Scoop OTP’s calendar of events features the best happening around the northern suburbs of Atlanta from Acworth, Alpharetta, Canton, Cartersville, Cumming Marietta, Roswell, Woodstock and more. You can add your event for FREE – just go to the green post your event button below. All events are subject to Scoop OTP approval. OTP is the place to be with fun adult and family friendly events. What to do this weekend? Check on Scoop OTP’s calendar! Want to plan ahead? Check Scoop OTP’s calendar! Where to take the kids, the in-laws, a date? Check Scoop OTP’s calendar! We also have a Forced Family Fun category that has useful Scoop too. Thank you for following Scoop OTP as we are the insider’s guide to living outside the perimeter.
Rich Gunderlock 2/8/19
Carter Music 2/15/19
Carter Music 2/22/19
Paul Childers 3/1/19
Michael Zaib 3/8/19
Grace Milton 3/15/19
Brooke Serrano 3/22/19
Brooke Serrano 3/29/19
Trevor Startt 4/5/19
Carter Music 4/12/19
Surrender Hill 4/19/19
Grace Milton 4/26/19
Michael Zaib 5/3/19
Grace Milton 5/10/19
Cody Bolden 5/17/19
Kurt Wheeler 5/31/19
Cotter Hill 6/7/19
Update: They are offering Wed evening tours too now!
The Marietta Square Food Tour takes participants on a 3 hour guided tour of 7 locally owned and operated eateries. Our walking tour allows you the unique ability to explore Marietta, all while gaining knowledge about its history, culture and architecture, at the same time savoring the appetizing culinary selections available on the bustling square.
Go to www.mariettafoodtours.com or call 866-736-6343 for tickets.
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We are still swooning over the recent nuptials of our favorite royal couple across the pond, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Tonight we’ll relive the romance and prepare a festive meal with recipes inspired by British cookery and royal weddings over the years. And just like Harry and Meghan, we’ll infuse the evening with a modern spirit, lively conversation, and bubbly drinks!
Join us after the wine tasting event and continue the exploration of California wine country. We will be showcasing some truly amazing wines to go along with creative Californian inspired dishes.
As you sink into a plush couch or join a friend at a café table, the modern world seems to drift away as classic silent films quietly flicker in the background while a live pianist plays. The Lumière Lounge features specialty cocktails made with local Hometown Honey in addition to a full bar. The Strand was proud to introduce this popular silent film inspired cocktail lounge in November of 2014. The Lumière Lounge’s much-lauded specialty cocktail menu and live pianist create a perfectly intimate setting for a date night cocktail. Lumière is held on the second floor lounge Friday and Saturday nights from 7-11pm. 21+.
Paula Champion got her professionally start singing background for the late great Gerald LeVert.
In addition to other credits, features, performances, & television appearances, Paula Champion continues to tour in the states & overseas with “R&B Diva”, Grammy Nominated, R&B/Soul Singer/Songwriter/Producer, Angie Stone.
She has worked with multi-platinum super producers Kuk Harrell, Laney & Tricky Stewart, Pharell Williams & Chad Hugo from N.E.R.D./The Neptune’s, & has appeared on The Mo’Nique show, The Triumph Awards, & TV-One’s “Verses & Flows” with the house band as a background vocalist.
She has also worked with acclaimed actor/singer/television host, Tyrese, Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter/producer, Ne-Yo, the late-great, R&B superstar Gerald LeVert, Lalah Hathaway, Robert Glasper, James Fortune & FIYA, Anita Wilson, Nivea, Raheem DeVaughn, Anthony David, & Algebra; and she’s also been featured on &/or has written on projects with husband & Grammy Nominated Gospel artist, Jason Champion; R&B singers, Aaron Hall & Chante Moore, & worked with Grammy-winning gospel producer, Aaron Lindsey; and, Grammy-nominated producers Eric Dawkins, & Roger Ryan along with many other producers & artists in mainstream, jazz & gospel.
Come and enjoy the night with The Wildflowers! They are a terrific tribute band to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.
Oh to be young and in love… On Saturday, February 16, Truck & Tap Alpharetta is hosting Prom Night for all ages! It’s time to break out your formal wear and join us for a night to remember!
What to expect?
–Prom night hits spanning the 70s, 80s, and 90s
–Photo backdrop so the memories will last a lifetime
–And 50% off your first drink if you RSVP today!
Come out and enjoy a night with The Wildflowers! They are a terrific tribute band to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.
Meet more than 100 of Atlanta’s most creative wedding professionals and experience the South’s most extravagant bridal event on Feb. 17, 2019, 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Southern Exchange Ballrooms.
During the course of an afternoon, brides will experience a New York inspired bridal fashion show, over the top floral designs and reception backdrops, food and drinks from Atlanta’s top caterers and bakers, creative photo booths, and live musical entertainment. Brides will find everything they need for the wedding of their dreams as they mix, mingle and get inspired by Atlanta’s award winning vendors across every category.
In addition to getting the bridal treatment and planning the perfect wedding with Atlanta’s pros, brides will have hundreds of chances to win wedding door prizes and giveaways. In the Bridal Extravaganza of Atlanta and The Knot Ultimate Wedding Giveaway, brides can enter for a chance to win one of 10 grand prizes ranging from an exotic honeymoon trip to a wedding dress, free photography package, or free tuxedos for your groomsmen.
The Bridal Extravaganza of Atlanta VIP experience includes early entry into the VIP Bridal Lounge with champagne, delicious food samples, a swag bag with exclusive vendor offers and gifts, and an extra entry into the Honeymoon Giveaway. VIP tickets are $30 in advance, while supplies last. General admission tickets are $15 in advance and $20 the day of the show. Use code BEA2019 for $5 off advanced tickets. Tickets can be purchased at www.atlantaweddingconnection.com.
Enjoy sipping wine with your special someone? Now learn how to incorporate wine into a 4-course romantic dinner. Try your hand at adding Chardonnay, Prosecco and port to scallops, risotto and even a chocolate cake. Salute
Award-winning Canadian singer-songwriter and pianist Laila Biali “masterfully mixes jazz and pop, bringing virtuosity and unpredictability to songs that are concise and catchy” (Washington Post). Sought after for tours with GRAMMY winning artists Chris Botti, Paula Cole, Suzanne Vega and Sting, Laila has also headlined festivals and venues spanning five continents including Carnegie Hall. In 2016, Laila was a featured performer at the first-ever global TEDSummit. Her studio recording, Tracing Light, received a JUNO nomination for “Best Vocal Jazz Album of the Year”, and her follow-up, Live in Concert, was named one of the “Best Albums of 2013” by DownBeat Magazine. In September of 2017, Laila became the host of CBC Radio’s national show, Saturday Night Jazz. Her new self-titled album released in January of 2018, debuting at #1 on iTunes Canada and #7 on iTunes Jazz US.
Come out and enjoy a night of great music with The Wildflowers! They are a fantastic tribute band to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.
Indian flavors are incredibly complex, but creating them doesn’t have to be. Learn the ins and outs of cooking with Indian spices and practice creating your own vegetable curry and restaurant-style butter chicken. Plus, soak up all the savory goodness with basmati rice and fresh-baked naan.
Trivia Nights at wr SOCIAL HOUSE! Join us weekly for drink specials, prizes, and trivial knowledge glory!
Regardless of what the weather is on February 19th, Chef Oakley, the Queen of Black Garlic, will provide the feeling of the Tropics in the Leaning Ladder Kitchen. The Cuban, which originated in Key West and Ybor City, two early Cuban immigrant communities in Florida, brought it to Miami, where now it is a staple in Miami-Cuban culture. Taking its originality yet providing her own spin, Chef Oakley will present to us her Black Garlic Cuban, served with Zucca Fries and a Black Garlic Aioli. And, for dessert, Vanilla Bean Soft Serve Ice Cream with Black Garlic Olive Oil, plus a little something extra.
$45 Per Person
$2 Tacos and $2 Beer every Tuesday!
Classroom style wine tasting featuring different themes. Join us we explore the vast world of wine.
Classes start at 6:00pm; 6:30pm; 7:00pm and 7:30pm and last approximately 30 minutes. Each have a maximum capacity of 12 people. Reservations are recommended.
Hard to find great jambalaya outside New Orleans? Not anymore! Create your own creole-style, one-pot wonder that’s jam-packed with chicken, sausage and shrimp. Practice braising classic Southern greens amped up with ham hocks. Plus, add Bourbon Street flair to bread pudding with…you guessed it, Bourbon.
“This February come celebrate your love and support your heart with super easy recipes.” Come boost your health and vitality as you learn how to cook creatively without a recipe in sight! Jenya is a passionate teacher and advocate for nutritional wellness. Tonight she will teach the “formula” for pulling together quick and delicious meals that take advantage of seasonal and local food. This formula can be tailored to ANY diet, including vegetarian, paleo, and keto. Imagine having the freedom to make your weekly shopping trip at your own convenience, browsing through the aisles and deciding what to cook for the week based on what looks tasty. No more recipe searching or long grocery lists, just buy fresh food and prepare dinner in minutes.
Join The Outlet Shoppes at Atlanta for Tuesday Night Trivia! Every Tuesday in the food court.
1st prize – $250 Outlet Shoppes gift card, 2nd prize – $100 Outlet Shoppes gift card, 3rd prize – $50 Outlet Shoppes gift card
Plus, nightly giveaways and food sampling!
Join in the circle inside the shop or pick in one of the several groups that have blossomed under the oaks out front on the sidewalk for Open Bluegrass Jam every Tuesday on the Square. All skill levels are welcome. Come in to play or just to listen and if you’ve got a tune you want to share.
Pull up a chair and get ready to dive into some analogue game play. With an extensive library of games to rent or purchase, there’s a little something for the kid in everyone. Now available, get all you can play, plus free*beer with a $5 Game Pass every Tuesday!
Hooray for Trivia Tuesday at 8pm at Two Birds Taphouse! Bring your friends and enjoy trivia drink specials!
Get Lunar New Year off to a tasty start with dishes that represent luck, happiness, and fortune. We’ll explore Chinese ingredients, then break out the wok and practice essential skills like sautéing, steaming and stir-frying. You’ll turn up the heat with chile and spices, then finish on a sweet note with almond cookies.
Kids eat free at WR Social House every Wednesday starting at 5pm!
Twice weekly the store hosts wine tasting events Wed 5-7pm and Sat 2-4pm. You can relax at the bar or on a cushy couch or chair while you taste, learn about wine and meet new friends. Complimentary Hors d’oeuvres are served at the tastings and donation proceeds go to local charities.