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WHAT TO DO THIS WEEKEND, JUNE 29-JULY 1 – Thank you Scoutmob!
Saturday, June 30, 10 a.m.
East Lake Farmers Market
Slow Food Atlanta’s 2nd annual Peach Jam celebrates all there is to love about Georgia’s fuzzy fruit, and so will a slew of cook-off contestants in this battle of the peach. Amateurs and professionals alike will throw down and emerge with their best culinary ode to the peach, and innocent passersby like yourself will get to taste the fruits of their labors. Facebook event page.
Deal Nearby: Mojo Pizza
Saturday, June 30, 1 p.m. – 8 p.m.
The restored cotton warehouse in the Old Fourth Ward will host an afternoon of art, music, and food, complete with an open-air market with some of our favorite artists, snacks from Serpas, craft brews, and a live DJ. Info.
Deal Nearby: Thumbs Up Smokehouse
Saturday, June 30, 9 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Eleven ATL artists will show their stuff in the sleek surrounds of the Hotel Indigo, with over fifty works for your viewing pleasure. Info.
Deal Nearby: Escorpion
Saturday, June 30 & Sunday, July 1, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
The Revival of Vintage: Pop-Up Vintage Marketplace
The Goat Farm
This weekend, a whopping 120 vendors will pack up their most curious vintage wares and set up shop at the Goat Farm. Will you finally discover the perfect 70s belted sweater you’ve been ruthlessly hunting for so long? Only time will tell. But it’s sounding like the odds are in your favor. Info.
Deal Nearby: Rocky Mountain Pizza
Sunday, July 1, 3 p.m.
Slow Food Peach Jam: Peach Cobbler Contest
Grant Park Farmer’s Market
In case Slow Food Atlanta hasn’t given you enough opportunities to feast on the peach, here’s the last stop on the train: a cobbler-off. Rich, sweet, delicious cobbler, made with juicy Georgia peaches… hey, it’s healthy, right? Facebook event page.
Deal Nearby: OMG Cup & Cakes
Sunday, July 1, 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Independence Day Cookout
H. Harper Station
The boys at H. Harper are going whole hog on Sunday, with a little help from their pal Chef Kevin Gillespie. A pig roast, peach cobbler, and the tapping of a brand-new peach ginger brew from Terrapin are all on tap for this Sunday shindig. Facebook event page.
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