The New Orleans Home + Interior Design Show (www.neworleanshomeshows.com
) at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (900 Convention Center Blvd., Hall J, 582-3071; www.mccno.com
) Friday, Sept. 9, through Sunday, Sept. 11, features hundreds of interior designers, artists and other vendors offering products and services for indoor and outdoor areas of the home. The show also includes celebrity appearances, a design challenge, seminars and lots of decorating ideas. Admission is $9 for adults ($5 for military personnel with IDs).