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The Weekend Guide

treat cupcake bar opens!

The icing on your weekend.

CUSTOMIZE
Treat Cupcake Bar Opens
What:
The sprightly decorated bakery lets you build fantasy confections out of four cake flavors, four frostings, and more than twenty mix-in toppings (ice as you munch for max gustatory pleasure).
Why: Lazyvores can opt for already-conceived concoctions, like the Almond Joy (chocolate cake, coconut frosting, almonds, and chocolate drizzle).
When: Tues.-Sun., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Where: 1450 Highland Ave., Needham Center (781-444-4995).

DRINK
Clio’s Midsummer Cocktail Party
What:
Imbibe a hat trick of intoxicants from Todd Maul’s brill drink menu, such as the bracing Cherry Rum Fizz (Matusalem rum, cherry Heering, lemon juice, simple syrup, and soda water).
Why: Passed bites from the resto’s seasonal bar menu, including grilled fish tacos with avocado cream and charred tomato salsa, and salt cod croquettes with black garlic aioli.
When: Sun., 5-9 p.m.
Where: 370 Commonwealth Ave., Back Bay. Tickets ($35) at 617-536-7200.

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What:
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When: Now.
Where: Online at facebook.com.

WATCH
Revere Beach National Sand Sculpting Festival
What:
Grab a takeaway Dagwood from Kelly’s and gape at the wondrous scenes created by internationally renowned beach artists.
Why: Free sculpting lessons for kids and Saturday’s fireworks display.
When: Today, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Revere Beach, Revere Beach Blvd., Revere. Info at reverebeachpartnership.com.

SHOP
Louis Sale
What:
First-ever discounts hit the new locale with 50 percent off prior-season tops, pants, dresses, shoes, and accessories (designers, as always, remain tightly under wraps).
Why: Regain your retailing energy with a harborside Lleno de Vida (tequila, sparkling wine, white peach puree, and lime juice) at Sam’s.
When: Sat.-July 25. Mon.-Wed., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Thurs.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 60 Northern Ave., Fan Pier (617-262-6100).

SEE
Harold Rotenberg Retrospective
What:
Honor the oeuvre of the phenomenal, 105-year-old North Shore artist at an exhibit featuring 95 of his most arresting landscapes.
Why: A kickoff birthday bash with the still-vibrant artist himself (plus cake).
When: Thru July 25. Birthday gala, Fri., 5-7 p.m.
Where: Rockport Art Association, 12 Main St., Rockport (978-546-6604). Tickets ($25) at the door or online at rockportartassn.org.

Photo: Courtesy of Treat Cupcake Bar

LOCATIONS
Rockport Art Association
12 Main St
Rockport, MA 01966
978-546-6604
Treat Cupcake Bar
1450 Highland Ave
Needham, MA 02492
781-444-4995
60 Northern Ave
@ Fan Pier
Boston, MA 02210
617-262-6100
370 Commonwealth Ave
in the Eliot Hotel
Boston, MA 02215
617-536-7200
Revere Beach
Revere Beach Blvd
Revere, MA 02151
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