Keep it on the down low.DINELiberté What: Sip expertly crafted cocktails and nibble on French dishes at the slick, new bar tucked inside the Sofitel.Why: Loosen your belt a few notches to make room for dessert. Made with vanilla ice cream, pink peppercorn meringue, and bubbled sugar, the Vacherin Liberté is a must.When: Daily, 11:30 a.m.-2 a.m.Where: 120 S. 17th St. (215-569-8300).SHHHHThe Secret CinemaWhat: Screen vintage flicks, offbeat selections, and home movies — all shot in sixteen-millimeter film (crisp, clean digital is so overrated) — at venues throughout the city. Why: Watch two rare films that follow The Velvet Underground way back in the day.When: Fri., 8 & 10 p.m.Where: Moore College of Art & Design, 1916 Race St. (215-965-4099). Tickets ($7) at the door.DECK THE HALLSHoliday Decorations That Jingle Your BellWhat: Spruce up your digs with a made-to-order garland, snowflake mobile, 3-D paper mistletoe ball, or Charlie Brown Christmas tree.Why: No one likes a Grinch.When: Before the first snowfall.Where: Online at dailycandy.com.CHATTERFirst Person FestivalWhat: Documentaries, live performances, and other events showcase folks who have the gift of gab. Why: This American Life contributor Elna Baker shares her oratory skills and tips at the storytelling workshop.When: Thru Sun. Where: Locations and schedule online at firstpersonarts.org. Info at 267-402-2055. Tickets (prices vary) online at eventbrite.com.LOOK LOVELYHoliday Style Refresh PartyWhat: Get the lowdown on creating easy updos and braided styles to rock at your upcoming soirees. Why: Drinks, hors d’oeuvres, and goodie bags stuffed with Sebastian samples. When: Wed., 7-9 p.m.Where: Giovanni & Pileggi, 256 S. 16th St. (215-568-3040). R.S.V.P. (recommended) to email@example.com. Admission is free.Photo: James Narog / Courtesy of LibertéWant more local gems? Follow DailyCandy Philly on Twitter. Up to 50% off WilsterComfy eveningwear becomes a reality in Wilster’s jersey dresses with sequins, lace, and sexy drapes. Since they’re up to 50% off on Swirl, you’ll be scheming ways to style them for day, too.