Atlanta weekend food events: May 22-24

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  • Rachel Hortman

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Preserving Place Fri., May 22, 5:30-8 p.m. Strawberry Social Fundraiser Preserving Place will host a strawberry social benefiting the Community Farmers Market. The event will highlight strawberries in various forms and includes a strawberry cocktail demonstration. A portion of the proceeds will go to CFM's Westside Provisions District Farmers Market. Details

Turner Field Fri., May 22, 6:30-7 p.m. Braves Strike Out Hunger The Atlanta Community Food Bank will partner with the Atlanta Braves and Kroger for a canned food drive. Braves pitcher Jason Grilli will be signing autographs for a donation of 20 cans or $20. Details


Marietta Wine Market Sat., May 23, 2-4 p.m. Wine Tasting: Elizabeth Spencer Winery Guests will taste wines from the Elizabeth Spencer Winery based in Napa Valley, California. Wines include Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah, Pinot Noir, and Cabernet Sauvignon. Complimentary small bites will be passed around. Details

MAX's Wine Dive Sat., May 23, 11 am.-4 p.m. The Theme's the Thing MAX's Wine Dive is introducing themed Saturday morning brunches now until September. Each brunch will feature classic movies and television shows, themed music, and food and drink specials. This Saturday's theme is Soul Train. Details

Taco Mac-Lindbergh Sat., May 23, 12-8 p.m. Southern Been Tours This tour will start off with a two-hour private pre-party at Sweetwater Brewing Company, which includes six tastings and a brewery tour. The next stop is at Turner Field to watch the Braves take on the Milwaukee Brewers. The ticket includes the pre-party, tastings, tour, and a ticket to the Braves game, and transportation on a luxury charter bus. Details

Zoo Atlanta Sat., May 23, 4:30-9:30 p.m. Brew at the Zoo Head over to Zoo Atlanta for an evening of beer and wine tastings set against the backdrop of exotic plants and animals. In addition to the booze, there will be live music courtesy of Electric Avenue, Destitute Way, and more. A ticket gets you unlimited sampling of a variety of beers and wines and free train and carousel rides around the zoo. Details

Truly Living Well Sat., May 23, 12-4 p.m. 3rd Annual March Against Monsanto March Against Monsanto is a national, annual event where non-GMO activists gather to protest the use of controversial GMOs and GMO labeling. Details

Savor Wine Boutique Sat., May 23, 2-5 p.m. Memorial Day Wine Tasting Taste wines that pair well with backyard barbecue or a picnic in the park. Plus, Pickled Pink Foods will be on hand sampling and selling their Southern pickled cucumbers, jalapenos, and watermelon. The complimentary "try before you buy" tastings are only available while supplies last. Details

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