illustration by Hiking artist
Through January 5.
Global Winter Wonderland. Features breathtaking illuminated lanterns, over 150 vendors of food and souvenirs from all over the world, amazing non-stop entertainment, unique shopping and international cuisine. Global Winter Wonderland will be hosted on over 20 acres of the parking lot at Turner Field, Atlanta.
Third Annual Chilly Chili Cook-Off. Hosted by Champions Made From Adversity, a non-profit that provides sports and leisure activities to people with physical disabilities and their families. Live music, wheelchair basketball expo, wheelchair rugby expo, silent auction and a chili competition. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Evans Towne Center Park. 706-364-2422.
Lowcountry Oyster Festival. A one-day tribute to the mighty mollusk. Early on Sunday morning, two gigantic tractor trailers filled with 80,000 pounds of oysters roll onto the polo fields at Boone Hall Plantation, Charleston. 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
January 31-February 2.
Athens Wine Weekend 2014. Special wine tastings throughout the weekend featuring samples of hundreds of wines. Hosted at the Classic Center.