Erin McDermott Trunk Show | Wednesday, October 24, until 2 p.m.
Swoon over the local gal’s sophisticated jewelry line at Cotswold Marketplace. The lightweight gold “everyday earring,” recently featured in Real Simple, is on hand along with gorgeous gold, turquoise, beaded and engraved rings, bracelets and custom designs.
Boo-tiful Bash | Tuesday, October 30, 5 - 8 p.m.
Before you overdo it with Witch's Brew, attend the Ritz's pre-Halloween pamper party. Enjoy scalp massages and hand scrubs and your kind of trick-or-treat bag, filled with samples galore and candy courtesy of Bar Cocoa. Because unkempt is scary no matter the season. $30 reservation fee includes valet. Reservations encouraged.
Introducing the Ballot Ball | Friday, October 26, 6 - 9 p.m.
Young Affiliates of the Mint will preview their fall gala, the culmination of this year's Vote for Art campaign. Hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar at Bentley’s Restaurant, perched on the 27th floor of Charlotte Plaza Building. Attend for free with the purchase of a ticket for the Ball, or make a $15 donation.
Sinners' Soiree | Wednesday, October 31, 10 p.m.
Skip the freak show and hang at Uptown’s celebrity spot of choice, 5Church, where the costumes will be chic at an under the radar party. A late night menu, cocktails, complimentary valet and cool vibes from DJ Edward Shouse.
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Are You a Julie or a Julia? Saturday, November 10, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
J’adore chocolat? Learn to make some alongside an award winning chef at the Ritz-Carlton’s Cocoa Lab (pictured). Dessert lessons are inspired by the hit flick. $75 per person.
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