The week in shopping (and shows) starts... now.

Adorn's second annual Shop Sale is its biggest of the season, with up to 50% off spring/summer gear. Discounts increase (though selection dwindles) as the days march on. Adorn, 4120 NE Fremont, Today-Mon August 4

Indie Ella is launching a brand new bag collection, and with it? A party. Look for sale prices on the new totes, as well as the Indie Ella and Ginger Lamb lines of apparel. Indie Ella, 333 NE Hancock Suite #2, Thurs July 31, 5-9 pm

Hand Eye Supply is throwing a party to release its summer quarterly, featuring the selfies of creators with their favorite tools. Check out the new garage space, Pacific Pie Co. edibles, plus DJs The Beatles and Tobias, spinning “your uncle’s records” and "weird classics." Hand Eye Supply's Glisan Garage, 714 NW Glisan, Thurs July 31, 6-9 pm

• The August edition of Wanderlust Vintage's "Window Dressing" series kicks off this First Friday, featuring crafter/blogger the Paper Mama, whose window design will remain up at the shop throughout the month. Come for the first look, first dibs on limited edition merch, and refreshments. Wanderlust Vintage, 2804 SE Ankeny, Fri August 1, 5-9 pm

The Paper Mama
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• Every neighborhood takes its turn in the summertime, and this week is Fremont Fest, where, in addition to other brands of mayhem in the street, (hello again) Adorn will have a clearance tent with markdowns up to 70 percent off, plus a photobooth, face painting for the kids, and more. Adorn, 4120 NE Fremont, Sat August 2, 10 am-6 pm

Lowell had an opening party for Jeffrey Hale and Lila Jarzombek's art show inspired by Roky Erickson, so why not a closing party? Especially since The Woolen Men will be there with a set of Erickson covers... Lowell, 819 N Russell, Sun Aug 3, 8 pm