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This Weekend’s Events and Sales: 75 Percent Off Vera Wang; 80 Percent Off Catherine Malandrino

• Lace up your skates at Old Navy’s holiday celebration. The first 3,000 ice skaters at The Pond at Bryant Park will receive free admission, skate rentals, and complimentary hot chocolate, starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Stop by the Performance Fleece pop-up at The Pond for cold-weather deals: All hats, scarves, and gloves will be $5, and 100 percent of the proceeds will benefit New York Cares. Through 12/13. Between 40th and 42nd Streets, nr. Fifth Ave.; 8 a.m.

• Artists Christine and Justin Gignac will be performing blindfolded gift wrapping at Partners & Spade. Bring an unwieldy present to test their mettle. Proceeds will be donated to New York Cares. 40 Great Jones St., nr. Lafayette St. (646-861-2827); noon–7.

• Browse merchandise from Kiki de Montparnasse, CECI New York, The New York Shaving Company, and Fenton/Fallon at Temperley London’s “Naughty & Nice” pop-up. Temperley holiday items are up to 50 percent off. Enter the raffle to win a $250 gift card. RSVP to Through 12/13. 453 Broome St., nr. Mercer St., second fl. (212-219-2929); S–Su (noon–6).

Me & Ro presents a selection of fine jewelry at their trunk show. Champagne and cupcakes will be served. Through 12/13. 241 Elizabeth St., nr. Houston St. (917-237-9215); S (11–7), Su (noon–6).

• Ten to 15 percent of sales at the Brooklyn Indie Market this weekend benefit Brooklyn Community Housing and Services, a nonprofit that aids the homeless in Brooklyn. Through 12/13. Smith Street, at Union Street, Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn (718-753-2180); S–Su (11–7).

Wanderlust Vintage is hosting a holiday shopping party at cozy cocktail lounge the Dove Parlour. Vintage party dresses, boots, coats, jewelry, and more are 20 percent off. 228 Thompson St., nr. 3rd St. (212-254-1435); 1–7.

• Bridal and bridesmaid dresses are 25 to 75 percent off at the Vera Wang sample sale. Through 12/12. The New Yorker Hotel, 481 Eighth Ave., at 34th St. (212-575-6400); 9–5.

• Shop wholesale prices on handmade hats for women and men at the Tracy Watts holiday sample sale and open house. Through 12/12. 119 8th St., nr. Third Ave., Park Slope, Brooklyn (718-499-7090); 11–6.

• Shop discounted dresses and gowns at the Butter by Nadia holiday sample sale. Signature wrap dresses are $50 to $125 (originally $250 to $270), jersey and satin gowns are $150 (originally $320 to $360), and limited-edition collection items start at $25 (originally $225 to $360). Through 12/13. House of Butter, 405 Van Brunt St., nr. Van Dyke St.; S (11–7), Su (noon–5).

• All men’s and women’s hats and accessories are 60 to 80 percent off at the Eugenia Kim sample sale. 347 W. 36th St., nr. Ninth Ave.; T–F (10–7), S (noon–6).

• Handbags, clutches, and accessories are up to 70 percent off at the Lauren Merkin sample sale. The Ava patent bag is $125 (originally $295), the Tatum patent bag is $130 (originally $325), and Stella totes are $295 (originally $595). 231 W. 29th St., nr. Seventh Ave., Ste. 201 (212-239-2459); T–F (11–7), S (11–4).

• Scarves, gloves, handbags, and accessories from Echo Design are on sale. Metropolitan Pavilion, 123 W. 18th St., nr. Seventh Ave., fourth fl.; W (noon–8), Th–F (7:30–8), S (9–4).

• Merchandise is up to 80 percent off at the Mara Hoffman sample sale. 120 W. 28th St., nr. Sixth Ave., fourth fl.; Th–F (10–7), S (11–6).

• Spend $200, get $25 off; spend $300, get $50 off; and spend $500, get $100 off at 7 for All Mankind. 394 W. Broadway, nr. Broome St. (212-226-8615); M–F (11–8), S–Su (noon–7).

• Find deals on ready-to-wear and evening gowns at the Vera Wang sample and stock sale. Through 12/17. Vera Wang Showroom, 225 W. 39th St., nr. Seventh Ave., fifth fl. (212-920-1211); Su (11–5), M–Th (10–6).

• Purchase any treatment product from the Bionova’s IMPACT skincare line at Barneys and receive a free facial. Call 212-833-2656 to schedule an appointment. Through 12/13. 660 Madison Ave., nr. 60th St. (212-833-2656); 10–8.

• Merchandise is up to 60 percent off at the Helmut Lang sample sale. Leather jackets are $475, jeans and cords are $95, and T-shirts are $65. 819 Washington St., nr. Gansevoort St. (212-242-3240); W–Su (11–8).

• Merchandise from Luca Luca is up to 90 percent off at the sample sale. RSVP at 19 W. 36th St., nr. Fifth Ave., fourth fl. (212-755-2444); W–F (8:30–7), S–Su (11–5).

• Men’s and women’s clothing, shoes, bags, hats, and more are discounted at the rag & bone sample sale. T-shirts are $40 and under, denim is $80 and under, dresses are $170 and under, blazers are $190 and under, and leather jackets are $450 and under. 100 Christopher St., nr. Bleecker St. (212-727-2990); Th–F (noon–8), S (noon–7), Su (noon–5).

• Purchase any handbag at Mulberry’s Bleecker Street or Madison Avenue stores and receive 20 percent off the regular price of any cashmere throw at the Bryce & Co. pop-up shop. Alternatively, purchase any cashmere throw at Bryce & Co. and take an additional 20 percent off any handbag at Mulberry. Through 1/3. Bryce & Co. pop-up: 92 Perry St., at Bleecker St. (212-989-4100); daily (11–8).

• Fall/winter 2009 merchandise is up to 80 percent off at the Catherine Malandrino sample sale. Through 12/16. Metropolitan Pavilion, 123 W. 18th St., nr. Sixth Ave.; M (10–9), T–W (8–8).

• Merchandise from Just Cavalli, Galliano, Gianfranco Ferre, and more is up to 70 percent off at the IT USA winter sample sale. Malo cashmere coats are $199 to $250 (originally $999 to $2,500), Gianfranco Ferre evening gowns are $200 (originally $2,000), and Just Cavalli leather jackets are $299 (originally $1,200). Through 12/20. 17 Battery Place South, nr. Washington St., fifth fl.; M–S (11–7), Su (11–6).

This Weekend’s Events and Sales: 75 Percent Off Vera Wang; 80 Percent Off Catherine Malandrino