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PUPPIES! Puppies! Puppies! Puppies! Puppies! PUPPIES! This is the week to bring your dog along to enjoy some food and fun, or stalk others who have dogs. Not creepy when it’s for a good cause.

Come out to see Girl Meets Food judge the DC Cupcake Camp October 5 at 11 am and enjoy cupcakes on the Brixton rooftop, a full bar, DJs, beer–plus get unlimited mimosas for $15. Proceeds go to Becky’s Fund in honor of October’s Domestic Violence Awareness month.

Today: Park Hyatt Washington will host Paws at the Park, an after-work, dog-friendly happy hour, benefiting the Washington Animal Rescue League today from 6-8 pm. $14 includes 2 drinks plus complimentary dog treats.

Saturday: The H Street Festival returns September 21 from noon until 6 pm with more than 30 musical and dance performances, a fashion show, face painting, games, and international foods!

Like the Masters of the Universe, the Masters of Food & Wine return to Blue Duck Tavern to champion good vs. evil on Saturday, with a seasonal autumn game dinner prepared by Executive Chef Sebastien Archambault & Chef de Cuisine John Melfi, $155, all inclusive.

Sunday: Fly solo or bring your furry friend to the Pups and Pilsners outdoor beer festival in Crystal City at 6 pm, featuring a massive beer garden with 10 stations, plus lots of food! Free entry. Paid admission to beer garden.

Sonoma in Capitol Hill is hosting a kick-ass all-you-can-eat crab feast September 22 with two seatings from 5-7 and 7-9pm. $38 for unlimited food, $5 DC Brau and $14 PBR buckets.

Join the super-fun Snail of Approval Awards Party at Jackson 20 September 22, which celebrates 84 winners this year!

Poste will host Oysterstock featuring the region’s best oysters, lamb, beer and wine, accompanied by live music and an oyster eating competition.

Monday: Sofitel is launching Sofitel French Wine Week September 23-30 in an effort to celebrate the harvest that traditionally takes place in the northern hemisphere each September. Taste Bordeaux, Bourgogne, Languedoc, Loire, Rhône and more.

Tuesday: Belga Café is hosting a Goose Island Beer dinner at 6:30 pm. Enjoy 10 beers and a 5-course dinner, $59 (not including tax and gratuity).

The Brooklyn Brewery Mash continues this week with beer specials at Churchkey and dinner at Matchbox!

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