Atlanta weekend food events: Nov. 1-3: An Afternoon in the Country, butcher class, and more

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  • Chomp and Stomp Chili Cook-off Festival on Sat., Nov. 2

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Intercontinental Hotel Buckhead Fri., Nov. 1, 6-10 p.m. Inaugural Whiskies of the World Expo Atlanta Come and enjoy hundreds of different whiskies, meet distillers and brand ambassadors, enjoy a dinner buffet, and learn all about whiskey. Details

Del Frisco's Grille Fri., Nov. 1, 5-7 p.m. Movember Kick-Off Party Del Frisco's is hosting a party to begin "Movember," which raises money for men's health organizations like LIVESTRONG. The party features free appetizers, $7 VIP martinis, giveaways, and more. Details

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Cabbagetown Park Sat., Nov. 2, 11 a.m. Chomp and Stomp Chili Cook-off Festival The annual chili festival, which officially begins at 11 a.m., includes live bluegrass on three stages, an artists market, and the Cabbagetown games, with contests like cabbage shredding, bobbing for Brussels sprouts, and slaw eating. At 12:30 p.m., grab a $5 tasting spoon and head over to the chili rows and start grubbing. Details

Pine Street Market Sat., Nov. 2, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Butcher Boot Camp Each of the three-hour classes in this series focuses on butchering skills and techniques. Students will enjoy lunch and beer from the Beer Growler in Avondale Estates. Students will take home their hand-cut meats from each class. Details

Big Tex Decatur Sat., Nov. 2, 11 a.m. Decatur's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party Big Tex is celebrating the annual University of Georgia and University of Florida match-up with Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q and Smith's Olde Bar. Enjoy a whole hog on the smoker, a wing eating contest at halftime, live music, and a costume contest with prizes. Details

Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory Sat., Nov. 2, 7 p.m. Bacchanal 20: Rome around the World Inspired by the temporary Roman exhibition at the Carlos Museum, Bacchanal 20 provides after-hours access to some of the newest exhibitions of the Renaissance and Baroque styles of Roman art. The evening features an open bar, a number of food caterers, a DJ, and a raffle drawing. Details


The Inn at Serenbe Pavilion Sun., Nov. 3, 1-4 p.m. 13th Annual Afternoon in the Country Hosted by Les Dames d' Escoffier International, this event features seasonal food from over 70 restaurants, 20 wines, and many micro-brews. Live music will be provided by bluegrass group DriveTrain, and many activities will be available. Details

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