The Weekend Guide

bacon handmade necklaces!

Go hog wild.

WEAR
Bacon Neckwear
What:
Comely refurbed bow ties, neckties, and chain necklaces handmade in Athens.
Why: Bring home the bacon.
When: Black tie’s optional.
Where: Cillie’s Clothing, 175 E. Clayton St., Athens (706-369-7418). 

Ann Roth Showroom Opens
What:
The local shoe designer steps into a by-appointment footwear suite of her very own.
Why: A room with a view.
When: Opening reception, Thurs., 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Where: The Paisley Umbrella, 2971 N. Fulton Dr., Buckhead.

EAT
Hoedown Seafood Boil
What:
The Nook serves plates of clams, oysters, and shrimp for eight bucks — so long as you’re dressed as a cowgirl or hillbilly.
Why: Get it done, y’all.
When: Sat., noon-8 p.m.
Where: 1144 Piedmont Ave., Midtown (404-745-9222).

Springer Mountain Chicken Dinners
What:
Order from The Mercantile and pick up whole roasted chicken, baguettes, and farm produce at Drip Coffee Shop on Friday night.
Why: Come and get it.
When:
Fri., 6 p.m.
Where: 928 Garrett St., Glenwood Park (404-627-7375). To order, call 404-378-0096 or e-mail janea@themercantileatl.com by 5 p.m. today.

SEE
The Shakespeare Follies
What:
Odd Man Out Theater Company presents a vaudeville/cabaret collision of The Bard’s best-loved plays.
Why: It’s gonna be a scene.
When: Fri. & Sat., 10 p.m.
Where: Danneman’s, 466 Edgewood Ave., Old Fourth Ward (404-380-1393).

Photo: Courtesy of Bacon Handmade Neckwear

LOCATIONS
Cillie's Clothing
175 E Clayton St
Athens, GA 30601
706-369-7418
928 Garrett St SE
Atlanta, GA 30316
404-627-7375
1144 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
404-745-9222
466 Edgewood Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30312
404-380-1393
2971 N Fulton Ave
Atlanta, GA 30354
404-274-5432
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