WHISKEY DINNER: Four courses paired with whiskey from North America. 6:30 p.m. $95. Carmello's, 9108 Center St., Manassas. carmellos.com.
COOKING CLASS: Chef Mark Haskell teaches how to cure and preserve meat and fish at home with limited equipment. 7 p.m. $49. Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, 921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE. hillcenterdc.org.
CULINARY HISTORIANS OF WASHINGTON D.C.: Author Laura Shapiro discusses her new book, “What She Ate: Six Remarkable Women and the Food that Tells Their Stories,” (Viking, 2017). 2 p.m. Free. Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Lane, Bethesda. chowdc.org.
CHEESE AND WHISKEY TASTING: Learn to pair cheese with whiskey. 7:30 p.m. $50. Via Umbria, 1525 Wisconsin Ave. NW. viaumbria.com.
COOKING DEMO: Butcher Scott Weiss teaches how to make corned beef. 7:30 p.m. $35. Via Umbria, 1525 Wisconsin Ave. NW. viaumbria.com.
WINE DINNER: Five courses paired with wine from La Ligière. 6:30 p.m. $89. Bastille, 606 N. Fayette St., Alexandria. bastillerestaurant.com.
HISTORY AND HOPS: An evening with Bill Madden, Mad Fox Brewing chief executive and brewer. Ticket includes tastings, snacks and a self-guided tour of the Heurich House Museum. 6:30 p.m. $30. Heurich House Museum, 1307 New Hampshire Ave. NW. heurichhouse.org.
STORY TIME GALA: Chefs Erik Bruner-Yang and Johnny Spero, and bartender JP Fetherston, among others, create food and drinks in a benefit for D.C. Public Library’s early childhood literacy programs. 6:30 p.m. $150. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, 901 G St. NW. dcplf.org/storytime.
WINE CLASS: Participants taste wines from the Right Bank of Bordeaux’s Gironde Estuary. 7 p.m. $50. Chain Bridge Cellars, 1351 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean. chainbridgecellars.com.
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