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Washington Post food calendar for Oct. 5-Oct. 13

FRIDAY

OKTOBERFEST RESTON: Food, beer, live entertainment, carnival and other activities. 3-11 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Sunday, noon-8 p.m. Free admission; food and drink tickets $1 each or $20 for 24 tickets. Reston Town Center, 11900 Market St., Reston. 703-707-9045. www.oktoberfestreston.com.

SATURDAY

ART ON THE AVENUE: Featuring a pie-baking contest, food vendors, music and more. Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Free. artontheavenue.org.

CAPITOL CITY BREWING CO.’S MID-ATLANTIC OKTOBERFEST: Featuring more than 50 breweries, with German food, music and vendors. Noon-7 p.m. $25 for a tasting glass and 10 drink tickets; free for children and non-drinkers. Village at Shirlington, 4001 Campbell Ave., Arlington. 703-578-3888. capcitybrew.com.

TASTE OF BETHESDA: Featuring local restaurants, music, children’s activities and more. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free admission; $5 for four food tickets (servings cost one to four tickets). Woodmont Triangle between Norfolk Avenue and Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda. 301-215-6660. www.bethesda.org.

TEA TASTING: Sample green teas from around the world, served with tea-infused snacks. 1-3 p.m. $25. Colvin Run Mill, 10017 Colvin Run Rd., Great Falls. 703-759-2771. www.greatfallsteagarden.com.

SUNDAY

DC GREY MARKET: Featuring items for sale from small-scale food vendors. Noon-4 p.m. $5; $2.37 in advance. Emergence Community Arts Collective, 733 Euclid St. NW. www.greydc.com.

PICKLING 101: Sarah Gordon of Gordy’s Pickle Jar teaches students about pickling, as well as how to pair pickles with other foods. 7 p.m. $40. Cheesetique, 2411 Mount Vernon Ave., Alexandria. 703-706-5300. cheesetique.com.

RESERVE NOW

OCT. 11

FABLES AND TABLES: Fundraiser for Interfaith Works featuring a community meal of soup and bread and an auction. 6:30-9:30 p.m. $40; children $15. Julia Bindeman Suburban Center, 11810 Falls Rd., Potomac. 301-315-1092. www.fablesandtables.org.

WINE CLASS: Featuring wines from around the Alps. 7 p.m. $30. Chain Bridge Cellars, 1351 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean. 703-356-6500. www.chainbridgecellars.com.

WINE DINNER: Featuring a new vintage from Sassicaia. 6:30 p.m. $95, including tax and gratuity. Assaggi Osteria, 6641 Old Dominion Dr., McLean. 703-918-0080. www.assaggiosteria.com.

OCT. 13

COCKTAIL CLASS: The class focuses on flavors and examples of aperitifs and digestifs. 3:30-5 p.m. $65. Green Pig Bistro, 1025 N. Fillmore St., Arlington. 703-618-8633. scofflawsden.com.

SATURDAY SUPPER: Featuring Oktoberfest brats and braus. 7 p.m. $65, including tax and gratuity. Art and Soul, 415 New Jersey Ave. NW. 202-393-7777. www.artandsouldc.com.

WINE DINNER: Four-course meal paired with Paradise Springs wines. 7:30 p.m. $129, including tax and gratuity. Paradise Springs Winery, 13219 Yates Ford Rd., Clifton. 703-830-9463. www.paradisespringswinery.com.

Becky Krystal

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Becky Krystal covers food for the Going Out Guide and Weekend and Food sections. In her spare time she loves to, of course, eat and cook.
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