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The Weekend Guide

the citizens band on stage!

Roam if you want to.

APPRECIATE
The Past Is a Foreign Country
What:
Political theater troupe The Citizens Band tackles the global refugee crisis via original songs, music, aerial ballet, and more.
Why: It’s no secret that we heart Karen Elson; the first DC reader to e-mail trivia@dailycandy.com will get a pair of tickets.
When: Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: Highline Ballroom, 431 W. 16th St., b/t Ninth & Tenth Aves. (212-414-5994). Tickets ($35) online at ticketweb.com.

SEND
Ovenly Holiday Packs
What:
A festive arrangement ($30-$50) of cinnamon-, pepper-, and cumin-laced pistachio brittle, spicy bacon popcorn coated in a Brooklyn Brewery Pennant Ale caramel sauce, and more.
Why: It took less than a second for hungry editors to demolish them.
When: Purchase by tomorrow for local delivery by Dec. 23.
Where: Online at ovenlynyc.com.

PERUSE
The Big Social Holiday Lineup
What:
An impressive roster of Hester Street Fair favorites (MCMC Fragrances, Cynthia Rybakoff jewelry, Casa Helecho terrariums) from which to select last-minute tokens of love and affection.
Why: Shopping fuel in the form of Luke’s Lobster rolls, Pies ’n Thighs fried chicken biscuit sandwiches, and Macaron Parlour bites.
When: Fri.-Dec. 23, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: OpenHouse Gallery, 201 Mulberry St., b/t Spring & Kenmare Sts.

GIFT
Mary Meyer Multidesigner Holiday Sale
What:
Score new and vintage clothing, jewelry, bags, candles, crafts, and more.
Why: Calendars by The Wild Unknown, Round Designs accessories, Chrishabana jewels, and Costalots shades.
When: Sat. & Sun., noon-7 p.m.
Where: 555 Metropolitan Ave., b/t Lorimer St. & Union Ave., Willliamsburg.

CRAVE
Liddabit Sweets Pop-Up
What:
Swig some hot cocoa while loading up on chocolate-coated pumpkin and pecan pie bars, peanut brittle, and peppermint ganache Humbugs at the seasonal treat shop.
Why: Brooklyn Brewery Chocolate Stout-infused gingerbread caramels make the perfect stocking stuffer.
When: Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 39 White St., b/t Church St. & Broadway.

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What:
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Why: Bet you didn’t know about the hidden carvings at the New Museum or Torrisi Italian Specialties’s in-demand prix fixe dinner.
When: You’re out and about.
Where: Online at foursquare.com.

Photo: Courtesy of Press Here Productions

LOCATIONS
Mary Meyer Multidesigner Sale
555 Metropolitan Ave
bt Lorimer St & Union Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Liddabit Sweets Pop-Up
39 White St
bt Church St & Broadway
New York, NY 10013
Highline Ballroom
431 W 16th St
bt 9th & 10th Aves
New York, NY 10011
212-414-5994
OpenHouse Gallery
201 Mulberry St
bt Spring & Kemmare Sts
New York, NY 10012
212-334-0288
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