The Weekend Guide

sweetgreen's sweetlife food & music festival!

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Sweetgreen’s Sweetlife Food & Music Festival
Avicii, Kid Cudi, Zola Jesus, Delta Spirit, and others cook up grooves for the homegrown, multistage fest.
Why: Refuel with snacks from vendors like Momofuku Milk Bar, Toki Underground, Pleasant Pops, and José Andrés’s Pepe Truck.
When: Sat. Doors open at noon.
Where: Merriweather Post Pavilion, 10475 Little Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia. Tickets ($75) online at ticketfly.com.

Whisked Pie CSA

What: A pie-of-the-week club from the crust hounds behind ModernDomestic gets serious with the arrival of spring greens and fruits for savory and sweet options.
Why: The root of pie is sweet potato.
When: Choose from weekly, biweekly, and monthly subscriptions ($9-$144).
Where: Order and see pickup locations online at whisked.intuitwebsites.com.

DC Design House
Wander the 10,000-square-foot Colonial in Spring Valley. A posse of 23 designers, including young guns Christopher Boutlier and Christopher Patrick, spent weeks on the makeover.
Why: Find inspiration (say yes to wallpaper on the ceiling in a teensy bathroom) or snap up the whole thing for $3.9 million.
When: Thru May 13. Sat. & Sun., noon-5 p.m.; Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: 4951 Rockwood Pkwy. NW, at Glenbrook Rd. Tickets ($20) online at dcdesignhouse.com or at the door.

30 Years of Croquet: St. John’s College vs. U.S. Naval Academy
The Annapolis Cup pits the ultra-liberal arts, beardy-weirdy Johnnies against the neighboring, square-jawed Middies.
Why: GQ calls this matchup “the purest intercollegiate athletic event in America.” Wear your Gatsby best.
When: Sat., 1 p.m. Rain date, Sun., 1 p.m.
Where: St. John’s College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis (410-263-2371).

Brunch at Mintwood Place
Chef Cedric Maupillier (formerly of Central Michel Richard) delivers Franco-American eye-openers like pork cracklin’ with pickled eggs and flammekueche (a bacon-loaded, Alsatian-style tart) in AdMo.
Why: Go big on Friday or Saturday night when you order the extreme poutine Hangover Special.
When: Sat. & Sun., 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: 1813 Columbia Rd. NW, at Biltmore St. (202-234-6732).

Photo: Courtesy of Sweetgreen

1813 Columbia Rd NW
@ Biltmore St
Washington, DC 20009
St. John's College
60 College Ave
Annapolis, MD 21401
DC Design House
4951 Rockwood Pkwy NW
@ Glenbrook Rd
Washington, DC 20016
Merriweather Post Pavilion
10475 Little Patuxent Pkwy
Columbia, MD 21044