Santa and his reindeer are scheduled to make an appearance at the Malibu… (Malibu Country Mart )
Old Navy plans to make it snow Saturday in the center courtyard at Hollywood & Highland, 6801 Hollywood Blvd., in Los Angeles. Youngsters and the young at heart will be able to sled down “Mount Old Navy” from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. while a DJ plays tunes. Those too young for sledding will have an area for making snow angels.
Starting at 3 p.m., the retailer will give away free fleece scarves (while supplies last). And after the sledding, Old Navy is sponsoring an outdoor showing of “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,” with free Starbucks hot chocolate and popcorn, from 5 to 7 p.m.
Malibu County Mart also has some special holiday events planned for Saturdays this month. This Saturday, children can decorate stockings or dreidels and have their faces painted from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. On Dec. 15, the Mart is hosting a cookie decorating party and photos with Santa from noon to 3 p.m. And on Dec. 22, Santa’s reindeer are scheduled to visit from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Santa will be available for photos from noon to 3 p.m. and carolers will entertain from 1 to 3 p.m. Malibu Country Mart is at 3835 Cross Creek Road, Malibu.
More festivities are taking place at Co-Op 28 Handmade and Vintage in Los Feliz, which is showcasing a different artist demonstrating his or her craft each day through Dec. 24. Daily posts on Co-Op 28’s Facebook page will provide the names of the artists and times of their demonstrations. The shop is at 1728 N. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles.
Monika Chiang is celebrating its one year anniversary with a shopping party from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday (Dec. 5) at the store, 108 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles. Prosecco and light bites will be served, and merchandise will be 10% off. There’s still time to RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Code C, 8641 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, is having a holiday shopping party from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday offering discounts, VIP gift bags with purchase, complimentary makeup bar and hot tea.
Kitson and Frankie B. plan to offer complimentary manicures, Viper lip and eye tattoos and a braid bar during a special shopping event from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Kitson, in the courtyard at 115 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles.
Kitson is also celebrating the opening of the boho chic Gypsy Junkies pop-up shop from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Thursday with a DJ, refreshments, gifts for customers and manicures. This is in the store at 115 S. Robertson Blvd., Los Angeles.
TheBroot, which offers natural hair masks, has scheduled its grand opening party from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at 1626 Montana Ave., Santa Monica. They'll be giving free treatments, and the first 100 attendees will receive gift bags.
Legwear designer Love, Beatrice is planning a party with live music by Dana Williams and He Met Her from 9 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Saturday at the Mandrake, 2692 La Cienega Blvd. At 10 p.m., the party will feature the premiere of a short fashion film by Love, Beatrice, as well as shopping and dancing. RSVP is required to RSVP@LoveBeatrice.com
Maya Brenner Designs + Ariel Gordon Jewelry Studio plan to host a holiday event next Wednesday (Dec. 12) featuring 50% off jewelry, sunglasses from Raen Optics, drinks from Pressed Juicery and free manicures from Sheswai Lacquer. The event is scheduled from noon to 7 p.m. at 448 Hill St., Suite 715, Los Angeles.
Hudson Jeans hosts its end-of-year sample sale from noon to 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at 5900 Triumph St., Commerce. Merchandise will be 60% to 80% off retail. All sales final. No strollers, large bags or customers wearing Hudson Jeans will be permitted. Cash and credit cards accepted.
James Perse’s holiday sample sale, its only sale of the year, is scheduled from 9 a.m.to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at James Perse Highland, 1128 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles. Men’s, women’s and children’s samples will be available as well as Yosemite performance wear. Tacos, beer and margaritas will be available.
Cynthia Vincent is having a sample sale of clothing, shoes and accessories from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday at the Cooper Building, 860 S. Los Angeles St., Suite 422, Los Angeles. Cash and credit cards accepted.
Glamhouse plans a sample sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 8113 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles. Items from brands including House of Harlow 1960, A.L.C., Belle Noel and Low Luv X Erin Wassonwill be priced under $50. [UPDATED: This item originally said they sale was Thursday; it is Saturday.]
Raquel Allegra is offering 60% off retail on fall 2012 merchandise, among other things, at a sample sale planned from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at 834 S. Broadway, Fourth Floor, Los Angeles. Cash only.