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The Weekend Guide

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DRINK
Escape to Mexico
What:
Metaphysically transport yourself to warmer climates with samplings of Mexican beers, wine, margaritas, and sipping tequila.
Why: South-of-the-border snacks (ceviche verde, mole tostaditas, chorizo) from Olé chef Erwin Ramos ensure a softer landing.
When: Sun., 7-9 p.m.
Where: The Urban Grape, 303 Columbus Ave., South End (857-250-2509). Tickets ($20) at eventbrite.com.

STRETCH
Deejay Vinyasa Flow
What:
Strike a pose with more than 100 fellow yogis during a free 75-minute class taught by local favorites (Betty Riaz, Kevan Gale, Todd Skoglund, and Amy Leydon).
Why: When’s the last time you got bent in a ballroom?
When: Sun. Registration, 8:30 a.m.; class, 9 a.m.
Where: Boston Ballroom, The Langham, 250 Franklin St., Financial District (617-451-1900). Reserve your spot (walk-ins welcome) at rsvp@vitacoco.com.

SEE
Spank: the 50 Shades Parody
What:
Join other furtive readers for a mocku-musical that bawdily considers the bedroom antics of author E.L. James.
Why: Your inner goddess deserves a laugh.
When: Today & Fri., 7:30 p.m.; Sat., 7:30 & 10 p.m.
Where: Wilbur Theatre, 246 Tremont St. Tickets ($38-$48) at ticketmaster.com.

EAT
Showcase: 9 Course Tasting Dinner
What:
The City Chicks shine a spotlight on local purveyors like Akimenko Meats, Ocean Ave Pops, and Black Magic Coffee with an elaborate, from-scratch seasonal spread ($80).
Why: BYO libations to complement charcuterie, butter-poached pollock, braised rabbit, and Meyer lemon souffle.
When: Sun., 6:30-10 p.m.
Where: Kitchen Inc., 201 Somerville Ave., Somerville. Register at citychicksboston.com.

BOOK
Vinotherapy Package at The Spa at Rowes Wharf
What:
Pay homage to the Boston Wine Festival with a limited-edition, chardonnay-based body wrap, sugar scrub, and butter massage ($290).
Why: It’s the next best thing to a champagne bath.
When: Fri.-Mar. 29. Daily, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: 70 Rowes Wharf, Waterfront (617-439-3914).

Photo: Paul Johnson / Getty Images

LOCATIONS
303 Columbus Ave
Boston, MA 02116
857-250-2509
201 Somerville Ave
Somerville, MA 02143
617-765-0433
246 Tremont St
Boston, MA 02116
617-248-9700
The Langham
250 Franklin St
Boston, MA 02110
617-451-1900
70 Rowes Wharf
Boston Harbor Hotel
Boston, MA 02110
617-439-3914
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