• Join Andrew Bolton, the curator of the Costume Institute at the Met, as he discusses the hugely popular exhibit Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty. The lecture will explore McQueen’s designs and his contributions to fashion and culture; attendees will also be able to purchase a signed copy of the exhibit book. The Museum at F.I.T., Seventh Ave., nr. 27th St. (212-217-4558); 6 p.m.
• Have a girls' night out and take your friends to “Wine, Jokes and Jewelry,” an evening of performances by Stand Up NY’s female comedians that will include wine tastings, hors d’oeuvre, and great deals on fall jewelry. 236 W. 78th St., nr. Broadway; 6:30-9:30. Tickets ($45) are available at giltcity.com.
• Get 40 to 75 percent off retail prices on leather bags, clutches, and accessories at the Adrienne Landau sample sale. 519 Eighth Ave., 21st fl., btw. 35th and 36th Streets; T-Th (10-6).
• All in-stock lighting at Jonathan Adler is 15 percent off through October 31. 304 Columbus Ave., at 74th St. (212-787-0017); see other locations here.