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It’s a big week for beer lovers.  Everyone’s favorite flying-monster-cum-beer-fest invades once again, when Snallygaster opens at Union Market this weekend. Find this and more near-legendary events this week:
Today: DC Wine Week continues through October 19 with wine brunch, bocce, happy hours and more!

Friday: Union Market has extended its series of drive-in movies! Watch Good Will Hunting on Union Market’s 3-story wall for free, and get there for free on the shuttle from NoMa Metro Station, or park your car and bike in the parking lot.  A variety of Union Market vendors will also participate, serving food, drinks and fun snacks.

Enjoy traditional Oktoberfest fare from 20 restaurants, live entertainment, and a carnival at Oktoberfest Reston October 11-13.

Join A Night at The Yards at 7 pm for great food, beer and wines donated by DC’s favorite restaurants and caterers, as well as live music by New Orleans’ legendary Deacon John and his 10-piece band, $110

Saturday: The Annapolis Craft Beer & Music Festival from noon – 6 pm will offer beer tastings, music on two stages, plus arts and crafts and Maryland crab cakes, naturally.

Also on Saturday, the ever-popular Snallygaster will simultaneously unleash no fewer than 150 incomparable craft beers against a backdrop featuring the area’s top toques, the best of the best food trucks, music, entertainment, family fun and games, from noon – 6 pm.

Tuesday: Offered every Tuesday evening in the wine bar at Society Fair, get a 3-course decadent lobster feast for $45.