Take a quick trip to Eastern Europe by spending an evening at the Embassy of Slovakia (3523 International Ct., NW) with the International Club of Washington. Sample native food (dumplings and strudel, anyone?) and traditional spirits and wine while listening to Slovakian music. 7 to 9:30. Tickets ($45 to $65 for non-ICDC members) are available here.
Make cocktail hour a learning experience with the Flower Happy Hour at the Gibson. The Gibson’s Jonathan Harris and Kathryn Bangs, former sommelier at Komi, teach you how to make beautiful bouquets and sparkling-wine cocktails. 6:30. $48; E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP.
Starting today, the National Archives is presenting the first free public display of the original Nuremberg Laws. Considered one of the first steps toward the atrocities of the Holocaust, the documents are on display through October 18. For a full schedule of related programs, click here.