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Join GMF as we guest judge at Battledish, the international chef competition in the U Street Corridor October 5 at 2 pm. Vote for your favorites. Only one chef will emerge King of Battledish!

Today: Check out industree’s The Business of Booze, a speaker series about the success stories of celebrated mixologists, brewmasters, wine experts, and distillers in DC like Derek Brown of The Passenger, Scott Harris of Catoctin Creek Distillery, Michael Lowe & John Uselton, Kathy Morgan of Range and Francesco Amodeo of Don Ciccio & Figli.

Saturday:   Check out local vendors at Columbia Heights Day October 5 from 10 am – 6 pm.  Grab a snack at Food Truck row, hang out at the petting zoo, screenprint your own t-shirt and more!

The Boxwood Winery’s Tasting Room hosts an all you can eat Oyster Festival at National Harbor, with fresh oysters harvested the morning of the festival. Ticket includes a half-bottle of Sauvignon Blanc. $50, $58 at the door.  Tickets must be redeemed by 3:30 pm the day of the event.

Sunday: Typecase Industries is hosting an art show and auction October 6 from 11 am – 7 pm, with letterpress prints, hand bound books, drawings and paintings at Toki Underground, to support their new studio and retail space.

Monday: Join the Craft Spirit of Poe October 7 from 5-8 pm, to raise money for culinary, beverage and hospitality scholarships while learning how to make tongue-wagging cocktails at home.