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What's in Store: A Little Bit of This and That

From a white elephant sale event to Walnut Creek parking news, we've got it all. Plus, check out our regular updates on new products, sales, and store openings.



Courtesy of Rue Atelier

Decors de France has reopened on Cypress Street in downtown Walnut Creek. The French soaps are calling your name!

The remodeling and construction may not be so bad after all: Broadway Plaza is offering free valet parking now through the end of the year, seven days a week. Find the valet podium by the promenade fountain.

Not only did men’s store Atlas move to a brand new Walnut Creek store this fall, but they are now also expanding to Pleasant Hill. In addition to the familiar suspects, a women’s clothing section will also be available.

Throughout the month of March, Destination Maternity has partnered with YogaWorks to offer workout classes for expecting moms (and some to do along with toddlers). For a full calendar of events, please click here. Do some shopping while you’re in there!

Rue Atelier has added some fabulous spring items. Find trendy black and white, patterned, and breezy tops by Diane von Furstenberg, Velvet, and Splendid.

Lanvie Walnut Creek is reopening in Lafayette. Come celebrate the grand opening this Friday at the store’s new Mt. Diablo Boulevard location. Festivities will start at 3 p.m., and there will be refreshments as well as appetizers.

This Thursday from 4-7 p.m., stop by Lilac Dress Boutique in Alameda. You can find a liquid metal jewelry and hobo handbag trunk show, plus 10 percent off your purchases.

This Saturday and Sunday, Oakland Museum of California is having its 55th annual White Elephant Sale. From 10 a.m.-4 p.m., browse items such as purses, cocktail glasses, holiday décor items, clothing, and other knick-knacks. Admission is free.

Besides helping with the potentially impending water rationing, the rain has brought on a sale! Receive 20 percent off jackets, coats, and other rain gear at Venture Quality Goods while it’s raining.

Want to kick off the Oscars in style? Join J. Colleen Boutique for Ladies’ Night at the Oscars. From 5-8:30 p.m., put on your Sunday best, take part in a raffle, and enjoy appetizers and drinks. Proceeds will benefit Miramonte Parents’ Club and Miramonte High. For ticket info, click here. The video for the event can also be viewed here.