The Weekend Guide

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Vintage Jewelry Trunk Show
V.O.D. hosts San Francisco collector Susie Hoimes’s famed MDVII Antiques for an exclusive offering of estate and costume jewelry pieces by Chanel, YSL, Lavin, Dior, and other tempting labels.
Why: Free cocktails at 5 p.m.
When: Thurs. & Fri., noon-7 p.m.
Where: 2418 Victory Park Ln. (214-754-0644).

Ylang 23
Celebrating 25 years in biz, the indie jewelry boutique commissioned its top designers (Cathy Waterman, Jennifer Meyer, Todd Reed) to create limited-edition charms.
Why: The baubles support six charities benefiting women and children, including The Family Place and The Stewpot.
When: Starts Mon. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., noon-6 p.m.
Where: Galleria Dallas, 13350 Dallas Pkwy. (972-980-0819); online at ylang23.com.

The Big Red
Charlie Palmer at the Joule toasts Texas wine and agriculture with a food fest that includes a cook-off with Top Chef’s Bryan Voltaggio, schmancy five-course dinner, and casual Sunday brunch.
Why: Proceeds benefit North Texas Food Bank.
When: Fri.-Sun. Schedule online at thejouledallas.com/thebigred/events.
Where: 1530 Main St. (214-261-4600). Tickets ($25-$250) at 214-261-4503.

Gadgets and Gizmos for Techies
What: Our definitive holiday gift guide to the latest and greatest, including a 3-D camcorder, remote-operated lantern, wooden watch, and retro iPhone dock.
Why: Get your hands on hi-fi, lo-fi, and everything in between.
When: Before you crash.
Where: Online at dailycandy.com.

Martinis and Manicures Thursdays
Ease into the weekend at swanky Ristorante Nicola with free bites (hello, focaccia Siciliana), $7 martinis and glasses of wine, and $12 mini manicures from Posh Nail Spa.
Why: Nicola and dime it.
When: Thru Dec. 16. Thurs., 6-9 p.m.
Where: 8111 Preston Rd., ste. 150 (214-379-1111).

Salon Lucien
To support Tiny Sparrow Foundation, the salon is offering a Davines hair-conditioning treatment, medical-grade facial peel, and blowout for a $50 donation (reg. $250-$300).
Why: Free wine, cheese, and product raffle prizes, too.
When: Nov. 10, 5-7 p.m.
Where: 8411 Preston Rd., ste. 102. To R.S.V.P., call 214-369-2500.

Photo: Courtesy of Vintage Jewelry Trunk Show

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Ylang 23
13350 Dallas Pkwy
Galleria Dallas
Dallas, TX 75240
Ristorante Nicola
8111 Preston Rd
ste 150
Dallas, TX 75225
Salon Lucien
8411 Preston Rd
ste 102
Dallas, TX 75225
1530 Main St
Dallas, TX 75201
2418 Victory Park Ln
Dallas, TX 75219