Get Out: Weekend Planner
Take a culinary tour or see a film that matters
Where/When: Sweet Auburn Curb Market, 209 Edgewood Ave. SE, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Why go: When you take this indoor walking tour of the Sweet Auburn Curb Market you’ll get to get up close to talk with meat and produce vendors to get all the inside scoop on how to cook the great stuff they sell! You’ll be tasting what they’ve got to offer, so organizers advise you come hungry.
Pricing: $32 per person/for more information: https://www.eventbrite.com/register?orderid=51982954416&ebtv=F&eid=1925666721&client_token=noqueue
Where/When: Historic Fourth Ward Park, 680 Dallas St., Friday, Sept. 30, 7 p.m. is when some family fun activities begin and the movie begins at sundown
Why go: In partnership with the AIDS Memorial Quilt, see “Philadelphia” as part of the series “Films That Matter,” The National Center for Civil and Human Rights has run this series of film showings all summer, so don’t miss this one, starring Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington.
Where/When: Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture, 101 Auburn Ave. NE, Thursday, Sept. 29, 7 p.m.
Why go: Algonquin Books and Eagle Eye Bookshop in Decatur have teamed up to host award-winning novelist Martha Southgate, as she talks about and signs her new book, “The Taste of Salt.”
Pricing: Free/pricing may vary with book purchases.
Where/When: W Atlanta, 45 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. NW, Friday, Sept. 30. VIP reception starts at 7 p.m., event starts at 8 p.m.
Why go: “The Beginning” is the debut of ArteFahion Museum here in Atlanta. Partnering with W Atlanta and Make-A-Wish Foundation, this night will fuse high fashion and human art together as guests are taken through three phases of entertainment, which include: exhibits, a runway show and a celebration. Featured is Jaslene Gonzalez, an “America’s Next Top Model” winner as a runway model for the evening.
Pricing: General admission: $60 per person/VIP: $100 per person. (100 percent of your proceeds go directly to Make-A-Wish Georgia and Alabama Chapters
Where/When: Glenwood Park Community, 916 Glenwood Park Dr., Saturday, Oct. 1, 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Why go: Earth Beer Music says it all as this sustainable earth event, HOToberfest, kicks off this weekend. Organized to promote sustainability and conscious choices to balance the use of natural resources and promote wellness, funds raised are donated to support efforts of non-profit groups based on these beliefs. This festival just wants to make dealing with these issues “fun.” The Beer competition part of this event allows participants to experience more than 170 craft beers and much, much more.
Pricing: Beer Garten General Admission - $30 advance/ $40 at the gate, Beer Garten VIP ticket - $75 advance, Designated Driver Ticket - $20. For more information: http://www.hotoberfest.net/2011/php/index.php?page=tickets