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Save the Date

Plan now, play later.

CURATE
Boston Loves Impressionism
What:
The Museum of Fine Arts stages its first-ever crowdsourced exhibition, soliciting online votes for your favorite Impressionist paintings; the top 30 earn a spot in the display.
Why: Stuff the ballot American Idol style — the winningest three paintings will hang at the gallery’s entrance.
When: Voting, Jan. 6-29; exhibition, Feb. 14-May 26.
Where: 465 Huntington Ave., The Fenway (617-267-9300).

CLICK
The Download
What: Apps, movies, books, and more Web fodder that caught our eye.
Why: New Netflix offerings, the word of the year, and thirteen hummus recipes.
When: You need a virtual snack.
Where: At dailycandy.com.

DRINK
The Sun Winefest
What:
Finally nab a spot at this annual two-day tasting, augmented by bourbon buffets, oyster shucking competitions, and beer and food pairings.
Why: Stay for the Celebrity Chef Dine Around to support local talents Christopher Coombs, Dante de Magistris, Kathy Sidell Trustman, and Will Gilson.
When: Jan. 24-26.
Where: Mohegan Sun, 1 Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville (888-226-7711). Tickets ($50-$185) at ticketmaster.com.

EXPLORE
DeCordova Sculpture Park Snowshoe Tours
What:
Strap on your finest racquets (no prior experience necessary) and take a guided meander through the museum’s outdoor art installation.
Why: Checks off two resolutions — more culture and more exercise.
When: Jan. 18-Mar. 15.
Where: 51 Sandy Pond Rd., Lincoln (781-259-8355). Tickets ($18) and full schedule at eventbrite.com. Snowshoe rental is $12.

PERUSE
Styleweek Northeast
What:
Head south to scope out the wares of eighteen regional design talents as they unveil their fall 2014 apparel and jewelry collections.
Why: The accessories showcase gives you an instant shopping fix (cocktails help).
When: Jan. 19-25.
Where: Providence Biltmore, 11 Dorrance St., Downtown (401-421-0700). Tickets ($30-$60) at styleweeknortheast.com.

SEE
Witness Uganda
What:
A.R.T. artistic director Diane Paulus debuts her latest work, a musical following a young aid worker from NYC who confronts the realities, complications, and limitations of his efforts after traveling to the impoverished African country.
Why: Based on the real-life experiences of co-writer Griffin Matthews.
When: Feb. 4-Mar. 16.
Where: Loeb Drama Center, American Repertory Theater, 64 Brattle St., Harvard Square (617-495-2668). Tickets ($25-$55) at americanrepertorytheater.org.

Photo: Courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

LOCATIONS
1 Mohegan Sun Blvd
Uncasville, CT 06382
888-226-7711
11 Dorrance St
Providence, RI 02903
401-421-0700
64 Brattle St
Cambridge, MA 02138
617-495-2668
51 Sandy Pond Rd
Lincoln, MA 01773
781-259-8355
465 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115
617-267-9300
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