The stretch between Christmas and New Year’s? Basically one long quiet weekend. Stuck in the city? Here’s a little sumpin’ to shake you up. Eat Christmas Eve Lunch What: Warm Maine crab + shiitake = energy for the last shopping lap. Why: Calling birds, French hens, and turtledoves have you on a fowl overload. When: Thurs. & Fri. noon-3:30 p.m. Where: Payard Bistro & Patisserie, 1032 Lexington Ave. b/t 73rd and 74th Sts. (212-717-5252). Buy NYC General Store’s Personal Vintage Shopper What: Get a pro to help you maximize your wardrobe for $125 off the regular price. Why: A jump start on a new you for the new year. When: By New Year’s Day to get the discount. Where: Book online at nycgeneralstore.com. See “Enter the Dragon” Holiday Bash What: Sip, shuffle, and smooch in the ballroom as Cirque du Soleil flexies twist themselves into knots. Why: Come midnight, you’ll be twisted too. When: New Year’s Eve Where: Maritime Hotel, 88 Ninth Ave. at 16th St. (212-924-1268 or email email@example.com). $150 buys you open bar till 2 a.m. Eat (Again. Only a few more days till New Year’s Resolutions kick in.) Fried Eggs, Bacon, Frisee, and Gorgonzola What: The ultimate hangover cure. Why: Ho, ho, ho. (Dance, nasty girl, dance!) When: Post ball-drop. Where: ‘Wichcraft, 49 E. 19th St. b/t Broadway and Park Ave. South. (212-780-0577). Do Post-Holiday-Party Treatment What: Exfoliation, microdermabrasion, and lymphatic drainage for your face. Why: Toxins are so 2004. When: Fri 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Where: Completely Bare, 103 Fifth Ave., b/t 17th and 18th Sts., 4th fl. (212-366-6060). Now bid farewell to 2004 and ring in 2005. Go forth and make us proud.