April 21: The ladies of Les Dames d’Escoffier International host an exquisite culinary evening at The Cook’s Warehouse in Midtown. Noted chefs Virginia Willis, Holly Chute and Tamie Cook will whip up savory dishes, while hospitality pro Sandra Banks will share tips and techniques on entertaining at home. More info here.
April 23:Varuni Napoli opens its door to Midtown patrons. The brainchild of chef Luca Varuni and architect Arturo Giancarlo Pirrone, the restaurant will showcase traditional Neapolitan pizzas and other classic Italian fare. More info here.
April 23:Dining Out For Life returns for its 22nd year. For this day only, a portion of your bill at these restaurants will be donated to project Open Hand, a a local nonprofit providing nutritious meals. View A full list of participating restaurants here.
April 24-25: A special two-day Tent Sale at The Galleries features bargains from select showrooms such as Hickory Chair and Max & Company. More info here.
April 24-27: The Italian Film Festivalat The Plaza Theater will screen classics and newer releases. Full schedulehere.
April 25-27: The highly anticipated 31st annual ADAC Sample Sale returns to the Atlanta Decorative Arts Center. Shop a range of end-of-season furnishings at deeply discounted prices from coveted designer brands such as August Avery, Holland & Company, Logan Gardens and Moattar, Ltd. More info here.
April 25-27:The Southeastern Horticultural Society presents the2014 Garden Show at Buckhead Theatre. In addition to lush displays, the event will feature guest speakers, a marketplace with botanical-themed wares and a host of children’s activities such as goat petting. More infohere.
April 26-May 18:The 44th annualDecorators’ Show House & Gardens, sponsored by Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles, officially opens! Clickherefor a full list of designers that will be transforming the historic 1926 mansion. More infohere.
April 26: Texas-based label Kendra Scott opens at the Shops Around Lenox. The brand is known for its handcrafted and customizable jewelry in an array of rich colors featuring neons, neutrals and jewel tones.
April 26: Sommelier Matt Bradford leads a weekly wine tasting at Canoe’s Cellar Door. From 2-5 p.m., guests will enjoy Italian varietals and complementing hors d’ oeuvres. Call (770) 437-1134 to reserve a spot.
April 26-27: This year’s Inman Park Tour of Homes features 11 homes that range is scale and style. More info here.
April 26-27: Historic Downtown Alpharetta hosts over 100 artists, musicians and performers at the annual Alpharetta Arts StreetFest. More info here.