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Kozmo Kentucky Derby Menu
What: Race to sample Churchill Downs-inspired offerings ($6-$14) like mint juleps and fried chicken with two sides.
Why: Leave room for the bourbon-glazed bread pudding.
When: Sat., 2 p.m.-midnight.
Where: Kozmo Gastro Pub, 11890 Douglas Rd., Alpharetta (678-526-6094).
What: Study the subtle differences between sparkling Australian sauv blanc and moscato, cava, and a Chilean brut by talking with experts and trying some of each.
Why: All bottles tasted are less than $20.
When: Sat., noon-3 p.m.
Where: The Mercantile, 1660 Dekalb Ave. NE, ste. 150, Candler Park (404-378-0096). Admission is free.
Lisa Jill Jewelry Trunk Show
What: The local, vintage-inspired designer’s spring line ($50-$250) features lockets, antique keys, monocles, and other repurposed relics.
Why: Necklaces displaying found cameos, crystals, and watch faces beg to be layered.
When: Fri., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: Veronica’s Attic, 220 Sandy Springs Cir. NE, ste. 181, Sandy Springs (404-257-1409).
EcoEmporium Boutique Reopens
What: The go-to source for all things organic and nontoxic (bedroom, baby, and pet items) moves from its downtown digs to a spot in At the Collective.
Why: Soft Home Source bamboo sheets ($89-$119) and DreamSacks lounge wear ($36-$104).
When: Tues.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: 280 Elizabeth St. NE, ste. b103, Inman Park (404-875-5224).
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Photo: Courtesy of Kozmo Gastro Pub