The Weekend Guide

the ken will morton band!

The day the music didn’t die.

The Ken Will Morton Band
What: Athens-based songwriter performs vocals from his newly released album, True Grit, backed by mandolin, slide guitar, harmonica, and drums.
Why: He’s been compared to folk rock studs Paul Westerberg and The Boss.
When: Fri., 9:30 p.m.
Where: The Earl, 488 Flat Shoals Ave., East Atlanta (404-522-3950). Tickets ($7) at the door.

All-You-Can-Eat Pancakes at Bakeshop
What: Post-Peachtree Road Race, chef Jonathan St. Hilaire induces carb comas with endless stacks of the classic American breakfast for $10.
Why: Choices include blueberry, plain, or whole wheat, topped with fresh peaches and berries.
When: Sun., 8 a.m.-noon.
When: 903 Peachtree St., Midtown (404-892-9322).

Gulf Coast Give Back
What: Pacci Ristorante, committed to sustainable fishing practices, launches the ongoing fundraiser to aid oil-cleanup efforts.
Why: The Gulf Relief Foundation gets $1 from every seafood dish sold.
When: Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. & 5-11 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 5-11 p.m.
Where: 866 W. Peachtree St. NW, Midtown (678-412-2402).

John & Jen

What: Serenbe Playhouse’s inaugural season continues with a musical about a woman’s complicated relationships with her brother and son during a 40-year period.
Why: Last weekend to witness the moving two-person show.
When: Fri.-Sun., 8 p.m.
Where: The Serenbe Courtyard Mainstage, 9055 Selborne Ln., Palmetto (770-463-1110). Tickets ($15) at the box office or online at brownpapertickets.com.

Photo: Ashley Thompson

Pacci Ristorante
866 W Peachtree St NW
in the Palomar Hotel
Atlanta, GA 30308
Serenbe Playhouse
9055 Selborne Ln
Palmetto, GA 30268
903 Peachtree St NE
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Atlanta, GA 30309
The Earl
488 Flat Shoals Ave
Atlanta, GA 30316