Cheers to this: two food and wine festivals are happening this weekend in Maryland — one in Glenn Dale and another in Baltimore. (Greg Kreller/AP)
THURSDAY

CONVERSATION WITH NORA POUILLON: The local chef-restaurateur answers questions and signs copies of her memoir, “My Organic Life: How a Pioneering Chef Helped Shape the Way We Eat Today.” Proceeds benefit Bethesda Cares. 7 p.m. $25. Edgemoor Club, 7415 Exeter Rd., Bethesda. bit.ly/25ymlX2.

GARDEN TOUR AND TEA: A master gardener docent leads a tour of the grounds; a traditional English afternoon tea follows. 1-3 p.m. $32. Green Spring Gardens, 4603 Green Spring Rd., Alexandria. 703-941-7987. greenspring.org.

FRIDAY

GREEK FESTIVAL: Greek savory cuisine and pastries, live music, dance performances and more. Friday and Saturday, noon-10 p.m.; Sunday, noon-7 p.m. Free admission; food and drinks available to purchase. Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 2815 36th St. NW. bit.ly/1LMI7jn.

SERBFEST: Serbian cuisine, crafts, live entertainment and more. Friday, 5-9 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sunday, noon-6 p.m. Free admission; food and drinks available for purchase. St. Luke Serbian Orthodox Church, 10660 River Rd., Potomac. 301-299-2704. serbfestdc.com.

SATURDAY

BALTIMORE WINE AND FOOD FESTIVAL: Samples of more than 100 wines, spirits and beers, plus cooking demonstrations and food-truck fare. A portion of proceeds benefits Spirit of Hope Children’s Foundation. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. $39 in advance, $49 onsite. VIP option also available. Rash Field, 610 Light St., Baltimore. bmorewine.com.

MARIETTA FOOD AND WINE FESTIVAL: Samples from local wineries and restaurants, plus craft vendors and live music. 1-7 p.m. Admission $10, wine sampling glass $15 extra. Marietta Historic House Museum, 5626 Bell Station Rd., Glenn Dale. 301-464-5291. pgparks.com/page68245.aspx.

SUNDAY

COOKING CLASS: Demonstration class featuring plant-based salads. Call or email for space availability. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. $55 for one, $100 for two; seniors and students $50. Veggie Gourmet, 9302 Hallston Ct., Fairfax Station. 703-643-2713. veggourmet.wordpress.com.

LAMB JAM: Tasting event and competition featuring local chefs including Adam Howard of Kapnos, K.N. Vinod of Indique and Michael Costa of Zaytinya. VIP option available. 3-6 p.m. $60. Union Market, 1309 Fifth St. NE. americanlamb.com/american-lamb-jam-tour.

TASTE THE WORLD IN FENTON VILLAGE: Appetizers and tasting plates from up to 35 restaurants. 1-5 p.m. Samples, $2 to $5. Fenton Village, in an area bounded by Georgia Avenue, Wayne Avenue, Fenton Street and Burlington Avenue, Silver Spring. tastetheworld.fentonvillage.org.

RESERVE NOW

MAY 18

WINE DINNER: Four courses paired with Oregon’s Carabella Vineyard wine. 5:30 p.m. $135, not including tax and gratuity. Goodstone Inn & Restaurant, 36205 Snake Hill Rd., Middleburg. 540-687-3333. goodstone.com.

Kara Elder

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