By Teresa Tobat 

Alma’s Mexican Secrets
Mexico is home to a delicacy called Huitlacoche, otherwise known as the “Mexican truffle.” This Saturday, November 10 at 7 p.m., Alma Cocina will host a five-course dinner dedicated to this sweet and smoky ingredient. Join in the fun, and you’ll be treated to the first in “Secrets of a Mexican Pantry” series of dinners, featuring Chef Chad Clevenger’s expertly prepared fare.

The cost is $40 per guest (very limited seating), plus tax and gratuity. To reserve your place at the table, call 404/968-9662.

191 Peachtree Street Northeast  
Atlanta, GA 30303

Get Your (Free) Photo With Santa This Weekend

We know Christmas feels like it’s far away (after all, Halloween ended just a week ago), but if you want to get a picture with Santa for free, head to the Alpharetta Welcome Center this weekend. The Center is hosting the North Pole resident and his wife from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on November 10.
Santa and Mrs. Claus will be available for families and friends to take a group photo. Holiday refreshments will be served until 4 p.m. No reservations required. Please don’t bring pets.

For more information, click here.  

178 South Main Street
Alpharetta, GA 30009

Load up on Sterling Silver Ornaments at Beverly Bremer

Since sitting down for a photo session with Santa and Mrs. Claus will get you in the holiday spirit, also consider purchasing silver ornaments to “spruce” up your tree or to give as gifts. The Beverly Bremer’s 2012 collection includes crosses, a Christmas tree, a snowflake, baby’s first cup and a bell. The store also keeps ornaments from year’s past, but call soon to find out if they have your favorites as supplies are limited.

3164 Peachtree Road
Atlanta, GA 30305

Listen to Live Music at Ray’s on the River

You can now give your ears and taste buds a treat when you dine at Ray’s on the River. Musician Jennifer Hanson will perform at the Sandy Springs joint Wednesday through Saturday evenings from now until December.

Canadian Hanson became a critically acclaimed vocal sensation and performer in her Winnipeg community. The Winnipeg Sun newspaper described her music as “bluesy boho-jazz balladry” and compared her to Tom Waits and Rickie Lee Jones.

To learn more about Hanson, please visit jenniferhanson.ca.

6700 Powers Ferry Road
Sandy Springs, GA 30339



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