light up your life
Now that the lights of summer have dimmed and everyone's about to sink into a seasonal depression, make a show of being cheerful and get some sassy new lighting for your sad-sack home. Engelite Lighting (26 Logan) is holding a blowout warehouse sale, so if you're a lamp lover this is the place to be. Thousands of fixtures range from $15 to fancy, and little costs more than $99. Modern, retro, traditional and country are all up for grabs. Cash only. Saturday and Sunday (November 2 and 3), 10 am to 4 pm. 416-461-1153.
tchochkes for sale
If you find yourself desperately in need of candles, pewter frames and "keepsakes," Zen Garden body care products, cotton or fake fur throws and snowman tree ornaments and tabletop decorations, this is the holiday sale for you. Or your grandmother. The Railside Road Warehouse (132 Railside, south of Lawrence, between Don Valley and Victoria Park) is hawking piles of cutesy giftware for 50 to 75 per cent off regular prices from now till Christmas. 416-441-9696 ext 52.
a plateful of fun
If you've ever hummed "All I want for Christmas is a soup tureen," then get thee down to William Ashley's warehouse sale. Save up to 90 per cent at this once-a-year deal on dinner sets, holiday decorations, kids' gifts and crystal flatware. Wear running shoes -- it's 40,000 feet of shopping mayhem. 62 Railside. To November 24, Wednesday to Friday 10 am to 9 pm, Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 6 pm. 416-515-SALE.
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