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WINE TASTING: Featuring summer wines. 7 p.m. Free. One More Page Books, 2200 N. Westmoreland St., No.101, Arlington. 703-300-9746.


DOUGHNUT-EATING CONTEST:Hosted by Mac’s Donuts. The first person to finish 50 mini apple cider doughnuts wins a $100 gift certificate to Mac’s Donuts. 11 a.m. Free, registration required. Arlington Farmers Market, North Courthouse Road and North 14th Street, Arlington. www.facebook.

WINERY TOUR: Winery and vineyard tour with scientific and technical details of winemaking and vineyard management. Includes wine tasting. 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. $15. Doukenie Winery, 14727 Mountain Rd., Purcellville. 540-668-6464.


ALL AMERICAN DAY ON THE FARM:Festival featuring American and local items, with wine and cheese tastings, artists and music. A portion of the proceeds benefits the Maryland chapter of the National MS Society. Noon-5 p.m. $15, advance purchase only. Linganore Winecellars, 13601 Glissans Mill Rd., Mount Airy.


CRAB AND COCKTAIL DINNER: Four-course meal with chef, television host and author John Shields, who will offer tips on picking and preparing crabs. 6:30 p.m. $80, not including tax and gratuity. Wildfire, Tysons Galleria, Third Floor, 1714 International Dr., McLean. 703-442-9110.

GARDENING CLASS: The session focuses on growing food in the garden during fall and winter. 6:30-8 p.m. $18. Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. 301-962-1400.



CIDER AND MEAD FESTIVAL: Samples of Maryland hard cider and mead, farm tours, music, artisans and food. 4-9 p.m. $25 ($20 in advance); $10 for non-drinkers; children 8 and under free. Baltimore County Center for Maryland Agriculture, 1114 Shawan Rd., Cockeysville.

WINE CLASS: The session focuses on Spanish wines. 5:30-7 p.m. $85, not including tax and gratuity. Fiola, 601 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. 202-628-2888.

WINE CLASS: Sparkling wines from around the world. 7:15 p.m. $25. Chain Bridge Cellars, 1351 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean. 703-356-6500.


FROMAGE FARM TOUR: Full-day tour with a coffee tasting and trip to a local farm for a tour, cheese tasting and picnic. Purchase tickets by July 5. 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $146, including tastings, transportation and lunch. 202-649-0131.


COOKING CLASS: Breakfast and brunch class featuring eggless (soy-based) omelets, polenta fries and more. 9302 Hallston Court, Fairfax Station. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. $55; $100 for two people. 703-643-2713.

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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