Specialty cocktails offered on the “Cocktail Trail”. Photo courtesy of MGM National Harbor, Gaylord National Resort, The Capital Wheel and AC Hotel National Harbor.
Departure Thursday March 24, AC National Harbor Hotel (156 Waterfront Street, Oxon Hill), Gaylord National Resort (201 Waterfront Street, Oxon Hill), MGM National Port (101 MGM National Avenue, Oxon Hill)and the Cockpit at the Capital Wheel (141 American Way, Oxon Hill), are planning a “cocktail trail” in National Harbor. Until Sunday March 27sip spring and summer-inspired cocktails along the waterfront. The first 50 people at any location to purchase a drink and mention “cocktail trail” will win a free ticket to The Capital Wheel.
Women-Owned DC Distillery Republic Repairmenand wine merchant Vitis team up Thursday March 24, for a cocktail class in honor of Women’s History Month. Their Drink Like a Lady: Cocktails 101 the session will run from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Union Market “work from home” slot (1309 Fifth Street NE). The event costs $15 to participate.
Looking for a complete personal care experience? The Shaw location of the Italian Sandwich Shop Capo Deli (715 Florida Avenue NW) is bringing back its popular Therapist & Tequila party. At Thursday March 24, have a drink and join an open dialogue with therapists Audra Lee and Heather Brown. Tickets for the conversation, which runs from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., are $20 and can be purchased here.
Cookbook author, columnist and chef J. Kenji López-Alt joins the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Asian Art (1050 Independence Ave. SW, Meyer Auditorium) Thusday, March 24for A conversation about her latest cookbook, The Wok. Join us in person or virtually from 6:45 p.m. to 8 p.m. The event costs $25 for members and $30 for non-members. Tickets can be purchased here.
Saturday March 26, is a good day for pizza lovers in Virginia. From 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Shirlington’s Stellina (2800 S. Randolph St., Arlington) take a do-it-yourself pizza class for $32 per person. Down in Leesburg, Wild Wood Pizza (1600 Village Market Blvd.) is hosting a kid-friendly pizza class from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ($15 per person). Register here.
NoMa launches into the cherry blossom spirit. At Saturday March 26press the NoMa in Bloom Festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event begins with a morning 5K run with the NoMa Run Club, and the party continues at Alethia Tanner Park (227 Harry Thomas Way, NE) with food, music, kite flying and a market by DC Neighbors. RSVP for the free event here.
Northeast DC Brewery DC Brau running club, the DC Braurunners, celebrates its fifth anniversary this year. To celebrate, DC Brau, Running Pacersand Sauconia team up on Sunday March 27for a 5K that will benefit the City Kids Wilderness Project. The race begins at 11 a.m., and the start and finish lines will be at the Brewery (3178-B Bladensburg Rd. NE). The after party will be full of food, giveaways and free beers for participating runners. Registration for the race starts at $30.