Things to do for November 19, 2010

The Weekender

Ouzo, Rugged Boots and Prohibition

The weekend can smell the stuffing already.

Friday
An Epic Ouzo Bacchanal
GREEK OUT

An Epic Ouzo Bacchanal

Next week: an extra-long weekend. This week: a regular weekend, but with enough ouzo for a week. José Andrés's Greek spot is pouring you flights of three infused ouzos—apricot, plum and peach—sourced from the Penn Quarter farmers’ market. Infusing them with acorn squash didn't work out so well.

Nov 19-21, Zaytinya, 701 9th St NW, 202-638-0800

Boot and Bourbon Party at Redeem
TO BOOT

Boot and Bourbon Party at Redeem

You need boots. Or maybe you don't, but head here anyway: the folks from Wolverine will have their entire 1000 Mile line on hand for custom ordering, plus bourbon, beer and DJ sets from U.S. Royalty. If you spill any bourbon on your boots, consider it extra customizing.

Nov 19, 7-9:30pm, Redeem, 1734 14th St NW, 202-332-7447, RSVP here

Hugh & Crye Pops Up in Georgetown
SALE-ING

Hugh & Crye Pops Up in Georgetown

Georgetown shirtmakers Hugh & Crye are going brick-and-mortar for one night, setting up shop (and bar) in the Wink woman's boutique. Knock 20% off winter-ready button-ups all night. If you're one of the first ten buyers, you'll get a free tie. As if the beer wasn't enough.

Nov 19, 6-8pm, Hugh & Crye at Wink Boutique, 3109 M St NW, 202-338-9465

Wiedmaier Pulls Out All the Chefs
OF COURSE

Wiedmaier Pulls Out All the Chefs

Consider this dinner—prepped by chefs from every one of Robert Wiedmaier's restaurants—as Thanksgiving a week early. Only with six courses like oyster stew, rabbit loin and beef shank, all paired with wine and beer. Which gives you an idea for next Thursday…

Nov 19, 7pm, $175pp, Marcel's, 2401 Pennsylvania Ave NW, 202-296-1166

Saturday
Wine from Two Dozen States
UNITED GRAPES

Wine from Two Dozen States

Just two weeks ago, you gave every state detailed analysis. And now, you'll do it again—but for wines, not voting patterns. Here, you'll taste vino from at least 25 states, all while listening to live jazz and sampling small bites from Wolfgang Puck. Gerrymander the wines any way you like.

Repeal Day Ball Tickets on Sale
LEGALIZE IT

Repeal Day Ball Tickets on Sale

It's time once again to raise a glass to FDR, as the DC Craft Bartender’s Guild celebrates the 77th anniversary of Prohibition's end. You'll mingle among 1920s live jazz, and sample cocktails from the 1800s, '20s, '40s, '60s and '80s. Best to leave your Eliot Ness costume at home.

Tickets on sale for Dec 4, 9pm-12:30am, $100, Maison Biltmore, 1822 Biltmore St NW

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