Umbra holds its annual factory sale Saturday and Sunday (December 9 and 10) at the CNE Automotive Building. In addition to end-of-lines and overstock, the savvy housewares manufacturer uses this event to test product prototypes at bargain prices.
Canadian Physicians for Aid and Relief's Plant A Tree In Africa bazaar hits St. Matthias Anglican Church Sunday (December 10) from 12:30 to 4:30 pm. 45 Bellwoods, 369-0865.
The Dansk warehouse sale runs to Saturday (December 9), with pots, plates and more for 75 and even 90 per cent off. 60 Horner. 259-1127.
Textile artist and designer Sartaj Kaur is selling handcrafts from the Kutch desert and northeastern villages of India from her Kinna Sohna studio, Friday (December 8) from 6 to 9 pm, and Saturday and Sunday (December 9 and 10) from noon to 6 pm. 527 Queen East, 2nd floor. 203-0332.
Looking for hot deals on art? Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts (96 Spadina, suite 303, 504-7142) kicks off its seasonal fundraiser with a party tonight (Thursday, December 7) from 7 to 10 pm, with works on view to Saturday (December 9). Gallery 44 (401 Richmond West, suite 120, 979-3941) launches its sale of photo-based art and objects tonight (Thursday, December 7), 6 to 10 pm, as part of 401 Richmond's eighth annual Holiday Marketplace (595-5900), today through Sunday (December 10).
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