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Food & Drink

The Weekend Guide

A pirate’s life for you.

BOOGIE
Metro DC Dances
What:
Watch locals DCypher Dance Collective, Move Project, Furia Flamenca, and others for free. 
Why: Metro opens cores.
When: Sat., 7:30 p.m.
Where: Carter Barron Amphitheatre, 4850 Colorado Ave. NW, at 16th St. (202-426-0486).

SLICE
Weekly Knife Sharpening
What:
Let the pros get your blades a cut above the rest. It’s free, too!
Why: Give yourself an edge.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: Union Street Public House, 121 S. Union St., Alexandria (703-548–1785).

IMBIBE
Caribbean Rum Tasting
What:
Cafe Atlantico embraces the sticky summer heat with a gratis sampling of several labels, including Appleton and Neisson.
Why: Rumming releases endorphins.
When: Fri., 4-6 p.m.
Where: 405 8th St. NW, b/t D and E Sts. (202-393-0812).

WATCH
Comcast Film Festival
What:
Pull up a lawn chair for more comp entertainment — alfresco screenings of the new (The Dark Knight) and classic (Singin’ in the Rain).
Why: Donate or buy raffle tix to benefit charities at the National Institutes of Health.
When: Fri.-Aug. 21. Daily, 8:15 p.m.
Where: The Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, Bethesda (301-816-6957).

SIP
YinYang Rosé
What:
Local sommelier and wine connoisseur Andrew Stover created a fresh summery blend of pinot gris and dolcetto.
Why: Not every rosé has its thorn.
When: You’re thirsty.
Where: Dean & Deluca, 3276 M St. NW, at Potomac St. (202-342-2500).

LOCATIONS
3276 M St NW
@ Potomac St
Washington, DC 20007
202-342-2500
121 S Union St
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-548-1785
4850 Colorado Ave NW
@ 16th St
Washington, DC 20011
202-426-0486
405 8th St NW
bt D & E Sts
Washington, DC 20004
202-393-0812
The Mansion at Strathmore
10701 Rockville Pk
Rockville, MD 20852
301-581-5109
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