Try lighting a candle to this.
At Smak Parlour
What: Pink cocktails, a raffle, and a surprise gift with each purchase to celebrate the shop’s fifth birthday.
Why: The debut of their new collection of limited-edition spring dresses inspired by pinup girls and cutesy aprons by Jessie Steele.
When: Fri., 6-8 p.m.
Where: 219 Market St. (215-625-4551).
What: New seasonal flavors like banana pecan and lemon topped with rich strawberry frosting at the beloved traveling truck.
Why: Your feedback counts; let ’em know what you think.
When: You need a sugar high.
Where: Around town.
Urban Jungle Opens
What: A garden shop geared toward city folk with self-watering window boxes, green roof installation, and plenty of plants.
Why: It’s housed in a former mummer’s storage space.
When: Opens Fri. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 1526 E. Passyunk Ave., at Tasker St. (215-952-0811).
Friday Night Wine Tasting
What: Newly inducted master sommelier Melissa Monosoff schools you on top-notch vinos for $25.
Why: Her easy-to-understand lingo won’t make you feel like a dolt.
When: Every Fri., 5:30 p.m.
Where: Savona, 100 Old Gulph Rd., at W. Matsonford Rd., Gulph Mills. Reservations (required) to 610-520-1200.
Photo: Christopher Gabello / Courtesy of Smak Parlour