The Weekend Guide: Sales & Events
Aaron Able
Apr 22, 2010

• Antique Garden & Architectural Auction
• Georgetown House Tour
• Mid-Century Furniture Warehouse Sale
• John Robshaw Textiles Final Sale
• Find-A-Designer Day
• Rejuvenation Sale
• Artemide Sale
• Robert Abbey Special @
• Amenity Home Sample Sale
• Modernica Sale
• Jonathan Adler Dinnerware Sale
• Artemide Sale @
• Drawing Toward Home
• Red Barn Mercantile Lighting Sale
• Container Store's Organization Sale
• ContextContrast
• Elly Nelly Sale

• Jonathan Adler Spring Awakening
• The Washington Design Center's Design House

details below the jump…

• Antique Garden & Architectural Auction This perennial April sale is one of the most important garden-themed antiques markets in the nation, and attracts private collectors and top dealers internationally.
Kamelot Auction House | 4700 Wissahickon Avenue
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19144
PREVIEW 4/21-4/23:
AUCTION 4/24: 8am. Bidding begins at 10am

Georgetown House Tour The annual Georgetown House tour — one of the longest continual private house tours in the country. Tour 8-12 private and historic homes on foot and join in popular Parish Tea at St Johns Church.
Georgetown House Tour | 3240 O Street NW
4/24: 11am - 5pm

Mid-Century Furniture Warehouse Sale 5000 square feet of Mid-Century and Danish Modern furniture, lighting, and art is open to the public. Dealer prices - $125 Herman Miller Shell Chairs, $300 Pair of Heywood Wakefield End Tables, $200 Marcel Breuer Chairs, and much more.
Mid-Century Furniture Warehouse | 1217 East Columbia Avenue Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19125
4/24: 12pm - 5pm

John Robshaw Textiles Final Sale Sale items are an additional 15% off.
Now - 4/23

Find-A-Designer Day Visit The Washington Design Center during the Traditional Home magazine Find-A-Designer Day to learn how to best use your time with a designer, receive a free 30 minute consultation with a design professional and have the opportunity to shop over 60 WDC showrooms. Additionally, design professionals can attend an informational presentation by Crans Baldwin, CEO of Donghia. At 6pm, attendees will be treated to a cocktail reception in the luxurious Century showroom.
The Washington Design Center | 300 D Street SW Washington DC
4/29: 2pm - 6pm

Rejuvenation Sale Save $50 on every $250 purchase OR Take $100 off every $500 spent.
4/12 - 5/18

Artemide Sale 30% off list prices on select items, as well as free shipping.
Artemide Mid-Atlantic Showrooms and Online
DC | 415 8th Street NW Washington, DC 20004
Philadelphia | 232 North 2nd Street Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106
4/10 - 5/10

Robert Abbey Special @ Free Cricket Lamp with Robert Abbey purchase of $300 — including designs by Jonathan Adler.
Now - 4/30

Amenity Home Sample Sale The studio needs to make room for the new summer + fall collections, so this is your chance to snag some of the last remaining products from discontinued lines or overstock items from current collections at absolutely ridiculously low prices. Online
4/22 - 4/25

Modernica Sale Free shipping and no tax on all Modernica Case Study beds including all single, full, queen, standard + California kings, with both metal or bentwood legs.
4/19 - 4/30

Artemide Sale @ Save 30% off list prices on select products by Artemide.
4/10 - 5/10

Drawing Toward Home Drawing Toward Home: Designs for Domestic Architecture from Historic New England features 100 drawings from renowned architectural offices such as McKim, Mead & White; Peabody & Stearns; and Little & Browne, as well as lesser-known architects. A total of nearly 200 years of design inspiration for the home — from the Federal to the International Style — can be gleaned from this engaging survey of domestic architecture from the collections of Historic New England.
National Building Museum | 401 F Street NW Washington DC 20001
2/13 - 8/15

• Red Barn Mercantile Lighting Sale 25% off all lamps, shades and pendants in-stock and special orders.
Red Barn Mercantile | 113 S Columbus Street Old Town Alexandria, Virginia 22314
4/1 - 4/30

• Container Store's Spring Organization Sale Save on functional and attractive organizing products. During the sale experts will be providing FREE in-store Spring Organization demonstrations every Saturday and Sunday at 2pm and 4pm, from April 10th - May 9th. We'll also give away one $25 Gift Card at each demonstration!
Container Stores in the DC area:
DC | 4500 Wisconsin Avenue Washington, DC 20016
Arlington | 2800 Clarendon Boulevard R-750 Arlington, Virginia 22201
Rockville | 1601 Rockville Pike Rockville, Maryland 20852
Tysons Corner | 8508 Leesburg Pike Vienna, Virginia 22182
3/29 - 5/9

• ContextContrast: New Architecture in Historic Districts, 1967-2009 An exhibition exploring the role and realization of new architecture in urban historic districts — examples from New York relevant to cities around the country.
AIA National Headquarters | 1735 New York Avenue NW Washington DC
2/4 - 4/28

Elly Nelly Sale 10% off entire range of adhesive wall graphics.

Jonathan Adler Spring Awakening Join us for an afternoon of happy chic shopping online or at any of our 12 Jonathan Adler boutique locations. You can enjoy spirited spirits, tasty tidbits, and best of all, a 15% discount during the event.

Robin and Lucienne Day Documentary World premiere screening of documentary, Contemporary Days: Robin and Lucienne Day Design the UK. A question and answer session with Director Murray Grigor and Cinematographer Hamid Shams will follow the screening. For more information on the premiere and film, and to purchase tickets to the event, please visit Tickets must be purchased in advance ($15).
National Geographic Museum's Grosvenor Auditorium | 1145 17th Street NW, Washington, DC.
5/15: 7:30pm

• The Washington Design Center's Design House The 2010 Design House — The Hall of Fame House — residing within The Washington Design Center, provides lifestyle-conscious consumers an entrée into the world of high-end home décor. This year's eight-room design house will be designed by well-known WDC Hall of Fame Designers.
The Washington Design Center | 300 D Street SW Washington DC
5/21 - 12/4


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