WOMEN & WHISKY: Kayleigh Kulp, author of “Booze for Babes,” discusses whisky types and how to verbalize and understand their flavors. Features food from chef Marjorie Meek-Bradley and spirits from Becky Harris of Catoctin Creek Distillery, as well as a Q&A with all three women. 6-8 p.m. $45, including a copy of Kulp’s book. Roofers Union, 2446 18th St. NW. 202-232-7663. www.boozeforbabes.com/whiskywomen.
EPICURIENCE VIRGINIA: Through Monday, wine and food festival with tastings, chef demos, music and more. The grand tasting is Aug. 30, noon-6 p.m. Other related events take place elsewhere in the area. $85 for grand tasting general admission; price varies for other events. Morven Park Estate, 17263 Southern Planter Lane, Leesburg. epicvirginia.com.
MIDDLE EASTERN FOOD FESTIVAL: Traditional Middle Eastern food, vendors, church tours, music and dancing. 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sunday, noon-6 p.m. Free. Holy Transfiguration Catholic Church, 8501 Lewinsville Rd., McLean. 703-734-9566. www.holytransfiguration.org.
FLOFEST DC: Music, wine and literary festival with workshops, cooking demos and wine tastings. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. $45. St. Elizabeths Hospital, 2700 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE. www.flofestdc.com.
CARLA HALL: Chef, cookbook author and television host Carla Hall in conversation with Washington Post deputy Food editor Bonnie Benwick. 4 p.m. Free, registration recommended. Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, 921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE. 202-549-4172. www.hillcenterdc.org.
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