The Weekend Guide: February 15, 2013

National, Local & Online Sales and Events Calendar

If you have the post-Valentine's Day blues (love hangover, maybe?) let the sales and events of President's Day Weekend distract you. It's a proven fact: retail therapy breaks a bad mood every time. Check out all the sales and events in the Weekend Guide, pass it on and be sure to send us your own sale or event for future editions of the Guide.

Shown, clockwise from top left: AllModern Wallpaper Event, Matthew Izzo Winter Sale,
Jonathan Adler Upholstery Sale, Maxalto 2013 Floor Model Sale

NATIONAL & ONLINE

• Serenity Stumps Sale Bring the outdoors in with the rustic Natural Tree Stump Side Table. All wood stumps come from a responsible managed Forest (FSC- Certified Forest) in Perth, Ontario, Canada.
Online
Through 2/17

• Woonwinkel February Furniture Sale Woonwinkel is offering 15% off all custom and in-stock furniture by Hay and SCP and 20% off select home accessories. Sale items include woonwinkel favorites: the customizable Oscar Sofa and Peggy Table by SCP. Home accessory items will also be on sale, including award-winning Dutch designers Scholten & Baijings' colour cushions and France's YPLFL Perrette Containers.
Online and in store
Through 2/17

• Gretel Home Mid-Winter Sale Up to 50% off over 50 items.
Online
Through 2/17

• Pottery Barn President's Day Sale Save up to 60% on hundreds of items.
Online and in store
Through 2/18

• Jonathan Adler Upholstery Sale Take 20% off all upholstered furniture.
Online
Through 2/18

• Marimekko Bedding & Bath Sale All Marimekko bedding and bath on sale this weekend only. Great savings on bold and colorful Marimekko designs.
Online
Through 2/18

• Overstock President's Preview Day Sale Take advantage of Overstock.com's legendarily deep discounted items and partake in patriotic pride. Save 10% on furniture, area rugs, bedding, dining, kitchen, mattresses and more.
Online
Through 2/18

• The Shade Store Woven Wood Shades Sale The Shade Store, a brand with over 60 years' experience in the custom window treatment industry has announced a new sale. The Shade Store's entire line of Woven Wood Shades is on 15% off.
Online
Through 2/18

• Design Public Steelcase Sale 15% off semi-annual Steelcase sale.
Online
Through 2/18

• Greentea Design Winter Sale Savings up to 30% on all collections and 60% in the outlet section.
Online
Through 2/18

• Vermont Woods Studios Presidents Day Storewide Sale Save 15% storewide on 100% American made hardwood furniture.
Online
Through 2/19

• M & M Design Floor Sample/Warehouse Sale Many one-of-a-kind, discontinued, cancelled order pieces – contemporary handmade area rugs including Tibetan wool & silk. Including select items from our designer collections such as Missoni, Dakota Jackson, Adam Tihany and Niba. All from 50-75% off.
Online and in store (by appointment)
Through 2/22

• The AllModern Wallpaper Event Save 25% on select wallpaper designs by Inhabit, Graham & Brown, Marimekko, Tempaper, and more designer brands.
Online
Through 2/25

• Rutherford Papers Platter Sale Save 20% on all personalized platters.
Online
Through 2/25

• BoConcept Design Consultation Event Take 10% off all in-home design consultations of $5000 or more. Schedule an in-home design consultation and a BoConcept design consultant will make a home visit, measure rooms, and analyze style preferences. Just a few days later they will present a detailed furniture plan and color schemes to consider in BoConcept's 3D interior decorating software, making it easy to visualize how the new furniture and layouts will look. A $150 design consultation deposit is credited towards any BoConcept furniture and accessories order.
All 23 US BoConcept stores
Through 2/28

• Home Remedy Annual Winter Sale The annual Home Remedy Winter Sale event includes home accessories from Pantone, Virginia Johnson, Patch NYC and more, marked down from 30% to 75% off.
Online
Through 2/28

• Matthew Izzo Winter Sale Get a quick fix for the winter blues with Matthew Izzo's Winter sale save up to 40% on select item. Plus, check out the new collections like the exclusive Hudson yards by Matthew Izzo collection.
Online
Through 3/14

• Baker Furniture Spring Sale Save on all Baker products, excluding Fall 2012 introductions.
All Baker Locations
Through 3/18

• YOLO Colorhouse Paint Samples at HomeDepot.com YOLO Colorhouse paint samples - The Big Chips - are 25% off. The Big Chips are 12" x 16" of pure color; more color, less mess! YOLO Colorhouse paints are low odor and zero VOC.
Online
Through 3/27


AUSTIN

• Southern Living Showcase Home Silverton Custom Homes and Henley Homes, Inc. are proud to present the first Southern Living Showcase Home to come to central Texas, with proceeds from tickets benefit Ronald McDonald House of Austin and Central Texas and Operation FINALLY Home. Guests have access to daily tours of the dream home, and special events are scheduled throughout the exclusive 2-week showing including cooking demonstrations, wine tastings and design seminars. This waterfront home located in Waterford on Lake Travis in Lago Vista offers lavish views and luxurious design that can't be missed. TICKETS
Southern Living Showcase Home | 904 Watercliff Drive, Lago Vista, Texas 78645
Through 2/24


CHICAGO

The Vintage Bazaar The Vintage Bazaar kicks off the 2013 season of vintage events with an intimate vintage market featuring 25 vendors at the DANK Haus. TVB opens the two-day event on Friday from 7-10pm with a ticketed night market and party, offering attendees first dibs on the vintage selection. Vintage vendors include Modern Cooperative, The Savoy Flea, Hot House Market, MidNorth Mercantile, Dethrose Vintage, Apartment 528, Bombshellshocked, and other fan favorites.
DANK Haus | 4740 North Western, Chicago, Illinois 60625
2/15: 7pm - 10pm
2/16: 10am - 5pm

• Interior Express Outlet Presidents Day Sale 10% off all regularly priced merchandise and 30% off all clearance.
Interior Express Outlet | 794 Golf Lane, Bensenville, Illinois 60106
Through 2/18

• Winter Garage Valentine's Day may come and go but your love for vintage never dies. The Winter Garage returns this weekend because everyone knows the best valentines are in vintage.
Vintage Garage | 1134 West Granville, Chicago, Illinois 60660
2/16 - 2/17: 11am - 6pm

• Divine Consign's Designer Furniture Warehouse Event Remember the "Treasure Hunt" sample sale days at the Mart? They're back - and the treasure has moved to Oak Park! Divine Consign, working with the finest showrooms and studios at the mart and throughout Chicagoland, has compiled one-half million dollars of high-end designer showroom inventory to be sold at 50-90% off "Mart" prices. From showrooms such as C.A.I. Designs, Martin-Wood, Kenneth Ludwig, Anacara, Treasure Garden, Lily Jack, Dana Creath, Park Place Interiors and others, this warehouse event will make these designer items available to the public for 10 days only.
Divine Consign | 411 Harrison Street, Oak Park, Illinois 60304
Through 2/17

• Molly Briggs' "Walking, Looking, Making" Zg Gallery is pleased to present Molly Briggs' fourth exhibition "Walking, Looking, Making: New Paintings". Briggs uses landscape and the built environment as a means to consider the nature of reality and the ways that desire and expectation, shape our perception of the world.
Zg Gallery | 300 West Superior Street, Chicago, Illinois 60654
Through 2/23

• Lightology Monorail Sale February is the time to transform your space with light! Save 30% on Monorail from Edge Lighting at Lightology. Sleek, sophisticated Monorail systems offer dynamic and versatile lighting solutions that will complement and complete almost any interior.
Lightology | 215 West Chicago Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60654
Through 2/28

She's a WOW: Women's Service Organizations in World War II The Pritzker Military Library is pleased to announce its latest exhibit, She's a WOW: Women's Service Organizations in World War II, a retrospective that celebrates women and the critical role they played in the Allied victory of World War II. The exhibit gives credence to accomplishments during the war period and addresses a little known chapter of the conflict - a historical omission that the Pritzker Military Library hopes to correct. Curated by the librarians and collections staff, the multimedia exhibit includes prints, recruiting posters, photographs, and other media – and allows women who served their country to share stories in their own words, with printed first-person accounts and an audio tour featuring the voices of the women themselves.
Pritzker Military Library | 104 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60603
Through April 2013


LOS ANGELES

• Lemoyne House Sneak Peek Join ReInhbait when they open the door to their latest renovating project, the Lemoyne House in Echo Park. Enjoy some light refreshments and get an exclusive sneak peek of this retro-modern transformation before it goes on the market.
Lemoyne House | 1864 Lemoyne Street, Los Angeles, California 90026
1/16: 5pm - 8pm

• Brainworks Home Antique & Vintage Valentine's Day Sale Brainworks Home is an Antique & Vintage home decor shop specializing in antique and vintage lighting and furniture, mid-century furniture, small collectibles, art and antique and vintage hardware. Stop in for the 20% off Valentine's Day Sale! Discounted gift items and small antique and vintage collectibles.
Brainworks Home | 5364 West Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90019
2/19 - 2/28

• Surfing Cowboys Moving Sale The Surfing Cowboys Moving Sale is on until they close our Abbot Kinney location. 20%-50% off their world famous mix of furniture and decorative items.
Surfing Cowboy | 1624 Abbot Kinney Boulevard, Venice, California 90291
Through 2/28

Craftcation Conference 2013 Craftcation is a four-day indie business and DIY conference featuring panel discussions and DIY workshops with leading industry professionals on art, craft and food-centered small business. Craftcation features more than 50 workshops, panels, lectures and events. Workshops are led by over 30 presenters including Kathy Cano-Murillo (Crafty Chica), Cathy Callahan (Cathy of California), Kayte Terry (Applique Your Way), Kari Chapin (Handmade Marketplace), Aida Mollenkamp (The Food Network), Diane Gilleland (CraftyPod), Kelly Lynn Jones (Little Paper Planes), Evan Kleiman (KCRW), Melanie Falick (Abrams Press/STC Craft), Amy Tan (American Crafts) and Lisa Tauber (Chronicle Books).
Registration and workshop schedule
Registration Deadline: 3/1

• Community Woodshop We are excited to announce the start of Woodworking Classes at Community Woodshop - a new do-it-yourself woodshop. Take classes taught by master craftsmen (or) become a member and have access to high quality professional tools for a fraction of what it costs to set up your own woodshop. Stop by anytime for a tour and let us help you turn your ideas into reality!
Community Woodshop | 2558 North San Fernando Road, Los Angeles, California 90065
Through 3/8

• Glass Mosaic Sale 50% discount on inventory, over 36 colors available.
Walk On Tile | 12353 Wilshire Boulevard, West Los Angeles, California 90025
Through 3/11


NEW YORK

• I Like Mike's Mid-Century Modern Sale This weekend only all bookends 15% off, all clocks 20% off, all lamps and lighting 20% off, plus most furniture on sale - with some pieces up to 50% off.
I Like Mike's | 161 Decatur Street, Brooklyn, New York 11233
2/16 - 2/17: 11am - 7pm

• DWR Outlet Sale Take an additional 20% off already drastically reduced prices on over-stocked, returned and scratch-and-dent furniture. Prices are up to 75% off original retail.
DWR Outlet | 55 Hartz Way, Secaucus, New Jersey 07094
2/16 - 2/18

• KGB Limited Winter Floor Sample Sale Up to 70% off of custom and vintage furniture and lighting.
KGB Limited | 555 West 25th Street, Floor 2, New York, New York 10001
Through 2/19

• Alessi Annual Warehouse Sale Alessi, a leader in tabletop design, is offering a special promotion of up to 70% off select floor samples, discontinued items and slightly irregular items. Discounted items include the "Blossom" fruit holder, originally $150, now $45; the Colombina Tealights in black, red and white, originally $34, now $10.20; Captain Banana corkscrew, originally $80, now $24.00; "Pots & Pans" stockpot, originally $150, now $45 among others.
Alessi | 130 Greene Street, New York, New York 10012
Through 2/24

The New Traditionalists Sample Sale The New Traditionalists, a high end furniture company which makes everything by hand in Connecticut, is selling their showroom items at a discount of up to 75% off.
The New Traditionalists | 524 Broadway, #206, New York, New York 10012
Through 2/28

• Plexi-Craft Sale Plexi-Craft is cleaning house from 2012. They are selling overstocked, discontinued, and slightly imperfect acrylic furniture at deeply discounted prices. All items are on display at their showroom in Long Island City and are available for immediate pick-up or delivery.
Plexi-Craft | 30-02 48th Avenue, Long Island City, New York 11101
Through 2/28

• Aero Winter Sale Up to 40% off rare jewels, trinkets, treasures and gilded curios. 75% off anything with a Christmas tree on it or fashioned from mercury glass. Up to 75% off select decorative accessories. Plus an opportunity to save an additional 25% of already reduced sale merchandise.
Aero | 419 Broome Street, New York, New York 10013
Through 3/2

• Making Room: New Models for Housing New Yorkers Making Room: New Models for Housing New Yorkers features a full-scale, 325-square-foot micro-unit with architecture by Amie Gross Architects. Organized in conjunction with Citizens Housing & Planning Council (CHPC), Making Room explores how New York City's changing social, economic, and cultural demographics--especially the rise of single adults--are dramatically changing urban households, and how architecture can help re-shape the city's housing stock for New Yorkers at all phases of their lives.
Museum of the City of New York | 1220 5th Avenue, New York, New York 10029
Through 9/1


PHILADELPHIA

• Curated Goods Moving to Los Angeles Sale Everything online and in the store is up to 30% off. All clothing, furniture, art, home decor, jewelry and more.
Curated Goods | 421 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19123
Through 3/22


SAN FRANCISCO

La Marzocco USA "Pressure + Flow" Pressure + Flow will feature a day of learning, with presentations and hands-on guided learning experiences on emerging coffee topics: PRESSURE: A guided hands-on learning experience with the Strada EP. Hear about how the Strada EP came to be, what we've learned about brewing coffee using the Strada EP as a platform, then spend time with the machine. FLOW: This session will give an overview of water science, the interaction of coffee and water, and leave participants with information on how to test their water and make informed water conditioning purchase decisions.
Guerrero Gallery | 2700 19th Street, San Francisco, California 94110
2/16

• Alessi Annual Warehouse Sale Alessi, a leader in tabletop design, is offering a special promotion of up to 70% off select floor samples, discontinued items and slightly irregular items. Discounted items include the "Blossom" fruit holder, originally $150, now $45; the Colombina Tealights in black, red and white, originally $34, now $10.20; Captain Banana corkscrew, originally $80, now $24.00; "Pots & Pans" stockpot, originally $150, now $45 among others.
Alessi | 424 Sutter Street, San Francisco, California 94108
Through 2/28

• Tim Rowan at TRAX Gallery New works by talented ceramic artist, Tim Rowan. These are magnificent, handcrafted wood-fired pieces. They are perfectionism from every angle. Also on view, new works by Kiyotsugu & Katsunori, Sawa, father and son artists from Japan.
TRAX Gallery | 1812 5th Street, Berkeley, California 94710
Through 3/10


WASHINGTON DC

American Plant Nursery & Landscaping Supply Collection Need to clean out the garage? Here's a good excuse for spring cleaning: donate gently-used garden tools to a good cause, and receive a 10% discount coupon for brand new purchases. items accepted: Lawn and garden supplies in working condition (mowers, hoses, hand tools, power tools, or lighting) or decorative lawn items (pottery, birdbaths, arbors, edging, brick, or stone) will all be accepted. Donations will go to Community Forklift, a local nonprofit building material reuse center.
American Plant | 5258 & 7405 River Road, Bethesda, Maryland 20816
2/16 - 2/17: 10am - 5pm

Detroit is No Dry Bones: Photographs by Camilo Jose Vergara Sociologist Camilo Jose Vergara has documented Detroit's decline for over 25 years. His photographs illustrate the tension between Detroit's industrial ruins and its surviving communities as the city has continued to shrink and reinvent itself.
National Building Museum | 401 F Street NW, Washington DC 20001
Through 2/18

• Red Barn Mercantile Semi-Annual Upholstery Sale Take 25% off all special orders of bench made in the USA furniture by Cisco Brothers. This 23-year-old company makes the highest quality furniture that is not only beautiful but is good for you and the planet. Form, function and eco-friendliness is core to each piece. Stop in to custom build the perfect piece for you and your lifestyle.
Red Barn Mercantile | 1117 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314
Through 2/28

The Sultan's Garden: The Blossoming of Ottoman Art Just as the brands of today strive to do--from political candidates to consumer products--the Ottoman Empire represented itself at home and abroad through a single, instantly recognizable visual aesthetic. This exhibition at The Textile Museum chronicles how one of the world's most powerful empires adopted a singular artistic style and how that style gained lasting influence in the region.
The Textile Museum | 2320 S Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20008
Through 3/10

• Maxalto 2013 Floor Model Sale Maxalto, part of the B&B Italia family of contemporary Italian designs, is excited to announce their new partnership with Boffi, joining their showroom in the heart of Georgetown.
Boffi | 3320 M St NW, Washington, DC 20007
Through 3/15


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