Enjoy Dining, Wine and Design at Design Within Reach (3138 Magazine St., 891-6520; www.dwr.com/neworleans) on Thursday, Sept. 13, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. The event is a celebration of the storeÕs Mix or Match Sale: dining chairs, stools and tables in any combination are 15 percent off when you buy six or more this month. Sample wines from around the world as you test drive the different seating options.
Save your grocery shopping for Tuesday, Sept. 18, the day Whole Foods Market stores in New Orleans, Metairie and Baton Rouge will donate a portion of their net sales to support statewide literacy programs. Five percent of everything guests purchase on Sept. 18 will support the Center for the Book & Louisiana Book Festival, the Friends of the Jefferson Public Library and Friends of the New Orleans Public Library.
Send information about trunk shows, new product lines, sales and in-store events to Kara Nelson at firstname.lastname@example.org, call 483-3107, or fax 483-3116. Information should be received 10 days prior to publication.