Wine enthusiasts will be in heaven tomorrow at the 2009 Decatur Wine Festival from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Old Courthouse Square in downtown Decatur.This year’s festival will feature more than 350 wines from around the world to be samples with small plates from some of Decatur’s best restaurants. Scheduled entertainment includes music from the Heaven Davis Band, Ernie Quarles, and Shaun Anderson.Tickets are $30 and can be purchased at www.TicketAlternative.com or from the Decatur Package Store. Attendees must be 21 or older. All proceeds from the festival will benefit the Decatur Arts Alliance. For more information, call (404) 371.9583 or visit www.DecaturArtsAlliance.org.
Also happening tomorrow is the Cabbagetown Chomp & Stomp Chili Cookoff and Festival in Cabbagetown Park from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Local restaurants will be cooking up their chili creations for visitors to sample and there will also be music all day from local bands. A 5k run begins at 8 a.m. in front of the Milltown Tavern. You can register for the run ($25 entry fee) at this link. For more information about Chomp & Stomp, visit www.chompandstomp.com.
Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.
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