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Tequila Two Ways Tasting at Bokx 109 American Prime
What: Rejuvenate fading tan lines while sampling three types of Sauza Hornitos tequila (Plata, Anejo, and Reposado) on a swanky, South Beach-style pool deck.
Why: Free booze-soaked noshes include tequila oyster shooters, margarita chicken satay, and tequila chimichurri skirt steak sliders.
When: Sat., noon-3 p.m.
Where: Hotel Indigo, 399 Grove St., Newton (617-454-3399). Tickets ($25) at the door.
Demineralizing Hair Treatment
What: Make amends with your strawlike summer tresses by treating them to a deep conditioning that lifts chlorine and other chemicals ($30).
Why: Prep your mane for the inevitable fall hair color makeover.
When: Thru Sept. 30. Tues., Wed. & Fri., 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Thurs., 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m.; Sat., 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Where: Leon and Co., 84 Leonard St., Belmont (617-484-4777).
Pink Carpet Fashion Show
What: Applaud the courage of breast cancer survivors modeling fuchsia frocks; then recharge with rosy cupcakes, coral-colored cocktails, and a raw bar.
Why: Proceeds go to Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
When: Sun., 7-9:30 p.m.
Where: The Ocean Club at Marina Bay, 333 Victory Rd., Quincy (617-689-0600). Tickets ($35) at eventbrite.com.
Five Horses Tavern Opens
What: The new neighborhood respite serves 116 craft brews (including 36 rotating taps) and cheeky dishes like Kentucky-fried Cornish game hen and pizza topped with pork belly and poached lobster.
Why: Herbivorous options include heirloom tomato mac and cheese, vegan pad thai, and a grilled veggie grazing plate.
When: Daily, 11:30 a.m.-1 a.m.
Where: 400 Highland Ave., Davis Square (617-764-1665).
Island Creek Oyster Festival
What: Mark your calendar for this year’s bivalve bash, now a two-day affair, featuring guest chefs from Chicago (Brian Huston and Erling Wu-Bower of The Publican) and New York City (Josh Schwartz of John Dory Oyster Bar).
Why: Proceeds go to ICO’s efforts to build sustainable aquaculture systems in underserved regions.
When: Sept. 9, 6:30-11 p.m. & Sept. 10, 3-11 p.m.
Where: Duxbury Beach Park, 435 Gurnet Rd., Duxbury. Tickets ($50-$250) online at islandcreekoysterfoundation.org.
Photo: Courtesy of Bokx 109 American Prime