1) One Eight Distilling's Opening
Where: 1135 Okie St. NE
When: Saturday, 1-4 p.m.
What: Get a first tour and taste of D.C.'s second distillery. They'll also have a retail shop open.
2) Bad Saint's pop-up
Where: Crane & Turtle
828 Upshur St. NW
When: Saturday and Sunday
What: Bad Saint is offering a Filipino dinner to preview the upcoming restaurant. Tickets are sold out but there is a waiting list.
3) Sicilian Wine Dinner with Roberto Donna
Where: Al Dente
3201 New Mexico Ave. NW
When: Sunday at 6 p.m.
What: For $75 per person, try such courses as eggplant salad with squid and a traditional lasagna paired with Italian wine.
4) Zen and Zin
Where: The Shops at Crystal City
When: Saturday 6-10 p.m.
What: Attendees can prepare fitness classes (yoga, belly dancing, etc.) and sauna treatments with wine from the Crystal City Wine Shop and food from Perfect Pita. Tickets are $10.
5) Culinary Historians of Washington D.C. Talk
Where: Bethesda/Chevy Chase Regional Services Center
Meeting Room A
4805 Edgemoor Lane, Bethesda, MD
When: Sunday at 2:30 p.m.
What: Al Hisano is giving the lecture "The Color of New Tastes: Processed Foods in the Early-Twentieth-Century United States." The event is free
ALSO THIS WEEKEND: Try the Friday ramen special at Daikaya izakaya (this week it's inspired by Cincinnati-style chili)...it's the last day to try Michel Richard's menu at the National Gallery.