The Weekend Guide

The secret is in the sauce.

Kiki Loves D2
L.A.’s lauded Decadestwo vintage shop brings 1,500 designer pieces (LV, Chloé, Balenciaga) to NYC for four days (the first two of which are private).
Why: We’ve got ten tickets to the Friday sale (get in fast, as merch will be 80 percent off). E-mail us at swindle@dailycandy.com for your chance to win.
When: Open to the public Sat. & Sun., 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Where: Kiki de Montparnasse, 79 Greene St., b/t Spring & Broome Sts. (212-965-8070).

Overboard: a Fundraiser for Figment

What: The old majestic ferry dock is transformed into a merry port of call, with DJs, mermaids, stilt walkers, booze, and live performances from furry, xylophone-wielding mascots.
Why: Wear your finest nautical gear and curse like a sailor.
When: Fri., 9 p.m.-4 a.m.
Where: Battery Maritime Building, 10 South St., at Whitewall St., slip 7. Tix and info at figmentnyc.org.

Artbook at X
High-concept art lover’s bookstore in the old DIA space by X Initiative (with outposts at P.S.1 and installation appearances at Basel, The Armory, etc.).
Why: Make yourself resourceful.
When: Thru Mar. 2010. Opening party, Sat., 5-7 p.m. Wed.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 548 W. 22nd St., b/t Tenth & Eleventh Aves.

The Eighteenth
Artsy caterer Anne Apparu’s bohemian dinner is all about “life’s magic” (the last party took place in a big inflatable bubble).
Why: Culinary insanity for a mere $27. Bring your own beverages.
When: Make reservations now for — you guessed it — May 18.
Where: East Village location details to come. Info at the18threstaurant@gmail.com.

Lighthouse International Fashion Fund-Raiser
Celebs and designers (Jason Wu, Christian Lacroix) donate goods — black Roger Vivier pumps for $125, Herve Leger dresses for $100, Chanel suit jackets for $100, Dior coats for $60.
Why: Put the fun in fund-raising.
When: Thurs.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 110 E. 60th St., b/t Park & Lexington Aves. Tix and info at poshsale.org.

Fred Flare’s Carnival of Cute
Keep big bucks in your pocket while buying little bits of kitsch! Lomography cameras for $20, sunglasses for $5, Paul Frank swimsuits for $10.
Why: Then give it all away to kids who need it more than you.
When: Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 131 Meserole Ave., at Leonard St., Greenpoint (718-349-1257).

Archetype and Vivienne Westwood Sample Sales
Digby & Iona, Fremont, Quail, Eskell, and Hengst are wholesale and below at Archetype. At Vivienne Westwood, draw raffle tix ($5-$1,000) before shopping the collection — now up to 70 percent off.
Why: Two sales that fit (your schedule) like a glove.
When: Archetype, Thurs., noon-7 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. VW, Thurs. & Fri., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Where: Archetype, 676 Broadway, b/t Great Jones & Bond Sts., 2nd flr. VW, Scatola Showroom, 544 W. 27th St., b/t Tenth & Eleventh Aves., 6th flr.

79 Greene St
bt Spring & Broome Sts
New York, NY 10012
131 Meserole Ave
@ Leonard St
Brooklyn, NY 11222