’Tis (almost) the season. GIVE (and NIBBLE) Highland Bakery and Hosea Feed The Hungry What: The beloved lunch counter has added a bakery. Take in two canned food items, and they’ll give you a free bagel or cupcake. Why: Dude? Sweet. When: Thru Dec. 31. Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Where: 655 Highland Ave., Old Fourth Ward (404-586-0772). EAT Savor Gourmet Tasting Series What: Sample seasonal bites of local pestos, exotic cheeses, cured meats, olive oils, and more. Why: Your expert opinion on salami? You’ll give it. When: Thru Dec. 20. Every Sat., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Where: 2355 Peachtree Rd., Buckhead (404-869-0070). CHILL Herbal Fusion Clinic and Apothecary What: Clinical herbalist Shannon Gowland mixes botanicals, teas, and soaks to treat what ails you. Why: Marinate in that. When: By appointment. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Where: Rejuvenate Spas, 303 Peachtree Center Ave., ste. al-112, Downtown (404-577-4877). SHOP Standard What: The cool Buckhead shop brings limited-edition sneaks, tees, and style to Lenox this weekend. Why: Embrace the mall madness. When: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m. Where: 3393 Peachtree Rd., at Lenox Square Mall, ste. 4026, Buckhead (404-846-8535). SWILL Room Mixology Lessons What: Cocktail maestro Steven Kowalczuk shares recipes and techniques. Why: Tipsy daisy. When: Sat., 4-6 p.m. Where: 400 W. Peachtree St., Downtown (404-418-1250). Reservations required.