Atlanta weekend food events, Aug. 16-18: Martinis & IMAX, small-space gardening demo, and more

Weekend food happs


  • Courtesy Der Biergarten
  • Fifth annual Schlagerparty at Der Biergarten on Sat, Aug. 17

Wine dinner? Beer tasting? Cooking Class? Let us know. Send your Food and Drink happs to foodanddrink at creativeloafing.com.

Friday, August 16

Fernbank Museum of Natural History Fridays, 6:30 p.m. Continues through Sept. 5. Martinis & IMAX Martinis & IMAX offers a unique alternative to a Friday night out, featuring live music, a bar fully stocked with signature cocktails, tasty hors d'oeuvres and a film on the biggest screen in town. Details

Saturday, August 17

Decatur Farmers Market Sat., Aug. 17, 9 a.m. Decatur Market Walk & Seasonal Menu Planning Discover how to navigate a local farmers market, plan weekly meals that are as healthy as they are delicious, and make financially feasible and efficient menu decisions to make your work weeks/school weeks easier. Details

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Decatur Farmers Market Sat., Aug. 17, 11 a.m. Tailgate Cooking Demo Join Chef Rick Watson of Big Tex Decatur as he crafts local market ingredients into your favorite tailgating dishes just in time for football season. Details

Der Biergarten Sat., Aug. 17, 7 p.m.- midnight. Atlanta's Fifth Schlagerparty Guests can enjoy beer specials suc as Krombacher Pilsner and Weihenstephan Hefe while a DJ plays all the best Schlager songs. Details

Local Three Kitchen & Bar Sat., Aug. 17, 12 p.m. Burgers & Brews featuring Sugarfoot Weather permitting, from noon-5 p.m., Local Three will grill out on its Big Green Eggs with live music from Atlanta's own funky jam band, Sugarfoot. Details

The Glenn Hotel Sat., Aug. 17, 2-6 p.m. Battle of Atlanta Pub Tour On the Battle of Atlanta Pub Tour, participants will travel along some of the same routes that existed during the battle and stop at some of Atlanta's well-known pubs along the way. Details

Sunday, August 18

Wylde Center Sun., Aug. 18, 10 a.m. Small-Space Gardening Get comfortable with the basics of gardening and check out all the things you can grow this fall. Details

Cherokee Town Club Sun., Aug. 18, 5 p.m. Share Our Strength's Give Me Five Share Our Strength invites Atlantans to join the fight against childhood hunger at its seventh annual Give Me Five event. This event features five gourmet courses prepared by acclaimed local chefs and paired with the finest wine and spirits. Details

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