We don't want to pull out the rug from under you, but spring isn't here just yet. That is, according to the official calendar of Iran, which denotes New Year and the first days of spring aren't until this weekend. If you can wait until then, the owners of the Persian carpet and tapestry shop we told you about last November, Yike Gallery, are celebrating Iranian New Year (Nowruz) and the grand opening of their new store with live Persian music and free Persian snacks.

Here are some treats from their original location to give you an idea of what to expect:

They'll be partying Saturday, March 22, from 5-7pm on the west side of Yashow Market (across the street from Tavalin Bagels).

Photos: Mitchell Pe Masilun

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