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It’s peak cherry blossom event season


Baked and Wired, a stop on the cherry blossom Georgetown Walking Tour on March 26. (Anne Kenderdine/The Washington Post)
TODAY

NATIONAL HARBOR RESTAURANT WEEK: Through March 25, participating restaurants, including Granite City and Succotash, offer special prix-fixe lunch and dinner menus. $20, two-course lunch; $38, three-course dinner. nationalharbor.com.

THURSDAY

FOOD FILM: A viewing of “The Seer: A Portrait of Wendell Berry.” Part of the Environmental Film Festival. 7 p.m. $10. National Geographic Grosvenor Auditorium, 1145 17th St. NW. dceff.org.

FRIDAY

FOOD FILM: A viewing of “SEED: The Untold Story.” Part of the Environmental Film Festival. 7 p.m. $10. Carnegie Institution for Science, Elihu Root Auditorium, 1530 P St. NW. dceff.org.

CRAFTS AND BEER: Artist Cherie Lester leads a class using cherry blossom cut-outs. Two beers and blossom-themed snacks included. 7 p.m. $35. Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, 545 Seventh St. SE. 202-547-6839. chaw.org.

SATURDAY

CHERRY BLOSSOM BEER AND WINE FESTIVAL: Event features unlimited tastings of more than 100 beers and wines, food truck fare and live entertainment. 1-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. $45. The Yards, 301 Water St. SE. drinkthedistrict.com.

CUPCAKE WALKING TOUR: Walking tour begins at Dumbarton House and stops at Baked & Wired, Sprinkles and Georgetown Cupcake. Ticket includes one cupcake inspired by cherry blossoms from each shop. 1-3 p.m. General admission $25, members $23. Dumbarton House, 2715 Q St. NW. 202-337-2288. cherryblossomcupcakes.eventbrite.com.

SUNDAY

TASTE ON WHEELS: Attendees can buy food from more than 20 food trucks. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. $10 general admission, $30 for ”drink lovers” package. The Yards, 1300 First St. SE. thetasteofdc.org/tasteonwheels.html.

RESERVE NOW

MARCH 30

FONDUE FEST: Participants taste a variety of melting cheeses paired with beer and wine. 7-9 p.m. $35 in advance, $45 day of. Via Umbria, 1525 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 202-333-3904. viaumbria.com/events.

MARCH 31

WINE CLASS: Participants learn about pairing wine with a variety of cheeses and cheese-based dishes. 6-8 p.m. $10. The Vineyard, 1445 Laughlin Ave., McLean. thevineyardva.com.

WINE DINNER: Four courses paired with wine from Silver Oak Winery. 6:30 p.m. $110, not including tax and gratuity. Russia House Restaurant, 724 Pine St., Herndon. 703-787-8880. russiahouserestaurant.com.

APRIL 6

TURKISH DINNER: Traditional Turkish meyhane-style dinner with wine and live music. 6:30-9:30 p.m. $80, including tax and gratuity. Ankara, 1320 19th St. NW. 202-293-6301. bit.ly/23EcaPS.

Kara Elder

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