Home is where the art is.
Kristin Paton Home Opens
What: Outsource your decorating duties. The interior genius stocks her new Cambridge storefront with richly appointed upholstery, dramatic artwork, whimsical wood pieces, and oversize pillows sourced both stateside and abroad.
Why: You’ve tired of your minimalist recession scheme.
When: Mon. & Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 152 Mt. Auburn St., Cambridge (617-491-7100).
Passover at The Metropolitan Club
What: Skip the homemade gefilte fish (there’s carp and pike in there?) and take the fam for a prix fixe spread of chicken livers, matzo balls, and brisket ($38).
Why: Lunch-timers double their Seder pleasure with chicken salad-stuffed matzo meal popovers and meringue and berry Napoleons ($15).
When: Fri.-Apr. 13. Mon. & Sat., 5-10 p.m.; Tues.-Fri., 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. & 5-10 p.m.; Sun., 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. & 5-9 p.m.
Where: 1210 Boylston St., Chestnut Hill (617-731-0600).
Easter Manicures at Bliss Boston
What: Match the nails to the eggs with an indulgent hot-cream hand soak followed by a swipe of pastel, glitter, or polka dots; get 20 percent off (reg. $30-$45) thru Sun.
Why: Those Paas kits are inspiring.
When: Thurs.-Sun., 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Where: 100 Stuart St., Theatre District (617-261-8747).
Fenway Anniversary Menu at Church
What: Cheer 100 years of Green Monster dramatics with a spread of day boat cod, grilled sirloin with bone marrow, and spring berry trifle with honey cream — all based on recipes from the 1896 Fannie Farmer Cookbook.
Why: The perfect way to toast a (presumed) opening-day win.
When: Fri. & Sat., 5 p.m.-midnight.
Where: 69 Kilmarnock St., Fenway (617-236-7600).
Photo: Courtesy of Kristin Paton Home