June 22 The RAMMY Awards and Gala
The RAMMY Awards Gala, a fundraiser for the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington, brings together hospitality leaders for an evening devoted to honoring excellence in the restaurant and food service community. For details, visit www.ramw.org/rammys. Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt. Vernon Pl., NW.
July 17 Brew at the Zoo
Join FONZ – Friends of the National Zoo -- at its annual Brew at the Zoo, where you can sample the best beers from more than 60 craft and microbreweries. Proceeds from this festive event go towards animal care and conservation at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and around the world. 3001 Connecticut Ave., NW; 202-633-3045.