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COOKING CLASS: Marilena Leavitt teaches a bread-baking class that will include recipes for no-knead rustic bread, garlic and butter bread rosettes, Nutella bread and sweet and savory compound butters.
2-5 p.m. $75. Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. NW, Vienna. 703-865-7920. www.culinariacookingschool.com.

COOKING CLASS: Executive chef Matt Britt teaches how to make four Mexican courses; wine pairings included. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. $85. Ceiba, 701 14th St. NW. 202-393-3983. www.ceibarestaurant.com.

TASTE OF GEORGETOWN: Food from more than 25 restaurants, plus music and wine pairings. Proceeds benefit Georgetown Ministry Center. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. $5 for one food tasting ticket or $20 for five; $4 for one drinks tasting ticket or $10 for three. Wisconsin Avenue and M Street NW. 202-298-9222. www.tasteofgeorgetown.com.

VINTAGE VIRGINIA WINE AND FOOD FESTIVAL: Virginia wines, food trucks, live music, family activities and more. 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. $30 per day; $18 designated drivers; $7 ages 6-12 (age 5 and younger free). Bull Run Regional Park, 7700 Bull Run Dr., Centreville. 888-823-3787. www.vintagevirginia.com.


LOCO EATS: Benefit for Mobile Hope highlights local chefs, farmers and winemakers. 3-7 p.m. $125, including tax and gratuity; $75 for food only. Patowmack Farm, 42461 Lovettsville Rd., Lovettsville. 540-822-9017. www.locoeats.com.

OLIVE OIL DINNER: Five-course wine dinner featuring Tuscan olive oil. 6 p.m. $70, not including tax and gratuity. Al Dente, 3201 New Mexico Ave. NW. 202-244-2223. www.aldentedc.com.

THE WHOLE HOG: All-you-can-eat, Southern-style barbecue menu featuring pork entrees, slaws, salads, biscuits and desserts.
11 a.m. $20, not including tax and gratuity. Union Street Public House, 121 S. Union St., Alexandria. 703-548-1785. www.


WINE DINNER: Sommelier Matthew Carroll hosts a wine dinner with the theme “Iconic USA.” 7 p.m. $150, not including tax and gratuity. Brabo by Robert Wiedmaier, 1600 King St., Alexandria. 703-894-3440. www.braborestaurant.com.



BEER DINNER: Four-course barbecue dinner with beer by Lagunitas Brewing and guest Ryan Kerrigan of the Redskins. 6:30 p.m. $50, not including tax and gratuity. Wildfire, Tysons Galleria, Third Floor, 1714 International Dr., McLean. 703-442-9110. www.

GARDEN STROLL AND TEA: Tour of the demonstration gardens with a master gardener docent, followed by a traditional English afternoon tea. 1-3 p.m. $28. Green Spring Gardens, 4603 Green Spring Rd., Alexandria. 703-941-7987. www.greenspring.org.

WINE CLASS: The session focuses on pinot noir. 5:30-7 p.m. $85, not including tax and gratuity. Fiola, 601 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-628-2888. www.fioladc.com.

WINE CLASS: Importer Danny Haas presents the 2011 vintage of premier- and grand-cru Chablis from Domaine Louis Michel. Light appetizers. 7 p.m. $45. Chain Bridge Cellars, 1351 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean. 703-356-6500. www.chainbridgecellars.com.

WINE DINNER: Multi-course meal featuring wines from Barboursville Vineyards. 7 p.m. $119, not including tax and gratuity. Ashby Inn & Restaurant, 692 Federal St., Paris. 540-592-3900. www.ashbyinn.com.


COOKING CLASS: The session focuses on spring recipes. 11 a.m. $55. Patowmack Farm, 42461 Lovettsville Rd., Lovettsville. 540-822-9017. www.patowmackfarm. com.


TASTE OF WHEATON: Food from Wheaton restaurants, music, wine and cocktails. Proceeds benefit Mid-County United Ministries. 11 a.m.-
5 p.m. $1-$5 per taste. Wheaton Triangle, Grandview Avenue and Reedie Drive, Wheaton. 240-777-8100.www.wheatonmd.org.


COOKING CLASS: Students learn to use a whole chicken to make a week’s meals. 6-8 p.m. $25. Maple Avenue Market, 128 Maple Ave. E, Vienna. 703-957-9348. www.mapleavenuemarket.com.

Becky Krystal

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e-mail food@washpost.com, 14 days in advance. For more events, go to www.washingtonpost.com/gog/dc-events.html and click “Food Events.”

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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