Celebrate International Women’s Day with a complimentary glass of bubbly at Double Zero. (Shutterstock)
ATLANTA, GA — There’s no denying it: Girl Scout cookies season is here! Whether you’d prefer to stock up at the Girl Scout Cookies Sale at Ponce City Market’s The Shed or indulge in a beer and cookies pairing at Second Self Beer Company, there’s plenty of sweet options to choose from.
Keeping up with this weekend’s girl power theme, Double Zero is hosting a celebration in honor of International Women’s Day. If you’re a woman, head over to the restaurant on Friday to receive a complimentary glass of bubbly.
And if cookies and Champagne aren’t quite your thing, you can also check out Toylanta or root for the home team at the Atlanta United Block Party.
Here’s what else is happening around the city:
Both kids and kids at heart will be excited to learn that Toylanta is set to kick off this weekend in Atlanta. Those attending the toy conference can expect several panels, as well as the opportunity to meet the creators behind some of their favorite toys.
Where: Marriott Century Center, 2000 Century Boulevard
When: Friday, Mar. 8, at 4 p.m.
In honor of International Women’s Day, Double Zero is providing several inviting offers for guests of the restaurant. On Friday, all ladies (21 and over) will receive a complimentary glass of bubbly. And for ladies who wear yellow, you’ll also receive a complimentary small plate.
Where: Double Zero, 1577 North Decatur Road
When: Friday, Mar. 8, at 5 p.m.
Thanks to their latest exhibit, Passione Italiana: The Art Of Espresso, the Museum of Design Atlanta will hold several coffee-centric events in the coming weeks. Among those events is a coffee cupping with Docent Coffee. Those attending the cupping will be treated to a tasting of a variety of coffees and will also receive tips on how to make the perfect cup of joe. Tickets start at $15.
Where: Museum Of Design Atlanta, 1315 Peachtree Street
When: Saturday, Mar. 9, at 10 a.m.
Photo courtesy of Museum of Design Atlanta
Neighborhood: Old Fourth Ward
Since you’ve likely already devoured your way through a box of Thin Mints and Tagalongs, you’ll now have the opportunity to stock up on another batch of Girl Scout cookies. For several hours on Saturday, you can buy boxes of your favorites at the Girl Scout Cookies Sale at Ponce City Market’s The Shed.
Where: The Shed, 675 Ponce de Leon Avenue NE
When: Saturday, Mar. 9, at 11 a.m.
Neighborhood: Old Fourth Ward
Thousands of Atlanta United fans are expected to flock to Edgewood Avenue this weekend for the team’s block party. Attendees can expect giveaways, live entertainment, plenty of food and drinks, and more. Tickets for the 21-and-up event, which takes place the day before Atlanta United’s home opener, are available for purchase for $20.
Where: Edgewood Avenue
When: Saturday, Mar. 9, at 12 noon.
Grab your spoons and a hearty appetite because the eight annual Tucker Chili Cook-Off is going down this weekend. For only $5, you’ll have the opportunity to sample chili from all the contestants taking part in the cook-off. Additionally, the event will help in raising money for Day League (formerly known as the DeKalb Rape Crisis Center).
Where: Main Street
When: Saturday, Mar. 9, at 12:30 p.m.
Neighborhood: West Midtown
Do you know what pairs well with Girl Scout cookies? Beer. If this unique combination of food and booze has you intrigued, head over to Second Self Beer Company for a pairing event. As part of the event, four different types of Girl Scout cookies will be paired with four beers.
Where: Second Self, 1317 Logan Circle NW
When: Sunday, Mar. 10, at 2 p.m.