Boston Design Center Treasure Hunt
What: Up to 75 percent off floor samples in more than twenty home showrooms.
Why: Furniture, rugs, and lighting, oh my.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: One Design Center Pl.
EAT (and DRINK)
Down2Earth Local Bites: Preview Party
What: Sip sustainably farmed wines while tasting locally sourced dishes from the city’s earth-conscious chefs.
Why: Tickets include weekend admission to the sustainable living expo.
When: Fri., 5-9 p.m.
Where: Hynes Convention Center, 900 Boylston St., hall a (617-266-6540). Tickets online at d2eboston.com.
Design Hive’s Get Green & Groovy
What: Check out ecoconscious wares from more than 60 local indie designers.
Why: It’ll be quite the green scene.
When: Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Maria L. Baldwin School, 28 Sacramento St., Cambridge. Info at 617-272-1267.
Moxie Opens Second Location
What: The Beacon Hill accessories boutique opens a sister store in the burbs.
Why: It takes two, baby.
When: Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: 24 Church St., Wellesley (781-235-1833).
What: Five local chefs cook five whole hogs served alongside vino from five wineries.
Why: Swine and dine ’em.
When: Sun., 5 p.m.
Where: The Liberty Hotel, 215 Charles St., Beacon Hill (617-224-4000). Tickets online at localwineevents.com.