The Black Keys
When: November 9, 7 p.m.
Where: State Farm Arena
Details: The Ohio rockers take the stage at State Farm Arena as part of their Let’s Rock tour. Fair warning: you’ll probably have “Lonely Boy” stuck in your head for a week post-show.
The Ultimate Sugar Show
When: November 7–10
Where: Cobb Galleria Centre
Details: This annual expo is devoted to all things sweet—fanciful cakes, intricate sugar art, cute cookies, and more. Explore the vendor hall to snag the latest decorating tools or various treats, or take a few classes to enhance your baking skills. Don’t miss the sugar art competition, which this year will feature incredible cakes themed to Georgia’s musical history.
Annual Veterans Day Parade and Festival
When: November 9, 11:11 a.m.
Where: Downtown Atlanta (kicks off on Peachtree and continues down Baker and Marietta)
Details: Veterans Day is this Monday, so the city is honoring its veterans with this annual parade on Saturday morning. A festival will follow at Pemberton Place from 12:30–2:30 p.m., featuring vintage military vehicles and live music from the 116th Army Band.
Butcher & Brew Fest
When: November 9, 2–6 p.m.
Where: Butcher & Brew, Alpharetta
Cost: $40 in advance; $45 at the door
Details: Head to this Alpharetta pub to sample beers from 30 breweries, including local (Orpheus, Gate City, Monday Night, Pontoon) and national (Boulevard, Founders, Lagunitas, Wicked Weed) favorites. The restaurant will supply the food, and there will be live music, a photo booth, cornhole, and more. Proceeds benefit the Giving Kitchen.
Miller Union’s 10th Anniversary
When: November 10, 3–6 p.m.
Where: Westside Warehouse
Details: The best restaurant in Atlanta celebrates a decade in business with this party benefiting Wholesome Wave. Enjoy food from chef Steven Satterfield and three Southern guest chefs, cocktails from Kimball House and Ticonderoga Club, a live DJ, and more.