FARM-TO-FORK LOUDOUN: Through Aug. 3, area restaurants create special menus centered on locally grown foods.

WINE TASTING: Five pinot noirs. 5 p.m. $25. Slate Wine Bar, 2404 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 202-333-4304.


COOKING DEMO: Gardening and cooking writer Adrienne Cook and nutritionist and cooking instructor Danielle Cook share ideas for cooking with tomatoes. Noon and 12:45 p.m. Free. U.S. Botanic Garden, 100 Maryland Ave. SW.


COOKING CLASS: Food from the Campania region of Italy. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. $85. Osteria Marzano, 6361 Walker Lane, Suite 140, Alexandria. 703-313-9700.

GROW IT EAT IT OPEN HOUSE: Classes and demonstrations on tomatoes, seeds, tool care and food preservation, as well as seed and recipe exchanges. 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. Agricultural History Farm Park, 18410 Muncaster Rd., Derwood. 301-590-9638.


BOUNTY OF THE BAY: Crab boil featuring Maryland blue crabs, shrimp, oysters and corn. 6-8 p.m. $48, including tax and gratuity. Jackson 20, 480 King St., Alexandria. 703-842-2790.

WINE DINNER: Four courses featuring Notaviva Vineyards. The evening includes a tour of the farm. 7 p.m. $75, including tax and gratuity. Clyde’s at Willow Creek Farm, 42920 Broadlands Blvd., Broadlands.


BEER DINNER: Four courses with domestic and foreign brews. 7 p.m. $75, not including tax and gratuity. WK Hearth, 130 Purcellville Gateway Dr., Purcellville. 540-751-9919.

BEER DINNER: Four courses with Heavy Seas brews. Heavy Seas founder Hugh Sisson attends. 6 p.m. $65, including tax and gratuity. Heavy Seas Alehouse, 1501 Wilson Blvd., Arlington. 703-879-4388.

MASON DIXON MASTER CHEF TOURNAMENT: Single-elimination chef tournament. A portion of the proceeds goes to Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland. 5:30-9 p.m.; Tuesday, 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.


CHAMPAGNE DINNER: Four courses with three different pours of Krug champagnes. 6:30 p.m. $150, not including tax and gratuity. Bazin’s on Church, 111 Church St. NW, Vienna. 703-255-7212.


AUG. 1

DINNER WITH CARLA HALL: Fundraiser featuring cooking demos and dinner with the cookbook author and co-host of ABC’s “The Chew.” 6-9 p.m. $150. Wellness House of Annapolis, 2625 Mas Que Farm Rd., Annapolis. 410-990-0941.

Becky Krystal

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