Use your noodle.
Soba and Japanese Home Cooking Workshops
What: A comprehensive list of beginner to expert soba noodle classes with gluten-free offerings. Japanese-themed market tours, knife skills, vegan dining, and more expand your culinary prowess.
Why: See your frenemy’s overcooked beef patty and raise her stuffed and pickled plum rice balls, c/o the summer entertaining class.
When: Eleven dates in June.
Where: Locations and tickets online at mazumizu.com.
Ten Thousand Things Trunk Show
What: The delicate NYC jewelry line’s handmade silver and gold samples featuring fine metalwork and raw stones at $100 and up.
Why: Get saucy with designers Ron Anderson and David Rees at the open bar reception.
When: Thurs., noon-6 p.m.; party, 6-8 p.m.
Where: Persimmon, 310 N. Flores St., b/t Kings Rd. & Sweetzer Ave., Beverly Hills (323-951-9540).
3.1 Phillip Lim Sale
What: Nab 40 percent off the entire store. We’re talking resort, pre-spring, spring, and accessories for ladies, plus clothes for dudes and munchkins, too.
Why: Embroidered lace crop tops, drawstring silk shorts, and pleated tank dresses show summer who’s boss.
When: Daily, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 631 N. Robertson Blvd., b/t Santa Monica Blvd. & Melrose Ave., West Hollywood (310-358-1988).
The Reformation Summer Sale
What: Fifteen percent off all clothing, including lightweight summer dresses in silk, chiffon, rayon, and cotton. Everything is handmade in the retail/studio space and can be perfectly tailored for an extra $10-$15.
Why: Make like Martin Luther and create a schism in your summer wardrobe.
When: Thurs.-Sun., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 8117 W. Third St., at Kilkea Dr., Melrose (323-203-1102).
Barnsdall Friday Wine Tasting
What: Sip Silverlake vino on the grounds of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House.
Why: Let’s Be Frank, Coolhaus, Dosa Truck, and more food vendors are worth the trip alone, but for DIY dining, BYO picnic.
When: Every Fri. this summer.
Where: 4800 Hollywood Blvd., at N. Berendo St., Hollywood. Schedule and tickets ($20; $35 with tour) online at barnsdall.org.
Photo: Keiko Shinomoto