Thursday, November 29, 2012

Santaland Diaries at the Horizon Theatre: Thursday, November 29, 2012

On Thursday, experience an Atlanta Tradition.  The Santaland Diaries is on at the Horizon Theatre at 8.  David Sedaris' story of a struggling elf at the Mall at Christmas is sure to make your season bright.  Start the day with banana pancakes.  Then catch up on your reading with New York Times best seller The Last Man.  Lunch at Eats follows, and then the Planetarium show at Fernbank Science Center.  Finish up the day with dinner at the Vortex and the Santaland Diaries.  Great Thursday!

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Winter of our Discontent. Hear from Atlanta Writers at the Goat Farm: Wednesday, November 28, 2012

On Wednesday, sit in on a reading from the Write Club of Atlanta at the Goat Farm.  Start with breakfast at Rise-N-Dine.  Then see works by Stephen Marc at the Emory Visual Arts Gallery.  Then lunch in Virginia Highland at Genki sushi.  Then see Anna Karenina at Tara.  Finish up the night with dinner at Antico Napoletana, and Winter of Our Discontent at the Goat Farm.  A day full of art and good food.

Sunday, November 25, 2012

See the Holiday Lights at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens: Sunday, November 25, 2012

On Thanksgiving Sunday, check out the Holiday lights at Atlanta Botanical Garden.  There's more than a million lights in the full display, and they're put to really fantastic use.  Start the day with some Cyber Monday Preparation.  Then plan out your Giving Tuesday experience.  Then, the lights followed by a delightful dinner at Campagnolo.  Not bad...

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Start off the Holiday Season with Scrooge and the Crew: Saturday, November 24, 2012

On Saturday, kick off the holiday season with a Christmas Carol at the Alliance Theatre.  Start the day with a food truck lunch at Food Truck Park & Market's Saturday Art and Holiday Gift Market.  Then do a thanksgiving round of golf.  Then dinner at South City Kitchen, and finish up with Scrooge and the crew.  Wonderful Thanksgiving Saturday.

Friday, November 23, 2012

Black Friday, Baby!: Friday, November 23, 2012

On Black Friday, do it Here's What You Do Style.  A thanksgiving omelet breakfast.  Shopping online from the La-Z-Boy, while giving back for #GivingTuesday through   The classic leftover turkey sandwich for lunch.  Then watch Life of Pi as part of your Oscar movie watching preparation.  Finally, some gourmet Mexican at Agave.  Happy Black Friday!

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Celebrate Hitchcock Month with Double Take at the Plaza: Tuesday, November 20, 2012

On Tuesday, celebrate Hitchcock Month with Double Take, a new film about odd couples and double deals involving the life of Hitchcock himself.  Start the day with breakfast at the hot bar at whole foods where you'll get ready for your thanksgiving preparations.  Then shop for turkey and lamb sausage and cranberries and potatoes and...  Oh my!  Then lunch at home with some of your thanksgiving finds - gotta get in the spirit.  Finally, dinner at Goin' Coastal and Double Take.  A great Tuesday...

Sunday, November 18, 2012

End of Days Secret Supper at Oakland Cemetery: Sunday, November 18, 2012

On Sunday, have dinner at the Oakland Cemetery to welcome the End of Days.  Start the day with brunch at Sun in My Belly.  Then, order your Christmas cards with a deal from Groupon.  Then a welcome nap followed by a glass of wine at Barcelona.  Finally, dinner at Oakland, catered by The Lawrence. 

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Celebrate Diwali 2012!: Thursday, November 15, 2012

On Thursday, celebrate Diwali at Cardamom Hill and have some of the best Southern Indian cuisine in town.  Start the day with a Dahl omelet you make at home.  Then, go to Dr. Bombay's Underwater Tea Party and catch up on your reading.  Lunch at Planet Bombay.  Finish off the day with Cardamom Hill. Happy Diwali everybody!

Monday, November 12, 2012

An Evening with Melissa Etheridge: Monday, November 12, 2012

On Monday, Spend an evening with Melissa Etheridge at Atlanta Symphony Hall.  Start the day by making expert waffles under the direction of Alton Brown.  Then continue your research on a trip to Spain.  Then, lunch and a game of bocce in the warm Fall afternoon at Empire State South.  Finally, wrap it up with Melissa.  Not bad, my friends...

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Piggy Bank Dinner: Sunday, November 11, 2012

On Sunday, Wrap up your day with the Piggy Bank Dinner at Taqueria Del Sol.  In support of the Southern Foodways Alliance, this dinner brings six delectable courses from the Taqueria's Eddie Fernandez and some of the best chefs in North Carolina.  Nothing could be finer.  Start the day with brunch at Ria's.  Then head on down to Scott's for some antiquing.  Finally, after a lovely nap, head over to feed the pig!!

Monday, November 5, 2012

44 Plays for 44 Presidents at Dad's Garage: Tuesday, November 6, 2012.

On Tuesday, celebrate Election day with 44 Plays for 44 Presidents at Dad's Garage Theatre.  44 short plays covering each of our leaders overs the centuries.  Follow it up with Four More Beers, watching election day coverage with the actors.  Start the day with breakfast at the intercontinental.  Then vote.  Then lunch at the Palm.  Dinner at the Fritti in Inman Park and then 44 Plays.  A great way to spend an Atlanta Election Day...

Opera 101, The Basics of Carmen: Monday, November 5, 2012

On Monday, learn about Carmen at the Atlanta Opera's Opera 101 lecture.  Start the day with a shrimp and roasted red pepper omelet.  Then, give a book or two to the children's Christmas book drive at Barnes & Noble.  Then, kitchenalia shopping at Lenox.  Have a pre-Opera 101 drink at Abattoir, and then enjoy the lecture.  Finally, a coveted cheeseburger at Holeman & Finch.  A full day.

Sunday, November 4, 2012

Greg Behrendt at the Laughing Skull Lounge: Sunday, November 4, 2012

On Sunday, have a night of comedy.  Have a world famous Vortex burger first.  Then, mosey on down  to the Laughing Skull lounge to hear one of the nation's best comedians, Greg Behrendt, author of "He's not that into to you," and lifelong stand-up.

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Multiple Personalities Opening Reception at Blue Mark Studios: Thursday, November 1, 2012

On Thursday, attend the Opening Reception of Multiple Personalities, the new art show at Blue Mark Studios.  Start the day at the original Flying Biscuit in Candler Park.  Then do a little shopping in the neighborhood.  In the evening, head to the opening and meet ten talented artists.  Finally, have dinner at the Flip Burger.