Bethesda Restaurant Week is Monday July 26 to Sunday Aug. 1. Three course lunches run $12–15 and three-course dinners are $30. Restaurants include Jaleo, Redwood, Assaggi Mozzarella Bar, and more. Head to Open Table for reservations.
Brunch at Meridian Pint. Meridian Pint, the new self-serve beer spot in Columbia Heights, opens for full brunch this Sunday. Sundays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 3400 11th St. N.W., Washington, D.C. (202) 588-1075.
Sample PORC, DC’s newest food truck. The Purveyors of Rolling Cuisine (PORC) invite you to sample their menu this Sunday. Items include: brisket sandwiches, pulled pork, BLTs, veggie burgers, and plenty of side dishes made from fresh farmer’s market ingredients. Sun., Aug. 1, 5–8:30 p.m. Duffy’s Pub, 2106 Vermont Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C. (Thanks, Prince of Petworth!)
1st Annual Craft Beer Festival. All week, head to Kemble Park Tavern for complimentary beer tastings from 5 – 6:30 p.m. followed by $4 drafts of American craft beers. Another option is a special beer tasting menu for $55. 5125 MacArthur Blvd. N.W., Washington, D.C. (202) 966-5125.
Bistro Lepic Wine Tasting. Every Tuesday, charming French wine bar Bistro Lepic hosts a free wine tasting party from 6–8 p.m. Go, drink, enjoy! 1736 Wisconsin Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C. (202) 333-0111.
Best Buddies Charity Fashion Happy Hour. Happy hour specials – donations welcome. For more information, please visit Thurs. July 29, 5–9 p.m. Teatro Goldoni, 1909 K St. N.W., Washington D.C.
Blue Crush: A Summer Celebration to Crush Colon Cancer. Head to Adam’s Morgan for a dance party to help cure colon cancer—all proceeds benefit Chris4Life Patient, Treatment, and Care Program. Hosted by Pamela’s Punch, Stroga and featuring soul singer Deborah Bond, the City Dance Ensemble, indie rockband The Four Horseman and more. Tues., July 27, 7 – 10 p.m. 1808 Adams Mill Road N.W., Washington, D.C. Tickets, $35, online.
Broken Gulf: A Benefit for the LA Bucket Brigade. The Louisiana Bucket Brigade is a nonprofit that tracks the impact of the BP Oil Spill. Eatonville in the U-Street Corridor hosts a benefit with food, live music, and poetry readings. Sat., July 31, 4 p.m. 2121 14th St. N.W., Washington, D.C.
Corcoran Photo Safari. Are you a budding photographer? Join E. David Luria of Washington Photo Safari for a tour of the Corcoran along with photo tips. $20. Sat., July 31, 2–4:30 p.m. Corcoran Gallery of Art, 510 17th St. N.W., Washington, D.C.
Fashion Swap. Fashion Fights Poverty and Beauty 360 host a summer fashion swap, with leftover clothing donated to Goodwill of Greater Washington. RSVP to [email protected]. Sat. July 31, 1–4 p.m. Beauty 360, 1350 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Washington D.C.