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The Weekend Guide

hamersley's bistro brunch!

Go out like a lamb.

EAT
Brunch at Hamersley’s Bistro
What: The South End restaurant debuts a new menu featuring buttermilk waffles, goat cheese omelets, and lunch savories like a grilled pork tenderloin sandwich.
Why: Sangria, mango mimosas, and the full wine list.
When: Sun., 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: 553 Tremont St., South End (617-423-2700).

SHOP
Daniela Corte Sample Sale

What: Hit the designer’s new studio space to purchase colorful spring and summer pieces, as well as past-season items at 60-80 percent off (cash or check only).
Why: Prices start at $10.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 211 Newbury St., Back Bay (617-262-2100).

MEET
Rebecca Minkoff
What: The famed handbag designer debuts her spring 2010 collection in the flesh and signs in-store purchases.
Why: Martinis, snacks, DJ Franklin — no cover.
When: Fri., 4-6 p.m.
Where: Saks Fifth Avenue, 800 Boylston St., Back Bay (617-262-8500). R.S.V.P. to 617-935-5383 or tommie_watson@s5a.com.

SUPPORT
Beauty for Borders
Party
What: Enjoy makeovers and runway fashion, plus Island Creek oysters, raffle prizes, and an open bar.
Why: Proceeds benefit medical nonprofit Children Without Borders.
When: Fri., 7-10 p.m.
Where: The Jones River Trading, 42 Elm St., Kingston (781-585-6311). Tickets online at cwbfoundation.org.

BID
Galería Cubana Silent Auction
What:
Make offers (starting at $150) on more than 50 paintings, prints, and mixed-media works from Cuban artists such as Jorge Luis Delgado and Orestes Gualhiac.
Why: Concurrent exhibit of MFA grad Cathryn Griffith’s photos and antique postcards of Havana architecture.
When: Thru Apr. 8. Wed.-Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 460 Harrison Ave., South End (617-292-2822).

Photo: Bonnie Bon Bon / Flickr

LOCATIONS
The Jones River Trading
42 Elm St
Kingston, MA 02364
781-585-6311
Daniela Corte
211 Newbury St
Boston, MA 02116
617-262-2100
Saks Fifth Avenue
800 Boylston St
The Shops at Prudential Center
Boston, MA 02199
617-262-8500
460 Harrison Ave
@ Thayer St
Boston, MA 02118
617-292-2822
Hamersley's Bistro
553 Tremont St
Boston, MA 02116
617-423-2700
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