Where to eat and drink during Father’s Day weekend

Celebrate dad with a grilling class, brunches and festivals around Northern Virginia.

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Father’s Day Hamburger Cake Decorating Class at Fran’s Cake and Candy Supplies
June 16, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Learn how to make a cake that looks like a hamburger as a gift for dad, or bring him along for the class. You’ll learn how to build, fill and decorate the cake and then you’ll get to take it home. // Fran’s Cake and Candy Supplies: 10927 Main St., Fairfax

Seventh Annual Father’s Day Festival at A. Smith Bowman Distillery
June 16, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Treat dad to a day of bourbon at this Fredericksburg distillery. The lineup includes tours, tastings, cocktails, beer and wine, live music, food, a barrel regatta, games and more. // A. Smith Bowman Distillery: 1 Bowman Drive, Fredericksburg

Father’s Day Weekend at Narmada Winery
June 16-17
Dads can enjoy a complimentary wine tasting while fishing at the stocked lake at Narmada all weekend. There will also be live music each afternoon. A dessert wine dubbed “Legacy” will be released on Father’s Day in honor of the winery’s founder, Pandit, and the co-owner’s dad. // Narmada Winery: 43 Narmada Lane, Amissville 

Celebrate Dad Seafood Boil at Farm Brew Live
June 16-17
This expansive event venue and brewery is hosting a backyard-style seafood boil for the whole family. Reservations can be made for up to six people for a two-hour time slot. // Farm Brew Live9915 Discovery Blvd., Manassas

Ribs & Rose at Bluemont Vineyard
June 16-17, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Bluemont is pairing barbecue ribs with their latest vintage of rose all weekend. There will also be live music on the new outdoor patio by Pete Carlone on Saturday and Mile 60 on Sunday. // Bluemont Vineyard: 18755 Foggy Bottom Road, Bluemont

Father’s Day at Trummer’s On Main
June 17
Trummer’s is offering their regular brunch plus a special dinner on Sunday. The prix fixe dinner lets guests choose from salmon tartare, ricotta gnocchi, braised lamb shank, porchetta, dry aged New York strip, cheesecake and more. // Trummer’s On Main: 7134 Main St., Clifton

Father’s Day at 2941
June 17
Chef Bertrand Chemel’s special Father’s Day menu is available during brunch and dinner. The three-course meal includes choices like crab salad, corn chowder, grilled branzino, grilled venison loin, rack of lamb, apricot tart and blackberry cheesecake. // 2941: 2941 Fairview Park Drive, Falls Church

Father’s Day Weekend at Salamander Resort & Spa
June 17
Dad can learn some grilling techniques and also test his athleticism at Salamander Resort & Spa. Their docket of events includes an interactive class on the art of cooking with the Big Green Egg, as well as an archery competition and fishing tournament. // Salamander Resort & Spa: 500 North Pendleton St., Middleburg

Father’s Day Brunch at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner
June 17, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Entyse Bistro is offering their regular a la carte brunch, but with an extra dose of protein and booze for dad. Sausages will be carved to order alongside a bottomless wine pairing for $25. Plus, they’ll have a golf simulator, two putting greens and a friendly competition to win a free brunch gift certificate for two. // The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner: 1700 Tysons Blvd., McLean

Father’s Day at Grandale
June 17, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Carnivorous dads are sure to enjoy the beer dinner at Grandale. Craft brews will be served alongside three courses that include smoked pork butt, coffee-rubbed hanger steak and pecan bacon bourbon pie. // Grandale Vintner’s Table: 14001 Harpers Ferry Road, Neersville

Father’s Day Oysterfest at North Gate Vineyard
June 17, Noon-5:30 p.m.
Pair shellfish with North Gate wine at this event featuring raw and char-broiled Nomini Bay Oysters. Live music by Emma Rowley will begin at 2 p.m.// North Gate Vineyard: 16031 Hillsboro Road, Purcellville 

Father’s Day Gourmet Cuban Pig Roast at Paradise Springs Winery
June 17, 2 p.m.
Paradise Springs is roasting a pig to honor dad. The menu offers other Cuban-inspired fare like black beans and rice, steamed yucca, plantains and tres leches cake. Tickets include food and two glasses of wine. // Paradise Springs Winery: 13219 Yates Ford Road, Clifton

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