King of Pops Field Day
What: The KOP boys throw a free rock ’n’ roll carnival with badass bands (Trances Arc, Sealions), competitions (potato sack race, egg toss), a ping-pong tourney, a dunk tank, an ice pop-carving demo, food trucks, photo booths, and more.
Why: Games raise funds for the Save Criminal Records Atlanta campaign.
When: Sun., 1-10 p.m.
Where: The Masquerade, 695 North Ave., Old Fourth Ward (404-577-8178). More info online at facebook.com.
What: Want to tell the world how great that server/mechanic/hairstylist/barista was? There’s a (local) app for that.
Why: Thank ’em on the iPhone, then spread the love on Facebook and Twitter.
When: They make your day.
Where: Online at itunes.apple.com.
What: Support breast cancer research when you stock up on Atlantan Amy Schultz Rodbell’s affordable costume jewelry ($15 and up) in preppy colorways and earthy, boho styles.
Why: A portion of this month’s proceeds goes to a Susan G. Komen 3-Day for the Cure team.
When: Thru Oct. 31.
Where: Online at swellcaroline.com. Use code PinkSwell at checkout for extra goodies.
What: You freaked when the Vinings location closed, but get excited for the return of superstar sushi chef/owner Tom Naito and his lobster carpaccio, hamachi serrano sashimi, and seared baby abalone.
Why: A swankier home in The Ritz-Carlton Residences with the same tranquil, mood-setting sound track.
When: Mon.-Thurs., 5-10:30 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 5-11 p.m.
Where: 3630 Peachtree Rd., Buckhead (404-835-2708).
Photo: Courtesy of King of Pops