Shucked and shelled: Dive into a variety of fresh gulf, east coast and pilsner-roasted oysters at
Ray's On The River
's Oysterfest from 12-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12. The fest is really a feast since andouille sausage, potato salad, corn on the cob, cole slaw, dessert and nonalcoholic beverages are part of the event's menu. Alcohol will be available at the cash bar. An afternoon of fun will run $40 per person. Call 770-955-1187 to RSVP.
Party with a purpose: "Party, pounce and prowl" is the theme of the eighth annual Jazzoo, an evening of food, drink, music and mingling hosted by Zoo Atlanta. 25 restaurants are scheduled to participate, including
, which will serve casual European-influenced neighborhood bistro bites. The fun runs from 6:30-11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12. To purchase tickets, visit www.jazzooatlanta.org. It's sure to be a roaring good time.