Celebrate our nation's birthday by saving up to 25 per cent off locally handcrafted pottery, furniture and other decor-friendly goods at Kaolin Designs ' (477 Dupont) big Canada Day sale, ending July 4. Wednesday to Saturday noon to 6 pm, Sunday noon to 5 pm. 416-533-9337. www.kaolindesigns.com.
See you in September
Grab the deals while you can. DC Sample Sales is holding its last sale of the summer season. Until Sunday (July 4) at System Soundbar Loft (117 Peter, third floor), you'll find the usual wide array of designer urban gear, except now it's really priced to move - most items are $40 or less. As always, part of the proceeds benefits the Diabetes Hope Foundation. $2 admission. 416-871-4431. www.dcsamplesales.com.
Spa and the City
If you're strapped for time, you'll appreciate the luxurious - if not multi-tasking - Summer In The City spa package at the Elmwood Spa (18 Elm). It's on every Thursday in July and August and consists of a manicure and pedicure followed by a delish three-course dinner and glass of vino at the spa's Terrace Restaurant - all for only $125! Use this decadent time to reconnect with friends - or yourself. Call 416-977-6751 to reserve a space. www.elmwoodspa.com
For the next three weeks, save up to 50 per cent off the sassy designer spring and summer stock at TNT Woman (87 Avenue Road, 388 Eglinton). Call for hours. 416-975-1810; 416-488-8210. www.tntwoman.com.
When heading to the cottage poses more stress risks than kicking it in the city, benefit from the stress-reducing effects of an unlimited yoga and Pilates pass from the Yoga Studio (344 Bloor West; 40 Eglinton East). Spend $50 and get two weeks of unlimited drop-in classes, or upgrade to $250 and score the same sweet deal until September 15. 416-923-9366; 416-322-9936. www.yogastudio.net