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Upcoming Grapes & Grains Events

The details for our already scheduled events can be found under the 'Events' option on the top menu list.

Here you will find a list of some of our upcoming event plans and dates. Our events are usually announced around 2 weeks in advance.

Grapes & Grains events are first published on our blog website and our blog subscribers notified, before we announce them on meetup.

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We constantly explore new and fun things to do in the DMV, discover places off the beaten path and collaborate with some of the best art and historical communities to create a fun learning and social experience for our participants.

Iconic Monuments and the U.S. Capitol Art Walk - Feb 24th

Art Walk Event
Art Walk Event
This event is a tribute to our Founding Fathers. We will walk on the National Mall from the the Washington Monument to the U.S. Capitol as we compete for the best photo for our Art walk contest.

Exploring a Brewery and Distillery in DC - March 3rd

Exploring a Brewery
Exploring a Brewery
We will explore a craft brewery and a small batch distillery in the Ivy City neighborhood of DC.

Historic Buildings on Pennsylvania Ave Art Walk - March 10th

Art Walk Event
Art Walk Event
We will explore some historic buildings, on Pennsylvania Ave, including those listed on the National Register of Historic Places, as we compete for the best photo for our Art Walk contest.

Tour of the US Capitol Art Walk - March 17th

Tour of the US Capitol
Tour of the US Capitol
We will take a tour of the historical areas of the US Capitol as we compete for the best photo for our Art Walk contest.

The tour includes a 45-minute guided walking tour as well as a 13-minute orientation film.

RSVP priority will be given to our event hosts, Things to Do project contributors and regular Art Walk participants.

Tasting Wines From New Zealand and France - March 25th

Tasting Italian wines
Tasting Spanish wines
We will be tasting Sauvignion Blancs and Pinot Noirs from New Zealand and France during the course of the evening and also talking about them.

DC Monuments At Sunset Art Walk - (Date - TBD)

DC monuments at sunset
DC monuments at sunset
We will explore the DC monuments at sunset as we compete for the best photo for our Art Walk contest.

Exploring Breweries and Distilleries in Frederick Maryland (Date - TBD)

Brewery tour
Brewery tour
We will spend a Saturday afternoon visiting a brewery and distillery in Frederick Maryland, followed by a walk around the historic downtown. This event will be hosted by our members Ruth and Mary Ann.