Catch up on your beauty sleep.
Forty Winks Opens
What: Mint Julep alums Meredith Donaldson and Rachel Wentworth debut their airy lingerie boutique devoted to all things boudoir as well as out-of-bedroom accessories like scarves and beach totes.
Why: The high/low assortment includes Mary Green silk bralettes ($24), Chantelle bras ($70), and Cosabella chemises ($116).
When: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 56 JFK St., Harvard Square (617-492-9100).
Sel de la Terre Cooking Class
What: Chef de cuisine Benjamin Knack guides guests through the preparation of vegetarian-friendly meals, like sweet pickled radishes and fish casserole in dashi stock, all incorporating local produce from Apple Street Farm.
Why: Class ($48) concludes with a three-course brunch of the just-mastered dishes and recipes to take home.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-noon.
Where: 255 State St., Long Wharf (617-720-1300). Call to sign up.
Your Tax Refund
What: Our ideas on how to spend your IRS bonus, whether it’s big or small.
Why: Partial yacht ownership, budget spa getaways, and cheap sake (to drown your financial woes).
When: The check arrives.
Where: Online at dailycandy.com.
What: The new Davis Square pizzeria produces wood-oven pies with decadent toppings (shiitake and oyster mushrooms, roast pork, white anchovies), singular small plates (crispy pig ears), and old-school specials like eggplant Parmesan.
Why: The expansive drink menu with wine by the glass ($4-$20) and locally sourced draft beers.
When: Daily, 4-10:30 p.m.
Where: 187 Elm St., Somerville (617-625-0600).
Wine Tasting 101
What: A laid-back sampling of five bottles (meritage, muscat) led by in-house sommelier Scott Dahill.
Why: Ample vino, snacks (charcuterie, olives, Italian cheeses), and a tour of the city’s only winery for $50.
When: Sat., 1-3 p.m.
Where: Boston Winery, 26 Ericsson St., Dorchester (617-265-9463). Call to reserve space.
Closet Raid for Charity
What: Twilight’s Alison Barnard and ten other stylish locals ransack their walk-ins for lightly worn designer pieces ($5-$100) in sizes zero to twelve. Labels include Adam, Elizabeth and James, and True Religion.
Why: All proceeds (and 10 percent of other in-store sales) benefit Women for Women International.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 12 Fleet St., North End (617-523-8008).