Fri, May 26 - Mon, Sep 04
This Memorial Day through Labor Day, Gaylord National Resort offers a vacation destination like no other. Enjoy Aquafina Summer movie matinees, music mystery scavenger hunt and the Summer PJ party featuring a silent disco party. Throughout the summer celebration, Gaylord National will play homage to American Music – including jazz, country music and more – with first-class musical performers throughout the hotel and restaurants. The best way to experience SummerFest is to spend the night with the Gaylord National Resort. Music of America package includes accommodations, $100 resort credit, two Capital Wheel tickets, and self-parking. $299 per night. 201 Waterfront Street National Harbor, Md. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here.
Wed, Jun 21 - Sun, Aug 27
The most anticipated pop-up of the summer is coming. Drink Company and Ommegang Brewery presents the Game of Thrones Pop-Up Bar (PUB), in the spaces formerly known as Mockingbird Hill, Southern Efficiency, and Eat the Rich. At the Game of Thrones PUB, you will visit scenes from the North, the Red Keep, Mereen, the House of Black and White, and the Throne Room. Cocktails such as What is Dead May Never Die and The Lannisters Send their Regards will be paired with the show’s soundtrack. Swords, dragons, horns, and an Iron Throne help celebrate the show’s summer return. The Red Keep features the Armory, where you can pledge allegiance to your house banners, and take a picture as the flayed man on a custom piece built by The Strong Oaks Woodshop. Just not during the show itself when the bar will be closed. Ommegang Brewery’s Bend the Knee, the official Game of Thrones beer, will be on draft. Monday – Thursday, 5:00 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Friday – Saturday, 5:00 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Sunday, 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. 1839-1843 7th Street NW. For more information, please click here.
Wed, Aug 02 - Thu, Aug 31
Beginning August, The Yard at The Ritz-Carlton, Georgetown will be rolling out their highly anticipated Rosé All Day menu. Available all day, every day of the week the Rosé All Day menu offers endless rosé wine and refreshing rosé cocktails, all at a modest price. $10 per glass/cocktail;$30 per bottle. All day. 3100 South Street NW. For more information please click here.
Wed, Aug 09 - Thu, Aug 31
For the month of August, Buzz Bakeshop will have puppy-themed cupcakes and shortbread cookies in honor of the “dog days of summer.” Its the perfect treat to sweeten up the end of your summer. This will be offered all day with no admission fee. 901 Slaters Lane, Alexandria, Va; 818 North Quincy Street/Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, Va. For more information, please call 703.600.2899 or 703.650.9676.
Fri, Aug 11 - Sat, Aug 19
Enjoy a delicious lunch or dinner out during Bethesda Magazine Restaurant Week, presented by PenFed Credit Union. This year, participating restaurants can choose how many courses to offer and the price for their prix fixe menus. You choose from thirty different restaurants based on what fits your budget and your taste buds. To see the list of participating restaurants and their menus, please click here.
Mon, Aug 14 - Sun, Aug 20
Summer Restaurant Week, presented by Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington (RAMW), makes its return to the greater Washington region with 250 participating restaurants in DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia, making it easier than ever for diners to discover new favorite restaurants or revisit their perennial favorites. Diners who opt-in to receive emails including exclusive deals on meals will be automatically entered to win delicious prizes through RAMW’s Diner Rewards Program including gift certificates to participating restaurants, tickets to local events, and more. Summer Restaurant Week sponsors include Events DC, OpenTable, Fine European Wines, 94.7 FRESH FM, LIFEWTR and American Express. $35 dinner, $22 lunch, and $22 brunch menus. The full list of participating restaurants and their menus, as well as links to seamlessly book reservations will be available here before the week kicks off.
Wed, Aug 16
Join The Market at River Falls for a fish and seafood cooking class. Learn quick and easy recipes and techniques to cook fish and seafood. There is a limit of 6 people per class. $25 per person. 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. 10124 River Road, Potomac, MD. For more information, please call 301.765.8001.
Wed, Aug 16
Chef Todd Gray, co-founder of DC’s acclaimed Enquinox Restaurant, is bringing his award-winning culinary expertise to the beach this summer with a catering pop-up and satellite kitchen in Lewes starting July 1st and going through the end of the summer. A first for the 19-year old restaurant, Equinox’s Summer Catering Pop-Up menus have been designed with a more relaxed summertime vibe in mind. At the same time, Chef Gray and his team will also offer the elegant, refined Mid-Atlantic cuisine he has become famous for. So whether you are looking to host a casual beach picnic or a sumptuous cocktail party, Equinox’s Catering Pop-Up has a menu to match. Equinox Beach Catering menus include: Backyard BBQ, Beach Picnic, Drop Off Dinner in a Box, Canapés & Cocktails, and House Provisions & Simply Grilled. The menus feature a wide assortment of Eastern Shore favorites such as watermelon & tomato gazpacho with English cucumber and Thai basil. For sample catering menus, interested parties should contact email@example.com or 202.331.8118.
Wed, Aug 16
Wed, Aug 16
Mess Hall’s whole-animal butchering class, paired with beer from DC Brau and dinner from Sloppy Mama’s Barbeque is back. Gather to watch Mike Haney, a skilled butcher from the Salt Line (Formerly of Burch & Barley and All Purpose) break down a beautiful free range, heritage pig, sourced directly from Spring House Farm, in Lovettsville Va. During the interactive 3 hour event, Mike will cover many butchering techniques and skills while you indulge in local craft beers and BBQ. Yes, you can don gloves and participate to an extent (but you cannot wield the blades!). They will also discuss various types of charcuterie preparations, and unlimited Q&A. Joe Neuman, pitmaster and founder of Sloppy Mama’s Barbeque will provide a dinner of smoked pork and hand-made sausages, plus sides. He will stay to talk about additional preparation methods over rounds of DC Brau. Ticket prices range from $55 Voyeur tickets, $85 meat lovers ticket, and $105 VIP tickets. 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 703 Edgewood Street NE. For more information and to purchase tickets, please click here.
Wed, Aug 16
After receiving glowing reviews from The Post’s Tom Sietsema, Millie’s DC is thrilled to round out its first summer with Lobster Bake Nights. Offered every Wednesday night in August, the classic lobster bake is served with corn, potatoes, drawn butter, and a cup of chowder. $34 per person. 5:00 p.m. to close. 4866 Massachusetts Avenue NW. For more information please click here.
Wed, Aug 16
The Wine Kitchen, known for its farm to table fresh menus and abundant and exclusive wine menu is pleased to announce a special evening to benefit local Mobile Hope. Co-owners Jason Miller and Michael Mercer will host the event filled with special tastes from the kitchen as featured wine specials for the evening. The evening will feature special menu items created by Chef Tim Rowley and include the popular summer dish of Sweet Tea Fried Chicken with Watermelon glaze, a special Rosé Sangria as well as $15 off all wine bottles, which is also offered every Wednesday night. Co-owners Jason Miller and Michael Mercer will also be on hand during the evening to mix and mingle. You will also be able to donate additional funds through a raffle including a 15 person wine tasting and tickets to an upcoming Rose Wine dinner as well as enjoy music throughout the evening. A portion of the proceeds will go to support the great work that Mobile Hope offers to support the citizens of Loudoun County. 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. 7 South King Street Leesburg, VA For more information or to make a reservation, please call 703.777.9463 or click here.
Wed, Aug 16
Twice a year, Siena is the scene of a centuries-old horse race that overtakes the city with the impassioned vigor of competition among the city’s neighborhoods. One of the highlights of these festivities is the communal dinner with long tables set out in the street, where people come together to feast on local specialties. Join Ristorante i Ricchi for their communal dinner under the stars as they recapture the sense of camaraderie and merriment unique to the Palio of Siena. Tickets are $89 per person. 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. 1220 19th Street NW. For more information or to purchase tickets, please click here.
Wed, Aug 16
Join Maketto for an evening of sake education and a delicious Maketto family-style dinner. Expand the foundation of your knowledge in order to more confidently taste, order, and purchase your own sake. Self-educated Chris Johnson, one of the first Americans to receive that title of “sake sommelier,” will lead a discussion of the many variations of sake. Enjoy a five-course meal; exploring a range of sake-brewing techniques paired with dishes specially crafted by their chef team. Tickets are $75 per person. 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. 1351 H Street NE. For more information or to purchase tickets, please click here.
Wed, Aug 16
Gem of the Virginia Wine Region, Barboursville Vineyards returns to ENO to talk about all things local. Chief Sommelier to the vineyard, Jason Tesauro will share an overview of the unique characteristics of local Virginia wines, and bring with him five of Barboursville’s most popular selections for guests to sample. The tastings will highlight a variety of flavors from the vineyard’s dynamic mosaic of growing conditions. $35 inclusive of tax and gratuity. 2810 Pennsylvania Ave, NW. For more information click here.