Mother, may I?
What: The bakery whips up brownies, cookies, and heavily iced signature cupcakes.
Why: Sample flavors like s’mores and gingerbread in the outdoor seating area.
When: Tues.-Thurs., 7:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; Fri., 7:30 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 1 Wisconsin Cir., Chevy Chase (301-539-9021).
Workshops at The Hive at 1511
What: New creative space offers lessons on everything from planning your wedding to photography to letterpress printing.
Why: Develop your artistic genius using a plastic wonder camera during the upcoming Holga Honeymoon session.
When: Sun., 1 p.m.
Where: 1511 King St., Alexandria (703-548-0018). Sign up online at hiveat1511.com.
Hat Trunk Show
What: Take 20 percent off spring toppers ($75-$475) by Eugenia Kim, Christina Moore, and others.
Why: Sale proceeds benefit the Woodrow Wilson House.
When: Thurs. & Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Sassanova, 7134 Bethesda Ln., Bethesda (301-654-7403).
Shortcut to Europe: EU Embassies’ Open House Day
What: All 27 members (including Denmark, Portugal, UK, Spain) open their doors for tastings, fashion shows, movies, art exhibits, and more.
Why: Viennese apple strudel, Belgian beer, ecofriendly Estonian clothing, and Italian documentaries.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Shuttle service begins at Dupont Circle Metro Station, 20th St., b/t Massachusetts Ave. & P St. Info at eurunion.org. Admission is free.
Photo: Kate Headley