December 13th, Abbot Kinney Holiday Festival, Rin Tanaka at Venice Beach favourite, Surfing Cowboys. from 5:00 to 7:00PM, author Rin Tanaka will be on hand rom 5:00 to 7:00PM to sign copies of his books, including his latest, My Freedamn!7 and Harley Davidson Book of Fashions 1910-1950's.
Learn to Make a Gingerbread House at Surfas! Trevor Zimmerman, of Deuce Events will be demonstrating how to make your own gingerbread house Friday, December 12, 2008 from 5pm to 6pm in the Surfas Test Kitchen. Samples, recipes, and fun will be dished out 5 to 6pm! 8777 Washington Boulevard, Culver City.
Learn to Make a Succulent Wreath at Big Red Sun! The staff at the Venice and Austin locations will be helping put together succulent arrangements and wreaths at their holiday parties this Saturday afternoon. Check out all the details here.
Shop by Design, Sponsored by Dwell and featuring over 35 fashion and decor designers with up to 70% off retail. Thursday, Dec 11th 5-10pm, California Market Center, 110 E. Ninth Street. Champagne lounge, open bar, complimentary BlissSpa treatments.
TableArt is offering 20% off to celebrate the launch of their re-designed website; December 5 – 15, 2008 (In Store and also website code LOYALTY at checkout)
Archipelago's Year End Warehouse Sale: Sat-Sun at 1844 E. 22nd Street. An huge selection of overstock, returns and discounted fragrances, including soy candles, bath products, diffusers and potpourri. Abby reports long lines, so get there early!
Yellow Owl Workshop & Reform School present "Honorable Ordinaries", an installation of original one of a kind drawings on wood and an accompanying exclusive print.
Luna Garcia Candles is offering 25% off all ginger citrus candles and soaps at their Venice store or online. Discount code is "CAN", or visit them at 201 San Juan Ave, Venice.
Celebrate the opening of the new deasy/penner Habitat on the Park building: outdoor furniture shop Patio Culture will also be donating 10% of all proceeds during an accompanying trunk sale. All happening Dec 14th, 2-4pm at 1351 Havenhurst, WeHo.
Patrick Hoelck Studio Sale: Selling limited edition and studio prints from $1-$5000. Dec. 12-14th. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for invitation. "I'm having a big studio sale to create more work space. I'm going to be selling a good ten years of printed photography. I hope you can come down!"