1) One Eight Distilling Release Party
What: One Eight celebrates the release of its Untitled No. 5 whiskey on Saturday. There will be tours, tastings and a selection of cocktails, plus The Big Cheese food truck.
When: Saturday 1-7 p.m.
Where: 1135 Okie St. NE Washington, DC
2) Thanksgiving Buffet at the Black Squirrel
What: The Black Squirrel and Libertine both put out $10 "thank you buffets" with the Thanksgiving trimmings on Thursday.
Where: The Black Squirrel and Libertine
2427/2435 18th St. NW Washington DC
When: Thursday starting at 11:30 a.m.
3) Cap City's Black Friday Beer Tapping
What: Capital City is tapping its Imperial Fuel Coffee Stout on Black Friday downtown.
Where: Capital City Brewing Company
When: Friday, Nov. 27
1100 New York Ave. NW Washington, DC
4) Made in DC Marketplace
What: DC Brau and ThinkLocalFirst team up to host more than 20 local artisans for Small Business Saturday. There's also beer, food trucks, music and more. More here.
Where: DC Brau, 3178 Bladensburg Rd NE
When: Saturday from 1-7 p.m.
5) Early Mountain Holiday Open House
What: The vineyard is hosting a "Deck the Hals" open house with a holiday market, cookie-decorating, music, carriage rides, a special menu and more.
Where: Early Mountain Vineyards, 6109 Wolftown-Hood Rd, Madison, VA
When: Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
ALSO THIS WEEKEND: Black Friday brunch...more Thanksgiving options.