The Afterparty Auction
On Friday, March 18, The Afterparty will be organizing its first annual fundraiser event, co-hosted by Victoria’s Secret model Nina Agdal & Steve Berke from 9 p.m. to midnight at an undisclosed location that will be announced 24 hours prior to the event to all ticket holders via email. After all, after-parties, whether planned or unplanned, are always at secret locations. The evening will include an action-packed line up of entertainment including a live fashion show, a stand-up comedy show, and a model date auction. Open bar will be available from 9 to 10:30 p.m., followed by a fashion show by designer Luciana Scarabello and a stand-up comedy show featuring comedians, Ramon Garcia and Jamal Hattar. To conclude the evening fifteen beautiful models will be auctioned off as dates. Tickets to the Afterparty event are $50 (presale and guarantees admission). To purchase tickets visit http://theafterpartyfundraiser.eventbrite.com/
Supercar Experience Hits Miami
Supercar Experience, the largest supercar event in existence, is bringing the “Panamerican Concours Miami 2011,” to South Florida. An assembly of the world’s most alluring collection of privately owned supercars, the event is slated for Saturday, March 19, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens (10901 Old Cutler Road Coral Gables). In addition to a showcasing of rare and ultra-high end automobiles at the lush Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens, Supercar Experience “Panamerican Concours 2011” features invitation-only events for VIPs including affluent supercar owners, Fortune 500 CEOs, celebrities, political figures and social luminaries. General admission weekend passes for the Supercar Experience “Panamerican Concours 2011 Miami” and the supercar track event the following day at Homestead Miami Speedway are $55. Children under the age of 12 are free and must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets will be available for purchase on-site. Additional parking and shuttle service will be available from The Village of Merrick Park. For additional information and other inquires visit http://www.supercarexperience.com/locations/pan-american-concours/.
Hoosha and Swagger
On Saturday, March 19, join Vynl &Kai Gastropub &Rock Spot for the launch of their Miami Swagger Party. The South Beach eatery will be offering an “open bar package” from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. for just $25. Local favorite band, Hoosha, will be playing for the extent of the evening, for more information, visit www.vinylkai.com.
Hearts and Stars Gala
The second Annual Hearts and Stars Gala will take place on Saturday, March 19 at the stunning, waterfront Shangri La Mansion (17 North Hibiscus Island Drive) on Hibiscus Island from 8:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. This stellar event benefits the Little Lighthouse Foundation whose goal is to seek, identify and provide support to South Florida children and families suffering from health, educational and financial challenges. The Foundation raised over $100,000 last year. Miss Denmark 2010, Natalia Averina will welcome guests and kick off the nights festivities. Renowned singer Shelly Renee and Agape with Nadia Harris will provide a live performance and a surprise musical guest will cap off the evening. Guests will also have the chance to feast on delicious bites, enjoy cocktails courtesy of Grey Goose vodka and participate in an auction. Tickets range in price from $175 for individual tickets to $2, 000 for VIP tables and may be purchased at www.thelittlelighthouse.org or by calling 305.438.7941.
Moore Gives More and More
The Nat Moore Foundation will host its annual Canon Florida Golf Classic from Saturday, March 19 through Monday, March 21 at Doral Golf Resort and Spa. The golf and gala event includes a celebrity-filled, cirque-themed party (for which guests are encouraged to wear costumes) and auction on Saturday; a Sunday Corporate Skins Game and the Golf Classic Tournament and Awards on Monday. Hall of Famers Dan Marino, Moses Malone and Rollie Fingers are just a few of the more than 70 current and legendary sports personalities, actors and entertainers who will participate in this year’s festivities, which will enable the Nat Moore Foundation to continue to provide scholarships and support for disadvantaged youth in South Florida. During the Corporate Skins Game on Sunday, the Foundation will host a free Junior Golf Clinic, Presented by Office Depot Foundation and conducted by The First Tee of Miami-Dade County, for disadvantaged children and youth learning to play golf. Bru’s Room will provide refreshments for the children and their families. The Golf Tournament just happens to occur in the wake of the PGA tour, so golf aficionados have the opportunity to play on one of the world’s best courses, in its optimal condition. Other celebrities expended to attend the weekend’s events include Hall of Famers Bobby Bell, Nick Buoniconti, Bob Griese, Ted Hendricks, Larry Little, Dwight Stephenson, and newly elected, Super Bowl XX Most Valuable Player (MVP) Richard Dent; actors Danny Chambers, Bruce Locke, Glynn Truman and Fred Williamson; Miami Dolphins Chad Henne; Sports legends Dick Anderson, Donny Anderson, Super Bowl XXV MVP OJ Anderson, Hank Bauer, Cornelius Bennett, Otis Birdsong, Derrick Brooks, Keith Byars, Harvey Clayton, Jeff Cross, Jeff Dellenbach, Parnell Dickinson, Chris Doleman, Troy Drayton, Mark Duper, Darryl Fullington, Jimmie Giles, Artis Gilmore, Andrew Givens, Reggie Givens, Jacob Green, Bobby Harden, Gerald Henderson, Ed Jones, Brian Kelley, Bob Kuechenberg, Pierre LaRouche, Fred Marion, Fred McCrary, Don McNeal, George Mira, Tony Nathan, John Offerdahl, James Pruitt, Steve Reese, Dan Roundfield, Bryant Salter, Tony Segreto, Sterling Sharpe, Robert Stevenson, Dan Strock, Lamar Thomas, Dwayne White, Darryl Williams, Gus Williams, Mike Williams and Shawn Wooden. Gala tickets cost $150 each and sponsorship packages start at $2,500. Contact the Foundation at 954.770.0995 or email@example.com for more information and to purchase tickets.
Women of Tomorrow
On Saturday, March 19, the Women of Tomorrow (WOT) Mentor & Scholarship Program will celebrate its 10th annual gala at the Mandarin Oriental (500 Brickell Key Drive) with over 500 of Miami’s leading philanthropists and celebrities. Founders Jennifer Valoppi and Telemundo president Don Browne, along with Gala Chair Marisa Toccin and WOT Vice-President and State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle, will unite to create a special evening to benefit Florida’s at-risk young women. The night begins with a lavish cocktail reception featuring hors d’oeuvre stations created by the Mandarin Oriental’s executive chef and the renowned silent auction of over 100 premier items by top hospitality, entertainment, fashion and luxury brands. Following the cocktail reception, a four-course meal will be complemented by music from the Soul Survivors and an action-packed live auction. This year is extra special for the Women of Tomorrow as they host their 10th annual gala and converge with additional sponsors, celebrities and brands for what is expected to be their best production to date. Individual tickets cost between $350 and $2,500. Tables of 10 range in price from $3,500 – $25,000. To purchase tickets or tables, contact Beatrice Arias at 305.371.3330 or firstname.lastname@example.org. More information is available at: http://womenoftomorrow.org/events/gala.
This is Fashion Week – MIAMI STYLE!
Funkshion: Fashion Week Miami Beach celebrates its 16th season with an amazing line up of shows, benefits, and concerts. The four day-to-evening long event will take over the Miami fashion scene from March 22 through March 26, providing an intelligent, innovative platform for progressive and established designers to showcase their collections to media, celebrities, international buyers,and select style makers. The, two block long, state of the art fashion tents will be built directly in the sand, with an entrance on 10th Street and Ocean Drive in Lummus Park in the heart of Miami Beach. The venue will feature three unique spaces with a large court yard for sponsor activations in the main area. For more details and information visit www.fashionweekmiami.com.