Where/When: , 111 Sycamore St., Decatur, Saturday, November 19, 7 p.m.
Why go: Master of Whiskey, Kevin Mulcahy will host the release of the new Johnnie Walker Double Black, with tastings that will include the entire Johnnie Walker line.
Pricing: $55 per person/to register: http://macmcgeeirishpub.com/events.html
Where/When: , 659 East Lake Dr., Suite B, Decatur, Saturday, November 19, 12 p.m.
Why go: This is the fifth Annual Chili Cook-Off at Steinbeck’s, complete with local celebrity chefs as judges. There will be plenty of beer, chili and fun in the lot behind this popular eatery.
Pricing: $10 to enter/$5 to taste chili/for more information: www.steinbecksbar.com
Where/When: , 119 Center St., Avondale Estates, Sunday, November 20, 6 p.m.
Why go: This one man show, featuring Matthew Trautwein, will consist of songs performed on steel string, electric and classical guitars.
Pricing: $5 per person
Where/When: , 515 N. McDonough St., Decatur, Friday, November 18, 8 p.m.
Why go: Hear Willy Porter perform this weekend in one of Decatur’s best listening spots! Porter has toured with Paul Simon, Sting, Jeff Beck and more. His band includes: Dave Adler, on keys; Steve Kleiber, on bass; and Dave Schoepke, on drums and percussion.
Pricing: $15 in advance/$18 at the door/for more ticket information: www.eddiesattic.com
Where/When: The DeKalb Community Achievement Center, 1522 Flat Shoals Pkwy, Decatur, Friday, November 18, 7 to 10 p.m.
Why go: “Verbal Elevations” will feature spoken word artists and poets performing, along with live artwork by MoLove Singer. This event will be hosted by poetess Soul Scribe.
Pricing: $5 per ticket