Atlanta weekend food events, Oct. 4-6: The Great Miller Lite Chili and BBQ Cook-Off, HOToberfest, Atlanta Eats Live, and more

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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 third season of "American Horror Story: Coven" every weekend during the month of October with a themed menu full of specials. Details

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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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