On sale

November 16, 2011
On Sale
Go Early, Save More


From 6 to 8 a.m. Nov. 25 — also known as Black Friday — score 30 percent off at 30 Old Town Alexandria retailers, including Shoe Hive, Red Barn Mercantile, Fibre Space and BeautyFull Boutique. Not up that early? From 8 to 10 a.m., discounts will be 20 percent. Late sleepers can still knock 10 percent off purchases from 10 a.m. to closing time. Additionally, city parking (at meters and garages) is free all day. Go to www.shoplocalalexandria.com/blackfriday for a list of participating shops.

After 36 years in downtown Washington, Drilling Tennis & Golf is closing. Take 10 percent off the purchase of any tennis racket (except Babolat) and 20 percent off golf or tennis clothing and accessories, including golf bags. 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. 1040 17th St. NW, 202-737-1100. www.drillingtennisandgolf.com.

The Arbor House Gift Shop at the National Arboretum sells horticulture-related books, tools and gifts. Everything in the store will be marked down 40 percent Friday through Dec. 18, when it closes for the season. 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 3501 New York Ave NE. 202-399-5958.

At American Plant’s Green Friday Sale, save 20 percent on wreaths, cut trees, garlands, poinsettias and orchids. A 24-inch faux magnolia wreath is $111.99, down from $139.99. 8 a.m.- 6 p.m. Friday at 5258 River Rd., Bethesda, 301-656-3311, and 7405 River Rd., Bethesda, 301-469-7690. www.americanplant.net .

— Janet Bennett Kelly

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