June 8-9 The Annapolis Arts, Crafts, and Wine Festival is happening June 8-9 at The Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday. Dozens of Maryland wineries and over 200 artists and crafters celebrate wine and the arts in this outdoor, two-day event. Enjoy shopping for fine arts and crafts. Bring your chair and enjoy sipping wine while listening to smooth jazz all afternoon. KidsArt activities, too! Wine tasting and non-wine tasting tickets available. For ticket information, visit www.annapolisartscraftsandwinefestival.com
Ongoing Cordial offers three free weekly wine and beer tastings, which are held every Thursday from 5 p.m.-7 p.m., and Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 3 p.m. For more information, visit http://cordialwine.com/.
Ongoing Cork Market has a different taste of the day Mondays through Thursdays from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. On weekends, join Cork for free wine tasting and special discounts from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. on Fridays and 3 p.m.-6 p.m on Saturdays. Visit www.corkdc.com/mktevents.html for more information.
Fridays Washington Wine Academy offers a variety of fun wine classes, usually lasting an hour each and including four tastings. Every Friday night, relax and sip some wine until your movie starts with Wine Night at the Movies for $5.50 admission and $1.50 per taste. For more information, visit www.washingtonwineacademy.org.
Ongoing Sonoma Restaurant and Wine Bar hosts an Italian Happy Hour from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Peroni sells for $3, the cocktail of the day sells for $5, and a glass of house wine sells for $6.
Tuesdays and Wednesdays Cork Wine Bar offers wines that are personal favorites and off-the-list to patrons on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. All wines are sold at affordable by-the-glass prices. Cork Wine Bar, 1720 14th St. NW, Washington, DC 20009, 202-265-2675.