Score all your arts and crafts materials at the Eighth Annual More Than Just A Yardage Sale, taking place May 23 and 24, Friday from 11 am to 6 pm and Saturday 10 am to 1 pm. A wide selection of fantastic fabrics have been donated by Designers Walk and others, and there's wool, yarn, buttons, patterns, books and an assortment of vintage laces and clothing. Located outside the Textile Museum of Canada (55 Centre), this event is a cash-only sale, with all proceeds supporting the museum. 416-599-5321.
Wanna be a cowboy? Or at least dress like one? Hit the Liberty Boot Trunk Show at Western Corral (490 Eglinton West) Saturday (May 24) from 11 am to 4 pm and get the most out of your Wild West experience, with accessories and threads to continue the role-play. Check out the handmade cowboy boots by Toronto designer Tony Benettar (Madonna wears 'em), western art by Ed Adler and country music by the Cameron Family Singers. Attention, cowfolk - this is a family event. Feel free to wear your chaps; just make sure you've got pants on underneath. 416-488-8382.
Once in a Blue Moon
This weekend, Blue Moon on the Danforth is holding a major sale, featuring 40 to 70 per cent off fair-trade furniture and decor items. It's happening at the Maison & Casa warehouse (952 Queen West) and runs May 24 and 25, Saturday from 10 am to 7 pm and Sunday 11 am to 5 pm. Stop by for some easy-on-the-conscience spending. 416-778-6991.
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