Jul 18-19, 2015

Tasting Room Opening at Starmont Winery

Saturday, July 18

Join Starmont Winery to celebrate the opening of their new tasting room in Carneros. The celebration will feature entertainment by The Hots band. Food by Calistoga Inn truck, Cousins Maine Lobster truck and the Kara Cupcakes KaraVan. Say it on Wine will also be offering on-site personalized bottle engraving services. 11 am-4 pm, free to attend.

1451 Stanly Lane, Napa, CA 94559, (707) 252-8001



Sep 20, 2015


Top recording Latin American artist stops in Orlando as part of his Viaje Tour

Jul 04, 2015

Washington Monument Re-opening and Bicentennial Celebration

After a $5.5 million renovation, the Washington Monument re-opens July 4 with a naturalization ceremony, ribbon-cutting, country fair and live music, including Fort McHenry Guard Fife & Drum Band. Food, kids’ activities and colonial-era demonstrations. See website for full schedule.

Free, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. (ribbon-cutting at 10:45 a.m., fair at 11:30 a.m.), www.monumentalbicentennial.org, 600 North Charles St.

Jun 17, 2015

Sip ‘n’ Smoke

Cigars (Romeo y Julieta, Arturo Fuente, Cohiba) with cognacs, liqueurs, sherries on the 14K restaurant patio.

9 p.m.-close, every Wednesday, Hamilton Crowne Plaza, 1001 14th St. NW, 202.218.7575

Jun 21, 2015

Father’s Day BBQ at Mount Vernon

Celebrating dad at George Washington’s historic property. Buffet of slow-roasted pork, barbecue and burgers, plus sides and desserts. 

Jun 13, 2015

Roots: A Celebration

A family-friendly event shining a light on undercover plant parts. Sample vegetable dishes, participate in hands-on activities and chat with Dr. Jerry Glover, agricultural ecologist, about the exhibit, “Exposed: The Secret Life of Roots” currently on display at the U.S. Botanic Garden.

Jun 12, 2015

DC JazzFest at The Yards

Award-winning vocalist Sharon Clark, Cubano Groove and Soul Rebels kick off the weekend at this segment of DC JazzFest overlooking the water, plus food and drink tastings and family-friendly activities.

Free, 5:30-9:30 p.m. (gates 5 p.m.), www.yardspark.org, 355 Water St. SE, 202.465.7080

Jul 30, 2015

Idina Menzel

8 pm. Saenger Theatre, 1111 Canal St., 504.287.0351; 800.745.3000; saengertheatre.com.

Sep 04, 2015

Artful Palate Cooking Demos: Ralph Brennan Group Corporate Chef Haley Bitterman

6:30 pm. Café NOMA, New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins C. Diboll Circle (City Park), 504.482.1264; cafenoma.com. Free.

Sep 18, 2015

Artful Palate Cooking Demos: Napoleon House Chef Chris Montero

6:30 pm. Café NOMA, New Orleans Museum of Art, 1 Collins C. Diboll Circle (City Park), 504.482.1264; cafenoma.com. Free.