Weekend Planner

Weekend Planner: Cupcakes, Brunch, DJs & More

By Christopher Hassiotis  |  April 17, 2014
Credit: Atkins Park

Learn: The Lenox Square Mall Williams-Sonoma store hosts a book-signing event and cupcake decorating demonstration on Thursday, April 17. Jennifer Shea, the founder of Seattle's Trophy Cupcakes & Party, will sign copies of her book, demonstrate cupcake technique and talk party planning (6:30 PM; 404-812-1703).

Relax: Atkins Park in Virginia-Highland celebrates the season with a porch party on Thursday, April 17. Expect seasonal food specials prepared on the patio grill and live music from the band Homefront (7 PM; 404-876-7249).

Listen: Midtown Mexican restaurant Zocalo is launching a new Sunday brunch DJ series called “Beats and Eats Bottomless Brunch" this weekend. Every Sunday from 11:30 AM to 3 PM the restaurant will feature unlimited brunch dishes and cocktails for $35. Expect to see chilaquiles, tacos, quesadillas, guacamole and more on the menu, while a DJ will spin Latin, pop and dance tunes from 1-6 PM ($35; 11:30 AM-6 PM; 404-249-7576).

Party: Warmer temperatures means the return of "Opera Gardens, The Day Party," a weekly Sunday daytime event at Opera Nightclub. Free entry before 3 PM for those who RSVP online (3-9 PM; 404-874-3006).