BOOK SIGNING AND WINE TASTING: Jancis Robinson discusses the new book she co-wrote with Linda Murphy, “American Wine: The Ultimate Companion to the Wines and Wineries of the United States,” with Washington Post wine columnist Dave McIntyre. The event includes a book signing and tasting of wines from around the country. 6:45-8 p.m. $75. National Museum of Natural History, Baird Auditorium, 10th Street and Constitution Avenue NW. 202-633-3030. smithsonianassociates.org.
COOKING CLASS: Students cook dishes for a spring brunch. 6:30-8:30 p.m. $65. Butterfly Gourmet, 148 N. 21st St., Purcellville. 540-441-7094.
COOKING DEMONSTRATION: Gardening specialist Adrienne Cook and nutritionist Danielle Cook Navidi share ideas for how to use asparagus and rhubarb. Noon-1:30 p.m. Free. U.S. Botanic Garden, 100 Maryland Ave. SW. 202-225-8333. www.usbg.gov.
HISTORY & HOPS: Featuring samples from Lost Rhino Brewing and guided tours of the house. Proceeds to benefit the museum. 6:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. $30. Heurich House Museum, 1307 New Hampshire Ave. NW. 202-429-1894. historyandhopsdcbrau.eventbrite.
WINE CLASS: Participants taste ruby, vintage and tawny ports along with Madeira. Light appetizers. 7 p.m. $45. Chain Bridge Cellars, 1351 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean. 703-356-6500. www.
WINE DINNER: Locally sourced foods are paired with Virginia wines. 7 p.m. $120, not including tax and gratuity. Girasole, 4224 Loudoun Ave., The Plains. 540-253-5501. www.girasole-panino.com.
A TASTE OF ARGENTINA: Attendees sample Argentine cuisine, including empanadas, facturas and alfajores. 2:30 p.m. $45, including tax and gratuity. Tango Pastry, 6100 Richmond Hwy., Alexandria. 202-633-4795. www.aiwf.org/dc.
COOKING CLASS: Chefs Stephen Sands and Marilena Leavitt prepare an Italian-style dinner party of several courses accompanied by regional Italian wines. 7 p.m. $80. Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. NW, Vienna. 703-865-7920. www.
PARK HYATT MASTERS OF FOOD AND WINE: Pastry chef Peter Brett and chocolatier Zoe Tsoukatos of Zoe’s Chocolate in Frederick host a cooking class using cherries and chocolate. 3-5 p.m. $55, including tax and gratuity. Park Hyatt Washington, 24th and M streets NW. 202-419-6768. www.mastersfoodandwine.com.
TEA WITH THE EASTER BUNNY: Tea, snacks, visits with the Easter Bunny and a family scavenger hunt. 1 p.m. Children $20; adults $25. Tudor Place, 1644 31st St. NW. 202-965-0400. www.tudorplace.org.
WINE BLENDING: Participants learn the secrets of making a wine blend and help create the next Vintner’s Reserve. 1-3 p.m. $40. Doukenie Winery, 14727 Mountain Rd., Purcellville. 540-668-6464. www.doukeniewinery.com.
COOKING CLASS: Brunch dishes include eggs, maple sausage, sweet potato hash and cocktails. 1:30 p.m. The class repeats March 31 at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. $59. Living Social, 918 F St. NW. 202-695-8938. livingsoci.al/XjIll3.