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Weekender: Brookhaven Chili Cook-Off, Parents Night Off

Find out what's happening this weekend in and around Brookhaven.

Friday

Fall Folklife Festival Kick-off

What: The Folklife FestKick-Off, an evening foodie affair that celebrates southern culture and food with an emphasis on Atlanta's unique cuisine.

Sample delicious food from Atlanta restaurants and businesses committed to serving local and sustainable ingredients. Stop by one of three bars to enjoy a specialized punchbowl cocktail created by area mixologists.

Where: Atlanta History Center, 130 W Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA

When: 7-10 p.m.

Cost: $60

Whiskey Blue Atlanta Presents: Summers Last Spin featuring DJ Jessica Who

What: Friday is the last official day of Summer, and Whiskey Blue Atlanta is celebrating with ice cold cocktails and one of the hottest DJs in the industry.  Join Miami-based DJ Jessica Who on the rooftop of W Atlanta – Buckhead as you say farewell to Summer in style with Voli Light Vodka drinks and the best views in the city.

Where: Whiskey Blue Atlanta-Buckhead

When: 11 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Cost: Free

Saturday

Kids Drive-In Movie Night! Parents Take a Night Off!

What: No need to find a sitter! Drop the kids off at The Little House of ART for Kids Drive-In Movie Night!  They will enjoy pizza and apple juice, watch a movie, arts and crafts, snack on popcorn and have fun, more importantly parents have a few hours to themselves! Kids are welcome to bring a pillow or wear PJ's.

Where: The Little House of Art 1418 Dresden Dr NE Ste 110, Atlanta, GA 30319

When: 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Cost: $35

Brookhaven Farmers Market

What: Every Saturday, shoppers will find locally-grown and locally-produced food and farm products from more than 20 farmers, food producers and artisans.

Where: 1441 Dresden Drive in the HAVEN and Valenza parking lot

When: 9 a.m.

Cost: Free

Brookhaven Chili Cook-Off

What: The Brookhaven Chili Cook-Off is a FREE family friendly event in heart of Brookhaven that features live music and chili-tasting. A portion of the proceeds benefit the Brookhaven Arts Alliance.       

Where: Brookhaven Self Storage, 2740 Apple Valley Rd NE, Atlanta, GA

When: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Cost: Free

Jack of Kings September 23, 2012 at 05:07 PM
Kiri, this is a good idea for a weekly article-- events really close to home that can be fun and free for the family. The chili cookoff was well-organized and well attended. I would have forgottten about the event if I had not been reminded about it here.

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