The Weekend Guide: Sales & Events

The Weekend Guide: Sales & Events

Aaron Able
Oct 14, 2009

• White House Gardens & Grounds Tour
• YLighting FLOS Sale
• Design House Meet & Greet Day
• Container Store Shelving Sale
• Restoration Hardware Lighting Sale
• Business of Design
Bang For Your Buck Location Casting
• Fall 2009 Design House
• Baker, Milling Road & McGuire Sale
• Smith & Hawken Liquidation Sale
• Community Forklift Free Fridays

• Michael Smith at the Corcoran
• NeoCon East

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White House Gardens & Grounds Tour View the Jacqueline Kennedy Garden, Rose Garden, Children's Garden, and the South Lawn of the White House on this public tour. The much-discussed kitchen garden, a new addition by First Lady Michelle Obama, will be viewable from a distance along the tour with visual explanations to help educate visitors on the elements of the garden. The National Park Service will distribute free, timed tickets at the Ellipse Visitor Center located at 15th and E Streets on each tour day beginning at 8 am. Tickets will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.
Saturday, 10/17: 10am - 4pm
Sunday, 10/18: 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

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

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.
Ends 10/18

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

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

Michael Smith at the Corcoran With high-profile clients, including Barack and Michelle Obama, and an award-winning style, designer Michael Smith's career is soaring. Now set to redecorate the White House, he'll discuss his favorite projects and creative inspirations at the Corcoran.
Corcoran Gallery of Art | 500 Seventeenth Street NW Washington, DC 20006
Tuesday, 10/27: 7pm

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


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