Go "camping." Earth Day party. This weekend, there are lots of fun, food events happening in metro Atlanta. Add one or all four events to your calendar and be prepared to eat, drink and have a grand ole time. Cheers to the weekend.
Now open: Ladybird Grove & Mess Hall's outdoor vintage camper with more than a 4000-square-foot outdoor "grove" with an outdoor bar, seating for 120, a ping pong table, bocce court and more will open April 22. It will offer a separate beverage menu from the restaurant inside. Guests can also expect bike racks, live musical performances and more.
684 John Wesley Dobbs Ave. N.E., Atlanta. www.ladybirdatlanta.com.
Earth Day party: Celebrate Earth Day with a special full moon shot to benefit Chattahoochee Riverkeeper, which protects and preserves the vital river for Atlantans. The festivities will be at Whiskey Blue all night Friday, April 22. Expect drinks to flow all night plus a DJ set and giant telescope on the patio.
3377 Peachtree Road, Atlanta. 678-500-3190. www.gerberbars.com/whiskey-blue-atlanta.
Fundraiser: Guests will enjoy bites created by local chefs and breweries while raising money for food during the annual Feed the Food Bank fundraiser for the Atlanta Community Food Bank from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, April 24. The event will be hosted by Twain's Brewpub & Billiards. Participants include Makan, Revival, Brick Store Pub and Pine Street Market plus brew pairings from Wild Heaven, Three Taverns and more. Tickets are $45 and can be purchased at Twain's or online at Brown Paper Tickets.
211 E Trinity Pl., Decatur. 404-373-0063. www.twains.net.
Chowdown: Head to a farmyard chowdown featuring a lowcountry seafood boil, oysters, fried chicken, live music and more from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, April 24 at Milton's Cuisine. Tickets are $40.
800 Mayfield Road, Alpharetta. 770-817-0161. www.miltonscuisine.com.
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