INAUGURAL BREWERS BALL: The event features 10 breweries from around the region and the country. Executive chef Kyle Bailey and executive pastry chef Tiffany MacIsaac of the Neighborhood Restaurant Group will provide the food. 8 p.m.-1 a.m. $150, including all food and beverages. ChurchKey, 1337 14th St. NW. 202-567-2576. www.birchandbarley.com.
WINE LUNCH/BOOK SIGNING: Mike Isabella, chef-owner of Graffiato in Penn Quarter, autographs copies of his “Crazy Good Italian” at a lunch hosted by the local chapter of the American Institute of Wine and Food. 2-4 p.m. $100, including tax, gratuity and the cookbook. Graffiato, 707 Sixth St. NW. 202-333-0421. www.aiwf.
WINE DINNER: Featuring wines by the Darioush winery in Napa, Calif. 6:30 p.m. $145, including tax and gratuity. Fairfax Hotel at Embassy Row, 2100 Massachusetts Ave. NW. 202-736-1453. www.capitalwinefestival.com.
WINE DINNER: Five courses with wines imported by Siema Wines. 6:30 p.m. $80, not including tax and gratuity. Amici Miei, 1093 Seven Locks Rd., Potomac. 301-545-0966. www.amicimieiristorante.com.
SUGAR & CHAMPAGNE AFFAIR: The dessert reception is a fundraiser for the Washington Humane Society. Leashed dogs welcome. 7-9 p.m. $90. Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-683-1822. www.sugarandchampagne.org.
— Becky Krystal
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