Wednesday, January 7
Tuscarora Mill (203 Harrison St., Leesburg) hosts a Beers of Winter tasting which includes samples of Samuel Smiths Winter Welcome, Sierra Celebration, and Troegs Mad Elf. Chef Patrick Dinh will prepare a five-course meal to go with the brews. The dinner starts at 7 and costs $75 per person. For reservations, call 703-771-9300; click here for more information.
Friday, January 9
The cider happy hour at Equinox (818 Connecticut Ave., NW) has officially switched to a chocolate theme. Creative cocoa-accented cocktails and complimentary snacks will be offered at the bar every Friday through March 20th. The happy hour runs from 5 to 7. Reservations are not required. Call 202-331-8118 or click here for more.
Saturday, January 10
Learn about the history of Scotch during a tasting of the spirit at DC Coast (1401 K St., NW). Wine and beverage director Scott Clime will lead the afternoon tasting, which runs from 1 to 3. For reservations, call 202-408-0201; $75 per person.
Sunday, January 11
Tired of cooking for your kids? Maybe it’s time to teach them a few skills. Old Town's La Cuisine (323 Cameron St., Alexandria) presents “Asian New Year,” a class for children aged seven to 11. The menu includes teriyaki peanut noodles, chicken skewers, fruit sushi, and cinnamon tea. The class is $55 per student. Call 703-836-4435 for reservations; click here for more.
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