Bethesda Row kicks off a week of events and sales beginning Friday. Here’s a sampling: Shoppers at Urban Country (7117 Arlington Rd., 301-654-0500, will receive 20 percent off special orders and all in-store items throughout the week; from 6 to 8 p.m. on Oct. 6, the store celebrates its 20th anniversary with special guest interior designer Barclay Butera, who will introduce his home furnishings collection. Ginger (7114 Bethesda Lane, 301-664-9242, hosts a White+Warren trunk show Friday through Oct. 2. Get a complimentary Essie nail polish in a fall color with any purchase. Register online at for a chance to win a $1,000 shopping spree to Bethesda Row stores and restaurants. For more information, go to

Today’s the last day to score 10 percent off all summer and new fall merchandise from designers such as Trina Turk and Yoana Baraschi at Periwinkle’s two locations. Noon- 5 p.m. 1557 Potomac Greens Dr., Alexandria, 703-519-5242 and Shirlington Village, 4150 Campbell Ave, #104, Arlington, 703-379-5242.

At American Plant’s Amazing Autumn Weekend Sale, save 20 percent on seasonal decor and flowers, including pumpkins, gourds, cornstalks, pansies and mums, trees, shrubs and garden supplies. Eight-inch mums are reduced to $6.40 from $7.99. “Big Mac” monster 50-pound pumpkins will be marked down to $50 from $85. Oct. 1 and 2, 9 a.m.- 6 p.m. at Bethesda locations: 5258 River Rd., 301-656-3311 and 7405 River Rd., 301-469-7690.

— Janet Bennett Kelly