Gardeners who want to add color to their garden will dig this weekend’s special at Merrifield Garden Center. A one-gallon container of golden Stella d’Oro day lilies, regularly priced at $9.99, is on sale for $6.75. Through Wednesday. See merrifieldgardencenter.com for addresses and hours in Merrifield, Fair Oaks and Gainesville.
On Saturday, eco-conscious children’s boutique Pink & Brown celebrates its third anniversary by offering additional discounts on already-reduced dresses, sweaters and pants for infants to 6-year-olds. A sweater outfit with leggings for infant girls, originally $97.50 will be selling for $54.60. Also, make a purchase of $25 or more and be entered in a raffle to win prizes including a 50-minute massage at Lorien Spa and a $50 gift certificate. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 1212 King St., Alexandria, 703-684-1050. pinkandbrownboutique.com.
Incentive for a family adventure: REI’s holiday weekend sale, offering savings up to 30 percent. Make room for a pal at your lakeside campsite in ENO’s Double Nest Hammock. Formerly $64.95, the hammock, which folds to the size of a grapefruit, is marked down to $44.99. REI’s backpacking tent for two is reduced from $179 to $134.99. Sale ends Monday. Online and at area stores. See rei.com for locations and hours.
Head to your neighborhood Nordstrom or shop online to save big on select women’s and children’s clothing, shoes and accessories during the department store’s Half-Yearly Sale. Well-known brands include Cole Haan, Eileen Fisher, Elie Tahari, Kate Spade New York, Lafayette 148, Steve Madden, Stride Rite and Via Spiga. Ends next Sunday.Area stores and www.nordstrom.com .
— Janet Bennett Kelly