Weekly Sales & Events Calendar

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• Mount Rainier Home & Building Tour
• Chartreuse & Co. Vintage Tag Sale
• 2010 Designers’ Tent Sale
• Ask the Smithsonian Event
• Semiannual Sale @ DWR
• Modernica Sale
• Lighting Sale @ Room & Board
• Artemide Sale @ Room & Board
• All Modern Sale
• Seltzer Studios Sale
• YLighting Sale
• YLiving Sale
• Barn Light Electric Company
• Wexel Art Sale
• Lightology Sale
• Designing Tomorrow: America’s World’s Fairs of the 1930s @ NBM
• Sanford Burrows Bedding Sale
• Palladio and His Legacy @ NBM
• Washington Design Center’s Design House
• Shelving Sale @ The Container Store

• Maxwell at Room & Board
• Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show
• Washington Craft Show

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Mount Rainier Home & Building Tour Mount Rainier is celebrating its 100th Anniversarywith a tour of the city’s houses and buildings known for renovations that keep the historic nature of the homes, green renovations, and artists that have reworked the huses into work-studio space.
1 Municipal Plaza (34th and Rhode Island Avenue), Mount Rainier, Maryland
10/17: 12pm – 5pm

Chartreuse & Co. Vintage Tag Sale 3 vintage buildings full of new and vintage furniture and home accessories, architectural salvage, industrial, art, jewelry, and garden decor just waiting to go home with you!
Chartreuse & Co | 4007A Buckeystown Pike Frederick, Maryland 21704
10/15 & 10/16: 9am – 5pm
10/17: 12pm – 5pm

2010 Designers’ Tent Sale High-end furniture, accessories, fabrics, lamps, window treatments, “designers’ mistakes,” chandeliers, and much more will be available to the public at bargain prices. Proceeds from the 2010 Designers’ Tent Sale will benefit the CFD’s unique mission focused on forming leaders for the future with youth leadership clubs and programs that support and strengthen the family.
Center for Family Development | 7007 Bradley Boulevard Bethesda, Maryland 20817 (from I-495 River Road Exit #39)
10/15 & 10/16: 8am – 4pm

Ask the Smithsonian Event The public is invited to consult with Smithsonian curators, conservators, and historians about their paper-based or photo collections.
S. Dillon Ripley Center | 1100 Jefferson Drive SW Washington, DC
10/22: 10am -5pm

Semiannual Sale @ DWR 15% discount on specially marked products and a free upgrade to White Glove delivery service for orders of $3,000 or more.
Design Within Reach Studios & online.
10/7 – 10/19

Modernica Sale Select items 15% off + free shipping.
10/7 – 10/19

Lighting Sale @ Room & Board All Flos, Modernica and Pablo products are 15% off.
In Stores & Online.
10/7 – 10/19

Artemide Sale @ Room & Board Discounts on all Artemide lighting.
In Stores & Online.
10/15 – 11/30

All Modern Sale 20% off Domitalia Dining Tables & Chairs and 20% off notNeutral Dinnerware.
Now – 10/26 (Domitalia) & – 10/31 (notNeutral)

Seltzer Studios Sale Up to 40% off Thomas Paul pillows, Pantone Mugs, Kobo candles, French Bull dinnerware, Built NY wine totes & grilling accessories, Alice Supply Co. garden tools, wall decals and more!
Now – 10/15

YLighting Sale Save 15% on iconic George Nelson Bubble Lamps and enjoy free shipping at YLighting.
10/7 – 10/19

YLiving Sale Save 15% on iconic George Nelson Bubble Lamps and enjoy free shipping at YLighting.
10/7 – 10/19

Barn Light Electric Company NEW Vintage Industrial Furniture collection from Barn Light Electric – made using local reclaimed wood (Merritt Island Pine) and recycled steel. Each piece is made to order and is now 10% off.
Now – 10/18

Wexel Art Sale 20% off all merchandise site-wide! See homepage for details.
Now – 10/31

Lightology Sale 30% off all Edge Lighting Monorail and up to 40% off select wall sconces.
Now – 10/31

Designing Tomorrow: America’s World’s Fairs of the 1930s @ NBM Between 1933 and 1940, during the bleak years of the Great Depression, tens of millions of visitors flocked to world’s fairs in six American cities: Chicago, San Diego, Dallas, Cleveland, San Francisco, and New York. The National Building Museum’s upcoming exhibition Designing Tomorrow: America’s World’s Fairs of the 1930s explores how fair designers and planners employed innovative architecture, urban planning, and industrial design as vehicles for promoting a more hopeful vision for the future.
National Building Museum | 401 F Street NW Washington DC 20001
10/2 – 7/10/2011

Sanford Burrows Bedding Sale Sanford Burrows modern, embroidered, Italian-made bedding is on sale now — 50% off.
Online at Sanford Burrows, Design Public, 2Modern & Bobby Berk Home
Now – 10/15

Palladio and His Legacy: A Transatlantic Journey 31 rare drawings by Palladio from the outstanding collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects Trust. the exhibition examines the development of Palladio’s design sensibility through his drawings and his architectural texts. The exhibition also includes detailed architectural models, created and loaned by renowned modelmaker Timothy Richards, which demonstrate the spread of Palladio’s architectural theories to America, most notably through the work and influence of Thomas Jefferson and in designs for monumental buildings in Washington DC.
National Building Museum | 401 F Street NW Washington DC 20001
9/2 – 1/9

• 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

Shelving Sale @ The Container Store 25% off our entire shelving collection — from customizable modular systems to a simple, single shelf. Plus, save 25% off elfa Installation Service.
In stores and online.
Now – 10/17

Maxwell at Room & Board A conversation and book signing with Maxwell Gillingham-Ryan, author of Apartment Therapy’s Big Book of Small, Cool Spaces and founder of ApartmentTherapy.com. RSVP
Room & Board DC | 1840 14th Street NW Washington DC 20009
10/28: 5pm – 8pm (6:30 pm presentation)

Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show The Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show is presented annually by the Museum’s Women’s Committee and Craft Show Committee for the benefit of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Funds raised are used to purchase works of art and craft for the permanent collections of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, to fund conservation and publication projects, and to support exhibitions and education programs.
Pennsylvania Convention Center | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
11/11 – 11/14

Washington Craft Show 190 of the nation’s top craft artists, and 190 new ways to consider objects for daily or special use, home décor, or what-to-wear — from hard-edged metals, silken ceramics and lustrous woods to shimmering scarves, witty jewels, and ultra craft couture.
Walter E. Washington Convention Center | Washington DC
11/19 – 11/21


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