Atlanta weekend food events: July 7-9 2017

Things to eat and do

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Participate in a traditional Arabic meal to support a Syrian refugee family with The Guild, on Sat., July 8.

Wine dinner? Beer tasting? Cooking class? Email the deets to foodanddrink@creativeloafing.com.

Taco Mac July 7, 2017, 5-8 p.m. Orpheus Brewing Tap Takeover Orpheus brews will take over Roswell's Taco Mac. Beers featured are Hop Experiment #3, Again & Again, Atalanta, Serpent Bite and Truth, Body, Soul. Details

Colony Square July 7, 2017, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Street Eats on the Square This weekly food truck event features a different selection of popular food trucks every Friday. Trucks this week will be Let's Taco About It, Mac the Cheese and Loaded Burger. Details

Egg Harbor Cafe July 7, 2017, 7:30-9 a.m. Network Under 40: ATL Dine With 9 Breakfast This small networking event facilitates friendly and business connections for young people. A ticket covers all expenses including a meal from the preset menu. Tickets are only available online, 21+. Details


East Lake Commons July 8, 2017, 6:30 p.m. The Guild's Refugee Supper Club Co-living social enterprise The Guild is partnering with Empowering Refugees, an Atlanta organization dedicated to refugee support and community assimilation, to organize this special dinner. A Syrian refugee family will prepare a traditional Arabic meal, the proceeds of which will go directly to helping the family afford the daily needs and expenses of settling in their new home. Empowering Refugees and The Guild will also speak at the dinner about how to get more involved with the refugee community and help make them feel welcome. This intimate dinner will have very limited seating, so early RSVP is appreciated. Details

Abbey of the Holy Goats Brewery July 8, 2017, 2-6 p.m. Pours for Pets Bring your dog to this event at Abbey of the Holy Goats Brewery to raise money and support for non-profit no-kill shelters in Atlanta. Ticket price includes beer tour and tasting in a souvenir glass, with a percentage of the proceeds benefitting Angels Among Us Pet Rescue. There will also be live music and games for entertainment. Guests can also build a Prime Pet Box full of toys and treats for dogs, and chat with the authors of Atlanta Beer: A Heady History of Brewing the Hub of the South. Tickets purchased on-site. Details

Oakland Cemetery July 8, 2017, 6-8 p.m. Malts and Vaults of Oakland with Wild Heaven Beer This hour-long guided walking tour starts at the cemetery Bell Tower and ends with a Wild Heaven Beer tasting. Ron Smith and Mary O. Boyle will also be available to sign copies of their books Atlanta Beer Book and Atlanta Prohibition Book. Details


Fort Mac LRA July 8, 2017, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. What the Truck Day Party and ARTlanta Pop Up This pop-up event features art displays from local artists Barry Duperon and Rod Parker, live music DJ Milhouse and DJ Genesis, vendors and parked food trucks. 18 to enter, 21 to drink. Details

La Tavola Trattoria July 8, 2017, noon-2 p.m. La Tavola Heirloom Tomato Tasting Guests can sample heirloom tomato varieties from local farmers at this annual tasting. Tomatoes are paired with a selection of olive oils, salts and herbs, as well as fresh-made ricotta, grilled bread and sparkling prosecco. Details


Table & Main July 9, 2017, 5-9:30 p.m. Table and Maui This event will include a full Hawaiian buffet, featuring a whole hog roast, SPAM dirty rice, Big Green Egg roasted oysters with SPAM pineapple chili butter, coconut creamed collards, green papaya coleslaw and pineapple upside-down cake. Creature Comforts beer will be paired with the meal. Details

Piedmont Park July 9, 2017, 4-7 p.m. Queer Picnic in The Park This free picnic is hosted by Rotten Peaches, an organization dedicated to providing space for women and the LGBT community in Atlanta to relax and have fun. The picnic is potluck, but there will be some snacks and games provided. Meet outside Park Tavern. Details

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