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So much fashion, shopping and creative goodness going on this week. We can hardly contain ourselves. See what we mean....
LIBERTINE TRUNK SHOW/BOOK SIGNING @ NEIMAN MARCUS, UNION SQUARE—Today, November 10th, 10am to 5pm. Inimitable Libertine designer Johnson Hartig will be signing copies of his colorful new book Libertine (go figure), a fun look into his whimsical fashion world. Plus you must check out his new women's collection while you're there. With fans like Anna Wintour and Karl Lagerfeld, the quirky, creative force is top of our can't-wait-to-meet list. Neiman Marcus is located at 150 Stockton Street (Designer Sportswear, second floor.)
KAYU @ HEIDISAYS, PAC HEIGHTS—Thursday November 12th, 5pm to 8pm. Everybody's favorite Burlingame-based handbag label, known for its handmade chic and cheeky fruit-y clutches, invites you to enjoy a margarita and be the first to shop it's new Resort collection. Get 20 percent off the entire collection. We'll drink to that. RSVP to kim@kayudesign. HeidiSays is located at 2426 Fillmore Street.
YELLOW OWL WORKSHOP POP-UP @ RARE DEVICE, ALAMO SQUARE—Thursday, November 12th, 6pm to 9pm. Hit up the opening reception for the pop-up, which will run through January 5, 2016, to shop the local brand's collection of playful art kits, stamps jewelry, stationery and prints, and all-new holiday products. (Yes, please.) You'll also be able to get hands-on with artist and Yellow Owl Workshop founder Christine Schmidt and company as they hold free stamping activities. Rare Device is located at 600 Divisadero Street.
BARNES & NOBLE ALL-AMERICAN ART UNWIND, BAY AREA—Saturday, November 14th, noon to 5pm. You've probably already heard that adult coloring is a thing. Get in on the fun—known to help with relaxation, improve fine motor skills and sharpen focus—with several coloring activities including the main event: coloring a piece of art designed by artist Millie Marotta (creator of bestselling coloring books Animal Kingdom and Tropical World). Ready your Crayolas. Visit any of these Barnes & Noble stores: San Bruno (1150 El Camnio Real); Emeryville (5604 Bay Street); Corte Madera (313 Corte Madera Town Center) and San Jose (3600 Stevens Creek Boulevard).
WEST COAST CRAFT, FORT MASON, THE MARINA—Saturday and Sunday, November 14th and 15th, 10am to 6pm. This shopping event is aways amaze-balls, with more than 250 artisans, designers and vendors (mostly local) selling a range of stuff: Think jewelry, clothing and accessories to furniture, artwork and more. You could check off your entire holiday gift list in one fell swoop. There's no entrance free, and a number of fun workshops (wreath- to candle-making and more) for unleashing your inner craftswoman.The cost for workshops varies. The Festival Pavilion at Fort Mason Center is located at 2 Marina Boulevard.
CROW CANYON HOME POP-UP + SAMPLE SALE, COW HOLLOW—Sunday, November 15th, 10am to 4pm. For the first time in the company's 40-year history, luxe enamelware brand Crow Canyon Home is opening its office to the public. And you'll be so glad it is. (That is, if you entertain, cook or eat...or know someone who does.) Get your paws on kitchenware, gifts, and home décor items, including real samples, and one-of-a-kind, never-before-released and retired styles—from 25 percent to 60 percent off retail prices. The showroom is located at 1783 Union Street (second floor, above Roam).