Atlanta Best Bet: What’s going on in Atlanta this weekendAugust 19, 2010
Folk Fest 2010
The 17th Annual Folk Fest is The World’s Greatest Folk Art Show and Sale featuring the best in Self-Taught Art, Southern Folk Pottery, Outsider Art and Antique and Anonymous Folk Art. 100 Galleries from all across the country fill the giant 85,000 square foot facility at the North Atlanta Trade Center. http://www.slotinfolkart.com/
The event features a non-sanctioned Backyard BBQ, Anything Butt & Peach Dessert Contest, as well as a Kansas City Barbeque Society sanctioned Professional Contest, which is recognized as a Georgia State Championship Barbeque Cookoff. Over $14,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded to contest winners. http://www.facebook.com/PigsAndPeaches
BBQ, Blues & Bluegrass Festival
Live music, BBQ and special children’s area.