You could use a little balance.
What: Three hours of instruction will get you on your feet and rowing ($95).
Why: Learn from three experts on the wide section of the canal.
When: Thru Sept. Sat., 9 a.m.
Where: Potomac Paddlesports, 10801 MacArthur Blvd., Potomac (301-881-2628). Sign up online at potomacpaddlesports.com.
DC-3 Beer Offerings
What: The hot dog joint offers classic summer pairings. Try a PBR tall boy or McSorley’s Irish Black Lager with one of sixteen types of wieners.
Why: A full soft-serve ice cream bar and hand-spun cotton candy.
When: Sun.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Where: 423 8th St. SE, b/t D & E Sts. (202-546-1935).
Baugher’s Orchard & Farm Pick Your Own
What: Fill baskets with sour cherries and green peas ($1.50 and up per pound).
Why: Pack a post-you-pick picnic (and say that three times fast) with Baugher’s ice cream, pies, and fudge.
When: Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 1015 Baugher Rd., Westminster (410-848-5541).
3 Bar & Grill Bacon to Go
What: The Clarendon restaurant now sells slabs of meat from its in-house butcher by the pound ($12).
Why: The local heritage pork is rubbed with salt, sugar, and spice and cured for up to seven days.
When: Sun.-Thurs., 5 p.m.-midnight; Fri. & Sat., 5 p.m.-1 a.m.
Where: 2950 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington (703-524-4440).
Photo: Lululemon Athletica / Flickr