Thursday, February 27, 6:15 p.m. and 7:15 p.m.
Drink In Design: The Genius of Everyday Things

Museum of Design Atlanta, 1315 Peachtree St. (Midtown)

Ever catch yourself marveling at the simple genius of paperclips? Mesmerized by the hypnotic qualities of bubble wrap? Fascinated by seemingly commonplace items? Then we recommend making your way to this month's edition of Drink In Design, wherein MoDA's executive director will be offering tours of their latest exhibition, "Hidden Heroes: The Genius of Everyday Things." All hail the sticky note.

Deal nearby: Dinner for Two at Bantam & Biddy Midtown



Saturday, March 1, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Opening Day at Freedom Farmers Market

The Carter Center, 453 Freedom Pkwy (Poncey-Highland)

Freedom Farmers Market, the brand-spankin'-new vendor-run market coming to Poncey-Highland, is finally celebrating their inaugural market day this weekend with a stellar lineup of vendors and a special appearance from Wrecking Bar's Chef Terry Koval in the pop-up restaurant tent. Head on over, snap up some quality local provisions, and meet the farmers making all this happen for us, ATL.

Deal nearby: JavaVino



Saturday, March 1, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Cotton Tail Pale Ale Release Party

Red Hare Brewing Company, 1998 Delk Industrial Rd. (Marietta)

Spring may not officially start for another couple weeks, but that's not slowing Red Hare down. The craft brewers are releasing their newest seasonal addition, Cotton Tail Pale Ale, and throwing it one heck of a welcome party taboot. Grab your best spring leisure suit, pretend it's 75 degrees outside, and hop on over to the brewery to get yourself a taste of the latest from these intrepid craft brewers. (See also: Yumbii grub and live music.)

Deal nearby: Pressed Panini Bar



Saturday, March 1, 9 p.m.
Blair Crimmins and the Hookers

Drunken Unicorn, 736 Ponce de Leon Ave. (Poncey-Highland)

Stretch those gams and dust off your dancing shoes: our favorite ragtime troubadours are once again gracing the stage. Join Blair Crimmins and his ragtag crew of musicians for a night of Dixieland music, jazzy little numbers and cuttin' a rug on the dance floor.

Deal nearby: Gekko Sushi



Saturday, March 1, 9 p.m.
Bottle Rocket's 3-Year Anniversary Party, Tri-County Science Fair, & Ice Cream Social

Bottle Rocket, 180 Walker St. (Castleberry Hill)

We love this place for whipping up a damn tasty cocktail, for giving us a safe haven on Sunday nights, and for generally just being a nifty little hideaway with good grub and nice people. We can now celebrate 3 official years of our love for Bottle Rocket, specifically at their birthday bash this weekend. One can only hope that the Georgia Boy cocktails will be flowing like honey.



Saturday, March 1, 9 p.m.
ATL Collective Presents: Talking Heads' "Speaking in Tongues"

The Goat Farm Arts Center, 1200 Foster St. (Westside)

Man, those ATL Collective folks just don't slow down, do they? Fresh off a Valentine's Prince performance, the ever-rotating crew of musicians have now set out to pay homage to Talking Heads' "Speaking In Tongues." The Collective, partnering with locals Hello Ocho, Natasha Williams, and Athens' own Reptar, will be burnin' down the house at the one-and-only Goat Farm.

Deal nearby: Cardamom Hill



Saturday, March 1, 10 p.m.
Blast-Off Burlesque's Taboo-La-La: Saturday Night Fever

The Plaza Theater, 1049 Ponce de Leon Ave. (Poncey-Highland)

The scintillating-meets-silly gals of Blast-Off Burlesque and their irresistible film series are back at it, this time pulling out all the stops (and the polyester) to bring us a screening of "Saturday Night Fever," preceded by a pre-show performance and, of course, a tight pants contest.

Deal nearby: Cafe 640