AH&L’s Best of April


Join award-winning authors of The Lee Bros. Charleston Kitchen Matt and Ted Lee, as they divulge their insights on the cuisine and culinary destinations of the South. Held at the Atlanta History Center’s Cherokee Garden Library and featuring special guest host Angie Mosier, the evening will also include small bites and cocktails and a book signing. 4/12; atlantahistorycenter.com (Photo: Ben Fink)

2. Shop one-of-a-kind treasures at the Indie Craft Experience’s 8th annual Salvage market, a vintage-inspired marketplace featuring a curated selection of more than 45 clothing, home décor, accessories and jewelry vendors, as well as an array of local food purveyors. Exclusive gift bags will be provided to the first 100 attendees. 4/17; ice-atlanta.com (Photo: Melting Sun Apparel

3. Join Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles for the 2016 Southeastern Designer Showhouse & Gardens, an inaugural spring showcase of the region’s leading design-industry talents. Enjoy tours Thursday through Sunday, as well as for a host of inspired events throughout our run of show, from book-signings to inspired speakers. 4/23–5/5; southeasternshowhouse.com

4. Atlanta’s quintessential spring social event, Atlanta Steeplechase, celebrates 51 years on April 23 at the 435-acre Kingston Downs complex. Showcasing the circuit’s best horses and jockeys in five races, the daylong event will also include hat contests, tent contests, a foxhound parade, skydivers, children’s activities, terrier races and more. Proceed will benefit Atlanta nonprofit Berts Big Adventure. 4/23; atlantahomesmag.com/events

5. Get an up-close and in-person peek at six homes in the historic North Druid Hills neighborhood during the 2016 Druid Hills Tour of Homes & Gardens and Makers Market. Designed by celebrated architects, featured homes celebrate art, architecture and design. The two-day event will also includes concerts by local musicians, Southern fare and a Makers Market featuring products from local artists. 4/22; atlantahomesmag.com/events

6. Atlanta’s Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry returns on April 28, benefitting No Kid Hungry’s initiative to end child hunger in America. The annual tasting event, held at the Georgia Aquarium, will bring together more than 50 renowned Atlanta chefs and mixologists for an evening of tastings, silent auctions and live entertainment. 4/28; atlantahomesmag.com/events