The Weekend Guide

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Forty Winks Opens

What: Mint Julep alums Meredith Donaldson and Rachel Wentworth debut their airy lingerie boutique devoted to all things boudoir as well as out-of-bedroom accessories like scarves and beach totes.
Why: The high/low assortment includes Mary Green silk bralettes ($24), Chantelle bras ($70), and Cosabella chemises ($116).
When: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 56 JFK St., Harvard Square (617-492-9100).

Sel de la Terre Cooking Class
What: Chef de cuisine Benjamin Knack guides guests through the preparation of vegetarian-friendly meals, like sweet pickled radishes and fish casserole in dashi stock, all incorporating local produce from Apple Street Farm.
Why: Class ($48) concludes with a three-course brunch of the just-mastered dishes and recipes to take home.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-noon.
Where: 255 State St., Long Wharf (617-720-1300). Call to sign up.

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Why: Partial yacht ownership, budget spa getaways, and cheap sake (to drown your financial woes).
When: The check arrives.
Where: Online at dailycandy.com.

What: The new Davis Square pizzeria produces wood-oven pies with decadent toppings (shiitake and oyster mushrooms, roast pork, white anchovies), singular small plates (crispy pig ears), and old-school specials like eggplant Parmesan.
Why: The expansive drink menu with wine by the glass ($4-$20) and locally sourced draft beers.
When: Daily, 4-10:30 p.m.
Where: 187 Elm St., Somerville (617-625-0600).

Wine Tasting 101
What: A laid-back sampling of five bottles (meritage, muscat) led by in-house sommelier Scott Dahill.
Why: Ample vino, snacks (charcuterie, olives, Italian cheeses), and a tour of the city’s only winery for $50.
When: Sat., 1-3 p.m.
Where: Boston Winery, 26 Ericsson St., Dorchester (617-265-9463). Call to reserve space.

Closet Raid for Charity

What: Twilight’s Alison Barnard and ten other stylish locals ransack their walk-ins for lightly worn designer pieces ($5-$100) in sizes zero to twelve. Labels include Adam, Elizabeth and James, and True Religion.
Why: All proceeds (and 10 percent of other in-store sales) benefit Women for Women International.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 12 Fleet St., North End (617-523-8008).

Forty Winks
56 JFK St
Cambridge, MA 02138
187 Elm St
Somerville, MA 02140
Boston Winery
26 Ericsson St
Boston, MA 02122
12 Fleet St
Boston, MA 02113
255 State St
bt Atlantic & Old Atlantic Aves
Boston, MA 02109