Rodéo Boutique is hosting a special holiday event today, Thursday, December 1, for its new Rodéo Wrapped giftboxes.

Sales roundup: LSUMOA trunk show, BREAC holiday donation drive at Fleet Feet Sports

A look at area sales and events:

The LSU Museum of Art store is holding its 12th annual Holiday Trunk Show on the first floor of the Shaw Center this Friday, December 2, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Grab some gifts handcrafted by several local artists in the realms of jewelry, pottery, fine art, glass and woodwork, and take advantage of free gift wrapping and refreshments. All shoppers get 25% off one regular-priced item, and those who become an LSU Museum of Art member will receive 25% off their purchase. Spend $150 or more and receive a free Cajun Night Before Christmas book, or get a free Toulouse Lautrec Chat Noir poster with a $250 purchase.

The Baton Rouge Emergency Aid Coalition has partnered with Fleet Feet Sports to host a Festive Flood Relief event, when you can drop off any spare or unused Christmas decorations (lights, ornaments, garland, artificial trees, stockings, tree skirts and yard decorations) to donate to those who lost their own. Please separate and label items if possible, and avoid donating any glass ornaments or decorations. Drop-off times will be this Saturday, December 3, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, December 4, from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday pickups will happen between 2 and 4 p.m. Also on Sunday, bring the kids to take a picture with Santa Claus at 2 p.m. Cookies and hot chocolate will be served.

Stop by Rodéo Boutique today, Thursday, December 1, from 6 to 9 p.m. for the store’s Rodéo Wrapped holiday party and get a fast and fun start on some customized gifts for your most stylish friends and family. Enjoy cocktails and sweets while the Rodéo team helps you build your own custom Rodéo Wrapped box, whether to give as a gift or to keep for yourself. Every purchase comes with complimentary gift wrapping, plus an entry to win a surprise gift.

Custom Linens is holding a “Must-Have Holiday” sale with Yves Delorme Bed & Bath, with 10% off one item, 20% off two items and 30% off three or more items now until Saturday, December 10.

The Louisiana Art and Science Museum is offering a deal on memberships this December, when each gift membership you buy through December 24 will include a second gift membership for free. Visit the museum’s membership page to purchase online.

The Royal Standard is hosting a Holiday Open House event today, Thursday, December 1, from 4 to 8 p.m., with 10% off items storewide and light refreshments while you shop.

Once Upon a Child is holding a huge clearance blowout sale this Saturday, December 3, with 50% off from 9 a.m. to noon, 60% off from noon to 3 p.m., and 70% off from 3 to 8 p.m.

The LSU Hilltop Arboretum is holding an end-of-the-year plant sale this Saturday, December 3, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Both locations of NK Boutique have extended their Tory Burch sale event, with all Tory Burch bags marked 30% off through Sunday, December 4. NK on Corporate is also hosting its 5th annual Gypsy Jewelry Trunk Show Holiday Party next Wednesday, December 7, from 5 to 7 p.m. Trunk show shoppers can also enjoy discounts, hors d’oeuvres, champagne and a Gypsy giveaway.

The Jingle & Mingle Market is gearing up again for a two-day event this Friday through Saturday, December 2 and December 3. Stop by The Legacy on Sherwood Forest Boulevard for an “evening stroll” shopping event, with several local vendors setting up shop to help you find what you need for the holidays. Also, for $20, you can enjoy all-you-can-drink wine and hors d’oeuvres, plus $7 for a bowl of gumbo or crawfish étoufée. Check out the event’s Facebook page for a list of vendors.

The Optical Shoppe is holding a Face à Face Paris Trunk Show Today until 5 p.m., with 20% off frames with a prescription lens purchase.

B Kids is holding a Holiday Open House event today, Thursday, December 1, until 8 p.m., with 15% off one regular-priced item, door prizes, a Taylor Shaye Trunk Show, refreshments and a book signing of Dottie’s Sun Survival Guide by Episcopal High School senior Arden Koschel.

Hemline Towne Center is hosting a Rixen Jewelry trunk show this weekend, beginning tomorrow, Friday, December 2.

If you are a local boutique owner planning an upcoming sale or event, email us at [email protected].