May Madness Monthly Event Highlights

There are so many events that populate Atlanta from one month to the next and as a result you may miss out on some of the more interesting events because they get lost in the shuffle. The month of May is about halfway over and there are still a host of great things to see, taste and experience, so check out a few that deserve the spotlight. Thursday, May 16 Titanic Whiskey Dinner at Ri Ra Irish Pub Join Ri Ra Irish Pub for a Titanic-themed Irish traditional dinner served by Irish chef and author Judith McLoughlin.

Dine on a five-course meal including seared scallops, Irish seafood chowder, duck breast, Irish salmon, Irish cheese board and a Scots-Irish oaten raspberry cranachan. Traditional Irish music provided by Katherine Irwin Thomas. The event is $40 and guests will experience a piece of history as they dine on floor salvage from Harland & Wolff, the Titanic shipyard.

For more information, visit www.rira.com/atlanta or call 404.477.1700. Saturday, May 18 Serpas Crawfish Boil Chef Scott's famous annual Crawfish Boil is back on Saturday, May 18, from 12 to 3 p.m. Guests will enjoy Louisiana favorites, drinks and music for $45 per person. Tickets include a crawfish boil with corn and potatoes; chicken and andouille jambalaya; Meme's potato salad; Ponchatoula strawberry cake and two drinks (choice of Tito's Handmade Vodka crescent city cooler or Abita draft beer). Nathan Nelson will be performing.

To purchase tickets, visit Scoutmob . For additional information, visit www.serpasrestaurant.com or call 404.688.0040. Sunday, May 19 Circus Troupe at 999 Peachtree Atlanta Streets Alive is coming on May 19 and it's accompanied by Jamestown's activation at 999 Peachtree. For more information, visit www.atlantastreetsalive.com or call 404.881.1112.

Here are the activities that will be provided by Circus Troupe Imperial Opa throughout the day on the plaza corner: Jugglers Stilt walkers Aerialists using silk ropes, trapeze and lyra Skilled Hula hopping with kid demos Balloon tying Psychic Freestyle dancers For more information about the author, Danielle Jennings, please visit my Google+ profile page.