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Tiny Sparrow Foundation
What: To help the local nonprofit, which provides professional photography and photo albums for families with children suffering life-threatening sicknesses, True Rumors hosts a fashion show (cue the cute kids from TSF) with cocktails and bites from companies like Texas Star Bakery.
Why: A silent auction with jaw-dropping donations (trip to Mexico, anyone?).
When: Thurs., 7-9 p.m.
Where: 6851 Virginia Pkwy., ste. 100, McKinney (214-726-0800).
Urban Street Bazaar
What: Avoid the TX/OU crazies and head to the Bishop Arts District’s street fair. Expect heaps of hip loot from 90 Texas designers, including artisanal and vintage clothing, art, and furniture.
Why: Live performers and snacks, too.
When: Sat., noon-8 p.m.; Sun., noon-4 p.m.
Where: N. Bishop Ave., at Davis St., Oak Cliff.
Lou Lou’s Sixth Anniversary Soiree
What: A three-day celebration with door prizes (11 a.m., 2 & 4 p.m.) like totes and Me Too shoes, plus 25 percent off any one item for each customer.
Why: Nosh on gratis treats (brownies, cookies, chips, dips, wine, bubbly).
When: Thurs. & Fri., 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: 4417 Lovers Ln. (214-521-8833).
What: Local accessories designer Wendi McGowan officially launches her line of painted totes and clutches with free munchies and Bolartinis (vodka, triple sec, lemonade, Sprite, and muddled raspberries).
Why: Twenty percent of sales benefits Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts.
When: Thurs., 6-8 p.m.
Where: Sambuca, 2120 McKinney Ave. (214-744-0820).
Photo: Courtesy of Tiny Sparrow Foundation
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