Weekend Roundup, Oct. 6, 2011


Dixie Liquor Beer Tasting

Dixie Liquor is hosting a tasting of New Belgium Beers on Friday and Saturday Oct. 7 and 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. Sample Fat Tire Amber Ale, perhaps one of the most anticipated beer arrivals in recent memory, Ranger IPA, Trippel, and Hoptober, a seaonal Octoberfest beer among others. For more information, visit www.dixieliquordc.com. Dixie Liquor is located at 3429 M Street, NW.

The Washington Harbour: Pet Adoption Event

The Georgetown office of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage is partnering with Operation Paws for Homes to host Pet Adoption day at the Washington Harbour outside the Coldwell Bander office Saturday, Oct. 8 from 12 to 4 p.m. Dogs of all ages and breeds will be brought out to find new homes. To see many of the dogs that are up for adoption, visit www.ophrescue.org and go to the “Adoptable Dogs” section, then request to meet it at the event. For more information, call 202-333-6100.

Downtown NY Film Series: screening of Downtown 81

On Oct. 9 at 4 p.m., the Corcoran Gallery of Art and College of Art + Design will be presenting a screening of Downtown 81 as part of The Downtown NY Film Series curated by local DJ Adrian Loving. The event is inspired by 30 Americans, which begins on October 1 and showcases works by many of the most important African American artists of the last three decades. For more information, visit www.corcoran.org 500 Seventeenth St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20006.

Harvest Celebration Weekend at Willowcroft

As the grape harvest comes to a close, the Harvest Celebration Weekend at Willowcroft is a two-day wine and dine event not to be missed. Tour the breathtaking vineyards and feast on local fare. Willowcroft Farm Vineyards will also feature complimentary wine tastings. The festivities will run Saturday, Oct. 8, and Sunday, Oct, 9 from 12 to 5 p.m. For more details, visit www.willowcroftwine.com. 38906 Mt Gilead Rd., Leesburg, Va., 20175.

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