Gather your thoughts.
What: The Italian-made rubber moccasins ($125), which are near impossible to find stateside, make their Bay State debut in several colors.
Why: They are waterproof and scuff proof — take that, boat shoes.
When: You’ve tossed the Crocs.
Where: LuxCouture, 21 Lincoln St., Newton Highlands (617-969-5600).
What: Co-owners Jay Leo, Vincent Conte, and Mitchell Muroff debut their funky after-work/last-call spot with exotic bar bites (sriracha wings, banh mi), innovative entrees (bulgogi burger), and classic cocktails (Manhattan, Perfect Storm).
Why: It’s the rec room you dream of (jukebox, Ms. Pac-Man, late-night live music).
When: Bar opens Tues.; restaurant opens Wed. Mon.-Wed. & Sun., 4 p.m.-1 a.m.; Thurs.-Sat., 4 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: 1 Kendall Sq., Kendall Square (617-500-3031).
Harvey Faircloth Sale
What: Snatch up quirky, ladylike frocks from the vintage-inspired line at up to 75 percent off.
Why: The shiny little cape dress (reg. $520, now $179).
When: Your cutoffs don’t cut it.
Where: Online at swirl.com.
Tall Ships and Tapas at Tamo Terrace
What: Graze on ceviche, spicy grilled pork kabobs, and crispy shrimp fitters while gazing at the Juan Sebastián de Elcano schooner docked nearby.
Why: Special Spanish vinos (albariño, verdejo) and luscious desserts (arroz con leche).
When: Wed.-June 21, 11 a.m.-midnight.
Where: Seaport Hotel, 1 Seaport Ln., Seaport District (617-385-4315).
Farmers Market Tour
What: For $180, nutritionist and registered dietitian Laura Foresta guides you through produce stands, helping you meet vendors and create seasonal menus and recipes.
Why: Conquer your fear of collard greens.
When: Thru mid-Nov. Tues., Thurs. & Sat., by appt.
Where: Sign up at OMBE, 551 Boylston St., 4th flr., Back Bay (617-447-2222).
What: Indulge in sumptuous American fare (crab-stuffed lobster tail) in a swank, white-on-white subterranean hideaway, housed inside the former Icarus space.
Why: Cocktails like the caramel macchiato (espresso coffee and Godiva caramel liqueurs, cream) and cranberry coconut mojito.
When: Opens Tues. Sun.-Tues., 5 p.m.-1 a.m.; Wed.-Sat., 5 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: 3 Appleton St., South End (617-482-0117).
Photo: Courtesy of LuxCouture