The Weekend Guide

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In Full Bloom
Ron Agam’s imposing flower portraits mark the first of a series of collaborations with NY artists who have global perspective.
Why: Isn’t nature grand?
When: Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and by appointment.
Where: Tyler Rollins Fine Art, 529 W. 20th St., b/t Tenth & Eleventh Aves., ste. 10w (212-229-9100).

Founded on Oyster Shells

Remember that neat one-day artisanal bazaar at the Seaport? Some nice folks are trying to make the New Amsterdam Market a monthly happening.
Why: Local oysters, shuckers, beer, brewer’s bread, pickled eggs, winter beans, chowder, and music. Also, the auction (tortilla workshop, Michael Pollan lecture, midnight tour of fish market).
When: Sat., 5-8 p.m. Buy your tix now.
Where: F/ocus Rental Gallery, 599 Eleventh Ave., at 45th St.

Earnest Sewn Stock Sale
Everything is $100 or less. Boot-cut, straight-leg, cigarette styles, and more.
Why: Kids’ denim, men’s samples, and knits as well.
When: Thru Mon. Daily, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: 71 Gansevoort St., b/t Greenwich & Washington Sts., 3rd flr. (212-242-3414).

Hable Construction Store Closing Sale
The textile design girls are closing their W. Village shop to focus on new projects. Heavyweight canvas totes, cloth-covered horseshoes, and basket totes are up to 50 percent off.
Why: You’re willing and Hable.
When: Thru Feb. 28. Tues.-Sat., noon-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 117 Perry St., b/t Hudson & Greenwich Sts. (877-422-5304).

Secrets of Charm Sample Sale
Ninety percent off pretty prints from the designing duo.
Why: We couldn’t keep our mouths shut.
When: Thurs. & Fri., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Where: 95 Horatio St., b/t Washington St. & West Side Hwy., ste. 706 (646-414-0052).


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