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the boston shaker!

Shake it up.

SHOP
The Boston Shaker Opens
What: The newly moved, expanded shop stocks hard-to-find tools (hand-stitched ice-crushing bags) and ingredients (Scrappy’s celery bitters) for budding mixologists and experienced barbacks.
Why: Take a dip in the drink.
When: Tues.-Sat., noon-7 p.m.
Where: 69 Holland St., Davis Square (617-718-2999).

GROW
Moustache-a-Thon

What: Knit, draw, or otherwise fashion a little lip fringe to raise funds for youth literacy group 826 Boston; weekly “weigh-ins” include trivia and prizes.
Why:
It’s all follicle fun and games.
When: Thru Apr. 1. Kickoff event, Mon., 7:30 p.m.
Where: 3035 Washington St., Roxbury (617-442-5400). Register at 826bostonmoustache.wordpress.com.

BROWSE
DailyCandy Dossier
What:
Our New York Fashion Week coverage includes indie shows, trivia contests, giveaways, and the scoop on what it’s like to really be there — in the eighth row.
Why: Win awesome stuff all day long. For reals.
When: Thru Thurs.
Where: Online at dailycandy.com/dossier.

CELEBRATE
Mardi Gras Party at UpStairs on the Square

What: Beads and feather masks are de rigueur at a Fat Tuesday fete complete with classic French jazz and Creole delicacies like petit po’boys and jambalaya with dirty rice and cornbread.
Why: C’est si bon.
When: Tues., 5-10 p.m.
Where: 91 Winthrop St., Harvard Square (617-864-1933).

EAT
Free Dessert at
Locke-Ober
What: Order from the winter prix fixe lunch menu and cap your meal with a complimentary sweet thang (baked Alaska, Indian pudding a la mode).
Why: Meat and treat.
When: Thru Feb. 23. Mon. & Tues., 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Where: 3 Winter Pl. (617-542-1340).

SIP
Big Reds Wine Dinner

What: Four varietals paired with rich menu offerings like smoked peppercorn-crusted pork and dark chocolate cabernet cake.
Why: Drink a little longer.
When: Tues., 5-10 p.m.
Where: T.W. Food, 377 Walden St., Cambridge (617-864-4745). Call for a reservation.

Photo: Courtesy of Chromalab

LOCATIONS
Moustache-a-Thon
3035 Washington St
Boston, MA 02119
617-442-5400
69 Holland St
Somerville, MA 02144
617-718-2999
3 Winter Pl
Boston, MA 02108
617-542-1350
377 Walden St
bt Concord Ave & Saville St
Mid-Cambridge, MA 02138
617-864-4745
91 Winthrop St
Mid-Cambridge, MA 02138
617-864-1933
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