On Sale: Bountiful bargains
By — Janet Bennett Kelly,
Mark your calendar for the weekend of April 27-28 for Georgetown’s Ninth Annual French Market. Grab discounts galore — up to 70 percent off — at sidewalk sales on spring fashions, art and home furnishings. Participants include Urban Chic, Sherman Pickey, Sassanova, Magic Wardrobe, duo, Susan Calloway Fine Arts and Heiner Contemporary. Restaurants and neighborhood salons will also get into the act: Sweet crepes at Cafe Bonaparte will be half price, and Easel Hair Studio will mark down shampoo and hair products up to 50 percent. Upper Wisconsin Avenue NW, between P Street and Reservoir Road. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. See www.georgetowndc.com.
Stop by Pear Tree Cottage on Sunday for a storewide sale on antique, vintage, new furniture and accents for home and garden. All full-priced furniture, lighting, art and mirrors will be 25 percent off, with some items up to 50 percent off. A glass bubble chandelier is $810, down from $1,080, and an antique concrete rooster is $168, originally $210. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday, noon-4 p.m. 130 Maple Ave. E., Vienna, 703-938-1331.
During Saah Furniture’s 61st anniversary sale, unfinished and finished wood bookcases, entertainment centers and tables and chairs are selling for 20 to 30 percent off their original prices. A 30-by-10-by-72-inch birch bookcase, regularly $236, is on sale for $188. Through April 30. 10 a.m-7 p.m. Monday and Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, and noon-4 p.m. Sunday. 5641-F General Washington Dr., Alexandria, 703-256-4315. www.saahfurniture.com.
— Janet Bennett Kelly