Atlanta weekend food events, Sept. 6-8: Martinis and IMAX, dinner parties, and more

Weekend food happs


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  • Henry's Big Deck Launch Party

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


Midtown Sept. 7-15. Midtown Restaurant Week Returning for its eighth year, Atlantans will have the opportunity to enjoy sample Midtown's finest with a week of prix fixed menus at participating restaurants. Details

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Canoe Sat., Sept. 7, noon-3 p.m. End of Summer BBQ On September 7, from noon to 3 p.m., enjoy food, beer provided by SweetWater Brewery, and live music from Gareth and the Earthlings. Details

Sun Dried Restaurant & Lounge Sat., Sept. 7, 3 p.m. Sun Dried Restaurant & Lounge Grand Opening On Saturday, September 7, 2013 Sun Dried Restaurant & Lounge opens its doors to the general public. Guests will enjoy a complimentary tasting of our fresh cuisine as well as complimentary libations. Details

QUAD @ Spring4th Complex Sat., Sept. 7, 4 p.m. Fall Forward Festival 2013 Quad is shutting down Spring Street and bringing live music, vendors, artists, food trucks, and more. Details

Decatur Cemetary Sat., Sept. 7, 6:30 p.m. A Meal to Live For Dinner Party Twelve of Decatur's best restaurants are teaming up to provide the menu for an outdoor dinner party at the Decatur Cemetery to raise money for the Decatur Kitchen Garden. Details


The Inn at Serenbe Pavillion Sun., Sept. 8, 3 p.m. 4th Annual Southern Chefs Potluck A charity potluck where guests dine family-style with local chefs and their families at the Inn at Serenbe. Each chef will contribute a side dish to be served alongside meat from White Oaks Pastures prepared by Jim N'Nicks Bar-B-Que. Details

Atkins Park Sun., Sept. 8, 1 p.m. Falcons vs. Saints Season Opener Tailgate There will be great food specials off the Big Green Egg, beer features from Sweetwater Brewery and lots of entertainment. Stick around after the Falcons game for a cornhole tournament hosted by Cornhole ATL for just $30 per team. Details

Henry's Midtown Tavern Sun., Sept. 8, 3-7 p.m. Big Deck Launch Party Henry's Midtown Tavern opens its Big Deck through a benefit for PAWS and Angels Among Us Pet Rescue. Details

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