO THIS WEEKEND

Fado Irish Pub Atlanta – St. Patrick’s Day 2015: Wednesday, March 11th – Tuesday, March 17th: Various Events: http://www.fadoirishpub.com/atlanta/st-patricks-day-2015

Whabbit Wheat Launch Party at Red Hare: Thursday, March 12th: https://www.facebook.com/events/1395734914071252/

Gilbert Gottfried at The Improv: Thursday, March 12th to Saturday, March 14th: http://www.theimprovatlanta.com/comedy-calendar/

5th Annual Green Mile Midtown Pub Crawl: Friday, March 13th: https://www.facebook.com/events/771694539567888

Battle & Brews Grand Opening Sandy Springs: Friday, March 13th: http://www.yelp.com/events/sandy-springs-battle-and-brew-grand-opening

Shamrock & Shenanigans at Meehans Buckhead: Saturday, March 14th: https://www.freshtix.com/events/ri-ra-st-patricks-day-atlanta

Meehan’s 7th Annual Shamrock n Roll Festival (Sandy Springs): Saturday, March 14th: https://www.freshtix.com/events/meehans-7th-annual-sham-rock-and-roll

Atlanta St. Patrick’s Day Parade: Saturday, March 14th: http://atlantastpats.com/

Atlanta Street Car St. Patty’s Day Weekend Bar Crawl: Saturday, March 14th: https://www.freshtix.com/events/streetcarbarcrawl

Ri Ra’s St. Patrick’s Day Outdoor Block Party: Saturday, March 14th: https://www.freshtix.com/events/ri-ra-st-patricks-day-atlanta

Cypress Street St. Patty’s Day Party: Saturday, March 14th: https://www.facebook.com/events/1405576763077455

Kegs and Eggs at Meehan’s: Saturday, March 14th: https://www.facebook.com/events/769247313151627/

Southern Beer Tours & RSVPATL.com’s Savannah Bus Trip: Saturday, March 14th: http://www.rsvpatl.com/savannah-bus-trip/

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at Andrews Entertainment District: Saturday, March 14th: http://www.andrewsdistrict.com/

Olde Blind Dog Irish Pub Outdoor St. Patty’s Party: Saturday, March 14th and Tuesday, March 17th: http://www.oldeblinddog.com/

RAD Studio Cruise 2015 (Railroad Art District): Saturday, March 14th: http://www.railartsdistrict.com/

Highlands Lucky Leprechaun St. Pat’s Crawl: Tuesday, March 17th: http://abt.xorbia.com/highlands-lucky-leprechaun-pub-crawl

SAVE-THE DATE: UPCOMING EVENTS

Atlanta Improv Festival at The Village Theater: Thursday, March 19th to Saturday, March 21st: http://www.atlantaimprovfestival.com/

2015 Atlanta Film Festival: Friday, March 20th to Sunday, March 29th: http://atlantafilmfestival.com/

Pong Madness Beer Pong Tournament: Saturday, March 21st: https://www.xorbia.com/e/assc/pongmadness/

Beer Carnival 2015: Saturday, March 21st: http://www.thebeercarnival.com/

Blood, Sweat, and Beers and Food on Film Party: Saturday, March 21st: http://atlantafilmfestival.com/2015/blood-sweat-and-beer

2015 Roswell Beer Festival: Saturday, March 28th: https://www.facebook.com/events/1517077505197750

BACONFEST 2014 at The Masquerade: Saturday, March 28th: http://www.dadsgarage.com/shows/season-20/special-events/baconfest-2015.aspx

Get Shamrock’ed with Yacht Rock Revue at Park Tavern: Saturday, March 28th: http://parktavern.xorbia.com/Shamrock2015

Oyster Crawfish Festival with Cowboy Mouth at Piedmont Park: Saturday, March 28th: http://parktavern.xorbia.com/OcFest

2nd Annual Andrews Wine Festival: Saturday, March 28th: https://www.facebook.com/events/1549333725356185/

Songs for Kids Foundation Food & Music Festival at Monday Night Brewery: Sunday, March 29th: https://www.facebook.com/events/898204460246753/

2nd Annual Beltline Boil: Saturday, April 4th: http://beltlineboil.com

Buckhead Chili Cook-off: Saturday, April 4th: https://www.facebook.com/events/803478056397810/

International Pillow Fight Day: Saturday, April 4th: https://www.facebook.com/events/322156577980140/

Bravos Opening Day VIP Tailgate: Friday, April 10th: https://www.facebook.com/events/881937375161374/

79th Annual Dogwood Festival: Friday, April 10th to Sunday, April 12th: http://www.dogwood.org/

Spring Festival on Ponce: Saturday, April 11th to Sunday, April 12th: http://www.festivalonponce.com/

FEATURED: Hogs and Hops at The Masquerade: Saturday, April 11th: http://www.hogsandhopsatlanta.com/

Backyard Barbecue & Brews at the Dogwood Festival: Saturday, April 11th and Sunday, April 12th: http://www.dogwood.org/backyard-barbecue-brews-2015

FEATURED: Sweetwater 420 Fest at Centennial Olympic Park: Friday, April 17th to Sunday, April 19th: http://www.sweetwater420fest.com/

Sandy Springs Artsapalooza: Saturday, April 18th to Sunday, April 19th: http://sandyspringsartsapalooza.com/

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What’s Going On In Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday, March 5th to Sunday, March 8th

FEATURED EVENTS AND FESTIVALS: ADVENTURES IN ATLANTA’S PICKS FOR THIS WEEKEND. CHECK OUT OUR SITE AT: http://www.adventuresinatlanta.com

Atlanta Wine Party

Date: Saturday, March 7th

Time: 6pm to 10pm

About: From the masterminds behind Atlanta Beer Festivals comes Atlanta Wine Festival with over 50 wines for tasting! Not only is there wine, but there will be several beers for non-wine drinkers and live music, and Opera’s stunning ambiance. If you feel like being a very important person, it includes 15 high end wines and a food spread. Tickets are $50 in advance and $60 at the door. VIP is $80 in advance only.

Website/link for more information:http://atlantawineparty.com/

The Vampire Diaries Official Convention

Date: Friday, March 6th to Sunday, March 8th

Time: Varies

About: Love The Vampire Dairies? This convention is for you. And not to bring it up, but who wouldn’t want to see Ian Somerhaulder in the flesh (swoon)? I kid. This convention has panels on everything from current to past villains, burning questions, to autograph signings and meet and greets. It’s like a TVD fan’s dream. There are tons of ticket options from Gold Weekend Package at $300 to single day passes ranging from $20 a day to $65 depending on what you want.

Website/link for more information: http://www.creationent.com/cal/tvd_atlanta.html

ALSO THIS WEEKEND

Best of Atlanta Party (Atlanta Magazine) at Cobb Galleria: Wednesday, March 4th: http://www.atlantamagazine.com/bestofatlantaparty-2015/

Sips in the South Wine Tasting at the High Museum: Friday, March 6th: http://www.yelp.com/events/atlanta-sips-in-the-south-wine-tasting

Whiskey Blue Presents: Full Moon Party: Friday, March 6th: http://www.yelp.com/events/atlanta-whiskey-blue-atlanta-presents-full-moon-party-16

BURNAWAY’S 4th Annual Art Crush Auction: Saturday, March 7th: http://handpicked.scoutmob.com/atlanta/hand-picked/burnaway-art-crush-auction

Spiral’s Luckyfest at Park Tavern: Saturday, March 7th: https://www.xorbia.com/e/spiral/luckyfest2015

St. Practice Day Beer Mile: Saturday, March 7th: http://www.atlbeermile.com/

Cardboard*Con: Saturday, March 7th: http://www.cardboardcon.com/

Wake-n-Bake Brunch at One Eared Stag: Sunday, March 8th: https://www.facebook.com/events/677973895646040/

SAVE-THE DATE: UPCOMING EVENTS

Fado Irish Pub Atlanta – St. Patrick’s Day 2015: Wednesday, March 11th – Tuesday, Marc 17th: Various Events: http://www.fadoirishpub.com/atlanta/st-patricks-day-2015

Whabbit Wheat Launch Party at Red Hare: Thursday, March 12th: https://www.facebook.com/events/1395734914071252/

5th Annual Green Mile Midtown Pub Crawl: Friday, March 13th: https://www.facebook.com/events/771694539567888

A Social Mess LepreCon St. Patrick’s DayFest 2015: Saturday, March 14th: https://www.xorbia.com/e/asocialmess/asocialmess-leprecon-2015/?promocode=cav

Kegs and Eggs at Meehan’s: Saturday, March 14th: https://www.facebook.com/events/769247313151627/

5th Annual Suwanee Beer Fest: Saturday, March 14th: https://www.facebook.com/events/1554457654798052

Cypress Street St. Patty’s Day Party: Saturday, March 14th: https://www.facebook.com/events/1405576763077455

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at Andrews Entertainment District: Saturday, March 14th: http://www.andrewsdistrict.com/

Southern Beer Tours & RSVPATL.com’s Savannah Bus Trip: Saturday, March 14th: http://www.rsvpatl.com/savannah-bus-trip/

Atlanta Street Car St. Patty’s Day Weekend Bar Crawl: Saturday, March 14th: https://www.freshtix.com/events/streetcarbarcrawl

Ri Ra’s St. Patrick’s Day Outdoor Block Party: Saturday, March 14th: https://www.freshtix.com/events/ri-ra-st-patricks-day-atlanta

Shamrock & Shenanigans at Meehans Buckhead: Saturday, March 14th: https://www.freshtix.com/events/ri-ra-st-patricks-day-atlanta

Atlanta St. Patrick’s Day Parade: Saturday, March 14th: http://atlantastpats.com/

Highlands Lucky Leprechaun St. Pat’s Crawl: Tuesday, March 17th: http://abt.xorbia.com/highlands-lucky-leprechaun-pub-crawl

Pong Madness Beer Pong Tournament: Saturday, March 21st: https://www.xorbia.com/e/assc/pongmadness/

Beer Carnival 2015: Saturday, March 21st: http://www.thebeercarnival.com/

Blood, Sweat, and Beers and Food on Film Party: Saturday, March 21st: http://atlantafilmfestival.com/2015/blood-sweat-and-beer

2015 Roswell Beer Festival: Saturday, March 28th: https://www.facebook.com/events/1517077505197750

BACONFEST 2014 at The Masquerade: Saturday, March 28th: http://www.dadsgarage.com/shows/season-20/special-events/baconfest-2015.aspx

Get Shamrock’ed with Yacht Rock Revue at Park Tavern: Saturday, March 28th: http://parktavern.xorbia.com/Shamrock2015

Oyster Crawfish Festival with Cowboy Mouth at Piedmont Park: Saturday, March 28th: http://parktavern.xorbia.com/OcFest

2nd Annual Andrews Wine Festival: Saturday, March 28th: https://www.facebook.com/events/1549333725356185/

2nd Annual Beltline Boil: Saturday, April 4th: http://beltlineboil.com

Buckhead Chili Cook-off: Saturday, April 4th: https://www.facebook.com/events/803478056397810/

Bravos Opening Day VIP Tailgate: Friday, April 10th: https://www.facebook.com/events/881937375161374/

79th Annual Dogwood Festival: Friday, April 10th to Sunday, April 12th: http://www.dogwood.org/

FEATURED: Hogs and Hops at The Masquerade: Saturday, April 11th: http://www.hogsandhopsatlanta.com/

Backyard Barbecue & Brews at the Dogwood Festival: Saturday, April 11th and Sunday, April 12th: http://www.dogwood.org/backyard-barbecue-brews-2015

FEATURED: Sweetwater 420 Fest at Centennial Olympic Park: Friday, April 17th to Sunday, April 19th: http://www.sweetwater420fest.com/

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What’s Going On In Atlanta This Weekend, Thursday, February 26th to Sunday, March 1st

FEATURED EVENTS AND FESTIVALS: ADVENTURES IN ATLANTA’S PICKS FOR THIS WEEKEND. CHECK OUT OUR SITE AT: http://www.adventuresinatlanta.com

4th Annual Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Festival (Atlantic Station)

Date: Saturday, February 28th

Time: 2pm to 6pm

About: What’s more fun than Beer, Bourbon and BBQ? A festival celebrating all three… AT THE SAME TIME! There will be 60 beers, 40 Bourbons and a special feature this year is the Shrine of Swine, and top it off with seminars, VIP specials, and a ton of surprises. Last year there was even a beer belly contest. It was epic. Tickets are $35 in advance and $45 at the door, while VIP is $85 in advanced only.

Website/link for more information:http://www.beerandbourbon.com/

Decatur Stirs: A Local Craft Cocktail Experience

Date: Saturday, February 28th and Sunday, March 1st

Time: Varies by Day, Tasting Saturday at 4pm

About: Decatur Stirs is stirring up a unique experience where you can attend classes, as well as taste local craft cocktails. Anything from whiskeys to coffee in cocktails to techniques are all in focus during this event. Check out their website for everything they are offering. Tickets are $30 a class and $30 for the event tasting.

Website/link for more information: http://www.decaturstirs.com/

ALSO THIS WEEKEND

Sauce Making & Beer Tasting at DBA: Wednesday, February 25th: https://www.facebook.com/events/907129272630773

Tom Green LIVE at The Improv: Friday, February 27th to Saturday, February 28th: http://www.theimprovatlanta.com/2014/11/21/mtvs-own-tom-green-227-228-special-event/

Art in Bloom at The High Museum: Friday, February 27th to Sunday, March 1st: https://www.high.org/Programs/Programs/Events/2015-Events/Special-Events/Art-In-Bloom-02272015.aspx

Uncorked Atlanta: Friday, February 27th: https://www.xorbia.com/e/assc/uncorked/

Fernbank’s Martinis & IMAX with VIP Tasting: Friday, February 27th or Friday, March 6th: http://handpicked.scoutmob.com/atlanta/hand-picked/fernbank-chef-dinner

Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival: Saturday, February 28th: http://www.beerandbourbon.com/show-info-0

GTWOW Benefiting Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Hudson Grille: Saturday, February 28th: https://www.facebook.com/events/1527002817553012

**SOLD OUT** Hops in the Hangar (Delta Museum): Saturday, February 28th: http://www.deltamuseum.org/events/museum-events/2015/03/01/default-calendar/hops-in-the-hangar

Great City Race Decatur: Saturday, February 28th: https://www.xorbia.com/e/abt/great-city-race

Get Shamrock’d at Park Tavern: Saturday, February 28th: http://parktavern.xorbia.com/Shamrock2015

Andrews Upstairs 12th Anniversary Party: Saturday, February 28th: http://www.andrewsdistrict.com/

Big Sky One Year Anniversary: Saturday, February 28th: http://www.rsvpatl.com/big-sky-one-year-anniversary/

Mardi Gras Voodoo Party Meehan’s Atlantic Station: Saturday, February 28th: https://www.facebook.com/events/1597728333795155/

Hogs, Hubs n Grubs at The Ladybird: Sunday, March 1st: https://www.facebook.com/events/378836455631729

SAVE-THE DATE: UPCOMING EVENTS

Best of Atlanta Party (Atlanta Magazine) at Cobb Galleria: Wednesday, March 4th: http://www.atlantamagazine.com/bestofatlantaparty-2015/

The Vampire Diaries Convention in Atlanta: Friday, March 6th to Sunday, March 8th: http://www.creationent.com/cal/tvd_atlanta.html

SAVE-THE-DATE: Atlanta Wine Party: Saturday, March 7th: http://atlantawineparty.com/

BURNAWAY’S 4th Annual Art Crush Auction: Saturday, March 7th: http://handpicked.scoutmob.com/atlanta/hand-picked/burnaway-art-crush-auction

Spiral’s Luckyfest at Park Tavern: Saturday, March 7th: https://www.xorbia.com/e/spiral/luckyfest2015

St. Practice Day Beer Mile: Saturday, March 7th: http://www.atlbeermile.com/

Fado Irish Pub Atlanta – St. Patrick’s Day 2015: Wednesday, March 11th – Tuesday, Marc 17th: Various Events: http://www.fadoirishpub.com/atlanta/st-patricks-day-2015

5th Annual Green Mile Midtown Pub Crawl: Friday, March 13th: https://www.facebook.com/events/771694539567888

A Social Mess LepreCon St. Patrick’s DayFest 2015: Saturday, March 14th: https://www.xorbia.com/e/asocialmess/asocialmess-leprecon-2015/?promocode=cav

Kegs and Eggs at Meehan’s: Saturday, March 14th: https://www.facebook.com/events/769247313151627/

5th Annual Suwanee Beer Fest: Saturday, March 14th: https://www.facebook.com/events/1554457654798052

Cypress Street St. Patty’s Day Party: Saturday, March 14th: https://www.facebook.com/events/1405576763077455

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at Andrews Entertainment District: Saturday, March 14th: http://www.andrewsdistrict.com/

Southern Beer Tours & RSVPATL.com’s Savannah Bus Trip: Saturday, March 14th: http://www.rsvpatl.com/savannah-bus-trip/

Atlanta Street Car St. Patty’s Day Weekend Bar Crawl: Saturday, March 14th: https://www.freshtix.com/events/streetcarbarcrawl

Ri Ra’s St. Patrick’s Day Outdoor Block Party: Saturday, March 14th: https://www.freshtix.com/events/ri-ra-st-patricks-day-atlanta

Shamrock & Shenanigans at Meehans Buckhead: Saturday, March 14th: https://www.freshtix.com/events/ri-ra-st-patricks-day-atlanta

Highlands Lucky Leprechaun St. Pat’s Crawl: Tuesday, March 17th: http://abt.xorbia.com/highlands-lucky-leprechaun-pub-crawl

Pong Madness Beer Pong Tournament: Saturday, March 21st: https://www.xorbia.com/e/assc/pongmadness/

Beer Carnival 2015: Saturday, March 21st: http://www.thebeercarnival.com/

2015 Roswell Beer Festival: Saturday, March 28th: https://www.facebook.com/events/1517077505197750

BACONFEST 2014 at The Masquerade: Saturday, March 28th: http://www.dadsgarage.com/shows/season-20/special-events/baconfest-2015.aspx

SAVE-THE-DATE: Hogs and Hops at The Masquerade: Saturday, April 11th: http://www.hogsandhopsatlanta.com/

SAVE-THE-DATE: Sweetwater 420 Fest at Centennial Olympic Park: Friday, April 17th to Sunday, April 19th: http://www.sweetwater420fest.com/

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What’s Going On In Atlanta This Weekend, Thursday, February 19th to Monday, February 23rd

FEATURED EVENTS AND FESTIVALS: ADVENTURES IN ATLANTA’S PICKS FOR THIS WEEKEND. CHECK OUT OUR SITE AT: http://www.adventuresinatlanta.com

2015 Oakhurst Wine Crawl

Date: Saturday, February 21st

Time: 4pm to 7pm

About: Starting in Decatur and moving on to Oakhurst, the wine crawl boasts 100 different wines to try. There will also be a fur bus you can ride on for free, as well as stops at the breweries and bars on College Ave on the way to Oakhurst if you’re so inclined. $30 gets you a ton of wine. Drive Responsibly (or Uber).

Website/link for more information: https://www.freshtix.com/events/oakhurst-wine-crawl-2015

Steamhouse Lounge’s Oysterfest

Date: Saturday, February 21st and Sunday, February 22nd

Time: 11am to 7pm Saturday and 12pm to 6pm Sunday

About: After 28 years and several tons of oysters later, Steamhouse Lounge’s Oysterfest is the Atlanta Original. What’s $20 for two days full of oysters, sun, and bands to end the winter (and thaw out a little after a long cold week)? Yep, $20 for Saturday and Sunday or $10 for Sunday only.

Website/link for more information: http://steamhouselounge.com/oysterfest.html

ALSO THIS WEEKEND

2015 ATLFF Preview Party and Fundraiser: Thursday, February 19th: https://www.facebook.com/events/708414802609664

Pub 71 9th Annual Great Guinness Toast and Mayoral Inauguration: Saturday, February 21st: https://www.facebook.com/events/89245065411034

16th Annual Art Papers Art Auction & Party: Friday, February 20th and Saturday, February 21st: https://www.facebook.com/events/766120713457443/

18th Anniversary Party SweetWater Brewery: Sunday, February 22nd: https://www.facebook.com/events/479671675507266

Red Carpet Oscar Party at 10th and Piedmont: Sunday, February 22nd: http://www.yelp.com/events/atlanta-red-carpet-oscar-party

Hop City & Ale Sharpton’s Girl Scout Cookie & Beer Pairings: Monday, February 23rd and Monday, March 2nd: http://handpicked.scoutmob.com/atlanta/hand-picked/hop-city-ale-sharpton

Sauce Making & Beer Tasting at DBA: Wednesday, February 25th: https://www.facebook.com/events/907129272630773

SAVE-THE DATE: UPCOMING EVENTS

Uncorked Atlanta: Friday, February 27th: https://www.xorbia.com/e/assc/uncorked/

Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival: Saturday, February 28th: http://www.beerandbourbon.com/show-info-0

Hops in the Hangar (Delta Museum): Saturday, February 28th: http://www.deltamuseum.org/events/museum-events/2015/03/01/default-calendar/hops-in-the-hangar

Great City Race Decatur: Saturday, February 28th: https://www.xorbia.com/e/abt/great-city-race

Get Shamrock’d at Park Tavern: Saturday, February 28th: http://parktavern.xorbia.com/Shamrock2015

Andrews Upstairs 12th Anniversary Party: Saturday, February 28th: http://www.andrewsdistrict.com/

Decatur Stirs: A Local Craft Cocktail Experience: Saturday, February 28th to Sunday, March 1st: http://www.decaturstirs.com/

Mardi Gras Voodoo Party Meehan’s Atlantic Station: Saturday, February 28th: https://www.facebook.com/events/1597728333795155/

Hops, Hubs n’ Grubs at the Ladybird: Sunday, March 1st: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/hops-hubs-n-grubs-tickets-15732141258?aff=eivtefrnd

SAVE-THE-DATE: Atlanta Wine Party: Saturday, March 7th: http://atlantawineparty.com/

BURNAWAY’S 4th Annual Art Crush Auction: Saturday, March 7th: http://handpicked.scoutmob.com/atlanta/hand-picked/burnaway-art-crush-auction

Spiral’s Luckyfest at Park Tavern: Saturday, March 7th: https://www.xorbia.com/e/spiral/luckyfest2015

St. Practice Day Beer Mile: Saturday, March 7th: http://www.atlbeermile.com/

Fado Irish Pub Atlanta – St. Patrick’s Day 2015: Wednesday, March 11th – Tuesday, Marc 17th: Various Events: http://www.fadoirishpub.com/atlanta/st-patricks-day-2015

5th Annual Green Mile Midtown Pub Crawl: Friday, March 13th: https://www.facebook.com/events/771694539567888

A Social Mess LepreCon St. Patrick’s DayFest 2015: Saturday, March 14th: https://www.xorbia.com/e/asocialmess/asocialmess-leprecon-2015/?promocode=cav

Kegs and Eggs at Meehan’s: Saturday, March 14th: https://www.facebook.com/events/769247313151627/

5th Annual Suwanee Beer Fest: Saturday, March 14th: https://www.facebook.com/events/1554457654798052

Cypress Street St. Patty’s Day Party: Saturday, March 14th: https://www.facebook.com/events/1405576763077455

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at Andrews Entertainment District: Saturday, March 14th: http://www.andrewsdistrict.com/

Highlands Lucky Leprechaun St. Pat’s Crawl: Tuesday, March 17th: http://abt.xorbia.com/highlands-lucky-leprechaun-pub-crawl

Pong Madness Beer Pong Tournament: Saturday, March 21st: https://www.xorbia.com/e/assc/pongmadness/

SAVE-THE-DATE: Hogs and Hops at The Masquerade: Saturday, April 11th: http://www.hogsandhopsatlanta.com/

SAVE-THE-DATE: Sweetwater 420 Fest at Centennial Olympic Park: Friday, April 17th to Sunday, April 19th: http://www.sweetwater420fest.com/

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What’s Going On In Atlanta This Weekend, Thursday, February 12th to Sunday, February 15th

FEATURED EVENTS AND FESTIVALS: ADVENTURES IN ATLANTA’S PICKS FOR THIS WEEKEND. CHECK OUT OUR SITE AT: http://www.adventuresinatlanta.com

HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY!

5th Annual Beads and Booze Pub Crawl (Virginia Highlands)

Date: Friday, February 13th

Time: 7pm to 2am

About: It’s time for Mardi Gras! With Fat Tuesday around the corner, it’s time to dress in your flashiest dress, put on your layer of beads, and get to the Beads and Booze Pub Crawl to celebrate New Orleans’ finest celebration. Don’t forget the King Cake. Tickets are $20 for a single ticket and $40 for two tickets.

Website/link for more information: https://www.xorbia.com/e/abt/beads-and-booze-crawl

Valentine’s Eve with Yacht Rock Schooner (Park Tavern)

Date: Friday, February 13th

Time:

About: Silly love songs + Valentines Day shenanigans = Valentine’s Eve with Yacht Rock Schooner. Smooth jam your way into your honey’s heart this Valentine’s Day weekend with the Atlanta Skyline in the distance. No honey? You’ve still got those silly love songs to enjoy along with a ton of other single Atlantans. You just never know. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door.

Website/link for more information: http://parktavern.xorbia.com/ValentineSchooner

ALSO THIS WEEKEND

Atlanta Jewish Film Festival: Opening Night, Wednesday, January 28th and runs through Thursday, February 19th: http://ajff.org/

The Atlanta Zine Festival Fundraiser (Bingo): Thursday, February 12th: https://www.facebook.com/events/833668990012463/

7th Annual Red Dress Party at the Crowne Plaza Ravinia: Friday, February 13th: https://www.facebook.com/events/1539967209552492

Scoutmob’s Ultimate Galentine’s Day: A Sex In the City Experience at The Plaza Theatre: Friday, February 13th: http://handpicked.scoutmob.com/atlanta/hand-picked/sex-in-the-city-plaza

Fat Friday Masquerade Party at Kaleidoscope: Friday, February 13th: https://www.facebook.com/events/355139498004825

Galentine’s Day at Krog Street Market (Cards against humanity!!): Friday, February 13th: https://www.facebook.com/events/554019341413763

For the Love of Paws Valentine Celebration: Saturday, February 14th: http://www.angelsrescue.org/event/lovepaws/

Red Light, Green Light Party at Whiskey Blue: Saturday, February 14th: http://atlantanightlife.com/event/28936/valentines_day_red_light_green_light_party_at_whiskey_blue_atlanta?rf=valentine

Oh Schucks Singles Valentine’s Party: Saturday, February 14th: http://h2sr.com/shucks/

Valentine’s Day One Night Stand Party at Fado: Saturday, February 14th: http://www.fadoirishpub.com/atlanta/events/

Vices and Valentines at Shakespeare Tavern: Saturday, February 14th: https://www.facebook.com/events/753811058041916/

4th Annual Atkins Park Oysterfest: Saturday, February 14th to Sunday, February 15th: https://www.freshtix.com/events/atkins-park-oysterfest

Fontaine’s Fat Tuesday: Tuesday February 17th: https://www.facebook.com/events/1595530360681504

SAVE-THE DATE: UPCOMING EVENTS

Pub 71 9th Annual Great Guinness Toast and Mayoral Inauguration: Saturday, February 21st: https://www.facebook.com/events/89245065411034

2015 Oakhurst Wine Crawl: Saturday, February 21st: https://www.freshtix.com/events/oakhurst-wine-crawl-2015

Steamhouse Lounge’s Oysterfest: Saturday, February 21st to Sunday, February 22nd: http://steamhouselounge.com/oysterfest.html

18th Anniversary Party SweetWater Brewery: Sunday, February 22nd: https://www.facebook.com/events/479671675507266

Sauce Making & Beer Tasting at DBA: Wednesday, February 25th: https://www.facebook.com/events/907129272630773

Uncorked Atlanta: Friday, February 27th: https://www.xorbia.com/e/assc/uncorked/

Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival: Saturday, February 28th: http://www.beerandbourbon.com/show-info-0

Hops in the Hangar (Delta Museum): Saturday, February 28th: http://www.deltamuseum.org/events/museum-events/2015/03/01/default-calendar/hops-in-the-hangar

Great City Race Decatur: Saturday, February 28th: https://www.xorbia.com/e/abt/great-city-race

Get Shamrock’d at Park Tavern: Saturday, February 28th: http://parktavern.xorbia.com/Shamrock2015

Decatur Stirs: A Local Craft Cocktail Experience: Saturday, February 28th to Sunday, March 1st: http://www.decaturstirs.com/

Mardi Gras Voodoo Party Meehan’s Atlantic Station: Saturday, February 28th: https://www.facebook.com/events/1597728333795155/

SAVE-THE-DATE: Atlanta Wine Party: Saturday, March 7th: http://atlantawineparty.com/

BURNAWAY’S 4th Annual Art Crush Auction: Saturday, March 7th: http://handpicked.scoutmob.com/atlanta/hand-picked/burnaway-art-crush-auction

Spiral’s Luckyfest at Park Tavern: Saturday, March 7th: https://www.xorbia.com/e/spiral/luckyfest2015

St. Practice Day Beer Mile: Saturday, March 7th: http://www.atlbeermile.com/

Fado Irish Pub Atlanta – St. Patrick’s Day 2015: Wednesday, March 11th – Tuesday, Marc 17th: Various Events: http://www.fadoirishpub.com/atlanta/st-patricks-day-2015

5th Annual Green Mile Midtown Pub Crawl: Friday, March 13th: https://www.facebook.com/events/771694539567888

A Social Mess LepreCon St. Patrick’s DayFest 2015: Saturday, March 14th: https://www.xorbia.com/e/asocialmess/asocialmess-leprecon-2015/?promocode=cav

Kegs and Eggs at Meehan’s: Saturday, March 14th: https://www.facebook.com/events/769247313151627/

5th Annual Suwanee Beer Fest: Saturday, March 14th: https://www.facebook.com/events/1554457654798052

Cypress Street St. Patty’s Day Party: Saturday, March 14th: https://www.facebook.com/events/1405576763077455

Highlands Lucky Leprechaun St. Pat’s Crawl: Tuesday, March 17th: http://abt.xorbia.com/highlands-lucky-leprechaun-pub-crawl

Pong Madness Beer Pong Tournament: Saturday, March 21st: https://www.xorbia.com/e/assc/pongmadness/

SAVE-THE-DATE: Hogs and Hops at The Masquerade: Saturday, April 11th: http://www.hogsandhopsatlanta.com/

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