Thursday, October 30, 2014

November events

Nov. 1
Male models showcase the newest styles in men's swimwear and underwear during a runway show. The event is hosted by Dan Mauney, owner of Brief men's store. Proceeds benefit Time Out Youth and the Human Rights Coalition of North Carolina. 7:30-11 p.m. at Extravaganza Depot, 1610 N. Tryon St. Tickets: $35, $50 and $125 (VIP). Details:

Nov. 1
The annual black tie gala at Quail Hollow Club is a chance for guests to mingle with military heroes. Along with a seated dinner there is a color guard, dancing, live and silent auctions and a salute to fallen soldiers from the Carolinas. Cocktails are served at 5:30 p.m.; dinner is served at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $350; $400 (VIP).

Nov. 1
Samaritan's Feet International hosts this black tie optional evening. Guests also have the option of checking their shoes at the door before enjoying food, beach music from the Ken Knox & Company band, and auctions. Proceeds go to provide shoes, education and healthcare to children around the world. Charlotte Marriott City Center, 100 W. Trade St. Tickets are $150. Details: 

Nov. 5
The Mint Museum Auxiliary's annual fall event features a talk by India Hicks, the former model who also has ties to the British Royals (Prince Charles is her second cousin and her godfather). She'll talk about her life on a small island in the Bahamas that's the inspiration behind her lifestyle brand that includes a line of bath and beauty products for Crabtree and Evelyn; her designs of bedding and fine jewelry; and her two books, "Island Life" and "Island Beauty." 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon St. Her books will be for sale at the event with part of the proceeds going to the Mint Museum. $125. Reservations:

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