One for the books. MEET (and GREET) Samantha Hahn Book Signing What: Rendezvous with the author and illustrator of Well-Read Women, packed with dreamy watercolor sketches and hand-lettered quotations of bookish heroines, including Virginia Woolf, Anna Karenina, Daisy Buchanan, and Edna Pontellier. Why: Your coffee table’s calling for a new conversation starter. When: Today, 5:30-7 p.m. Where: Rizzoli Bookstore, 31 W. 57th St., b/t Fifth & Sixth Aves., 2nd flr. PERUSE Elgin Gallery What: Give your walls something to brag about with abstract renderings, moody paintings, sculptural masks, and more from established and emerging artists. Why: Scope works by R.M. Fischer, Derek Bernstein, Dena Paige Fischer, and gallery founder Dana James at its inaugural show, Honorable Beasts; sip sangria and spritzers at the opening reception. When: Thru Oct. 31. Reception, Fri., 6-10 p.m. Regular hours, Thurs.-Sun., noon-6 p.m. Where: 52 Tompkins Ave., at Park Ave., Bedford-Stuyvesant (917-439-1460). Admission is free. REMEMBER Edith Piaf Concert What: The popular French music festival Francofolies makes its American debut with a two-part tribute for the 50th anniversary of the songbird’s passing. Why: Sway to the sweet sounds of Angélique Kidjo, Beth Ditto, Patricia Kaas, Madeleine Peyroux, and Harry Connick Jr. When: Tonight, 7:30 p.m.; Fri., 8 p.m. Where: Tonight, Beacon Theatre, 2124 Broadway, at 74th St. (212-465-6500); tickets ($55-$125) at 800-745-3000 or ticketmaster.com. Fri., The Town Hall, 123 W. 43rd St., b/t Sixth Ave. & Broadway (212-840-2824); tickets ($95-$225) at ticketmaster.com. SHOP Erica Weiner Moving Sale What: Discounts on one-of-a-kind samples, trinkets, vintage charms, furniture, books, and tools before the jewelry designer relocates to Greenpoint on Oct. 1. Why: Rose-gold mini hoop earrings for $46 (reg. $65); temperature-controlled color-changing studs for $21 (reg. $30); and a quartz crystal necklace for $84 (reg. $120). When: Fri., 4-8 p.m.; Sat., noon-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m. Where: 195 Chrystie St., b/t Stanton & Rivington Sts., ste. 809h (212-777-7001). Cash only. SEE Photoville What: Peruse a 1,000-foot installation, more than 40 exhibits, seven after-hours photography screenings, twenty workshops, and a food and beer garden with Brooklyn Brewery on tap — all set in and around 45 repurposed shipping containers. Why: Nine photojournalists’ snapshots from the 2003 war in Liberia and pics of Nick Zinner’s early days with the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. When: Thru Sept. 29. Where: Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 5, Joralemon St., at Furman St. Admission is free. HEAR Austra Ticket Giveaway What: Groove to the operatic goth-pop vocals of Toronto-based Katie Stelmanis’s recently released sophomore album, Olympia. Why: Fellow Canadian foursome (and opening act) Diana makes for an energetic show from the get-go. When: Sun. Doors, 8 p.m.; show, 9 p.m. Where: Webster Hall, 125 E. 11th St., b/t Third & Fourth Aves. (212-353-1600). Tickets ($20) at ticketmaster.com. Email email@example.com (subject line: Austra at Webster Hall Sept. 22) with your full name in the body of the email by 9 a.m. Saturday for a chance to win one of two pairs of tickets.* PARTY Host Committee What: Get the party started with a social networking website that arranges private parties — including one-hour open bar, DJ, photographer, and champagne — at the city’s top hotspots. Why: Five easy steps (find a group to co-host via the company’s social media invite platform, pick a venue, rally the troops, check the guest list, show up, and soiree). When: Birthdays, holidays, Mondays, Tuesdays — you get the picture. Where: At hostcommittee.com. Host tickets are free; guest tickets start at $20. GIVE BACK Diptyque Nolita + Acria What: The Parisian perfumer shines a light on HIV and AIDS education with the opening of its third Manhattan boutique. For the first three days, 10 percent of the profits goes to Acria, a nonprofit dedicated to medical research. Why: Sometimes shopping makes you feel good inside. When: Fri. & Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Where: 242 Mott St., b/t Prince & Houston Sts. (646-861-2961).Illustrations: Courtesy of Samantha Hahn *Winners will be chosen at random and emailed by noon and added to the Domino will call list. Tickets are nontransferable (ID required at will call). No purchase necessary. Must be 18 or older to enter. Void where prohibited. Ends 9/21/13 at 9 a.m. ET.