Atlanta food events, Sept. 30-Oct. 6: HOToberfest, Atlanta Greek Festival, Atlanta Eats Live, and more

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  • 2013 HOToberfest on Sat., Oct. 5

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Canoe Mon., Sept. 30, 5:30 p.m. NRA Restaurant PAC Fundraiser The Georgia Restaurant Association (GRA) will be hosting its annual National Restaurant Association (NRA) PAC fundraiser at Canoe on Sept. 30. The GRA focuses on being the voice for restaurants in the country and helps restaurants improve. Details


RA Sushi Tues., Oct. 1, 11 a.m. RA Sushi International Sake Day RA Sushi is celebrating "International Sake Day" with $1 hot sake and other beverages. The deals will take place all day long. Details

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Decatur Restaurant Center Tues., Oct. 1, 7 p.m. Simply Delicious Simply Delicious will use a medley of autumn fruits and vegetables to make a cool soup for fall. Afterwards, the chef/foodie team will cover the basics of making both a vegetable stock and a meat stock. Details

St. Regis Atlanta Tues., Oct. 1, 2:30-4:30 p.m. In the Pink Afternoon Tea Every afternoon in October, the St. Regis will showcase a special selection of healthy and antioxidant-rich teas along with pink bites. A portion of the proceeds will go to organizations benefiting breast cancer research. Details


Preserving Place Wed., Oct. 2, 7 p.m. Introduction to Canning This two-hour class provides an overview of the basics of hot-water bath canning with the goal of enabling the home cook to confidently start in his or her own kitchen. Students will leave class with one to two jars of their product along with the ability to hot-water can at home. Details


Greek Orthodox Cathedral Thurs., Oct. 3-Sun., Oct. 6. Atlanta Greek Festival For the 38th year, the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation, on Clairmont Road, will be hosting the annual Atlanta Greek Festival. Festivities will begin Thursday at 5 p.m. Admission is free for children 12 and under, and $5 for adults. Details

Buttermilk Kitchen Thurs., Oct. 3, 6:30 p.m. Bert's Breakfast for Dinner Join three Atlanta chefs as they present a breakfast-themed, five-course dinner. All proceeds for the event go to Bert's Big Adventure. Details


Floataway Community Fri., Oct. 4, 5:30-8:30 p.m. First Friday Guests will enjoy complimentary cocktails and brews from Georgia Crown and taqueria cuisine from Sol Catering while enjoying exhibits from the Floataway Community tenants. Details

Greystone at Piedmont Park Fri., Oct. 4, 7:30 p.m. Crank It Up Party Feat Yacht Rock Revue The Crank It Up party aims to celebrate Camp Twin Lakes' 9th Annual Spin For Kids charity ride. Guests will enjoy a live concert from Yacht Rock Revue, SweetWater brews, wine, food trucks, and a raffle full of prizes from Camp Twin Lakes sponsors. Details

Cibo e Beve Fri.-Sun. in Oct., 5:30 p.m. Cibo e Beve presents American Horror Story Cibo e Beve is celebrating Halloween and the 3rd season of "American Horror Story: Coven" every weekend during the month of October with a themed menu full of specials. Details


Historic Fourth Ward Park Sat., Oct. 5, noon-6 p.m. HOToberfest Now in its sixth year, HOToberfest is a beer geek's beer festival with rare, one-off cask selections from both national and local breweries. Details

Vinings Jubilee Oct. 5-13 Second Annual Vinings Restaurant Week From Oct. 5-13, Vinings Jubilee restaurants and additional Vinings restaurants will have select dining options at affordable price points for guests to have a taste of Vinings dining. Details

Georgia International Horse Park Sat., Oct. 5, 10 a.m. The Great Miller Lite Chili and BBQ Cook-Off This year, the cook-off event now includes chili, live music, and games and activities for all ages. All proceeds go to Camp Twin Lakes. Details

Wylde Center Sat.-Sun., Oct. 5-6, noon-5 p.m. Sixth Annual Urban Coop Tour From chicken McMansions to jewel box coops in tiny spaces, the Tour highlights the variety of ways urban residents are raising their chickens, how they are incorporated into city lots, and the benefits of having a backyard flock. Details

Terra Terroir Kitchen and Bar Sat., Oct. 5, 6:15 p.m. Downton Abbey Dinner with Jessica Fellowes Jessica Fellowes will lead guests into a four course/wine dinner with a Downton Abbey theme. Later, Fellowes will speak and present a slide presentation on the Downton Abbey series, take questions, and sign books. Details


Verizon Wireless Ampitheatre Sun., Oct. 6, 5 p.m. Atlanta Eats Live Atlanta Eats Live showcases Atlanta's culinary community with chefs, music, a live stage show, chef karaoke, and more. The 21-and-up event includes food, beverages and live entertainment. Details

King + Duke Sun., Oct. 6 George Dickel Barrel Select Tennessee Whisky Rolls into King + Duke As the first restaurant in Georgia to be offered an exclusive barrel of George Dickel Select Tennessee Whisky, King + Duke is hosting a party on the patio with the producer of George Dickel Whisky, Diageo, to celebrate. Details

Field of Greens Forest Sun., Oct. 6, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 8th Annual Field of Greens Festival This years' Field of Greens features an education exposition, a pig roast, a vendor's market, local music, and more. The event costs $30 in advance and $35 at the door. Details

Wylde Center Sun., Oct. 6, 5 p.m. Dinner in the Garden with Cakes & Ale Cakes and Ale will serve a seated dinner, complete with cocktail hour, and our favorite wine pairings. Ticket includes hors d'oeuvres and cocktails followed by a four course dinner with wine and live music. Details

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