WINE TASTING: Attendees sample French wines from family farms and grower-owned co-ops. 7 p.m. $20. Alliance Francaise -Dupont, 2142 Wyoming Ave. NW. 202-234-7911. www.francedc.org.
COOKING CLASS: Marilena Leavitt teaches how to make artisan bread at home. 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $75. Culinaria Cooking School, 110 Pleasant St. NW, Vienna. 703-865-7920. www.
CULINARY EDUCATION CRAWL: Restaurants and shops in Barracks Row offer 21 classes that range in length from 30 to 90 minutes. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. $15-$30. Barracks Row, Eighth Street between Pennsylvania Avenue and M Street SE. 202-544-3188. www.barracksrow.org.
WINE DINNER: Four courses with wines from Domaine du Pas de l’Escalette and Domaine des Roches Neuves. 7 p.m. $95, not including tax and gratuity. Ici Urban Bistro, 806 15th St. NW. 202-730-8418. www.iciurbanbistro.com.
AUTHOR TALK: Beth Kanter discusses her book “Washington, DC Chef’s Table.” Adam Bernbach, bar manager at Proof; Daniel Bortnick, executive chef at Firefly; and Elizabeth Hutter, executive pastry chef at Sunflower Bakery, also appear. 7 p.m. $10. Sixth &I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St. NW. 202-408-3100. www.sixthandi.org.
WINE DINNER: Featuring wines from Burgess Cellars. 6:30 p.m. $125, including tax and gratuity. Fairfax Hotel at Embassy Row, 2100 Massachusetts Ave. NW. 202-736-1453. www.capitalwinefestival.com.
WINE DINNER: Featuring wines from Domaine La Bastide Saint Dominique. 6:30 p.m. $75, not including tax and gratuity. Bistro Vivant, 1394 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean. 703-356-1700. bistrovivant.com.
WINE FUNDRAISER: Actor Danny Glover appears at the launch of African Passion Wines, a new South African wine. The event and nationwide wine sales raise funds for TransAfrica Forum. 6 p.m. $125. Eatonville Restaurant, 2121 14th St. NW. www.transafrica.org.
BEER DINNER: Four courses paired with beer from Lost Rhino Brewing. 7 p.m. $75, not including tax and gratuity. Virtue Feed & Grain, 106 S. Union St., Alexandria. 571-970-3669. virtuefeedandgrain.com.
COOKING CLASS: Four-course Italian meal paired with wines. 10:30 a.m. $90, not including tax and gratuity. Amici Miei, 1093 Seven Locks Rd., Potomac. 301-545-0966. www.amicimieiristorante.com.
CRAFT BEER SOCIAL: Four Flying Dog Brewery beers paired with small plates. 6-8 p.m. $30. J. Paul’s, 3218 M St. NW. 202-333-3450. j-pauls.capitalrestaurants.com/georgetown.
WINE DINNER: Featuring wines from Miner Family Winery. 7 p.m. $125, including tax and gratuity. Fairfax Hotel at Embassy Row, 2100 Massachusetts Ave. NW. 202-736-1453. www.capitalwinefestival.com.
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