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a group of people sitting at a table: Hazel’s patio will host a dinner party on Sunday. © Hazel/official photo Hazel’s patio will host a dinner party on Sunday.

Welcome to Eater DC’s events roundup, a weekly curated listing of dining and drinking festivals, classes, dinners, and more. Updated regularly, this is a one-stop-shop for all the happenings in the D.C. area that are worth the calories and expense.

Every week, Eater DC editors sift through tips, emails, and listings to choose the most essential food-related events to attend. Below find events taking place the next three months, as well as recently announced and upcoming affairs (some of which require tickets or reservations). Upcoming activities are listed in chronological order.

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Friday, September 13

Brau Poppin’ & Yacht Rockin’ Sunset Cruise

What: DC Brau will sail into the final weekend of DC Beer Week on the Potomac Riverboat Company’s Miss Mallory, inviting drinkers to a two-hour sunset cruise leaving from the Wharf’s Transit Pier.

Details: The $75 ticket includes heavy hors d’oeuvres and a DC Brau. More beer and booze can be purchased on board. 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Shark Tank Singles Event at Franklin Hall

What: Franklin Hall is bringing back its popular “Pitch a Friend, Shark Tank style” dating night. Basically, friends “pitch” their single friends to a crowd. The first event in June had 200 attendees.

Details: Starting at 8 p.m., with $5 pours of Dogfish Head’s Liquid Truth Serum IPA and specialty cocktails available. Nominate your single friends here. Admission is free, but registration is recommended. 1348 Florida Avenue NW

Saturday, September 14

Al Fresco Yoga at the Conrad

What: Conrad Hotel in CityCenterDC is teaming up with CorePower Yoga to bring yoga to its scenic rooftop, the Summit. The one-hour class (starting at 10:30 a.m.) includes a juice shot, followed by light brunch bites like avocado toast and a glass of Moët Champagne.

Details: A portion of each $40 ticket will go to Yoga Foster. Yogis are free to keep ordering bubbly at Summit, which normally doesn’t open until 5 p.m. 950 New York Avenue NW

Sunday, September 15

Northern Thai Eats at Toki Underground

What: H Street’s Toki Underground hosts a spicy Thai noodle pop-up with Toh Roong. Chef/founder Kitima Boonmala will join Toki’s Olivier Caillabet to cook khao soi, karaage, and white miso tom yum goong shrimp (dish descriptions and prices here).

a bowl of food © Toki Underground/official photo

Details: Dinner seatings are available starting at 5 p.m. through 8:30 p.m. 1234 H Street NE

Hazel’s End of Summer Farm Dinner

What: Hazel executive chef Robert Curtis will serve a menu of his Turkish-style dishes that celebrate the last days of the season, piling on late summer produce sourced from Earth N Eats, Karma, Top Hat and Mustard Seeds farms. Dishes will star carrots, cucumber, heirloom tomatoes, eggplant, peaches, and more.

Details: The dinner, hosted on the patio (weather permitting), is $50 per person and includes a welcome cocktail. Reservations are required — (202) 847-4980. 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. 808 V Street NW

Wednesday, September 18

Fairmont’s Paella Fest

What: Fairmont chef Jordi Gallardo invites Cinthia Bonilla from Mola Restaurant and Carlos Gomez Segovia from Taberna del Alabardero in the Georgetown hotel’s courtyard, preparing their own surf-and-turf spins on Spanish paella. Along with sangria pours and a live Flamenco guitarist, expect gazpacho, ham, cheeses, and traditional accoutrements.

Details: Tickets are $15 per person, with proceeds benefiting Horton’s Kids. 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. 2401 M Street NW

Sunday, September 22

Oyster Fest at Jackson 20

What: The Southern-style eatery in Old Town is hosting its first annual oyster fest with a bottomless assortment of shucked and grilled bivalves picked by chef Peter McCall. There will also be beer from Port City brewery, a tasting of Jackson 20’s own private label Rye Whiskey, and live music.

Details: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets are $35 for unlimited oysters and $49 for two drinks added on; kids under 12 are free. 480 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia


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