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Lamb Jam, Taste of Arlington and More

The weekend in food events.

Taste of Arlington
Taste of Arlington
Missy Frederick is the Cities Director for Eater.

1) Taste of Arlington

Where: Wilson Blvd. in Ballston

When: Sunday at noon

What: More than 50 restaurants are participating in the event, which features tastings, drinks, music and more. Info here.

2) Taste of Montgomery

Where: Westfield Montgomery Mall

When: This weekend.

What: The mall has been revamping its food offerings and is hosting several events this weekend to introduce residents to the new options. There's a happy hour, chef demos and other activities. More info here.

3) ABV

Where: Canal Park

When: Saturday at 3 p.m.

What: This new drinking event from Neighborhood Restaurant group will showcase rare beers, rose wines, gins and mezcals and more. Info here.

4) Cigar and Whiskey Night at the Fairmont

Where: Fairmont Washington

When: Friday at 5 p.m.

What: Attendees to this event will get to sample appetizers and whiskey tastings from several distilleries, as well as learn how to roll the perfect cigar. Tickets are $99 and reservations are required.

5) Lamb Jam

Where: Union Market (and assorted locations)

When: This weekend

What: It's a weekend of lamb-focused events courtesy of Lamb Jam. It all culminates in a cooking competition Sunday at Union Market. More info here.

ALSO THIS WEEKEND: The USDA hosts a Farmer's Market at Night Friday...Black Squirrel is hosting a Nelson County’s Route 151 beer event Friday...Art & Soul is hosting a Dine Out for Nepal event Friday (though looks like it's sold out)...Truckeroo is happening on Friday...STK launches Drag Brunch Sunday...there's a cocktail history seminar at the Smithsonian Saturday.