Holiday strolls make gifting buying easy
BEACON HILL EVENT
The annual Beacon Hill Holiday Stroll happens this evening with Victorian carolers, horse and buggy rides, a tree lighting, and discounts at some of the stores. Moxie (51 Charles St., 617-557-9991, www.moxieboston.com) will take 10 percent off full-price items and have a stocking stuffer "bar" (save 20 percent and get a free holiday stocking when you buy three or more bar items); The Red Wagon
(69 Charles St., 617-523-9402, www.theredwagon.com) has shoes and boots marked down 30 percent and a buy-one, get-one-40-percent-off deal on Christmas clothing; Wish (49 Charles St., 617-227-4441, www.wishboston.com) will host a trunk show from Boston-based jewelry designer Julie Aylward and serve up chocolate, wine, and a few surprises. The event happens from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Find more details at www.historicbeaconhill.com.
WINTER COATS AND MORE
Ibex Boston hosts its annual "Winter Warmer" event today from 5 to 8 p.m. Everything in the store — outerwear, base layers, tops, bottoms, and accessories — will be 20 percent off. There will be pizza from American Flatbread, beer from Harpoon Brewery, and a raffle for items from the store. Ibex Boston is at 303 Newbury St., Boston, 857-277-1932. www.facebook.com/ibexboston or www.ibex.com
ON SALE IN ROSLINDALE
Roslindale Village businesses will have discounts, tastings, and special events for their annual "Holiday Wander," happening tonight and next Thursday evening (Dec. 18). Marla's Obsession Boutique (2 Corinth St., 617-323-1802) will offer 10 percent off items from 4 to 7 p.m.; Jess Butler Acupuncture (20 Belgrade Ave., 617-785-5150, www.jessbutler.com) is offering 25 percent off acupuncture treatments and certificates from 4 to 7 p.m.; Sophia's Grotto
(22r Birch St., 617-323-4595, www.sophiasgrotto.com) will take
20 percent off your bill when you show your bag of locally bought goods, starting at 5 p.m. The Boston Opera Collaborative holds pop-up opera performances throughout the village from 6 to 8 p.m. Find more details at www.roslindale.net/holidaywander.
SPECIAL OLAPLEX OFFER
Patrice Vinci Salon is offering a complimentary Olaplex package with any hair color service through the end of December. What is Olaplex, you ask? It's a chemist-developed product that eliminates hair breakage during coloring services, and it's used on the locks of Hollywood A-listers including Jennifer Lopez, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Cameron Diaz. The Olaplex package, which includes an in-salon post-color treatment and a take-home deep conditioning product, is a $60 value. Patrice Vinci Salon is at 91 Newbury St., Boston, 617-267-1900. www.patricevinci.com
GIFT CARD DEAL AT SALONCAPRI
SalonCapri is running a deal on gift cards through Dec. 24. Buy a $50 gift card and get a $5 gift card for yourself. Thinking bigger? Buy a $250 gift card and get a $60 gift card to spend. The cards can be used toward any of the salon’s products and services. SalonCapri is at 31 Lincoln St., Newton Highlands, 617-969-1970; 406 Legacy Place, Dedham, 781-320-0900; and 11 Newbury St., 2nd floor, Boston, 617-236-0020. www.saloncapri.com