15th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL WINE AND FOOD FESTIVAL: Features tastings, food pairings and wine education. 8-11 p.m.; Friday, 7-10 p.m.; Saturday, 7-10 p.m. $120; master class events extra. Free festival marketplace Thursday and Friday, noon-8 p.m. Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. www.wineandfooddc.com.
WINE TASTING: Featuring six French wines with hors d’oeuvres. 6-8 p.m. Free. Union Street Public House, 121 S. Union St., Alexandria. 703-548-1785. www.unionstreetpublichouse.com.
WINE CLASS: Participants learn about a variety of red wines. 7:15 p.m. $25. Chain Bridge Cellars, 1351 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean. 703-356-6500. www.chainbridgecellars.com.
FAMILY VALENTINE TEA: Family-friendly program for ages 3 and older, including tea and sweets, valentines and a dance. 1:30-3 p.m. $17. Green Spring Gardens Park, 4603 Green Spring Rd., Alexandria. 703-642-5173. www.greenspring.org.
PRESIDENTS’ DAY BEER FEST: Samples of more than 50 beers, live entertainment and food trucks. 7 p.m.; Saturday, noon-3 p.m., 4-7 p.m. and 9 p.m.-midnight. $50 ($40 in advance). Union Market, 1309 Fifth St. NE. drinkthedistrict.com.
COOKING CLASS: Chef’s Table date-night event with a Greek-inspired menu. 7:30 p.m. $85. Workhouse Arts Center, 9601 Ox Rd., Lorton. 703-584-2900. www.workhousearts.org.
LOUDOUN GROWN EXPO: Exhibitors include wineries, community-supported agriculture providers, food producers and other vendors. 1-6 p.m. Free; food and drink for sale. Historic Bush Tabernacle, 250 S. Nursery Ave., Purcellville. 540-751-2350. www.loudoungrownexpo.com.
WINE TASTING: Six wines paired with food. Noon, 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. $45. Lost Creek Vineyards and Winery, 43277 Spinks Ferry Rd., Leesburg. 703-443-9836. www.lostcreekwinery.com.
COOKING CLASS: Gluten-free and dairy-free ideas for nutritious weekday breakfasts. Salud Healthy Pantry, 1137 Walker Rd, Great Falls. 2-3:30 p.m. $40. www.takebackyourhealthconference.com/cooking-classes.
COOKING CLASS: Students learn how to make simple yet unusual hors d’oeuvres. 7-9 p.m. $60. RoundzGourmet Market & Catering, 2299 Johns Hopkins Rd., Gambrills. 443-292-4631. www.roundz.com.
COCKTAIL SEMINAR: The story behind the Negroni, including six sample-size cocktails, appetizers and recipes. 6:30-8 p.m. $50 ($45 in advance). Occidental, 1475 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. www.motacservices.com.
BEER DINNER: Four courses paired with five beers from Heavy Seas. 7 p.m. $45, not including tax and gratuity. National Pastime Sports Bar and Grill, Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, 201 Waterfront St., National Harbor. 301-965-4000. www.gaylordnationaltickets.com.
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