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The Weekend Guide

Stellar sounds and the chance to win cold hard cash make it a December to remember.

BUY
London Sole Sale
What:
Scoop up adorable ballet flats on the cheap.
Why: You’re a Sole (wo)man.
When: Thru Dec. 14.
Where: Online at londonsole.com. Enter code LS888.

HEAR
Elvis Perkins

What: Folky excellence from a singer/songwriter whose debut album will be released next year.
Why: Elvis has left the building.
Where: Online at elvisperkins.net.

DO
Bring Back the Fizz: Battle of the Bands
What:
Cyndi Lauper judges contestants vying to remake Alka-Seltzer’s “plop, plop, fizz, fizz” jingle; winner receives $10,000.
Why: Oh, what a relief to win.
When: Enter by Dec. 22.
Where: Online at plopplopfizzfizz.com.

Holiday Party Excuse Generator
What:
You describe the undesirable soiree; it whips up a thanks-but-no-thanks letter.
Why: You may be excused.
Where: Online at holiday.enlighten.com.

EAT
Masala Chocolates
What:
Heavenly Belgium chocolates get a kick with ingredients like rose petals and basil-honey in shapes like owls and penguins.
Why: Spice things up.
Where: Online at masalachocolates.com.