Red and Blue Jewelry Sale
Old Town Alexandria’s Mystique Jewelers is celebrating the Fourth of July with a color-coordinated discount: Starting July 1 all red and blue jewelry will be 20 percent off, and that includes sapphires and rubies. Through the end of July, shoppers can stop by the showroom to nab some savings on the fine jewelry collections. 211 The Strand Waterfront, Alexandria; 703-836-1401.
Candace Bushnell “Killing Monica” Book Signing
The author of “Sex and the City” will be signing copies of her latest literary venture, “Killing Monica” on Wednesday, July 1, at the W Hotel’s POV rooftop bar. The novel is Bushnell’s seventh book, and it follows a New York author who’s trying to break into a different genre, away from her wildly popular “Monica” series. Guests can sample signature cocktails, receive mini manicures from Bliss Spa Beauty Bar, check out a Kendra Scott jewelry preview, and test makeup at the Bluemercury Lipstick Bar. The event is free and open to the public from 7 to 9 PM, and books for signing will be on sale for $27. RSVP to attend. POV, 515 15th St., NW.
Team Red, White and Blue at Alex and Ani
Nonprofit Team Red, White and Blue works to connect veterans with their communities through social gatherings and fitness events. On Thursday, July 2, the Team RWB is partnering with Mosaic District’s Alex and Ani boutique, which will donate 15 percent of the night’s sales to the organization. Visit the store between 6 and 8 PM to shop the collection of patriotic and nautical bangles and accessories. #145 2905 District Ave., Fairfax; 703-992-9711.