O.C. Bargainista: Adopt a dog, get a discount

Help local dogs while scoring designer sunglasses at Kaenon Polarized's third annual Sup for a Pup from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at 864 W. 16th St., Newport Beach. Savings will be up to 50% off retail on shades, footwear, surf apparel and more; a portion of the proceeds will benefit the A Wish for Animals Foundation. Wahoo's Fish Tacos will be on hand, along with raffles and music. Those who adopt a dog onsite will receive a gift bag and discounts on future product purchases. Visit kaenon.com.

Try a 'crazy' new side

Costa Mesa-based El Pollo Loco has released three new premium side dish options — corn, corn cake and sweet potato fries — and will offer a free large side with any family meal purchase through June 24 to increase buzz about them. Local locations include 2232 SE Bristol St., Newport Beach and 2990 Bristol St., Costa Mesa. Visit elpolloloco.com.

Memorabilia fading away

The Hollywood Memorabilia store at Westminster Mall, which sells collectibles featuring the likes of Elvis Presley, James Dean, John Wayne, Lucille Ball, "Star Wars," the Beatles, Looney Tunes, Disney, Marilyn Monroe and more, is going out of business. Save 50% or more while supplies last. Call (714) 903-1909.

No more school books

Down the street, the Classroom Extras School Supply at 15066 Goldenwest St., Westminster, also is closing; all school supplies are marked down, and fixtures also are available. The store is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Call (714) 379-2446.

Military surplus closing

The Tustin Military Surplus store at 13848 Redhill Ave. is in its last two weeks of business; all items are up to 50% off, including pants, hats, boots, t-shirts, fixtures and more. Call (714) 573-0557.

Relive the past

A vintage and antique dealer is opening their warehouse to the public for the first time. Furnishings, household items, clothing, shoes, handbags, jewelry and ephemera from the 1930s to 1960s will be sold from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at 504 W. Chapman, Unit O, Orange. Park in the parking lot and walk around to the back alley to Unit O, where the warehouse door will be open.

Go casual for summer

Need casual clothes? Stop by the Split Warehouse Sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 3123 W. MacArthur Blvd., Santa Ana. Expect savings of up to 70% for guys and girls on tops, dresses, denim, jackets and more, which are sold at stores like Pac Sun and Tilly's. Visit splitusa.com.

Get a new bikini or three

For women's swimwear, cover-ups, board shorts and more from $1 to $25, hit the Point Conception Factory Sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at 23121 Arroyo Vista, Rancho Santa Margarita. Visit pointconception.com.

The Americone Dream: Free Ben & Jerry's

Freebie of the Week: The line may be long, but that doesn't stop loyal Ben & Jerry's fans from stopping by the annual Free Cone Day. From noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday, customers are welcome to line up for a free cone at the Ben & Jerry's at 2459 Park Ave., Tustin (in the District shopping center). Visit benjerry.com.

Have a hot sale tip, or know about a great local business that you think deserves a little attention? Contact the O.C. Bargainista at candicebaker@gmail.com. And remember — never pay retail!

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