What to see at the Atlanta Arts Festival this weekend

The ninth Annual Atlanta Arts Festival is this Saturday and Sunday in Piedmont Park.

Treat yourself to live music and art demonstrations from some of the best of Atlanta’s immense art community. Guests are welcome to explore artist tents, then enjoy the Art of Cooking Stage where Atlanta’s culinary elite will bring a new take on “festival food” with different vendors and merchants. Afterwards, attendees can relax and take in the sounds of local musicians on the live music stage.

The festival brings artists skilled in jewelry, painting, photography, ceramics – all in one weekend.

Over the course of the two-day festival, featured culinary experts including Chef Drew Kirkland, Sous Chef Robyn Tedder and Amy Christine and music from talent like Sara Rachele, Charlie and the Foxtrots, and Gibson Wilbanks will grace the festival. A complete lineup is listed below.

Art of Cooking demo schedule

Saturday, October 24th

11:30 a.m.                   Parker’s On Ponce: Executive Chef Andre Brookins

12:45 p.m.                   521 Kitchen & Que: Chef Drew Kirkland

2:00 p.m.                     Spice To Table: Sous Chef Robyn Tedder

3:15 p.m.                     Barefoot Wine: Brand Ambassador, Randy Arnold

4:30 p.m.                     Sugar Moon Bake Shop: Owner Amy Christine

Sunday, October 25th

11:30 a.m.                   Murphy’s: Chef Ricky Navas

12:45 p.m.                   Char Korean Bar & Grill: Chef De Cuisine David Song

2:00 p.m.                     Nature’s Garden Express Cold Pressed Juices: Owner Michael

Kirk & Production Manager Tyler Pearson

3:00 p.m.                     Barefoot Wine: Brand Ambassador, Randy Arnold

4:00 p.m.                     Tito’s Vodka: Georgia Representative, Theo Hall

Music lineup and schedule

Saturday, October 24th

All Day                        Mike Snowden (14th Street entrance)

11:00 a.m.                   Chase Lamondo

12:30 p.m.                   Rodeo Twister

2:15 p.m.                     Heather Luttrell and the Possumden

4:00 p.m.                     Gibson Wilbanks

Sunday, October 25th

11:00 a.m.                   Sara Rachale

12:15 p.m.                   Andrew Salgado

1:45 p.m.                     The Saint Francis Band

3:30 pm                     Charlie and the Foxtrots