Once in a Bleu moon.
What: The first album since 2007 for the Dallas-based country bad boy is dubbed The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be (pictured). The songs are about some of our favorite things: love, loss, Texas thunderstorms, and dancing on bars.
Why: The raspy crooner writes all of his own soulful lyrics.
When: He’s playing at the Eagles Nest in Fort Worth on Nov. 6. Get the album now, and you’ll have time to learn the lyrics.
Where: Online at modlife.com/bleuedmondson.
Uptown Country Home
What: The shabby-chic nest boutique is slashing entire purchases (that means as much merch as you desire) 1 percent for every paper shopping bag with a handle brought in (up to 50 per customer).
Why: Save some green.
When: Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: 3419 Milton Ave. (469-232-2042).
What: Get a lesson in denim from Emily Current and Meritt Elliott’s line of destroyed jeans in a variety of fits (plus cords and chambray tops) for up to 55 percent off.
Why: Round out the look with a pair of new kicks from the Swirl Steals shoe sale.
Where: Online at swirl.com.
Unique Sample Sales
What: Last week to score fall fashion samples (brands include Alberto Makali, Nick & Mo, Beth Bowley) marked half — or more — off from 50-plus Dallas showrooms.
Why: Mention DailyCandy at checkout for an additional 20 percent off one item.
When: Thru Oct. 30. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: 2906 McKinney Ave., ste. 200, above Hair by Charlie.
Trick-or-Treat Happy Hour
What: The Ritz-Carlton Spa hosts a spooktacular soiree for 50 peeps with bubbly, bites, chair massages, makeup consults, and 25 percent off retail purchases.
Why: Goodie bags filled with spa and salon freebies, including a $50 coupon for future treatments booked that evening.
When: Wed., 6-8 p.m.
Where: 2121 McKinney Ave., 2nd flr. R.S.V.P. (by Tues.) to 214-922-4820. Admission is free.