Welcome to Eater DC’s events roundup, a weekly curated listing of dining and drinking festivals, classes, dinners, and more. Updated regularly, this is a one-stop-shop for all the happenings in the D.C. area that are worth the calories and expense.
Every week, Eater DC editors sift through tips, emails, and listings to choose the most essential food-related events to attend. Below find events taking place the next three months, as well as recently announced and upcoming affairs (some of which require tickets or reservations). Upcoming activities are listed in chronological order.
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Wednesday, November 28
Ocean Prime Celebrates National Christmas Tree Lighting
What: The seafood haunt, located blocks from the White House, is offering $1 oysters in the lounge all night to celebrate the annual lighting of the Christmas tree.
Details: There’s also prix-fixe menu from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. for $60 per person, along with festive dessert cocktails like a Salty Caramel and Sidecar ($15-$16). 1341 G Street NW
Friday, November 30
Little Red Fox Turns 5
What: The upper Northwest cafe’s anniversary party kicks off at 7:30 a.m., complete with swag like a crew neck sweatshirt with art by Kyler Martz and a Miir travel mug, as well as custom stickers for the first 300 customers.
Details: The celebration also includes a pie latte special: a mini homemade funfetti chess pie serve alongside the coffee drink, for the first 50 orders. The shop will provide complimentary bags of its house blend roasted by Coava Coffee to the first 10 customers. 5035 Connecticut Avenue NW
Saturday, December 1
‘Sound Bath’ at Eaton DC
What: The wellness-focused downtown hotel is hosting an audio class designed to combat stress during the holiday season.
Details: Wellness Center at Eaton DC, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., $35; 1201 K Street NW
Britney Brunch at Commissary
What: The longtime Logan Circle restaurant is hosting its second Britney Spears-themed brunch on the one-year anniversary of its first pop star brunch, which launched a series that proceeded to pay homage to Beyoncé, Sia, and Lady Gaga.
Details: Service is themed around the star’s comeback single, “Circus,” featuring carnival games and performances. Dishes include “I’m a ‘Souffle’ for You” and “Work ‘Blintz’” plus $18 bottomless brunch drinks. It’s hosted by local drag queen Desiree Dik. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 1443 P Street NW
Thursday, December 6
Fifth Annual Dacha Holiday Market
What: Holiday shopping at the Shaw beer garden will be paired house-made Glühwein (mulled wine), bourbon spiked hot apple cider, and blankets.
Sunday, December 9
Hanukkah Latke Brunch at City Tap Dupont
What: The Dupont bar is hosting a Hanukkah iteration of its weekend brunch, featuring platters of latkes served with sour cream and applesauce for $8, as well as featured beers from Shmaltz Brewing. The day kicks off with a 12 p.m. yoga class in its private room.
Details: Tickets are $20 and include the class, post-class bites, and an alcoholic drink of choice. 1250 Connecticut Avenue NW