Design Datebook: May 1–2, 2010


What events not to miss this weekend, from sales to exhibitions to open houses.


Alameda Flea Market this Sunday
Get your treasure hunt on at Main Street and Navy Way in Alameda, where over 800 vendors are offering bargins on vintage items, antiques and collectables.

B&B Italia Opens in SF
The Italian furnishings store has landed on the corner of Utah and Alameda Streets. Open Saturday, 10-6, closed Sunday.


Oakland Museum’s Grand Reopening
Beginning at 11 a.m on Saturday, the museum will be open and free to all visitors for a full 31 hours. Stop by 1000 Oak St. and check out the dramatic renovation by Mark Cavagnero Associates.

J.B. Blunk at Blum & Poe
Known for his talent with a chainsaw and found wood, J.B. Blunk’s pieces are becoming ever-more valuable collectors items. This retrospective runs through May 15 at 2727 S. La Cienega Blvd.


Multi-Unit Charmer in NoPa
This sun-drenched, stylishly staged three-unit building at 542 Central in San Francisco’s NoPa neighborhood is priced at $1,425,000 and is open for viewing this weekend.

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