When: July 4
The restaurant is celebrating with an “independents” day meal, a take on the celebration of local Atlanta purveyors. Fried catfish from Carolina Classics and Athen’s Creature Comforts beer appear on the Southern-sourced menu.
When: July 4
Imbibe on unlimited beer samplings and barbecue, all while surrounded by the floor-to-ceiling aquarium tanks. Brews include Abita, Ballast Point Brewery, Hoegaarden, Leffe Blond and Sweetwater Brewing Company. The event goes from 7 to 10 p.m. and tickets are $45 for members, $55 for non-members.
When: July 4 and 5
Kevin Gillespie is celebrating his upcoming anticipated restaurant, Terminus City, with a preview menu at Gunshow. Guests will choose from chopped whole hog barbecue, chicken-fried steak or a vegetarian side, all complemented with country vegetable sides. This sneak peek goes from 12 to 8 p.m. and Gunshow’s regular service will not occur.
When: July 5
Who knew barbecue dinners could come in three courses? The dinner celebrates picnic favorites in a polished atmosphere, with chilled peach soup, chopped pork barbecue, potato salad, mac and cheese, and peach pie. The dinner is $38 per person and is rounded out with a special cocktail menu and $6 Sweetwater Georgia Brown and Sweetwater 420.
When: July 5 & 6
South Cobb Drive, Smryna
The family-friendly festival is a combination of food and rides, but the catch is no alcohol is served. Admission is $14 for children 14-17 and $20 for ages 18 and up, under 13 is free. Buy tickets to sample the food from local vendors like “A Moveable Feast” food truck, “Loaded Burger”, and Takshaki Grill.