Things to do for June 07, 2012

The Weekender

Food Trucks, Seersucker and Civil War Cigars

The weekend will have what you’re having.

Thursday
Friday
Sampling 20 Food Trucks in 12 Hours
ROAD DOGS

Sampling 20 Food Trucks in 12 Hours

You’ve got one problem with this whole food truck thing: it’s hard to get a beer. Well, until an ale truck starts rolling, content yourself with the latest incarnation of Truckeroo, where 20 food trucks will cluster around a live band, cornhole games... and a giant bar. Thirst no more.

Saturday
Seersucker-ing in Hillwood
BREATHABLE

Seersucker-ing in Hillwood

It’s time, once again, for you to don some seersucker and show off your croquet and badminton chops at this annual garden party. It’ll start with an optional bike ride. It will end with a celebratory round of gin and tonics. Southern accent optional.

Making Like a Civil War General
HISTORIC

Making Like a Civil War General

You may not know there’s a National Museum of Civil War Medicine, or that they’ve got a branch on the Antietam battlefield. But you should know about this event they’re hosting, which promises three Catoctin Creek spirits, three cigars and some banjo music. And hopefully no amputations.

Sunday
Eating Pizza with Two Beer Makers
BRUNCHING

Eating Pizza with Two Beer Makers

Maybe you will have spent Friday and Saturday at the Savor craft beer fest. Maybe not. But either way, you’ll want to spend Sunday hanging out with a couple of great brewers while you handle bacon-and-egg pizza and sweet potato biscuits with bourbon-bacon jam. Yes, they’re paired with beer.

Tuesday
Three Nights with a Cuban Chef
LIBRE-TTO

Three Nights with a Cuban Chef

It’s still tricky to import things from Cuba. Except chefs, apparently. Next week, Cuba Libre is bringing in a Havana chef for a three-night pop-up where you can taste four courses, like cod with lamb tongue and mango soup with five-year-old rum ice cream. (The rum is five years old, not the ice cream.)

Jun 12-14, 6 and 8:30pm, $45, Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar, 801 9th St NW, reserve at 202-408-1600, see the menu

UD Hookup: The first reader to email us will get dinner for two at the 8:30pm seating on Tuesday, June 12 (excluding beverages and gratuity).

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