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High Heel Happy Hour
What: Ditch the Bean Boots and flaunt your finest, highest footwear during a meet ’n’ mingle followed by a pink carpet walk-off.
Why: Specialty cocktails like the Louboutini and free nibbles.
When: Fri., 5-8 p.m.
Where: Hampshire House, 84 Beacon St., Beacon Hill (617-227-9600). Sign up online at shoeclub.us.
Selima Optique and Selima Vintage Sample Sale
What: Get vintage Dior frames and other chic specs from the boutique eyewear line at up to 50 percent off retail on Swirl.
Why: You’ve gotta see it to believe it.
When: While supplies last (but DailyCandy readers get exclusive early access, so hurry!).
Where: Online at swirl.com. Ongoing sales include UES, Eberjey, and Rogan.
Restaurant Week Boston
What: More than 200 restos, from old faves (No. 9 Park) to spankin’ newbies (Post 390), put out econo-friendly lunch and dinner spreads.
Why: Cocktail pitchers at Rocca for $20.10; four-course lobster menu at Bambara for an additional $10.
When: Mar. 14-19 & 21-26.
Where: Participants at bostonusa.com.
Boston Bartenders on the Rise
What: Up-and-coming drink slingers prove their mixology mettle via new recipes, then mingle to chat about their process.
Why: Four freshly conceived cocktails (Saving Daylight and Loose Translation) and a welcome punch for $40.
When: Sun., 7 p.m.
Where: Green Street, 280 Green St., Cambridge (617-876-1655). Reservations recommended.
A Taste of Iceland
What: Reykjavík chef Thorarinn Eggertsson works with home-sourced ingredients to produce a seafood-heavy homage to his native land (think sea trout, salted cod, and langoustine).
Why: Iceland, Iceland baby.
When: Thru Mar. 17. Mon.-Thurs., 4-10 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 4-11 p.m.; Sun., 4-9 p.m.
Where: Rustic Kitchen, 210 Stuart St., Boston (617-423-5700).
Photo: George Eastman House / Flickr