HISTORY & HOPS: Featuring Mad Fox Brewing Co., with samples of three beers and a tour of the historic home. 6:30-8:30 p.m. $30. Heurich House Museum, 1307 New Hampshire Ave. NW. 202-429-1894.

WINE DINNER: Five courses with wines from Washington state. 6:30 p.m. $89.95, including tax and gratuity. Russia House Restaurant, 724 Pine St., Herndon. 703-787-8880.


FARM-TO-FORK FREDERICK: Through Sept. 1, participating restaurants offer menus with at least 70 percent of the food grown and raised in Frederick County.


A TASTE OF BARBADOS: Food, drinks and soca music. Partial proceeds benefit a nonprofit agency in Barbados. 3-7 p.m. $50; $20 children younger than 12. Embassy of Barbados, 2144 Wyoming Ave. NW.

KEGS AND CORKS CRAFT BEER AND MARYLAND WINE FESTIVAL: Craft beer, Maryland wine, vendors and live entertainment. Noon-6 p.m. $35 ($30 in advance); $10 designated drivers and ages 13-20; children 12 and younger free. Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds, 1450 Generals Hwy., Crownsville.

TASTE PRINCE GEORGE’S FOOD AND WINE FESTIVAL: Chef demos, food from area restaurants, live music and more. Noon-8 p.m. $27; some events require additional fee. Six Flags America, 13710 Central Ave., Upper Marlboro.

UNCORKED WINE AND MUSIC FESTIVAL: Maryland wines, cooking demos and live music. Noon-6 p.m. Admission free for concerts and cooking demonstrations; wine tasting $15. Rockville Town Square, 200 E. Middle Lane, Rockville.


1814 DINNER: All evening, the restaurant offers a menu of “the dinner that was never served” to James and Dolley Madison when the British burned the White House on Aug. 24, 1814. 4-10 p.m. $53, not including tax and gratuity; $60 with wine or ale. Martin’s Tavern, 1264 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 202-333-7370.

MASON DIXON MASTER CHEF TOURNAMENT: Championship match for the chef tournament. A portion of the proceeds goes to Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland. 5:30-9 p.m. $35 ($25 in advance), including tax; $55 ($45 in advance) for judging experience. Inn at the Colonnade Baltimore, a Doubletree Hotel, 4 W. University Pkwy., Baltimore.


CHOCOLATE SEMINAR: Seated, guided tasting of 14 different chocolates. 6:30 p.m. $15. Repeats Aug. 26. The Curious Grape, 2900 S. Quincy St., Arlington. 703-671-8700.


AUG. 31

BAKE BETHESDA A PIE CONTEST: Fundraiser for Manna Food Center with three categories for entrants: children (7-17), adults and culinary students. Registration open through Aug. 27. 9-11 a.m. $5 registration fee per pie; free to attend. Bethesda Central Farm Market, 7600 Arlington Rd. at Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda. 301-775-6402.

Becky Krystal

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