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Diptyque Sample Sale

What: Get a whiff of up to 50 percent off the Parisian perfumer’s sweet-scented candles, fragrances, and body products.
Why: Your Baies is on its last light.
When: Today, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri., 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: 225 Fifth Ave., b/t 26th & 27th Sts.

Broken Down Doll Pop-Up

What: Scoop up rare, vintage designer finds from the Irish duo (1950s Christian Dior New Look silk jacket; 1970s Celine bubblegum pink silk shirt with pin-tuck detailing).
Why: Sip on free Negroni or prosecco and scope out the worldly wares at the launch party.
When: Today-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon.-6 p.m. Party, today, 6-9 p.m.
Where: Flat 128, 15 Christopher St., at Gay St. (914-582-6814).

The Brooklyn Live Art Market
What: The Circle Theater of New York converts the former bathhouse into a wonderland of contemporary circus acts, physical theater, visual art, and music by alternative Brooklyn artists (works by Calliope Theatre Company; sets by folksy rock ’n’ roll group The Hollows).
Why: Splurge on VIP tickets for an exclusive early preview, open bar, and one-on-ones with talent like Meghan Oare, Olivia Boyle, and Sasha Steinberg.
When: Sat. & Sun., 7 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
Where: The Brooklyn Lyceum, 227 Fourth Ave., at President St., Park Slope (718-857-4816). Tickets ($15-$150) at eventbrite.com.

NYC Vegetarian Food Festival
What: It’s a two-day riot of meatless grub and healthy, sustainable living, thanks to samples and meals from top restaurants, plus wellness vendors, live entertainment, and interactive activities.
Why: Root through subjects like curing heart disease with plant-based diets and managing a vegan lifestyle on a shoestring budget. Veg out during chef demos (we’re snagging a front row seat for vegan chocolate ganache).
When: Sat. & Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 W. 18th St., b/t Sixth & Seventh Aves. Tickets ($30-$50) at 2014nycvegfoodfest.com or at the door ($40-$60).

TEDxManhattan: Changing the Way We Eat
What: Rethink your food habits as food experts like Tom Colicchio (Craft Restaurant), Alison Cayne (Haven’s Kitchen), Megan Miller (Bitty), and others explore sustainability.
Why: Nosh on free breakfast, lunch, and ’Wichcraft creamwiches at a screening party that includes presentations about crickets as a protein source and what kids eat in school cafeterias.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Where: ’Wichcraft, 601 W. 26th St., b/t Eleventh & Twelfth Aves. (212-780-0577). R.S.V.P. (required) to guestservice@wichcraftnyc.com. Live stream at new.livestream.com.

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour
Get your adrenaline pumping at award-winning shorts and documentaries about global mountain culture and sports.
Why: Cliff-dive with a wing-suit flyer in Split of a Second, travel from Vancouver to Victoria across the Pacific Ocean on a stand-up paddleboard in The Questions We Ask, and venture through never-before-explored canyons and waterfalls in Down the Line.
When: Sun.-Wed., 7:30 p.m.
Where: Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway, at 95th St. (212-864-5400). Tickets ($23) at symphonyspace.org or at the door ($26).

Mardi Gras

What: Taste NOLA in New York with live jazz from Hot Bijouxx, a killer set from Miles Robbins (DJ Smiles), and classic Bayou dishes (jambalaya, shrimp etouffee, seafood gumbo) and cocktails.
Why: The Bourbon Street festivities continue through Fat Tuesday with a brass band, beads, and more traditional bites from ​chef Todd Mitgang.​
When: Fri., 7-10 p.m.; Tues., live music starts at 7 p.m.
Where: Bo’s Kitchen & Bar Room, 6 W. 24th St., b/t Fifth & Sixth Aves. (212-234-2373).

Photos: Courtesy of Diptyque

6 W 24th St
bt 5th & 6th Aves
New York, NY 10010
601 W 26th St
bt 11th & 12th Aves
New York, NY 10001
15 Christopher St
@ Gay St
New York, NY 10014
227 4th Ave
@ President St
Brooklyn, NY 11215
225 5th Ave
bt 26th & 27th Sts
New York, NY 10010
Metropolitan Pavilion
125 W 18th St
bt 6th & 7th Aves
New York, NY 10011
2537 Broadway
@ 95th St
New York, NY 10025