Retail Therapy: Obey ... and save a buck

(Andre the) giant sale: Stop by the Obey warehouse sale from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday or 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at 2722 Michelson Drive, Irvine, to save up to 85% on men's and women's lifestyle clothing and accessories. Information:

Can you hear me now? Need mobile device and audio accessories? Incipio, Tavik and Braven will host a group Summer Sample Sale from 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday at 6001 Oak Canyon, Irvine. Save up to 75% on phone and computer cases and bags, mobile accessories, speakers, Bluetooth devices and more. Information:

Boho bargains: Love Anthropologie but hate its price tags? Hit up the Nick & Mo warehouse sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday at 6735 Knott Ave., Buena Park. Save up to 85% on vintage-inspired clothing, from dresses to coats. All items will be $10 to $30. Bring cash; cards typically aren't accepted. Information:

Mobile fashionistas: The Serene Sky online boutique is hosting a free mobile beauty and fashion event where two fashion trucks will join pop-up shops and a disc jockey from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Salon Thairapy, 8837 Adams Ave., Huntington Beach. Along with the fashion offerings, the salon will offer specials on braids, blow-drying, manicures and brow design. All ages are invited. Information:

Fit wits: Irvine will hold a Senior Fitness Expo from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Rancho Senior Center, 3 Ethel Coplen Way. Seniors are invited to learn about health, fitness and nutrition from area companies and organizations. For more information, call (949) 724-6908.

Sample some souvlaki: The 36th annual A Taste of Greece festival will be held Friday through Sunday at St. Paul's Greek Orthodox Church, 4949 Alton Parkway, Irvine. Enjoy Greek food, entertainment, a carnival and shopping opportunities. The festival will run from 5 to 10 p.m. Friday, noon to 10 p.m. Saturday and noon to 9 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $3 per person; kids under 10 get in for free, and seniors over 65 will receive free admission from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. Information:

Recycle your radio: The Bolsa Chica Conservancy will host a free electronics recycling event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Marina Village Shopping Center at Edinger Avenue and Springdale Street, Huntington Beach, with proceeds benefiting the organization. Bring old computers, televisions, cellphones, ink cartridges and more — all electronics will be accepted. Information: (714) 846-1114.

Fresh fare: Oak Grill and Aqua Lounge, Newport Beach's newest restaurant and ultra-lounge, open Friday at 690 Newport Center Drive, near Fashion Island. Patrons can enjoy California contemporary food, deejay sets, live music and craft cocktails. Information: and

Sugar sugar: The opportunity to pick up the Brilliant Banana flavor of the month at Casey's Cupcakes locations is winding down. The banana cupcake, filled with a banana cream pudding and topped with whipped cream frosting, yellow confetti and banana Runts, will only be available through June. Starting in July, indulge in the Smokin S'mores flavor of the month (a vanilla cupcake with marshmallow filling, topped with milk chocolate frosting, dark chocolate curls, a chocolate drizzled graham cracker, gold glitter and more). Information:

Have a hot sale tip, or know about a new local business that you think deserves a little attention? Contact CANDICE BAKER at

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