Sugar, spice, and everything nice. In other words, what the best weekends are made of.
What: The most enviable girl group since Jem and the Holograms.
Why: Lyrics like, “Dear Santa, please don’t bring me another boyfriend for Christmas (oh, no, the last one sucked).”
When: Fri., 9 p.m.
Where: Jules Maes Saloon, 5919 Airport Way S., Georgetown (206-957-7766).
What: Deliciously simple small plates like garlic truffled popcorn, grilled cheese, and tomato soup paired with orphan-inspired cocktails like the Artful Dodger.
Why: Call it Dickens’s soup for the soul.
When: Mon.-Sat., 5 p.m.-1 a.m.
Where: 6822 Greenwood Ave. N. (206-706-6673).
Mario’s Super Bowl Sunday Sale
What: Prada, Dolce & Gabbana, Miu Miu, Chloé, and more at half off winter sale prices.
Why: Your best defense against wardrobe malfunction.
When: Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 1513 Sixth Ave. (206-223-1461).
Zovo Super Bowl Pregame Party
What: Aubade lingerie trunk show with the Washington State Council of Fire Fighters’s studliest members, who’ll offer Valentine’s suggestions. Five percent of sales go to the WSCFF Burn Foundation.
Why: Cheesy? Yes. Easy to resist? No.
When: Sun. Trunk show, 11 a.m-6 p.m.; firefighters on hand, 1-4 p.m.
Where: 4612 26th Ave. NE, University Village (206-525-9686).
The Long (and Short) of It: the Madcap History of the Skirt
What: Seattleite Ali Basye delivers the first-ever history of the world’s oldest garment.
Why: You’ve been skirting the issue.
When: When you’re ready to give it a twirl.
Where: Online at amazon.com.