Shore Leave, a tiki bar in the South End, amps up the giddy kitsch this winter with the arrival of Sippin’ Santa, a nationwide pop-up that takes over 27 select bars throughout the United States through Dec. 31. 6:00 p.m.
Victoria Wallins, owner of Vermont’s Halvah Heaven, sells 10 halvah flavors, including five-spice Silk Road, Espresso, Cardamom Orange, Anise, and Peanut Butter. Maple, a top seller, gives a nod to a New England classic, maple syrup. 12:50 p.m.