Loco for local
Be one of the first 20 people to pick up something nice from the spring line by Public - designed by Marie Baron - Saturday (March 5) at the similarly named retail store/gallery (881 Queen West) and you'll score not only killer threads but a $20 gift certificate on purchases of $100 or more. Come early - doors open at 11 am. 416-350-8114.
Help mark International Women's Day this Wednesday (March 8) by stopping by your local Body Shop this Saturday (March 5) for the National Makeover Marathon - part of the 11th annual Stop Violence Again Women campaign. In addition to enjoying a makeup revamp, donations will be accepted for local organizations devoted to helping stop the abuse of girls and women and 11 per cent of all makeup sales will be donated to the Canadian Women's Foundation. 10 am to 6 pm.www.thebodyshop.ca.
Score oldie-but-goodies at the 14th Annual Toronto Vintage Clothing & Textile Show & Sale , held this Saturday (March 5) at the CBC Barbara Frum Atrium (250 Front West). Partial proceeds benefit Cancer and Multiple Sclerosis Societies. $7. 10 am to 5 pm. 905-666-0523.
Wine - oh yeah
Whether you're an aspiring sommelier or simply want to freshen up your fancy glass collection, do so on the cheap at the Wine Establishment 's showroom and warehouse sale (250 the Esplanade, suite 104, and Princess between Esplanade and Front respectively), this weekend (March 5 and 6). with up to 50 per cent off. Saturday 10 am to 5 pm, Sunday noon to 5 pm. 1-800-268-8418, www.thewineestablishment.com.
Distill (55 Mill, Building 56) in the Distillery District is turning two. To fête the anniversaire, this gallery-cum-emporium for all things handcrafted will be offering 25 per cent off everything in the store this weekend (March 5 and 6). Saturday 11 am to 6 pm, Sunday noon to 5 pm. 416-304-0033, www.distillgallery. com.