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The Weekend Guide

All week you act big, talk big, think big. Time to take a break and appreciate the little things.

SEE
Ten Tiny (Valentine’s) Dances
What: Who’s who list of Seattle choreographers created ten short dances for a mini stage.
Why: It’s worth sizing up.
When: Thurs.-Sat., 9 p.m.
Where: Capitol Hill Arts Center, 1621 12th Ave. (206-388-0569). Tickets online at Brown Paper Tickets.

BUY
Polite Society Winter Blowout
What:
Half off men’s and women’s merch from designers like Malene Birger, Proportion of Blu, Ted Baker, and Stitch’s.
Why: Grasshoppers may be buying spring, but wise ants stock up now for next winter.
When: Now or never.
Where: 1924 First Ave., b/t Virginia & Stewart Sts. (206-441-4796).

Best Buds
What:
Charming new Madison Park flower shop sells gorgeous blooms at bargain prices.
Why: Someone wasn’t wowed yesterday? Stem the tide of disappointment.
When: Mon.-Sat., 7 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 7 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 4111 E. Blaine St., at E. Madison St. (206-709-3926).

EAT
Sweet & Savory
What: Mount Baker patisserie (our fave hidden gem) serves melt-in-your-mouth croissants, galettes, and coffee cake.
Why: You’ll get buttered up.
When: Tues.-Fri., 6 a.m.-2 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., 7 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: 1418 31st Ave. S., at Atlantic Ave. S. (206-325-2900).

DO
Tacoma Spa Trip
What:
Hit the road for a day of decadence in Tacoma. (Yes, Tacoma.)
Why: Treat yourself at tranquil Savi with two-for-one services thru Feb.; bring your beloved to sprawling Avanti for ultra-private signature couple’s treatments.
When: Savi, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Avanti, Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: Savi Day Spa, 1320 Broadway Plz. (253-627-2000); Avanti Spas, 1506 Pacific Ave. (253-682-2005).