New sales this week

April 1, 2011

l Welcome spring at American Plant’s weekend sale and shave 20 percent off your purchase of everything from daffodils to dogwoods. Or head to American Plant’s Flower & Garden Outlet. The 40,000-square-foot destination offers 20 percent discounts on plants, trees, shrubs and garden supplies year round. Daily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. 5258 River Rd., Bethesda, 301-656-3311. Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 7405 River Rd., Bethesda, 301-469-7690. Outlet hours 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. 10106 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, 703-438-8880. americanplant.net.

l See the world more clearly with a new pair of glasses. LensCrafters is holding its semi-annual sales event, offering 50 percent off prescription lenses (including bifocals, progressives and sunglasses) with the purchase of a frame. Maui Jim, Oakley Authentic lenses and clearance frames are excluded from the sale. Through April 3. See lenscrafters.com for locations.

l Shirlington’s Le Village Marche consolidated two stores into one in January and as of late March has been hosting a flea market every weekend in its former space, just two doors down from the remaining store. Owner Angela Phelps stocks it with items including vintage furniture, glassware and architectural salvage that she no longer has room for. What to keep your eye on: a French farm table, reduced from $495 to $350, and an 18-panel glass window from a Maine textile mill that’s $295, originally $395. Friday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 2800 S. Randolph St. #110-A, 703-379-4444. villagemarche.com.

Janet Bennett Kelly

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