Autumn events benefit a wide variety of causes

September 25, 1994|By SYLVIA BADGER

There's no reason to be lonely in October or November -- there are so many things to do that I have to save December's parties for a later date. So have fun, and I'll see you around.

OCTOBER:

1: Celebrity Small Talk, cocktail reception to benefit multiple sclerosis patients, lets guests meet and chat with area celebrities at the USF&G facility in Mount Washington. Tickets $50. (410) 561-4411.

1: Race for the Cure, to benefit the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation; 8:30 a.m. at Rash Field. Entry fee $20. Call (410) 433-7223 (RACE) for forms and information about Saks Fifth Avenue pasta party the night before the race.

1: The Pink and Blue Ball, Turf Valley Country Club; 9 p.m.-1 a.m.; benefits Jack and Jill of America. (410) 669-0950.

2: Harvest the Taste of Life, prepared by 20 restaurants and caterers, to benefit Hospice Services of Howard County; Spear Center of Rouse Co. Building in Columbia; 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Tickets $35. (410) 730-5072.

3: Epilepsy Association of Maryland's 1994 Golf Classic, the Courses at Fort Meade. $175 for lunch, golf and awards dinner. (410) 828-7700.

6: Friends Committee of the Baltimore Regional Burn Center Foundation's Luncheon and Fashion Show; noon, at Eagle's Nest Country Club. Tickets $25. (410) 550-0895.

8: Fashions and lunch to benefit the League: Serving People With Physical Disabilities; noon, at Sheraton Baltimore North. Tickets $28. (410) 323-0500.

9: John Waters, in benefit stand-up/lecture in honor of the opening of the modern art wing at Baltimore Museum of Art; 2 p.m. Tickets $25. (410) 396-6314.

9: Benefit auction for Florence Crittenton Services; 6 p.m.-9 p.m. at Harborview Marina and Yacht Club. Tickets $35. (410) 366-4333.

10: Johnny Dee's seventh annual Grant-A-Wish Golf Tournament Piney Branch. $125 for golf, breakfast, lunch and dinner. (410) 242-1549.

13: Ruby Glover and Sanders, Kass & White perform in a Women's Housing Coalition benefit concert at LeClerc Hall College of Notre Dame, 7:30 p.m. Tickets $25. (410) 235-5782.

14: The Duke of Mantua Ball, black-tie gala benefit for the Baltimore Opera Company, at Fifth Regiment Armory; 7 p.m. cocktail/dinner tickets $225; 9 p.m. dessert/dancing tickets $75. 625-1600 and ask for Susan Gray.

14: North Arundel Hospital Auxiliary's fall fashion show/luncheon; a.m. at La Fontaine Bleu. Tickets $20. (410) 647-2102.

15: Maryland Public Television 25th anniversary black-tie gala; 6:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m. Tour MPT studios with MPT stars; see auction items. Tickets $150. (410) 581-4379.

15: Bull and Oyster Roast at Stella Maris, to benefit Southwest Vision. Tickets must be bought in advance and are $20. (410) 685-7340.

15: Beer aficionados can taste as many as 40 beers, if they're not driving, at Bohager's in Fells Point from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. during a benefit for the Maryland Lupus Foundation. Tickets $20. (410) 337-9000.

16: Hannah More School Benefit Auction, cocktail buffet, live and silent auction, 4 p.m.-8 p.m. Tickets $35. (410) 526-5000.

16: Lifesongs '94, to benefit Chase-Brexton Health Services; 7:30 p.m. at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Ray Charles and David Brenner to perform. Tickets $35, $60 and $100. (410) 653-5520.

16: Fall festival at Ladew Topiary Gardens; noon-5 p.m.; food and drink, music and handmade crafts. Tickets $5 adults, $4 students and seniors, $1 children under 12. (410) 557-9570.

17: Maryvale Prep Golf Tournament at 11:30 a.m. Mixed scramble format at Chestnut Ridge Country Club. (410) 252-2403.

21: Morgan State University Foundation Gala to honor Gov. dTC William Donald Schaefer, at Martin's West; 7 p.m. Tickets are $75 and $125. (410) 319-3040.

21: Baltimore County Chamber of Commerce Bid for Business Auction, Marriott's Hunt Valley Inn; 6 p.m.-11 p.m. Tickets $80. (410) 825-6200.

22: Splash '94, a National Aquarium in Baltimore benefit; 7:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m.; Caribbean attire. Tickets $75. (410) 576-3877.

22: Country Western Jubilee to benefit Greater Baltimore Crisis Pregnancy Center; 7 p.m.-11 p.m.; Timonium Fairgrounds; Western-style dinner; dance lessons. Tickets $25 advance or $30 at the door. (410) 625-0102.

22: Capitol Steps performs at the Head Theatre at Center Stage. Supper at 7 p.m. to benefit Pikesville Chamber of Commerce. (410) 484-2337.

28-30: The American Heart Association's Fine Wine Weekend, Stouffer Hotel. For times and ticket prices, call Susie Dance, (410) 296-2491.

30: B'nai B'rith Women Greater Baltimore Council celebrates 50th anniversary of Children's Home in Jerusalem with a luncheon honoring Phyllis Brotman at noon in the Stouffer Hotel. Tickets $30. (410) 655-1055.

30: More than 60 authors and experts participate in Glitterati & Literati, a Literacy Works benefit; 6 p.m.-10 p.m. at Borders Books and Music in Towson. Tickets $25. (410) 887-2001.

NOVEMBER:

2: 38th Annual Carriage House Collection preview party; 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at Evergreen Carriage House. Tickets $50. This ,, kicks off three-day sale of unusual holiday presents; admission $5. (410) 955-9341.

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