Whiskey Bird Sour will be on special at Whiskey Bird's birthday. / Mia Yakel.
Meet your farmers, toast to the bloom of a Japanese tree and more in April.
Celebrate a restaurant’s first birthday
Help Virginia-Highland restaurant Whiskey Bird celebrate its first anniversary with a whole pig roast and food and drink specials. Look for made-to-order bubble waffle sundaes, okonomiyaki fries and $5 Whiskey Bird Sours available for purchase. The restaurant will also give away two $50 gift cards.
5-10 p.m. April 4. Whiskey Bird, 1409 N. Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta. 404-600-5797, eatwhiskeybird.com/.
Raise a glass to the Sakuras
Westside sushi spot O-Ku is hosting a party in honor of the bloom of Japan’s Sakura trees. Enjoy complimentary passed tastings of spring menu items, cherry blossom-infused cocktails, live entertainment and cherry blossom-inspired decor. The Sakura festivities will kick off at 9 p.m., but regular dinner service will be offered all evening.
9 p.m. April 5. O-Ku, Westside Ironworks, 1085 Howell Mill Road NW, Suite A3, Atlanta. 404-500-2383, o-kusushi.com/.
Meet your local farmers
Mix and mingle with the people who grow your food at the family-friendly CSA Fair and Farmer Mixer, hosted by Atlanta Farmers Coalition and Wholesome Wave Georgia. Get to know local farmers and learn about CSAs (Community Supported Agriculture), which offer weekly boxes of fresh produce.
5-8 p.m. April 5. Monday Night Brewing’s Garage, 933 Lee St. SW, Atlanta. firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tee up for tasty bites
Celebrate the start of spring and golf season at the Optimist’s Par-TEE on the Green. Held on the restaurant’s patio, the event will feature bites including deviled eggs with crispy oysters and peel and eat shrimp, specialty drinks (two per ticket) and the Masters tournament projected on the big screen. Participants can also try out the 1-hole putt-putt course for an additional $5 per player — the top three guests to hit their ball closest to the hole will win prizes, with the top golfer getting dinner for two at the Optimist.
1-4 p.m. April 8. $38. The Optimist, 914 Howell Mill Road, Atlanta. 404-477-6260, bit.ly/2uCL1ov.
Toast to Saisons
Allagash Brewing Co. is hosting its fifth annual Saison Day at Max Lager’s with the pouring of rare and special saison-style beers from both breweries and several others.
1-5 p.m. April 14. Max Lager’s Wood-Fired Grill & Brewery, 320 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 404-525-4400, maxlagers.com/.