Washington food event calendar

THURSDAY

WINE DINNER: Washington Post wine columnist Dave McIntyre leads a discussion on Rhone varietals, followed by a four-course dinner. 6:30 p.m. $150, including tax and gratuity. Charlie Palmer Steak, 101 Constitution Ave. NW. 202-547-8100. www.rhonerangers.org.

FRIDAY

CARIBBEAN RUM AND BLACK CAKE COMPETITION: Professional and amateur bakers compete for judges’ and people’s choice awards. 6-10 p.m. $10. Zanzibar, 1901 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-722-4218. caribbeanamericanrestaurantweek.
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WINE DINNER: Four courses paired with Bluemont Vineyard wines. 6:30-9 p.m. $79, not including tax and gratuity. Open Kitchen, 7115 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. 703-942-8148. www.openkitchen-dcmetro.com.

SATURDAY

CRAWFISH BOIL: All-you-can-eat crawfish, shrimp, gumbo and more. 2-5 p.m. $60. Acadiana, 901 New York Ave. NW. 202-408-8848. www.acadianarestaurant.com.

OYSTER AND PIG ROAST: Barren Island Oyster’s new Ugly Oysters, whole-roasted pig, beer and more. Noon-3 p.m. $25, not including tax and gratuity. Black’s Bar & Kitchen, 7750 Woodmont Ave., Bethesda. 301-652-5525. www.blacksbarandkitchen.com.

SUNDAY

FARM DINNER: Outdoor meal hosted by the Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food and Agriculture, featuring food by Nathan Anda and Ed Witt of the Partisan and Red Apron. 4-8 p.m. $154. Woodlawn Plantation, 9000 Richmond Hwy., Fort Belvoir area. 571-384-8845. www.arcadiafood.org.

GOOD FOOD MARKETPLACE: Vendors from the Good Food Merchants Guild sell their products. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free; $25 for VIP hour, 10-11 a.m. Union Market, 1309 Fifth St. NE. www.unionmarketdc.com.

SUNDAY SUPPER: Communal meal with food by several local chefs. Proceeds benefit the Good Food Merchants Guild and the James Beard Foundation Scholarships. 5:30 p.m. $250. Union Market, 1309 Fifth St. NE. www.unionmarketdc.com.

TUESDAY

DINE N DASH: Fundraiser for World Central Kitchen consists of a self-guided walking tour of Penn Quarter with specialty plates and cocktails at Cuba Libre, Del Campo, Jaleo, Menu/MBK, Oyamel, Partisan, Poste Brasserie, Proof, SEI and Zaytinya, plus five food trucks. 6-10 p.m. $99. www.dinendash.info.

RESERVE NOW

JUNE 11

BENEFIT WINE DINNER: Fundraiser for Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic, featuring four courses and guest Peter Mondavi Jr. of Charles Krug Winery. 6:30 p.m. $150, including tax and gratuity. Morton’s, 11951 Freedom Drive, Reston. 703-796-0128. www.mortons.com/reston.

Becky Krystal

Event listings can be submitted online only at www.washingtonpost.com/gog/talk-to-us.html, at least 14 days in advance.

Becky Krystal covers food for the Going Out Guide and Weekend and Food sections. In her spare time she loves to, of course, eat and cook.
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