Help for the Philippines
Dine out for a great cause on Tuesday, November 19 at a benefit dinner to raise money for the Red Cross at the Local House. The prix fixe dinner costs $65 per person and the proceeds raised will directly aid those affected in the Philippines. Gather a group of friends and reserve a table to enjoy great food and good company all for a worthy cause. RSVP by calling: 786.230.8396 and select a seating time of 7pm or 9pm.
Scotch & Soda
Devon Seafood + Steak will host a special evening of Scotch & Soda- a tribute to Johnnie Walker and Fever Tree– on Tuesday, November 19, starting at 7 pm. The event will take place on Devon's waterfront patio, where the critically-acclaimed seafood and steakhouse will offer its loyal patrons and welcomed newcomers a unique four-course, scotch pairing dinner for just $40 per person, excluding tax and gratuity. For more information and to reserve a spot, call the restaurant at 305.
275.0226. Devon Seafood + Steak is located in The Palms at Town & Country
Mall at 11715 Sherri Lane in Kendall. Abundant free parking is available;
Shop to Stop MS
The University of Miami MS Center for Excellence will host the fifth annual Shop to Stop MS on Wednesday, November 20 from 6pm to 9pm at Saks Fifth Avenue, Dadeland. Guests will have the opportunity to meet Alina Villasante, Creator of Peace Love World and Diana Rise, MIAMI Magazine Publisher. Guests will enjoy cocktails and tastings from local restaurants and may purchase Peace Love World merchandise - one hundred percent of the purchase price of which will benefit the University of Miami MS Center of Excellence MS Research and Patient Care Fund. Tickets to the event cost $60- which include a $25 Saks Fifth Avenue gift card to use anytime. For more information and to purchase tickets please call 305.243.1388 or visit www.miami.edu/shoptostopms.
MOCA Shakers Kick-off
The young international members of Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami (MOCA), the Shakers, will host a cocktail party on Thursday, November 21 at Radio Bar (814 First Street) from 7 to 9 pm, to kick-off their MYSTERY DATES annual fundraiser to be held Saturday February 1, 2014. MYSTERY DATES features glamorous dinner parties at the private homes of Miami art patrons and collectors. Guests discover only that evening which dinner they will be attending. At the kick-off guests may sample craft cocktails compliments of Mandarine Napoleon and enjoy eclectic music by DJs Ess and Emm. Tickets to Mystery Dates 2014 will be available for $200 with a discount of $50 for MOCA Shakers. During the party, Shakers will receive their packet of coveted passes to the fairs and invites to exciting events MOCA has planned for them during Art Basel week. To learn more about being a MOCA Shaker and Mystery Dates call 305 893 6211 or visit www.mocanomi.org.
Taking place this Saturday, November 23, the Gilt City Warehouse Sale, www.gilt.com/miamiwhs, brings what Vogue has called the “online shopping phenomenon” to Miami's Ice Palace (1400 North Miami Avenue). The shopping event features Gilt’s top designer brands—from men’s and women’s fashion to home accessories, kids' goods and more— all at up to 90% off retail prices! For the ladies, fashions from the likes of Zac Posen, Missoni, Vera Wang, Badgley Mischka, Carolina Herrera and more will be sold. Men may shop John Varvatos, Paul Smith, and GANT to name a few. Fashion-lovers will be able to peruse dresses, jackets, sweaters, skirts, denim, suits, coats, tees and tanks from their favorite Gilt brands. And for those who love accessories - you'll find handbags, bangles, boots, pumps, sneakers, belts, sunglasses and more! Plus, new this year, Gilt.com has partnered with Infiniti to offer a pair of all-new 2014 Q50 sedans designed exclusively by Thom Browne and Zac Posen. The two custom tailored vehicles will be on showcase within special concept rooms fashioned by the two designers at the Gilt City Miami Warehouse Sale. And as part of the event, Infiniti will also provide attendees with the opportunity to test-drive or ride-along in one of its new fleet of vehicles, including the 2014 Q50. The vehicles will be available for purchase exclusively on Gilt at www.gilt.com/InfinitiQ50 on December 12, at noon EST. Tickets to the Gilt City Warehouse Sale are on sale NOW at www.gilt.com/miamiwhs.