The Weekend Guide: Sales & Events

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• DWR Semi-Annual Sale
• WDC Sample Sale
• YLighting FLOS Sale
• Family Fall Festival & Flea Market
• John Robshaw Sale
• Container Store Shelving Sale
• Restoration Hardware Lighting Sale
• Business of Design
Bang For Your Buck Location Casting
• Fall 2009 Design House
• Crate & Barrel Upholstery Sale
• Baker, Milling Road & McGuire Sale
• Smith & Hawken Liquidation Sale
• Community Forklift Free Fridays

• Design House Meet & Greet Day
• NeoCon East

Jump below for more information…

DWR Semi-Annual Sale 15% off most merchandise and free shipping on orders over $1000.
Online and at all DWR Studio locations
10/1 – 10/13

• WDC Sample Sale Visit The Washington Design Center for a chance to shop the region’s most extensive and luxurious collection of home furnishings. Open to the public, the sample sale is the perfect opportunity to see the latest trends and products in home furnishings and decor and to shop hundreds of high-end items including furniture, rugs, lighting, art and accessories at up to 75 percent off.
Washington Design Center | 300 D Street, SW in Washington DC
10/8 – 10/9: OPEN TO TRADE ONLY
10/10: 10am – 3pm

YLighting FLOS Sale YLighting is reducing their prices on ALL FLOS products by 35%! Customers can choose from reduced inventory of great lighting, including: wall scones, ceiling lights, chandeliers, table and floor lamps.
Online: YLighting
10/9 – 10/17

Family Fall Festival & Flea Market Enjoy a fall day with your family at our Fourth Annual Family Fall Festival! Pony Rides, Moon Bounce, games, food, and fun for kids of all ages! Find the perfect pumpkins; autumn mums and homemade pies will be for sale. Plus, pick up some treasures from Grandma’s Attic, you’ll find all kinds of housewares, pillows, fabric, jewelry, toys, children’s costumes, books — and many other items too numerous to list!
The Center for Family Development, 7007 Bradley Boulevard Bethesda, Maryland 20817
10/10-10/11: Sat 10pm – 5pm, Sun 12pm – 5pm

John Robshaw Sale 25% off selected pillows, bedding and other merchandise.

Container Store Shelving Sale 25% off shelving solutions from The Container Store — choose from wall-mounted, free-standing, cube systems, bookcases and elfa.
Online and 4 DC-area stores.

Restoration Hardware Lighting Sale Save 25% on all things lighting from Restoration Hardware — stores, catalog & online.
DC Store | 1222 Wisconsin Avenue NW Washington DC 20007

Business of Design Lectures
Free lectures and presentations at the Washington Design Center. Check the Business of Design site for schedule of events.
9/29 – 11/12

Bang For Your Buck Location Casting HGTV’s Bang For Your Buck
is in production of their 3rd season and are looking to bring the show to the greater Washington, DC area.
Their trying to locate homeowners who are be interested in having their recently remodeled great room featured on the show. Renovations must have taken place within the past 3 years.
If interested, please send photos of your Great Room and request an application: Brooke Schledewitz ( or 303.712-3168

Fall 2009 Design House Washington Design Center’s 26th annual event. The Fall 2009 Design House will truly celebrate Washington, DC with each room in the house representing eight different historic districts. Free admission — open to the general public.
Washington Design Center | 300 D Street, SW in Washington DC
9/25 – 12/12: Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm, Saturday 10am – 3pm

Crate & Barrel Upholstery Sale 15% off select Stock. 15% off select Stock Plus. 25% off Custom Upholstery.
Online and in stores.
8/28 – 10/12

Baker, Milling Road & McGuire Sale Select furniture, accessories and lighting on sale.
The Washington Design Center 300 D Street, SW Suite 709 Washington, DC 20024
Baker Georgetown 3330 M Street NW Washington, DC 20007-3513
8/21 – 10/19

Smith & Hawken Liquidation Sale The website/catalog is shut down and the company is liquidating all their inventory directly from their 56 stores in 22 states and Washington, D.C. Find your nearest store here. See our post here.

• The Community Forklift Free Fridays The Community Forklift is a nonprofit thrift store for building materials, located 5 min. from the NE DC line. We have a “Free Friday” each week. Everything in Aisle One is Free on Fridays, (and $5 or less the rest of the week). Right now we have a bunch of doors and carpet tiles in the free section, as well as samples from an architecture firm library (all sorts of little scraps for crafting).
4671 Tanglewood Drive, Hyattsville, Maryland 20781
Every Friday, 9-5

Design House Meet & Greet Day Meet the designers of The Fall Design House in their eight sensational rooms, each inspired by a different DC historic district. The 25th presentation of the Design House, entitled “Potomac Fever”, provides lifestyle-conscious consumers an entrée into the world of high-end home décor.
Washington Design Center | 300 D Street, SW in Washington DC
Saturday, 10/17: 11am – 1pm

NeoCon East Conference for Mid-Atlantic design community. Details & schedule of events.
Baltimore Convention Center
10/28 -10/29


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