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WILLIAMSBURG—Show off your pumpkin carving skills and win prizes at Saturday's Crest Arts 4th Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest. The event runs from 6:30pm to 10:00pm and is held at Crest Hardware on Metropolitan Avenue (maybe you'll run into Franklin!). All ages are welcome to attend the free event, but your pumpkins need to be carved before entering. [Facebook]
CHELSEA—DETAILS has rounded up a handful of "visionaries transforming tomorrow" in a showcase that runs Saturday from noon til 4pm. The day's programs include a blind contour artist drawing portraits and a session lead by scent scientist Yann Vasnier. Full details and RSVP info is here. [RackedWire]
CITYWIDE—There are a handful of exciting sample sales coming up next week. Yves Saint Laurent begins Tuesday, Zadig & Voltaire goes down Wednesday, and The Row kicks off on Thursday. That's just the top of the list—plenty more here. [The Mgmt]