Design Datebook: July 24–25


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

Shop: SALE

Union Street Sidewalk Sale
More than 100 merchants on San Francisco’s Union Street—a furniture-, food-  and fashion-shoppers paradise—will be offering discounts of up to 80 percent off as part of a weekend-long sidewalk sale originating at the intersection of Union and Lombard streets.

Renegade Craft Fair in L.A.
The Renegade Craft Fair hits L.A. this weekend with more than 250 innovative crafters from across the nation, free workshops, entertainment and more. It’s all going down at the Los Angeles State Historic Park at 1245 N Spring Street.


Design Loves Art at the PDC
The PDC kicks off its annual Design Loves Art event with a reception on Friday and the debut of dozens of new exhibitions of contemporary art that is in dialogue with design and architecture. The reception starts at 5 p.m.

It’s My World at Ridgway
On Saturday evening celebrate the opening of “It’s My World,” at Baer Ridgway Exhibitions in San Francisco. The group exhibition features ten artists’ response to the constant change in the landscapes around them.


Leola Hall-Designed Home in Berkeley
Get schooled on one of the Bay Area’s lesser-known early-20th-century female architects at the “Historic Preview” and lecture at 2806 Stuart Street. The Arts and Crafts home is in Berkeley’s Elmwood neighborhood and was built in 1912 by Leola Hall. It has 3 bedrooms and 1.5 baths and is on the market for only $859,000 (a $250,000 drop from its sale price in 2006). In addition to the preview and lecture, the home will be open Sunday 2–4 p.m.

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