Lara Miller Birthday Sale
What: The local design darling celebrates 32 wonderful years of life. Her wish: to give you 32 percent off her dreamy knits.
Why: Everything from sweaters to dresses to scarves to necklaces, with some priced less than $32.
When: Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 931 W. Cornelia Ave., at Wilton Ave., ste. 1b. Info at 773-296-4442.
What: Katherine Anne Confections hosts its first holiday pop-up shop with The Scrumptious Pantry, Fig Catering, Ingram’s Jam & Bread, and SenTeaMental Moods.
Why: Warm up with the chocolatier’s new marshmallows and mini truffle hot chocolate shots.
When: Sun., 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: 2745 W. Armitage Ave., b/t Fairfield & California Aves. (773-727-3248).
Anything but Stockings
What: Skip the sock and fill something they’ll actually use, like a handsome tool bag for your dandy handyman or a modular planter for your green-thumbing mom.
Why: Five presents hidden inside another earn you the No. 1 gift-giving spot.
When: Before Christmas Eve (quickly) rolls around.
Where: Online at dailycandy.com.
The Sea and Cake
What: With nine albums under their belt (including the latest, The Moonlight Butterfly), the local indie icons are back with a joyfully jangly show.
Why: We can never get enough.
When: Sat., 10 p.m.
Where: The Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western Ave., at Cortez St. (773-276-3600). Tickets ($18) online at ticketweb.com or at the door ($20).
In Fine Spirits Holiday Pop-up
What: The wineshop ups its gourmet gifting game with the addition of preserves, sweets, and snacks from Provenance Food and Wine. Mix and match to create a basket brimming with goodies.
Why: Pretty premade baskets are available for hurried elves.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: 5420 N. Clark St., at Rascher Ave. (773-506-9463).
Shiny New Sale
What: Add a few more bright spots to your closet with 30-40 percent off Botkier handbags, Anouk boots, and Casting dresses and tops.
Why: DailyCandy readers get an extra 10 percent off (please mention at checkout).
When: Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: Clever Alice, 1920 N. Damen Ave., b/t Homer & Cortland Sts. (773-276-2444).
Photos: Courtesy of Lara Miller