On Wednesday, Oct. 15, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., the women's resale clothing boutique Encore Shop (7814 Maple St, 861-9028) and the LPO/Symphony Volunteers will hold the third annual "Fall Into Fashion" fundraiser benefiting the musicians of the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra. The event will include wine, cheese, "Mozartinis" and a fashion auction featuring handbags by Gucci, Ferragamo, Chanel, Louis Vuitton and more. Call 282-0709 or 861-9028 for tickets ($25 in advance, $30 at the door). Shoppers can take advantage of discounts on Saturday, Oct. 18, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Hazelnut (5515 Magazine St., 891-2424; www.hazelnutneworleans.com) will celebrate its fifth anniversary with a champagne shopping day on Saturday, Oct. 18, featuring the launch of new, exclusive New Orleans-themed lines by various designers and a special promotion on selected items from the store's New Orleans Toile and Pontchartrain Beach lines (while supplies last).