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Holiday Blowouts at Jeffrey Lyle Salon
What: Get your locks weekend ready for only $30 at Newbury’s newest place de beaute.
Why: Tend the crop before you shop.
When: Thru Dec. 31. Thurs. & Fri., 6-8 p.m.
Where: 135 Newbury St., 3rd floor, Back Bay (617-391-0551). Appointment required (tip: Ask for Shannon).
Design Hive Handmade Holidaze
What: Celebrates the first anniversary with a retail spread of hip holiday gifts from more than 60 local indie designers.
Why: You’re no mall rat.
When: Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Maria Baldwin School, 28 Sacramento St., Cambridge (617-272-1267).
Dempsey & Carroll Sale
What: Pick up a pack of holiday cards (or any stock in stock) and put pen to paper.
Why: Print this e-mail for 25 percent off anything in the shop.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: LouisBoston, 234 Newbury St., Back Bay (617-236-5110).
Buon Natale Holiday Shopping Stroll
What: Two dozen North End retailers offer one-night-only discounts to night crawlers; Santa will be doling out hot cocoa.
Why: Leave the dough; take the cannoli.
When: Fri., 7-11 p.m.
Where: Starts at Fairmont Battery Wharf.
Jean Therapy Fifth Anniversary Party
What: Kenmore Square’s denim denizen celebrates with after-work shopping and bites from fave Eastern Standard.
Why: Ten percent of sales benefits The Greater Boston Food Bank.
When: Tonight, 6-9 p.m.
Where: 524 Commonwealth Ave. (617-266-6555).
Barbara Lynch Book Signing
What: The city’s premiere chef-cum-entrepreneur John Hancocks her new cookbook, Stir, while you nibble the fruits of her labor.
Why: It’s a meat and greet.
When: Sat., 2-4 p.m.
Where: Koo de Kir, 65 Chestnut St., Beacon Hill. R.S.V.P. required to 617-723-8111 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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