Monday, December 10, 10 p.m.
Farewell Dinner to Chef Angus Brown at Octopus Bar

560 Gresham Avenue, EAV

One of the best chefs in the ATL is peacing out, and he's throwing a hell of a going-away party. Bid a fond farewell to Octopus Bar's Angus Brown over cocktails, music and a few (read: eight) courses of his favorite things. Snap up your tickets here.

Tuesday - Thursday, 8 p.m.
The Santaland Diaries at Horizon Theatre

1083 Austin Avenue, Little 5 Points

Forget Hallmark cards and/or miracles happening on 34th Street—David Sedaris's accounts of life as a full-time elf at Macy's is a hilarious tale of what Christmas is really like. Get more info here.

Deal Nearby: Shujaa's BBQ

Thursday, December 13, 7 p.m.
Rebound The Hound at Hodgepodge Coffee House & Gallery

720 Moreland Avenue

Intown Healthy Hound was targeted by thieves, and the uninsured loss could close the store forever, according to their Facebook page. That's where you come in. Help a local biz out by heading to one of our all-time favorite coffee shops for an evening of beer, live music and food to benefit Healthy Hound.

Deal Nearby: Hodgepodge Coffee

Thursday, December 13, 8 p.m.
Best of Atlanta Open Mic Comedy at Laughing Skull Lounge

878 Peachtree Street

ATL's favorite comics come together for an evening of mirth and hilarity, including the luscious-locked Neal Reddy, one of our favorite beard-owners in Atlanta. Get the details.

Deal Nearby: Senor Patron

Thursday, December 13, 9 p.m.
Abby Wren & What It Is at The EARL

488 Flat Shoals Avenue

Jazzy, funky, and with a heaping tablespoon of rock, the ATL-born and bred Abby Wren & What It Is will play some of their ditties and release their new album in an evening of musical revelry at the best venue in EAV. You're going to need tickets.