Brews you can use.
D.C. Beer Festival
What: Sip on unlimited suds from dozens of craft breweries near (Chocolate City) and far (Cali-based Firestone Walker Brewing Company) at the inaugural bash.
Why: They’ll be happy to see your mug.
When: Sun., 1-4 p.m. & 6-9 p.m.
Where: Nationals Park, 1500 S. Capitol St. SE, b/t N St. & Potomac Ave. Tickets ($40) at eventbrite.com.
Spring Home Goods
What: Just try to resist KleinReid vases designed by Eva Zeisel, plain but perfect Pigeon Toe Ceramics from Oregon, and Ed Wohl’s cutting boards — all part of the store’s spot-on new collection.
Why: Out with the old, in with the new.
When: Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Room & Board, 1840 14th St. NW, b/t S & T Sts. (202-729-8300).
Car Service at BlackSalt
What: As tired of waiting for taxis and Uber to pick up the seafood sated as you are, chef Jeff Black introduced a dedicated car service for his Palisades restaurant. (Getting a table is still up to you.)
Why: Dine and dash.
When: Tues.-Sat., 5:30-11:30 p.m.
Where: 4883 MacArthur Blvd. NW. Call 202-342-9101 to arrange pickup; cost is $10-$30 depending on distance.
What: Sample eight cocktails, each inspired by a work in the Corcoran’s permanent collection, while nibbling hors d’oeuvres and dancing to benefit the nation’s oldest private art gallery.
Why: It’s hosted by The 1869 Society. Dress and drink code is creative cocktail.
When: Fri., 8:30-midnight.
Where: Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th St. NW, at New York Ave. (202-639-1700). General admission tickets ($125) at getinvolved.corcoran.org.
What: Get with the 90-minute program, a trio of mini operas, including Gabriel Kahane’s “Craigslistleider,” eight real online ads set to music.
Why: Off-Beltway is the new off-Broadway.
When: Fri., 8:30 p.m.
Where: The Mansion at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Ln., North Bethesda (301-581-5100). Tickets at strathmore.org ($20) or at the door ($22, cash only).
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