1) Christmas in July at The Black Squirrel
What: Fourth annual celebration of the December holidays, six months early. Holiday-themed beers — brewed with ginger and spices, plus a winter glog — will be available. There will also be Christmas cookies.
Where: The Black Squirrel, 2427 18th St. NW
When: Friday, July 15th at 4pm
2) Denizens Turns Two
What: Denizens Brewing Company is celebrating its second birthday with live music in the beer garden, small batch brews and giveaways. More info on Facebook.
Where: Denizens Brewing Co., 1115 East-West Hwy, Silver Spring
When: Sat., July 16 from 5pm - 1am
3) Sixth Annual D.C. Scoop Event
What: A chance for free ice cream samples from tons of vendors.
Where: Dock 5 # Union Market, 1309 5th St. NE
When: Sun., July 17, from 1pm - 4pm
4) 2016 Purcellville Wine & Food Festival
What: It's the fifth annual celebration of all things edible and imbibe-able at this Loudon Co. town. Tickets and more info online.
Where: Fireman's Field, 250 Nursery, Purcellville
When: Sat. July 16, 3pm-8pm
ALSO THIS WEEKEND: A watermelon seed spitting/carving/eating contest...A mussel throw-down...Belgian Resto Week, which starts Sunday