Pinkberry, Fri., June 25: The first Atlanta-area Pinkberry opens for business. Featuring a variety of frozen yogurt flavors, plus parfaits, smoothies and a new summery watermelon flavor. 11 a.m. 2937 Cobb Parkway. 770-661-2995. www.pinkberry.com (music plays automatically on load).
Sweet Auburn Curb Market, Fri., June 25: Atlanta's Urban Picnic sponsored by Councilman Kwanza Hall and Slow Food Atlanta returns to the Sweet Auburn Curb Market. Every last Friday of the month through October, check out food from King of Pops, West End Burritos, Pura Vida’s El Burro Pollo burrito stand, Souper Jenny and more. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 209 Edgewood Ave. www.sweetauburncurbmarket.com.
Wildfire, Fri., June 25: Primo Pinot Noir Wine Dinner with five-course dinner and wine pairings. Michelle Schmitt, wine manager at Total Wine, will be on hand. Reservations required. $60. 6:30 p.m. 94 Perimeter Center. 770-730-9080. www.wildfirerestaurant.com.
Mezcalito’s Cantina, Sat., June 26: Salsa Night with free salsa lesson from 9:30-10:30 p.m., plus a variety of music after the lesson and a $5 freshly made margarita special. Free. 9:30 p.m. 653 East Lake Drive, Decatur. 404-687-0007. www.mezcalitoscantina.com.
The Broke Socialite, Sat., June 26: Graze! features small plates and non-alcoholic beverages on a tour of different Atlanta restaurants. Route is kept secret until the Thursday before the event. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $40. www.thebrokesocialite.com.
Persimmon Creek Winery, Sat., June 26: Picnic Saturdays at Persimmon Creek has a gourmet basket lunch for two, a bottle of Persimmon Creek wine and etched wine glasses for $50. Picnic blanket not included. Reservations required. 12-2 p.m. $50. 81 Vineyard Lane, Clayton. 706-212-7380. www.persimmoncreekwine.com.
Meehan’s Public House, Sat., June 26: 5th annual Canada Day party is the only party of its kind in town. Live music, street hockey for the kids, prizes, plus Canadian specials like poutine and Molson’s. Under 21s admitted free. 2 p.m. $10 in advance, $15 at door. 227 Sandy Springs Place. 404-843-8058. www.101concepts.com/meehanssandysprings.
Blackstock Vineyards, Sat., June 26: Grill & Chill lunch features fire-roasted chicken, couscous, stuffed tomatoes, gourmet brownies, wine by the glass and live music. 12-3 p.m. $14.95. 5400 Town Creek Road, Dahlonega. 706-219-2789. www.bsvw.com.
Four Seasons Hotel, Sun., June 27: Wine & Words is a sneak peek of the upcoming 12th annual Essential Theatre Festival. Includes hors d’oeuvres, domestic and Georgia wines, silent auction, poetry readings and play previews. $25-$60. 5:30-7:30 p.m. 75 14th St. 404-881-9898. www.fourseasons.com/atlanta.
Bakeshop, Sun., June 27: Homemade waffle with specialty topping and ice cream for $5. Features a variety of ice cream and topping flavors. Plus, truffles for $7 and popsicles from King of Pops also available. 3-7 p.m. 903 Peachtree St. 404-892-9322. www.bakeshopatl.com.
Wolf Mountain Vineyards, Sun., June 27: Last week of the Tribute to Tuscany brunch, featuring tapenade, bruschetta, linguine, leg of lamb and tiramisu. Reservations required. Seating at 12:30 and 2:30 p.m. $30. 180 Wolf Mountain Trail, Dahlonega. 706-867-9862. www.wolfmountainvineyards.com.
Soho, Sun., June 27: Lobster boil featuring 1.5 pound Maine lobster, andouille sausage, fresh corn, red bliss potatoes and green salad, plus Sweetwater 420 pints for $3. Call to reserve a lobster. $25. 5-9 p.m. 4300 Paces Ferry Road. 770-801-0069.
Chipotle, beginning Sun., June 27: Through July 25, every Sunday receive a free kid's meal from the new kids' menu with purchase of adult-size burrito, salad, burrito bowl or tacos. Various locations. www.chipotle.com (music plays automatically on load).
(photo from pinkberry.com)
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