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The Weekend Playbook: You will have the Best Day of Your Life

Event of the Week You've heard us talking about it, now it's finally here. Atlanta, Friday, June 21st will be the Best Day of Your Life if you follow our heavily curated itinerary of the best places to get coffee, breakfast, happy hour, and outdoor libations on the longest day of the year. If you haven't taken the day off, do that now, and then peep the full day's activities right here.
Thursday, June 20th Celebrate Summer fun on the coast of... Buckhead (?) with complimentary garlic Parm oysters and drink specials at
The Big Ketch's Patio Party. Don't forget your sunscreen and all the details right here
Saturday, June 22nd One of ATL's top lifestyle PR firms, Caren West PR hosts its 2nd Annual Restaurant Week. The citywide grub crawl will feature lunch and dinner specials from the likes of Midtown steakery
STK, O4W taphouse The Drafting Table, and West Midtown rib haven Bone Lick BBQ. Get the full line up of participating restos and menus right here
Celebrate the official launch of the food truck that's doing good in the hood,
People's Food Truck, at People's Fest with live music, menu samples, and a chef challenge between two of Atlanta's best. Get your tickets, right here
The Atlanta Summer Beer Festival boasts games, grub, and, of course, copious amounts of the hoppy stuff from
SweetWater, Monday Night, and Jailhouse to name a few. You know you want tickets to the brew-nanza!
O4W watering hole Edgewood Corner Tavern is breaking out the hula skirts and tiny cocktail umbrellas for their Freaky Tiki Party. The all-day affair will feature a pig roast, tiki drink specials, and a Best Dressed Contest for a Kona Longboard Skateboard.
Click for all the details on the island-style party
Sunday, June 23rd Peachtree Road Farmer's Market has teamed up with some of Atlanta's hottest chefs and mixologists for an epic Sunday Supper benefiting Wholesome Wave. Expect bites from Kevin Gillespie of
Gunshow and drinks from Arianne Fielder of Seven Lamps. Tickets!
Monday, June 24th And speaking of
Seven Lamps, their toasting Summer with a Rum Party that'll feature drinks and punches infused with the spirit, a special menu, and entertainment in the form of hula-hoop, limbo, and costume contests. Contact the Buckhead cocktailery for more details
Aside from all this, what are YOU doing this weekend? Let us know if we missed anything in the comments... especially if it involves dinner with Kirstie Alley!