THE ARLINGTON PARK FALL ANTIQUE SHOW AND SALE runs Oct. 16th through 18th. $8. 2200 W. Euclid Ave., Arlington Heights;

BUILDING BLOCKS TOY STORE celebrates 13 years of business at its Lake View location Oct. 16th through 18th and at its Wicker Park location Oct. 23rd through 25th. Take 20 percent off everything during the sales. 3306 N. Lincoln Ave., 773-525-6200; 2130 W. Division St., 773-235-1888,

BLOOMINGDALE’S holds its Shopping Benefit on Oct. 29th. A $10 ticket, which goes to featured charities, earns shoppers 20 percent off purchases that day. For locations,

GEM kicks off its five-year anniversary with a 20-percent-off sale on Oct. 14th. Continue to save on merchandise through Oct. 18th. 1710 N. Damen Ave.; 773-384-7700,

HUBBA-HUBBA hosts a Red Engine Jeans trunk show Oct. 23rd through 25th. 3309 N. Clark St.; 773-477-1414,

MACY’S holds its annual Shop for a Cause event on Oct. 17th. Buy a $5 shopping pass from a participating non-profit for storewide discounts. For locations,

THE MERCHANDISE MART INTERNATIONAL ANTIQUES FAIR runs Oct. 2nd through 5th. $15. 222 Merchandise Mart Plaza; 312-527-4141,

ODILE, a children’s boutique, and Sarca, a women’s boutique, are slated to open this month. 710 N. Wabash Ave.

PRETTYCITY hosts its third annual beauty sample sale Oct. 21st. Tickets, $10, at Must be 21 or older. At District Bar (170 W. Ontario St.)

UNITED FEATHER & DOWN holds its semiannual tent sale Oct. 1st through 3rd with up to 50 percent off bedding products. 414 E. Golf Rd., Des Plaines; 847-296-6610,

THE UNITED NATIONS CHILDREN’S FUND hosts its fourth annual Wine, Women & Shoes event on Oct. 1st. General admission, $85, at At River East Art Center (435 E. Illinois St.)