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Atlanta Underground Market: Chocolate Edition
What: Professional and amateur chocolatiers present a mind-blowing assortment of sweet and savory confections (chocolate mac ’n’ cheese, PB&J dipped in you know what) for only $1-$5.
Why: Complimentary choco liqueur tastings.
When: Sat., 7-9:30 p.m.
Where: Sweet Auburn Curb Market, 209 Edgewood Ave. SE, Old Fourth Ward (404-659-1665). R.S.V.P. online at atlchocolatesalon.com. Admission is $5.
Verde Summer Soiree
What: Organic food and cocktails, fine art, a silent auction of local photography, and time spent with Atlanta’s hippest eco folk (the Georgia Conservancy’s Generation Green) to benefit Mother Earth.
Why: Ovie Mughelli of the Falcons will receive the Longleaf Award for emerging environmental leaders.
When: Tonight. VIP pre-party (with drawing for sweet prizes), 6 p.m.; soiree, 7-9:30 p.m.
Where: Jennifer Schwartz Gallery, 1000 Marietta St. NW, ste. 112, in the Brickworks complex, Westside (404-885-1080). Register online at georgiaconservancy.org. Admission is $50-$100.
What: A joint for all things deep dish means you can pick up nostalgia-inducing chicken divan, Macaroni & Five Cheese, or Sunday Sausage Strata and pass it off as your own.
Why: Browse the darling retail area for local Breathless Paper Co. cards, Chocolate South treats, and Nona Rosa’s pizzelles.
When: Tues.-Sat., 10:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: 1393 N. Highland Ave. NE, ste. 4, Morningside (404-228-3260).
What: Refresh your beach/pool/sun-loving locks with the affordable yet state-of-the-art conditioning treatment ($25).
Why: Silky hair complements your tan.
When: Tues.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Dyer & Posta, 600 Chastain Rd. NW, ste. 216, Kennesaw (770-514-1620).
Photo: Courtesy of Sugar-Coated Radical