Atlanta weekend food events: Sept. 21-23, Oktoberfest, Fall festivals, Rathbun's BBQ, and more

Atlanta Weekend happenings


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Atlanta History Center Sat., Sept. 22, 10:30 a.m. Fall Folklife Festival. Enjoy an assortment ongoing events occurring throughout the museum and onto the History Center's Smith Family Farm at this year's Fall Folklife Festival. Guests will interact with The Shed’s newly appointed chef, Todd Richards. Great food and local beers will be available for purchase as guests enjoy the sounds of local folk and bluegrass music artists. Details.

Sprig Sat., Sept. 22, 4:30 p.m. Bourbon Cocktail Class with Mixologist Marc Caballero. Celebrate National Bourbon Month with Marc Caballero! Caballero will demonstrate preparation of four bourbon cocktails and the ingredients that go into them. Attendees will get to sample the four drinks along with paired appetizers. Details.

No. 246 Sun., Sept. 23, 2 p.m. “How 'Bout Them Apples?” Festival. No. 246 will welcome autumn’s bounty of apples with a “How 'Bout Them Apples?” festival in the backyard. Neighbors Leon’s Full Service and Brick Store Pub will join in the fun. Festivities include an apple education table featuring farmers featuring apple varieties, along with activities such as bobbing for apples, face painting and balloon animals. Details.

SOHO Sun., Sept. 23, 5-9 p.m. Lowdown Lobster Boil Sundays at SOHO. For just $27 per person, the Vinings restaurant serves up Maine lobster (1.5 lbs.), Andouille sausage, corn on the cob, red bliss potatoes and a green salad. Reservations recommended becasuse lobsters are limited. Details.

Rathbun's Sun., Sept. 23, 1-4 p.m. Rathbun's Taste of the NFL BBQ. Join Rathbun's for a good old fashioned Southern BBQ with music, dancing, and drinks.Tickets are limited to the first 500 people. Cost is $65.00 per person all inclusive. The event benefits the Atlanta Community Food Bank. Details.

Vinings Jubilee Sun., Sept. 23 Vinings Restaurant Week presented by Vinings Jubilee. Vinings Jubilee presents the first ever Vinings Restaurant Week, spotlighting the best neighborhood restaurants and excellent cuisine in Vinings. Dig into dining options from 18 participating restaurants at three affordable price points ($15, $25 and $30). Details.

Der Biergarten Sat., Sept. 22 Munich on Marietta Street Oktoberfest Celebration. Kicking off with the traditional tapping of the keg, Der Biergarten’s “Munich on Marietta Street” Oktoberfest celebration will feature authentic German food and beer, festive décor and live entertainment. Details.

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