Things to do for October 16, 2014

The Weekender

A Moonshine Festival and the Big Gay Ice Cream Truck Are Gunning for the Weekend

Step on a crack, break the weekend’s back.

Thursday
So You’re Making Dinner for a Date...
SPLASH MOUTH

So You’re Making Dinner for a Date...

Things you need to impress a date with your home kitchen prowess: Chilean EVOO. Bread from H&F. Pasta and mozzarella from Storico Fresco.
A shop that has stuff like that: This new Decatur olive oil and vinegar tasting room called Splash of Olive. Sometimes the names of things just make sense.

Now open, Splash of Olive, 201 W Ponce de Leon Ave, Ste 117, Decatur, 404-600-2414

Saturday
Over 60 Moonshines for You to Drink
SHINE AND DASH

Over 60 Moonshines for You to Drink

There’s a strong chance you’ll be drinking some moonshine on Saturday afternoon. Because that’s when the first-ever Andrews Moonshine Festival is happening. Nothing crazy. Just over 60 kinds of moonshine like peppermint and apple pie, a country band and a sweet tea/lemonade station. What is this, the South?

Your Halloween Parade Vantage Point
WRECK-IN TIME

Your Halloween Parade Vantage Point

Halloween is closer than you might think. You could even be celebrating it as soon as Saturday. And you’d be doing so from the warm and debaucherous confines of Wrecking Bar’s parade-watching porch party, complete with an after-party in the biergarten. Not a bad start there, Halloween.

Sunday
Just Some Bourbon, BBQ and Dinosaurs
YOU’VE FERNED IT

Just Some Bourbon, BBQ and Dinosaurs

It’s Sunday. You just got to Fernbank’s outdoor plaza that, of course, has three bronze dinosaurs on it. You hear a bluegrass band playing. Someone hands you a bourbon cocktail and some D.B.A. barbecue. You thank them. They say, “Sure.” You think that life is good, and you’re not wrong.

Monday
The Big Gay Ice Cream Truck Is Coming
OF ICE AND MEN

The Big Gay Ice Cream Truck Is Coming

Maybe you’ve heard of the Big Gay Ice Cream Truck. If not, here’s the rundown: It’s a truck. Got pretty big in New York. Named an ice cream after Bea Arthur. And they just embarked on their first Southern Tour, which is stopping here. Shouldn’t be hard to spot.

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