2014 Warrior Softball Classic (October 26)

Location:  Coolray Field logo_Warrior Classic Baseball
2500 Buford Drive
Lawrenceville, GA

Time:  Gates open at 12:30 PM

Details:  Coolray Field, home of the Gwinnett Braves, will host the 2014 Warrior Softball Classic on Sunday, October 26.  Famous Atlanta Braves’ alumni including John Rocker, Marquis Grissom, Brian Jordan, Kevin Millwood and Otis Nixon are slated to participate in an autograph signing, a home run derby and a game against the Military Warriors All-Stars.

Cost:
Advance tickets, $20 per adult and $10 per child, can be purchased online at warriorsoftballclassic.com.  Proceeds from the Warrior Softball Classic benefit veteran-focused 501 (c)(3) organizations, including the Georgia National Guard Family Support Foundation, Inc., Save Homeless Veterans, Inc. and Veterans Soar, Inc.

For More Information Visit:
warriorsoftballclassic.com

FREE Cirque du Soleil “Amaluna” Show (October 22)

Location:  Atlantic Station Cirque du Soleil’s Amaluna
Atlanta, GA

Time:  Noon- 1:30 PM

Details:  Working women (and men) are invited to join Amaluna by Cirque du Soleil at Atlantic Station on their lunch hour for a sneak peek of one of the amazing Amaluna performances.   Admission will be free with the donation of an item of women’s business attire. Amaluna is a show about powerful women and Dress for Success Atlanta is about empowering women – so this is a perfect fit.

Cost:
FREE ticket with donation

For More Information Visit:
http://dressforsuccess.org/affiliate.aspx?sisid=1&pageid=1

Simple Abundance Class featuring Chef Ron Eyester: A New York State of Mind: Scenes from an Italian Restaurant (November 10)

Location:  The Cook’s Warehouse logo_Atlanta Community Food Bank
1544 Piedmont Road, Suite 403-R
Atlanta, GA

Time:  7:00 PM- 9:00 PM

Details:  Join iconic Atlanta Chef Ron Eyester, a local restaurateur and contestant on the current season of Top Chef Boston. This season of Top Chef may be set in Boston, but Ron grew up in New York and he’s here to share a menu that is inspired by that New York upbringing, and represents a night at Timone’s – his Morningside “pizza joint”. He’ll start with a cheese course: “Ah…The Power of Cheese,” which will consist of Timone’s Ricotta with Shaved Fennel, Orange Zest & Black Pepper Honey as well as Timone’s Mozzarella with White Anchovy Gremolata & Chile Oil. He’ll follow that with Marinated Cucumbers and Late Harvest Cherry Tomatoes, served with Fresh Basil, Feta & Not Paul Newman’s Italian Dressing; Rhode Island Style Calamari – what Ron refers to as “The Most Unhealthy Preparation of Squid Known To Man”; Timone’s Meatballs, made with Local Beef & Pork and served with Red Sauce & Romano Cheese; Baked Ziti (Red Sauce & Ricotta); and Zeppole (Fried Pizza Dough dusted with 10x Sugar). Evening includes wine tastings sponsored by National Distributors and a chance to win tasty door prizes provided by Bella Cucina Artful Foods and Cabot Cheese.

Cost:
$55.00/person

For More Information Visit:
www.acfb.org/simple-abundance-cooking-classes

Yelloween at STK Atlanta (October 27)

Location:  STK Atlanta poster_Yelloween
1075 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA

Time:  Book your reservation 404.793.0144.

Details:  Join us for a special edition of Magnum Monday! You are invited to arrive dressed in your sexiest creature of night attire, while taking advantage of 1.5 liter magnum bottles of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Champagne for only $150 and Chef Mark Alba’s new fall menu. DJ London will provide tunes to bring the party to life as you dance the night away in our sleek, sexy lounge area. In addition, show off your costumes and capture the spirit of the night in a photo booth.

Cost:
No cover; You pay for your food and drinks

For More Information Visit:
https://www.facebook.com/events/576484815811184/

Fon-BOO Bash at The Melting Pot (November 1)

Locationslogo_The Melting Pot

The Melting Pot
754 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA

The Melting Pot
3610 Satellite Blvd NW
Duluth, GA

The Melting Pot
2500 Cobb Place Lane NW #800
Kennesaw, GA

The Melting Pot
1055 Mansell Road
Roswell, GA

Time:  Starting at 2:00 PM

Details:  This isn’t a TRICK! After Halloween, gather ‘round the cauldron at The Melting Pot for a wickedly tasty TREAT! Starting at 2:00 PM on Saturday, November 1, join us at all Atlanta-area restaurants for a special “Fon-BOO Bash” and enjoy a deliciously discounted three-course meal of fall fondue favorites! BRING IN CANDY TO DIP & MIX! Make your own potion of chocolate fondue using Halloween treats! Tell your ghouls and goblins to bring in their Halloween candy to dip and mix during the dessert course. Wear your costume to receive ENDLESS chocolate fondue! Three course Fall Menu includes:

  • Lobster Cheese Fondue
    A delicious blend of rich lobster and crab bisque, cold water lobster meat, award-winning Butterkäse and fontina cheeses, fresh lemon juice and scallions.
  • Fall Salad with Angry Orchard Vinaigrette
    This salad truly brings out the flavors of fall greens, dried cranberries, Gorgonzola cheese crumbles candied pecans, topped with house-made Angry Apple Cider Vinaigrette.
  • Original Chocolate or Pumpkin Pie White Chocolate Fondue
    Our signature white chocolate blended with pure pumpkin purée and topped with shaved chocolate.

Cost:
$25 for adults and $15 for little trick-or-treaters

For More Information Visit:
http://www.meltingpot.com/

Gwinnett Gladiators 2014: Team Calendar Giveaway & Post Game Party (October 25)

Location:  The Arena at Gwinnett Center logo_Gwinnett Gladiators
6400 Sugarloaf Parkway
Duluth, GA

Time:  7:05 PM

Details:  Join the Gladiators as they open up the 2014-2015 season against the Wheeling Nailers! All fans in attendance will receive a 2014-2015 Gladiators Magnetic Schedule as they exit the game! FRIENDLY FRIDAY: Enjoy an all-inclusive offer for this game that includes a ticket PLUS food/drink!

Cost:
$11.50- $30.50/person

For More Information Visit:
http://www.gwinnettgladiators.com/

Dunwoody Halloween Skateboarding Event (October 31)

Location:  Brook Run Park  logo_Dunwoody
4770 North Peachtree Road
Dunwoody, GA

Time:  6:00 PM- 9:00 PM

Details:  This is a free skateboarding event at the skate complex within Brook Run Park. There will be free giveaways for the kids, music, and a fun enviornment to be in on Halloween!

Cost:
FREE

For More Information Visit:
http://www.cvbdunwoody.com/includes/events/index.cfm?action=displayDetail&eventid=15981

2014 Bank of America Museums on Us: FREE Admission to the High Museum of Art (November 1 & 2)

Location: High Museum of Art- Atlanta logo_Museums on Us
1280 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA

Time:  Saturday, 10:00 AM- 5:00 PM
Sunday, Noon- 5:00 PM

Details: Museums on Us is a national program and includes more than 150 leading U.S. cultural institutions, in 91 cities, benefiting Bank of America and Merrill Lynch customers from coast to coast. Photo ID and a valid Bank of America/Merrill Lynch credit or debit card must be presented. One FREE general admission limited to cardholder at participating institution, excluding fundraising events, special exhibitions and ticketed shows the first full weekend (Saturday and Sunday) of each month. Not to be combined with other offers.

Cost:
FREE

For More Information Visit:
http://museums.bankofamerica.com/

2014 Aurora Children’s Playhouse presents Halloween Magic Show (October 25)

Location: Aurora Theatre  logo_Children's Aurora Playhouse
128 Pike Street
Lawrenceville, GA

Time: 10:00 AM & 11:30 AM

Details:  In what has become an Aurora Children’s Playhouse holiday tradition, the Halloween Magic Show returns for a 6th year with Atlanta magician Arthur Atsma. The Halloween Magic Show will be presented the Saturday before Halloween, October 25. Arthur Atsma will amaze and amuse folks of all ages with a show filled with captivating sleight of hand magic, audience interaction and comedy. It’s not necessarily magic, but Arthur Atsma has a way of making tickets disappear, therefore reservations are strongly recommended for this popular performance.

Cost:
$7.00/person

For More Information Visit:
http://www.auroratheatre.com/

Preview Events at Regal Avalon 12 (October 30- November 5)

Location:  Regal Avalon 12 Avalon
3950 1st Street
Alpharetta, GA

Time:  During regular business hours

Details:  Be the First to See This State of the Art Theatre! $2 movies, $2 popcorn & $2 soft Drinks with all the proceeds going to charity. Preview events October 30 – November 5 including:

  • Thursday, October 30 – Friday, October 31
    “Flicks and Treats at Regal”
    Benefitting Lionheart School of Alpharetta
  • Saturday, November 1 – Sunday, November 2
    “Family Fun Days at Regal”
    Benefitting City of Refuge
  • Monday, November 3 – Wednesday, November 5
    “Regal’s Recipe for Hope”
    Benefitting Atlanta Community Food Bank

Cost:
All movies $2, along with $2 popcorn and $2 soft drinks

For More Information Visit:
http://www.regmovies.com/Theatres/Grand-Openings/Regal-Avalon-12