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Thanksgiving to-go

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HOT FOR TURKEY: This Thanksgiving, keep things simple by picking up a feast to-go.

Turkey Day is exactly one week away, folks. Are you feeling pressed and stressed about the big feast? If so, let one of these Atlanta restaurants do the work for you this Thanksgiving.

- Sweet Auburn is putting forward some sweet offerings this Thanksgiving, with meal options for feasts of all sizes. A meal for for six people includes turkey breast, dressing, gravy, cranberry sauce, biscuits or cornbread, plus two large sides, including mac 'n' cheese, sweet potato souffl̩, and more. Or, go all-out with a whole smoked turkey! Both options are available for $85, and orders can be placed through Sun., Nov. 19 and picked up three days after they are placed. To place an order, email catering at sweetauburnbbq.com.

- In the mood to pay it forward this Thanksgiving? Decatur's Wahoo! Grill is offering up a fully loaded Thanksgiving to-go menu, with a portion of purchase funds benefitting the Giving Kitchen. Their Thanksgiving menu includes slow-roasted turkey, farmer's salad, a choice of three sides including green beans, mashed potatoes and mac 'n cheese, and bread pudding for dessert. Order online through Thursday, Nov. 16. Orders can be picked up from the restaurant on Weds., Nov. 22, from 3-5 p.m.

- Chef Scott Serpas of Serpas True Food has crafted a Thanksgiving to-go menu featuring all the fixings for a proper Thanksgiving feast. Personalize your meal with a choice of appetizer, turkey, up to three sides, and dessert. The Serpas to-go menu serves up to eight people, and orders can be placed until Sun., Nov. 19. Order pick up is Weds., Nov. 22. For pricing and orders, call 404-688-0040, or email info at serpasrestaurant.com.

- Vegans and vegetarians can opt for a meat-free take-home Thanksgiving feast from Cafe Sunflower. Cafe Sunflower's to-go meals feed one customer, and feature roasted soy turkey, ginger cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, and other vegan versions of holiday favorites. Orders can be placed online through 9 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 20. Customers may pick up their orders at either the Buckhead or Sandy Springs location on Wednesday, Nov. 22, from 12-8:30 p.m.

- In the mood to mix things up? Take a break from the turkey and head to Minero. Their holiday taco kit includes 20 of the Ponce City Market favorite's hand-pressed tortillas, cotija cheese, salsa verde, limes, and your choice of two meats, including charcoal grilled chicken, al pastor, pork carnitas and grilled steak. Orders require 30 minutes notice before pick-up; for more than five orders at a time, book 24 hours in advance. For pricing and orders, call 404-532-1580.

- Smoke Ring is offering a variety of to-go options this Thanksgiving. Choose from their a la carte options, including whole smoked turkeys with gravy and sides like potato salad, collard greens, and loaded cornbread dressing. Hosting a larger party? Smoke Ring also offers a package that feeds up to 14 people, and includes a whole smoked turkey and a serving of each side dish. Orders can be placed until Sun., Nov. 19, for pick-up by the end of the day on Weds., Nov. 22. For pricing and orders, call 404-288-6377.

- Over at Four Seasons Atlanta, chef Michael Patria has created a hassle-free "Turkey To Go" dinner. His all-inclusive meal serves up to eight people, and includes all the holiday classics: baked turkey, gravy, potatoes, stuffing, pumpkin pie, and more. Orders can be placed through Thurs., Nov. 16, and can be picked up on Thanksgiving Day. For pricing and orders, call 404-253-3840.

- Head to Fox Bros. BBQ for a full Thanksgiving spread. The barbecue joint is offering up a to-go menu that includes whole smoked turkeys, hickory smoked ham, and smoked turkey breast, along with sides like green bean casserole and cornbread dressing, and dessert. Packages come in a variety of sizes and can feed up to 50 people! Orders can be placed through Sunday, Nov. 19. To place an order, call 404-414-0826 or email catering at foxbrosbbq.com.

- Fast-pass the supermarket crowds and opt for smoked turkey and sides from Milton's Cuisine & Cocktails. A smoked turkey from Milton's will keep up to eight guests satisfied, and side options like asparagus, mashed potatoes and grits are available to order, too. Order online by noon on Fri., Nov. 17. Orders can be picked up from Milton's from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Nov. 21 and 22.

- If cooking the turkey is as far as you can go, head to Muss and Turner's to stock up on Thanksgiving sides. The restaurant's two locations are offering a host of seasonal sides to-go, including mac 'n' cheese, roasted potatoes, collard greens, stuffing, yeast rolls, and more. Sides can serve up to 16 people. Order online until 5 p.m. on Fri., Nov. 15. Orders can be picked up from either location on Nov. 21 and 22.

- The Mercury has curated a special holiday dinner box for the Thanksgiving holiday. Each box includes your choice of meat, up to three sides including mac 'n' cheese, whipped potatoes and creamed spinach, and your choice of dessert. Boxes feed four people, and can be ordered online before Sun., Nov. 19. Orders can be picked up on Weds., Nov. 22, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

- Sprouts is offering a variety of fully prepared to-go meals this Thanksgiving. Main course choices include roasted turkey, sliced ham, and beef roast, with sides like spiced apples, scalloped potatoes, and creamy cauliflower. Orders can be placed online or at the Sprouts deli counter through Tues., Nov. 22. Pick up through Thanksgiving Day at 3 p.m.



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Eclipse di Luna Dec. 31, 2017, 9 p.m. New Year's Eve at Eclipse di Luna Toast to 2018 at either of Eclipse di Luna's locations with a four-course menu. Enjoy live music, a ball drop, and a special champagne toast--and don't forget about the sangria. Details

Better Half Dec. 31, 2017, 5:30 p.m. New Year's Eve at Better Half Celebrate the upcoming New Year with a special celebratory dinner at Better Half. Guests will enjoy a five-course dinner with the option to pair each course with curated wine selections, and candy and cordial will round out the evening. Details

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Dantanna's Jan. 1, 2018, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Bloody Mary New Year's Brunch Dantanna's is doubling down on its New Year's celebration this year, with a celebration of National Bloody Mary Day! Head to either of the restaurant's locations for your fill of college football and a chance to build your own Bloody Mary. Details

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Hampton + Hudson Dec. 31, 2017, 8 p.m. "Dress Up or Dress Down" New Year's Eve Party Hampton + Hudson will serve their brunch and dinner menus on New Year's Eve, and guests are invited to stay after dinner for special New Year's festivities. Enjoy beats from DJ McBeezy, drink specials, and a champagne toast at midnight. Details

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Hampton + Hudson Jan. 1, 2018, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. New Year's Day Lucky Brunch Start the New Year on a lucky note with brunch at Hampton + Hudson. They'll be serving up specials like black-eyed peas and collard greens to bring good luck in 2018. Details

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CRU Food & Wine Bar Jan. 1, 2018, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. New Year's Day Brunch Make your way to either of CRU Food & Wine Bar's location for a special New Year's Day brunch. Enjoy a two-course brunch and bottomless mimosas for $20.18, in honor of the New Year. Details

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Second Self Beer Company Dec. 22, 2017, 4-9 p.m. Big Apple Ale Release Party Second Self Beer Company and Urban Tree Cidery are celebrating the release of their collaboration brew, Big Apple Ale. Second Self is also partnering with Toys for Tots to give back this holiday season, so bring in a toy to receive a free pint. Details

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Reformation Brewery Dec. 23, 2017, 12-10 p.m. Christmas Adam Reformation Brewery will host Christmas Adam, a pre-Christmas Eve event complete with friends, family, and the brewery's seasonal stout, Scout. Cousin's Maine Lobster Truck will provide the eats. Details

Mandarin Oriental Dec. 23, 2017,5-10 p.m. It's A Wonderful Life Screening  This is the best holiday movie ever made. Fight us. Sip champagne, mulled wine, and hot chocolate in the hotel's winter garden, featuring holiday snacks and cozy fire pits for roasting s'mores. Entry is free and food and drinks are priced a la carte. The film screening takes place at 7 p.m.  Details

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Davio's Dec. 24, 2017, 5-10 p.m. The Feast of the Seven Fishes Celebrate a deeply rooted Italian Christmas tradition at Davio's. The three-course meal centered around the Feast of the Seven Fishes will be available alongside the?? la carte menu. Details

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Hampton + Hudson Dec. 25, 2017,6 p.m. - 2:30 a.m., Second Annual Bo' Ling Chop Suey Palace Inspired by the holiday classic A Christmas Story, Hampton + Hudson is overhauling their usual offerings to serve a special Chinese menu all evening for dine-in or take-out. The Christmas comedy (and football!) will be playing on TVs, and holiday cheer will be all around. Details

Livingston Restaurant + Bar Dec. 25, 2017, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Christmas Day Brunch Buffet Head to Livingston to celebrate the spirit of Christmas with a brunch buffet. Enjoy treats like peach brioche French toast and savory items like house-made biscuits and sausage gravy. Details

Southern Art Dec. 25, 2017, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Christmas Day Brunch at Southern Art Southern Art will celebrate the peak of the holidays with a brunch spread featuring a variety of buffet stations, a build-your-own cocoa station, and more. Details"
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[https://reformationbrewery.com/|Reformation Brewery] Dec. 23, 2017, 12-10 p.m. __Christmas Adam__ Reformation Brewery will host Christmas Adam, a pre-Christmas Eve event complete with friends, family, and the brewery's seasonal stout, Scout. Cousin's Maine Lobster Truck will provide the eats.[https://local.creativeloafing.com/event-168087| Details]

[http://www.mandarinoriental.com/atlanta/|Mandarin Oriental] Dec. 23, 2017,5-10 p.m. __''It's A Wonderful Life'' Screening __ This is the best holiday movie ever made. Fight us. Sip champagne, mulled wine, and hot chocolate in the hotel's winter garden, featuring holiday snacks and cozy fire pits for roasting s'mores. Entry is free and food and drinks are priced a la carte. The film screening takes place at 7 p.m. [www.mandarinoriental.com/atlanta| Details]

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[https://local.creativeloafing.com/business-1464-Davio's-Northern-Italian-Steakhouse|Davio's] Dec. 24, 2017, 5-10 p.m. __The Feast of the Seven Fishes__ Celebrate a deeply rooted Italian Christmas tradition at Davio's. The three-course meal centered around the Feast of the Seven Fishes will be available alongside the?? la carte menu.[https://local.creativeloafing.com/event-168091| Details]

[https://local.creativeloafing.com/business-968-Food-101|Food 101] Dec. 24, 2017, 5:30-9 p.m. __Christmas Eve at Food 101__ Food 101 will feature plenty of holiday specials on Christmas Eve, from brunch through dinner, with starters like braised beef short rib petite wellingtons and main courses including crab stuffed lobster tail with asparagus gratin.[https://local.creativeloafing.com/event-168089| Details]

[https://local.creativeloafing.com/business-6217-Southern-Art|Southern Art] Dec. 24, 2017, 5:30-10 p.m. __Christmas Eve at Southern Art__ The folks at Southern Art will be serving up a four-course Christmas Eve dinner. Guests can look forward to a variety of southern dishes crafted by chef de cuisine David Bartlett.[https://local.creativeloafing.com/event-168090| Details]

[http://tavernabylombardi.com/|Taverna] Dec. 24, 2017, 5-10 p.m. __Christmas Eve Dinner at Taverna__ Taverna will be open for dinner on Christmas Eve, serving the regular dinner menu with holiday-inspired additions, like roasted butternut squash soup and branzino. [https://local.creativeloafing.com/event-168088| Details]

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[https://local.creativeloafing.com/business-10217-Hampton- -Hudson|Hampton + Hudson] Dec. 25, 2017,6 p.m. - 2:30 a.m., __Second Annual Bo' Ling Chop Suey Palace__ Inspired by the holiday classic ''A Christmas Story'', Hampton + Hudson is overhauling their usual offerings to serve a special Chinese menu all evening for dine-in or take-out. The Christmas comedy (and football!) will be playing on TVs, and holiday cheer will be all around.[http://www.hamptonandhudson.com/| Details]

[https://local.creativeloafing.com/business-5696-Livingston-Restaurant- -Bar|Livingston Restaurant + Bar] Dec. 25, 2017, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. __Christmas Day Brunch Buffet__ Head to Livingston to celebrate the spirit of Christmas with a brunch buffet. Enjoy treats like peach brioche French toast and savory items like house-made biscuits and sausage gravy.[https://local.creativeloafing.com/event-168093| Details]

[https://local.creativeloafing.com/business-6217-Southern-Art|Southern Art] Dec. 25, 2017, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. __Christmas Day Brunch at Southern Art__ Southern Art will celebrate the peak of the holidays with a brunch spread featuring a variety of buffet stations, a build-your-own cocoa station, and more.[https://local.creativeloafing.com/event-168092| Details]"
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ASW Distillery Dec. 15, 2017, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Holiday Sip & Shop Join the folks at ASW for a festive holiday experience. Enjoy complimentary coffee and biscuits from East Pole Coffee, along with discounts on select ASW items. Details

Nancy's Pizza Buckhead Dec. 15, 2017, 4-9 p.m. Grand Opening Celebration Nancy’s Chicago Pizza is joining forces with youth leadership program the Stewart Foundation for a grand opening pizza party. The restaurant will donate 10 percent of the day's sales to he foundation. The Buckhead Chamber of Commerce and local community leaders will celebrate the occasion with an official ribbon cutting ceremony, 50 percent off any cheese pizza, and hourly drawings from 5 p.m. on for Nancy’s Pizza swag. The grand prize winner will receive free pizza for a year. 

Saturday

Truly Living Well Collegetown Farm Dec. 16, 2017, 4-9 p.m. Light the Farm Since 2006, Truly Living Well Center for Natural Urban Agriculture has strived to increase food access and food sovereignty for all by creating shared green spaces and growing healthy food in urban communities. This holiday season, they’ll celebrate food's power to bring people together with their annual holiday fundraising event, Light the Farm, an evening of hot drinks and cold weather in a Westside garden hung with twinkling lights. Admission is free to tour the garden, and the festival will include  plenty of food, drinks, live music, children’s activities, and a local vendor's market for shopping holiday gifts. Donations will help Truly Living Well bring their education programs to a broader community. (Note: This event was originally scheduled for Dec. 9 but rescheduled due to weather.) Details

Arches Brewing Dec. 16, 2017, 1-6 p.m. FAB Holiday Market Head to Arches for its second annual FAB (Fire Arts Beer) Holiday Market, featuring seasonal beers and bites from the Rust Bros. The Rust Bros will serve nosh fireside, and a curated selection of local artists' work will be on display. Details

JCT. Kitchen & Bar Dec. 16, 2017, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Santa Claus at JCT Kitchen The season's jolliest old man will be strolling through JCT Kitchen & Bar at lunchtime, greeting families and posing for pictures with guests. Details

Monday Night Garage Dec. 16, 2017, 5 p.m. Imperial Stout Bottle Release Head to Monday Night Garage to stock up on their decadent Situational Ethics variants, a trio of imperial stouts that will be available to purchase by the bottle. Beer connoisseurs can opt to indulge in a VIP experience, which includes samples of each variant and the chance to chat with head brewer Peter Kiley. Details

B's Cracklin' BBQ Dec. 16, 2017, 9 a.m. Bombass Biscuits Pop-up Erika Council of Southern Souffle returns to B’s Cracklin' BBQ this weekend. Get those fluffy buttermilk biscuits stuffed with pitmaster Bryan Furman’s smoked meats beginning at 9 a.m., until they run out (and they will run out). Details 

Barleygarden Kitchen & Craft Bar Dec. 16, 2017, 11 a.m. Taps for Tots Want to give and get at the same time? Barleygarden is partnering with Toys for Tots to bring children a bright and merry holiday season. Arrive at the Avalon restaurant with an unwrapped toy and be entered in a raffle to win prize baskets from different breweries. The beer starts flowing at 11 a.m., and the raffle kicks off at 8 p.m. Details

Second Self Beer Company Dec. 16, 2017, 12-7 p.m. Pours for Pets One Year Anniversary Second Self is celebrating one year of raising money for animal shelters around Atlanta, and what better way to celebrate than with some brews? Head to Second Self to pick up merchandise, enter a raffle, and participate in a holiday costume contest with your pooch. Details

Sunday

Purple Door Salon Dec. 17, 2017, 8 p.m.-12 a.m. A Christmas Dinner Party: Winter Wonderland Guests are invited to mix and mingle for a good cause at a dinner party catered by Twisted Soul. Holiday cocktails and seasonal dishes will be on hand to enjoy, and guests will have the chance to win raffle prizes and take advantage of a festive photo booth. Details



Secret location (TBD) Dec. 17, 2017, 7 p.m. Dinner at El Palador Maricela Vega, owner and chef of chicomecóATL, is hosting a vegan-centric dinner celebrating winter vegetables and the abundance of love that accompanies the holiday season. Guests will enjoy four courses with beverage pairings in a traditional Cuban dining setting, which will be announced the day of the event. Details"
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Nancy's Pizza Buckhead Dec. 15, 2017, 4-9 p.m. __Grand Opening Celebration __Nancy’s Chicago Pizza is joining forces with youth leadership program the Stewart Foundation for a grand opening pizza party. The restaurant will donate 10 percent of the day's sales to he foundation. The Buckhead Chamber of Commerce and local community leaders will celebrate the occasion with an official ribbon cutting ceremony, 50 percent off any cheese pizza, and hourly drawings from 5 p.m. on for Nancy’s Pizza swag. The grand prize winner will receive free pizza for a year. 

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[https://www.trulylivingwell.com/|Truly Living Well]__[https://www.trulylivingwell.com/| ]__[https://www.trulylivingwell.com/|Collegetown Farm] Dec. 16, 2017, 4-9 p.m.'' ''__Light the Farm__'' ''Since 2006, Truly Living Well Center for Natural Urban Agriculture has strived to increase food access and food sovereignty for all by creating shared green spaces and growing healthy food in urban communities. This holiday season, they’ll celebrate food's power to bring people together with their annual holiday fundraising event, Light the Farm, an evening of hot drinks and cold weather in a Westside garden hung with twinkling lights. Admission is free to tour the garden, and the festival will include  plenty of food, drinks, live music, children’s activities, and a local vendor's market for shopping holiday gifts. Donations will help Truly Living Well bring their education programs to a broader community. (Note: This event was originally scheduled for Dec. 9 but rescheduled due to weather.) [https://www.trulylivingwell.com/|Details]

[https://creativeloafing.com/business-6063-Arches-Brewing|Arches Brewing] Dec. 16, 2017, 1-6 p.m. __FAB Holiday Market __Head to Arches for its second annual FAB (Fire Arts Beer) Holiday Market, featuring seasonal beers and bites from the Rust Bros. The Rust Bros will serve nosh fireside, and a curated selection of local artists' work will be on display. [https://creativeloafing.com/event-162321|Details]

[https://creativeloafing.com/business-1834-JCT.-Kitchen-&-Bar|JCT. Kitchen & Bar] Dec. 16, 2017, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. __Santa Claus at JCT Kitchen __The season's jolliest old man will be strolling through JCT Kitchen & Bar at lunchtime, greeting families and posing for pictures with guests. [https://creativeloafing.com/event-167880|Details]

[https://creativeloafing.com/business-143832-Monday-Night-Garage|Monday Night Garage] Dec. 16, 2017, 5 p.m.__ Imperial Stout Bottle Release __Head to Monday Night Garage to stock up on their decadent Situational Ethics variants, a trio of imperial stouts that will be available to purchase by the bottle. Beer connoisseurs can opt to indulge in a VIP experience, which includes samples of each variant and the chance to chat with head brewer Peter Kiley. [https://creativeloafing.com/event-167881|Details]

[https://www.bscracklinbbq.com/|B's Cracklin' BBQ] Dec. 16, 2017, 9 a.m. __Bombass Biscuits Pop-up__ Erika Council of Southern Souffle returns to B’s Cracklin' BBQ this weekend. Get those fluffy buttermilk biscuits stuffed with pitmaster Bryan Furman’s smoked meats beginning at 9 a.m., until they run out (and they will run out). [https://creativeloafing.com/event-167989|Details] 

[https://creativeloafing.com/business-4413-Barleygarden-Kitchen-&-Craft-Bar|Barleygarden Kitchen & Craft Bar] Dec. 16, 2017, 11 a.m. __Taps for Tots__ Want to give and get at the same time? Barleygarden is partnering with Toys for Tots to bring children a bright and merry holiday season. Arrive at the Avalon restaurant with an unwrapped toy and be entered in a raffle to win prize baskets from different breweries. The beer starts flowing at 11 a.m., and the raffle kicks off at 8 p.m. [https://creativeloafing.com/event-167986|Details]

[https://creativeloafing.com/business-5299-Second-Self-Beer-Company|Second Self Beer Company] Dec. 16, 2017, 12-7 p.m. __Pours for Pets One Year Anniversary __Second Self is celebrating one year of raising money for animal shelters around Atlanta, and what better way to celebrate than with some brews? Head to Second Self to pick up merchandise, enter a raffle, and participate in a holiday costume contest with your pooch. [https://creativeloafing.com/event-167988|Details]

__Sunday__

[https://creativeloafing.com/business-2256-Purple-Door-Salon|Purple Door Salon]__ __Dec. 17, 2017, 8 p.m.-12 a.m. __A Christmas Dinner Party: Winter Wonderland __Guests are invited to mix and mingle for a good cause at a dinner party catered by Twisted Soul. Holiday cocktails and seasonal dishes will be on hand to enjoy, and guests will have the chance to win raffle prizes and take advantage of a festive photo booth. [https://creativeloafing.com/event-167883|Details]



Secret location (TBD)__ __Dec. 17, 2017, 7 p.m. __Dinner at El Palador __Maricela Vega, owner and chef of chicomecóATL, is hosting a vegan-centric dinner celebrating winter vegetables and the abundance of love that accompanies the holiday season. Guests will enjoy four courses with beverage pairings in a traditional Cuban dining setting, which will be announced the day of the event. [https://creativeloafing.com/event-167882|Details]"
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ASW Distillery Dec. 15, 2017, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Holiday Sip & Shop Join the folks at ASW for a festive holiday experience. Enjoy complimentary coffee and biscuits from East Pole Coffee, along with discounts on select ASW items. Details

Nancy's Pizza Buckhead Dec. 15, 2017, 4-9 p.m. Grand Opening Celebration Nancy’s Chicago Pizza is joining forces with youth leadership program the Stewart Foundation for a grand opening pizza party. The restaurant will donate 10 percent of the day's sales to he foundation. The Buckhead Chamber of Commerce and local community leaders will celebrate the occasion with an official ribbon cutting ceremony, 50 percent off any cheese pizza, and hourly drawings from 5 p.m. on for Nancy’s Pizza swag. The grand prize winner will receive free pizza for a year. 

Saturday

Truly Living Well Collegetown Farm Dec. 16, 2017, 4-9 p.m. Light the Farm Since 2006, Truly Living Well Center for Natural Urban Agriculture has strived to increase food access and food sovereignty for all by creating shared green spaces and growing healthy food in urban communities. This holiday season, they’ll celebrate food's power to bring people together with their annual holiday fundraising event, Light the Farm, an evening of hot drinks and cold weather in a Westside garden hung with twinkling lights. Admission is free to tour the garden, and the festival will include  plenty of food, drinks, live music, children’s activities, and a local vendor's market for shopping holiday gifts. Donations will help Truly Living Well bring their education programs to a broader community. (Note: This event was originally scheduled for Dec. 9 but rescheduled due to weather.) Details

Arches Brewing Dec. 16, 2017, 1-6 p.m. FAB Holiday Market Head to Arches for its second annual FAB (Fire Arts Beer) Holiday Market, featuring seasonal beers and bites from the Rust Bros. The Rust Bros will serve nosh fireside, and a curated selection of local artists' work will be on display. Details

JCT. Kitchen & Bar Dec. 16, 2017, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Santa Claus at JCT Kitchen The season's jolliest old man will be strolling through JCT Kitchen & Bar at lunchtime, greeting families and posing for pictures with guests. Details

Monday Night Garage Dec. 16, 2017, 5 p.m. Imperial Stout Bottle Release Head to Monday Night Garage to stock up on their decadent Situational Ethics variants, a trio of imperial stouts that will be available to purchase by the bottle. Beer connoisseurs can opt to indulge in a VIP experience, which includes samples of each variant and the chance to chat with head brewer Peter Kiley. Details

B's Cracklin' BBQ Dec. 16, 2017, 9 a.m. Bombass Biscuits Pop-up Erika Council of Southern Souffle returns to B’s Cracklin' BBQ this weekend. Get those fluffy buttermilk biscuits stuffed with pitmaster Bryan Furman’s smoked meats beginning at 9 a.m., until they run out (and they will run out). Details 

Barleygarden Kitchen & Craft Bar Dec. 16, 2017, 11 a.m. Taps for Tots Want to give and get at the same time? Barleygarden is partnering with Toys for Tots to bring children a bright and merry holiday season. Arrive at the Avalon restaurant with an unwrapped toy and be entered in a raffle to win prize baskets from different breweries. The beer starts flowing at 11 a.m., and the raffle kicks off at 8 p.m. Details

Second Self Beer Company Dec. 16, 2017, 12-7 p.m. Pours for Pets One Year Anniversary Second Self is celebrating one year of raising money for animal shelters around Atlanta, and what better way to celebrate than with some brews? Head to Second Self to pick up merchandise, enter a raffle, and participate in a holiday costume contest with your pooch. Details

Sunday

Purple Door Salon Dec. 17, 2017, 8 p.m.-12 a.m. A Christmas Dinner Party: Winter Wonderland Guests are invited to mix and mingle for a good cause at a dinner party catered by Twisted Soul. Holiday cocktails and seasonal dishes will be on hand to enjoy, and guests will have the chance to win raffle prizes and take advantage of a festive photo booth. Details



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Monday

Krog Street Market Dec. 11, 2017-Dec. 15, 2017 Three Year Anniversary Celebration at Krog Street Market To celebrate its third birthday, Krog Street Market is throwing a week-long birthday bash. Enjoy discounted bites from the market food stalls, holiday tunes from a house DJ, and a special visit from Santa at the end of the week. Details

Perrine's Wine Shop Dec. 11, 2017, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Dirty and Rowdy Wine Tasting The winemakers of Dirty and Rowdy Family Winery are hosting a wine tasting at Perrine's Wine Shop. Guests can sample five Dirty and Rowdy wines, along with cheese and charcuterie snacks. Details

Tuesday

Minero Dec. 12, 2017, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Ladies Get Drinks: Holiday Edition Join the gals of Ladies Get Paid at Minero for one last celebration before the year ends! Mix and mingle with members of the Ladies Get Paid community and raise a glass to another year of accomplishments. Details

Hop City Dec. 12, 2017, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Weekly Free Wine Tasting Head to Krog Street Market's Hop City for a free wine tasting. Enjoy four different wine samples, with the opportunity to purchase bottles. Details

Wednesday

Better Half Dec. 13, 2017, 6:30 p.m. Better Half's 4th Birthday Join the folks at Better Half for a birthday celebration. Following a cocktail reception, guests will enjoy a five-course celebratory dinner, complete with wine pairings. Details

Sprig Dec. 13, 2017, 7-9 p.m. Bourbon Tasting Oak Grove’s Sprig received their own private barrel of 1792 bourbon and would like to share and celebrate. Sip on small batch, single barrel, sweet wheat, full proof, high rye, and their very own hand-picked single barrel along with food. Reserve your seat by calling 404-248-9700.

Thursday

Ponce City Market Dec. 14, 2017, 6-8 p.m. Festival of Lights Head to PCM for a traditional menorah lighting ceremony on the lawn from 6-8 p.m. with activities, live entertainment, food and drinks. Chag sameach! 

Atlanta Contemporary Dec. 14, 2017, 7-9 p.m. Carols & Cocktails Atlanta Contemporary is partnering with the Atlanta Opera and Grocery on Home to bring soprano Jayme Alilaw, pianist O.J. Harper, and guitarist Marshall Ruffin to the museum for a performance of jazz-ified holiday hits paired with cocktails from mixologist-in-residence Jeff Banks. Admission is free. Details

Reformation Brewery Dec. 14, 2017, 5-9 p.m. Beer and Pie Pairing Ready for some good old fashioned holiday indulgence? Pair your carbs with some carbs at Woodstock's Reformation Brewery, which is partnering with local shop Pie Bar. Pies will be sold by the slice and beers by the glass while musician Cody Bolden provides the live entertainment. Details

Restaurant Eugene Dec. 14, 6 and 8:15 p.m. Cheese Eugene Atlanta’s favorite cheesemonger, Tim Gaddis, is discussing all things fromage during two seatings (6 and 8:15 p.m.). The certified cheese professional will discuss and serve regional artisanal cheeses paired with wines selected by a sommelier. Tickets are $45.

gusto! Dec. 14, 2017, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Give with gusto! Dine at gusto! on Ponce and do some good. To honor the spirit of giving, the restaurant will donate 10 percent of the day's proceeds to Make-A-Wish Georgia. Details

Friday

ASW Distillery Dec. 15, 2017, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Holiday Sip & Shop Join the folks at ASW for a festive holiday experience. Enjoy complimentary coffee and biscuits from East Pole Coffee, along with discounts on select ASW items. Details

Saturday

JCT. Kitchen & Bar Dec. 16, 2017, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Santa Claus at JCT Kitchen The season's jolliest old man will be strolling through JCT Kitchen & Bar at lunchtime, greeting families and posing for pictures with guests. Details

Monday Night Garage Dec. 16, 2017, 5 p.m. Imperial Stout Bottle Release Head to Monday Night Garage to stock up on their decadent Situational Ethics variants, a trio of imperial stouts that will be available to purchase by the bottle. Beer connoisseurs can opt to indulge in a VIP experience, which includes samples of each variant and the chance to chat with head brewer Peter Kiley. Details

B's Cracklin' BBQ Dec. 16, 2017, 9 a.m. Bombass Biscuits Erika Council of Southern Souffle returns to B’s Cracklin' BBQ this weekend. Get those fluffy buttermilk biscuits stuffed with pitmaster Bryan Furman’s smoked meats beginning at 9 a.m., until they run out (and they will run out). 

Sunday

Purple Door Salon Dec. 17, 2017, 8 p.m.-12 a.m. A Christmas Dinner Party: Winter Wonderland Guests are invited to mix and mingle for a good cause at a dinner party catered by Twisted Soul. Holiday cocktails and seasonal dishes will be on hand to enjoy, and guests will have the chance to win raffle prizes and take advantage of a festive photo booth. Details

Secret location (TBD) Dec. 17, 2017, 7 p.m. Dinner at El Palador Maricela Vega, owner and chef of chicomecóATL, is hosting a vegan-centric dinner celebrating winter vegetables and the abundance of love that accompanies the holiday season. Guests will enjoy four courses with beverage pairings in a traditional Cuban dining setting, which will be announced the day of the event. Details"
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__Monday__

[https://creativeloafing.com/business-1883-Krog-Street-Market|Krog Street Market] Dec. 11, 2017-Dec. 15, 2017 __Three Year Anniversary Celebration at Krog Street Market __To celebrate its third birthday, Krog Street Market is throwing a week-long birthday bash. Enjoy discounted bites from the market food stalls, holiday tunes from a house DJ, and a special visit from Santa at the end of the week. [https://creativeloafing.com/event-164929|Details]

[https://creativeloafing.com/business-2199-Perrine's-Wine-Shop|Perrine's Wine Shop] Dec. 11, 2017, 5:30-7:30 p.m. __Dirty and Rowdy Wine Tasting __The winemakers of Dirty and Rowdy Family Winery are hosting a wine tasting at Perrine's Wine Shop. Guests can sample five Dirty and Rowdy wines, along with cheese and charcuterie snacks. [https://creativeloafing.com/event-164989|Details]

__Tuesday__

[https://creativeloafing.com/business-3308-Minero|Minero] Dec. 12, 2017, 6:30-8:30 p.m. __Ladies Get Drinks: Holiday Edition __Join the gals of Ladies Get Paid at Minero for one last celebration before the year ends! Mix and mingle with members of the Ladies Get Paid community and raise a glass to another year of accomplishments. [https://creativeloafing.com/event-166617|Details]

[https://creativeloafing.com/business-450-Hop-City-Craft-Beer-&-Wine---Krog-Street-Market|Hop City] Dec. 12, 2017, 5:30-7:30 p.m. __Weekly Free Wine Tasting __Head to Krog Street Market's Hop City for a free wine tasting. Enjoy four different wine samples, with the opportunity to purchase bottles. [https://creativeloafing.com/event-166618|Details]

__Wednesday__

[https://creativeloafing.com/business-5474-Better-Half|Better Half] Dec. 13, 2017, 6:30 p.m. __Better Half's 4th Birthday __Join the folks at Better Half for a birthday celebration. Following a cocktail reception, guests will enjoy a five-course celebratory dinner, complete with wine pairings. [https://creativeloafing.com/event-166619|Details]

[https://sprigrestaurant.com/|Sprig] Dec. 13, 2017, 7-9 p.m. __Bourbon Tasting __Oak Grove’s Sprig received their own private barrel of 1792 bourbon and would like to share and celebrate. Sip on small batch, single barrel, sweet wheat, full proof, high rye, and their very own hand-picked single barrel along with food. Reserve your seat by calling 404-248-9700.

__Thursday__

Ponce City Market Dec. 14, 2017, 6-8 p.m. __Festival of Lights__ Head to PCM for a traditional menorah lighting ceremony on the lawn from 6-8 p.m. with activities, live entertainment, food and drinks. Chag sameach! 

[https://atlantacontemporary.org/|Atlanta Contemporary] Dec. 14, 2017, 7-9 p.m. __Carols & Cocktails__ Atlanta Contemporary is partnering with the Atlanta Opera and Grocery on Home to bring soprano Jayme Alilaw, pianist O.J. Harper, and guitarist Marshall Ruffin to the museum for a performance of jazz-ified holiday hits paired with cocktails from mixologist-in-residence Jeff Banks. Admission is free. [https://nvite.com/OperaArt/1ypddm|Details]

[https://reformationbrewery.com/|Reformation Brewery] Dec. 14, 2017, 5-9 p.m. __Beer and Pie Pairing__ Ready for some good old fashioned holiday indulgence? Pair your carbs with some carbs at Woodstock's Reformation Brewery, which is partnering with local shop Pie Bar. Pies will be sold by the slice and beers by the glass while musician Cody Bolden provides the live entertainment. [https://reformationbrewery.com/|Details]

[https://www.restauranteugene.com/|Restaurant Eugene][https://www.restauranteugene.com/| ]Dec. 14, 6 and 8:15 p.m. __Cheese Eugene __Atlanta’s favorite cheesemonger, Tim Gaddis, is discussing all things fromage during two seatings (6 and 8:15 p.m.). The certified cheese professional will discuss and serve regional artisanal cheeses paired with wines selected by a sommelier. Tickets are $45.

[https://whatsyourgusto.com/|gusto!] Dec. 14, 2017, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. __Give with gusto! __Dine at gusto! on Ponce and do some good. To honor the spirit of giving, the restaurant will donate 10 percent of the day's proceeds to Make-A-Wish Georgia. [https://creativeloafing.com/event-167878|Details]

__Friday__

[https://creativeloafing.com/business-5172-American-Spirit-Works|ASW Distillery] Dec. 15, 2017, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. __Holiday Sip & Shop __Join the folks at ASW for a festive holiday experience. Enjoy complimentary coffee and biscuits from East Pole Coffee, along with discounts on select ASW items. [https://creativeloafing.com/event-167879|Details]

__Saturday__

[https://creativeloafing.com/business-1834-JCT.-Kitchen-&-Bar|JCT. Kitchen & Bar] Dec. 16, 2017, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. __Santa Claus at JCT Kitchen __The season's jolliest old man will be strolling through JCT Kitchen & Bar at lunchtime, greeting families and posing for pictures with guests. [https://creativeloafing.com/event-167880|Details]

[https://creativeloafing.com/business-143832-Monday-Night-Garage|Monday Night Garage] Dec. 16, 2017, 5 p.m.__ Imperial Stout Bottle Release __Head to Monday Night Garage to stock up on their decadent Situational Ethics variants, a trio of imperial stouts that will be available to purchase by the bottle. Beer connoisseurs can opt to indulge in a VIP experience, which includes samples of each variant and the chance to chat with head brewer Peter Kiley. [https://creativeloafing.com/event-167881|Details]

[https://www.bscracklinbbq.com/|B's Cracklin' BBQ] Dec. 16, 2017, 9 a.m. __Bombass Biscuits__ Erika Council of Southern Souffle returns to B’s Cracklin' BBQ this weekend. Get those fluffy buttermilk biscuits stuffed with pitmaster Bryan Furman’s smoked meats beginning at 9 a.m., until they run out (and they will run out). 

__Sunday__

[https://creativeloafing.com/business-2256-Purple-Door-Salon|Purple Door Salon]__ __Dec. 17, 2017, 8 p.m.-12 a.m. __A Christmas Dinner Party: Winter Wonderland __Guests are invited to mix and mingle for a good cause at a dinner party catered by Twisted Soul. Holiday cocktails and seasonal dishes will be on hand to enjoy, and guests will have the chance to win raffle prizes and take advantage of a festive photo booth. [https://creativeloafing.com/event-167883|Details]

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Krog Street Market Dec. 11, 2017-Dec. 15, 2017 Three Year Anniversary Celebration at Krog Street Market To celebrate its third birthday, Krog Street Market is throwing a week-long birthday bash. Enjoy discounted bites from the market food stalls, holiday tunes from a house DJ, and a special visit from Santa at the end of the week. Details

Perrine's Wine Shop Dec. 11, 2017, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Dirty and Rowdy Wine Tasting The winemakers of Dirty and Rowdy Family Winery are hosting a wine tasting at Perrine's Wine Shop. Guests can sample five Dirty and Rowdy wines, along with cheese and charcuterie snacks. Details

Tuesday

Minero Dec. 12, 2017, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Ladies Get Drinks: Holiday Edition Join the gals of Ladies Get Paid at Minero for one last celebration before the year ends! Mix and mingle with members of the Ladies Get Paid community and raise a glass to another year of accomplishments. Details

Hop City Dec. 12, 2017, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Weekly Free Wine Tasting Head to Krog Street Market's Hop City for a free wine tasting. Enjoy four different wine samples, with the opportunity to purchase bottles. Details

Wednesday

Better Half Dec. 13, 2017, 6:30 p.m. Better Half's 4th Birthday Join the folks at Better Half for a birthday celebration. Following a cocktail reception, guests will enjoy a five-course celebratory dinner, complete with wine pairings. Details

Sprig Dec. 13, 2017, 7-9 p.m. Bourbon Tasting Oak Grove’s Sprig received their own private barrel of 1792 bourbon and would like to share and celebrate. Sip on small batch, single barrel, sweet wheat, full proof, high rye, and their very own hand-picked single barrel along with food. Reserve your seat by calling 404-248-9700.

Thursday

Ponce City Market Dec. 14, 2017, 6-8 p.m. Festival of Lights Head to PCM for a traditional menorah lighting ceremony on the lawn from 6-8 p.m. with activities, live entertainment, food and drinks. Chag sameach! 

Atlanta Contemporary Dec. 14, 2017, 7-9 p.m. Carols & Cocktails Atlanta Contemporary is partnering with the Atlanta Opera and Grocery on Home to bring soprano Jayme Alilaw, pianist O.J. Harper, and guitarist Marshall Ruffin to the museum for a performance of jazz-ified holiday hits paired with cocktails from mixologist-in-residence Jeff Banks. Admission is free. Details

Reformation Brewery Dec. 14, 2017, 5-9 p.m. Beer and Pie Pairing Ready for some good old fashioned holiday indulgence? Pair your carbs with some carbs at Woodstock's Reformation Brewery, which is partnering with local shop Pie Bar. Pies will be sold by the slice and beers by the glass while musician Cody Bolden provides the live entertainment. Details

Restaurant Eugene Dec. 14, 6 and 8:15 p.m. Cheese Eugene Atlanta’s favorite cheesemonger, Tim Gaddis, is discussing all things fromage during two seatings (6 and 8:15 p.m.). The certified cheese professional will discuss and serve regional artisanal cheeses paired with wines selected by a sommelier. Tickets are $45.

gusto! Dec. 14, 2017, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Give with gusto! Dine at gusto! on Ponce and do some good. To honor the spirit of giving, the restaurant will donate 10 percent of the day's proceeds to Make-A-Wish Georgia. Details

Friday

ASW Distillery Dec. 15, 2017, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Holiday Sip & Shop Join the folks at ASW for a festive holiday experience. Enjoy complimentary coffee and biscuits from East Pole Coffee, along with discounts on select ASW items. Details

Saturday

JCT. Kitchen & Bar Dec. 16, 2017, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Santa Claus at JCT Kitchen The season's jolliest old man will be strolling through JCT Kitchen & Bar at lunchtime, greeting families and posing for pictures with guests. Details

Monday Night Garage Dec. 16, 2017, 5 p.m. Imperial Stout Bottle Release Head to Monday Night Garage to stock up on their decadent Situational Ethics variants, a trio of imperial stouts that will be available to purchase by the bottle. Beer connoisseurs can opt to indulge in a VIP experience, which includes samples of each variant and the chance to chat with head brewer Peter Kiley. Details

B's Cracklin' BBQ Dec. 16, 2017, 9 a.m. Bombass Biscuits Erika Council of Southern Souffle returns to B’s Cracklin' BBQ this weekend. Get those fluffy buttermilk biscuits stuffed with pitmaster Bryan Furman’s smoked meats beginning at 9 a.m., until they run out (and they will run out). 

Sunday

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Smyrna Beer Market Dec. 8, 2017, 5-11 p.m. Creature Comforts Holiday Event Creature Comforts is helping Smyrna Beer Market celebrate its fifth anniversary. The shop will be tapping a few kegs, featuring popular Creature Comforts brews like Tropicalia and Reclaimed Rye, along with a few other surprises.  Details

Bellina Alimentari Dec. 8, 2017, 7:00 p.m. Wine vs. Beer Dinner Head to Bellina Alimentari for a wine-against-beer showdown, hosted by wine concierge Kelly of A Cork in the Road. Guests will dine on three Italian courses, paired respectively with a wine and a beer.  Details

Saturday

Public School 404 Dec. 9, 2017, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Wicked Weed Beer Brunch Asheville's Wicked Weed Brewing is student teaching at Westside restaurant Public School 404. Guests will enjoy samples of signature Wicked Weed brews paired with different brunch courses.  Details

Arches Brewing Dec. 9, 2017, 1-6 p.m. FAB Holiday Market Head to Arches for its second annual FAB (Fire Arts Beer) Holiday Market, featuring seasonal beers and bites from the Rust Bros. The Rust Bros will serve nosh fireside, and a curated selection of local artists' work will be on display.  Details

City Winery Dec. 9, 2017, 12:30 p.m. A Christmas Story Screening City Winery and Karoo at Ponce City Market have joined forces to present an afternoon screening of A Christmas Story. Come dressed as a character from the classic film for a chance to win a costume contest!  Details

Henri's Bakery and Caf̩ Dec. 9, 2017, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Holiday Grand Opening Toast the opening of Henri's new Upper Westside location with some holiday-inspired fun. Guests can look forward to bakery samples and face painting, and even an appearance from Santa's helpers.  Details

Star Provisions Dec. 9, 2017, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Santa Paws at Star Provisions Furry friends can celebrate the holidays, too! Head to Star Provisions for complimentary holiday treats for you and your pet to snack on. Enjoy browsing for holiday goods and snap a picture with Santa.  Details

Monday Night Brewing Dec. 9, 2017, 12-4 p.m. Space Lettuce Release Meet the latest Black Ties Series beer: Space Lettuce. Originally brewed as Tie 6 On, the smooth double IPA is brewed with flaked wheat and dry-hopped three times for maximum hoppiness and 8.1 percent ABV. Head to the brewery's West Midtown location to celebrate the new brew and purchase 12-ounce four-pack cans for $10. If you come dressed in outer space themed attire, you'll get $1 off Space Lettuce pints all day long.

Sunday

Five Seasons Brewery Dec.10, 2017, 2-5 p.m. Terra Madre Day Potluck Join the folks from Slow Food Atlanta at a potluck celebrating Terra Madre Day, promoting the diversity of culinary traditions and food production. Guests will enjoy dishes prepared by fellow attendees, as well as mingling with Slow Food's global supporters.  Details

The Southern Gentleman Dec. 10, 2017, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The Southern Gentleman Santa Brunch Guests can look forward to filling up on a brunch spread from the Southern Gentleman as Santa makes a stop at the gastropub for pictures. A brunch spread for children will be available as well.  Details

Livingston Restaurant + Bar Dec. 10, 2017, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Brunch with Santa Meet and greet with everyone's favorite jolly old man at Livingston Restaurant + Bar. Guests can look forward to enjoying a brunch menu of southern classics, as well as brunch favorites for children. A portion of proceeds will benefit Give Kids the World.  Details

Hugo's Oyster Bar Dec. 10, 2017, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Breakfast with Santa On the nice list this year? Head to Hugo's Oyster Bar to enjoy breakfast with Santa. Brunch menus will be available for children and adults.  Details"
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[https://local.creativeloafing.com/business-327-Bellina-Alimentari|Bellina Alimentari] Dec. 8, 2017, 7:00 p.m. __Wine vs. Beer Dinner __Head to Bellina Alimentari for a wine-against-beer showdown, hosted by wine concierge Kelly of A Cork in the Road. Guests will dine on three Italian courses, paired respectively with a wine and a beer. [https://local.creativeloafing.com/event-162388| Details]

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[https://local.creativeloafing.com/business-3447-Public-School-404|Public School 404] Dec. 9, 2017, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. __Wicked Weed Beer Brunch __Asheville's Wicked Weed Brewing is student teaching at Westside restaurant Public School 404. Guests will enjoy samples of signature Wicked Weed brews paired with different brunch courses. [https://local.creativeloafing.com/event-162320| Details]

[https://local.creativeloafing.com/business-6063-Arches-Brewing|Arches Brewing] Dec. 9, 2017, 1-6 p.m. __FAB Holiday Market __Head to Arches for its second annual FAB (Fire Arts Beer) Holiday Market, featuring seasonal beers and bites from the Rust Bros. The Rust Bros will serve nosh fireside, and a curated selection of local artists' work will be on display. [https://local.creativeloafing.com/event-162321| Details]

[https://local.creativeloafing.com/business-350-City-Winery|City Winery] Dec. 9, 2017, 12:30 p.m. __A Christmas Story Screening __City Winery and Karoo at Ponce City Market have joined forces to present an afternoon screening of ''A Christmas Story. ''Come dressed as a character from the classic film for a chance to win a costume contest! [https://local.creativeloafing.com/event-162396| Details]

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[https://local.creativeloafing.com/business-1083-5-Seasons-Brewing-Company---Westside|Five Seasons Brewery] Dec.10, 2017, 2-5 p.m. __Terra Madre Day Potluck __Join the folks from Slow Food Atlanta at a potluck celebrating Terra Madre Day, promoting the diversity of culinary traditions and food production. Guests will enjoy dishes prepared by fellow attendees, as well as mingling with Slow Food's global supporters. [https://local.creativeloafing.com/event-162390| Details]

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Smyrna Beer Market Dec. 8, 2017, 5-11 p.m. Creature Comforts Holiday Event Creature Comforts is helping Smyrna Beer Market celebrate its fifth anniversary. The shop will be tapping a few kegs, featuring popular Creature Comforts brews like Tropicalia and Reclaimed Rye, along with a few other surprises.  Details

Bellina Alimentari Dec. 8, 2017, 7:00 p.m. Wine vs. Beer Dinner Head to Bellina Alimentari for a wine-against-beer showdown, hosted by wine concierge Kelly of A Cork in the Road. Guests will dine on three Italian courses, paired respectively with a wine and a beer.  Details

Saturday

Public School 404 Dec. 9, 2017, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Wicked Weed Beer Brunch Asheville's Wicked Weed Brewing is student teaching at Westside restaurant Public School 404. Guests will enjoy samples of signature Wicked Weed brews paired with different brunch courses.  Details

Arches Brewing Dec. 9, 2017, 1-6 p.m. FAB Holiday Market Head to Arches for its second annual FAB (Fire Arts Beer) Holiday Market, featuring seasonal beers and bites from the Rust Bros. The Rust Bros will serve nosh fireside, and a curated selection of local artists' work will be on display.  Details

City Winery Dec. 9, 2017, 12:30 p.m. A Christmas Story Screening City Winery and Karoo at Ponce City Market have joined forces to present an afternoon screening of A Christmas Story. Come dressed as a character from the classic film for a chance to win a costume contest!  Details

Henri's Bakery and Caf̩ Dec. 9, 2017, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Holiday Grand Opening Toast the opening of Henri's new Upper Westside location with some holiday-inspired fun. Guests can look forward to bakery samples and face painting, and even an appearance from Santa's helpers.  Details

Star Provisions Dec. 9, 2017, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Santa Paws at Star Provisions Furry friends can celebrate the holidays, too! Head to Star Provisions for complimentary holiday treats for you and your pet to snack on. Enjoy browsing for holiday goods and snap a picture with Santa.  Details

Monday Night Brewing Dec. 9, 2017, 12-4 p.m. Space Lettuce Release Meet the latest Black Ties Series beer: Space Lettuce. Originally brewed as Tie 6 On, the smooth double IPA is brewed with flaked wheat and dry-hopped three times for maximum hoppiness and 8.1 percent ABV. Head to the brewery's West Midtown location to celebrate the new brew and purchase 12-ounce four-pack cans for $10. If you come dressed in outer space themed attire, you'll get $1 off Space Lettuce pints all day long.

Sunday

Five Seasons Brewery Dec.10, 2017, 2-5 p.m. Terra Madre Day Potluck Join the folks from Slow Food Atlanta at a potluck celebrating Terra Madre Day, promoting the diversity of culinary traditions and food production. Guests will enjoy dishes prepared by fellow attendees, as well as mingling with Slow Food's global supporters.  Details

The Southern Gentleman Dec. 10, 2017, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The Southern Gentleman Santa Brunch Guests can look forward to filling up on a brunch spread from the Southern Gentleman as Santa makes a stop at the gastropub for pictures. A brunch spread for children will be available as well.  Details

Livingston Restaurant + Bar Dec. 10, 2017, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Brunch with Santa Meet and greet with everyone's favorite jolly old man at Livingston Restaurant + Bar. Guests can look forward to enjoying a brunch menu of southern classics, as well as brunch favorites for children. A portion of proceeds will benefit Give Kids the World.  Details

Hugo's Oyster Bar Dec. 10, 2017, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Breakfast with Santa On the nice list this year? Head to Hugo's Oyster Bar to enjoy breakfast with Santa. Brunch menus will be available for children and adults.  Details    Illustration by Rachel Hortman.         20984901         http://dev.creativeloafing.com/image/2017/12/CL_food_pic_3.597239dfefc5f.598a0b2f6f9ca.599dc5fc460fe_1.59ba98cec3d28.5a27239c3f0e3.png                  Weekend food events: Dec. 8-10 2017 "
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