Green is good.FORAGEBoston Local Food FestivalWhat: Suss out sustainable vendibles from more than 100 area farmers, restos, nonprofits, and specialty purveyors — including Start Small, Go Big finalist Nella Pasta — at the free alfresco grub gala.Why: Hops on over to Daily Catch’s outdoor grotto for the Local Beer & Wine Tasting.When: Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.Where: Congress St., b/t Dorchester Ave. & Children’s Museum, Fort Point. Beer and wine tasting tickets ($10-$20) online at brownpapertickets.com.YODEL (TO YOURSELF)Fraulein MariaWhat: Take one childhood musical sound track, add cross-dressers and mock-sexy modern dance moves, and smile at Doug Elkins’s cheeky reimagining of The Sound of Music at the newly revamped Paramount Center.Why: Add it to your list of favorite things (after whiskers on kittens, of course). When: Tonight & Fri., 7:30 p.m.; Sat., 2 & 7:30 p.m.; Sun., 1 & 5 p.m.Where: 559 Washington St., Downtown. Tickets ($25-$69) at 617-824-8000 or online at artsemerson.org.APPRENTICEBe a Better ChocolatierWhat: Pastry mistress Lee Napoli leads hands-on tutorials on artisanal truffle, beignet, and bark making; students leave with a solid pound of self-assembled chocolates ($80).Why: Make your own daily candy already.When: Every Sat., 10 a.m.-1 p.m.Where: ChocoLee Chocolates, 23 Dartmouth St., South End (617-236-0606). Call to register.BENDSouth Boston Yoga Grand Opening CelebrationWhat: Gratis downward dog all weekend in the studio’s cavernous new digs — we’re talking two floors of murals, disco balls, and aerial swings — and sample outside-the-box classes like capoeira and natya yoga. Why: Inner peace sometimes does come cheap. When: Fri.-Sun. Schedule online at southbostonyoga.net.Where: 36 W. Broadway St. (617-315-7448).BUYThe Boston Lobster PartyWhat: Make like a Brahman and scarf multiple crustacean creations from Rocca, Stoddard’s, South End Buttery, and more. Wash them down with craft beers from fifteen area breweries.Why: The event will sell out quickly — don’t get shelled by the early birds. When: Oct. 16, 2-4:30 p.m.Where: Trolley Barn, 540 Harrison Ave., South End. Tickets ($35) online at eventbrite.com.Photo: Courtesy of Nella Pasta Up to 50% off Gara DanielleDesigner Gara Post bats for both teams, combining her NYC roots with her new L.A. digs. The result? Rough edges with a sleek polish and urban flavor with a touch of warmth. Get yours at up to 50% off on Swirl.