Atlanta weekend food events: June 23-25 2017

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City of Atlanta June 23, 2017, National Eat At A Food Truck Day At participating Atlanta food trucks, buy one meal and say "food truck friend" to receive a second meal of equal or lesser value for free. Participating food trucks include A Haute Cookie, Not as Famous Cookie Company, Philly Connection, Scoop Itz, Street Stix, South of Philly and Bullpen Arepas. Visit the official website to find truck locations for the day. Details

SweetWater Brewery June 23, 2017, 9 p.m.-midnight UGA Young Alumni Night The UGA Alumni Association will host a party for graduated Bulldogs including beer tastings, appetizers and live music. A portion of the proceeds will benefit UGA scholarships. 21+ Details

Einstein Bros. Bagels June 23, 2017, 5 a.m.- 4 p.m. Dogs Eat Free To celebrate National Take Your Pet to Work Week, customers who bring their dogs to Einstein Bros. Bagels will receive free doggie bagels for their furry companion. After the weekend, doggie bagels will be offered every Tuesday throughout the summer. Details

Ray's at Killer Creek June 23, 2017, 7 p.m. Copper River King Salmon Wine Dinner This five-course wine pairing menu is built around the Alaskan king salmon, native to the Copper River. Courses include salmon crudo, Copper River fish tacos, Copper River sockeye tataki, whole smoked Copper River king salmon and flaming baked Alaska. Details



SweetWater Brewery June 24, 2017, 7-10 p.m. Verde! Honoring Marian Liou Deck yourself out in seersucker and head to the Woodlands, SweetWater Brewing Company's brand-new event space, for a summer soiree hosted by Generation Green of the Georgia Conservancy. With sour and barrel-aged beers from SweetWater, cocktails from ASW Distillery, smoked pulled pork from Grassroots Farms, a tasting tour of Buford Highway, live music and games galore, the event will honor Longleaf Award honoree Marian Liou. The founder of "We Love BuHi" and Creative Loafing Best of Atlanta winner will be recognized for her work as an emerging environmental leader. Ticket includes beer, one cocktail, one whiskey tasting and a barbecue dinner. Details

ATL Craft June 24, 2017, 7-10 p.m. Wine and Witchin' This Summer Solstice celebration is an opportunity for practicing witches and anyone else interested in the local witch community to network and socialize over wine, tea and potluck-style food. Live music and a small gift will be provided for all attendees. Details

Six Feet Under - Midtown June 24, 2017, 1-5 p.m. West Midtown Bar Crawl This bar crawl includes food and drink specials at Ormsby's, Six Feet Under Midtown, 5 Seasons Westside, Three Dollar Cafe Tenside, Pijiu Belly, FIGO and Pauley's Crepe Bar Atlanta. Sign up early for reduced ticket prices. Details

Westin Atlanta Perimeter North June 24, 2017, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sundress and Big Hat Brunch This annual women's fundraiser brunch will benefit Anno's Africa, a charity raising funds to build an arts center in Nairobi, Kenya. Details

Wylde Center June 24, 2017, 4:30-8:30 p.m. Beer Garden and Silent Auction Fundraiser This fundraiser event features a silent auction for prizes including vacation trips and event tickets, the proceeds of which will support the Wylde Center. Food and drinks will be provided by local restaurants and breweries. Details

Atlanta Botanical Garden June 24-25, 2017 Refugee Recipe Celebration In celebration of World Refugee Day, the Atlanta Botanical Garden will host a very special cultural exchange demonstration with Clarkston nonprofit Friends of Refugees. Guest chefs from Sudan, Burma, Nepal and Syria will cook up recipes from their home countries at the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen. The Garden's main lawn will host a variety of cultural activities including weaving crafts, accordion music, seed planting and a Takraw tournament: a game similar to volleyball that is played with your feet! Details

King and Duke June 24, 2017, 1-5 p.m. King + Duke Patio Party Guest chefs from across Atlanta will grill burgers to benefit local nonprofit the Giving Kitchen. Tickets include five burgers (one from each guest chef), sides and dessert, with drink specials sold separately. There will also be live music and outdoor games. Details

Meehan's Atlantic Station June 24, 2017, noon-8 p.m. Canada Fest This event celebrates all things Canadian with food specials, local musicians including the Tragically Hip tribute band the Strictly Hip, youth street hockey, arts and crafts and Canadian comedian Mo Arora. Details



JCT Kitchen & Bar June 25, 2017, 1-5 p.m. 10-Year Anniversary Celebration This anniversary event for Ford Fry's first restaurant will feature a whole hog roast BBQ, fried chicken and Creature Comforts beer. Live music, corn hole and other outdoor games will provide the entertainment. Details

The Ritz-Carlton Buckhead June 25, 2017, 4 p.m. COCHON555 This Atlanta-born event started in 2008 and has since spread across the country. Five chefs receive five heritage breed pigs and compete in a "nose-to-tail" contest to find out who can cook up the best meat. The winner will be named the "Prince or Princess of Pork," and five winemakers will also be on hand to compete for the best pig/wine match. Cochon555 works to educate industry folks and diners about the importance of supporting family farming and sourcing products responsibly. Details

Twisted Soul Cookhouse & Pours June 25, 2017, 4-10 p.m. Phillippia Performing Live Local musician Phillippia will perform her critically acclaimed fusion of R&B, soul, gospel, reggae, jazz and hip-hop on Twisted Soul's in-house stage. Advanced dinner reservations by phone are required for table seating. Details

Condesa Coffee - Old Fourth Ward June 25, 2017, 5-7 p.m. Pups and Pints on the Patio Every Sunday this summer, dog lovers may bring their hairy companions to sit with them on the patio. The purchase of food, coffee or one of the weekly rotating cocktails also comes with a complimentary dog treat. Details

The Big Ketch Roswell June 25, 2017, 5-8 p.m. Summer Lawn Party At this summer celebration, guests can chow down on an all-you-can-eat low country boil while enjoying drink specials, live music and outdoor games. Details

Smoke Ring June 25, 2017, 2-6 p.m. Smoke a Peach Festival This family-friendly event features peach-inspired food and drink specials and live music honoring the Allman Brothers Band. Details

Second Self Beer Company June 25, 2017, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Yoga and Hoppiness with Rolling Mat YogaSun Stephanie Mitchell will host an hour-long, all levels beginning yoga class. Tickets include yoga session, souvenir pint glass and beer tasting. Details

Ale Yeah! - Decatur June 25, 2017,12:30-3 p.m. Second Self + Big Green Egg Second Self's co-founder, Jason Santamaria, will be cooking on a Big Green Egg. Price includes full grilled lunch and Second Self beer. Details

The Big Ketch Roswell June 25, 2017, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Low Country Boil This family-friendly meal will feature will include an all-you-can-eat seafood boil buffet, beer and wine specials and outdoor games. Details

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