1) Lamb Jam
What: D.C.'s chefs will create to see who can make the best use of lamb during this culinary competition and event. More info here.
Where: Union Market
When: Sunday, May 15
2) Burger Throwdown
What: Seven chefs will compete against each other for burger supremacy for this event benefitting Deaf-REACH. More info here.
Where: The Commodore, 1100 P St. NW
When: Sunday at 3 p.m.
3) Taste of Arlington
What: More than 50 restaurants will participate in this culinary event with live music, contests, a beer and wine garden, and more. More info here.
Where: Wilson Boulevard from Glebe Road to N. Quincy St. and along N. Stuart St. to 9th St.
When: Sunday, May 15 at noon
4) Blazed & Glazed
What: This festival teaches attendees how to cook with marijuana with classes, food for sale and more. Additional details here.
Where: Mess Hall, 703 Edgewood St. NE
When: Sunday at 11 a.m.
5) Hop Fest
What: This brew fest is focused on local brewery's hoppy offerings. More info here.
Where: Hellbender Brewing Company, 5788 2nd Street NE
When: Saturday at 1 p.m.
ALSO THIS WEEKEND: Takoda launches brunch...Spring Fest at Cathedral Commons...Vigilante Coffee's block party..Iron Gate hosts a rose and orange wine tasting Friday at 6 p.m....a tribute to the Watkins Glen Summer Jam of 1973 at Villain and Saint.