Saturday, July 12: Cake Tasting
Cotton’s Gourmet Gifts & Creations (7744 Emerson Rd., Hyattsville; 301-306-5420) is hosting its monthly cake tasting. Head to the shop in Hyattsville on Saturday and test out some of its cake flavors, fillings, and buttercreams. From traditional cakes to cupcake towers to mini-cakes, each of Cotton’s wedding cake options is made from scratch and never frozen. Appointments are required; RSVP here. Free; 2 to 4.
Sunday, July 13: More Cake Tasting!
If you’re in Annapolis for the weekend, swing by the Loews Annapolis Hotel (126 West St., Annapolis) for a wedding-cake tasting from Enticing Icing by Katie. Sample one or all of its 16 cake flavors and fillings, from chocolate-peanut-butter cake and confetti cake to blueberry, fresh strawberry, and mocha fillings—yum! Bonus: Book your wedding with Enticing Icing at Sunday’s tasting and get 10 percent off. To RSVP, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or click on “RSVP” here. Free; 12 to 5.
Tuesday, July 15: Leave Your Stamp
Personalize your invitations, thank-you notes, or just about anything else with your custom-made rubber stamp. Tuesday evening, Paper Source (118 King St., Alexandria; 703-299-9950) takes you through the steps, from picking an image to carving it on rubber to inking and printing your new design. Bring a friend and get 10 percent off. RSVP here. $55; 7 to 9.
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