Who cares if all the leaves are brown and the sky is gray?
Couture and Cocktails for a Cause
What: Olive holiday frocks, Couture Cakes nibbles on hand, and pink drinks, with sales to benefit Susan G. Komen.
Why: Mind your lady business.
When: Thurs., 6-9 p.m.
Where: Paisley Umbrella, 2971 N. Fulton Dr. (404-274-5432). R.S.V.P. to email@example.com.
Lux Bodega Open House and Fashion Market
What: Bootleg Baked Goods, Stone Soup Kitchen items, Recollection Vintage and local clothing designs, and a head-turning spin around the new salon.
Why: Ohh. Pretty.
When: Thurs., 7-10 p.m.
Where: 318 Cherokee Ave., ste. 108, Grant Park (404-222-0244).
Ivy Hall Writers Series
What: Colson Whitehead kicks off the author-driven roundup featuring the likes of Ray C. Anderson and Margaret Atwood.
Why: It’s quite a page-turner.
When: Thurs., 6:30-8 p.m.
Where: SCAD, 1600 Peachtree St., bldg. c, 4th flr., Midtown (404-253-2332).
What: Crème brulee French toast, Blackberry Farms grilled cheese with tomato soup, and spicy Amish chicken wings on the new fall menu.
Why: Go on and stay a while.
When: You need a late checkout.
Where: The Ellis Hotel, 176 Peachtree St., Downtown (404-523-5155).
Fashion Plates Brunch
What: Endless mimosas. A four-course chef’s meal. And styles from Mickey Lynn, The Fickle Manor, Drea James Designs, and more to benefit breast cancer research.
Why: Come and get it.
When: Sat., 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. R.S.V.P. to 404-888-9348.
Where: Serpas True Food, 659 Auburn Ave., Old Fourth Ward (404-688-0040).
Photo: Courtesy of Keke Morales