A Taste of Soul Food and Music Festival

With more soul food restaurants per capita than anywhere else in the world, it’s no wonder Atlanta’s Westside is bringing back Taste of Soul ATL! For its third year in a row, the food and music festival is celebrating with more flavor than ever before.

When

Saturday | September 2nd, 2017
5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Where

 
With all the mouthwatering soul food, great live tunes, and delicious drinks you can enjoy – What else can you want?

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Healthy Living Day

Untitled-1_20160811175918120_5648991_ver1.0_640_360The Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education invites children and adults of all ages to participate in Healthy Living Day!

When

Sunday | August 27th, 2017
Classes 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Performances 5:00 p.m.

Where

Atlanta Ballet’s Michael C. Carlos Dance Centre
1695 Marietta Boulevard
Atlanta, GA 30318

Free & Open for All Ages

The 6th annual event features a variety of free activities for both kids and adults! Participate in arts and crafts, dance classes, food demonstrations, and even a healthy living book fair. Healthy living and nutrition seminars will run from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

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Taste of Life

The 7th annual Taste of Life invites you to a soiree for a great cause at Atlanta’s sleek Westside Cultural Arts Center. The evening includes delicious food, craft cocktails, a spectacular silent auction, and an unforgettable art experience!

When

Saturday | August 19th, 2017
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
VIP Cocktail Hour begins at 6:00 p.m.

Where

Westside Cultural Arts Center
760 10th Street Northwest
Atlanta, Georgia 30318

Tickets

$50 General Admission | $75 VIP

The open bar party features wines from around the world, handcrafted cocktails, local craft beers, and delicious bites from Art of Food! DJ King Atlas will be spinning while guests bid on local art and experiences at the spectacular silent auction.

Dining with Gratitude | The Giving Kitchen

Show your support for The Giving Kitchen simply by Dining with Gratitude! By dining out at participating restaurants during the 4-day event, Over 50 Atlanta area restaurants will donate 10% of sales during the inaugural fundraiser.

When

August 20th – 23rd, 2017

Walk in or make a reservation directly with the restaurants, and be sure to thank them for all they do and for their support of The Giving Kitchen!

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Southern Wing Showdown

Formerly known as the ATL Wing Fest, the Southern Wing Showdown is back for its second year! Come “Party With A Purpose” with some of the best chefs in the Southeast and enjoy a full day of wings, beer, Southern spirits, and local music.

When

Sunday | August 20th, 2017
11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Where

The Foundry at Puritan Mill
916 Joseph E Lowery Blvd NW
Atlanta, 30318

25 of the South’s most acclaimed chefs have been sought out from Atlanta, Nashville, Charleston, Savannah, Charlotte, and Chattanooga to serve up their most delectable wings and savory sides. Come out for some finger-licking fun, enjoy Southern spirits, and enjoy the South’s favorite brand of chicken wings from Springer Mountain Farms!

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Art Party

Celebrate an evening of contemporary art in Atlanta at ART PARTY 2017, Atlanta Contemporary’s signature fundraising party!

When

Saturday | August 26th, 2017
7:00 p.m. – Midnight

Where

Atlanta Contemporary
535 Means St NW
Atlanta, Georgia 30318

Admission

$50
16 to Attend | 21 to Drink
Rain or Shine

Atlanta Contemporary’s campus will be transformed with exceptional programming for the evening! The night’s happenings put an emphasis on food, drinks, music, art – and of course, artists and the community.

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Summer in the City

Enjoy a night of epicurean delights at Summer in the City! Benefiting Shepard Center’s SHARE Military Initiative, guests will enjoy an evening filled with fine wine, delicious food, and an exciting auction.

When

Wednesday | July 19th, 2017
6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Where

The Foundry at Puritan Mill
916 Joseph E Lowery Blvd NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

Tickets

$80 Advance | $100 Door

At the highly anticipated summertime affair, Atlanta’s most talented chefs expertly pair their exquisite cuisine with fine wines from around the world.

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BB&T Atlanta Open

The BB&T Atlanta Open is returning to Atlantic Station for some World-Class Fun on a World-Class Field!

Tournament Dates

July 22nd – July 30th, 2017
Qualifying: July 22nd – 23rd

Location

Atlantic Station
1380 Atlantic Dr NW
Atlanta, GA 30363

The ATP World Tour 250 Event is the first event in the seven-tournament series leading up the US Open. 2017 will be the fourteenth year of the Series.

With a new stadium design this year, there won’t be a bad seat! Enjoy tennis from the closest seats on the ATP tour with more shade, larger interactive areas on the grounds, and a new Lower Level Entrance.

The family-friendly event will include special events such as a Free Family Zone, fireworks display, Ladies Day, Kids Weekend, and more. Last year’s event brought on new musical talents for fans to enjoy, and 2017 will be just as fun!

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Georgia Restaurant Week

Highlighting the state’s culinary hot spots, Georgia Restaurant Week returns for its 3rd year!

When

July 17th – 23rd, 2017
Monday – Sunday

Over 50 participating spots throughout Georgia will be offering prixe fixe menus ranging from $15-$35 per person. With lunch and dinner options available, diners are encouraged to make reservations in advance. The 2017 Georgia Restaurant Week is brought to you by the Georgia Restaurant Association.

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Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival

Atlanta’s most notable chefs and mixologists join together to compete with their tastiest tomato concoctions at the 9th annual Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival!

When

Sunday | July 16th, 2017
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Where

Park Tavern

500 10th Street

Atlanta, GA 30309

Throughout the competition, each chef and mixologist is paired up with a local farmer to create a signature tomato-themed dish in their fight to win the Killer Tomato crown and cape. Attendees will enjoy dozens of tomato-based treats and cocktails!

Festivities will also include live entertainment, specialty food and beverage sponsors, and mingling with the South’s top food writers, photographers, and chefs.

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