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A Pot-Focused Food Festival, A Burger Throwdown, and More Weekend Events

The weekend for food fans

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

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.