22 Feb

Oysterfest 2019 And Monster Jam: Atlanta This Weekend

Oysterfest is just one of the fun activities going on in Atlanta Friday through Sunday, Feb. 22-24. (Park Tavern)

ATLANTA, GA — If you happen to have an unshakable love of oysters, biscuits or even brunch, this weekend is brimming with events to satisfy any appetite. Over at Ponce City Market, Carla Hall will teach the secret to making the perfect Southern biscuit. Plus, in Midtown, Steamhouse Lounge will be hosting the 32nd Oysterfest.

Those of you in the mood for an intimate night of Prince music and entertainment, check out The Jazz Of Prince which will take place at Venkman’s in the Old Fourth Ward.

Here’s what else is happening around the city:

Neighborhood: Grant Park

If you’re up for an exciting, after-hours adventure, head to Zoo Atlanta for their Twilight Trek, where you can observe zoo animals in an evening environment. The zoo’s conservation initiatives and the technology used by wildlife biologists will also be discussed.

Where: Zoo Atlanta, 800 Cherokee Avenue SE

When: Friday, Feb. 22, at 6:30 p.m.

Neighborhood: Midtown

Fresh roasted oysters, lobster bisque and plenty of ice-cold beer will be available for the 32nd Oysterfest. Hungry guests can also look forward to live music as they indulge in fresh seafood straight from the Louisiana Gulf Coast.

Where: Steamhouse Lounge, 1051 West Peachtree Street NW

When: Saturday, Feb. 23, at 11 a.m.

Neighborhood: Midtown

Brunch just got an upgrade thanks to Park Tavern’s Brunchfest. Attendees will have the opportunity to purchase food/drink tickets that can be exchanged for mimosas, oysters, hash brown casserole, Krispy Kreme donuts and more. You can also up the ante and buy VIP tickets that include bottomless mimosas.

Where: Park Tavern, 500 10th Street NE

When: Saturday, Feb. 23, at 12 noon

Neighborhood: Old Fourth Ward

If you’ve ever wondered what goes into making the perfect Southern biscuit, wonder no more. Both Carla Hall and Chadwick Boyd will be on hand for this free event, which will include delicious, complimentary biscuit samples. And those interested in purchasing Hall’s “Soul Food” book can do so by purchasing a VIP ticket to the event.

Where: Williams Sonoma, 675 Ponce de Leon Avenue NE

When: Saturday, Feb. 23, at 12 noon.

Neighborhood: West Midtown

You can quite literally show off your second self at Second Self Beer Company’s upcoming Alter Ego Party, a celebration of alter egos, super heroes and second selves. Among those taking part in the festivities, which will take place at the brewery’s West Midtown location, are Terrapin Beer Co., Pontoon Brewing and Pine Street Market.

Where: Second Self Beer Company, 1317 Logan Circle NW

When: Saturday, Feb. 23, at 12 noon

Neighborhood: Downtown

Get revved up this weekend with an adrenaline-fueled visit to Mercedes-Benz Stadium for Monster Jam. Among the trucks and drivers participating in the Atlanta stop are Black Pearl (Cole Venard), Dragon (Jon Zimmer), and Over Bored (Jamey Garner).

Where: Mercedes-Benz Stadium, 1 AMB Drive NW

When: Sunday, Feb. 24, at 1 p.m.

Neighborhood: Old Fourth Ward

Serving as an exploration of Prince’s extensive catalog, specifically the late musician’s jazz and jazz-funk records, The Jazz Of Prince will serve as an intimate night of music and entertainment. The event is curated by Venkman’s musical director, Khari Cabral Simmons.

Where: Venkman’s, 740 Ralph McGill Boulevard NE

When: Sunday, Feb. 24, at 7 p.m.

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