Around Atlanta News and Views
Friday, November 9, 8 p.m.
Vouched Books & New South Present: An Intimate Evening of Readings
Warhorse Cafe at the Goat Farm
An intimate evening of readings is quite the cultured way to spend your Friday evening, no? Indie book advocates Vouched team up with Georgia State’s literary journal, New South, for a cozy, cerebral evening at the Goat Farm’s cafe. More info.
Deal Nearby: Bone Lick BBQ
Friday, November 9, 8 p.m.
Doria Roberts & Danielle Howle, Live
Red Clay Theatre (Duluth)
OTP meets EAV with Urban Cannibals co-owner/songstress/activist Doria Roberts serenades Duluth with her soulful sound. More info.
Deal Nearby: World of Coffee & Tea
Friday, November 9, 5 p.m. til the pot runs dry
Stew & Brew
Atlanta Food Truck Park
Stew (from Sweet Auburn, Fry Guy, and more). Live blues (from the Otis Kings). Perfect way to spend a crisp fall evening, no? More info.
Saturday, November 10, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Atlanta Veg Fest
Ambient Plus Studio
It’s a vegan festival, but all are welcome — even carnivores like me. Peruse vendor tables from local favorites (Dough Bakery, Dulce Vegan, Radial, and World Peace, to name a few) and get edumacated about the vegan lifestyle by several super-smart speakers. More info.
Deal Nearby: Adios Cafe
Saturday, November 10, 7 p.m.
Opening Party: The South’s Next Wave
Museum of Design Atlanta
Drinks, light bites, and feeling like a VIP while you’re previewing MoDA’s latest exhibition before the rest of us: priceless. (And also $25 for non-members… but more importantly, priceless.) Meet the Southern designers behind The South’s Next Wave, wherein talented interior designers pair up with equally brilliant object designers to create a series of vignettes. More info.
Deal Nearby: Eclectic Bistro & Bar
Saturday, November 10, 9 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Cupcakes vs. Bacon Art Show
I’m sorry, do we really have to elaborate? Reynoldstown’s dooGallery is combining the powers of perhaps the two most delicious muses of all time for an art show that pits bacon and cupcakes against each other in both artistic and culinary forms. Who might come out on top? Good news: you decide. More info.
Deal Nearby: Hodgepodge Coffee House
Saturday, November 10, 10:30 p.m.
The YES Girls
Subversive humor? Glam? Camp? Count us in. The raucous YES Girls unite to show off their live sketches, song parodies, and original videos. Grown-ups only, y’all. More info and tickets.
Deal Nearby: Pizzeria Vesuvius
Sunday, November 11, 4 p.m.
Wild In The Streets: A Benefit For Community Farmers’ Markets
Love Is Love Farms at Gaia Gardens
A fall-inspired farm dinner to finish off your weekend, at the hands of guest chefs from Brick Store Pub, The Wrecking Bar, Leon’s Full Service and the H&F Bread Co, all to benefit our community’s farmers’ markets. Tickets are $70, but you can be damn certain that this supper will be worth every penny. More info and tickets.
Sunday, November 11, 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Blast-Off Bake Sale
Euclid Avenue Yacht Club
Burlesque vixens (in aprons!) serving scrumptious homemade treats? Those Blast-Off gals sure know the way to our hearts. Join them for a bake sale to benefit their fantabulous productions and the Plaza Theatre. Facebook event page.
Deal Nearby: Free Zesto Milkshake