Needham yarn shop Elissa’s Creative Warehouse is running a storewide sale through the end of the month. Yarns, knitting needles, bags, needlepoint, sample sweaters, and accessories are all 20 percent off; each day, the store is also offering a category of items at half-off. (Thursday is sock yarn; Friday, cotton yarns; Saturday, metallic yarns.) Also on Saturday, the store will have a tent set up for knitting to mark Worldwide Knit In Public Day. Elissa’s Creative Warehouse is at 220 Reservoir St., Needham Heights, 781-444-9341. www.elissascreativewarehouse.com
FOOD AND FASHION
Newburyport Harbor Marina plays host to the Friday Night Out Fashion event, which features a fashion show with wares from Newburyport shops, a live auction, and more. A $25 ticket gets you a swag bag with goodies from participating businesses, two complimentary drink tickets, and bites from local restaurants. (A $50 ticket gets you a front-and-center seat at the show.) Interlocks Salon & Day Spa will be on hand with free makeup tips. A portion of proceeds from the event will benefit Clothes for Hope, a nonprofit that helps children and families in need. The event happens Friday from 7-9 p.m. See www.newburyportdevelopment.com/fashion/tickets for more details and tickets.
SITE FOR SAVINGS
Men’s designer clothing and accessories website MR PORTER has select items marked down up to 50 percent through Sunday. When we browsed, finds included everything from Ralph Lauren Purple Label suits to a Rick Owens leather biker jacket to a pair of Converse snake print high-top sneakers. Shop soon, as items are going fast. www.mrporter.com
BUY IT FROM BECKHAM
H&M stores are offering a buy-one, get-one-half-off deal on items from its David Beckham Bodywear collection through Sunday. The collection includes briefs, boxers, T-shirts, and other pieces with prices starting at $12.95. H&M locations include 100 Newbury St., Boston, 617-859-3192; CambridgeSide Galleria, 100 CambridgeSide Place, Cambridge, 617-225-0895; and South Shore Plaza, 250 Granite St., Braintree, 781-794-9935. Find others at www.hm.com/us.
If you spend time in Harvard Square, you might want to check the new Harvard Square Deals Web page, which features a rundown of deals for purchase from area businesses. Among those now running include a $225 voucher for prescription eyeglasses for $95 at Vision House Opticians; a free small plate (appetizer) with purchase of $20 worth of food at UpStairs on the Square; and $50 worth of parking for $25 at the Harvard Square Parking Garage. (Find the complete list of deals at www.harvardsquare.com.) Five percent of proceeds from deals purchased this month benefit José Mateo Ballet Theatre.
NAILING DOWN A FREEBIE
Here’s one way to perk up your Mondays: Head to The Liberty Hotel after work and get a free mini-manicure from MiniLuxe in the hotel’s outdoor space (weather permitting). Cocktails and snack menu items from Clink are available for purchase, and yes, tips are welcome for the nail technicians. The event happens each Monday from 5:30-7 p.m. through July 30. The Liberty Hotel is at 215 Charles St., Boston, 617-224-4000.
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