Support local commerce when you explore the French Quarter this summer and reap the benefits with the French Quarter Business AssociationÕs ÒFrench Quarter TreasuresÓ promotion, June 15-Sept. 30. Pick up a free treasure map from one of the 40 participating businesses and receive a stamp each time you spend $10 or more. Every time you collect five different stamps, you can enter a drawing for a Òtreasure chestÓ containing more than $8,000 in prizes including artwork, clothing, jewelry, gift certificates, passes to local attractions and more. For details and a list of participating businesses, visit www.fqba.com or call 908-7337.
The Ethan Allen design center (3750 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, 885-1471) has just reopened in Metairie and has unveiled its ÒModern GlamourÓ lifestyle collection, a new line of furnishings inspired by centuries of design and fashion. The store is offering a complimentary seminar series including ÒIntroduction to Horizons StudioÓ at 6 p.m. on July 6. Call the store for details and a complete list of seminars.
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.