What: At this oyster event, find Blue Point Brewing Company beer, spiked beer cocktails, and unlimited oysters and seafood dishes from Rappahannock Oyster Company. Price is $75; more info here.
Where: Union Market courtyard, 500 Penn Street NE
When: Sunday at noon
What: New York spice expert Lior Lev Sercarz is back for this annual six-course dinner. Price is $80; more info here.
Where: 2941, 2941 Fairview Park Drive, Falls Church, Va.
When: Sunday, reservations 5 p.m. and onward
Boo at the Zoo
What: Find candy, craft beer, food tastings, and kid-friendly fun at this annual zoo event. More info here.
Where: Smithsonian National Zoo, 3001 Connecticut Ave. NW
When: Friday and Saturday (Saturday tickets sold out)
Taste of Tudor Place
What: Sample historic bites and drinks at this Georgetown event. More info here.
Where: Tudor Place, 1644 31st St. NW
When: Saturday 1-4 p.m.
Brewers on the Block
What: This Union Market event brings together the city’s major cider and beer-makers. More info here.
Where: Union Market’s Neal Place, 1300 4th St. NW
When: Saturday at 2 p.m.
Milk Bar’s Birthday
What: Celebrate the first birthday of this addition to D.C. with a contest to guess the weight of the amount of rainbow sprinkles that the bakery goes through each year. The winner will get to take home the bakery’s giant birthday cake.
Where: Milk Bar DC, 1090 I St. NW
When: Contest runs through the weekend; winner drawn 3 p.m. Sunday
ALSO THIS WEEKEND: Free coffee at the new Commonwealth Joe’s in Arlington Saturday at 9 p.m. for its opening party...$4 Belgian Beers at District Commons for Oktoberfest Saturday...Columbia Room bartenders start taking over Espita Mezcaleria Sunday.