OCTOBER 2018

Thursday, October 4

Wine and Dine: Wine and Dine in the D will be hosted at the Westin Book Cadillac in Detroit on Thursday, October 4 at 5:30 p.m. “Wine & Dine in the D is a strolling dining experience featuring cuisine from 23 of metro Detroit’s finest restaurants; wines, craft beer, and spirits from Michigan and around the world; and live entertainment by the Ursula Walker/Buddy Budson Quintet.” Proceeds from this event will go to Cure Multiple Myeloma Corp. to assist Michigan myeloma patients, and to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, which funds research for a cure. Tickets are priced at $175. For more information, visit www.curemultiplemyeloma.org or call 248-449-6663.


Thursday, October 4

Movie Premiere: Grace Centers of Hope will be host- ing a red carpet for the public premiere of the documentary film, Thirteen One at the Landmark Main Art Theatre in Royal Oak, located on Main Street. The film follows the lives of six men and women who were in recovery from heroin addiction when they decided to train for the 2017 Brooksie Way Half Marathon in Rochester, MI. Directed by award-winning Detroit filmmaker Kyle Couch, the opening of Thirteen One will include viewings at 7:00 and 8:15 p.m. Tickets for this are priced at $20 – all proceeds will benefit the Grace Centers of Hope. For more information, visit www.landmarktheatres.com/detroit/main-art-theatre


Friday, October 5

Wine Tasting: The 14th Annual Detroit Uncorked premier wine tasting is returning to Detroit on Friday, October 5 from 6:00 to 9:00pm to benefit the Gleaners Community Food Bank. Detroit Uncorked is presented by the Detroit Wine Organization and Kroger. Detroit Uncorked is one of Southeast Michigan’s largest wine tasting events, featuring an array of world-class wines. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Gleaners Community Food Bank. “For every dollar raised Gleaners feeds 3 of our neighbors suffering from food insecurity.” Tickets are priced at $100. For more information about this annual event, visit www.DetroitWine.org or call 248-867-9307

Sunday, October 6

Charity: Beaumont is hosting their 13th Annual Red Tie Ball, which will raise funds to support the Center for Exceptional Families as well as its autism center expansion of Beaumont Hospital in Dearborn. The Red Tie Ball will be hosted at Motor City Casino in Detroit on Sunday, October 6 from 6:00 to 12:00 p.m. The evening’s theme is “Picture Yourself Here.” Guests are encouraged to “dress in their finest” and a red tie. The evening will feature Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, silent and live auctions, dinner, and entertainment by the Fifty Amp Fuse. RSVPs and sponsorship packages start at $275. For more information or to reserve your spot, visit www.beaumont.org/red-tie


Wednesday, October 10

Happy Hour: Join Blessings in a Backpack Royal Oak on Wednesday, October 10 for happy hour at the Morrie in Royal Oak. Sponsored by Blessings in a Backpack Royal Oak, the event will run from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. Tickets are priced at $40. Each ticket includes the following: heavy appetizers, 1 drink ticket, and a cash bar. Space for this event is limited – guests should reserve their spots ahead of time. All proceeds from this event will benefit Blessings in a Backpack Royal Oak. For more information or to reserve your spot, visit https://blessingsinabackpackhappyhour.eventbrite.com

Thursday, October 11

Fashion: All are invited to spend the day with the fashion community and learn about the business of fashion at FashionSpeak. Hosted at One Woodward, FashionSpeak will be from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 11. Heading the lineup at the sixth annual FashionSpeak will be Phoenix Mellow, costume designer for Detroiters, Mad Men, Black Panther, and Stranger Things. “Presented by Taubman and created by Detroit Garment Group, FashionSpeak brings together nationally recognized experts in fields crucial to the success of the fashion industry, conducting interactive workshops with plenty of Q&A.” Tickets are available at www.fashionspeak2018.eventbrite.com For more information about the event or the Detroit Garment Group, visit www.detroitgarmentgroup.org

Saturday, October 13

Bras for a Cause: Chief Financial Credit Union presents Bras for a Cause! Join Chief Financial Credit Union as they celebrate the 10th anniversary of Bras for a Cause. Cancer survivors, art bras, and so much more will be showcased. The annual event will be hosted at the Royal Oak Music Theatre on Saturday, October 13. The event will feature live and silent auctions, food from some of the finest local restaurants, live music, and an inspiring breast cancer survivor runway show. For more information about the Bras for a Cause 10th anniversary celebration or to purchase tickets, visit www.brasforacausemichigan.org

Sunday, October 21

Charity: Join the Daughters of Penelope Thamyris Chapter No. 272 of Grosse Pointe and St. Clair Shores — in partnership with St. John Providence Hospital and the Grosse Pointe War Memorial — for the 16th Festival of Tables. The Festival of Tables will be hosted on Sunday, October 21 at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial. Proceeds will benefit the St. John Providence Health System Breast Care Program and a number of other local charities. There will be a variety of table viewing experiences available – guests must purchase tickets for each. For more information about the Festival of Tables or to purchase tickets, visit www.dopfestivaloftables.com