If you can’t arrange a quick trip to Europe this weekend, how about the next best thing: Passport DC’s
Shortcut to Europe: European Union Embassies’ Open House .
On Saturday, between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., 28 embassies will open their doors with tons of events planned, particularly centered on food, music and cultural immersion. There is a scavenger hunt , Latvian folk dancing, Maltese sweets, Spanish wine, a drawing for a six-day trip to Estonia, German and French language lessons, and a trip to Hungary. If nothing else, consider the Belgian embassy, with its world-famous beers, chocolate, and waffles.
Last weekend, the “Around the World Embassy Tour” kicked things off.
There are two Passport DC events yet to come this month. On May 15, the National Asian Heritage Festival ’s Fiesta Asian Street Fair will take place downtown. The series wraps up with the “Embassy Chef Challenge ” at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center on May 20.
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