On Saturday, Sept. 29, Hazelnut (5515 Magazine St., 891-2424; www.hazelnutneworleans.com) will host a special trunk show featuring new lines and exclusive signed works by popular designer Jonathan Adler. Adler's director of sales, Michael Whitton, will be in attendance, and wine and refreshments will be served from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m.
Check out the new shipment of fleur de lis dog collars and leashes designed exclusively for Belladonna Day Spa (2900 Magazine St., 891-4393; www.belladonnadayspa.com) available in black, purple and red with metallic stitching.
The Gulf Coast Home and Garden Expo and The Gulf Coast Building and Remodeling Expo will open to the public at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Friday, Sept. 28, through Sunday, Sept. 30. More than 60 exhibitors will offer a wide range of building products, interactive seminars and hands-on demonstrations. Admission is free. For more information, visit www.gcbre.com or call (630) 241.9865.
Women looking for opportunities to contribute to the health of the New Orleans community should attend a special meeting of The Women's Leadership Council, a United Way organization, on Wednesday, Sept. 26 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Design Within Reach (3138 Magazine St., 891-6520). RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contribute to the resurfacing of New Orleans playgrounds by recycling your athletic shoes. Drop off old sneakers (no sandals, pumps, dress shoes or boots; no metal zippers, cleats or spikes) at the LSU vs. Tulane game, Saturday, Sept. 29 at the Superdome. For more information dial 311 or call 658-2299.
Send information about trunk shows, new product lines, sales and in-store events to Kara Nelson at email@example.com, call 483-3107, or fax 483-3116. Information should be received 10 days prior to publication.