The Weekend Guide: Sales & Events

The Weekend Guide: Sales & Events

Aaron Able
May 20, 2010

THIS WEEK
• Scandinavian Design Auction @ Wright
• Friends of Pritzker School Birdhouse Auction
• Chiasso Warehouse Sale
• MacKenzie-Childs Trunk Show @ Crosell & Co.
• An Orange Moon Sale
• Randolph Street Market Festival
• Traveler Sale @ The Container Store
• Pier 1 Sale
• YLighting Warehouse Sale
• Over the Rhine Gateway Summer Celebration
• BoConcept Space-Saver Sale
• Wow & Zen Closing Sale
• Merchandise Mart Dream Home
• Chicago Women in Architecture
• Wexel Art Sale

details & 7 more below the jump…

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COMING SOON
• Design House Stockholm @ I.D.
• Griffins & Gargoyles @ Outdoor Market
• Airstream Alumapalooza!
• Constructor Craft Fair
• Celebration of Home & Garden
• NeoCon
• Dearborn Garden Walk

THIS WEEK IN DETAIL
Scandinavian Design Auction @ Wright This sale focuses on Scandinavian masterworks. Rare and outstanding works by designers such as Hans Wegner, Finn Juhl, Timo Sarpaneva, Poul Henningsen and Paavo Tynell will be included in this auction.
Wright | 1440 W Hubbard Street Chicago Illinois 60642
5/25:12pm CST

Friends of Pritzker School Birdhouse Auction Neighborhood artists and architects, as well as the student body of Pritzker School, have generously donated their energy and talent to design, build and create over 60 unique birdhouses to be auctioned off in support of our school community. Birdhouses can be viewed at retailers across Bucktown and Wicker Park until the auction and online in our photo gallery. All proceeds will go towards supporting A.N. Pritzker School, 2009 W. Schiller Street, Chicago. Tickets to the event are $30 in advance/ $35 at the door and includes open bar and appetizers.
Wesley Kimler's Studio | 2046 West Carroll Avenue Chicago, Illinois
5/22: 6pm - 10pm

Chiasso Warehouse Sale Save 25% - 70% at on overstocks, returns, samples, and slightly bruised items. Find an array of modern home furnishings including furniture, lighting, clocks, artwork, accent pieces, and rugs from living room collections, bedroom collections, and office or entryway.
473 Woodcreek Drive Bolingbrook, Illinois 60440
5/22 & 5/23: 10am - 6pm

• MacKenzie-Childs Trunk Show @ Crosell & Co. Join Crosell & Co. in celebrating the new MacKenzie-Childs shop during the store's opening party and weekend trunk show. Guests are welcome to attend the opening event on Thursday May 20th, from 5pm to 8pm, to enjoy a sneak preview of the newly designed MacKenzie-Childs shop before it opens to the public the following day. Shoppers who spend $150.00 or more from the new collection any time during the opening party and/or weekend trunk show will receive a complimentary MacKenzie-Childs heart plate. Please RSVP to the opening event to Crosell & Co. 773-252-9010 info@crosellandco.com
Crosell & Co. | 1922 N. Damen Avenue, Chicago, Illinois
5/20: 5pm - 8pm

An Orange Moon Sale 1st Annual Pre-Memorial Day Home Celebration Sale — we have several walnut Mid Century Modern credenzas, Lane ends tables, a ladies retro writing desk, cocktail tables, Mid Century Modern sofa's and chairs, four Broyhill Basilica dining room chairs, 2 huge cowhide pillows, highboys, art, Lane China cabinets, pottery, Mid Century Mod Drexel secretary, lounge chairs, unusual accessories all super sensibly priced!
An Orange Moon | 2436 W. 59th Chicago, Illinois 60629
5/21 & 5/22: 11am - 3pm

Randolph Street Market Festival Encompassing several smaller markets in one kinetic energy-filled environment, including: the Chicago Antique Market, the Indie Designer Market, the Fancy Food Market, the Vinyl Swap Meet, the Global Goods Bazaar and much more. General admission $10, good for both days.
1350 W. Randolph Street in Chicago's West Loop
1340 W. Washington Street (between Ada and Ogden)
OPENING WEEKEND: 5/29 - 5/30: SAT 10am -5pm, SUN 10 am - 4pm
6/19 - 6/20: SAT 10am -5pm, SUN 10 am - 4pm
7/24 - 7/25: SAT 10am -5pm, SUN 10 am - 4pm
8/28 - 8/29: SAT 10am -5pm, SUN 10 am - 4pm
9/25 - 9/26: SAT 10am -5pm, SUN 10 am - 4pm

Traveler Sale @ The Container Store The Container Store is excited to introduce our NEW 2010 Luggage Collection of durable yet exceptionally lightweight luggage and travel organizers. Every item weighs 9½ pounds or less, which is crucial when trying to avoid those luggage fees — all on sale.
Now - 6/27

Pier 1 Sale Save up to 30% off of select items from our summer collection — just in time for the outdoor entertaining season!
Find a Store
5/28- 5/31

YLighting Warehouse Sale Savings up to 85% off on hundreds of designs from brands such as Flos, George Nelson, Foscarini, Robert Abbey + more.
Online
5/18 -6/1

Over the Rhine Gateway Summer Celebration The second annual OTR/Gateway Summer Celebration will bring more artist, more craftsmen, more music, and more food to the corner of 12th and Vine for a celebration of the neighborhood and the return of summer.
Corner of Vine & 12th Streets Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati
5/22: 10am-7pm

BoConcept Sale Save big on multifunctional designs for small spaces like the ottoman that converts to a twin bed, expandable dining tables and functional coffee tables with storage space and rising panels.
7 Chicago & Midwest BoConcept Stores
5/1 - 6/15

Wow & Zen Closing Sale After eight years in business, this is your last chance to buy from our collection of Asian country antiques, including furniture, artifacts, and decorative items.
Wow & Zen | 1912 N. Damen in Bucktown, Chicago
5/18 - 5/23: Everything 50% Off
5/25 - 5/30: Everything 75% Off

Merchandise Mart Dream Home See the endless possibilities for elegant living in a home that's the ultimate in sophistication, comfort and eco-smart. Be inspired by the vision of Chicago's most acclaimed designers as you explore room after stunning room.
The Merchandise Mart | First Floor, North Lobby
OPEN TO PUBLIC: 4/16 - 12/10: M - F: 10am–5pm, Sat: 10am - 3pm

Chicago Women in Architecture a. DOT a.Dot Exhibition Call for Entries
Our membership is defining and redefining itself, identifying new opportunities, and finding its place within the structure of the new context. In order to support ourselves financially — in order to find professional and personal fulfillment — out of necessity or creative imperative, we as professionals have begun to do things other than what has traditionally defined the Architect. This exhibition is an exploration of personal journeys — between architecture and Doing Other Things.
MORE INFO: Call for Entries
EXHIBITION OPENS: 5/5

Wexel Art Sale 20% off on all merchandise — even custom designs!
Online.
Now - 6/25

COMING SOON IN DETAIL
• Design House Stockholm @ I.D. I.D. modern lifestyle showroom will be launching Design House Stockholm's collection featuring new designs by, among others, Karl Malmvall, Lina Nordqvist and Nina Jobs.
I.D. | 3337 North Halsted Street Chicago, Illinois 60657
6/1: new collection
COCKTAIL RECEPTION: 6/16: 6pm - 9pm

Airstream Alumapalooza!
Over 20 talks, seminars, and demonstrations will be presented by Airstream staff, Airstream dealers, Airstream Life magazine contributors, and vendors. REGISTER HERE
Airstream Factory | 419 W Pike Street Jackson Center, Ohio 45334
6/1 - 6/6

Griffins & Gargoyles @ Outdoor Market
Outdoor Rain or Shine Market just east of Lincoln Square. Items for Sale include: Antiques, Jewelry, Furniture, Ceramics, Gift Items, Home Accents, Apparel, Arts & Crafts and Toys. Griffins & Gargoyles will have all their inventory on sale & Garden Elements 20% off!
Griffins & Gargoyles | 2140 West Lawrence Avenue Chicago, Illinois
6/5: 8am - 4pm

Constructor Craft Fair Shop goods from over 30 of the most talented crafters in the Chicagoland area, hand-picked by the Fly Peanut crew, for your crafting pleasure. Nosh on food from Wishbone and local pastry artisans. And, of course, belly up to the beloved bar at Fitzgerald's for a drink or two. Admission is FREE.
Fitzgerald's | 6615 Roosevelt Road Berwyn, Illinois 60402
6/6: 10am - 6pm

Celebration of Home & Garden Join us for a tour of exquisite homes and breathtaking gardens in Southwest Michigan and Northwest Indiana. Spend a leisurely day in the country exploring the spectacular work of the Midwest's acclaimed interior designers, architects, and horticultural enthusiasts. TICKETS
6/12: 10am - 5pm CST / 11am - 6pm EST

NeoCon North America's largest design exposition and conference for commercial interiors, providing the Architecture and Design Community with thousands of innovative products and resources for corporate, hospitality, healthcare, retail, government, institutional and residential interiors.
The Merchandise Mart Design Center
6/14 - 6/16

Dearborn Garden Walk One of the country's oldest garden walks present by the North Dearborn Association — in addition to the self-guided walking tour and garden vignettes, visitors can participate in an hour long guided tour of the historic Dearborn parkway that highlights the architectural facades in the neighborhood.
Tickets are $35 on 7/18, 2010 and $30 in advance.
1300 N. Dearborn Parkway (entrance at the corner of Goethe and Dearborn Streets) Chicago, Illinois 60610
7/18: 12pm – 5pm

Image: Ole Wanscher Rocker Lot #145 at Wright

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