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The Weekend Guide

fig jam kitchen & bar!

Where there’s smoke …

FEAST
Fig Jam Kitchen & Bar
What:
A campfire aroma (courtesy of the wood-burning grill) and cellar-hung meats set the mood for small and large plates such as charred octopus, lamb belly, and duck confit.
Why: The Cinema Highball (housemade popcorn-infused rum with Coca-Cola) and off-the-menu mulled wine (tell ’em we sent you).
When: Mon.-Thurs., 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; Fri., 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sat., 5-10:30 p.m.; Sun., 4-10 p.m.
Where: 1745 Peachtree St., South Buckhead (404-724-9100).

CREATE
DIY Day
What:
Learn jewelry-making, T-shirt upcycling, and wine cork repurposing from the pros, then complete your own masterpieces.
Why: Craft virgins as well as Martha Stewarts-in-the-making are welcome.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Piedmont Park Community Center, 1071 Piedmont Ave., Midtown (404-876-4024). Register online ($40) at diy-days.com.

FOLLOW
Rolling Reuben’s

What: Instead of trekking downtown for the hearty, New York-style sandwiches from Reuben’s Deli, find them on the street from lunchtime till late night.
Why: Stuff your face with the ultimate grilled three cheese, pastrami and cheese, or turkey club.
When: A PB&J just won’t cut it.
Where: Track the truck’s whereabouts on Facebook and @rollingreubens on Twitter.

BAKE
Pastries for Your Pooch
What:
Whip up treats like peanut butter biscuits and oat-and-honey brownies for your BFF at a cooking class complete with party playlist and refreshments (sorry, no canines allowed).
Why: Those puppy dog eyes.
When: Tonight, 7-9:30 p.m.
Where: Blue Mark Studios, 892 Jefferson St., Midtown (404-835-2463). Register online ($25) at bluemarkstudios.com.

SEE
Off the Edge

What: Be awed and inspired by the Rialto’s first contemporary performance event, curated by GloAtl.
Why: Dancers from Lar Lubovitch Dance Company, Gallim Dance, Zoe Juniper, Keigwin + Company, Bodytraffic, and more.
When: Fri. & Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: 80 Forsyth St., Downtown (404-413-9849). Tickets ($22-$57) online at tickets.rialtocenter.org.

Photo: Ashley Hesseltine for DailyCandy

LOCATIONS
Fig Jam Kitchen & Bar
1745 Peachtree St NW
Atlanta, GA 30309
404-724-9100
892 Jefferson St NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
404-835-2463
1071 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
404-875-7275
80 Forsyth St NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
404-413-9849
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