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.
Mary was born and raised in New York City where her family owned restaurants. Instead of eating dirt on the playground, she ate duck blood, beef tripe and pork belly. She cut her teeth at The Mandarin Oriental and The Ritz-Carlton hotels, working with Barbra Streisand, Vanessa Williams, Michael Stipe, LeVar Burton, Jane Krakowski and others. Mary founded Girl Meets Food in 2009 as a cover for her debilitating addiction to fried chicken and was named Washington Post’s “Favorite Local Foodie.” After 13 years in hospitality, she started freelance writing for USA Today, The Washington Post, Eater, Washington City Paper, and more. Today, she provides digital marketing for hospitality clients as a content creator who’s contently creating content.