The Weekend: Beer and Tomatoes

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Credit: Bob Townsend

In addition to the end of Georgia Restaurant Week  and the beginning of Atlanta Restaurant Week , this weekend brings some big beer events and the return of the Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival.

Three Taverns Anniversary

On Saturday from 1-5 p.m., Three Taverns celebrates its two year anniversary. Enjoy live music, a food truck and 16-plus beers on tap, including the soon to be released Anniversarium II, a limited 8.5% Rye Tripel draft only anniversary release, along with a soon to be announced spontaneously fermented and barrel-aged sour. Tickets: $20 on sale here .

Craft Beer Competition Party

Also on Saturday from 11 a.m.- 5 p.m., the Great Southern Craft Beer Competition is on at Red Brick Brewing . The party will feature brewery tours and pours, Public Draft House food pairings, a people's choice blind taste test of the beers from the competition finalists and live entertainment. Tickets: $12 at the door.

Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival

On Sunday, the seventh annual Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival at JCT Kitchen & Bar returns to the Westside Provisions District from 1-5 p.m. Enjoy tomato-based treats from dozens of chefs and mixologists and music from Ill Communication and Five Bone Rack, an all-chef band. Last year, the fundraiser for the Giving Kitchen and Georgia Organics raised close to $120,000. Tickets: $65-$145 on sale here .