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Saturday: The DC Beer Festival returns to Nationals Park, bringing together dozens of craft breweries and featuring spring seasonal beers. (Image: Courtesy Drink: Eat:Play)

Weekend Report: From cannabis to oysters, 10 events to make your weekend memorable

Friday, April 20

Tracy Morgan Standup: The 30 Rock and Saturday Night Live alum follows up his nationwide standup tour Picking Up the Pieces and Netflix special Staying Alive with a return to the Kenned Center. Tickets start at $39.

Wizards Game 3: Time to protect home court! The Washington Wizards begin their climb back into their series against the Toronto Raptors (they are down 0-2 in the series) at 8 p.m. at Capital One Arena. Tickets start at $43.

Wine Spectator Grand Tour: Taste more than 200 wines that have all been rated 90 points or higher by Wine Spectator's editorial staff. Meet the makers, ask questions, try tastings, enjoy a buffet and take home a signature Riedel wine glass. Tickets start at $225.

Saturday, April 21

National Cannabis Festival: The third annual National Cannabis Festival returns to RFK with an all-day concert including performances by Cyprus Hill, See-I, Backyard Band, Beau Young Prince, DJ Ayes Cold, Oh He Dead, Names, and MARLEE. Speeches about legalization will be interspersed throughout the concert, with talks expected from Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, DC Councilmember At-Large Robert C. White Jr., Maryland Delegate David Moon and Niambe McIntosh of The Peter Tosh Foundation. The Clonex Grow School will also be on hand to discuss at-home growing. Tickets start at $42.

Oysterfest: Get an early start to patio season with Barley Mac’s second annual Oysterfest. Owner Mike Cordero is serving up classic summertime favorites – oysters, chilled white wine, cocktails, beer and whiskey -- and guests are invited to taste samples of the restaurant’s locally caught oysters or order up some oyster shooters. Don't miss the afternoon oyster eating contest, shucking instruction stations, cigar rolling demos or the live music from local bands. Tickets are $49.

DC Beer Fest: The DC Beer Festival returns to Nationals Park, bringing together dozens of craft breweries and featuring spring seasonal beers. Expect more than a dozen food trucks, lawn games, live entertainment and unlimited tastings of craft beer. Tickets are $45 and sessions run from noon to 3 p.m. or 5 to 8 p.m.

CYCLED! Rooftop Ride: In celebration of spring, Silver Spring fitness studio CYCLED! is taking things outdoors, with their popular LIVE DJ Rooftop Rides series. Fitness fans will have the opportunity to try the al fresco workout on Saturday, April 21 or Saturday, May 5 with DJ Just For Kicks. Available class times include 8 a.m. (60-minute ride), 9 a.m, 10:15 a.m.and 11:15 a.m. (45-min rides). Tickets are $15 for new riders or $25 for return riders.

Caps Game 5: Despite a rough start to the playoffs -- the Caps lost the first two games of the series at home -- the Caps pulled out two wins on the road to tie the series 2-2. They return to D.C. for game 5 against the Maple Leafs starting at 3 p.m. and you can be sure that Capital One Arena will be ROCKING. THE. RED! Tickets start at $73.

Sunday, April 22

Rosé Release Party: The first wine to be produced grape to glass in D.C. (since prohibition) is being released this weekend (you can read all about the wine here), and did we mention it's a rosé?? District Winery will celebrate the release of their first D.C.-made wine this Sunday, April 22 with ticketed parties from noon-3 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. Guest can enjoy three drinks, including sips of the new wine, a French-inspired menu, sweeping views of the river and live entertainment all day. You can get your tickets here and use code DCREFINED25 for $25 off your ticket.

Kingman Island Festival Preview Show: Spend your #SundayFunday at Atlas Brew Works drinking for a good cause (a portion of the proceeds from beer sales will be donated to Living Classrooms Foundation to support the ongoing maintenance of Kingman Island and educational programming benefiting disadvantaged youth) while hearing two of the musical acts (Justin Trawick and Shannon Bielski and Moonlight Drive) that will be performing at the Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival in June. Free to attend.