Social season in high gear


October 25, 1992|By SYLVIA BADGER

November is a busy month on the social scene. If you haven't made plans yet, look over the following array of black-tie galas, antique shows, bull and oyster roasts, and see what strikes your fancy.

* The Women's Board of the Johns Hopkins Hospital will kick off its 36th annual Carriage House Collection at a $50-a-person preview party Nov. 4, followed by a three-day sale Nov. 5-7. Shop for children's gifts, gourmet treats, accessories and other gifts at the Carriage House, 4545 N. Charles St. Cost of admission to the sale is $5. Call (410) 955-9341.

* The annual antiques show sale of St. John's Episcopal Church in Ellicott City takes place Nov. 5-7. More than 30 dealers will transform the Parish House into an antiques showcase. Admission is $3.50, and lunch, tea and dinner are available. Call (410) 461-7793.

* The 15th annual Maryland Antiques Show at the Fifth Regiment Armory, featuring 50 dealers, opens with a gala $80-a-person preview party Nov. 5. The show is open to the public Nov. 6-8, and admission is $7. Call (410) 685-3750.

* The National Kidney Foundation of Maryland will honor Dr. Robert D. Jeffs at its seventh annual ball Nov. 7 at the Baltimore Museum of Art. Dress is black tie. Call (410) 235-2526 to reserve $125 tickets.

* The theme of the Union Memorial Hospital Foundation's first annual Triumphant Ball is "Beds for Babies." The black-tie dinner dance will be held at St. Paul's School in Brooklandville, and tickets are $135. Call (410) 554-2662.

* The "Beyond Cholesterol Gala II" dinner dance will be held at Martin's Eudowood Nov. 7. This is one of many events scheduled over the next two years to help raise $3.5 million for the Lipid Research Unit at Johns Hopkins. Call (410) 955-3325 to reserved $150 tickets.

* On Nov. 7, the Shirley Madison Inn, 205 W. Madison, will offer an "Evening of Mystery" to benefit the Hope Lodge, a home away from home for cancer patients receiving outpatient treatment. Tickets are $48, and the fun begins at 7 p.m. and continues until the mystery is solved. For more information, call Monica Harrod at (410) 728-6550.

* The B'nai B'rith Nathan Hackerman Lodge will have its 25th anniversary ball Nov. 8 at the Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel at 6 p.m. Tickets are $50 and may be reserved by calling (410) 764-6491.

* The March of Dimes is having its annual bull and oyster roast Nov. 8, 1 p.m.-6 p.m., at the Boumi Temple, 4900 N. Charles St. Call (410)

752-7990 for $22.50 tickets.

* The Women's Division of Israel Bonds of Maryland is having its 1992 Israel Bonds Fashion Show Nov. 12, 11:15 a.m., at Beth Tfiloh Congregation. Call (410) 484-6670 for $40 tickets.

* Hats Off! To Judge Norman Ramsey -- who will celebrate his retirement from the federal bench with a benefit for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Maryland. The dinner at the Hyatt Regency Hotel at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 12 will feature Brendan V. Sullivan, former legal counsel for Col. Oliver North, as the dinner speaker. Call (410) 539-1485 to reserve $75 tickets.

* "Give Our Kids A Chance" is the theme of a benefit at Peerce's Plantation Nov. 13 to benefit FACETS Inc., a 24-hour residential service for adolescent boys who need a structured, therapeutic environment. Chef Josef Gohring will prepare a 10-course dinner. Tickets are $100 and may be reserved by calling (410) 273-0838.

* A Night of the Divas at Spike and Charlie's Nov. 14 at 9 p.m. will feature Joyce Scott, Ruby Glover, Nataska Hassan and Karen Braithwaithe-Yarn and benefit the Contemporary Museum. Tickets are $50, which includes the performances, champagne and dessert. Call (410) 333-8600.

* The 1992 Grand Opera Ball, "Nile Nights," takes place at 7 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Omni Inner Harbor Hotel. Dinner, dancing and an Egyptian auction highlight this black-tie evening, which will honor Patrice Munsel. Call (410) 727-0592 for tickets, which are $225 a person.

* Nashville's Country Nightclub at the Timonium Holiday Inn will be the scene of a country music jamboree and dancing to benefit the Epilepsy Association of Maryland, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 22. A $15 ticket entitles you to a hot and cold buffet, dance lessons, prizes and a cash bar. Call (410) 828-7700.

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