Sales Check

March 2009: A roundup of this month’s sales, store openings, and shopping news.

The Chicago Flower & Garden Show comes to Navy Pier with themed gardens on the midway, hands-on demonstrations, and workshops. Tickets $12 for weekdays, $14 for weekends March 7th through 15th. Navy Pier Exhibition Center, 600 E. Grand Ave.

The Chicago International Vintage Poster Fair features over 25 international dealers with more than 10,000 original vintage posters for sale. Tickets $15. March 28th and 29th. Chicago Cultural Center, 77 E. Randolph St.; 312-443-3710, posterfair.com

The Chicago Modernism Show and Sale features 20th- century designs from more than 60 dealers March 28th and 29th. A $10 ticket covers both days. 1422 N. Kingsbury St.; 708-366-2710, dolphinfairs.com/chicagomodernism

The Illinois Orchid Society showcases 40 orchid displays at its spring show and sale at the Chicago Botanic Garden (1000 Lake Cook Rd., Glencoe; 847-835-5440) March 21st and 22nd. Free event, with orchids and repotting services at $5 each

P.O.S.H. hosts its The Dish Ran Away with the Spoon sale with up to 75 percent off on items including glassware, silverware, and dinnerware, March 6th through 15th. 613 N. State St.; 312-280-1602, poshchicago.com

Shecky’s, the New York–based shopping event, hosts Girls Night Out, with free drinks, beauty treatments, and up to 75 percent off designer goods. Admission is free, or $25 with a goody bag. March 18th through 20th. Great Hall at Union Station, 210 S. Canal St.; girlsnightout.sheckys.com

Shop Chicago, the semiannual event hosted by Gen Art, features more than 70 emerging designers. Shoppers enjoy complimentary cocktails and up to 70 percent off retail prices. March 21st, 1 to 6 p.m. Great Hall at Union Station, 210 S. Canal St.; 312-229-1701, genart.org

The Winnetka Antiques Show features more than 50 national and international dealers in all arenas of antiques. Admission is $15 for a three-day pass. March 6th to 8th. Winnetka Community House, 620 Lincoln Ave.; 847-446-0537, winnetkaantiques.com

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