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Get Out: Weekend Planner

Admire "LOVE," enjoy a wine dinner, adopt a pet, or hear a six-time Grammy nominee perform.

1. SEE SINGER-SONGWRITER JOHN McCUTCHEON

Where/When: ,  515 N. McDonough St., Decatur, Sunday, June 26, 8 p.m.

Why go: Known for his folk and grassroots singing and songwriting, John McCutcheon has received six Grammy nominations and is also a notable children’s author –what’s not to admire? Some of his work has been compared to Will Rogers and Garrison Keillor.

Pricing: General admission advance tickets: $20. General admission & meal combo: $35. At the door: $25 each general admission ticket. Table of four reserved tickets: $100.

2. ENJOY A FIVE-COURSE WINE DINNER WITH THE WINEMAKER

Where/When: , 406 W. Ponce de Leon, Ave., Decatur, Thursday, June 23, starts at 6:30 p.m.

Why go: Join winemaker Greg Brewer and Chef Joe Truex to enjoy a five-course menu with wine pairings. Two Brewer-Clifton wines will be served with each course.

Pricing: $75 per person. Call for reservations: 404-378-4900.

3. GIVE IT UP FOR PETS

Where/When: PAWS Atlanta, 5287 Covington Hwy., (just outside the Patch) Decatur, Saturday, June 25, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Why go: Besides food and music, there will be a plethora of vendors displaying products and services for your pets, and live animal training demonstrations. Pets will be available for adoption, so come with a big heart.

Pricing: Free/varies with donations and purchases.

4. SEE “LOVE” IN DECATUR

Where/When: , 415 Church St., Decatur, Saturday, June 25, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Why go: James Dean unveils his new work “LOVE” at his ninth solo opening.

Pricing: Free

5. UPDATE YOUR DRIVING SKILLS THROUGH THE AARP

Where/When: , 3260 Covington Hwy, Avondale Estates, Day Class: Wednesday, June 29, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Evening Class: Tuesday, June 28, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Why go: The AARP Driver Safety Program can help you get a reduction in car insurance, help you with age-related physical changes in your driving or just update driving skills, so why not see what’s up with your driving skills?

Pricing: $12 for AARP members and $14 for non-members. For more information or to register, contact the church office at (404) 294-4063 or info@apmethodist.org.

FM Fats June 23, 2011 at 12:13 PM
John McCutcheon lives in Avondale Estates.

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