The weekend again? Don’t you love it when it springs up on you?
Cabbages & Frocks Market Dog Fair
What: A fun and free day out for you and your pampered pooch with competitions, training and 50 stalls, including canine delicacies and pet couturiers.
Why: It’s a ruff life.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: St. Marylebone Parish Church Grounds, Marylebone High St., W1 5LT (020 7794 1636).
What: Get dressed up for a disco reception with all the fun (tacky dresses, confetti, embarrassing relatives, cheesy tunes) but none of the hassle (church, gifts, small talk).
Why: You know this one won’t end in divorce.
When: Sat., 8 p.m.-2 a.m.
Where: The Dome at The Boston Arms, 178 Junction Rd., N19 5QQ (020 7272 8153). Info at 07866 473488.
Pop-Up Vintage Tea Room
What: Stop by for a cuppa or to shop Fromental wallpaper, Anna Barlow ceramics and original pieces from the 1920s to ’50s.
Why: It’s authentic — down to a tea.
When: Thurs. & Fri., noon-7 p.m.
Where: 47 Lamb’s Conduit St., WC1N 3NG (020 7242 9876).
What: London-based collector buys lost bags from airport auctions, photographs the contents and uploads to her site in a bid to reunite them with their owners.
Why: You’re still searching.
When: You wish you could carry on.
Where: Online at isthisyourluggage.com.
The Many Faces of Buddhism
What: A program of visual arts, dances, films and talks demonstrates the many ways Buddha is represented in the arts.
Why: A little light entertainment.
When: Sat.-17 May.
Where: Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Rd., SW7 3RL (020 7942 2211); Barbican Centre, Silk St., EC2Y 8DS (020 7638 8891).