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entertainment

The Weekend Guide

More snow? No problem. You’ve got boots. And gloves, face mask, snow-veralls, collapsible ski poles … Just pray you don’t have to use the little boys’ room.

SEE
The Matisse Plays
What: Ten-minute plays inspired by the modernist.
Why: A little fauve goes a long way.
When: Fri. at 8 p.m., Sat. at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Where: Sande Shurin Theater, 311 W. 43rd St., b/t 8th and 9th Aves., sixth fl. (212-868-4444 or smarttix.com).

DO
Hot Chocolate Festival
What: 18th Street gets transformed into a winter wonderland of marshmallow roasting, ice-skating, and snowman building.
Why: Another damn brunch or 500 gallons of chocolate? You pick.
When: Sun. noon-dark.
Where: In front of City Bakery, 3 W. 18th St., b/t Fifth and Sixth Aves. (212-366-1414).

EAT
No. 28 Carmine
What: Tomato pies with pear, gorgonzola, and nuts, served by the inch or the meter.
Why: Pizza as authentico as the bello Italiano chefo.
When: Fri. & Sat. 11a.m.-1 a.m.
Where: 28 Carmine St., b/t Bleecker and Bedford Sts. (212-463-9653).

BUY
Ashley Dearborn Sample Sale
What: 40 to 70 percent off insanely cool stilettos, boots, and flats.
Why: A reward for your ugly, rubber-clad feet.
When: Thurs. 4 p.m.-9 p.m.
Where: 120 Walker St., b/t Baxter and Centre Sts., third flr. (212-625-8595).

Tracy Feith Sample Sale
What: Past fall and spring collections going for under $200.
Why: One day it will be warm again.
When: Fri. & Sat. 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 209 Mulberry St., b/t Kenmare and Spring Sts. (212-334-3097).