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A Strawberry Festival, Jazz in the Garden Returns, More Weekend Events

Memorial Day options for food lovers

Delaplane Strawberry Festival
Delaplane Strawberry Festival

1) Jazz in the Sculpture Garden

What: The Smithsonian's annual tradition is back (food and drink is available for sale along with the music). More here.

Where: Sculpture Garden Pavilion, Constitution Ave. and 9th St. NW

When: Friday at 5:30 p.m.

2) Knife Skills Class

What: ThinkFoodGroup's Joe Raffa teaches a knife skills class in Alexandria. More info here.

Where: La Cuisine, 323 Cameron St., Alexandria, Va.

When: Sunday at 10 a.m.

3) Barbecue at Jack Rose

What: It's a party on the roof at Jack Rose Sunday and Monday, with $5 specials, half-priced grill items, and more.

Where: Jack Rose roof terrace, 2007 18th St. NW

When: Sunday at 2 p.m., Monday at 5 p.m.

4) Delaplane Strawberry Festival

What: This two-day event is all about berries, but also has family-friendly activities like pony rides, games, and more. Info here.

Where: Sky Meadows State Park, 11012 Edmonds Lane, Delaplane, Va.

When: Saturday and Sunday at 10 a.m.

5) Adult picnic at William Jeffery's Tavern

What: Find smoked hot dogs, spiked popsicles, a DJ and more at this two-day event.

Where: William Jeffrey's Tavern, 2301 Columbia Pike, Arlington, Va.

When: 5 p.m. Sunday through midnight on Monday

ALSO THIS WEEKEND: Dirty Martini pig roast...Midnite BBQ event at Union Market...The Majestic starts up weekend brunch...Nats Stadium holds a Taste of the World event.

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