9 Can’t-Miss Food, Beer and Wine Events in September

A whiskey dinner, oyster festival, wine tastings and more

Say goodbye to summer’s slower vibe and check out these happenings in Arlington, Falls Church and McLean. Some require reservations, a few are free, but all are amped-up ways to usher in autumn.

Screwtop Wine Bar (Facebook photo)

Screwtop Wine Bar

Friday’s free wine tastings at this cozy place on Columbia Pike pick up again: Every Friday from 4:45 to 6:45 p.m., try the newest wines in stock. All tasting wines are 5 percent off; special prices on glasses of those wines will be offered until 7 p.m.


Kapnos Taverna (Facebook photo)

Kapnos Taverna

Build a terrarium and sate your hunger with munchies at this Greek restaurant’s “Terrarium Night” at 6 p.m. on Sept. 18. Lillian Cox of Still Life DC will guide participants in building their own indoor succulent and moss gardens to take home. The class includes a cocktail and appetizers.

Kapnos also is offering a “barre and brunch” class at 10 a.m. on Sept. 30. An all-levels barre class in the upstairs mezzanine followed by an all-you-can-eat brunch in the downstairs dining room will set you back $40. Participants should bring a mat, towel and water.

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Palmercare Chiropractic

Tea brewing at a chiropractic clinic? Sure, if it’s kombucha. The Falls Church clinic’s in-house nutrition consultant, Rachel Abbett, will lead what is promised to be “an engaging discussion about gut health” at 7 p.m. on Sept. 19. Participants will depart with a jar of freshly brewed fermented tea and a home-brew culture.

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