What’s going on in town & its surrounds
In Florida, the leaves aren’t falling, but autumn is still calling. Prepare the pumpkin spice spirit with local fall festivals, fashion shows, and firefighters.
South Florida International Fashion Week is back for its second edition—presenting six days, six cities, and six runways featuring more than 20 designers. Join Fashion for a Cause Foundation on September 28th at Porsche West Broward for an evening filled with fashion, beauty, and haute lifestyle. Your donations support emerging designers, at-risk youth and at-risk men and women with barriers to employment. For more information, visit fashionavenuemarketing.com.
On September 29th, Fashion Alliance World presents a range of talent spanning different cultures, with “As the Sun Rises Over Fort Lauderdale”—a festival filled with fashion, art, and film to raise awareness and showcase the work of those in the fine arts industry of Fort Lauderdale. Your donations support participating artists and children alike, with a portion of the proceeds benefitting Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital. For more information, visit fashionalliance.net.
AUTUMN’S IN THE AIR
Cornstalks, scarecrows, and pumpkins, oh my! Featuring the “biggest and best” pumpkin patch, Flamingo Road Nursery’s Annual Fall Festival will start at the end of September and run until the first week of November—present-ing a different theme each week. Mark your calendars for a good time filled with tractor rides, kid’s crafts, live music, and delicious food. For more information, visit flamingoroadnursery.com.
Whether you run or walk at Tunnel to Towers’ 5K Run & Walk, help honor our brave, active first responders and the 343 FDNY firefighters, 71 law enforcement officers, 55 military personnel and thousands of civilians who perished during the 9/11 attacks. All proceeds benefit the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation. September 15th, at 7:30 a.m., Huizenga Park in Fort Lauderdale. For more information, visit t2trun.org.
THE GENIE IS BACK
Christina Aguilera is back and on tour for the first time since 2008. The singer will be at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on September 25th, at 8 p.m.—belting out hits off her new Liberation album. Be sure to catch sight of the giant guitar building going up as part of Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino’s $1.5 billion renovation. For more information, visit seminole-hardrockhollywood.com.