We’re green with envy.
Shamrocks and Shenanigans
What: Take advantage of St. Patty’s Saturday date and step-dance out of town for a raucous casino night of bagpipes, DJs, reimagined corned beef, and, of course, green beer.
Why: The indoor, thirteen-stop Mohegan Mile pub crawl sure beats outdoor barhopping.
When: Sat., 4 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: Mohegan Sun, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville, Conn. (888-226-7711).
St. Patrick’s Modern Irish Whiskeys
What: Or stay put and prep for in-city festivities with a genteel tasting of six newer brown spirits (Michael Collins, Red Breast, Potcheen) led by local distiller Curtis McMillan.
Why: Last year’s Old Crow hangover still hurts.
When: Fri., 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Where: Gordon’s Fine Wine & Culinary Center, 894 Main St., Waltham (781-893-1900). Tickets ($15) at gordonswine.com.
Christopher Forté Pop-Up Store
What: The former Matsu manager’s ten-day boutique brings spot-on separates and accessories from Inhabit, Majestic, and Me Issey Miyake ($65-$695).
Why: Private label jersey scarves from Italy and Forté’s own skirt designs.
When: Fri.-Mar. 25. Daily, noon-7 p.m.
Where: The Inn at St. Botolph, 99 Saint Botolph St., Back Bay. Call 617-290-2694 or email email@example.com for an appt.
Tyler Alexandra Handbags
What: Perry Ellis’s daughter unveils her latest collection of go-with-everything carryalls and special-event clutches, all designed to order.
Why: Every piece is a must-have (trust us on this one).
When: Sat., 1-5 p.m.
Where: Louis, 60 Northern Ave., Fort Point (617-262-6100).
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