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Fashion Funds the Cure, Just Between Friends consignment events this weekend

Ella strikes a pose with her escort, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman.

James Branaman

Ella strikes a pose with her escort, Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman.



This weekend is full of events for you style and savings lovers out there.

All weekend, you can check out the Just Between Friends consignment event at the Florida State Fairgrounds Special Events Center. The event, run by local moms Christina Ruhlig and Lisa Green, features gently used children's clothing, name-brand maternity wear, toys, outside playground equipment, baby and nursery items, books, videos and more at 90 percent off retail prices. It runs from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, which is also half-price day! Admission is $2. Visit the Just Between Friends site for more.

More noble things are happening Saturday during the 10th Annual Veredus Fashion Funds the Cure event presented by Neiman Marcus, Mercedes-Benz and Bright House to benefit the Pediatric Cancer Foundation. Queer Eye for the Straight Guy's Carson Kressley makes a return appearance to host the event, which features children battling cancer walking down the runway in fancy fashions, escorted by players from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Tampa Bay Rays and the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Mingle inside the Tampa International Airport Jet Center Hangar #4 and nom on food from local restaurants including 717 South, Carmel Café and Wine Bar, Chocolates by Michelle, Donatello Italian Restaurant, Puff ’n Stuff Catering, and Timpano Chophouse and Martini Bar. Drinks will be provided by Clos du Bois, Constellation Brands, Pepin, and SVEDKA. Admission is $100. Visit or call (813) 269-0955.

What else have you heard about this weekend?

[Last modified: Thursday, March 7, 2013 5:37pm]


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