It hath all too short a date.
Summer Clearance Sale at Second Time Around
What: Bank on multiple Labor Day invites and stockpile warm-weather clothes at 70 percent off during a one-day sell-off.
Why: While you’re at it, get 10 percent off fall clothing from DVF, Milly, and Vince.
Where: Locations online at secondtimearound.net.
Summer Farm Food Festival
What: Kick off the season’s long good-bye with chef demos, pick-your-own raspberries and peaches, line-dancing lessons, and a pie-eating contest.
Why: Hayrides for the young (at heart).
When: Sun., 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Smolak Farms, 315 S. Bradford St., North Andover (978-682-6332). Tickets ($35) online at acetickets.com.
Raspberry Rose Cupcake at Kickass Cupcakes
What: Indulge in a special delectable of vanilla cake, rose-scented raspberry jam, and berry delicious frosting ($3).
Why: All proceeds go to Rosie’s Place.
When: Thru Sat. Thurs., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Where: 378 Highland Ave., Davis Square (617-628-2877); Kickass Cupcake Truck, follow @kickasscupcakes on Twitter for locations.
Martin & Ricci Jewelry
What: Project Runway alum and Rhode Islander Jonathan Joseph Peters sends out a collection of dramatic yet cost-effective (i.e., under $100) bangles, bib necklaces, and cocktail rings.
Why: Heidi would air-kiss her approval.
When: Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: Twilight, 12 Fleet St., North End (617-523-8008).
Providence Food and Wine Festival
What: The city’s inaugural smorgasbord introduces outsiders to its culinary luminaries via cocktail panels, restaurant walking tours, expansive vino showcases, and a red-carpet closing party.
Why: Play hooky for StyleWeek Providence, beginning Sun.
When: Today thru Sat.
Where: Providence Biltmore, 11 Dorrance St., Downtown (401-421-0700). Tickets ($35-$250) online at providencefoodandwinefestival.com.
Photo: Tim Gilman / Courtesy of Second Time Around