Sacramento Center for the Textile Arts. The annual show and sale Art to Wear and More will be Nov. 8 and 9 at the Shepard Garden and Art Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd. On opening day at 10 a.m., the artist fashion show features items on sale. On the second day, the show will begin at 10 30 a.m. when applied apparel studies program students from Sacramento City College will present the show. Featured will be wearable apparel by Northern California textile artists, including clothing, jewelry and accessories. Sales will run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on both days. Honors students from the Design Team of Paul Mitchell the School will provide model makeovers.
SurfaceTension will perform from noon to 3 p.m. on Nov. 9. Refreshments will be available in the courtyard. Proceeds from the show will help fund SCTA’s scholarship program with recipients from SCC’s applied apparel studies program and Women’s Wisdom Project.
American Red Cross. The Red Tie Gala will be held for the second time, with the 2014 event set for Saturday. The 6 to 10 p.m. gala will be held at the Elks Tower, 921 11th St. Radio personalities Jack Armstrong and Joe Getty will be co-hosts for the program, which celebrates the ARC and its partnership with the Armed Forces. Local World War II veterans will be honored with Tiffany Circle Challenge Coins.
Additionally, the Spirit of Tiffany award will be presented to Winnie Comstock-Carlson celebrating her philanthropic endeavors. David Sobon will conduct the auction and music will be presented by the Camellia String Quartet.
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Proceeds will support ARC programs for active duty and retired military living in the region. Individual tickets are $150, a military sponsorship is $300, and a table sponsorship is $1,500. Visit www.redcross.org/ca/sacramento.
Sacramento Fine Arts Center. The Second Saturday Artist’s Reception will be from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 8 at the center, 5330-B Gibbons Drive, Carmichael. “Visions” themes the show, the 15th annual open juried photography exhibition, which has been judged by O. Truman Holtzclaw and William Miller. Reception highlights will include live music and refreshments. Regular gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. Call (916) 971-3713.
Sacramento Children’s Home. Casa Garden Restaurant, which raises funds for the home, has two special events on the calendar. Lunch and the 50th Wine Social will begin at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Casa, 2760 Sutterville Road. Due Vigne di Famiglia of Clarksburg will pour red and wine sips; Casa hors d’oeuvres will be served.
On the lunch menu: Penne pasta and chicken with tomato vodka sauce or turkey Cobb salad with apple pecan cake for dessert. The $24 fee per person includes tax and gratuity.
A program themed “Scarf It Up” will be presented at 11:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. Nov. 13. Each person attending will be presented with a scarf and innovative wearing tips. The menu will focus on chicken Sonora with spring salad mix, or Thai noodle salad with shrimp. English toffee cake will be the dessert. Each event is $24 (including tax and tip) per person by reservation. Call (916) 452-2809.
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Light the Night Walk will be Saturday, with Raley Field in West Sacramento as the site. The family friendly event will begin at 6 p.m. with participants walking a 1.5-mile course. Food, entertainment, music, bounce houses and fireworks are on the program. Visit www.LightTheNight.org. On the futures calendar is the Man/Woman of the Year kickoff event Feb. 27 and the grand finale May 9. Contact JenniferPear@LLS.org.
Rocklin Educational Excellence Foundation. Toast of the Town will be presented for the 14th year from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Rocklin Sunset Center, 2650 Sunset Blvd., Rocklin. The event includes wine and food tasting, art show, silent auction and more. Tickets are $50 (must be 21 to attend). Visit www.rocklineducationfoundation.org. All proceeds will benefit students of the Rocklin Unified School District.
Sacramento Life Center. The annual Salute to Life dinner and auction will be Nov. 8 beginning at 8 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Ballroom. Party time will include a gourmet dinner, auction packages, raffle and stories of people who have received help from the center this year. Keynote speaker will be Abby Johnson, former Planned Parenthood director. For ticket information, visit www.saclife.org.
The Sacramento Life Center’s mission is to offer compassion, support, resources and free medical services to women facing an unplanned or unsupported pregnancy, The center has a school-based teen education program, a 24-hour hotline, and a program for women seeking support after having an abortion.
Friends of Adult Day Health Care. Blues Harvest 2014 will be from 6:30 to 11 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Heidrick Ag History Center in Woodland. Kyle Rowland will present his version of red-hot blues along with favorites from the Great American Songbook.
Hors d’oeuvres and finger foods with wine and beer will be served. Pouring will be Ripken Vineyards & Winery, Simas Family Vineyard and Turkovich Family Wines. Walter Dahl will preside over the auction, which will include a Kauai vacation, a tour and beer tasting tasting experience with Dr. Charles Bamforth, and more.
Tickets are $50 and are available at Avid Reader Active in Davis, or by calling (530) 666-8828 or visiting FriendsofAdultDayhealth.org. The Adult Day Care Center provides nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and socialization opportunities to frail elderly and disabled adults.
Music in the Mountains. A Supper Club Affair with martinis, Manhattans and Sister Swing will be Nov. 7 in the new Foothill’s Event Center, 400 Idaho-Maryland Road in Grass Valley. The black-tie-optional affair will begin at 6:30 p.m. with no-host cocktails and wine bar; dinner and dancing will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $125 with tables for eight available. Call (530) 265-6124 or visit musicinthemountains.org.
Editor’s note: This story was changed on Oct. 29 to correct the menu of the Sacramento Children’s Home luncheon.
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