This Friday and Saturday, Sept. 2-3, Blush Formal and Bridal will host a trunk show with Allure Bridals.

Sales roundup: Shops offer discounts to homecoming dress donors, The Backpacker holds sale to aid flood victims, and more

A look at area sales and events:

High-school girls affected by the recent flooding will have something to smile about this fall as they try on and take home formal and semi-formal dresses donated by members of the community through the Hope for Homecoming dress drive. Several local shops are serving as drop-off points for the drive, and they’re offering discounts to those who bring in a dress. The dresses will be distributed at 1 p.m. on September 18 at St. Joseph’s Academy. Partnering boutiques offering discounts to donors include Soirée, Currie, Swap, H Kyle Boutique, Bustle, Hey Penelope, Head over Heels, Bella Bella and Mingle.

This Saturday, Sept. 3, The Backpacker is having a cash only sale with all proceeds benefiting Habitat For Humanity’s flood relief efforts. The sale will begin at 9 a.m. and last until noon at the Baton Rouge location.

This Friday and Saturday, Sept. 2 and 3, Blush Formal and Bridal will host a trunk show with Allure Bridals. The show will feature designs from the Fall 2016 collection.

Brooklynns Boutique is having a store closing sale, with 55% off storewide.

Did your furniture get damaged by the floodwaters? Help is here! LD Linens and Decor is hosting a free DIY workshop this Saturday, September 3, from 10 to 11 a.m., during which attendees will learn how to use Annie Sloan Chalk Paint and waxes to give waterlogged furnishings new life.

If your home was affected during the flood, then Perlis and Southern Tide want to give you a free gift box of Southern Tide items, while supplies last. Stop by Perlis today to claim yours.

All custom upholstery orders are 15% off at Wooden Haven Furniture Co. through the month of September. Plus, all sales at the store this Labor Day weekend, September 2-5, are tax free.

Simply Chic is hosting a trunk show for local brand Kismet Cosmetics this Friday, September 2.

Patti DuPree Furniture and Interiors is holding a Labor Day sale with discounts up to 50% off through Monday, September 5.

All Southern Marsh merchandise is now 30% off at Carriages Fine Clothier, now until Saturday, Sept. 3.

The Optical Shoppe is his holding a 20%-off frames sale with the purchase of prescription lenses.

NK Boutique is holding a Labor Day sale today through Saturday, Sept. 1-3, with 20% off all pre-fall styles.

Louisiana Nursery Home & Garden is holding a Labor Day sale this weekend with tons of savings on plants, pottery, furniture and more.

Red Door Interiors is taking pre-orders for your replacement furniture at 20% off, now through Friday, September 30.