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Madonna Happy Hour, Snallygaster Beer Festival and More

The weekend in food events.

Mango Tree
Mango Tree
R. Lopez

1) Madonna Happy Hour

What: Mango Tree is celebrating Madonna's tour coming to D.C. with three special cocktails inspired by the singer. They'll be available right before the show at the Verizon Center. The bar lounge will also play Madonna's songs and offer their regular happy hour menu.

Where: Mango Tree (929 H St. NW)

When: Saturday at 5 p.m.

2) Snallygaster Beer Festival

What: This craft beer festival comes from the team behind ChurchKey, Birch & Barley, Bluejacket, Rustico and more. They'll tap over 300 unique craft beers from around the world. There will also be live music and food from Rappahannock Oyster Co., Dolcezza, Red Apron and many others. Advance tickets start at $35 and are available online. Those without advance tickets can pay a $10 donation at the door and buy food and beverage tickets separately.

Where: The Yards (First and N Streets SE)

When: Saturday at 1 p.m.

3) District Doughnut's One Year Anniversary

What: The shop will celebrate with a special menu, including birthday cake doughnuts, tattoos for kids and coffee mug giveaways. They're also giving away one free vanilla bean doughnut with every order.

Where: District Doughnut (749 8th St. SE)

When: Saturday at 8 a.m.

4) Washington Redskins Season Opener Party

What: There will be multiple outdoor TVs playing the game, along with 75 cent wings, $4 DC Brau drafts and bottles and giveaways of DC Brau and Atlas Brew swag.

Where: Tonic at Quigley's Bar and Restaurant (2036 G St. NW)

When: Sunday at 1 p.m.

5) ZAP! The History and Hows of the 20th Century’s Most Influential Cooking Appliance

What: The 2015-2016 season of Culinary Historians of D.C. meetings kicks-off with a talk by CiCi Williamson on the history of microwave cooking. Find more information on the group's website.

Where: Bethesda/Chevy Chase Regional Services Center (4805 Edgemoor Lane, Bethesda, Md.)

When: Sunday at 2:30 p.m.

ALSO THIS WEEKEND: Mike Isabella's Ballston Block Party, Truckeroo Food Truck Festival, DC State FairCurbside Cookoff, Maryland Seafood Festival, Crab Festival at Cafe Saint-Ex, 40th Annual Virginia Wine Festival.

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