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BREW AT THE ZOO: Fundraiser for the National Zoo, with beer from more than 60 breweries, food trucks and live music. 6-9 p.m. $65. At the zoo, 3001 Connecticut Ave. NW. 202-633-8307.

CHEESE CLASS: Four cheeses paired with four wines and summer fruit accompaniments. 7 p.m. The class repeats July 25 at 7 p.m. $49. Righteous Cheese, Union Market, 1309 Fifth St. NE. 202-716-3320.

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; free for children 8 and younger. Baltimore County Center for Maryland Agriculture, 1114 Shawan Rd., Cockeysville, Md.

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.


ANNIVERSARY PARTY: Special tappings, live music, giveaways and raffle drawings. Noon. Free. Mad Fox Brewing, 444 W. Broad St., Falls Church. 703-942-6840.

CRAWFISH BOIL: Food, beer and live music. 5 p.m. Free; food available for purchase. Bayou Bakery, 1515 N. Courthouse Rd., Arlington. 703-243-2410.


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.


CHARITY DINNER: Multi-course tasting dinner menu paired with wine. All ticket proceeds benefit Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign. 6 p.m. $500. Charleston, 1000 Lancaster St., Baltimore. 202-478-6572.

COOKING CLASS: Chef Hugues Cossard teaches students how to butcher a whole lamb and prepare several dishes. 7-10 p.m. $60. Stratford University, 14349 Gideon Dr., Woodbridge. 202-277-8307.

MASON DIXON MASTER CHEF TOURNAMENT: Multi-week tournament in which teams of chefs prepare courses for judges and select ticket-holders. Ten percent of the net proceeds from tickets goes to Meals on Wheels of Central Maryland. 6-9 p.m.; also Tuesday, 6-9 p.m. $30 ($25 in advance), including tax; $50 ($45 in advance) for the judging experience ticket. Mari Luna Bistro, 1225 Cathedral St., Baltimore. 410-637-8013.

OPEN HOUSE: Tenth-anniversary celebration for Minibar with tours of the restaurant, as well as Barmini, and food and drink samples. 5-9 p.m. Free. Minibar, 855 E St. NW. 202-393-0812.


COOKING CLASS: The session with writer Adrienne Cook and caterer Danielle Navidi focuses on stone fruits. Noon-1:30 p.m. $32. Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. 301-962-1400.

WINE DINNER: Sommelier Matthew Carroll hosts a five-course Bordeaux wine dinner. 7 p.m. $150, not including tax and gratuity. Brabo by Robert Wiedmaier, 1600 King St., Alexandria. 703-894-3440.


WINE DINNER: Multi-course meal featuring Ankida Ridge Vineyards and Granite Heights Winery. 7 p.m. $119, not including tax and gratuity. Ashby Inn & Restaurant, 692 Federal St., Paris. 540-592-3900.


FARM DINNER: Farm tour followed by cocktails and dinner with guest Pati Jinich, author of “Pati’s Mexican Table,” whose dishes are featured in the meal. Proceeds benefit the Piedmont Environmental Council. $150, including a signed copy of the book. East Lynn Farm, 19955 Airmont Rd., Round Hill. 540-316-9980.

Becky Krystal

SEND NOTICES to: To Do, Food, The Washington Post, 1150 15th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20071, or e-mail, 14 days in advance. To find more calendar items, go to www.washingtonpost.
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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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