The pachyderm in the room.
White Elephant Sale
What: Browse the biggest rummage sale in NorCal, complete with seventeen departments ranging from shoes to books to baubles to art.
Why: Feel good about spending; proceeds benefit the Oakland Museum Women’s Board.
When: Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 333 Lancaster St., Oakland (510-536-6800).
Sale of the Season at LF
What: Score 60 percent off all remaining fall and winter merchandise to make room for spring stuff.
Why: Baby, it’s (still) cold outside.
When: Until the last boot is gone. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 1870 Union St., at Laguna St. (415-567-6872).
Snuggie Pub Crawl at McTeague’s Saloon
What: Slip into the as-seen-on-TV fad for drink specials and prizes for tricked-out blankies.
Why: Your hands will be free for cocktailing.
When: Sat., 7 p.m.
Where: 1237 Polk St., b/t Bush & Sutter Sts. (415-776-1237).
Mardi Gras Ball at Mezzanine
What: Extra Action Marching Band, Brass Mafia, and Boca do Rio get beads shaking.
Why: With hurricanes, brass bands, and plenty of dancing, this party takes the king cake.
When: Tues., 9 p.m.
Where: 444 Jessie St., at Mint St. (415-625-8880). Tickets ($10) online at sunsetpromotions.com.
$89 for a Month of Yoga at International Orange
What: A bargain on unlimited classes for 30 days at San Francisco’s chicest studio.
Why: It’s time to come out of hibernation.
When: All month long.
Where: 2044 Fillmore St., at California St. (888-894-8811). Online at iowebshop.com or in-store.
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