Dinner & Dialogue with Peter Essick
What: The National Geographic photographer presents a slide show of startling images, such as Arkansas’s Ozark Highlands Trail and Canada’s oil sands.
Why: Continue the ecoconversation over a three-course meal next door at The Hil.
When: Fri. Presentation, 4 p.m.; dinner, 6 p.m.
Where: Serenbe Photography Center, 9065 Selborne Ln., Palmetto (770-463-9098). Tickets ($25, show only; $65, with dinner) online at serenbephotographycenter.com.
Metro Market Atlanta Opens
What: A European-style indoor market packed with local artists and vendors.
Why: Pine Street Market salami, J Wood metal sculptures, plus children’s activities (cupcake decorating, kiddie yoga).
When: Thru May 30. Fri., noon-6 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: 2133 Piedmont Rd. NE, Buckhead (404-372-1390). Admission is free with your pet’s can of food or toy (reg. $2).
What: Local husband-and-wife duo launch the tangy, sugar-free mixer ($8 per bottle). Just add tequila.
Why: It’s only five calories per serving.
When: The pitcher’s empty.
Where: Online at sinlesscocktail.com or local restaurants.
Sandpiper’s Love It and Leave It Sale
What: Take 20 percent off everything (Alice + Olivia dresses, Current/Elliott denim).
Why: Donate gently worn clothing to moms in need via My Sister’s House.
When: Vinings, Thurs., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sandy Springs, Thurs.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 4300 Paces Ferry Rd., Vinings (770-433-2989); 227 Sandy Springs Pl., Sandy Springs (404-255-7878).
Photo: Peter Essick