Summer Beer and Wine Garden 

Grab your blankets and chairs and meet friends for a hangout on the lawn. Enjoy a family-friendly atmosphere with food trucks, picnics, games, beer, wine and live music on the beautiful grounds of the Sandy Spring Museum. Enjoy music from Moxie Blues Band and cocktails from Twin Valley Distillers. Event starts at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $5. Sandy Spring Museum: 17901 Bentley Rd. Silver Spring, MD;

Books on Tap

Beer and books? While it may sound odd, it is quite the spectacular pairing. Books and beer just happen to pair perfectly in this book club hosted by BadWolf Brewing and Prince William Public Libraries. Pick up a copy of the book at the brewery or on your own and enjoy an ice-cold beer as you talk about the book of the month. This is a free event. Starts at 7 p.m. BadWolf Brewing Company: 9776 Center St. Manassas, VA;

Drag Bingo with Desiree Dik

Sassy meets fabulous as drag queen sensation Desiree Dik hosts an evening of bingo at Red Bear Brewing. It is free to play and four games will be played in a span of two hours, with prizes each round and a drag show. Event starts at 7 p.m. Free to attend. Red Bear Brewing: 209 M St. NE, DC;

Firkin Friday 

Ever wonder what a firkin is? Well, now is your chance to experience a firkin and all it has to offer. Each Friday at both Mosaic and Vienna locations, Caboose will fill a firkin with a twist on one of its beers. The cask will only be available while supplies last, so get there early to get yours. Learn more at Caboose Commons: 2918 Eskridge Rd. Fairfax, VA and Caboose Tavern: 520 Mill St. Vienna, VA;


Brew School Homebrewing Classes

Pizzeria Paradiso’s Homebrewing Class Series starts on August 11. Learn to brew from some of the region’s best homebrewers. There will be one class per month in August, September and October. Join for one or buy the package for $100. $40 per 90-minute class includes hands-on demonstrations, refreshments and take-away gifts. Pizzeria Paradiso Hyattsville: 4800 Rhode Island Ave. Hyattsville, MD;

Yoga and Beer at Fair Winds 

Fill your sails with this monthly mindful movement and drinking experience. First, enjoy an accessible, fun, hour-long yoga class. Then, hydrate and toast a good life with a tasty Fair Winds craft beer. The brewery (a.k.a. the yoga studio) gets warm in the summer without AC, so be prepared for warm yoga and hydrate well before class. Event starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20. Fair Winds Brewing Company: 7000 Newington Rd. Lorton, Virginia;

3 Stars Brewing Company Lucky 7th Anniversary Party

3 Stars Brewing Company is celebrating their seven-year anniversary with an epic party at the brewery. There will be DJs, live music and local vendors, plus a killer lineup of new beers and taproom exclusives. The tap list will be released in the next couple weeks, but you know it will be super sick and laced with DIPAs, sours, stouts and some yet-to-be-revealed awesomeness. This year, 3 Stars is adding a “can garden” featuring all of their latest releases and collabs. 1-6 p.m. $15-$50. 3 Stars Brewing Company: 6400 Chillum Pl. NW, DC;


Ballroom at the Brewery 

Come give your best shot at ballroom dance in a no-judgment zone. The professionals from Mosaic Ballroom are coming by to show everyone what ballroom dance is all about. Join every third Wednesday of the month. There is no cost to dance, plus enjoy an extended happy hour from 4-9 p.m. Dancing starts at 8:30 p.m. Caboose Commons: 2918 Eskridge Rd. Fairfax, VA; 


Bikes & Beers at Jailbreak Brewery

Bikes & Beers Laurel 2019 features a 15- and 30-mile ride departing from Jailbreak Brewing Company and traveling through the beautiful region of Laurel, Maryland. All rides will feature rest stops with refreshments and finish up back at Jailbreak. This is a ride for everyone as all riding levels welcome. Join Jailbreak post-ride to get two free beers. Event starts at 9:30 a.m. Registration is $55. Jailbreak Brewing: 9445 Washington Blvd. North Laurel, MD;

Tuesday Trivia at Atlas Brew Works 

Every Tuesday night, join Atlas Brew Works for a fantastic night of trivia hosted by the Capital City Showcase’s Christian Hunt. The winning team receives $50 off their tab and second place gets a free six-pack of Atlas beer. Bring your own team or find friends to make a new one. Event starts at 7:30 p.m. Learn more at Atlas Brew Works: 2052 Virginia Ave. NE, DC;