Mary Ella Gabler, founder of Peacock Alley, will visit Lexington this weekend.
Gabler will be at Mulberry & Lime at 216 North Limestone 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Friday for a meet-and-greet and at 10 a.m. on Saturday for a presentation and to sign her book, Uncommon Thread.
During the event, customers can save 15 percent on Peacock Alley bed and bath linens and special orders. Flower Magazine is co-sponsoring the event and Camp Horsin' Around will benefit from a percentage of all linen and magazine sales.
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■ Lexington's first Urban Outfitters is scheduled to open at 10 a.m. Thursday. The store, located at the former DeSha's restaurant location at 401 West Main Street, will have a grand opening celebration on Oct. 23. Call (859) 425-1251 or go to Urbanoutfitters.com.
■ You'll find discounts on your favorite treats at the annual Blue Monday Sale, going on through Oct. 31 at Ruth Hunt Candy, 213 Walton Avenue.
■ The Derby Shoppe and Raggs boutiques, in Danville, are celebrating their 38th anniversary Monday through Oct. 25.
Events will include a daily drawing for a $38 gift card and other door prizes, a week-long trunk show of fall coats from Geiger and Mere-Kate jewelry. A show of Clarks shoes will be all day Tuesday. A Dove Chocolate and Pampered Chef party will be 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
The Derby Shoppe and Raggs are located at 124 and 126 North Third Street in Danville. Go to Derbyshoppeandraggs.com.
Meet the designer noon to the end of the race day on Thursday and from 10 a.m. to the end of the race day on Friday.
■ The final Burlington Antique Show of the season is Sunday at Boone County Fairgrounds, 5819 Idlewild Road in Burlington, in Northern Kentucky.
Early bird admission, from 6 to 8 a.m., is $5. Admission from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. is $3, free for ages 12 and younger. Go to Burlingtonantiqueshow.com for info.