Welcome Mat: Peruse Pewabic’s Summer Sale this weekend
Peruse Pewabic’s Summer Sale this weekend
Calling all fans – Pewabic’s Summer Sale only happens once a year. Members only get first dibs at the Summer Sale tent from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday while the public can peruse the iconic pottery from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on Sunday. Whether you want to create that classic backsplash or start your holiday shopping, Pewabic will offer seconds and overruns at up to 50 percent off standard pricing. Choose from tiles, vases, ornaments and bowls. Among the highlights this year will be Bois Blanc, the newest tile blend featuring cloud and alabaster glazes. Additional discounts can be found inside the Pewabic store throughout the weekend. All sales are final. Bring your own packing materials. The location is 10125 E. Jefferson. For information, go to pewabic.org.
Ride over to Metamora Hunt Country Stable Tour
Get up close and personal with private stables and horses in the scenic Metamora Hunt Country from noon-4 on Sunday. Tickets for the Metamora Hunt Country Stable Tour are $25 for adults and $5 for children under 12. Advance tickets are available at the White Horse or the day of the event. Arrive at the Hunt Kennels, 5614 Barber Road, between 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. to receive a map of the stables that will be featured on the self-guided tour of area horse farms. For information, go to metamorahunt.com.
The book for botanical art lovers
Botanical art has made a comeback in the home decor category. Now you can enjoy the beauty of nature in a new release from ACC publishers called “RHS Botanical Illustration, The Gold Medal Winners,” by Charlotte Brooks. Enjoy art by 60 gold medal winners from the Lindley Collections at the Royal Horticultural Society, the UK’s leading gardening charity. These artists translate their observations into informative, scientifically accurate and exquisite pictures that showcase their attention to detail, masterful coloration and exceptional technical skills. For information, go to amazon.com.
Stock up at the Odd Fellows Antiques sale
Head to the semi-annual sale at Odd Fellows Antiques in Berkley that starts Saturday and runs through Aug. 18. Browse their selection of unique pieces and save 15 to 75 percent storewide on traditional, mid-century modern, primitive, art deco, collectibles, lighting and artwork. The popular spot is open seven days a week with later hours on Thursday. The location is 3248 W. 12 Mile. For information, call 248-399-6098.