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On Sale: Think snow . . . AND Greener Grass


Photo courtesy of consignment store Via Gypset

Sunday is the last day for Ski Center’s Winter Season Kickoff Sale. Find a deal at this once-per-year event. Last season’s snowboards, skis and clothing are reduced 30 to 60 percent. New gear is discounted 10 percent. Noon-5 p.m. 4300 Fordham Rd. NW. 202-966-4474. www.skicenter.com .

Brides-to-be, do your part for Brides Against Breast Cancer and find a dreamy dress at the charity’s wedding gown sale at the Dupont Circle Hotel. Most prices range between $99 and $799, and the selection includes new designer frocks valued up to $8,000. Proceeds go to the organization, which supports education, resources and outreach for people with the disease. 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Sunday. 1500 New Hampshire Ave. NW. bridesagainstbreastcancer.org .

If your lawn is looking less than stellar, now’s the time to get it in shape for next season. Lowe’s is discounting Scotts Turf Builder EZ Seed by 50 percent. A 20-pound bag is $24.99, a 10 pounder is $14.47. Offer ends Monday. At stores in Maryland and Virginia. www.lowes.com .

At Via Gypset, a new consignment boutique, the brainchild of Washingtonian Isabella Polles, you’ll find items combining urban chic with a bohemian aesthetic. Think vintage sequin shifts and bright patterns. The shop also offers a limited collection of home accessories. And because shopping can lead to hunger pangs, satisfy them downstairs at Cafe Sorriso, a Polles-family-owned enterprise. Noon-8 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. 2311 Calvert St. NW. 202-803-2874. www.viagypset.com.

Janet Bennett Kelly

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