Let me start off with an apology to our many readers. In the previous Weekend Guide I neglected to mention one of Atlanta’s most unusual events, FurryFest 2011. Have no fear, MacBeam and I stopped by to witness the carnage, and in doing so, we may have solved the mystery of the disappearance of our lost contributor The Juice (pictured left). Now on to the weekend at hand. Below are a few outings to partake in over the next few days, because you never know where you’ll run into The Juice….
Friday, March 25, 2011
Surfer Blood – 40 Watt Club (Athens, GA)
Saturday, March 26, 2011
BaconFest ’11 – Dad’s Garage @1pm
Beer, Bands, and Bacon! This outdoor festival/fundraiser for Dad’s Garage Theatre will feature local bands, hilarious carnival games manned by the best improvisers in the city, and troughs upon troughs of cold beer and sizzlin’ bacon. Events include a drunken spelling bee, the crowning of a bacon king and queen, a succulent silent auction, and more.
Dad’s Garage Theatre
280 Elizabeth St NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
8th Annual Oyster & Crawfish Festival – Park Tavern @1pm
For the past 7 years thousands have gathered for this festival to experience a taste of the Big Easy. This year they are bringing back Cowboy Mouth & combining the best oysters, crawfish, Bloody Mary Bar, and your favorite beverages to provide us with a day of music, food, & lots of entertainment.
500 10th Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
Sunday, March 27, 2011
Mrs. Butterworth’s Breakfast Ball – Piedmont Park @9:30am
Springtime is here, and Mrs. Butterworth’s syrup invites families from all over Atlanta to join her for a Family Breakfast Ball at Magnolia Hall Lawn at Piedmont Park. In celebration of her new limited-edition spring bottles, Mrs. Butterworth’s will serve a complimentary pancake and waffle breakfast along with her rich and buttery syrup and a heaping helping of fun.
Piedmont Park-Magnolia Hall Lawn
400 Park Drive Northeast
Atlanta, GA 30309
Atlanta Intl Auto Show – Georgia World Congress Center @10am
Celebrating its 28th year, the Atlanta International Auto Show offers over 600,000 square feet of true ‘car mania‘. Over 500 new vehicles will be displayed; from the latest Cars, Vans, Trucks & SUV’s … to the newest Concept Cars, 2011-2012 Intros and Exoctics.
Georgia World Conress Center, Building C
1 Georgia Dome Drive Northwest
Atlanta, GA 30313