Beacon Hill Bistro Prix Fixe Easter Brunch
What: Relax and dine on fresh fruit, cinnamon brioche French toast, and seven-hour leg of lamb for under $40.
Why: These Easter eggs go over easy.
When: Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 25 Charles St., Beacon Hill (617-723-7575). Reservations recommended.
The Great Boston Burlesque Exposition
What: Pick up some pointers (and lingerie) at the weekend-long exhibition featuring a vintage fashion fair, up-and-comer debuts, drop-in classes, and a burlesque battle royale.
Why: Inspire your inner Dita.
When: Fri.-Sun. Schedule at burlesque-expo.com.
Where: Hyatt Regency, 575 Memorial Dr. (617-492-1234). Tickets online at burlesque-tix.com.
Franklin Park Cleanup
What: Help make the historic grounds the perfect place for picnics in the warm-weather season.
Why: Fun, fresh air, and free coffee and donuts.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-noon.
Where: 1 Franklin Park Rd., Valley Gates parking lot, Dorchester (617-442-4141).
Boston Spa Week
What: Secure an appointment for (at least) one of the low-cost pampering sessions at more than 40 Boston-area spas.
Why: Full-service facials, massages, waxes, and treatments for just $50.
When: Reserve now for Mon.-Apr. 19.
Where: Participating spots at spaweek.com.
Real Pickles Pickled Foods
What: Pucker your pucker with these 100 percent organic, locally sourced, and naturally fermented veggies.
Why: Sour power.
When: You’re in a real pickle.
Where: Lionette’s Market, 577 Tremont St. (617-778-0360); Formaggio Kitchen, 244 Huron Ave., Cambridge (617-354-4750).