"Smartly Dressed," a benefit for the Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, features fashions from Saks Fifth Avenue, Sarasota, on Friday; The luncheon, presented by Saks and the Margaret Acheson Stuart Society, begins at 11 a.m. in the Grand Ballroom of the Renaissance Vinoy Resort, 505 Fifth Ave. NE. $140. fine-arts.org; (727) 822-7571.
The Girl Scouts of West Central Florida will present "Dessert First," a fundraiser that features desserts created with Girl Scout cookies by bay area chefs. Begins at 7 p.m. Friday at the InterContinental Hotel, 4860 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa. $100. (813) 262-1688.
Coast Guard tribute
The 20th annual Tribute to the Coast Guard Seventh District dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Renaissance Vinoy Resort, 501 Fifth Ave. NE, St. Petersburg. $450. (727) 452-8089; (860) 535-0786.
Sewing Guild soiree
The Suncoast Tampa Bay chapter of the American Sewing Guild holds its annual meeting, luncheon and fashion show at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Countryside Country Club, 3001 Countryside Blvd., Clearwater. $24. (727) 639-3957.
Benefit at Marion's
The "Girlfriends Give Back 2013" benefit hosted by the auxiliary of Florida Resurrection House is 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 14 at Marion's Gifts & Clothing, 1301 Fourth St. N, St. Petersburg. $30. Get tickets through Marion's, or send a check to Florida Resurrection House, 800 11th St. N, St. Petersburg, FL 33705. (727) 823-4742.