3 Atlanta dining events to check out in August

From meatballs to ice cream
Atlanta Bar-B-Q Festival
Photograph by Travis Hudgeons

August 14–15
Atlanta Bar-B-Q Festival
Professional and amateur smoke masters battle at Atlantic Station.

August 30
Atlanta Meatball Festival
Chefs compete for meatball glory, with the top three winners advancing to the Meat Brawl Throwdown at Taste of Atlanta.

Miss Mary's Ice Cream Crankin'
Photograph courtesy of iStockPhoto.com

August 30
Miss Mary’s Ice Cream Crankin’
Sample more than 100 flavors of ice cream in Roswell. Proceeds benefit the Drake House, which provides short-term housing for homeless mothers and their children.

This article originally appeared in our August 2015 issue.