1) Panty Party at The Black Squirrel
What: This week in quirky Black Squirrel events, they're having a "panty party" with free panties, tons of beers on tap, and specials like "hot buns" and "XXX-rated burgers."
Where: The Black Squirrel, 2427 18th St. NW
When: Friday starting at 4 p.m.
2) Folklife Festival
What: Smithsonian's Folklife Festival hits its second weekend. The culinary portion highlights the Basque region this year.
Where: National Mall
When: All weekend
What: The summer food truck event is back this Friday, with live music, plenty of trucks and more
Where: The Fairgrounds, 1299 Half St. NE
When: Friday starting at 11 a.m.
4) Rose Wine Dinner
What: Al Dente celebrates the popular summer wine with a three course dinner with pairings. The dinner is $48.
Where: Al Dente, 3201 New Mexico Ave. NW
When: Sunday at 6 p.m.
5) Port City Pub Crawl
What: This Old Town beer crawl guides attendees throughout Alexandria bars. More info here.
Where: Various bars, Alexandria
When: Saturday at 2 p.m.
ALSO THIS WEEKEND: Filipino cookbook events at Mess Hall...Fry Brothers starts popping up regularly at Canteen on Fridays..."Summer Soire" classes on Saturdays at The Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City