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September 2018- Houston

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Senator, Secretary of State, and presidential candidate John Kerry on his memoir, Every Day Is Extra (attendees receive a gratis book); book signing following program Tariff: $40 students/seniors, $70 general admission, $150 VIP reception with Kerry and reserved seat Contact: progressive THE LEGACY OF MOTOWN GALA When: Saturday, September 29, 6:30 pm Where: Revention Music Center Who: Chairs Shelly and Brian Hendry, Limor and Stuart Smith, Sue and Lester Smith; honorary chairs Carol and Michael Linn Note: Benefitting Texas Children's Cancer Center and Legacy Tower; buffet by Culinaire; entertainment Dancin' in the Street Motown & More Revue Tariff: $750; tables from $5,000 Contact: Kelly Hernandez, 832.824.6917, events@ OCTOBER TAKING ROOT LUNCHEON When: Monday, October 1, 11:30 am Where: The Junior League of Houston Who: Co-chairs Vallette and Russell Windham Note: Benefitting Peckerwood Garden Conservation Foundation; keynote speaker Peter Hatch, author and former director of the gardens of Jefferson's Monticello Tariff: From $250; tables from $2,500 Contact: Bethany Jordan. 979.826.3232, eventregistration@ HOUSTON METHODIST'S FAITH & MEDICINE LUNCHEON When: Tuesday, October 2, 11 am Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Chairs Dr. Marc L. Boom, Lou Houser, Libbie Nelson, Wendy Moreland Note: Benefitting Houston Methodist's departments of spiritual care and palliative care Tariff: Tables from $2,500 Contact: Ashlyn Thompson, 832.667.6192, faithandmedicine EVENING FOR RICE'S HONOUR When: Wednesday, October 3, 7 pm Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Chairs Cynthia and Bucky Allshouse, Linda and Walter McReynolds; honorees Donald Bowers, Adam Peakes, Dr. Leland Winston Note: Benefitting Rice University Athletics; cocktail reception; seated dinner; presentation of Distinguished Owl Club Award; black tie Tariff: $300; tables from $3,000 Contact: Kathryn Smith, BOTANICAL BEGINNINGS LUNCHEON When: Thursday, October 4, noon Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Co-chairs Anne French, Laurie Morian, Aliyya Stude; honoree Nancy S. Thomas Note: Benefitting Houston Botanic Garden; fusion of garden design with earth- to-table cooking inspired by The Edible Garden Tariff: $500; tables from $5,000 Contact: 713.715.9675, studemorianfrench UNA NOTTE IN ITALIA 20TH ANNIVERSARY! KICKOFF LUNCHEON When: Thursday October 4, noon Where: Tenenbaum Jewelers Who: Una Notte co-chairs Brigitte Kalai, Melissa Mithoff; luncheon co-chairs Rachel Bagwell, Tatiana Sierra Note: Kickoff for annual Houston Area Women's Center benefit; cocktails Tariff: By invitation Contact: Chau Nguyen, 713.630.2211, cnguyen@ TEXAS CONTEMPO- RARY ART FAIR OPENING NIGHT When: Thursday, October 4, 6 pm Where: George R. Brown Convention Center Note: First collecting opportunity for year seven for VIP and Preview Pass holders; international, national, and Texas dealers of cutting-edge contemporary art; media sponsor PaperCity Contact: txcontemporary. com MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, HOUSTON GRAND GALA BALL: THE COURTLY BALL When: Friday, October 5, 7:30 pm Where: MFAH Law Building Who: Chair Franci Neely Note: Celebrating MFAH fall exhibition "Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits from Holbein to Warhol"; seated dinner City Kitchen; black tie Tariff: $1,250; tables from $12,500 Contact: 713.639.7581, TEXAS CONTEMPO- RARY ART FAIR When: Friday – Sunday, October 5 – 7; 11 am – 7 pm Friday – Saturday, noon – 6 pm Sunday Where: George R. Brown Convention Center Note: 70-plus international, national, and Texas galleries; panels and presentations; media sponsor PaperCity Contact: txcontemporary. com CHEFS IN THE FIELD: A PIG ROAST When: Sunday, October 7, 6:30 pm Where: Hope Farms Note: Benefitting Recipe for Success Foundation; craft cocktails and hors d'oeuvres; multi-course dinner under the stars featuring Jolie Vue Farms' Heritage Hogs, crafted by chefs Timothy Hughes (Fig & Olive), Erin Stewart O'Leary (Define Foods), Mayank Istwal and Shivek Suri (Musaafer); farm- chic attire Tariff: Cocktails $75; cocktails and dinner $250 Contact: 713.520.0443, LET'S DO LUNCH When: Thursday, October 11, 10:30 am VIP shopping, 11:30 am luncheon Where: Federal American Grill Who: Chair Nina Magon Note: Benefitting Dec My Room; fashion show by Tootsies; pop-up shop with Jude Frances, Switch2Pure, Tootsies Tariff: $250; tables from $3,000 Contact: Kristen Cannon, 832.538.1201, kcannon@ MEMORIAL HERMANN RAZZLE DAZZLE "GOES ROYAL" LUNCHEON When: Thursday, October 11, 11 am Where: Westin Houston, Memorial City Hotel Who: Chair Bobbie Nau; honoree Eileen Campbell Note: Champagne reception; Elizabeth Anthony FALL 2018 DATEBOOK 134 (continued on page 136) Austin & Holly Alvis JENNY ANTILL CLIFTON (continued from page 133)

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