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Jensen-Conroy Trunk Show
What: The jewelry design duo (and former School of the Art Institute of Chicago students) flaunts their stunning knit-wrapped necklaces.
Why: A sneak peek at Moire Conroy’s relaunched clothing line made from recycled and vintage fabrics.
When: Sat., 4-7 p.m.
Where: Monique Meloche Gallery, 2154 W. Division St., at Leavitt St. (773-252-0299). R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org. Admission is free.
Wave’s Holiday Pies
What: Throw Grandma’s fruitcake a curveball by bringing executive chef Kristine Subido and pastry chef Serj Mooradian’s desserts ($19) in flavors like cheddar and apple, pecan, spiced pumpkin, and classic apple.
Why: Mini versions are on the restaurant’s dessert menu for $8.
When: Thru Dec. 31.
Where: Pickup at 644 N. Lake Shore Dr., at Ontario St. To order (24 hours’ notice required), call 312-255-4460.
Berry Beautiful Chocolate Truffle Body Treatment
What: Zap winter dryness with a head-to-toe chocolate/sugar scrub followed by lotion application ($100).
Why: Jack Frost is nipping.
When: Thru Dec. 31.
Where: Spa@theWit, 201 N. State St., at Lake St. Call 312-239-9402 for an appt.
Holiday Gifts Inspired by Our Readers
What: We asked our Facebook friends what they want for Christmas (hand-painted shoes, a move to the Big Apple, the perfect night’s sleep), and we’ve been shopping ever since.
Why: Because we care.
When: In two shakes of a reindeer’s tail.
Where: Online at dailycandy.com.
Marigold’s New Menu
What: Uptown’s sleek Indian spot adds comfort food (boti kababs, murgh saagwala, and more) to the menu. Plus, you can now order half portions of all curries.
Why: The ever-changing $25 three-course prix fixe, available Sun.-Thurs.
When: Tues.-Thurs., 5:30-10 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 5:30-11 p.m.; Sun., 5-9 p.m.
Where: 4832 N. Broadway St., b/t Ainslie St. & Lawrence Ave. (773-293-4653).
Dress for Success Worldwide – Central Suit Drive
What: Donate a new or nearly new business suit to the organization that helps low-income women gain employment and get 20 percent off an in-store purchase of a Sutton Studio suit.
Why: In honor of the opening of the nonprofit’s new Chicago office.
When: Fri. & Sat., 9 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: Bloomingdale’s, Sutton Studio, 900 N. Michigan Ave., at Delaware Pl. For more info, e-mail email@example.com.
Photo: Courtesy of Monique Meloche Gallery