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Correction: A previous version of this story included a May 22 wine dinner at Brabo by Robert Wiedmaier. The event has since been canceled.

MAY 16

STRATFORD DINING SERIES: Attendees judge culinary and pastry students’ crab cakes and cupcakes. 7:30-9 p.m. $20, including tax and gratuity. Stratford University, 14349 Gideon Dr., Woodbridge. 202-277-8307.

WINE DINNER: Wines from Mariano Garcia of Spain’s Ribera del Duero region. 7-9 p.m. $95, not including tax and gratuity. Jaleo, 480 Seventh St. NW. 202-628-7949.

ZOOFARI: The National Zoo fundraiser features food from more than 100 restaurants, wine, live music, a silent auction and animal demonstrations. 6:30-9:30 p.m. $200. National Zoo, 3001 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-633-3034.

MAY 18

GREEK FESTIVAL: Wine tastings, vineyard tour, Greek music and more. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. $25 ($20 in advance); children and designated drivers $10. Doukenie Winery, 14727 Mountain Rd., Purcellville. 540-668-6464.

MARYLAND CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL: More than 25 Maryland breweries serve a total of more than 125 beers. Carroll Creek Park, downtown Frederick. Noon-6 p.m. $30 ($20 in advance); $10 for under 21; designated drivers, $5 (in advance).

MAY 19

INTERNATIONAL VEGETARIAN FOOD FAIR: Unlimited sampling of cuisines from about 50 countries. Vegan items available. 1-4 p.m. $15 per person; free for children 10 and younger; $10 for age 60 and older. Capital Memorial Church, 3150 Chesapeake St. NW. 202-362-3668.

A TASTE OF HAITI: Sample authentic Haitian dishes prepared by native island chefs Stephan Durand and Valery Abraham in honor of the country’s Flag Day. Chef-restaurateur José Andrés will prepare a signature item. 6 p.m. Free, with online registration, at the Embassy of Haiti, 2311 Massachusetts Ave. NW. 202-332-4090. www.h

FARM DINNER: Chef Anthony Chittum previews the reopening of the Iron Gate Inn in a four-course dinner using items grown on the Arcadia Farm at Woodlawn. Proceeds benefit the Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food and Agriculture. 4-8 p.m. $120 including tax and gratuity. Woodlawn Plantation, 9000 Richmond Hwy. 571-384-8845.

MAY 20

WINE DINNER: Chef-instructor James Kirby and students at Stratford University prepare a dinner themed “pea, nut, butter, jelly.” 7:30-9:30 p.m. $70, including tax and gratuity. At the school, 14349 Gideon Dr., Woodbridge. 202-277-8307.

MAY 21

PORK AND PINOT WINE DINNER: Five-course meal featuring ingredients from Bay Haven Farm at Round Hill. 6:30 p.m. $85, not including tax and gratuity. Wildfire, Tysons Galleria, Third Floor, 1714 International Dr., McLean. 703-442-9110.

WINE DINNER: Four courses with five wines from Trimbach Estate. 7 p.m. $125, including tax and gratuity. La Bergerie, 218 N. Lee St., Alexandria. 703-683-1007.

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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