May Day, captain. May Day.
What: Intimate wine bar with Enomatic machines and sustainable decor lets you sample high-end, hard-to-find, and socially conscious bottles.
Why: Pour, little not-so-rich girl.
When: Daily, 11 a.m-11 p.m.
Where: 104 Santa Monica Blvd., b/t Ocean Ave. & 2nd St., Santa Monica (310-393-7693).
What: Good eats, live jazz, silent auction, and new works created by teens and performed by pros benefiting the WriteGirl creative writing mentoring program.
Why: Pen and tell her.
When: Sun., 6 p.m.
Where: Pasadena Playhouse, 39 S. El Molino Ave., b/t E. Colorado Blvd. & E. Green St., Pasadena (626-737-2867).
Unique Los Angeles
What: More than 275 indie designers, craftsters, and handiworkers come together for two days of sales, snacks, DIY sessions, and more.
Why: One of a kind.
When: Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: California Market Center Penthouse, 110 E. Ninth St., at S. Main St., Downtown.
Nothing to Wear Sample Sale
What: Katy Rodriguez, Gregory Parkinson, Magda Berliner, Wren, and vintage collections going for 50-70 percent off.
Why: You can say that again.
When: Sat., noon-6 p.m.
Where: Resurrection, 8006 Melrose Ave., b/t N. Edinburgh & N. Laurel Aves., West Hollywood (323-653-6960).
EM Productions Sample Sales
What: The downtown sales showroom hocks Corpus, Society for Rational Dress, Seneca Rising, and more for $25-$140; the Hollywood press office hosts Scout, Richard Ruiz, Cosa Nostra/Good Vig by Jeffrey Sebelia, and pals for a $15-$150 blowout.
Why: What a production.
When: Sales, Thurs. & Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; press, Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Sales, The Cooper Building, 860 S. Los Angeles St., at E. 9th St., ste. 402, Downtown (213-614-9292); press, 1608 N. Las Palmas Ave., b/t Hollywood Blvd. & Selma Ave., Hollywood (323-644-2684). Cash only.