Taste of Atlanta: Oct. 23-24. More than 70 local restaurants splayed across a 10-block food festival. Live cooking demonstrations as well as a local bartending competition. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. $25-80 (tickets include taste coupons - additional coupons for sale for an additional charge). 74 5th Street. www.tasteofatlanta.com.
Candler Park Fall Fest, Sat., Oct. 23-Sun., Oct. 24: Halloween festivities, live music, an artists' market and almost a dozen gourmet food trucks and mobile units. Some of these food vendors include Yumbii, Souper Jenny, The Pickle, Cameli's, and more. For a full overview of the festival, visit www.candlerpark.org/fallfest.
The Corner Pub, Sat., Oct. 23: Sixth Annual Buttapalooza featuring pork butt. Judging begins at 4 p.m. Free sampling of entries immediately follows. Event also includes Magic Hat Beer specials and a raffle for the Magic Hat Beach Cruiser Bicycle. Proceeds go to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Fund. 627 East College Ave. 404-377-0603. www.pubalicious.com.
Chinese Southern Belle, Sat., Oct. 23: Chili cook-off at the Dunwoody Music Festival featuring Margaret's Chinese Chili Spaghetti. Judging is at noon. Event features live music and food. Tickets range from $10-$50. 10 a.m.-Sundown. 4770 North Peachtree Road. 404-494-0088. www.chinesesouthernbelle.com.
Doctoberfest, Sat., Oct. 23: Craft beer festival featuring live music, beer tastings, brewing demos and more. Tickets range from $5-$40. 1-6 p.m. Downtown Griffin. www.dochollidaybeerfest.com.
Bone Garden Cantina, Sat., Oct. 23: mixologist Mike Cook teaches the art of drinking tequila. Tequila tasting includes six premium tequilas and a selection of food pairings from the Bone Garden menu. $30. 3 p.m. 1425 Ellsworth Industrial Blvd. 404-418-9072. www.bonegardencantina.com.
Annual Witches' Brewfest, Sat., Oct. 23: A charity costume fund raiser sponsored by the House of RavenStone, Phoenix and Dragon Bookstore, and The 5 Seasons Brewing Company. Event includes costume contests, raffles and live music by Carly Gibson. There will also be a canned goods drive to benefit the Atlanta Food Bank. A single admission includes one beer ticket for the Witches' Brew and one raffle ticket. For more information or to buy tickets, visit www.houseofravenstone.org or the Phoenix and Dragon Bookstore. Tickets range from $15-$25. 7 p.m. 5600 Roswell Road. 404-255-5911. www.5seasonsbrewing.com.
The Cook’s Warehouse — Midtown, Sun., Oct. 24: Cooking with Wine: Holiday Favorites Partial Hands On cooking class hosted by Chef Nancy Waldeck. Guests will learn how to make various holiday fares such as Spiced Pumpkin Soup, Lump Crabmeat Salad, and pair them with certain wines. You may also bring your own recipe and Chef Waldeck will help you pick a wine to pair with it. $60. 1-4 p.m. 1544 Piedmont Ave. 404-815-4993. www.cookswarehouse.com.
Muss & Turner’s, Mon. Oct. 25: Five course dinner featuring the Chefs in our kitchen and the Farmers who supply us. The farmers will be here together to share their story and connect with guests who love what they do. Each course will be paired with a Georgia wine and/or beer. Tickets are available at Tickets available at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/133988. $63. 6:30 p.m. 1675 Cumberland Pkwy. 770-434-1114. www.mussandturners.com.
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