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September 2017 - Houston

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174 (continued on page 176) FALL 2017 DATEBOOK (continued from page 172) Dr. Devinder Bhatia, Molly and Matthew LaFauci; honorary chairs Millette and Haag Sherman Note: Seated dinner; entertainment Empire 6; media sponsor PaperCity; '80s-era Miami Vice attire Tariff: $500; tables from $5,000 Contact: Candace Rogers, 713.535.7210, BAYOU CITY ART FESTIVAL DOWNTOWN When: Saturday – Sunday, October 14 – 15, 10 am – 6 pm Location: Downtown Houston; 901 Bagby St. Who: Art Colony Association Note: Benefitting local arts, nature, veterans, HIV/AIDS, and disabilities charities; works by 300-plus artists; food trucks; Children's Creative Zone Tariff: Adults $12 online, $15 at gate; children ages 6 – 12 $5, 5 and younger free Contact: Bridget Anderson, 713.521.0133, bridget@ NANCY OWENS MEMORIAL FOUNDATION 16TH ANNUAL LUNCHEON When: Monday, October 16, 11 am Where: Hilton Americas Note: Benefitting breast cancer research; silent auction; speaker Joan Lunden Tariff: $130; tables from $1,800 Contact: 713.932.1032, ext. 155, info@nancy NATURE CONSERVANCY GALA When: Wednesday, October 18, 6:30 pm Where: Houston Polo Club Who: Chairs Mary Jane and Mike Gallagher, Jean and Rick Jenner Note: Cocktails; seated dinner by Swift + Company; dancing; entertainment Password Tariff: $500; tables from $5,000 Contact: Donna Platt, 713.230.8167, HARRIS COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT FOUNDATION JUBILEE OF CARING When: Thursday, October 19, 6 pm Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Chairs Carroll Ray, Beth Robertson, Lillie Robertson; honorees Barbara and Corby Robertson Note: Benefitting Harris Health Ben Taub Hospital; seated dinner; award presentation Tariff: $500; tables from $5,000 Contact: Nancy Ebanks, 713.566.6494, nancy. TEXAS CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR OPENING NIGHT When: Thursday, October 19, 6 – 10 pm Where: George R. Brown Convention Center Note: First collecting opportunity for year seven; VIP and Preview Pass holders; international, national, and Texas dealers presenting cutting-edge contemporary art; media sponsor PaperCity Tariff: To be announced Contact: txcontemporary. com HOLIDAY SHOPPING CARD When: Thursday – Sunday, October 19 – 29 Where: More than 600 retailers throughout Greater Houston area Who: Chairs Diane Johnson, Diane Walla; honoree Bebe Falik Note: Benefitting American Cancer Society; card provides 20 percent discount at participating retailers Tariff: $75; card can be purchased at all participating merchants Contact: 713.266.2205 THE COUNCIL ON RECOVERY FALL LUNCHEON WITH ROB LOWE When: Friday, October 20, 11:30 am Where: Hilton Americas Note: Seated luncheon; speaker actor Rob Lowe Tariff: $300; tables from $3,000 Contact: 281.200.9336, specialevents@ HOUSTON GRAND OPERA OPENING NIGHT DINNER: LA TRAVIATA When: Friday, October 20, 7 pm Where: Ballroom at Bayou Place Who: Chairs Kristina and Paul Somerville Note: Verdi's La Traviata performance; seated dinner by Tony's; media sponsor PaperCity; black tie Tariff: $600; tables from $6,000 Contact: Clare Greene, 713.546.0277, TEXAS CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR When: Friday – Saturday, October 20 – 21, 11 am – 7 pm; Sunday, October 22, noon – 6 pm Where: George R. Brown Note: Sixty-plus international, national, and contemporary galleries; VIP lounge; special panels, tours, and programming; media sponsor PaperCity Tariff: To be announced Contact: txcontemporary. com DRESS FOR SUCCESS CUISINE FOR A CAUSE When: Saturday, October 21, 7 pm Where: Dress for Success Houston Who: Co-chairs Kelli Kickerillo and Todd Forester, Lindsay and Rand Holstead Note: Food stations by Houston female chefs; silent auction; entertainment Kristine Mills; DJ London Tariff: $500; tables from $10,000 Contact: Anne McAllister, 713.337.0879, POWER OF LITERACY LUNCHEON When: Tuesday, October 24, noon Where: River Oaks Country Club Who: Chair Ginger Blanton, Barbara Bush Note: Benefits Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation; raffle of double- strand pearls worn by First Lady Barbara Bush Tariff: Tables from $5,000 Contact: Kristen Stubbs, 346.212.2309 WILDER THINGS When: Tuesday, October 24, 6:30 pm Where: Alley Theatre Who: Chair Maria Boyce Note: Seated dinner on Hubbard Stage; live and silent auctions; media sponsor PaperCity; black tie Tariff: From $1,000; tables from $10,000 Contact: Sam Ferrigno, 713.315.3375, Janie C. Lee & David Warren at The Menil Collection 25th Anniversary Ball, 2012 Becca Cason Thrash, Hamish Bowles at The Menil Collection 25th Anniversary Ball, 2012 ERIC HESTER ERIC HESTER

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