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The Weekend Guide

Up a tree.

ARRANGE
DIY Terrarium Ornament Workshop
What:
Shake up the fir with succulent decor you make yourself, with an expert assist from Krissy Price of Pollen Floral Design ($20).
Why: An early chance to test your eggnog limits.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: West Elm, 160 Brookline Ave., Kenmore Square. Call 617-450-9500 to reserve a spot.

SCROLL
The Download
What:
We found fourteen ways to make the day fly.
Why: NYT Magazine’s short films, a digital Bullett, and kittens posing with hot men.
When: When the bore o’clock hour hits.
Where: At dailycandy.com.

DRINK
DailyCandy at The Urban Grape
What:
Join twenty fellow readers for an exclusive holiday sip and chat, with an emphasis on celebratory bubbles and tasty but affordable reds and whites (including hostess gift ideas).
Why: Formaggio bites you don’t have to fight for.
When: Sun., 2-3:30 p.m.
Where: 303 Columbus Ave., South End (857-250-2509). R.S.V.P. at eventbrite.com. Admission is free. Must be 21 or older to attend. Based on availability.

SHOP
Ceremony Opens
What:
Former Madewell marketer Alix Childs unveils an indie designer showroom that eschews froufrou for a forward-thinking bridal experience.
Why: Customized invites, free consults, vintage accessories, and regular trunk shows.
When: Wed.-Fri., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 48 Charles St., 3rd flr., Beacon Hill (857-277-1669).

MINGLE
Repeal of Prohibition Day Party
What:
The Goorin Bros. hat shop transforms into a speakeasy-style enclave with ’20s-era drinks (whisper “Scofflaw” for a secret cocktail), nibbles, and local craft beers from Foolproof Brewing Company; throwback threads encouraged.
Why: That upcoming NYE party demands a Bonnie and Clyde-inspired topper from the store’s latest collection.
When: Tonight, 6-9 p.m.
Where: 130 Newbury St., Back Bay (617-247-4287).

STROLL
Holiday Arts & Eats Festival
What:
Shop like a European at a modern Christkindlmarkt with twenty food trucks, 50 local Etsy artisans, live music, and cupcake decorating.
Why: Hot wine for cold feet.
When: Fri., 6-10 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Assembly Row, 300 Grand Union Blvd., Somerville. Tickets ($5-$15) at eventbrite.com.

Photos: Courtesy of West Elm

LOCATIONS
48 Charles St
3rd flr
Boston, MA
857-277-1669
Assembly Row
300 Grand Union Blvd
Somerville, MA 02145
303 Columbus Ave
Boston, MA 02116
857-250-2509
West Elm
160 Brookline Ave
Boston, MA 02215
617-450-9500
130 Newbury St
Boston, MA 02116
617-247-4287
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