At Armadillo South (4801 Washington Ave., 891-5777), take 20 percent off all striping and mantles. Newly milled Spanish cedar shutters are $400 to $500 a pair.
Ballin&185;s Ltd. will host a trunk show of Dicker & Dicker Furs of Beverly Hills in its Covington store (806 E. Boston St., Covington, 985-892-0025) on Thursday, Jan. 20, and its New Orleans store (721 Dante St., 866-4367) Saturday, Jan. 22.
Cafe Adelaide (Loews New Orleans Hotel, 300 Poydras St., 595-3305) is offering a special Mardi Gras Celebration package that gives revelers a home base, including a reserved table from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5 through Tuesday, Feb. 8. The cost is $60 per person ($30 for children 4 to 12) each day and includes breakfast and lunch, parking, bathrooms, and a brandy milk punch upon arrival.
Local entrepreneur Patricia Low, creator of Yummy Soaps, is opening up a showroom to sell her soaps, bath salts and handmade accessories Saturday, Jan. 22. Design Concepts Yummy Soaps (5109 Tchoupitoulas St., 453-2704; www.yummy-soap.com) will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays and by appointment during the week.
Take up to 66 percent off all fall and winter merchandise at Il Negozio (3607 Magazine St., 269-0130).
Take advantage of some grand opening specials at the new Queen Tailor (3727 Canal St., 483-3223) dry-cleaning, tailor and alterations center, including five pieces of dry cleaning for $12.99. If you get three pieces of clothing hemmed, the third one is half-price.
Look for items with yellow dots and take 50 percent off the original price at Ruby Ann Bertram-Harker (3005 Magazine St., 897-0811; 302 Royal St., 525-1050).
Save 40 percent to 60 percent on all fall and winter styles of shoes and accessories at Saint Germain (The Shops at Canal Place, 333 Canal St., Suite 208, 522-1720).
Total Woman (3964 Magazine St., 891-3964) is offering 50 percent to 75 percent off all its fall and holiday merchandise.