Weekend food events, Aug. 24-26: A pig roast, 9th annual German Bierfest, and more

Atlanta Wine School Fri., Aug. 24, 7 p.m. 60-minute Winelover The class will include tastings of four hand-selected wines to develop guests’ palate along with artisanal cheeses, salumi, assorted olives, and more. Details

Cypress Street Pint & Plate Sat., Aug. 25, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 5th Annual Pig Roast Cypress has secured a 100 pound whole hog for their end of summer pig roast. The event will feature SweetWater beer and a live music performance by Thunder and Lighting. Details

Woodruff Park Sat., Aug. 25, 2 p.m. 9th Annual German Bierfest Every summer, the annual German Bierfest celebrates German beer in a family-friendly environment, complete with German food, activities for kids, music, and fun. Details

Peachtree Road Farmers Market Sat., Aug. 25, 10 a.m. Chef David Sweeney at Peachtree Road Farmers Market At 10 a.m., Sweeney will show shoppers how to use fresh, local ingredients found at the market in their own cooking. Details

Sprig Sat., Aug. 25, 4:30 p.m. Cocktail Class with Marc Caballero Sprig Restaurant Mixologist Marc will demonstrate preparation of four cocktails with Cathead Vodka and the ingredients that go into them. Details

Park 75 Sat., Aug. 25, 6 p.m. Wild Heaven Beer Experience Enjoy Wild Heaven's award winning craft beers paired with bites from Park 75 kitchen as Wild Heaven President Nick Purdy and Brewmaster Eric Johnson answer questions and share what's next for this local brewery. Details

The Indie-pendent Sun., Aug. 26, 11 a.m. Canning & Preserving #100 Immersion Workshop A complete 4-hour workshop that teaches the basics of Water Bath Canning. Students will be doing the preparation and canning of the products along with detailed instruction on safe canning. Details

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