5 things to do: Project Pabst ft. Iggy Pop - October 06 2017
What's happening in Atlanta today
Freedom Farmers Market - 453 Freedom Parkway N.E. Atlanta, GA 30307 Free. 8 a.m.
Experts will be on hand to guide shoppers through 1,500 species of plants to find the one that works for them. The sale includes shrubs, trees, vines, and more. proceeds will go to Trees Atlanta to help educate citizens and plant more trees. There will be another sale the following weekend at the same time in Dunwoody.
Piedmont Park - 1320 Monroe Drive N.E. Atlanta, GA 30306 $15-$50. 11 a.m.
The Atlanta Rollergirls the bulls chase attendees to the finish line at Orpheus Brewing, where an after party with a live DJ will be held.
Walker Park - 200 Memorial Terrace S.E. Atlanta, GA 30316 $20. 12:30 p.m.
Want to find out who makes the best mac and cheese in the city? Come taste and see at the second annual Edgewood Mac & Cheese Festival. Hosted by the Organized Neighbors of Edgewood, the event promises live music, a charitable cause and plentiful amounts of ooey-gooey macaroni and cheese made by Atlanta favorites like Sun in my Belly, Ormsby's, Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q and more. Proceeds benefit Neighbor in Need, a nonprofit that helps low-income, elderly residents of rapidly gentrifying neighborhoods like East Lake, Kirkwood, Edgewood, East Atlanta and Oakhurst make emergency home repairs.
Brookhaven Park - 4158 Peachtree Road N.E. Atlanta, GA 30319 $29-$55. 1 p.m.
Enjoy an afternoon at Brookhaven Park and pick up some inspiration for a new chili recipe at this chili-centric cooking competition. Guests can look forward to unlimited chili tasting, live music, and a variety of cold beers and libations. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Atlanta Fundraising Foundation and the Brookhaven Park Conservancy.
East Atlanta Village - Glenwood and Flatshoals avenues Atlanta, GA $45. 1 p.m.
Iggy Pop is coming for East Atlanta Village. This year the godfather of punk will be performing with the Internet, Peaches, Dinosaur Jr. and many more at Project Pabst.