BEER HERE — SweetWater Brewing Company is celebrating its 18th birthday on Sunday, February 22, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. The party will feature SweetWater's Belgian Tripel 18th Anniversary Ale, some throwback beers on tap, and a few one-time-only cask creations, plus the musical stylings of The Revivalists. Tickets are $18 and available online only, and a portion of proceeds will be donated to The Giving Kitchen. [EaterWire]
BUCKHEAD — On Tuesday, February 17, Bourbon Bar's Mardi Gras celebration will feature live music from Hotlanta Dixieland Jazz Band as well as themed snack and cocktail menus. Look for seafood gumbo, Sazeracs, Vieux Carries, King Cake, and more. The party runs from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. [EaterWire]
NORTH DRUID HILLS — Petite Auberge Restaurant is hosting a New Orleans Food Festival from Friday, February 20, through Saturday, March 7. Every evening from 4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., look for soups entrees, and desserts spiced with the flavors of the South. Prices Range from $6.95 to $21.95. For reservations, call (404) 634-6268.